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I need help
I need help I have had my Nexsus 7 tablet for 3 days and I am already having problems, I was playing on it all day today, I wanted to kill the battary for the first few times before i actually started just plugging it in, Well it died and now when i plug it in it takes for ever to start up it shows google, then the colored X then goes to my home screen says charging then says powering off, I have tried a different cord, and different out lets. What do I do.?
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PLease help me
- 12-03-2012, 10:26 PM #2If i've made life easier buy me a Macchiato
- 12-04-2012, 12:42 AM #3
Re: I need help
It's just not a good idea to really let the battery run so low that it shuts off automatically. The automatic shutdown is a safety feature so that you don't kill the battery, but if it happens too frequently, I think you run a greater risk of actually killing the battery. My understanding is that with Li batteries, if they drop to zero, that's it--game over, no recharge.
I would suggest you keep your N7 powered off, keep it plugged in with your original stock wall charger that came with the device, and wait for a good day or so before even trying to turn it on.
Here's some good info:
HowStuffWorks "How Lithium-ion Batteries Work"
- 12-04-2012, 07:39 PM #4
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Re: I need help
I doubt you damaged the battery. N7 has odd behavior when the battery is really low. Just plug it in and let it charge. Like droidxcon said, you should see a (very crude white on black) battery icon. Let it charge for a while (an hour or more) and then try to turn it on. Should be fine.
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