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  1. #101  

    Default Re: Nexus 7 won't turn on no matter what I do

    It was the battery connection. Thank you so much
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  2. #102  

    Default Re: Nexus 7 won't turn on no matter what I do

    you have a point
  3. #103  

    Default Re: Nexus 7 won't turn on no matter what I do

    My Nexus 7 wouldn't turn on tonight. Nothing I tried would get it to work. Tried different chargers, different cables and all the usual reset tricks. Still nothing.

    If anyone else has the same symptoms I implore you not to panic and simply remove the back and check the battery connector. Even the slightest movement of it, less than 1mm, renders the device useless. Simply lift out the battery carefully and replace it (to allow the battery wires more slack) and plug in the connector again. It should then imediately turn on again or show the charging symbol.

    It's that simple!
  4. #104  

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    I've had the same issue on and off for several months. I've owned the device for about 18 months now and love it when its working. As for my wifes iPad, she has had it for over two years and the thing is solid as a rock (she uses it all the time).
  5. #105  

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    Thankyou so much for your feedback.. I am going overseas today and OMG I was shattered...but I did hold down for 30 seconds and bing its on...I cant thankyou enough.. will do something about issue though cause quite stressful especially this morning...didn't need it..
    Omg Im so happy, you have no idea.. well you probably do.. Thanks again Krissy
  6. #106  

    Default Re: Nexus 7 won't turn on no matter what I do

    That is a manufacturer error so call google to get it replaced

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  7. #107  

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    If it won't turn on it won't go into bootloader mode anyway. Mine is just plain dead, only worked about ten times total and it's junk. I bought it so that I could follow my football pool at work before I had a smart phone. I used it about six times and had to send it back to Asus because it wouldn't turn on they supposedly fixed it but, it worked another four times and now it's dead again. I paid 200 dollars for this piece of crap and I sure don't have to think about if I am going to buy another one. I will not throw good money after bad. With all the complaints I have found about it online I am surprised there isn't a class action suit against them anyway. What a piece of ****. I have tried re seating the battery I have tried to get it into bootloader mode tried charging it for days on end and nothing.
  8. #108  

    Default Re: Nexus 7 won't turn on no matter what I do

    A similar situation encountered with a friend's Nextbook. The on/off switch or connection was faulty. I replaced the switch and it works fine now. This may or may not be the same situation you are encountering. To correct the situation, requires some electronics knowledge,a digital multimeter, set of small flat-head and Phillips screwdrivers, soldering "know-how" and most importantly, plenty of patience. Also getting the case opened as well as resealing requires following different sequence of events to ensure proper seating and not damaging the case. It took me a couple of times to reopen and reseat the case because one exterior button was not actually touching the button on the circuit board.

    Perhaps an electronics repair place may be able to help if your device is out of warranty or you don't want to get involved with a tedious repair task. Otherwise, you may be able to search for repair parts and perhaps the electronics repair could install them (most likely with no guarantees).

    I hope this helps.
  9. #109  

    Smile Re: Nexus 7 won't turn on no matter what I do

    I tried to open my tablet, but couldn't. Not very good at this kind of thing and I don't have one of those tools that several people talked about. I think I need to get one. I kept holding down the power button for way more than 30 seconds and that didn't work, not even when I had plugged into the charger. Here's what finally worked for me: I plugged in the tablet, and held down BOTH the power and the volume up button at the same time for a while. A little green robotic looking figure showed up that said something like "no command given". I thought I had totally ruined my chances of it powering up, so I just left it alone, and about 5 (10?) minutes later, a sound comes out of it, I check it.......and it's on! Hope this helps someone.
  10. #110  

    Default Re: Nexus 7 won't turn on no matter what I do

    It was my battery connection too...was about to throw it out but thought I'd take one last shot. Cant believe it worked.
  11. #111  

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    Hi, I've had the same issue, and my Nexus 7 has been dead for about 8 months. Recently I was out of town for a week but forgot to pack my (android) phone charger so bought a new cable as I was able to borrow a charger. Today was the day i was going to try all your tips and tricks, but nothing worked. My battery was snug in its socket, but I did notice that the usb and micro usb were sitting loosely in the charger and Nexus sockets. I had previously tried other cables and charves
  12. #112  

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    Oops...cables and chargers but they didn't work. As a completely last resort I tried the new cable I'd bought for my phone. Went through the "press and hold the power button and volume down button" etc and it worked!!! This cable sits tightly in both sockets so for anyone who's tried everything but maybe has an old, loose cable, it might be worth spending a few $ on a new cable. Might work for you.
  13. #113  

    Default Re: Nexus 7 won't turn on no matter what I do

    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Mush View Post
    press and hold both the power and volume+ buttons for about 15-20 seconds, that should do the trick
    Only thing that worked for me. Thanks!!
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