1. Jason Brubaker's Avatar
    My HTC3 died so i put it on charger left it there for a while came back wont turn on just has a blinking red light it is truly dead wont turn on its still on charge but wont turn on just blinks red light help please i really like this phone and im broke cant afford to go to store to get it fixed and has alot of beautiful pics of my babys on it

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    07-28-2015 11:32 AM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central.

    It may be that the charging procedure is not working because of a faulty USB lead, or possibly a dirty or damaged USB port. Are you able to try another lead, and possibly charger?

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    07-28-2015 02:22 PM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    "left it there for a while"

    How long is "a while"? If the battery was totally dead, "a while" should be about 8-12 hours. If you keep checking it every 15 minutes, that's 8-12 hours since the last time you checked it.

    The precharge (which is the first thing that happens with a dead battery) doesn't put much power into the battery, so if you keep interrupting it by trying to turn the phone on, you keep killing the battery.
    07-28-2015 03:06 PM

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