1. jpjgolden's Avatar
    I received an OTG cable today and was playing with videos, Mp3s and photos on a thumb drive. I downloaded "Nexus Media Importer" from Google Play, but the videos would not play without an FLV player, so I downloaded one of them, too. That required an Adobe download which I also did. As I played, the Google Update notice flashed on the screen and I told it to update Now. I watched as the programs closed and the Android icon appeared on the screen. I left the room and returned five minutes later, finding the screen black, as if turned off.

    I closed the case to activate the magnet, but the screen didn't change. I pressed and held the On/Off button, but it made no difference. It was then that I saw the OTG cable and thumb drive were still attached. I unplugged and tried everything again, but it acts like it's completely dead. I set it down and tried again 15-minutes later, but it's still dead.

    Can anyone give me some good news?

    11-15-2012 10:19 PM
  2. svimes's Avatar
    Try holding the power button for a longer time, like 30-40 seconds. It wasn't during the update but my N7 has been hard to turn on before and holding the power button for longer than I usually do got it started back up.
    11-15-2012 10:48 PM
  3. jpjgolden's Avatar
    Yes, svimes, that did the trick, and I feel much better. Before the update, it turned on and off easily, but I'll learn to live with the change.

    11-16-2012 11:36 AM
  4. svimes's Avatar

    I'm glad that helped. You may not need to hold the power button down so long every time. Mine had this problem only once a couple of weeks ago. Since then it has been back to normal, only a few seconds needed to turn it on.

    There is another thread at this forum talking about this problem:
    11-16-2012 08:13 PM
  5. jpjgolden's Avatar
    Thanks, it was an interesting read about 30-seconds.

    11-17-2012 01:59 AM

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