1. TechNut79's Avatar
    I can actually get it to the HTC logo screen and then it turns off. This happens with the charger connected, and without. I can also get it to the boot screen, but if I select anything, when I press the power button, nothing happens. I've also only seen the red charging light a couple of times, but not recently. I've already ordered a new phone, but still hoping to salvage this phone as pictures weren't backed up.
    05-24-2019 01:24 PM
  2. Rukbat's Avatar
    Plug the charger in and leave it alone for 4 hours. If it doesn't come on longer than before, the battery is shot. (Plugging in the charger with a totally dead battery won't do any good - it takes at least half an hour before the battery starts charging, and during that time there's not enough power available to run the phone. (Considering that the phone is over 6 years old, it would be no surprise if the battery is pretty dead.)
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    05-24-2019 01:48 PM
  3. TechNut79's Avatar
    The fact though that it does power on to the logo screen or the boot screen shows that the battery must be working somewhat, right? I really just want to backup the pictures and then it can become trash. Is that even possible?
    05-24-2019 01:54 PM
  4. TechNut79's Avatar
    This just happened. But the red charging light went off and the screen went back to being dark.
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    05-24-2019 01:57 PM

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