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By Blueoval24, Senior Member on 11th April 2014, 04:02 PM
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Plugged in my phone to charge last night and woke up this morning and unplugged it. I noticed green LED was not turning off even after unplugging but figured it'd just go away. Drove to work and it was still on so I decided to restart to see if that fixed it. Well, now it WONT TURN ON! Ive held the power button down for about 60 seconds, tried power+up/down volume rocker and am getting no results. If I plug the phone in to my usb on my computer, the LED does not turn on either. Any suggestions? I think i may have to make a trip down to the ATT store today
 
 
11th April 2014, 06:32 PM |#2  
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Vol up and power 15 seconds. Cannot be plugged in.

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12th April 2014, 01:05 AM |#3  
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Wanted to update, had to go to ATT and they declared the phone DOA. They seemed to think there was a surge when I was charging it. I was using the OEM charger and everything. Was two days out of the return period but they were awesome and gave me a brand new device anyway. This is the first time this has happened with any phone ive owned (that I havent dropped/soaked). Really hope this one lasts because it's beautiful!

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12th April 2014, 09:45 AM |#4  
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Same thing happened to me 2 days ago. I rebooted the phone and it never came back on. 2 days old and dead. No charge led, nothing. Returned it store.

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12th April 2014, 10:07 PM |#5  
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Same thing happened to me 2 days ago. I rebooted the phone and it never came back on. 2 days old and dead. No charge led, nothing. Returned it store.

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Were you rooted? S-off? It's most likely hardware related but trying to eliminate any other possibilities. Thank goodness for AT&T s return policy.

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12th April 2014, 10:30 PM |#6  
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Wanted to update, had to go to ATT and they declared the phone DOA. They seemed to think there was a surge when I was charging it. I was using the OEM charger and everything. Was two days out of the return period but they were awesome and gave me a brand new device anyway. This is the first time this has happened with any phone ive owned (that I havent dropped/soaked). Really hope this one lasts because it's beautiful!

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i know your location says Arizona, but i had to ask;
it was there any thunderstorm or lightning in your area? is your charger was connect to wall outlet, or extended cord? does your charger still working?
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There have been no thunderstorms for a while, and it was plugged into the wall with the oem charger. The charger still works but I'm not using it at the moment since I'm being parinoid.

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There have been no thunderstorms for a while, and it was plugged into the wall with the oem charger. The charger still works but I'm not using it at the moment since I'm being parinoid.

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did you root your phone or install any custom kernel, Rom , or anything other than stock?
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The phone was rooted/s-off with the released HTC kernel modified for R/W. Stock Rom and everything.

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13th April 2014, 08:24 AM |#10  
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I'm just glad it happened within the 14 days. I have owned 12 HTC phones and administered another 20+ and have never had one die before. I guess my turn was up!

Got a new one earlier. All is well again

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