FORUMS

[FTF] Sony Xperia Z Lollipop Release

Sony rolled out a Lollipop update for Xperia Z just yesterday. If you still haven’t gotten … more

Original Moto G Receives Lollipop, OTA Captured

The original Moto G was released almost two years ago. Motorola still continues to … more

Device Review: No.1 X1 Rugged Smartphone

We are almost at the end of Q2 for 2015, and we have seen most of the flagship phones for the … more

When a Friend or Family Member Asks for a Phone Recommendation, What Do You Tell Them?

The majority of us here at XDA would consider … more
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread

[Q] Nexus 7 (2012) appears to be dead

22nd January 2014, 01:40 AM |#1  
OP Junior Member
Flag Kyneton, VIC
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Nexus 7 was working perfectly last night.
I left in the charger overnight and this morning it will not power on.

Has anyone recovered from this issue?
New battery or something?

Help, please!

Thanks

Chris
 
 
22nd January 2014, 09:41 AM |#2  
Quote:
Originally Posted by chrisp9au

Nexus 7 was working perfectly last night.
I left in the charger overnight and this morning it will not power on.

Has anyone recovered from this issue?
New battery or something?

Help, please!

Thanks

Chris

My wife's n7 was doing something similar. She used it all the way until it powered itself off and then left it like that until the next day. It would not turn on or take a charge. It would start to turn on then power off.

Try this.

Plug in the wall charger to the n7

Immediately hold power and volume down to try and get into recovery (or bootloader) - this step needs to happen very fast after plugging in power.

In recovery select power down (in bootloader use volume keys to navigate and power button to select).

Unplug the power cord and plug it right back in. You should now hopefully see the battery charging screen.

Hope this helps.
The Following User Says Thank You to wilzard For This Useful Post: [ View ]
22nd January 2014, 11:46 PM |#3  
OP Junior Member
Flag Kyneton, VIC
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Thanks wilzard,

I've already tried that, and have tried over and over again!
No joy I'm afraid, so I'm not sure where to go from here?
I still have my Transformer TF101, so I'm not totally lost
but it just doesn't measure up to the Nexus 7.

Cheers

Chris
23rd January 2014, 03:13 AM |#4  
Quote:
Originally Posted by chrisp9au

Thanks wilzard,

I've already tried that, and have tried over and over again!
No joy I'm afraid, so I'm not sure where to go from here?
I still have my Transformer TF101, so I'm not totally lost
but it just doesn't measure up to the Nexus 7.

Cheers

Chris

I'm really sorry man. I wish I could help you more.

I'm assuming you read this thread - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2090826 which details some of the main issues with battery and charging on nexus devices, and tried the things listed within?

I just read the OP and a couple pages, and I learned the nexus has a removable battery cover... neat.

If you haven't tried it yet, pull the back cover off, unplug the battery for a minute or so, put it back in a try it. You may need to hold the power button for up to 30 seconds to get it to respond.

Hope this works because I don't have any other ideas.
The Following User Says Thank You to wilzard For This Useful Post: [ View ]
23rd January 2014, 03:23 AM |#5  
OP Junior Member
Flag Kyneton, VIC
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Thank you again!
I will work my way through those suggestions,
and let you know how I go.

Chris
23rd January 2014, 03:42 AM |#6  
OP Junior Member
Flag Kyneton, VIC
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
It worked!

Took the back off, disconnected the battery, reconnected it,
and pressed On. Up came Cyanogen and away we go again!

You are my hero!
Tell your boss you have my permission to take the rest of the week off!

Cheers

Chris
23rd January 2014, 04:22 AM |#7  
Quote:
Originally Posted by chrisp9au

It worked!

Took the back off, disconnected the battery, reconnected it,
and pressed On. Up came Cyanogen and away we go again!

You are my hero!
Tell your boss you have my permission to take the rest of the week off!

Cheers

Chris

Awesome! I'm so glad to hear you got it working again!

Just hitting that thanks button is good enough lol
The Following User Says Thank You to wilzard For This Useful Post: [ View ]
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes