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Old 09-07-2012, 07:08 AM   #1
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Uh oh, did I just break my KF?

Right, so I recently flashed JB on my KF, and everything was going fine, nothing to complain about. Until now. I left my KF to charge and when I went back, I can't turn it on! No matter how many times I push the power button, nothing happens.
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Old 09-07-2012, 07:48 AM   #2
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What are you charging with? I have power issues with my phone aswell, it's an Android thing... If you're using USB, try switching to a wall plug, if not try it the other way.
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Old 09-07-2012, 07:55 AM   #3
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What are you charging with? I have power issues with my phone aswell, it's an Android thing... If you're using USB, try switching to a wall plug, if not try it the other way.
i'm using the wall charger it came with. ok, i'll try charging it using usb
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Old 09-07-2012, 07:59 AM   #4
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both methods don't work :c
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:01 AM   #5
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both methods don't work :c
Leave it for awhile. Does any light come on? Does the screen at least dim?
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:14 AM   #6
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no, there's absolutely nothing. it's just a blank screen
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:31 AM   #7
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I still say leave it for awhile. It may have discharged all the way for whatever reason. That and keep pressing the power button.
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:47 AM   #8
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alright~
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Old 09-07-2012, 11:03 AM   #9
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finally got it to work! had to press on it really hard several times. i'm glad, whew.
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finally got it to work! had to press on it really hard several times. i'm glad, whew.
Glad that was it.

Yeah, both my phone and Kindle have that issue where sometimes they won't power on for whatever reason. It doesn't help that the charger driver is all messed up in the Kindle whether you're on stock or a custom ROM. Hopefully that is fixed in the next updates/models. But it's definitely a general Android problem that Google needs to work on because just because your battery is low/can't read the stats, doesn't mean it should put the device in that half dead state.
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Glad that was it.

Yeah, both my phone and Kindle have that issue where sometimes they won't power on for whatever reason. It doesn't help that the charger driver is all messed up in the Kindle whether you're on stock or a custom ROM. Hopefully that is fixed in the next updates/models. But it's definitely a general Android problem that Google needs to work on because just because your battery is low/can't read the stats, doesn't mean it should put the device in that half dead state.
Let's hope that it is a lot better with ICS under the hood!
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