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Tablet will not turn on

2012-02-22, 0:01 AM

Hello all,

 

I am having a heck of a problem that I hope someone can help me with. I have had my TPT plugged in (using supplied 2A charger and cable) and my tablet will not turn on. The charger and cable will charge my Droid X, my Kindle, my roommate's Droid X, but apparently not my TPT. If I hold the power button the red light on the back blinks once every second or so, but nothing else happens. I have tried holding the power button for 10, 15, and 20 seconds, and still nothing. I have tried different outlets  and charging cables, but I still cannot get my tablet to boot up.

 

Someone please help, I use my TPT for school and I need it running again.

 

Thanks in advance.

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08-17-2011

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Re: Tablet will not turn on

2012-02-22, 0:04 AM
Is your micro USB loose? If so it may not charge. Try using a different cord with a tighter fit, or try repositioning the cord so it makes better contact.
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Re: Tablet will not turn on

2012-02-22, 0:08 AM
I've tried that already. I've had it sitting in crazy positions, and still nothing
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Re: Tablet will not turn on

2012-02-26, 21:58 PM

I hate to bump, but I cannot get my tablet to turn on still. Now the red light does nothing. I don't know what to do.

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2012-02-26, 22:28 PM
Have you contacted support? The numbers are listed at the top of the forum.
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11-17-2011

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Re: Tablet will not turn on

2012-02-27, 0:41 AM

 

 

How does your power button feel?  is it a crisp "click" or does it feel "mushy?"

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Re: Tablet will not turn on

2012-03-05, 2:26 AM
Hey guys!

I went ahead and called customer support, he had me try to reset the tablet with a little button next to the SD card slot. That did nothing. I have had my TPT plugged in for about a day now, and still nothing. They are sending me a box so I can send my tablet in for repairs. He said turn around time is 3-5 days, so we'll see.
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12-13-2011

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Re: Tablet will not turn on

2012-03-07, 7:05 AM

most likely your switch is bad.......known problem with the switches

 

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10-26-2011

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Re: Tablet will not turn on

2012-03-07, 17:21 PM

Yep, since yesterday I am also a victim of the power button issue.

From one moment to the next the key would not respond anymore.

Feels like stuck, no nice "click". Had to send it in for repair.

Hope the ups-pickup will happen tomorrow, after that support schedules 5 work-days for repair and return.

Let's see, if I have it back by end of next week :).

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03-08-2012

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Re: Tablet will not turn on

2012-03-08, 8:48 AM

I thought I was the only one who has problems with turning the TPT on. I purchased my TPT 1 month ago and I was able to use it for 2 weeks. After that, it wouldn't turn on no matter what fixes I tried. It's a good thing the warranty is still available and I have to make use of it. The problem was probably with the on switch. It's been doing good until now and I don't experience power issues anymore.

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