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caraflorence
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-18-2012
My Device: Curve 9360
My Carrier: Orange

BlackBerry Curve 9360 keeps turning off

I've had my phone for about 10 months. Recently it has started shutting itself down randomly even when it is fully charged. When I try to turn it back on it wont work and I have to take the battery out to get it to come on again

Is there anything I can do to fix this?

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sdgardne
Posts: 47,604
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z30, Z10 & Q10 (10.2.2.1531), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: BlackBerry Curve 9360 keeps turning off

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

 

If this has started recently, then think carefully...what happened just BEFORE the behavior began? An update? A new app? A theme? Something else? Think carefully, as the smallest thing could be causal...and attempt to undo whatever that was.

 

 

It is also possible that your battery or BB has experienced a problem...to test, this sequence is needed:

  1. Obtain a known good and already fully charged additional battery...use it in your BB and see what happens
  2. Obtain access to a known good and identical BB...use your battery in it and see what happens

The results of this will indicate if it's your BB or your battery that has the problem.

Good luck and let us know!


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amritabanerjee
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Registered: ‎04-25-2013
My Device: Curve 9360
My Carrier: Airtel

Re: BlackBerry Curve 9360 keeps turning off

Hi,

I'm facing the same issue with my blackberry. Tried the battery exchange but nothing seems to be wrong with the bettery. Is there something else I can do to fix it?

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sdgardne
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My Device: Z30, Z10 & Q10 (10.2.2.1531), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
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Re: BlackBerry Curve 9360 keeps turning off


amritabanerjee wrote:

Hi,

I'm facing the same issue with my blackberry. Tried the battery exchange but nothing seems to be wrong with the bettery. Is there something else I can do to fix it?


Hi and Welcome to the Community!

I recommend that you attempt to boot into Safe Mode:

  • KB17877 How to start a BlackBerry smartphone in Safe Mode

It may take you multiple attempts to get the ESC key sequence (press/release/hold) correct, so be patient. When successfully into Safe Mode, see what happens.

If the behavior ceases, then think carefully...what happened just before this behavior started? A new app? An update? A Theme? Something else? Think carefully as the smallest change could be causal...and attempt to undo whatever that was.



But if the behavior continues in Safe Mode, then you may need to consider more drastic actions -- WIPE, OS Reload, BBSAK Wipe/Reload, and the "Bare Bones" OS Reload Process. To prepare, you should be sure that you have a full backup to your PC...please review the Backup link in my auto-sig on this post for instructions.

You may also need the use of these tricks:

Good luck and let us know!


Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!
If anyone has been helpful to you, please show your appreciation by clicking the button inside of their post. Please click here and read, along with the threads to which it links, for helpful information to guide you as you proceed. I always recommend that you treat your BlackBerry like any other computing device, including using a regular backup schedule...click here for an article with instructions.
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