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JSanders
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Re: Battery 0% and does not charge at all


Enygma wrote:

 It won't work with the rapid charger, cradle, third party charger, phone charger or computer USB port.


It will work with the magnetic rapid charger connection. Done it a few times.




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Re: Battery 0% and does not charge at all

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The rapid charger did not work in my case.  I cleaned the contacts, checked spring action, checked good contact was being made, nada.  No red light, no charging symbol in the battery indicator for the very few minutes I was able to boot up.

 

My PlayBook would only charge in the 0% state when I plugged in the charger that came with the PlayBook.  Once the charging had started and went past the 0%, I was able to switch over to the rapid charger.

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JSanders
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Re: Battery 0% and does not charge at all

Ok. it has for many others, you'll see many testimonies to this in this and other forums... as well as my own personal experience.

 

PlayBook: 3-16gb; 1-32gb; 1-64gb




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Re: Battery 0% and does not charge at all

Hi Lost_at_Sea, will the 4min charge occurs when the red lights flashing or no light (power off)? Thanks.

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