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Registered: ‎10-11-2012
My Device: playbook 64GB
My Carrier: ATT

won't charge and there is no red light

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All,

 

I know this won't-charge thing has been repeated asked and answered but I don't see my specific situation mentioned before.

 

My 64GB playbook was bought last yr and worked smoothly till last week then battery suddently dropped to 10%. After a few reboot, it dropped again to 0%. And when I pressed the power button, the red light did flash.

 

So I hooked up with the default wall charger for 1 day. no charge. and the red light was GONE as well.

 

Now the PB is completely dead. When I plug in the wall charger, NOTHING happens. NO red light.

 

So I bought an official rapid charger from Amazon, hooked up for 1 day. nothing happens.

 

Press power button + Volume Up/Down for 20 sec, nothing happened.

 

The only thing I haven't tried is to hook up with laptop using the USB cable. I lost mine a while back and just ordered one from Amazon.

 

Anyone had similar problem?

 

LH

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Posts: 367
Registered: ‎09-22-2012
My Device: Playbook 32
My Carrier: 3

Re: won't charge and there is no red light

If it's out of guarantee try the battery clip reconnect here. http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/BlackBerry-PlayBook/PlayBook-Turn-on-but-won-t-charge/m-p/192...

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