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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎02-06-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Torch 9800
My Carrier: AT&T

Blackberry Torch won't turn on and just blips red...can't even connect to the computer..what do i do?

Hi, I don't know what happend, it seemed that on my computer it updated the drivers or something to read my BlackBerry torch...I already connected it to my computer before...so No idea why this time is so special. However after it updated, my blackberry torch turned off, and now it won't turn on, and it just blips red. What do i do?  Please help

New Contributor
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎02-05-2011
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Blackberry Torch won't turn on and just blips red...can't even connect to the computer..what do i do?

Does this sound your situation?

 

http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB11479

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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎02-06-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Torch 9800
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Blackberry Torch won't turn on and just blips red...can't even connect to the computer..what do i do?

i tried it, doesn't work :/

thanks for your help though 

New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎02-10-2011
My Device: Torch
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Blackberry Torch won't turn on and just blips red...can't even connect to the computer..what do i do?

Same thing happened to my Torch. Have you found a solution?

Super Contributor
Posts: 264
Registered: ‎02-01-2011
My Device: Torch 9800 .246/.448/.526/.666/.706

Re: Blackberry Torch won't turn on and just blips red...can't even connect to the computer..what do i do?

From J. Sanders:

"first remove the battery from the device for a minute, and put it back in.
Leave the device to charge 2-3 hours, and then, still connected to the USB cable, remove the the battery from the device a few seconds and reinsert it. If it boots--leave it to charge to 100% (check Options > Status for the percentage). If it doesn't reboot on the first attempt, leave it several more hours. I've had one charge for two days before it came back to life after an extreme battery depletion. Every 3-4 hours, with the device still connected to the charger, you can remove and replace the battery to see if it reboots."

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New Contributor
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎03-27-2011
My Device: torch
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Blackberry Torch won't turn on and just blips red...can't even connect to the computer..what do i do?

I am having the same problem.  I am connected to BES, so I do not have  desktop client to use to help boot  the thing up again.  The only comment that seems to work for people is "I returned it and got a new one."

 

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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎05-18-2011
My Device: Torch
My Carrier: ATT

Re: Blackberry Torch won't turn on and just blips red...can't even connect to the computer..what do i do?

I have the same problem, I didnt drop mine nor get it wet, I tried using it, it froze and now it just keeps reseting every no and then, sometimes it turns back on but for short periods of time blinks red it restarts by itself, what can I do this sucks i bought it new from Best Buy!!!!