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Registered: ‎02-22-2013
My Device: Blackberry 9900
My Carrier: Vodacom

Phone has a red cross through the battery icon

My phone wont switch on. Yes it shows the red light but during the start up it just shows the battery icon with the cross through it. i have the bold 9900. Yes i have tried everything, my phone wont connect to the blackberry desktop and i've tried the app loader thing, ive even tried dropping it

 

 

If anyone has any new ideas please do let me know because i am having a panic attack right now, i miss my baby(phone)

 

Thanks

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Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: PRIV (6.0.1/AAF518), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1526)
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Re: Phone has a red cross through the battery icon

Hi and Welcome to the Community!

 

Hopefully dropping it has not permanently damaged it!! 

 



Please try this sequence...note that, throughout the entire 4h15m process, your BB must remain connected to a known-good wall charger (not PC USB):

  1. With the battery inside, connect your BB to the wall charger
  2. Leave it alone for 2 hours, no matter what the LED or the display does
  3. Remove the battery
  4. Wait 15 minutes
  5. Insert the battery
  6. Wait another 2 hours, no matter what the LED or the display does

This has been known to "kick start" some BBs.




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!



Occam's Razor nearly always applies when troubleshooting technology issues!

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