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Posts: 10
Registered: ‎04-22-2011
My Device: Blackberry Torch
My Carrier: Telus

Playbook charging problems

If you turn your Playbook off using the "Power Off" icon in the All icon section, and plug in your charger to charge the Playbook, should there be any led lights lit up on the Playbook to show that it's charging?    No lights were showing on my playbook, so I turned on the Playbook while it was still connected to the charger, and the lightning bolt symbol was over the battery symbol to indicate that it was charging, so I turned the device off again, and when I came back 90 minutes later an thurned the Playbook back on, it had only charged 10%. 


Do you need to leave the Playbook in standby mode to charge?

Posts: 29
Registered: ‎04-20-2011
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Playbook charging problems

Yes, the PB will not charge if "off" according to the user guide and from it seems many users' experiences. This does not make much sense to me...



Posts: 15
Registered: ‎04-22-2011
My Device: PlayBook and 9900
My Carrier: WiFi

Re: Playbook charging problems

i will second that no charging while completely off only in standby mode


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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎04-25-2011
My Device: Bold 9000 & Playbook 32gb

Re: Playbook charging problems

This really does seem counter intuitive.

RIM   Please take note  and change this.



Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-11-2012
My Device: Playbook 16g
My Carrier: MCS Net

Re: Playbook charging problems

mine won't charge no matter what I do.  It's been plugged in and in standby mode for over 12 hours and went from 25% to 6%.  Any suggestions?