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Registered: ‎03-28-2013
My Device: Blckberry Playbook
My Carrier: Vodafone

Playbook not switching on after a full day's charging

Playbook has been on charge as normal.  When I try to turn on or connect to PC the red light comes on and then changes into a multi-coloured flashing litght for about 2 seconds.  Other than that nothing happens.  This has been charged on a charging dock as well.

Any suggestions?

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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Playbook not switching on after a full day's charging

LEAVE it connected to the wall outlet charger (not the USB > PC charger).
With the charger STILL connected, press and hold the power button only, for about 20 seconds. Eventually it will boot on up, but first must reach a certain charge level.

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