Support Galaxy won't turn on

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by AmyM, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. intel&android!

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    My Tab got a black screen this morning and wouldn't turn on. I tried the holding the powerbutton and touching thr screen and it worked! Thanks for the good info.
     

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  2. Beards

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    Good to hear.
    Please leave a vote of thanks if you feel it deserves it.
    My nurses love going to my wallet for each new vote. :)
     
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  3. snctln

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    Just wanted to say it worked for me too, thanks.

    It is an AT&T tab that my work owns, was glad to get it working again and not get chewed out. Thanks again!
     
  4. Beards

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    Wonderful news..... and many thanks for the vote.
    Just checked my wallet, I need some more cash for tomorrow as the girls will no doubt have checked my Thanks status. :)
     
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  5. shawheim_a

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    The method isn't working for me. My girlfriend uses the tab and hadn't used it for about 2 weeks. Plugged it up because I figured it was dead after 2 weeks of no use. Well it won't turn on. Tried your method and no dice.
     
  6. Beards

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    Plug it in and leave it for 24hrs.
    Come back the following day and un-plug and try again.
    If it still does not work plug it back in again and try the method one final time only this time whilst plugged in.
     
  7. clitrenta

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    I finally ended up sending mine in to Samsung for repair Beards, not because if this although it certainly did it several times. I kep timing out every time I tried to do anything that accessed the internet. This would happen whether I had 2 bar or 5 and even if I did a master reset (several times) and did nothing more than sign in with my gmail account. Changing SIM cards didn't help either. Just could never consistently access data. I get the thing back today I'm happy to say because I missed it terribly. Hopefully all will be well in my Tab world now. ;)
     
  8. Beards

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    FIngers crossed for you Connie. x
     
  9. clitrenta

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    I'll get back to you tonight on that one. You never know how important something is to you until you don't have it. :rolleyes:
     
  10. clitrenta

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    Hey Beards, got my Tab last night and everything worked fine EXCEPT I had a hell of a time downloading ANYTHING from the Market either over 3G or WiFi. Even with my other problems, I could always download over my WiFi. It took me the better part of the night just getting everything and I'm still missing a few things because they WON'T download. It'll say Download Failed or just won't do anything at all. WHAT is going on with that? Once downloaded, everything works great. :thinking:
     
  11. clitrenta

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    Update: Turns out that the update for Market was causing all my problems. Uninstalled that and we were good (thank God). Everyone beware.
     
  12. Beards

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    Nice one Connie.
    Hope all is now well with your Tab. :)
     
  13. clitrenta

    clitrenta Well-Known Member
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    All is well in the Tab world once again but I always seem to lose stuff when this happens. :( Oh well, the important stuff is all there. :cool:

    I sure did miss it. I was somewhat surprised how much it became a part of my life.
     
  14. Beards

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    That's the trouble with tech gear... it has a habit of creeping up on you and before you know it you have a household full of stuff

    ... and you simply do not want to know just how much I have laying around for my good wife to moan at. :)
     
  15. clitrenta

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    I don't have a "lot" of stuff but what I do have, everyone always makes fun of me over. They just don't get it. :p Technology is JOY! :D
     
  16. Beards

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    Can't argue with that...:D
     
  17. clitrenta

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    Hey Beards, I went over into the Galaxy Tab Owners group and not much there so I'm trying to get that thing going if you want to lend a hand. Any other Tab users out there, please join the Tab social group in this forum. Lets get things going! :D
     
  18. Beards

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    Connie,
    Do you have a link?
    I'm just about to go into theatre and don't have the time to search.
    I won't be available for the next several hours.
     
  19. clitrenta

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    Android Forums - GALAXY TAB OWNERS/USERS
     
  20. Beards

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    Connie,
    I have subscribed to that topic so if there are any posts I will receive an immediate email.
    Obviously I'll support you if there is a need but I don't have time to be involved in group chats sorry.
     
  21. tucker16

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    prior to reading this blog i did try to press the power button and the screen at the same time, but i guess i wasnt doing it long enough for it to work. THANKS for this info!
     
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  22. Beards

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    My pleasure and welcome to the forum. :)
     
  23. clitrenta

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    Also found out that one of the HD Wallpaper apps I downloaded would actually turn my tab off and cause all kinds of issues. Are there any apps actually made for the Tab? I keep my eyes open but....

    Got things running reasonably well now but I'd like to see more developers taking advantage of Tab's form factor.
     
  24. VET2264

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    thank you my almost new galaxy tab just went dead and I did what you recomended an wow you saved my day Thank you
     
  25. qtpy1908

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    Your solution worked for me. I created an ID just to say THANK YOU for your assistance! You are awesome!
     

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