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HTC Desire won't power on after what I think was Andriod RebootSupport

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  1. chog24

    chog24 New Member This Topic's Starter

    Aug 29, 2010
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    Android Version: Don't know, sorry. If anyone knows which version T-Mobile are currenty shipping with, can you help?

    Network: T-Mobile, UK

    Taskiller Used: No idea... what's a Taskiller?

    Issue: I've just got a T-Mobile branded HTC desire. It had been working ok for the few hours I was playing with it and after I'd copied all my contacts from my old phone to the SIM, in preparation to moving them to the Desire, I switched off the desire, switched the SIM and powered up. I'm not sure what button a pressed, but somehow I switched if off, then as I was switching it back on I think I was accidentally holding the volume button on the left of the phone and it seemed to start into some sort of Andriod screen. I wasn't sure what to do and how to get out of that screen back to the T-Mobile OS, so I think I ended up trying to perform an Andriod reboot (since I figured a reboot shouldn't do too much harm.)

    The problem is that it didn't seem to reboot the phone and now the phone won't switch on at all.

    I've tried:

    • holding down the power key
    • holding down the power key while pressing the other buttons
    • taking out the battery, leaving it out for a while, with the phone unplugged from the charger

    Nothing has worked.

    Can anyone suggest how I can switch the device back on, please? Thanks in advance.

  2. lekky

    lekky Lover VIP Member

    Oct 29, 2009
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    You entered the hboot screen, you must have turned on the phone while pressing the vol down button.

    Try doing this again and see if it boots.

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