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Nexus 7 2012 wont turn on

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by CallMeMysterious, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. CallMeMysterious

    Thread Starter

    i've had my nexus 7 2012 for about 2 years now, and now the device won't power on. I've tried almost everything(except new battery). I'm just wondering if there is anything more i can do before I resort to buying a new tablet. Oh and my computer recognizes the device as "unknown device". :( :thinking:

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  2. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    New battery. Not sure in your country, but here in mine I can just bring it to an ASUS shop in a mall and have them replace the battery for a price.

    If course that's if the battery is the problem.
  3. DonB

    DonB ♡ Truth, Justice and the American Way !! ♡ ™

    Moved here for proper support.
  4. fixed1t

    fixed1t Lurker

    Hi before changing the battery try using another charger with the supplied usb cable, I often find that just swapping the charge with a new charge cycle or ratio will kick start it. Plug it in for a few hours, try to turn it on, then plug the original one back in and leave it over night. Often it springs back into life. If not buy a 2nd user battery or new. I've created some tutorial videos on batteries and things for the Nexus 7 2012 on my fixed1t youtube here is a link to the playlist, you'll find the right one in the list.

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