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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by marctronixx, Nov 3, 2014.

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    I'm guessing it's a faulty LED. I let it sit all night synced to the tablet (to try and wear down the battery) and just plugged it in with no LED notification that it is charging. This is the same cable I use to charge my N10 and N7 so I know enough juice is flowing to the keyboard. Is the button I see simply to initiate a sync to the tablet? I don't see the button or LED mentioned in the "instructions".
     

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    i did not mean to suggest there is "not enough juice" flowing through the cable. the cable is thin so charging is slower than if you have a thicker gauge cable. laws of physics and all that stuff. if you use the tablet heavy and are charging it, you will see the charge time is much slower with the htc supplied usb cable due to the low amount of current flowing.

    the battery in the keyboard will last a long time if turned on and not in use because it will go to sleep at some point, so that test will not yield any success for you.

    bottom line: if you plug up the keyboard and the lamp does not immediately come on, its faulty. period.

    the keyboard uses nfc to connect. just tap the tablet on the top blank area above the top row keys and it connects. you only have to do this one time at the initial setup, and no more. you can also set the keyboard as a smart lock item so the tab does not lock the screen when its connected and in use.
     
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    I just got the Unicorn Beetle SUPCASE for the Nexus 9 off Amazon for $15.
    I can't say enough good things about it. The screen protector leaves just a tiny bit to be desired as it does not sit totally flush with the screen. It's not a deal breaker in any way - this case Rock's!!
    Give it a try guy's :)
    I'll try & put a video on YouTube later.

    Here's a look at the case guy's. If you're like me & want a good protective case for your N9 try this one out.

     
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    Pretty pleased with my Orzly Slim Rim case. £10 on eBay.

    It is nicely finished, slim and the magnet holds the cover down well. The screen on/off detection also works faultlessly.
     
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    I'm glad you like it :)
    I just might give one a try - once the price drops a bit ;)
     
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    I don't know if they're going to drop any lower than the $9.95 I paid(amazon prime)......
     
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    Still haven't gotten a case for mine yet. Haven't been able to decide.
     
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    I went with a Portenzo case. It's pricey but it takes away the "tablet" look for potential thieves. It's my third Portenzo case (first two Nexus 7's), but I do find that the recessed buttons are a little hard to access in the case. FYI, there is a 15% off coupon up in the Nexus 9 sub-re4ddit...
     
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    I'm facing the same problem here. It seems that the keyboard doesn't charge at all. How did you manage the problem? Have you returned it?

    Thank you
     
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    Hi, hope I am not too late entering here.... I have a Nexus 9 with what I assume is the "official" case, keyboard magnetically fixed etc. I got it as a gift so don't know the origins of the case.

    However the escape key has fallen/broken off, and the letter j key has stopped working. I prefer to use the external keyboard where possible. Does anyone know a source of a replacement keyboard ?? I only seem to be finding cases with keyboards, not just the kb itself, when searching.
    TIA, Barry
     
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    Has anyone found a way to replace the battery or fix the charging issue, battery not charging?
     
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    The back should pop off fairly easily. Finding a replacement battery might be possible on eBay. I'm sure there has to be a video on YouTube. I'll look around been awhile since I looked for replacement parts for the Nexus 9.
     
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    From the sound of it, you may just need a replacement USB port.
     
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