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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bjoejack, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. bjoejack

    bjoejack Lurker
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    my 2 month old tab 3 wont turn on or wont show any signs of charging when cable connected. i have tried power button and volume key..... power button and touch screen..... but no joy...... any suggestions welcome:thinking:
     



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  2. brosko

    brosko Android Enthusiast

    Short of taking off the back, I would contact samsung.
     
  3. bjoejack

    bjoejack Lurker
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    cheers they are the next steps unless a miracle post appears on here.
     
  4. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    I Had this same problem. Couldn't turn on or charge. I had to take the back cover off and unplug and replug the battery. There is no other option when you try everything else. It turned on after I did this.
     
  5. bolthill

    bolthill Lurker

    Don't despair yet, the same happened to me. Remove the sd card, then hold the power and volume up buttons for 20 seconds. Release and press power button again. That worked for me, at least.

    Sorry, first post, cant post direct links

    bigpicturebigsound.com/Samsung-Galaxy-Tab-3-Won-t-Charge-or-Turn-On---How-to-Fix.shtml
     
  6. tube517

    tube517 Android Expert

    Yeah, that didn't work for me. I was able to get the back cover off and unplug and replug the battery. Works fine now:D
     
  7. bolthill

    bolthill Lurker

    Great, I figured the video on how to remove the cover on that site would be handy if nothing else worked.

    I lucked out, just taking out the sd card did the trick last time, but I saved the link for future reference because it seemed to have all the necessary info on one page
     

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