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| | Storm 9530 Won't Turn On/Charge
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Alright, so I bought a used Storm from my friend recently, and I'm anxious to unlock it and use it, since I haven't had a Blackberry in a few years.
I'm running into a pretty major problem, though:
The phone will not turn on, and as far as I know, will not charge via the USB cable. I do not have the OEM charger, and the only wall charger I have only puts out 550 mA, which I don't think is enough to power the Storm.
When I do plug it into my computer, the LED glows a constants red for about 15 minutes, then turns off. Also, when it is plugged in, it constantly connects and disconnects.
My question is: will plugging it in to a wall charger solve my problem? I don't want to drop $25 on a charger if it ends up being useless.
Thanks in advance for your help!