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Old 12-27-2008, 02:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey,

i just received my first blackberry and was really excited to use it; but somehow i can't turn it on..
I pluged in the charger, and all i get is this:

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A battery with a blue slash

should i just wait until it's fully charged? or is it a hardware problem?
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Old 12-27-2008, 05:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You may need to give it time for the battery to charge. Or maybe battery is a goner. Do you see any improvement by now?

I have only one experience along these lines. Bought a new battery. Put it in the BB and got the 'no battery' indicator. I removed the battery and then with the BB plugged into USB I replaced the battery. BB booted up to the home screen. Battery was down on empty, so to speak, but it charged. FWIW.
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let the battery charge for a couple hours. Then try to turn on.
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yep thanks, that did it;
i was just too unpatient ;)

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