Phone dead.
#1
OK, I charged the phone up for the first time and was able to turn it on and after a while it went dead.

Tried to recharge it but no indicator light to say its charging.

Any ideas?

Thanks.

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#2
have you looked at the posting further down re charging etc

or here
https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=9105
#3
(05-22-2020, 09:28 AM)colin hodsdon Wrote: have you looked at the posting further down re charging etc

or here
https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=9105
I'll take a look.

Thanks.

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Well, I've tried to reset the phone and used a different USB cable but seems the phone is completely dead.

I'm really peeved off with pine that I paid for a phone that stopped working within the hour of switching on for first time.


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#4
Did you only ever get it to turn on when plugged in? Sounds like maybe you didn't remove the battery isolator tab.
#5
....  In the past,  phones often came with the battery not installed,  but packed inside the same box as the phone

   Have you removed the battery isolation tape from the phone ?    (Carefully !)
#6
I noticed the phone is not charging on the computer or other cheap wall chargers. Be sure you use a powerful one (I only can charge it in the UPS). I think I read your charger has to be at least 3V.
#7
the USB spec is 5 volts, so no charger should ever be less than 5 volts. the only variance should be in amperage, which varies by USB spec


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