Welcome to the CrackBerry Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. cjcampbell's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius of Geniuses

    Posts
    5,957 Posts
    Global Posts
    5,961 Global Posts
    Thread AuthorThread Author   #1  

    Default PlayBook battery dead out of box....

    Sorry if there's another thread on this but didn't see it. I'm helping my Dad who just got his PB. He has had it plugged in and the battery has not charged and was at 0%. Is this normal?.....

    Just got a message that he is at 2% now. I am concerned as there have been many complaints about battery life in general here so was wondering if there are any opinions.

    Just got another message that it's up to 10% so looks like it's on track now... only took an hour to get beyond 0% :s This thread can now be deleated as I guess it's a moot point.
    Last edited by cjcampbell; 11-20-2012 at 04:09 PM.
  2. Bla1ze's Avatar
    Editor in Chief

    Posts
    12,054 Posts
    Global Posts
    12,295 Global Posts
    #2  

    Default

    Well, it tends to happen with devices that end up sitting around. Let it fully charge and see how the battery drain is over time.
    Answers are easy. It's asking the right questions which is hard. - The Doctor

    [ Mobile Nations Sites: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Connectedly]
    Thanked by:
    cjcampbell (11-20-2012) 
  3. jhanks64's Avatar
    CrackBerry Addict

    Posts
    841 Posts
    #3  

    Default

    I bought one at Office Depot a few weeks ago and could not get it to charge at all, even trying the plug and unplug trick 100 times.
    -------------------------------------------------------------
    Experience with Windows, Mac OS, IOS, Palm OS, Android, BlackBerry OS, QNX, Windows Mobile and a variety of other devices.
    * Long time reseller of MDaemon® Messaging Server, BlackBerry® Edition
    Over 25 years of technology experience.
    Background in Avionics, self-taught on computers since the days of MS-DOS 2.0.
  4. madman0141's Avatar
    CrackBerry Genius

    Posts
    1,866 Posts
    PIN
    666
    #4  

    Default

    With stock that has sat around allow battery to fully charged before using it. If battery will not charge after using the tricks available take it back for an exchange. Don't take no for an answer.
    [B]Real BlackBerry Phones Have Real Keyboards
    Q10 the finest BlackBerry
  5. Kandoo-BB's Avatar
    CrackBerry Abuser

    Posts
    216 Posts
    Global Posts
    221 Global Posts
    PIN
    non ya fn
    #5  

    Default

    Really hope we see a next generation PlayBook in the near future. Until then ill still love mine lol.

Similar Threads

  1. Out of Box Battery Rules???
    By Matthew.Sim86 in forum BlackBerry Bold 9700
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-22-2009, 07:57 PM
  2. Battery charging out of the box
    By Mark Dixon in forum General BlackBerry Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-28-2008, 03:48 PM
  3. Completely Restoring Phone to Out of Box Condition
    By DMBAdict04 in forum BlackBerry Curve 83xx
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 05-29-2008, 11:20 PM
  4. Mr. Curve jumps out of box, starts working.
    By Pete6 in forum BlackBerry Curve 83xx
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 04-15-2008, 09:32 AM
  5. How do I wipe my BB curve clean, like out of box new?
    By uCRACKmeup in forum BlackBerry Curve 83xx
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 03-31-2008, 09:09 AM

Posting Permissions