- CrackBerry Master
- 1,129 Posts
Question about how to tell if playbook is hard booting or just shutting off
I've read here several times about a hard boot for the playbook. If the shutter clicks and you keep holding all 3 buttons down, is it just turning off or have you done a hard boot? If you're successful, does it start up on its own or do you have to turn it on? I'm having trouble because when I try off button, vol up, vol down, the shutter keeps going off (yes, I'm trying very hard to press them all at the same time). I tried it backwards (vol down, vol up, off button) and it shut down, but did not restart.
- 12-12-2012, 09:40 AM #2
Apparently, you only need to press down the Power and either VolumeUp or VolumeDown buttons simultaneously to shut the tablet down. Then to restart it simply press the Power button.
- CrackBerry Genius
12-12-2012, 10:51 AM #3
- 3,498 Posts
I reboot as I understand it is when the PB shuts down and restarts on its own. I hold the power button and volume + until I see nothing on the screen. It will then restart after a few seconds. The volume - is not needed as far as I can tell. Holding the power button until you see nothing on the screen may give the same results. The only difference is you will have to manually restart.
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