[maemo-users] 770 Brickage

From: Hal Vaughan hal at thresholddigital.com
Date: Wed Aug 29 06:32:00 EEST 2007
On Tuesday 28 August 2007, Jesse Thompson wrote:
> I know this doesn't pertain to Maemo as such, but I would appreciate
> any pointers in the right direction as well.
> With still 1 bar of battery left, and no "low battery" warnings to
> speak of, my Nokia 770 switched itself off today and then would not
> turn back on.
> To be specific, I press and/or hold the power button (top of the
> device, next to volume +) for any chosen amount of time and the
> screen does completely nothing. No flicker, no WSOD, no boot up
> errors, no sounds.
> I have since tried charging it on supplied AC4 wall charger and DC4
> car charger with no results of any kind. I've tried removing the
> battery and keeping it out overnight, put it back in, no dice.
> I have yet to try a separate battery, but this one is the Nokia BP-5L
> I received with the unit about a month ago. Pretty Nokia hologram. It
> is rated at 3.7v and my voltmeter reads it as between 3.68 and 3.71,
> so it does not appear as though the battery is discharged.

I was just posting about a similar issue.  Try taking your battery out, 
reinstalling it, and starting it up after that.  It worked for me.


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