BlackBerry smartphone does not power on or charge when the battery has been completely drained

Article ID: KB28408

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 01-23-2014


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 7 OS and earlier
  • BlackBerry smartphones
  • DT 1451482
  • JI  539269

BlackBerry smartphone will not turn on or charge. This can occur when allowing the battery to completely drain.

The following BlackBerry smartphones may be affected by this issue:

  • BlackBerry Bold 9900
  • BlackBerry Bold 9930
  • BlackBerry Torch 9810 
  • BlackBerry Torch 9850
  • BlackBerry Torch 9860
  • BlackBerry Curve 9370
  • BlackBerry Curve 9320
This is a previously reported issue that has been escalated internally to our development team for investigation.

Remove the battery from the BlackBerry smartphone and reinsert it. If the BlackBerry smartphone still fails to restart, then replace the battery with a battery having a charge greater than 10%.

When intending to storing the BlackBerry smartphone for a number of days without the ability to charge, consider removing the battery from the BlackBerry smartphone.

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Note: Batteries can be recharged in external charger or another BlackBerry smartphone.


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