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MDA will not power up.

I charged my MDA all night as usual when my battery is low.  I talked on it during my drive to work the next morning. Turned if off once I got to work as usual. Tried to turn it back on about 1 hour later and nothing happened. I just will not power on anymore! It is only 18 months old. Any suggestions?
Thanks, Ness7386@comcast.net

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  • Ness7386 Mar 17, 2008

    I called HTC customer service to find out what they could do for my MDA.  I was advised that I could pay for the shipping to them but I would have to provide them with a credit card number to bill the charges up to $200. But that it may not cost that much depending on what they found to be wrong with it. If I chose not to have them repair it, I would have to pay for them to ship it back to me.  Instead, just after posting this comment, I opened my MDA back cover dusted off the metal contacts on the battery and inside the MDA itself.  It didn't appear to be dirty, I just didn't know what else to try.  Then I plugged in the AC adapter and jiggled it around a little.  I almost couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the red light appear indicating that the phone was charging.  I let it charge until the light turned green and voila! My MDA is working again.  I guess it just need a few weeks rest.  I have no idea why it stopped working or what made it start working again.  Good luck to you all.


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Another this to try is get a new battery.
mine had the same problem i would try to charge and nothing and it would turn on for about 30 seconds then turn off and i tried putting it on a charger within those 30 seconds but it wouldnt take a charge.
i got a new battery theat had some charge in it and it worked great! alot of the time thats all you need it a new battery

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