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New Spynet Video Watch will not charge. Will only turn on with charger attached.

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The external battery pack supplied in the box with the watch works in "Try Me Mode". There is a reset button on the back of the watch. Reset the unit and the USB port will work. I have two units that had exactly the same problem. Both are charging now!

Posted on Dec 27, 2010

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  • aastorga01 Dec 29, 2010

    THANK YOU!!!

  • wyndre21 Dec 29, 2010

    Odhran from Ireland was very disappointed that we couldn't get the watch to charge but then we read your advice and he is very excited that he can still use it!

    Thank you!!!!

  • AtTheHub Dec 29, 2010

    My watch would charge, but would not turn on when not connected to the computer. Resetting didn't solve the issue. After calling the Jakks Pacific customer service line, I received these instructions:

    There is a slot in the plastic on the back of the unit just below the prongs for the 'Try Me' battery pack. There is a plastic tab inside the slot. Use tweezers to gently pull out the tab.

    This finally solved the problem!

  • bmopal Dec 31, 2010

    Thank You! I don't think I would have ever gotten this thing to work without your post. I am really disappointed at how poor the directions were to get this toy up and running. I spent way too much time on this. Hopefully my son will be good to go now. Thanks again for your help.

  • kmontrose321 Jan 03, 2011

    OMG - That was the most stupid thing I have ever heard of before from a "toy". Thanks for the help from you guys or I never would have found it. I of course have now destroyed the back of the watch because I also pulled out the white plastic piece that was in the hole for the 2 prongs. Anyone know if I have completely messed things up?

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I got my to work on my Mac running lion by plugging in the temp battery that came with the unit. Then reset the watch (tiny button in the rear of the unit, you will need a pin or paper clip to depress the button) I left the temp battery installed and then plugged it into the USB. Finally, it charged and then I removed the temp battery. Good luck. The manufactures really need to fix these bugs. I wasted way too much time on this on xmas morning. I will NOT recommend this toy.

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Are you it will work

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