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My kindle won't turn on. Is it the battery?

My kindle won't turn on. Is it the battery?

I walked in one day and my kindle fire hd refused to turn on. I've made a visual inspection of the motherboard and battery nothing seems out of sorts. Is there a way to tell if the battery itself is the problem or if there is something else i can try. I am not terribly concerned about the fire itself, there is a good amount of data on the harddrive that i need to get off. I'd love to get the fire working again but the data is more important. Is there anyway that i can get the data out? or tell if the battery is working so that I don't waste my money trying to fix it.

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Guest [Entry]

"PART 3: ANOTHER REASON FOR KINDLE FIRE LOCK-UPS

Probably the number one reason Kindle Fire (KF) devices lock-up is because the battery discharges. When using a wifi connection you should connect the KF to a power supply outlet or USB port on a PC computer, or use the KF only for a short period of time when away from a power source. When the battery runs down it will usually cause a lock-up. Simply connect the KF to a power supply source and recharge the device. It is best to turn off the device and let it charge. If it is locked up, you will need to hold the on-off button for 15-25 seconds to turn it off. A red light at the on-off button shows the battery is discharged. A green light means the battery is fully charged. It is a good idea to charge the battery for at least four hours before using it again without a connection to a power supply source. Always check to see that you are disconnected from the wifi when operating off the battery supply except for short periods of time, otherwise when the battery runs low the KF will more than likely lock-up.

END OF PART 3"
Guest [Entry]

"Hi all - had the same issues discussed. Dead screen, would’t recharge, holding the power does nothing.

However it seems to fix itself when I plugged it into the desktop PC and is now charging away from that. Give that a go before you stick knifes in it :-)"
Guest [Entry]

To unlock the Kindle device, the easiest and fast solutions is reset your Kindle device. Press and holding down the power button for 20 seconds or more. Then turn the device back on by hitting the power button again. If this doesn’t work the first time, you can try holding the button down for 30 seconds or more. Most of the time, this will be all you have to do to make the Kindle Fire work again.
Guest [Entry]

I had a problem similar to yours but all I had to do was hold the power button down for about 15 seconds then let and start pressing it repeatedly and my kindle came back on
Guest [Entry]

"My fire device would not turn on after charging all night long. I did all the trouble shooting in this blog.

Guess what made it work…….i hit it with my flat hand.

Back in business

LOL so funny!

But im glad because it was a gift."
Guest [Entry]

Your charger might need replaced. I have an Amazon Kindle Fire, and sometimes the charger doesn't plug in right. I suggest trying out a charger somewhere to see if this is the problem before getting any new parts.