How to get over Battery not charging
srini.bharadwaj at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 22:00:12 CEST 2009
Thanks a lot.
I unplugged the FR from the charger. Then pushed the AUX button and while
maintaining it down
plugged in the charger - nothing happened.
Want to know if openmoko will replace the phone.
François-Léonard Gilbert wrote:
> Your phone and battery are probably both fine, the Freerunner can't boot
> normally if the battery is empty.
> Coincidentally, I left my Freerunner too long between charges and I had to
> find a solution this morning (in the wiki, of course).
> Try this:
> 1) unplug the FR from USB and charger
> 2) push the AUX button (the other button, not the power button) and, while
> maintaining it down, plug the charger in. The phone should boot to the
> 3) push the AUX button periodically (about every 5 secs) for 2 minutes
> push cycles the selected item in the menu)
> 4) select "Boot" and push the power button. the phone should start
> (after a few seconds of black screen, don't panic)
> The secret is that the phone needs more power than the charger can supply
> during boot, and that the battery charges while the NOR menu is shown.
> Effectively, this method lets the battery charge a little - just enough to
> support booting.
> Welcome to the Freerunner!
> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 2:30 PM, media_farm
> <srini.bharadwaj at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I have bought a new Neo. The battery does not charge. The LED does not
>> light up either.
>> I keep pressing the on button but it has never booted.
>> I want to know if there is anyway I can get the battery to charge or if
>> Neo is DOA.
>> What is the remedy for this situation?
>> (1) New Battery
>> (2) ask Openmoko to replace phone
>> How do I best proceed?
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