Droid 2 Rebooted Itself Twice / Now Won't Start

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  1. jnfields

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    My Droid 2 ran out of power when I was using it.

    Plugged it into power and restarted it ok.

    Notified me there were updates available for apps.

    Started updates.

    20 seconds it shutdown on its own.

    I could not start it.

    3 minutes later it restarted on its own.

    2 minutes later it shutdown on its own again.

    I could not start it.

    It has been hours and it has been charging and won't restart.

    Suggestions?
     
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    Kill it with fire

    Sent from the Blue Falcon cockpit on my Fission 2.4.3 D2G
     
  3. jnfields

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    Um. Thanks. I Guess. :icon_eek:
     
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    Plug that thing into a wall and leave it alone for a few hours. If it does it to you again you may have a battery issue. Verizon can put a new battery in it and see if that's the issue.
     
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    It has been plugged in for a couple hours. I'll let it do its thing for a few more.
     
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    :icon_ banana:

    It powered back on and says that it is 'Charging'. The light is on by the micro USB port but the percentage (5%) showing in the battery manager has not changed at all for the past 15 minutes.
     
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    I wonder if you're getting a false reading. Hate to ask you to do this but try taking the battery out for a full 30 seconds and let the capacitors discharge. See if it still says 5%.

    Oh btw what charger are you using? Only use the charger that came with your D2.
     
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    I pulled the battery out for a few minutes when I first tried to get it to start earlier today.

    I will try it again.

    I'm charging with the USB cord that was provided in the Droid 2 box when I bought it.
     
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    Did it.

    The phone started up without an issue.

    But the battery level is still showing only 5% and it isn't moving.

    It seems the battery isn't taking a charge while plugged in.
     
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    Yeah either the charger or the battery is bad. Either way you're going to have to let Verizon check that out for you.
     
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    ok. Thanks for the help.
     
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    This is plugged into the wall, not the USB port on a PC, right?