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Droid just quit

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by cosmonaut, Mar 31, 2010.

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    My Droid just quit. When I power it up the Motorola logo just blinks on and off. I tried a power button and X reset but no good. I have insurance on it. Any idea before I head to Verizon?
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    I know, I know, stupid question, but was the battery low? If not, have you tried a battery pull?
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    Try pulling the battery
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    I pulled it several times. No good.
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    rooted, not?
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    I just returned it and it was still covered under manufactures warranty so it was a free exchance. They did ask if I had tried to root it. I had the file on the sd card but have never tried a root. But I did delete the file from the SD with a card reader before I returned it. The gent at tech support explained later that a rooted Droid usually would run hot sooner or later causing a crash. Just beware the Verizon techies are on the look out for rooted phones and they will not exchange a rooted phone.
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    Glad it all worked out for you.
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    Haha They need to be looking at their display phones in their stores. I have read on this forum where several people have rooted the display phones at their local stores.

    Glad you were able to get a new DROID.