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My kindle has the message "battery critical" I plugged it…

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My kindle has the...

My kindle has the message "battery critical"

Technician's Assistant: Just to clarify, what's the exact make and model of your machine?

I plugged it itno power

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?

I have not used my kindle for some time

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the E-reader Expert to know before I connect you?

I have plugged it into power as directed on the screen

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: E-Readers
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Electronics Technician: Aric, Technician replied 9 months ago
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Electronics Technician: Aric, Technician replied 9 months ago

The problem you're having is often due to the software in the Kindle locking up and it needing to be rebooted. To do this, simply press and hold the power button on the Kindle for 40 FULL seconds, then release and wait a full minute for it to reboot (do no press anything else within that minute).

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Electronics Technician: Aric, Technician replied 9 months ago

If this does not cure the issue, try that reset up to THREE TIMES and wait the full minute to see if it reboots.

If you're still running into problems, then try plugging the Kindle into the charger for 15 minutes, then eject it and try the reboot a couple of more times.

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Electronics Technician: Aric, Technician replied 9 months ago

Let me know what happens once you try those steps.

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