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Initial post: Dec 27, 2011 9:42:46 AM PST
Karebear says:
When I slide and release the power switch the kindle will not wake up. It is fully charged.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 27, 2011 9:46:46 AM PST
Which Kindle? Since you say "slide the power switch" I assume it's an e-ink Kindle.

Try rebooting it. Make sure it's fully charged and not plugged in. Hold the power switch over for 30 seconds (count them). Then put it down and don't touch it. It may take several minutes to reboot and for the books and Collections to repopulate.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 13, 2012 4:25:23 PM PST
Bonnie B. says:
THANK YOU, THANK YOU!! This worked perfectly.

Posted on Sep 1, 2013 12:24:15 AM PDT
Bryan Dwyer says:
My Kindle will not wake up. It has a slide power switch which worked perfectly for four months. I have charged it, tried the advice about holding the power switch.
Bryan

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 1, 2013 4:56:07 AM PDT
flipoid says:
Did you count the full 30 seconds until you see the restart screen?
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