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Initial post: May 11, 2012, 8:08:23 PM PDT
My Kindle sat for a couple of months with the battery dead, and now I can not get it to turn on. The Orangish yellow light is on.

Posted on May 11, 2012, 8:11:33 PM PDT
Artist says:
Did you try to charge it until the light turned green? Batteries can die if you don't use them for a few months.

Posted on May 11, 2012, 8:11:36 PM PDT
B. Oconnell says:
How long have you been charging it?

Posted on May 11, 2012, 8:22:51 PM PDT
I have been charging it at least two hours. Ugh I hope it is not dead.

Posted on May 11, 2012, 8:39:53 PM PDT
B. Oconnell says:
Give it some time...

In reply to an earlier post on May 12, 2012, 9:31:20 AM PDT
Treat it like a new device. Leave it charging overnight.

Even after the light turns green, leave it alone for at least 12 hours.

Then try a thirty second press on the power button to restart it. Press the button and hold it down for a full thirty seconds. Ignore the screen and count the time.

Posted on Jul 14, 2012, 1:14:05 PM PDT
My sister sat on her kindle.the screen is stuck on the sleep mode. When I slide the switch it turns green but it still wont turn on the screen is not cracked.but bits of it is white.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 14, 2012, 2:24:32 PM PDT
this a,we,some, it sounds like the screen is cracked inside. They don't usually survive squishing or torque, both of which likely occurred if it was on a soft surface when she sat on it.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 3, 2012, 8:00:32 PM PDT
Craig says:
Thank you

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 21, 2012, 11:21:49 AM PDT
Gaga says:
This is great advice - it worked for my "dead" Kindle. Thanks Roy.
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