Huawei s7 slim does not shut down properly and then won't start up

Discussion in 'Huawei Ideos S7 Slim Technical' started by Stephen.Holness, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. Stephen.Holness

    Stephen.Holness Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    62
    Location:
    South Africa
    Tablet / Device:
    Huawei S7 slim
    Hi, I have just got a Huawei Ideos S7 Slim and enjoy the overall use of the tablet. However, when I try to shut down the tablet via the power-off button (and then selecting the shut-down option), the tablet only appears to half shut down. The screen goes black, but home and menu buttons stay very slightly backlit. From here I can't do anything. If I push or hold the power button, the backlit buttons briefly get brighter, but the tablet does not turn on. The screen is unresponsive. All I can do is briefly remove the battery. Once I have done this, I can start the tablet with the power on button an it seems to work fine, until the next time I try to shut it down when the strory starts again. Some questions:
    1.) Am I being stupid and missing something obvious?
    2.) Is there some solution to this problem (perhaps alternative shut down app?)?
    3.) Is this a hardware problem or an app problem (The tablet is new, and only has a few extra apps added)?

    Please help!
     
  2. bladerunn3r

    bladerunn3r Member

    Joined:
    May 10, 2011
    Messages:
    89
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    72
    Location:
    Fort Worth
    Tablet / Device:
    Acer Iconia a100
    To answer your question: No, you aren't missing anything, this is a fairly common defect (hardware problem) these devices have (as evidenced in the forum complaints). As far as I know, the only way to deal with it is to do a battery pull.

    Unfortunately these tabs are sort of pieces of crap. I really liked mine, but I had a host of reoccuring hardware problems that many other purchasers like you have or had. They all got worse over time and increased in frequency. Mine rarely did that (turned off with lights still on) when I first bought it; but it happened more and more often over time, always requiring a battery pull. I had mine shut off properly for a week. Then I turned it on a week ago -- and nothing. Won't turn on. Lights flash and haptic feedback buzzes--simultaneously--every few seconds -- as if it is trying to turn on, but can't. I wanted to send it to Huawei under their warranty, but I have no idea if they will honor it, or what their remedy would be, or how long it will take. Further, since I can't turn it on, I can't erase all my personal account information (gmail, facebook, etc) before I send it in. So I trashed the thing. It was a fun couple of months, but in the end I really regretted the purchase, since it was a total loss for me.

    Sorry to be such a downer, but I would strongly recommend returning this tab it you can -- or AT LEAST exchanging it for another, as it doesn't appear that ALL purchasers have this defect; only the unlucky ones.

    Good Luck
     
  3. Stephen.Holness

    Stephen.Holness Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2011
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    62
    Location:
    South Africa
    Tablet / Device:
    Huawei S7 slim
    Thanks for the response - I least I know I am not being a total moron!
     
  4. JMarty

    JMarty Member

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2011
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    60
    Location:
    Hungary
    Tablet / Device:
    S7 Slim
    Hi!

    I had the same thing. I did a hard reset. It solved my problem

    Marty
     
  5. 0ns

    0ns Member

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2011
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    60
    Location:
    Mexico City
    Tablet / Device:
    Huawei IDEOS S7

    It just happened to me, i read your post and i thought "Damn, i have a brick"... but i did this following steps and my ideos is working again...

    1.-take the battery of the tablet.
    2.-Connect the tablet (without battery) to the AC adaptor.
    3.-It´s going to turn on as it would normally.
    4.-Once it´s on, you can work on it, or delete your personal info... at this point i placed the battery on the tablet (while connected and running), 2 minutes after, the battery started charging...
    5.-I waited to full charge and well, it´s working again.

    Maybe we shouldn´t left the battery depleted.

    Hope that this info helps someone. It worked to me. And maybe if you still have your device you can sello it, or give ir to a younger brother, or children.
     

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
hawai ideos s7 skype doe
,
how to turn off huawei tablet
,
huawei android not shut down
,
huawei ideos slim7 troubleshooting
,
huawei s7 power on and off
,
huawei s7 tablet troubleshooting
,
huawei s7 wont charge
,
huawei tablet phone not turning on
,
Huawei tablet shut down
,
ideos s7 how to close everything that i open
,
my huawai tab is not open always rebot problam
,
my huawei s7 wont charge
,
my huawei s7 wont open
,
show me the names of the keys on huawei tablet s7
,
shutdown when unplug the power adaptor huawei ideos s7
,
skype for huawei slim 7
,
what is the problem with my tablet huawei slim 7 it takes 48hours foe the battery to get full
,

what to do when ideos huawei slim 7 does not charge

,
what will i do if my huawei tab wont shut down
,
why does my ideos s7 slim not lighting off