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How To Fix It When Your Chromebook Won’t Turn On

In this article, we will be providing solutions on how to fix it when your Chromebooks won't turn on.

In this article, we will be providing solutions on how to fix it when your Chromebooks won’t turn on.

Experiencing issues like, Chromebook won’t turn on, Chromebook is turning on, but the screen is black, it turns on but then powers off immediately, etc.? You are at the right spot as this article will teach you the cause of these problems and how to fix them.

Fixing A Chromebook That Won’t Turn On

To fix this issue, we provide eight excellent solutions, start by trying from the first step and if it doesn’t work for you, proceed to the others.

Step 1. Confirm Your Chromebook Is Charging

As we wrote in our previous article on Chromebook, the LED light indicator turns amber when you connect a charger to your Chromebook and its charging. 

Allow it to charge for at least 3.5 hours, then turn it on again. If it doesn’t work, try charging with another charger, as there might be an issue with the charging issues.

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Step 2. Do A Hard Restart

Hold down the Refresh key+power to restart your Chromebook for 30 seconds. This will clear the RAM and caches, preventing the OS from booting.

Step 3. Remove Any Connected USB Devices

By removing the devices, the laptop might work. Start by Unplugging them to see which one was the problem. Then restart your computer and see if it works.

Step 4. Sign In As Another User

If the Chromebook works but still can’t log in to your account, this may be due to syncing issues between the machine and the users. Try logging in as a guest.

Step 5. Remove Apps From Google Chrome

If you experience blank screen issues on your Chromebook, you may need to mutilate apps installed from the chrome web store.

If you are unable to do this on your Chromebook since it can’t turn on, you can use another PC and sign in to Chrome with the same Google account used on the Chromebook to carry out the operation.

Step 6. Update Your Chrome OS

The purpose of doing an update is to confirm you’re running the Chrome OS’s latest version.

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Step 7. Run A Complete PowerWash

This will delete all your local data and accounts, so make sure to backup all your data. Finally, Powerwash restores your device to its factory settings.

Step 8. Contact The Manufacturer

As long as your device still has a warranty to get professional help, and for free, this step is good to go.

Step 9. Remove And Replace The Battery Of The Chromebook

This option should be treated as a last resort. The battery is a large black rectangular block with a cable connected. Unscrew the cover and replace the battery.

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Stella Taylor
Stella Taylor
Stella Temidayo Taylor is a staff writer for Novabach, she is a content writer with years of experience and has written for many websites on a different niche such as Entertainment, Politics, Lifestyle, Health, Business, Technology and well experienced in journalism.
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