- Toshiba Thrive won't turn on
- Toshiba Thrive will not charge
- Distorted or no Audio
- Camera doesn't work
- Screen doesn't work
No matter what you do, you can't get your Toshiba Thrive to turn on.
Before taking apart your Thrive, make sure the battery is charged.
If your Thrive won't turn on, or only turns on while it is charging it could be due to a defective battery. For help on how to replace it click here.
It is possible that it appears nothing is happening because the LCD is broken. If you can hear your Thrive operating, but can't see anything happening, it is possible the LCD needs to be replaced.
You can't get your Toshiba Thrive to hold a charge.
If you plug in your Thrive and it does not charge or turn on, it's possible that your charger cord is not working. Try using the cord on another device to verify whether it is working or not.
If your Thrive won't charge, it could be because the battery has gone bad. Try replacing the battery before attempting to take your Thrive apart.
If you plug in your Thrive and it does not charge or turn on, it's possible that your charger port is broken or has something jammed in it. Try to dislodge whatever may be blocking the port. If there is nothing there, the port may have to be replaced. You can get step-by-step instructions here.
There is distorted or no sound coming from your Thrive, or sound coming from only one speaker
Make sure that your Thrive is not muted and the speakers are on. Try turning all volumes to the highest setting. If there is still no sound, the speakers may need to be replaced.
The wires connecting the speakers to the motherboard may be loose or damaged. Try disconnecting and reconnecting the wires. If this does not work, the speakers may need to be replaced.
The speakers may have had some liquid damage or have become defective and need to be replaced. You can get steps to do this here.
Your camera won't turn on, does not take pictures, or takes distorted pictures.
Make sure the aperture of the camera is free of any obstructions like dirt, grime, and fingers.
If the previous solutions do not work, the camera may have to be replaced. For instructions, click here.
Your screen doesn't come on, is cracked, or produces distorted images
Try plugging in the device to a power source to make sure that a dead battery isn’t the cause of the problem.
If the screen is cracked, the exterior glass cover needs to be replaced. For instructions, click here.
If the LCD doesn't come on or is still producing distorted images it will have to be replaced.