In contrast with most electronic devices, Kindle E-reader device doesn’t automatically shut itself when its battery is dangerously low. Further, once it happens the instead of shutting down, it displays a screen with a message like this: Your device battery is empty, connect to a power source to continue using your device (the message may not be the same but alike). Sometimes, if you don’t see the message shortly, then it won’t even bring the device normal functionality by just plugging the device. Instead, to bring the device to normal you can need to follow some steps.
If the battery isn’t too much low, follow the below steps to revive it:
- First of all, plug your device with the Kindle A/C adapter to a power source then allow the device to charge for a few hours. While charging your device make sure that charging light is lit. If the light doesn’t stay solid, then try unplugging and re-plugging it until you find the light stays steady, and leave it alone. In most cases, the device will start working in this step, however if it doesn’t work then go to next step.
- In case you are still seeing the “Critical Battery” message after charging your device, then unplug the USB and hold the power slide for 20 seconds, towards the right. After this release the slide, then instantly press the Home key and hold it for 30 – 45 seconds.
- When you find Kindle’s screen begins to flash, just the key. Now the device will boot to recovery mode. Further, press R key and hold it to continue until the screen flashes again.
- Once the device finishes rebooting, one more time the “Critical Battery” may If so, then plug in the USB cable, wait for the device to return to “Home screen”.
In case, you are still facing the Critical Battery issue with your Kindle device. Then get experts’ help to resolve this and other kindle issues at Kindle technical support service.