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How to revive/reboot a dead Motorola Xoom 2

Motorola Xoom 2

Motorola Xoom 2

I recently bought a Motorola Xoom 2 which I thoroughly  love and would recommend to anyone/everyone.

And yesterday I felt lost as it died, less than 30 days old. So, under the shop terms I took it back and they were about to declare it dead. But just before it was being sealed up, one of the more geeky guys guessed how to do a proper reboot as a last rite. And behold it rebooted and came back to life and works fine now.

When I was looking online for help there was nothing, so, I thought I would share. There doesn’t seem to be many Xoom 2 owners yet.

How to reboot a Motorola Xoom 2

Without further ado, its really simple. If you turn to your Xoom over to look at the 3 buttons located on the top of the right hand side…

Xoom 2 - buttons to reboot

Xoom 2 - buttons to reboot

You should hold the ‘Power’ button (top one) and the ‘Volume down’ (bottom one) for approx 30 seconds.

It will show a number of lines of boot-up code, then it will go into the normal ‘On’ procedure with the red Motorola logo, and after 30/40 seconds, it will jump to life.

Hope it helps others.