Fixing Anker Soundcore Motion Boom Not Turning On Problem

The Motion Boom not turning on issue can be caused by different factors. It could be due to a software glitch, a drained battery, or even a faulty speaker circuit. To fix this you will need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps on this speaker.

The Anker Sound core Motion Boom is a portable Bluetooth speaker that’s designed for outdoor use. You can bring this with you on any of your outdoor activities and don’t have to worry about it getting wet as it has been designed to float on water. Some of its features include an IPX7 waterproof design, 24 hour playtime, and an adjustable equalizer just to name a few.

Technical specifications of the Anker Soundcore Motion Boom:

  • Input: 5V/2A
  • Audio Output: 30w/2* 2.5’ Titanium drivers
  • Battery Capacity: 10000mAh
  • Charge Time: around 4 hrs at 5V/2A
  • Bluetooth Frequency Range: 2400 – 2485MHz
  • Bluetooth type:  5.0
  • Sound Frequency Range: 60Hz ~ 20kHz(-3dB)
  • THD+N: 《1%
  • Fully Waterproof: IPX7-rated protection
  • PowerIQ Technology: Motion Boom is equipped with Anker’s proprietary technology to charge your phone at the optimum speed while you listen to music.
  • USB-C Charging: Fast and convenient charging.
  • Weight: 1.4 pounds

What to do when your Anker Soundcore Motion Boom does not turn on

One issue that you might encounter with your Motion Boom Bluetooth speaker is when it doesn’t turn on. This can be an annoying issue especially if you need to use it. Here are the troubleshooting steps you need to do to fix the problem.

Solution 1: Charge the speaker

There’s a possibility that this issue is caused by a drained battery speaker. If this is the culprit then all you need to do to fix this is to charge the speaker.

Time needed: 4 hours.

Charging the battery of the speaker

  1. Open the rubber flap to access the charging port.

    This can be found at the back of the speaker.Anker Soundcore Motion Boom Not Turning On Problem

  2. Connect the USB-C charger to the speaker then plug the wall charger to a power outlet.

    This will start the charging process.What to do when your Anker Soundcore Motion Boom  does not turn on

Charge this speaker for at least 4 hours then try checking if you can turn it on.

Solution 2: Perform a factory reset on the Motion Boom

There’s a possibility that the problem is caused by a firmware glitch. In order to fix this you just have to reset the speaker by holding the Bluetooth and Volume + buttons down at the same time for 5-10 seconds or until the speaker restarts.

Solution 3: Faulty battery

There’s a possibility that the issue is already caused by a faulty battery. Replacing the battery will fix this however it is recommended that you have this done at a service center. One factor that can cause the battery to fail is if it has been water damaged or if it is constantly being overcharged.

Solution 4: Faulty circuit board

Another possible factor that can cause this problem is a damaged speaker circuit. The internal parts of the speaker will get damaged if they come in contact with water. The best way to proceed in this case is to have the speaker repaired at a service center.

Having the Motion Boom not turning on issue can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.

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