The UE Megablast will not turn on issue can be caused by various factors. It could be due to a software glitch, a drained battery, or even a faulty circuit. To fix this you will need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps on the device.
The Megablast is a portable Bluetooth speaker that has a built-in Alexa voice assistant feature that works over a Wi-Fi connection. It has a loud sound which is clear from all angles thanks to its 360 degree design. Some of its features include an IP67 waterproof rating, 16 hour battery life, and wireless charging just to name a few.
Technical specifications of UE Megablast:
- 2 x 1-inch tweeters, 2 x 2.2-inch active drivers, dual 3.3-inch x 2-inch passive radiators
- 360-degree sound
- Dual band 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
- Multiple far field microphones with beam forming and noise cancellation
- Amazon Alexa hands-free voice control over Wi-Fi
- IP67 dustproof and waterproof
- Lithium-ion battery rated at up to 16 hours of use
- 9.3-inches tall, 3.5-inches diameter, weighs 2.65 lb
What to do when your UE Megablast does not turn on
One issue that you might encounter with your Megablast Bluetooth speaker is when it does not appear to be turning 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.
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Method 1: Perform a factory reset on UE Megablast
The first troubleshooting step you need to do is a factory reset or hard reset. This is a procedure that will delete the data stored on the Bluetooth speaker and bring it back to its default settings. This is a useful troubleshooting step to do when you are experiencing problems with the device.
Time needed: 2 minutes.
Reset the speaker
- Press and hold the Volume down and Power buttons.
Do this for around 10 or until you hear a short tone.
- Turn on the speaker.
You can do this by pressing the power button.
Method 2: Charge the speaker to fix will not turn on issue
Sometimes the problem can be caused by a drained battery. To fix this all you need to do is to charge the speaker.
- Insert the micro USB charging cord into the charging port of the speaker.
- Insert the other end of the charging cord to a USB wall charger
- Connect the wall charger to a power outlet.
Leave the speaker charging for at least 2.5 hours then check if you can turn it on. Alternatively, you can also charge this speaker wirelessly using the charging dock which is sold separately.
Method 3: Faulty battery
One of the reasons why a Bluetooth speaker will not turn on is if its battery is defective. Replacing the battery will fix this however it is recommended that you have this done at a service center.
Some of the causes why a battery will fail is if it is constantly being overcharged or when it is always being exposed to heat. These factors will rapidly degrade the battery performance.
Method 4: Faulty circuit board
If the internal circuit of this speaker is damaged then you won’t be able to turn this on. A common reason behind this damage is when water enters the speaker. If this is what’s causing the problem then you will need to bring this portable speaker to a service center and have it fixed.
Having power issues on this Bluetooth speaker can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.
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