The UE Megaboom 3 not turning on issue can be caused by several 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 UE Megaboom 3 is a portable Bluetooth speaker that provides a powerful 360 degree sound. It’s the best companion to have while you are on the beach or pool as you don’t have to worry about it getting wet due to its waterproof design. or pool without worrying about it as it has an IP67 rating making it waterproof and dustproof. Some of its features include a 20 hour battery life on a single charge, loud sound, and a high performance fabric design just to name a few.
Technical specifications of UE Megaboom 3:
- 360-degree sound
- Height: 225mm
- Diameter: 87mm
- Weight: 925 grams (2 pounds)
- Wireless capabilities: Pair up to eight Bluetooth-enabled source devices, connecting up to two source devices at the same time.
- Bluetooth range: 45m (150 feet — Boom 2 had 100 feet)
- Battery life: Up to 20 hours
- Charge time: 2.75 hours
- Drivers: Two 50mm (2-inch) full range drivers (4 ohms)
- Two 55x86mm passive radiators
- Maximum sound level: 90 dB
- IP67 rated (can be full submerged in 1 meter of water for 30 minutes)
What to do when your UE Megaboom 3 does not turn on
One issue that you might encounter with your Megaboom 3 Bluetooth speaker is when you are unable to turn it 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.
Method 1: Perform a factory reset on UE Megaboom 3
The first troubleshooting step you should try to do is a factory reset or hard reset. This is a procedure that deletes the data stored on this Bluetooth speaker and brings 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 seconds 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 not turning 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 3 hours then check if you can turn it on. Alternatively, you can also charge this speaker using the charging dock which is sold separately.
Method 3: Faulty battery
If the battery of this speaker is defective then you won’t be able to turn it on. 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 water somehow enters the speaker it will cause damage to its internal circuit. Once damaged you won’t be able to turn on the speaker. The best way to proceed in this case is to have the speaker repaired at a service center.
Having the UE Megaboom 3 not turning on issue can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.
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