Drained battery is one of the reasons why an electronic devices dependent on its battery won’t turn on. Some owners of the health tracker Garmin Vivosmart 4 took to online to ask for help from users who might have been able to encounter the issues wherein the device won’t turn on or respond even if it’s connected to the charger.
Health trackers, while they’ve proven themselves to be useful, run with their own operating system for firmware although most of them don’t have sophisticated system like smartphones do. Nevertheless, the hardware and the firmware must work together to make those devices work perfectly and if they don’t, then that could be the reason why your Vivosmart 4 no longer responds.
In this post, I will guide you on how to make your Garmin Vivosmart 4 that won’t turn on respond again. So, if you’re one of the owners of this health tracker, continue reading as this article may be able to help you.
For those who are looking for a solution to a different problem, drop in on our Garmin Vivosmart 4 troubleshooting page for we have already addressed some of the most common issues with this phone. Browse through the page to find issues that are similar with yours and use the solutions we suggested. If they don’t work for you or if you still need our help, contact us anytime through our questionnaire.
Now, going back to our troubleshooting, here’s what you should do if your Garmin Vivosmart 4 won’t turn on…
Charge the Vivosmart 4 for at least an hour
Based on reports for other owners, the most common reason why the Vivosmart 4 won’t turn on is because the battery has been completely drained or if you took it off for extended period of time. As a result, the tracker won’t turn on by when you wear it. Fortunately, the Vivosmart 4’s system isn’t that complicated to understand. It’s rather simple to make it respond again. Just properly connect it to its charger and then plug it into a computer. After a few minutes and the tracker doesn’t respond, just leave it connected to the computer for an hour or two.
Most of the time, this is the most effective solution to this kind of problem. However, if it continues to be unresponsive even after letting it charge for hours, then the problem could be with the hardware. It’s time you brought it to the shop or call Garmin support so you’ll be assisted. It might be a hardware issue and there’s only so much you can do about it.
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