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Dell Venue 7 Troubleshooting

The Dell Venue 7 is a 7" HD Android tablet.

Dell Venue 7 won't turn on ¶ 

No matter what you do, you can't get your tablet to turn on.

Press and hold power button ¶ 

If your device does not turn on, then your problem may be more complex.

Drained/bad battery ¶ 

If your device won't turn on and you have not charged it in a long time, plug it into a computer or a wall charger with the USB adapter. If the device still does not charge then you will have to replace the battery.

Bad display ¶ 

It is possible that the tablet's display is broken. If this is the case then the display must be replaced.

Bad motherboard ¶ 

If nothing else works, then check all connections to the tablet's motherboard and if it all looks fine and still does not work then the motherboard must be replaced.

Camera won't work ¶ 

"Your device is working properly, but the camera is damaged so your photos are distorted or your device won't take photos at all."

Loose motherboard connection ¶ 

The first cause of your problem may simply be that the camera wire is not connected properly to the motherboard, so make sure that it is connected properly.

Broken camera ¶ 

If the camera is connected to the motherboard properly and still does not work, then the camera itself may be broken and will need to be replaced.

Audio distortion or no audio at all from audio jack ¶ 

Your device turns on and appears to work, but when you plug in headphones or speakers, the audio doesn't play properly.

Bad headphones or speakers ¶ 

Your device may not be to blame. First try using different headphones or speakers with your device.

Bad audio jack ¶ 

The most likely cause of audio problems is a bad audio jack. If no speakers or headphones work with your device then you should check the connections to the motherboard. If it is all connected and still does not work then you must replace the audio jack.

Audio distortion or no audio at all from internal speakers ¶ 

Your device turns on and appears to work, but when you play music, etc. without headphones plugged in, the audio doesn't play properly from the device's speakers.

Bad motherboard connection ¶ 

Make sure that your device's internal speakers are properly connected to the motherboard. If they are properly and tightly connected, you will need to replace the speakers.

Bad motherboard ¶ 

If replacing the speakers still yields no results then you will have to replace the motherboard.

Cracked screen ¶ 

If the screen is visibly cracked, shattered, scratched, or damaged in any way, you will need to replace it.

Touchscreen not responsive ¶ 

Your device turns on, yet it wont respond to any touch input or localized touch input.

Restart device ¶ 

It is possible that all you must do is a force restart.

Bad motherboard ¶ 

If all of the connections to the motherboard are secure, but the device still does not respond to any touch input then you will have to replace the motherboard.

10 Comments

sim signal was not recognize pls solve this

ananth vanapalli - Reply

The Dell Venue 7 is a 7" HD Android tablet.

every time I am trying to open any app, it appears that " unfortunately app has stopped " , this happen with all app so I cannot use my tablet ,, may you help me please ??

joe hel - Reply

my tabs battery is hot and it wont turn on

Divya Thirani - Reply

my dell venue 7 power button is detached from the green soldered panel.

What should i do ?

royrockssid - Reply

When your tablet wont turn on you cannot determine if it is charged or not. 9 x out of 10 the charger is actually the problem, try another charger and see if that doesnt work.

cynthia - Reply

The worst possible device I have ever used. First whatsapp gave trouble. I uninstalled. I then cant put it on. I sent it to service in Kondapur Hyderabad. It was sent to chennai. after a fortnight i get it back saying it is done with a bill of 1200. I reach home and again the problem recurrs. Then i got it done at tadoooo but no use it starts and then says unfortunately ... all apps one by one not responding. now it just flashes light. no use.

WORST POSSIBLE TABLET -- NEVER CHOOSE DELL-- H O R R I B L E!!! BLUNDER IF YOU BUY

sudharaniadithya - Reply

Mobile network not available my dell v3741 pls slove this problem

bm9352 - Reply

Does it have a speaker ? Please reply asap

vishnusathyan96 - Reply

One small transducer. Not stereo.

timmeyer111 -

My dell 7 the dell screen comes on and the charger says 0 all the time does anyone know what to do

csheppard36 - Reply

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