The TI-Nspire is the first in Texas Instrument's line of Nspire graphing calculators.

Calculator won't turn on ¶ 

Your calculator will not turn on.

Unplugged keypad ¶ 

If you pressed the "ON" button on the keypad and the calculator was unresponsive, the keypad may need to be adjusted. See Connecting the Keypad guide.

Drained batteries ¶ 

If you pressed the "ON" button and an image of a dead battery appears, the batteries need to be replaced. Refer to Installing Batteries into a TI-Nspire Calculator guide.

Low contrast ¶ 

If the screen appears blank, the contrast setting may need to be adjusted. See Adjusting Contrast on TI-Nspire Calculator.

Screen won't light up ¶ 

The screen display is not functioning properly.

Cracked screen ¶ 

If there is a crack in the screen, the screen needs to be replaced to allow full use of the device. To replace the screen follow the steps in Replacing TI-Nspire Calculator Screen.

Keypad is unresponsive ¶ 

The keys do not trigger any functions.

Button is stuck ¶ 

If a button is stuck or unable to be pressed down, it may be caused by a build up of dust. The keypad needs to be cleaned. Refer to TI-Nspire Calculator Button Cleaning guide.

Calculator is not reading keypad ¶ 

If none of the keys work, it is possible the keypad is not connected properly and needs to be adjusted. See Connecting the Keypad for steps on how to fix this problem.

Calculator crashed ¶ 

Your calculator froze or shut off while in use.

Won't run certain TI-84 programs ¶ 

If you downloaded the TI-84 program, the calculator may have crashed because it requires another program to run. See the How to Run MirageOS on TI-Nspire guide.

Calculator is stuck on a program ¶ 

If the calculator is unresponsive for more than a minute while running a program, then the calculator is likely stuck in an endless loop. To fix this refer to How to Cancel an Ongoing Program.

Connectivity errors ¶ 

Your calculator will not connect to other devices.

Calculator won't hook up to a computer ¶ 

If the calculator is not connecting to your computer, it is possible that your computer does not have the correct program or a different cable must be used. Refer to Connecting TI-Nspire to a Computer to fix this problem.


I bought a ti nspire cx not to long ago and was able to connect it to my computer, but now that I bought a ti nspire cx cas and downloaded the software and put in the lic. stuff, I can not connect my ti nspire cx cas version... can you help me?

tamed2x - Reply

It is currently recognizing the keyboard that is not on it and will not recognize the one that is

Kathy Schurig - Reply

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