1. Marysol Arellano's Avatar
    so my lumia 521 shut off on its own, thinking it was dead i put it on the charger, but it never left the charging screen, after 30 minutes i knew something was wrong. i tried starting the phone it wouldnt start. so i looked on here and youtube and tried all the button combos (mostly power button and volume down button) but nothing worked. i tried it with the phone plugged in and not. please help me.
    Last edited by Marysol Arellano; 01-15-2014 at 09:30 PM.
    01-15-2014 09:00 PM
  2. Corepc's Avatar
    Have you tried pulling the battery and let it sit for a few minutes then plug the battery back and see if that makes a difference.
    01-15-2014 09:45 PM
  3. Himanshu Chowdhary's Avatar
    Try this combo. Volume up+volume down + lock button + camera button. Keep pressing all the 4 buttons until the phone vibrates and Nokia logo appears.


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    01-15-2014 09:59 PM
  4. darkest.white's Avatar
    To force start a windows phone you press and hold volume down and the power button at the same time, continue holding these two buttons for approx 15 seconds (until your phone vibrates)
    01-15-2014 10:09 PM

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