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    Hi. A while ago my Samsung tablet stopped working when there was a red symbol where the battery symbol is. I followed advice online by watching a video and following the steps to take the tablet apart and unattach and reattach a part inside. It worked ok again after that.

    Today my tablet turned off while I used it so I followed the same method. Plugged it in and it said it's fully charged even though it hadn't been earlier. I unplugged it and it turned off. It doesn't seem to work unless it's plugged in. Online advice says it might be the battery, what do you think? Also am I better off just buying a new tablet or should I buy a new battery and run the risk of this happening again with new battery? x

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    Yeah i had the same problem with samsung note 10.1 back in 2013. The battery is dead, you have to go to samsung store and they will have to replace or repair battery. Mine was for free. So should yours. take ur tablets plug adapter and usb cable too.
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    Ok I'll head to a Samsung store when I can. I've had the tablet a few years now and don't have the receipt. I have one charger and wire which may not even belong to the tablet, it may be long to my phone or even my brother's phone or tablet. I'll take it with me though. I really hope they don't charge me lol.
    Thanks for your advice! I'm glad you got your tablet sorted.

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    Turns out my tablet is no longer under warrantee as it's over 2 years old, so it would cost over £100 to get it repaired. I'm better off buying a new one x

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