20 Most Recent Acer ICONIA Tab A500 10.1 inch Tablet PC, NVIDIA Tegra 250 1.0GHz, 1GB DDR3 - Page 8 Questions & Answers

The pin inside the charger port might be broken.
Look in the hole where you put the USB (on the device) there should be a tiny flat tongue sitting in the middle, if it's bent and touching the inside of the hole, it will need repairing. It's a very common fault.
You might be able to temporarily fix it yourself by trying to straighten it with a tooth pick. It's supposed to slot inside the micro USB plug.

Acer Tablets &... | Answered on Oct 20, 2016

time to get a new one; the screen is out. It will cost less to buy one than get a screen for that one. Sorry

Acer Tablets &... | Answered on Oct 05, 2016

Cant unlock it just uses for parts unless if u try to hard reset the tablet just youtube how to hard reset a acer tablet hope it helps

Acer Tablets &... | Answered on Oct 01, 2016

Press and hold the home key. All open screens should pop up and allow you to close them. You may have a close all options that comes up..depends on the android version

Acer Tablets &... | Answered on Aug 18, 2016

The app determines if it can be stored on an SD card . Any tablet that has sd card capabilities will permit you to store any app with that option.

Acer Tablets &... | Answered on Aug 15, 2016

lol I know that feeling...you need to reinstall the bios...you can find them on a flash drive on ebay. Or go free and use a flash drive to get it free online...go to acer.com...Its a known problem by Acer :) update: My Acer 500 stopped working Friday, with the very same freeze at Acer startup screen detailed here. Reset button didn't work (there's a post here that said he pressed the vol/up button while pressing the Reset button-I've only been inserting the tip of a paper clip to press button, which is the correct way?

Did the hold power button while pressing vol/up then sliding lock button back and forth. "Erasing Cache" appeared, but screen goes back to Acer startup and nothing.

Found this thread from a poster at Androidtablets.net. Downloaded one of the zip files posted here. Went to copy to an SD card, Can the file be placed on a USB drive instead? While trying the power "Bootloader vo.03.12-ICS Fastboot USB Download

Acer Tablets &... | Answered on Aug 14, 2016

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