Hardware My new Nintendo 3ds XL won’t turn on but charges

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My new Nintendo 3ds XL won’t turn on
But it charges ( in the photo it’s an orange light but it’s unable to be seen cause the blurr )
AND The light is orange for charging.
( I wasn’t able to get the photo in cause I am a newer member )
 

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What CFW/OFW are you on? I'd suggest pulling the battery for a bit then putting it back in and try turning it on again.
 

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Try booting into recovery mode to see if it works. Besides that, are there any small sounds coming from the system when you try to turn on, a popping sound for example or something? Could just be something inside got pulled out if the system was shook suddenly or mishandled...
 

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Try booting into recovery mode to see if it works. Besides that, are there any small sounds coming from the system when you try to turn on, a popping sound for example or something? Could just be something inside got pulled out if the system was shook suddenly or mishandled...
It did nothing
 
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Try turning it totally off, then unplugging all external devices. Charger, sd, and cartridge. Then boot it back up again.

Happened to me, that's what I did to fix it.
 
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- No custom firmware.
- No popping noise.
- No Recovery Mode.
- Battery trick didn't work.
- Charges and turns on with orange light.
- Blank screens and no sound.
- Does not boot to HOME Menu even without the SD card and game cart inserted.

This sounds like a non-fixable, water damage hard brick.

If it's not that but happens to be a repairable hardware issue.

Check your flex cables for any broken leads or loose connections; use a magnifying glass.

You can also try disconnecting the camera flex cable. There's a weird BSoD brick-like state that the n3DSXL / n3DSLL can experience when this goes bad. Read about it here in the off chance you have this:
if you got money to spare to get another n3DSXL/LL at hand, you can swap their motherboards. This would check if the problem is coming from the motherboard itself or the accessory parts.
 
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hey, I wasn't asking you to be a smartass with that lmgtfy bullshit, just saying I was unaware of such a thing, but hey, if it makes you feel like a big man to post such responses... go on with your bad self.
Waah, feelings...
I just told it to you the "you know that Google exists?" way.
 

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Does the blue LED anything?
No

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My new Nintendo 3ds XL won’t turn on
But it charges ( in the photo it’s an orange light but it’s unable to be seen cause the blurr )
AND The light is orange for charging.
( I wasn’t able to get the photo in cause I am a newer member )
Ok guys it is a water issue but it turned on before even with the water issues now it’s not even powering on
 
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