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1. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 09:48 BST
Anyone else noticing the power button being less responsive after the recent updates? Sometimes I have to press it two or three times before the system turns on. Google "3DS power button" to see a fair amount of others experiencing this.
Didnt happen before the eShop update. Very weird.
2. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 09:52 BST
How long are you leaving it after the first press? I've noticed that the power light takes a while to come on, but the system is starting up.
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3. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 10:34 BST
That's odd I thought the power button turns the 3DS off quicker since the update. Loading time from power off is lame though, plus all my game/app icons take a moment or two to appear (hope they fix that in a future update).
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4. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 10:43 BST
Eh, I don't care about those little details. Electronics don't always do exactly what we want them to do anyway.
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5. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 10:45 BST
I've tried a quick press, a long press and two quick presses. Two quick ones usually work but sometimes it works with one. It's a really odd problem.
6. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 11:54 BST
Yes, i have this 'problem' as well. I press it, but the light doesn't come. I need to press like 2-3 times before it finally comes. It's not a big deal actually.
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7. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 12:30 BST
Press it with your nail firmly.
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8. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 12:50 BST
Haven't experienced this problem but even if would, I don't think I would care that much.
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9. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 13:01 BST
One day I had to press my 3DS Power about four times before it came on. I remember earlier this month my 3DS wouldn't even come on at all and I had fully charged it beforehand. This is worse than odd.
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10. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 14:22 BST
yupp it kinda sucks but no big problem
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11. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 14:58 BST
You just have to hold it down for about a second; just a quick press won't work.This was probably intentional by Nintendo so you can't turn it on and off unintentionally.
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12. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 16:00 BST
13. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 16:23 BST
Yeah I am having the same problem, I press and hold and it still doesn't turn on till the 3rd try. Hmmm hopefully Nintendo with fix this problem because this can be really annoying >.<.
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14. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 16:29 BST
Agreeing with the 11th Commenter, if you notice now generally on devices you have to hold down the power button for about a second for it to turn on. I just times how long it takes (you have to press the button for) to actually turn on the LED hundredth mili - second and the result is..... 0.513 so, yeah, it's hardly massive half a second!
Although, it may just be my device but mine takes longer to turn off. I timed when turning off and the result is..... 0.834, that's for loading onto the bit where it says power off, so yeah, either way, it' no big dealfor me anyway!
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15. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 16:30 BST
I have the same problem too lol Not a huge deal, but..
16. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 16:34 BST
I am worried that one day I will wake up and it wont come on at all
17. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 16:37 BST
i never noticed a problem, i always hold the power button for a few seconds to turn it on, and to turn it off i just hold it until it gives me the power of menu.
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18. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 17:39 BST
i noticed that when i push too quick on the power button, it wont bring me to the shutdown window. i need to keep it pressed a little longer. its not a bad thing actually. take it as a safe method. if you push it by mistake, it wont screw your savegame of something.the only irritating thing are the dsiware icons that takes a while to load.
but again, its so little that it doesnt affect much my gaming time anyway. just simple things that could be improved over time.
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19. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 18:10 BST
I think the power button is too close the edge of the screen. It feels weird, and sometimes it takes me 2 hits to get it started up, but It's no big issue. Deal with it.
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20. Posted: Thu 30th Jun 2011 20:26 BST
yall gotta hold the power button
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