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By demondor, Senior Member on 12th February 2012, 02:45 PM
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Over the last few weeks I've been noticing my battery levels fluctuating when I plug it in to charge and alot of the times my phone thinks it's still charging even when the plug is removed. Also when I switch off my phone- the battery charging icon keeps sporadically popping up preventing me from starting my phone- the only way to start it is to actually connect the charger and hit the power button.
I noticed this problem whenever I try any of the ICS roms- the error message 'Charging paused due to over voltage' keeps popping up. I've gone flashed various gingerbread roms thinking it was a software issue but now I think it may be a problem with my charging port. I also checked my voltage levels and they're hovering around 3.9V. Does anyone know what's happening and how to fix it?
 
 
12th February 2012, 02:58 PM |#2  
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Did You get Your handset liquid damaged? Might look like a silly question but i would sell mobiles myself and noticed that such symptoms might to be related to water/condensation damage...
Hopefully not in your case
12th February 2012, 03:01 PM |#3  
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Well no, my phone's been dry throughout. Never got it wet. The condition has progressively gotten worse over the last week. The switching off problem and ICS issues tipped me off that there was a problem here. All this time I thought my battery fluctuation issues were because of the rom/kernel
12th February 2012, 03:06 PM |#4  
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Probably the best idea would be to flash stock rom from your country and send it away for warranty repair, with a charger attached... no point fiddling with it yourself (especially that its not firmware related)
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16th February 2012, 09:52 AM |#5  
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Originally Posted by demondor

Over the last few weeks I've been noticing my battery levels fluctuating when I plug it in to charge and alot of the times my phone thinks it's still charging even when the plug is removed. Also when I switch off my phone- the battery charging icon keeps sporadically popping up preventing me from starting my phone- the only way to start it is to actually connect the charger and hit the power button.
I noticed this problem whenever I try any of the ICS roms- the error message 'Charging paused due to over voltage' keeps popping up. I've gone flashed various gingerbread roms thinking it was a software issue but now I think it may be a problem with my charging port. I also checked my voltage levels and they're hovering around 3.9V. Does anyone know what's happening and how to fix it?

Mine does the same - BUT it only started after I flashed an ICS ROM? And it's intermittent; some days it doesn't do it at all, then it'll do it all day... No logic to it? And my phone has never gotten wet either...
16th February 2012, 10:21 AM |#6  
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Ive had the same problem with all ics roms.now im back to stock gingerbreed.anyway ics on this phase is still beta and problems are normal. w8 for mpre stable rom dude.
16th February 2012, 10:23 AM |#7  
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Ive had the same problem with all ics roms.now im back to stock gingerbreed.anyway ics on this phase is still beta and problems are normal. w8 for more stable rom dude.

Of course; it's a funny one, though? I've just rebooted my phone several times, removed the battery, reinsterted, rebooted, and it's behaving again...
16th February 2012, 11:02 AM |#8  
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The weird thing is the problem has carried itself over to the gingerbread roms. The core problem is that my phone thinks the usb/power cable is plugged in when it's not
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The weird thing is the problem has carried itself over to the gingerbread roms. The core problem is that my phone thinks the usb/power cable is plugged in when it's not

root the phone, go to recovery menu , go format system, data, all there one by one, turn off the phone , put it on download mode, and back to original stock rom
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root the phone, go to recovery menu , go format system, data, all there one by one, turn off the phone , put it on download mode, and back to original stock rom

Just to clarify, I don't format efs and emmc yeah?
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