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[Q] Problem with charging in S III

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11th February 2014, 04:02 PM   |  #1  
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Hello everybody
i have a very strange problem with my Galaxy S III
i plug my charger or any charger to my phone it takes a long time to start charging ( about 20 seconds )
earlier it was starting on time, once i plug the charger it starts.

Thanks in advance for your help.

John
11th February 2014, 04:46 PM   |  #2  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by johnadel88

Hello everybody
i have a very strange problem with my Galaxy S III
i plug my charger or any charger to my phone it takes a long time to start charging ( about 20 seconds )
earlier it was starting on time, once i plug the charger it starts.

Thanks in advance for your help.

John

Did you try to switch cable?
Also, see if there is any change when you plug it into a pc, or after restarting your device

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11th February 2014, 05:17 PM   |  #3  
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Did you try to switch cable?
Also, see if there is any change when you plug it into a pc, or after restarting your device

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Dear amirTor
thanks for your reply
i already tried all of this
i have a lot of chargers here also i have a car charger
and the problem still

i do not know it may be a problem with the charging circuit or the battery.
anyway thanks again for your reply.
11th February 2014, 07:02 PM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by johnadel88

Dear amirTor
thanks for your reply
i already tried all of this
i have a lot of chargers here also i have a car charger
and the problem still

i do not know it may be a problem with the charging circuit or the battery.
anyway thanks again for your reply.

Thats ok, no need to go formal on me
Check the current reaching your device using this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ngcurrent.free
If the charging port works as it should, you suppose to see value of 900-1100 in the 'avg' row (assuming you're using original 1A charger and cable), otherwise it should be much lower.

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11th February 2014, 11:52 PM   |  #5  
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I was having the same problem with charging my phone for ages and then it occurred to me that it was a problem with the cables. Try the following fix from my own thread in the general section of the forum.
Link below and good luck with it

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2599753

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12th February 2014, 03:59 AM   |  #6  
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Try a different cable. I charge my S3 with a S4 charger and it works great! Good luck.
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