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For the last 2 nights, my Nexus 5 has managed to lose power in stead of charging, see screenshot. I have no idea why the battery is draining when it is supposed to be charging. Also the phone is getting quite warm (about 40 degrees or higher).

Please give me a hint how I can solve this.
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For the last 2 nights, my Nexus 5 has managed to lose power in stead of charging, see screenshot. I have no idea why the battery is draining when it is supposed to be charging. Also the phone is getting quite warm (about 40 degrees or higher).

Please give me a hint how I can solve this.

It could possibly be Kernel related. try flashing Stock kernel and see if the issue still exists
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It could possibly be Kernel related. try flashing Stock kernel and see if the issue still exists
I had the same problem and it was a broken charging cable for me.
 
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I had the same problem and it was a broken charging cable for me.
Thanks, I'll give that a try.

Brings me to the following question: how come that when I use the charging cable that came with the phone, batterystats show Charging AC, and when I use the same cable but with an USB extension cord, the stats show Charging USB? Could that be the faulty cable?

I have no other extension cable at hand now,so... Maybe somebody could try this as well?
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Thanks, I'll give that a try.

Brings me to the following question: how come that when I use the charging cable that came with the phone, batterystats show Charging AC, and when I use the same cable but with an USB extension cord, the stats show Charging USB? Could that be the faulty cable?

I have no other extension cable at hand now,so... Maybe somebody could try this as well?
Kernal issue try going back to stock
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Went back to stock kernel and did a factory reset. That solved the problem.

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Solved until today. Again, no charging when connected. Bummer. Starting all over again with testing.

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