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[Q] exploding charger (original one)

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By Mr.Nigma..., Senior Member on 12th April 2014, 06:02 PM
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One question! Today i decided to charge my phone with its original charger for the first time! I plugged in the charger and after 20 mins or so i smelled like something was burning! Went to check the charger and it was halfway melted but the phone was still showing like it was charging! I disconnected it immediately and continued charging it with another charger! Now after fully charged my battery drops like a stopwatch! I wanted to ask a question ! Has anything happened to the phone or it is just a coincidence??

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12th April 2014, 06:07 PM |#2  
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so your device must be new yes?
send it back this can be something serious inside, and yes you have to use original charger to get best efect

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so your device must be new yes?
send it back this can be something serious inside, and yes you have to use original charger to get best efect

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I have it since august but stock charger was never needed! Phone works ok but dont know if it has done any damage

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get new oryginal charger and test it, but dont hold device in hand and watch whats going on, record this mate, 100% won case

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Well if it still charges then it's ok. I had a similar issue but it cooked the USB port on the phone end. Give it a few full charge and discharge cycles. If the battery is draining quick then I'd do a warranty job

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Battery seems ok now after a day! Same screen on time and everything seems ok! Guess htc have implemented a safety mechanism on chargers end to protect the phone!

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