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    Default S3 not charging fast

    I've had my s3 for almost a year and this past week it's battery has been charging slower and slower. Now it takes 5-10 minutes to charge 1%. Charging overnight does not fill it either. Luckily it does not drain faster. Is the problem my battery? I've used both the USB and wall charger with the same results.
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    Default Re: S3 not charging fast

    The battery might be showing it's age. A new one is relatively inexpensive and probably a good place to start for troubleshooting.
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    Default Re: S3 not charging fast

    If you regularly use the battery until it's down to 10% or less, a year is about all you can expect from it. You get the longest life by charging it at the 40%-60% point. (Deeply discharging the battery gives you 200-300 charge cycles on most lithium ion batteries.)

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