1. AC Question's Avatar
    Hello, as I stated in the question, I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and it was acting up lately...the screen was locked, then all of a sudden it got lit by itself. After some weeks after this, my phone just turned off and since then I couldn't turn it on. I took out the battery, put it again and the screen turned on for like 3 seconds, then it turned off again. Now it won't even do that, I plugged the charger and it showed the "charging battery" icon for 2 seconds and then it turned off again. I took out the battery and plugged the charger to the phone but it didn't turn on by any means...so I'm a bit worried that my phone might be dead. Do you guys have any ideas? Thank you in advance.
    07-20-2015 01:22 AM
  2. CVPONE VII's Avatar
    I've heard that if batteries are left uncharged for long enough, they get completely dead and empty of juice, so leave it on the charger for a few hours and see if that works.

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    07-20-2015 04:47 AM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    Not just a few hours - at least overnight. I usually leave batteries like that on charge for 24 hours or more. If the phone doesn't do a precharge, and the battery is totally flat, you may have to buy a universal charger (they're under $10 at Amazon) - they precharge, so you can get the battery up to a few percent, then either let it finish charging or put back in the phone to charge it faster.
    07-20-2015 05:12 AM

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