1. AC Question's Avatar
    My samsung s5 (SM-G900F) will not take any charge. This happened yesterday I think. I put it to charge before going to bed, and when I woke up, it had only 7% power. When I put the charger in, It only gets to a screen which shows a battery with a thunderbolt on it, as if indicating it needs to be charged. This screen does not appear if I just press the powerbutton. Here is a video of how it behaves: www . youtube . com/watch?v=Tp1hO7OImFQ
    I cant figure out what is going on, it is as if its recieving minimal amounts of power, enough to make it light up, but not enough to actually charge.

    Things I have tried :
    -Lifting the chargeplate inside the usb port on the phone
    -Pressured air to remove any lint
    -Using my friends charger
    -Charging from the Computer
    -Charging from the socket
    -Removing the microSD card
    I would try another battery, but I dont have another, and I dont want to buy one just to test...

    Any suggestions and help would be greatly appericiated.
    11-20-2016 03:31 PM
  2. Tim1954's Avatar
    If you have cleaned the contacts, pushed the battery onto the contacts (bit of packing behind it) and still no joy, I reckon it's a safe bet that your battery is dead...
    11-20-2016 09:46 PM

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