1. Lirienne's Avatar
    Dell Streak 5 battery does not charge.

    My Dell Streak 5 has been stored in a drawer since it was purchased years ago. Every 6 months or so, I would recharge the battery to 100%. One month ago the original OEM Dell battery would not charge with its original OEM Dell wall charger. I tested it with another original OEM Dell wall charger and with a brand new OEM Dell battery, and it would not charge.

    I checked the charging port with a magnifying glass and found no broken, bent, or misaligned pins. I found the same to be true for the pins at each end of the charger cord.

    Any suggestions on further troubleshooting or solutions would be greatly appreciated.
    03-04-2016 09:00 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! It may be that the battery finally failed.

    For what it's worth, in the future, if you're going to store a device unused for a while, charge up to 50% only--that's supposed to maintain the battery life for longer than charging up to 100%.
    03-04-2016 10:23 PM

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