1. Christian Rosca's Avatar
    So one night I was on my phone, I noticed a weird smell for a while. Later I realised that it was my phone! There was a burning-metal smell coming from the charging port. The metal part of the charger was EXTREMELY hot.
    Anyway,my phone was still working but it wouldn't charge. So its run out of battery and now I cant use it at all.

    Phone : HTC One M8

    So I need some advice on what to do with my phone now!
    12-20-2015 11:18 AM
  2. Claude Speed's Avatar
    Take it to a repair shop
    12-20-2015 11:21 AM
  3. Claude Speed's Avatar
    Or try a different charger
    12-20-2015 11:22 AM
  4. gandilla's Avatar
    Its a new charger? My LG charger smells like burning plastic first times.
    12-20-2015 11:25 AM
  5. darksngel119's Avatar
    I would try a new block as well as a new cable.

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    12-20-2015 11:50 AM
  6. IAmSixNine's Avatar
    ouch. The easiest thing to do is test with different data cable and if that fails then its the data port on the phone. Those are not fun to replace on the M8 due to its unibody construction. Start calling local repair shops and see what they will charge to fix it.
    12-22-2015 04:23 PM
  7. Mooncatt's Avatar
    With as many reports of bad charging ports coming out as I've seen, that's my suspicion. My guess is something shorted out inside the phone. You could try new chargers and cables, but I have a feeling those won't work in this case.

    When my second M8 went bad, the local shop couldn't replace the port. I just cut my losses and upgraded.
    12-22-2015 06:12 PM

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