1. JesseBeers's Avatar
    My uncle recently gave me his old Samsung Galaxy s3 which he has not used in forever. I got the phone connected yesterday and everything works great. The only problem I noticed is that it does not charge past 50%, and it also takes forever to charge. It can be plugged in for hours and it only goes up by 5-10%. I've tried different chargers that actually charge my other phones completely. Today at work I tried using my coworkers battery which was at 80% (Samsung s3 battery) I put it inside my phone and it only showed 3% when the battery was actually almost fully charged.
    What do you guys think the problem might be, and is it fixable?
    Thanks in Advance.
    04-03-2014 04:40 PM
  2. Kelly Burby's Avatar
    Well, it looks like there might be some problems with the hardware, I would suggest you to go for the nearest support centre for fixing it up, rather than looking for answers in the forums.
    04-04-2014 05:16 AM

Similar Threads

  1. Sudden huge battery drain.
    By alexjohnlittle in forum Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Tablet
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 09-08-2015, 01:50 PM
  2. does this phone tether 4g?
    By wc878 in forum Sprint Galaxy S III Rooting, ROM's, and Hack's
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-14-2014, 06:14 PM
  3. Note 3: Got to say best phone to date
    By waz ahmer in forum Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 04-14-2014, 04:37 AM
  4. HTC One (M8): Questions about the phone
    By RavenSword in forum HTC One M8
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-03-2014, 02:44 PM
  5. Problems with alphanumeric password & wifi
    By chri5tina in forum Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-03-2014, 02:21 PM