1. Marvin Elder's Avatar
    My S4 Galaxy wont turn on and my battery reads 3.1volts with a meter, does it have to be 3.8v to turn on the phone or do I have another issue?
    11-15-2014 10:43 PM
  2. spagman's Avatar
    If the battery is low the phone will usually vibrate but not turn on.
    Yes, 3.1V is very low considering that the true reading of a fully charged battery is usually above 4V.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317
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    11-16-2014 12:35 AM
  3. Marvin Elder's Avatar
    Thanks Im gonna try to see if a new battery will solve my problem cause I tried hooking it to the charger and letting it set and im not getting anything and then I check the battery voltage again and noticed its dropped to 3.0v now.
    11-16-2014 12:49 AM
  4. spagman's Avatar
    If you're trying to charge the battery while it's in the phone.. You might :
    Want to try a different cord.
    Try different charger or usb port.
    It can also be a bad phone Micro Usb /charging port.
    Good luck

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317
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    11-16-2014 01:30 AM
  5. Marvin Elder's Avatar
    Yeah I tried all that lol thank you for all your help!
    11-16-2014 01:35 AM

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