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Charge and Know the Battery Status of Samsung Galaxy S4

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Galaxy S4 charge instruction? I need help with charging?

I got a new battery for my S4 and I was wondering if I should on it and then charge it or charge it first and then on it for a longer battery life

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As soon as you battery level drops below 50%, then recharge your Galaxy S4. Do not allow it at very low levels or worse, have it drained. To get the most out of your Galaxy S4's battery make sure that you charge when it on its optimum percentage that allows the most number-of-charges-over-total-usage ratio, which is at 50%.

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When applying the new battery to your device it is recommended that you insert the battery into the device while switched off then charge your device before switching it on so that you battery can be fully charged before consumption.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-M919. Won't charge?

1st plug phone into charger.. nothing. So I bought a new USB charging board and installed it. Now when the phone is plugged in the battery icon flashes and the there is a red light on the face that flashes as well. The battery is not charging. I verified the connections a second time and everything appears to be plugged in. I'm not illiterate when it comes to electronics I just don't know what else to check on this phone. I do have a second phone so I verified its not the battery, the charger or the cable.

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It is good to know that you have tried your own test to verify your battery, charger and cable status. This leaves us to the phone. There may be a problem with the phone's charging system or there could be some dirt on your phone that prevents it from charging properly. If your phone has a dirty charging port, clean it with a small pointed and object and slowly remove any debris on it.

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If your phone's charging port is clean, then the problem is with your phone. Have it checked by a qualified technician. Make it a point to check your warranty to see if your phone is still covered. Your warranty may get you the repair for free or may save you a lot.

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Without having a second device to test the battery on then it will be impossible to diagnose it as that problem. Also you can use your USB charger on any other device that accepts the Micro connection so that you can diagnose it as the problem. Also plug the USB into the computer to try and charge the device to check if its the charging base.

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Using Samsung Galaxy S4 for the first time, you are required to fully charge it?

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If you are using your Samsung Galaxy S4 for the first time, you are required to fully charge it, Do we need to drain battery first and then charge? ""

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Yes, it is recommended that you fully charge your device fully upon your first time using the device. It is also in the manual upon getting your device that you should first charge it fully before use.

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Hello. Normally, my Galaxy S4 takes around 2 hours to charge, for the green light to appear. Today, it took almost about 4 hours for the green light to appear. May I know the reason for this please?

Charge times depend on a number of factors: battery temperature, how much battery was left before you charged it, what apps are running, your location and how much coverage you're in, etc. You might have charged your phone while it was running intensive apps and searching for more bars. Four hours is not an exceptionally long charge time, anyway, so nothing is wrong with your phone.

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The above questions are from the following wiki...
Charge and Know the Battery Status of Samsung Galaxy S4

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Why is my battery indicator light change from green to white on my Galaxy S4?

One day my battery indicator light went from from green to white??

This indicates that your phone got stuck somehow in terms of getting power from your battery. It is not much of an issue, as long as it goes back to normal after a while. If you keep on seeing white for a long period of time, it's about time to have it checked, as that may indicate that something is wrong with your battery.

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Battery icon changed color since I have new cover. It's gray now instead of green. How to change it back?

Hi, on my Galaxy S4 the battery icon has turned from green to gray color. It still seams to work, but it's disturbing me. How to get it green again? The problem is existing since I put a cover on my phone. Did I touch something by accident?

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Some of the covers for the devices will in fact cause a color change on your device, but if that were the problem then not only will the battery icon be a different color but also all other colors on the device. There are no options on the Samsung Galaxy S4 to change the color of the battery icon so the only logical explanation will be that you have downloaded an application to your device which has changed the color of your icon. Reply back with the applications you have downloaded since the problem first occurred in order for me to help you effectively.

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How to remove auto charge on Samsung Galaxy?

How to remove auto charge on Samsung Galaxy

On the Samsung Galaxy S4 there is no option that will allow you to remove the automatic charging method on the device. There are other ways to charge your device other than plugging it up into your charging port.

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Look online for help on alternate ways that you can charge your device as to not overcharge or damage your charging port in the process. Below is a link where you can view the alternate ways of charging your device but there has been no talk on removing auto charge on your device:

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http://www.cnet.com/news/samsung-galaxy-s4-offers-optional-wireless-charging/

How can I get rid of the charger notification on my Galaxy S4 Active?

I get this note on Galaxy S4 Active, telling me to cover the charger every time I charge it. How can I stop those?

Your Galaxy S4 Active has a flap for the charging port that allows the device to stay watertight. The warning is there so you don't forget to close the flap, which could result in water damaging your device. Since it's a warning for a hardware feature, there is no way to disable this.

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How do I find out how long it takes to charge a Samsung Galaxy S4?

Also, how can I know if using a 5.2 volt charger for a 5.0 volt receiving phone is healthy for the charger and speeds up the charge, or is unhealthy for the phone and lowers the total amount of charge when fully charged?? thanks!

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A person performed a study on their device by seeing how long it takes for the device to charge up with its standard charger that was included upon purchase. Understand that the study is based on the charger provided with the device.

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The device started at %5 percent battery life and it was fully charged in two hours to %100 battery life. The study was also done with the person was not using the device at all so that it can charge faster.

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Here is the link to the information:

http://nerdr.com/how-long-to-charge-samsung-galaxy-s4/

Samsung S4 battery gray in color?

I haven't used this phone is 7 months. I then decided to use it, and when I went to charge it a gray battery appears and does not show any signs of color

Yes, this will happen when you first plug your device up when it is completely drained out from not being charged. Ensure that the USB chord that you are using is in fact in good condition for this can in fact cause your battery to not charge itself up completely.

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My phone (S4) died yesterday for about 2 hours and when I plugged it up it took about 1 minute for the battery icon to show up as charging. I was stuck on the gray battery with a spinning circle for about 40 seconds before it began to charge itself up.

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Along with the charger being the issue the battery may also be damaged being that it wasn't used in over 7 months causing it to discharge completely. You can purchase a new battery on ebay using the link below:

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http://www.ebay.com/bhp/samsung-galaxy-s4-battery

MY PHONE WILL NOT TAKE A CHARGE BUT I DO FEEL THE PHONE GETTING WARM. I KNOW I NO LONGER HAVE A WARRANTY AND DO NOT HAVE THE MONEY TO GET IT REPAIRED. BUT I DO KNOW HOW TO FIX MINOR PROBLEMS. IS IT EASIER TO CHANGE THE USB BOARD?

PHONE IS GETTING WARM BUT WILL NOT CHARGE. I WAS LOOKING FOR A DO IT YOURSELF FIX.

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Hi. problem charging Galaxy S4?

Yesterday, suddenly the phone will not recognize the original charger. battery icon went from green to white. sometimes there is a red x on icon. no charging is taking place.

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When I connect the charger to the cell, no LED gets ON. Why? What I need to do?

I have changed the LED indicator settings and seen but the problem persists.

Note that this S4 was gifted by my nephew from Saudi Arabia. Hence, I unlocked the country code' as they say it

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Charging phone but battery is being drained?

I have inserted my phone to the charger and it shows the charging symbol on top of the screen but my battery is now being drained faster than before it was plugged. please help.

thanks in advance. I have tried: I have tried 3 different chargers (each with its own cord) all of them did the same thing, in the morning it was doing well. I think it was caused by: It might be water damage, there was heavy rain, and it might have leaked into my pocket and the phone on the way home

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There is a red light and my friends have blue light when charging?

Is it something dangerous? Also, I can't use air gesture even though I enabled it

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