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Charge and Know the Battery Status of Samsung Galaxy S4

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Samsung Galaxy S4 not fully charging?

Salaam to all . I own Samsung S4 . when I charge it , after 10,15 minutes it shows battery full notification but when I unplug and then plug it again then it shows charging .. I have to repeat it for several times if I don't then battery shows 5 % after 10 min of use ....

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There are reasons or cause why that's happening to your Samsung Galaxy S4, first is you overcharging it, so when you charge it, check it every hour to see if it is fully charged and it is not good to overcharge your phone because it will overheat. The second cause is if you unplug it when it is not fully charge, when you charge a phone, you must wait and wait till it is full so that it will not weaken the battery of your phone. The third cause is if you charging it everyday, it means you keep on using your phone (non-stop using your phone) that's why you charging it everyday and the result will make your battery weaken or decrease the life of your battery. Since your battery is weak, you must replace your battery with a new one and when you buy a new battery you must not do what you did with your old battery.

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I have bought a new battery for my Samsung S4 and am charging it?

It has been charged for an hour, but I can't see the battery charge on the screen and there is no light showing on the phone

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It is possible that the new battery is drained. Your phone might detect it as a "dead battery" because it does not have any charge left in it. You might need to "kick start" the charging by using a universal charger, it looks like this:

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http://screencast.com/t/jC562B89K

You can buy it from here:

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/universal-charger

or at your local tech store.

Now, charge your battery for 10-20 minutes. You can choose to fully charge the battery (usually charging is at 1-2 hours, if fully drained or new, it will take you 2-4 hours) or put it back to your S4 to fully charge.

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If the phone still would not turn on or charge, it is possible that the battery you bought is dead. Buy a new one or an old working one and check. If the working batteries still do not work, send your phone to a Samsung service center to get it fixed.

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Hi, 1st time charging the Galaxy S4?

Hi, hope you are having a nice day. I just bought the Samsung Galaxy S4 and was told to use the phone with the partial charge from the factory and wait to charge until the phone battery goes down. While the using the phone a message came up battery low.(battery was in the yellow). Plug in. Do something with applications in task manager, or continued use will damage something. Do you know how to go into task manager to delete unused running applications? and does it do any damage to charge the phone before getting rid of those running applications? When I plugged in the phone, looked like about 15% left battery (showed green, not yellow). I just want to make sure if I should have let the battery go down more or even to where it powered itself off. I'm just worried about compromising the battery life, where it won't last as long (and not hold charges as long). And when it's charging there is a red LED on the upper left corner on the face of the phone while charging. Will that turn green when fully charged? I don't want to overcharge. And most phones take about an hour and 15 minutes to an hour an a half to fully charge. This phone I saw somewhere that it takes 3-4 hours. Does that seem about right?I thank you so much for your response. Thanks Keith

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S4 just out of nowhere quit charging or charges extremely slow?

S4 just out of nowhere quit charging or charges extremely slow

I have had a problem with my S4 charging slow before and this can be fixed by first completing some steps at home before having to consult a professional to help you to fix your problem. Below are a number of steps that you can take in order to help your situation:

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Check your USB chord to see if your cord is malfunctioning

Check your charging base to see if that is the problem

Check your battery to see if that is the problem, this can be done by purchasing a new battery or using another battery to see if it holds a charge

If indeed all of the issues above do not solve your problem you will need to take your device to a service center to have the charging port checked out to see if it is functioning correctly.

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Charge and Know the Battery Status of Samsung Galaxy S4
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Hello. The question is: How long does it required to charge the battery of Samsung Galaxy S4 for the first time?

How long does it required to charge the battery of Samsung Galaxy S4 for the first time? Should the battery to be drained first then charge it?

There is probably some charge available in the phone the first time you take it out of the box. I would let it sit and charge til it's full before using it. You'll then want to use it for a couple cycles down to about 10%-15% before charging it again each time. This will "teach" the battery on how long it holds a charge before needing to juice up again.

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I have a new sealed Samsung Galaxy S4. Can you give me detailed Charging first Time procedure for best Battery performance and life?

I had a Galaxy S4.. in one month the battery failed because it got swollen.. That phone was fraudulently sold in grey market by Samsung service center... now they have given me a replacement. This time I wish to be very careful. Please give me exact procedure to charge first time after opening a sealed box. exact step by step. Include all details. whether I should switch on the phone or charge without switching on. Every detail please. Mention the time and precautions too

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Getting error icon of phone too hot while charging Samsung S4?

I received a replacement phone today so its the first time charging. The phone has been off for a while so its not hot, then I get the info alert stating charging paused Battery temperature too high. My phone has been off and its not hot. I am thinking I got a defective replacement phone. I had my previous S4 for 7 months with no issue until it got washed.

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Hello sir. My S4 is not charging over 39%?

Hello sir. My S4 is not charging over 39%. This has been ongoing for about 2 weeks now

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