Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 Edge: Charging Port Repair Guide
If you have a Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge that won’t charge, there is a good chance that the charging port is broken and you’ll either need to replace it yourself or get it repaired by a professional. Below is a guide on how to repair a broken Galaxy S7 charging port, which works for the Galaxy S7 Edge as well.
How to clean Samsung Galaxy S7 charging port
Before you go and spend money to replace the Galaxy S7 charging port, you should check to make sure that no debris or lint is stuck in the charging port. The reason that you should clean the charging port is because the debris could be blocking the connection, thus not allowing for a solid connection with the charging port, and your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge won’t charge.
You can clean the charging port of your Samsung Galaxy with one of the solutions below
- Using double-sided tape, place it on a needle and move it side-to-side in the charging port to remove dust and lint
- Place a cotton swab inside the charging port and move it side-to-side in the charging port to remove dust and lint
- Below compressed air into the charging port to remove dust and lint
Manually repair Galaxy S7 charging port
If none of the methods above work to fix the damaged Galaxy S7 charging port, then you should think about repairing the port. For those that want to manually fix the broken charging port on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, you can watch the YouTube video below as a visual guide.