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Samsung Note 5 Charging Port Not Working

Samsung Note 5 Charging Port Not Working

For those that own a Samsung Galaxy Note 5, you may want to know how to fix the Note 5 charging port not working. Some Galaxy Note 5 owners thought that the USB cable was an issue and went out and purchased a new charger, instead some quick methods that we’re about to suggest how you can generally fix the charging port not working.

Some of the other most common causes of the problem of the charger on the Note 5 not working may be the following, including the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 not charging – grey battery problem:

  • Bent, broken or pushed in connectors on the device or battery.
  • Phone is defective.
  • Damaged battery.
  • Defective charging unit or cable.
  • Temporary phone problem.
  • Phone is defective.


Changing Cables

The first thing to check when the Samsung Note 5 not charging properly is the charging cable. Sometimes the charger cable has been damaged or lost the proper connection to charge the Note 5. Before purchase a new cable, try switch it out with another USB cable that works to see if the issue is with the cable. If the other USB cable charges the Galaxy Note 5, then think about getting a new Galaxy cable charger here.


Clean USB Port

Another common issue with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 not charging via usb is that there is something blocking the connection to the smartphone. It could be debris, dirt or lint that stops the connection. A good way to fix this issue is by placing a small needle or paper click and move it around in the USB charging port to get everything out. The majority of the time, this is the main issue when the Samsung Note 5 is not charging properly. But it’s important to note that when cleaning the USB port, be careful not to damage anything and clean it out gently.


Reset Samsung Note 5

Sometimes the reason that the Galaxy Note 5 not charging when plugged in is because the software needs a reboot. This method may be a temporary fix the problem, but does help fix the charging issue on the Samsung Note 5. Read the detailed guide here.


Get Support From Authorized Technician

If none of the above methods work for fixing the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 not charging problem, another suggestion would be to take the smartphone and get it checked out by a Samsung technician. If for some reason the smartphone is need of repair and they might be able to provide a replacement under the warranty.

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David Williams

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