If your phone isn’t charging properly,don’t assume the battery or bad charger is at fault.The problem may be simpler than you think and the solution may be even more simpler.The following tips and tricks can bring your battery back to life.
Why a phone doesn’t charge?
The problem occurs in various guises.Either your phone won’t charge at all when it is plugged in,or it charges slowly to a certain amount(Suppose 75% is the maximum).It’s a very common problem among Android and IOS devices,and many people complains about it.
DIY USB port fix
A DIY USB port is the charging port.The most easiest,quickest,and most often successful solution,is to do a littly DIY repair on your charging port.The problem is often the metallic surfaces inside the USB port and the micro USB charger are not making good contact,either through manufacture defect or continual plugging and unplugging of the charging cable.
All you need to do is shut down your device,remove the battery if possible and something small,like a toothpick,or a toothbrush,to gently clean the surface of USB port.A layer of dust,or foreign substance may be the culprit behind problem,which limits the contact between the metal surface of your charger,and USB port.Nine time’s out of ten this is all that is required.
If you experienced the same problem with your IPhone and contacted your local IPhone service center,you might have spent a lot of money replacing your DIY USB port.