The #Samsung #Galaxy #S6 is one of the several devices available in the market that comes with a fast charging technology. This allows the phone to be charged quickly so that it can spend less time charging and more time being used. On average you will get 4 hours of usage time when the phone is only charged for 10 minutes from a depleted battery state. Charging the phone fully will usually last just a little bit over an hour. There are some instances however when issues can occur when charging the phone which we will be addressing today. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the Galaxy S6 takes too long to charge issue & other related problems.
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S6 Takes Too Long To Charge
Problem: My phone takes long to charge using the original “fast charger” that it came with, other Samsung cord chargers and even the wireless chargers from Samsung. Every time it is plugged into a computer and power outlet a notification in the scroll down window shows that it will take about 5 hours to charge, this is starting with about 20% battery already.
Solution: Taking 5 hours to fully charge the phone is a long time. Since you have already tried different charging cords and chargers what you will want to do now is to concentrate on troubleshooting the phone.
Start by cleaning the charging port using a can of compressed air. Make sure to remove any dirt or debris that could be present in the port as this usually causes charging issues. Try to check if the issue has been resolved after cleaning the port.
You can also check if a glitch in the phone software is causing this problem by doing a factory reset. Make sure to backup your phone data before doing the reset. Once the reset has completed check if the issue still occurs.
Should the above steps fail to fix the problem I suggest you bring your phone to a service center and have it checked.
S6 Overheating Not Charging
Problem: Hi, my Samsung S6 has been working fine, no problems at all. today it said it was overheating and wont allow me to open anything on my phone – the battery then dropped to 0% and will not charge. the phone itself is not hot – the screen wasn’t hot and i didn’t have any apps running – i have tried to factory reset my phone using the buttons but as there is no battery and will not charge i can’t do this. please help!!!
Solution: What you will need to do first is to try to charge the phone battery so that you can start the phone. Follow the steps listed below when charging the phone.
- Clean the charging port of the phone using a can of compressed air.
- Use a different charging cord and wall charger when charging the phone.
Once you have charged the phone for at least 20 minutes try to turn it on. If it turns on then you can check if the same issue still occurs. If it does then backup your phone data then do a factory reset to eliminate any software related problems that could be causing this issue.
If the phone doesn’t turn on after charging it then I suggest you bring this to a service center and have it checked.
S6 Not Charging
Problem: Hello, I am having a few issues with my galaxy s6. So last night i let my phone completely die i plugged it in however 20 minutes later it still didn’t charge however, i can turn it on and when i get to the lock page it says it is at 0% and then turns straight off! i have no idea what happened…please help!
Related Problem: My samsung s6 died and when I plugged it in it says charging but never leaves 0% can someone please help ,e the second I take the charge cord out it shuts off and will not leave 0% What should I do my phone is my life
Solution: Sometimes it will take some time to charge the phone especially if the battery has been fully drained. Try charging the phone for an hour then check how much charge the phone has. If it still stays at 0% then you might want to try charging the phone using a different charger and charging cord. Make sure to clean the charging port of your phone using a can of compressed air before charging it.
If the above steps fail to fix the problem then you should have your phone checked at a service center.
S6 Keeps Turning On And Off After Getting Wet
Problem: I have a Samsung S6 I dropped it in water last night and I picked it up right away it worked fine until the battery went dead and I plugged the phone up to charge and now it keeps turning on and off !! I don’t know what to do!!
Related Problem: Hi I dropped my phone in a toilet whilst drunk. Was in there for 4-6 seconds before I removed it. I am leaving it in a bowl of rice overnight. The device turns on but has not progressed past the turning on screen where its says ‘Samsung Galaxy S6’. Should I continue to leave it in the rice, is there a better method or should I get it looked at by an outside source. Thank you for your time.
Solution: For this particular issue you will need to make sure that your phone doesn’t have moisture inside it as this could wreck havoc with its internal components. You need to place your phone in a bag of rice or silica gel for at least 48 hours. The rice or silica gel will absorb the moisture inside the phone. Make sure that your phone is switched off when you perform this procedure.
After performing the step above try to check if the issue still occurs. It’s also best if you check if the liquid damage indicator located inside the SIM slot has been tripped ( remove the SIM tray to view the sticker). You will know that water has entered the phone if the sticker is red or pink in color.
If the issue still remains then I suggest you bring your phone to a service center and have it checked.
S6 Loose Component Inside Phone Causing It To Shut Down
Problem: Hi, I have a galaxy s6 and recently I noticed I can hear something moving when I shake it. It’s big enough I can feel the weight moving. When I do shake it or move it just right it with shut itself off, and it seems hard to tell others to turn back on at times, to the point I I’ll have to plug it it to get there Creak of come back on. Any idea what this could be?
Solution: We can’t really tell what component inside has come loose unless the phone is opened. The possible suspects include the vibra motor, camera module, and battery just to name a few. Your phone is turning off since the loose component might be causing a disconnection in the power circuit or it could be causing a short circuit thus tripping the power of the phone. I highly recommend that you bring your phone to a service center and have it checked.
S6 Stops Charging Installing Samsung Gear VR
Problem: My phone has stopped charging and a blue screen keeps coming up saying about installing a Samsung gear vr when I don’t even have one. I’ve tried everything I can think of but nothing’s working I have a Samsung Galaxy s6
Solution: This issue is usually caused by a problem with the charging port. Try the following troubleshooting steps listed below to fix this issue.
- Clean the charging port of the phone using a can of compressed air. Make sure to remove any dirt or debris in the port.
- Try charging the phone using a different charging cord and wall charger.
- Backup your phone data then do a factory reset.
If the above steps fail to fix the problem then it’s possible that this could be caused by a damaged charging port. I recommend that you have this checked at a service center.
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