Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Discharges Very Quickly Issue & Other Related Problems

There are a few annoying issues that we don’t want to happen with our #Samsung #Galaxy #Note4. One of this is the battery draining quickly. Having a 3220mAh battery, you would expect this phone to last more than a day on a single charge. Several tests have shown that a full charge is able to provide around 10 hours of web browsing time or 17 hours of video playback. Some of our readers however are reporting that the battery dies quickly. This is what we will tackle today as we aim to resolve the Galaxy note 4 discharges very quickly issue & other related problems.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Note 4 Discharges Very Quickly

Problem: The phone will discharge very quickly. It’s not uncommon for me to have to charge my phone 6, 7 or more times a day as it runs down to 40% power very quickly. However, the most irritating issue is it randomly shuts down when the battery power reaches something under 50%. The level where it happens varies. Sometimes it can go as low as 8%. Other times it will crash at 48%. I purchased a replacement battery and it happens with that battery installed as well.

Solution: Replacing the phone battery is a good move since this eliminates any battery related problems that could be causing the issue. Unfortunately in this case the problem still occurs even with the new battery installed. The next step that you should do is to check if the phone software has anything to do with this issue. Follow the steps listed below to resolve this problem. Move to the next step if the issue still persists.

  • Make sure that your phone is running on the latest software update and that your apps are also updated.
  • Wipe the cache partition of your phone from the recovery mode. This deletes the temporary data of the phone which could be causing the problem.
  • Check if an aggressive app installed in your phone is causing the battery to discharge quickly by starting the phone in Safe Mode. In this mode only the pre-installed apps are allowed to run while apps you downloaded are disabled. Check if the issue occurs in this mode. If it doesn’t then it’s most likely caused by an app. Find out what app this is and uninstal it.
  • Backup your phone data then do a factory reset.

Note 4 Not Fully Charging After Marshmallow Update

Problem: Since the latest update, about 2 weeks ago the phone won’t charge to 100%. It charges to 91% and that’s it. I have had this phone for almost 2 years now and never had this problem. Also, when battery goes below 40%, right around 38% the phone just shuts down, like the battery is dead. Then I put it on the charger and this cycle repeats itself. Thanks for any advice or help!

Solution: There are two possible reasons why this issue is happening. First, it could be a software related problem. Second, it could be a battery problems. Listed below are the necessary troubleshooting steps targeting the phone software which you need to do. Move to the next step if you still experience the same problem.

  • Take out the phone battery then press and hold the power button for at least a minute. This will discharge the phone circuit and clear out its RAM. Reinsert the battery then charge the phone using a different wall charger and charging cord.
  • Wipe the cache partition of the phone from the recovery mode. Check if the issue still occurs.
  • Backup your phone data then do a factory reset.

If the problem still occurs after performing the above steps then I suggest you try to get a new battery.

Note 4 Randomly Turns Off

Problem: I was having issues with my phone randomly turning itself off, I did a factory reset with no success in eliminating the problem. I replaced the battery and that worked ok for a short while before the phone began turning itself off, even at 100% charge. My carrier has just noted it was a software issue and replaced the handset today. I’m immediately having the same problems and it’s driving me insane. I’ve put the phone in safe mode, i’ve removed my SD card, I’ve deleted a load of apps and the phone still turns itself off.

Solution: Since this is a different Note 4 I suggest you backup your phone data then do a factory reset on this device as well. This will allow you to check if the issue is caused by a glitch in the phone software. Once the reset is complete do not install anything in your phone just yet. Instead, observe it for a day and see if it still turns off on its own.

You should also consider getting a new battery just in case the battery your phone is using is causing the problem.

Note 4 Turns Off

Problem: I have a note 4 and I haven’t had it for more than a year and it recently started dying and freezing and turning off. I usually take the battery out and put it back in, it used to work , but now it doesn’t . Just today it turned off and some words on the left showed up and it said “error do not turn off target” I tried pressing the off and home button but nothing happened . I put it to charge but it also didn’t work . My mom who also have the same phone and no problems, told me it’s the battery . I could try to buy one but is that really the problem  or is it the phone ?

Solution: This issue could be caused by a faulty battery however before getting a battery try to check first if the phone software is causing the problem. Follow the steps listed below, move to the next step if the current step you performed does not solve the issue.

  • Wipe the cache partition of our phone from the recovery mode.
  • Start the phone in recovery mode then do a factory reset. Take note that this will delete your phone data so make sure to do this if you have a backup copy of your data.

If the problem still occurs after performing the steps listed above then you should try getting a new battery.

Note 4 Does Not Charge Does Not Power On

Problem: With good LCD the Galaxy Note 4 does not taking charge and will not  powering on.  I have switched a new charging port and still with no success.  I have also tried all the hard and soft reset and again no success.  From my research it seems the problem is on the hardware pointing toward Power IC, but I have no idea how or where to get it fix.  Can you help?

Solution: If you have already performed all of the necessary troubleshooting steps for this kind of issue and it still persists then this could be caused by a faulty power IC. You can have this checked at the nearest service center in your area. If you have experience working on electronic devices then you can also replace this yourself. Try checking some of the video tutorials on how to do this over at YouTube. You will however need the correct tools as well as order the correct spare parts for your phone.

Note 4 Does Not Charge

Problem: i would plug it in the charging sign comes in and goes out so i took it to technician and had the charging board change now the charging signs only comes up but does not charge when the phone is on

Solution: There are two things that you can do in this kind of situation. First, you should backup your phone data then do a factory reset to check if the phone software is causing the problem. Second, you should get a new battery and replace the one your phone is using.

If after performing both steps the problem still occurs then I suggest you bring your phone back to the technician and have it checked.

Note 4 Is Not Charging

Problem: so it’s turned off now and not charging! when i connect the charger, the charging icon pops up but the green light indicating that its IS charging is not there. so,it isn’t charging and the cable is just fine as it works on other devices.i tried connecting it to  wall socket and USB but recognizes the charger but not charging. i hope you can help me as i tried everything you said in other people’s problems though it wasn’t really the same.thank you.

Solution: This is similar to the issue we tackled above. You will need to perform the same troubleshooting steps. First backup your phone data then do a factory reset. If the problem still occurs then try using a new battery. If both troubleshooting steps fail then have your phone checked at an authorized service center.

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