Charging issues and other battery-related problems are seem common when you own a wearable device like the Garmin Forerunner 645. While such issues are very annoying, they’re not really that serious provided your device doesn’t signs of physical and/or liquid damage. In other words, you can always fix those issues by doing some basic troubleshooting procedures.
In this post, I will walk you through in troubleshooting your Forerunner 645 Music that no longer charges. So, continue reading as this simple guide might be able to help you one way or another. For those who are looking for a solution to a different problem, make sure you drop by our Forerunner 645 Music troubleshooting page for we have already solved some of the most common issues with this device. Find issues that are similar with yours and feel free to use our solutions. If you need more help, fill up our questionnaire and hit submit to contact us.
Going back to our troubleshooting, here are the things you need to do if your Garmin Forerunner 645 Music is no longer charging…
Turn off Forerunner 645 Music and turn it back on. If you discovered that your devices isn’t charging while it still has sufficient battery, then you must always being your troubleshooting by rebooting it. This will refresh its memory and probably fix the problem if it’s just a minor issue with the system or firmware.
Connect to other power sources. You may try connecting the device to a computer, laptop or power banks as the adapter you might currently be using isn’t working. This would also tell you if there’s potentially an issue with the cable.
Clean charging contacts on your device. Using a clean piece of cloth or tissue dipped in rubbing alcohol, clean the charging contacts of your device as some dirt or smudges might be obstructing the charging process.
Call support or bring device to service center or shop. After doing the previous procedures and your device is still not charging, then try calling Garmin’s tech support to see if they can do something about it or bring the phone back to the store. If the problem is with the hardware, it might be replaced with a new unit.
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