There were a lot of reports about the Samsung Galaxy S4 that refuses to charge. In fact, the problem was listed as one of the most common issues any user could experience. Like any other problems, causes may vary and its weight may depend on how serious it is. Among the most common causes of the problem are the following:
- Defective charging unit or cable.
- Damaged battery.
- Bent, broken or pushed in connectors on the device or battery.
- Temporary phone problem.
- Phone is defective.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Not Charging
The main purpose of this post is to troubleshoot what the problem really is or where it lies. Your problem may be fixed if you follow the procedures, however, we don’t guarantee it especially when the problem is with the hardware.
Step 1: Reboot or soft-reset the phone
In case you just encountered the problem, it is necessary to reboot or even soft-reset the device to eliminate the possibility that it is a temporary problem and no further troubleshooting would be done. There were so many reports from owners suggesting the problem could be fixed by refreshing the phone’s memory.