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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Only Charges Using USB Port Issue & Other Related Problems

Charging a smartphone such as the #Samsung #Galaxy #S6Edge is as easy as connecting it to its charger. While this might seem like a simple procedure there are still instances when certain problems can occur which we will be addressing today . In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the Galaxy S6 Edge only charges using USB port issue & other related problems. What happens in this case is that the phone doesn’t charge using its wall charger but instead will charge when plugged to a USB port. We will take a look at this issue as well as other power related problems.

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S6 Edge Only Charges Using USB Port

Problem: My phone usually charges with no issues but last night randomly it wouldn’t charge when I plugged it into the wall. Phone didnt even react to being plugged in, tried different chargers to the same result. However when I plugged it into my friends ps4’s USB port it would charge, and when i was home it would charge when plugged into my xbox one’s usb port but still not when plugged into any charger i could find that I knew for a fact were working yesterday.

Solution: It looks like there’s a problem with the fast charging PIN of the charging port. This port has separate pins that handles data, slow charging ( using a USB port), and fast charging ( using a wall charger). Try cleaning this port first using a can of compressed air as some dirt or debris might just be blocking the fast charging pin. You should also try using a different charging cord and wall charger when charging you phone.

If the issue still persists then you should bring your phone to a service center and have it checked.

S6 Edge Quit Charging

Problem: My Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge was working fine during the day, and then this evening it started to act all weird. It started to glitch between two apps that were in current use. It then started to glitch to the screen saver of colors. This happened multiple times and then it quit charging. I’ve tried multiple charging cords to see if it was the cord, and even a different adapter. It still wouldn’t charge. I have no idea what’s happening and if you could help that would be great!!

Solution: Before doing any troubleshooting make sure that the charging port is clear of any dirt or debris by cleaning it using a can of compressed air. Once this is done check if the phone can charge from a USB port of your computer. If it charges this way then there might be an issue with one of the pins of the charging port ( you will need to have this checked at a service center). If the phone still does not charge when plugged to a USB port then the following might be causing this problem.

  • A defective battery
  • A defective charging port
  • A busted power IC

If this is the case then you will need to bring the phone to a service center for checking.

S6 Edge Shuts Down On Its Own Not Starting Unless Connected to Charger

Problem: Hello The Droid Guy..I have read a lot of your solutions about Android problems.. And that’s all are great..!! Todays I have problem with my Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge And the problem is at the first my phone keep shutdowns by itself and then the phone won’t turn on if I don’t plug in the charger after several times shutdowns itself.. And then my battery getting random percentage and I think the problem is the battery.. But when I plugin the charger the phone can turn on but sometimes if I touch the screen or operate the phone it will restart by itself..

Solution: What you need to do first in this particular problem is to verify if a glitch in the phone software is the culprit. To do this you have to perform a factory reset. Make sure to backup your phone data before doing the reset. Once the reset is complete do not install anything in your phone just yet. Try to check first if the issue still occurs. If it does then this could already be a hardware related problem in which case you should bring the phone to a service center and have it checked.

S6 Edge Does Not Turn On After Charging

Problem: Hello guys. My S6 Edge won’t turn on when I press the power key. It’s been like this for almost 10 hours now. All I remember is that I left it charging while i took a nap and when I woke up a few hours later, the screen was off and won’t turn on. What’s the problem here? Help me, please

Related Problem: Hi, My phone was on charge overnight last night whilst off. This morning when I picked it up it said it was at 100%. I unplugged it and tried to turn it on, however nothing happened. I have tried to reset it using the power button, volume up button and home button but nothing is happening. I also tried plugging it into the charger again but there is no indication the phone is charging at all and when I plug it into the computer no device is recognized. The phone is less than a year old and there is no damage to it at all. Could you help please?

Related Problem: My Galaxy s6 Edge just shut off after use.  It was charged.  I have tried to charge it through the wall charger and just through a usb cable through the laptop.  It is not showing any indication of charging.  I have attempted a soft reset and nothing is coming up.  I have also tried a hard reset again nothing is coming up or working.

Solution: For this particular issue try simulating a battery pull by pressing and holding the power and volume down button for at least 10 seconds. Your phone should restart after this. If it doesn’t then try the following troubleshooting steps listed below.

  • Clean the charging port of your phone using a can of compressed air.
  • Charge the phone for at least 20 minutes using a different charging cord and wall charger. Try turning on the phone.
  • Charge the phone using a computer USB port. Try turning on the phone.

If the above steps fail to fix the problem then you should bring your phone to a service center and have it checked.

S6 Edge Not Charging With Portable Battery

Problem: My galaxy s6 edge only charges with the wall and car charger. will not charge with portable battery i used to be able to charge it with the portable battery with no problem but i suddenly won’t charge no more

Solution: Try cleaning the charging port of your phone first using a can of compressed air then check if your phone can charge using the portable charger. If it doesn’t then try the following steps listed below.

  • Replace the charging cord
  • Use a different portable charger

If the problem persists then there could be an issue with one of the pins of the charging port. Have this checked at a service center.

S6 Edge Won’t Turn On Not Charging

Problem: My phone won’t turn on and does not charge . When I plug my phone to charger it will show that it is charging but it will drop charging and once it start charging and up to 8% it will start showing that plug is not in and next minute it will shut off and when I plug back in it will show 0%.

Solution: Unfortunately in this particular case you are limited in the troubleshooting steps that you can do. You can try cleaning the charging port of the phone using a can of compressed air. This is to remove any dirt or debris that could be present in the port. You should also try using a different charging cord and wall charger when charging the phone.

If the issue persists then you should bring the phone to a service center and have it checked.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Can’t Charge To 100% Issue & Other Related Problems

Curved displays on mobile devices are becoming quite popular today as several new phone models are using this design. This trend started last year when one of the first Android smartphone models, the #Samsung #Galaxy #S6Edge was released with a curved display. It’s basically similar to the #S6 with the display as the only noticeable difference. While this phone model is quite solid and is being used by a lot of people as their daily driver there are instances when certain issues can occur on the device which we will be addressing today. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the Galaxy S6 Edge can’t charge to 100% issue & other related problems.

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If you own a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge or any other Android device for that matter then feel free to contact us using this form. We will be more than happy to assist you with any concern that you may have with your device. This is a free service we are offering with no strings attached. We however ask that when you do contact us try to be as detailed as possible so that an accurate assessment can be made and the correct solution can be given.  

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S6 Edge Can’t Charge To 100%

Problem: So i recently bought an s6 edge for £259.00 off of ebay. the phone was used but in the description there was nothing written about charging problems hence why i bought it. However my phone has the charging icon and the red led light come on when its on charge but the problem is that the phone wont get past 68% or sometimes 70%. Since i have had this phone I can not charge it to 100% as it doesn’t go past 70%. I need urgent help please as this is my only means of communication. I have tried hard reset new chargers and wiping cache data. Nothing seems to be working. HELP ASAP PLEASE.

Solution: What you will need to do first for this kind of issue is to clean the charging port of the phone. Use a can of compressed air when cleaning the port and make sure that any dirt or debris stuck in the port is removed as this can usually cause charging problems. Next, try charging your phone using a different charging cord and wall charger. This is to make sure that the issue is not caused by the charger that you are using.

If the phone still does not fully charge then the next thing you should do is to check if this is caused by a software glitch. To do this you need to backup your phone data then do a factory reset. Once the reset is complete do not install anything in your phone yet. Try checking first if the issue still occurs.

If the above steps fail to fix the problem then it could very likely be caused by a faulty battery. Since this phone uses a non-removable battery I suggest that you bring it to a service center and have it checked.

S6 Edge Not Starting After Losing Mobile Coverage

Problem: Hey guys, Just went for a run and noticed that my phone had lost Mobile coverage, I cycled the airplane mode as that normally fixes it, but when that didn’t work I restarted the phone. I got the initial boot screen,then nothing but a half blue half green LED flash at the top. I followed your other boot directions, and now only have a flashing green LED, but still nothing else??? Any help? I’m not sure of the android version unfortunately. But the phone software is up to date.

Solution: What you need to do first in this case is to try to simulate a battery pull on your phone. To do this just press and hold the power button and volume down button for at least 12 seconds. If the phone doesn’t restart after this then try charging it for at least 20 minutes.

When charging the device

  • Clean the charging port first using a can of compressed air
  • Try using different charging cables when charging the phone.
  • Try charging the phone via a computer USB port.

If the device still remains unresponsive then I recommend that you have this checked at a service center.

S6 Edge Only Charges Using USB Port

Problem: Hey, I’m having a problem with my Samsung galaxy 6 edge. It wont charge through a cable and plug. It just happened out of the blue; it wasn’t dropped and it hasn’t been damaged by water. I’ve tried multiple different cables and multiple plugs and I’ve then tested them on other devices and they’ve worked fine, so it’s something to do with the phone itself. The weird thing is it charges through other devices such as my laptop. Any ideas??

Solution: This type of issue is usually caused by a problem with the fast charging pin of the charging port. This is why the phone won’t charge using a wall charger but charges when using a USB port.  Follow the troubleshooting steps listed below to fix this type of problem.

  • Clean the charging port of your phone. If dirt is covering the fast charging pin of the port then this could interfere with the charging process. Make sure to check that the port is free from dirt or debris.
  • Try checking if the problem is caused by a glitch in the phone software by doing a factory reset. Make sure to backup your phone data before doing the reset.

If the above steps fail to fix the problem then you should bring your phone to a service center and have it checked. It’s likely that you will need to have the charging port assembly of your phone replaced.

S6 Edge Shuts Down On Its Own

Problem: hi, my galaxy s6 edge is shutting down on its own when I try to charge it. when I take the power cord out, the phone will restart when I hit the power button. Is there anything I can do to solve this? Thanks

Solution: The best way to deal with this issue is to check first if the problem is software related by doing the troubleshooting steps listed below.

  • Start the phone in Safe Mode. If your phone does not restart in this mode then the problem is most likely caused by an app you installed. Find out what app this is and uninstall it.
  • Wipe the cache partition of your phone from the recovery mode.
  • Backup your phone data then do a factory reset.

If after performing the steps listed above the issue still occurs then this could already be caused by a faulty hardware component. I recommend that you bring your phone to a service center and have it checked if this is the case.

S6 Edge Does Not Fast Charge

Problem: My device doesn’t fast charge. My original fast charger works fines with other devices but since 2 day ago my phone won’t fast charge and it just cable charges taking up to 5 hrs to do so.

Solution: Try cleaning the charging port of your phone first using a can of compressed air. Make sure to remove any dirt or debris that could be stuck in this port as this could cause charging problems. Next, try using a different charging cord and wall charger when charging your phone.

If the problem still persist then you should consider doing a factory reset to eliminate any software glitches that could be causing the problem.

Should the above steps fail to fix the problem then I suggest you have your phone checked at a service center.

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Feel free to send us your questions, suggestions and problems you’ve encountered while using your Android phone. We support every Android device that is available in the market today. And don’t worry, we won’t charge you a single penny for your questions. Contact us using this form. We read every message we receive can’t guarantee a quick response. If we were able to help you, please help us spread the word by sharing our posts with your friends.