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Samsung Galaxy S6 Custom Binary Blocked By FRP Issue & Other Power Related Problems

The #Samsung #Galaxy #S6 is best known for departing from the usual flagship design of the South Korean giant. Gone are the user replaceable battery and the microSD card slot. This new design shift however has made the phone design quite good. Naturally, since the user can’t easily replace the battery there will be a couple of power related issues that will pop up. One such issue which we will tackle today is the Galaxy S6 binary blocked by FRP issue. We will also tackle other power related problems that have been sent to us by our readers.

Samsung Galaxy S6

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S6 Custom Binary Blocked By FRP

Problem: My phone was dying, and so when it was at around 1% I turned it off. An hour or so later, I got home and plugged it in, and it lit up with that charging icon, so I assumed all was well. Around fifteen or so minutes later, I assumed it would be at least a little charged, so I unplugged it and tried to start it, but it wouldn’t start. And so I plugged it back in, again the charging icon came up, and I waited another ten minutes to repeat the whole process and it still wouldn’t turn on. In the top left corner of the device, it says ‘Kernel is not seandroid enforcing’ in red and right below that, it says ‘custom binary blocked by FRP lock’. I haven’t dropped or damaged my phone in anyway, and it’s only about a week or so old. How do I get it to start again?

Solution: The FRP or Factory Reset Protection lock that you are seeing in your device is a security feature that has been introduced to devices running on Android Lollipop 5.1 and above. What this does is it prevents the phone from any unauthorized factory reset or software modification without the authorized user’s permission. If the phone is running on its stock firmware and this device was bought brand new ( no Google account was setup previously) then the only possible solution right now is to flash your phone with its original stock firmware.

To flash your phone

  • Download the specific firmware model of your phone from the Sammobile website.
  • Download the latest version of Odin and install it in your computer.
  • Boot your computer in Download mode.
  • Run Odin from your computer then connect your phone using a USB cord to your computer.
  • Flash the phone.

Take note that when you flash your device any data in it will be deleted.

S6 Not Turning On After Cleaning Charging Port With Needle

Problem: I was cleaning out my charge port with a needle with the phone on and I know now that was a big no no. The phone turned off and would not do anything. It will not power up, do any of the troubleshooting boots. I plugged it into charger and nothing happens. I even tried another charger and wall outlet but still nothing. There is no lights on it’s like it just died. Did I kill the motherboard? What is your suggestion.

Solution: You can actually clean the charging port of your phone using a needle however before doing this the battery has to be removed. Since this phone’s battery is not user replaceable then this procedure must not be done on this device. The most likely thing that happened to your phone is that you shorted the positive and negative pins of the port which in turn might have fried some internal component in the device. The first component that you should suspect that has gone bad is the power IC. I suggest you bring your phone to a service center and have this checked.

S6 Does Not Turn On

Problem: My galaxy won’t turn on and there is a blue light that’s glaring (glowing a constant light and dark blue). It was working fine until it died, then this started when I plugged it up to charge.

Solution: There are several factors to check as to why your phone is not turning on. Below are the steps you need to perform to resolve this issue. Move to the next step should the issue still occur.

  • Simulate a battery pull by pressing and holding the power button and volume down button simultaneously for 7 seconds then release both buttons. Check if the phone turns on.
  • Clean the charging port of your phone using a can of compressed air or cotton bud dipped in alcohol. What you want to achieve is to eliminate any dust or dirt that could be in this port and is causing the problem. Once this is done check if the issue still occurs.
  • Charge your phone for 20 minutes with a different charging cord. The current charging cord you are using could be defective which is why the phone does not charge.
  • Try using a different wall charger when charging your phone.
  • Check if you are able to start your phone in Safe Mode. Once in Safe Mode restart your phone normally.
  • Check if you can start your phone in recovery mode. Do a factory reset from here. Since this will delete your phone data make sure to have a backup copy first.

If the issue still remains after performing the steps listed above I suggest you have your phone checked at a service center.

S6 No Display But Notifications Work

Problem: There seems to be no power but the blue LED light still blinks. When i try  switching it ON by pressing the Unlock button, nothing happens. I tried calling the s6 using another phone, it rang but no notification or what so ever on the s6.

Solution: It’s very likely that the display of your phone is not working. This is the reason why you can still get notification sounds but you can’t see anything on the screen. I suggest you try starting your phone in recovery mode first. If the display works in this mode then you should perform a factory reset from here. Take note that this will delete your phone data. However, if the display still does not work in this mode then you should bring your phone to a service center and have it checked.

S6 Stuck In Bootloop

Problem: HELLO, I’M HAVING A PROBLEM WITH MY PHONE, IT HAS A BOOTLOOP, I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING, BUT I CAN NOT ACCES TO RECOVERY MODE TO MAKE FACTORY RESET, THE ONLY THING THAT I CAN DO IS ENTER TO DOWNLOAD MODE, BUT WHEN I TRIED TO FLASH THE ORIGINAL STOCK ROM FROM SAMMOBILE IT SAYS FAIL, AND IF I TRY IT AGAIN IT GET STUCK ON SETUP COMMUNICATION, I HAVE INSTALLED AND REINSTALL THE DRIVERS, BUT IT KEEPS STUCK ON THAT STEP. WHAT I DID TO GET BOOTLOOPED IS INSTALL A FIX PATCH FOR BATTERY (SUPPOSED TO MAKE BETTER THE AUTONOMY OF THE BATTERY), I FLASHED IT VIA FLASHFIRE. I USED TO BE ROOT ON MARSHMALLOW, WITH TWRP RECOVERY. NOW I HAVE NO RECOVERY AT ALL, I CAN NOT ACCESS TO. IT’S 4 DAYS THAT I’M TRYING AND TRYING TO REVIVE MY PHONE WITH NO LUCK. I REALLY HOPE YOU CAN HELP ME GET MY PHONE FIXED. THANKS IN ADVICE.

Solution: What I could suggest right now is to figure out why the phone gets stuck while trying to flash its firmware. Listed below are some of the things that you can do.

  • Try using a different USB cord
  • Try to connect your phone to a different USB port in your computer
  • Make sure that your computer has the latest software updates
  • Try to temporarily turn off the security software of your computer
  • Try using a different computer when flashing your phone.

S6 Fast Battery Drain

Problem: My phone was factory reset and afterwards my battery life has gotten worse. It is 100% when I go to bed and it is 50% 7 hours later. It charges with charger just fine.

Solution: Have you installed any new apps in your phone right after the reset? These apps might be causing the problem. Ty to backup your phone data then do another round of factory reset. Once the reset is done do not download or install anything in your phone. You should first check if the issue still occurs. If the problem still remains then your phone battery might already be weak. I suggest you have this checked at a service center.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Is Not Charging Issue & Other Power Related Problems

One of the common concerns that we have been receiving from our readers who own the #Samsung #Galaxy #S6 is the power related issue of the device. Whether it be the phone draining its power quickly, the device not turning on, or even the device not completing its charge we will take a look at these and provide the best troubleshooting steps that needs to be done. In this latest installment of the series we will tackle the Galaxy S6 is not charging issue & other power related problems. We have gathered several issues of this nature that we have received and have addressed them below.

Samsung Galaxy S6

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S6 Is Not Charging

Problem: Last night i was able to charge my phone. Then i took it off the charger for a while before going to bed and found out my phone is not charging. So i took it into the store today to get looked at and they cleaned the port out and was able to charge the phone. But as soon as i get it back it doesn’t want to do any type of charging at all. I’ve tried multiple chargers and still get the same result.

Solution: If cleaning the charging port of the phone initially fixed the issue then you should start the troubleshooting here. Try to clean this port yourself using a can of compressed air or a cotton bud dipped in alcohol. You can also blow into it using a straw. What you want to do is to take out the dirt or debris that could be in the port which could be causing the problem.

Next, try using a different charging cord when charging your phone. Sometimes in cases like this it is the charging cord that causes the problem since it easily gets damaged especially when it is constantly coiled or bent.

One last troubleshooting step that you can do should the above steps fail is a factory reset. Take note that this will delete your phone data so make sure to have a backup copy. After the reset check if the phone will charge. If it doesn’t charge then you need to bring the phone back to the service center and have it checked as this could already be a hardware related issue.

S6 Does Not Turn On

Problem: Hi, well woke up two days ago and my phone was off, (not plugged into charger). went to turn it on and nothing no power no response at all. tried charging and nothing. tried all tips with holding buttons. At one point the battery charge symbol came on but only grey never went to any green, and as soon as i went to do a reset the symbol went back out. left the phone charging hours and nothing. unplugged from charger left alone for hours and the phone is still very warm. Seems like the battery has power and phone is frozen unresponsive?

Solution: Have you tried the battery pull trick on the phone? This is done by pressing and holding the power button and the volume down button together for at least 7 seconds. Release both button after 7 seconds then check if the phone reboots.

If the issue still occurs the next step that you need to do is to check if the phone can start in recovery mode. If you are able to access this mode then I suggest you do a factory reset. Take note that this will delete your phone data so make sure to have a backup copy before performing this step.

If the phone is unable to access the recovery mode you need to check if the issue is caused by a drained battery. First, clean the charging port of your phone using a can of compressed air or cotton bud dipped in alcohol. This takes out any dirt or debris that could be present in this port. Next, charge the phone for at least 20 minutes using a different wall charger and charging cord. Try to turn on the phone after this.

If after performing the steps listed above the issue still persists then I suggest you bring your phone to an authorized service center and have it checked.

S6 Not Turning On After Getting Wet

Problem: I dropped my phone in the toilet for a few seconds and then pulled it out. It shut down, and i dried it slightly and plugged it into the charger. It showed the charging symbol every couple of seconds for about 1 seconds. I then placed it in a bowl of rice, now for about 2 hours. It wont turn on or charge. What should I do?

Solution: If you have already placed the phone in a bowl of rice for at least 48 hours and it still won’t turn on then it’s possible that this device has suffered some water damage. The best thing that you can do right now is to bring the phone to a service center and have it examined. The problem could either be with the battery or with the board itself.

S6 Does Not Turn On After Fully Charging

Problem: Phone charged to 100 percent I took it off the charger and it wont come on. No chance of water damage and I tried volume up with power and with home. Volume down with power and home and both volume and power

Solution: If you have already tried to simulate a battery pull which doesn’t help then try connecting your phone to the charger then attempt to turn it on. If it doesn’t work then try to access the recovery mode while the phone is connected to the charger. If you are able to access this mode then proceed with wiping the cache partition of your phone. This deletes the temporary data stored in the device. Should this step fail then do a factory reset from the recovery mode. Take note that this deletes the phone data so make sure to have a backup copy first.

Should the issue still occur at this point then I suggest you bring your phone to a service center and have it checked.

S6 Fast Battery Drain

Problem: Draining power excessively fast. Already factory reset. Started 2 days ago. Had problem before. Google warned me so I reset it and that worked. This time….no luck. Reset 2 times. It’s dropping as I’m typing 2 more percent.

Solution: If the factory reset fails to resolve this issue then the most likely cause is a faulty battery. You need to bring your phone to a service center and have the battery replaced.

S6 Not Fast Charging

Problem: I have a replacement S6. My original was damaged. The charger that came with the original phone is only about a year old and was working fine. Now that I have a new S6, the fast charging feature is not working. I dont think its a USB, charger, or phone issue but a system issue since it only started with the new phone. Any tips would be appreciated!

Solution: There are various factors to consider as to why the phone is having this issue. If you think that it is the phone software that is causing this then follow the troubleshooting steps listed below. Move to the next step should the issue still occur.

  • Make sure that the fast charging feature of the phone is activated from the phone settings. Go to Settings – Battery Settings – make sure the Rapid Charging option is checked.
  • Backup your phone data then do a factory reset. Once the reset is done make sure that the rapid charging option is enabled.

If the above steps fail then it’s time to check the hardware. Perform the steps listed below. Move to the next step should the issue still occur.

  • Clean the charging port of your phone using a can of compressed air or cotton bud dipped in alcohol. Charge your phone.
  • Try using a different charging cable
  • Try using a different adaptive fast charging charger.

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