The HTC One (codenamed M7) is HTC's 2013 flagship smartphone. It features a seamlessly designed unibody aluminum frame, large dual front-facing speakers, and a 4.7-inch 1080p display.

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USB Host mode can't charge?

My HTC One refuses to charge and says, "USB host mode enabled."

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Im havin the same problem and all suggested comment is not working for my phone....

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I tried using a different cord and that semed to work so I hope it works for you

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My htc desire 610 show the same problem.I was reset my phone.Bt still the host mode is exist. How can i solve it?

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Worked like a charm ..thanks

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My phone says the usb host mode is enabled and I've tried the whole turning it off for ten minutes then holding down the power button along with the volume buttons for two minutes after that and it still won't work. . What can I do? I need help PLEASE

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If you still have this issue after trying the above, there is another possible cause—crud in the charging socket on the phone!

I tried the above and other "software related" fixes, and they would only work sporadically. I then took a torch and looked into the charging socket.

Inside, there was a significant build up of fluff and the like. So, using a fine scalpel blade, I removed it all. Now, the charging works perfectly every time I plug it in.

Warning: The blade will need to be very fine in order to fit behind the plastic piece in the middle of the connector. If you use anything too thick, you could break the plastic piece.

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Thank you Thank you! I tried the above answers....holding buttons etc. :( It did not work. Then I read your comment. I took a clean make up brush and cleaned out the socket. It started charging right away!!!!! yay! I may have jumped up and down :)

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Omg I love u with everything in me

! Lol. That a was definitely the problem!

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Thanks so much man! Did this with the tweezers in my swiss army knife and it worked perfectly (took a couple tries).

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I did the same as u mentioned above but it doesnot works wid me. Its showing same problem dat UNABLE TO CHARGE PHONE IN HOST MODE.

Pls pls pls pls pls pls help me.

My phone is dead completly and after dat i went to htc care centre they said dat it will cost me upto 1200/-.

pls pls someone help me u know how it feels without phone.

u can email me @ rahuljawale21@gmail.com

i am waiting for ur solution

Thank in advance

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The same problem with my phone too @rahuljawale 21,

Did u get any information pls help me

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ayoub, try this

"1. Turn phone OFF

2. Let charge for AT LEAST 10mins even if it doesn't look like it's charging.

3. Press and hold POWER + VOL UP + VOL DOWN for AT LEAST 2mins. Anything less will not reset the charge mode.

4. After 2mins release the buttons and the phone should boot as normal." from here

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This was amazing advice thank you very much

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thanks, its worked... after mobile restart, removed the connection and reconnected!!!

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My phone died completely, does this still aply?

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I had this problem yesterday. I thought my phone would charge with the AC charger and when I checked it after charging overnight, it had completely died. I didn't think this would work but I set a timer for 2 minutes, held the Up+Down Volume buttons and the Power buttons for the duration. After that I let it charge on the AC charger for a while. It actually charged and I was able to boot it back up. The notification was gone and it went back to normal operation. I believe my charger was bad, because my wife has the same phone and her phone was having problems charging with it also. I bought a new charger and it is working great.

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Thx I have a HTC DNA and it worked perfectly

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I found raising the phone above my head for three seconds and screaming loud profanities at it before slamming it into the ground at force removed the USB host mode message permanently. Hope this helps!

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Sounds great! I'll be trying that as soon as I get my SAMSUNG Note 4. Nothing good about this thing but the speakers.

BTW, I was able to hold down all the buttons for about 20 seconds while still powered on, and resolve this issue, though it sometimes comes back. I think the USB port is shot, since it basically has to live connected to a charger.

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that was my next attempt, but I don't have my replacement yet.

lol

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I did this and when my phone turned on the icon for safe mode wouldn't go away and all of my apps disappeared please help.

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Thanks for the solution, It really worked now for me. Great relief................

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Do you take it off the charger first before you hold the buttons?

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I just tried this myself because I was having the exact same issue… by far this is best advice and worked for my phone. Thanks

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I left mine on the charger

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for me it's not working... i have an htc desire 500 and i've got the same problem... also, my phone is out of charge completely if that makes any difference and it's been playing up for a while.... any help please?

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I have been having the same problem. I've been able to do this even when battery has been dead, but it doesn't always work the first time. Also mine keeps reverting to same problem. Very frustrating! I am just about to receive my 5th replacement!

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when i connect to my pc again the error appears

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Herez the problem fixed see firzt turn off your mobile data connection and your wifi from your phone then switch to extreme power save mode ...you can charge your phone in extreme power save mode so now ull be able to receive callz and messagez and...for 5 dayz charge your phone by switching to extreme power save mode and on the 6th day the problemz solved...juzt like the old timez. Problemz are like washing machinez they twist uz..spin uz and knock uz around..but in the end we come out cleaner brighter and better than before so now enjoy your problemz=))___Semil Vithani ($$King$$) for more problemz BBM=75718371 or inbox me on facebook=)) ur problem will surelly get solved if you do thizz=))

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Superb...

"1. Turn phone OFF

2. Let charge for AT LEAST 10mins even if it doesn't look like it's charging.

3. Press and hold POWER + VOL UP + VOL DOWN for AT LEAST 2mins. Anything less will not reset the charge mode.

4. After 2mins release the buttons and the phone should boot as normal." from here

this really worked for me.

thank you so much

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Did this and it took my phone from 17% down to 5%. New charger tomorrow it is!

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I had this problem - got the same details from Htc who were very supportive. The problem for me was sorted out by buying a new charger - things went back to normal straight away.

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I'm having this same exact problem ,but now my phone won't even cut on . it kept say usb host mode enable . its not charging or anything , what do i do now i need help..

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Hi, I had the same problem. It got to a point that my phone would not charge at all whether switched on or off. I got my battery changed about a month ago and it works like a charm now. The battery lasts for 2 days now with basic usage (phone calls, a little whatsapp).

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Thanks, it seems to be charging now. We will see!

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"1. Turn phone OFF

2. Let charge for AT LEAST 10mins even if it doesn't look like it's charging.

3. Press and hold POWER + VOL UP + VOL DOWN for AT LEAST 2mins. Anything less will not reset the charge mode.

4. After 2mins release the buttons and the phone should boot as normal."

works... but after a day.. go back to normal ! now what can i do ? i will repet every day this steps ?! .. any help please ?

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I tried to do this procedure, but my HTC Desire 500 was restarting during this process.

I think there is wrong USB connector (in my case), because when I changed USB charger (SAMSUNG), charging worked. This SAMSUNG USB connector went to my phone much harder, then original one. So I think conntacts in my phone are wrong. When I tried to charged with my car charger it didnt work too...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Light-Microphone...

Once when I charged battery, battery was in gray color with exclamation (instead green) and LED was blinking not shining.

I have already changed this item (7months ago) because of microphone.

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Yes

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hello everyone

I have also this problem regarding not charging via USB it shows as 'NOT CHARGING WHILE PHONE IN USB HOST MODE'

this is caused by USB short circuit so don't use local chargers for HTC phone use only original charger.

to solve the USB host problem

you need to jumper the USB port contacts

it can done by nearer phone service ceters.

After jumper the USB port contacts

you will be able to charge HTC phone as normal.

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Won,t charge

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Didn't work for me after several tries . Have phone insurance so off to phone shop in next few days

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My phone does not care, does not light red light, even when charging, and not only connects with the battery.

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emm ive got a HTC desire 510 and when the battery is flat the battery wont charge but the top of the phone will heat up but heres the thing when the phone is powered up it will charge.

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I had the problem about one minute ago and I fixed it just by tapping the pop up.

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whats a pop up

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My phone seems to only charge when it's turned off. In addition to this, it still says that phone is unable to charge because it's in "USB Host Mode". Please help.

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So my phone says the USB charger thing, wouldn't let me charge my phone, then it died. I plugged it in, cleaned the USB charger port, tried other chargers, yet when I plug it in, it says it is charging (won't boot on though, assuming not enough power) says 1% is charging, goes back to 0% after a bit.. Not sure what is going on??

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same with mine too....hope there's somebody can help...

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same with mine

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If you have tried all the usual thing like cleaning the charger port, holding the 3 buttons together, booting in SAFE mode etc, you may want to try this out. Connect the HTC One to a 'multiple USB connector' (google it if you don't know what it is) and then connect that to a notebook. That works for me. By indirectly connecting it to the notebook, it seems to be able to kicks it out of USB mode.

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Download go security do a virus scan and then remove it worked for me trying to help cause someone helped me so good luck

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