The Samsung Galaxy S4, model i9505, features a 13-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-inch 1080p display.

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Phone is charging without displaying charging icon.

I had my phone working perfectly fine until last night when my battery was nearly 1-2%. It turned off (obviously). But when I reached home and plugged the USB Cable, it only displayed a Gray battery icon with a static ring on it, and that vanished after a few seconds. I gave it sometime (half an hour) to charge. But it still displayed me the same icon.

I used my friend's S4 battery, the phone turned on perfectly. So I was sure that the phone is not dead, but the battery might have died.

I inserted my battery in my friend's S4, plugged the USB cable, and it started charging normally. This confirmed that the battery is perfectly fine. The charging port might be damaged somehow.

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But I noticed something very unusual. After getting my battery 30% charged using my friend's S4, I took my battery back and inserted it back into my phone, turned it on, and plugged the charger. It didn't show me the charging icon. This led me to a conclusion that my phone's charging port is damaged. But after half an hour, I looked at my phone, and now it was 60% charged!

The sudden bump on left is my friend's battery being replaced by mine.

So now, I'm charging my phone without the charging icon. But I'm not sure if the hardware has issues or software.

Btw, even my computer doesn't detect any device when I connect it using the cable. Not even an "unrecognized device".

Any help?

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Hi , I am 99% sure that this is a charge port issue . Each pin on the charge port will control a different function such as data , charge power from usb and charge power from wall and others. i would imagine one or more of the pins has let go from the solder pad . I have replaced many Galaxy charge ports due to similar issues and has resolved it every time.

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I have a similar problem - but once I restart the phone its shows the battery has charged 100% - do not know what is the problem

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I have same problem, huawri y520 u22 do not show charging icon

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having the same issue with redmi note 4

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Like st3v3w said, it's most probably a charging port issue.

Follow this guide to replace the charging port. It also contains links to the needed parts and tools.

It's a pretty straightforward fix, you can easily do it.

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This is the exact same thing that is happening to my iPod 5! Would that still me the charging port was at fault? I would really like to know thanks!

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My phone turned off at the last 1% but I pluged it in immediatly before and it came out of power save showing that the carger was working for it but it still turned off now its dead and doesnt show any sign of carging or turning on but it will give me the missing battery sign when I use my charger without the battery but as soon as I put the battery back in it still shows no sign of charging or turning on

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It can be many things: bad charging/lightning dock, bad battery, bad USB logic IC (aka U2).

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Ali yusoof thats not a port or a battery prob its something wrong with ur software because it didnt show the charging sign but u told u had charged it to 30% and half and hour later it had charged to 60% withput the charge sign so that shows that it is a software issue have u tried to flash a rom or something.i cant give you a fix if i find one i tell u

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I got similar trouble for my grand prime, might the pin error? I will try to solve with the pin change. Thanks buddy.

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Same problem to my lenovo a536, it doesnt show the charging sign but it charges and the bad thing too is when it fulls, the battery drains fast as !&&* but im pretty surely that this dont have to do with my battery coz its 100% new and the charging pin coz it charges normally. I think its just the system itself and needs reprogrammed. And also when i connected it to a computer it dont connect my phones data btw my phone is rooted and reprogrammed in cyanogenmod version. Any help?

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