The Samsung Galaxy S3 is a multi-touch, slate-format smartphone with eye-tracking ability, increased storage, and a wireless charging option.

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Battery percentage going down but its charging

my samsung recently started not charging properly. It is plugged into charge but as i use it the percentage decreases until it goes to 0 and shuts down. i left it in last night to see if the problem was me using it while it was in charger ( even though iv never had a problem with this before) and it only had 83% when i woke up. so i left it in for another hour and it was still on 83, i jiggled the charger then it started charging. What is wrong with my phone, is it the battery or charger.

Phone is fairly new ( 6 months)

Charger is original

Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo

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I am suffering from same problem, I keept my cellphone in charging a whole last night but it remains in 83%, the red indicator can be seen and the sign of thunder is also visible but the battery is not charging and sometimes the battery percentage goes down, if the phone is fully charged after 2 or 3 minutes it decreases down rapidly.. Please help me what should I do

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You said you have to jiggle the charger to get it to work?

If you have to wiggle/jiggle or biggle (my new word:) the charger in the port to get it to charge it's most likely losing connection to the traces on your motherboard. We've seen this a lot on the S3 in my store. If the charging port inside looks normal (no bent pins or damage) its possibly damage to the traces on the motherboard that connects the charging port to the motherboard. Unfortunately when this is the case I recommend another device or motherboard. You would basically need super human eyes to fix this part of the board. Even if you replace the charging port it might be a temporary fix if the connection to motherboard is poor/damaged.

I'd first inspect the inside the the charging port (see if there's any visible damage). I would say try a battery or another cable but if you have to adjust the cable, it prob won't work. I'll upload a picture of what I'm talking about soon.

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i have problem my Samsung s4 charging with adapter 1 amp it take 15 hour. and when i put data cable to cpu showing charging but charge level is go down. so now i use different camera adapter 2 amp. please suggest to me

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My s5 looses battery life quick because when I first got it I didnt charge it for 8 hours any fix?

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faulty battery , If phone is as old as stated you should have manufacture warranty

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My one I got 8 months ago and it only just started to do this even when it's off

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Iim having the same problem. I turned off the screen so I could run and grab a different charger and when I came back in less then 1minute Ir went from 3 to 5%

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Have you tried a new battery? Original Samsung not aftermarket? Samsung phones don't work well with aftermarket batteries.

Also did you solder on a new charging port?

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My galaxy s5 when I charge it it's run down fast and I try a new battery same problem the charger have a burst but I replace it and still the same

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my Telstra Slim Plus Phone was on 100% charge on my charger and it is now 76% and it is on charge i've tried to use different phone chargers and it is still going down in battery while it is charging what do i bloody do i need help right now!!

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now it is 74% what the !&&*

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Please go to Samsung service center without wasting time and spoiling battery.

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I'm an electrical engineer... The problem, more than likely is the c-type connector head (the end piece that plugs into your android phone). The trace pins are precision soldered with a wave machine to the specific pin contained in a wired harness. If you happen to drop the phone in any way on any surface at any distance, it's quite possible to damage that precise harness inside the connector head causing the power dissipation of the battery due to the current now being unconditioned. This is a safety feature so as to not explode the phone's battery when those trace elements are damaged. (it's like the surge protector in the cable is broken) I'd recommend getting a brand new undamaged cable and reboot the phone before charging, this in all likelihood will fix your issue but I'd definitely stop using that cable. You'll eventually burn out the elements in the adaptor (the pronged piece you plug into the wall outlet) too causing it to be bad and then you'll end up damaging any new cable you plug into it. GO WITH A HEAVY GUAGE BRAIDED CABLE WITH HEAVY DUTY GROMMET CONNECTOR ENDS ON BOTH THE USB AND THE C-TYPE HEADS. (you can get fairly good ones on Amazon)

SIDE NOTE: charging cables were designed to be used when the phone battery is fully discharged and would require the phone to be in a stationary horizontal position with zero cable bend even when using it with a laptop as a data transfer cable as well. (this means learn to stop talking or operating the device while charging for best results... the cables will last much longer that way)

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