Released in October of 2014. This model, SM-G530H/DV Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, comes in a White, Gray, or Gold casing.

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Charge port quit now phone wont update

I have galaxy grand prime....for some reason my charge port quit working ....I've managed to work around that however apparently a previous owner tried to root phone and so it has always started in factory reset mode and I've been just selected the reboot option....and it's been fine ...a bit inconvenient but it worked.My problem is suddenly it won't read my sim card and it's software needs updated and it because of unauthorized custom is and can't hook up to kies or any other. USB downloading method because port don't work... And I definitely don't have money to buy a different phone....any help will be greatly appreciated

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I am not experienced but I do have a friend I can show the links you provided me with...Thank you for answering my post so quickly and thoroughly ,I appreciate it.

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Bridjett, thanks for replying back, good luck with your device.

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@playfulpanda , Bridjett Barton , Should have good soldering skills, this is really not a repair for the inexperienced because the charge port for your device is soldered to the mother board and the heat generated could cause further damage if not very careful. I will post a link to a tear down guide to get you inside the tablet to check the charge port and will also post a link showing what is involved in repairing a mini USB attached to the board. The last link is to new charge port, which you can also do a search for better pricing perhaps if needed. If not wanting to do the repair yourself have a good computer/cell phone repair shop have a look and estimate repair. Good luck.

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Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Micro USB Port Replacement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89NoZ0hh...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2X-Samsung-Galax...

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