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Introduction

If phone is not charging, check the pins in the charging port at the bottom of the phone and make sure that they are not bent.

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  1. Note: Images here are from the internet for reference only but not from me
    • Note: Images here are from the internet for reference only but not from me

    • Check the charging port at the bottom of the phone. I used a magnifying glass with light to see because these are very small.

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  3. When I checked the pins in my phone, I saw 3. with the one on the rightmost having 2 layers. This was because one of them was bent making it look like there were only 3 instead of 4
    • When I checked the pins in my phone, I saw 3. with the one on the rightmost having 2 layers. This was because one of them was bent making it look like there were only 3 instead of 4

    • I used a needle to push the bent pin. After a few pushes, it started charging again!

    • Reminder: be very careful when pushing the pins. I only did this because my phone was not charging at all and I was ready to get a replacement for the charging port if it still didn't work

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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