1. halcyonwave's Avatar
    I finally got 8.1 onto my wife's Ative SE thanks to Jeemo's guide for getting rid of Preview for Developers. After running it for about a week the phone quit holding a charge. At first it just stayed at 3% while hooked up to a charger, after about a day of this it started looping from power up to shutting down. I tried keeping the phone in airplane mode to minimize power usage. I tried a different charger and cable. Both 2A. I tried taking out the battery and looking in the micro USB port for debris. Finally I decided to try charging it in download mode (power up while holding and the volume up and windows button). I was able to get a full charge in download mode, but it is an annoying solution -- plus I wonder if over time the static screen image might burn in. Any ideas on what might be causing this or how to fix it? Thanks.
    03-22-2015 11:54 PM
  2. robnhl's Avatar
    My best guess it's something wrong with the charging port. Most phone fix shops can fix that, if it's the problem. You can always pick up a battery charger and spare and charge that way.
    halcyonwave likes this.
    03-23-2015 12:55 PM
  3. arct1cblu3's Avatar
    I just bought this device but came with generic wall charger, if you have the oem charger can you tell me if its 1.0 or 2.0A output.

    06-11-2015 09:33 PM
  4. asellite's Avatar
    I love the spare batteries on Amazon. I got a pair of replacement batteries with almost double the capacity for something like $25 bucks with a wall charger and I just go that way. My port isn't broken, it's just more convenient for me. I use charging via the USB as a backup and the wall charger will charge your original battery too!
    06-12-2015 01:39 PM
  5. jonthysell's Avatar
    06-12-2015 02:28 PM
  6. halcyonwave's Avatar
    I ordered a Galaxy S4 qi adapter and charging plate off of eBay and it not only works it's so much better.
    06-19-2015 12:32 AM

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