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One day my Samsung stopped charging, as to my battery was swelling up. The following day I bought a new battery and it is still giving me the same problem. It does not charge or show any sign that it is working. Does anyone know a solution? I've tried many that I've viewed on youtube, but still doesn't work.

  • Consider changing your battery for your safety perpuse and dispose battery with care. – Vivek Ji Sep 30 '16 at 8:56
  • it's explosion protection that kicked in – Sarge Borsch Sep 30 '16 at 15:37
  • @VivekJi they had already replaced the swollen battery – user145490 Oct 5 '16 at 20:31
  • @SargeBorsch Haven't heard of explosion protection. Kindly expound on it. – user145490 Oct 5 '16 at 20:32
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  1. Battery swelling up is an indication of battery in terminal stages . It's good that you decided to replace with a new battery

  2. If the new battery is not charging, possible reasons:

a) It could be a rip off battery

b) battery charging is prevented by a transparent plastic foil on the terminals which is preventing contact. Examine carefully and peel it off . See this for a similar issue with S3 batteries Phone only works with busted battery

C) there is a genuine problem with hardware

First eliminate b) then check for a) by borrowing a battery and if both are ruled out, your problem is C) for which only service center can fix

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Your USB port maybe damaged. It's very cheap and easy to replace. I did on mine after the phone had trouble charging, and it worked great afterwards.

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