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Envy charge port keeps breaking

I have been through three envy's and I am constantly replacing it due to the charging port breaking. is there something I am doing wrong? Or how can i fix it. Is anyone else having this issue?

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  • lindeylullab Dec 30, 2008

    it doesn't charge if i don't push the charger towards the back and the charger port is really loose.

  • knuble22 Jan 08, 2009

    I got a new enV and had to send it back because it would not charge. I just got my new one and it charged fine, and now it won't....what is the deal?

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    Same problem, the port is loose and I cant get it to charge unless i literally sit there and hold it down. This only works partly too.

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    I have the same problem, the charging port is real loose. I tried to make them replace the phone but they wouldnt because its "not a known issue" with the phone...i have seen all over the web people with the same problem...maybe i should print them all out and tell them to open their eyes...it sucks...now my phone can only text, i cant hear anything nor can the people i attempt to call. I'm on my 2nd Envy now and it will be my last one...JUNK!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    I have been through 3 envys and about to go to #4 just because they have all broken within the 90 day warranty. The charging port gets loose and you cant charge anymore. The phone is garbage.

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    girlfriend has same problem and is on 4th env going onto her 5th one. we just have to pay for another phone or get a free one with the consequence of adding 2 more years to our contract. this sucks!

  • longevite_fa Jan 25, 2009

    I have two phones and they are doing the exact thing. One of the phone has been replaced 3 times. Is there a recall on these phones that no one knows about. Share your thoughts

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    i h=m having the same problem right now! i gotta put books on the cord and the phone to hold it done in place just so it can charge! its ghetto set up but it wrks! but i cant keep live n like this!

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    i have an envy 2 and my phone isnt charging. i dont notice whether or not i yank it out of the charger port. I'm pretty sure i'm not that rough with it. this is my second one. i'll be going on my 3rd after this.... i was ghetto too....i have to put **** on top of it for it to freakin charge.

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    My phone is doing the exact same thing its been like this for a month now. Now the port dosen't even work

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    my enV charger port keeps coming out

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    My phone refuses to charge due to the port breaking.

    You'd think that in this day and age, this shouldn't be an issue.


  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2009

    well that happened to me yesterday. i though i was the only one haha
    i would put heavy stuff on it to charge. ppl say u can just go in to get a new one but idk. i hope.. it would also keep turning off randomly which sucked


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Try this one open your verizon phone.remove the shield can.. the one that covers all the components. See the usb port?solder both side of the usb connector to the ground.. that will make the connector stable and prevents from port from breaking

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I fixed mine. I took my phone apart and looked at the wires coming out of the back of the charger port and the last wire on the right was broken, seperated right at the bend and was angled to the right a lil bit. so i used a needle and pushed it into place and a lil inward to make sure it stays. I plugged in the charger and it worked.

I guess if you have soldering skills you can make it a lil more permanant but its only temporary for me till i get a new phone.

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Nobody realy said how to fix anything.none of this helped me. I don't think responding with"yeah that happend to me 3 times and the way I fixed it was to replace my phone each time" is a good solution.

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I switched to the EnV2 now.. but when I had the EnV, I had to get a couple of phones replaced for the same reason. People suggest not pulling the phone towards you with the chord or anything of that sort. However, even if you don't do that, I've found that it still screws up. I don't know what to tell you.. other than the fact that the EnV chargers seem to somewhat ****! ha

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This happened to me with my voyager last year and i got my sisters replacement enV after i lost my voyager. they both had charging port issues.
what i found to work is: when you put in the charger, move it around and HOLD it until it starts charging.. then as the phone is in your hand charging, move it to an area where it could "hang off" a table at the edge or a filing cabinet of some sort. make sure the charger doesnt touch the table. i suggest you do this right before you go to bed, but MAKE SURE its actually charger. trust me, this works. it just takes time.

try it, it'll still charge :)
hope i helped!

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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I've replacedmy phone 3 times now.. charger port goes every time. It is a manufacturer defect.. take it to a verizon store and they will replace for free with a refurb. not the best solution, but at least you can charge it! just make sure you have a SD card to save all your stuff on before you get new phone!

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