Question about LG enV VX9900 Cellular Phone

2 Answers

Bad Cell Phone Charger connection

Hi, I've had this Verizon LG EnV VX 8900 for about 5 months, and lately my charger (the cord as well as the cell phone outlet) has been giving me trouble. I don't know exactly why, but it's like I plug in the charger yet my phone just sits there and doesn't charge up, and I don't know why! And then the cord outlet in the bottom of my phone became physically loose, which is not good, and unexpected since I haven't treated it carelessly. For the first couple of weeks since when this happened, I just ever-so-slightly tweaked or moved the charger cord around in the cell phone charger outlet until I got the correct...angle, i guess? And at that point, my phone would charge. But today my battery has died and I've been here sitting with my phone for at least half an hour trying to find the right angle at which to plug my cell charger into my EnV and it simply will NOT charge, and I'm honestly starting to worry. After looking for online advice, I came across several other reports of customers with the same model cell phone and identical problems, claiming that the EnV is a faulty phone/design that should be recalled, and that the only way to fix it is to pay the 50 dollar deductible and just get a new phone. I'm a pre-med student (with no cell phone insurance...I couldn't afford it) who has literally no extra money in my wallet right now, and there's no way I can afford a new phone...I didn't think I'd need to buy another one 5 months into getting this one! I desperately need my cell phone for academic reasons (I'm applying for a prestigious campus position and I NEED my phone working in case I am contacted about the position). What should I do?

Posted by on

  • hastyste Jan 19, 2009

    I'm sorry, I meant to write VX 9900 as the description for my EnV, in case that helps. Please help me, I honestly need some serious help with this, please.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    if you look at the connection area on the bottom of the phone, its most likely the metal became enlarged or the thing in the middle is loose.

    i suggest a new phone. if you have insurance, complain and they might just give you a new one.

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

If you go onto Ebay, you can get something called a universal cell phone charger. This plugs into the wall and charges the battery directly, rather than using the phone port. They cost between one and three dollars. I had the same problem and was told to do this and it works very, very well. Good luck!

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Well it does that cause you arent taking the cord out right. you prolly damaged the outlet cause of it too.. try a new charger or get a n el cheapo en v or diferent phone off ebay

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Verizon LG EnV3 is saying Use genuine battery and then powers down in 10 seconds. I've tried most of the suggestions people have posted and they haven't worked. Please help! I don't kno


I had 3 Verizon LG VX 5500 and 1 told me the same thing. I just ask a friend for an old phone and then I activate it on the verizon website and no problem... it can't be fixed once is asking you for a GENUINE BATTERY, you need to get another phone. Also you can get the same phone in ebay (used) and activated it yourself.

Mar 25, 2013 | LG enV VX9900 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

I need a manual to lg vx-9900


visit this link
http://docs.phonedog.com/lg-env-vx-9900-manual-4316.pdf
if it helps for you please give a 4 thumb rating.
thanks.

May 26, 2011 | LG enV VX9900 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

How I increase battery lifebon my enV


turn down the brightness to minimum required ,turn off anything unnesseary that you dont use as bluetooth ,Ir anyting like that, a trick use on my phone which seems to work atleast on my zte blade and my iphone 3GS is to connect the phone to the charger and let it charge to max then i restart the phone and connect the charger again for another hour and the batterylife seems to last one day more

Feb 21, 2011 | LG Pcmicrostore Brand Lg Env Vx 9900...

1 Answer

My phone is lucky by the sos code


really yes! this phone is a lucky one, because
this is a refurbished LG enV VX-9900 phone ready for activation on the Verizon Wireless network ,their will be no need of sos code for activation

thank you

Dec 26, 2010 | Verizon Communications LG enV Cell Phone -...

1 Answer

Loose connection to LG phone charger


use something like a small screwdriver to bend the two metal contacts inside the phone socket up a little so they press more firmly into the mating contacts in the channels on the charger plug.

if the charger plug wants to fall out, you can bend up a cutout/tab in the top metal shell part a little so the plug "clicks in" a little better.

it's a bad design.

Jul 31, 2009 | LG enV VX9900 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

Battery Won't Stay Charged


well if you have recieved new batteries and they wont stay charged then the problem isn't the batteries apparently. It could possibly be that your charger has gone bad and isn't charging your battery all the way. I suggest buying a new charger and it should fix your problem and if it's not your charger then it must be the outlet supplying voltage to the charger going bad. More than likely you need a new charger cause it seems like its not getting the voltage it needs to charge your phone.

Jun 09, 2009 | LG enV VX9900 Cellular Phone

2 Answers

Wont charge


your charging port is loosely connected to *********** board. You need to go to a repair shop and get it fixed.

Apr 18, 2009 | Verizon Communications LG enV Cell Phone -...

1 Answer

How do you dismantle the end of the charger?


Absolutely not. You must use the LG charger, or you might get an improper amount of current into the phone and toast it.

Jan 04, 2009 | LG enV VX9900 Cellular Phone

Not finding what you are looking for?
LG enV VX9900 Cellular Phone Logo

1,095 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Cell Phones Experts

IT Solution
IT Solution

Level 3 Expert

805 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18381 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Are you a LG Cell Phone Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...