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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? Ugh. I have the same problem. This happened with the original Envy phone. At first it would charge at all, then I figured out I could rig it a certain way by putting something heavy on the cord. Eventually that didn't work at all and I got the Envy 2. The new version has a different style charging port and was supposed to be better. However, only 5 months later it is doing the same thing. I am beyond irritated.

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  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    i have changed it ten times same problem!!! i dont know what to do...im paying a huge bill and the phone is not even worth it.

  • tnorris Mar 03, 2009

    Verizon finally gave me a "new" phone..but my first one was terrible. the charger kept getting stuck in the charging port, and the prong things were sticking out. I went through 3 chargers and a bunch of calls to customer service until they gave me another phone. I hope this doesn't happen again. I'm extra extra careful when removing the charger, hoping this doesn't happen again!

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    I am on my 2nd Envy and now the wall charger I had to purchase with the 2nd phone broke! I absolutely love the phone but the charging issue is so irritating! I even have trouble charging it with the car charger. It really is a terrible design on LG's part.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    I have been through 3 phones env 9900 that all have had trouble with the charging port. Is there a way to fix the charging port?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2009

    The phone is a POS~

    I have been through 3 and this one did the same thing. I have had it 5 days. Seriously frustrated with it.

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    the charging port came out of my phone with the charger, so i got a new phone, then my new phone was charging perfectly fine and then all of a sudden I plug it in to charge it won't charge at all. I have had this new phone for 5 days

  • No Soup 4u Apr 11, 2009

    had it for 2 years. worked great and loved it. charging port stopped taking a charge. I rigged it a few times by putting pressure on the cord, but now that doesn't work. Got the Envy 2, but didn't like the small front screen, so went to LG Voyager and it is identical to the EnV, except with a touch screen on the front. Not crazy about that, but the mobile TV feature and real internet more than make up for it. It's only $30 more than the EnV2 and a much better phone. the only scary thing is that it has the exact same charging port (wish i would have know that before buying extra cords, which i now don't need), so i'm treating it very carefully, especially on the car charger.

  • ylpebbles Apr 21, 2009

    My chargers kept breaking and I kept buying new ones.
    This time around i could get it to charge if it set just right....you know, like getting a child not to scream if you are really careful around it.
    Finally it just stopped working altogether unless I held it really tight.
    I'm going to talk to the Verizon people tomorrow.


  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    My phone is 3 months old. The charge port just stopped working for no reason.

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I had the Envy for about a year and the charge port broke. if i put force down on the charger (pushing it upward into the phone) it would charge..but after a few days it just broke all together. got a new one, and that lasted a month before it started doing the same thing. my Boyfriend is on his 4th Envy for the same reason on the three previous phones. all in all...the phone's manufacturing is defective.

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go to www.phoneclaim.com and claim it. it's $50 and they send you a new phone. the company is Asurion (i think is how u spell it) and they send replacement phones. since my 2nd EnV broke so quickly...they auto upgraded me to the EnV2. it sucks that i had to pay $50 again, but i can't complain, cuz i finally have a phone that works (so far!)

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Although today's electrinics are nicer to look at than things were 5 years ago, they're also more fragile. You must treat things like egg shells if you want them to last. I've had the same cell phone for 4 years, mi wife has been through 7.

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