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Hello,

Have you try to use another charger to charge it to see if it will charge?

If you have and yet it doesn't still charge, it means the charging port of your phone is bad.

If that is the case, all you need to do is to change your charging port of your phone in other for your phone to charge.

Just change the charging port and you will see that your phone will charge.

Take care.















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Posted on Apr 26, 2010

  • Sulaimon Jimoh Olayemi Apr 26, 2010

    Hello,

    Please note that, if another charger was able to charge it, it means the problem is your charger but if not, then it is the charging port as said earlier, you will need to change the charging port.

    Take care.


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