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I input my charger into my phone and it says charging but the battery goes down. And wen I take the charger out, it says discharging.

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It sounds like the memory of the battery may be faulty,
there are 2 possibilities
1. let the battery go flat completely/discharged and wait for a couple of hours and charge up again, this may help to reset the memory or
2. Change the battery, see if you can take your charger and phone to a store put the new battery in and charge and see if its really a problem with the battery if so then buy a new one,
good luck

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