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My enV will not charge!

A few months ago i discovered that my LG enV could not hold a charge. i would have to reposition the charger, and prop up the phone for it to charge. the problem has only gotten worse. as of now i am not able to prop up the phone to charge, it still wont work. i plugged in the charger last night to find that it was working! tthis is because i taped the charger in place. however, when the phone read "CHARGE COMPLETE" and i unplugged it, the phone shut off immediately. i took out the battery, and put it back in. no help. when the phone says charge complete, it seems as if the phone still has a low battery. HELLLLPPPP!

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  • chefred Jul 18, 2008

    my ******* envy 2 wont charge, i plug it in and there is no response at all. im so frustrated. its ******* brand new. it may have also restaed itself a few times.



    whats the deal?

  • ik gameace Aug 02, 2008

    I GOT THE GOD **** ENV2 AND IT WILL NOT CHARGE IT IS BRAND ****'N NEW NOW WHAT I AINT PAYING FOR A NEW PHONE VERIZON CAN **** MY DIRTY  BALLS 

  • Anonymous Aug 04, 2008

    well got the same problem sort of I have been redaing and looking wround online its prob not the battery apperently the charging port on this phone seems to been poorly made b/c alot of people are having problems it starts out not fully charging then it just will not charge at all which is what mine is doing... if you have insurence on the phone they will fix it no problem and I think even if you dont take it in and tell them whats going on i am surreeee you will not bethe first to bring that to them with that problem!!!!

  • yoyo090 Aug 10, 2008

    When it first started I would move it a little bit an it would do just fine but it has gotten a lot worse. I started to tape the charger in place and if I move it just a teeny tiny bit it will stop charging! Now I can get it to charge if i hold it but then it only charges for like 2 minutes even if i don't move it!

  • dillonp14 Sep 28, 2008

    Same here i have the orange env and at first it would beep so i would move it around untill it charged but now it doesnt charge at all even when i tape it to the charger it would say full charge and i would turn it on and it turns right off i dont know what to do

  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    wow. i have the same problem.

    mine will sometimes charge, but if it does, it only lasts a couple hours or sometimes minutes and then turns off. and after it turns off it wont turn back on until i charge it again. it will work fine for a couple weeks and then quit working again. i've been able to deal with it, just taking my charger with me everywhere i go, but now it wont even turn on when i plug it in. no response. i'm getting really frustrated, and i can't afford a new phone. i don't know what to do. i have insurance, yet every time i go to verizon for help they have always made me pay $50 for a new one, even though all the stories i've heard have included a new phone, no charge.

  • cgchickhart Dec 05, 2008

    yeah i have the same thing only mine it stays but when i bump it it unplugs and when it says complete charger its stays then less than 5 Min's it dead and i cant talk on the phone bc it goes dead so i just gave up im getting a new battery so i hope it works.

  • noy_kulas Dec 06, 2008

    Same here! It started a month ago and as what others say... it is getting worse!!! I just don't understand why LG can't make a simple socket which is not this complicated. a mini USB will be much better. I'm in a point that i want to throw this phone at a verizon store!

  • coolbeanskel Apr 05, 2009

    MY STUPID ENV WILL NO CHARGE EITEHR!!!! i had gotten it taken away for trouble making and when i went to charge it i to had to position it and i couldnt touch it at all or it would stop charging! and now it wont even charge at all!! i had to push it in or jam it in and it till wont charge!! and i need my phone is my alarm clock!! but i have heard that the batteries for the phone are verry crapy and the will dye out even when u try to charge it i have gone threw 3 chargers and none of them work THE ENV IS A PIECE OF ****!!! and mine when i look through my pics...IT SHUTS OFF!! and it also shuts off randomly to im so fed up with it!!

  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    i got mine taken away too and i need my phone to work cause i dont have insurance!!!

  • shannon8709 May 15, 2009

    I think its the part inside that the battery goes into....i can see that mine gets pushed in everytime i plug the charger into phone. My phone is completely dead and sadly won't charge! :-( I really liked this phone too...welll LOVED it to be honest!

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    same here is have the same difficulty i really like my phone but its been giving me problems for about a month! and i also have the envy2 and whenever i put it in the slot to plug it in i see that the actuall place u put the charger into moves all over the place sooooooooooPLZPLZPLZ HELP ME WITH MY PROBLEM

  • Anonymous May 23, 2009

    i had the same problam.
    i had to get a new phone.
    then my charger feel apart.
    so i got a new charger.
    and after a few months i had to prop my new phone in awkward positions to charge, too.

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    My tablet has been off for a while last night bought a charger and it wont charge the back light comes on with battery icon in middle of screen and then shuts back off

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Hey i think i just figured out the problem to all the port charging issues for the envy and envy 2 phones with verizon. its not the phones, its the charger cord! the part that goes into the phone. it gets pulled out over time from pulling the cord out of the phone all the time. get a pair of pliers. grab the end and push the metal end of the cord against somthing hard, push it back in so it is at the appropriate depth. this should make it charge properly again!

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

  • wrrush Jan 08, 2011

    My phone WILL accept charge with car charger but I have 2 AC chargers and neither will charge my phone. Here's another wrench...the ACs work with wife's phone!

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Same here. i dont know what to do.
this is so suopid.
we me and my borhter both have it the enV2 and i put my battery in his phone and it charhs but thwne i put his in mine the battery wont charge

so i dont think it sthe better or the charger

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

Your battery might be bad. you may need a new one. :///

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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