How to Fix Samsung Galaxy J7 Slow Charging / Not Charging

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Fix Samsung Galaxy J7 Slow Charging / Not Charging.Samsung Galaxy J7 prime/ Galaxy j7 2016 is one of the most successful Android smartphones of Samsung. Even today android power users can’t get over it. Samsung Galaxy J7 was manufactured by Motorola. It has best specification of the time it was introduced and its design is still adored by many.

Samsung Galaxy J7, is a really powerful device and also a great budget device of 2016 but with time it started giving Slow Charging Problem for some user. In the following post, I will help you out to find out what can be potential issues that are causing Samsung Galaxy J7 slow charging and how I got rid of this problem.

Samsung Galaxy J7 slow chargingHow to Fix Samsung Galaxy J7 Slow Charging Problem

If you are are running any battery consuming apps. Then clear the cache from recovery.Try to use different USB cables If none of them appear to impact the charging in the slightest.

Now lets move on to the potential solutions to the problem. First of all you need to do a bit of analysis of the current situation

First check if the cable and charger are working fine?

  • It is possible it is the brick or the cable.
  • It is possible it is the port (Qi would at least tell you if it is the port or the battery/software).
  • Now we will try to remove the cause or source of the problem:
  • Replace the Micro USB Cable, but keep the brick.
  • Replace the Brick.
  • Analyze results. Does it charge normally in any of these scenarios?

If the answer is yes, then you have found your issue at whichever step it started charging normally. If it never charges properly. it might be the software [factory reset and retest]. or it might be the battery itself (Flash the stock Android & retest). After you test your phone again and again, you will figure out if its the software or the battery/hardware.

Slow Charging Samsung Galaxy J7 Potential Solutions:

Just like any problem you have to troubleshoot. you have to use the scientific method to reduce the number of probabilities one by one to ensure that you are left with a reliable result.

1.Try to factory reset. I was having issues with lag when I first updated to Nougat and a factory reset fixed everything.

2.In device manager, reinstall the driver for the phone and choose something like MTP USB Driver.

3.When you have it plugged into the wall, go to Setting -> battery. Does it say charging over AC or charging over USB? I had a bad micro USB port on my phone. It always said charging over USB, and it caused it to charge VERY slowly.

Download ampere and have a look at the charge rate. Normal charging speed is about ~1300 mAh.

Try pushing the cable down in the charging port of the phone as well.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Slow Charging

I hope this will fix the Samsung Galaxy J7 slow charging problem. If you have any issue in the above-mentioned methods. Let me know in the comments. I will get back to you.

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  1. 3.When you have it plugged into the wall, go to Setting -> battery. Does it say charging over AC or charging over USB? I had a bad micro USB port on my phone. It always said charging over USB, and it caused it to charge VERY slowly.

    Charging over USB this is my problem

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