Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 5 not charging & slow charging issues

If you are a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 user then you have faced Galaxy Note 5 not charging or slow charging issue. Most of the time Samsung device is not charging issues are indicted on hardware or accessories. But let’s be honest here, without checking the charger or cable you cannot put blame on accessories.

Before you give your final verdict, you need to check a few factors. Starting from your data cable, you used to charge your device. Try connecting your device to PC using the same data cable. Moreover, replace your charger, use another or use the current one with another device. Maybe your firmware is the reason your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 not charging properly.

In this post, you’ll find all the possible solutions to Fix Galaxy Note 5 not charging or slow charging issues. First, you need to know what the problem really is. Once you know, then you can easily fix it. Let’s get started now.

Galaxy Note 5 not charging

Note 5 not charging

Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 5 not charging & slow charging issues:

Heed the instructions below to Fix Samsung Galaxy Note 5 not Fast Charging or slow charging issues. Keep that in mind if your device hardware is not functioning properly, then you Seek help from a technician.

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Try charging the phone while it’s powered off:

This is the so far best solution to both not charging and slow charging issues. You’ll get an idea if your firmware is behind all this or it is a hardware issue. If your device is charging as it used to do, it’s most likely a firmware issue. However, it can be background apps. Sometimes there are just too many apps running in the background and because of that, your device starts slow charging.

Now if your device won’t charge even if it’s turned off, that can be a signal of hardware problem. But still, it can be a system crash.

Note 5 not fast charging:

A forced reboot will get things going for you. A reboot refreshes everything and your device can start charging properly. All you have to do is follow the instructions below.

  • Press and Hold down both volume and Power button for 10 seconds.

If your device is not facing hardware issues then it would probably boot up normally. If not then follow the steps below.

  • First, only press + hold volume down button.
  • Now do the same with Power button and don’t let it go for 15 seconds.

Inspect the power adapter:

This is the first thing every smartphone user should so when their device is not charging. Use the same USB Cable with other devices. Make sure it’s not bent or broken. Also, use the same adapter to charge other devices, If it works on other devices then it must be the adapter behind all this. You can always buy a new one.

Boot in safe mode:

  • First, turn off your Samsung Galaxy Note 5.
  • Now press and hold the power key.
  • When you see the  Samsung Galaxy Note 5 logo, release the button and then press+hold the volume down button.
  • Don’t let go until your phone finishes the rebooting process.
  • When you see Safe Mode in the lower left corner of the screen let go of the volume down button.

Now charge your device, if your device is charging properly then it must be third-party apps. When you have a large number of third-party apps on your device. Sometimes few of the apps start crashing in the background and because of that your device starts behaving abnormally.

Perform a Factory Reset:

You need to create a complete backup of your device before you perform a Factory Reset. [ How to Backup Your Entire Android Device to PC ].

  • Turn off your device.
  • Now press and hold home+Power+Volume Up key.
  • Release the power button once you see the logo, but keep holding home and Volume up keys.
  • Now when you see Android logolet go both buttons.
  • Use the volume down button to navigate and highlight wipe data/factory reset.
  • Now use the power key to select the option.
  • You have to select ‘Yes‘ when you’ll be prompted for the next menu.
  • Now wait for the process to be completed, once it’s done highlight ‘Reboot system now’ and press power button to select it.
  • All Done.

Clear System Cache:

  • Turn off your device.
  • Now press and hold home+Power+Volume Up key.
  • Release the power button once you see a logo, but keep holding home and Volume up keys.
  • Now when you see Android logolet go both buttons.
  • Use the volume down button to navigate and highlight wipe cache partition.
  • Now use the power key to select the option.
  • You have to select ‘Yes‘ when you’ll be prompted to the next menu.
  • Now wait for the process to be completed, once it’s done highlight ‘Reboot system now’ and press power button to select it.
  • All Done.

If none of this worked for you then there is no doubt that your device is facing hardware issues. The best solution is to go to the nearest Samsung service center and let them fix it for you.

Ali Raza

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