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Old October 15th, 2013, 09:49 AM   #61 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by w.j.cole View Post
3 - Only the original Samsung charger will charge the phone. Others indicate they are charging but they don't. Had to run battery monitor widget to diagnose this one. Cable does not seem to matter - charger (even other Samsung charger) does matter.

Confirmed all of these issues with Samsung. Mine is from T-Mobile
Have Verizon version, black, wanted to test this theory so I used a generic $5.00 charger from Big Lots (low-end retailer in the US) for "Samsung Phones".

From a full charge, turned brightness to max, added a live wallpaper and left the screen on. Then I ran it down to 98%, plugged in el-cheapo charger, left the screen on. 5 - 10 minutes later, voila, back to 100%. Didn't wait for the green light. Put it back in my Note 2 dock, which will turn the LED green when the battery is full, and indeed, it is full.
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