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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ahowe07, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. ahowe07

    ahowe07 New Member
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    The LG charger my phone came with lasted a few months, then my phone wouldn't charge on it. I bought a nokia charger on amazon and a motorola car charger as well. They both lasted several months, but now neither is charging my phone. Even hubby's HTC evo charger wouldn't charge it. I took it to the cricket store, lo and behold the lady is charging my phone with the store's charger. I get home and try the nokia charger on hubby's htc evo, wtf, it's working? Then I try it on mine, it isn't working. I plug his into his htc charger, it is working, so I plug it into mine, now it is charging! Then I plug mine into my nokia charger, wiggle it around, and it too is now working. I have been trying to get it to work for 2 days! Is my LG breaking chargers, or have I stumbled upon 3 unrealiable chargers in 6 months?
     

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  2. Welcome to the forums, ahowe07.

    It does sound like your device charging port and/or charging cable are damaged or loose.

    Let's see what others here in the Optimus M forum have to say. ;)
     
  3. ahowe07

    ahowe07 New Member
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    I posted this in this forum as well as the android accessory forum, because this IS an android phone, and the charger IS an accessory, so I would appreciate my question be left in there so that I can get answers as there aren't many people in this forum.
     
  4. donmeca2020

    donmeca2020 Well-Known Member
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    funniest thing, i had a charger from a previous phone that worked for a long while, then it died on me, a friend of mine gave me an actual optimus m charger worked for a few months and the same has happen. now im using my charger that came with the phone. its working im wondering if it'll die on me also in month or two.

    what is the deal ??
     
  5. h4x0rj3ff

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    I was able to use,my charger for about a month and then it went out. I use my USB cable from my western digital USB drive and it works fine. I think lg just doesnt make good cables.
     
  6. douglasr007

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    My USB charger still works except the USB connection is loose so I have to have the cable hang down if the phone is on a flat surface in order for the phone to hold a charge.
     
  7. AlebGaming

    AlebGaming New Member
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    This keeps happening for me but within a week from each other went through 2 chargers and a USB. But with my Galaxy Grand Prime
     
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