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Verizon Note 9 will not charge via cable

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by The_Chief, Feb 22, 2020.

  1. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations!
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    So Former Tax Deduction #1 has a recurring problem with his Verizon Note 9: it will NOT charge with a USB-C cable. ANY cable. Wireless charging, yes. But something in the firmware boogers up connected charging. He spent 2 hours with Verizon tech support, only to have them tell him what he already knew... but this is apparently a firmware problem that was referred to Samsung by Verizon.

    How many Verizon Note 9 users here are experiencing that? And does anyone here know of a fix or workaround? Other than wireless charging...


  2. svim

    svim Extreme Android User

    Is there any documented summary of this alleged Note 9 charging problem? Or is it just hearsay from a customer service staffer?
    Also, it would eliminate repetition if we knew just what he did or didn't try -- you referred to different cables so assuming he tried different chargers too, what about charging the phone while powered off or while in Safe mode.
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  3. marctronixx


    can you connect the phone to a computer to transfer data?

    yes have you tried different cables? clear cache? factory reset?

    sounds like a hardware issue ...
  4. The_Chief

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    They swear it's a firmware issue - and yes, yes, and yes
  5. olbriar


    Did it originally charge USB? Does the failure coincide with an OS upgrade? I would think if it were firmware there would be an ugly uprising from the Note 9 / Verizon community. As much as I love inductive charging I've never been forced to use the method.
  6. The_Chief

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    It's been on and off with Android 9 & 10... I had his clear cache and data on the USB Settings system app, no change. It does what it wants, when it wants. I would be inclined to call it a sensor fault: but that's just me and I ain't there

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Forum

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 release date was August 2018. Features and Specs include a 6.4" inch screen, 12MP camera, 6/8GB RAM, Exynos 9810 processor, and 4000mAh battery.

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