For those of us that own the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus, the charging problems are a very common occurrence. Owners report problems ranging from their Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus not charging, the Galaxy S8 fails to switch on after charging and the Galaxy S8 grey battery problem. Let’s look at some of the fixes you can consider trying out for your Galaxy S8 ‘’not charging’’ problems.
Fixing the ‘’Not Charging’’ problem in Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus
Some of the most common problems why your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 smartphone might not be working include;
- The grey battery problem
- Defective phone
- Bent, pushed in or broken connectors
- Damaged battery
- Defective charging cable/unit
Change the cables
The first thing to look out for when your Galaxy series is not charging at all or not charging properly is the charging cable. Check whether the charger is damaged, broken and whether it’s properly connected to your Galaxy smartphone. Before resorting to buying a new cable, try switching it with another working USB cable just to be sure the problem is with the cable. If the problem is with the cable, then you can think about getting a new cable charger for your Galaxy S8.
Try resetting your Galaxy S8
Part of the reason that your Galaxy smartphone might not be working when its plugged in is because it’s system software needs a reboot. This method might temporarily fix your problem, but it fixes the charging issue on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphones. Read the detailed guide on how to reset your phone here.