My Huawei battery stopped charging (with red blinking charge indicator)

Important notice! This is just my experience with this problem and can't be taken as good solution. If you try what I did it's on your own risk. I don't take any responsibility.

Few days ago my Huawei Honor developed a problem with battery (stock). It was empty and It didn't start to charge. LED indicator was blinking/flashing red color when I connected it to charger and nothing else happened. Phone didn't even boot when battery was inserted. When I removed battery it booted and worked fine. When charging below 10% it should be just red- without blinking. Blinking supposed to mean that there is no charging activity at all (according to some people).

Night before I noticed that power level was all over the place (while connected to charger). It changed often up and down between 5% - 40%. I didn't think much of it at first but when I woke up next morning, phone was totally dead.

After googling a bit I found some huawei threads with same symptoms. For instance.

Solution came from last link. Even Though I have a different phone than talked about in thread I gave it a try.

My solution

These were steps I took to by-pass this battery rpoblem.

  • Remove battery from phone
  • Plugin the charger
  • Power up your phone
  • After intial boot screen insert the battery (3-5 seconds worked for me)
  • After boot it should show up red indicator (not blinking)
  • Phone should be now charging again
I tried 2 times before I got any charging results (power level over 0%). Maybe first time I didn't wait long enough.

Aftermath

Currently I'am not sure yet about my batterys lifetime. After initial charging it has dropped few times below 20% out of blue. It charged very badly. Sometimes got stuck at some random level like 30% or 44%. Now I have seen it on 100% first time.

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Simon Nielsen #
Thanks for this solution.

Suddenly this morning my Honor would not turn on or charge or anything and when I put the charger in, it just blinked red.

I have just tried your solution and it seems to work. Thanks a lot!
Jerome #
I had the same problem and your solution seems to be working. My battery is now charging. Thanks!
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Rissa Rox #
Thank you so much for posting this. I have had a lot of issues with getting my Huawei to charge. I seem to be getting a new charger cord every few weeks & they only work for very short time, before i have to buy a new one.
This morning the charging light started flashing red. I have done the procedure advised in this site & it seems to have fixed the issue a little & my phone is finally charging for the first time in 3 days.
Its still definately time to get a new phone, but thank you soooooo much for posting this as it has helped me out a great deal in the mean time
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Bijan #
Thanks a lot. Seems to be working :)
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Jalal Alsayari #
Thank you so much. Seems to be working
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carrie #
This worked perfectly. thanks!
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tianna #
When I took the battery out it turned on and the battery level and the battery level was at 255% and input the battery back in and it was still at 10% I need another solution
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paul #
same problem with my honor u8860
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iqra razaq #
i have the same prblm with my phone huawie G510.....plz some one help me too....
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krenz Renald #
OMG THANK U SO MUCH!!
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rosy #
i cant even boot because my phone is 0% and i cant even power up it!
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medrekw@yahoo.com #
I have the same problem but my phone is G620 and the batry is fixed i cant remove the batry..plss help
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Angelo #
is it oky for the phone to heat up?
Because am using a G525 and its extremly hot whilst charging and when it gets full battery life it dies instantly and same problem presist's
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awuakye hene #
it didnt work i need another solution
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pakistan #
just got the problem and this worked u8860 thankyou for sharing this great , remove battery , plug chrgr and when bootscreen appeared insert battery thanku
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jayjay #
same hwre on my Huawei ascen y530 u00..it never charge.. pls help its 0%
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andrew #
sometimes my honor 4c not charging...plss help
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andre #
My 4c is not charginh either! Cant remove the battery. Any solution?
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Florin #
My phone is vibrating when charging without batery mounted. I cannot power it.
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Jari #
For me seemed to be working other solution.. When I connect the battery cord and red light is blinking then hold down together volume up and power on/off button.. I took me to boot menu I just factory resetted the phone (I have backup on my SD) and from there on everything is back to normal- charging etc.
Maybe this solution above works, but to take battery out is a more time taking than my solution.. Just hard reset your phone- there is some strange soft/block issue with this charging stuff.. :)
Anyway- great post!
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lucky sethi #
Same problem i have my phone battery is 0% if i charging it shows red blinking for 10-15 seconds amd then it off ... Solve my problem my honor 4x has not removalable battery how it can remove
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Suraj Singh #
My Huawei honor 4x battery backup suddenly got down....My battery back up get down by 40% ...plz help me ...
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imran #
I Tried but its not working
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Imran #
now its work but battery is not going above to 17percent
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Imran #
thnanks its work
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Oak Soe Hlaing #
My C4 not charging now 0% it is blinking if connected to charger.
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Lima jamir #
Suddenly my honor 4c stoped charging!!... Plz help
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Vigneshwar #
I bought Honor 6 three months back. All of a sudden, it stopped charging when the phone is switched on. If I switch it off, it gets charged and my PC too do not detect my phone and nothing pops up in my screen too. Please tell me a solution.
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Biswajit Kar #
I have huwaei honor 6 h60-l04 and today suddenly I hve facing a situation.. While I m charging my phone is getting charged and working.. But if I m removeing from charging aftr few minutes it automatically gets switched off and while trying to on it by pressing power button it just looping the boot screen for infanite amount of time.. Then again when I m putting it in charge its working..

Do u have any idea what happened to it...

Plz reply..
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Molla #
The same problem happen to me. The battery could not serve even 24 hours even for calling and messaging. If I use FB and others even for less than one hour I have to charge it two times per day. But now it totally fails to charge above 20%. Even some times does not go more than 1%. I m not sure what to do.
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Althea #
My phone is Honor 4C . It won't charge but when I plug it to the connecter it is always showing the Battery Icon. And when I always Try to turn my phone the blinker will turn red and it turns off and on. I don't know what to do because the battery cannot be remove. please help
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tabitha #
mine has solid red light when i do this but screen wont come on at all. solid black screen?
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priyanandhu #
Hi my honor6 while charging my mobile stays on if i unplugged my mobile gets switched off automatically and then its blinking and getting off,so please me
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nandhini #

same problem for mine,kindly help me out of this.

I have huwaei honor 6 h60-l04 and today suddenly I hve facing a situation.. While I m charging my phone is getting charged and working.. But if I m removeing from charging aftr few minutes it automatically gets switched off and while trying to on it by pressing power button it just looping the boot screen for infanite amount of time.. Then again when I m putting it in charge its working..

Do u have any idea what happened to it...

Plz reply..
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Dominika #
My Honor 4C suddenly got off, the screen is black all the time and when I put it to the charger the red light is blinking. Can anyone help me, please? :)
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Kesia #
aww its not working for me... my phone died and wont charge :/ I had trouble with it for a few weeks now, I had to hold the charger in a certain number of ways for it to charge... but then it didnt charge at all and it died and wont charge.. I got alot of new chargers but that doesnt seem to help... my phone charged really slowly aswell sometimes the battery % just stayed in place or it went down... I dont know what to do :/ I have searched the internet but I cant find anything thats working for my huawei phone :/
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janar #
Kesia, It might be physical problem? Terminals/connector broken loose from motherboard? This certanly looks so because you said: "I had trouble with it for a few weeks now, I had to hold the charger in a certain number of ways for it to charge".

Maybe sometime it was getting connection but eventually broke?
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vivek #
superb its worked well ...and saved 600rps money ...thanks alot /.....
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roshan #
i have P8 i cant remove the battery what do i do
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Morich #
Working perfectly with GS02
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Akash #
Honor h60 L02,battary canecttor slot,how to reparing it.plese give me a solition
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Ismail #
My phone Huawei Ascend G630 U10 is vibrating when charging without batery mounted. I cannot power on it.
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sai #
My phone 100% charging is not completed.It just stops at 90% or 93% only.why?
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jess #
these phones with built in batteries are pretty sensitive and if you charge your phone for additional time after its 100% charge, the battery gets ruined, also if you let it get to zero charge often, that also starts ruining your battery.
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Mary #
how will I know if the pocket Wi-Fi is fully charged?
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Dumber #
The animation won't come up even whn I remove the battery and try to power on. It gives two vibrations at a 2 second interval.
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Abhay #
My Honor4x not responding to anything. Even the led light is not blinking on the phone when I try to charge it. Service station says that the motherboard s dama ged. Can anybody tell me how much will it cost?
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colmbreen #
the red light stopped but it still wont turn on help!
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shareaf #
My battery charging 3hours an use battery low
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Gautam Baglari #
I bought Honor holly 2 one month back. All of a sudden, it stopped charging when the phone is switched on. If I switch it off, it gets charged. Please tell me a solution.
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andres #
i tried the steps and worked, thanks for your help
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donna lyons #
my huawi y6 stopped chargeing all togthere its stuck at 1% all the time
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donna lyons #
my huawi y6 stopped chargeing all togthere its stuck at 1% all the time
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kalyan #
My Honor 4x mobile is dead then how to solve the problem
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siva #
my honor 4x is decreasing while on charge if on off mode it charge well , pls any one knows why ?
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MOMBOU #
My Honor 4C suddenly got off, the screen is black all the time and when I put it to the charger the red light is blinking. Can anyone help me, please? :)
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Peninah Ngwio #
my phone has a problem with the charging system when i put it to charge the red light is blinking.The battery is inbuilt. mobile no 0714896167
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Sameer Irakes #
For my worked, thanks for your help
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lionel joshua #
after removing battery.. how to power up the phone??? and how it will show boot screen????
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Janar #
lionel,

leave the charger cable connected for that.
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lionel #
thanks janar for ur response
i bought new battery..it is not charging bro...but show red light. but not charging.. how to fix this problem...
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Joushua #
I can not understand the fourth step.
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K v sambasiva #
Mobile power on condition not a charging,mobile power off conditions charging top up and indicated
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K v sambasiva #
Mobile power on condition not a charging,mobile power off conditions charging top up and indicated
Ambrosia #
I Have a G8 no clue how to get this battery out to even try this. Fact is I don't think it can come out.
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RAMEEZ #
i have gr3. battery charging stop.. it shows charging but DONT CHARGE.ANY HELP
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rahul #
I'm using spice uno rom flashing with so flash tool on my honor mobile but now my has totally stopped plzzz help ... immediately..
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rahul #
I'm using spice uno rom flashing with sp flash tool on my honor mobile but now my has totally stopped plzzz help ... immediately..
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johno #
had similar problem with honor 7. would not charge red blinking led. phone was left totally flat for approx. 7 days, hay presto charges ok again battery life seems ok
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Fohail #
What if I have honor 4c(Its battery is fixxed ). What should I do now?
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chez #
It happens in my huawei ascend how can i fix it..only 3 lights blinking for whole night
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masumahmed #
hello my huawei y210 bettary full charge but after 1 hours charge 0% poware of
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John Smith #
That did the trick for me too but what a lot of mucking around to find the disconnecting tab. But its working again now. Well done and thanks very much.
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Vasi #
I got a new battery and tried out, still facing the same problem in my Huawei Ascend P7. It is working fine when I remove battery and charging the phone but when I insert it does not charge (sometimes it is charging and went to 100%) but if I unplug, the mobile getting switched off. I tried with 2 new batteries, still facing the same issue. Is that a motherboard problem? Today I am gonna try cleaning the motherboard with Isopropyl Alcohol 99% and will give a try. There is no new motherboard for Huawei P7 (I found it 235$ around in Aliexpress) that is more costlier than new mobile. Do let me know if any solution.
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chawnald #
thank you so much brow.,., it work,., :)
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Bakra #
Hi my huwai phone did not start even power up by charger so many time press startup and up down key but still not start my phone .is battery not working?if any idea please suggest me
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hero #
Mine is a different situation the battery does not charge after 50% can anybody help me
yahxto #
all trouble with batery charge is for 2 ways...
firstball change batery

second (if another batery no fix) is motherboard (circuit from charge) someone resistor/capacitor damage that willbe fixed with pacience and the parts

ALL phones have batery removible, just that someones came under the case, unmount the case and will see the batery conected in there...

... for whos have the problem from 0 charge....can try charging the.batery with a charger universal or direct (+/-) a few seconds for gain the voltage requiered to the batery start to charger with normality and put in on the phone
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varun #
From since 2 days my honor 4x taking long time to charge full its about 7hours
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farman #
My huwawei gr3 after water damage when I switch on but the device show logo then restart every time revise but not going to start plz send me the solution thankyou
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N G Kumar #
My honor 4x Suddenly this morning my Honor would not turn on or charge or anything and when I put the charger No indication pls help me.
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Kylina #
Blue, green and red blinking lights on my huawei fusion 2. It also will not turn on. Any suggestions?
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IronGamerz #
Removed the battery, charged up phone, still no respond.
I need help with this issue

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Zoltan #
Hi!
My Huawei Ascend G630 phone can not power on. Onli the led blinking in order red, green, blue.
I need some help and any idea pls
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Billy John #
Good Day! My question is why my HuaweiHonor 4C’s red light blink do not appear when it is low battery ? How to resolve this? Any idea pls .,
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Rokambol #
Works perfect with Honor Che2-L11. Thanks!
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Jord #
Hi,I'm using the Huawei gra-l09, Im facing the same problem, the thing is i can't remove the battery cause is internal. Plz repl
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KinG Mahmud #
My phone is Honor 4C . It won't charge but when I plug it to the connecter it is always showing Black screen. And when I always Try to turn my phone the blinker will turn red and it turns off and on. I don't know what to do because the battery cannot be remove. please help
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cris #
how about my honor 4c the battery is removable
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cris #
i have the same problem with king mahmud.. and now my honor 4c is deadbut and i cannot open anymore.. could you help me please
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Ben #
The red light started flashing after I charged my battery , my solution was to remove the battery and then reinstalled it and that did the trick for me
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Nyasya #
Honor 4X Battery Solution:

Firstly, thank you so much for this article. It did help. I would like to add few more aspects so that it might help those with similar Honor 4x battery issue.

Problem I've Encountered:

When I woke up in the morning I found my phone was off. I've kept it for charging. Usually, after charging for some time, when I press and hold power button, it boots. But this time, there is no sign on any charging activity. When I was pressing power button, it is showing Battery Sign and Charging Symbol in Red Color. I was not sure what does that mean. I tried charging for some more time, but It wasn't of much use.

I then found this article. I must say the solution indeed worked.

Few points for Honor users:

1. Batter is inbuilt unlinke other phones. Therefore you need to unscrew the frame covering the batter.
2. I didn't had the screwdriver that is suitable for these small screws, so I used a small knife to open them
3. I couldn't open one screw, therefore, I somehow had managed to open the frame enough to see the batter.
4. Battery is connected to motherboard with a small cable, you need to lift it up to unplug.
5. AFter unplugging batter, you then power up the phone by connecting the charger to the phone.
6. It wont completely boot, but it shows the initial boot screen which repeats it self. Wait for some time, then unplug the charger.
7. Now, reconnect the battery cable to the board.
8. Close the frame and again connect the charger to the phone and switch on the power
9. You will find a battery symbol and a charging symbol in red color that is displayed on the screen
10. Charging indicator on the top left (small red or yellow or green light) now will start blinking
11. That implies, the drained batter is slowly getting charged
12. Dont rush, and let it charge. After some time you will notice the red blinking indicator on the top left corner turning to ligh yellow. Implies now you can start your phone if it is an emergency, or just let it charge 100%

Now I will have to figure out how to fix back the screws with the little knife I have. :)

Don't panic, you don't have to rush to the servicing centre.

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BigBoi #
Guys, my Huawei phone will not turn on and when its on charge it is flashing a red, then green and then blue light. It will just not turn on so I don't know if the battery is broken or what, any help is appreciated,thanks!
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Sandeep #
Tjanks a lot Nyasa. I have tried the solution shared by Nyasa. It worked earlier. But later the phone again discharged completely and the next time after repeating the above steps, even the red light didn't turn up. Please let me know if something else needs to be done.
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Martin #
It's very similar to my problems. And my phone is also Huawei Honor 4c.... My battery is removable... I should've a screw driver to remove it.
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dammy4love #
pls you can change your phone with universer changer
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Chan #
Removed battery and plugged the charger. Then insert battery it worked.
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Olukunle #
Hello,

I have a Huawei Ascend G7 which I bought brand new about two months ago. It ran out of battery yesterday and I have charged it over night but it doesn't appear to be charging. I have tried several chargers with no success - and taken it to a phone repair shop who says the port looks fine (I have heard the charging ports break quite easily on these models).

I think it might be a software issue because when first plugged in it looks like it is charging and has the battery on the screen with a red line showing low battery charge. Then it switches to an image of a battery looking like it is charging (with a green bar going up the battery). But seconds later it flashes up with the image that means 'plug in your charger' (a grey battery with the charger lead next to it) and stays like that even if charged for hours.

Can anyone help with this? My wife is due to give birth in the next couple of days and I really need a working phone - Huawei are being no help at all!

Thanks in advance
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Ems #
I had the same problem with my Honor 6 some time ago. When I plugged in the charger it just gave me this picture of a battery with a red flash. I kept it turned off maybe two days (because I didn't have time to take it to service) and then, just for the heck of it plgged the charger, AND IT STARTED CHARGING!

Same thing happened with my boyfriends Honor 6. We kept it turned off 2 days and just plugged it to the charger and now it's charging just fine!

Hope this works out for somebody else also :)
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pawan koomar #
please can someone help me. I have the same problem in my Huawei P9 lite but i can't do it. Please help me
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kiran #
please help me.
before few days in my huawei mobile red light blink continuously, I switched off my mobile but the red light not off, its on continuously, what can I do?
I reset the factory data but can't off this red light.
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Lucky #
Thank you so much the plan of removing the battery and power up the phone by charger for 3 to 5 seconds and re-connect the battery really worked ,I tried it. # aftermath
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Lucky #
Thank you so much the plan of removing the battery and power up the phone by charger for 3 to 5 seconds and re-connect the battery really worked ,I tried it. # aftermath
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Monsour #
thank you, looking for the solution for this problem and this works like a magic. thank you so much !
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Anifowose Adewale #
Mine is charging but blinks red lights. Anyway solution to this
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Abhijith #
My Huawei honor 4x battery stopped charging (with red led light blinking charging time full) pls hlp me sir what I do...this is my whatsapp number +919995426996
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Ephrem #
my huwawei g730 u10 can show charge light but didn't open and it didnt show light in the screen
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mikayla #
My Hauwei Mate 7s screen crack so we toke it to cell phone store repair ;the guy fixed the screen but then the cell phone didnt switch on and the red light starts blinking when trying to switch on
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