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Troubleshoot charging issues on your LG G3

This article helps troubleshoot charging issues on your LG G3

You may have charging issues if your LG G3

  • Doesn't charge
  • Charges slowly

Try each of these steps if your phone has charging issues.

  1. Verify that your phone, charging port, and battery contacts are not damaged.

    1. Carefully inspect your phone to be sure it's not overheating, swollen or damaged.
    2. Carefully inspect your phone's charging port and remove any debris.
    3. Remove the battery.
    4. Carefully inspect and clean the gold contacts using a cotton swab or dry soft cloth.

    Caution: If your phone is damaged, do not complete the remaining steps in this guide. Please contact Boost Customer Care.

  2. Verify that your LG G3 can power on.

    1. Turn your phone on.
  3. Verify that your charger is working properly.

    Note: You risk severe damage to your phone if the charger isn't the same voltage, amps, and plug type as your original charger. You can purchase compatible chargers on boostmobile.com.

    1. Connect your phone to your charger.
    2. From within Boost Zone, swipe to the left to open Device Diagnostics.
      • If Device Diagnostics does not display, tap the Refresh icon.
    3. Tap Battery Status.
    4. Verify that the battery status is Charging.
  4. Verify that your LG G3 is running the most recent software.

    1. In Boost Zone, swipe to the left to open Device Diagnostics.
      • If Device Diagnostics does not display, tap the Refresh icon.
    2. Tap System Updates.
    3. Tap Device Software.
    4. Tap CHECK FOR UPDATE.
      • If an update is available, follow the prompts to install.
  5. Safely remove your SD card.

    1. From the home screen, tap the All Apps icon
    2. Swipe to and tap Settings.
    3. Scroll to and tap Storage.
    4. Scroll to and tap Unmount SD card.
    5. Turn your phone off.
    6. Remove the battery.
    7. Remove the SD card.
    8. Reinsert the battery.
    9. Turn your phone back on.

If you're still having issues, troubleshoot battery life (Battery life TSG) or contact Boost Customer Care.