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Troubleshoot charging issues on your ZTE Speed

This article helps troubleshoot charging issues on your ZTE Speed

You may have charging issues if your ZTE Speed

  • 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.

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

  2. Verify that your ZTE Speed 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.
    3. Tap Battery Status.
    4. Verify that the battery status is Charging.
  4. Verify that your ZTE Speed is running the most recent software.

    1. In Boost Zone, swipe to the left to open Device Diagnostics.
    2. Tap System Updates.
    3. Tap Device Software.
    4. Tap Check now.
      • 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. Scroll to and tap Settings.
    3. Scroll to and tap Storage.
    4. Scroll to and tap Unmount SD card.
    5. Tap OK.
    6. Remove the SD card.
  6. Perform a soft reset.

    A soft reset restarts your phone and does not erase any of your content or data.

    1. Press and hold the Power key for about 10 seconds until the phone powers off.
    2. Release the Power key as soon as the phone restarts.
    3. Connect the phone to a wall outlet.

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