Is my D1 dead?

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  1. jeffm1000

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    I'm running SS5.3 with the patch and have been since it came out. Yesterday my phone stopped charging so I'm stuck charging batteries externally and swapping them out. If I reboot with it plugged in the USB charging indicator will light for a few seconds then shut off (this is right at the beginning of the boot).

    So, I want to upgrade to a TB anyways but I'm not eligible until November. If I upgrade early I'm going to get raped so I'd like to run this for a bit longer. Any advice on how I can fix this is great. Swapping out this battery is going to get old fast.

    I've restored a couple older backups so I'm thinking it's not ROM related. Since the USB light lights up momentarily maybe it's not hardware related? I'm stumped.
     
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    When u try to charge the phone with battery in it, are u charging via the ac adapter thingy wall charger?
     
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    Ok, if u are charging it via the wall charger, do this, unplug the cord from the wall charger/adapter & plug the usb into a pc & what does the light on the side of the phone do, & just to make sure, u know that light goes out when the battery is full, so make sure u do this with a low battery.
     
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    Try downloading rzrecovery (under raidzero in Droid hacking -custom roms) and flashing just like a rom
    Unlike clockworkmod you can set it so you can charge your phone while in recovery

    You can also try flashing back to a froyo rom then right back to simply stunning, I've heard that fixes a lot of things for some reason, also get a fresh download of simply stunning and obviously, wipe data and cache AT LEAST 3 times before reflashing

    Or you can at least try wiping battery stats first

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    Anyway, what im getting at is, is it the wall adapter took a sh*t, I had the exact same issue, my phone would sometimes charge & sometimes not using the wall adapter, it wasnt until i realized it charged just fine in my car that i put 2 & 2 together realizing it was the wall adapter died....
     
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    I'll try to re flash now.
     
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    Had the same problem u had! Deff check the wall charger

    sent from an SS Droid
     
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    It doesn't charge in the wall, from the computer or in my car dock. Another weird thing is the charge light is on when the phone is off but turns off a few seconds into the boot cycle.
     
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    As a work around try the rzrecovery, if that doesn't work your micro USB dock might be damaged and no way to fix that I think...I know the headphone jack can get damaged from general usage - mine is starting to go just a little bit :(

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    maybe the jack is broken. try wiggling it around
     
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    Do what metalspring said, test if it's a hardware issue or not. Install Rzrecovery, boot into recovery, then go to extras, then click battery status to check what your battery is at. Leave it alone for a while, then check the battery status again to see if it charged or not. If it didn't charge, you have a hardware issue :'(

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    I think I'm out of luck. I installed RZRecovery. The battery status in recovery is showing as discharging :(
     
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    NOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    We lost another droid :(
     
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    Its not bricked.

    It just doesn't charge right?

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    So far, it just can't charge. He just has to charge it some other way to keep his phone alive, but thats a hassle...