Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Updates May Have Broken Fast Charging For Some

Discussion in 'Android News' started by DroidModderX, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. DroidModderX

    DroidModderX Super Moderator
    Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2011
    Messages:
    5,746
    Likes Received:
    2,120
    Trophy Points:
    478
    Ratings:
    +2,239
    [​IMG]

    While Samsung has really decided to lag behind when it comes to smart charge tech, smart charge is still a crucial feature of their modern devices. According to some S8 and S8+ users the latest update to these devices has broken fast charging for them. This problem does seem to be software related. Fast charging is not working for these individuals whether they use the Samsung official fast charger or and wireless charging has been affected for some users. Users are reporting charge times of 6 hours or more without the ability to fast charge. This doesn't seem to be a widespread issue for now. There is no official word from Samsung at this point on the issue. Have you had any issues charging your S8 or S8+ after this latest update?

    via SamMobile
     

    Attached Files:

  2. me just sayin

    me just sayin Gold Member

    Top Poster Of Month

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2017
    Messages:
    2,603
    Likes Received:
    1,131
    Trophy Points:
    348
    Location:
    35.7051° N, 89.9695° W
    Ratings:
    +1,207
    Current Phone Model:
    Note 8
    wonder what will be next. I wonder how some phones are affected and others are not
     
  3. RyanPm40

    RyanPm40 Active Member

    Joined:
    May 3, 2010
    Messages:
    897
    Likes Received:
    96
    Trophy Points:
    43
    Ratings:
    +136
    I haven't received any non-security patch updates from Verizon in quite some time, but no fast charging issues so far, other than it liking to make my battery temperature jump to 95-105 degrees Fahrenheit after more than 10-15 minutes. God quickcharge 2.0 suuuucks. Really missing 3.0 from my G5, but that's just about the only thing I miss from it.

    I will say, though, the longer I've had the S8, the more slack I'm willing to give LG. I thought that Samsung would be more reliable, but their phones also have their fair share of issues. I guess there really is no perfect Android manufacturer out there, and I may look more at features than bugs/defects from here on out. Samsung has the absolute worst customer service ive ever experienced and they do not perform device exchanges.
     
    #3 RyanPm40, Dec 5, 2017
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2017
Search tags for this page

samsung s8