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    Okay so whilst i was charging my laptop i accidentally pushed the adapter plug and made the charging slot in my laptop really loose so my laptop no longer charges. This has happened to me before and i just got it fixed but it was quite expensive so i'd like to know if theres anything i can do at home to fix this charging issue? It doesn't charge even if i wiggle it about and i feel like i've tried everything.
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    (Original post by Raymonda23)
    Okay so whilst i was charging my laptop i accidentally pushed the adapter plug and made the charging slot in my laptop really loose so my laptop no longer charges. This has happened to me before and i just got it fixed but it was quite expensive so i'd like to know if theres anything i can do at home to fix this charging issue? It doesn't charge even if i wiggle it about and i feel like i've tried everything.
    Can you still use the laptop without the battery charging?

    How old is the laptop, and how much did it cost to be fixed last time?
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    I'd be too scared to start poking around my laptop trying to fix it, I'd just go and get it fixed again.
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    (Original post by Raymonda23)
    Okay so whilst i was charging my laptop i accidentally pushed the adapter plug and made the charging slot in my laptop really loose so my laptop no longer charges. This has happened to me before and i just got it fixed but it was quite expensive so i'd like to know if theres anything i can do at home to fix this charging issue? It doesn't charge even if i wiggle it about and i feel like i've tried everything.
    Unfortunately, this is a common problem with pretty much all consumer grade laptops. Most of the charging ports are soldered directly INTO the motherboard rather than having a cable bridging the connection between the mobo and the socket to provide some "give" in these exact situations. This type of cheepo work from manufacturers is exactly what makes replacing the port expensive.

    There probably isn't much you can do other than to visit a professional IT Tech for a quote.
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    Can you still use the laptop without the battery charging?

    How old is the laptop, and how much did it cost to be fixed last time?
    Well the laptop is about 4 years old, its a samsung laptop and i have no idea idea what the cost was the fix it the first time but they obviously didn't do a good job 😂 also i usually can use the laptop without the battery charging but it is dead now due to it not being able to charge so i cant use it anymore
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    (Original post by Raymonda23)
    Well the laptop is about 4 years old, its a samsung laptop and i have no idea idea what the cost was the fix it the first time but they obviously didn't do a good job 😂 also i usually can use the laptop without the battery charging but it is dead now due to it not being able to charge so i cant use it anymore
    I'm not sure what the best thing to do is, it sort of depends how much you're willing to spend at the moment.

    If it's an old laptop and a repair is going to be expensive, then you might want to consider a new computer.
 
 
 
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