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    A few days ago my phone mysteriously out of the blue, would not turn on after I charged. I kept trying to press the power button to it on, but alas it wouldn't turn on. I also tried charging it, and nothing. I tried hardboot/reboot (when you press power and volume).

    Lest I forget to say the phone is a Samsung S6 Edge.

    Took it to a technician, who said there was nothing wrong with the charger or battery. He said maybe a problem with the moatherboard, and that it was unlikely to fix, and if he did he would charge £40. So I thought probably not.

    Life without a mobile phone is getting to me, I just wonder what happend to my phone . RIP
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    Could a number of things from as small as a cable becoming disconnected for some reason to total cpu failure or just a software issue. Researching your device it seems quite common for this to happen.

    Try holding all 4 buttons, volume +/-, power and home. See what happens. Don't select to wipe as well it'll wipe everything.
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    (Original post by 8472)
    Could a number of things from as small as a cable becoming disconnected for some reason to total cpu failure or just a software issue. Researching your device it seems quite common for this to happen.

    Try holding all 4 buttons, volume +/-, power and home. See what happens. Don't select to wipe as well it'll wipe everything.
    Yeah I tried that and it does nothing. Phone doesnt boot at all
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Yeah I tried that and it does nothing. Phone doesnt boot at all
    You're motherboards corrupted. Sorry to say. The same thing occurred with m S4 mini.

    It just went blank and when I took it to the repair shop, they informed me that it's because I downloaded a game which corrupted the device.

    No matter what you do, if you want to use it again factory reset is the way unfortunately and that's even if it works in the first instance.

    I wish you all the best OP! 😁
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    (Original post by MiszshorTea786)
    You're motherboards corrupted. Sorry to say. The same thing occurred with m S4 mini.

    It just went blank and when I took it to the repair shop, they informed me that it's because I downloaded a game which corrupted the device.

    No matter what you do, if you want to use it again factory reset is the way unfortunately and that's even if it works in the first instance.

    I wish you all the best OP! 😁
    Does factory reset mean, it gets wiped? Also I dont think I can even do factory reset, because it wont turn on no matter what
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    There's not really enough information to determine what's going on and tbh you're unlikely to get an answer here because it's near impossible to diagnose these sorts of problems unless you can get hands on with the device.

    When you plug it in does the charging symbol come on? Have you tried other cables/plugs/sockets? Have you tried doing the button combinations while plugged in so that the phone can try drawing power from the wall rather than the battery?

    It's entirely possible it's a battery issue but it's also just as likely to be any number of other problems. Could be a dead screen (although I'd expect you to still get a device vibration when powering on), could be a problem internally and so on. I'm also dubious when someone says they can fix phone motherboards, they're really not designed to be "fixed" and odds are someone would simply swap out the motherboard for one from a working phone. Which still means you don't have your data back. Effectively you'd have a new phone.

    The only way I see this feasibly getting fixed is if the problem is something stupid like a battery connector that got knocked loose or something that's easy to replace like the battery. It's not really worth paying to get things replaced on a "maybe it's this basis" when there's no guarantee it'll fix the problem. So to answer the question, no I wouldn't hold out much hope. But it's really impossible to say without being able to check the phone over personally.
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Does factory reset mean, it gets wiped? Also I dont think I can even do factory reset, because it wont turn on no matter what
    Yes sir. That's the issue I had. I couldn't even do a factory reset because it wouldn't turn on at all!

    By no means I'm no expert however having gone through it you have no option but to purchase a new phone or pay out for fixing it and incur other problems aside from this one. Remember the problem starts off small and the costs prices gets higher.
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    (Original post by Acsel)
    There's not really enough information to determine what's going on and tbh you're unlikely to get an answer here because it's near impossible to diagnose these sorts of problems unless you can get hands on with the device.

    When you plug it in does the charging symbol come on? Have you tried other cables/plugs/sockets? Have you tried doing the button combinations while plugged in so that the phone can try drawing power from the wall rather than the battery?

    It's entirely possible it's a battery issue but it's also just as likely to be any number of other problems. Could be a dead screen (although I'd expect you to still get a device vibration when powering on), could be a problem internally and so on. I'm also dubious when someone says they can fix phone motherboards, they're really not designed to be "fixed" and odds are someone would simply swap out the motherboard for one from a working phone. Which still means you don't have your data back. Effectively you'd have a new phone.

    The only way I see this feasibly getting fixed is if the problem is something stupid like a battery connector that got knocked loose or something that's easy to replace like the battery. It's not really worth paying to get things replaced on a "maybe it's this basis" when there's no guarantee it'll fix the problem. So to answer the question, no I wouldn't hold out much hope. But it's really impossible to say without being able to check the phone over personally.
    Charging symbol, and LED light don't come on.
    Tried other ways to charge it , doesnt work
    Tried turning it on while plugged in, nope
    No vibrating when turning on.

    It was really weird, because before it broke. It was charging. So it should have turned on
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    umm I plugged it into a charger just now, pressed power button for 20seconds. Now the LED light is stuck on blue.

    edit: nvm problem still remains :/
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Charging symbol, and LED light don't come on.
    Tried other ways to charge it , doesnt work
    Tried turning it on while plugged in, nope
    No vibrating when turning on.

    It was really weird, because before it broke. It was charging. So it should have turned on
    That's exactly how mine broke down too OP. I put it to charge and it didnt turn on again.

    Theres no use in bothering with it unfortunately. It's time has come I guess.
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Charging symbol, and LED light don't come on.
    Tried other ways to charge it , doesnt work
    Tried turning it on while plugged in, nope
    No vibrating when turning on.

    It was really weird, because before it broke. It was charging. So it should have turned on
    Assuming you've tried another charger in another socket to rule that out, it's probably one of three things. The charging port, the battery or a fault with the motherboard. Swapping out the battery is easy enough but no guarantee that'll fix it. Not sure how difficult it is to fix the charging port on an S6 as I've not seen them internally. Fixing a motherboard issue is probably going to mean transplanting another motherboard into your phone, so it doesn't really fix the problem.

    I'd say it's time to look for a new phone. On the plus side the S6 is starting to be a bit outdated so it's about the right time for an upgrade anyway.
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    A few days ago my phone mysteriously out of the blue, would not turn on after I charged. I kept trying to press the power button to it on, but alas it wouldn't turn on. I also tried charging it, and nothing. I tried hardboot/reboot (when you press power and volume).

    Lest I forget to say the phone is a Samsung S6 Edge.

    Took it to a technician, who said there was nothing wrong with the charger or battery. He said maybe a problem with the moatherboard, and that it was unlikely to fix, and if he did he would charge £40. So I thought probably not.

    Life without a mobile phone is getting to me, I just wonder what happend to my phone . RIP
    Completely agree with Acsel about the difficulty of diagnosing over the internet. I had a quick look and motherboard issues are repairable, but any repairs cost money. The price for a new mb seems to be about £80
    and then you have labour on top.

    Find a reliable repairer and get a quote if you are interested in saving it. You should also try more tech specific support forums as they cna give you more specialist advice.
 
 
 
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