Mobile Cell Phone Dead Problem and Solution – How to Repair Dead Mobile Cell Phone

Santosh Das

Santosh Das

Santosh is an Electronics Geek, Blogger, Young Entrepreneur and Founder of this Mobile Phone Repairing Website. Santosh possesses vast experience in the field of electronics, telecommunication, Soldering, SMT, ESD Safety, PCBA Tools & Equipment. Keep visiting for daily dose of Tips and Tutorials.

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118 Responses

  1. Avatar Kenneth kelechi says:

    steps to fix on a dead phone

  2. Avatar Austine says:

    Really great

  3. Avatar bhavesh says:

    HEY SANTOSH i removed my battery without turning it off after that its not charging and not even turning on

  4. Avatar Kaybeemobile says:

    Sir Please provide me your WhatsApp digit, I want to discuss with you

  5. Avatar nasir khan says:

    Dear Sir,
    mera samsung 1100 mobile me se har 5 minat me weep ki awaz aati h mobile resetoe bhi kar liya bhut pareshan hu koi is falt ko shi nhi kar pa rha hai kuch bataye sir

    Plz Solution

  6. Avatar shazia saeed says:

    such a nice job I learn something new and like it

  7. Avatar pooria says:

    hi snatos das
    my phone(honor 4c) dead and i change my battery and do power on but no power i think my battery and connector and charge ic no problem can you help me what can i do?

    • Santosh Das Santosh Das says:

      The Board has to be checked properly. It is not possible for me or anyone to tell the Exact Problem without checking. So, please get the phone checked by some Experienced Technician.

  8. Avatar Francis Bundu says:

    sir please,the power button of my itel 1507 is no longer responding,there were a couple of times it did not respond,but after some hours it will start to respond,now it is no longer responding,initially when that problem starts other buttons like the volume were still working fine, now its unable to power,but if i plug it,it will be charging fine.
    when i took it to a phone repairer he tried to jumper it but it didnt power,he used multimeter but no readings,while other components,like the volumes etc were reading. please save my dying phone,am loosing hope. Thanks

  9. Avatar Vijay Kumar says:

    Please help me.

    Mere pass swipe elite plus mobile hai, jo 3/4 dino se off tha, aaj main mobile ko on kar raha hoon to mobile on nahi ho raha hai, sirf charging lite glow kar rahi hai, lekin na hi charging show ho rahi hai aur na display on ho rahi hai, phone vibrate bhi nahi kar raha hai, ab main esko kaise repair karu…..

    Please help me…..

  10. Avatar Belinda says:

    Sir, i bought infinix q8 and is not booting again i was told its a copied android, it will only on and nothing else and i was told it cant be repaired again.

  11. Avatar om prakash says:

    hello mere pass micromax canvas nitro 2 e311 h jise start krne pr only logo aa rha tha shop pr dikahay to software ka bta kr software kiya jiske bad ab logo v nhi aa rha h aur phone v dead ho gya h ab shop wala IC ki problem bta rha h kya mera phone thik ho payega pla btaye…..reply

    • Santosh Das Santosh Das says:

      It is usually Software issue. Maybe the Technician did not do it properly. Get it checked by Some Experienced and Trusted Technician. I don’t think there is any IC Problem.

  12. Avatar Deepak says:

    Hello sir,
    Ser mere pass Micromax ka device h jisme software problem a gai thi to Maine apne device ko ek shop PR dikhaya to usne device me galat software chadha Diya ab ser sahi software bhi Ni chadh raha hai. Iska koi solution hai
    Please help me

  13. Avatar Saurav Maheshwari says:

    SIR I HAVE SAMSUNG E2152i but mobile repair center says that your phone is dead.There is no chaging at all.
    Can i repair my dead phone.

  14. Avatar Nakshatra Meena says:

    I am Nakshatra Meena and my mobile – LYF water 7, Model number – LS-5504. Iski Problem h ki charging k time yeh on hota h keval battery charge k liye jabki switch on nahi ho raha h. to iska kya solution h. iske sabhi button sahi h or mobile bhi thik h. keval charging k time yeh – “android” likha aata h or power button dabaye rakhne per yeh phir always k liye band ho jata h.

  15. Avatar AIZAZ AHMED says:

    Sir i have samsung galaxy note edge the problem is last night i connect the charger and go to sleep when i awake up in the morning and checked my phone but it was switched off then i connect the charger but my phone not show charging icon when i go to mobile repairing shop they checked and said my phone is dead.please tell me can my phone repair again or not if yes then what is the problem behind this issue

  16. Avatar john says:

    i have lg nexus 5 mobile
    it has dropped and got switched off
    when i charge the phone it shows google and getting off
    how can i repair this

    • Santosh Das Santosh Das says:

      Clean the Board Properly with IPA or Alcohol and allow to dry properly. Switch ON. If it works then Fine, otherwise apply Liquid Flux all over the Board and give some Hot Air and again try to switch ON.

  17. Avatar Chandra says:

    Is there possibility to recover data from a damaged motherboard of mobile. My phone got dropped in water and I am not able to power on my phone now. Is there a way to recover the data

  18. Avatar Anubhav says:

    Hello sir, I have a Micromax Canvs 5, but it has irreplacable battery only 5 month old, today while i connected it to a charger then suddenly it got switched off, and then it is not charging, pls help, any home house soln??

  19. Avatar Peter says:

    Thanks you for the information, i want to starting repair the mobile phone, I don’t know about mobile phone, I know about laptop repaired, I need your assistance on this mobile phone repairing area to perfect, thanks

  20. Avatar AeonQuake says:

    My phone (samsung galaxy grand g7105) suddenly got shut down with a white screen gleach. Now its not powering on! Even no download mode or Recovery . Ive checked, the motherbord is not shorted. What can i do in this case?

    • Santosh Das Santosh Das says:

      Clean the Board with IPA and Then Apply Liquid Flux and Give Some Heat all over the Board and then Check. If the problem is not solved then the Phone is Dead and needs to be checked Thoroughly.

  21. Avatar Lky says:

    My InFocus m680 nit booted up. It switched on and hanged up in yu icon. When it hangs in the yu icon the Qualcomm processor is heating up. I tried to flash the mobile using new software, but it gets some error in the starting of the flash process. After doing such things now the Mobile not booting. When switched on it just the screen is black and showing failed to load image. What may be the problem. Is the memory chip has been damaged or the Qualcomm processor,or any some other issue. Please give me some solution…when I try to load flash worked till 70% but after that it show some error..

  22. Avatar Selva says:

    My yureka plus nit booted up. It switched on and hanged up in yu icon. When it hangs in the yu icon the Qualcomm processor is heating up. I tried to flash the mobile using new software, but it gets some error in the starting of the flash process. After doing such things now the Mobile not booting. When switched on it just the screen is black and showing failed to load image. What may be the problem. Is the memory chip has been damaged or the Qualcomm processor,or any some other issue. Kindly help me to service my mobile

  23. Avatar paresh says:

    Hi Das sir, your all solutions are so impressive.
    I have also a query I am using REDMI NOTE 3 (32 GB), I was doing charging of my phone via MI 10000 MH power bank and suddenly didn’t know what happened, charging stopped.
    I have tried to charge with all possible things but it couldn’t help me
    So I went to MI service centre they checked voltage via multi meter but its didn’t show anything in it
    They changed USB connector but still the same issue so they said there is motherboard problem
    Is there any repairing solution if you wold like to guide us for the same

    • Santosh Das Santosh Das says:

      Maybe there is shorting somewhere in the the PCB. Get it checked Outside by some experienced Technician. They will Clean the PCB with IPA and Flux and apply Hot Air. This might solve the problem.

  24. Avatar Sameer Dhurve says:

    Samsung Galaxy j2 bettery backup problem Kaise thik hoga

  25. Avatar ravindra d Akhade says:

    today i join ur web site
    i have problem with micro max nitro , there was touch pad problem so we change it , and replce the sim slot
    but after changing it phone got dead , pl send the solution for it

  26. Avatar Vinaykumar says:

    Hello, I have got a moto g2 xt1068. It is water damaged and isn’t getting start nor responds to charger. Got it a chemical wash/dip from a local shop. He returned the phone saying board has short. Now what should be done??

  27. Avatar Janish says:

    Dear Santosh, i got a brand new Vsun note as gift from my friend in Dubai however after unboxing i tried to charge the phone and it was not charging and the power sign wont show, i tried to do hard reset still the phone did not start, however when charging the top side of the phone really hots up, since the phone was a gift from my friend in Dubai i am having hard time to locate an authorised repair shop here, please help on this issue, Thanks and Regards, Janish

    • Santosh Das Santosh Das says:

      If the Battery Removable. If Yes, the BOOST the Battery Using Battery Booster and then Charge it. Also try to switch ON the Tab with a DC Power Supply. For all this, you might have to carry the Tab to some good technician.

  28. Avatar Ariyan Islam says:

    Hi Sir,
    Thanks for sharing the ideasss.. this is so helpful and i am using these websites regularly.

  29. Avatar Himanshu says:

    Hi sir..keypad phone on but no charging and usb..usb connector change but same problem

  30. Avatar George says:

    Hi Mr Das once more
    Im sori i figured out i was continuity meter settings…lol
    Sorry for the trouble. Last question would be…
    Do you power the board with a DC Power Supply or you just plug in Charger?

  31. Avatar George says:

    Hi Mr Das
    Im very interested in your article above since my focus is on getting dead phone working again. I have a little repair shop and its always been a challenge to revive dead phones. So far i understand how to fix shorting but my struggle is when a phone has no short.
    Right now i followed up with a device which has no short and the 0n / Off switch is giving me readings more than 800 to 1100 on multimeter pls advice.

  32. Avatar Akash says:

    Dear sir my Letv 1s is hard bricked, it shows red light only no charging signal
    When flashing , after da dowoad in so tool it disconnects everytkme

    I installed all drivers, am ports, all OK
    So tool detecting and at da dowoad fail
    Error 2004 brkm in so toll

    Sir , is this battery issue?

  33. Avatar haysquare says:

    pls my brother wet my phone with urine and it started vibrating and flashlight on and shows white screen
    please should i do

  34. Avatar VIN says:

    `phone suddenly went bad can not on , when try to charge the phone only the indicator do show red light. what do i do as i love the phone MACROMAX. REPLY PLS.

  35. Avatar mahesh says:

    Hi sir, I have Lenovo a850 device. It was a problem with power IC.I gived to local technician,but his not solved that problem of device
    Not charging*
    On off problem*
    What can I do…

  36. Avatar mahesh says:

    Hi sir, I have Lenovo a850 device. It was a problem with power IC.I gived to local technician,but his not solved that problem of device
    Not charging*
    On off problem*

  37. Avatar kapil says:

    sir in z1 only red light blinks

  38. Avatar bijay says:

    Thanks sir nd may i have your number if u could give then send me

  39. Avatar Serban says:

    Please tell me your oppinion.
    On a continuity test + on + and – on – i get 1 and for + on – and – on + i get aproximately 270.
    Do you think this might be shorted? There is no charge nor power on.
    Thank you in advance.

  40. Avatar Mritunjay kumar says:

    Aapse contect karna change

  41. Avatar Aaa says:

    My tecno swich off randomly and wont turn on unless removing n inserting da battry again then it power on n went off imidiatly repair shop told me board have to replaced i wanna know what could be the fault. I drop it befor plz help n sorry for ma english…..

  42. Avatar Crystal Kazmi says:

    I have a Nokia 3, was low on charge, died and after hours of charging nothing, updated to 7.1.1 today, RIP or any solutions? Crystal Heart Kazmi google me +971 55 8094119

  43. Avatar Sanu says:

    Thanks for good sages .

  44. Avatar Saikrishna says:

    My Samsung galaxy s4 mini isn’t switch on first it shows the battery symbol and it isn’t switch on now it wasn’t switch on at all can say what is the problem

  45. Avatar arish says:

    Phone is dead but red LED light comes up when charger is connected but no display and nothing happens i tried flashing it but it doesn’t boot up

  46. Avatar Shaik NisarAhmed says:

    I have HTC E9 Plus it gets off automatically while using
    Techician says its power IC problem
    My brother send it from Oman hardly I had used it for 10 days it had bee send back to oman for 2-3 times but even after that the problem continous
    It is new hand set
    Plzzz suggest me the solution for this problem.

  47. Avatar Julius Edet says:

    Thanks sir, I luv ur work and hope u do more. But sir can I get any vital tips to tackling power problems on smartphones? Also what materials can I consult to get more useful knowledge to fixing mobile phones based on precision and standard methods.

  48. Avatar Ehtisham says:

    Hi sir my samsung galaxy s6 turned off while i was playing game and is not turning on what is the issue?

  49. Avatar Rachit Desai says:

    Sir my Nokia asha is dead and I tried to fix it by changing battery and all other methods please give me suggestions about fixing it at home. I am a student Rachit desai

  50. Avatar Rachit Desai says:

    Sir my Nokia asha is dead and I tried to fix it by changing battery and all other methods please give me suggestions about fixing it at home. I am a student

  51. Avatar akila says:

    hlo sir
    my spice dream uno mi-498 is not get started
    only colour dots are appeared till opening…

  52. Avatar Tenzin says:

    Hello sir
    My samsung galaxy note 3 sm n900 is dead since last year and i left the as it was.. But now m trying to fix it.ive checked the motherboard with multimeter it has no shorts components seems good battery is good but still it doesnt gets on.. Could u plz share wat is the reason behing it.. Or what shud i do to bring my phone back to life..

  53. Avatar James says:

    I newly join your follower and I am indeed bless. Thanks santosh

  54. Avatar Yatesh says:

    Hi. Sir my mobile infocus is not oning tht we do sir tht

  55. Avatar vivek says:

    Bhai jab se hamne apne phone HTC820q Ka boot ic bdlwaya h tab se phone hiting ar battery prablom ho gaya h.

  56. Avatar Sachin says:

    I have Micromax Q413 which has battery backup issue. Battery dose not persist for more than 24 hrs.
    What to do?

  57. Avatar Vinay Kumar Sahu says:

    My Motorola G 4 plus mobile is dead. The mobile is not charging up neither switching on.The service center guy says the mother board is shorted and cant be repaired. So he is saying to get the motherboard replaced. Please suggest?

  58. Avatar Ben says:

    Hi sir. My inifinix note 3 turns out dead after I sleep on it. When I wake up, it was hot and doesnt turn on. I tried it on laptop, using flash tool, but it was not detected. What could have possibly go wrong with my phone?

  59. Avatar Mayuresh chandan says:

    bro.i have micromaxx phone.
    switch off.
    repair person say its dead.motherboard has to be replaced.
    what should i do.?

    • Santosh Das Santosh Das says:

      Changing the Whole Motherboard is the easiest way to Repair any electrical device. It is difficult for me to tell about THIS Fault without checking the Phone. So, Please get the Phone Checked by some other REPUTED Technician in your Area.

  60. Santosh Das Santosh Das says:

    Your phone needs flashing or Software Update. Get it done at any repairing center.

  61. Avatar jerry says:

    my charger born when charging my phone since then the phone did not on please I need solution

  62. Avatar Justin says:

    My Micromax a120 gets completely dead when remove battery or power off. It works again without problem after flashing(preloader) but after removing battery or power off or reboot it again get completely dead. It works again only after preloader flashing(no other file in sp flash tool) Preloader gets corrupt and phone is detected as mtk usb port on PC after battery removal. Any Solution please

  63. Avatar bigen says:

    I like your suggestion.

  64. Avatar Lawrence says:

    what could it be sir, when you charged a phone but after charging, it failed to Power on.

  65. Avatar Rickain Solanki says:

    Hello sir my Swipe Slash Tablet is not switching on I have changed the charging slot but still the same and not charging to…actually my little brother inserted charger in wrong manner such that my charging slot broken so I have changed it still..the same. please suggest me sir…..and good post sir…

  66. Avatar nilantha says:

    good job thankzz

  67. Avatar sameer shek says:

    Samsung galaxy s duos 2 display white problem repairing solution.

    • Santosh Das Santosh Das says:

      If the phone is in warranty then go to the Samsung authorized service center and get the display replaced Free of Cost. Otherwise, you will have to change the display.

  68. Avatar sameer shek says:

    Easy mobile sort ripearing saliution

  69. Avatar sameer shek says:

    Dead mobile ripearing saliution

  70. Avatar mullah abdullah says:

    i like your solution best

  71. Avatar pol says:

    wonderful power. you are very smart in what u do sir. keep me aware of any other related post.

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