Galaxy A3 (2016) Nougat bug prevents charging beyond 87%

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An odd bug has been making life difficult for Galaxy A3 (2016) owners. We’ve heard from several users that this Galaxy A3 (2016) Nougat bug prevents the device from charging beyond 87 percent. It’s very odd and there’s no explanation for this bug as yet.

Countless Galaxy A3 (2016) owners have complained about this bug on our forums. We’ve also spotted complaints on Samsung’s own user communities as well. It’s certainly widespread though the cause of this Galaxy A3 (2016) Nougat bug is unknown.

These users are unable to comprehend why the phone charges normally up till 80% or so and then effectively doesn’t. The handset gets stuck at 87% or thereabouts for no apparent reason. Conventional methods of fixing bugs after a major update such as clearing the cache don’t seem to be working.

Some users have tried swapping chargers and even charging in safe mode but to no avail. Even a full factory reset doesn’t help. You can imagine how much this Galaxy A3 (2016) Nougat bug is bothering them.

The most recent firmware release for this handset doesn’t bring a fix. However, some users have been informed that a fix is going to be sent out soon. We’ll update you when that happens.

Have you noticed similar behavior on your Galaxy A3 (2016) after the Nougat update? Let us know in the comments below.

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27 days 14 hours ago
dieselman6969

Can i demand in warranty an new phone? I cant live with 75% oficial charge

deltaepsilon
1 month 23 days ago
deltaepsilon

The problem was solved when a patch was released by samsung (last friday) and I applied it to my A3. Now everything is as before. One note however, I think Android 7 consumes more energy than the previous version.

27 days 14 hours ago
dieselman6969

I dont recive any patch

1 month 24 days ago
kevinhartless21

I’ve also encountered the same problem on my Galaxy S7 G930V. The phone will charge straight up to 85 then pause for awhile. But when unplugging and plugging bck the charger it starts to charge again.. I’m wondering if its the cooling thing in the phone that stop’s mine Frm charging just for it to cool down Abit before it can continue.

manish sapkota
1 month 25 days ago
manish sapkota

For NEPAL WHEN UPDATING J710FN

Jubanif
1 month 26 days ago
Jubanif

After 1 year and 4 month of using,my Galaxy A3 (2016) Nougat is same as new.
I always charge it with original charger.
Don’t play and charge at the same time.
Hopefully will get fix’t for you all.🇦🇱

GusBet
1 month 26 days ago
GusBet

I’ve also experienced a similar issue with my Galaxy A5 (2016).. sometimes (not always), it gets stuck at 86% so I have to unplug and plug the charcher for it to get at 100%. It is actually running Nougat (7.0) but that also happened with Marshmallow (6.0.1).

vladalex
1 month 26 days ago
vladalex

yes..i have this problem with marshmallow..when i update to nougat the same problem persist..i take decision to sell this phone a3 2016..sucks phone..shame samsung..

hieuguang
1 month 26 days ago
hieuguang

The same with Galaxy A5 (2016). 86%.

1 month 26 days ago
Abdul Qayyum Ajmeri

Which model number of the A3 2016 are we speaking about here?

Mahamoon
1 month 26 days ago
Mahamoon

J7 prime android 7 very problem bugs issue

1 month 26 days ago
mohammad zain

Same on j7 2016 after 7.0 update battery drains quickly and when charge reaches 95% it decreases to 92 % than i have to put on to max mode and than it charges to 100% its sukes man

gtone339
1 month 27 days ago
gtone339

Android 7.0 should fix that issue.

sohan249
1 month 27 days ago
sohan249

Same to J7 prime after Nougat update

cool8912
1 month 27 days ago
cool8912

I know how to fix it. Do offline charge it worked in for me as I have A3 2016

1 month 27 days ago
Duy Nguyễn

Galaxy A5 (2017) Marshmallow bug prevents charging beyond 91%.

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