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I have recently bought a new charger for my Kindle

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I have recently bought a new charger for my Kindle Paperwhite. I have connected it to the mains, connected it to the Device, but it will not charge. If I open the device, and press the button next to the charge light, it briefly turns to green, but then turns off. I am still unable to charge my Kindle, despite messages coming up to tell me that the battery is low. How can I get it to charge properly?

Hi there,

Check that there is nothing in the charging socket - no lint or other debris, etc.

Try cleaning it out with compressed air or a vacuum cleaner.

Let me know if that helps?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have checked the charging socket, and there is no debris. No change to my problem, I am afraid. I press the button to the right of the light. It goes to green for a few seconds, and then turns off.

Do you have another charger you can try?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Pete, I have located an older charging cable, and, guess what? It works perfectly, and is now charging satisfactorily!

Ok, great news! I would return the new one if I were you :)

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am pleased to say that the new charger worked fine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
All is now well

That is great news, thanks for letting me know!

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Have a great day,


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