Samsung Galaxy Buds Not Charging: How To Fix? (3 DIY Tips)

Samsung Galaxy Buds are one of the most trustworthy wireless earbuds for Android users.

The Galaxy Buds series is a unique competitor to Apple AirPods in terms of comfort and music listening experience. But it is only great until both of them stop charging.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro gives amazing sound quality, longer battery backup, and Active Noise Cancellation (ANC).

Although after excellent build quality, sometimes it causes some issues.

Many users reported that their Samsung Galaxy Buds not charging and the red led is always on.

Due to this, Galaxy buds won’t turn on. We are going to find an easy solution for this.

Why Won’t Samsung Galaxy Buds Charge or Turn On?

Samsung Galaxy Buds Not Charging

The most common reason for one or both Galaxy buds not charging is because of uncertified case and charger, faulty charging cable, improper placement of buds, the case is not fully charged, damaged case/buds, or dirty earbuds tip and case.

It may also be possible that your earbuds’ battery is drained completely. Also, you may not have updated the firmware for a long.

How Do I Fix My Samsung Galaxy Buds Not Charging?

There are multiple reasons why your Galaxy earbuds not charging. Here we’ll look at the most common reasons and processes to fix it-

1. Use Samsung Certified Case

Wireless Earbuds Case

If you’ve lost your original Samsung Galaxy Buds case or it’s damaged and using a third-party case for charging earbuds, then stop using it.

Samsung always recommends to used original accessories with their products. It could be possible that the third-party case is not compatible.

2. Fully Charge Your Case

Galaxy Buds Battery Level

If you’re using Samsung’s original case but still your Galaxy buds not charging, then fully charge your case.

It could be possible that your case is not charged enough to charge your buds.

3. Use Samsung Certified Charger & Cable

Samsung Adapter

It’s always recommended to use Samsung certified power adapter to charge your Galaxy buds case. Also, do not forget to use a certified USB type C data cable to charge your case.

Note: Verify that the USB cable is not damaged.

4. Clean Your Case & Buds

Earbuds Cleaning

The dirty case doesn’t support the electricity flow. Inspect that your case is not dirty.

If it’s dirty, then clean with a cleaning solution and soft cloth. Do not forget to clean the earbuds pin where it makes contact with the charging case.

5. Reset Your Earbuds

Samsung Buds Reset Button

If your Galaxy buds+ not charging, then it’s time to reset it. Download the Galaxy Wearable app on your smartphone and connect your earbuds via Bluetooth.

Now, select the Galaxy Buds and head over to General, and tap Reset earbuds.

Follow these steps to reset your Galaxy buds-

  1. Remove your earbuds from the case.
  2. Place it back into the case.
  3. Keep the lid open and press and hold the buds button for seven seconds.
  4. Wait for a few seconds and remove the buds from the case.
  5. Now place again and close the case lid.
  6. Now connect with Bluetooth and reset from the Galaxy Buds Wearable app.

6. Charge Wirelessly

Samsung Buds Wireless Charging

The Latest Samsung flagships are equipped with a reverse charging feature. Samsung calls it PowerShare.

Toggle down the notification panel and enable the PowerShare option.

Now, place your Galaxy buds case on the back side of your Samsung smartphone.

It will wirelessly charge your Samsung Galaxy Buds case and earbuds.

Conclusion

Incompatible charging case and adapters are the common reasons why Samsung Galaxy buds case do not charge.

If your Galaxy buds not charging, then follow the above six steps to fix it. If nothing works, visit Samsung care and get it repaired.

Daniel is a tech enthusiast and repair technician who loves experimenting with various gadgets and home appliances. On this blog, he shares a troubleshooting guide for software and hardware faults.

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