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Galaxy S7 Edge no boot / no charge
Got in a strange one here... Customer brought in their phone that was sitting on a desk and the screen all of a sudden started flickering and then the phone shut off. The screen is not damaged in any way and the phone is not water damaged. Tried new screen, new battery (charged to 60%) and I just tried another PMIC just to see if that fixed anything. Pulls 0.09A from charger with or without the battery plugged in. Could not locate any shorts / bad caps. Customer just wants their data so I am trying anything I can think of to get the data besides chip off data which I am not sure I could pull off 😛
Well, now that you've replaced the PMIC, I would say that all bets are off because there are way too many variables at this point. The most common issue that we've seen in these S7 Edges is the max77838 chip. Diode mode all around that chip to see if there are any shorts. We do not repair these anymore.