when I plug the charger to my s3mini do not charge it just start to vibrate constantly

It sounds like your power button is just stuck. You just need to un-stick it. Yes, It is really just that simple. It shouldn't take you more than 10-15 minutes to fix.

NOTE: Should you choose to try any of these options, just remember that if you aren't really careful you can break the button, or damage your motherboard. So if you don't feel comfortable doing this yourself, you should take the device to a tech.

Fix number 1...

First, plug in your phone. Next, while it is plugged in, continuously press your power button over and over, very quickly, to try and dislodge the smaller button underneath the big button. When (if) the screen comes on, and you see the charging battery image, stop pressing the button. Now just let it charge, don't mess with it, and try turning it on once it says it actually good and charged.

NOTE: This doesn't mean that the button can't get stuck again. But, while you have access to the phone now, I would really suggest backing up all your images, files, address book, and other data on the phone to a cloud account or computer, so as to not lose anything.

Fix number 2... for those who are comfortable taking apart their phones...

If clicking the power button didn’t work, and it may well not, you will then have to open up the phone. If you feel comfortable doing it, it is pretty easy to do. Just remember we are not talking opening just the back of the phone, we are talking opening up the whole phone. Removing screws, etc., so be really careful.

1. Pry the back of your phone off and take out the battery, SIM card, and Micro SD card.

2. Next, using a really small screwdriver (eyeglass screwdrivers work great for this) remove the screws. Now you will need to use the screwdriver(s) to pry the case off of your phone.

Be Very Very Careful! You don't want to damage or dent anything when doing this.

3. The blue board you see is the motherboard. Near the top of it, on the side where your power button is, you will see the small white internal button attached to the motherboard.You can't see it, really, by looking down at the phone when it is flat. However you should be able to see it if you pick up the phone and look at it from the side.

From here you should be able to, carefully, get the button to unstick. Then put the phone all back together, again carefully, and make sure the outer button isn't stuck.

However, if you don't feel comfortable taking your phone apart yourself, then I would suggest taking it to a tech to see if they can get the button replaced for you.

If you are comfortable doing all this yourself, you could see about getting the part and replacing it on your own. That part is up to you.

Hope this helps!

 
It sounds like your power button is just stuck. You just need to un-stick it. Yes, It is really just that simple. It shouldn't take you more than 10-15 minutes to fix.

NOTE: Should you choose to try any of these options, just remember that if you aren't really careful you can break the button, or damage your motherboard. So if you don't feel comfortable doing this yourself, you should take the device to a tech.

Fix number 1...

First, plug in your phone. Next, while it is plugged in, continuously press your power button over and over, very quickly, to try and dislodge the smaller button underneath the big button. When (if) the screen comes on, and you see the charging battery image, stop pressing the button. Now just let it charge, don't mess with it, and try turning it on once it says it actually good and charged.

NOTE: This doesn't mean that the button can't get stuck again. But, while you have access to the phone now, I would really suggest backing up all your images, files, address book, and other data on the phone to a cloud account or computer, so as to not lose anything.

Fix number 2... for those who are comfortable taking apart their phones...

If clicking the power button didn’t work, and it may well not, you will then have to open up the phone. If you feel comfortable doing it, it is pretty easy to do. Just remember we are not talking opening just the back of the phone, we are talking opening up the whole phone. Removing screws, etc., so be really careful.

1. Pry the back of your phone off and take out the battery, SIM card, and Micro SD card.

2. Next, using a really small screwdriver (eyeglass screwdrivers work great for this) remove the screws. Now you will need to use the screwdriver(s) to pry the case off of your phone.

Be Very Very Careful! You don't want to damage or dent anything when doing this.

3. The blue board you see is the motherboard. Near the top of it, on the side where your power button is, you will see the small white internal button attached to the motherboard.You can't see it, really, by looking down at the phone when it is flat. However you should be able to see it if you pick up the phone and look at it from the side.

From here you should be able to, carefully, get the button to unstick. Then put the phone all back together, again carefully, and make sure the outer button isn't stuck.

However, if you don't feel comfortable taking your phone apart yourself, then I would suggest taking it to a tech to see if they can get the button replaced for you.

If you are comfortable doing all this yourself, you could see about getting the part and replacing it on your own. That part is up to you.

Hope this helps!

 
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