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s4 keeps turning off then battery dies


my battery reads60% but will turn off and when turned back on it dies

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Hello Jessica,

How old is the phone? 
about 3yrs old
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Jessica Hooper wrote:

about 3yrs old

It may be possible that the battery needs to be replaced. Sometimes when batteries get old their percentage readings can go off so you can go from 60-0% in seconds.
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Jessica Hooper wrote:

about 3yrs old

Also, bursts of high battery consumption can cause the phone to shut down to protect itself as it thinks the battery is depleted.

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