The Apple iPhone 5c was announced on September 10, 2013. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 8, 16, 32 GB / White, Pink, Yellow, Blue, and Green.

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iPhone 5c Won't turn on or charge

iPhone 5c Won't turn on or charge what do I do??

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Just tested the battery and I got 0.5 VDC, That seems low!

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Same problem. We have 2 5c's only a year and a half old. Mine is fine. My wifes is on its second battery. Phone died and will not charge or turn on, even after another new battery. Holding on and home button does not work either......what a piece of sh#@!!!! Rogers wants me to spend $660 + tax on the iPhone 6

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I had my iPhone 5C for about a year an a half an I needed a sim card so I went to U.S cellular an they said it was no longer to be fix its broken so I left it under the TV an now it wont charge up or turn on now I have to buy a phone that cost a arm and a leg

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i had my iPhone 5c for a year and a half but it is still on it's first battery, tonight i was out with my family when it turned of at only 9% i thought it was a battery mistake but then when i got home and put it to the charger it didn't work either now i'm practically phoneless for god knows how long but it's the first time this had happened to me and i hope it's also the last time .thanks apple for not assuring the good functionality of the phones you sell to your customers that had to work hard to get this money

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My daughter iPhone is not charging nor is it coming on. I don't have insurance which, I feel is expensive and should be covered no matter what. She needs her phone in case of an emergency. Amazing that it is happening right at the time its due an upgrade the phone is not working force to buy a new one , which will be more expensive. Does anyone know what I can do?

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Per information found here---> http://www.payetteforward.com/my-iphone-... <--- holding both the Power and Home buttons for about 20-30 seconds worked like a CHAMP!!!

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Thank you!!!!!! This totally worked.

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I have already tried this and my phone still wont turn on. what should i do now?

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thank you, it finally turned on

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My screen comes on can't enter pin and won't slide on or of screen not broken lights up ok

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My phone is charging but it won’t turn on it’s been on charge since 12 am to 8pm

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Rule out bad battery.

Rule out bad dock connector.

Only then think about U2 ic.

We are developing U2 replacement in the US. Give us a shout if you think you might need U2 changed. Click iPad Rehab to get to my profile.

jessa

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but it still didn't work so now what

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You can go through the steps of changing your battery and your lightning charge port. If that helps good. But like many 5c owners the u2 ic goes bad triggering these issues. I have read it's due in part to a 3rd party sync cable. Which is odd in my case I always use the original cables but my 5c will not charge any more nor will it come on. If this is your case and you are still under warranty with apple go immediately and try to exchange it. Like so many whom are not under warranty are out of luck unless you know some whom can micro solder to replace that chip.

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Agreed, I am using an original apple charging cable but I am going to change the battery and lightning charge port. Will up date later if this works.

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i have the same problem as you

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Try doing a quick battery pull.

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this is happening to me try changing out the screen, battery and charger port all at once, if that doesn't work its a bad motherboard, try to reflow the motherboard. in my case a new screen battery and charger port did not work out for me so I'm going to attempt a reflow

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Okay I had a problem with the iPhone 5c and 5s. For the 5s it was completely dead..so I took it off charge for 10 minutes! When I plugged the charger in it I kept hold of the top button aswell and it came on straight away. with the 5c I kept hold of the top button for around 30 seconds and then just left it,it came on. I hope this helps you :))

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Change the batteryear

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Thank you so much! Mine is working now! I think patience is key :)

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How do I do this ?

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how do u do it

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@captainsnowball why? The only vote I see on this whole threat is a negative one. Are you looking for those only and not respecting all the good information?

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Well he provided no instructions, leaving everyone confused. (lizzieeeee and Anganique)

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HUMIDITY MAY BE PROBLEM!! Hi, I got blessed and discovered that humidity build up was stopping my phone from charging. I tried all of the cleaning tips. I kept my phone in an Otter Box and work in my yard, etc. and it's been humid, plus sticking phone in back pocket all lends to moisture build up. I put my phone in oven stripped of all extra coverings, tried my positional cable and it charged to a hundred %! Not bad;) Also, I eventually put the phone straight up so the heat from the pilot light could gently rise to dry inside of phone better. Good luck. I had nothing to lose. Theresa

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Patience is key. Leave it alone for a few hours, away from any chargers and then try and charge it. Should work! :)

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If your iPhone doesn't charge , where the charging port is or were the lead goes isopropal on an old toothbrush gently side to side cleans in side connections dirt grime Tec May work not to much be gentle worked for me good luck

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Check out the steps mentioned here, I tried those out and worked for me.

http://techioguy.com/fix-issue-iphone-no...

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