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iPhone doesn't respond at all.

Hey iFixit members!

I do have a big problem with iPhone 5s I was using.

So the phone doesn't charge. (which is kinda weird, because the phone looks almost new, always been in a case, and never dropped or opened) I checked the lightning port on iPhone, and it was clean. As you can see.

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It works only with one cable. I have tried almost 10 different cables and still it didn't work.

I work a lot with iPhones, as I'm changing screens and batteries usually, still i haven't never experienced this kind of problem.

What can cause this problem? Thanks!

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If it is not charging at all with any of the original cables and/or does not connect to iTunes on your computer and/or works ok on a new charged battery, but won't restart once battery is empty, then you probably have a failing U2 USB charging/control IC.

You should rule out charging dock failure by trying a new known good one (no need to remove the old, just disconnect it, overlay the new one over it, and plug it into the board and test).

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How it can be broken? And thanks, ill order it =)


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Have you tried using the different cables that does not work, both "front" and "back"?

If they work one way but not the other, it's either a missing or bent pin in the iPhone's Lightning dock, thus you'd need a replacement lightning dock, ans Rany said. So deffinately try that.

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Thanks for your comment! Yeah, I have tried with all kinds of chargers..


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