Fourth generation iPhone. Repair is straightforward, but the front glass and LCD must be replaced as a unit. GSM / 8, 16, or 32 GB capacity / Model A1332 / Black and White.

3248 Questions View all

Why wont my phone charge?

when ever i charge it doesnt say its charging. then when i charge it at night, the next morning it says it only charged 50% of it.Plz help (iphone 4)

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

2 Answers

Chosen Solution

I would start by cleaning other the charge port with some isopropyl and a brush(although this most likely won't solve the issue). The next step and most likely the problem is the battery. You will want to order a new one, and using a disassembly guide here on ifixit, replace the battery. If you find this still doesn't solve the issue then the next step would be to try a new dock connector flex cable. If that doesn't work, then you have some motherboard level issues, in which case I highly recommend taking it to a professional

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1
Add a comment

I agree, sounds 100% like a battery or bigger motherboard issue. If it's your charging port/dock connector it usually won't recognize a connection at all when plugged in. If the battery drops in percentage rapidly, randomly shuts off, or doesn't increase in percentage when charging that's usually the culprit. Also when it comes to batteries buy original (don't go cheap). Trust me it makes the difference. I would definitely buy the battery from iFixit. Avoid Ebay/Amazon lower quality.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 0
Add a comment

Add your answer

chicken balls will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 81