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Charging iPhone 4s problem?

My iphone 4s will only charge sometimes. I have to plug it in and out a bunch of times until it finally charges.

but when my phone shuts down and I plug it in once it will charge until it turns on and then the battery is not charging at all once the lock screen loads up?

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If you haven't already, firstly try another charging cable and / or wall adapter.

Those are all signs of a bad charging port. Replacing it should do the trick.

Where you can buy the part:

iPhone 4S Dock Connector

Guide to replace the part:

iPhone 4S Dock Connector Replacement

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Product

iPhone 4S Dock Connector

$19.99

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if you're able to check the voltage of the battery would be helpful to know also. It could be the battery either needs a boost or is defective.

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