Released September 25, 2015. Model A1688/A1633. Repair of this device is similar to previous generations, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 64, or 128 GB / Silver, Gold, Space Gray, or Rose Gold options.

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Why isn't my iPhone turning on?

So basically, my iPhone died yesterday and I put it in the charger. Before it died, it had some issues with the charger going in the whole, it was like it couldn't go in all the way and I had to bend it at a crazy angle for it to charge. Nothing was wrong with the charger, I tried it on other devices and it worked fine. So I kept it there for a few hours and it was still showing the red battery screen, nothing else. That was weird because usually when it dies, as soon as I plug it in, it starts up again. So I looked stuff up, tried holding the power and home button on, tried the hairdryer trick... nothing worked. Now the phone wont even show the red battery screen. It's pitch black. I'm at my wits end. What should I do? I left it to charge overnight and nothing happened.

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It could quite honestly be both the battery and charge port! Also adding too much heat to your screen could have caused the LCD to burn out. I would get in the device and start by disconnecting the battery. Sometimes it is is just that simple. If this doesn't work, your only really option would be to start trying new parts. I also know that there is currently a recall on some models of the iPhone 6s. It is worth looking into, that could solve your problem and save you some money.

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If you are confident that your Lightning cable and charge block are functional, then you probably have a damaged Lightning port. Start by inspecting it to see if there is any dust or grit in there. If it looks clean, then

I would try to replace it. You can order it from iFixit. Follow this guide.

Always disconnect the battery first, keep track of your screws and be careful with the flex cables as they tear very easily.

iPhone 6s Lightning Connector and Headphone Jack Image

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Are you sure it's the lightning connector or is it the battery? After a while, the charger gets loose in the hole and is very easy to take out. When I put the hairdryer on it, it just shows the red battery screen and then it turns pitch black.

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Please, no more hair dryer!

You said yourself that the charge cable doesn't go in the hole properly and you have to bend it at a crazy angle. Chances are that your not getting any electricity to your battery. If it isn't dirty, then you need to change it.

You may still have a problem with the battery as the iPhone 6S does have a design defect there. However, start with the logical approach and then eliminate any other variables.

Check this website for a possible battery defect on your phone: https://www.apple.com/support/iphone6s-u...

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Don't forget to discharge the battery, after removing all the connectors

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Minho is on the right track. I would expect that there's just a lot of "pocket lint" or similar gunk stuffing up the port and the charging cable simply isn't making contact. I'd recommend you take a wooden toothpick or something similar and just see if you can scrape any gunk out of the port.

I work at a repair shop, and almost always this is the only problem when people mention a poor fit with the cable and no-power issues. Its much more rare for the port itself to be damaged.

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There isnt pocket lint or anything there, I tried scraping it out. Still won't charge.

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