Complete how-to and replacement guides for the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max.

29997 Questions View all

iPhone says it is not charging

My iPhone just comes up with an icon that tells me it isn't charging? i dont know what to do........

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0

Comments:

Which iPhone is it?

by

Add a comment
Spread Fixmas Cheer
Get $12 off your purchase of $50 or more with code FIXMAS12
Spread Fixmas Cheer
Get $12 off your purchase of $50 or more with code FIXMAS12

1 Answer

Chosen Solution

Hi Xavier,

You might check either the sync-cable or the connector of the iPhone.

Sometimes, the sync-cable creates problems, especially when it is a bit old and especially on the end where you connect it with the iPhone.

A cable can still look nice - like in my case a few months ago. It didn't show any signs of a defect, and it took me some time to figure out that it was the cable that caused my non-charging issue.

Here is my suggestion: Do you have a way of testing the cable? Or better: Can you get you another cable to find out if the cable is the issue?

The other way of possibly locating your issue is to take a look at the connector. Be sure that there is no rest of paper, etc. in the slot of the iPhone, especially where the charging pins are.

In general: Can you think of when the problem first happened? Did you accidently drop it or change anything on the iPhone? This might give you an idea, too, where to start.

I hope my suggestions help.

Steffen

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1
Add a comment

Add your answer

Xavier will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 204