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.

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Plugged In, But not holding a charge.

Okay, so my iPhone is plugged in, and it has a symbol on the battery, and the symbol is the plug, NOT the light bolt which indicates it's charging. So long story short, I want to know if my battery is damaged, like how could I tell?

I have a custom back on, and I think that's when I damaged it. Just to be safe, I have a new battery on the way.

OTHER INFO: The phone flashes off and on over and over again, it stays on about 2-5 minutes, and then flashes. It gives me time to do small things, like send a text, but even then it isn't really charging.

I would just like some help, I don't have a back up phone, and I can't afford to replace the whole phone from apple.

Is anyone else experiencing these problems as well? Just shed some light on this subject for me.

ALSO, I am going to leave it plugged in to see if over night it'll fix it's self. The battery looked kind of fried when I took it out, in the back it had a weird look, like an acid look to it. So maybe I discovered a problem early before it got worse.

Last but not least the side next to the dock connector, it looks like there's a dent there. Like a bad one, but at least the phone turns itself on. Did a clean restore twice so bare with me.

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Isiah Strange, I would start with a new battery and see what happens. Should that one not charge as well, replace the dock connector and see what happens. The instructions for that are here Hope this helps, good luck.

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