iPhone not loading: 5 methods to solve the problem

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iphone does not load

Dernière mise à jour: 30 mai 2024

Your iPhone does not recharge ? Do not panic ! The majority of charging issuesiPhone can be resolved easily. No need to contact the Apple service center.

In this article I will show you 5 solutions to solve the problem of iPhone which does not recharge.

5 Tips to Fix the Problem « iPhone will not charge »

Restart the phone

Yes, restarting your iPhone can sometimes fix your phone not charging issue. This may sound funny and silly, but trust me; restarting a iPhone fixes a lot of problems. It would only take a few seconds to try it anyway.

So, before you worry about the problem; Restart your phone by holding down the power button.

Try to recharge your phone once it starts. If the problem is resolved, great. Otherwise, try the following methods.

Force restartiPhone

If your iPhone does not load, try to force restart with a hard rest.

Here's how to do it:

  • iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, and older models : Press and hold the Power button and Home button together until the Apple logo appears on the screen, then release.
  • iPhone 7 and 7 More : Press and hold the power button and volume button together until the Apple logo appears on the screen, then release it.
  • iPhone 8, 8 More, iPhone HE: Quickly press and release the volume up button, quickly press and release the volume down button, and then press and hold the side button. When the Apple logo appears, release the button.
  • X, XS, iPhone 11 egg iPhone 12  : Quickly press and release the volume up button, quickly press and release the volume down button, and then press and hold the side button. When the Apple logo appears, release the button.

Clean the Lightning input of your iPhone

Even after trying all the methods mentioned above your phone is not charging, chances are the problem is with the charging port of your iPhone. Too much dirt or debris stuck on it can prevent the phone from charging.

If possible, get a can of compressed air. You will also need a small dry toothbrush and a toothpick.
Clean the Lightning input of your iPhone by scraping its walls with a toothpick then a toothbrush - and Use compressed air to blow away anything that comes off.

Lightning port cleaning
Cleaning a Lightning port iPhone with a toothpick

I can tell you for doing it that tufts of dust came out of it.

Periodically try to reinstall the Lightning cable. When it works, stop messing with your port and just be relieved.

Replace your Lightning cable

Look very closely at both ends of the USB cable you use to charge your iPhone. If you see visible signs of wear, it may be time to purchase a new cable.

You can always rent a lightning cable from a friend who has one. iPhone and try to charge your phone using it.

If your iPhone suddenly comes back to life after you plug it in, you have identified the reason why your iPhone does not charge – faulty cable.

If even after trying this your phone isn't charging, replace your entire charger, including the adapter. It's possible that the problem is with the adapter and not your phone or cable.

restore your iPhone

La restoration of your iPhone could solve the problem. After trying all the methods mentioned above, if your iPhone still not charging, try to restore your Apple phone.

A DFU restore is a special type of restore (when you restore your iPhone, you erase everything on it and restore it to factory settings) which can fix serious software problems – if they exist.

How to restore your iPhone ?

Before restoring your iPhone, it is necessary to follow some rules.

First, you will need to make sure that your smartphone has a 100% charged battery.

Next, you need to backup all your data. The restoration of a iPhone is an irreversible operation. First back up all of your data (contacts, messages, photos, videos, etc.).

  • Start by updating the iTunes software installed on your computer.
  • First connect the USB cable to the computer then connect the other end of the cable to theiPhone.
  • Switch off your phone.
  • Press and hold the Home button (the volume down button foriPhone 7 and 7 Plus) and the Power button for 8 seconds.
  • Release the power button and continue to press the main button placed under the screen for about 5 seconds. For'iPhone 7 or 7 Plus you just need to leave the volume down button pressed.
  • A message on the iTunes software will inform you that your iPhone went into DFU mode and that it is ready to restore.
  • Click on the button Ok
  • Push the button Restore