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HT1476 After update to either iOS 7.0.3 or 7.0.4, my iPhone 4S won't charge. I'm using charger and cable that came with the phone. Nothing else changed.

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marlon_jackson Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Nov 18, 2013 11:08 AM

I'm using charger and cable that came with the phone. Nothing else changed.


I think it was the update the iOS 7.0.4 that I did last night. I woke up this morning with my battery almost drained and the charging function going off and on every few seconds, like it would start charging then disconnect, then reconnect repeatedly.


I've tried restarting the phone and hard restarting the phone several times, but I'm getting really low on battery by now (under 20%).

I've tried cleaning the connector with a little isopropyl alcohol, and blowing it out with compressed air. Though I can't be 100% certain, it's very unlikely my connector died exactly at the same time I was updating my phone. Especially since it appears I'm not the only one with this problem.


And now, after the last hard reset, my phone doesn't even recognize the charger at all, or being connected with the USB cable to my MacBook Pro.

I turned off my phone so when I go to the Apple Store it will power up one last time, but besides that I'm out of ideas.

iPhone 4, iOS 7.0.4


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