iPhone Won’t Charge After iOS Update ? Here’s How to Fix It

“How to ix iPhone 7 not charging? My iPhone worked perfect before iOS 10.3.3 update, but it suddenly stopped charging last night and the battery stays at 39% whether plugged in to both USB charger or with the wall power brick. Please help.”

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In addition to the main iOS 10.3 problems like battery draining fast, Bluetooth not working, or Wi-Fi connection issues, here is another problem you may encounter after updating to the newly-released iOS 10.3.3: iPhone not charging. It may caused by either hardware problem or software issue. Before sending your iPhone to Apple Repair Center for a new battery replacement, here are some general tips in this post you can try to fix iPhone battery not charging in iOS 10.3.3 or iOS 10.3.2.

How to Fix iPhone Not Charging in iOS 10.3
How to Fix iPhone Not Charging in iOS 10.3

5 Tips to Fix iPhone Not Charging After iOS 10.3.2/iOS 10.3.3 Update

1. Force restart your iPhone

The simplest way to fix many minor iPhone issues, including iPhone charger not working, is to force restart your iPhone.

  • On an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus: press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons until you see the Apple logo.
  • On an iPhone 6s and earlier: press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons until you see the Apple logo.

Next, try to charge your iPhone again.

2. Check iPhone charging cable and the port

There are two things you need to check. Firstly, make sure there is no damage with your charging cable. Then, check if it is the accumulated dust or pocket lint in charging port that make your iPhone won’t charge. If yes, clean the port with a pushpin carefully.

3. Change the charging cable

Some iPhone charger produced by other company may cause iPhone not charging as well as “accessory not supported” problem when plug in your iPhone. Therefore, you’d better use an Apple certified charger to charge your iPhone.

4. Switch wall outlet or USB port

Of course, it is also possible that the wall outlet or USB port doesn’t work properly. To check this, you can switch to another wall outlet or USB port to see if it fixes the iOS 10.3.3/iOS 10.3.2 charging problem.

5. Restore your iPhone

If none of solutions above works, you can restore your iPhone with iTunes to fix iPhone won’t charge in iOS 10.3.2/iOS 10.3.3. Download the latest iTunes software (iTunes 12.6) on your computer > Plug in your iPhone > Click the device icon > Choose Restore iPhone.

How to Fix iPhone Not Charging in iOS 10.3/iOS 10.3.1
How to Fix iPhone 7 Won’t Charge in iOS 10.3.2/iOS 10.3.3

Any other suggestion to fix iOS 10.3.3/iOS 10.3.2 charging issues on iPhone? Inform us via comment.

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2 thoughts on “iPhone Won’t Charge After iOS Update ? Here’s How to Fix It”

  1. I tried many all of the above still nothing. Even the last option does not work. Itune did not detect my phone when I have it plugged in.

    1. Yeah, you can’t use the last method to restore if your computer won’t recognize your iPhone. So now. your iPhone won’t turn on with black screen?
      If you’ve checked all connecting parts (charging port, cables, USB port etc) between your iPhone and the power, your iPhone may have got hardware issue and damaged. Contact Apple or other repair store to fix it.

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