Question: What Do I Do If My Phone Charger Is Plugged In But Not Charging?

3 Try a new cable.

To make sure that your cable / plug works, try charging a different phone to see if it works or not.

What to do if your phone is not charging

  • Faulty cable, charger, socket or adapter.
  • Dirt or debris in the charging port.
  • Third party apps interrupting the charging.
  • Software update is required.

Why is my phone not charging when its plugged in?

Often the issue is the small metal connector in the USB port, which may be slightly bent in a way that means it doesn’t make proper contact with the charging cable. To fix this, switch your phone off, and remove the battery if you can. Then, put your battery back in, power on your device, and try charging again.

What do I do if my iPhone charger is plugged in but not charging?



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Why isn’t my iPhone charging when plugged in?

Make sure all charging components are securely plugged in. If that still doesn’t work, try switching to a different outlet. One of the most common reasons why your iPhone won’t charge is because dust, lint or other debris has accumulated into the charging port, preventing the charging connections from working properly.

How do I fix a phone that wont charge?

All you need to do is shut down your device, remove the battery if possible and use something small, such as a toothpick, to ‘lever up’ the little tab inside the USB port on your smartphone or tablet. Do so very carefully and gently, then reinsert your battery and plug it in again.

How do I clean my charging port?



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How do I know if my charger port is damaged?

It may be that the charge port on your cellphone is loose and need to be fixed into place again. If you continue to charge your phone while it is in this condition, the charge port may burn and you might lose the phone. Hold the phone to a light and see if there are any black residue around the charge port.