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iPhone 5 won't charge

My iPhone 5 will not charge, only had it a short while, please advise as I see many people around the world seem to have same issue when I searched google! I have restarted phone, hard reboot and restored back to factory settings, still no good! I also noticed that when I powered off I found later on that the phone had come back on itself? Now it's completely flat and have no phone, to make things worse i am away on holiday until wed 5 Dec, O2 please advise on what I need to do to have this sorted ASAP?

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Re: iPhone 5 won't charge

Now it's flat if you plug it into charge and hit the power button does it give the charging icon?

Try charging from a computer rule out the charger being at fault.

Only thing I can recommend is take it to an apple store(probally one where your going) they'll swap it out free of charge.

Hope this helps
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Re: iPhone 5 won't charge

You could try putting your phone into recovery mode as explained below but you will need a PC with itunes.

 

http://appleclinic.wordpress.com/2008/04/05/how-do-i-set-the-iphone-into-recovery-mode/



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Re: iPhone 5 won't charge

Nothing happens, don't have a computer, only a ipad, I tried the ipad charger too, using my lightning connector, that doesn't work either! I am in Barbados and can't locate a apple store anywhere! Thanks for the help:-)
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Thank you, no PC available as I am on holiday
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It might be the cable at fault:/ if not then its definatly a trip to a apple store sorrySmiley Sad
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Re: iPhone 5 won't charge

Try a different cable as even though they look the same, not all charge every device. I have one that charges my iphone but not my iPad & vice versa

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Xtremeflyer wrote:
I am in Barbados and can't locate a apple store anywhere!


https://www.facebook.com/iShopBarbados/info?ref=stream

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Re: iPhone 5 won't charge

Nice find perksie!



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Re: iPhone 5 won't charge


jonsie wrote:

Nice find perksie!


Bet the Op wasn't expecting that link !