iPhone 5 Battery Never Says Fully Charged

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Gryz, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. macrumors member

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    Dec 27, 2011
    #1
    It will charge up to 100%, but the charge symbol will remain there...I don't think I've ever seen it with the "plug" (fully-charged) symbol....


    Any fix to this or anyone has a similar experience?
     
  2. macrumors 68020

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    Nov 15, 2011
    #2
    hard reset (hold home button and sleep/wake till it reboots)
    or
    drain till it turns off and recharge full (do not take it off of the charger until it's there)
    or
    Do a factory reset.

    Once those 3 things are done, if it still happens, take it in.
     
  3. macrumors member

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    Nov 1, 2012
    #3
    On mine I have to wait a few minutes after it hits 100% to see the "fully charged" symbol.
     
  4. macrumors 6502

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    Jun 8, 2007
    #4
    mine hit 100% but think it did it too soon. got it yesterday half charged and by the time i was done configuring it it was at 100% :confused:
     
  5. thread starter macrumors member

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    Dec 27, 2011
    #5
    Tried the reset. Next resort is a full drain and recharge.

    I have read literally dozens of others stating the same, and even worse, issue with the battery read on the Apple forums...it's definitely a new issue.
     

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