Help! My iPhone's dead and it something's badly wrong with it's charging...

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by ajdb9, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. ajdb9, Feb 5, 2011
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2011

    ajdb9 macrumors member

    Oct 19, 2008

    I had the horror this morning of watching my iPhone 3GS die. Slowly the charge ran out until it lived no more.

    Problem started yesterday afternoon (about 20 hours ago):

    Got a 'USB Drawing too much Current' message when trying to charge my iPhone via Macbook Pro.

    Between then and it dying, I tried a different cord (another 3GS cord) into both the computer and the mains, none of which would charge the phone.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    (As urgently as possible)

    I'm about to start University and the iPhone was about to come into it's own!

    Thanks heaps guys
  2. Certinfy macrumors 6502a


    Jan 29, 2011
    Maybe the battery's completely dead, try replacing it?
  3. JamesMB macrumors 68000


    Jan 2, 2011
    Check the dock connector on your phone (Use a Light), and make sure that there is nothing in there that could be shorting any pins. If you don't see anything in there, you are probably better off taking it to Apple, because it sure sounds like a hardware issue.

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