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iphone 6s slow charge

senrab

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Original poster
Jun 15, 2010
55
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Maryland
Last night, I plugged my phone in to charge. When I woke up, it had only charged about 20% (it would always charge to 100% without fail). I am charging it through my Mac at work right now and it's doing the same thing.

Dirty port on the cable/phone? bad cable? I'm using an Apple cable, FYI.
 

C DM

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Oct 17, 2011
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Have you tried cleaning out the port? Using a different cable? Perhaps restarting the device as well?
 

senrab

macrumors member
Original poster
Jun 15, 2010
55
6
Maryland
I am very curious about this method, have you tried and successed? My iPhone 6s charge speed is well know:)

I turned the phone off and very gently scraped the inside of the port with a plastic toothpick. Again, use light contact. The lint came out right away.
 
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chscag

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The best and safest way is to buy a can of compressed air and blow a few short blasts into the charging port. If the lint sticks and can't be blown out, then you can use a toothpick as above.
 
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