Charge the iPhone 5

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iPhone 5 is the fifth generation of Apple's very famous phone, the iPhone. The phone comes with a four-inch retina display and runs on an A6 processor chip. This is part of the Howikis on how to use the iPhone 5. The link to the mother Howiki is here - Use iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 comes with a Non-removable Li-Po 1440 mAh battery (5.45 Wh). When your phone hits below 20% of its battery juice, it is always wise to recharge your phone to prevent the phone from being fully discharged. This Howiki will show you on how to charge your iPhone 5. Should you wish to know on how to take care of the battery of your iPhone 5, you may check on this Howiki - Take Care of iPhone 5 Battery

Charging the iPhone 5

Charging an iPhone 5 is usually the same as most mobile phones. To do it:

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    Locate the charging socket
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    The charging socket of the iPhone 5 is located on the lower part of the phone. You can easily locate it as it is on the middle part of the bottom (just below the Home Key)
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  2. 2
    Plug the charger into your electric power source and connect it to the charging socket of the iPhone 5
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    The socket is designed so as to not allow inserting of the wrong side, if you are unable to insert the socket, try turning it on the other side.
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  3. 3
    Your iPhone should charge
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    You can see the battery icon changed to charging.
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What If My iPhone 5 Won't Charge?

In the event that your iPhone 5 won't charge, you may want to check on these suggestions. It is advised that you follow these suggestions chronologically to save you the most time and resources:

  1. 1
    Check if the connecting socket to the phone is properly connected.
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  2. 2
    Check if there are impurities on the phone's charger socket and in the charger's terminals
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    If there are dust and dirt, remove them gently.
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  3. 3
    Check if you have a stable electric source
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    Make sure that there are no brownouts or blackout in your area.
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  4. 4
    Charge the phone for 30 minutes and check again
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    It could be that your iPhone 5's battery has been fully discharged. It will take a few minutes before it will show signs of charging.
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    Use a charger that is working with other phones, it may be a proble with your charge
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    If it is confirmed a charger problem, replace your charge with a new one. Do not attempt to have it repaired. The risk against the savings is not worth it.
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  6. 6
    All else fail, have a qualified Apple technician check on your iPhone 5.
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If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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