Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020
If you aren’t able to charge the iPhone X/8/7/6S/6/SE/iPad after updating it to iOS 12, there are a lot more options available to you which can solve this dramatic situation. Unless the problem is with hardware, we have much more tricks and tips which can be helpful for us to get rid of this trouble, before visiting Apple Store.
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Now we will look at some practical troubleshooting fixes to resolve your iPhone/iPad won’t charge after iOS 12 update issue.
iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, X,8,7,6S,6,SE Won’t Charge after iOS 12 Update
Fix 1: Always go for original lightning cable and adapter given by Apple
Using uncertified accessories can cause damage or show irregularities in the iPhone/iPad. Though, it shows error when you connect the uncertified cable with iPhone/iPad on the screen. So this might be the reason behind your iPhone/iPad won’t charge problem.
Fix 2: Change the plug
If the obstacle is power fluctuation in a particular socket, then it is advisable to change the plug and then connect it to iPhone/iPad.
Fix 3: Check your Lightning Cable
Lightning cable can cause severe trouble if it is broken or damaged and it will result in such irritable errors. So you much check the lightning cable properly before connecting to iDevice.
Fix 4: Shut down the iPhone/iPad and then Charge
Turning off the device will stop the entire system and then connect the cable to the iPhone/iPad.
Step 1: Press and hold the side button.
Step 2: When you see the slider on the screen, slide it to the right side, and soon the device will be switched off.
Fix 5: Reboot your device
Hard reset will fix all the small system bugs of your iPhone/iPad.
For iPhone 6S and below models:
Step 1: Press and hold the Home Button and simultaneously press and hold the Power key until the Apple logo appears on the screen.
For iPhone 7 and 7Plus:
Step 1: Press and hold volume down key and power key until you see Apple logo on display.
For iPhone 8 Plus/ iPhone 8/ iPhone X/ XS Max/ XS/ XR Users:
Step 1: Press and release volume up key
Step 2: Press and release volume down key
Step 3: now press and hold the sleep/wake button until you see a black screen.
Restoring the iDevice means you have to set up the device like you have done for the first time. Moreover, it will clear the whole data stored in the iPhone/iPad. So you must take backup if you don’t want to lose important data.
Restoring the device with the help of iTunes
Step 1: Connect the device to PC and launch iTunes.
Step 2: Choose your iDevice and click on Summary.
Step 3: Next, tap on the Restore iPhone/iPad.
Soon the device will be restored to its factory settings.