iPhone 13 Pro Max Won’t Charge or Charging Slow on Wired or won’t charge in Car, won’t charge Past 80, won’t charge to 100 percent

Last Updated on Sep 29, 2021

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Think of the situation when you want to call or text someone very urgently, and your iPhone’s battery gets drained, and even after connecting the charger, it is not responding, how frustrating it will be for you. Or your iPhone 13 Pro is taking so much time to charge, what to do in that state? The first idea that will come out of your mind will be to visit the Apple Centre to fix this weird issue.

But before going to Apple Store, we would like to share some suggestions to fix iPhone 13 Pro that won’t charge or charging slowly. There are many reasons behind this problem, some users don’t properly use their iPhone, or some are unlucky to have battery faults at such an early stage. 

Useful guide whenever you noticed symptoms like Phone won’t charge past 80, 13 Pro Max won’t charge in Car or MacBook air or wirelessly, and quick fix Phone won’t charge to 100 percent after getting wet.

You can temporarily charge your iPhone fast using iPad’s Charging Adapter.

Troubleshooting Ways to Fix iPhone 13 Pro Max Won’t Start Charging and Stuck or Unresponsive

1 iPhone XS Max Battery Won't Charge

Solution #1: Check the Lightning cable and Adapter

To confirm that the charger is working correctly you have first to examine it by various experiments. First off, connect the charger with another iOS device and see if it’s responding, if not then replace your cable. Although, you should use another spare charger to make sure that any hardware part of the iPhone isn’t damaged; While these experiments try to use different power sources/sockets. In case if you have a wireless charger then check whether the charger is compatible with your iPhone or not. Besides, if any fault is raised in the wireless charger then also iPhone 13 Pro Max won’t need a charger or charger slow.

Wait for at least five minutes your iPhone will see the Apple logo in Charging mode. 

Solution #2: Force Restart

Doing this will force quit all the applications and functions running behind. Another reason behind iPhone 13 Pro Max won’t charge your iPhone is stuck on a black screen, and it is unable to show the charging indicator, and you are assuming your iPhone is not charging. So try this fix once. This trick also works while your Phone won’t charge past 85 or not charging more than 80.

Step #1: Press and release the Volume Up button.

Step #2: Press and release the Volume Down button.

Step #3: Now, Hold down the Side button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.

Solution #3: Let your iPhone 13 Pro [Max] charge a little longer

Many users use their phone until the battery is drained to 0% and then they are complaining their iPhone is charging slow. Definitely when the battery is drained entirely, then your iPhone will take a little longer to load. And if still after 30 or 40 minutes you didn’t find any charging indicator then like we said to change the cable or power source.

You must try to connect your iPhone with a computer or laptop and see whether iTunes can identify your device. If iTunes is showing your device, then update or restore your iPhone right from iTunes.

Solution #4: Try using your Mac or Windows Laptops to charge iPhone

Likewise, it is also a good solution if your adapter is corrupted then you will come to know by charging via laptop. Just keep in mind that your laptop screen is turned on.

Check the Enable USB Accessories Settings. Or You should unlock your iPhone First using Face ID Or Passcode to permit the Third-Party Accessories like Car Play, PC or Mac. 

Solution #5: Calibrate your iPhone Max battery

This solution will optimize the battery of the iPhone 13 Pro Max, and it may increase the charging speed. To try this, your iPhone will require some battery. Most probably iPhone 13 Pro Max slow charging will be fixed by calibrating the battery.

  • Step #1: Use your device until it shut down automatically after the battery drained.
  • Step #2: Now to check the battery is thoroughly drained turn it on and wait until your iPhone 13 Pro Max turned off automatically.
  • Step #3: So up next connect the charger and let your iPhone gets fully charged to 100%.
  • Step #4: Remove the charger and turn on the device.
  • Step #5: Check the battery indicator is showing 100% battery or not. If not then connect the charger and only disconnect when it reaches 100%.
  • Step #6: Restart the device and disconnect the charger after the battery is full.
  • Step #7: Again use it until its battery runs out and shuts off automatically.
  • Step #8: Again charge iPhone 13 Pro Max to full.
  • Step #9: Start your iPhone.

This is how the battery of the iPhone gets calibrated, and from now you can charge and use the mobile whenever you want.

Solution#6: Contact Apple Support and check Battery Health

Mostly Old iPhone suffering Battery problem because of an expired predefined number of charging cycle. But in some cases a faulty battery showing the same problem as this. 

Solution #7: Turn off Background app refresh or unused app that Draining Battery while it’s in charging mode.

Mail app, GPS Games, and the app always run in the background, that all apps we can manage by disabling background app refresh.

  1. Go to the Settings app on the iPhone.
  2. Next, Tap on General.
  3. Now, Scroll to Background app refresh and “Background App Refresh.”
  4. Set to Turn off.

Also Turn off Personal Hotspot. Settings app > Personal Hotspot.


    Do not use any other charger and accessories except OEM.

    Don’t use the iPhone when it is charging.

Wrap up

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