How to Fix iPhone/iPad not Charging Problem after iOS 12/12.1 Update

After the last iOS 12/12.1 update, there are many complaints about iPhone not charging. That’s why we write the article here. Read to get some possible tips for iOS 12/12.1 not charging issue.

By iMobie | Posted on: Sep. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 05, 2018
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If your iOS 12/12.1 is not charging, it does not mean your battery’s lifespan has come to an end. Actually, iPhone or iPad charging problems are more common than you think especially after iOS update.

A policy of Apple is to design Apple 12W and 10W USB power adapters in such a way that you can use them to charge any iOS device. However, you may well experience difficulties charging Apple devices if you have a third-party iOS 12 charger that is not supported.

Other iOS 12/12.1 charging problems may include situations when your device stops charging after the battery reaches 80 percent. It is made to prevent your iOS 12 device from overheating and to extend battery life.

You may also witness iOS 12/12.1 charging problems where the device is charging slowly.

Here we provide you with tips on how to resolve issues with iOS 12/12.1 not charging in a few easy to follow steps.

How to Fix iOS 12 Not Charging on iPhone/iPad

How to Fix iOS 12 Not Charging on iPhone/iPad

4 Tips for iPhone/iPad not Charging after iOS 12/12.1 Update

Tip 1 for iOS 12/12.1 not Charging – Check Power Supply

  1. Plug the charging cable of a Wall power outlet into a USB wall adapter, and then plug the adapter into the wall.
  2. Plug your computer charging cable into a USB 2.0 or 3.0 port on a turned on PC and not in sleep mode. The USB ports on your keyboard are not for charging.
  3. Plug the cable of your power accessory into a powered USB hub, docking station, or another charging device that is certified by Apple.

Tip 2 for iOS 12/12.1 not Charging – Check USB Cable and USB Adapter

Tip 3 for iOS 12/12.1 not Charging – Cool Down Your Device (When Charging Stops at 80%)

Tip 4 for iOS 12/12.1 not Charging – iOS 12 Charger Not Supported

The Bottom Line

That’s all for the suggestions for iOS 12/12.1 not charging issue. You should be able to resolve the iPhone/iPad not charging after iOS 12 update problem. If you find any other useful tips, welcome to share with us in the comments below.


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