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    crossfire3636's Avatar
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    Default iphone 5 charging

    I have had my phone charging for a while and it seems to stop at 99%. do i keep waiting longer or what can i do. i realize its only 1% but im particular
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    Default iphone 5 charging

    Turn the percentage display off, and don't worry about it.
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    Default iphone 5 charging

    Mine has always done that. I've actually never thought twice about it. I don't believe a 100% charge indication is possible on the 5. This will in no way negatively affect your battery so I certainly wouldn't bother waiting.
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    Default iphone 5 charging

    Unlike previously noted, a 100% is possible on the iPhone 5 (having charged my phone up to that level)... But I wouldn't be too worried about being stuck at 99%.

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    Default iphone 5 charging

    Mine is at 100% every morning after being docked all night.
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    Default iphone 5 charging

    It does take longer for my iPhone to go from 99% to 100% than from say 49% to 50%
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    Default iphone 5 charging

    Wait for your iPhone to go to 100% with the battery sign showing on the battery indicator. When there is a lighting bolt on the battery indicator it is not fully charged.

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    Default iphone 5 charging

    It is a function if the lithium battery. It helps protect from overcharging, which would lead to shorter battery life cycle. The phone will do a rapid charge to say 99%, but will do a trickle charge to 100%. The trickle charge will increase the amount of time it takes to go from 99% to 100% to avoid the amount of times the battery will discharge and charge while on the charger. Even while on the charger, the battery can experience a slight discharge. If you've ever taken the phone off the charger and it dropped from 100% to 98%, that's what is happening.
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    Default iphone 5 charging

    Two cents. My iPhone 5 charges to 100%, but my Mac Air won't go past 99%. No biggy.
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    Default iphone 5 charging

    I have had iPhones do that in the past just unplug it and then plug it back in, will show 100% in a couple of minutes.
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