1. Kerst768's Avatar
    I got 1 of those cheap fans, stuck it in my son's phone & now it wont charge. I tried buying a new charge port of ebay but still not working. Can you please help, He's pretty upset with me. Thanks
    01-14-2019 06:31 AM
  2. pkcable's Avatar
    I don't suppose its an iPhone 8 or above with wireless charging? If so you might just get him a wireless charging pad and use that. Here's my recommendation......

    https://forums.imore.com/community-r...t-charger.html

    iPhone parts are VERY hard to get, as Apple does not want people making home repairs OR using non certified 3rd party repair shops. That being said if you look around you can probably find the part, check Amazon and eBay. Here's some helpful info on the repair....

    https://www.imore.com/how-fix-broken...-port-iphone-5 (iMore - iPhone 5)

    https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+...lacement/29915 (iFixit - iPhone 6)

    https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+...lacement/78122 (iFixit - iPhone 7)

    It does appear fairly complicated, so you MIGHT want to get Apple OR a 3rd Party to do it for you, OR as I said IF its an 8 or above and it has wireless charging, then just get a 20-100 dollar charging pad.


    Is it time for an upgrade? Perhaps you can start a new finance with your carrier and not have it hurt too bad?
    Annie_8plus likes this.
    01-14-2019 10:20 AM
  3. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    Try cleaning out the lighting port with a wooden toothpick and some compressed air. There could just be lint or gunk in there that is preventing the lighting cable from seating correctly.
    pkcable likes this.
    01-14-2019 03:47 PM

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