1. crossfire3636's Avatar
    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
    12-29-2012 02:46 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    Turn the percentage display off, and don't worry about it.
    12-29-2012 02:49 PM
  3. 03_CTD's Avatar
    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.
    12-29-2012 03:16 PM
  4. Ed7789's Avatar
    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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    12-29-2012 03:40 PM
  5. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    Mine is at 100% every morning after being docked all night.
    12-29-2012 04:34 PM
  6. ZOFOURTWENTY's Avatar
    It does take longer for my iPhone to go from 99% to 100% than from say 49% to 50%
    12-29-2012 05:26 PM
  7. Sekelani Zwambila's Avatar
    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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    12-29-2012 05:47 PM
  8. Amy wineBerry's Avatar
    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.
    12-29-2012 06:05 PM
  9. Jammer2's Avatar
    Two cents. My iPhone 5 charges to 100%, but my Mac Air won't go past 99%. No biggy.
    12-30-2012 10:53 AM
  10. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    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.
    kataran likes this.
    12-30-2012 12:59 PM

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