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    recently my friend gave me his ail broken iphone 5s, he told me it dies at 99% so i have to keep it on the charger at all times. but even when it's on the charger it dies. i know i need to take it to a store but i dont have the money for the repair.
    03-04-2016 08:46 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Then what are you expecting us to tell you? There's a reason your "friend" no longer wanted the device, and you already know it probably needs a replacement battery. If you don't have the money for it now, save what you get until you're able to buy a replacement battery for it.
    03-04-2016 08:52 PM
  3. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Your battery is shot. Pretty straight forward.
    Apple's iPhone batteries are designed to retain 80% of their original capacity for 500 full charge cycles. After that you're on borrowed time.
    03-04-2016 09:46 PM
  4. Larry Cook1's Avatar
    The Apple store charges $79.00 to install a new battery.

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    libra89 likes this.
    03-04-2016 10:07 PM

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