1. RaybanRJ's Avatar
    Hoping that solves it! Please let us know.
    Well I did it I reinstalled everything from scratch using iCloud that didn’t do the trick so I took it to a local place and they professionally wiped it and reinstalled it and that didn’t stop the battery for making a slight sizzling sound when it charges or even when it’s not charging, but the beeping is a lot less it only beeped once at 50% so I don’t know I’ll probably trade it in towards a new SE or something but I’ll go as long as I can with it.

    If I don’t think it’s safe anymore then I’ll definitely trade it when I’m back in my city. Not going to bother shipping it off to Apple I don’t have a back up phone except an old BlackBerry and that’ll be a long three weeks.

    Edit: For all I know this phone was making this slight battery gurgling for as long as I’ve had it but I’ve just never listened to it
    JandN2639 likes this.
    05-15-2020 08:58 PM
  2. RaybanRJ's Avatar
    Everything is restored now from the iCloud install except my debit card in apple wallet. Does this normally take longer to restore? I had it checked off on iCloud and it did put back a few lesser important cards but the main bank card is the one.

    I phoned the bank yesterday and they said you do not need to put any “security code” for the bank card in the apple wallet but I seem to recall having to do this last year when I got this new iPhone 8. He said the next time you use the wallet to buy something it should send me a code to enter on the spot, but I don’t think he knows what he is talking about.
    05-16-2020 12:36 PM
  3. Annie_M's Avatar
    Hoping that solves it! Please let us know.
    Yes definitely let us know how you do with this!
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    05-16-2020 12:47 PM
  4. RaybanRJ's Avatar
    Yes definitely let us know how you do with this!
    Ok I figured it out. I had to log onto my bank app and from there you can add the card to apple wallet and PRESDO! I’m all done setting up now and I noticed a little bonus of about 4 gigs of space back on the phone, probably because a few apps got bloated after 5 months of use!

    Thanks for the help everyone
    05-16-2020 12:50 PM
  5. RaybanRJ's Avatar
    OK so I still had issues with the brand new 9 foot Belkin charging cable and another braided cable. The charging was intermittent and it would cut in and out and it was pretty bad the last little while. The software reinstall only worked for about three or four days I can’t explain that. So today I bought an official 2 metre or 6 foot Apple lightning charging cable and so far so good because the girl said that Apple cables are the only ones that Apple guarantees will work perfectly with your iPhone. I tested the Apple official 3 foot cable yesterday and it seem to work better no problems but I needed a lot more slack so today I went for the 6 foot, $40 Canadian.

    Hopefully charging issues are all gone now.

    I talked to a friend of mine and she said she only uses Apple or Anker (sp?) cables On her iPhone 8 and she has absolutely no problems with charge cutting in and out and she thinks that the Anker are the closest to Apple cables.
    06-03-2020 03:34 PM
  6. JandN2639's Avatar
    I have also had problems with numerous ”Apple certified” cables, but the official ones are easily damaged and therefore have to be replaced rather frequently.

    Since my husband and I have a tight budget, we need durable alternatives.

    Can anyone here provide information about where to get *approved* braided cables, or how to persuade Apple to make changes?
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    06-03-2020 03:59 PM
  7. RaybanRJ's Avatar
    I have also had problems with numerous ”Apple certified” cables, but the official ones are easily damaged and therefore have to be replaced rather frequently.

    Since my husband and I have a tight budget, we need durable alternatives.

    Can anyone here provide information about where to get *approved* braided cables, or how to persuade Apple to make changes?
    As long as there were no charging issues when those Apple cables were brand new because I’m typically not hard on my cables, so I’m hoping mine will last but I’m just tired of the cutting and cutting out when it comes to charging. The Belkin is a very heavy gauge cable and I thought it would be good but I guess not
    06-03-2020 07:36 PM
  8. RaybanRJ's Avatar
    Absolutely no charging issues with the 6 foot official Apple charging cable. That had to be the problem all along.
    06-08-2020 12:11 PM
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