Apple has designed the iPhones so they can withstand battery for long hours. The latest models are not just known for their long battery life but also their fast charging feature. The company has made innovations in charging, from wired to wireless charging. Irrespective of charging modes, it is essential to look into the battery percentage of your iPhone. While it is easy to identify the charging status when the iPhone is turned on, it isn’t the case when it is dead. You cannot identify if your iPhone is charging or not just by seeing the black screen. With that, let’s see how to know if your iPhone is charging or not.
iPhone is charging under the following conditions
- With iPhone turned on, the battery icon shows green with the bolt symbol and battery percentage.
- Launch the Control Center, and you will find the battery percentage.
- If turned off, you will find the charging icon on the black screen of your iPhone.
- When the battery icon is void, iPhone is charging and is about to turn on sooner.
How to Know if iPhone is Charging When Turned On
If your iPhone is turned on, finding if or not it is charging is easy.
1. Connect your iPhone with the charger cable and plug the charger into the power outlet.
2. When you turn on the power, the battery icon will show a green icon with a lightning bar in the center.
3. If you see a white or red icon, it means your iPhone is not charging.
Note: You can also find the battery percentage or charging percentage on the iPhone lock screen.
4. If your iPhone is charging, you can also see the lightning bolt symbol on the battery percentage bar.
How to Know if iPhone is Charging When Turned Off
1. Connect your iPhone with the charger and ensure the charger is plugged into the power socket.
2. Wait for the black screen of your iPhone to display a large battery icon.
3. If you could see the empty battery alone, it means iPhone is charging.
4. Instead of the battery bar, if you see the charging cable with the battery bar, it implies the iPhone isn’t charging. It requires checking your charger cable and the power source.
Tip: It is possible to charge an iPhone without a charger using USB, wireless charging, MagSafe Charger, and solar chargers.
Why is the iPhone Not Charging or Charging Slow
Sometimes, iPhone will not charge faster or won’t charge at all. It implies there is something wrong with the charging cable or USB adapter. So, it is essential to check for damages on the accessories.
- It may be due to the malfunction of the power socket.
- Check and remove any dust or debris that is blocking the charging port of your iPhone.
- Sometimes the charging port itself will be damaged and needs to be serviced.
How to Fix iPhone Not Charging Issue
The below points will work if you want to fix iPhone not charging issue.
- Try connecting the charger to a different charging port.
- Plug out the cable from the charger and plug it back.
- Try using a different USB cable or charger.
- Restart your iPhone.
Pro Tips for Optimum Battery Health
- It is mandatory to charge your new iPhone for 3 hours or until it gets fully charged.
- Make sure to charge your iPhone when it reaches the minimum battery level.
- Turn on Low Power Mode to save your iPhone battery until the next charge.
- Check for any damage on the cable and get it replaced by the new iPhone charger and cable.
iPhone Stopped Charging at 80 Percent
If you have ever noticed your iPhone stops charging with 80 percent and begins after some time, then it means your device is warm when charging. To handle this issue, Apple has fixed 80 percent as the charging limit, after which the device will cool down and then charge back. With this, the lifespan of the battery will be extended. It is recommended to charge the iPhone in a cooler environment to handle this issue.
When you charge your iPhone after it is drained, you will get an empty battery bar with a black background.
There are chances that your iPhone charger is damaged or not working properly. Change the adapter & cable and charge your iPhone.
If you have connected your iPhone with a charger, you will see an empty battery icon. When you see a cable, it means the device needs to be connected to the charger.