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[Quickly & Safely Solved] iPhone 6 Won’t Charge or Turn on

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Brandon Eldred

July 30, 2019 (Updated: July 30, 2019)• Filed to: iPhone Issues

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Power issues represent the majority of problems most users face with their devices. Your iPhone can choose to shut down at inopportune moments or refuse to turn on or charge. In most cases, power issues are caused by software glitches or faulty hardware such as a malfunctioning battery or a filing charger. But a few instances of power failure can be caused by faulty apps that could be affecting the device's ability to maintain power.

Users of the iPhone 6 in recent times have reported various power issues and complained that the iPhone refuses to turn on and even if it does, it won't charge. In this article, we will take a look at some of the most effective solutions to this problem.

Part 1. 4 Simple Checks before Searching for Reliable Methods

Before we get to some more invasive solutions to fix this problem, it is worth noting that the iPhone could fail to charge or turn on because of minor hardware related issue. The following simple checks can help you determine if these issues are the main cause. You might not need to do much to get your iPhone charging again:

1. Check Your Charging Cable and USB Adapter

To make sure that the problem is not about the charging cable and USB adapter, try using another cable and another charger. You can also try charging someone else's iPhone with your charger. If the other iPhone charges but yours won't, try connecting the iPhone to a computer.

If you have been using the USB port on your computer, try using a wall outlet instead. If switching the charging method or the cable and Adapter doesn't work, you may need to try some of the other solutions below.


2. Check the Charging Port on Your iPhone 6

If changing the charging cable and USB adapter doesn't work, it is very possible that the charging port may be dirty or damaged. Check the port and gently remove any dust and debris you may see on it and then firmly plug in your charging cable into the device. If nothing happens, you may need to get the charging port repaired.


3. Make Sure the iPhone 6 Has Been Charged for at Least Half Hour

When charging your iPhone 6, try to be patient and allow the device to charge for at least half an hour before you can determine if the device is charging or not. This is especially true if the battery was completely drained.


4. Check Whether iPhone 6 Won't Charge/Turn on due to Software or Hardware Problems

Your iPhone 6 may fail to charge if you are using the wrong charging cable or adapter or if the charging port on the device is dirty or damaged. Software issues can also cause the problem. For example, there are some apps that may interfere with the device's function causing it to charger a lot slower. If your device is getting too warm during charging, the software may limit charging above 80%.

Fortunately, the most effective solutions you can try whether the problem is software or hardware related are listed below.

Part 2. Fix Workable iPhone 6 Won't Charge or Turn on

The following two solutions will be very helpful when dealing with a device that simply won't charge.

Way 1. The Best Way to Fix iPhone 6 Software Died and Won't Charge or Turn on

If you wonder that there is something wrong with the software, you need to use a professional repair tool like iMyFone Fixppo that can dig deeper and get to the root cause of any software problem.

  • Fixppo can be very useful in fixing all iOS related problems.
  • It is compatible with all versions of iOS on all iOS devices.
  • It is able to fix your device without any data loss.
  • It is very easy to use, allowing you to fix any iOS issues in three simple steps.

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The following is a simple step-by-step guide to use Fixppo without data loss.

Step 1.Download Fixppo and install it on your computer. Launch the program and then click on "Standard Mode" in the main window. Then connect your iPhone to the computer and click "Next".

 connect your device to your computer

Step 2.You may be required to put the device in DFU/Recovery mode before the program can begin fixing it. Simply follow the on-screen prompts to do that.

 enter DFU Mode under Standard Mode

Step 3.The next step is to download the necessary firmware. The program will present several available firmware versions, choose the one you want and click "Download".

download firmware under Standard Mode

Step 4.When the firmware is successfully downloaded, click on "Start" and Fixppo will begin fixing the device. You should see a notification on the screen when the process is complete.

finished fixing your device

You can download the program and try it for free now.

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Way 2. Force Restart Your iPhone 6

If the problem is software related, one of the basic ways is to force restart the iPhone 6.

Step 1: Press and hold the Home and Sleep/Wake button for at least 10 seconds or until you see the Apple Logo on the screen.

Step 2: Release the buttons when the white Apple logo appears and the device will start up, hopefully without any charging issues.


Part 3. Fix iPhone 6 Hardware Died & Won't Charge or Turn on

If the problem is hardware-related, you only have two options to fix the device.

Way 1. Find A Repair Shop near You

In most cases, the problem is usually the charging port if the device won't charge or a variety of hardware issues if the device won't turn on. If your warranty is no longer valid, your best bet is to find a reputable repair shop near you to have the device fixed. Some of them are very effective and can easily diagnose the problem and fix it for you.

Way 2. Contact Apple Support Center

You can also visit your local Apple Support Center. Apple technicians will be able to diagnose the problem and fix officially.


An iPhone that won't charge can be problematic and to some extent useless. The above solutions will not only help you determine what the problem is but will also help you fix the device once you have determined the cause. Feel free to share your reaction on this topic in the comments section below.

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