iPhone 8/8 Plus/X: iPhone Won't Charge in iOS 11? Fixes Here!

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Myra Updated on Jun 20, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

Many iPhone users have reported the iPhone Won't Charge problem on running iOS 11, which can be quite annoying since you cannot use your iPhone as usual. Given this situation, this article is written to introduce the potential solutions to the iPhone Won't Charge problem in iOS 11. As you may know, the causes of the issue vary from wrong USB cable to improper power outlet, thus you'd better be patient and try the tips provided and find the one that can solve your problem perfectly. Read on to get the details of the fixes.

Fixes to iPhone won't charge in iOS 11

Solution 1: Check your charging cable and USB adapter

Since both the charging cable and USB adapter are the key components when your charge your iPhone, you have to make sure there is nothing wrong with the accessories to ensure a smooth charging process. If there is nothing wrong with the charging cable and USB adapter, try the tips below to fix the iPhone Won't Charge issue on your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X. (See the pop-up "This Accessory May Not Be Supported" in iOS 11 while charging? Read the article and learn how to cope with the problem.)

Solution 2: Check your iPhone charging port

If there is debris jammed in your iPhone charging port or your iPhone charging port is broken, the iPhone Won't Charge problem can happen. If the problem is due to debris, you just need to clean your iPhone charging port. While if it's due to a broken charging port, you may need to get help from Apple.

Solution 3: Use another power outlet

Many users have proved the usefulness of this tip to solve the iPhone Won't Charge problem in iOS 11, which is to use a wall power outlet. Besides, you'd better make sure the charging cable, USB wall adapter and the wall power outlet are correctly connected.

Solution 4: Charge your iPhone 8/8 Plus/X longer

If your iPhone battery is dead completely for a long time and you find your iPhone not charging when you connect it to a power supply, what you can do is to leave your iPhone to be charged for at least 30 minutes.

Solution 5: Restart or force restart your iPhone

You may be quite familiar with this tip, which is a common solution to problems on iPhone like "touch screen not working" in iOS 11. It's no exception when it comes to the problem iPhone Won't Charge.

How to restart iPhone 8/8 Plus/X:

Method 1: Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button (Side button) until a slider appears, drag the slider to turn off your iPhone completely and then hold and press the same button to turn your device on.

Method 2: Go to Settings > General > Shut Down and move the slider to turn off your iPhone completely. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button to turn on your iPhone/iPad in iOS 11.

How to force restart iPhone 8/8 Plus/X:

Method 1: For iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, quickly press and release the Volume Up button, quickly press and release the Volume Down button and then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button (Side button) until you see the Apple logo.

These are all the potential fixes to the iPhone Won't Charge problem in iOS 11. Hope one of them can be useful to you.


Find it's a common need for you to transfer data to or out of your iPhone? If so, having a completely free tool for iOS data transfer is necessary for you. The tool recommended is MobiMover Free, which can help you back up your iPhone/iPad to computer all at once, sync files from computer to iPhone/iPad, share files between two iOS devices and manage your iPhone/iPad contents like deleting all contacts on iPhone. You can transfer photos, videos (movies, TV shows, home videos, music videos, photo videos), audios (music, ringtones, audiobooks, voice memos, playlists), contacts, messages, notes and more according to your needs without any cost and limitation. Sounds perfect? Install MobiMover on your PC running Windows 7 or later and try to protect your data from now on by exporting iPhone data to the computer. 

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer running Windows or Mac OS systems with a USB cable. Start EaseUS MobiMover and navigate to "Phone to PC". Move your mouse to the right pane and continue with "Next".

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Step 2. MobiMover will load all the supported files on your iPhone here. You can export one or multiple data types flexibly. The compatible data types are photos, videos, movies, music, playlist, ringtones, books, contacts, messages, notes, voice memos, and more. you can customize the destination for exported iPhone data. If you don't do any change, MobiMover will save the data to a desktop folder named as Exported by MobiMover. Click "Transfer" to copy iPhone files to the computer at a fast speed

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Step 3. When the transferring finished, you can view, edit, keep or delete the content as you like.

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