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IPhone shutting down before battery is over

My iphone keeps going to sleep when the battery gauge indicates that it is half full. I know it's not possible to change the battery and I'd really hate to go to the store again to fix it, such a waste of time. Can anyone think of a way for me to solve this issue?

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  • Yaniv Bar-Lev
    Yaniv Bar-Lev Jul 25, 2007

    Not much help there...
    I love the iphone BECAUSE it is more than a regular phone. I doubt that Apple would have made so much money had people not want more than a phone.

  • Yaniv Bar-Lev
    Yaniv Bar-Lev Jul 27, 2007

    Viewfinder, thanks for the reply.
    I think my iphone is corrupted. It simply shuts down and won't turn on until I recharge it.
    I will go to the store next week to fix it.

    BTW, what does it mean "battery power management is a key function of the iPhone's brain due to the nature of modern lithium batteries"
    what is so special about the modern lithium batteries?

  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    i have they same problem, my i phone shutting down...

    help me pls....

  • csantini26 Feb 05, 2009

    my iphone won't turn on and i charge the phone and before it turned off it has full battery. what wrong with it?

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    I just got mine yesterday and this is happening to me. I wen tinto recovery mode hoping this will work, if not i'm getting a new one. someone told me apps are causing this to happen more and more

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The iPhone is always "on" it just blanks the screen to save power. What are you trying to do when the screen goes blank? Music and podcasts will continue to play, but you may need to be plugged in to power to watch a movie after the battery power is half used. Note: battery power management is a key function of the iPhone's brain due to the nature of modern lithium batteries. In other words, this is a feature not a "bug".

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    Donal Botkin Jul 27, 2007

    Unlike the batteries found in older products (alkaline, NiCad, NiMH) lithium batteries can be ruined by discharging them too much. They also have a more serious problem with the rate at which they are charged (see Wikipedia for more info). They are also expensive in terms of their initial cost. Why use them? One-half the weight and twice the capacity is the main reason.

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Yes this is relly wierd i suggest you visit the apple store A.S.A.P.

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Download the latest iTunes to your computer and reset the iPhone. Then re-sync it.

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Try these resets:
Download the latest iTunes to your computer and reset the iPhone. Then re-sync it.
Reset

To reset iPhone, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least 10 seconds. During this time, a red "power off" slider may appear and the screen may go black, but do not release Sleep/Wake and Home buttons until the Apple logo appears.
If iPhone won't turn on, or the display freezes or doesn't respond
  1. Press and hold the Home button for at least six seconds, until the application you were using quits.
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  3. If that doesn't work, reset iPhone. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears

More resets:
Try This:
1. Remove Sim Card
2. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until Apple logo appears
3. Replace Sim Card
4. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until normal phone screen appears.


Also, Try this:
1.) Shut down the iPhone 3G.
2.) Start up iTunes
3.) Hold down HOME button on the iPhone 3G
4.) While keeping the HOME button depressed, plug in the Sync cable
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6.) Just click YES and the reset process should start.


If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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Download the latest iTunes to your computer and reset the iPhone. Then re-sync it.
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More resets:
Try This:
1. Remove Sim Card
2. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until Apple logo appears
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4. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until normal phone screen appears.


Also, Try this:
1.) Shut down the iPhone 3G.
2.) Start up iTunes
3.) Hold down HOME button on the iPhone 3G
4.) While keeping the HOME button depressed, plug in the Sync cable
5.) A message will pop up to ask if you want to reset.
6.) Just click YES and the reset process should start.



If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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Try these resets:

Download the latest iTunes to your computer and reset the iPhone. Then re-sync it.
Reset

To reset iPhone, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least 10 seconds. During this time, a red "power off" slider may appear and the screen may go black, but do not release Sleep/Wake and Home buttons until the Apple logo appears.
If iPhone won't turn on, or the display freezes or doesn't respond
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  2. If that doesn't work, turn iPhone off and turn it on again. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on top of iPhone for a few seconds until a red slider appears, and then slide the slider. Then press and hold the Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo appears.
  3. If that doesn't work, reset iPhone. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears

More resets:
Try This:
1. Remove Sim Card
2. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until Apple logo appears
3. Replace Sim Card
4. Hold in 'Home' button and 'On/Off' button together until normal phone screen appears.


Also, Try this:
1.) Shut down the iPhone 3G.
2.) Start up iTunes
3.) Hold down HOME button on the iPhone 3G
4.) While keeping the HOME button depressed, plug in the Sync cable
5.) A message will pop up to ask if you want to reset.
6.) Just click YES and the reset process should start.





If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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Download the latest iTunes to your computer and reset the iPhone. Then re-sync it.
Reset

To reset iPhone, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least 10 seconds. During this time, a red "power off" slider may appear and the screen may go black, but do not release Sleep/Wake and Home buttons until the Apple logo appears.
Also, Try this:
1.) Shut down the iPhone 3G.
2.) Start up iTunes
3.) Hold down HOME button on the iPhone 3G
4.) While keeping the HOME button depressed, plug in the Sync cable
5.) A message will pop up to ask if you want to reset.
6.) Just click YES and the reset process should start.


If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe


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