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Shows fully charged (plug icon), but isn't taking a charge. A;ready tried reboot/restore.

I have an iPhone 3G which will not fully charge. The first time this happened it ran down to just showing the red bar & wouldn't switch on. I tried rebooting, restoring, and finally took my phone to the Apple Store. They said it was out of warranty,so wouldn't help me. I took it to an independant repair shop & they took it apart and said they could find nothing wrong with the charging circuits and didn't know why the phone wouldn't pick up a charge. A few frustrated days later I blew into the bottom of the phone, plugged it in, and amazingly the apple logo appeared and it started charging. No problems for about 2 months. Then two nights back, the same thing. When I plug the charger in, it shows the phone is fully charged (plug symbol, rather than lightning symbol), but if I take the charger out, it's not charged at all. Even thought it was plugged in and registering the plug symbol, it ran to empty & couldnt turn it on again. The old, faithful, blowing into the bottom of it, didn't work this time! I've tried rebooting, restoring, charging with 2 different iphone 3G leads, charging from socket & charging from PC.... NOTHING Why won't my battery take a charge, and why does it say it is full when plugged in, but actually not charging up at all?

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Get a can of air and blow it into the 30-pin connector and headphone jack to clear the phone of dust and build-up. This should clear up the problem. I learned this from an Apple Store Genius Bar associate.

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Try to drop it 40 times it works for me
Because i bought a new iphone and the problem was gone

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I found the solution:

I was having pretty much the same problem. My iPhone 3G needed charging so I plugged it in using the usb cable and AC adapter. Hours later, when I went to check on it, the display was stuck at the red "dead battery" indicator, and would not charge.

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Hope it works for you as well. If so, please pay it forward and post this solution for someone else that is having the same problem : )

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