When an iPhone won't charge, consumer fears may turn to the highly publicized iPhone battery lemon phenomenon. More often than not, however, the problem is far less dramatic. "This is usually the result of a misaligned dock cable or a foreign object being forced into the dock connector, causing damage and requiring that this module be replaced," Vronko says. The advice is simple: Take care when plugging the cable into the iPhone. Also, make sure it's the right cable. Yes, people often try to force in a wrong cable into the socket.
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