Charging is not supported with this accessory.

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by uniquexgirl, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. uniquexgirl

    uniquexgirl New Member

    Apr 5, 2011
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    My iPhone kept showing this "charging is not supported with this accessory" message at times when I charge my iPhone.

    What does this means?

    Can someone help me? 
     
  2. chris

    chris Administrator
    Administrator

    Jun 10, 2006
    1,693
    If you are using an audio dock, it's probably not designed for the iPhone, or it simply doesn't support charging. I have a Tivoli that I use with my iPod nano. Same thing. Works perfectly, but doesn't charge.
     
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  4. Le W

    Le W New Member

    Apr 26, 2011
    0
    I ran into this same problem with some of the cheaper cords.
     
  5. uniquexgirl

    uniquexgirl New Member

    Apr 5, 2011
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    I've always been using the same charger ever since I bought my iPhone. The problem only occurred recently.

    I'm charging directly via the power socket.

    Seriously, I don't know whats wrong. I switched charger with my friend and it was perfectly fine for her phone.
     
  6. gibby71

    gibby71 Member
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    Jan 8, 2008
    17
    Try to do a hard reboot on the phone. hold the power button and home button until you see it shutdown and the Apple show up. After that you can release the buttons. Try it again and see if you still get message.
     
  7. uniquexgirl

    uniquexgirl New Member

    Apr 5, 2011
    0
    Just tried, still the same.

    Its only when the iPhone is placed at certain "position" then it will charge properly.

    But strangely, it doesn't occur on my friend phone. And I can charge properly using my friend's charger.

    What's wrong!
     
  8. gibby71

    gibby71 Member
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    Jan 8, 2008
    17
    Try taking some canned air to the charging port on the bottom of your iPhone. Maybe you have some debree in there causing charging issues.
     
  9. Le W

    Le W New Member

    Apr 26, 2011
    0
    One of the pins on the card in the bottom of the phone may have some crud on it.
     
  10. Krunk83

    Krunk83 Zealot
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    Jun 28, 2008
    10
    Maybe I'm missing something but there is a "mark all posts read" on the what's new page.
     

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