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5 Ways To Fix IPhone 5s Restarting While Charging

So, your iPhone 5s is working like a charm, but when you connect it to a charger it keeps restarting? This problem is not so common, but we have a couple of ideas that might work, so take a look at 5 ways to fix iPhone 5s restarting while charging. If you cannot solve the issue, make sure to contact Apple and visit one of their stores, especially if your device is still under warranty.

See also: 5 ways to fix iPhone 5s slow charging

5 ways to fix iPhone 5s restarting while charging

Solution No.1: Change current charging method

Let’s start with the basic solution. If you have been using a wall charger, you should try charging your device via USB cable, but make sure that you are using the cable that came with your device. If you have been using USB cable, try wall charger, but make sure to use original charger, one that came with your iPhone.

Solution No.2: Toggle Cellular Data

Many people solved the problem with a very simple trick. What you need to do is:

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap on Cellular
  • Toggle Cellular Data switch on/off

Solution No.3: Force restart

When iPhone restarting while charging, you should unplug the charger and do this: press and hold the Home button and the sleep/wake button simultaneously for about 10 to 15 seconds, until you see the Apple logo on the screen of your iPhone 5s..

Solution No.4: Update iOS

Other users had the same problem, and it was fixed with the new version of iOS. Do you have the latest version of iOS? If not, make sure to upgrade your iPhone. In case you forgot how, take a look at the following article that explains everything in detail:

How to update iOS on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Hopefully, the latest version of iOS will fix iPhone 5s restarting while charging issue.

Solution No.5: Restore your iPhone

The first thing you need to do is to backup your device via iTunes or iCloud. Then follow the steps below:

  • Connect your iPhone to your computer and use the cable that came with your device
  • Select your iPhone 5s when appears in iTunes
  • Select Restore from the Summary panel
  • Confirm the action by clicking on Restore again
  • Your device will restart when restored to factory settings
  • To set up your device, you can use the previous backup, or you can set it as a new device.


As mentioned in the beginning of the article, if these 5 ways to fix iPhone 5s restarting while charging don’t solve the problem, we suggest that you visit one of the Apple Stores.

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