Why does my iPhone keep turning off even with Battery Remaining? How to fix it?

Find out why does your iphone keep turning off even with charge in battery life remaining?

Some users have experienced this very irritating issue. The issue being their iPhone turns itself off in spite of the fact that the battery having charge in it and it would have lasted few more hours.

In this article you will learn few steps to fix this issue and get your iPhone working properly.

We have also put together another article on the issue of iPhone keep restarting. Please go through that article to solve iPhone restarting problem.

Why does my iPhone keep turning off?

Following are the reasons because of which it happens:

  1. iPhone battery driver not working appropriately: In simple terms, it means that iPhone does not talk to the battery properly. If the iPhone’s software is not interacting with the battery driver properly, then it will display incorrect battery percentage.
  2. iPhone firmware not updated: Sometimes it is neither a software issue nor a hardware issue, then, it is the firmware issue. It is actually related to the battery hardware itself.

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How to Fix iPhone Issue of Turning Off with Charge In Battery Still Remaining

If you have got your iPhone acting weird and turning itself off then, we have got a few troubleshooting steps which will allow you to fix it.

  1. Drain the iPhone Battery to 0% and Charge it 100%
    Take your iPhone. Drain it completely till 0% (not just letting it shut down but to actually draining it completely). Now charge your iPhone to 100% while it is turned off (do not turn on the iPhone). When the battery indicator shows the 100% mark then, turn on the iPhone. Repeat this procedure and check whether the issue is resolved or not
  2. Backup Your Data
    To proceed to the next step, first we need to backup the data so that you do not lose out on your important documents and pictures.

    To make a backup of everything on the iPhone, perform the following steps:

    1. Connect the iPhone to the laptop via USB cable.
    2. Launch iTunes
    3. From iTunes, click on “BackUp Now”. This will backup all the data. You can also back it up on iCloud if you want.
    4. Wait for backup to complete.
  3. Restore Your iPhone
    Do a DFU Restore. DFU stands for Device Firmware Update. This process is much better than recovery option as this DFU Restore updates not only your iPhone’s software but also firmware.

    DFU Restore is done in the following manner:

    1. Make sure that you have made a backup of your iPhone.
    2. Click on “Restore iPhone” from iTunes option.
    3. Complete the restore process.
    4. Once completed, choose to restore from your backup you just made.

      Restoring your iPhone makes sure that the operating system is updated and all the bugs are fixed.Make sure you have the latest version of iOS and all the software glitches are eradicated. Use your iPhone for some time and check whether the issue is resolved or not.

  4. Contact Apple Store
    If you are still facing the same issue of iPhone randomly turning off, then there is a possibility that the battery itself have gone bad. Please contact Apple Store Genius Bar or contact Apple’s official support channels.

If the iPhone is still under warranty, then Apple will replace the battery for free and the issue will be resolved. Contact Apple store online by calling 1-800-MY-IPHONE (1-800-694-7466).

Hope this help you to fix iPhone randomly turning itself off with charge in battery remaining issue. You might also be interested to read our other iPhone common issue fix like how to solve the iPhone stuck in headphone mode.

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Jenn Angela

Jenn Angela is a seasoned technology writer specializing in US mobile and telecommunications. As a contributor to BuzzMobile.us, she offers clear insights on industry trends and provider analysis. With a practical approach honed through real-world experience, Jenn is a trusted voice in navigating the fast-evolving world of mobile technology.

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