iOS 13.1.3 could be causing wireless charging problems with the iPhone 11
What you need to know
- A report suggests iPhone 11 users are experiencing wireless charging issues.
- Several users have taken to Apple's Forums to complain
- Some reports suggest a bug in iOS 13.1.3 is to blame.
Several reports today suggest that iPhone 11 users are experiencing problems with wireless charging on their devices, potentially linked to the iOS 13.1.3 update.
According to Trusted Reviews:
Many of the complaints seem to suggest that the iPhone 11 will recognise that it has been placed on a wireless charger, but won't actually charge up the battery. Some users have even reported the phone heating up, but not charging.
One user reported on October 23:
Another user posting today said:
Whilst the report suggests the issue may have been triggeered by iOS 13.1.3, some of the complaints have blamed 13.1.1 and 13.2 for the issue. There doesn't seem to be a definite answer as to which (if any) of Apple's software updates could be at fault. There are also conflicting report about a fix for the bug. Some users have found success simply by switching their device off and then on again, but this isn't working for everyone.
Apple hasn't given any response to the reports as yet, but it should be noted that this is only a handful of users, and there doesn't seem to be a consistent pattern with regards to either hardware or software developing just yet. Have you experienced any problems with wirelesss charging on the iPhone 11? Let us know!
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