How to fix wireless charging interference or intermittent charging on iPhone X after iOS 13 update [Troubleshooting Guide] 

Software glitches that occur after a software update not only affects apps but could also disturb certain hardware functions like wireless charging on capable devices. Since this feature uses Wi-Fi functions, it is also a target for some errors following new software installation on your phone. In case of iOS 13, certain phone features have been plagued with issues and we’ll tackle one of them in this article. Laid here are some solutions that would fix wireless charging interference or intermittent charging on iPhone X after iOS 13 update. If you’re one of the unfortunate users, read further to find out how you can deal with the issue on your device.

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Troubleshooting intermittent charging problem on iPhone X after iOS 13 update

The following procedures will help eliminate post-update bugs that might have caused intermittent charging on the iPhone X running the iOS 13 platform. Before you begin, make sure you are using the original charger to test charge your iPhone after carrying out each of the following solutions.

 

First solution: Perform a force restart while phone is charging.

Your phone’s performance could degrade after times of usage. Certain functions may not work perfectly as the first time you bought your device due to random bugs or lump of cache files that has been accumulated throughout time. Also, software glitches could add up as a multiplier for relevant symptoms to occur. In order to deal with these problems, performing a force restart while the phone is charging might eliminate them and could fix the wireless charging interference or intermittent charging on your iPhone X. To perform this procedure, simply connect your iPhone to your wireless charger and execute these steps while the charging process is ongoing:

  1. Press and release the Volume Up button quickly.
  2. Press and release the Volume Down button quickly.
  3. Lastly, press and hold the Side button for a few seconds until you see the Apple logo.

Erratic cache, along with rogue apps that may have been affecting your phone’s performance should be eradicated with this process. After the reboot process is completed, leave it connected to the wireless charger and monitor if the issue has been rectified.

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Second solution: Check for and install pending app updates on your iPhone X.

Outdated app versions might be the culprit why your device is experiencing intermittent wireless charging issue. Major software updates like iOS 13 contains new patches that changes your phone’s interface and could result incompatibilities to these apps. The best way to remove incompatibility issues on your device is to update all apps. Doing so will provide fixes to in-app errors and could improve the chance of fixing wireless charging interference or intermittent charging on your iPhone X. To do that, simply follow the steps below:

  1. From the Home screen, tap on App Store to open it.
  2. Tap on Today tab at the bottom.
  3. Then tap on the user profile icon on the top right corner of the screen.
  4. You should see the account details.
  5. Scroll down to the Available Updates section.
  6. Tap on Update next to the app to update individual apps.
  7. Tap on Update All to update all apps simultaneously.

After updates are installed, perform a force restart on your device to implement necessary changes and remove old cache on your phone’s system. Once it’s up and running, charge your phone using the wireless charger and see if the interference or intermittent issue is gone.

Installing the latest iOS version available for your iPhone can also help. The software updates released by Apple usually embed patches to fix widespread issues transpiring on various iOS devices.

  • To check for available update, go to Settings-> General-> Software Update menu and then tap the download and install option if a new iOS version is ready for implementation.

Don’t forget to restart your iPhone after updating. This is important not only to refresh the system but also to properly save all new system changes and bug fixes.

 

Third solution: Reset all settings to fix intermittent charging on your iPhone X iOS 13.

Some settings on your phone might have been changed by the recent software update. This is called iOS overrides which is normal with major iOS update like iOS 13. Incorrect or invalid settings may affect how your phone delivers its performance and might result for some features to act up. If this is the reason why there’s a wireless charging interference or intermittent charging on your iPhone X after iOS 13 update, then performing an all settings reset will help you out. Doing so eliminates those incorrect settings due to iOS overrides by wiping out all customized settings and revert them to the default values and options. If this is something you’d like to try, here’s how:

  1. Access Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Scroll down to and then select Reset.
  4. Tap the Reset All Settings option.
  5. Enter your device passcode once prompted.
  6. Then tap to confirm all settings reset.

Your phone will reboot automatically after the reset is done. You can try checking if the issue has been resolved as soon as it boots up.

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Fourth solution: Perform a factory reset on your iPhone X.

If the error is tough enough to withstand all preceding procedures, you might need to execute a stronger solution. Performing a factory reset will basically delete all contents on your device and revert to the default factory settings. Stubborn glitches should be removed along with the process. You might have some important files on your iPhone X, so before performing this process, make sure to create backups via iTunes or iCloud beforehand. If everything is set, here’s how it’s done:

  1. Access Settings from the Home screen.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Scroll down to and then select Reset.
  4. Tap the Erase all contents and settings option.
  5. Enter your device passcode once prompted.
  6. Then tap to confirm all settings reset.

After the factory reset is completed, your phone will restart automatically. Original settings will be restored so you’ll need to setup your device like a new one in order to use it again. After setting it up, connect it to the wireless charger and see if it is charging properly.

 

Fifth solution: Calibrate the battery on your iPhone X.

Battery calibration is often needed if you’ve been using your phone for quite a while. Performing this method allows optimization with battery’s performance and improves its efficacy in providing enough power to your device. This will also remove firmware crashes that could be the reason why it succumb to these issues. You may refer to the steps below on how to calibrate your phone’s battery:

  1. Use your phone until the battery is totally drained and shuts down by itself. You can expedite this process by using your phone on games or video streaming.
  2. Allow your phone to sit several hours or overnight to drain the battery even further.
  3. Charge your iPhone until it powers on. Be sure to use compatible wireless Qi charger that runs in the same wattage and amperage.
  4. Turn off your iPhone X while it’s charging and allow it to charge for a few more hours.

Just monitor your device after proper calibration has been executed. This should be able to handle battery stress that has been accumulated throughout time.

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What to do if you’re still experiencing intermittent charging on your iPhone X in iOS 13?

If the methods stated above did not fix the wireless charging interference or intermittent charging on your iPhone X after iOS 13 update, you may opt-in for advanced solutions such as recovery mode restore or DFU mode restore process. They handle some severe problems caused post-update related bugs.

You may also try using a different wireless charger to isolate the issue and see if it is already caused by your current wireless charger. It may be time to get a new one. Sending a report to Apple support might also help you out in fixing the problem considering that it started after installing iOS 13. They could provide more information and official recommendations on how to fix this post update problem.

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