Charging the iPhone with a Lightning Cable

Apple iPhone 8 on iOS 16.0.0

Link successfully copied to clipboard
Copy link

You can charge your device with its included cable and adapter, a third-party cable and adapter, or wirelessly (if your device supports it).

  1. Step 1/5

    Locate the Lightning port on the bottom of iPhone.

    Note: Your device will learn how you use it so it can optimize charging. It will charge up to 80% and then wait until it believes you will start using it before finishing the charge to 100%. This will help extend the life of your battery.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  2. Step 2/5

    Insert the Lightning cable into iPhone.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  3. Step 3/5

    Once plugged in you will see the charging icon on the front of your device.

    Note: If plugged in correctly the icon will indicate when it has been fully charged.

    There are no indicators associated with this step.
  4. Step 4/5

    When iPhone is finished charging, remove the Lightning cable.

    The indicator is in the center.
  5. Step 5/5
    Step 5 of 5:

    You've completed the steps!

    There are no indicators associated with this step.

Was this tutorial helpful?