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iPhone 7 & 6S Unexpected Shutdown Issue

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Do you own an iPhone 7 or 6S? Are you facing any unexpected Shutdown issue? Is your iPhone gets shut down automatically even at 70-80% battery level? Most probably YES. Because it is now a global problem. Many iPhone 7 users are facing a problem one of them is iPhone shuts down automatically even at 80% battery.

Many iPhone 7 and 6S users are facing problems in which their iPhone shuts down automatically even at 80% battery and do not turn on until you connect the charger. In some cases, the screen of iPhone get a freeze and as a result, you have to restart your device. In some cases, whenever camera app being run, it shows just BLACK SCREEN.

The issue as per Apple is iOS 10.1 update.

If you are on Twitter, you can search for the #BatteryGate and you would definitely feel light as you are not the only one who is facing this #BatteryGate issue. The World is with you.

iPhone Battery Gate Issue Solved?

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One of my colleagues contacted Apple customer care today. he explained his iPhone 6S problem and they do accept that issue.

The answer from the Apple Care was something like that ”

Yes, Sir, many iPhone 6S, and 7 users are facing this problem. The recent iOS 10.0.1 and 10.1 have some bugs and that’s why it is creating some sorts of compatibility problems with the battery. But, you don’t need to worry, bring your invoice with the identity proof, we would replace your iPhone” 

But there is a completely different scenario on Apple’s official website.

Apple official website also ready to replace the iPhone’s Battery. On Apple website, there is now a separate page under support category. The Page titled as iPhone 6s Program for Unexpected Shutdown IssuesThere you can get the process of How you can replace your iPhone Battery.

For replacing your lovable iPhone’s battery, make sure you go through this process

  • Back up your data to iTunes or iCloud
  • Turn off the Find my iPhone
  • Erase all the data from Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings.


There are some rules that you have to comply with before replacing the battery. If your iPhone has any other problem like cracked screen or any other issue, then that issue also need to resolve with battery replacement which can costs you some bucks.

Clever Apple, Isn’t it?

But if your iPhone is crack free then you can surely replace your iPhone battery for FREE !!! If you have an iPhone 7 having the same issue, then check for iOS 10.2. That can solve the problem. If nothing happened even after updating the iOS, then as of last resort contact to Apple Care.

So, that’s pretty much about the #BatteryGate issue and its solution. I would suggest you to make a call to your local Apple Care, maybe you get your whole iPhone replaced. Make an attempt at least. 😛

Help your iPhone mate, do hit the share button on your favorite social media button. If you are facing other problem following by #BatteryGate, let me know in the comment section.

Hey, I am Jayant, founder of this Blog. Being a tech enthusiast, I love to learn & share more about tech. You will either find me with my laptop or with the Guitar or be watching movies or with a book, basically, I am an Introvert.