iPhone Battery Testing with a Multimeter | Ontrack

Tuesday, 8 May 2018 by Michael Nuncic

Video: iPhone Battery Testing with a Multimeter and Fast Charge Activation Circuit Board

Ontrack data recovery is long known for it's expertise in recovering data from hard disk drives, SSDs, RAID and NAS systems as well as high-end server and storage systems from brands like EMC/Dell, HP and many others.


But Ontrack is also capable of recovering data from smartphones, tablets or other mobile devices. Ontrack has its own dedicated mobile data recovery team, which consists of highly specialised engineers who know every trick involved in data recovery (and thus repairing) smartphones such as the iPhone from Apple. In many cases, iPhones, as well as other smartphones, have problems regarding their battery.

Problems that arise

Sometimes the battery is getting low very fast, is completely broken or is reaching the end of his life cycle. But how to be sure, what the status of the battery is really like?

What we can show you

One of our smartphone engineer’s shows in this video, what steps are needed to find out the exact state of an iPhone battery and what equipment is needed by the engineers. Additionally, a lot of general information about smartphone battery life is shared here by Martin from Ontrack.


This video showcases what one can do to improve their battery status, we strongly recommend that without the proper experience, knowledge and equipment no normal user should try that at home by himself.

Where to go

Better to consult a specialized phone repair shop to do this job for you. In case you have a related data loss with your phone, you can also contact Ontrack to do both the mobile data recovery as well as to check whether your battery has to be changed or not.

More to come

This video is the first of a series of many which are related to smartphone data loss, repair and technical information right of the Ontrack mobile recovery laboratory. Stay tuned! There is more to come!

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