My iPhone 4s won't charge properly

My phone won't connect to the charger properly- one second it's connected, then it's disconnected again. It will only charge properly when I hold it at a certain angle, which is really inconveniant. It's not the charger, I've tried my friend's charger and it's still the same problem, so it is definitley the phone. Any help ?

7.1.2 is the latest iOS version available.
Reset the device:
Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button together for at least ten seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
If that doesn't help ...
iOS: Device not recognized in iTunes for Windows
Or Mac > iOS: Device not recognized in iTunes for OS X

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