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Does your iPhone charge slowly? Boost its charging speed, know how

Tired of waiting to get your iPhone charged? These tricks can help you charge the iPhone's battery faster when you’re in a hurry.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Sep 29 2022, 16:56 IST
 iPhone battery
Turn your iPhone into a charging speed king with these simple hacks. (Reuters)
 iPhone battery
Turn your iPhone into a charging speed king with these simple hacks. (Reuters)

Smartphones are an integral part of life, hence, keeping it charged is mandatory especially when you're going outside. Charging your phone is usually a a straightforward task, but there are times when you don't have much time and your phone is running out of charge. If you are in a hurry and want to charge your iPhone faster, these hacks will help you in the same. Older iPhones take longer than usual time to get charged, as the battery naturally ages with time. Check out these simple and easy tips that can help you to charge your iPhone battery faster.

iPhone tips and tricks: Charge your iPhone faster with these easy and simple hacks

Avoid using your iPhone while it's charging

If you want your iPhone to charge quickly, avoid streaming videos or playing mobile games or surfing the internet while charging your iPhone. You can also turn your phone off while you're charging it or put it on Airplane mode. The phone still works in the background even if the screen is off as it keeps refreshing applications, and sending out notifications, hence switching it off is the best option.

Use Low Power Mode, Dark Mode and turn down your brightness

If you don't want to switch off your iPhone, you can simply use low power mode or dark mode or turn down the brightness to reduce the battery consumption. This helps on the new OLED screen equipped iPhones.

Disable the optimized battery charging setting

Apple has a built-in tool that can prevent your iPhone battery from charging faster. All you have to do is go to Settings > Battery > Battery Health and toggle off Optimized Battery Charging to turn off this feature. This comes at the expense of battery health.

Use a fast charger or MagSafe charger

The quickest and simplest way to charge your iPhone is using a fast charger i.e, 20W power adapter with a USB-C to Lightning cable. You can fast-charge your phone from 0% up to around 50% battery in about 30 minutes. Though Apple no longer provides power adapters, you can also use other compatible fast-charging power bricks of at least 20W. iPhone 14 Pro series and iPhone 13 Pro series users can also use the 30W Apple charger to achieve faster speeds.

You can also use a MagSafe charger to charge your device while on the go.

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First Published Date: 29 Sep, 16:46 IST
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