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What to do if your phone won’t charge

There are situations when your phone won’t charge. In this post we’re sharing some tips you can try to troubleshoot the issue.

You’ll know if you bought a fake iPhone 9 charger

Because it will take forever and a day to charge. Actually, even if it’s a legit charger that properly fast charges according to USB rules, it may not work.

Analyst believes LCD iPhone production fast-tracked by a month

A Rosenblatt analyst also has words about some charging components coming from different places and being more powerful than ever before.

No wireless charging on the HTC U12+? Too thick, too slick, not quick

HTC has argued that the wireless charging experience is far from convenient enough to include on the U12+. Wires should get things done quicker.

Renders pop-up of European USB-C adapter for 2018 iPhones

Previously, designs have popped up for American plugs with USB-C connectors. All together, this will make charging speeds of up to more than three times faster than the current adapter possible.

Temperature disparately affects Pixel 2 XL rapid charging rate

More importantly, when the phone tells you that it’s “charging rapidly” in cold temperatures, it just isn’t. And that just won’t do.

Will Sony Xperia XZ Pro lose headphone jack? Dongle pictured in FCC docs

Users of smartphones without headphone jacks have complained about not being able to charge and listen to music at the same time. Sony may finally give a damn about their concerns.

Huawei gets internet excited over 5-minute charging tech from 2015

The demonstration video was initially released in 2015 in conjunction with a symposium on batteries at the time. It has been repurposed for use on Huawei’s YouTube channel today.

Galaxy Note 8 battery won’t charge, warranty replacements are refurbs

Best to keep a power bank around your Note 8 if it’s still alive. Some owners let their device run to zero and have found that a charge couldn’t turn it back on.

There’s faster wireless charging, but no significant gains on iPhone X

A 7.5W wireless charge session will generate 20 perccent more power than a 5W charge. A 12W wire will get just under double a 5W charge can to an iPhone X.

Pixel 2 XL does not charge at full 18W allowed by adapter

The median top rate for this phablet, as measured by one researcher, is 10.5 watts. And it’s even worse if you leave the screen on.

Google Pixel 2 optimal charge rate is 18W, not 27W

If you have a Power Delivery-compliant 27W charging block, you can use it with your Pixel 2 XL, even. Just don’t expect those speeds.

“Made for Google” accessory licensing said to debut with new hardware

We may see new third-party accessories — especially USB-C accessories — follow a new guideline that will be set by Google shortly.

iPhone X fast charging requires 29W USB-C adapter and cable

Rumors have said that the new iPhones charge at a rate of 10 watts. So, why go overkill with MacBook chargers and a new cable?

iPhone 8 may not support wireless charging at 15W

Apple’s newest iPhones may just want to charge slowly, whether via pure Lightning, USB-C or, in this case, Qi wireless charging.

Panos Panay on why Microsoft and USB-C don’t match right now

“If you love Type-C, it means you love dongles […] We’re giving a dongle to people who love dongles,” said the Surface hardware VP.

Samsung finally looks to tie up loose ends with charge-disabling Galaxy Note 7 update in Korea

For some reason, it took Samsung almost six whole months to realize preventing the Galaxy Note 7 in Korea from charging altogether is for the best.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium’s Smart Stamina mode actively tracks battery health

Smart Stamina mode reminds us of a good feature that HTC included in its Sense Companion AI engine: it delivers power info and lets you act quickly on it.

Verizon Galaxy Note 7 users who bypass stop-charge update will soon face no kid gloves

The owners of the recalled phone number in the thousands. And after such a drawn out take-in process, the network has decided to play tough with them.

US Galaxy Note 7 won’t charge starting December 15

One Galaxy Note 7 on US Cellular received a message telling about an update from Samsung that will prevent the device from charging at all.
Nexus Quick Charge Explained

Android may require USB Power Delivery support in the future

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Dash Charge, Super VOOC and all those other standards might have to be abandoned. Or Android Nougat, who knows?

iPhone 7 charging rate the same sort of slow as always

With your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus comes a 5W charger. Because these phones have the largest batteries we’ve seen on an iPhone, they take a while to fill.

Sprint’s Pokémon GO campaign looks to shame T-Mobile’s gimmicks

T-Mobile is offering free unlimited data for a year? Sprint stores have free lures, charging stations and experts to help you out. Who’s gonna catch you?

Sony’s “Soft Charging” feature is a great idea

It’s a feature that’s been introduced into a beta version of the latest Marshmallow AOSP. And it’ll help the battery not destroy itself quickly.

Kaspersky scares us into not charging our smartphones ever again

There’s always a risk of burning yourself while you’re charging your phone. Also, having all of your information stolen and data compromised.