With an almost impossibly thin design, stunning display, and more processing power than NASA had when we landed on the moon, today’s iPhone is a technological wonder. The only not-so-stellar feature of the iPhone is the battery life.
With these quick charges, every minute matters. So why not make the most of that time and use these 6 tips for charging your iPhone faster?
1. USE AN IPAD CHARGER OR A SMART CHARGER
The iPad charger delivers 2.1A (12W), which charges the iPhone a lot faster than its 1A (5W) charger. Or a good smart charger with The 4 smart ports can automatically identify the type of device and output the suitable electric current for your device. So the charging performance of the smart charger is just perfect like the iPad power adapter 2.1A.
Not all chargers are created equal, including the one that came with your iPhone. The iPhone charger is a 5-volt charger that uses 1 amp for 5 watts of power.
This is all well and good, but when you look at the iPad’s charger with 5.1 volts, 2.1 amps, and 12 watts, you can see the difference. That extra power means that the iPhone will get a much faster charge when plugged into an iPad charger.
Pay attention to the charger you’re using for possibly the biggest increase in charging speed.
2. AIRPLANE MODE
Your iPhone is a battleground of power usage when it’s plugged in. The radios that run Wi-Fi, the cell phone signal, and Bluetooth are all vying for the power coming in, while your battery is trying its best to get some for itself.
You may already know that your iPhone has a feature called Airplane Mode. This mode is meant for when you’re flying and can’t send signals safely while the plane is in the air. Airplane Mode turns all incoming and outgoing signals off while leaving the phone on.
Try turning on Airplane Mode the next time you charge your phone. You won’t get any text messages or phone calls while it’s on, but you will be able to charge your phone a few minutes faster.
3. TURN IT OFF
If putting your phone into Airplane Mode is a little help for your battery, turning it off completely is akin to how Dr. Frankenstein charges things.
By turning your phone off while it charges, you’re stopping its need for power to operate the screen and motion sensors and to run applications.
Keeping your phone off also means, of course, that you’re not using it while it charges, making it go even faster. If you’re looking for the fastest charge, turn your phone off.
Besides, we could all use a few minutes away from our phones, right? Relax and talk with a friend – you know, in person – instead of anxiously watching your phone.
4. TAKE OFF IPHONE CASE AND NOT CHARGE IN HOT PLACE
Batteries in the iPhone don’t do well in heat, and your case could be generating excess heat, according to Apple’s website.
Just about everyone remembers their parents keeping batteries in the refrigerator to make them last longer. But while this doesn’t do a lot for the life of a new battery, keeping your iPhone cool will help it charge faster. Now, this doesn’t mean to put your phone in the freezer. You’ll get some pretty bad results from that.
What this means is: Don’t leave your phone to charge in the sun or in a hot car. If you’re using a mobile battery charger, don’t keep your phone in your pocket, either. Let your phone get some fresh air and it’ll return the favor with a somewhat faster charge.
5. PROPER BATTERY MAINTENANCE
This tip is one you can do right now, before you need a quick charge.
Apple recommends that you go through at least one full charge cycle every month. This means you should charge your iPhone to 100% and let it fully discharge until it turns off by itself.
By doing this in a full cycle without charging in between, you’ll keep the electrons in the battery flowing and make sure it has the longest life possible.
6．USING A SHORTER CHARGE CABLE.
This guy bought 3 USB cables of different lengths and said that the shorter the cable the faster the charge but up to a limit. You will find same result for your iPhone lightning cable.
More info to know: How Your Cable Affects Your Charge Time
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Did you try any of these suggestions? What do you do to make your iphone charge faster? Let us know in the comments.