Slow Charging Android Smartphones: How to Fix it

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Battery won’t last long in any Android smartphone, which sometimes gets troublesome. We have to charge a battery within a day or two. At times we want fully charged battery but it takes time than normal. There might be any reason for slow charging android phone. Here, we’ll explain all the possible problems with their solutions.

How to fix Slow Charging Android Issue

Following are some simple steps through which you can resolve slow charging android by yourself. We will go through different working solutions one by one.

Turn Off Background Applications

Applications that run in the background consumes a lot of battery for their usage. These apps requires continuous updates which causes slow charging. When you are going to plug-in your charger, the first thing you have to do is to close all the apps that are running in the background. It will help you to charge your Android smartphone more quickly.

If you are Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge user then see how to Turn Off Background Apps on Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

Avoid using phone when Charging

Using phone while charging is also a major cause of slow charging android. Games, Internet browsing, heavy applications consume a lot of battery and is also a main factor to it. Avoid using your smartphone and leave it to idle.

If possible, Turn off your smartphone or turn On Airplane Mode also charge your phone faster.

Avoid Charging from PC or Power Banks

Computer USB ports provides low current for charging. If possible, then avoid charging your smartphone from power banks and Computer USB ports. Power banks also reduce the lifespan of your smartphone battery.

Weak or Damaged Adapter

Sometimes smartphone adapter becomes weak due to frequent voltage fluctuations. These frequent voltage fluctuations damages your adapter which eventually supply less voltage and current. Any electrical device which needs charging, will charge slowly when it gets less voltage.

If you are thinking to repair such an adapter, then remove this thought from your mind because these adapters are not repairable. Now if you have a weak or damaged adapter, then the only option you have is to buy a new adapter.

Change USB Cable

Cheap and low quality micro USB cable are unable to provide maximum amount of current to your smartphone which they are receiving. Most of the times, low quality USB cables does not support the amount of current that is supplied to them. If you are using such a cable, then change it within no time. It will charge your smartphone slowly no matter what you do. Get an original micro USB cable.

Replace Battery

Defective battery is also one of the reasons for slow charging. The first thing you should do is to test your smartphone battery from any service center. If your battery is defective then immediately replace it with a genuine one.

Upgrade Android OS

If all of the above solutions haven’t worked out then there might be a possibility that there are bugs in your Android OS. This might be one of the reasons for slow charging. Try to update Android OS or Firmware to the latest version.

All of the above mentioned solutions are working. If your facing any problem or have any query regarding slow charging Android Smartphones then feel free to ask for help. Let us know your experience in the comments below.

Hassaan Janjua

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