How to Quickly Charge Your iPhone

Here is a guide on how to quickly charge your iPhone if you need to. When we are on the go, we often find ourselves in the tough situation of running low on battery life with hours still to go in the day.

If you are able to find a place to charge your phone for a little while, there are a few items you can toggle to accelerate the charging process.

How to Quickly Charge Your iPhone

Here are the steps to take to accelerate the charging rate of your iPhone.

Watch the above video for more information on quicker ways to charge your iPhone.

Ways to Quickly Charge Your iPhone

If you have your lightning cable and adapter, you just need to find a place to charge your iPhone. These tips will work on a computer USB connection yet the fastest charge is with an AC connection. If you have an iPad 10-12W charger, you are in even better shape as this will provide a stronger charge to your device.

Use a 12W Power Adapter

If you are able to find an outlet and get charging, there are a few things to note right off the bat. Try not to use your iPhone during this rapid charging process. This is actually a huge key to the speed of the charging as it will use battery life while you are using it while charging. If you are able to be without your iPhone for about 20-30 minutes, you will be able to get most out of your brief charging time.

The first thing to do is disable your network connections and put the iPhone in Airplane Mode. Now this may not be the best to do if you are expecting a call or email yet if you are able to go offline during this charging time, this will drastically increase the amount of battery claimed back.

Disable Network Connections with Airplane Mode

Lower the brightness all the way if possible and again, leave the screen dark as much as possible. Believe it or not, it takes quite a bit of battery to light your LED screen and the less this is on during the charging process the better.

If you are using a case, briefly take it off of your device while you are charging. Excess heat will prohibit the iPhone from charging as efficiently. Make sure that your aren’t charging your iPhone in a precarious place when you remove your case.

All of these tips have drastically increased my charging time on my iPhone. I have been able to redeem up to 70% or more of my battery back within a short period of time and been able to keep using my device much longer. It is also a great idea to be aware of what is actually using the battery power on your iPhone and you can always check this by navigating to the Battery section in the Settings App.

Enable Low Battery Mode to Save Power

One last tip is to invest in an external battery to keep in your bag or purse so that you have the ability to use these tips even more so on the go. Keep in mind that the AC power connection is always your best bet yet external batteries are an excellent resource for staying powered while out and about.

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