Many smartphone users immediately assume that your phone charger or your battery is dead, if their handset battery is not charging properly.
Well instead of rushing to the service center, you can simple fix the charging issues in your smartphone. The problem occurs in various degrees, either your phone won't charge at all or it will only charge very slowly. Well, it is a very common complaint for many of us, so here are a few solutions.
The quickest, easiest and often most successful solution is to repair it yourself. Often the problem will be of less contact with a metallic surfaces inside the USB port. All you need to do is power off your device, remove the battery if possible and use something small tool like pin, toothpick, to lever up.
If you often keep your phone in jeans pocket, then lint could be the culprit. Clean the lint or dust frequently form the USB charger port.
The easiest way to diagnose a faulty cable is to try a different one and see if it works properly with your device. Then get a new cable.
Also check whether the same charger or cable combination works on different device, this will help you to eliminate the possibility of default product.
Smartphone battery doesn't last forever, and after a couple of years they start to struggle to hold charge. Replace your smartphone battery to have battery charging.
For faster charging, always charge the smartphone battery using the wall charger. If your handset just got USB cable, then buy a compatible standard AC adapter for wall outlet.
Charging the smartphone with USB hub slows down the process by up to 50 percent.
Desktop uses more power than laptops, so smartphones will be charged faster using USB port on desktop.
Docking stations are not quite as fast as a wall charger, but it will charge comparatively faster.
To get faster charging, turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and Sync while charging.