FAST iPhone charging depends on the cable you use – and you might be using the wrong one.
Believe it or not, there are different parts of the charging kit and they are not necessarily the same.
So if you’re short on time and need a quick battery boost, make sure you’re using the best possible cable and connector.
With the right type, you can fast charge anything from the iPhone 8 and up.
According to Apple, you can charge the battery up to 50 percent in about 30 minutes.
But it only works that fast if you use a USB-C to Lightning cable and the right connector with it.
Which charger should I use to fast charge an iPhone?
Apple will stop shipping headphones and wall chargers with new iPhones starting in 2020.
But there is a USB-C to Lightning cable.
Lightning is the custom port used by Apple for iPhones (at least for now).
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USB-C is a common connector system these days, which means you need a matching connector part.
USB-C is not to be confused with USB, the much older type.
USB is still found at the end of many charging cables – the bit that fits into the connector.
Apple sells the fast connector, which delivers 20W with a USB-C end, on its own website.
There is also a 35W one which costs quite a bit more – but keep in mind that even the very latest iPhones can currently only draw 29W, so check the maximum your device will allow to make sure you’re not overspending on a plug you don’t have can get full potential out.
You can choose any comparable USB-C power adapter as long as it supports USB Power Delivery (USB-PD).
The key takeaway detail is that standard USB charging isn’t fast.
And it’s worth noting that wireless charging isn’t as fast as USB-C either.
So if you want the fastest juice ever, go for a USB-C to Lightning cable with the right connector.
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