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How To Fix Charging Problem On Google Pixel And Pixel XL

How To Fix Charging Problem On Google Pixel And Pixel XL

If you’ve bought a Google Pixel and Pixel XL, it’s a good idea to know how to fix the charging problem on the Pixel or Pixel XL. Some Google Pixel and Pixel XL owners thought that the USB cable was an issue and went out and purchased a new charger, instead some quick methods that we’re about to suggest can generally fix the problem when the Google Pixel or Pixel XL not charging when plugged in.

Some of the other most common causes of the problem of the charger on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL not working may be the following, including the Pixel or Pixel XL not charging – grey battery problem:

  • Bent, broken or pushed in connectors on the device or battery.
  • Phone is defective.
  • Damaged battery.
  • Defective charging unit or cable.
  • Temporary phone problem.
  • Phone is defective.

 

Changing Cables

The first thing to check when the Pixel or Pixel XL not charging properly is the charging cable. Sometimes the charger cable has been damaged or lost the proper connection to charge the Pixel and Pixel XL. Before purchase a new cable, try switch it out with another USB cable that works to see if the issue is with the cable.

 

Reset Google Pixel or Pixel XL

Sometimes the reason that the Pixel or Pixel XL not charging when plugged in is because the software needs a reboot. This method may be a temporary fix the problem, but does help fix the charging issue on the Pixel and Pixel XL. Read the detailed guide here.

 

Clean USB Port

Another common issue with the Google Pixel and Pixel XL not charging via USB is that there is something blocking the connection to the smartphone. It could be debris, dirt or lint that stops the connection. A good way to fix this issue is by placing a small needle or paper click and move it around in the USB charging port to get everything out. The majority of the time, this is the main issue when the Google Pixel or Pixel XL is not charging properly. But it’s important to note that when cleaning the USB port, be careful not to damage anything and clean it out gently.

 

Get Support From Authorized Technician

If none of the above methods work for fixing the Google Pixel or Pixel XL not charging problem, another suggestion would be to take the smartphone and get it checked out by a Google technician. If for some reason the smartphone is need of repair and they might be able to provide a replacement under the warranty.

 

 

 

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