Best ways to charge your iPhone (Alternate Method)

Gone are the days when you needed a charger when your iPhone’s battery ran out. The purpose of this article is to describe how to charge an iPhone without a charger in five useful ways.

When the iPhone battery runs down, it is usually recharged using a charging adapter and a light cable. The cable is attached to the adapter which is plugged into the wall and then connected to the iPhone. A bolt/flash sign appears next to the battery, which turns green, in the status bar on the iPhone screen, indicating that it is being charged as shown in the screenshot below.

However, there are other ways to charge an iPhone without a charger.

Five of these unconventional methods are listed and discussed below. They can be tried at home by all iPhone users. They are absolutely safe and will not damage your device. They have been tested and recommended by iPhone users worldwide.

Tips of Best ways to charge your iPhone

Alternative energy source

Portable battery/ Camper charger/ Solar charger/ Wind windmill/ Crank machine – Portable battery packs are readily available on the market to suit all budgets. They come in different voltages, so choose your battery pack carefully. Simply plug a USB cable into the pack and connect it to your iPhone. Now turn on the battery pack and see that your iPhone charges normally. There are a few battery packs that can be permanently attached to the back of your device to maintain a constant power supply and prevent the iPhone from running out of battery power. These packs need to be recharged once their power is consumed.

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Quick charge battery

Now that we’re on USB-C, let’s consider the power supplies, aka backup batteries. You can grab any old battery pack and get out of it. However, if you opt for a USB-C version with Power Delivery, you can quickly charge your iPhone if you use this Lightning to USB-C cable. In fact, it’s probably the best use of the iPhone’s fast charge, as plugging in on the go is a major mess. I like this ZMI PowerPack 20000:

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The regular Lightning USB charger

This is the default option. You take the small charger from the iPhone box, plug everything in and wait. You can also use just about any USB charger or USB port. If you do, however, you should be aware that malware can live inside USB chargers. Fortunately, there is a simple way to protect yourself. Either buy a “USB condom” – in which case you will need to find out if the condom itself is questionable – or make your own.

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Charge iPhone from iPad

If you have an iPad Pro, you can use it to charge your iPhone. This is probably only useful in an emergency, but in an emergency, you will be glad you can. The downside is that you will need a Lightning to USB-C cable to do this. Avoid the Apple version, and get one from Anker:

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USB-C port

Now that you have a USB-C to Lightning cable, you can charge your iPhone from any USB-C port, be it a charger, a power supply, or a computer. And the best news is that recent iPhones will charge at a higher speed. In fact, if you often need to charge your iPhone quickly, this is a great option to keep on hand.

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Pad Qi

We come to the Qi charge support. It’s easy to be skeptical about it – they’re slower than a cable, they’re ineffective, and they may not fully charge the iPhone if you don’t place it properly. But once you’ve used one, it will change the way you think about charging. I now recharge my battery a little at a time and often, instead of overnight.

I also keep charge levels below 90%, unless I plan a day trip away from food. After all, why stress the battery by squeezing it completely when you don’t need it? You can also recharge your AirPods on the same little rugs (assuming they are in a wireless charging case).

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