The Infinix XCharge or Infinix Flash Charging technology as many would love to call it, is Infinix own take on the recent and now rampant fast battery charging technology innovation that has been around for some few years now.. One of the most popular ones we saw back then was Qualcomm Snapdragon’s Quick Charging technology, nowadays many other phone companies have their own which is proprietary to them, like Huawei’s SuperCharge, with an 80W charger, it can literally take the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro from 0 to 70% in just 30mins of charging, crazy right.. Other ones include OnePlus Dash Charge which was actually the fastest before Huawei took over, we still have OPPO’s VOOC Charge, i don’t know what that stands for, and finally we have Infinix XCharge.
So Infinix started the XCharge thing on the 2016’s Infinix Zero 4 smart phone, and today you can literally find it on almost every and any Infinix smart phone you lay your hands on, phones like the Zero 5, the Hot 4, 5 and 6,the Infinix Hot S3 and S3X, the 6X, just name them, it is everywhere.. So having known what the XCharge is all about, now let us go a little more further to explain how it really works for those of you who might have been wondering..
How Does Infinix Xcharge Flash Charging Technology Work
Well, very simple, first of all, the fast charging technology itself is a way that these phone manufacturers tend to tweak their chargers in order for it to deliver more power to the phone’s battery in order to charge faster and gets filled up in a lesser amount of time. So it simply works by making use of a dedicated fast charger, such as Infinix’s own XCharger, and surely, a phone that supports it or that supports fast charging either.. If one of these things is missing, then XCharge can’t be activated.
Now How Do You Know If A Particular Infinix Charger is An XCharger or If It Supports Fast Battery Charging
Well, again, very simple.. Now if for any reason you’ve misplaced or you succeeded in damaging the original Infinix XCharger that came with your Infinix phone, and you’re planning to go get a new one, but you’re confused or don’t know how to identify the Infinix XChargers, now here’s what to do..
Whenever or when next you’re going to get an Infinix Charger or an Infinix XCharger rather, check the numbers that are written on it.. Charges that are labeled as 5V – 1A are normal Infinix chargers and probably wouldn’t support Flash Charging. the ones written 5V – 2A are a little bit faster than the 5V – 1A ones, but still wouldn’t support flash charging. The ones you should be on the look out for are those ones written anything from 7V – 2A, 9V – 1.8/2A or 12V – 1.8/2A, those are probably the ones that are Infinix XChargers, and will get your phone’s battery levelled up quickly in no time..
Alright so, so far so good, we’ve succeeded in discussing what fast battery charging is, and what XCharge is at the same time, including how it works also.. Now let’s talk about the one common problem everybody is literally gonna face maybe once in their life time, for as long as they are relying on Infinix XCharge to get their phones up and running in no time..
The Most Common Infinix XCharge (Flash Charge) Problem and How To Solve It
Now if you are or have been using XCharge for some time now, one of the very common problem you likely going to face at least once in your life is your phone’s battery running low, and you go to your wall socket to get it plugged in, but on reaching there, you plugged the USB charging adapter into your phone’s charging port, and like black magic, flash charging or XCharge refused to come up… At first it seem like a joke to you right, so you removed it and plugged it in again hoping it will come up this time, but the last drama only replayed itself.. this time you’re beginning to get panicky a little bit, so you decided to unplug the whole thing from the wall socket itself and for one last time, plugged it in again. But still, flash charging was no where to be found, and then it dawns on you that your original Infinix XCharger is finally broken.. But you don’t know where the fault is actually coming from, if it is from your phone, or the charger itself, and you never can tell, it might even be from the charger cable itself..
Now when bad things like this happens, the first thing you should do is, it is okay to get worried, but don’t just get worried too much.. First of all, follow these steps below..
What To Do When You Have A Bad or Broken Infinix XCharger
- Remove the USB cable that comes with the broken or bad Infinix XCharger and try to test that same charger with a different USB cable, cause on most cases i have seen, the cable is always the problem..if after removing the cable, everything returned back to normal, then Goodluck to you, just go ahead and keep enjoying Infinix Flash Charging on your phone. But if it doesn’t work for you, then follow the next step below.
- Now most of the times also, the problem is almost never mostly from the phone, so don’t go ahead and start making plans on how to take your phone for repair.. But instead, look for someone who has a working Infinix XCharger and test it to see if it also works on your phone.. If it works with your phone, then you get it, the problem is actually and probably from the charger itself, but if it doesn’t work, here’s one last thing you should do..
- Take the charger which you think is broken and test it using another Infinix phone that supports flash charging. If it works, then the problem is probably from your phone that is mostly on very rare cases. On other cases, it wouldn’t work, and that is to confirm that the problem is from the XCharger itself, and the only thing you should do on cases like this is to go get a new Infinix XCharger.
Alright guys, so that is pretty much everything we think you should know about Infinix Flash Charging and how they work including their most common problem and solution.. Please let us know if you have experience a different issue from the one discussed above and we will make sure to include it on this article.. Bye and catch you on the next one..
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