Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro Not Charging With Certain USB Type-C Cables, Chargers, Users Complain


Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro not charging when using regular USB Type-C cable and charger, some users have complained on the web. This is a problem because the phone does not come with a charger in the box. Users reported that while they are able to charge other phones, the latest Pixel phones are refusing to charge with their USB Type-C charger and cable. This problem is largely seen when using a generic charging cable. In some cases, the Pixel 6 series phones were found to be charging but very slowly.

in the beginning informed of by 9to5Google, some Pixel 6 Users have posted on the Google Pixel Phone help forum that their phones are not charging when using a generic cable or charger.

“Just got the device and plugged it into my generic cable/charger that I’ve been using to charge any other USB-Type C device I’ve used so far. Nothing happens. Anyhow.” No charges, no warnings, nothing. Looks like it’s not connected,” one of the affected users informed of on forums.

Similar to user reports on official product forums, some Pixel 6 Pro users have Posted about issue Also on reddit. Some users have noticed that their Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro start charging with their existing cables and chargers, but they take longer to fully charge their batteries.

It’s important to note that the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro don’t include a charging brick, though users can purchase Google’s charger separately. However, the phone does have a USB-C cable inside the box that users can connect to a compatible charger to extend their battery.

Google has yet to respond to any user complaints regarding charging issues with existing cables and chargers. However, it does mention One of its support pages states that “other Android cables and power adapters may not work with Pixel phones.” It looks like this is a preventive measure to avoid any damage to the built-in battery of the Pixel device.

Both the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have USB Power Delivery (PD) support. This means you can charge them using a PD-supported charger. But still, if you want to get a new PD solution then you need to pay more than what you can pay with normal cable or charger.

Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro both have 23W Peak Wired Charging Speed, but for that you need a 30W Google Charger. Some tests recently also showed that despite new hardware and changes to Google-owned software, the top-end Pixel 6 Pro fee too slow From Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra,

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