How to recharge the battery of a smartphone or tablet quickly and efficiently

Picture this: it is Friday evening and you're about to go out, but then you reach for your phone only to realize that its battery is nearly empty. We've probably all been in a situation like this, and it definitely doesn't feel good. However, there are several tricks that you can use whenever you need to recharge your phone or tablet in the fastest or most efficient manner possible...
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36 Comments

29. TheGenius

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Lol.. no man. Most original chargers are around 900mA and samsung uses 2000mA since they launched note 2 And I tell you the proven fact .. samsung devices are among best when it comes to charging and battery life combined!

30. V3TTOO

Posts: 27; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

Not sure about the amps data being correct. From what I understood in the research I have done, amps are "drawn" by the device. So if you provide a charger with more amps, it will only draw the amps specified. e.g. Using a 2.1A tablet charger on a 1.5A phone will not cause it to charge faster than on a 1.5A charger, it will still draw 1.5A from the 2.1A charger.

31. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Correct My point being was, to get the most out of your charging without *wasting* any Amp current (eg poorly constructed USB cable), it is best to stick to the original chargers that came with your device

32. MaximumS

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 20, 2014

Or just bring a portable external battery charger for emergencies. I put one of the ravpower luster 3,000mAh in my purse for daily use.

33. kusala

Posts: 1; Member since: May 23, 2014

Recently, I started using an app called Battery Doctor [same developer as Clean Master] on my Chinese android phone & galaxy tab. It is a battery saver and charging optimizer. I was surprised that my tablet charges more quickly on standby using Battery Doctor than what it does when switched off. In general, I find charging is quicker using non-propietary wall chargers [i.e. wall chargers with higher mAh]. When travelling with my phone, I take a second battery & external charger.

35. grivera96

Posts: 3; Member since: May 04, 2014

I always see 2 versions of the same story... it is safe to charge a phone with a tablet charger/it isn't. So will I have any problem if I charge daily my Moto G with my galaxy note 8.0 charger? The moto G charger takes forever to charge with its original charger.
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