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How to Fix Pixel 6 Not Charging or Charging Slowly

Last Updated on February 27, 2023 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by suddenly Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, and Pixel 6a not charging? Several reasons your Pixel 6 won’t charge include faulted charger or cable, battery issues, water or dust in the charging port, third-party apps, software glitches, checking your Google Pixel is too hot, etc. Let’s see possible solutions to fix the Google Pixel phone that won’t charge or charge slowly.

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How to Fix Pixel 6 Pixel 6 Pro Not Charging

Follow the below troubleshooting steps to ensure Google Pixel XL won’t charge the issue after every step check to fix the Pixel 6 charging issue.

Restart your Pixel

Restart your phone to Fix Pixel 6 Not Charging or Charging Slowly

Long-press the power button and tap on Restart in the power menu to restart your Google Pixel and try to charge Google Pixel 6 series.

Check your Google Pixel 6 Charger

Try to charge another phone using your Google Pixel 6 charger. If it works on another device, the issue is with your phone. If another phone can’t charge, you must replace your charger.

Power Adapter & Cable

Check your Google phone power adapter and cable with another device, always use the original charger cable to charge your Google Pixel devices. Also, check the wall outlet is completely working. Sometimes due to the charging cable, the user-facing connected not charging Pixel 6 Pro. When you hard press the cable, you’re phone is charged.

Clean your Pixel Charging Port to Fix Google Pixel 6 Not Charging

Make sure your Google Pixel charger port is not broken. You can use a toothpick or a small brush to clean out any dust or moisture in the port.

Check your Pixel Battery Died

If you can see red light & battery is fully discharged on your Pixel devices, charge your device for at least half an hour (Depending on your Pixel 6/Pixel 6 Pro charging speed). After that, long-press the power button until it turns on your Pixel. Check your Google Pixel 6 Pro charge.

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Update your Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

Make sure your Google Pixel is updated with the latest version. Sometimes due to software glitched, your Google phone won’t charge.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.

Step 3: Tap System update.

How to Fix Pixel 6 Not Charging or Charging Slowly

Step 4: Tap Check for update.

Download and install the system update to your Pixel phone if available.

Try to Charge your Google Pixel using a USB cable

Unplug the cable from the power adapter, and connect your Pixel device to the computer via the USB port with the original Pixel cable. Wait for 15-20 minutes. Unplug the cable and power on your Pixel device. If you can see the battery icon, your Pixel phone is turned off and charging. The battery is fully discharged if you see a red light Pixel phone.

Activate Safe Mode on Google Pixel

Using safe mode, you can check if any third-party apps are causing the problems on your Google Pixel devices.

Step 1: Tap & hold the power button until you view the power menu on your Pixel.

Reboot to safe mode pixel xl phone

Step 2: Long-press the Power off until it displays Reboot to safe mode.

Step 3: Tap OK.

turn on safe mode pixel and pixel xl

Step 4: The Safe mode is in the bottom left corner screen.

Now charge your phone and check to fix the issue. If your Google Pixel 6 is charging in safe mode, it means any downloaded app is causing this problem. Restart your Google Pixel to turn off safe mode. Remove one by one recently downloaded apps until finding the app that causes the Pixel charging problem. If you still face problems in safe mode, you must check for hardware or OS-related issues.

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Factory Reset (Wipe Cache) Pixel & Pixel XL

It will remove all your phone data. Make sure to back up & restore your Pixel data before applying it.

Step 1: Turn off your Pixel & Pixel phone.

Step 2: Press & hold the volume down and power buttons simultaneously until the phone is turned on.

Show the Android system recovery screen on your pixel phone. By default, the Start button is on an Android phone.

Google Pixel XL wont turn on

Step 3: Press the volume down button until you view Recovery mode.

Step 4: Press the power button to restart your Pixel phone into recovery mode.

Android red exclamation point pixel phone

You can show the above screen of the Android robot with a red exclamation point on the Pixel phone screen.

Step 5: Long-press the power button and press the volume up button once to view the Android recovery screen.

Step 6: Press the volume down button until highlighting the Wipe cache, and press the power button to select it.

Google pixel XL charging issue

You can view this message: Wipe cache?

Step 7: To confirm it, touch the volume down button to scroll to Yes and press the power button to select it.

Clearing the cache may take a few minutes.

Google pixel xl reboot system

Step 8: Use the volume buttons to scroll to Reboot system now, and press the power button to select it.

If your Pixel & Pixel phone still has an issue that won’t charge, contact your phone help center.

I hope the above-given steps fix the Google Pixel XL charging issue. If you have any better ideas to solve this pixel phone won’t turn on issue, please share them with us. If you have any trouble, let us know in the comment box.


How do I Fix Pixel 7 Slow Charging?

If your Google Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel 7 are slow charging issues, you need to check whether the Pixel 7 charging port is not damaged, the charging cable is working correctly, the power source (Wall outlet), or the software is updated with the latest version.

How do I Fix a Broken Charger Port Android phone?

To fix a broken charger port Android, clean the port if debris or lint will prevent your phone from working correctly. If the problem still occurs, check your Android phone cable and charger.  If your device supports wireless charging, charge your phone using a wireless charger. If you still have to face the problem, contact your phone’s nearby service center or manufacturer to repair the charger port.

How do I Enable Adaptive Charging Pixel 7?

Adaptive charging is helpful to extend the Pixel 7 battery life by charging steadily during a longer charging period. To enable adaptive charging on your Google Pixels (Running Android 13), go to Settings > Battery > Adaptive preferences > Toggle on Adaptive charging.

Can I use Pixel 6 Fast Charging?

Yes, the Google Pixel 6 supports fast charging, specifically up to 30W, with a USB Power Delivery (PD) compatible charger. You’ll need a USB-C PD-compatible charger that supports the required Pixel 6 charger wattage and a USB-C to USB-C cable. Using a third-party charger or cable may be causing your Google Pixel 6 to charge slowly. Sometimes a low-quality charger and cable potentially damage your phone.

Why does my Google Pixel 6 Wireless Charging not Working?

The Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro support Qi wireless charging, so ensure your charger is Qi-certified. Remove your Pixel 6 case and try to charge your Pixel. Charge the other device using your Pixel 6’s wireless charging pad. Clean the charging coil if any dust and debris. Restart your Pixel device to fix the minor software bug that causes the wireless charging issues on your Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.

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