What is fast charging and how do I use it with my Galaxy S6 / S6 edge?

Last Update date : 2016.06.14

The Galaxy S6 / S6 edge device has a built-in fast charging feature. You can use this feature to charge the battery faster while the device or its screen is turned off.

About Fast charging

- Fast charging uses battery charging technology that charges the battery faster by increasing the charging power. The device supports Samsung’s Adaptive fast charging feature and Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0.


- To use Fast charging on your device, connect it to a battery charger that supports Adaptive fast charging or Quick Charge 2.0.


What the fast charger looks like:


Samsung fast charger 


Increasing the charging speed

To increase the charging speed, turn the device or its screen off when you charge the battery.

- While charging the battery when the device is turned off, a charging icon appears on the screen.

- You cannot use the fast charging feature when the screen is turned on. Turn off the screen to increase the charging speed.

- You can check the remaining charge time on the screen. The actual remaining time may vary depending on the charging conditions.

- You cannot use the built-in fast charging feature when you charge the battery using a standard battery charger.

- If the device heats up or the ambient air temperature rises, the charging speed may decrease automatically. This will happen to prevent damage to the device.

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