Some have reported that the Google Pixel 2 will not charge and is causing owners some problems. Many Pixel 2 owners have thought that the USB cable was an issue and went out and purchased a new charger, instead some quick methods that we’re about to suggest can generally fix the problem when the Google Pixel 2 wont charge correctly.
Some of the other most common causes of the problem of the charger on the Pixel 2 not charging may be the following, including the Google Pixel 2 will not charge:
- Bent, broken or pushed in connectors on the device or battery
- Phone is defective
- Damaged battery
- Defective charging unit or cable
- Temporary phone problem
- Phone is defective
The first thing to check when the Google Pixel 2 will not charge properly is to check the charging cable. Sometimes the charger cable has been damaged or lost the proper connection to charge the Pixel 2. Before purchase a new cable, try switching it out with another USB cable that works to see if the issue is with the cable.
Reset Google Pixel 2
Sometimes the reason that the Pixel 2 will not charge when plugged in is because the software needs a reboot. This method may be a temporary fix the problem, but does help fix the charging issue on the Pixel 2. Read the detailed guide here.
Clean USB Port
Another common issue with the Google Pixel 2 will not charge via usb is that there is something blocking the connection to the smartphone. It could be debris, dirt or lint that stops the connection. A good way to fix this issue is by placing a small needle or paper click and move it around in the USB charging port to get everything out. The majority of the time, this is the main issue when the Pixel 2 is not charging properly. But it’s important to note that when cleaning the USB port, be careful not to damage anything and clean it out gently.
Get Support From Authorized Technician
If none of the above methods work for fixing the Google Pixel 2 will not problem, another suggestion would be to take the smartphone and get it checked out by a Google technician. If for some reason the smartphone is need of repair and they might be able to provide a replacement under the warranty.