How To Fix Xiaomi Poco f3 Won’t Fast Charge

Xiaomi Poco F3 smartphone is capable of fast charging just like with other devices such as Redmi Note 10 Pro and Poco X3 Pro. The battery of Poco F3 can be full charge in just about 52 minutes (rough estimate) since it supports a 33W Mi Fast charging along with its 33W adapter and 3A-rated cable. However, there are instances when certain issues can occur such as Poco F3 won’t fast charge. In our latest troubleshooting series, we talk about solutions that you can do to fix Xiaomi Poco F3 wont fast charge issue.

What to do if Xiaomi Poco F3 won’t fast charge

There are several factors that can cause won’t fast charge problem with your Xiaomi Poco F3 smartphone ranging from an issues with the charger and cable, issues with the battery, enabled power saving mode, issues with the apps installed to an outdated software version.

Before we proceed with the troubleshooting solutions, let us first take a quick look at Xiaomi Poco F3 smartphone specifications:

Display


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  • Size: 6.67 inches
  • Super AMOLED display
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400

Body

  • Dimensions: 163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 196 g
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5)/ Glass back (Gorilla Glass 5)/ Plastic frame
  • Sim: Dual-sim ( can use Nano sim and dual sim on stand by)

Memory

  • Card slot: not available
  • Internal storage: 128Gb and 6GB RAM; 128Gb 8Gb RAM, 256Gb 8G RAM

Battery

  • Li-Po 4520 mAh, cannot be removed
  • Charging: Fast charging with 33W, fully charged in about 52 minutes (estimate)
  • Quick charge: 3+

Listed below are the troubleshooting solutions that you can do to fix won’t fast charge issue with your Xiaomi Poco F3.

Solution 1: Restart or Reboot Poco F3 device

A glitch on the phone’s system can cause issues specially won’t fast charge issue. Restarting the device refreshes its system thereby fixing glitch that may have caused the issue to occur.

To do this:

  1. Press and hold Power button, wait for Power options to appear on the screen.
  2. Tap and select Reboot from the options on the screen. Poco F3 will not start the reboot process. Wait for the mobile device to completely reboot.

After restarting and once phone completely reboots, charge Poco F3 device again and then check if not fast charging issue still occurs.

Solution 2: Use a different charger and USB cable

As mentioned, Poco F3 supports fast charge with a 33W Mi Fast charging original charger. If the smartphone device does not fast charge when using the original cable and charging accessories you may need to use a different charger and USB cable also with 33W Mi Fast charging original charger.

A faulty charger and original cable can be the cause for not fast charging issue therefore you may need to use another 33W Mi fast charging to charge Xiaomi Poco F3 and then check if the issue will be resolved.

Also, make sure USB cable is connected securely to the USB port.

If the phone charges after using a different charger and USB cable, then the problem is indeed caused by a faulty charger But, if after using another charger but the issue still persists, proceed with the next solutions below.

Solution 3: Check Phone Battery life

Most of the time, cellphone batteries depletes over time especially when continuously used. If a battery is depleted it can cause issues on your phones such as not charging, wont turn on and other times won’t fast charge.

If you are experiencing won’t fast charge issue on android phones, try to check for battery damage or swollen battery.

You can also bring the smartphone device to the nearest Xiaomi Service center and have the battery checked by an authorized technician.

If indeed the battery is faulty, have it replaced by using a genuine battery replacement by again an Authorized Xiaomi Technician.

Solution 4: Disable Power saving mode

Power saving mode monitors the battery level of your device, when the battery level reaches a certain percentage it will automatically enable. When power saving mode is activated and enabled, certain features and apps will be disabled to keep the battery of the smartphone device from draining. When this mode is enabled, it may be the reason for fast charging issues with Xiaomi Poco F3 device. To fix this, disable Power saving mode and check if the issue will be resolve.

To do this:

  1. At the Home screen of Xiaomi Poco F3, locate and tap on Settings. An icon that looks like a gear.
  2. Under settings section, tap on Battery & Performance tab.
  3. Toggle OFF Battery saver if it is enabled.
  4. A prompt message appears, tap OK to confirm.

Charge Poco F3 device again and then check if not fast charging issue still occurs.

Solution 5: Check USB port of mobile devices

Most of the time, the common cause for fast charging problem is on the USB port of the device. If there is a blockage present on the phone, it interrupts the charging process or it may not even charge at all. Check the usb port and if you happen to see any blockage inside you can use a toothpick to clean and remove the blockage. However, make sure to take extra careful when doing this to prevent further damage if there are any.

You can also bring the phone to the nearest Xiaomi service center if you are not sure how to clean the port, an authorized technician will do if for you and check the phone.

Check if Poco F3 wont fast charge issue still occurs.

Solution 6:  Check for and install software update

It is possible that the current software is no longer compatible with fast charging feature of Poco F3 causing wont fast charge issue. Not only that, an outdated software can also cause other charging related issues. Therefore to fix this, it is recommended to always update Poco F3 software to the latest version. Updating fixes bugs and glitch that may have also caused won’t fast charge issue.

To do this:

  1. Expand Main menu of the phone.
  2. At the Home screen of Xiaomi Poco F3, locate and tap on Settings. An icon that looks like a gear.
  3. Under settings section, tap on About phone
  4. Tap MIUI version, it will automatically search for available updates.
  5. If an update is available, tap on Download update. Wait for the update process to complete.

After software update, charge Poco F3 device again and then check if not fast charging issue still occurs.

Solution 7: Restore Factory Settings (Hard reset)

If none of the above steps and solutions mentioned above did not fix won’t fast charge issue on your device, you may need to restore factory settings or hard rest the phone. Resetting the device will delete all the content on the phone such as photos, videos, screenshots, applications and documents therefore make sure to have a back up of the data and important contents before performing this solution.

To do this:

  1. At the Home screen of Xiaomi Poco F3, locate and tap on Settings. An icon that looks like a gear.
  2. Under settings section, scroll down and tap on About Phone.
  3. Scroll down and tap on Factory reset
  4. Tap Erase all data option
  5. A confirmation message appears that states Back up items first? tap back up if you want to back up or tap Factory reset option to proceed.
  6. A confirmation message appears that states “Factory reset will erase all data from your phone’s internal storage, including…etc, Tap Next tab.
  7. Another confirmation message appear that states “Make sure all the important items are backed up..etc”, tap OK.
  8. Enter PIN or Pattern if required to unlock and continue with the reset process.

Charge Poco F3 device again and then check if not fast charging issue still occurs.

Conclusion:

This guide aims to help fix won’t fast charging issue on your Poco F3 Xiaomi smartphones. We hope that this guide has been helpful.


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