How To Fast Charge Apple Watch Series 7 (33% Faster)

Apple Watch 7 fast charging

Apple Watch 7 fast charging

Do you know that you can fast charge Apple Watch 7? This exclusive feature is availalble with the help of the USB-C Magnetic Fast Charging Cable that’s included in the box. However, you also need a compatible power adapter!

How To Fast Charge Apple Watch 7

USB-C magnetic charging cable for Apple Watch fast charging
Quick charging works identically with normal charging. The difference is made by the hardware.

The USB-C Magnetic Fast Charging Cable included in the box comes with aluminum around the magnetic charger and a USB-C connector that’s plugged into a compatible power adapter.

A support document published today by Apple informs that the following charging bricks are compatible with Apple Watch fast charging: 18W, 20W, 29W, 30W, 61W, 87W, or 96W USB-C Power Adapters.

Intriguing: The Apple MagSafe Duo charger released less than one year ago and priced at $129 isn’t able to fast charge the Apple Watch Series 7!

Fact: Third party charging bricks need to support USB Power Delivery (USB-PD) of 5W or more!

How To Check Apple Power Adapter Wattage

20w power adapter for apple watch fast charging
It’s inscribed on the top or bottom part of the power adapter as shown in the nearby photo!

Apple Watch 7 Fast Charging Facts

  • Charging occurs 33% faster when compared to the Series 6.
  • AW 7 takes 45 minutes to charge from 0 to 80%.
  • 8 minutes of fast charging is enough for 8 hours of sleep tracking.

Apple Watch 7 Fast Charging Not Working

In these early stages quick charging isn’t available worldwide! According to the support document mentioned above this exclusive Series 7 feature is not working in Argentina, India, and Vietnam.

Fact: Apple doesn’t mention any reasons for this limitation!

Are you using fast charging on Apple Watch Series 7? What’s your feedback? Is the device overheating during the process? Use the comments section and share your thoughts.

Related: For more Apple Watch 7 features read our extended review!