Question: Can I Charge My Switch With A Phone Charger?

If you don’t mind slow charging (to the extent you may have to power off the Switch to charge), a phone charger is perfectly fine.

For best results, do make sure that the charging cables and phone charger are in good condition (they often degrade).

The high rate required by Switch is not trivial to phone chargers.

Can you charge a Nintendo switch with a Samsung charger?

The Nintendo Switch Console’s battery is completely drained when plugged in to the Samsung 25W USB-C Fast Charging Wall Charger that claims to support 25 watts (12 volts @ 2.1 amps), 15 watts (9 volts @ 1.67 amps) and 10 watts (5 volts @ 2 amps) charging profiles.

Is it safe to use switch charger for phone?

Yes, but it isn’t ideal for the Google Pixel. The Google Pixel and Pixel XL prefer USB-C chargers capable of offering 5V/3A and 9V/3A. The Nintendo Switch AC Adapter only supports 5V/1.5A and 15V/2.6A. The power negotiating between the two is not clean, but eventually the Pixel accepts 5V/1.5A.

Does any USB C charger work with switch?

As a general rule any USB-C charger will charge any model Switch under any condition.

Can you charge a Nintendo switch with an Android charger?

They attempt to offer more power than the USB specifications. Often this works with fast charging standards used by Apple and Android phones. The Switch does not support any fast charging standard. USB 2.0, USB 3.0, and USB 3.1 – USB data transfer standards.

Why does my phone Kill Chargers?

If your phone “dies” when the battery icon is showing a positive charge, it means the battery needs to be recalibrated. Draining it all the way down then charging it up again should fix the issue. If you have a charger nearby, whether you’re at home, in the car or at the office, plug in your phone.