What you do: Before you plug your phone into an outlet to charge, go into the settings and toggle the Airplane Mode switch from off to on. Watch in amazement as your device gets juiced at warp speed.
Why this works: Airplane mode kills your device’s connection to the Internet. This means your battery won’t have to compete with automatic app updates, texts and pop-up notifications while it attempts to charge.
So? Hold your calls. For 17 minutes, you’ll be signing off