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Charge Google Pixel Watch

Learn more about how to Save power and extend battery life for Google Pixel Watch.

Tip: If your watch won't charge even after you've followed the steps below, you can Fix a Google Pixel Watch that won't charge.

Google Pixel Watch 2

Pixel Watch 2's lithium-ion battery lasts up to 24 hours on a full charge1. The Watch will last for a full day of use with a 75-minute charge.

Step 1: Use the USB-C fast charging cable included with your watch

Confirm that you're using the USB-C fast charging cable included with your purchase to charge your Pixel Watch 2.

Step 2: Plug the cable into a power source to be plugged into an outlet

Plug the USB-C fast charging cable into a compatible power source port or adapter (sold separately). Then, plug the adapter into a power outlet.

Step 3: Lay the watch on the dock of the USB-C fast charging cable

On a flat surface, rest the back of the watch on the dock at the end of the USB-C fast charging cable.

Note: The watch will only fit on the dock in one way. The crown should face the charging cable.


Step 4: Check the Pixel Watch 2 screen to make sure it's charging

Once your Pixel Watch 2 is securely positioned on the charging dock, the Pixel Watch 2 screen will update to show its percent charged, the date, and the time. This indicates that your watch is successfully charging.

Tip: When your watch is turned off and has been charging for at least 10 to 30 minutes, press the crown to check charging status.

Step 5: Know how long to wait if your Pixel Watch 2 screen doesn't immediately start charging

If you haven't charged your watch in awhile, it may take longer for the watch screen to boot up. The images below indicate how long it takes for each watch screen to appear.

Time on charger

Watch face screen

No charge

About 8 seconds

About 35 seconds (when you press the crown)

About 7 minutes

Google Pixel Watch

Pixel Watch's lithium-ion battery lasts up to 24 hours on a full charge2 with Always-on Display off. The Watch will last for a full day of use with a 110-minute charge.

Step 1: Use the USB-C Magnetic Charging Cable included with your watch

Confirm that you're using the USB-C Magnetic Charging Cable included with your purchase to charge your Pixel Watch.

Step 2: Plug the cable into a power source to be plugged into an outlet

Plug the Pixel Watch USB-C Magnetic Charging Cable into a compatible power source port or adapter (sold separately). Then, plug the adapter into a power outlet.

Step 3: Lay the watch on the dock of the USB-C Magnetic Charging Cable

On a flat surface, rest the back of the watch on the dock at the end of the USB-C magnetic charging cable.
Image of a Pixel Watching Charging Dock

Step 4: Check the Pixel Watch screen to make sure it's charging

Once your Pixel Watch is securely positioned on the charging dock, the Pixel Watch screen will update to show its percent charged, the date, and time. This indicates that your watch is successfully charging.
Tip: When your watch is turned off and has been charging for at least 10 to 30 minutes, press the crown to check charging status.

Step 5: Know how long to wait if your Pixel Watch (1st gen) screen doesn't immediately start charging

 The images below indicate how long it takes for each watch screen to appear.

Note: If the watch hasn't been charged in more than a day, it may take longer than usual for the charging screen to appear. If the watch doesn't display anything on the screen after, make sure you're using the included charger and the watch is properly seated on the charger, then wait at least 10 more minutes while the watch charges.

Time on charger

Watch face screen

No charge

About 1 minute

About 2.5 minutes

After 5-15 minutes

After 7-16 minutes

1 Maximum battery life is approximate and is based on testing conducted in California in mid 2023 on pre-production hardware and software, using default settings with a median Pixel user battery usage profile across a mix of talk, data, standby, and use of other features. Battery life depends on features enabled, usage, environment and many other factors. Use of certain features will decrease battery life. Actual battery life may be lower.

2 Maximum battery life is approximate and is based on testing using pre-production hardware and software. Charging times are approximate. Use of certain features will decrease battery life. Battery life depends on features enabled, usage, environment and many other factors. Actual battery life may be lower.

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