How to fix Snapchat Spectacles not charging

Having trouble charging Spectacles? Find out how to troubleshoot and fix Snapchat Spectacles not charging. Follow these tips to fix spectacles won’t charge.

How to fix Snapchat Spectacles not charging

Spectacles is an eyeglass camera from Snap, inc who calls themselves a camera company. This $130 camera glasses can be found through Snapbots, a kind of vending machine that is randomly placed in your city, or you can also buy it on line.

Some Snapchat users who have purchased Spectacles have problems when they try to charge it. It won’t charge, when they pressed the button, the led just blinked red and white dot. So here are some ways to fix Snapchat Spectacles not charging.

How to fix Snapchat Spectacles won’t charge

You can find out that your Spectacles battery is running low when you see 1 LED flashes 3 times. Spectacles come with the charging case and USB cable. You can charge Spectacles by using the case that can holds four charges and takes about 90 minutes for a full charge. You can also charge it directly without the case by using the USB cable. If your Spectacles not charging, here’s what you need to do,

  • Remove the thin plastic. Maybe you forget one important thing, there is a very thin layer of plastic covering the terminals on the glasses. You need to remove it so it does not cover the flow of electricity.
  • Charge for 60-90 minutes. If removing the thin plastic still can’t fix it, then you need to charge your Spectacles for 60-90 minutes. This is the standard time required to charge the Spectacles to the fullest. If you find out the LED not charging, just let it fill up to a full hour and then unplug your Spectacles.
  • Press and hold the button on Spectacless for 55 seconds. Make sure you hold it for exactly 55 second, use timer to assist you. After 55 seconds, you will see 1 bottom LED illuminate, release your hold, you should be able to see 3 LEDs in an upside down triangle pattern illuminate.
  • Tap the button again to spin the LED, All the LED LEDs will slowly illuminate one by one indicates that your Spectacles is charging now.

If the first try has not worked, repeat press and hold the button for 55 seconds up to 3 times, sometimes you will need multiple attempts to make this work.

So that’s how to fix Snapchat Spectacles unable to charge, if you’re still having trouble or may find other ways to solve this problem, please share with us.


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