1. Atiya's Avatar
    Anyone has the same experience

    The USB cable for my charger was so flimsy now it doesnt charge

    Thank god its a universal port

    Im using my nokia Charger now to charge my tablet...very fast
    10-26-2013 10:21 PM
  2. srkmagnus's Avatar
    Anyone has the same experience

    The USB cable for my charger was so flimsy now it doesnt charge

    Thank god its a universal port

    Im using my nokia Charger now to charge my tablet...very fast
    Do you notice any kinks or other visible damage on the cord?
    10-26-2013 10:26 PM
  3. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Haven't noticed any problem so far, but mine is pretty new. Did you make a habit of wrapping the cord pretty tightly around the charging block? Maybe there was too much flexion where the cable meets the plug, leading it to break on the inside.
    10-26-2013 10:26 PM
  4. George Stevens's Avatar
    . CableAnyone has the same experience

    ------------

    Yep, same here, kaput.
    10-27-2013 08:55 AM
  5. jerrykur's Avatar
    Use a wireless charger and never worry about a cable.
    10-27-2013 09:57 AM
  6. Devlyn16's Avatar
    I had hoped you would have learned from your experience with the Nexus 10
    http://forums.androidcentral.com/goo...ml#post2685310

    You need to take care when plugging and removing the USB cord. But based on your numerous posts about the N 10 and now this problem I very much believe you should switch to wireless charging asap.
    patruns likes this.
    10-27-2013 02:22 PM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Isn't wireless charging significantly slower, though?

    Posted via Android Central App
    10-27-2013 05:25 PM
  8. leonard land's Avatar
    Sometimes the cable still works for charging but not for data transfer. That's the case with my original cable that came with the n7.
    10-27-2013 09:03 PM
  9. sparksd's Avatar
    Isn't wireless charging significantly slower, though?

    Posted via Android Central App
    I have not timed it but I it appears that with the two Qi chargers I have - the Tylt and the Nokia DT-900 - that wireless charging is not significantly slower.
    10-27-2013 09:29 PM
  10. jerrykur's Avatar
    Isn't wireless charging significantly slower, though?

    Posted via Android Central App
    I really have not noticed, but it is so convenient to charge my devices they never need much of a charge. The only time my Nexus 7 is off charger is when I am using it, so it rarely needs more than a 10-20% charge. On my Droid DNA it is off charger from morning till evening. By then it has lost about 30% of it's charge, and once I get home I put the DNA on the charging pad until the next morning.
    10-28-2013 08:16 PM
  11. Atiya's Avatar
    This time I bought my unit from bestbuy in colorado. hehehe
    anyway . the cable was okay.. No dent or whatsoever because I was taking care of it. I jsut noticed that for the past few days.i would live the tablet charging . I left it at 30% , when i came back after 3 hours it just went up to 33% or sometimes none. so that got me worried. I thought it would have the same problem as with my nexus 10 which is in purgatory (god rest its soul) , but i trie dthe charger from nokia and it charged up in just 4-6 hours or even less.

    SO i would say that the cable was the problem. i just noticed that the cables from the charger are flimsy so that mean its not durable . im using the Nokia to charge now

    I had hoped you would have learned from your experience with the Nexus 10
    http://forums.androidcentral.com/goo...ml#post2685310

    You need to take care when plugging and removing the USB cord. But based on your numerous posts about the N 10 and now this problem I very much believe you should switch to wireless charging asap.
    10-30-2013 06:21 AM
  12. Lupelamenta's Avatar
    This is one of the few times, it is NOT operator error. Unit is only 4 months old. After charging flawlessly, two days ago, it just wouldn't charge. At first I thought it was the tablet itself that wasn't charging, but then I observed the lightening bolt charging indicator go off the moment I moved the charger cable wire to check whether it was plugged into the outlet correctly.. After hours of frustration and experimentation, I realized that both the charger and the cable were completely useless. They had worn out after only 4 months of use. The slightest movement of either the charger or the cable would stop the charge.

    After researching, I learned that I could use my iphone charger and and a cable I had from monoprice-- voila tablet was charged 100 percent!
    04-27-2014 02:16 PM

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