1. Xenomorph235's Avatar
    Is it safe to charge my samsung galaxy s5 with one of these?





    02-12-2015 08:09 PM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    If it is a genuine apple charger then no problem. It will charge slower than stock though

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4
    02-12-2015 09:17 PM
  3. Xenomorph235's Avatar
    If it is a genuine apple charger then no problem. It will charge slower than stock though

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4
    You sure? because the charger gets hot when its charging my phone..
    02-13-2015 07:46 PM
  4. dpham00's Avatar
    You sure? because the charger gets hot when its charging my phone..
    Provided that it is a genuine apple charger in good working order then you will be fine.

    It is normal to get warm, but it shouldn't get hot. How hot does it get?

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4
    02-13-2015 07:54 PM
  5. systemofadown1's Avatar
    That wall wart pictured is only pushing half of what the S5 can take to fast charge. It should be totally safe - just as said above slow to charge the S5.....
    02-13-2015 07:55 PM
  6. Xenomorph235's Avatar
    Provided that it is a genuine apple charger in good working order then you will be fine.

    It is normal to get warm, but it shouldn't get hot. How hot does it get?

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4
    Not extreme. but HOT..

    my phone stays cool but the charger gets hot
    02-13-2015 08:03 PM
  7. systemofadown1's Avatar
    Sounds normal then
    They sell all the major brands chargers on eBay - mostly copies from China made cheaply you have to be careful of that. But yours is probably leget just not providing the high output needed to fast charge the S5..
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    02-13-2015 08:15 PM
  8. Xenomorph235's Avatar
    Sounds normal then
    They sell all the major brands chargers on eBay - mostly copies from China made cheaply you have to be careful of that. But yours is probably leget just not providing the high output needed to fast charge the S5..
    Oh i understand now. Thank you
    systemofadown1 likes this.
    02-13-2015 08:17 PM
  9. systemofadown1's Avatar
    never a problem
    02-13-2015 08:22 PM
  10. IBMJunkman's Avatar
    There are 2 factors in chargers. The output Voltage V and output Amperage A. Think of electricity like water. Voltage is pressure and Amperage is quantity/gallons.

    The Samsung charger puts out 5.3 V and 2.0 A. My Apple charger puts out 5.1 V and 2.1 A.
    All USB chargers are in the 5 V range. The Amperage varies. A PC USB socket is limited to .5 A (500 milliamp). My iPad does not charge when plugged into the PC. The S5 does charge.

    What this means is the Apple charger has less pressure but a bit more quantity. The voltage is more important than amperage. If it is too high it can fry the device being charged. If it is too low the device will take longer to charge and may not charge fully. An amperage rating too high is not so important because the amount used is determined by the Voltage and the device being charged.

    Your Apple charger will result in longer charging times.
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    02-13-2015 11:57 PM
  11. barry1964's Avatar
    Does that mean that it's safe to use an S4 or S3 car charger with an S5?

    Hope this isn't going off topic? Should I start a new thread to ask this question?

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    02-14-2015 02:03 AM
  12. systemofadown1's Avatar
    Totally safe if you use the S3 - S4 stock chargers - just might take a bit longer to charge depending on the output of those chargers...
    02-14-2015 07:48 AM
  13. dpham00's Avatar
    There are 2 factors in chargers. The output Voltage V and output Amperage A. Think of electricity like water. Voltage is pressure and Amperage is quantity/gallons.

    The Samsung charger puts out 5.3 V and 2.0 A. My Apple charger puts out 5.1 V and 2.1 A.
    All USB chargers are in the 5 V range. The Amperage varies. A PC USB socket is limited to .5 A (500 milliamp). My iPad does not charge when plugged into the PC. The S5 does charge.

    What this means is the Apple charger has less pressure but a bit more quantity. The voltage is more important than amperage. If it is too high it can fry the device being charged. If it is too low the device will take longer to charge and may not charge fully. An amperage rating too high is not so important because the amount used is determined by the Voltage and the device being charged.

    Your Apple charger will result in longer charging times.
    Usb chargers can go higher than 5v . the Droid Turbo charger allows 9v and 12v charging. Although, it defaults to 5v,so you will be safe on any usb device.

    Also the charger in the picture in the op is a 5v/1a charger. The 5v/2a apple charger is larger

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4
    02-14-2015 12:31 PM
  14. spiff_p239's Avatar
    Like others have already stated, you'll be fine. It will charge slower than normal but will not damage your device. I have so many USB chargers in my house that I just grab whichever one is closest to me at the moment.
    02-14-2015 02:43 PM
  15. Shawn kaller's Avatar
    Yes your mobile is safe but take a long time to full charge and charger will be little hot.
    10-06-2015 06:06 AM
  16. Jose Flores6's Avatar
    Can I use my samsung galaxy s5 charger adapter for my iphone 4s
    I just don't want anything wrong to happen
    08-16-2016 01:24 AM

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