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LG Optimus G Pro E988 - are microUSB toUSB cables universal ?

shaleen55

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Hello All

I recently purchased the LG Optimus G Pro which came with just one microUSB to USB cable for using to transfer data from the PC to the G Pro as well as to charge the G Pro with its wall charger. I'd prefer to dedicate this cable for only the wall charger purposes.

So, for transferring data between my PC to the G Pro, can I use the microUSB to USB cable which came with my Sony Reader PRS-650 (and which I use to sideload ebooks onto my Sony Reader) , or am I likely to cause problems ?

My question basically is : Are these microUSB to USB cables universal for all devices or are they specific to the device they come with ?
I'll appreciate any inputs.

Shaleen
 

mrsmumbles

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I think the charging cables are a little different from the data cables you'd use with a computer. But it wouldn't hurt (probably) to try it and see, any more than using the OEM cable.

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shaleen55

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For charging the G Pro, you connect the microUSB end to the G Pro and the USB end to the wall charger.
For connecting PC with G Pro, you connect the microUSB end to the G Pro and the USB end to the PC USB-port.

This is exactly the configuration I have for my Sony Reader PRS-650 too and it came with 2 microUSBtoUSB cables- one for use with the charger and the other for using with the PC and both these cables were identical. Which is why I am curious to find out if these microUSBtoUSB cables are interchangeable or specific to the device they come with. Maybe someone knowlegeable about this can help us.
 

SKDroid1234

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What is the point in dedicating a cable to the wall charger? It makes no sense. Use the same to connect to PC. Besides I have used other cables (Samsung, vendor less) to connect the LG GPro to the PC and charger. No issues. It is just a cable guys.


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