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[Q] Any GOOD USB Replacement cable ?

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By CyberManiaK, Senior Member on 30th July 2014, 05:04 AM
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Anyone know a GOOD usb replacement cable for the GS4 ? My stock one is starting to peel, and want to buy a reliable one or maybe a factory one, because I have tried several ones, sure all of them charge it, but none of them make a reliable connection when I need to use ODIN or ADB including the one that came with my GS2 and some LG phones.

I'm scared of those fake ebay OEM that are clones of the Original Samsung, so any recommendations ?

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30th July 2014, 07:18 AM |#2  
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You can get an original Samsung USB cable from any of the authorized service centers. That's what I did here.
30th July 2014, 10:05 PM |#3  
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I bought 2 of these a couple of weeks ago and they work great, no slow charger issues and they fit with my Spigen case.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
30th July 2014, 10:25 PM |#4  
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Originally Posted by manast

You can get an original Samsung USB cable from any of the authorized service centers. That's what I did here.

Thanks I found that my local bestbuy have a Samsung experience kiosk. Maybe they have one.
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I bought 2 of these a couple of weeks ago and they work great, no slow charger issues and they fit with my Spigen case.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

have you tried already to access the phone using ODIN ?
30th July 2014, 10:47 PM |#5  
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Thanks I found that my local bestbuy have a Samsung experience kiosk. Maybe they have one.

have you tried already to access the phone using ODIN ?


I have not tried it using ODIN.
30th July 2014, 10:52 PM |#6  
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I have not tried it using ODIN.

That's the problem. I have some USB cables that work awesome for charging and transfer files, but once used for ODIN or ADB they fail doing some weird behavior, I don't know what the original usb cable might have to be able make a flawless connection on ODIN.
30th July 2014, 10:57 PM |#7  
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Now that you brought this up I will be sure to use the cable that came with the phone.

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31st July 2014, 03:17 PM |#8  
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I bought 2 of these a couple of weeks ago and they work great, no slow charger issues and they fit with my Spigen case.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

What spigen case do you have?
31st July 2014, 03:48 PM |#9  
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What spigen case do you have?

Spigen Slim Armor.

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