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Charging Cable That Doesn't Suck?

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By thefoss, Senior Member on 11th June 2014, 11:53 PM
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Or rather, one that actually STICKS? I've used the HTC cable, Amazon's brand, Monoprice, ect. Can anybody recommend a brand that will actually stay in place consistently? Even with a bumper case on? Sick of he damn power cable falling out as soon as I pick up my device.
12th June 2014, 01:06 AM |#2  
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Maybe the problem is not in the cables, but rather in the port itself.
12th June 2014, 01:08 AM |#3  
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Yeah I have zero issues with any of the cables especially the HTC one. One problem I do have is with the headphone jack. All my headphones seem to come out easily but maybe that's just because the port is on the bottom

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12th June 2014, 02:43 AM |#4  
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Mine stays in place fine with the htc cord. Is your case getting in the way of the plug?
12th June 2014, 03:33 AM |#5  
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Check out dollar tree. Picked up one for $1 for the hell of it , was kinda shocked that it worked.

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12th June 2014, 05:01 AM |#6  
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im using a bestbuy rocketfish lighted usb cable in my car and it stays plugged in great, during a couple stops and turns the phone has gone flying and it stays plugged in lol.
12th June 2014, 07:21 AM |#7  
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Don't use the Samsung ones, they seem to fall off easier than all you mentioned. One that really sticks for me is the wire i got from my sony xperia. If you have the chance maybe stop by a Sony store and try them out. Although I'm not sure if you can buy them separately

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14th June 2014, 04:33 AM |#8  
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I have no problems at all with the HTC adapter except for when I try to use it at it's maximum length. Where the wall adapter is and my bed it jusssst reaches. So if I am charging and want to play a quick game or surf the web at 1AM, the cord is at it's maximum length with my arm extended out a bit.. so any slight movement yanks it out of the wall or the phone, but that's entirely my fault.
16th June 2014, 08:50 PM |#9  
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I would recommend taking your device to the store and getting your charging port looked at. Also try taking your case off and try just handling the phone while charging, as mentioned above maybe its the case that's getting in the way of the cable.
18th June 2014, 08:01 AM |#10  
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It's rather tight in and out of my port. Almost to tight. I have to use a good amount of force to insert and remove.

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18th June 2014, 04:05 PM |#11  
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Original HTC cable is working very well for me ... port is very tight, solid connections with or without case ...

I think others are right: take it to AT&T and ask them to check out the port.

Good luck!

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