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By fredgar75, Senior Member on 12th May 2014, 10:01 PM
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I noticed today that you can use a normal micro usb charger to charge our not3. Just plug it into the right side and it works. I'm not sure if this has been posted anywhere else but I tried looking before posting this.

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13th May 2014, 12:24 AM |#2  
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Hmmmm...

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13th May 2014, 01:12 AM |#3  
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Really!? Wow!

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13th May 2014, 01:35 AM |#4  
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Although it works I don't feel like it charges nearly as quickly as came that came with the phone, but it works just fine if that's your only option

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Well I have about 20 micro usb cables lying around but only one note3 cable. This way I can take a cable with me in my work truck and not be worried about messing up my main one. It seemed to charge just as fast for me.

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Well I have about 20 micro usb cables lying around but only one note3 cable. This way I can take a cable with me in my work truck and not be worried about messing up my main one. It seemed to charge just as fast for me.

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The one that came with it is 2 a so if you are not using one for a tablet yes it will charge a little slower. .. USB charging is where the new one really flies

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13th May 2014, 07:26 AM |#7  
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Hotels dot com would have mentioned the finger.

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I noticed today that you can use a normal micro usb charger to charge our not3. Just plug it into the right side and it works. I'm not sure if this has been posted anywhere else but I tried looking before posting this.

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Hey nothing wrong with getting excited with a feature. I was so pumped when I figured that out.

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lulz 😎😎😎

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22nd May 2014, 12:54 PM |#10  
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My Note 3 cable went junk, and is not covered under equipment plan. So this is my favorite option for now.

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" A USB 2.0 port is able to deliver 0.5 A of power while USB 3.0 is able to output 0.9 A. This means two things: USB 3.0 devices are able to charge faster and USB 3.0 ports can support more power-hungry devices.

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 is the first phone in the world with a USB 3.0 port, making it ideal for comparing USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 charging speeds.

We first connected our Note 3 to a desktop computer's USB 2.0 port and recorded the time it took for the phone battery to charge from 0 to 100%. The same process was then repeated with a USB 3.0 port and a wall charger.


Charge Time

USB 2.0
7 h 48 min

USB 3.0
5 h 8 min

Wall Charger
2 h 15 min

Take-home lesson: If you're using a desktop or laptop computer to charge your devices, then USB 3.0 will save you a good chunk of waiting time. However, USB 3.0's improved charge speed still pales in comparison to a wall charger (Note 3's default wall charger is rated at 2.0 A)." -'Build Computers'

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