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  1. _Zodiac_'s Avatar
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    Default Charging extension

    Ive got a curious question. Ive used a normal usb extension cord to lengthen my charging cord so that i can use it while on the couch because the outlet is far away. Ive found that if i use the extension cord my phone charge rate gets lower as it reaches the higher percentages and sometimes doesnt charge fully. Ive used many different usb ext cables. But when i only use the small cord directly in the charger i dont have those issues.

    Can anyone say if they also experience this or is there some explanation for it. I have had this issue with numerous OS versions as well. Any insight would be appreciated.
  2. texn884's Avatar
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    I have seen the same thing. Not sure what it is. My BB charger charges very s l o w
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    its because you are losing amperage over the cable length which slows charging
  4. BBThemes's Avatar
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    yup, while data speed doesnt really drop on extensions of USB cables (unless its very long or has alot of connections) the current drop will be impacted
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    Makes sence

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