Hello. New to the forum, and to the Samsung Ace 2.
I can charge my phone from either an AC outlet, or USB from my laptop. However, I cannot get a car charger to charge the phone. I have gone through three different chargers, and tried this in several cars, and have had no joy. I was told to remove the battery, plug in the charger, then reinstall the battery. This worked once, but no longer.
Can I ask what the 'symptoms' are? I ask because my wife's Ace 2 won't charge on the car charger I use for my San Diego (and G300 and San Francisco before that). When I plug it in the Ace 2 resets and then does not indicate any kind of charging is going on.
This is just using a standard USB data cable (I think) and a 12v - USB adapter I got from B&Q.
Device(s): Moto X Developer Edition, Nexus 7 (2012 & 2013), Note II, S3
Carrier: Not Provided
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What is the output of the Ace standard charger versus the car chargers you are trying? All the devices I have will use any charger while charging faster or slower depending on the output of the charger. I wonder if the Ace requires an exact match or a tight range of input to recognize the charger.
I had the same issue, turns out some chargers short the White and Green wires in your micro-usb cable this signals your phone that it's being charged. The Samsung 120v chargers do this and some other chargers as well. All of the car chargers I tried do not. If however you wish to use a cable for your car only you can slice the outer layer off the cable locate the White and Green wires cut them and splice them together (going to the phone, leave the White and Green coming from the charger alone they are not used) tape everything up nice and neat the phone will now signal that it's being charged. (Careful not to cut the Red and Black).
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