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Tips Commando not charging from car charger

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by KungPaoDog, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. KungPaoDog

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    I noticed the Mophie Juice Pack thread, and there is some great info there, but here's my problem:

    Commando shows "usb connection" and the logo but won't go into charging mode when I plug it into a micro usb cable that is plugged into a car lighter/usb port, and does the same thing when I plug it into a wall (120v) usb charging port.

    Are there any settings I can alter to make it charge like this, or do I need new plugs for my car?
     

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    there is an option in setting you clicked that was always use this option when usb is plugged in and u clicked usb tetherin i believe. i would bet there is an option in setting but my commando ran into a semi and lost so i cant look for you
     
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    Thanks, but the only usb options I have are settings-->usb--> ask on plug, or manual pick from charge only, sync sd card, or use as removable storage. Are there any other settings I'm missing?
     
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    did you try manual pick from charge only?
     
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    nah man devices like wall and car chargers should just work right away for phones. What brand are they? Are you rooted?
     
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    if you really need to charge it you can plug it into your computer and select mass storage.
     
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    It is some off brand cables/plugs, but the same cables let me charge attached to a computer. The phone charges just fine with a "wall wart" that goes straight from 120v to micro usb. The phone just doesn't seem to charge when it's in the car
     
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    I've run into the same issues using car chargers with mine, using various generic car chargers. Sometimes disconnecting and reconnecting at the phone will allow it to charge. I believe it is the chargers output that causes the confusion in the phone. My wall charger and cradle work 100% of the time.
     
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    yes same problem and same fix
     

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