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faulty charger cable

  1. PhaniUX
    Donut May 15, 2018

    PhaniUX , May 15, 2018 :
    it's been 5 months that I have bought a new OnePlus 5T and this happened with the charger cable.

    I'm thinking to buy a new one now but what if same thing happens with that one too!!
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  2. widRock
    Froyo May 15, 2018

    widRock , May 15, 2018 :
    And you want to blame this is OnePlus fault?

    I have 1 year charger cable and still in mint condition.
     

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  3. Tobikage
    Nougat May 15, 2018

    Tobikage , May 15, 2018 :
    Buy another dash cable ? Buy a different cable from another manufacturer ?
     

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  4. SquashyBurk
    Gingerbread May 15, 2018

    SquashyBurk , May 15, 2018 :
    That can happen, it just means you need to take better care of your cord. Make sure you are not yanking it of the wall or bending it trying to use your phone while charging.
     

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  5. NahbiCris
    Jelly Bean May 15, 2018

    NahbiCris , May 15, 2018 :
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    my cable it's intact but I take care of it, I'm still using the plastic pieces that came in the box.
     

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  6. deepak vitekar
    Donut May 15, 2018


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  7. MentalDraco
    Marshmallow May 15, 2018


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  8. Nikhilgp
    Froyo May 15, 2018

    Nikhilgp , May 15, 2018 :
    same thing happened with my cable, at the same spot.. Just glue it with plastic base glue.
     

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  9. jlesteves4
    Gingerbread May 15, 2018

    jlesteves4 , May 15, 2018 :
    I still have my cables from my One Plus X (USB micro I use with adapter) and they work fine. One Plus cables are good quality. You should take better care of your cable.
     

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  10. Dunnow
    The Lab - OnePlus 6 Reviewer May 15, 2018


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  11. Liehjan
    Lollipop May 15, 2018

    Liehjan , May 15, 2018 :
    Don't use the cable when wires are exposed, fix that one or throw it away and buy a new one!
     

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  12. Daan_Eekhofアニメ
    Jelly Bean May 15, 2018


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  13. Gav_W86
    Starting Point Expert Community Expert May 15, 2018

    Gav_W86 , May 15, 2018 :
    and the big kink in the cable further down.
    plus I never trust people that don't take the plastic wrapping off electronic devices (especially plugs)
     

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  14. mojoyoyo77
    Assistant Head Moderator Assistant Head Moderator May 15, 2018

    mojoyoyo77 , May 15, 2018 :
    It seems that the problem is caused by stretching from the cable, instead of unplugging by grasping the connector,
    or exerting too much tension when using the device while being connected.
    Oneplus cables are good, but you have to use them correctly
     

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  15. Daan_Eekhofアニメ
    Jelly Bean May 15, 2018

    Daan_Eekhofアニメ , May 15, 2018 :
    True, those are also the ones that keep on posting Screenshots of new updates.
     

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  16. janguv
    Honeycomb Jun 5, 2018

    janguv , Jun 5, 2018 :
    These comments assume the original poster doesn't know basic cable maintenance. Maybe he doesn't; I can't speak for him. But I can speak for myself, and my cable has torn in a similar spot (not at the join; about 6mm down from it. I take the utmost care with all my cables, and I've now seen 4 or 5 people had the same problem.

    It's not really acceptable; had the product <2 years. I never wind the cable; I never yank it; I always disconnect/connect carefully; I don't throw it in a bag or anything like that. Some cables in a batch will always be weak; I just wish OnePlus would acknowledge that. £18 for a replacement is steep.

    I'll look into this. Did you find it happened to your cable even though you took good care of it?
     

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