How to Spot a Fake iPhone Lightning Charger & USB Cable vs Genuine

How to Spot a Fake iPhone Lightning Charger & USB Cable vs Genuine

When Apple released iPhone 5 back on 2012, they also introduced a new charging technology which will be used to their upcoming devices. They replace the big, old, boring 30-Pin Cable with a nice, elegant and simple 15-Pin Cable. They call it Lightning Charger and Lightning Cable.

Apple says that these cables charge your device faster and are easier to use because they can fit the both sides on your device.

Changing the cable technology and adapters means replacing all your old 30-Pin Chargers and Accessories with New 15-Pin Accessories. You can buy adapters which convert your 30-Pin Charger or Accessories to 15-Pin Charger or Accessories. All these replacements mean spending more money and we all know that Apple devices and accessories aren’t cheap.

To prevent spending $40 on a Genuine Apple Charger, a lot of people buy generic lightning cables or chargers.

Also, there are a lot of smartphones stores which sell you Generic Lightning Cables with the price of Genuine iPhone Charger and Cable.

Fake Lightning USB Cables are cheaper than the Genuine USB iPhone Cables but damage your device.

So, in this post, I am going to show you How to Spot a Fake iPhone Lightning Charger & USB Cable.

How to Spot a Fake iPhone Lightning Charger & USB Cable vs Genuine

Before I begin to tell you how to spot fake iPhone lightning cables, down below I will list some of the damages that these cheap cables do to your device.

If you use a fake lightning cable, you could see these issues :

  • Your iOS Device could be damaged.
  • Your Cable can be damaged or become unusable very easily.
  • You might not be able to sync or transfer data between your computer and your device.
  • Your device takes a lot of time to be charged.
  • The connector end might be broken, damaged or might not fit properly to your device.
  • Fake Charging Cables can cause extra heat to your device.
  • Fake Chargers can be become a risk for you and your home because can cause fire or explosion.

Obviously, you don’t want any of these things to happen, so I am going to show you How to spot fake iPhone lightning cables and charger.

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How to Spot a Fake Lightning Cable

How to Spot a Fake iPhone Lightning Charger & USB Cable vs GenuineAlso, Fake Lightning Cables have a different color from the Genuine Ones. The cable is made of a harder material then the Genuine One. You can spot a fake cable just by holding it in your hand. The built quality is very different. Hold it with your hand and watch it carefully.

Also, the USB Port is made of bad materials and has a very bad building quality. See the photo down below for more. How to Spot a Fake iPhone Lightning Charger & USB Cable vs Genuine

These are a few examples how you can spot fake lightning cables and buy only original, legit accessories for your device.

This is the guide ” How to Spot a Fake iPhone Lightning Charger & USB Cable vs Genuine “.

Thank You for Reading !

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