USB C connector loose?
#1
Hi,

Anything I plug into the USB-C connector on the phone is very easily dislodged.  I mean I barely touch the phone and it comes unplugged.  Any suggestions?  It feels like things don't plug in far enough to lock into place.  Perhaps there is a cable extender/adapter that would help?

Thanks!
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#2
(08-09-2021, 01:02 PM)bceverly Wrote: Hi,

Anything I plug into the USB-C connector on the phone is very easily dislodged.  I mean I barely touch the phone and it comes unplugged.  Any suggestions?  It feels like things don't plug in far enough to lock into place.  Perhaps there is a cable extender/adapter that would help?

Thanks!

Hi Bceverly,

I've also had problems with my USB-C connection. In my case the supplied cable only charges one way up... presumably this is also a symptom of a loose connection. It's workable for the time being but not ideal as if I plug it in in a hurry, or forget to check, I have a 50% chance of the phone not charging at all.

It seems to me that this component of the Pinephone could and should be physically improved.
For byte-sized tech and software tips check out my Danimations Digital Media tips channel on Youtube Big Grin
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#3
Same here. Mobian CE. I've thought from the beginning that it's another hardware design flaw.
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#4
(08-09-2021, 01:02 PM)bceverly Wrote: Hi,

Anything I plug into the USB-C connector on the phone is very easily dislodged.  I mean I barely touch the phone and it comes unplugged.  Any suggestions?  It feels like things don't plug in far enough to lock into place.  Perhaps there is a cable extender/adapter that would help?

Thanks!

I use one of these to save wear and tear on my USB-C connector  https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32849697882.html
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