1. frogdr1ver's Avatar
    I bought http://www.amazon.co.uk/5600mAh-External-Battery-Charger-Flashlight/dp/B005NFOA0S/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1365003363&sr=1-1 to use when i was out and about, it charges the other phones in the house but not my Ativ. Anyone any idea's why not and any recommendations for one that will?
    04-03-2013 10:37 AM
  2. Oliver Newell's Avatar
    Persoanlly I wouldn't use external battery back up. Too many horror stories of phone catching fire. No phone is designed for one.
    04-03-2013 03:22 PM
  3. frogdr1ver's Avatar
    To be honest never heard of a phone catching fire using an external battery to charge it, been using them for years as well.
    04-04-2013 03:49 AM
  4. pillswoj's Avatar
    More then likely it does not provide enough power for the Ativ S. I found that my Ativ won't charge from my "500 ma" blackberry car chargers and I had to buy a 1000 ma car charger. I think the charger supplied with the phone is 750ma (not at home to check), Although that Battery you quoted claims 1000ma usb output it may not be putting that out.
    04-04-2013 10:11 AM
  5. frogdr1ver's Avatar
    Just checked that and its DC5v 1A so should do it. Left my official charger at work so cant check that either.
    04-04-2013 10:25 AM
  6. SpiralBorg's Avatar
    I would use an external battery backup.
    If it was made by Samsung. Better off getting an spare, internal battery.
    04-06-2013 11:28 PM

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