1. Gal Avraham's Avatar
    i was trying to charge my ativ s phone in my car but it wasnt able to charge it(no response from my phone).
    so i tried this action on another car(i use the original cable by the way) and nothing happened.
    i replaced the electrical supply(the universalt usb transormer) and tried on 2 other cars!!! while others can charge their phone with those 2 transformers i cant.
    i tried another cable-same.
    did anybody encourged this problem?
    is it a volt provision problem so i need to buy a special car charger for my ativ s ?
    thx
    07-05-2013 12:57 PM
  2. Trainwreck_0532's Avatar
    I've had no issues charging mine in my truck, might be the impedance is not matching. If the issue persist you could always grab a 50 watt inverter for the 12 volt plug. Hopefully you get it figured.
    07-05-2013 01:06 PM
  3. Coolknight1968's Avatar
    I use a HTC charger in my car, works fine.
    07-06-2013 12:13 PM
  4. Coolknight1968's Avatar
    Oh, I once had a car where + - wiring on the power outlet was wrong. Did you check that? Use a Voltmeter.
    07-07-2013 03:33 AM
  5. GTF696's Avatar
    If it doesn't charge using multiple combinations of vehicle's and chargers AND it charges with a wall charger, then it sounds like it could be as simple as the connectors are dirty.

    Only problem I ever had was when I purchased a vehicle with an aftermarket radio, and when they installed it the ground for the outlet some how disconnected.
    07-12-2013 02:10 PM
  6. Gal Avraham's Avatar
    Well, ive tried this on another car that its connector is clean and suprise-the same problem.
    I tried also to charge my brothers iphone in my/his car- his phone is charging and mine is not.
    07-14-2013 11:54 AM

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