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  1. smassie's Avatar
    I installed two usb ports in my truck so I didn't have to use an adapter to charge my phone.
    I have used the ports on numerous Android devices including HTC One Max, Note 2 and the Note 3.
    I recently traded in my Android for the iPhone 6 Plus but when I plug in the usb cable that came with the phone, nothing happens. Nada, zip, zilch, zero. Does the iPhone have special power requirements that I'm missing?

    "12V To 5V 3A 15W Power Adapter" is what I installed in my truck in case that will help.
    I'm back to using an adapter until I can get this figured out.

    Thank you all in advance for any help.
    2015-02-09 11:16 PM
  2. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    2015-02-09 11:22 PM
  3. smassie's Avatar
    I read that the other day and I still can't figure it out. The ports I put in are 5V 15W, meaning 3A each port. Since the iPad charger is 5.1V and 12W or 2.1A, does that mean there's "too much" power? Tim the Toolman Taylor would cry.....
    2015-02-09 11:29 PM
  4. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Could be, but not all savvy with the issue, even as I search I can't get a definitive result.
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    2015-02-09 11:34 PM
  5. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Love the Tim Taylor analogy too
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    2015-02-09 11:34 PM
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    2015-02-09 11:37 PM
  7. smassie's Avatar
    Thank you for the links. I couldn't find a solid answer either which is what drove me to post here. The community helps infinitely more than Apple ever has.
    I ordered a micro usb to Lightning adapter and plan to use it on my micro usb cable that I know worked with the ports I have in my truck. Maybe it's a cable thing...

    As far as Tim goes, anytime I think of power he's the first thing that comes to mind.
    2015-02-09 11:54 PM
  8. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Makes sense that it could be the cable. Worth a try for sure.
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    2015-02-10 12:10 AM