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The PC and Gadget Help Desk: A Do-It-Yourself Guide To Troubleshooting and Repairing by Mark Edward Soper

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6. Keeping Devices Powered Up

Fast Track to Solutions

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Table 6.1 Symptom Table

Smartphone Versus Tablet—Charging Requirements

Third-party chargers for tablets and chargers abound, but if you choose the wrong charger for your device (or use a USB port instead of a charger), you’re looking at slow charging times. So, what are the recommended matchups for charging these devices? Check out Table 6.2 for details.

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Table 6.2 Recommended Charger Amperage by Device Type

If you plug a device designed for a 1.0Amp charger into a 2.1Amp charger, the ...

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