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IS it ok to use a lower amperage charger?

My IPhone came with a 1 amp charger. Is it ok if i use a lower amperage like .5 A or .75 amp?

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Yes, it's OK, however it will charge slower.

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That is what I was thinking, but was needing someone else's opinion.

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Thank you. This info has helped me.

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yes of course but it will certainly charge slower. sure an iPad charger is 2.1A and you can use that to charge your phone but i don't advise you use that as your every day charger.

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No. All Apple chargers have built in voltage protection logic. And all Apple chargers are 1a or 2a. So by definition, you're intending to use a non-Apple charger This is a bad idea. Without the built in voltage protection, the phone will be susceptible to damage of the charging logic ic chips with use of an unprotected charger setup. This is a really bad idea.

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Hi @jessabethany . Am I correct in saying that it's more so the use of a non genuine cable that's the issue

The cheap cables can damage your device more so from my understanding. Therefore a genuine cable in this plug mentioned would be fine I would have thought , but if using a cheap cable then that's where the damage can be caused .

Am I wrong? While your on @jessabethany , can you verify the purpose of the chip inside the genuine cables . Is it more than a verification and also protects from overcharging etc which is what I am always led to believe

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