What do you do when your iPhone cable is not certified?

What do you do when your iPhone cable is not certified?

Just unplug the cable from the iPhone or iPad and then plug it back in. If you’re charging your iPhone or iPad by plugging it into a PC or Mac, try plugging the cable into another USB port if that doesn’t work. If the message doesn’t appear again, everything is working properly and you don’t need to worry about it.

Do iPhone chargers need to be certified?

If the wireless charger is just used to charge up iPhones, then it doesn’t have to be MFi certified. However, some multi-device wireless chargers also can be used to charge the Apple Watch, in which case, the magnetic charging module for the watch needs to be MFi certified.

Can using a non MFi cable break iPhone?

9 Answers. They are generally safe to use. And they don’t have a chip (at least the ones I’ve used). The charger itself may regulate the current, but the cable itself doesn’t.

Can fake cable damage iPhone?

If you use a counterfeit or uncertified Lightning accessory, you could see these issues: Your iOS device could become damaged. The cable might be easily damaged. The connector end might fall off, get very hot, or might not fit properly into your device.

What happens if you use a non-Apple charger?

Using a Non-Apple Charger is Dangerous. They say that charging your iPhone with non-Apple brand cell phone cables can damage your device. This is only half true. If your charger is from a trusted company and is labeled “Made for iPhone/iPad,” then you are totally safe.

How can you tell if a cable is MFi certified?

Checking a charger or accessory for MFi certification is a relatively easy process. If the product’s packaging has a “Made for iPhone” or “Made for iPad” badge, then you can usually trust that it’s MFi certified. If you’ve thrown away the packaging, you can look up the product on Google or Amazon.

Is it OK to use non Apple cables?

While non-Apple cables can be fine if they are from a manufacturer with a lot of experience and which sells products that are tested and work very well, chargers are a bit tricky. You need a charger that has at least 5W for your phone.

How do you know if an iPhone cable is original?

Compare packaging and writing on the cable An Apple Lightning to USB cable has “Designed by Apple in California” and either “Assembled in China,” “Assembled in Vietnam,” or “Indústria Brasileira” on the cable about seven inches from the USB connector. You’ll see a 12-digit serial number at the end of this text.