Good, inexpensive, reliable USB-C to USB-A cable
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I just got a new car that comes equipped with Android Auto, and I need a cable to connect my Samsung S20 Android phone (USB-C output) to my car (USB-A input). Anyone have a suggestion for an inexpensive but reliable connector? Thanks!
 
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I just got a new car that comes equipped with Android Auto, and I need a cable to connect my Samsung S20 Android phone (USB-C output) to my car (USB-A input). Anyone have a suggestion for an inexpensive but reliable connector? Thanks!
Why don't you just use the cable from your charger?
 
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Why don't you just use the cable from your charger?
Because it isn't detachable. The cable is connected/soldered to the wall wart. It isn't a detachable USB cable like some chargers. It is the one that came with the phone.
 
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Because it isn't detachable. The cable is connected/soldered to the wall wart. It isn't a detachable USB cable like some chargers. It is the one that came with the phone.
Oh, that's a bummer. The cable on my Samsung charger is detachable.
 
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Oh, that's a bummer. The cable on my Samsung charger is detachable.
Yeah, the cable for my previous one was, and I still have the cable. But the port on that old phone (and hence that cable) is USB micro, not USB C.
 
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Yeah, the cable for my previous one was, and I still have the cable. But the port on that old phone (and hence that cable) is USB micro, not USB C.
Mine's a C (S10+) so I guess they must have changed the charger this year then. I actually didn't notice I could pull my cable out at first as it comes out of the side and fit so well it looked like it was all one unit.
 
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Mine's a C (S10+) so I guess they must have changed the charger this year then. I actually didn't notice I could pull my cable out at first as it comes out of the side and fit so well it looked like it was all one unit.
I think I just might buy an Anker cable from Amazon. Seems like they get good reviews, and inexpensive.
 
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JSAUX brand on Amazon are excellent quality, heavy duty, and reasonably priced if your are still looking...

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