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What is USB C and How do I Use it on My Galaxy Note8

Meet the new USB C. The days of accidentally connecting the charger incorrectly into your charging port are a thing of the past. The new USB C cable can be inserted either way, so it’s a win-win.

Use only charging devices and batteries approved by Samsung. Samsung accessories are designed for your phone to maximize battery life. Using other accessories may invalidate your warranty and may cause damage.

Connect the USB C Cable to an External Device

Let’s say you want to back up videos you made for your YouTube account to your computer. Here’s how to connect:

  1. To connect your phone to an external device, insert the USB C cable into the USB C port on your phone.

  2. Connect the other end of the cable into the USB port on the external device. 

Using the Adapters and Connectors

Need to transfer photos from your old phone? That’s no trouble at all. Just use one of the adapters that comes with your phone. Explore the various usages of the adapters below.

The Micro-USB connector does not support On-the-Go (OTG) devices such as memory sticks, external hard drives, or keyboard and mouse accessories.

  • Adaptive Fast Charging Travel Adapter: For fast charging your phone.

  • USB-A to USB-C Cable: For connecting to a computer, or a travel adapter.

  • Micro-USB Connector: For connecting to your old device, charging head, or a computer.

  • USB Connector: For connecting to your old device, USB flash drives, or a computer.

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