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Dan50

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I notice it is type C. All the previous iPhone chargers were all regular ones and this one is too small to plug into the USB port. What do I need to buy in order to charge it when I travel overseas or even when I tried to plug into my laptop, it does not fit Since it is type C. Do I need an adapter or do I need to buy the robot looking thing that YouTubers have? would this be compatible?
 

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ManuCH

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I have no idea what the robot looking thing is, but you simply need a USB-C power adapter:

 

Dan50

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How do I charge using my computer? It only has a place to stick in the USB port. I’m not good at technology stuff, what do I need if I want to connect it to my computer?
 

ManuCH

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Ah, for that you need a USB-A to USB-C cable! Something like that:


Or then a USB-A to USB-C adapter and use the existing cable:

 

Dan50

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Ah, for that you need a USB-A to USB-C cable! Something like that:


Or then a USB-A to USB-C adapter and use the existing cable:

Will these also work? I’m asking since I’m in Asia

 
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I notice it is type C. All the previous iPhone chargers were all regular ones and this one is too small to plug into the USB port. What do I need to buy in order to charge it when I travel overseas or even when I tried to plug into my laptop, it does not fit Since it is type C. Do I need an adapter or do I need to buy the robot looking thing that YouTubers have? would this be compatible?
Congrats on the new device! What did you upgrade from? Since you haven’t seen Apples type C to lightning charging cables yet I imagine you came from something before iPhone 11, either way I hope you enjoy it!
 

Dan50

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Congrats on the new device! What did you upgrade from? Since you haven’t seen Apples type C to lightning charging cables yet I imagine you came from something before iPhone 11, either way I hope you enjoy it!
I updated from 11 pro max but the charging thing is different because I can’t plug in into the computer
 

maerz001

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You even didn’t mention what computer or ports you have.
Every Apple computer since 2016 has a USB-C port. So no adapter needed
 

Dan50

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I ordered this. Do you think this shouldn’t damage my phone? I’m worried because I don’t know how much watt this has. I’m trying to connect my iPhone 15 pro max to iTunes on my laptop


 

Honza1

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It is impossible to read the page from US, get just Japanese page which ask for something, but no clue what. If this is simply USB-C to USB-A adapter, than those require very little power for themselves. If you are attaching powered device to the phone this way, it should work if the device can mount on the phone or if it is computer and you use iTunes, as looks like what you want to do. So no problem.
 

ManuCH

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I ordered this https://www.amazon.co.jp/-/en/gp/product/B079K773M7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

but I don’t know how many watts it has. I’m afraid it might damage my phone. Should I cancel?

I'm afraid you posted the wrong link, that's still the USB-C adapter... so it does not "have" any amount of watts, it's just an adapter. It will not damage your phone.

If on the other hand you ordered a charger, as long as it's a USB-C charger it will work. There's no such thing as "too many watts". The iPhone will just take what it needs.
 
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maerz001

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As answered in your other post (this one here can be merged):

This is just an adapter and is fine for your phone. It just passes through the power of your USB-A port.

Why do you think it has any wattage?
 
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