Apple warns about the dangers of counterfeit batteries and power adapters

Official Apple support website is supplemented by a warning about the dangers of using counterfeit components and accessories. According to the company, more than 90% offer retail goods marked “Made for iPhone” made by artisanal methods and are unsafe for the connected device and its owner. Be vigilant, call us in Cupertino.

“Counterfeit power adapters and batteries do not take into account features of [Apple technology] and can cause several problems reported on the support website. – In order to be sure of the originality of the battery, get it replaced at the Apple Store or one of our authorized service centers. If you need a new charging kit for Apple devices, we recommend to use only the accessories produced by Apple or its partners.”

Earlier it became known that a large part of charging accessories in the assortment of the online store Amazon, is not licensed and can cause irreparable damage to expensive smartphone or tablet. The main complaint against counterfeit power adapters was the lack of insulation, not allowing those coping with changes in current. This inconspicuous at first glance, the flaw can lead to overvoltage of the battery and even fire.

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! I’m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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