Charging your iPhone safely
From the early-day iPhone 3G through the iPhone 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 generations to the latest generation iPhone X. Around 200 million Apple iPhones are now sold each year worldwide. But do you know the dangers surrounding fake iPhone chargers?
1.8 million mobile phone chargers are bought online each year in the UK by mobile phone owners in search of a bargain. Though it’s often cheaper to buy imported, unofficial chargers, the cost can be much greater in the long run...
Fake mobile phone chargers are often made with poor quality components that fail to meet UK safety regulations. This means they can cause injury, electric shocks and even fires.
Apple is well known for its brilliant technology, and many households own several Apple products – which means you might well be in need of more than one charger to power them all...
The best way to be sure that you’re not sold a fake charger is to buy from one of the many Apple stores you’ll find on the UK high street or another reputable retailer.
Think your iPhone charger could be a fake or not fit for purpose? Follow our 3-point safety check to find out.