The built of the OnePlus 2 USB Type-C cable was never of international standards. The company has agreed that the cable in question is “not be fully compatible with some third-party devices.” The company has offered a refund to customers who have purchased it separately.
According to the company, the OnePlus 2 USB Type-C cable refund is not applicable for bundled products. It states that the cable is working fine with OnePlus 2. However, for devices like Chromebook Pixel, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X, it can spell danger.
The company has mentioned in a statement, “If you’re charging or transferring data to or from the OnePlus 2, you should have no problems using the cable that shipped with your OnePlus 2 or the cables or adapters you bought separately on OnePlus.net.”
The fault of the cable was first diagnosed by Benson Leung, a Google engineer, while testing it. He found that the cable draws too much power when connected with devices of other manufacturers. It has the potential to damage devices of other manufactures.
The company has also mentioned that the OnePlus 2 USB Type-C cable is using a 10kΩ resistor. The standard for the resistor is 56kΩ for Type-C cables. The company said, “In the meantime, our team has already begun developing improved Type-C cables and adapters with 56kΩ resistors.” So for people who are using the cable, the OnePlus 2 USB Type-C cable refund is available right here. You have to apply for it, and the company will respond to it. You will soon get a better, approved OnePlus 2 USB Type-C cable from the company.