Need a replacement cable for the Nexus 7? The tablet comes with a sync/charge cable in the box, but the chances are you’ll lose this, or perhaps you want another one to keep at work.
Fortunately the mobile manufacturers have got together to use a standard “Micro USB” format and you might even have a few of these spare lying around at home (perhaps from an old mobile phone).
Can you recommend a cheap cable that works well? We’d love to hear from you, you can either leave a comment below or join in the conversation in our accessories forum.
If you are looking to plug in other devices via full size USB cables, you’ll need an OTG USB Cable.
Nexus 7 Charging Cables
You’ll be using these cables for two key functions:
- Charging your tablet
- Data synchronisation
Here are some suggestions plucked from Amazon for you to check out, remember you are looking for a Micro USB cable, but many of the suppliers selling through Amazon will list it as being compatible with the Nexus 7 so watch out for that if in doubt.
Check out the following replacement cables:
Nexus 7 OTG Cable
OTG cables are used to plug devices with standard USB sockets into your tablet. For example you can attach a USB storage drive or even a keyboard:
*please note that these cables are selected with the help of Amazon’s product search engine, for more personal recommendations feel free to start a thread in the forum.