Not one single consumer will disagree with you @Mattie77
It's just legalised theft.
Certainly now Apple and Samsung do not ship chargers, which although not ideal, is at least known and you buy in full knowledge.
But removing them from boxes is just a huge con!
It should be illegal IMHO
All phones should be supplied as intended by the manufacturer and certainly not removed by O2
It saves the planet but how?
They will still be in circulation and in use
Shipped to other countries?
No, they are 3 pin so adaptors would have to be bought for use anywhere else causing more components to be manufactured
There must be a mountain of plugs somewhere within O2!
It has been mentioned here many time and even to the managers. However, they aren't in a position to change O2's business plans.
My personal concern is, people will go onto Ebay and buy the cheapest chargers which don't fit the requirements of British standards. They are then putting themselves and family at risk by using substandard chargers. (Fires etc)
It would help if manufacturers would make sure chargers fit all the devices they manufacture
For instance, we are a family who all (bar one of us) have Samsung phones. My charger for my Note 8 doesn't fit my husbands phone. He has a Samsung S7Edge. It fits my grandson's Note 10. My son who has a Samsung A20 can use mine to charge but not his Dads. Ridiculous.
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