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USB Type C backward compatibility

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Hey guys, I hope you're doing good.

I am posting here today because I have a question I can't seem to find an answer for. Basically, I would like to know whether a USB 3.1G1/3.0 (Type A) to Type C cable is compatible with USB 2.0 Type C smartphones (specifically the Galaxy A50, which has a USB 2.0 Type C port).

The cable I'm about to order is this one from Anker (sorry, the page is in French), I chose this one specifically because I would like to use it with a Galaxy S9 too (which is USB 3.1 Gen 1). Thank you kindly :D
 
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Yes, it is.

Whether Quick Charge/Rapid Charge/whatever will work, is another question, and is dependent on the cable you choose, the charger you use, and the phone you have. But yes, you'll be able to use a cable rated for 3.1 just fine with a 2.0 phone, for charging and transfer purposes.
 
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Thank you kindly =)
 
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