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Problems with the Type-c Hub docking station interface in the use of mobile phones and notebooks

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Author : PURPLELEC
Update time : 2023-05-08 11:09:54
  Mobile phones and notebooks with type-c interface can use Hub docking station, as well as various types of docking stations. The docking station expands various functions through the type-c interface. some distraction.
  1. How to judge whether the type-c port of the computer is full-featured type-c.
  Find the product parameter introduction on the official website of the brand corresponding to the device. As shown in the figure below, there may be 6 situations for the type-c port of the device:
  ① Only supports charging;
  ② Only supports data transmission;
  ③ Only supports charging and data transmission;
  ④ The device has two type-c ports, one full-featured type-c and one non-full-featured type-c;
  ⑤ Two full-featured USB-C (support data transmission, video output, charging);
  ⑥ Thunderbolt3 is also a full-featured type-c; only when the docking station is connected to the full-featured type-c of the device can charging, data transmission, and video output functions be used at the same time, otherwise only part of the functions are supported.
  2. There is no sound when the device is connected to the external display of the docking station.
  Tablet PCs, Huawei mobile phones (such as Huawei MATE30) are connected to the external display of the docking station, audio and video are transmitted to the display device by default, connected to the display device through an HDMI cable, and when the display device has a speaker, the display device outputs audio (VGA cannot transmit Audio), the monitor cannot output audio when it does not have a speaker. The laptop can select the phone to output audio or the monitor to output audio by setting the default playback device.
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  3. After the notebook computer is connected to the docking station and connected to the PD for charging, the network port, USB port or HDMI/VGA cannot be used normally.
  Some devices may have some functional compatibility problems, you can try the following operations.
  ① First remove the type-c docking station from the laptop;
  ② Remove all external devices connected to the docking station;
  ③ Then connect the type-c docking station to the laptop;
  ④ Connect the PD charger to the PD charging port of the type-c docking station;
  ⑤ Then connect the devices with other interfaces, and operate normally according to the appeal to solve the incompatibility of other functions in the PD power supply.
  4. When the device is connected to the external monitor/TV of the docking station, there is no picture.
  ① Make sure that the type-c interface of the device supports the video function;
  ② Select the correct signal source on the monitor/TV (select the corresponding signal source for which video port it is connected to);
  ③ If it is a mobile phone connection, after the mobile phone is connected, select MIDI in the USB connection method that pops up on the mobile phone;
  ④ Plug and unplug the HDMI cable;
  ⑤ Restart the device;
  ⑥ If it still cannot be used, it is recommended to replace the device or test the HDMI cable.
  5. The external mobile hard disk cannot be used when the laptop is connected to the docking station.
  The mobile hard disk consumes a lot of power. If the device cannot recognize the mobile hard disk normally, it needs to be connected to the PD for power supply. Test step by step as follows:
  ① First remove the type-c docking station from the laptop;
  ② Remove all external devices connected to the docking station;
  ③ Then connect the type-c docking station to the laptop;
  ④ Connect the PD charger to the PD charging port of the type-c docking station;
  ⑤ Connect the mobile hard disk again. Normal operations according to the appeal can solve the problem that the mobile hard disk cannot be recognized. If it still cannot be used normally, it is recommended to replace the device or test the mobile hard disk.