This USB 2.0 cable connects your iPhone, iPad, or iPod with Lightning connector to your computer's USB port for syncing and charging or to the Apple USB Power Adapter for convenient charging from a wall outlet.*
- Reversible design
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- Apple Lightning to USB Cable
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Ratings & Reviews
I got the iPhone 5 4 months ago and this cable that I received with my phone doesn't work anymore. The cable I had with my iPhone I got the iPhone 5 4 months ago and this cable that I received with my phone doesn't work anymore. The cable I had with my iPhone 4, I had for 2 years with no problems at all. So I find it very strange that the lighting cord can stop working so easily. Even the cord for my first generation iPod touch which is 6 years old and it still works. Now I have to go buy another cord and spend more money to keep using my phone. I hope the issue gets fixed soon because I don't want to keep buying new lighting cords every 4 months. …
- Written by Amanda L from Little Egg Harbor
1287 of 1398 people found this useful
It's unfortunate that this cord is so necessary. I've gone through three different lightning cords in the four months I've had my It's unfortunate that this cord is so necessary. I've gone through three different lightning cords in the four months I've had my iPhone 5. All three have inexplicably stopped working. Each has gotten a short in the cord where it meets the lightning end though I've been careful to leave them straight, treat them gently (especially since the first failed). With my current cord, I have to hold the lightning end of the cord in a certain direction to get it to work.
On top of that, when it happens to short out, it interferes with the electric current, disabling linked ports. i.e. when it shorts out in any of my computers' USB ports, the other ports become inactive as well (disabling my external hard drive and USB mouse); when it is plugged in a charger with multiple outputs, the other outputs become inactive as well.
After buying several chargers, three iPods, three iPhones, and an iPad, I had amassed ten of the old 30-pin connectors. All ten work just as well as they did when I brought them home; I took it for granted that I never had an issue with any of them. …
- Written by James H from Fayetteville
1152 of 1221 people found this useful
Not up to usual Apple quality standards. Breaks down with normal use.
- Written by Ravi G from Seattle
1105 of 1184 people found this useful
LOW quality! not up to the apple standard! This cord is WORTHLESS JUNK
I've had an iPhone pretty much since they came out. I have probably 10-15 of the old cords, that are in pretty bad shape…ALL of w I've had an iPhone pretty much since they came out. I have probably 10-15 of the old cords, that are in pretty bad shape…ALL of which STILL work! I broke down and purchased an iPhone 5s when it came out and I've gone through 3-4 cords in the last year alone! This cord is a piece of JUNK! Apple typically has been the gold standard for quality…this is lacking everything apple stands for! If i could recommend another product i would, but its necessary to purchase to charge your phone….yet another reason i question if I will purchase apple again when its time for an upgrade. Apple is falling behind on technology and quality lately …
- Written by Drew B from Saint Joseph
Appalling. I've gone through 3 cords in the space of 6 months. Very flimsy, and breaks down with regular use. I would give this pr Appalling. I've gone through 3 cords in the space of 6 months. Very flimsy, and breaks down with regular use. I would give this product 0 stars out of 5, if I could. …
- Written by Yasmean K from East Doncaster
rubbish... i mean really really rubbish
have gone through about 20 of these, all the apple ones have failed for x4 iPhones, x3 iPods, x1 iPad.... replacement ones have br have gone through about 20 of these, all the apple ones have failed for x4 iPhones, x3 iPods, x1 iPad.... replacement ones have broken... complete and utter rubbish and overpriced for the quality... doesn't seem to do any good writing reviews because they just do not last... we need these cables yet they are so bad!!! …
- Written by Tim H from Alton
3 of 3 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Do they make a longer cord for charging the Ipad?
- Asked by Brenda H from Bancroft
- Mar 28, 2013
I bought my much longer cord at the Apple store
- Answered by Luis W from San Antonio
- Apr 15, 2013
is there warranty for the Lightning to USB Cable?
- Asked by Aaron S
- Oct 21, 2013
Keep in mind, the cable that came with your device is covered by the device warranty. Don't Yep
Keep in mind, the cable that came with your device is covered by the device warranty. Don't buy a new cable if your phone is only 4 months old and it stopped working! Apple will replace under warranty. …
- Answered by Zachary M from Landisville
- Dec 1, 2013
Can i transfer picture files from my laptop that has regular usb to my ipad mini with this cable?
- Asked by Bullet N from Hampton
- Mar 20, 2013
Yes, of course!
If you are using the USB-to-Lightning cable that came with your new iPad Mini, you Yes, of course!
If you are using the USB-to-Lightning cable that came with your new iPad Mini, you will have no problem syncing photos from your PC (or Mac). Just make sure you install iTunes on your computer first, it's free, and secure.
Feel free to ask if you need detailed instructions!
- Answered by Teij S from Chilliwack
- Mar 24, 2013
does lightning to USB cable work with both iPad Air and iPhone 5
- Asked by Rebecca B from Rockport
- Jul 14, 2014
- Asked about: Lightning to USB Cable (1 m)
Yes, it is the same cable for iPad Air and iPhone 5.
- Answered by Ellen L
- Aug 30, 2014
lightning to usb 3.0 cable?
- Asked by Robert S G from Ukiah
- Nov 19, 2013
No there is not.
- Answered by Philip K
- Jan 28, 2014