Lightning to USB Cable (0.5 m)

Lightning to USB Cable (0.5 m)

$19.00

1.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 231 reviews

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Product Information

  • 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.*

  • Highlights

    • Reversible design
  • What's in the Box?

    • Apple Lightning to USB Cable

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (1.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Disappointing

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    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 from Little Egg Harbor

    1101 of 1203 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Disappointing
  • Unreliable, fragile

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    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 from Fayetteville

    971 of 1036 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Unreliable, fragile
  • Flimsy

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not up to usual Apple quality standards. Breaks down with normal use.

    • Written by from Seattle

    933 of 1008 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Flimsy
  • lightning cords are terrible

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple should improve this..

    • Written by from Mumbai
    Was this useful? lightning cords are terrible
  • Good cables if a little pricy

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    I have 5 cables all together for 2 cars, work, home and road trips. I don't like to unplug them My wife and daughter have another I have 5 cables all together for 2 cars, work, home and road trips. I don't like to unplug them My wife and daughter have another 6. Most are Apple and a few are Amazon basics and Belkin. I have also bought several to get correct lengths for car and desk. I probably have bought 18 cables all together. I have never had one of these quit working. I have had issues with chargers not being approved devices, but zero cable failures. I am not easy on the cables either as my travel ones get wrapped around the wall and car chargers for storage. I don't know what all the 1 star ratings are from. My experience is perfect. I also like the easy fit and switch ability.

    • Written by from Genoa City
    Was this useful? Good cables if a little pricy
  • Apple makes the worst cables in the history of the computers

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    3 iPhones, 2 Macs, 1 iPod and 1 iPad latter I can confirm - for me Apple makes the *worst* cables ever.
    They are the most easily 3 iPhones, 2 Macs, 1 iPod and 1 iPad latter I can confirm - for me Apple makes the *worst* cables ever.
    They are the most easily damageable computer accessory that the man kind has ever produced.
    Usually the Apple support is great and changes of the damaged once are possible. Yet it is a shame.

    I ended up buying cheap cables from other manufactures, that are ugly (and with thick cables), but usually are times more solid.

    • Written by from Sofia

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Apple makes the worst cables in the history of the computers

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