• 5.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by from Waxahachie


    APPLE PRODUCTS ARE GREAT BUT THEY ARE NOT CAPITALIZING ON THE IMPORTANT THINGS LIKE OFFERING CABLES IN 3feet 6feet and 10feet!!!! APPLE WE ALL NEED YOUR SUPPORT ON THIS ONE! And Amazon should be selling your lightning cable not your competitors!


    0 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent cable despite the bad reviews

    • Written by from Wyoming

    Not sure why there are so many negative reviews. I have 3 devices that use this cable, heck, I still use the original one from my iPhone 5 that I purchased when they were first released. I have yet to have an issue with these cables.

    2 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Really, Apple, Really????

    • Written by from Valatie

    In the past year, I've purchased FOUR (4) Lightning to USB Cables from Apple. The last one being the 2 m version. And all 4 stopped working. Before buying them through Apple, I was buying them from Amazon or local stores at lower prices. So I decided not to buy any more third party accessories for my Apple products. I figured maybe if I purchase directly through Apple I would get a better product. Boy was I wrong. At first I thought maybe it was something we did. But then, I read the comments and noticed that everyone else had the same problems. Apple should really look in to why this is happening and reimburse their customers. These cables are very expensive and Lord knows we can't keep shelling out 20 or 30 dollars just for the cable especially since the block is sold separately! Apple, PLEASE do something about this!

    9 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Junk Cable

    • Written by from Alexandria

    I have just gone thru yet another Apple USB cable. I'm not even sure this last one lasted more than 3-4 months before it started fraying at the end and exposing the wiring. This cable is never unplugged or moved and I'm extra careful in how I attach and detach it from my phone in an attempt to make it last more than a few months. The cheapo one I bought from Target lasted longer. I've learned to always keep an extra one on hand. I even ask for them at Christmas and birthdays now. Get it together Apple.

    7 of 8 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not even a year?

    • Written by from Ballinspittle

    I've had an iPhone 5s less than a year and the cable has deteriorated? Yes that right, deteriorated. Although rarely leaving the house, the cable's rubber insulator began by defraying at the iPhone end with eventually gaps forming along most of it's length, thereby revealing the metal shield inside. This is not a particularly healthy situation for other electronic bits, also within the vicinity. I did note that the areas where the insulation had peeled was yellow inside? Isn't this carrying 'recyclable' to an unnecessary extreme? The inside bits will likely still be around when the next set of dinosaurs replace us.

    10 of 11 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    The easy way to double the cost of your iPhone in just two years JUNK

    • Written by from Galloway

    Worthless. Our cables never leave the same plug in the house, yet some how they are trash within a very short time. I'm sick of buying the same thing over and over because of the poor quality. I know I can get it warrantied if I drive an hour and twenty min to the apple store and then stand there for 45 min and get a new one... Thanks Apple, Steve would be displeased

    14 of 14 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by from Cathedral City

    Well it's a new year, so it's time to pony up another $30 to replace my iPhone power cable. This will be the 4th one in 4 years, and I'm JUST USING IT LIKE ANY REGULAR PERSON WOULD. Honestly Apple, how can you let this go on? The company is valued now at $700 billion as of this week, and they can't even make a half-way decent cord? Read the 200 awful reviews on here and DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. Pathetic.

    15 of 15 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    apple cord is an apple cord

    • Written by from lawrence

    Ordered many accessories and computer from Apple. They are Apple products and they are wonderful. Yes, I have had to replace cords, but I also take my cords everywhere, shove them in my purse, pull them from the wall, roll over them with my office chair, lend them to my friends, etc. So, yea, they don't last forever. I just ordered the 2m one and ordering another one for my boyfriend. I actually don't like how long it is, but like it better then the Apple original short Apple cord.

    P.S. Yes, Apple there is a problem with both computer cords, and iphone charger cords getting loose or coming apart at the base. I think they may be to fragile or thin. I guess that is what we want aesthetically and compatible for travel. I am sure they will fix it like they fix everything else.

    2 of 4 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    disappointed to find that this is a common issue

    • Written by from Acton

    I've had several Apple bought lightning cables go bad on me but hadn't realized that it wasn't just my own doing or issue. Now that my second 2 m one went down I had a look around and low and behold the cables themselves are just bad quality!! After having to shell out for countless USB adaptors (and getting rid of no longer functional docks) I want some free replacements! Come on, you made 28 billion dollars profit in one quarter Apple!!! This is the least you can do.

    14 of 14 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Wall charger

    • Written by from Irondale

    What am I doing wrong? I am buying wall chargers for my iPad mini everytime I turn around. The quality of this product is very poor!

    8 of 8 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by from Grimsby

    I've purchased 4, and I am about to purchase my fifth cable, in a span of 1.5 years, no less!!! Why are your charger cables so cheaply made? I don't do anything out of the ordinary when I charge my iPad and they just stop working!!! You spend so much on the apple product, yet you spend just about as much on replacement cables. With all these customer complaints, has apple issued any recall notices that I'm not aware of? If not, you should think about it! This truly is an awful product. I expected a lot more from Apple!

    9 of 9 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice and long

    • Written by from Cumberland

    Power outlets are most often in the most inconvenient places. Sometimes it's just a struggle find one that's close enough. With this longer cable, you can still use your device comfortably even if it is charging at a far away outlet. Another thing is that the cord (but not the plug) is just a tiny bit thicker than the 1 metre cord Apple gives out with new iPhones and iPads. This makes it feel a little less flimsy.

    3 of 6 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Broken again

    • Written by from Lightwater

    This lightning design is just rubbish. I cant remember how many of these I have now bought...
    The original 30 pin from past phones is still working years later. Come on Apple get your act together and sort this out.

    12 of 12 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    really bad

    • Written by from Thomasville

    I've bought so many apple chargers I'm so done buying these useless chargers. Apple's products are already expensive enough, on top of that they want us spending money on a new cord like every month (thats an exaggeration), but seriously i've bought around 7 cords already not including my other family members in my household, apple really needs to fix this or they're going to lose customers for having bad quality cords.

    13 of 13 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    length upgrade

    • Written by from Winona

    Sure are a lot of negative reviews on the charging cables. My wife and I must do something different because we have each had our iPhone 5 for two years and both still use the original cables. Not sure why everyone is having so many issues. A co-worker picked up an off brand 5ft cable from the phone store and experienced a connection problem but not with the Apple cable.

    6 of 9 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Expensive but not the cheap quality some claim

    • Written by from Milford

    It's a cable, that's it - a cable. I've seen a lot of reviews on here complaining about how this is their 4th or 5th one - most of which allude to children, pets, or something else along those lines. I've had 4 cables total (all apple lightning cables) since the iPhone 5 came out (fall 2012). None of the cables have given me ANY issues. Then again, I'm a young professional who doesn't have pets that chew through cables, children who eat/bend them, or the IQ to try and eat or treat my cables like play-doh. Only complaint I have about the cable is that it is horrendously expensive, but you can consider that the "apple tax".

    5 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Pretty much what everyone else has said

    • Written by from Boughton Underblean

    Now off to get my third charger within less than a year of having this cable. I had the 4S for over two years and didn't need to replace the cable once. Yes this new charger can be put into the port both ways, but I'd rather have a cable I have to turn over which takes about 0.5 seconds than one that I have to spend about 3 hours going into town and coming home again with a new one guaranteed to break again every couple of months. Apple are full of empty promises and when they come with a new feature another one goes down the drain.

    12 of 12 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by from Honolulu

    Bought this cable on Dec 19th and have used it many times since. I have not had any problems with the cable failing and the quality on it is excellent. I still have my original Lightning to USB cable for my iphone 5s and I have never had any problems even though I coil the cable and just toss it around in my backpack.

    The only thing that I would wish for would be for the cable to be at least 3m in length.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Horrible. Is Apple reading these reviews??

    • Written by from Forest Hills

    The cables are crazy weak. I already have killed like 4 within last two years. I was hoping with iPhone 6 there will be new quality but I guess I was wrong. GET IT DONEA AND MAKE BETTER CABLES.

    17 of 17 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Do Not Purchase Under any Circumstances

    • Written by from Boston

    I'm on my second one (purchased from an Apple Store) - the white rubber sheathing begins to come apart at the end where the lightening plug is. It's happened to both of them. I actually experienced a small electric shock from the last cable. It requires duck tape until you purchase another cable. The quality is very low and it's obviously a manufacturers defect. I'm very surprised as Apple quality is normally very high. I could not recommend this product.

    16 of 16 people found this useful