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
What's in the Box?
- Apple Lightning to USB Cable
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Ratings & Reviews
I would like to see Apple offer multiple length options with this cable. I need a longer one: 5-6 ft for charging and a shorter on I would like to see Apple offer multiple length options with this cable. I need a longer one: 5-6 ft for charging and a shorter one 6"-1 ft for connecting to my MacBook for syncing and updating. Don't know why this hasn't been done much sooner! …
- Written by Sandy K from Plano
2887 of 4123 people found this useful
ive had this for just over 3 months and the cable near the lightning end is all scrunched up and now it won't charge my phone unle ive had this for just over 3 months and the cable near the lightning end is all scrunched up and now it won't charge my phone unless i spend 5 minutes maneuvering the phone into a specific position so that it will charge and then i can't even touch it otherwise it will disconnect. i like the idea of the lightning over the 30 pin, but in terms of quality and implementation, i am very disappointed by this piece of s product i received. …
- Written by Russell W from Fullerton
1350 of 1472 people found this useful
Verified to be 3.5 foot long cable - works with existing wall and car plugs
I just received my shipment of 3 of these cables directly from China. I measured my cables to be exactly 42 inches long. So they I just received my shipment of 3 of these cables directly from China. I measured my cables to be exactly 42 inches long. So they are about 3.5 feet long. About the same as previous Apple charging cables. Really, Apple should make them all 6ft long, which is why I am giving this 4 stars.
Since 3.5 feet is not usually long enough for most uses, search amazon for "white USB extension" from C2G in 3ft, 6ft or 9ft extension cables for about $2 to $5 dollars, which can then be put in between the wall power brick (or car port adapter) and this cable.
Existing power transformers with a USB jack on them (for home or car power port) that worked with your iPhone 3gs, 4 or 4s, should work fine with this new cable and the iPhone 5. 1 amp (1a = 5 watts) is standard for iPhones. 2 amp (2a = 10 watts) is standard for iPads. But it's well known, that if you buy 2 amp (10w) power plug then your iPhone 5 will charge in about 60% of the time. I like the PowerGen brand 10w chargers from amazon for $10. …
- Written by John G from APPLE VALLEY
1792 of 2410 people found this useful
If it's broke, replace it
I have seen a bunch of reviews of people having their lightning connector break and having to buy a new one, many claiming once a I have seen a bunch of reviews of people having their lightning connector break and having to buy a new one, many claiming once a month since they goethe phone or a few months after, and the great expense this is.
However, I just confirmed with Apple that my cord is covered under the warranty, I got Apple Care, so I can just get a replacement if it fails. The cable does seem kind of cheap in that it doesn't hold together too well, but they are backing their product if it fails, so not sure what all the hate talk is on this. …
- Written by Kyle P from Richmond
1 of 2 people found this useful
Why not just use a piece of tinsel?
Apple, I've been a fanboy since 1984 but this piece of excrement masquerading as an Apple product might just undo that. It is tha Apple, I've been a fanboy since 1984 but this piece of excrement masquerading as an Apple product might just undo that. It is that bad, that poorly made, that dysfunctional. Sort it out! …
- Written by STEPHEN C from San Pedro
1 of 1 people found this useful
I'd like to see a more reliable, sturdier cable for my phone. I've had mine for less than a year (like 8 months) and it's already I'd like to see a more reliable, sturdier cable for my phone. I've had mine for less than a year (like 8 months) and it's already messed up. The rubber/plastic part near the lightning piece has broken open and now I have to maneuver the cord around just to get it to charge my phone. SO ANNOYING. Come on Apple, you can do better than this. …
- Written by Meryl G from Austin
2 of 2 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can i hook up to a printer and print from the Ipad using the usb cable?
- Asked by Chadwick B from Fairmount
- Nov 28, 2012
No, Apple mobile devices that run iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) can only print to an AirPrint enabl No, Apple mobile devices that run iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) can only print to an AirPrint enable WiFi printer on the same Wireless network. Most new HP printers feature AirPrint. …
- Answered by Skyler H from Portland
- Jan 22, 2013
what do I need to transfer photos from my COMPUTER to my mini Ipad
- Asked by Terence B
- Feb 25, 2013
- Asked about: Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader
You should already have everything you need, but I'll run over it... You need a computer with iTunes You should already have everything you need, but I'll run over it... You need a computer with iTunes installed, a sync cable to connect the iPad to the computer, and of course the iPad. Fire up the computer and Itunes, then connect the iPad to the computer. Once ithe iPad connects and finishes syncing select it in Itunes. (It will appear in the upper right area of the screen once the computer detects it is connected) Now just click on the "Photos" tab. From there you can enable photo import to the ipad and choose which folders on your computer to import. After you do that click Sync and the folders & photos in them will import to the ipad. …
- Answered by Thomas F from Concord
- Jun 3, 2013
Is battery charger under warranty?
- Asked by Lonelyn R from Taguig City
- Sep 2, 2014
Yes. The charging cables have a one year warranty. Contact Apple for a replacement :)
- Answered by Justin H from Novato
- Oct 5, 2014
What Length are these cables?I'm looking for a 6 foot cable for my IPhone 5
- Asked by Blake M from Prince Rupert
- Dec 28, 2012
Why do I need this cable when I have Apple TV so I can play my movies from my IPad mini
- Asked by Mika V from Arlington Heights
- Mar 19, 2015