Lightning to USB Cable (0.5 m)

Lightning to USB Cable (0.5 m)

$19.00

1.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 168 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

    808 of 887 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

    711 of 758 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

    696 of 751 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Flimsy
  • .5 meter lightening cable

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I can not use my phone while it is plugged into this cable. I have to disconnect it, then plug it back in to continue the charging I can not use my phone while it is plugged into this cable. I have to disconnect it, then plug it back in to continue the charging process.

    • Written by from Brookline
    Was this useful? .5 meter lightening cable
  • Garbage.

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    This cable is junk. I have never had a cable die on me like the ones made for the iPhone 5. I bought generic ones on eBay a whil This cable is junk. I have never had a cable die on me like the ones made for the iPhone 5. I bought generic ones on eBay a while back, just to have extras. I thought they all died because they were cheap but then my original one started doing the same thing. I've only had it just over a year. Apple needs to figure this one out ASAP. $20 a pop is not cool.

    • Written by from Hamden

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Garbage.
  • Disappointed and expensive!

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I have an iPhone 5 and my son has an iPhone 4 and I must say we both LOVE our phones except for the garbage cords they come with!! I have an iPhone 5 and my son has an iPhone 4 and I must say we both LOVE our phones except for the garbage cords they come with!!! In the past six months my son has gone through 3 cords and I have gone through 4 myself. To be on the 4th and 5th cords simply because they are cheaply made is absolutely ridiculous! To realize we are close to $200 in just cords is awful. I think it really stinks that brand new these phones are $500+, yet they can't make a cord that lasts the life of the phone. Is it really necessary to have to repeatedly buy the same accessory over the WHOLE life span of your phones?? I suppose it is of we want to charge our phones!

    • Written by

    1 of 1 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Disappointed and expensive!

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