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
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
1052 of 1149 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
919 of 980 people found this useful
Not up to usual Apple quality standards. Breaks down with normal use.
- Written by Ravi G from Seattle
890 of 959 people found this useful
Lasted 4 months
Only lasted 4 months (almost to the day) before it started shorting out on the end that plugs into the phone.
- Written by AARON Y from Houston
I recently plugged in my phone Lightning to USB Cable in the car, because my less than one year old iPhone 5 does not keep a charg I recently plugged in my phone Lightning to USB Cable in the car, because my less than one year old iPhone 5 does not keep a charge, and I looked down and the cable had broken open and was emitting sparks. This was extremely alarming and could have been catastrophic if not caught in time. Extremely disappointed in this product as I had it for less than a year. I expect more from Apple products. …
- Written by Katie F from Alpharetta
what were they thinking?
This cable is almost unbelievable. I have my 5s since januari this year and i already wasted 3 cables! I am not doing anything spe This cable is almost unbelievable. I have my 5s since januari this year and i already wasted 3 cables! I am not doing anything special or extraordinary with these cable other than plugging in and out. I am not rolling them up, bending them or other activities that might wear the cable out. It is just a way to overpriced piece of garbage and i really think that this is my last iPhone i have ever bought. …
- Written by Niels D from Voorhout
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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
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)
Is there a lightning to 3.5mm cable for connecting a nano to AUX plug in a car
- Asked by Frank P
- Feb 16, 2013
I have an iPod 7 generation and I use the headphone jack on it to the aux jack in my truck and it wo I have an iPod 7 generation and I use the headphone jack on it to the aux jack in my truck and it works just fine. No problems. …
- Answered by Christopher R from Cambridge
- Jun 29, 2014
lightning to usb 3.0 cable?
- Asked by Robert S G from Ukiah
- Nov 19, 2013
The USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 cables are the same. You can hook your regular lighting cable to a USB 3.0 p The USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 cables are the same. You can hook your regular lighting cable to a USB 3.0 port. iPhone 5s is a USB 2.0 device; so, you will not get USB 3.0 speeds. …
- Answered by Christopher S from Joppa
- Jan 13, 2014
Do you have a recharge cable for an IPAD 1ST GENERATION?
- Asked by Anthony B from Roseland
- Mar 7, 2013
If you mean 30 pin yes they still make it.
- Answered by Max W from Pacific Palicades
- Sep 21, 2013