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Vortec4800 10-29-2012 08:43 PM

iPhone 5 Lightning Adapter
 
I ordered a 30-pin to lightning adapter to use with the Y-cable and my iPhone 5. Everything works but it doesn't charge, which is strange because the lightning adapter is supposed to support USB charging.

Has anyone else messed with this? Any info?

phl08 11-02-2012 08:48 PM

Same problem. All functions work as before except I now get that pesky "charging not supported" pop up....

I'm upgrading to IOS 6.01 (from IOS 6). Doubtful that will fix this.

Vortec4800 11-03-2012 03:31 PM

Quick update:

I ordered this cable to replace the BMW cable and it seems to be working better now, I haven't had this charge issue in days.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ls_o00_s00_i00

phl08 11-11-2012 08:35 AM

Ditto on the Amazon cable. It seems to properly integrate with the lightning adaptor to give all the functionality I had before, including charging.

rdollie 11-21-2012 01:11 AM

I just tried my aftermarket cable ($10 new on eBay) and it works fine with the lightning adapter - charges and shares information with the car like it did with my iPhone 4.


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