Can I use non-Apple headphones on the iPhone 5 without an adaptor?

2 Answers from the Community

  • Yes you can.

    • Answered by Amritpal S from Abbotsford
    • 15/04/2013
  • You can use any standard headphones (headphones with a 3.5mm jack) but the sound quality can be much, much worse. Also, only the original headphones have the remote control toggle allowing you to play/pause/skip without getting your phone out of your pocket.

    • Answered by Matt D
    • 05/07/2013