• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not worth it anymore

    • Written by Abby D from Cedarvalley

    The most frustrating thing on a flight is having your headphones break on the plane just before you take off... just kidding... what’s worse is having your stupid “dongle” break on a plane. At least you can buy other headphones. This stupidly unnecessary cord is extremely unreliable. I am selling my I phone and getting a Samsung. I am so displeased of apples descision to remove the headphone jack. I have maybe spent more than $100 in half the year buying replacement dongles for my stupid phone. All of which break. I bought a new one on Friday and it’s already broken. It’s now Tuesday. Do not buy this product. Get a new phone from a company who cares about the convienience of their customers.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    All adapter stop working in a few days

    • Written by Paolo N from Rockville

    I have an iPhone 8 plus. I tried many adapters from several manufacturers ( Apple and others) but they all stop working after a few days.

    40 of 42 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    headphone jack adapter

    • Written by Carol T from Sacramento

    Want to give Zero stars. Simply does not work. When plugged into music jack, nothing comes out (and I tried different systems). Have been a faithful Apple user for a decade. Can't understand how this flawed devise and can be marketed by Apple..The new iphone does not provide a jack option...why???

    45 of 47 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    What a joke!!!!

    • Written by Natalie M from CAMDEN

    Poor quality! way to expensive! Apple should be giving these out for free! purely for the complete inconvenience of them!!! i'm almost tempted to go back to my old phone!
    Bad design decision!!!!!!

    24 of 24 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by Melanie L from Washington

    Pointless idea in terms of necessity and functionality. Poor design. You will lose it and have to replace it all too often. You all really messed up with this one. Zero stars. Android is looking more and more appealing.

    43 of 47 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Backwardness rather tha innovation

    • Written by emily H from mexico

    Its is ridiculous that if you forgot the adapter or lost it you cant use headphones.
    This take away points to the iphone. Istead of making it more innovative and friendly, Apple makes it more complicated.

    52 of 57 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by Rachel C from Chigwell

    This product when I ordered it did not work on my phone at all however worked on my older and younger sisters phone and they have the same as me a iPhone 7. Also worked on my friends phone. Apple you need to fix this as I wasted £9 which I could of saved and gotten the EarPods with lightning cord.

    15 of 15 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    How does this company inspire so much loyalty?

    • Written by D S from Wpg

    Bought this adapter at the beginning of July and it is already broken (in October). Wow.
    Android, here I come...

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Broke in less than a week

    • Written by Andy C from romsey

    I upgraded from an iPhone 6s to the X a few days ago and unboxed the phone, dongle and headphones rather promptly. Shortly after i began to listen to music, i noticed a slight quality change but it wasnt to a high enough degree to bother me to a great extendt but is still something i would have hoped to not happen considering they are at the heart a TECHNOLOGY company. I have been using this dongle as much as i would normally (as if i were usong my usual headphones on my old phone) and after only 6 days the dongle has broken causing it to no longer pick up vocals on ANY app or platform including audio.. Thank you so much Apple for not only taking away the possibility to use 3.5mm jack headphones but replacing it with a flimsy and weak wire thats longevity is abysmal and disgusting from a company who say they respect their customers and believe they are providing “good quality” products.

    I would give an honest review of 0/5 however this is not possible so i must settle for 1.

    48 of 51 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    • Written by Flavia F from Brooklyn

    Sound goes on and off and sometimes sound comes only on one side. I have to be adjusting it all the time and try not to move at all cause sound goes off again. Really dissapointed cause I have very good quality headphones and cant appreciate it at all with the phone.

    34 of 35 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Failing After A Few Months

    • Written by David G from Reigate

    Obvious poor quality as it's failing a few months after getting it. Sound start crackling and now it's useless.
    I don't want to buy another one due to all the related poor reviews, so I will see what options there are to complain to Apple or buy another brand and hope it will be better made.

    18 of 18 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Rip off

    • Written by Ian H from Stockport

    Utter garbage, had it two days and already it’s crackling and doesn’t work. Don’t buy, refuse to buy Apple rip off headphones, wish I had got a different branded phone

    14 of 14 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Horrible equipment

    • Written by Stephen P from Hanscom afb

    These adapters are garbage, I've had three in the short span that I've had my phone, Apple got rid of the headphone jack for what seems like out of pure greed because these little adapters break so quickly, I have been an apple customer for north of 10 years now, but it looks like I will be looking elsewhere now, and judging by these reviews so are a good amount of others, if it aint broke don't fix and bring back the headphone jack apple.

    40 of 41 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Over priced and rubbish

    • Written by Jamie K from Aberdeen

    I have been a Samsung man for a very long time and I needed a second phone for work so I got a 7 and I use headphones and the adapter and both were totally rubbish especially when u can get a Samsung or generic cable for android for £2-7 and it works perfect and I use won't b buying apple products again I'll stick to Samsung much better quality

    Come on apple catch up ur years out of date and extremely over priced in comparison to everyone else

    Only giving 1 star as I have to give something

    12 of 12 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    makes life so much worse!

    • Written by James D from Oklahoma City

    About every 3 months they tend to break and I get to buy a new one! One more item to carry around! sometimes if just fails to recognize the headphones are plugged in and starts randomly going though the phone speaker until i unplug and plug back in the adapter - usually several times a day! just a litany of new problems and annoyances and expenses that I didn't have with a headphone jack. what a step backwards.

    31 of 32 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worst idea ever

    • Written by Sydney G from South Amboy

    I am a DJ and this has severely affected my ability to work. If I forget my dangle adaptor, I can’t play music (very easy to forget considering if I want to listen to music I have to bring it around everywhere with me) not to mention all my DJ equipment. I have considered buying a iPhone 6 again justto have a working headphone jack that I can rely on to play music. I hope whoever’s idea this was lost their job. If this is the future of the iPhone, I can’t afford another iPhone because this has negatively affected my life so badly.

    33 of 36 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    The Apple way

    • Written by Carlos J

    Horrible design, cheap, and lack of functions. I purchased a better third party adapter that included a lightning port so you can charge and use the headphone jack.

    24 of 24 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Failing after very light use

    • Written by Scot C from Plano

    Many reviews for this product have conflated their review of this product with the fact that Apple made a strategic decision to abandon the standard headphone jack on their phones. This review is specifically about this adapter.

    It pains me as a longtime Apple fan to say that this is quite possibly the worst designed and constructed adapter ever sold by Apple.

    I have a hard case for my headphones that allows this adapter to lay flat and straight while it's not used. In spite of this protection, and the limited use on airplanes (because my attached earbuds block more airplane noise), this adapter cuts out audio in one ear periodically unless adjusted slightly to fix the issue.

    I have used this adapter less than 20 times. Apple should be embarrassed to sell this adapter at any price, and I certainly wish there was a solid design that eliminated the potential for wires to be worn out.

    27 of 27 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    This is what you get for loyalty to Apple...

    • Written by Shannon H from Seattle

    So disappointed in this decision to force iPhone users to use this ridiculous "dongle"... It is annoying, gets caught on things and leaves me unable to listen to music (huge part of my iPhone's functionality) if for some reason I misplace. I haven't tried it with any systems so I can't speak to compatibility but I am really frustrated to say the least.

    29 of 31 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    it just works

    • Written by Christopher T from Fairfax

    All the hating on apple. It is silly. This adapter just works. I don't have any problems with different earbuds.

    12 of 62 people found this useful