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MMI Red cable & iPhone 5 iOS7

Coxy234 Sep 21, 2013

  1. Coxy234

    Coxy234 Member

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    Has anyone got the iPhone 5 on iOS7 working with the red MMI cable? I bought a lightning connector of eBay and it shows as not supported on the device and on the MMI.

    It does charge the iPhone just can't play music. It's not a big problem as I can just use Bluetooth.

    I'm sure at this point what is at fault. I've not tested the iPhone in the MMI with the cheap lightning connector converter or did I use it on iOS 6.
     
  2. 97catalunya

    97catalunya Active Member

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    It's prob because it is a lightning copy not an original. See if one of your friends has an official adaptor and see if that works? It needs the drivers that are in the chip built in the official adaptor.
     
  3. snakehips

    snakehips Well-Known Member

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    Yes the cheap lightning adaptors are false economy. Only the official ones are certain to work. Pretty disgusted that Apple didn't bundle one with each iPhone.
     
  4. 97catalunya

    97catalunya Active Member

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    I agree considering the actual cost of the phone off contract! I guess every company does the same though, including Audi with some of the options that you think should really be standard.
     

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