The removal of the headphone jack has created quite a stir among Apple users. Not many seem thrilled about the new wireless Airpods either. There are other alternatives, however, if you are using the normal Lightning headphones, you have to face another new problem. As there is only one lightning port, you won’t be able to charge iPhone 7 while listening music.
Still, there is no reason to panic as yet. There are few solutions which can help you to carry out both functions simultaneously. Here’s How To Charge iPhone 7 While Using Headphones:
1. Use Bluetooth Headphones For Listening To Music
This seems like an obvious solution as wireless Bluetooth headphones can easily allow you to charge iPhone 7 while using headphones. There are multiple solutions you can choose from, which offer terrific sound quality. However, the wireless headphone have a limited battery life and ask for a higher price.
2. Use Apple iPhone Lightning Dock To Charge iPhone 7
The official Apple iPhone Lightning Dock you to use iPhone 7 headphones while charging. It also allows you to charge and sync your iPhone at the same time, if connected to Mac. The Apple iPhone Lightning Dock features a 3.5mm headphone jack along with a Lightning port for power in. However, it only works with Apple case. It sports a minimal design and comes in five metallic finishes [Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, and Black]. The Apple iPhone Lightning Dock is priced at $49 for several color options, while the basic white color option costs $39.
3. Use Lightning Adapter: Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar
This solution from Belkin allows you to plug your Lightning charge cable into one side, and a pair of Lightning headphones into the other. The Lightning Adapter has two components, the Belkin Lightning Audio and a Charge RockStar. This adapter will allow you to use headphones while charging iPhone 7. The Lightning Adapter: Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar is priced at $39.99. Shipping starts in October.
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