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How to charge your iPhone 8 and listen to headphones at the same time!

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How to charge your iPhone 8 and listen to headphones at the same time!

Without a headphone jack, how do you listen to audio on your iPhone 8 or iPhone 7 and charge at the same time? With those equipment!

iPhone 8, like iPhone 7 ahead of it, ditches the outdated 3.5mm headphone jack and is going all-in on Lightning and wireless. That is all smartly and excellent for the development of generation, but it surely successfully reduces the collection of ports on the backside from two-to-one. So, in case you are the usage of the Lightning port for your headphones, how do you charge at the same time?

It is advisable to cross wireless for your headphones or, with iPhone 8, cross wireless with your charging as smartly.

If you wish to have the velocity and reliability of excellent, out of date wires for listening when you sport, or as a result of you will have decreased or no imaginative and prescient and merely have to listen and charge at the same time, all the time, listed here are your choices!

Dongle: Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar 2

The second one era Belkin RockStar is going from two Lightning ports to one Lightning and one 3.5mm headphone jack. That makes it a lot more like the iPhone Dock than the authentic RockStar, however relatively extra moveable. Additionally: You'll solely charge and listen, you'll't listen and listen. In different phrases, you'll't plug 3.5mm headphones into one aspect and Lightning earphones into the different. All audio belongs to the 3.5mm.

You'll select it up from Apple for $34.95.

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Dongle: Belkin Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar

Identical to the video + charging dongles prior to now to be had from Apple, this Belkin break-out allows you to plug Lightning into your iPhone 8 or iPhone 7 and then headphones and a charging cable into the double Lightning on the different aspect. Energy — together with from a battery pack — is going into one, sound comes out the different, and Belkin manages all of it.

Belkin has changed the RockStar with the new style, proven above, however nonetheless has this one to be had on-line for $39.95.

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Table: iPhone Lightning Dock

Apple has up to date their common iPhone Lightning Dock with new colours to fit the new iPhone 8 or iPhone 7, together with silver, gold, rose gold, and black. What makes the iPhone Lightning Dock particularly at hand, although, is that you'll plug Lightening in to charge and 3.5mm headphones to listen to track.

Stay it on your table or your beside desk, and jam out all day or all night time. To be had in black, house grey, silver, and (new) gold, for $49.

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How are you listening to track?

Positive, it sucks you will have to purchase and use one thing additional simply to do what you used to do simply and totally free, however the long run ceaselessly comes at the value of just a little provide ache. And have in mind, you'll additionally select to cross wireless, the usage of Apple's wireless AirPods or your favourite BT set or an inductive charging pad for iPhone 8.

No matter you select to do, let me know the way it really works for you!

Up to date October, 2017, to come with the Belkin RockStar 2.

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