If you are in the market for a brand-new smartphone, iPhone 14 series are definitely one of the best choices out there. But you may have learned that the iPhone 14 still comes without 3.5mm headphone jack, meaning that the Lightning port plays as a 2-in-1 role. What if you want to charge your iPhone and enjoy listening to headphones simultaneously?
Luckily, there’re easy workarounds to this issue for you to both charge iPhone and listen to music at the same time. Would charging while listening to music cause damage to your iPhone? Probably not, modern smartphones are designed to intelligently divide power to both charging and common phone using. As long as the temperature of your iPhone isn’t too high (no more than 95℉, or 35℃), there’s no need to worry.
A Lightning splitter is an accessory based on the simple Lightning to 3.5mm adapter. It connects to the Lightning connector at one end and offers two ports for charging and connecting the headphone at the other end. As a result, you are able to listen to music and juice up your iPhone at one go. If you have no idea which one to choose, we recommend you Dieerr 2-in-1 Headphone Adapter for iPhone.
Sometimes it can be a hassle to carry around a an additional gadget in order to be able to charge iPhone while using headphones. Luckily, you can solve this problem simply by using a pair of wireless headphones like AirPods, which work perfectly well with its ecosystem. If you are in a budget or just don’t like the design, take a look at other Bluetooth headphones.
MagSafe charger or Qi wireless charger
Besides the two options, you were able to purchase an Apple Lightning Dock to enable charging and audio output simultaneously. However, as early as the beginning of this year, Apple seemed to have discontinued this accessory. In most countries, the product was no longer available. Despite this, you can also try MagSafe charger or any Qi wireless charger while listening to music through the Lightning port (by connecting an adapter or using Apple EarPods with Lightning connector).