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macrumors newbie
Original poster
Jun 9, 2014
Hello people on MacRumors I have a question that I can't seem to find answers anywhere. I recently got a 2016 MacBook Pro and purchased the Apple USB-C to USB 3.0 adapter. When I use that adapter to connect my iPhone to my MacBook Pro, it shows it charges with 2.1A. That made me wonder if I can use the adapter and the lightning to USB-A cable and charge with the MacBook Pro charger. Will that cause any damage? Or has anyone tried that yet? Thanks.


macrumors 6502a
Nov 12, 2013
Richmond, VA
I've used my MacBook Pro charger with my usb c to lighting cable a number of times without issues. when it detects an iOS device it limits the power to 5v 2.4 amps or as much as the 12 watt usb charger.
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