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I want to charge my iPhone 5 and listen to the music using AUX in my car. How can I do this using one cable? I have such a cable for my iPhone 4. Is there any good option for iPhone 5?

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Could you provide a link or picture of your current cable? I'm having trouble following how it works? –  bassplayer7 Dec 28 '12 at 0:21
    
@bassplayer7 I've used this one: amazon.com/Kensington-Charger-Audio-iPhone-including/dp/… –  FEQ Jan 9 '13 at 1:15
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You can purchase a roughly $30 adapter from Apple to use your old cable with your new iPhone 5. This is a 30 pin to Lightning adapter.

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Does it support charging and audio output at the same time? I've seen a comment somewhere that it does not do at the same time. –  FEQ Jan 9 '13 at 1:14
    
@Chang, good question. I actually don't have one so I can't test it, unfortunately. I am assuming it would. I know the 30 pin does, but again, can't say for sure on the adapter. –  bassplayer7 Jan 9 '13 at 1:21
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My 2013 Ford Ranger (the T6 international version) has an audio system with a USB port on it, and it plays audio through that regardless of whether it is the old 30-pin connector or a Lightning connector on the other end. When I plug in my iPhone, it says "Connecting iPod" on the audio screen. It also supports audio over Bluetooth.

(When saying "in a car", please be a little more specific about the car and/or its audio system. They are all different)

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