Know Your Mobile Device Connections

It is strongly recommended that if you are buying any Apple adapter you buy the official, branded or authorized one as sold by Apple and authorized sellers. Difficulties have been found with unauthorized adapters failing to work after Apple/Mac does certain updates.

Cord Port Name Purpose Devices
Apple 30-Pin Cord Apple 30-Pin Connector Apple 30-Pin Data transfer and charging Apple iPhone (1st Gen), 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S
Apple iPad, iPad 2, iPad (3rd Gen)
Apple iPod Touch (4th Gen)
Apple Lightning Cord Apple Lightning Connector Apple Lightning Data transfer and charging Apple iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, 6, 6 Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus, X
Apple iPad (4th Gen), iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3
Apple iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad 2017 (5th Gen)
Apple iPod Touch (5th Gen), iPod Touch (6th Gen)
Micro USB Cord Micro USB Connector Micro USB Data transfer and charging HTC One (M8), One M9, One S, One X
Google Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2nd Gen), Nexus 9
LG G3, G4, G Flex, G Pro 2, Optimus G Pro, G Pad
Motorola Droid Turbo, Moto Z
OnePlus One
Samsung Galaxy S4, S5, S6, S7, Note 3, Note 4, Note 5, Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Tab S2
ZTE Nubia Z5S, Nubia X6, Grand X Max+, ZMAX, Axon Pro
USB-C Cord USB-C Connector USB-C Data transfer and charging HTC 10, U11
Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C
LG G5, G6, V20
OnePlus 3, 5
Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 7, Galaxy Tab S3, Galaxy TabPro S
HDMI Cord HDMI Connector HDMI Video and sound transfer  
Micro HDMI Cord Micro HDMI Connector Micro HDMI Video and sound transfer Kindle Fire HD 8.9″
Google Nexus 10
Microsoft Surface RT, Surface 2
VGA Cord VGA Connector VGA (Male) or RGB Video transfer (no sound)  
Mini DisplayPort Cord Mini DisplayPort Connector Mini DisplayPort Video transfer (no sound) Microsoft Surface 3, Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 5

Digital Art Projector Adapters