The 4', rose gold MIXIT Metallic Lightning to USB Cable from Belkin lets you charge and sync all your Lightning connector devices quickly and safely, with just one cable. Simply plug the USB end directly into any USB port to stay connected while you are at home, at work, or on the road. You can sync music and pictures to/from your laptop in seconds.Use the Lightning to USB cable to charge your compatible Apple device at fast speeds. Plug it into your laptop to charge and sync, use your own wall charger to charge from the wall, or plug into a car charger and charge on the road. It can be used as a replacement cable or if you simply need an extra. The cable is compact enough to toss in a bag and go, and plugs into any USB port, so you can use it virtually anywhere. Depending on the type of case you have, you may need to remove your case before charging. If your speakers, connector port, and AUX port are fully exposed when your case is on, you should be able to easily charge and sync your device without removing the case.