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  • 165. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    modular747 Level 6 Level 6 (16,495 points)

    Just curious does the S4 use the headphones to receive FM waves?

    He claims to have a European S3, so how could he answer about an S4? 

     

    The fact is ALL FM radios, including cell phone types require an external FM antenna, and the only practical was to do that is to use the headset cable.

    anyone happen to know if there are gadgets that will actually provide FM support to these devices (not streamed)?

    What are the results of your Google/Yahoo/Bing search?  You wouldn't have posted here without first searching yourself. Right?

  • 166. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    Jeff_B_ Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I have misread S3 for S4.

     

    Fact is MY GRIFFIN NAVIGATOR plugged to my iPhone 4 doesn't need a head phone connected to it to work.

     

    Yes I've searched but found nothing (search results pertain to transmitters). But apparently there are existing gadgets that work with iPhone 5 as one individual mentioned so in the current thread it got deleted.

  • 167. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    Jeff_B_ Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    But none the less I understand the need of having an external antenna for FM reception.

     

    Now for the others, have anyone ever used a gadget that would provide support of FM for iPhone 5? Or did you have to use an adaptator to make the whole thing work?

  • 168. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    modular747 Level 6 Level 6 (16,495 points)

    Fact is MY GRIFFIN NAVIGATOR plugged to my iPhone 4 doesn't need a head phone connected to it to work.

    It uses the connector cable to the phone as an antenna. And, I suppose if hearing the radio isn't part of your expectation, the Griffin "works" without earphones.

    there are existing gadgets that work with iPhone 5 as one individual mentioned so in the current thread it got deleted.

    You read incorrectly, confusing speculation about the only way to get FM reception on an iP5 with the existance of an actual device.   The Griffin was the only FM receiver for iPhones ever available (in the USA anyway) and it is no longer in production and never released for the iP5.  You still could use your Griffin along with a 30 pin to Lightning adaptor.

  • 169. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    Jeff_B_ Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thank you very much for your answer modular747.

     

    But someone in this thread who got flammed for expressing his view in regards of features (or lack of features from his point of view) mentioned something about iFM support for iPhone 5 on June 17 (before his post got deleted).

     

    Am I wrong to read sarcasm or disain in your last reply? I'm really just asking here.

  • 170. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    rockmyplimsoul Level 5 Level 5 (5,495 points)

    Jeff_B_ wrote:

     

    But someone in this thread who got flammed for expressing his view in regards of features (or lack of features from his point of view) mentioned something about iFM support for iPhone 5 ...

    I noticed that too, but wouldn't put too much value in that reply ... if you don't find it on the manufacturer's site, then I'd say it does not exist.

  • 171. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    Jeff_B_ Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Yeah that makes sense.

  • 172. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    k7pmi Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Jeff, I don't know about the S4 but the S3 does use the earphone cable as an FM receive antenna.

     

    Also, the lightning adapter for the iphone 5 is required to connect the Griffin ifm. Just too bad Griffin doesen't make the ifm anymore.

  • 173. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    Mohamad-reza Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    it would be better if apple had put a FM radio inside it

    no matter some grams weights or a bit bigger

  • 174. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    TJBUSMC1973 Level 5 Level 5 (5,195 points)

    Thanks for refreshing a two month old thread without contributing anything new...

  • 175. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    deggie Level 8 Level 8 (46,520 points)

    Doesn't do any good to post here: http://www.apple.com/feedback/iphone.html

  • 176. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    Lexob9 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I use fm radio a lot. I allready have ipad mini and i consider buying iphone but it has no fm radio.

     

    First of all. i dont care about technical details. samsung has managed to include fm in his smartphone somehow, call it black box magic or not.

     

    I live in eu so I'd like if iphone5 had fm radio considering the fact that its not recuired a lot of redesigning of hardware as i've heard chip is allready included. If this is not happening then at least i would like to hear some serious reasons why it was not possible to include fm radio to iphone and to have some kind of gadjet availeble that adds fm functionality. Or i am buying s4. What other choice do i have? I like to have one device that does every task. Not 10 seperate devices for 10 different tasks.

  • 177. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    AKRBTN Level 4 Level 4 (1,035 points)

    You're not adding anything new to this discussion just rehashing old points that have been gone over and over already.  If an iPhone does not do what you want, you already worked out what to do - buy a phone that does. Simple.

     

    Apple does not participate in these forums (which are user-to-user tech support forums) and you will therefore get no response to questions about why Apple does this or doesn't do that.  The post immediately before yours gives the appropriate link if you want to feed back to Apple.

  • 178. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    CoolHand_Luke Level 1 Level 1 (80 points)

    Nice, the S4 has FM, I'll have to have a look at this device. Thanks for the info.

  • 179. Re: FM radio for iPhone!, FM radio for iPhone!
    Meg St._Clair Level 8 Level 8 (38,425 points)

    My Galaxy S4 doesn't have an FM radio.