By Applerocks, 9 December, 2020 Forum Hardware and Accessories has any one used a set of wired ear pods that plug in to the charging port of there I pad? Options Log in or register to post comments Comments Yes If I didn't misunderstand your question, then my answer is yes. I have an iPad mini which has a lightning connector for the charger and I have used the AirPods that came with my iPhone with it. Yes I used one with my… Yes I used one with my iPhone and also a USB-C non-Apple headphones with my iPad Pro. They both workked well. Yes I did And it worked fine. Wired Earbuds Yes, This is possible as long as the headphones have a lightening connection or you have the 3.5 MM to lightening adaptor. I use Bose earbuds and a lightening adaptor to connect to my iPad. Unfortunately Bose discontinued the line of wired earbuds as more connections move to wireless through Bluetooth.