A magnet is one of those things that always remain miraculous. As a kid, I chased a broken magnet with its repulsive end and pretended it was a police car chasing a thief. Now it’s equally satisfying to stick magnetic accessories on the back of an iPhone. It just clicks into place! No wires, screws or clamps to deal with. It’s fantastic.
MagSafe is the name of Apple’s accessory system integrated into the iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and iPhone 14 series. A ring of magnets on the back of the phone (and in MagSafe-compatible cases) allows you to attach various magnetic accessories, such as a battery that charges the iPhone wirelessly, so you don’t have to hold it or carry a cable. We’ve covered protection for your iPhone in our guides Best iPhone 14 Cases, Best iPhone 13 Cases, and Best iPhone 12 Cases, but these are our favorite MagSafe accessories to increase their usability.
Updated October 2022: We’ve added Moft and Anker power banks, Belkin’s iPhone webcam mount, and Satechi’s headphone stand and wireless charger.
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