The reviews stated tat this was compatible with the iPhone 5S, it is not
29 December 2013
Summary: My son was so excited on Christmas morning and wanted to get it set up right away, unfortunately when he opened it, he realized it was not compatible with his iPhone 5. Have to send it back and begin the search for one that is compatible with his phone.
Summary: This alarm clock worked perfectly with my iPhone 4S until iHome updated the iHome+Sleep app that is required for it to work. It worked flawlessly, everyday for the 5 weeks I owned it ... but on Dec 2nd they updated the app, and now this is complete junk.
Summary: Though the online specs for the product say it is compatible with iPhone4--it is not! Even after discovering I had to take off my phone's cover to dock, the product still would not charge phone. Very disappointing. As mentioned by other reviewers, the app is slick--but a little too confusing.
Summary: I wanted an iPod alarm clock and the iA5's "App-enhanced" nature looked good, so I bought it. I wish I hadn't. Unfortunately, the app is very poor. There are some nice ideas in it, with "sleep cards" and "wake cards" to handle different situations, but the app is so complicated that it is nearly...
Summary: I purchased this as a mothers day gift from the kids for my wife. She had a twenty year old Sony alarm clock that still worked. Good thing, as after two days the the iHome would no longer charge the iPhone and it would give a message saying that the iHome was an incompatible device.
Summary: Unfortunately this product comes with a US plug and no interchangeable adaptor meaning you would need to buy a travel plug convertor to use it - not ideal. Would help if this was explained on the product details. Having to send the item back.