Can I connect Thunderbolt to USB-C? USB-C cables are now entirely compatible with Thunderbolt ports, and USB-C ports are compatible with Thunderbolt cables. This makes it easier than ever for computer users to use the best cable they have available. And in many instances, either standard is fine.
How do I connect old Thunderbolt to USB-C? USB-C peripherals can plug directly into the Mac Thunderbird port. USB 2 or 1.1 devices need a USB-C to USB adapter. Link HDMI to Thunderbolt 3 via a USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter. For Lightning to Thunderbolt 3, use a USB-C to Lightning cable.
Can you go from Thunderbolt 2 to USB-C? Good news!
It goes both ways: If you have a Thunderbolt 2 device with only a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C)/Thunderbolt 4 port, you can use the adapter to connect them, and.
Will a USB-C cable work with Thunderbolt 3? USB 3.1 (USB-C) cables do not work with Thunderbolt 3 devices. A Thunderbolt 3 storage device requires a Thunderbolt 3 cable and a Thunderbolt 3 port on the computer.