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    Default Ipad charging via laptop

    My ipad 4 isn't charging via laptop.why?? Plz help
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    Default Re: Ipad charging via laptop

    From the Apple Support site:

    "Some USB 2.0 ports and accessories do not provide enough power to charge iPad. When this occurs the message "Not Charging" appears in the status bar next to the battery icon."

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    Default Re: Ipad charging via laptop

    There are several companies that offer adapters that will allow you to charge your iPad on a PC. Here's the one I had with my original iPad.
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    Default Re: Ipad charging via laptop

    But i am using the original usb cable (which i have got with my ipad in the box)
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    Default Re: Ipad charging via laptop

    Oddly, I find that my IOS devices charge faster when connected to my imac compared to my wall charger! Is this a case of the imac not regulating the power supply?
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    Default Re: Ipad charging via laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by cooljossef View Post
    But i am using the original usb cable (which i have got with my ipad in the box)
    ​Yes, and if you plug it into the adapter then you can charge from your PC.
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    Default Re: Ipad charging via laptop

    Ipad is using 5V, 2.1A charger. Your regular usb post is 5V , 1A. Therefore there is not enough current to charge the battery. Use the wall charger.


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    Default Re: Ipad charging via laptop

    I have a desktop PC I assembled myself. It has an ASUS motherboard. I found a utility on the ASUS website called AICharger (IIRC). I have no idea how it works, but I can now charge my iPad 4 from any USB 2.0 socket on my PC. Previously I got the 'Not Charging' banner on my iPad.

    The program was free and works like a dream.

    ​It might be worth a look on your Laptop manufacturers website for something similar.
    Cracking Toast Gromit!

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