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Ipad air charging issues

G Rankin

Active member
Mar 7, 2019
Hi there i have recently installed a new battery for my ipad air 2

It was all working fine, and was charging up at a good rate, took about 3hours to fully charge, I calibrated the battery and tested it

I got over 10 hours leaving it running on a youtube video lasting 12 hours

Now i have a problem it only charges 3% every hour, it takes 2 days to fully charge, it also discharges 3% every day

The new battery still perferms well it still lasts over 10 hours, but discharges 3% when on sleep mode

I think it could the tristar ic that is failing after some research on youtube

I was using an after market charger to charge the device,

I have some tools at hand like a multimeter

Could i get some help in finding the problem with a multimeter


Ambassador Team Leader, Senior Moderator
Jan 8, 2012
Hopefully, someone who can properly assist you will respond soon. In the meantime, don't hesitate to ask more questions if you have any.