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Can the 10 watt iPad charger also be used with an iPhone (or iPod touch)?

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Felix01 Level 2 Level 2 (460 points)
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Apr 15, 2010 4:23 PM
I don't want to be forced to carry both chargers on trips. OTOH, if this isn't a "smart" charger, do I run the risk of overheating the battery in my iPhone (and shortening its life) if I use the iPad charger for both appliances?

I know the iPhone charger will charge the iPad; albeit, very slowly, but how about the other way around. Can I use the iPad charger to charge my iPhone without harming it?

Those two chargers are very similar in appearance so someone's going to do it, whether intentionally or not. Any adverse consequences?
2x MacBook Pro, Mac mini, Mac Pro, Apple TV, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
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