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iPad not charging when plugged in

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Patrick H Calculating status...
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Oct 14, 2010 11:59 AM
I have my iPad docked and it is plugged into the charger that came with the iPad. The icon on the iPad says that it is charging but it is still loosing battery charge. It is not even maintaining the charge it has. Any ideas?
MacBook Pro 17" etc. iPhone G3 (s), iPod etc., Mac OS X (10.6.4), Safari (latest)
  • OrangeMarlin Level 5 Level 5 (5,130 points)
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    Oct 14, 2010 4:06 PM (in response to Patrick H)
    Unfortunately, it could be anything from a bad adapter to bad cable to bad iPad hardware. Do a full reset (hold home and on/off buttons until the white Apple logo appears). That might fix a software issue. Try the adapter/cable on an iPod or iPhone (if you have either), just to see if there is an issue.

    If none of that works, then bring it to an Apple Store. They'll either give you a new AC adapter, or whatever fix you need. Just back up your iPad before you go.
    MacBook Pro i7, 17". iPhone 4 (32GB). iPad 3G (64GB). Magic Trackpad., Mac OS X (10.6.4), No Windows here
  • KC Mac Calculating status...
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    Oct 21, 2010 7:07 PM (in response to OrangeMarlin)
    Hard to back up an unchargable iPad.
  • Peerbolte Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)
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    Oct 22, 2010 7:38 AM (in response to KC Mac)
    Did you check the charger using your iPhone or iPod?
    Perhaps you can use the usb-connection cable of your iPhone on your iPad-charger?

    If both do not work, go to an Applestore.
    Windows and Mac, Windows 7, iPhone 3Gs 32Gb, iPad 64Gb Wifi + 3G
  • aspire.ashish Calculating status...
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    Feb 17, 2011 8:59 AM (in response to Patrick H)
    Try turning your iphone off and then back on. Worked for me . [;)]
    HP Pavilion DV6000


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