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    iPad 4 charging

    Why my new iPad 4 is not charging when connected to my Laptop 3 years old, with the lighting cable?
    Cheers
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    Because your laptop doesn't provide enough juice. Many don't. iPad 4 requires 12W.
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    Quote Originally Posted by giancarlo.1946 View Post
    Why my new iPad 4 is not charging when connected to my Laptop 3 years old, with the lighting cable?
    Cheers
    You should be charging your iPad with the supplied charger.
    Last edited by scifan57; 04-09-2013 at 09:08 PM.
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    Thank you guys.
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    USB3.0 will charge the iPad.
    Apple Equipment (so far) rMBP 15"; iPad 2 (iOS 7.1); iPhone 5s (iOS 7.1); iPhone 4 (iOs 7.1); AirPort Extreme; Airport Express; AppleTV

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    thank you for sharing


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