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When I hook up my pad to my laptop, in the upper right corner is says "not charging". I thought it was supposed to also charge through your computer when hooked up, not just by the ac charger. Do I have some setting not correct? Thanks folks for all your support.
01-01-2011 01:08 PM
I charge the iPad with the wall charger and use the computer to sync. If you search "not charging", you'll find numerous posts exposing why.
The iPAD needs almost 2 AMP s to charge.
Originally Posted by tucsonstan
The normal PC USB can't provide that current.
There is a program I am using that does the trick called "AiChargerAP"
It is "Asus USB Charger 1.00.06"
Works great. But nevertheless, it is recommended to use only external charger .
I used mine on the LAP Top just as a 2nd choice.
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Instead of saying, "Not Charging", it should say, "Charging, but really slowly". The thing to be careful of when keeping your iPad hooked up to your computer, especially if its a laptop is that if you have the power saver mode set to put the computer to sleep or in hibernation mode, it will (in most cases) stop charging your iPad. I have my main PC set to shut off the monitor after a certain length of time, but the computer itself always stays on.
Instead of saying, "Not Charging", it should say, "Charging, but really slowly".
That would be cool. Nice one C4.
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Mine does not consume battery while plugged into my computers USB. And yesterday I noticed it added like 3% after Bout 6 hours. So reallynslow is a real understatement. Lol
Well thanks folks for the reply's. I have been using the ac charger to crank her up to full. Didn't realize the pad needs that much juice to charge from a pc. Gotta love this forum!
Last edited by tucsonstan; 01-02-2011 at 10:58 AM.
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