Battery fading?

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  1. Wayne Block

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    My iPad 7th Gen., which is not quite a year old, seems to be having a battery problem.
    I admit I use it kind of hard, and don't always turn it off over night. These days it usually doesn't even get back to 100% over night.
    Is that the problem, or could it be something different?
    Any suggestions?
     
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    Are you getting fewer hours of use before the battery runs down?
     
  3. Wayne Block

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    Yes, definitely. I haven't tried to measure how much less, but it fades very quickly.
     
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    Hello Wayne - the 7th G iPad was released at the end of September 2019 (Source) - not sure when you made a purchase, but if less than a year ago should still be under Apple's warranty (and 2 years if you added AppleCare) - I would suggest contacting Apple via phone (they can test the battery if you're on a WiFi network - have done this twice myself, once w/ a MBPro and another w/ an iPad, both w/ dying batteries). If you have a Mac computer, the Coconut Battery App can check the 'battery health' and cycles used on the iPad. Good luck. Dave :)
     

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