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Ipad 1 battery icon not working

Discussion in 'iPad 1 Forum' started by fvmw7460, Jan 15, 2012.

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    When I connect my iPad to the mains to charge it, my iPad does not indicate that it is being charged. Also the battery icon and % indicator are stuck on 43%. Any suggestions please. This is my virgin post.
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    Hi, fvmw7460, and welcome to the forum. Good to "see" you and hope you enjoy your visit(s).

    Have you tried a different mains wall plug? Have you tried a different USB cord (preferably, use the one that came with the iPad)? Have you made sure the charger you are using is for the iPad (it should say it's a 10W USB Power Adaptor with output of 5.1 volts/2.1A)?

    If all the answers are yes, let us know and we'll try to figure something else out. Cause, obviously, it not charging at the mains is not "normal" behavior.

    Marilyn
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Yes this is unusual and the first items to check are your charger and mains outlet.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF

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