Ipad not charging

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  1. bsamimi

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    Hello all,

    When I try to charge my iPad it says not charging. Does any know a fix to this?

    Thanks
     
  2. xImtx

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    Are you charging it through the computer? If so it could be your usb, if yours isn't strong enough it will say that. It's still charging however but at a very slow rate. Try plugging it in through a wall outlet.
     
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    Thank you for your response. I am currently charging it from a wall outlet and getting that message.
     
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    Hm... Perhaps a faulty port connector. I've heard of some people having to deal with those. You can try a new cord first since that would be cheaper however if that doesn't work it probably is something internal. Did you try rebooting it?
     
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    By chance are you using the cord that came w. an Ipod? They look the same but an Ipod cord doesn't work properly w/an Ipad.
     
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    Why? I have a cable from an iPod 2004 and it works fine with an iPad, syncing or charging, What doesn't work properly?
     
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    Hello Bsamimi - are you using the charger that came w/ the iPad? The cord that connects the wall charger w/ the dock on the iPad (or iPod for that matter) makes no difference.

    However, the iPad charger puts out 10W of power (vs. 5W for the iPod wall charger); also if you are using the iPad charger and still do not receive a charging signal, plug it into another electrical wall outlet just as a test.

    Let us know if any of these suggestions help or provide further information - good luck - :)
     
  8. bsamimi

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    Thank you all for your help/response I changed the cord and it charged. Everyone here is SO helpful thanks again:)
     
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    maybe the battery is dead :(
     

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