iPad won't charge

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  1. Mkstretch

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    hey guys my iPad Air 1 would only charge if it was off. I had the lightning connector changed. Now it does not charge at all. Any ideas? Thanks
     
  2. Jupiter7

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    Have you tried a different electric socket?
     
  3. scifan57

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    Replacing the charging port could have caused internal damage that now prevents the iPad from charging. Did you have the Genius Bar at an Apple Store run a diagnostic on your iPad before you had the charging port replaced. Was the repair shop certified by Apple?
     
  4. Jupiter7

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    There could be debris in the charging port.
     
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    Can you see any debris in the charging port when you shine a strong light into it? If so, first try sucking it out with a small nozzle on a vacuum cleaner. If this doesn't work you could try very carefully to remove it with a toothpick, making sure not to damage any of the contacts. If you don't feel confident enough to do it yourself you could take it to the Genius Bar at the closest Apple Store. Finally if the debris doesn't affect the function of the port, there's no immediate reason to remove it right away.
     
  6. Brian 244

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    The problem was likely the charging ic on the motherboard not the lightning port. Would require microsoldering to repair.
     

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