Not charging with usb

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    Why does my iPad say not charging at top right when plugged up via USB?
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    Because it isn't. LOL
    No, seriously I think it has been shown that it does actually charged via USB but at a very slow rate. The power source of the USB is not strong enough to charge the iPad so you need to plug it to the wall outlet for charging.
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    I think the manual tells you that as well.:)
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    \I load mine through the USB of my PC.
    There is special Window Program that allow it.
    Works Great

    called "AiChargerAP"
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    Haha that sucks but the lil paper ipad that came wit it says plug it in usb to charge!! Oh well I really wont tying to charge it that way jus noticed is as I was syncn music for the first time
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    It does? Are you sure about that?
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    ok so maybe it said charge it using the included 10W USB Power ADAPTER!!!!!!!! ahhhhhhhh threw me off lol
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    If you have a recent MAC, it will charge properly, if you have a newer motherboard in a PC with the higher output USB ports it will charge. Otherwise, that's why it came with a charger just for the iPad. Technically speaking, most USB ports put out 0.5 amps @ 5 volts, the iPad charger puts out 2.1 amps @ 5v. That's what the iPad requires to charge fast, but it will still charge up on the USB ports, just slower.
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    Is this English ???

    You probably did not understand the instructions.
    It is a USB cable connected to a power supply.
    Any way Mine is connected directly to the PC and charge without probelm
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    It does not charge while the screen is on. It will charge, albeit slow, when the screen is off. It will take about 8 hours for a full charge from 0%.

    Using an app that changes the voltage of a USB port is a bad idea and will harm (eventually) any system for which it was not designed. AiChargerAP is meant to run on specific ASUS motherboards, not all computers.
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    Originally Posted by accordlayingkit
    Haha that sucks but the lil paper ipad that came wit it says plug it in usb to charge!! Oh well I really wont tying to charge it that way jus noticed is as I was syncn music for the first time
    Is this English ???

    You probably did not understand the instructions.
    It is a USB cable connected to a power supply.
    Any way Mine is connected directly to the PC and charge without probelm





    Is this correct spelling? Are you the Grammar Police now?
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    I got a adapter from Boxwave that allows me to charge my pad via usb. I don't know how it works but it does
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    I think I just ordered my new case from Boxwave, Mary!
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    mine charges pretty fast when plugged into my PC, takes about 6 hours to get 100%
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    Six hours is "pretty fast?"
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    I was thinking the same thing:p , also as Deckyon said, it can harm your iPad's circuits or electrical wires if the Voltage is too high for its capacity. That is why they give you a charger with the ipad to avoid all of these issues, ins't it?
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    Not to hijack but Sweet did you never get the zaggmate? I think you'd like it, then you can get a pretty sleeve to carry the ipad around in!

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