'Why won't my iPad charge?': How to diagnose and fix common iPad charging issues

Business Insider | May 16, 2019, 01.11AM IST

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Hollis Johnson

If your iPad refuses to charge, there are a few steps you can take to fix the issue.

  • If your iPad has stopped charging, there are many potential causes, but they're all easy to test for and fix.
  • You should methodically test every part of the charging process, including software, the AC adapter, Lightning cable, and Lightning port.
  • The most common problems with iPad charging include a failed USB cable and a USB port that can't deliver enough power.
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If your iPad is plugged in and refuses to charge, there's understandable cause for concern.

But before you pack it up and head to an Apple store to get it serviced, there are several things you can try at home first.

It's entirely possible that there's an easy fix and your tablet will be charging again in no time.

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