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Charge my Mac via USB

I have a portable power bank and I can charge devices via USB on it. Is there an adapter to change a 3 prong charger to a USB, so I can plug my Mac into my power bank? A Mac air charger that can plug ...
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Charger with burning smell

The MacBook charger has frayed/ broken plastic near the connection to the box on the charger. It will only charge while in certain positions and gets hot and has a burning smell. How can I fix this? ...
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MacBook Air charger doesn't light up but is charging

Okay so my MacBook Air is charging but the charger doesn't light up like you know that red light? How to fix this? Is it broken?
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How to read car charger input current specification?

I found two MacBook 60 Watts car chargers, one says on the backside “INPUT: 12V-24VDC 5.6A MAX”, the other “Input: DC 11-15V Max 10A”. So, the latter has an efficiency of 50%? ...
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Droid base and iPhone cable for charging?

I just got an iPhone 5c. I had a Droid. I have several Droid charging cables. The Lightening charging cable I got with my iPhone detaches on the other end to a USB port. The Droid charging ...
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macbook air early 2008 (original) 13inch: 45 W magsafe charger

here Apple has two slightly different adapters called magsafe L 45W: the first one is recommended for my model, but then on the store they only sell the 2nd one: will this be fully compatible with my ...
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Does iPad 3 supports wireless charging?

I am wondering if iPad 3 or any iPad version supports wireless charging? Can I use samsung's w'less charger for it?
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Does Apple's World Travel Adapter Kit work in India?

I'm traveling to India next week and am considering buying Apple's World Travel Adapter Kit so I can use my Macbook pro in India. However, India is not listed in its list of supported countries. I ...
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Charger problem for Phone purchased in US

I purchased Iphone 6 in US, and would be coming back to India. Which charger I should use here in India, as I know that there is a voltage difference in US and in India.
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Custom solar 5v iPhone charger

I have a solar panel that emits 5 volts, and I would like to try to charge my iPhone with it. Should I connect the I/O wires directly behind the lightning plug, or is the big transformer block ...
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iPad “Not Charging” with 3m USB-dock-connector cable

iPad "Not Charging" with 3m USB-dock-connector cable I just bough two 3-meter (10ft) USB-dock-connector cables on eBay. When I connect the USB connector to an Apple 12W USB Power Adapter and plug the ...
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Is it safe to use my Indian MacBook Pro charger in America using a simple adapter?

I am using a local adapter to use my Indian MacBook charger in the US. I am wondering is it safe to use so.
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Can a 2015 Macbook Air MagSafe 2 charging cable be filed down to work with a 2009 Macbook Pro?

The title pretty much says it all. I ordered a MagSafe 2 charger before realizing my MacBook Pro uses the Original MagSafe plug. After looking at both plugs, it appears the MagSafe 2 plug would fit ...
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Are non-Apple iPhone chargers safe?

I discovered today that there are a lot of non-Apple low-cost iPhone (and iPad) chargers. The cost is very low, so I am concerned about the quality of such chargers. Are these alternative chargers ...
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Are the iPhone 4 charger and iPod 4 charger different?

Are the iPhone 4 charger and iPod 4 charger different? I can charge my iPhone with both, but my iPhone charger will not charge my iPod. (I'm thinking it might be the length of the 30-pin connector, ...
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My charger has stopped working. I have AppleCare. How do I go about getting a new charger?

My MacBook Pro mid-2015 charger mysteriously* stopped working today. I have AppleCare but I live in Ireland and there are no Apple Stores here. Can I go into an Apple authorised reseller and get a ...
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Why is my Macbook Air MagSafe Pin Becoming Extremely Hot? [duplicate]

Why is my Macbook Air MagSafe Pin becoming extremely hot? I fear that my laptop will burn out. Can anyone help me on this?
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Mac adapter 60W weird behavior/not charging

I have a macbook retina pro that I bought from the USA and using in India. My magsafe 2 adapter 60W has recently stopped detecting. I can feel the current and the ground noise in the laptop but the ...
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My Macbook Air's Charger will not charge when plugged in, I've already reset the SMC. I also just got it back from Apple…What can I do?

I've drained my battery looking for the answer to my question even more... please help! The charger works some days. I had found a combination of keys that help turn the light on once, but I can't ...
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Is there any difference on power charger between iPhone 6 vs 6s?

Is there any difference on power charger between iPhone 6 vs 6s? I'm worried that there is a difference and that I'll have issues when I use the iPhone 6 charger for iPhone 6s It looks similar but ...
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IPhone 4 won't charge?

When I plug it in, it doesn't charge. But when I turned it off and plugged it in, it turned on, but didn't charge. What's wrong with it? Is it the charger or the phone? UPDATE: the charge is going ...
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4 ports powered usb (3.0) hub with all ports allowing to charge iPhones and iPads (2A)

I'm searching for a 4 (or more) ports usb hub (3.0 preffered) that allows to connect multiple iPhones and iPads and charge all of them. Most of devices I have found had only one "charging" among ...
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MagSafe2 (fake) replaced power cord

My cat obliterated my power cord yesterday. Being a student, spending around 100 euros on a new charger was not an option. So I found a 10-years-experience-in repairing-electronics-company and they ...
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Can I charge my iPad and use a 30-pin accessory at the same time?

I use iJam to record my guitar into GarageBand on my iPad. iJam connects via the 30-pin connector. Before long, my iPad's battery drains. Is there a way to charge the iPad and use iJam at the same ...
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Is the Apple power adapter exchange program still available?

My USB power adapter (model A1300) that came with my Iphone 4 died on duty today. Just by coincidence I saw this site right now, that claim Apple will replace all of the A1300 models with the A1400 ...
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Does iPhone 5 charger work for iPhone 6

I need to test an app i'm developing for iPhone 6 device. Can I use an iPhone 5c charger to connect the charger to my MacBook Pro and the iPhone 6? Would the iPhone 5c charger work for iPhone 6 or ...
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How to change charger LED color on MacBook Air

I have the MacBook Air, and on the charger, there is a LED that is red-orange when charging, and green when charged. Is there any way to change the color of that? To, for instance, make it red when ...
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Can a 3rd party charger damage my macbook pro?

I forgot my macbook pro charger at a friends place and I won't have it for a week. I saw that there are 3rd party chargers being sold for half the price of official chargers. Can 3rd party chargers ...
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iPad mini 2 stopped charging

My iPad has suddenly stopped charging. Or rather, it fails to show the "thunder" near the battery while charging. Also it charges much slower than before (usually it takes more than 15 minutes to ...
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My iphone 4s turns on while charging, but once on it turns off

Recently my phone died and I plugged it in, and like usual it turned itself on. But I noticed that once the phone was turned on it wasn't charging. I tried a new charger, but all the chargers I have ...
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Is there any energy wasted through USB cables due to data sync when plugged in wall charger

Is there any energy wasted through USB cables due to data sync feature when plugged in wall charger. The thing is, I've heard of some engineered USB cables such as "SONICable" and "Doubletime" which ...
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MacBook charger not working when laptop is on

I am using original charger on MacBook Air. Of late my charger works if the computer turned off but not when it is on? Also when it is fully charged, it continue to charge. Why ?
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What is this brown sticky residue in my MacBook Pro charge port?

I have just noticed a brown type of sticky residue in my charge port on my MacBook Pro, it wipes off but not completely and to me it smells like battery. Can anybody tell me if I have a problem ...
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How can the 30-pin iPhone cable go from 4 USB connections to 30?

The old apple USB goes from having 4 wires on the usb side (like any usb) and leads to 30 pins in a wide adapter. I feel like there might be some kind of data encoding that translates the usb data and ...
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Which chargers to buy for a charging station?

To make a charging station effective, it needs to be able to charge all recent Apple laptops. As you know, Apple chargers are not cheap. So, we'd like to buy as few chargers as possible. Given this ...
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Charge MacBook with USB (Adapters?)

I want to buy an external charger, it has USB. Are there any adapters (including transformators, I think that might be needed, right?) so I can charge my MacBook with the external charger?
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Is it harmful for the battery to use a 60 W instead of 45 W charger?

So, my dog bit through my MacBook Air charger and i just ordered one online without really knowing what all the specs meant. Now my question, does it hurt my battery to use a charger with a higher ...
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Hot iPad charger wall adapter

The charger that came with my iPad Air the square adapter that plugs into the socket stays warm even when nothing is connected other than that it works perfectly fine. I was wondering if this ...
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Will a 45 W MagSafe Charger work for MacBook model A1181 (2007)?

Is a 45 W MagSafe Charger going to work for MacBook model A1181 (2007)? ...or I need 60 or 85 W charger? Does 45 W MagSafe only work for MacBook Air or also for other Apple Macbooks?
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Is it better for the battery to leave the iPad plugged when charging is done?

I charge my iPad. Later, I notice that the battery is charged at 100 %. Now, what is better to preserve the battery capacity ? Unplugging the cable. Leaving the cable plugged. The answer may ...
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Non USB iPhone Charger

Does anybody know of any non-USB chargers for iPhone (lightning connector)? I need a charger that can only plug into an AC outlet and not have any type of USB connector.
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MacBook Air Charger 45w vs 65w

Can you use a 65W apple charger instead of the 45w charger that comes with the Macbook Air? How will this affect the machine.
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Using a USA charger in Europe

I am about to buy an Apple charger on Ebay coming from USA, yet I am not sure if I can use it here in Europe, more precisely in Portugal. I'm not concerned with the plug itself since I have the plug ...
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Is Magsafe strain relief covered by warranty?

I own a macbook 2012 and the cable snapped due to strain relief. I have not wrapped the cable around the charger box tight considering this could happen but it did anyways. Is this covered by the ...
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What is the best way to Charge my MacBook Pro Retina?

What is the best way to Charge my MacBook Retina display laptop. When (at what battery level), how often, how long? give me some suggestions.
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Disconnecting charger while Macbook Pro Retina is still turned on

Is it safe to disconnect (unplug the charger from) my Macbook Pro Retina 13" while the computer is turned on and running?
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Will generic lightning cables and the “authentication chip” present in the genuine cables work with iOS 8?

I have an iPad Mini that doesn't charge anymore because the lightning cable stopped working. Since the warranty is over, I can't get a free replacement. I don't really feel like buying a new lightning ...
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Mac book pro charger came with twisted connector tip

I just got my new macbook pro out of the box, and for my surprise i also noticed the sharp bent on the tip of the charger. Can i 'undo' this bent? I already had an 'incident' where my charger was ...
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Why does the MacBook Air have five pins on the charger?

I just got a MacBook Air and noticed the charger has 5 (i.e., an odd number) pins. Shouldn't there be a pair number, one for positive, one for negative charge? I thought about it being ground, but ...