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I am wanting to charge my iPad in the DC port in my car. I have already got a USB car charger for my iPhone and that works fine. When I put my iPad into it it says "Not Charging." Can anyone tell me why it won't charge?

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The not charging indicates that when the iPad is running, the remaining current from your adapter won't be adding much meaningful charge to the battery.

See - iPad displays "Not Charging" when plugged into USB ports. What can I do?

When you turn off the screen and idle the CPU, the charge rate will go up when the iPad is on, but you'll want a higher current charger or to power off the iPad if you want to maximize the current that goes to the charging circuitry as opposed to running the iPad.

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You will be better off purchasing a car charger that is rated for use with the iPad. Try checking with the Apple Store.

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