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charging issue iPhone 12 pro refurbished

I recently purchased a refurbished iPhone 12 Pro, but I've noticed an issue with the battery charging. When using an official iPhone charger, there's no problem, and the phone charges as it should. ...
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How to deal with 61W power adapter not working issue

I have apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports). The power adapter is not working , there is no issue with Charging pin Charging cable Can I use 140W USB-C Power adapter with this ...
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Macbook pro 13 inch 2019 intel can it get PD charge if draws from 5 A source [duplicate]

Just as the title suggest. I want to know if the PD charge from charger is possible . As 100 watt charge only does pd by 20 V/5 A And my old charger only has 3A power draw Can I use a 100 watt USB c ...
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M2 Macbook Pro disable autoboot on charge

it seems like M1/M2 macbooks cannot disable autoboot on lid open, but is it possible to disable autoboot on charge (ie, when the charger is plugged in)? (it's soo frustrating that this computer does ...
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Charging Dell XPS 9500 with 61W Apple charger works only when battery is not fully discharged

I use a 61W Apple charger to charge my Dell XPS 15 and it works just fine until the laptop shuts down because of discharged battery. Then the charger won't be recognized by the laptop, and it won't ...
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Charging MacBook Pro (Mid 2014, 13") with third-party charger and USB-C to MagSafe2 adapter [duplicate]

The 60W MagSafe 2 charger of my MacBook Pro (Mid 2014, 13") is already pretty worn down, and the cables are almost broken. A replacement is costly, and I think I'd prefer a charger with a ...
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Minimal charging requirements for 2023 16" MacBook Pro (M2 Pro)

I have a 2023 16" MacBook Pro (M2 Pro). I'm trying to determine some levels of minimum charging requirements. It's well advertised that to Fast Charge, you need the 140W charger and to use the ...
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Would it be safe to keep my iPad connected to a power source for hours? [duplicate]

I have my iPad connected to my Samsung Smart Monitor M7 through the Thunderbolt cable continuously for hours so my iPad is charged all the time from the power available from the monitor. Is it safe ...
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Can a MacBook safely handle chargers that fluctuate maximum power?

I have a MacBook Pro M1 16”. Can it safely charge when the charger (with multiple USB-C ports) will fluctuate between 45 watts and 100 watts, based on number of cables plugged into it? Can the ...
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Does the MacBook Pro M2 2023 charge >100W (140W, FastCharge) via the USB-C ports?

On the M1 MacBook Pros charging via the USB-C ports if only up to 100W (USB PowerDevlivery 20V 5A) Hwr, did they improve it on the MBP M2 2023, so you could also FastCharge (140W - USB PD 28V 5A) via ...
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30w USB-C 3-in-1 charger UK plug

In the Apple Store in Chicago, USA I bought a Mophie 3-in-1 charger. I am now in the UK and carrying a US-to-UK plug adaptor is zero fun. So I am seeking a compact 30w UK pinned unit that is compact ...
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Using europlug adapter from Mag Safe 2 with the usb-c charger (US version)

Can I use the europlug adapter from Mag Safe 2 with the usb-c charger (US version) to charge my MacBook pro 14?
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Is it safe to charge, without causing damage to the battery, an iPad or iPhone with any USB-C port?

I sometimes read online that unapproved third-party chargers can cause damage (bloating, shortening the battery life, lowering the battery's maximum capacity etc) to the battery of an Apple device. ...
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Charge Macbook pro M1 with Dell 65 W Charger?

I forgot my Macbook pro M1 charger and I am traveling for 2 months. I have my work laptop Dell Latitude 7420 which has type c charger of 65 Watt. Output: 5.0V = 3.0A/15.0W 9.0V = 3.0A/27.0W 15.0V = 3....
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Which powerbank can be used like power adapter?

I see how the cycles on my MacBook increase every week but I use my Mac from a power adapter about 80% time. And my battery doesn't discharge lower than 70%. How I can fix it? I tried using a power ...
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List of NotChargingReason Codes from terminal command ioreg

Does anyone know the descriptions of the NotChargingReason code from the ioreg command. For example, when I type this command: ioreg -l -w0 | grep 'ChargerData' I get the following output: "...
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Force discharge with USB-C

I have a 2019 MacBook Pro with 4 USB-C ports. I also carry a Microsoft Surface with me. Sometimes, if the Surface is dying, I want to charge it with the MacBook Pro. When I connect them via USB-C, the ...
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MagSafe charger adapter to a new Mac Air USB-C charger

I just bought a new Mac Air that uses the USB-C charger but I have 3 of the old MagSafe chargers. Is there any way that I can buy an adapter so as to not have to throw out these chargers?
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Can I use an old power adapter extension cable with new M1?

I have 2 Power Adapter Extension Cable's. 16" 2019 MBP: 125V~ 2.5A 16" 2021 M1: 125V~ 7A Can I use the 2.5A one, on my M1? Would using the 2019 one with 2.5A be a slower battery charging ...
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Is it recommended to use a Macbook charger with yellow stains?

Is it safe and recommended to charge my Macbookpro with a usb-c charger that is 2 years old and has yellow stains at the tip?
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Is it recommended to use old Macbook charger with M1?

I got a 16" 2019 MBP and 16" 2021 M1. MBP came with 96W charger with usb-c=>usb-c M1 came with 140W charger with usb-c=>magsafe Is it safe and recommended to charge my M1 with the ...
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What can I safely charge with the apple 20W power plug?

I once plugged a macbook air usb-c charger on a wireless speaker and it completely screwed the battery, so apparently, I can't charge any battery with any charger. I just got a 20W apple charger for ...
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Whether this wireless charging speed for iPhone is 7.5W or not?

iPhone SE 2, iOS 15.2, MagSafe wireless charger From 11% to 31%: 1.21% per minute. From 43% to 64%: 1.03% per minute. From 63% to 68%: 0.87% per minute. Do you think the speed is 7.5W or at least ...
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Identifying charger for each mac

As we are many people living together and each at his/her MacBook some M1 and some old, the chargers get mixed a lot. Is there a way to identify from number/printed text on the charger which model it ...
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Disable charging sound on iPhone

I'm using an iPhone SE with iOS 14.42. When plugging a charging cable into the phone, it makes a notification sound if the Silent Mode is off. The phone makes no sound if the Silent Mode is on. How ...
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Can I charge my new iPhone with iMac

Recently I bought an iPhone online and it's delivered to me today. I don't have a charger brick with me and the charger I ordered is still on the way and will reach me only by tomorrow EOD, so is it ...
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Used 20v Adapter on 14.85v Mac Air: Now It Will Not Turn On! What circuit needs to be replaced for an overvoltage burnout?

My wife ordered a new adapter for her 2013 Mac Air Model A1466, Amazon sent the wrong one and we did not notice because the mag fit perfectly and it appeared to charge. This seemed to charge fine for ...
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Find serial number of previously connected macbook charger

I lost my (MacBook Pro Thunderbolt-3/USB-C) charger in my school, and I want to believe that someone took it mistakenly, not that someone stole it. To increase the likelihood of finding the charger, I ...
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Does the AV Multiport adapter charge big MacBook Pros?

I have a 16 inch MacBook Pro (2019) and if I connect the charging cable through the USB-C AV Multiport adapter (USB-A, HDMI, power), my MacBook Pro won't charge. Is this expected behaviour? The ...
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Is there a cheap and easy means to evaluate iPhone chargers and cables?

Is there an app for iPhone and iPad that will indicate charge voltage and current? Is this information available to the user already by some means I am not aware of? And without jailbreaking or some ...
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Macbook air '14 adapter on new Macbook pro

I have a MacBook Air from 2014. In its charger, I attach the following component (a). I got a new MacBook Pro 16 but unfortunately it came with (what I presume to be) an american adapter (b) as you ...
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Can i use a 3rd party USB C cable to charge a Macbook pro?

Ive got a 2017 MBP which requires a 87 watt charger. I use the official apple charger, but can i use any brand USB C cable to connect the charger to the MBP ?
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Macos thinks a charger is connected when none is

I'm seeing a curious issue where my MBP (running Catalina 10.15.7) is showing an AC Charger connected when none is. I'm seeing this happen with multiple USB-C chargers, and not seeing those same ...
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Why sometimes the charger for iPad Pro cannot charge for Macbook Pro

Why sometimes the charger for iPad Pro cannot charge for Macbook Pro. I use the charger for iPad Pro to charge Macbook Pro, sometimes it can be used to charge the Macbook Pro while sometimes it cannot ...
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iPhone 12 charging

What I read about charging an iPhone 12 seems very confusing. Here's what I understand and my questions. It supports wireless charging at 7.5 Watt. It supports wireless charging at 15 Watt with a &...
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Will using higher wattage chargers degrade batteries quicker?

I’ve been using an iPhone 8 Plus for exactly 3 years and have been using the usb 5W wall charger that came with the box. I’ve never used any other charger, and has always charged by phone with 5V/1A. ...
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Charging MacBook Air with a fast charger from usb-c

I have a MacBook Air 2020 and forgot my charger at work. Evidently I need to charge it in a few hours. I have One Plus phone with a fast charger which is USB-C compatible (5V, 4A). Could I use it to ...
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Verify if my 18W Apple charger is original

Is this Apple original adapter?
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Command to identify which port the power adapter is plugged into?

Is there a command that will show which port is being used for charging? From a script, I'd like to check if the power adapter is plugged in on the left, and if so print a message suggesting charging ...
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macbook 2016 21w charger replaced with 61watt [duplicate]

I have a late 2016 macbook with a charger that fails often. I bought one that I thought would work but am afraid to try it until I know for sure.They are both c chargers, but the original one is 29W ...
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Should I replace my Macbook battery, charger, or both after 5+ years of use?

I own a 13" mid-2012 MacBook Pro, and have been using it for over 7 years. I have replaced the HDD with a larger SSD, and upped the RAM to 8GB last year to improve its declining performance. ...
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Can I use my iPhone's 18W adapter on my MacBook Pro? And vice versa? [duplicate]

Are the new 18W power adapters for the iPhone 11's compatible with the MacBook Pro 13-inch (2019)? Is it safe? Anything to watch out for? What about using my MacBook's adapter (with the correct ...
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Short-circuit power outlet with two macbook chargers and one cable

So if I connect the two converters for a MacBook (with a USB-c cable between) to two power outlets. What will happen? See the picture.
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USB-C charger not working (MBP 2017)

My 61W charger doesn't charge my MBP 2017. But when I charge with my friend's apple charger it works. How do I fix this?
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Can I use my 87 watt MBP charger for other things like portable batteries? [duplicate]

I have a powerstation XXL and want to charge it with my MacBook Pro USB-C charger. Is that ok?
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Are third party chargers for iPhone bad despite having government agencies' certification stamps? [duplicate]

My usage history with Apple: iPhone 3 (2011~2013) and iPhone 8 (2018~present) I sometimes used chargers purchased from convenience stores. Although all the chargers I got had government certification ...
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battery is not charging after liquid contact [duplicate]

After spilling a tea into the macbook 11 i have disassembled it. Cleaned everyhing with IPA and brush. Put together. Macbook is working but charger does not charge. LED does not light. System says it ...
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Are iPhone Wireless Chargers Good for Batteries?

I heard that the external wireless iPhone chargers for the XS MAX are not good for for the battery. Anyone know anything about this?
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Laptop charger getting very hot

The charger for my Macbook Air is getting very hot, to the point where it is painful to the touch. I have tried swapping out a different charger and it is also gets very hot, so I don't think it is a ...
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I got a rock stuck in my charging port for my iPhone and my charger won’t go into the hole I need ways to get it out please?

Rock stuck in charging port from park is st the end of the port and I don’t know how to get it out
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