Questions tagged [charging]

Concerning hardware issue with recharging a battery

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Macbook Air suddenly will not power on without charger and shuts down without

I have a Macbook Air model A1466 (mid 2013 model). I replaced the battery early 2020. It worked as normal again until now. It suddenly switched of randomly and after doing this for a day or 2 it will ...
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MacBook Pro Cycles Count with no AC plugged in

I'm having a issue with my battery and cycles. Today I started the day with 101 cycles and 100% battery, then I disconnected the MacBook from the wall brick. After two hours I noticed that the battery ...
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All usb c ports are working flawlessly but charging keeps flickering on and off in irregular basis

This is a macbook pro 2018. All the usb ports are working with all other peripherals and the charger works also, but sometimes it keeps turning on and off (it keeps chiming to say it's charging, ...
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How do I prevent iOS device from going out of low power mode? [duplicate]

If my iOS device is in low power mode and I am charging it then at a certain percentage iOS automatically turns off low power mode (and it always tells me) but I'd like to keep low powered mode on all ...
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How can I connect to an external monitor and charge my Macbook Pro with one wire?

I have a 2020 Macbook Pro (with the M1 chip). I also recently got an ASUS ProArt display which has an HDMI port, Display Port and some USB ports. I wanted to see if it's possible to connect the ...
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Thunderbolt 2 charging

My 2011 Macbook Pro's MagSafe charging board died but the device still turns on. I heard that the Thunderbolt 2 which is on my Macbook can be used to charge the Mac by using a USB-C to Thunderbolt ...
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Leaving macbook plugged in and on 100% all the time [duplicate]

So for the past few years, I've been under the impression that with any modern macbook (e.g., 2015 and later), it's better for the battery health to leave it plugged in as often as you can since the ...
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Buzzing sound through MBA earphones while charging

I have got a MBA M1 base variant and am in India with 220 V @ 50 Hz power supply. Currently, my MBA is plugged in (and 100% charged) and through my earphones I am hearing a buzzing sound. If I turn ...
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MacBook Air 2020 multiport not working properly

The problem: One of the USB-C port of my multiport is not wokring, all others are working fine. In detail: The multiport has two USBC sockets, SD and micro-SD card reader and 2 "normal" USB (...
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How to prevent the iPhone from waking up when removing it from charging?

Every time I remove my iPhone from the wireless charging dock, it wakes up. This is very inconvenient, as I have to wait for it to wake up and then close the screen before I can safely put it in my ...
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MacBook air shuts down abruptly while using directly with a charger, is it because I am not using battery backup?

bought a MacBook air in 2018. After a few months, the battery stopped working and I started using it directly with a charger without any battery backup. Sometime later the device started to shut down ...
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Why my iphone get off when I plug into the charger and get on when I unplug

I am using iPhone XS max, since recently I have been facing problem with charging the phone, my phone get off soon when I plug into the charger, however if my phone is active (call is on or video is ...
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How to determine if a USB-C power bank can charge my macbook?

I am starting to realize that I may need my MacBook battery to last longer while I am outside without having any power socket available. My MacBook has a USB-C port used both for charging and for data....
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How to run an AppleScript when Mac starts charging in “AC Power”?

I have an AppleScript that has to run when my Mac switches to AC Power and it has to run at regular intervals till it switches back to Battery Power. I have a sample plist file. <?xml version="...
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2016 MacBook Pro Touch Bar (A1706) Doesn't Boot When Battery is Plugged In

First time posting here so I'm sorry if I mess anything up. I have a 2016 MacBook Pro Touch Bar 13" that refuses to charge or boot when the battery is connected (It will boot when plugged into ...
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Can I manually/programmatically put the battery charging on hold?

I have a 2016 MBP and due to my work-from-home setup I need to use an external monitor for working, which force the Mac to use the discrete graphic card and thus a faster battery drainage (together ...
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Irregular and low watts battery charge

I am experience something weird with my two MagSage 2 of my MacBook Pro 2015 . It happens with both of them, so I am not sure where the problem is. I am using iStats menu to monitor the battery charge....
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Wine damage on MacBook Air 13'3 2019 [duplicate]

As the title gives away I spilled a glass of wine on my mac. I turned it head down right a way and dried it. Every thing seemed to work fine until half an hour later i put it in charge. It first kept ...
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Charging problems, MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) c

I have the MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2020, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) and I've been having weird charging issues (I recently upgraded to macOS Big Sur if thats relevant). When I connect the charger it won't ...
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Macbook Pro 2017 - battery replaced but not charging

i have replaced the battery of my macbook late 2016-2017, but i cannot let it charge. It keeps showing this when i turn it on Even if i plug the charger, it keeps showing the same icon and won't ...
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Correct Battery Replacement for Old Macbook Air

Correct Battery Replacement for Old Macbook Air Hi there, thank you for reading :) I have a Macbook Air 5,2 (13” mid 2012) that has a battery with over 1062 cycles and a condition of “Replace Now”, ...
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MacBook Pro battery does not charge when plugged in unless switched off / sleep

Hello Apple Stack Exchange! Apologies if this is a repeat question, perhaps because everything is a repeat answer as well is why I am here. I am having a problem with my MacBook Pro (A1398, 15”, early ...
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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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Inconsistent charging of 2017 MBP 13" (A1708)

I own a 2017 MBP 13" (A1708) with the battery replaced about 6 weeks ago. Everything went nicely until this week, when it started charging inconsistently and coconutBattery shows 5-10W of ...
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Alt charger/dock for Macbook Air M1

Is it safe to use an HP Elite Thunderbolt 3 Dock / HP Zbook Thunderbolt 3 Dock to charge the Macbook Air 13 M1. The dock is powered (required to enable all of the USB, Screen connection ports etc.) ...
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What's the maximum wattage that can be used to charge AirPods - both via Lightning and wirelessly?

Unlike iOS devices, I haven't been able to easily find the answer to this. Is there any official documentation from Apple or any test results that outline the maximum wattage that AirPods will accept ...
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Menu bar and Battery preference pane display different battery percentages on Big Sur

Why does my Mac display different battery percentages in the menu bar and in System Preferences > Battery? Maybe this has to do with battery optimization, like mentioned in this question, but why ...
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Battery performance on iPad in sidecar mode

I'm thinking of getting an iPad as a second display using the sidecar feature. Assuming the display be always on in sidecar mode and it's always plugged in to charge, would the iPad using its battery ...
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Big Sur: I'm not able to charge up to over 8%

I know about this question, but this is a feature for when your battery is about 80% not 8%. My Mac is MacBook Pro 15-inch 2019 and since the update to Big Sur, my mac won't charge fully to 100% while ...
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Do the new iPhone 12 and 8th Gen iPad use the same wall adapter? [duplicate]

I recently just bought a slew of apple products, including an iPhone 12 Pro and an 8th gen iPad. This is the first time I've used iOS devices as daily drivers and I've been warned a few times not mix ...
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Macbook Air Early-2015 Service Recommended Warning [duplicate]

I have a Macbook Air Early-2015 model since 2017. Like 4 or 5 months ago, I updated from High Sierra to Mojave. Initially there was no problem. But after a few weeks my Macbook started to shutdown ...
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Can I tell my Mac to charge to 80% only?

I leave my MacBook plugged in for days at a time, so the battery stays charged to 100%. Despite Apple claims to the contrary, I believe that the battery's capacity would be better preserved if I could ...
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MacBook Pro 16-inch with Big Sur does not charge Apple Watch with lid closed

This problem is literally ungoogleable because everyone is talking about how they're MacBook Pro isn't charging because of the new battery health management. But my problem is different - I used to ...
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Black liquid on charging port of early 2015 13" MacBook Pro

I was about to charge my laptop when I noticed some black liquid (oil?) on the charging port, and am wondering what the source might be (and if I'd need to go in for repair). The charger is ~1.5 years ...
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Apple Watch Fading to Black on Startup

I just bought a cracked Apple Watch to try and repair. When I put the watch on the charger, it turns on the Apple logo for a couple seconds then fades to black. When I remove the watch from the ...
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Charging macbook pro from monitor [duplicate]

I have a Dell monitor that is connected to my 15inc macbook pro 2019 model via displayport-usbc cable. The monitor is powered by its AC adapter cable. Is it possible to use the "USB 3.0 ...
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Macbook Pro says it’s charging but isn’t, both when plugged in and not plugged in

I plugged my macbook in when it was on 10% and noticed it said not charging, so I unplugged to try a different cable but noticed when it was unplugged it still had the battery with the charging icon, ...
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My iPad mini charges but doesn't turn on [duplicate]

My iPad mini turned off and said it has no charge, then after 1 hour of charging I plugged it into a different port and then it turned on with 100% battery. Later, the 100% went down quickly to 20% ...
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USB-C to lightning cable plugged into

The iPhone 12 now ships with a USB-C to Lightning cable. Is it safe to plug this into a USB-C charger on one end and an old iPhone, like an iPhone 5, on the other end? Obviously the iPhone 5 would ...
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Bidirectional Charging on Macbook Pro (2019)

I am using a bidirectional USB-C to Displayport cable (CableCreation PN: CD0738) to connect my 2019 Macbook Pro to a BENQ PD2700U monitor. The description stated that this would allow not only video ...
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iPad won't sync with screen locked

Our iPad won't sync when the screen is locked.  And a sync in progress doesn't stop the "lock after X time." If it has enough songs it needs to copy, when the screen locks, the copying ...
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Macbook Pro think 60W adapter is a 12W one, and won't charge anymore

When charging my Macbook Pro (13 inch, mid 2017, MacOS Catalina 10.15.7) with the 61W USB-C Power Adapter from Apple, sometimes the "battery is not charging" warning start appearing from ...
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2017 MacBook Pro - USB-C to Display-Port not working?

Recently purchased a USB-C to HDMI cable for my 2017 13'' MacBook Pro with 4 Thunderbolt 3 ports. All was working well until I plugged in my charger and I noticed the charging icon flashing on and off,...
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iPad Stops Charging Randomly

My iPad Pro (12.9 inch first gen) will randomly stop charging, in the manner shown below, requiring me to unplug and plug back in the cable. Is there any way to stop this, because I can no longer ...
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Stop 'Battery 100% Charged' notifications

I have a MBP 2018. After upgrading to Catalina, when unattended with the power adapter connected, after a while the machine will start chiming every ten seconds and displaying a '100% Charged' message ...
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Will using higher wattage chargers degrade iPhone battery more quickly?

I’ve been using an 8+ 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. However, ...
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Can MacBook Air (2020) be charged from airplane USB?

I read somewhere that the new MacBook Air computers (the ones with USB-C) can be charged slowly from any USB source using a USB-C to USB-A adapter. I'd imagine that a plane USB port delivers 5W or 10W ...
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Do iPhone chargers need any certification to correctly work?

Since lightning cables need MFi certification, I would like to know if wall (and car) chargers need this or any certification too to get all features like fast charging.
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iPad Not connecting to MacBook Air via USB

I have a 6th generation iPad, and a Macbook Air late 2015. Up until today, I've had minor issues connecting it via USB (such as the charge cutting in and out), but nothing I haven't been able to get ...
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How to tell when Magic Keyboard or Trackpad are charging from bash

So I just registered and have not enough Kharma to comment on the original post (but I can ask a new question and this makes no sense to me; go figure), but I got this excellent script from Will Cain ...

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