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Concerning hardware issue with recharging a battery

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Charging pins stuck in AirPods Pro case

One of my AirPods in my AirPods Pro wasn’t charging recently, so I decided to check out the charging pins in the case. I tried fiddling with them using a toothpick attempting to remove any dust in ...
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Running MacBook Pro M1 16" on less than 140 watt charger

The MacBook Pro M1 16" comes with a 140-watt charger, with a MagSafe plug. I vaguely recall that such a charger provides rapid charging, but so many watts are not required. I recall that this ...
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Charging issues MacBook Pro (14-inch, 2021)

Usually use my MBP with a USB-C Digitial AV Multiport Adaptor. Through this adaptor I connect my monitor via HDMI, connect a USB A hub and charge my MBP using the original charger. Yesterday something ...
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My MacBook Pro beeps at random intervals

I was awakened last night by my MacBook beeping at what seemed like regular intervals. I shut it down. This morning I turned it on and the beeping came back. It was not completely regular. Sometimes, ...
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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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M1 MacBook Pro charging indicator stays orange even while 100% charged

My MagSafe charger shows an orange light on my 16-inch M1 MacBook Pro (Late 2021) from time to time for hours/days when the lid is closed (monitor, webcam, microphone connected externally via USB-C). ...
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Macbook Battery Calibration. Cell Voltages not the same, One cell is likely depleted and the other two are full

I have a 2017 MacBook Pro 15 with a fairly new battery. One day it just suddenly switched off with 80% battery remaining and when I switched it on (or tried to) it said the battery was empty. Since ...
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Do wireless chargers shorten battery life from the heat they generate?

I was using a desktop wireless charger this morning and picked up my phone and felt it being noticeably hot to the touch. I measured the back of my phone about a minute or so after removing from the ...
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MacBook charging only with 5W instead of 80W

So I have a pretty strange problem I don't really understand. I always charge my MacBook Air 2020 (M1) with my phone's Supercharger. First, I had the OnePlus 9 Pro with a 65 Watt charger and my ...
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Software and hardware to stop an iPad charging when it reaches ~90-95%

I have an iPad with a battery that appears to have degraded and now stops working when it is charged to 100%. (When that happens, I have to keep switching it back on until the battery drops a bit - ...
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iOS app store always auto updates after unplugged from charger

My iPhone always updates its apps every morning after I unplugged it. I have a pretty regular daily schedule and I want it to update while it's still on charger. I have an iPhone 7 on the most up-to-...
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20W Apple Charging Brick — still safe to use after *mishap*?

While removing my charging brick from the power outlet, a metal button slipped from my hand and went between the adapter (not fully removed) and the power socket—which was switched on at that time—...
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iPhone XS automatically shuts down once plugged to charger

Recently I replaced my iPhone X's battery, and it was working fine for at least one week. Here is weird problem: when I plugged it to charger it start charging like normal, once screen goes dim & ...
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New Battery Problem iPhone 7

I’ve decided to change my Battery all of the sudden while I was on a tour in an another country so I went to a Apple certified shop , they told me to charge my iPhone for 6 hours without interruption ...
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Macbook Air Charging Habit

I'm using Macbook air 2020 M1, use it for my main driver, and I usually work quite a lot both in workplace and home. Since MBA 2020 has amazing battery life, usually I don't bring my charger to ...
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Can the MacBook Pro 14” charge via its USB C port?

I see that the new (2022) MacBook Pro 14” has gone back to a separate charging port for a dedicated charger to hook up to. Can it also be charged via its USB C ports as well? I’m used to doing this on ...
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Mac Charger clicks once when plugging in, but there are no sparks

I have noticed that, when I plug in My MagSafe Charger Replacement(It's a 'T' model), It makes a single CLICK sound, but I see no sparks, and It only CLICKS sometimes, Is there something wrong I am ...
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Running a Macbook Pro 2017 constantly plugged in

I have a 2017 Macbook Pro which is my work machine. I wish to use my external monitor as the primary display. From experience, I know that the monitor works only when the Mac is plugged in to the AC ...
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Is the M1 Macbook Pro Magsafe charging indicator supposed to be always orange (charging on hold)?

Our developer team got new M1 Macbook Pros, and we've noticed that none of our magsafe charge indicators ever turn green (like the old magsafe). They all stay orange while plugged in with the laptop ...
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Charging a MacBook M1 with MagSafe 3 and USB-C wall outlet [duplicate]

Something I've been wondering for a while is would be safe or bad for the laptop somehow to charge my 16" MBP M1 simply by plugging my MagSafe 3 charge cable's USB-C end directly into a wall ...
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Unable to charge iPad Pro 2018 from MacBook Pro

I have been connecting my iPad Pro to my MacBook Pro for years to enable sidecar and at the same time charge it. Suddenly it will not charge anymore. Not sure if it happened after an upgrade to either ...
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How do I avoid the "USB Accessories Disabled" notification when charging devices from thunderbolt dock & monitor?

I've got a brand-new TS4 thunderbolt dock with tons of high-voltage ports, happily charging my M1 Max macbook at 98W. It charges super fast over the single cable, as well as driving the display and ...
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Monitor charging in detail

I have the suspicion that my power supply regularly interrupts power for a second or so – one observation is that when working with my closed MBP (2015) with an external monitor, the monitor every now ...
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Replaced iPad3 battery, does not appear to be charging unless under specific conditions

I have an iPad 3 whose battery and antenna I just replaced. It's been put back together, but left unglued and without the 4 screws connecting the LCD, for easy access while debugging. I am a beginner ...
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Disable MacBook Pro 16 m1 max charging with magsafe3

I want to get the new macbook with magsafe3, I am thinking of getting the 16 inch max 64gb version. I currently have a 2015 retina and I disable charging using this method How to disable battery ...
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How to turn off Thunderbolt charging on Mac Book Pro so that only the main MagSafe charger is used?

I use a Mac Book Pro (MBP18,2) in a primarily office setting and have it plugged in essentially all of the time. This is, of course, detrimental to the battery. I'd like to allow it to drain and use ...
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I’m getting on a plane! I need my iPad to charge… it’s stuck at 80%. Is it optimizing? If so, how do I force a full charge?

I’ve tried everything to get it to charge past 80%… different charger bricks and cables, restarted, low power mode… won’t go past 80%. Unlike iPhone, there doesn’t seem to be an obvious way to force a ...
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AC Charger cannot charge MacBook Pro, but another MacBook can

My girlfriend woke up to realize that her charger cannot charge her MacBook Pro (2017 model running macOS 10.14.6), so she borrowed mine (2017 model running macOS 12.2.1), but that didn't work either. ...
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Where to apply VCC on an iPhone Female Connector?

I am designing a PCB in which I am using an iPhone female connector. In the datasheet, there are two power input pins pin 5 and pin 6 but in the male connector of the iPhone, there is only one VCC pin ...
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MacBook won't turn on after speaker replacement

I was dumb enough to not disconnect the battery first, so I disconnected the headphone jack, then disconnected the battery and everything else. After the replacement, my Mac won't turn on, SMC reset ...
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Optimised Battery Charging Mac

I've had Optimised Battery Charging disabled on my Mac for the last 6 months. I've now re-enabled it. The feature works by learning your daily charging routine and then it will choose how and when to ...
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Startup Script to make Mac sleep at lock screen

Recently I wrote a simple script to run when my MacBook starts up to set the battery charge limit for the day and then reset. Because the laptop is docked every day except two days per week, I want to ...
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Charging MacBook with Phone charger and vice versa

I have a 2020 MacBook air M1 that comes with a 30w charger, and a Poco M3 that comes with a 25w charger. each charger has the maximum output power on the respected device, but when I switch the ...
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Apple watch gets very hot if charging from PC

I have a Series 2 (Nike) Apple Watch. Normally I've had it connected to my 2018 MacBook for charging, but I wanted to free up one of the USB-C ports (they are all in use), so decided to plug the ...
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Does the 140W USB-C Power Adapter work on MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019)?

I read this other question for a problem that i have(MacBook Pro not charging under heavy load) Since I do React native development, it seems to be chugging hard on my battery, and since it appears to ...
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Can I charge my M1 Mac Air with a higher power charger?

I need to know if I can charge my MacBook Air M1 using an other more powerful charger. My phone charger is a Realme Super Dart 10 volt 6.5 ampere (65 watt) charger. I think it is adaptable to the ...
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Apple Thunderbolt Display Magsafe 1 to USB-C charge Macbook Air M1

I have an MacBook Air M1 and Apple Thunderbolt Display: DisplayPort connected to Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter (https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT207266): Currently connected ...
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Mac not Charging When Connected to Dell Monitor With Thunderbolt3/USB-C

I connect my Mac to my Dell monitor with a ThunderBolt3/USB-C cable and it used to charge before. Now when I connect it shows the charging sign on my battery but says the following. What has gone ...
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Could my MBP be breaking power bricks?

I have a 2019 MBP Touch Bar. A month ago, my stock 87W brick stopped working. (Not a cable issue, etc., definitely the brick.) Bought a replacement 96W brick off Amazon — not Apple, but with good ...
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Does Apple ever update the firmware on their USB C AC power adapters?

I have a MacBook Air (Intel, 2020) that came with the 30W official Apple OEM power adapter. If I use the power adapter with my MacBook Air and check “System Report > Hardware > Power” and scroll ...
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Apple Charging MagSafe 2 cable not working?

My MacBook charger won't magnetise properly anymore. I took a look at the ports and one of the little gold things are burnt, and the same one on my MacBook. I tested my old charging cable that broke ...
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Why won't iPhone charge?

I have an iPhone 13 Pro, it is running iOS 15.4. It will only charge when it's dead, and even then it charges really slowly. It only will charge to 1% and then stops charging. I have tried restarting ...
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How to use Optimized Battery Charging efficiently on M1 MBP?

I have an M1 MacBook Pro (Big Sur 11.2.3) for about 1 year, but during this time I only saw that the optimized battery charge was activated 5-6 times. Whenever I try to charge, it charges up to 100% ...
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How to disable fast charging on 2021 Macbook Pros?

Is there a way to disable fast charging on 2021 Macbook Pros? These are my reasons for doing so: lower speed charging produces less heat and is therefore less stressful for batteries I would always ...
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Use magsafe and USB-C display with charging capabilities

I've a m1 macbook pro 14" and a LG 27UK670-B display connected via USB-C to the mac. Connecting via USB-C leads to the macbook charging it's battery (taking power from the display). I'd however ...
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Iphone 7 Plus doesn't start up and stuck in loop while charging

I have an iPhone 7 plus which has this weird problem. It doesn't start up with the side button. Doesn't matter for how much long I hold the side button it doesn't turn on. I thought may be the battery ...
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How to remove MacBook Pro 'battery's capacity is significantly reduced' warning?

Background 2017 13" Macbook Pro w/ AppleCare purchased new in 2017 had intermittent charging issues - would not see charger and drain rapidly could never reproduce for Apple to diagnose late ...
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New battery: "The battery's capacity is significantly reduced."

I changed the battery in my old Macbook Air 11" (mid 2013). It all appears to work fine after installation. To recalibrate the power system, I followed the steps outlined by, e.g., ifixit: With ...
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Limit iPhone charging current

I use the included lightning to usb-c cable to charge my iPhone 12 by connecting it to my macbook pro (2017). I've heard that reducing the charging current is potentially beneficial to the battery. If ...
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Shutdown Cause -128 on MacBook Pro: Should I replace the charger with exposed wire?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013) from Mid-2014 which is vintage classed. It is running MacOS Catalina 10.15.7 (not Big Sur which is the later OS available). Recently I am experiencing ...
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