Plug your iPad into your computer, but you may have seen a message that said “Not Charging”. Learn how to fix this message.
Not enough current is supplied by many USB ports to charge iPads while they are on.
You will need between 10 to 20 watts of power to charge your iPad at a satisfactory rate, depending on the model. If your iPad is being used,
Most computer USB ports have only 0.5 amps, particularly those in older devices. It’s not enough to charge your iPad and it’s not enough for it to be powered while it’s in use.
Newer models have high-power charging ports that can charge your iPad. If you don’t know what the details are, it may take some trial and error. There are strategies to help you solve the problem.
Also see: iPad Pro not responsive after charging? Apple investigates the matter and offers this quick fix
The Things You Can Do
You can do many things if your iPad’s USB port shows a “Not Charging” message.
Use a Different USB Port
Each output has more power so you can use different USB ports for your computer. PC World states that keyboards’ USB ports are not always strong enough.
Connect to a Different Computer
Some newer computers have USB ports that are more powerful than wall chargers.
Use a Different Charging Cable
Sometimes the charging cable that you use to charge your iPad can become frayed or damaged. It may not be able to charge properly.
According to the Windows Report, you can either purchase a new USB C charger cable or use an existing one.
Clean Your iPad’s Charging Port
Dust and lint can build up on your iPad’s lightning port, which can interfere with charging.
To fix the problem, turn off your iPad. To fix the problem, insert a toothpick into the port.
Unplug the screen to trickle charge
Depending on the model of your iPad, you might be able to put it into sleep mode and then slowly charge it for longer periods.
Because of the higher power consumption, this technique is not compatible with older iPad models.
Apple is currently working to improve wireless charging.
Apple also plans to develop a Mac with wireless charging.