Low-battery image or “Not Charging” message appears
iPad is low on power and needs to charge for up to twenty minutes before you can use it. For
information about charging iPad, see “Charging the battery” on page 22.
When charging, make sure you’re using the 10W USB power adapter that came with iPad or the
USB port on a recent Mac. The fastest way to charge is to use the power adapter. See “Charging
the battery” on page 22.
For faster charging, turn iPad off.
iPad may not charge when connected to the USB port on an older Mac, a PC, a keyboard, or to
a USB hub.
If your Mac or PC doesn’t provide enough power to charge iPad, a Not Charging message appears
in the status bar. To charge iPad, disconnect it from your computer and connect it to a power
outlet using the included Dock Connector to USB Cable and 10W USB power adapter.