iPad 3 battery problems please help

weeman8888

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Hi there I am having battery problems with my ipad three which is now a couple of years old. I am traveling Europe and my ipad doesn't hold a charge. After I use it a a hour or so it gets hot,my ipad is jail broken. I have turned off notifications and locations services and lowerd the screen level ect. I was wondering if there was a better faster charging cable that could charge my ipad faster(my USB cable seems so have a minor tear in it but it still charges. Any battery help would be much appreciate. Thanks
 

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All you can do is ensure your charger has a 2.1Amp current as that is the fastest an iPad can support.

It sounds like the battery is dying, does it still reach 100% charge? If it doesn't and you leave it on charge hoping it will it is that which us causing it to get hot as its effectively overcharging and killing the battery faster.
 

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All you can do is ensure your charger has a 2.1Amp current as that is the fastest an iPad can support.

It sounds like the battery is dying, does it still reach 100% charge? If it doesn't and you leave it on charge hoping it will it is that which us causing it to get hot as its effectively overcharging and killing the battery faster.
 

weeman8888

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So yes it does hold charge to 100% and cause I'm traveling I bought the offical apple traveler plug in and it seems to work perfectly now. When I use my ipad for a hour or so it can get hot but it doesn't get hot when I charge it. Thanks for the help
 

weeman8888

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The real problem was that my charger that I bought was not allowing enouh power to my ipad so it would barely charge. But now I have the official Apple version of the charger so it seems to be working fine. Thanks for the help
 

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