iPad not Charging on MacBook Pro?

By @sskaje

It’s not the first time my iPad show not charging when it’s connected to my MBP.

‘About This Mac’ => ‘More Info…’ => ‘System Report…’ => ‘Hardware’ => ‘USB’ => ‘iPad’


You’ll find ‘Extra Operating Current’ disappeared here.

In Apple’s Support Knowledge Base, an article is found About NVRAM and PRAM, there it says:

Your Mac stores certain settings in a special memory area even if it is turned off. On Intel-based Macs, this is stored in memory known as NVRAM; on PowerPC-based Macs, this is stored in memory known as PRAM.

Information stored in NVRAM / PRAM includes:

Speaker volume
Screen resolution
Startup disk selection
Recent kernel panic information, if any

Sounds like relation-less?

But just expand the ‘Resetting NVRAM / PRAM’, and follow the instructions

Shut down your Mac.
Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R. You will need to hold these keys down simultaneously in step 4.
Turn on the computer.
Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys before the gray screen appears.
Hold the keys down until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound for the second time.
Release the keys.
After resetting NVRAM or PRAM, you may need to reconfigure your settings for speaker volume, screen resolution, startup disk selection, and time zone information. If issues persist, your Mac’s logic board battery (not a portable Mac’s rechargeable battery) may need to be replaced. The logic board battery helps retain NVRAM/PRAM settings when your computer is shut down. You can take your Mac to a Mac Genius or Apple Authorized Service Provider to replace the battery on the logic board.

Check your ‘System Report’ again:

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