Charge iPad Pro with 29W USB-C charger?

Fireball Dragon

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I was hoping to charge my new 11” iPad Pro with the 29W USB-C charger that came with my 12” MacBook from 2015. Is it okay as I think the charger that came with the iPad Pro is a lower wattage than that.

I think I have read before that charging with a higher powered charger is okay for iPhones, etc and the drive only takes what it needs. Is this correct?
 

gjr74

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I was hoping to charge my new 11” iPad Pro with the 29W USB-C charger that came with my 12” MacBook from 2015. Is it okay as I think the charger that came with the iPad Pro is a lower wattage than that.

I think I have read before that charging with a higher powered charger is okay for iPhones, etc and the drive only takes what it needs. Is this correct?
I believe that's true- the iPad will only take what it needs from the charger. Similar to the way iPhone owners use iPad chargers because they charge faster.
 
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AppleHaterLover

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Yay!!!!! One more iPad Pro charger question. We're one closer to 1 million. Way to go.

Anyway: the 29W charger supports USB PD at 14.5V-2A, which will fast charge your iPad at the full 29W a lot faster than the included 18W adapter. Great, isn't it?
 

Treebark

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Anyway: the 29W charger supports USB PD at 14.5V-2A, which will fast charge your iPad at the full 29W a lot faster than the included 18W adapter. Great, isn't it?
Yeah, but I want a charger from a good company that offers enough watts, has USB-C PD to charge the ipad quickly, while also having USB ports to charge my iphone, apple watch and drive my USB powered travel clock too... :)
 

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