About Apple USB power adapters

This overview will help you identify a USB power adapter from Apple. When you need to charge your iPhone or iPad, we recommend that you use the USB power adapter and USB cable that came in the box with your device. These adapters and cables are also available separately from Apple and authorized Apple resellers.

Customer safety is a top priority at Apple. That’s why all our products—including USB power adapters that come in the box with iPhone and iPad—undergo rigorous testing for safety and reliability and are designed to meet government safety standards around the world.

For more information about charging your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, refer to the Safety, Handling, and Support section of the iPhone User GuideiPad User Guide, or iPod User Guide.

While iPod devices don't come with a power adapter in the box, you can use any of the power adapters listed below with an iPod.

5W USB power adapter

iPhone 5 and later (except for iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max) come with a 5W power adapter in the box.

10W USB power adapter

These devices come with a 10W power adapter in the box:

  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPad 2

 

12W USB power adapter

These devices come with a 12W power adapter in the box:

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st generation)
  • iPad Pro (10.5-inch)
  • iPad Pro (9.7-inch)*
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)*
  • iPad mini (5th generation)*
  • iPad (7th generation)*
  • iPad (6th generation)*
  • iPad (5th generation)*

* In some countries and regions, this model ships with the 10W power adapter.

18W USB-C power adapter

These devices come with an 18W power adapter in the box:

  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (4th generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch

The Apple 18W USB-C power adapter can fast charge your iPhone 8 or later.

Learn about USB power adapter certifications

When an iOS device comes with an Apple USB power adapter, that adapter is certified to meet government safety standards in countries and regions where the device is available. Many of these countries and regions, including the United States, have adopted the Safety of Information Technology Equipment standard, IEC/UL 60950-1.

Apple USB power adapters are designed for use with power sources rated to provide 100V AC to 240V AC at 50Hz to 60Hz. The Type A (flat parallel-blade design) Apple 5W USB and 18W USB-C power adapters, as well as the 10W and 12W USB power adapters (with Type A AC plug attached) also comply with the IEC/UL 60950-1 standard for use with power sources rated to provide 115V AC at 400Hz.

Learn more about USB power adapters

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