About Apple USB power adapters

This overview will help you identify a USB power adapter from Apple. When you need to charge your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, we recommend that you use the USB power adapter and USB cable that come standard 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 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch—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.

5W USB power adapter

  • iPhone 5 and later
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPod touch (5th generation) and later
  • iPod nano (7th generation)
  • iPod shuffle (4th generation)

10W USB power adapter

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


12W USB power adapter

  • 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 (6th generation)
  • iPad (5th generation)

18W USB-C power adapter

  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (3rd 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

Every iOS device comes with an Apple USB power adapter that 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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