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Universal Dock G2 does not charge Macbook Pro

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USB a/c Universal Dock G2
macOS 10.15 Catalina

I have bought a Universal Dock G2 to connect to my MacBook Pro 13-inch 2020 (OS Catalina)

The dock is recognised by the MacBook as I can display on an external monitor with HDMI and use USB-a ports. However the dock does not charge the MacBook. The message are "Battery is not charging" & "Power Source : Power Adapter".

I have upgraded the firmware to release 1.1.9.0 with Windows 10 PC.

How can I resolve that issue ?

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I have exactly the same issue. Did you solve it? HP support told me there's nothing wrong with the dock and to check the issue with Apple support 😞

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I spoke with HP support and got the same result.

 

If the dock is on firmware versions 1.1.7.0, 1.1.8.0, or 1.1.9.0, you may be able to get it to charge by using your regular macbook charger to "jump-start the charging", if you will. Plug the charger in while the dock is plugged in until it shows that it is being charged, then unplug the power adapter and the dock will continue charging. It's not the greatest fix.

 

Downgrading the dock to firmware version 1.1.2.0 will allow the dock to charge normally. However, my experience with downgrading was that the 1.1.2.0 installer would not see the dock (no matter what ver .7, .8, .9). I found a way to downgrade and would be happy to share if needed

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Thanks! Please do share the trick to downgrade it. My experience is the same - installer for ver. 1.1.2.0 doesn't recognise the dock. I appreciate your help!

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I also have this exact issue, with the Macbook 16" 2019. Upgraded to 1.1.9.0 in Win 10, and yet no charing even though the Mac seems to recognize a charger being connected.
 
Also interested in the downgrade trick, and also if any other issues has occured due to the downgrade?

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