One of the most frustrating situations that you may come across with your iPad is when it gets stuck. During that moment, all the apps running on your device stop responding and you can’t do anything. The easiest solution to fix a stuck iPad is to restart it. In this quick fix, we’ll guide you through the process in detail. So, read the post carefully to learn how to restart a stuck iPad:
Important Note: The fix works for the following iPad models:
- iPad Pro
- iPad Air
- iPad Air 2
- Original iPad
- iPad 2
- iPad Mini
- iPad Mini 2
- iPad Mini 3
- iPad Mini 4
- 3rd Generation iPad
- 4th Generation iPad
Restart a stuck iPad in simple steps
Simply restart your iPad
The very first thing you need to do after your iPad gets stuck is to turn it OFF and then turn it ON again.
It’s very easy to do so. Just follow the instructions mentioned below:
Step 1. Press the Power and the Home button on your iPad at the same time.
For those who don’t know, the Power button is located at the top-right corner of your iPad while the home button is at the bottom-center (the round button).
Step 2. Continue pressing both the buttons until a slider appears at the top of the screen. After you see the slider, let go of both the buttons
Step 3. Move the slider to the right to turn OFF your iPad. The device will immediately shut down
Step 4. Press the Power and Home button on your iPad again until the Apple icon appears on the screen.
Your iPad will restart and start working normally.
Try to hard reset your iPad
Generally, the standard restart method fixes a stuck iPad. Still, there are times when the method doesn’t work. Your iPad can be locked to such an extent that the slider doesn’t appear on the screen. At this time you have none other option but to hard reset your iPad. This quick fix for stuck iPad wipes out the memory running apps and the operating system, and gives your device a fresh restart. Don’t worry, your data will remain safe.
Here’s how you can hard reset your iPad:
- Press the Home and the Power button on your iPad at the same time
- Keep pressing both the buttons until even after the slider appears on the screen. The iPad screen will go blank
- Let go of the buttons when the Apple logo appears
This should restart a stuck iPad and it should start working normally. However, if the problem still persists you should contact Apple care. They will provide a more reliable solution to the problem.
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