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Tony Trout wrote:Starting yesterday morning, my IPad2 began going on and off repeatedly and wouldn't stop. I plugged it into the computer and got a message from iTunes saying that the computer is in recovery mode. I tried all day yesterday to solve this problem but...it's still doing it.
Any suggestions? I already have had it backed up once and I'm using iCloud.
Edited To Add: The backup didn't work properly. The IPad2 is still shutting down and powering back up almost repeatedly...I guess I'm gonna have to find another one.... and I've had this one for less than a year....
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iPad keeps turning off and turning on, any ideas?
1600 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Mar 11, 2013 2:49 PM by Philly_Phan RSS
Mar 11, 2013 2:19 PM
I keep having problems with my iPad turning on and off. It seems to be like this for two to three days and then it seems fine for a few weeks again. This weekend whilst turning on and off the iPad came up with a black screen with write writing, which I have never seen before.
Any ideas if I can cure this myself or if I need to take it back to Apple.
First, try a system reset. It cures many ills and it's quick, easy and harmless...
Hold down the on/off switch and the Home button simultaneously until you see the Apple logo. Ignore the "Slide to power off" text if it appears. You will not lose any apps, data, music, movies, settings, etc.
If the Reset doesn't work, try a Restore. Note that it's nowhere near as quick as a Reset. It could take well over an hour! Connect via cable to the computer that you use for sync. From iTunes, select the iPad/iPod and then select the Summary tab. Follow directions for Restore and be sure to say "yes" to the backup. You will be warned that all data (apps, music, movies, etc.) will be erased but, as the Restore finishes, you will be asked if you wish the contents of the backup to be copied to the iPad/iPod. Again, say "yes."
At the end of the basic Restore, you will be asked if you wish to sync the iPad/iPod. As before, say "yes." Note that that sync selection will disappear and the Restore will end if you do not respond within a reasonable time. If that happens, only the apps that are part of the IOS will appear on your device. Corrective action is simple - choose manual "Sync" from the bottom right of iTunes.
If you're unable to do the Restore, go into Recovery Mode per the instructions here.
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