Chapter 40. Troubleshooting the iPad

Although the iPad is trouble-free 99 percent of the time, it’s still a computer and like any computer, it’s prone to foul-ups and mishaps usually at the worst possible time. When your iPad doesn’t cooperate with your wishes, you could have a defective iPad or, more likely, your iPad just needs a swift kick in its electronic behind to make it start working again.

In this chapter, you will learn several steps you can take to get an uncooperative iPad back in working condition again.

What You’ll Be Using

To troubleshoot your iPad, you need to use the following:

  • The Home button

The Settings screen

  • The On/Off ...

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