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How to restart a frozen iOS device

You can hold down the Sleep/Wake button(button on the top that powers the device on and off) and the home button(round button the front) at the same time till you see the Gray Apple logo on a black background. Only use this for a device that is frozen or will not power down.

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Can't get my iPad to turn on! Have tried pressing the button for a long time, still not turning. What else should I do to get started?

In order (stop if one works):
1. Recharge at least an hour from power adaptor rather than USB computer lead.
2. Reset by holding down Sleep/Wake button on top right of tablet while at the same time pressing down home button. Keep both depressed 15 seconds. If slider appears or screen dims, keep pressing till Apple appears.
3. Restart (display not working) by pressing and holding Sleep/Wake button till power off slider appears. Drag slider to right. Wait 2 minutes. Press and hold Sleep/wake button till Apple appears.
4. Recovery Mode. With device powered down, hold sleep/wake button down and drag slider to off position. Then plug USB into a computer (do not have usb cable connected to iPad yet) running latest version of iTunes. Hold down Home button while plugging USB cable into iPad. Keep Home button down until Connect to iTunes appears. If does not appear, start Recovery Mode procedure again. When Lightning cable, arrow, and iTunes appears, release Home. Click OK to restore to factory defaults (erases data). Restore data from earlier backup. (Summary of method from Phone Cruncher site.)

Aug 28, 2017 | Tablets & eReaders

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Ipad 2 will not power off with power button or home buttons pressed


Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on the top of your device until the red slider appears. Then drag the slider to turn your device completely off.
After the device turns off, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button again until you see the Apple logo.

You should reset your device as a last resort and only if you can't restart it.
To reset, press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home buttons for at least 10 seconds, until you see the Apple logo.

Sep 14, 2014 | Apple iPad2 WiFi 64GB

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how can i reset my ipod?

Please follow the below steps to reset the iPod.
  1. Press and hold the "Sleep/Wake" button. This is the main power button on the top left-hand corner of the device.
  2. Press and hold the "Home" button while still holding "Sleep/Wake." The home button is the main button on the front of your iPod touch, indicated by a white square inside of a circular black button.
  3. Hold both buttons until the Apple logo appears on your screen. Resetting can take upwards of 10 seconds. Once the logo appears, your iPod touch reboots by itself.

Thanks for understanding.

Dec 30, 2011 | Apple iPod touch

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forgot my itouch password

Do the following:
  1. Connect your device to your computer and open iTunes.
  2. Hold down "Home" button on the device.
  3. While holding down the "home" button, hold down "Sleep/Wake" button.
  4. Hold down the two buttons until the Apple logo appears on screen.
  5. As soon as the Apple logo appears on screen, release the "Sleep/Wake" button.
  6. Keep holding the "Home" button until the iTunes logo and the USB lead picture is shown on screen
  7. Release the "Home" button then follow instructions within iTunes.

Sep 26, 2009 | Apple iPod touch

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i reset my iphone and now it is on black screen with apple

Hi Your iphone is having a software problem try to restore it whit itunes to the highest iphone firmware version, if your are still having problem send it to 1 iphone repair centre like www.E-Repairs.co.uk

Jul 04, 2009 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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