How to fix iPad Pro/iPad Air/iPad Mini that is frozen?

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Your iPad may freeze for a variety of reasons, such as a problem with a particular app, a software glitch, or a hardware issue. If your iPad is frozen, you may not be able to use it at all. In this guide, we will show you how to fix a frozen iPad using a few simple methods.

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Force restart your iPad

The first thing you should try is to force restart your iPad. This will usually clear up any temporary glitches that may be causing the freeze. To force restart your iPad, follow these steps:

  • If your iPad has a Home button: Press and hold the power button and the Home button at the same time for about 10 seconds.
  • If your iPad has no Home button: Press and hold the volume up button and the volume down button at the same time for about 10 seconds.

Your iPad should restart.

Restart your iPad in Safe Mode

If force restarting your iPad does not work, you can try restarting it in Safe Mode. Safe Mode temporarily disables all third-party apps, which can help you to identify if one of your apps is causing the freeze. To restart your iPad in Safe Mode, follow these steps:

  • If your iPad has a Home button: Press and hold the power button until the power menu appears. Then, press and hold the “Power off” option until you see a message asking you to restart in Safe Mode. Tap “Restart”.
  • If your iPad has no Home button: Press and hold the volume down button and the power button at the same time until you see the Apple logo.

Your iPad will restart in Safe Mode. The words “Safe Mode” will appear in the bottom left corner of your screen.

If your iPad works normally in Safe Mode, then one of your apps is causing the freeze. You can then uninstall the app that you think is causing the problem.

Update your iPad’s software

Outdated software can sometimes cause problems, so it’s a good idea to make sure that your iPad is running the latest software. To check for software updates, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap “General”.
  3. Tap “Software Update”.

If there is an update available, install it.

Factory reset your iPad

If none of the above solutions work, you may need to factory reset your iPad. This will erase all of your data, so make sure to back up your files first. To factory reset your iPad, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap “General”.
  3. Tap “Reset”.
  4. Tap “Erase all content and settings”.
  5. Tap “Erase iPad”.

Your iPad will restart and erase all of your data. Once it has restarted, you will need to set it up again as a new device.

Conclusion

If you have tried all of the above solutions and your iPad is still frozen, you may need to contact Apple Support for further assistance.

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