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iPad is frozen, should I just leave it alone for a bit?

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UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 15-Aug-16 09:42:58

It's been frozen for about an hour. Thanks.

stillrocking Mon 15-Aug-16 09:47:18

Frozen on what? Stuck in an app? Have you tried a hard reset?

RustyBear Mon 15-Aug-16 09:49:18

Have you tried to reset by holding down the home and sleep buttons for 10 seconds? Often works even when it won't power off.

This page is helpful for various ways in which an iPad can freeze.

YesItsMeIDontCare Mon 15-Aug-16 09:49:23

Hold down home button and power button at same time until screen goes blank and apple reappears. Should reset it.

AnchorDownDeepBreath Mon 15-Aug-16 09:49:25

No, force a shut down. If its already been frozen for an hour, it's incredibly unlikely to unfreeze without assistance.

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 15-Aug-16 18:23:32

Thanks, it's still frozen. I've tried pressing both buttons but not at the same time, will try that now.

It's frozen on a blurry image of the background image.

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 15-Aug-16 18:58:51

Thank you lovely Mumsnet, it's back smile

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