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The iPad is a powerful device, but sometimes you need to turn it off. Whether you’re done using your tablet for the day or just taking a break, turning off your iPad can help preserve battery life and protect your device from potential damage. Knowing how to power down your iPad correctly is an important part of keeping it in good condition. Here is quick guide on how to do it.
What To Know
iPads are an incredibly versatile device that can be used for a variety of tasks, including web surfing and mobile gaming. Keeping your iPad powered off when it’s not in use is an important part of protecting it from viruses and other problems that could occur. It’s easy to power off your iPad if you know how, no matter what model you have.
If you have an iPad with a physical Home button, simply press and hold the On/Off/Sleep button until a slider appears, then slide the power off. For iPads without Home buttons, like all versions of the iPad mini or any number of iPad Pro models, press and hold the On/Off/Sleep button as well as the Volume down button until a slider appears on the screen. From there, slide the power off to shut down your device gracefully. Whatever model of iPad you have, this article covers how to properly turn it off in order to protect it from harm.
Turning off an iPad is easy
Using an iPad is a great way to stay connected, and powered off iPads provide you with optimal security and privacy. Turning them off is essential for many tasks, but choosing the right method depends on your particular model.
For most models of iPad, you can easily turn it off by holding down the Power button at the top-right corner of your device for three seconds. If you have an iPad Pro with Face ID then you will need to press combination of buttons both the Power button and one of the volume buttons simultaneously for three seconds. This will prompt a red power icon to appear on your screen which then needs to be slid across to complete the process. Once this is done, your device has been successfully shut down and remains secure until it’s powered back up again. Thankfully, turning off any model of iPad is relatively easy so fear not if you need to switch yours off!
In the case that your iPad lacks a Home Button
If your iPad doesn’t have a Home button, it can be difficult to figure out how to navigate and access the various features and settings. Fortunately, there are some easy remedies to get back into the home screen. To restart your Apple device, press and release the volume up button, followed by the volume down button, and then press and hold the power button until the Apple logo appears. This action will restart your iPad and take you straight back to the home page of your device.
If this method still fails or if you’re having trouble accessing certain features on your iPad, like multitasking or if an app won’t close, an Apple Certified Technician can help you find a solution that works best for you. Make sure to bring in all of your accessories so they can check out any issues with them as well. With the right support system, it’s easy to make the most use out of your iPad even if it doesn’t have a Home button.
What to do if the iPad fails to power on?
If your iPad won’t turn on, it can be incredibly frustrating. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to try to get the device back up and running. The first thing to do is to force the iPad to restart. To reboot an iPad with a home button, simultaneously press and hold the power and home buttons for roughly five to ten seconds. This will usually cause the device to restart and hopefully bring it back up and running.
If your iPad doesn’t have a home button, however, then you’ll need to take a slightly different approach. In this case, press and quickly release the volume up button followed by pressing and quickly releasing the volume down button. Doing this should prompt your iPad into restarting and hopefully resolving whatever issue was preventing it from booting up in the first place.
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