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Crash iPad ios5

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steev uk Calculating status...
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Dec 10, 2011 3:12 PM

Since the 'update' my iPad 3G has a tendency for crashing, from safari, iBooks to the loved angry birds!! Anybody else been suffering, or is it time to book it in for a check??

iPad, iOS 5.0.1
  • stefanfromclearwater Calculating status...
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    Dec 10, 2011 4:04 PM (in response to steev uk)

    My IPad is crashing all the time and no solution in sight. 

    With the death of Jobs Apple is dying too. Now in several cities in China the courts stopped sale of IPads because the IPad name belong to another company.

  • marianfromspringwood Level 3 Level 3 (800 points)
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    Dec 10, 2011 4:20 PM (in response to steev uk)

    Have you tried a reset. Hold down the home button and the sleep/wake button at the same time till the Apple logo appears then let your iPad wake up. Or just clear safari. I am sure Apple will be working on any problems for the next update.

  • stefanfromclearwater Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Dec 10, 2011 4:28 PM (in response to marianfromspringwood)

    I have everything suggested even from Apple "techs". Nothing is working and the funny thing is that I don't use it that much.

    I was planning to buy two more IPad's but after this experience, Apple will not get my money.

    Thanks for your help.

  • marianfromspringwood Level 3 Level 3 (800 points)
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    Dec 10, 2011 4:31 PM (in response to stefanfromclearwater)

    Glad to try and help.

  • DDHighland Calculating status...
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    Dec 18, 2011 6:44 AM (in response to steev uk)

    Did any of this help? My IPad is doing the same thing. It is very frustrating. When will Apple let us know how they intend to fix this problem? I have tried everything.

  • Philly_Phan Level 6 Level 6 (11,010 points)
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    Dec 18, 2011 7:45 AM (in response to steev uk)

    Several others are experiencing the same issue and it's likely that pretty much nothing that you can do yourself will help.

     

    It is my opinion that IOS-5 stresses the iPad hardware to the point where some units fail.  Hopefully you're close to an Apple Store.  Make an appointment with the resident "Genius" and display the problem to him/her.  Put the onus on Apple to resolve the problem.

  • Jimka Calculating status...
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    Jan 3, 2012 5:45 PM (in response to steev uk)

    We have two ipads that are crashing multiple times a day, started after ios 5 update

  • bb48 Calculating status...
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    Apr 11, 2012 8:54 AM (in response to steev uk)

    I tried to cool down my iPad, no more wrapped in the protection and in addition I Set back the backlight. My iPad get cooler and there are less crashes.

  • Knoll42 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Apr 25, 2012 11:16 PM (in response to steev uk)

    I've found that if you can see lots of disk space taken up by 'other' in iTunes (a block of yellow), and the device usage indicates it is almost full, then you will get crashing due to low memory. I've had 8.6gb of 'other' up till last night.

     

    For me it was caused by having icloud match enabled for my music AND the  'sync iPad over wifi' option checked in iTunes. I found lots of duplicates and various errors in the music library after iTunes match was activated with wifi sync enabled.

     

    In my view this is an iCloud related issue. In fact, if you turn off all music and cloud, I reckon you'll have no more trouble. But if you want iCloud and match, make sure you turn off 'sync over wifi' and resolve the duplicate tracks in the library.

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