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HT1766 My Ipad turns on and off like crazy.

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Gaucho15 Calculating status...
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Jun 18, 2013 12:09 PM

My Ipad turns on adn off like crazy. As soon as it is time to put in the password it goes blank and starts over, I can not stop it (until the battery dies) nor can I bring it to factory settings or anything.


Can anyone tell me what to do besides go to the store, got no time, need to find the guarentee, bought it in a different country.


btw I do not know what OS is on the Ipad mini.

iPad, Other OS
  • braden85 Community Specialists Community Specialists (2,290 points)
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    Jun 20, 2013 12:16 PM (in response to Gaucho15)

    Hey there gaucho15!


    I have an article here for you that can help you troubleshoot this issue a little further and provide some steps for attempting to resolve the issue. That article can be found here:


    iPhone: Hardware troubleshooting


    The specific part of the article that you will want to reference can be found right here:

    Will not turn on, will not turn on unless connected to power, or unexpected power off

    1. Verify that the Sleep/Wake button functions. If it does not function, inspect it for signs of damage. If the button is damaged or is not functioning when pressed, seek service.
    2. Check if a Liquid Contact Indicator (LCI) is activated or there are signs of corrosion. Learn about LCIs and corrosion.
    3. Connect the iPhone to the iPhone's USB power adapter and let it charge for at least ten minutes.
    4. After at least 15 minutes, if:
      • The home screen appears: The iPhone should be working. Update to the latest version of iOS if necessary. Continue charging it until it is completely charged and you see this battery icon in the upper-right corner of the screen HT1650_2.jpg. Then unplug the phone from power. If it immediately turns off, seek service.
      • The low-battery image appears, even after the phone has charged for at least 20 minutes: See "iPhone displays the low-battery image and is unresponsive" symptom in this article.
      • Something other than the Home screen or Low Battery image appears, continue with this article for further troubleshooting steps.
    5. If the iPhone did not turn on, reset it while connected to the iPhone USB power adapter.
      • If the display turns on, go to step 4.
      • If the display remains black, go to next step.
    6. Connect the iPhone to a computer and open iTunes. If iTunes recognizes the iPhone and indicates that it is in recovery mode, attempt to restore the iPhone. If the iPhone doesn't appear in iTunes or if you have difficulties in restoring the iPhone, see this article for further assistance.
    7. If restoring the iPhone resolved the issue, go to step 4. If restoring the iPhone did not solve the issue, seek service.

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