Welcome to iPadForums.net Guest - Click Here to Register

Help!!

This is a discussion on Help!! within the iPad 2 Forum forums, part of the Apple iPad Discussions category; I got an i pad 2 for school, which is provided by the school brand new and i get to keep. I put on a ...

iPadForums.net is the original Apple iPad Forum! Registered Users do not see these ads. Please Register - It's Free!
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Help!!

  1. #1
    iPF Noob
    Member #
    147685
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    surrey, BC
    Posts
    1

    Help!!

    I got an i pad 2 for school, which is provided by the school brand new and i get to keep. I put on a griffin survivor case and now my i pad says the connect to i tunes. I connect it to itunes and its says i pad is in recovery mode...... whats recovery mode? it says to restore i pad. i click the restore button and it says to update IOS. The school does not want this update on the ipad. how can i restore my ipad without updating.. if possible

  2. Ads


  3. #2
    Super Moderator
    Member #
    26626
    Liked
    22 times
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    North Carolina - US
    Posts
    1,569
    the only way to restore your ipad is to the latest iOS version available, I will recommend you to take it to school and see what's there plan B for the issue.
    iFrog - Ernie
    iPad Forums Moderation Team
    iMac 27" mid 2011 i7 3.4GHz, 16GB Ram, 2TB HD and 1GB Video Card
    iPhone 4S Black 32Gb - iOS 6.0.1 - iPad Mini Black 64GB Wifi - iOS 6.0.1

    Forum Rules. Please Read - Hacking Section Rules

  4. #3
    Banned
    Member #
    129445
    Liked
    3 times
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    United States
    Posts
    255
    If your school powers want to control what is or is not done to the iPads, why don't they just take them all back to the Apple store where they bought them? Seems like the answer IMHO.

  5. #4
    iPF Legend
    Member #
    28530
    Liked
    1524 times
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Walla Walla, WA
    Posts
    15,435
    Try a reset first.

    Hold down both the power button and the home button until the Apple logo appears. Release the buttons and wait for the iPad to finish rebooting. You may have to try it a few times.

    If this does not work then hand it over to your school's IT department. If they own the iPad then it's their problem. As long as there is no physical damage to the device they should have no issue with this. Devices fail, and that's what IT departments are paid to deal with.

    It is also very likely that they have management software that will allow them to restore the iPad to the state they want it in.


Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts