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  1. Bawled belle

    Bawled belle iPF Noob

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    I am new to Apple, having just purchased my iPad, which I love!!! On recommendation from a friend, I tried to download the Pages app. Unfortunately, my Internet server went down during the installation, which did not complete. I decided to try again later, but now when I go into the apps store, instead of getting the "buy" option, that box reads "installing". HELP!!

    Edited to say I have just realised I have the Pages app icon on my homepage, but it seems stuck with the word "loading" underneath it
     
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  2. J. A.

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    Hi, welcome to iPF!

    There are a few things you could try:
    Restart your iPad (turn off and on again).
    Reboot it (press & hold Home and Power button at the same time until the Apple logo appears).
    Clear the multitask bar (double tap the Home button to reveal it, then tap and hold an app there until it wiggles, delete all apps there).
    Go to App Store - Featured, scroll down to your Apple ID, tap it and sign out. Then sign in again with your Apple ID.
    Go to Settings - Airplane Mode, turn it on. Wait a few minutes, then turn it off again.
     
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    Bawled belle iPF Noob

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    Many thanks, I am all sorted now - love Pages,just what I needed.
     
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    Glad to help.
     
  5. Richard Brown

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    Hi Bawled belle,

    Welcome to the forum. I'm pleased to read that your problem with downloading Pages has been solved - that's great news :)

    Now, I suggest that one of the first things you do is to read the forum rules etc. Links to useful sections follow :-
    The forum rules may be found here.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    We have our own App which is easy to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    The iPad manual is here.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/

    Try these informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html

    Most importantly, enjoy your time with us on the forums.

    Finally, it's good to see someone else from Kent here.

    Cheers

    Richard Brown
    A member of the iPF moderators' team.

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
     

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