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Can't delete apps on iPad

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Black9, Sep 10, 2011.

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    On my mums iPad, usually on my iPad 2 I press and hold on the app and then a small X appears which allows me to delet it, on hers the apps just wiggle around but no X appears? So how do I delete apps or do I have to do it via iTunes whilst connected to the computer?
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    On her iPad go into Settings>General>Restrictions then check if deleting apps is switched to on or off.......then switch it the other way.

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    Just a thought, but be sure you're not trying to delete any of the "built-in" apps on the iPad (e.g Notes, Safari, etc.) Those cannot be deleted.
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    Thanks, the restrictions were on... Someone's been messing around with her iPad and has applied passwords on most stuff. Is there anyway to restore factory settings on the whole iPad system? :)
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    You can try Settings>General>Reset and check out the options there or plug it into your PC and choose restore in iTunes.

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