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    I left my iPad in my car in extreme cold (-35). It now won't turn on (I have left it to warm up for 15 hours). Is there any hope for it to work again?
     
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    Have you attempted to charge it? The battery may have completely discharged because of the cold. If the charging sequence doesn't initiate,
    it may indicate damage to components. If you're near an Apple Store you can take it in for a diagnostic.

    Good luck.

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    Thanks admiral. Charged it and left it for another twelve hours and all now seems to be good
     
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    So glad your iPad is working now!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very 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
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
     
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    Glad it worked out. Notice you're in Saskatchewan. Beautiful province. My sister-in-law lived in Saskatoon for several years. At the time we were in Calgary and we'd go see them once a month, by car. Prince Albert is an amazing place too. The night sky there is pretty awesome.

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