Freezing Apps

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  1. underwater
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    Quite often when I am updating apps they freeze at
    the installation stage.This doesn't happen with my Iphone.
    The only way to unfreeze them is to sign out of Itunes which
    is a pain.
    Is this a common problem with the Ipad?
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    Have you tried to power recycle your iPad - i.e. turning it completely off and then on again, rather than simply putting it to sleep. This cures a whole load of 'problems' with the iPad and even Apple recommend you do this at least once a week.

    Tim
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    I usually do this with iphone once in a while but haven't done it yet to my iPad 2 as it is only 4 days old so I'll keep that in mind - thanks for the tip!
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    When you say, they freeze, what does it exactly mean? Does it say 'installing...' below the app for a long time?

    Because if it just says Waiting, you can reanimate it to download by pressing on the stalled app.
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    Thanks for comments.
    It never says waiting only installing.
    I have pressed on stalled apps but that does nothing.
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    Right.

    Does the freezing only occur with certain apps, perhaps only with large apps, such as games?

    How long have you waited for the installation to finish?

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