High temperature warning when very cold.

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  1. jwt873

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    So, I left my iPad Air 1 (iOS 8.1.2) on my car seat today. It got cold. It was as cold as if you left it in a household refrigerator overnight.

    When I turned it on, I got a temperature warning. It had a little red thermometer and the words "iPad needs to COOL down before you can use it" I capitalized cool, because it already was very cool. I found that strange.

    I've seen this warning when I've left the thing in the sun in the summer.. That makes sense. But it was strange to see a high temperature warning when it was near very near the freezing point.

    Has anyone else experienced this?
     
  2. Ser Aphim

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    Was the AC turned on when you left it in your car seat?
     
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    That is odd.

    But, hold in mind the iPad's operating range has a minimum as well as a maximum temprature. If it was too cold odd behavior certainly possible. Still, fist I've heard this one.

    I wouldn't worry about it unless the problem crops up again when the temperature is in range.
     
  4. jwt873

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    The "natural" AC was on.. It was -20C outside at the time :)
     
  5. jwt873

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    I'm thinking that there is a maximum and minimum temperature that the iPad detects and if it is outside the boundaries, it calls up the 'Temperature Error' routine. I guess they only have a High temperature warning, so it serves for both high and low temps.. Yes it is strange :)
     
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    This is all Iv'e seen on the subject, by Apple anyway.

     
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    Yes the very same thing happened with me. A cold ipad refuses to work because "it is too hot"...
     
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    Thanks for the reply.. Now I know for sure that it's not just me :) :)
     
  9. Kieran2001

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    I have never heard of this warning before, I suggest you contact apple support at the following web address http://www.apple.com/uk/support/ you will need to select your device then choose a option eg. charging and say it's not listed then you can call them, email them or do a online chat. I hope I helped kind regards,
    kieran
     
  10. rasmith1959

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    As a general rule of thumb whenever you bring in your iPad (or any other electronic device) you should wait at least 15-30 minutes or so before turning on the power. This is to allow the device to warm up and prevent condensation which may occur that would short out the electronics and damage the device.


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