Home button problems

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  1. jhaffner

    jhaffner iPF Noob

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    I have had iPad five months. Now home button not working, any easy fixes
     
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    Mickey330 Administrator Staff Member

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    If the Home button isn't working, then that's a hardware problem and the fix most likely entails a trip to Apple. Sorry, but nothing software-related will fix hardware-related issues.

    Marilyn
     
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    You could try re calibrating the home button to see if that helps. To do so open any stock IOS app (app store, messages, etc.) then hold the power button until the slide to power off indicator shows up, right after you see that push and hold the home button until the home screen re appears. If you get no response from that then there is something wrong with it.
     
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    Didn't know about this one. Great tip thanks !
     
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    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!
     

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