IPad 2 home button not respondind

Discussion in 'iPad Games' started by garry.neilson, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. garry.neilson

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    Hi all
    Can anyone help, my home button is not responding so I have to turn it of and on again to go back to my home screen
    Many thanks Garry
     
  2. Mickey330

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    I came across this little tip while browsing the Interwebz. See if it'll help you:

    Step 1: Open a stock app, like Weather or Stocks.

    Step 2: Press and hold your power button until “slide to power off†appears and release.

    Step 3: Press and hold your Home button until the “slide to power off†goes away, and the app force quits.

    See if that does any good.

    But, if you can't get your Home button to work, I'm afraid that's a hardware issue, which will necessitate a trip to an Apple Store for the Geniuses to look at it.

    Sorry to be of not much help...

    Marilyn
     
  3. thutrangipadforum

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  4. w1ngman

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    This doesn't fix a 'broken' Home button, but you could turn on Gestures within Settings, and then use 5-finger pinch on-screen to return Home...
     
  5. garry.neilson

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    Thanks for help,it seems to have worked....garry
     
  6. Husq250

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    Can't say I understand why but this worked for me! My home button has worked but it started to take several hard pushes to respond. I tried your fix and it now takes one light push. Thanks!
     

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