iPad 3 wont turn on

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  1. maritzasf

    maritzasf iPF Noob

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    Hi everyone,
    I'm new to this forum. I signed up because my husband has an iPad 3 that's not turning on. The battery was dead and when connected to charge a white screen comes up and does not turned on. Does anyone in the forum knows why is that and how can we fix it?
     
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    You will need charge in the iPad first, so put in on for an hour and then do a Reset. This will not change anything on your iPad and is akin to rebooting a pc.
    Reset - Hold the power off button and the home button simultaneously, keep holding them in and you will see the power off slide appear and disappear, wait until you see the Apple logo appear before releasing the buttons. Your iPad should then come on but it may take about a minute to do so. Let us know how you go.

    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/
    3 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
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.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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