iPad3 not uninstalling apps (not preinstalls) no restriction setting

Discussion in 'iPad 3 Forum' started by newartriot, Jan 24, 2015.

  1. newartriot

    newartriot
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2015
    Messages:
    1
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Last week I attempted to uninstall an app on my iPad 3 (latest update installed). Instead of deleting the app, the icons continued to shake, and the bottom row of apps flash. I can then no longer use my iPad until I restart it manually. After this it lets me uninstall one app before doing the same when trying to uninstall a second app.



    Any ideas would be appreciated.


    iPad (3rd gen) Wi-Fi, iOS 8.1.2
     
  2. J. A.

    J. A.
    Expand Collapse
    Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2012
    Messages:
    18,143
    Thanks Received:
    10,305
    To get rid of this weird behaviour, try resetting it:
    Press and hold Home and Power button at the same time until the Apple logo appears. Then let go of both, the iPad will power up on it's own.
    This won't remove any or data or settings.

    If this doesn't fix your problem, maybe restoring it using iTunes will help: make sure iTunes (computer) is up to date. Backup your device, then restore it.

    There are two other ways to remove apps from your device:
    Go to Settings - General - Usage - Storage - Manage Storage, go to the app you intend to delete, tap it and select "Delete App" there.

    Another method would be to do this in iTunes, and then sync the iPad to it.

    Hope that helps.
     
    • Informative Informative x 1
    • List
  3. tharley46

    tharley46
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2012
    Messages:
    10
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Well, for me I was having the same trouble. I did 2 restores on my iPad, it didn't fix it. So now, I have to do the second option you said. That sux but at least I can delete the app that I don't want anymore. This mess started bout 2 weeks ago and hasn't let up. Don't know if it's Apples new software or what.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  4. tharley46

    tharley46
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2012
    Messages:
    10
    Thanks Received:
    0
    After the restores, I restored as new each time and added the things I had on before


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  5. phodgson

    phodgson
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2011
    Messages:
    6
    Thanks Received:
    0
    If you have bold text selected that is your problem.
    It took me two days trying to correct the problem until I found this suggestion on an Apple help page. Apparently only happens to iPad 3 and the latest iOS 8.1.3
     

Share This Page


Search tags for this page

ipad3