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  1. Vitale

    Vitale iPF Noob

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    Hi ya'll am I suppose to power off my iPad at night
     
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    KevinJS Super Moderator Staff Member

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    If you choose to do so. I never power mine down. I just turn the screen off and plug it into the charger. It won't affect it one way or the other if you turn it off. It just takes a bit longer to boot up.
     
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    Vitale iPF Noob

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    Thanks Kevin what do you mean by turning screen off? Just X out ?.... Feel dum I do
     
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    KevinJS Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Just press the sleep/wake button at the top right of the iPad.

    Sent from my stock iPad 2
     
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    leelai Administrator Staff Member

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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Everyones different I guess. I do a restart probably once a month. But I do close my apps completely regularly. From the home screen do the four finger swipe up or double press the home button to reveal your multi task bar. These are all the apps that you have opened at one time. Long press the app until it jiggles and a red minus sign will appear above it. Press the minus sign, this will close the app, not delete it, now press the home button or just touch your screen to return to your homescreen.

    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
    Tutorial on creating posts on the Forum
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...-creating-posts-starting-new-threads-how.html
    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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    Hello and welcome to the forum!
     

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