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iPad 1


iPF Noob
Jul 18, 2011
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Hello everyone, we have an iPad 1 we are trying to use 3G and it comes up sim card not found. But it's in there


Staff member
Apr 24, 2011
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Brisbane, Australia
It might be an idea to take out the sim card and reinsert it. Failing that a Restart and Reset may fix the problem. Restart: Press and hold the power off button, the one at the top right. You will see a slide appear to power off, slide this and the screen will go dark and a Whirly will appear. When the Whirly disappears your iPad is now off. Press the power button again until the Apple logo appears, this will take a few seconds and your iPad will restart. You should restart your iPad occasionally also as it will keep it running well. Now see if it is operating. If not a reset is the next step.

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. It will take a little longer for your iPad to start.

I hope one of these steps works for you, although sometimes a sim card can also be faulty and you may need to obtain a new one. Let us know how you go.

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