Apple products are overtaking our hearts. But as a technology, it’s often hard to understand for the users, especially when they are experiencing technical issues, locked smartphones, and others.
Even though people mostly know Apple from its’ series of iPhones, the iPad is still in trend, and people love it. The statistics show that iPad is the second most selling product of Apple (next to the iPhone). It means that Apple product users often experience issues with iPads too.
Here are six tips to deal with technical difficulties while using iPad:
Fix the lagging keyboard
Users experience a lagging keyboard while typing. It can get annoying when you want to send an important email or a message to a friend.
To fix this problem:
- Restart/reboot your iPad. Press and hold for 10 seconds the sleep/wake button and the home button.
- Turn off the guided access. Go to Settings – General – Accessibility – Guided Access, and turn it off. It can sometimes interfere with some keyboards.
- Reset all settings. It is a more drastic measure, and you should use it only when the problem won’t go away on the first try. Go to Settings – General – Reset All Settings.
Unlock the iPad
If you are someone who got an iPad as a gift on a birthday or a family member gave theirs to you, you might experience some problems with unlocking it. The reason for the lock may differ by the situation, but to unlock iPad, you can only use safe and reliable methods.
- Take the iPad to a professional and ask them for help.
- Don’t try to jailbreak it.
iPad experiences connectivity issues
That’s the worst of all! iPad is great on its’ own, but we chose to buy a big-screen tech to access our favorite websites, apps, and games. Without the internet, iPad becomes a giant calculator.
Here’s what you should do:
- See if the problem is the router. Restart it by unplugging it for 30 seconds and then plugging it back. To add more security to this method, go to your iPad’s Settings – General – Reset – Reset Network Settings.
- Turn the connection on and off several times via Settings.
- Reboot your iPad.
- Look for the software update.
If Safari is crashing:
- Go to Settings – Safari and clear history, cookies, and data.
- Factory reset the iPad.
- Use other browsers
The unresponsive screen might mean anything.
- Check for the software update.
- Reboot the iPad.
- Factory reset it.
- Go to the support team and get ready to change the whole screen.
The sound buttons and the silent button is not working
- Get it fixed by a professional.
- Go to Settings – General – Accessibility – Interaction – Assistive Touch. A little gray box will substitute the buttons.
This article doesn’t solve every problem that might appear with your Apple product, but it definitely has answers for the most common iPad issues you might experience. Remember not to get carried away with fixing the iPad. If you come across a serious problem, take it to a professional for a check-up.