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ipad 16gb just stopped working

Posted on 2015-02-24
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ipad just stopped working. No warning. Won't turn on. I went to open the screen and slide like I normally do but there is no power. plugged in unplugged. nothing. Is there a reset hole or something?
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Question by:artismobile
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by:Mark Bullock
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Did you try to charge it for a while (up to 20 minutes) before turning it on?
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by:Leo Alexander
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There is a reset sequence that will allow you to boot into DFU mode. This procedure is normally performed for restoring/factory resetting the iOS. Also, many do this as a step in jailbreaking their iDevice.


Hold down the sleep/power button and home button together for exactly 10 seconds, then release the power button
Continue to hold down the Home button until a message appears in iTunes telling you an iPhone in recover mode has been detected.

When you are in DFU mode your iPhone screen will be completely black
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serialband earned 500 total points
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There's no reset hole.  The closest thing is to hold the power button for more than 10 seconds to see if that resets it.
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201559
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by:artismobile
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it was on the charger when I opened it and found out it would not come on.
I'll try these fixes.
I don't know what jailbreaking is
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by:artismobile
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holding down the sleep button did nothing.
home and sleep gives me the itunes symbol and a picture of the power cord
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by:artismobile
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its holding on that screen for a long time.
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by:artismobile
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I re did it by holding both the sleep and home but this time I didn't keep holding the home button for itunes. I just let it go and it came back.
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