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How to Do a Hard Reset on Your iPad
iTips: Apple iPad Quick Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

Doing a hard reset on an iPad only takes two button presses.

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As with many electronic devices that sport an operating system, there might come a time when your apps start wonking out or your iPad simply freezes. In most cases, a "hard reset" fixes most issues.

To do a hard reset, just hold the "Sleep/Wake" button on the upper right of your iPad along with the circular "Home" button on the lower middle part of the device's bezel. After 10 seconds, you should see the Apple logo. That's the sign that you've successfully pulled off a hard reset with your iPad.

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