“What happened? My iPad couldn’t turn on since last night, what should I do? Do I need to buy a new one?”
Of course no! You just need to use some gentle persuasion to wake it up. In any case, there are some steps you can take to fix the problem with your iPad. And we will work our way through those steps in this article. Please check to see if your problem still exists after performing each step.
Part 1: 4 methods to fix the iPad won’t turn on
Method 1: check iPad hardware and accessories. First of all, whenever your iPhone won’t turn on, you should make sure that it is able to charge without any trouble. If there is a problem with a socket, then you can charge your device somewhere else as well. Clean its charging port and ensure that there is no physical damage before following various other options to fix it.
Method 2: Forcing restart the iPad. Just press the Power button and the Home button at the same time. Make sure that you press both the buttons meanwhile. Keep pressing them for at least 10s till your iPad would vibrate and display an Apple logo on the screen. This will force restart your iPad and resolve the power cycle issue that you would be facing.
Method 3: Put the iPad into recovery mode, then connect your iPad to iTunes in order to restore or update it. Now follow the steps below:
1. Launch the latest iTunes on your system and connect your iPad to it via USB. As of now, leave the other end of the cable unplugged.
2. While pressing the Home button on your iPad, connect it to your system. Keep pressing the Home button till iTunes detect your device. You will then get a connect-to-iTunes screen on your iPad.
3. Once you recognize your iPad, iTunes will analyze the error and provide the following display message. You can simply restore your iPad or update it to fix the problem.
Method 4: Set iPad to DFU mode. First of all, connect your iPad with a lightning /USB cable, then hold the Power and Home button on your iPad for at least 10s till the Apple logo would appear on the screen. Then release the Power button while still holding the Home button for another 10-15s. Generally, this will put your iPad into DFU mode. Now you can connect it to iTunes and update its firmware to turn it on.
Users are always unwilling to lose their important data to fix a minor problem like the iPad won’t turn on. So we do recommend iOS System Recovery. Just follow the steps given below.
Step 1: Download and run the problem. Select “iOS System Recovery” to fix the iPad won’t turn on the problem and go on.
Step 2: Connect your iPad to your PC. As long as the program detects your device, click Start.
Step 3: Now you need to boot your iPad in DFU mode. The method to boot an iPad in DFU Mode is similar to that of an iPhone. Thus, follow the guidelines in the screenshot below.
Step 4: Go back to your PC now. Fill in your iPad model number and its firmware details before clicking on Confirm. The process will take a few minutes, so please be patient.
Step 5: After that, the software will start to fix your device. Once done, your iPad will be started normally.
We do hope the above solutions would help you solve the problem that the iPad won’t turn on.
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