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Old Apr 28, 2011, 08:06 PM   #1
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How often do you turn your iPad off?

Hey guys and girls just wondering how often you turn your iPad off? I've had mine on for a few days maybe a week now without turning it off does this harm the device or is it just the same as leaving your iPhone on?

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Old Apr 28, 2011, 08:09 PM   #2
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Hey guys and girls just wondering how often you turn your iPad off? I've had mine on for a few days maybe a week now without turning it off does this harm the device or is it just the same as leaving your iPhone on?

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Good thing you turned it off in a week or less. If left on for 8 days it will explode. This is covered in the printed manual that came with it.
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 08:41 PM   #3
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had an ipad 1 for a year, never turned it off once. had ipad 2 since launch day, still haven't even rebooted it.
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 09:19 PM   #4
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My iPad has been on form months now with no I'll effects at all. The battery is still 12 hours!
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 09:26 PM   #5
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I think I've shut mine off three times in a year.
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 09:28 PM   #6
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I never shut mine off, come to think of it ive had my ipod for 2 years and ive never shut it off either.
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 09:49 PM   #7
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 09:51 PM   #8
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It's not really a device that you need to turn off per-say. Sleep is good enough for it, since is so low power.
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 10:21 PM   #9
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I almost never power down my iPad. Only time I ever do is to reboot but even that is few and far between.
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 10:23 PM   #10
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I think I've 'rebooted' it once or twice but I've yet to turn it off.
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 10:47 PM   #11
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Old Apr 28, 2011, 10:56 PM   #12
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ipad 1....maybe 10 times in a year....ipad 2 maybe twice...
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 12:08 AM   #13
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I've turned mine off about once a week only had it for 2 weeks though lol
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 12:27 AM   #14
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I don't recall turning my iPad off since I bought it last month. Don't think I will either.
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 12:39 AM   #15
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How often do you turn your iPad off?
Every time I want to turn on cellular data. :/
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 12:42 AM   #16
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I've had mine since launch day last year and I don't remember ever turning it off.

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Old Apr 29, 2011, 12:47 AM   #17
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I'd encourage weekly shutdowns. A Genius told observed that some errant backgrounding apps can be remedied with a reboot.
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 12:50 AM   #18
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Last time my iPad was off I was taking it out of the box.
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 12:53 AM   #19
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Once every week or so i reboot. I never just turn it off and leave it- moots the whole point of instant on if i want to wait for something to boot up, i'll go get on my laptop
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I don't really power down, but I usually reboot if an app I commonly use gets an update, or after installing a new app. There are some apps where the developers recommend rebooting after installing/updating... so I made that a habit.
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 01:11 AM   #21
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last time my ipad was off i was taking it out of the box.:d
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 01:47 AM   #22
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I turn off my iPad at least 1 time a month, maybe 2. My iPhone on the other hand, maybe 6 times total in the 3 years I have owned it. (2G still running like a champ)
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 02:04 AM   #23
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until it dies, muwahahahaha
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Old Apr 29, 2011, 03:13 AM   #25
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Wait... There's an off button?
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