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Old Dec 23, 2012, 02:46 AM   #1
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Do u turn off your ipad when not in used?

what abt u?
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 02:47 AM   #2
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Yes...Seems pointless to leave it in standby..
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 02:56 AM   #3
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"When not used" -> hardly ever happen. I just close the cover and let the magnets switch off the screen. The few hours in night time it's "sleeping" beside me.

Do you really fully switch off ? Is that even possible ?
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 02:59 AM   #4
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"When not used" -> hardly ever happen. I just close the cover and let the magnets switch off the screen. The few hours in night time it's "sleeping" beside me.

Do you really fully switch off ? Is that even possible ?
Yes, i do switch it off.
beside, it saves battery life and the components could get some "rest"
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 03:28 AM   #5
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I never have, nor do I ever plan on starting. The little battery life it could save is not worth it to me. I'd much rather be able to just pickup the device and it's already on.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 03:40 AM   #6
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I always switch off my iPad there no point wasting power and i always switch my mac off and my iPhone

(You wouldn't leave you car on the drive ticking over wasting fuel)
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 08:52 AM   #7
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My iPad is always charging when not in use for hours, usually only overnight. The ipad automatically turns back on when plugged in. I don't know when I would even be able to power this thing off.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 09:00 AM   #8
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 09:05 AM   #9
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Yes, i do switch it off.
beside, it saves battery life and the components could get some "rest"
It saves barely any battery life unless you get lots of notifications which light up the screen all the time. And well, that "give the components some rest"-argument... I don't know what to say to that. The idea of an iPad is that you can pick it up anytime, immediately slide to unlock and do what you gotta do, so if you think about it, the iPad is made to be in stand-by (and not to be turned off).
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 09:07 AM   #10
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Usually just keep it in standby.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 09:15 AM   #11
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I always switch off my iPad there no point wasting power and i always switch my mac off and my iPhone


A lot of weird replies in this thread.

One of the main advantages of iDevices is that they are instant-on.

It's even stranger when talking about a phone.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 10:18 AM   #12
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iPads are computers.
Laptops are computers.
Desktops are computers.

Do you shut off your computer entirely when not in use? Or do you let it sleep? I put my computers to sleep (unless I have to restart the computer for an update). My iPad is almost never shut off completely unless I'm restoring, rebooting, or I expect to be gone from my iPad for an extensive amount of time (days).
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 10:24 AM   #13
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Do you really fully switch off ? Is that even possible ?
nope, not possible, not for me
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 10:31 AM   #14
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Usually always sleeping hence the reason why I got a tablet love the instant in feature
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