After using iPad do most use sleep or off completely

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  1. davidlw macrumors 6502a

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    After you use your iPad and will not be using it for a few hours do most of you put it to sleep or off completely?
     
  2. r0k macrumors 68040

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    Sleep. My iPad hasn't been off completely since April 3rd at 9:30am.
     
  3. melman101 macrumors 68030

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    Sleep. The only time my iPad turns off is when I'm rebooting it for whatever reason.
     
  4. mac jones macrumors 68040

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    sleep.

    just like the ipod or iphone
     
  5. czachorski macrumors 6502a

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  6. Mezzo43 macrumors member

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    I turn the iPad off if I'm not using it during the day.
     
  7. pondie84 macrumors 6502a

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    Wouldn't turning it off everytime you stop using it defeat one of its selling points?
     
  8. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    I think most if not all will say sleep. I reboot every 1-2 weeks depending upon the amount of crap I've loaded and unloaded from it.
     
  9. spinedoc77 macrumors 604

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    That's the whole point of the ipad, you never turn it off. This is the reason I turned away from the HP slate, I don't think I could stand anything but instant on.
     
  10. Capt T macrumors 6502a

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  12. davidlw thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I turn mine to sleep mode also just wanted to see if most everyone did too.
    Thanks.
     
  13. Mezzo43 macrumors member

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    Sorry.... what selling point are you referring to?
     
  14. themanfromvlad macrumors 6502

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    The "Instant-On" selling point.
     
  15. M87 macrumors 65816

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    Hasn't been off since I got it. My iPhone probably hasn't been off in months.
     
  16. pondie84 macrumors 6502a

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    This thread actually reminds me of my dad who, after all these years, still turns off his mobile phone every time he finishes making a call. The fact that then nobody can call him doesn't seem to sink in :)
     
  17. Mezzo43 macrumors member

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    Maybe he doesn't want to be reached..... :)
     
  18. laokai macrumors member

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    Wait---seriously---there is a difference between sleep and off? I just hit the button on the top when I'm done. I guess this must be sleep...
     
  19. Cinemagic macrumors 6502

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    It's just like the iPhone. Hit the button at the top, Sleep. Hold the button at the top and then power off will turn it off.

    I use Sleep. I love the instant on.
     
  20. Matthew9559 macrumors 6502a

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    Dur. Can't be serious.

    I usually leave my iPad asleep. Only turn it off if having an application error.
     
  21. scottness macrumors 65816

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    Sleep. Who turns theirs off for anything but rebooting?
     
  22. Compile 'em all macrumors 601

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    Who the heck turns off an iPad? :confused:

    I don't even turn off my macbook.

    Are you a PC user by any chance? (serious question, no hate)
     
  23. Clix Pix macrumors demi-goddess

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    I put my iPad to sleep when not using it and occasionally have done an actual reboot but it isn't necessary to shut the iPad totally off each time one isn't going to use it.
     
  24. Thedeathbear macrumors 6502a

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    If I won't be using it for more than 24 hours, I'll turn it off.
     

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