1. Welcome to the new MacRumors forums. See our announcement and read our FAQ

iPad on iOS 7 wont turn on!

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by PatrickW98, Jun 25, 2013.

  1. macrumors 6502


    Last night I updated my iPad 3rd Gen 16GB WiFi only to iOS 7. Everything went fine. I turned it off for a couple hours and now I'm trying to turn it on and it won't turn on!!!! It goes through the Apple logo and then it gets stuck on the spinny circle logo. What should I do?
  2. macrumors 68030

    DFU Mode, restore iOS 6, and use this as a lesson as to why you don't use preview software on non-development devices ;).
  3. macrumors 6502


    I have my UDID registered through a friend. That friend also registered my i4S's UDID which is working fine. But I'm restoring my iPad to iOS 6 with a backup.
  4. macrumors 68030

    I meant as in a device used for development. It's not ready for normal use.
  5. macrumors newbie

    Since when is powering a device on not "normal use"?
  6. macrumors newbie

    You should try a DFU restore. And see if things go well. If that does not go well, then you should probably roll back to iOS6, before Apple would stop signing signatures for devices already on iOS7.
  7. macrumors newbie

    1) Restore with iOS 6.1.3 and setup as new device till u reach to home screen
    2) now 'Shift+Update' (not restore) with iOS 7 beta 2. By this u can bypass undid activation check on iPad.
    3) don't try to restore from old back up. Otherwise it will stuck again on welcome logo. Use it as a new device.

    Hope this helps!
  8. macrumors 6502a

    I had same problem. iPad worked for a few hours then got stuck in same position as the op. I reinstalled ios7 and restored from backup. All is well again for now
  9. macrumors newbie


    I don't have the Update option in iTunes. Just Check For Update & Restore iPad . WTF?
  10. macrumors newbie

    I meant to say check for update. So click 'shift+check for update button'.
  11. macrumors newbie

    on 10.9

    On Mac it seems to be Command+Check For Update. Thanks.

Share This Page