iPad Fixing a boot looping iPad 1 IOS 5.1.1?

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by markk1, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. markk1 macrumors newbie

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    I have a constantly boot looping iPad which I am yet to find a solution to. My boot looping issue shows the battery symbol with a small bit of it filled with red, then it goes to the apple logo, then shows the spinning icon in the center of the screen then freezes after a while, only to start the whole process over again. I have tried to hold down the + (volume up) button as it powers up and it eventually shows my lock screen with wallpaper but it freezes shortly after. I have also tried holding down the power button and home button to force power it off a number of times, as well as leaving it charged overnight. Does anyone have any ideas on how I can fix this? I have critical jailbreaking data which I really dont want to lose, so I want to avoid an itunes reset at all costs.
    Any help is greatly appreciated,
    Thanks, Mark
     
  2. bbrks macrumors 65816

    bbrks

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    Well, you can always restore back to 5.1.1 and rejailbreak.....but what I don't understand is critical jailbreaking data???
     
  3. Snide macrumors 6502a

    Snide

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    You could try booting into safe mode - hold the top volume button down for a minute or so after you see the Apple logo. You could then try uninstalling what might be causing the problem via Cydia.

    I'm also curious what "critical jailbreaking data" means.
     

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