Incomplete 4.2.1 Update

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by DarcyHegz, Nov 24, 2010.

  1. DarcyHegz macrumors newbie

    Nov 24, 2010
    I just installed the 4.2.1 update onto my iPad and I'm missing a lot of the features. For instance, the multitasking option is totally missing.

    Also, my switch on the side which use to act as a screen lock (so that no matter how I held it the screen would stay in place) is now programed as a sound mute switch. This is annoying.

    Any suggestions?
  2. viperGTS macrumors 68000

    Nov 15, 2010
    ok, the first part isnt normal. did you double click the home button?

    and for the 2nd part, that's normal. it was changed.
  3. DarcyHegz thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 24, 2010
    Oh man, is there any way to change the function of the switch back to what it was? If not then this sucks. For real.
  4. deutschzilla macrumors newbie

    May 15, 2006
    4.2.1 killed my ipad and iphone 4

    After installing 4.2.1 on my iPhone, I had an incomplete install that just seemed frozen. I restarted and now it won't start up again and just causes iTunes to freeze. Tried it on my iPad and now I have two dead devices. I can't even restore. Both devices are stuck in black screen with white apple and progress bar and about 10 percent. Happy Thanksgiving. :(
  5. miithewii macrumors newbie

    Nov 26, 2010
    Same prob

    same except its stuck at about 97%
  6. miithewii macrumors newbie

    Nov 26, 2010
    wifi synce

    i heard wifi sync can cause this problem
  7. pmudditt macrumors newbie

    Nov 13, 2010
    Newcastle, UK
    You will need to put them into recovery mode, see if this article helps
  8. Night Spring macrumors G5

    Night Spring

    Jul 17, 2008
    You can jailbreak it and install a mod that puts the switch back to what it was.

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