iPad Freezes

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Silvereel, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. Silvereel macrumors 6502

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    Has anyone else experienced freezing on he iPad? I've had it happen twice and I'm wondering if I should take it by the Genius Bar or not, or if this is a common bug. It has happened twice and it lasts roughly five minutes. The screen stays lit, but it's completely frozen. The touch screen won't work, and neither will the off/sleep button.
     
  2. jjahshik32 macrumors 603

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    My iPad has been freezing as well when streaming videos and I found out that to fix this you have to change your router to 802.11 g only. If you choose n I noticed it conflicts with the stream and freezes the iPad. I've changed my router to wireless g and so far no issues.

    I know it's a bit of a bummer but i really don't need n really as my router is not far from me.
     
  3. fobfob macrumors 6502

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  4. Matthew Yohe macrumors 68020

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    Probably nothing to be concerned about.

    Are you in a particular app when this happens? Try to nail that down, look for connecting incidents.
     
  5. Silvereel thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I'm assuming it is a software problem, I just want to make sure that it isn't a hardware problem, though i don't see how it could be. The first time it happened while trying to load Pages, but this time, about 30 minutes ago it happened on the unlock screen.
     
  6. SocalMark macrumors member

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    Wow I'm so happy not one Problem with my iPad 64.:apple:
     
  7. OGDaniel macrumors 6502a

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    iPad is indeed in its primitive stages, and as much as we'd all like it to be perfect (and so far it has been for me), there's no doubt still some bugs to work out. I'm sure it's nothing though, I wouldn't worry about the freezing.
     
  8. Love Juice macrumors regular

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    You mean like my thread from the day before? :rolleyes:

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=897563

    Since then it's locked up two more times. Once on a YouTube clip, and the other while using the yahoo entertainment app (doing video).

    Switching my router off of N or a combo of bands is not acceptable if that's the issue. I have a genius bar appointment to see what they say.
     
  9. wolfpackfan macrumors 68000

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