iPad unusable, running iOS 5 beta

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Dan SAE, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. Dan SAE macrumors newbie

    Jun 8, 2010
    Hey guys,

    I've only posted on here a few times previously, but I feel as though my iPad 2 is beyond help right now. I was using the remote app, locked it, left it on the couch, walked away for 5 mins, picked it back up, and it was at the iOS 5 set up screen. Please note it was completely untouched, didnt drop, nothing, I unlocked it and it was at the set up screen. Every time I try to set it up, whether it be from itunes back up, icloud back up, or set up as new, it always goes back to the set up screen. Also note I did a hard reset with and without power being supplied, are there any other suggestions? Thanks!
  2. Zcott macrumors 68020

    Oct 18, 2009
    Belfast, Ireland
    Most recent beta (beta 4)?

    Tried reinstalling the software?
  3. jaseone macrumors 65816


    Nov 7, 2004
    Houston, USA
    Sounds like whatever beta you were on just expired and one of many reasons that people that aren't developers or a beta tester for a developer shouldn't be installing the betas.
  4. blueroom macrumors 603


    Feb 15, 2009
    Toronto, Canada
    Cough, beta, cough, unstable. Put iOS 4.3.5 back on till iOS 5 is released.
  5. Dan SAE thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 8, 2010
    youre absolutely right, lesson learned...wheres the egg on face emoticon...
  6. Dan SAE thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 8, 2010
    and btw, you were all faster at solving this issue than my buddy who worked at the Apple store, thank you!!!

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