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Only background showing and not working, not closing?

I have IOS 8. I was reading a pdf on Adobe last night, my charge was gone so it closed. Then I recharged it. I tried opening it. The background appears. no pass word, screen lock. no apps. no up or down manues. nothing. I tried switchin it, does not switch. I pressed the up and down bottons at the same time. apple logo appears, the screen goes blank, after a while, the same background appears. my own background. Ive tried this many times

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there is also a stage where ipad opens with clock and date showing as it is supposed to, but the screen is extra extra large and does not reduce. I can open the drop down menu above, still extra large.

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I tapped the screen with three finger twice, and it opened.

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I have the same issue and nothing is working not even rebooting it works :(

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same thing hapened to me, what I did is press and hold the power button and home button

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Danika, THANK YOU SO MUCH

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Try pressing home button and power button for like 10 seconds should either power off or reboot if powers off turn back on see if fixes if not plug into computer and see if sees it if does may need to reload os if not might be S.O.L.

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thank you. pressing buttnons like that do not help.

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Thank you it worked I was so worried

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thank you so much !! life saver

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it worked!! yippeee!! thank you so much

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thank you so much

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I just switched off my phone, then i held the home button and the power button at the exact same time for like 5 seconds then you see a blue screen then it turns black and you will see the apple logo and if it starts its all fine

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Thank you! My phone is saved :)

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Are you able to power the unit off? If so, plug it in, turn it off and leave it sit overnight. At least 8 hours. Sometimes they come back from weird errors like after a timeout and a good charge.

If that doesn't work (don't be surprised if it doesn't), then its time for a restore. Plug the iPad into your computer, hold down the power button for 5 seconds. Then press and hold the home button for 15 seconds while still holding power. Then the "connect to iTunes" should appear. In iTunes, select restore, and let the device wipe and install.

If that doesn't work, please update. Its possible that it could be hardware but I'd bet on a software glitch.

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I have the same problem. Updated yesterday and it kept freezing up so I shut it down and it loaded with the apple Icon by then only the clock shows. It won't shut down again. Basically the upgrade screwed up my Ipad. Nice going Apple. :-(

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hold power and home button at the same time for ten seconds

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The same thing happened to me

But what can I do to fix it when my home button doesnt work???

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I have the same problem too? Anyone can help?

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Can i get help my friend's iphone not working she cant do enithing. Thanks

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try placing it in some fire. when it burns for about 10-15 minutes then out the fire with some honey and try powering it on with a block of cheese. If that doesn't work power it on with a hammer for 8 seconds then toss if off a cliff, by then it should start working.. working well out of you life, so you can then go purchase a better &&^&^$^ device you stupid @%^$$@$!!

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Hi I learned that if you put ur phone/I pad in the microwave for 5-10 min it will solve that problem thank you for every one who told me that.

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