Restart your iPad

Learn how to turn your iPad off, then back on.

How to restart an iPad without a Home button

  1. Press and hold either volume button and the top button until the power-off slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider, then wait 30 seconds for your device to turn off. If your device is frozen or unresponsive, force-restart your device.
  3. To turn your device back on, press and hold the top button until you see the Apple logo.

How to restart an iPad with a Home button

  1. Press and hold the top button until the power-off slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider, then wait for 30 seconds for your device to turn off. If your device is frozen or unresponsive, force-restart your device.
  3. To turn your device back on, press and hold the top button until you see the Apple logo.
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