iPad Keeps Freezing? How to Fix It

There is nothing annoying like iPad freezing while in use. In this article we discuss the reasons behind the freezing of iPad and how to fix it. Even if the latest iOS 11 is running on your iPad, the article will help, also.

Why does my iPad keep freezing?

Sometimes the iPad freezes due to malfunctioning apps or too many apps open and running at the same time. This can cause the device's performance to dip causing the freezing. Other reasons for a device that keeps freezing could be problems with the software, the iPad overheats or you have altered the settings of the device in a manner that causes it to malfunction. Or it just becomes frozen during updating to iOS 11.

1 Perform Hard Reset on iPad

Here is how to perform hard reset on iPad

Step 1. Locate the Sleep/Wake button at the top and the Home button bottom center.

Step 2. Press the Sleep/ Wake button and Home button for about 30 seconds until Apple logo is displayed on iPad screen. After that your iPad will restart

Perform Hard Reset on iPad

2 Fix iPad Keeps Freezing Issues without Data Loss

The second way that you can fix a frozen iPad is using a iOS data recovery software that is built with Fix iOS System feature such as iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win or iPhone data recovery Mac. This feature can fix a frozen iOS device, one that is stuck on Apple logo, white screen or black screen. iMyFone D-Back can also:

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iMyFone D-Back iPhone Data Recovery (iOS 11 Supported)

  • Fix with various iOS system problems, such as iPad/iPad stuck in recovery mode, Apple logo, black screen, white screen etc.
  • It can recover over 22 lost data types from your iPhone/iPad like Messages, Contacts, Call Logs, WhatsApp History, Kik messages, Skype History, Audios, videos and much more.
  • It can also recover files using Recover from iOS, Recover from iTunes Backup and Recover from iCloud Backup.
  • It supports iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Pro, iPad with Retina Display, iPhones 6 series, iPhone 5 series, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4 just to mention a few.
  • It is fully compatible with iOS 10/9/8/7, even the latest iOS 11.

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How to fix iPad that Keeps Freezing using iMyFone D-Back

Once you have downloaded iMyFone D-Back on your computer, install and launch it. Also have your iPad cable with you and follow these steps.

Step 1. Choose Fix iOS System

When you open the program on your computer you will see the "Fix iOS system" option on the bottom left. Click on it and connect your frozen iPad to the computer using a USB cable.  When it is detected, click on "Start" button.

 Choose Fix iOS System

Step 2. Choose and Download Firmware

Next, iMyFone D-Back will find a firmware that is compatible with your iPad. Therefore, just click on "Download" button and wait for the firmware package to be downloaded.

Choose and Download Firmware

Step 3. Fix iPad to Normal

Upon completion of the firmware download, the program automatically fixes your iPad. Within a few minutes your device will be fixed and it will reboot.

Fix iPad to Normal

Using iMyFone D-Back iPhone data recovery Win or iPhone data recovery Mac software to fix iPad that keeps freezing does not result to data loss.

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3 Restore Your iPad to Factory Settings via iTunes

The third way to restore your iPad is using iTunes on your Mac or Windows computer.  Here is how to do it.

Step 1. Open iTunes and ensure you have updated to the latest version.

Step 2. Now connect your frozen iPad to computer using the iPad's USB cable.

Step 3. A notification will pop up on your iPad asking if you "Trust the Computer" or it may request you provide a Passcode.

Step 4. Now click on your iPad on iTunes, go to "Summary Tab", and click on "Restore iPad".

Step 5. Confirm the restoration request by clicking on "Restore" and your iPad will be fixed.

Step 6. Once your device is restored it will restart and you can set up the device.

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