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How long does an I pad last?

(30 Posts)
Atqui Fri 18-Mar-16 11:27:57

I have an Ipad 2 , which I bought about 2 or 3 years ago. I now have to charge it every day and even then the battery runs down really quickly. I dont play music, films,or games ¬ mainly GN , the web and Facetime occassionally. Has anyone else found this problem. Ive started to put it on airplane mode when i leave it.

Luckylegs9 Tue 12-Apr-16 07:22:45

Hope someone on here can help me. A few days ago when going into e mails a pop bar came up saying "your user name or password is not recognised, press ok or settings" well I pressed ok, same bar came up, pressed settings everything was right including the same password I have had since buying the I pad over 3 years ago now. Contacted TalkTalk, a nightmare to deal with, they have put the problem to technical department so don't know if I will get e mail back. Does this mean that the I pad is broken and I need a new one, or can I do something else, perhaps a new password or something to sort it out. Many thanks.

Anya Tue 12-Apr-16 07:44:04

TalkTalk are rubbish. I doubt if you'll get any satisfaction from them.

Set up a new email with gmail instead. It's free and simple.

This iPad is on its last legs too. I'm looking at replacing it soon. Won't go for anything from Apple again as its too limiting.

Tizliz Tue 12-Apr-16 10:45:45

luckylegs9 don't worry about this unless it happens constantly. It is caused by your ISP and should resolve itself. If it keeps on happening then it is your ipad and you might have to remove your email account and start again - but you will lose your stored emails so make sure you have backed up everything first.

I have had to do this with my iMac this week and Apple talked me through it, took a long time as they backed up my data and reloaded it. Works perfectly now. I cannot praise their customer service enough as this iMac is 4 years old and well out of warranty but there was no charge for their help.

As someone said at the beginning of this thread you can book a slot at one of their shops and they will look at it free of charge. Think I might do this with my iPad as it is tired and sloppy.

Jenty61 Sat 30-Apr-16 14:50:05

re the battery life on an ipad a lot of people forget to close down apps after using them so in effect the apps are still running in the background...
to close an app just slide upwards ...this will prolong the life of the battery so it doesnt run down too quickly