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I just bought a new ipad last week and for some reason the screen has completely gone dark within the past couple of days. I can barely make out anything on the screen. I have tried restarting it but with no luck. I have also managed to get to the settings page a few times to try to change the brightness and even reset all of the settings, but nothing has changed - it is still very dark and practically impossible to see anything.Has anyone else had this problem? Brand New ipad iPhone OS 3.1.3...|dark-screen-issue-ipad
Ask by claim
Dec 10, 2010 9:04 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hi all,So I got my new ipad today and so far I love it.However, I noticed while the screen looks great and is very uniform, I can see a very small area on a completely white (or otherwise very bright) background thats just a bit darker. Its smaller than a dime, and it almost looks like a finger smu...|small-dark-spot-screen-ipad
Ask by WolfpupNX
Dec 10, 2010 9:00 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
Just opened a new 32G wifi. The screen is barely visible. Battery is at 100%. Have reset per specs with no difference. I can make out the icons enough to get to the brightness adjustment but no change even with it maxxed. Hard reset makes no change. Any ideas or similar problems before I try to exchange it.Thanks. 17" Macbook Pro Mac OS X (10.6.5)...|dark-screen-ipad-32g-wifi
Ask by Red
Dec 26, 2010 1:03 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Use
I was using my ipad and turned it off and put it in the case. A moment later, I retrieved ipad from its case and it is not responding. I have tried a hard reset, pressing the home key, attempted to sync it to my computer. it is not responding at all, to anything. the screen is dark. my computer is not recognizing it at all. Ive had this ipad for 1 month, maybe. Any suggestions? Macbook Pro Mac OS X (10.6.6) ipad...|ipad-suddenly-dark
Ask by kp288908
Mar 7, 2011 16:10 PM
3 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I have downloaded several furniture e-catalogs from several manufacturers in .PDF format and have viewed them using a variety of applications on the ipad...all of them, particularly when viewing an e-catalog in which the collection has darker wood tones, the finishes represented are very saturated and much, much darker than in person or when viewing the e-catalog or hi-resolution photography on an internet browser. Any ideas on the cause and how to prevent? ipad...|catalogs-dark-ipad
Ask by PPG197022
Dec 10, 2010 9:14 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Use
I use my ipad mainly for viewing medical books, e.g. radiological atlases. Most come in PDF format and most dont look much different on the ipad than they do on PC. But it is very frustrating to find that the most important book I need looks incredibly bad on the ipad - its color reproduction of images is very poor compared to the PC. Ive tried all possible viewers, the problem must be in the PDF rendering engine of the ipad.Is this problem already known and is there a solution?Thank you for your help. ipad 32GB 3G iOS 4...|images-pdfs-dark-wrong-color-brightness-contrast-ipad
Ask by Medical PDF fan
Jan 16, 2011 6:16 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Apps
If you watch something and the scene in the movie/video drops to what should be a pitch back image it dont you can clearly make out the letterbox lines.Its like the brightness as been set to high in videos and the all the deepest black levels of videos are overblown, yet the letterbox bands top and...|ipad-2-video-overblown-black-level-visable-letterbox-dark-scenes
Ask by Aibo82
Mar 31, 2011 13:03 PM
0 Replies Category:iPad Use
i tried to delete a few messages by selecting them and then moving them to trash folder. next i saw them kinda move away. next screen faded out - turned gray and froze. nothing worked other then a reboot. once back in, i tried to select multiple messages and delete again, same thing happened...i have just updated to version 4.2.1.. is that the problem? or am i not supposed to multi select and delete emails in gmail? can anyone help? ipad Other OS...|gmail-delete-turns-screen-grey-freezes-screen-ipad
Ask by hcan
Dec 15, 2010 5:13 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Mail
Anyone experience this? I was working in the email app, I pulled up an email and the screen went can see the mail messages but the screen is frozen now. Turning iPod off and on does not work. In and out and back into mail app, still the same, grey frozen screen. Thoughts? Dell Inspiron 6000 Windows XP...|mail-screen-grey-touch-screen-activate-ipad
Ask by selkirksam
Dec 10, 2010 9:02 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Mail
Hello,I have ipad(wifi)...after updating iOS to 4.0,when i slide down the side key for screen lock it does not lock the screen... instead of locking screen it showing volume mute icon and it does not mute the sound only showing mute icon...please tell what to do to use side key as a screen lock again... MacBook Pro, Ipod Touch 8GB, ipad(wifi) 16GB Mac OS X (10.5.8)...|screen-lock-button-showing-mute-icon-locking-screen-plz-ipad
Ask by Yeman
Feb 6, 2011 2:06 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Wi-Fi
I reset the network settings on my ipad and it rebooted. Since then, it only displays the usb and iTunes sync screen which means it needs to re-sync. When I plug it up to my mac, iTunes automatically opens and an error pops up in iTunes saying iTunes could not connect to the ipad ipad because it is...|ipad-screen-stuck-usb-itunes-sync-screen
Ask by nataliemims
Dec 10, 2010 9:00 AM
7 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I find I use some of the setting screens icons alot. I was wondering is it possible to move the icons in the setting page to the home screen, such as VPN? ...|moving-setting-screen-icons-home-screen-ipad
Ask by adrenna
Feb 25, 2011 14:06 PM
2 Replies Category:iPad Wi-Fi
Dear all, I would like to share with my issue. I got an ipad as a gift and started to use it... My happiness last one hour as after that on my eyes the screen started to show picture in green color and as if you watch TV with bad antenna. I would be happy to get this device back to the store, but t...|ipad-16gb-screen-problem-screen-work
Ask by Nick_Rus_
Dec 10, 2010 9:04 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Use
I am only seeing part of my screen and I need to see the entire screen. I think this happened from using Kindle. I try to go to Kindle but it goes instantly to the book and will not let me adjust the screen size. HELP? ipad Mac OS X (10.6.4)...|screen-enlarged-adjust-screen-size-ipad
Ask by magrat53
Dec 10, 2010 9:10 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hi,  I have an ipad 1 (64gb, WiFi+3G) which is approx 14 months old. About 2 weeks ago (6 weeks out of warranty) I encountered a very strange problem.  My ipad screen is frozen. Nothing is discrenible and all i can see are stripes of different colours (imagine as if the background image wa...|screen-image-frozen-screen-responsive
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Feb 20, 2012 3:08 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Wi-Fi+3G
So... the big question I have is whether a screen protector is needed or not? Supposedly the screen is pretty durable and Apple has even removed them from their store. People that have already had them now for almost a month, are you using one or not? If not, any problems? I am kind of torn both wa...|screen-protector-durable-screen-ipad
Ask by Dadof2Girls
Dec 10, 2010 8:59 AM
12 Replies Category:iPad Use
Is the ipad a different type screen/display than the 11 in Air? To me I see a difference when looking at the 2 screens and wonder what accounts for it? Thanks joanlvh power book TI iBook MacBook Air ipad Mac OS X (10.6.5)...|ipad-screen-air-screen
Ask by joanlvh
Dec 20, 2010 1:03 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
Was wondering if there was any way to lock the screen so that if the screen was touched accidentally, the ipad would not respond? This would be helpful in situations where the ipad was passed from person to person while showing pics or to prevent inadvertent touches while watching a movie etc. iMac 27" Intel Core i7 16GB ram (10.6.4) • Macbook Air (10.5.8) iPad2 Apple TV...|lock-screen-screen-rotation-lock-ipad
Ask by Nancy Brown
Mar 24, 2011 18:16 PM
1 Replies Category:iPad Apps
my online screen went dim and I cannot press any buttons. Nothing responds. gateway...|screen-ipad
Ask by ekg144
Jan 17, 2011 1:03 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Use
How would you compare the iPads screen with the iPhone 3Gs (not 3GS) screen in how fingerprints show on it Thanks White MacBook, iPhone 3G, 64GB WiFi ipad Mac OS X (10.6.3)...|ipad-screen
Ask by Hotsouma
Dec 10, 2010 8:59 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
I turned on my ipad this AM and the screen went a redish tint on me and some what pixelated, what is going on and how can I fix it? ipad iPhone OS 3.1.3...|ipad-screen
Ask by setupman
Dec 10, 2010 9:04 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Use
Bonjour,Après avoir utilisé le jeux Mahjong 2 HD voici à quoi ressemble mon écran. Je lai allumé puis éteint plusieurs fois, rien à faire.Pouvez-vous maider, avez-vous déjà vu ce genre dincident, merci de vos conseil avant que je men serve de presse papiers ?Hi, My ipads screen went absolutly crazy as you can see on the photo Ive made (see the link)Is anyone has an idea, Ive tried to restaure, nothing.Thank you for a little help.iOS 4.2.1 ipad 64 Go 3G WiFi iOS 4...|ipad-screen
Ask by phildusdu
Dec 21, 2010 13:03 PM
3 Replies Category:iPad Use
Can you use screen sharing on an ipad? I want my students to be able to control the interactive whiteboard from their seats using screen sharing. Can they do this with an ipad? I know they can from a macbook using screen sharing. ipad...|ipad-screen-sharing
Ask by Terramo
Dec 10, 2010 9:00 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Apps
I purchased a refurbished ipad and got it monday, as i am using it i am noticing specs of dust on the screen, and see even more when its turned off.would apple exchange it? macbook pro Mac OS X (10.6.4)...|dust-ipad-screen
Ask by Rich5481
Jan 28, 2011 13:03 PM
3 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hello,How is it possible to project on a videoprojector the screen of an ipad ? I would like to present at a conference an ipad/iPhone application.Best regardsAlef MacBook Pro Mac OS X (10.4.10)...|projection-ipad-screen
Ask by AlefThau
Dec 10, 2010 9:13 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
I was using my ipad for a week now, when one day i pressed the awake button and this happened: tried restoring it but no changes.Any help? Im currently in Singapore but the they havent released the ipad here, so they wont replace it for me. ipad 64GB Wifi + 3G Other OS iOS 3.2...|ipad-screen-problem
Ask by leader288
Dec 10, 2010 9:01 AM
4 Replies Category:iPad Wi-Fi+3G
hi!i plan on using my ipad in the dental surgery i am working in to stand most of the time on a dock.while standing on a dock i want it to run movies or slideshows with special offers, before after pictures etc and then i want to take it off the dock several times a day to show the patient his or h...|ipad-batery-screen
Ask by franksterling
Dec 10, 2010 9:14 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hi,when I switch betweeen home screens image dissapeared for a second. I saw only grey screen with some flickering lines and bars (it seemed like the LCD monitor when it is connect to the graphics card badly and you move the video cable).It happened twice, now ipad works normally.Have anybody this problem too ?Mirino ipad Mac OS X (10.6.3)...|screen-problem-ipad
Ask by Miroslav Hronov...
Dec 10, 2010 8:59 AM
0 Replies Category:iPad Use
I just dropped my ipad, cracked the screen, I purchased it 45 days ago, and it is under warranty. what are my options, does anyone know? ipad iOS 4...|cracked-screen-ipad
Ask by bhipad12704
Dec 10, 2010 9:14 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Use
Not sure if this is a silly question, but - my 8-year-old nephew is visiting and is totally into my (brand-new) ipad. Thing is, he has a raging head-cold... sinus congestion, sneezing, etc. I cringe when he sneezes or even just touches the screen. Anyone have any idea if the Apple-provided wipe will sanitize the screen? If not, does anyone have any ideas of how to truly clean the screen? Thanks much! ipad iOS 4...|ipad-screen-question
Ask by arrbeejay
Jan 18, 2011 13:03 PM
5 Replies Category:iPad Use

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