why does my keyboard on my ipad 2 keep disappearing

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This is incredibly frustrating, but the virtual keyboard oftentimes doesnt appear when attempting to write an email or type in a web address. Ive had to power off at least ten times and re-start to get the keyboard to appear. If I select the URL of whatever site happens to be open, the keyboard is supposed to then appear so I can type in an alternative address. Instead, the screen develops a grey mask with no keyboard present. I have to turn the **** thing off completely, it loses my history and then I have to start again. ipad 3G iPhone OS 3.1.3 The OS option didnt even mention iPads...|keyboard-disappearing-ipad
Ask by Patrick98765400
Dec 10, 2010 9:01 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Mail
I keep losing the messages in my ipad email inbox. 5 - 10 will accumulate, then just disappear. I have tried to figure out how to rectify the problem with no luck. Anyone else had the problem? Anyone have a solution? ipad iOS 4...|disappearing-mail-ipad
Ask by Libitee
Mar 8, 2011 5:13 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Mail
I have an intermittent problem that seemed to have started since the upgrade. When I send emails from my ipad, the sent mail never gets sent, doesnt go to outbox, just disappears off the device. This occurs in my .mac account and both my Exchange accounts. Ive tried switching the accounts off, and quitting mail from running in the background, but it seems to keep happening.Its not consistent - not every mail - but often.TIA MacBook Pro 2.53 Ghz, 4 GB RAM, 320 GB HD Mac OS X (10.6.2)...|mail-disappearing-ipad
Ask by FranMatt80
Dec 17, 2010 5:13 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Mail
Help! Tonight, my mobile Safari Facebook bookmark started disappearing from the bookmarks bar. I have MobileMe and sync bookmarks is selected. No problems until tonight. Every time I create the bookmark, it appears in the bookmarks bar but disappears after a few minutes. My other bookmarks are all still there. Is anyone else having this issue? Im perplexed. ipad iPhone OS 3.1.3...|disappearing-bookmarks-ipad
Ask by WNYMac
Dec 10, 2010 9:10 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Apps
Where have all my notes gone and how do I restore them to my ipad? ipad Mac OS X (10.5.6)...|disappearing-notes-ipad
Ask by jrpc
Dec 10, 2010 9:08 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Apps
I downloaded Numbers and Find My iXXX over the weekend and entered some spreadsheets for work. Both apps were working just fine, but this morning both apps have disappeared. This has happened several times with Numbers and I have had to re-download and re-sync numerous times, but now Im losing data. If I can;t rely on this app for stability, will need to forget about it. Any ideas? Apple ? I did update to the latest OS - maybe its buggy? ipad 3G 60MB iOS 4...|disappearing-apps-ipad
Ask by dlr07043
Dec 10, 2010 9:12 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Apps
Last week I connected my I Pad to my PC to update the I Pad software and after it had synchronized, I noticed that all my notes were gone - why This didnt happen when I updated the software on my I Touch. I also noticed that although I keep unchecking the box for synchronizing notes with outlook, t...|notes-disappearing-ipad
Ask by Mama Turtle
Dec 10, 2010 9:04 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I downloaded a TV show from the iStore to the ipad. When I downloaded a second show though, the first disappeared. When I hook up the ipad to the computer it still lists the first show under purchases for ipad. Just wondering why it would disappear though. ipad Other OS...|disappearing-downloads-ipad
Ask by ExSudburyGuy
Dec 10, 2010 9:00 AM
12 Replies Category:iPad Use
I am have consistent problems with the unread marker in Mac Mail on my ipad.As a test I will send a message to myself. When it is received, it is marked unread of course.But when I return to Mac Mail a little while late the unread marker is gone. I have not opened the message on this (my ipad) or my iPod, or any of my other Mac computers. Why are my unread markers disappearing?Any thoughts? ipad G3 version 3.2...|unread-marker-disappearing-ipad
Ask by jamesph
Dec 10, 2010 9:01 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Mail
This isnt really an ipad issue, more of a iOS 4 issue, but after the upgrade, I spent considerable time putting all of my apps into folders. I have enough apps that without folders, I can see only about 30% of them, so folders are a must.When any of the apps within folders update, I lose all my fol...|folders-disappearing-4.2.1-upgrade-ipad
Ask by Craig Hamm
Dec 10, 2010 9:15 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hi,This AM i noticed that a folder in single menubar list was gone. I checked the computer with which the ipad it syncs and the folder was present. I then moved the folder to the top of the same menubar list and re-synched the computer with MobileMe and the ipad with computer. When i checked my iPa...|safari-disappearing-bookmarks-ipad
Ask by scarlatti
Dec 10, 2010 9:04 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Apps
Email messages from my inbox stored on my ipad have disappeared. I had over 400 messages and now I have less than 25. The load more message is also not displaying. Anyone else have this issue. My mail is pop3. Thanks ipad iOS 4 None...|email-messages-disappearing-ipad
Ask by Gglass99
Dec 10, 2010 9:01 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Mail
Good morning,While attempting to synch my ipad I was asked to update iTunes software which I did. This was in a move to download OS4.2When the download was complete I was asked up update iTunes again and while I was thinking about this several of my apps began to disappear - Pages, Keynote,iPages, ...|disappearing-apps-synching-ipad
Ask by jeffer1
Dec 15, 2010 16:10 PM
1 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I hear that iOS 4.2 is going to do away with the HW Switch that is used for ipad SCREEN LOCK and instead become a mute button with no option to give the user the selection.... http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/11/01/apple_releases_iphone_ipad_ios_4_2_golden_master_to_developers.htmldo any dev...|disappearing-screen-lock-ios-4.2-ipad
Ask by r_dizzle
Dec 10, 2010 9:14 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Use
After loading pages 1.1 a pages document from my mac has quit displaying correctly. Specifically after I download it and view it (correctly the first time) then close it and open it again the table on the first page is missing. This document had been working fine yesterday on my ipad.Is there a way to go back to 1.0? Thanks! Mac Pro, ipad, iPhone iPhone OS 3.1.3...|pages-1.1-problems-disappearing-tables-ipad
Ask by Larrys iPad
Dec 10, 2010 9:01 AM
0 Replies Category:iPad Accessories
Hi,Some weird behavior I havent been able to solve.Running all the latest s/w, etc. When I run iTunes and look at the apps supposedly on my ipad, I see apps that I cant actually find on the ipad. E.g., Netflix. iTunes shows it present and checked but its not on the ipad. When I search for it, its n...|icons-missing-38-folders-disappearing-ipad
Ask by Welsh Baloney
Dec 10, 2010 9:12 AM
4 Replies Category:iPad Apps
Im not aware of making any changes to my settings anywhere, but now whenever I update my inbox the downloaded messages are somehow getting deleted after a few seconds. What likely cause(es) should I check please?Terry, UK PC Windows XP Pro ipad 3G 64 GB, Quad core 2.66 GHz PC, HTC Touch Pro 2 (Windows Mobile)...|inbox-items-disappearing-short-time-ipad
Ask by Terry P
Mar 12, 2011 17:13 PM
3 Replies Category:iPad Mail
In my me.com email, my ARCHIVE folder is missing on the ipad but still present on my iphone and in the MobileMe website. Therefore I cannot archive mail on my ipad. My ARCHIVE folder is also not present in my AIM mail on the ipad but visible elsewhere. Anyone have any ideas? ipad Other OS...|disappearing-mail-folders-ipad-retained-iphone-online
Ask by sw2000
Dec 10, 2010 9:10 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
I am often using the Apple bluetooth keyboard to work on my ipad, but I realized that when bluetooth is on I have no way to get my ipad on screen keyboard to reappear. I was wondering if anyone knew how to do this without having to disconnect bluetooth each time.Thank you! Macbook Air SSD, iMac 24" 2.8Ghz, Iphone, Ipod Touch, Apple TV Mac OS X (10.6.4) 4 G Ram...|ipad-onscreen-keyboard-disappears-pairing-apple-bluetooth-keyboard
Ask by Felix Leiter
Dec 10, 2010 9:14 AM
4 Replies Category:iPad Use
Everything was great until I paired a new Apple aluminum bluetooth keyboard with my ipad. It worked fantastically and I really like the setup, except for one problem. When I try to use the on-screen keyboard now, sometimes it wont come up. The only way I can get the on-screen keyboard to come up is...|odd-screen-keyboard-behavior-bluetooth-keyboard-present-ipad
Ask by A.L.F.
Dec 10, 2010 9:04 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Accessories
It would appear that if you have your ipad in a keyboard docking station and you have a wireless keyboard nearby, the keyboard in the docking station exhibts unstable behavior, specficially:o keys will repeat without the key being held downo cap lock light will not lightDisabling the wireless keyboard (removing the batteries for example) seems to resolve the issue. ipad iPhone OS 3.1.3...|conflict-wireless-keyboard-keyboard-docking-station-ipad
Ask by Don Rolph
Dec 10, 2010 9:03 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Accessories
I had just recently purchased the ipad keyboard, the one with the docking station attached to the keyboard. The problem is I use it in my car a lot and find it difficult to use. Is there anything 3rd party that will allow me to connect a cable to the ipad and then one to the keyboard so that I can type without the ipad being in the docking station. It would be so much easier to use. Additionally I have to remove my ipad from its case to use it as well and risk damaging it when its not in a case. Any feedback and assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your time everyone. ipad...|ipad-keyboard-docking-station-attached-keyboard
Ask by Fraudfighter
Dec 10, 2010 9:04 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Accessories
Has anyone come up with a way to be able to switch back and forth between the on screen keyboard and a paired HID Bluetooth keyboard? In my case, my HID BT keyboard is a barcode scanner which works great! It is the Serialio scanfob. We would like to use the ipad to create sales orders and some of the fields need to be text and some need to be the barcode info input from the scanner. I have already asked support, and no solutions there other then the eject option on the apple keyboard or turning off bluetooth in the settings. Any ideas will be much appreciated! ipad Other OS...|screen-keyboard-hid-keyboard-time-ipad
Ask by jamiepsa
Dec 10, 2010 9:03 AM
30 Replies Category:iPad Accessories
Hi guys,Just came up with an idea. If you lay a transparent keyboard protector, which is made of material that allows the screen to sense your fingers typing (I assume making the keyboard protector thinner will achieve this?) This will provide your fingers with sense of the location of the virtual ...|keyboard-protector-virtual-keyboard-virtual-keyboard-ipad
Ask by John Tsai
Dec 10, 2010 9:04 AM
0 Replies Category:iPad Accessories
Is there a way to tell the ipad to bring up the onscreen keyboard? The wireless keyboard connects and the onscreen keyboard disappears. I found that I can press the CD Eject button on the wireless keyboard to bring up the onscreen keyboard. What if the wireless keyboard isnt handy? Isnt there some way to bring up the onscreen keyboard from the ipad itself? MacBook Pro 2.93ghz Mac OS X (10.5.8)...|ipad-wireless-keyboard-onscreen-keyboard
Ask by bluesherpa
Dec 10, 2010 9:00 AM
4 Replies Category:iPad Use
Like many others here, I learned the hard way that the Apple case is not compatible with the Apple keyboard dock. I cant seem to locate the replacement case that I want in time for my next international trip (EDI on 5/31) so was wondering what I would lose to turn in the keyboard dock for the regul...|wireless-keyboard-keyboard-dock-ipad
Ask by xenolalia
Dec 10, 2010 9:01 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Accessories
Can I use the keyboards made for iPads with an iPod Touch? 3rd Gen 32GB iPod Touch iPhone OS 3.1.3...|ipad-keyboard-bluetooth-keyboard
Ask by greendaygigi
Dec 10, 2010 9:01 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Accessories
I know this may be very basic but what do I do to move around on the screen? Im used to the arrow keys and the ipad keyboard doesnt have them. Touching screen to move cursor is not too accurate when composing messages. Mac/ipad/iPodtouch Mac OS X (10.6.4)...|ipad-keyboard
Ask by Emilysmom
Dec 10, 2010 9:06 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hi,I need to know how can I get the Arabic keyboard to My ipad.it would be kind of you if you could help me out with this.Thanking youregards,AAK ipad Mac OS X (10.5.8)...|keyboard-ipad
Ask by AAK5862
Dec 10, 2010 9:02 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Mail
I cant get a keyboard. Tried Pages, Mail, Calendar. Tried to power off and on many times.Can only find one other person who experienced this in the discussions. Any solutions?Thanks. imac Mac OS X (10.6.3) ipad...|keyboard-ipad
Ask by judithbakr
Dec 10, 2010 9:00 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Mail

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