How to Perform a Soft Reset of an iPad

By Steven S. Warren

The Apple iPad is a device that allows you to use your hands as a mouse. You can use the iPad to read books, check email, play games and watch movies. It is lightweight and easy to carry. In certain circumstances the iPad Operating System could lock up. Performing a soft reset will solve the issue.

Step 1

Press and hold the iPad power button on the top right-hand corner of the screen.

Step 2

Slide the arrow to the right to perform a soft reset. The iPad turns off.

Step 3

Press the power button to turn the iPad on.