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Airplane mode shuffle: check for iPad signal | iOS 11 Guide [iPad]

Sometimes it might look like there’s no signal available on your cellular iPad when you’re pretty sure there should be, or maybe you’re having a hard time connecting to a Wi-Fi network.

Simply turning your iPad off and on again can bring it back to life and get a signal, but that takes time. Here’s a much quicker way to coax some signal out of your iPad.

Turn on Airplane Mode from Control Center and then turn it off again. This restarts the network circuitry and can often locate that missing signal.