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Restarting properly: hard reset your iPad | iOS 11 Guide [iPad]

A hard restart can be handy if an app refuses to start or if your iPad has frozen up completely. Hold the Home and On/Off buttons together for around ten seconds, ignoring the slide to power off message that appears.

The screen then goes black and the Apple logo appears. Let go of the buttons and wait for the iPad to start up and everything should be back to normal.