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Cannot get internet on my Apple ipad. Problem started yesterday. Wi-fi

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Cannot get internet on my Apple ipad. Problem started yesterday.
Wi-fi in the house ok as I can connect on my main frame.
Have checked settings but Wi-fi area says OFF and will not allow me to change it to ON which is what I usually do when I lose a connection.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
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can you on the on the iPad hold the power and home button on it for about 10 seconds until you see the Apple Logo, then release.
Let the iPad restart and then try to turn on wifi and tell me please if it will now turn on and connect.
Let me know the results please
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Did exactly as you suggested but still cannot connect to internet

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Thanks Christina
Is Wifi turning on on the iPad though?
Or iit still wont go to the on position?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Wifi is NOT turning on on ipad

Still wont go to ON position in settings.

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Thanks
Can you go to Settings, General, Reset, Reset Network Settings.
Once done, then try to turn on wifi on the iPad please.
Let me know the results please
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

What is my passcode please?

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
For what Christina?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

When I go into Reset Network Settings on my ipad it asks me for my PASSCODE and I have no idea!

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
ok, you or someone there set this, its personal that you choose.
Try 0000 or 1234 or try to think of a number you would have set.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

It worked! Thankyou so mucH

I used the same pass code as I use to open ipad and it worked. Didn't realise that password ***** pass code were the same thing.

Thank you once again.

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
your most welcome!
It was the firmware that had an issue, and needed a hard restart. We did this just then. It will now be ok.
If you would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.
And if you can take a second to rate my service, that would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Will certainly rate you, with pleasure.

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Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Thanks Christina!