Restarting your iPad can frequently resolve a variety of software-related problems. Press and hold the Power button until the "Slide to Power Off" option appears to restart your iPad. To switch off your iPad, slide the button. Press and hold the Power button once more to turn your iPad back on after a little delay. For updates, check: Verify that the operating system on your iPad is the most recent version. Go to Settings > General > Software Update to check for updates. Choose Download and Install to install any updates that are available.