[colug-432] Off Subject iPad

Dan Kaiser dank2878 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 22:29:35 EST 2014

All of the keyboard oddities I've tried to troubleshoot on my wife's iPad
(or other iOS devices) have all been resolved by a simple reboot.

It almost sounds as though the system is reading a repeated backspace
entry.  Is the screen clean?


"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a
habit." - Aristotle

On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 4:41 PM, tom <thomas.w.cranston at gmail.com> wrote:

> Some friends are visiting from Switzerland, and the wife's iPad is
> acting funny. I could enter no text from either the Logitech Bluetooth
> keyboard or the onscreen? virtual? keyboard. I remember the bluetooth
> keyboard one did not work the last time they came. I finally noticed it
> was solar powered. Worked after getting a good charge. This time neither
> worked. I turned off the Bluetooth from the iPad. I could type onto an
> email from the iPads onscreen keyboard, but not into a login screen.
> The behavior is you type a letter, and then the cursor goes back to the
> left. You can type a lot of letters quickly, but then the cursor goes
> back to the left erasing everything. This is fun as everything on it is
> in Swiss.
> Have not found answers on the web.
> Tom
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