iPad Air 5 Problems: 5 Things You Need to Know

Owners of Apple's new iPad Air 5 are complaining of a variety of bugs, performance issues, and hardware issues as we slip away from the device's release date.

While most of the iPad Air 5 issues we've encountered are related to the tablet's iPadOS 15 software, we've also seen some rather disturbing complaints about its hardware.

The good news is that we haven't heard of any widespread issues with the new iPad Air, although we expect issues to arise as more people purchase the tablet and current owners upgrade. more mileage on their device.

With that in mind, we want to walk you through the most common iPad Air 5 issues, potential fixes for common issues, where to find iPad Air 5 performance feedback, and an overview of the iPadOS 15 pipeline. from Apple.

Problems with the iPad Air 5

Although not widespread, we have seen complaints about iPad Air 5 activation issues. This is an issue that pops up every time Apple releases a new model.

If you're having trouble activating your new iPad Air, check Apple's System Status Page . If you don't see a green symbol next to iOS Device Activation, you'll have to wait until it turns green. Once it turns green, try activating your device again.

If the symbol is green and the activation process still does not work, make sure you have a SIM card inserted in your tablet. If you receive a "No Sim" or "Invalid SIM" error, you'll want to head over to this guide for help .

We also hear about issues with first and third party apps, Bluetooth issues, Wi-Fi issues, Touch ID issues, sound issues, Exchange issues, connection issues, cellular data issues, iCloud, etc

Some iPad Air 5 users are also complaining about build quality issues . Owners say the back of the device is too thin and this caused squeaking.

iPad Air 5 performance

If you're having issues on your iPad Air 5, you're curious about issues affecting other uses of the iPad Air 5, or if you're thinking of buying one , you'll want to dig into the performance reviews of the device. There are a few places to do this.

We recommend keeping an eye on YouTube, Apple's discussion forums , social media sites like Twitter/Facebook, and the MacRumors forums .

How to Fix iPad Air 5 Problems

If you have a problem on your iPad Air 5, chances are you can fix the problem on your own. If you can't, you'll need to contact Apple Support, your carrier, or take your tablet to an Apple Store.

If you're having trouble, check out our list of fixes for the most common issues. Our guide provides fixes for some of the most common iPad issues.

We've also posted a guide that might help you improve the battery life of the iPad Air 5 if you think it's draining faster than it should. We also have a guide that will help you fix poor performance.

If you can't find a solution in one of our guides, you'll want to check Apple's discussion forums and see if a user can find a solution there.

If you can't find anything on Apple's forums or anywhere else on the web, you should contact Apple. You can do this through the company's support account on Twitter . You can also contact Apple Support through the company's website .

If you prefer to get answers in person, you can try taking your iPad Air 5 to your local Apple Store to see if they can diagnose your problem. If you have an Apple Store in your area, you'll want to schedule a Genius Bar Rendezvous .

Your iPad is currently under warranty, so the company may offer you a replacement if the problem is indeed hardware-related.

iPadOS 15 Downgrade Status

If you are having software issues on your iPad Air 5, you can try rolling your device back to the previous version of iPadOS 15 if the option is available.

If you're unfamiliar with the iPadOS downgrade process, our downgrade guide will walk you through everything you need to know before taking the plunge.

Next iPadOS 15 update

If your device is having trouble with iPadOS 15.4, you might be alone for a while.

iPadOS 15.4 was the last known upgrade to iPadOS 15 in Apple's pipeline, so it's unclear when the next version will come to the iPad Air 5 and other iPad models.

We're expecting Apple to push a new version of iPadOS 15 into beta testing, so you'll want to keep an eye out for us as we dig deeper into the month.