How to turn off an iPad

Even the simplest task can often change with the ever evolving nature of technology, and that includes how to turn devices off and on again. Whether you want to simply turn your iPad off, or force a restart because it's frozen, this post is a simple reminder.

There are some slightly different methods depending on which iPad you have (see the iPad generations list if you're not sure), so pay close attention to get it right first time. And if you want an upgrade, here are our picks for the best iPad for drawing.

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Ben is an artist and illustrator based in Bristol. He works in traditional woodcut, drawing and digital mediums. For Creative Bloq, he reviews drawing tablets and styluses, as well as the latest and greatest digital software for artists. His artwork has been exhibited across Bristol, and his words have also appeared in ImagineFX magazine.