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# 210560 2-Apr-2017 09:17
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Sometimes this iPad Air 2 registers taps, but the software doesn't act on them. For example, I might tap a hotlink in Safari, and while the hotlink will be momentarily highlighted, it won't actually be opened. I've seen other buttons animate but not open anything too. They always work when I try again. Is there something I'm missing?

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  # 1756241 4-Apr-2017 12:15
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I experience this too but have never bothered to look into it further.  Would be interested if someone knew why this was happening.

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  # 1756268 4-Apr-2017 12:59
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Have you updated to the latest iOS? Have you waited a moment to see if anything happens? I know ours can have a bit of a lag sometimes, but eventually it figures out what to do.

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  # 1756312 4-Apr-2017 13:40
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It might be a Javascript thing on the website you're visiting – sometimes iOS will treat a very quick/light tap as a "hover" interaction, rather than a "click" interaction.


For example, the dropdown menus of some websites will register the initial tap as a hover (so that the menu drops down, rather than taking you to the link invoked by that parent item on the menu).

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  # 1756321 4-Apr-2017 13:49
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Have you updated to ios 10.3.1 released today to see if it fixes it?

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  # 1757461 6-Apr-2017 12:12
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This has been an ongoing issue for me over the past couple of years (iPad Air 2 and iPad Pro 9.7).  I can live with it but thought I'd comment here given another member raised the same issue.  No iOS updates have "resolved" it thus far and I keep everything completely up to date in that department.

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  # 1757497 6-Apr-2017 13:13
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I've had this. It's registering you starting to move. Mainly happens when it's on charge since that affects touchscreen accuracy with noise on the power.


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