Are you having troubles with the iPad 2 HDMI AV Adapter? Perhaps you got one and it is not working on your TV and all it does is display a blank screen? Here’s some steps you can to to troubleshoot an iPad 2 HDMI AV adapter that is not working.
How To Fix The iPad 2 HDMI AV Adapter
A lot of people are getting the new Apple HDMI AV Adapter for their iPad 2 so that they can display the iPad 2′s screen on their TV. But they are seeing a variety of issues such as an empty black screen on their TV. If you are experience this or any other issues with your HDMI adapter, then here are some things you can try to fix the issue.
- Make sure that your TV sources are set to the HDMI port where the iPad 2 is connected. Most of the time, you can just press “TV Source” or “Input’ on your TV Remote and it will cycle through the various ports.
- Try to set the iPad 2 in a stand or lay it flat and do not move it around or bump it and see if this clears up the picture. Some people have found that bumping it causes the signal to distort.
- Did you do a restore of your old iPad 2 to your new iPad 2? If you did then this could be the issue. Restore your iPad 2 back to factory settings (you do this in iTunes by clicking “restore”) and then try the HDMI AV adapter again
- Shut down your iPad 2 completely and and restart it while it is plugged into the HDMI Adapter. Here is how to restart or reboot your iPad 2.
These are a few things you can do to try and fix your iPad 2 HDMI AV Adapter. Hopefully one of these things will work but always remember that not all apps can send video out (even with Mirroring) so it simply may just be an app issue at the end of the day.
If you are having these issues and find a different solution, please let us know in the comments below.