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Old 05-22-2015, 11:40 AM
 
Location: CO
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This just happened on my iPad2 and I can't find any relevant info that will help. When I go to a website (iPad uses Safari), a banner appears at the top of the page and obscures areas I need to access. For instance, I can't go to my home page on Facebook because I can't touch the Home tab. On email, I can't touch the inbox tab.

The banner is an ad for a business locator app. It has an x in the box but it doesn't work. I can't swipe it away either. I understand that Safari has no built-in banners so no help there. I even tried to download the app hoping it would go away but I got a warning that it's not secure so I aborted that attempt.

Any suggestions?
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Old 05-22-2015, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Pic please?
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Old 05-22-2015, 05:44 PM
 
Location: CO
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iPad2 - ad banner covering top of page, help!-image.jpg


Peregrine, here is an example. Hope this helps.
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Old 05-22-2015, 05:53 PM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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The x usually works for me, but sometimes have to try a few times before it works. I hate that stupid banner. iPhones get it too.
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Old 05-22-2015, 07:03 PM
 
Location: CO
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I've hit that X so many times!
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Old 05-22-2015, 07:10 PM
 
Location: CO
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Ohmigosh I fixed it! Suddenly remembered what the IT people always said when we had computer probs at work - shut it down! Turned off my iPad and turned it back on - pfft! Ad banner gone.
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Old 05-22-2015, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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Ohmigosh I fixed it! Suddenly remembered what the IT people always said when we had computer probs at work - shut it down! Turned off my iPad and turned it back on - pfft! Ad banner gone.
It will be back.
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Old 05-22-2015, 10:47 PM
 
Location: CO
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Haha, thanks!
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