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I restored my iPad today. The first, say, 30 apps redownloaded fine after the restore, but now my screens are filled with "Waiting..." icons. I've tried downloading something else and entering my Apple ID password, I've tried restarting, but nothing seems to get the other apps to download. What can I do?

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Be patient. Sometimes a restart works, sometimes resetting your network connection works. It can take time. – user479 Jan 24 '12 at 19:42
I've tried restarting, and absolutely nothing has happened for the past 19 hours or so, but I'll try resetting the network connection. Thanks for the suggestion! – timothymh Jan 24 '12 at 20:34
That didn't seem to work...I'm going to try reinitiating the restore. I haven't really done anything on it since then, so data loss won't be an issue. – timothymh Jan 24 '12 at 20:40
Re-restoring it seems to be doing the trick. I'll submit that as the correct answer. – timothymh Jan 24 '12 at 20:59
up vote 1 down vote accepted

Plugging it in to iTunes again and re-restoring it did the trick.

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Glad you resolved the problem! – user479 Jan 24 '12 at 22:51

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