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LeapPad Ultra stuck on Firmware Update screen
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Installation of a new firmware update should take no longer than a few minutes.

If the LeapPad Ultra is still on this screen after 15 minutes, please try the following steps:


1. On your PC or Mac, download and install the LeapFrog Connect application for LeapPad from


2. Launch the LeapFrog Connect application on your computer.


3. Power on the LeapPad Ultra while simultaneously holding down the Right D-Pad and Home buttons.


4. As you power up the LeapPad Ultra while holding down these buttons, it should boot to a "Connection needed" screen.


5. Using the USB cord that came included with the LeapPad Ultra, plug the LeapPad Ultra into the computer


6. When the update completes, click the eject button on LeapFrog Connect and disconnect the LeapPad Ultra


7. Your firmware update should now be installed and the LeapPad Ultra should boot up normally.

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