Your iPad 2 is your brain extension. It’s your toy, E-Reader, day planner, and so much more. Unfortunately, all batteries have a predetermined lifespan.- typically about 12 -18 months. If you aren’t getting the full use of your battery then there’s no need to panic. At GadgetFix we can assess and fix your battery issues. If you are noticing your iPad 2’s battery charge rapidly fluctuating, you might need a new battery.