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What's the best way to deal with wmv files on iPad

I have bunch of training videos, mostly in .wmv format on my computer. Well, I tried to find a player in appstore to watch those videos right away, without converting them - I couldn't find any good ...
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Maximum number of pages on iPad, and maximum apps in a folder?

For some reason, after I installed many apps (because a company made them free Apr 27 to 29), and then, the icons don't appear at all, and there was no warning. And I started to wonder, are there ...
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How do I force iOS to check for updates?

I've got an iPad2 that's supposedly susceptible to the latest encryption hole in iOS 7. However, it's not offering me the update automatically. Where can I go to force it to check for updates?
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How to safely do a factory reset, lend my iPad, then restore it?

Someone wants to borrow my iPad2 and I'd like to make a complete backup of it do a factory reset let my acquaintance generate their own AppleID and use the device for a day after the device is ...
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I have been asked for my UDID, is there any personal information that will be given away should some have this number?

I have been asked my my UDID to beta test apps, is there personal information attached to this number? Such as passwords or account information? Details about the device, I am running ios7.1 on an ...
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What can I do to keep AirPlay from buffering while playing movie from iPad 2?

I downloaded a one hour HD TV show to my iPad 2 from the iTunes store and then set up the iPad 2 for AirPlay over the Apple TV. Many times it froze while buffering. What is causing this and how can I ...
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Improvements in iOS 7.1 for iPad 2

So the whole internet is full of joy for optimization of the new 7.1 update which makes the OS much more usable on good old iPhone 4. I haven't found anything, though, concerning the iPad 2. Are there ...
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Is there any way to get iPad Safari Youtube videos to play at a higher (HD) quality?

I like to watch educational videos (like Udacity) which are hosted on Youtube. However, when I watch these on my iPad 2 over Wifi, they always play back at the lowest quality! The quality is so bad ...
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How to fix the Cydia data problem?

My iPad 2 is jailbroken and running iOS 5.0.1. When I open up Cydia, it shows me a message : The package com.teiron.pphelper needs to be reinstalled. But I can't find an archive for it. How can I fix ...
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iPad 2 charging very slow

My iPad 2 has recently become VERY slow to charge- about 1% every 10 minutes while plugged into my Retina MacBook Pro (my usual charging source). I've tried both USB ports on the rMBP and neither ...
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App store updates won't download

I changed my Apple ID password. I can log successfully into my Apple account using my new password online. I can download songs from iTunes using my new password. But When I go into App Store, and ...
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Can't download apps on IPad 2

When ever I go to try and download an app it tells me that I have already purchased it and don't need to pay again then the download stops. I am using ios7. The download stops in iTunes.
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Can I use iPad 1 or iPad 2 accessories (such as cases / covers) on the new iPad (3)?

Does the new iPad have the same form factor / dimensions as the first two iPads? Can I re-use accessories from the first two iPads?
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I lost my data on iPad 2 [duplicate]

I updated my iPad 2 to iOS 7. It blocked and asked me to plug it to iTunes. I did connect it to computer then I was asked to restore the iPad. I am afraid I lost all my data and I don't have the ...
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Control center not working in portrait mode (iPad 2)?

I just upgraded my iPad 2 WiFi to iOS 7.0.4 and noticed this bug that's really strange: No matter what I do, I can't bring up the control center when the iPad is in portrait mode. When in landscape, ...
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Is it possible to jailbreak an iPad 2 (A1395) after updating to iOS 6.0.1?

I have a jailbroken iPad 2 (A1395) running Version 5.0.1 (9A405). If I update to 6.0.1, can I jailbreak untethered? Will I have to re-install all my Cydia apps & settings, or do they get backed ...
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iBooks alternate language dictionaries?

Is there any way to change the dictionary used in iBooks? When reading books written in a non-English language I would like to have access to the dictionary function in the book's language (not ...
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iPad can't seem to view sites / pages that include the port in the URL?

I've found that the iPad, using its Safari browser can't access web pages that include a port number in the URL: http://www.example.com:8080/ or even http://www.example.com:80/ In either case, the ...
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iPod and iPhone deleting messages without being selected for deletion

Since the upgrade to 7.0.4, my iPod is deleting email messages without me selecting them for deletion. I open my email account and can see that I have 4 new messages, but before I can open them, they ...
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iPad battery drain after update to iOS 7

After update to iOS 7.0.4 from version 5.x, my iPad's battery has only fraction of full charge as fast as in 24 hours. I also noticed that iPad is staying warm even after several hours of idle time ...
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What debug information is available on iOS

Is there any logs that would give (for example) some indication of what caused Unable to connect to X errors when trying to connect to a Wifi hotspot, with iOS 7.x? The seeming lack of information as ...
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IPad 2 Messaging

When I engage the subject line in messaging, I am unable to send the message. The "send" button is not engaged. When I go to settings and turn the subject line off the message is sent. Why does ...
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iOS turn off word byte matching

Is there a way to turn off iOS's matching of space separated collections of letters? Let's say I have the below line in (for example) the factory supplied "Notes" app: Find ways to deal with iOS's ...
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iOS undo text field clear (x)

Seemingly fairly regularly, I find myself clicking on the X in a circle to the right of a text field in an iOS app on my iPad, instead of just placing the cursor next to the final character in the ...
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Shouldn't iPad2 have the “frosted blur” effect with iOS7?

My iPad 2 looks like an iPhone 4, without 'frosted blur'. Is it correct for the iPad 2 to not have the blur/frost effect? My iPhone 4S has it and some videos on YouTube purport to be iPad 2's and ...
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Sync Outlook mails with iPad 2 via iTunes or any without Internet connection?

I haven't found any way for syncing my Outlook mails via iTunes with USB cable to my iPad 2. Do you know any method or program for syncing your mails to read them later on the iPad without an Internet ...
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How can I use text to speech on an iPad?

I have an iPad 2 (MC979RS/A). Does this specific model have a text to speech feature? I want to write in Russian and have the iPad read the text. I have tried finding this in the Settings, but ...
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Yahoo email account hacked on iPad2

This has happened several times. I have changed my passwords and it's still being hacked. This happened when I was in England and also in Santa Barbara, sending out messages, deleting sent messages. ...
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Sharing Ipad between 2 Apple IDs, 2 computers

My wife and I share an ipad 2, ios7. We have separate PCs. Can we have separate Apple IDs and connect the ipad to each computer under the individual ids? Example, I connect and back up etc under my ...
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Blocking messages on iPhone and iPad

If I block someone on my iPhone will I stop receiving their messages on my iPad as well or do I have to block the number on both?
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How do I reorder my songs on an album?

I upgraded to ios7 this morning, and now all my albums have their songs out of order. Does anyone know where the setting to change them back to album order is? I can't find anything to indicate that ...
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Auto join personal hotspot

I recently bought an iPad2 (WIFI only) in addition to my iPhone 4 I already had. There are two reason I took the wifi only model: I am not planning on taking the iPad everywhere I go. That's what ...
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Message to non-iPhone phones

I have an iPhone 4S and an iPad2 (both on iOS 7). I have an unlimited data package and loads of calls & text messages each month. I tether my iPad via hotspot using bluetooth. Is there a way I ...
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On the lookout for an iPad 2 case that integrates a keyboard but doesn't block the camera

I currently have an iPad 2 with a Smart Cover. I am looking for a keyboard that can be attached to the device so that I will always have the keyboard with me in a convenient manner. Some requirement ...
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How do I call myself using Facetime?

I have Facetime on my MacBook and Facetime on my iPad. Of course I also have one Apple ID account. Sometimes the family uses the iPad while I'm away. I'd like to be able to call "myself", that is ...
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How do I change the microphone input sensitivity on iPad 2?

Is it possible to change the microphone sensitivity (input volume) on the iPad? If so, how?
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How can I display my ipad screen on my PC?

My company has several ipads standing in public places around town running our app. Sometimes the app crash and I have to go out to reboot it. Is there a way where I can sit in my office and log on to ...
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IPad 2 rollback to ios 5 from ios 6

I'd like to rollback to IOS 5 from IOS 6 for an iPad 2. I don't mind jail breaking if necessary but instructions would be appreciated.
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How do I see full movie titles in iPad Video browser?

On my iPad, long video titles are cut off even though there is lots of blank space everywhere. Even when I tap a video, the detail screen cuts off the title in the exact same location despite there ...
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iCloud data storage deletion

Is there a way to permanently erase all the data on iCloud or some category, or once stored is the data always available on iCloud, with no option to delete permanently?
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Where can one find the meid of an iOS Device? (in particular an iPad)

I'm getting 4G on my iPad 2 and the Sales Rep for Verizon said that I needed to text him the meid, where in iOS might I find this meid?
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iPad 2 restarting intermittently and very slow to operate and charge

I have an iPad 2 (Model MC769B/A) running on iOS 6.1.3 (10B329) and over the past few days I have experienced very slow charging times when plugged into the usual source - the main wall socket. Also, ...
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Is there an Adobe Flash Player type of software for an iPad 2?

I need to use my iPad 2 to look at product websites, and most of them require Adobe Flash Player to enable you to see the products. This is incompatible with iPad so is there an alternative, where can ...
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Why won't my iPad 2 let me turn bluetooth on?

This issue is about an interstate family member's iPad 2, so I'm afraid my knowledge of the issue and ability to troubleshoot are rather limited, but I'd appreciate any general help available. The ...
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Mp4 file not playing on Ipad/iPhone

I need to convert a bunch of mp4 files so they are playable on Ipad. I already succesfully encoded a mp4 file so it plays on all major browser ( IE,Firefox,Chrome, Safari) the mp4 file even plays on ...
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Tranferring Apps from 1 ipad to another

I received an Ipad from my employer for work. I also have a personal Ipad. I set up 2 different apple ids, one for work and one for personal use. I now want to return my work Ipad but tranfer the ...
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Problems setting up gmail on ipad

On my IPad I use a GMail app for my email. However some applications seem to require sending via the built in Email client. That's question #1 - why doesn't for example my camera app allow me to send ...
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FaceTime Failed: Person Not Available

Consider an iPad 2 using WiFi attepting to make FaceTime calls to users on an iPhone 4. Each contact has their phone number defined under the iPhone tag (as opposed to Mobile). Whenever attempting a ...
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Can iBooks be synced from an iPad to a new computer to save my documents?

I formated my Mac after a few years of work and forgot to do books backup because iPad was lightly used. As a result all my books stuck on the iPad and if I want to add some new from a computer it ...
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iTunes refuses to copy music to iPad

I have an iPad 2 with iOS 6.0, and iTunes 10.7. I'm trying to copy music from iTunes to my iPad. Everything seems to act fine, but it doesn't actually copy the music. If I select the destination ...