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How to get mp4 files from my PC to my iPad 2

I have some .m4v videos (I believe this is mp4 format?). In iTunes (v10.5.0) on my PC (Windows 7 - 64 bit), I did a 'add file to library' and they appear under TV shows under library. Then I did a ...
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Crash of anything contacts-related

After updating an iPad 2 to iOS 5, I lost the ability to do anything contacts-related: The "Contacts" app disappears the moment I start it Composing an email works until I try to select a "To" ...
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How do I check an iPad 2's supported carrier?

I had an AT&T iPad 2 3G which I took back to the Apple store on a warranty, and they gave me a replacement one. When I got back (it was an 1.5 hour drive), I realized that I forgot to specify that ...
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Is it possible to get the iPad to play videos in the common formats?

I was looking for an easy to use device for my mum, who wants to occasionally grab movies to watch on the go. I didn't do my homework properly and just bought an iPad because it seems to be a synonym ...
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Upgraded iPad 2 to iOS 5 : no device summary pane

I upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 5. I don't want to sync it through the cloud : I just want to sync it as usual, with iTunes through my USB connector. But I have a problem : as soon as I upgradedto iOS ...
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In which countries can I use 3G service with a Wi-Fi + 3G model of the iPad 2 that was purchased in the U.S.?

If I purchase a Wi-Fi + 3G model of the iPad 2 in the U.S., can I use the 3G service outside of the U.S.? If so, in which countries and how would I go about doing so? For what it's worth, I am ...
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Does saving photos on iPad from Photo Stream save the full resolution?

When saving photos from the Photo Stream to the Camera Roll, is the full resolution picture stored? I ask this because the the Apple FAQ states that iDevices only get an "optimized" resolution ...
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Restore videos backed up to iCloud?

I have some videos on my iPad, which have gone corrupt somehow. They do not play and say Unknown in the details. I had taken a iCloud backup of these. How do I force them to be downloaded back to my ...
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List movies as text in iPad 2 native video application, no preview graphic

I would like to see more of my video titles on the same screen using iPad 2's native "Videos" app. But the video summary page wastes space by showing a rectangle preview of each video. Is there a ...
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How can I get rid of Newsstand?

After the upgrade to iOS-5, I got the Newsstand app "for free". I don't use it and I probably never will. Is there any way, short of jail breaking, for me to remove it from my iPad2? I know that I ...
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Why do I see a list of MAC addresses in Reminders?

Having upgraded my iPad2 to iOS-5, I've now got the new Reminders app. When I open it, I see a list of MAC addresses on the left hand side under, "Yahoo!" (I assume it says "Yahoo!" because my Apple ...
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Can multitasking gestures in iPad 2 be disabled for specific apps?

As much as I like multitasking gestures , they are creating problems in certain games where we use multiple fingers like Fruit Ninja , can these be disabled for specific apps/games on my iPad 2?
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Game asks for in-app upgrade money again after re-installing - IPAD 2 / IOS 5

I purchased a free app Haunted Manor by Big Fish and then bought the in-app upgrade to full version for $6.99. After I upgraded to IOS 5.0 (BTW im using an IPAD 2) it started crashing so I ...
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How to get data from apps when upgrading to iOS 5 on an iPad 2

I updated my iPad 2 to iOS 5 using my Windows PC. I backed up my apps, calendar, mail, photos, etc. using iTunes before the iOS 5 update. However, although I got my apps, I am missing all the data ...
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Jailbreaking an iPad 2 with iOS 5

Is it possible to jailbreak an iPad 2 running iOS 5? Please let me know if it's possible. If so, how do I do it?
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How can I select all in a Google doc with an iPad?

I created a new Google doc on my iPad2. When I select all to copy the whole contents, it only selects the current line. Is there a known workaround for this?
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Map app for iPad that works while you're not connected to WiFi or 3G?

About to drive across country and, while we're sporting iPhones, it sure would be nice if the navigator could use our iPad, non-3G, version to view maps while we're traveling. I've looked through the ...
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How do I add attachments in iPad Mail?

My friend has an iPad 2 and we can't seem to find a way to attach photos to emails using the standard Mail software the device comes with. What are we missing?
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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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How to stream movies from LG Network Storage N2B1D to iPad (DLNA Player)?

I'm looking for a DLNA Player on iPad... I'm the owner of a brand new LG Network Storage N2B1D. I want to stream movies (or images) through a local network. For now, I can browse files with a Mac or ...
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On iPad, how to organize Shows in a native Video player app

On a computer, in iTunes I add a number of video files that I group by marking them as TV Shows. The shows, in turn, have files grouped into seasons. When I transfer files to an iPad, I only see the ...
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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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Sync iPad on a different device

I would like to stop syncing my iPad with my MBP & start syncing it with my iMac instead; when one connects an iOS device with a machine other than the one they previously synced with they get a ...
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Does iPad 2 3G's GPS work without SIM card inserted?

I own an iPad 2 with 3G but I've not inserted SIM card and I'm not planning to unless it's really necessary to get GPS working. I was wondering if iPad 2 3G can navigate without SIM card (thru ...
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iPad 2 darkening of screen down left hand edge [closed]

I've just bought an iPad 2 and it seems to have a very subtle screen fault: a very slight darkening down the left hand edge of the screen, so that if e.g. a document is being viewed on a white ...
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How to switch between mail and safari on iPad 2?

When reading email using mail, I always click on a link and it open in safari. But when I want to go back to mail, I need to press the button and then find email. Is there a better way to seamlessly ...
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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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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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USSD application for the iPad 2?

Are there any applications that allow you to send USSD commands to your data service provider using the iPad 2? Removing the SIM card from the iPad and inserting it into another phone to send out a ...
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Problem downloading large app using iPad 2

I tried to download a 500MB app using my iPad 2 connected to WiFi and got an error stating that the app could not be downloaded. Someone told me that its because the file is too large to be ...
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Problem syncing book downloaded using iBooks

Using iTunes I tried to sync my iPad with my PC after downloading an epub book using iBooks on my iPad. However I get an error stating that my PC is not authorized to sync the book to my iPad and ...
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Can I turn pages in ebook with single touch?

I am considering the purchase of the iPad2 and among other things, the one that bother me is this -- you can turn pages when reading an ebook with hand gesture, i.e. moving finger from left to right ...
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iPad 2 Wifi + 3G With iOS 4.3.3 has no multitasking gestures?

I recently bought an iPad 2 Wifi + 3G. It is not Jail broken and it is completely genuine. It has iOS 4.3.3 pre-installed. I have not updated my iOS yet as I have just bought it today. I didn't find ...
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C++ application for iPad

I came across an iPad2 application that allows a user to write Python programs on their iPad. Though this framework was only limited to Python's maths functions I was wondering if there is a similar ...
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Will an iPad 2 3G from UK work on a Poland's (or another country's) 3G network?

I have the possibility to buy an iPad 2 3G which is written iPad "UK", on the vendor's site. I expect it to have a different charger plug, but that's all. Being in Poland, will I be able to make it ...
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Is iPad a multi-tasking device?

Is the iPad 2 a truly multi-tasking device? e.g. Can I listen to some kind of audio formats (not via iTunes) in the background while surfing on Safari ?
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Dealing with ads blocking application functionality on iPad

I've noticed some applications on my iPad have advertisements. The problem is that the advertisement covers lower part of the screen where some applications place buttons and other UI elements, and ...
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Getting “not eligible to build” error when updating iPad 2 to 4.3.3

I'm trying to update my iPad 2 firmware to 4.3.3 but iTunes is giving me a "not eligible to build" error. I have tried editing my host files, but to no avail.
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Why isn't the “Open New Page” button working in Safari for iPad (iOS 4.3.5)?

In my recently acquired iPad2, the Safari "Open Page" button is not working. All the rest of the buttons work fine, except this one... The oddest thing is that when I "long-tap" a link and choose ...
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How to deauthorize an iPad 2?

I used to own an iPad 2. I didn't much care for it, so I gave it to my sister as a gift. She lives in a different state. I thought I removed any/all of my account info from it. But apparently my ...
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Ping command on iPad

Is there some way by which a ping command or somewhat similar can be run on iPad ? I am trying to do this as my wifi connection dies out if there is idle time even for a few mins though it works with ...
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How can I disable Photos on my iPad 2?

I want to disable photos icon in my iPad 2, but I don't know how to do that. I want to disable like Movies. I can disable Movies in General's Restriction, but I can't find how to disable Photos. How ...
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Why does iPad show a weird effect on some PDF images?

I noticed some PDF documents viewed on iPad (either version 1 or 2) show a weird effect as follows. There are thin lines distracting the image. You can see the details on YouTube: Weird image shown ...
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Wifi internet issues on iPad

I have a wifi internet router (via an ADSL modem) which i use to connect internet on my iPad. For some reasons, the connection seems to break in between (and more when idle). The same connection works ...
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Are the chargers the same on the iPad and the iPad 2?

Is the charger of iPad and iPad 2 same? I want to buy i extra charger for my iPad but in future I can buy iPad 2 also. So I want to buy a charge which should be compatible with iPad and ipad 2 both.
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Is the iPad 2 any better at handling large PDFs than the original iPad was?

We know that iPad 2 performance is higher than the performance of the original iPad (Safari, Games, etc). But whether iPad 2 user experience is better in opening and reading heavy-weight PDFs than ...
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What are good sources for iPhone 4/iPad wallpapers?

There are plenty of sites out there that compile wallpapers, but most have a very low signal:noise ratio. I don't want to deal with so much 'rough' to find a couple 'diamonds'. Are there places that ...
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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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Viewing a PDF with links on iPad

Are there any (hopefully free) iPad apps for viewing PDFs containing links? For instance, I have a long PDF with a table of contents in the beginning containing links to later parts of the PDF. These ...
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How to change power savings settings on iPad 2, iOS 4.3.3

After a few minutes, if I haven't touched the iPad 2's screen, it goes dim and then turns off. I suppose this is a power savings behavior; however, when it is connected to my computer I don't want it ...