the second generation iPad

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
3answers
9k views

How do you access the App Store without providing a credit card number if you already made an account?

I already have an Apple ID, made at Apple.com. Now, when I want to access the App Store from my iPad, I am told that I have to review my information. On the credit card page, I am not presented with a ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Apps deleted from jailbroken iPad after battery died

My iPad's battery recently completely died and when I plugged it in all the apps were gone. I've rebooted it and checked iFile and it says all the apps are still there but they don't show.
1
vote
1answer
463 views

Export iPad2 Slideshow with Origami Transitions

I'm trying to export a slideshow from my iPad2. I can email or share single photos, of course, but how do you share or export a slideshow? I especially want to retain the origami transition effect to ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

iBooks version / iPad

I wish to buy an iPad to have some digital interactive books. The requirements for the books are: "To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 3 or later and iOS 5.1 or later". I don't wish ...
1
vote
1answer
9 views

Is LCD digitizer different on iPad 2 for different languages?

I have an iPad 2 from Japan as like to have ability to input Japanese characters. When recently trying to replace the screen and Wi-Fi antennae I managed to damage the LCD. Before I go out and buy a ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Inbox of iOS Gmail App Not Syncing on iPad

I have installed the Gmail app for iPad, and configured my gmail account. However, the inbox does not sync at all. It always shows 'No offline messages'. But I am able to see the messages under All ...
5
votes
4answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How do I view files via LAN on both PC, Android and IPad devices?

I'm a PCer from way back. Now I have an IPad2, and 2 PCs w/Windows 8, 1 w/XP. I want to view files on my PCs from my IPad? The only answer I have heard is to buy a new Kindle or other PCish device!. ...
3
votes
1answer
31 views

iPad Camera Connection Kit not showing valid MP4 videos

I've been wondering if I can use the camera connection kit as a way to directly copy video files onto my iPad for watching, from SD card. I've tested that photos and videos taken on my digital camera ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
881 views

iPad mail shows a copy of sent mail in inbox

My sent emails show in my inbox on my iPad. I have looked but "always bcc myself" is not checked. This problem has started only recently, but I am not aware of anything I may have done to start it. ...
3
votes
4answers
512 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
33 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
350 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
803 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
217 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
482 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

iPad 2 loses touch response in particular area of screen

My wife's iPad 2 is having a weird screen/touch issues. In a particular part of the screen (near the middle bottom on the left side if holding in portrait with the home button down), it just doesn't ...
1
vote
2answers
131 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
50 views

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.
4
votes
5answers
2k views

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?
0
votes
1answer
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

How to transfer a purchased app from iPhone to iPad?

I have bought Talking Ben app on my iPhone. I also have an iPad, how can I transfer this purchase onto my iPad? I already tried using my iTunes. But i dont know how to do it. Also both my iPad and ...
2
votes
0answers
55 views

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, ...
0
votes
3answers
8k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Changing ID on an ipad 2?

I am using IOS 7 ipad 2. I have no longer got access to the email associated with my ipad when I bought it so I have changed my iTunes id to a new email address but cannot seem to shift the old email ...
0
votes
5answers
5k views

Old iPad 2 with cracked screen - what trade-up/repair is available and is it worth using?

I have an unused, approximately 1.5-year-old, iPad 2 (32Gig with 3G). It has a slight crack in one corner of the screen - it's noticeable but not a complete hindrance to anyone using it. I've just ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Safari on iPad can't resolve local network names

I have a number of local windows, Linux and macs on my local LAN, but no matter what, Safari will not resolve them by name. How can I get this to work as there is no "server" on my network. I use the ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
508 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
107 views

apps free but card is charged

i have saved one card details with my app id as it does not allow u to browse the itune store without that . Now i try downloaidng few free apps for ipad . After sometime i recivied notifcation from ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
78 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

How to delete synced photos from an iPad?

How can I delete photos from photos on my iPad. They were copied when I did a sync with the computer. I'm talking about 1650 photos and I don't want all of them.
0
votes
0answers
383 views

Maps turn-by-turn Voice navigation in iOS7, on iPad2

I have managed to find information that the above OS/device doesn't support Siri, but have been unable to find information to support my theory on this being the reason I don't seem to get ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

iPad2 - Will not boot nor cold/hard reset

I have an iPad2 with me and I can't turn it on. Here are the behavior; Not shown in iTunes/Device Manager (I have Windows XP SP3) The sleep button will not show the slider to close the iPad. I see ...
4
votes
5answers
17k views

Can an iPhone stream to multiple Airplay devices at the same time?

I really love AirPlay so I thought about buying a second AirPort Express for another amplifier in the apartment. But will my iPhone5/iPad2 be able to stream to both AirPlay devices simultaneously?
1
vote
2answers
9k views

How do I set the home page for Safari on the iPad2?

This is driving me crazy . I'm trying to set the Home page on the iPad. The instructions I've seen indicate there should be a bar at the bottom of the browser with an arrow. There isn't. There also ...
0
votes
2answers
161 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
591 views

Are there specific performance issues with iOS 7?

This article alleges performance issues with iOS 7, specifically for iPad 2 and 3, and iPhone 4. Are these performance issues reproducible? Are there compelling reasons to avoid upgrading due to ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

iPad to iPhone calenders

I have an ipad 1 with ios 5.1.1 and an ipad 2 with ios 7.0.2 and 2 iphone 4s. I want to link my Calendar with all devices but NOT my contacts. How do I set this up?
-3
votes
1answer
78 views

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. ...