Apple's touchscreen iOS based tablet. Use this tag for all generations and sizes of iPad

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How can I convert a Word (.doc or .docx) file to a PDF on an iPad?

I would have thought this was one of Goodreader's many tricks, but it doesn't seem to be the case.
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Cannot sync apps between iMac and iPad

On my iMac, on iTunes, i have one app (called "myApp", say) listed on Library > Apps. I want to transfer that app into my iPad. Under Devices > my iPad > Apps, I press Install next to myApp ...
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Set up NTP server on iOS device

How can I make an iOS device a NTP server ? The reason for this is, the network of devices I have don't have internet connection but are connected via Wifi. So just want to create a device as a server ...
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How can I extend the lock screen timeout in iOS?

This question is applicable to both iPads and iPhones: how do I extend the lock screen timeout? By that I mean the time from when I see the "slide to unlock" message to when the screen goes black ...
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Does iOS slow download speed when downloading torrents?

Problem : I live in a country where carriers provide mobile data plans which they offer for 5 dollars; I get the 10GB "night time data package." So I tried to download some torrents from my PC using ...
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iPad - erase data completely

I am selling my old iPad 4, in which I stored some private data. I have done erasing my iPad data and settings, is it true that all my data is really gone and completely unrecoverable? If not, what ...
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Changing iPad Air 2 passcode with only having Touch ID

I just recently purchased an iPad Air 2 and when setting it up, I successfully created the fingerprint ID but cannot remember my actual passcode. I can still access the iPad using Touch ID but is ...
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How to transfer information on a shared iCloud account to a new individual one?

I set up an iCloud account under an old email on my iPad and I used the same iCloud account for my phone. Now I have no storage space on either device or the iCloud accounts. How do I transfer my ...
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How to sync an iBooks collection created on my iPad?

I recently created a few collections in iBooks on my iPad. When I synced my iPad with my Mac, none of the collections that I created in iBooks on my iPad are visible on in iBooks on my Mac. How do I ...
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Can't log in to FaceTime with correct Apple ID

I am using the correct password for my Apple ID and it's still not logging me in. I'm logged in to FaceTime on my iPhone and normally it would let me be logged in on my iPhone and iPad and now it won'...
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Can't see family sharing invitation on iPad mini

I created a Family Sharing invitation and sent it to an email address. In a new iPad mini (running iOS 8.1.2) I find the email message and click on the "View Invitation" link. It immediately takes me ...
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iTunes Could not contact the iPad software update server because you are not connected to the internet

I did a full restore on my iPad the other day and right before the end with error 6 on iTunes saying it couldnt contact the update server (even though it did it the first 3 times fine) and now my iPad ...
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Camera photos are uploaded are in iPhoto on iMac but are not moving to cloud to access from iPad or iPhone

This is a new problem. I have uploaded my photos from camera to iPhoto. These usually turn up in my photos on my iPad and iPhone shortly after. It has been 2 days and still no sign. I have checked all ...
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My iPad Mini isn't responding to the magnets in the cover; any fix?

Recently, my iPad Mini has stopped responding to the sleep/wake magnets in my cover. Is there any fix for this other than taking it in for a hardware fix?
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How to make iCloud 3.0 on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari

Since updating to iCloud 3.0 on Windows 7, I've noticed that my Windows installation of Safari is no longer syncing my iPad bookmarks. Looking at the settings in iCloud, Safari is no longer included: ...
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Is there a web inspector available on iOS?

To be abundantly clear, I'm looking for a web inspector (like Chrome's) that I can use on an iOS device like an iPad to debug web pages without a computer. I'm aware that you can connect your phone ...
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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 ...
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Using pinyin with tones to input Chinese characters

I'm a Chinese learner and know from my teacher that there is software (for Windows), which lets you strictly input withtype in pinyin with tones. E.g. hao3 becomes 好. The Mac OS shipped Chinese input ...
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Saving video from shared photostream

How do I copy or save a video on a shared photostream to my iPad camera roll? Tapping on the video does not offer a suitable choice. Mail a copy is ghosted out.
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iCloud backup miscalculations

I'm using an iPad mini 2 with the latest version of iOS (9.3.2). For several months I have not been able to back up to iCloud because I supposedly don't have enough space available. This seems to be ...
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Returning my borrowed iPad to work: how to clear of all personal apps/data

I have an iPad (2?) that is on loan from work. I'm about to leave the company that I work for so need to return the iPad. However before I do so I want to delete all the personal apps and data that I ...
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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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Does the iPad draw more current when charging?

I seem to be able to charge my iPhone 5 on a variety of USB chargers (car ones included). My iPad retina (iPad 4) seems to be very fussy about which chargers it will actually charge up on. (The ...
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iPad Air no sound, tried everything

I bought my iPad Air 2 years ago, and it was fine until last week there is no sound. It's not muted. I can't play any video on the iPad no matter which apps I used, YouTube, Netflix, etc. I can't make ...
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MacBook and iPad stolen, never online [duplicate]

So someone cracked my car window and both my MacBook and iPad were stolen. I've used find my iPhone app, make the iPad go to lock mode and leave my phone number, and select "notify when found" for ...
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Macbook wifi invalid password

I made a hotspot using a WiFi receiver with a program called Connectify just today. I use USB wifi stick connected to my PC that gets the Internet via LAN connection. I have noticed that only my ...
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Charge iPad Pro 12.9 on an USB 3 port?

I just read through Fast Charging iPad Pro 12.9 and am intrigued. However I'd like to use the USB 3 port on my MacBook air instead of buying a new power brick just for the iPad Pro. Has anybody ...
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IPad mini repeating playlist without my permission

Previously, my iPad would play a playlist and stop. Now it keeps repeating endlessly. The only buttons I can find are play, stop, restart and skip ahead. There is no "repeat" button! How do I make it ...
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iPad update/restore iOS 8.1 stuck at 10%; cannot exit recovery mode

I wanted to upgrade my iPad from iOS 7 to iOS 8.1. I downloaded an IPSW from ipswdownloader.com and tried updating by alt+clicking the update button. The update process stopped at around 10%. I tried ...
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How to add a shortcut to an individual iBook file to the iPad home screen?

I'm currently in the process of creating an iBook for use within my company. Some of the people who will be using it aren't particularly tech-savvy, so I want to make it as easy as possible for them ...
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Playlists getting duplicated

When I sync my iPad to my MacBook, a lot of my playlists are getting duplicated over and over again. Here is an example: It happens to regular and smart-playlists. I am on iTunes 12.4.1.6. How ...
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Caller ID from iPad message shows “Home”

When I send a text message from my iPad, which is synced to my iPhone, I see that the caller ID on the iPhone is "Home". How can I ensure that text messages from my iPad show my name or phone number ...
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How to prevent text messages from my iPhone to my iPad?

My text messages from my iPhone are appearing on our iPad, how do I stop that?
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Download uploaded iBooks file from iCloud to PC

Recently i got updated iOS in my iPad mini 3 and it's ask me whether i want to upload all of my iBooks to iCloud, i choose yes and it upload all of my pdf files in iBooks to iCloud. And when i try to ...
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Share iPad internet connection to PC over USB

Can I use my iPad to connect to my PC over USB and receive internet? My iPad has Internet but at the moment my PC doesn't and I don't have a wireless router yet.
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iPhone / iPad: Reply to Email with embedded image — Image gets replaced with image.png

Here is the case: User Receives an email with and embedded image in the body of the email. replies to the email and the embedded image gets removed from the body. forwards the email.. its fine the ...
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2 iPad users under one person

We recently ran into a problem. My husband is the main person on the account and I'm the secondary. He tried to change his Facebook sign in and my name pops up on his iPad and asks for a password. He ...
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How use function keys in iPad with Apple keyboard?

I'm trying to use the Apple Wireless keyboard for coding in a terminal (with nano, vim, etc) using a app to access by SSH them in a remote server, and discover that all the function keys (Esc, F1, f2.....
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Loose home button on iPad/iPhone

Recently the home button on my 12.9 inches iPad Pro and my 4.7 inch iPhone 6s became loose. Pressing the button feels like you double clicked it, and it also shake around when you put your finger on ...
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Ipad Mini 2 Warranty for Damage

I bought my daughter her ipad for Christmas (7 months ago) and she dropped it the other day cracking the screen; you can actually see inside of it at the top. Does this come with a manufacture ...
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How do I create a link on the iPad home screen to a specific pdf?

I would like to be able to create a link on my iPad's home screen that will open up a specific PDF either in iBooks or some other app. I need to be able to access the PDF even when Internet access in ...
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Videos taken on the iPhone will not sync to the iPad

I have several hundred pictures and a hundred or so videos that have been taken with my iPhone 4 and 5s. (90%/10% split roughly). These are all in iPhoto and have imported fine. Everything can be ...
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My kid set a passcode on the iPad and doesn't know it. Now what?

My 7-year-old daughter mistakenly set a 4-digit passcode on the iPad and doesn't remember what it is. Now it is locked and useless. What are my options to recover it (if any)? The answers I have seen ...
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How to delete iPad calendar events when no edit option appears

How can I delete iPad calendar events when no edit button appears? Clicking on events only results in "details" button.
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remote “desktop mouse” with Magic trackpad emulator for iPad or Mac Book

I would like to control my desktop Mac with a Magic trackpad or Magic mouse "emulation". I have an iPad and an Macbook Air too. So my questions are: There are some iPad App to emulate a Magic ...
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Case for iPad Pro 9.7'' capable of holding the Pencil

I have a 9.7'' iPad Pro with the Apple keyboard. The keyboard only protects the front of the iPad. I'm looking for a case (the best one...) to protect the back and also capable of holding the Pencil.
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Safety of “Apple”-branded iPhone chargers listed on Amazon vs. MFi-Certified alternatives

On Amazon.com, there are numerous iPhone chargers listed, the top results of which fall into two categories: Apple-branded chargers (which seem to be authentic and made by Apple) but have very poor ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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Reclaiming hard drive space in iPad

What is the easiest way to reclaim HD space on an ipad2 without having to sync? Ideally I'm looking for an app that would allow me to delete files directly from the iPad (I remember there was one for ...
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Can not share WiFi from Macbook Pro to other devices via Bluetooth PAN

First of all, this problem is detailed in this discussion at Apple's forum. I basically have the exactly same problem. Status indicator is always yellow under "Bluetooth PAN" in Network Panel. The ...