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

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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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How to enter a non-breaking space on iOS?

On a Mac, entering a non-breaking space is very easy. On my iPad with iOS 7 installed, I want to enter a non-breaking space. But I find no way. I have tried the mic on the keyboard. It gives me this ...
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Which has better sound output — an iPhone 6s or an iPad Mini Retina (1st generation)

I am moving to a new job in a Windows environment. Currently I have my Mac running to a Schiit Modi via USB and then from the DAC into a receiver. At my new job, I will have to output sound from ...
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Finding old version of iOS apps for a 1st Generation iPad running iOS 5.1.1

I can't install any apps on my iPad because it keeps saying that the app requires iOS 6.0 and I have a 1st-Generation iPad which can only update as far as iOS 5.1.1.
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Bug under ipad screen

I have an old ipad 3. For the first time, I saw a bug under the screen. I didn't know it was under the screen so I tried to squash the bug but it didn't work. I saw the bug walk under the edge of ...
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How to save a shared video to my Camera Roll on iOS?

I have the app Photos on my iPad mini, on iOS 7. I am viewing a stream shared by a friend. When I am on a photo, I can save it to my Camera Roll. But, when I am on a video, I cannot save it to my ...
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Why won't Facetime ring when somebody calls me?

My volume is turned up, it's not on mute, alarms and other things that make noise work, it's not set to "do not disturb" or anything like that. If I happen to have the iPad open when a Facetime call ...
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My Calendar on my iPhone is not synching to iCloud and iPad

So I have been online for three hours looking for solutions and experimenting and been unable to fix this annoying issue: I add an appointment to my iCloud Calendar on my iPhone, but only one of the ...
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problems with safari search results (freeze, crash) after updating to ios 8 (ipad air)

ever since i updated to ios 8 on my ipad air 1, and even after downloading the first software update 8.1, safari has been really annoying! First, it often freezes and shuts down when i search with ...
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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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Can't stay signed in to Game Center for more than 10 minutes

Every time I sign in to the Game Center via my iPad's Settings, my profile window won't close. Ten minutes later I am no longer signed in to Game Center and have to do it all again. As a result my ...
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Is there any way to block certain sites, eg MacKeeper?

MacKeeper (and other sites) adverts pop up on some video sites which I find very irritating. Is there any way to block specific URLs in Safari? This occurs both on Mac and iPad. Ideally, I'd like a ...
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Moving from Stanza to another eBook reader on my iPad Air

For years, I've been reading ebooks on my antique iPhone 4, using Calibre to painlessly send ebooks to it. I have an iPad Air, and it just dawned on me (I guess I'm slow) that I oughtta be doing my ...
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What would it take to make an iPad support multiple user accounts?

As a mobile computer, the iPad is very personal, but it also begs to be shared. And that's a problem. I don't want my friends to be able to check my emails or delete my high score when they play with ...
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How to activate the locked ipad [duplicate]

I have bought Ipad from a person randomly standing side of the road and giving on a cheap rate so i bought it. But now when i turn it now and try to use it, it go icloud and ask me for id and ...
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How to watch a movie I rented on my Macbook on my iPad?

I rented the documentary movie Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine a few hours ago, and was able to watch it on iTunes on the Mac. When I tried to watch it on iPad, I do not see a Rental tab in the ...
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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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How can I sync my photos between my iphone 5s and ipad mini without the laptop?

I have no idea how to sync them WITHOUT the laptop. I have done it with the laptop but is there a way I can do it without setting up to the laptop each time? Surely is should be something easy? PLEASE ...
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Music purchased on iPad is not available and is not showing up in iTunes app under purchased

I have an iPad, I believe it's a 3rd gen. A lot of music has been purchased from within the iTunes store on the iPad. The vast majority of that music is not listed under Purchased in the iTunes app. A ...
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How do I transfer my entire itunes library (retaining the original music playlists) from my iPad iOS 5.1

How do I transfer my entire itunes library (including the specific music playlists) from my original iPad iOS 5.1 via wifi to my new Macbook air with Yosemite? The bulk of my music library is CD's ...
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How do I change the Hotspot timeout on my iPad Retina?

I can use my Ipad Retina (4th Gen, iOS 9.3.1) when plugged in via USB to tether the 3G connection. After it is plugged into USB, then I can see it shareable via wifi from other devices. (My Mac which ...
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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 ...
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iPhone and iPad lock while playing videos over Airplay

It seems like this started happening relatively recently, but I am not sure what changed - when I am playing any kind of video (YouTube, Safari, etc.) over Airplay to my Apple TV, the default screen ...
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How do I get my Google contacts in Gmail on my Gmail app on the iPad?

I don't have a Mac or Exchange (which seem to be two ways of doing this.) When I open the iPad Gmail app (from Google) there are no Contacts and the email "to" field doesn't autocomplete. I ...
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How do I make my iPad Retina wifi hotspot discoverable (tethering 3G) when off and unplugged like my iPhone 6S?

I can use my Ipad Retina (4th Gen, iOS 9.3.1) when plugged in via USB to tether the 3G connection. After it is plugged into USB, then I can see it shareable via wifi from other devices. (My Mac ...
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Recover iPad Safari bookmarks overwritten by iCloud

My wife had a lot of bookmarks on Safari for iPad. From my macbook I was using Safari, with other bookmarks and some day I tried iCloud, so my wife's iPad bookmarks were overwritten with my macbook's ...
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Usage problem with my iPad Air

I have an iPad Air and I want to update this game that needs 1.4 GB. I only have 5 apps on my iPad and when I go to Settings to look at my storage it says I have used 11 GB. I added up the usage for ...
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How to remove app which is greyed out, can't be deleted, won't open and doesn't appear in apps list?

I have this app with a greyed out icon which I'm trying to delete. I tap and hold, and it asks me if I want to delete it and its data. I confirm and nothing happens. I try to open it and nothing ...
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On iPad, is there a way to go to “end of list” or “end of page” — besides going to “top of page”?

There is a way on iPad to go to top of the page or list, in email's list of emails, or in iBooks's highlighting and notes, for example, by tapping on the top status bar of the iPad screen. But is ...
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Is there a way to automatically detect and remove duplicate Notes? (in iCloud)

I had a lot of problems syncing my notes with gmail IMAP, so eventually made the switch. I was using the notes between my Macbook, my iphone and my iPad. I used the option to transfer from gmail to ...
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Calls and texts and iPhone appearing on iPad

When somebody rings or texts my iPhone it is now also showing up on iPad when I'm at home. This is happening since we had internet installed at home, so whoever is on the iPad sees all the calls and ...
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Does an ipad (iOS) need to be restarted occasionally?

Most of our webapp users never restart their ipads. (They think they are but they are just putting them to sleep). Does the iPad reclaim memory, storage, etc. from apps that were never closed? Would ...
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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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Get count of items in iBooks

Is there a way to see how many items are in the iBooks app? I have looked within the app and in Settings>General (where the song count is) to no avail. I would like help on both MacOS X and iOS 9.
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How do i add someone else's iPhone contact number to messaging on an iPad?

How do i add someone else's iPhone contact number to messaging on an iPad? I want to send something from iPad messages to messages on their iPhone
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Colorware with Apple Products

Could someone who has, or knows someone who has, used Colorware for an Apple product comment on their experiece? I'm thinking about getting an third-generation iPad colored through Colorware, as they ...
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How long does a contact show as “Recent”?

If I send an e-mail to a contact, how long will it show as "recent"? I wonder because when I look at one of my contacts, it has an option at the bottom of the screen that says "Remove from Recents", ...
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iPad mini charging problems

What I have experienced about charging problems is that it is mostly because the cable is not genuine and for that reason the message "not charging" appears even though it is charging anyway. It is no ...
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Will Apple service secondhand iPad still under warranty?

I bought an iPad on eBay a few weeks ago. It's still covered under the original Apple warranty. There's a clear problem with the battery. Will the Genius Bar staff look at and service this device if ...
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View individual artists in compilation albums?

I can't seem to set up my music collection so that when opening a compilation album on my iPad it shows a list of songs on the compilation album along with the artist of each song. In iTunes on my ...
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My storage on iPad doesn't add up

I can't understand what's taking all my storage as the apps listed don't add up and I don't download videos or music etc. My iPad says I've used 12.2GB with 209MB available yet when I added everything ...
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iPad/iPhone on iOS 5 - images don't always load in Safari, just on my network

This question is baffling to say the least, as I'm just not sure how to diagnose where the problem is happening. Here's the problem: when I am connected to my network in the office (but not on other ...
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How to control your iPad with your Mac remotely?

I would like to know, is there a way to control your iPad with your Mac remotely (be able to see and manipulate iPad's desktop on your Mac)? I know that with the TeamViewer or other programs you can ...
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Sharing GPS signal to a Wifi-only iPad

I want to share live GPS data from an Android smartphone to my iPad (4th generation wifi-only). I've read about BTstacks and other jailbreak tweaks, but I don't want to jailbreak! I have also read ...
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why will iPad not find home wifi network but works on others?

my iPad2 has a hard time locating our wifi network at home. about once a day it will find it and connect but only for an hour or so. its not like I'm getting a "can't connect error", it just doesn't ...
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Rubberized stylus, not moving smooth on iPad glass, any tricks?

I have a Targus stylus for my iPad, with a rubber tip. This tip, however, does not move smoothly over the glass on the iPad, but seems to have too high friction. It didn't have this when I bought it, ...
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Removing news headlines from Spotlight Search in iOS 9

How can I turn off news headlines from Spotlight Search in iOS 9?
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AirDrop shardingd error

Trying to debug AirDrop issues on the mac with an iPad mini 4th gen (both up-to-date). Basically on the Mac I can see the iPad (most of the time) and I can transfer files, however I can never see the ...
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How to download files from MediaFire directly on IPad?

I'm trying to download a .mp3 file from MediaFire on my Apple IPad, but whenever I click on "Download" button, a new tab opens and it play the file. I need to store this file in my itunes instead of ...
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iPad Pro 9.7-inch model and Apple Pencil

I just got both a few days ago, and I really love it! I've been using it to take handwritten notes in my Calculus 2 class, but I noticed something that worries me... I'm not applying a lot of ...