Apple's touchscreen iOS based tablet. Both the first generation iPad (specifically) and all iPads (generally)

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Is there a way to get iTunes to transfer my apps on an offline machine?

My Music collection is all my own and stored on a PC which doesn't connect to the internet. this has been fine for most cases however recently i've been needing to get a hold of a word processor and ...
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iPad won't send messages on IMessage

My iPad will not send messages or receive I'm connected to wifi I can send them but the send bar at the top will go almost all the way then stop and say about thirty seconds later not delivered
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iDevices and batteries

As you may know, best practices to prolong batteries lifespan include charging battery no more than 80-90%, with a complete full range charge-discharge cycle (5%-100%) once a month. So I'd like to ...
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iPad mini must be plugged in to turn on even if battery is fully charged

When I press the button to turn on the iPad mini it is asking to be plugged in despite the fact the battery is fully charged. Once plugged in for a few seconds I can remove the plug and the iPad mini ...
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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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When I read a eamil on my ipad I am not receiving it on my laptop - how do I sync them?

I am using YAHOO email on my MacBook Pro and my ipad and iphone - but when I open a email on my ipad it is not showing up on my laptop or iphone. How do I get all of my emails on all of my devices? ...
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AirDropped a folder onto my iPad mini - can't find it

I used AirDrop to transfer a folder of videos from my MacBook Pro to my iPad mini (first gen). I realise now that I should've just sent the videos individually, but the problem is that I now can't ...
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How to fix Quicktime error -2048 (doesn't understand file format)?

I recently transferred a movie made on iMovie from my iPad to my PC. It's a big file I transferred with Photo Transfer App. On the PC, Quicktime refuses to play the file. It gives error -2048 ...
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Import multiple photos from Dropbox to iMovie?

I have a lot of photos in Dropbox on my iPad mini that I would like to upload in one go to iMovie. So far I can only figure out how to export to iPhoto, then I have to import to iMovie. Not very ...
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I want to use my iPad as a multi-video monitor

I have four wired video cameras on my RV, and would to replace the monitor with my old iPad. Does anyone know the adapter(s) / software that would allow me to do this? Thank you
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Can't copy media to iPad through iTunes File Sharing because not enough free space is available

I'm getting the following error when trying to copy a MKV file to VLC on iPad using the iTunes File Sharing on Windows: "Movie.mkv" could not be copied because not enough free space is available. ...
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iphone 5s wifi not working at home, but does at work; 4 ipads and other same phone work fine on home wifi

Yesterday, when I got home from work, I updated 4 apps on my phone using my home wifi. Shortly therafter, my phone wasn't getting internet. power cycled router, assuming that was the issue. Problem ...
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I forgot the passcode for my iPad restrictions. How can I disable them?

I added restrictions to my iPad and I forgot the passcode for them, now what? Is there a way to remove it without resetting the device?
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How to read iPhone system logs?

Does the iphone (and ipod/pad?) have an equivalent to the Windows Event Log? How can one read it? I'd like to examine the event log for things like unlock events (successful and failed), charging ...
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I have an Apple iPad 4 that I can't get reset to factory default [duplicate]

I followed instructions to reset this thing back to factory settings using iTunes. However even after it is restored it is asking for the original user who set it up to enter there UN and PW. There ...
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Unexplained memory usage in iPad iBooks?

I have a 16GB Apple iPad 3(with Retina Display). Today, while checking up my available memory, I saw the iPad had about only 1GB left. After deleting major unused apps, I found out that iBooks was ...
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Does the Playstation Vue Mobile iPad app support AirPlay (non-mirroring)?

Is there support for AirPlay (non-mirroring) in the Playstation Vue Mobile iPad app? I can't find any mention of it on the app's page: ...
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How do I take a screenshot on the iPad?

How do I create an image, containing a copy of the current screen display, on the iPad?
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iPad “Not Charging” with 3m USB-dock-connector cable

iPad "Not Charging" with 3m USB-dock-connector cable I just bough two 3-meter (10ft) USB-dock-connector cables on eBay. When I connect the USB connector to an Apple 12W USB Power Adapter and plug the ...
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Can I have the same Apple ID in my iPhone and my iPad

How can I have de same Apple ID in my iPhone and my iPad (so that I can use the apps on iPad that I have in iPhone and "vice versa")
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How to delete all emails from inbox in iPad 8.1.3?

How do you delete all inbox mail messages in iPad iOS 8.1.3? It doesn't support prior move tricks many have posted as a method since it is unresponsive to the Trash target mailbox if you use the 'move ...
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Transforming the iPad to a custom layout keyboard

I am fascinated by the Optimus Popularis. However, I consider it a failed product from a marketing point of view. The price is ridiculously high for what it offers. I was wondering if one could use ...
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iPad messaging problems

I am trying to set up iMessage correctly, but I see no SMS / MMS options. I do not see an option to use my phone number associated with the Apple ID. Am I missing a simple step in the set up?
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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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Is it safe to use my US iPhone/iPad charger with a simple European plug adapter?

I'm using the US wall adapter that came with my iPhone to charge it: When I travel to Europe, is it safe to use this with a simple US-European adapter, or do I need a transformer or some other ...
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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 enter link description here I basically have the exactly same problem. Status indicator is always yellow under "Bluetooth PAN" in Network Panel. The status ...
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how can I trust website that telling me I have viruses or malware. [duplicate]

This is the website telling me that I have virus. Is it true? If it not, what happened to my iPad. Before, someone download a lot of PDFs, it a book, studying book, many other. Few day later I got 8 ...
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Factory reset an iPad without knowing the iCloud password? [duplicate]

Is there a way to reset a iPad or return it to factory settings if you don't know the iCloud password?
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Send/receive SMS (text messages) and place/receive calls from an iPad

I'm looking for a solution to receive/place calls and SMS over the cellular network. For now, my best solution would be Skype, but i can't receive SMS with it. Is there an equivalent ? Thanks. ...
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How can I create a live updating slideshow?

I have a need to create a short slideshow style presentation (doesn't have to be a slideshow particularly if something else is more appropriate) which updates it's contents on the fly. The content is ...
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Where can I find the phone number of the SIM card that I have in an iPad?

Is there a way, directly on the iPad, to find out which phone number is associated to the MicroSIM which it is using? I can't find it in the menus, currently. Is there an easy way to find it ...
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Are DropBox files viewed on iOS devices taking up space on them?

When travelling I will need all of the "space" I can claim on my iPad. Am I correct in thinking "space" is not being taken up on the iPad by DB folders, unless I have made them favorites?
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Rename mail account?

I hope this is not too obvious, but I would like to know if this is possible. I made an email account without renaming it. So it has the boring name Exchange. How can I rename this email account on ...
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Videos on iPad - howto sync “folders” and see the videos in natural order

I have videos on OS X for example ./04. Create, Read, Update And Delete Operations: total 470144 -rw-r--r-- 1 john staff 14475316 Feb 17 2014 Adding Information - Arrays.mp4 -rw-r--r-- 1 john ...
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How does Bluetooth improve location accuracy?

I noticed that iOS 7 on my iPad now says this in the Bluetooth pane of the preferences if Bluetooth is turned off: "Location accuracy and nearby services are improved when Bluetooth is turned on." ...
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What can be done about the calendar app closing itself on an iPad?

I have been using my calendar fine but this afternoon when I click on the tile it briefly opens (1 sec) and then closes itself. I have waited 30 mins, I have turned iPad off & back on and still no ...
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Why are iMessages appearing on my iPad but not coming through on my phone?

I think I have everything set up correctly but randomly this week I have had a few messages appear on my iPad and they have never come through on my iPhone. So I didn't even knew I had a message until ...
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How do I delete empty DCIM folders from my iPhone?

I regularly transfer all photos from my iPhone to my Windows PC. However, I cannot delete subfolders of DCIM. So I'm getting a little collection of folders that I want to delete, but can't. To be ...
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How do I stop Safari on my iPad from reloading tabs once they are already open?

For instance, I like reading Quora. They regularly send me digests to my email. What I do is I click the link from the email that opens the digest in Safari tab. I usually prefer to leave those open ...
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unable to access youtube favorites on iPad1 since Youtube changed their API in April 2015

My 3 years-old has been using my old iPad1 to watch videos on YouTube and 'saved' them in the 'favorites' section of the legacy youtube apps (icon is an old TV Set, not the new white arrow on a red ...
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How can I find my Apple ID on my iPad?

My mum can't find her apple ID on her iPad. I'm not with her at the moment and do not have an iPad so I don't know where to look. She already has an Apple ID set up on this iPad, so I don't want to ...
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Reverse sync PDF files from iPad

I copied some PDF files from my Windows machine to my iPad via iTunes. I accidentally deleted one PDF from my PC and I would like to copy it back from my iPad. How to do it? The problem is that the ...
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iTunes sync stuck on step 5: Importing Photos

When I'm trying to sync my iPad 4 (iOS7) using my Macbook (Mavericks) it stucks on the stage "Importing photos". It was syncing for more than 9 hours with absolutely no progress until I cancelled it. ...
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My iPad has stopped receiving emails

Suddenly, my iPad has stopped receiving emails. I can still receive them on my iPhone, and I can still send emails from both. The only recent change on my iPad was the installation of iOS 8.1.3.
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iMessage no longer working on Mac after AppleID change

I recently just got my first MacBook Air. I already have an iPad mini and I just changed my Apple ID. I had everything set up before I decided to change it and iMessage was working perfectly on both ...
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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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iPad Mini can't open apps

I've had my iPad for a year now. When I tried to open Safari and my iPad froze and I came back to the home screen. This started after the new software update. Since then no apps will open, not even ...
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I can't see some apps on my homescreen

On my iPad mini I downloaded some apps but I can't see them on my homescreen. I have plenty of storage and on my usage it just has the apps' icons but no name. Also when I go onto the App Store I ...
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Can an Apple Time Capsule be used to store/watch movies on iPads in a car?

I have a 2TB time capsule. I am driving from PA to FL with 3 kids. I have a hundred of so movies/TV shows stored on a 2TB Time Capsule. Can I use a power converter in my minivan to power and use ...
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How to use the camera of an iPad connected to a Mac as a video camera?

Is there a way to use the back camera of an iPad Mini as a video camera, so that I can use it from Screenflow as an input video device ?