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

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What does the mute switch on the iPad do?

We got an iPad not long ago, and I noticed that the so-called "Mute" switch doesn't mute the sound for all apps. I am aware of the iPhone mute switch dilemma, but what exactly does the mute switch on ...
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How can I remove email addresses from Mail's autocomplete?

How do remove or erase the emails that I use befor on iPad email, they are not on my contacts. As soon I start typing one email address I get a bunch of old address..how can I erase or remove that.
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Can iPad SSL/TLS traffic be inspected during DEP enrollment?

I am planning for hundreds of iPad devices that should enroll into MDM using a DEP certificate setting but the network in use inspects SSL/TLS traffic using man in the middle technique in order to ...
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Streaming high quality videos without loss of quality?

Is there any software on PC/Mac which just 'serves' the files of system to iPad (instead of converting them on the fly) and any app which is able to play such content? I tried Plex, though it streams ...
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We don't remember Apple email or id and now can not use ipad [duplicate]

It is ipad 3 with a1416 model It is currently factory reset but it keeps saying this ipad is bound to an apple id It freakingly shows only first letter of the email which doesn't help at all We ...
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iBooks storage shows 4.7GB on iPad Mini

iBooks storage shows 4.7GB on iPad Mini even after all books were removed, what's up? v.9.2 16GB
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iPad Pro iBooks - no scrolling option

Have you noticed that the scrolling option for iBooks on iPad Pro is missing? Or am I missing something? In the previous iBook versions, the scrolling option appeared in the Aa icon. There is no such ...
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Saving online videos (e.g. YouTube) and moving them to iPad for later offline viewing?

I am looking for a solution that would allow me to save online videos, especially YouTube, to the iPad for later offline viewing.
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How to upgrade an iPad to iOS 8 from iOS 7? [duplicate]

I have an iPad running iOs 7.x I want to install an app which requires iOs 8.0 or newer. But for compatibility reasons I can't install iOs 9.x yet, as it may break some existing app. Is there a way ...
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Is there a limit to how many iOS devices I can synch with iTunes?

I've heard about the 5 computer limit. I'm wondering if iOS devices are included in that or not.
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iPad Air not connecting to iTunes (12.3.2), MacBook Air Mid-2011

Just bought an iPad Air, but when I connect it to the macbook air it doesn't show up on iTunes. I did press trust this computer, but the Ipad only charges. Could be because I am running developer beta ...
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iPad mini downgrade to iOS7 [duplicate]

I want to buy new iPad but I guess it will have iOS 9 version. My question is - can I downgrade iPad mini to iOS 7. I just need it for testing.
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Is there a way to transmit sound from MacBook to iPad?

I have my iPad connected to my home speakers. Is there an app that would let me transmit sound from my MacBook to an iPad? They both are connected to super fast Wi-Fi.
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How to upgrade my iPad mini OS?

I have never upgraded iOS before and this is first time I would be doing. My current iOS version is 8.0.4(I guess) and want to upgrade to latest 8.x version(if possible) otherwise the default 9.x ...
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iPad Air Not Charging on Left USB of Retina MBP '15

I am trying to charge my iPad Air via the USB ports on my '15 Retina Macbook Pro. When I plug it into the port on the right side of the device, it charges fine, but when I plug it into the left-side ...
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Is there a way to make a portable iOS backup?

I'm travelling and will probably get a new iPad (actually an iPad Pro - woo hoo) while I'm away. Is there a way to backup my current iPad, take the backup with me, and then when I'm near a laptop or ...
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Account limit reached when attempting to create a new Apple ID [duplicate]

I am trying to create a new Apple ID and now it's telling me: "account limit reached"
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Projector files in a iPad

I have some files "Projector" generated from an old Flash CS3. Is there any way I can see that in a new iPad? How? I would like to see the project full screen when I am offline.
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Do the three iPad personal hotspot tethering options differ in terms of speed?

I am delighted with LTE tethering on the new iPad with personal hotspot. What are the speed ramifications of selecting Wi-Fi over Bluetooth or connecting via USB and the dock connector?
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Are there any 1D laser barcode scanners that work well with iOS?

I'm looking for a scanner that works similarly to the Microvision ROV which has worked very well for me in the past when connected to a Mac and Delicious Library. Is there anything comparable on ...
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Can the iPad Mail app show the message list full screen?

I just got an iPad (not an iPad 2) and I would like to see the list of messages in the Mail app full screen and not just in the side bar, like they are now. Is this possible?
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Why won't my secondhand iPad let me activate an Apple ID?

On the settings under iCloud, if I try and log in on the ID I created this morning, it says that the maximum number of ID's have been activated on this device. When I try and create a new account ...
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iPad 2 asks to connect to iTunes while iTunes asks for passcode on iPad

SCENARIO: I have an old iPad 2 (I think) model A1396 from a relative reclaiming an iTunes update. iPad screen is telling device is deactivated and should be connected to iTunes. WHAT I'VE TRIED ...
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iTunes 12.3 doesn't recognize iPad 1 with iOS 5

I've upgraded my MacBook to El Capitan and my iTunes 12.3 doesn't recognize my iPad 1 with iOS 5 nor my iPhone 4s with iOS 9.1 any more. I thought it was because my iPad 1 is too old and can't ...
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How to transfer Apple Configurator VPP codes to a new OS X account

We wish to transfer VPP codes to a new instance of Apple Configurator v1.7.2 (560) on the same Mac computer, just a different user account. However even after unsupervising the iPads under the old OS ...
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Unable to view my apps installed in iPad Air on iTunes

I have iPad Air (first generation) with iOS 8.3 installed. I have iTunes 12.1.2.7 installed on my Windows 8 PC. I have authorized iTunes to access my iPad but I cannot see any apps in my iTunes when ...
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How to find an iMovie project file - Mac- iPad iMovie?

I'm trying to get an iMovie onto my iPad in an editable format and I'm told you need to paste the project file into iCloud drive. I can't seem to do this. Any other ideas on how to get the project ...
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iPhone 5s Wi-Fi not working at home, but does at work; 4 iPads and other same Phone work fine on home Wi-Fi

Yesterday, when I got home from work, I updated 4 apps on my phone using my home WiFi. Shortly thereafter, my phone wasn't getting internet. power cycled router, assuming that was the issue. ...
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How do external storage devices work with the iPad?

The Apple iPad is a sexy little device, but I have no clues on how the OS on that thingy works, and since it does not come with a USB connection I'm having some problems with how data is moved around ...
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I have an iPhone 5 and it won't connect to the wifi but my iPad will

my iPhone won't connect to the wifi even though it's right next to the router but my iPad does, even from a few rooms away. I have Reset the Network Connection in settings but it still won't connect. ...
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Large mysterious downloads in iOS

I'm running iOS 9.2 on an iPad Air 2. I was connected to a wifi hotspot that is generated by my Android phone (a Nexus 5), which is something I do regularly without any issues. On my phone I track my ...
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Sharing an iCloud account

I am setting up my parents with an Apple iPad. I was wondering if I can configure it so that they share a single iCloud account for email, calendar, contacts, photo stream, FaceTime calls, etc. Is ...
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Sending F5 keystroke using iPad Pro Smart Keyboard

I have got an iPad Pro that I am using with Apple Smart Keyboard. I want to use it to write latex file using Vim editor. I use Vim in a server which I connect to through SSH using an application ...
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iPad Air 2 charger getting warm

My charger has been fine until recently although I noticed it getting warmer. Last night it wouldn't charge at all and this morning it was so hot I could just about touch it with bare hands. I ...
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Change Siri Search Engine iOS 9

I'm using Siri on an iPad Pro and I've set the default search engine in Settings > Safari to Bing but when I search for something with Siri it defaults to Baidu. I know that the default search engine ...
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Identify iPad generation by box pictures

I found an auction, where someone put a new unpacked device in iPad 1st generation section for corresponding price of iPad 1, while its clear that it is not iPad 1 just by looking at 1st photo ...
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How to put music on someone else's device without erasing their data?

I have a friend who wants me to put my music from my iTunes onto her iPad. The problem is her iPad has not been backed up onto another computer, so when I plug it in it asks to set up as new iPad or ...
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My iPad Air has a charging problem. it says its charging but it's not!

My iPad Air says it is charging but it isn't and if I take the charger out and put it back in, it won't charge at all. What's happening?
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How to unsync my phone and my tablet? How to get rid of the tab?

I've tried many different ways. I've gone to Text Message Forwarding and disconnected them. Nothing. I've tried going to Send & Receive and unchecked my phone number from my iPad and my iPad email ...
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How do I stop an automatic download of software updates on my iPad?

I live in an area where I have very few options for internet access and I basically have a cell phone data plan for my phones, computers and tablets. I have to be very careful about staying within my ...
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How to download folder structure to iPad for offline use?

I have a large number of files organised in nested directories on my computer and would like to have these available on iPad without constant internet access. The directories contain text files and ...
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Echo in FaceTime video call

Here is my setup: User A: iPad Air, iOS8 User B: (1) iPad Air 2, iOS9, (2) MBP 15", El Capitan FaceTime between User A <-> User B (1) works just fine. When FaceTime video call is initiated ...
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DuckDuckGo settings in iPhone & iPad

I have DuckDuckGo installed as my default search engine in Safari on both my iPhone 6 and iPad mini 2 (both iOS 9.1). I also have it installed on my PC, but on my PC I'm able to customise the settings ...
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Not able to download game applications from App Store

Since I got my iPad and iPhone I am unable to download certain applications, especially the games Is this due to region restrictions with Apple and South Africa? Apple recently released the iPad to ...
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Record non-retina display in 1080p or more

I've recently install an OSX Virtual Machine on my computer to record my iPad mini 1 display using QuickTime. However, it seems that the output resolution's limit is my iPad's display size, which is ...
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Copy movies from PC to iPad keeping directory structure

How can i copy movies from PC to iPad keeping the directory structure for off-line usage. Either by USB or Wifi. I have a Linux and a PC box available. I would like to provide a directory and all ...
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How to back up iPhone / iPad without PC or iCloud?

Are there ways besides iCloud or using a computer with iTunes to back up data on your iPhone or iPad? One way seems to be a USB flash drive with a lightning connector... But is that just for photos ...
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Iphone videos for Court

I have some iphone videos that my atty has told me I need to put on or in something that can be handed to a judge for a civil matter. I originally was just gonna email them or put them on a flash ...
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How to view saved passwords on Chrome iOS?

On my desktop I have an extension which prevents websites from reqesting the browser not to recognize the password fields (I imagine they view this feature as unsecure). Now I have synced my passwords ...
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How can I edit contacts at Skype iPad version?

It just seems nonsense that you can't edit contacts at Skype iPad version, I know less is more, but perhaps too less is actually less. So how can you edit contacts at Skype iPad version?