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

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Is it wise to turn off the iPad completely if I don't use it during the day?

A friend of mine has an iPad that she uses only once a day for about a half hour. I told her to turn it off completely in between uses to conserve energy - no point having the device run in standby ...
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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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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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How to use the iPad wordpress app when blog runs iThemes Security

This was closed as off-topic on the Wordpress SE site, so I'm hoping it fits better here, since it's specific to using an iOS app. I'm using iThemes Security on my site, so I have a "secret word" ...
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Super simple accessibility app for iPad/iPod Touch

My mother is now visually impaired and I've got an old iPad which I want to turn into a "audiobook station" for her. However, with the vision problems, operating the Music App turns out to be ...
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iPad app to access Mac files?

Is there an iPad app that that can open Mac files over WiFi on the iPad? I'm looking for something like Dropbox, I really like the feature it has where you can open the files in Dropbox in other apps ...
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Force http/https proxy on Apple iPad 1st generation (iOS 5.1.1)

Is there any way to force a first generation ipad (iOS 5.1.1) through a proxy server without exception? Alternatively, is there any way to force a first generation ipad through a VPN without ...
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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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What is a good GTD app with cloud sync on iPhone, iPad, and Mac?

I am looking for a good GTD (todo/task/project management) app that has cloud sync. I'd like it to be on my iPhone, iPad and Mac. Web app would be nice, too. OmniFocus is the closest thing I've found ...
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iTunes share Library not Loading Correctly

I turned on home sharing on my iMac & I want accessing my library from my iPad. The setup went smoothly and I was able to access my Library from my iPad but some of the content isn't showing up ...
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How to move data between iCloud accounts?

For some reason when I first got my iPhone the iCloud was created under my mom's email. Now that she recently got an iPad all of my contacts, Photo Stream, internet favourites, etc are all on her ...
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No 'Software Update' option in iPad from iOS 4

I'm helping my Dad over the phone to upgrade his iPad. He's a senior, and definitely not tech savvy. When we go to Settings > General, there is no "Software Update" option. His current version is iOS ...
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Is there an iPad PDF Reader app that has autoscroll?

I read stacks of PDFs on my iPad and I have downloaded (and paid for) a few PDF readers hoping to find an auto-scroll feature, without luck. Does anyone know of any iPad app that can auto-scroll ...
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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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iPad, how to edit files on an SMB share once connected via VPN?

I'm trying to assist one of my corporate users with their iPad but running into all kinds of issues. I'm trying to prevent this question from being a shopping question as much as possible. Here's ...
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When I sync my ipad, why do most stuff just disappear in the PC copy?WhM

I've never really got my head round syncing, but my understanding is that when I sync my nearly full ipad to my PC,it should make a copy of everything on the ipad. But when I do that the file in ...
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How do I prevent keyboard shortcuts being synced from my iPhone to my Mac?

I use some keyboard shortcuts on my iPhone. This helps a lot, e.g. when typing gn which is replaced by Good night!. These shortcuts are synchronised to my Mac via iCloud. On my Mac I use TextExpander ...
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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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Can I use my iPhone as a “remote” for my iPad?

iPhones and iPads both have several apps aimed to be remotes for the PC/Mac -- mostly geared towards specific apps. That's not what I'm asking about. I'm interested in any way of using my iPad and ...
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How do I upgrade my iOS on my iPad 1st generation?

How do I upgrade my ipad 1st generation ios from iOS 5.1.1 to iOS 6.0 so that I can use more apps from the app store?
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iPad (Air) as 2nd screen using Lightning cable?

I travel a lot and use a MacBook Air as my primary machine with an iPad Air for secondary tasks. Occasionally I find it would be useful to have a second screen, but because I don't have a fixed work ...
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Can I detect my iPhone when thief logout from iCloud in Settings?

I don't have iPhone but I want to know just for knowledge purpose, Can I detect my iPhone when thief logout from iCloud in Settings ? I know we can detect our iPhone when we login on iCloud website ...
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Connection through router in iPad Mini

I want to know whether I can get internet connection on my iPad Mini (WiFi only) through my router. If yes, what are the criteria of that router?
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Automating iOS Build [closed]

(Sort of a long post, I'm trying to be thorough with what I did and why I am confused) I am tasked with automating our builds for our iOS app. The process that is actually involved is taking a .app ...
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Jailbreak tweak to spoof iPad 3 as iPad 2?

Is there a jailbreak tweak which I can run on my iPad 3 which allows one to fool an app into thinking that it is running on an iPad 2? What I'm trying to accomplish is to run certain games (which run ...
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Need ios app for read and mark pdf documents [duplicate]

I need some ios app for ipad where I can read scientific pdf documents and mark part of text and do some notes on the margin of the document and then read it with marks at my PC. An option can be to ...
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Using an iPad for doing web development and programming

The iPad is my preferred computing device when I'm on the go, be it commuting or traveling. Sometimes I've got a Bluetooth keyboard with me, and sometimes I don't. So this may be crazy, but I would ...
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Is it possible to put in consitently readable notes with a stylus on an iPad

I have an iPad and I'd lovely to be able to use it for brainstorming and proper, detailed annotation of PDFs, but I find my attempts look like a child's fingerpainting: (The word I attempted to ...
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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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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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Logged into 4 iPhones and 2 iPads - how can I remove my account or deactivate them all except one?

Logged into 4 iPhones and 2 iPads - how can I remove my account or deactivate them all except one? I am not tech savvy at all and didn't realize they would have access to my info. I only want to keep ...
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iPad 4 screen cracked

It looks like hair got under the screen protector . If I want to just keep using it, am I in danger? Or will the screen protector protect me?
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How do I convert an .mkv video to iPad format with subtitles?

I have a .mkv video with SSA/ASS subtitles & I want to convert it to .mp4 so I can watch it on my iPad. The video converts without errors but the subtitles are not there. How do I fix this?
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Apple Lightning to Micro USB

I am in the process of wiring up some iPad carts but they bought keyboards for the iPads that need to be charged by Micro USB. The cart is already wired for Apple's Lightning and was wondering, is ...
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Xcode and iOS SDK in iPad Air

I am a web developer looking to get started with apps for iPhone and iPad. I have only an iPad Air 16GB. Can I install Xcode 5 and iOS SDK in the iPad for testing, while I code using a Windows PC?
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Can I test my iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 apps on an iPad mini retina

I'm new to the iOS world. I'm developing iOS apps but I have no device for testing, so finally I have decided to buy a device, but I'm confused which device to buy. I want to test my app for both ...
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How to clear up space on 16GB iPad for iOS upgrade?

I have an iPad mini 16GB and like to upgrade to iOS 7.0.3. this upgrade wants 1.2GB of free storage. However I only have 0.5 GB at the moment. The largest amount of data are my photostreams. They ...
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Is there a C compiler for iPad?

I would like to study C using iPad. Just simple programs. So, is there a C compiler for iPad?
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Relative Wifi performance: iPhone 5 and iPad [closed]

I noticed that my iPhone's Wifi performance sometimes lagged and so I did an experiment. From exactly the same place in my living room, within seconds of each other, my iPad showed around 6Mb down and ...
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How much free storage in a 16GB iPad?

No, this isn't a "who's buried in Grant' tomb" question. Rather: How much space for apps, music, etc is available on a fresh-out-of-the-box 16GB iPad? My 64GB iPad says that its "capacity" is 58.12 ...
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Is there a way to play music through bluetooth from iPod nano 7th Gen onto the iPad Air's speakers?

My iPod nano (7th gen) is great, although there is no built-in speaker. Is there some way (an app on the iPad maybe?) to play music from my iPod nano (7th Gen) onto the iPad's speakers using ...
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Why does updating iOS keep bricking my iPad?

I have been having terrible problems in uploading my iPad Mini 2 of late. The upgrade to 7.1 and 7.1.1 have both left my iPad in "recovery mode" - bricked until connected to iTunes where it forces me ...
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iPad 1 Software Update

A friend of mine has a first gen iPad that needs updating but doesn't have a computer to plug it into to do the update. Can I use my MBP without trashing my iTunes and her iTunes?
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End syncing of iMessages AFTER the conversation has ENDED

ipad, iphone, desktop 10.9.2. I do not need messages to sync to every device every time I load it. I clear all conversations from the device at every recharge. I realize I can turn messages OFF. So I ...
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Cokies deleted when I close Chrome

I've noticed a really strange issue on Chrome on iPad today. When I force close Google Chrome it deletes all cookies saved on the device, I've tried logging in into multiple websites to check if it's ...
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Xcode for iPad?

I don't have an Apple computer, only iPad and Debian computer but I still would like to add a feature to iOS app here. Earlier I found out that I can download Xcode, more here, from Apple Store. Now I ...
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Trouble downloading apps from the app store

I am downloading apps on my iPad off of the App Store and they are downloading on the App Store but aren't actually coming out on my device. It says they have downloaded on the App Store but I have ...
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Is there any way to globally or — at least persistently — kill OnSwipe for iPad browsing?

So, web browsing on the iPad has its quirks and drawbacks, but the one that stands head and shoulders above all others for me is the abomination that is OnSwipe, and especially its incarnation as a ...
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Night Web Browser By Alex - Stalled

I'm using the app Night Web Browser By Alex and I'm stuck on the bookmarks page. Any ideas how to get out of it? I'm on an IPAD
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Why does my iPad keep asking for my iCloud password?

I keep receiving an iCloud pop-up message to insert my iCloud password every time i switch on my iPad and I'm unable to do anything on it, inserting the password doesn't help. What should I do?