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

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How can I disable the screenshot sound on iPad?

How to get rid of the screenshot sound on iPad? (iOS 7) I have tried muting the iPad but it doesn't work.
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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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Why am I experiencing random bluetooth disconnects?

I have an iPad Air 2 64GB now running iOS 8.3. I've experienced problems where when using Keynote on my iPhone 5S to remote control a keynote presentation on my iPad, the connection will be dropped at ...
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Check if apps have been transferred in iPad backup to iTunes

I just backed up my iPad 1st Gen into iTunes on my MacBook Pro, but I need to make sure all my apps have been transferred. How can I check this?
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iCloud data storage deletion

Is there a way to permanently erase all the data on iCloud or some category, or once stored is the data always available on iCloud, with no option to delete permanently?
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How to connect an iPad Air to a Panasonic TV?

Is there a way to stream TV from my iPad to my Panasonic TV? I am a relatively new iPad user with little expertise.
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My iMessages will not send to my friends, but I can send and receive (my friends included) to everyone else

I have a small bit of a problem. My girlfriends Apple ID is currently linked to her school issue iPad and her personal iPhone. After awhile of iMessaging back and forth on the iPad, my iMessages will ...
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No results in App Store on iPad

I've got iPad 3 with iOS 7.0.2. I can't find anything using search option in App Store. No matter what I search for - even well known apps. I've got internet connection, no special search filters. It'...
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Can't iMessage with a Samsung Phone

I am having trouble using iMessage with one of my contacts. I can send messages to iPhones without any issues. My contact's phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3. Does anyone have any suggestions for me?
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Apple Configurator most apps crash

I have an iPad Air with iOS 9.3.2 and it is supervised by Apple Configurator 2.2.1 on a MacBook Air with OS X 10.11.15 So I have selected some free and chargeable apps in my vpp store. These apps ...
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iPad getting annoyed by upgrade requests

I have an original iPad. I cannot upgrade it anymore because the newer OS's do not work with an original iPad. Unfortunately, I get incessant upgrade notifications. Is there any way to turn these ...
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iPad air - text messages won't send

I have a new iPad air wifi no cellular and set up iMessage but I cannot send messages to non iPad or iPhone users from Messages. It always tries to send the message but every time, it just stops and ...
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Simplest way to prevent iTunes from automatically launching when iPhone/iPad is connected

Everything is stated in the title. When I connect my iPad or iPhone iTunes automatically launches. What is the simplest way to prevent this from happening?
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Can't connect to iCloud or iTunes on my iPad

I cannot connect to iCloud or iTunes on my iPad anymore. I can connect to the Internet but not iCloud or iTunes. I've tried seeing if I need to update software by going into settings-general-update ...
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Transfer mp3 files from Mac to iPhone Music app using iTunes 12.0.1

I have not done this for a while. The iTunes version 10 or so was quite intuitive to do this task. The current iTunes version does not seem so obvious anymore. Any instructions would be appreciated....
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Separate old ipad2 from iPad Air

I gave my husband my old iPad 2 when I bought an iPad Air about 2 years ago. Now we want to separate everything and basically not be linked to each other. How?
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Unable to Change Apple ID and password

I have tried repeatedly to change my Apple ID and password without success. I have followed all of the directions trying both my emails and asked for new passwords----no luck whatsoever.
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How can I use two iPads and one Apple ID and still have different content on each iPad

I have two iPads and I've backed up and transferred everything onto the second iPad. So now they are identical in loaded apps and data. But I want to use them for different purposes, pleasure and ...
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iPad Music - listen to radio stream

In iTunes on my Mac I have a playlist with radio stations. If I find a new station, I can add the URL and listen to the radio station using iTunes. I've tried to get this working on the iPad. I can'...
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Auto join personal hotspot

I recently bought an iPad2 (WIFI only) in addition to my iPhone 4 I already had. There are two reason I took the wifi only model: I am not planning on taking the iPad everywhere I go. That's what ...
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How to add file(s) to an iPad in offline mode and read it in an app

I would like to know if it is possible to add files to iPad (or iPhone), while offline, and be able to read those files in an iPad app. Maybe this is possible by connecting the device to a computer? ...
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Is it possible to copy and paste iCal events in iPad / iPhone?

Is there any way to copy an event in iCal in iPad or iPhone and paste it to a different day? At times, I want to keep the original calendar entry, but repeat on a different day? I am not looking to ...
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How can I use a wired ipad as a trackpad?

I'd like to enable my ipad as a trackpad without screen mirroring. I know it's such a simple concept, but I've searched everywhere and I can't find the solution. I've exhausted user settings and "...
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Can't connect my iPad to the localhost of my Mac

I want to access the localhost of my Mac from my iPad. From my Mac, the address is http://localhost:8888. Through IP address The Mac and the iPad are connected to the same Wifi network. The IP ...
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AirDrop between MBP and iPad not working

I have a mid-2012 MacBook pro running Yosemite and an iPad Air 2 with the latest iOS 8. The 2 devices can connect via Bluetooth (at least they claim to be connected), however, neither initially showed ...
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How to transfer movie from android to ipad

I have a movie on my android external sd card. I would like to transfer it to play on my ipad. What is the simplest way to do this? I have a very slow internet connection but both computers are on ...
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How can I rip a DVD so that it has multiple audio tracks and subtitles available when synced with my iPad?

I'm in the process of ripping my DVD collection to disk for backup, syncing with my iPad, and protecting from my toddlers. I'd like to have the commentary (if available) and subtitles with the video ...
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Reviving iPad Air from the dead

My iPad Air died a couple of days ago, I recorded its last dying breath >> Youtube Before it crashed for good my daughter was playing a disney game in Safari when she told me the screen turned blue ...
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Siri and birthday events

One of Apple's calendar features on every device is that it takes the birthdays from the contacts and show them as a separate birthday calendar. This is a nice feature, but has a huge drawback in my ...
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iPad 3 Charging Error

My iPad 3 was not charging or turning on. I plugged it in for a while and then held Home & Power for 45 seconds. I was able to connect it to iTunes through my iMac and thought all was OK. I ...
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How to unlock an iCloud account

My apple iCloud is locked for security reasons, when I try to unlock it using my recovery gmail account, I don't see the link sent to me. I mailed to the iTunes Store customer suport team more than ...
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lightning port to hdmi tv

So I searched ebay for a cheaper alternative to Apple's digital AV Adapter to connect iPad with lightning port to hdmi tv. The ones on ebay stated that it only works with wifi+ cellular devices and ...
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Split screen in Messages on iPad

On an iPad Air 2 can a full page be displayed in email or messages instead of a split screen with 2/3 of it containing one opened message and 1/3 showing the entire list of messages?
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I can't dislike a suggestion on iPad Apple Music

On iPhone, you can simply tab and hold on a suggestion and you can dislike a suggestion on Apple Music. However, this is not working on iPad. I have iPad Mini 2 and the latest iOS. Is it a known ...
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How can I fix this iPad stuck in the language setup screen?

My grandmother got her iPad somehow in this state where it seems to be in language setup, but taps dont work as expected, rather they activate unusual boxes on the screen: How can I fix this? ...
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How to untangle Multiple iOS devices sharing one Apple ID for iMessage

I pay all our Internet bills and iPhone bills (3)/ just so you know when I ask this q I am not trying to get use off someone else's account. We have a Mac, a Mac mini and MacBook When I recvd my ...
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GPS track device within a certain area going above a certain speed

Does anyone know of an iOS app which allows GPS tracking of devices only within a set geographic area (~ 6 square km / 2 square miles), above a set speed (ie 5km/hr). Reason being we have a mobile ...
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Using Mobile SIM card with an iPad Mini

If I buy a Wifi and Cellular iPad Mini, could I cut down my mobile SIM card and use its cellular data with the iPad?
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Internet via home

On many days, I use an iPad on a network that provides Internet. However this internet network restricts certain websites I can access. Even public VPNs are blocked. I have an idea. Suppose I could ...
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Looking for a magnifier app on iPad

For my Dad, who is losing sight, I'm looking for alternatives on the iPad for this: http://www.visualinktech.com/products-clover7.html An electronic magnifier for magnifying paper articles. I found ...
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Is there a shortcut to get to the bottom of a long email on iPad or iPhone?

I get some long emails in which the important stuff is at the bottom after many pages. It is tedious to scroll down. Is there a way to get to the bottom quickly? Either for iPhone iPad or both.
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How do I turn off the automatic downloading of iOS updates?

I have a data plan for all of my smartphones, computers, and tablets, so I have to be very careful staying within my allotted usage. When I discovered that my iPad downloaded a 3 GB software update (...
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Can iPhones display all colors in the MacAdam's deviation ellipse? Or colors outside the visible spectrum?

This is a picture of the spectrum visible to the human eye. The circles indicate groups of colors that are perceived as the same by the 99% of the population. What colors are available for ...
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How do I change iTunes to new email address

I had used an answer for changing my new email address back to my old, as was suggested in a prior recommendation. Now, the system wants to send a code to my old address in order to make the change. ...
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Removing “shift” from a letter on iPad Pro with Apple smart keyboard

This is an odd one. I was typing on an apple "smart keyboard" connected to an iPad Pro. "Notes" REALLY wants to capitalize the first letter of each line, and "Mail" REALLY wants to capitalize any ...
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IPad memory of ICloud

Often, I see Your iCloud memory is full. However, when I go to iCloud memory in Settings, I find that about 50% of storage is empty or available. How can I remove this message?
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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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Remove requirement of App Store password

For some reason, I messed up my iPad and now when ever I try to download an app I already purchased, I have to type in my Apple ID password where before hand I could download it straightaway. I don't ...
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How to drop a KMX file into iCloud and see it on my iPad Air INSIDE my iCloud account ON my iPAD (as a saved file)

I am using my iMac to send a KMZ file via Airdrop to my iPad Air. It opens in Google Earth, but is not saved. Ever. I opened my iCloud account on my iMac (El Capitan OS X) and dropped the KMZ file in ...
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connecting a LAN printer while using the 3G network

I have set up a point of sale station using a 3G iPad. I have a LAN printer that connects to a WiFI router that doesn't have an Internet connection. I want to use the 3G to connect to the Internet ...