Questions tagged [ipad]

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

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Is it possible to create/add shortcut on lockscreen instead of homescreen in iOS Devices?

As I follow up this reference link: How do I create a link on the iPad home screen to a specific pdf? for a requirement, However my requirement is slightly different. I want to put the shortcut on ...
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Clone an iPad using different Apple ID

I have 2 iPad: • iPad A with Apple ID aaa@hotmail.com • iPad B with Apple ID bbb@hotmail.com Is there anyway for me to clone iPad A to iPad B without the use of iPad A's Apple ID (aaa@hotmail.com) ...
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why can't I pull down notfications on my iPad

I have an iPad Pro running iPadOS version 13.2.3. I get Notifications that pop up on my screen but only last a few seconds. Sometimes I can swipe down from the top of the screen (I use my iPad at home ...
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Configuring iPad's to not require passwords routinely

I have a small commercial building with about 6 iPads that were set up by a marginally competent vendor. They periodically require passcodes and Apple ID passwords and this has become a serious ...
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What's a good way to transfer large photos from the camera to Windows/Linux PC and then to my Ipad? [on hold]

I tried using a Google Drive share link and then shared it, but they're not showing up after I click "Make Available Online" and now I'm out of ideas. They're too large for Pushbullet.
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How do I open .html files and have them work with my external CSS and Javascript files on iPad? (iPad Mini 2, iOS 12.4.3)

I am really frustrated here. I really would like this to work on my iPad, because it's for an important project, but no matter what I do, my html files refuse to connect to my .css files, my .js files,...
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Tethering an iPad / iPhone to a Raspberry Pi

Questions My concerns are focused on enabling USB tethering in an iDevice (iOS 12 iPhone X and iPad Air): What are the steps for tethering IOS 12 devices? Is it just one switch on the Android or ...
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Is there a keyboard case that allows the ipad pro 11 to be in portrait mode? [closed]

I can’t seem to find a keyboard case for my ipad pro 11” that allows the ipad to be in portrait mode when typing. I would think that this is a no-brainer. How could companies create a keyboard case ...
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How to get rid of “open in app” bar in Safari

I am using the new iPadOS Safari browser which has the feature for full desktop website viewing. This is great that I can work on the full google suite on Safari. However, it keeps popping up at the ...
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Including apps on the PerApp VPN section on iPadOS

My company iPad supports per app VPN. So far only the VMWare Browser and Tableau (both installed from our company's App Catalog) are taking advantage of this. There are a couple of apps I would like ...
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cannot see log items for connected ipad in console

I have attached an iPad to my MacBook and I made the iPad trust the MacBook. I've opened up the Console application where I can see both my MacBook and the iPad, but I am only seeing messages come ...
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Macbook Pro 15 Late 2015 USB rapidly disconnecting [duplicate]

I just got a macbook pro 15' late 2015 from my work. I have an issue where my ipad and iphone cant be charge or connected to the macbook, it keeps disconnecting and it charge for one second and then ...
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IMAP Mail client on iPad (Pro) with support for IMAP labels

My main mail application is Mozilla Thunderbird as I use intensely IMAP labels to manage my incomming mails. As far as I know Apple Mail does not support IMAP labels. Therefore I am looking for a mail ...
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Will signing out of a redundant iCloud account delete my iOS bookmarks?

I have several hundred bookmarks on an old iPad Air running iOS 10.0.2 that used to belong to my father. The iPad is signed in to his iCloud account but all sharing options are disabled (no data is ...
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Antivirus software for iOS and an iPad

I just started at a new job. The IT manager gave me the task of deploying 50 iPads using JAMF. Now my manager wants to deploy antivirus software to the iPads. I said huh?? He insists that we push ...
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Official reason why Apple does not allow restricting iOS app's Wi-Fi access?

According to: Restrict an iOS app from using Wi-Fi internet https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/iphone-sold-in-china-has-a-unique-feature.2030268/ https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6645022 ...
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Manually adding books to Nook App on iPad

I need to "side load" a number of eBooks (mostly epub and PDF) onto my iPad to be used with the Nook app. This is something I am able to do with my dedicated Nook eReader like the Nook HD or the ...
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What software and hardware would be needed to make an iPad work like a TV accepting data from the lightning port?

I am trying to have my iPad (3rd gen) read television / video type HDMI input. I have an HDMI to USB-C conversion cable and the iPad is recognizing the accessory (not sure how you know this, please ...
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iPad pro can’t “see” magic mouse 2

I used to work with magic mouse 2 on my iPad Pro v13, but since the latest update 13.3, now the mouse is not even discoverable via Bluetooth. I tried everything from resetting network, to hard ...
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Where can I see the size of a video on the YouTube application?

I use YouTube premium to watch videos offline on my iPad (iOS 10). Where can I see the size of a video on the YouTube application? I don't see any details when going to General -> Storage -> YouTube
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How can I forward web traffic from Mac to iPad?

I am trying to setup the iPad as a development station. Managed to ssh from it to my Mac, but the thing is, on the Mac I need to connect to a VPN to be able to access some websites. Those websites ...
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Understanding Files on iOS / iPadOS: Accessing stored files

iOS 13 and the new iPadOS offer the Files app as a Finder replacement. I do not quite understand the integration with the rest of the system, however. I have copied a set of image files into the "On ...
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iPad OS - limiting user access to Find My app

After upgrading iOS to iPad OS 13.2.2 the new application appeared: Find My. I have multiple devices linked to this apple account, but I want to block access to Find My on the particular iPad, so the ...
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Why am I not able to run a website which ‘requires javascript’

I am using an iPad mini 2. When I open this website in Google Chrome it says “This site requires JavaScript. Please enable Javascript to view the website.” Although I have enabled javascript, but ...
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How to remove supervision from my iPad imposed by my school that I’m not attending anymore

My iPad is supervised by my school, but I’m not at that school anymore. Does anyone know how to remove the supervision without a factory reset?
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After installing a dictionary deinstalling apps doesn‘t work

I installed a dictionary under the newest ipados and since then I‘m not able to deinstall the app. I tried already using the deinstallation over the manager of the ipad-storage under the general ...
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How to fix iPad Pro complaining about unsupported Apple Smart Keyboard?

I'm using a Smart Keyboard with an iPad pro, but get a Accessory not supported error every 30 seconds. How can I fix this?
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WiFly/Mikrotik Captive portal page doesn't close on iOS, but works on Android

When connecting an Apple device to a guest hotspot, the authorization page of the Apple Captive Network Assistant does not close after authenticating. On Android it works like it should. My setup: ...
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Manufacturer of the iPad Wi-Fi chip

I'm monitoring the connected devices in my WLAN. I would like to know if it is possible that an iPad (or another Apple device) has a Wi-Fi network chip with MAC address (OUI) not from Apple, or if it ...
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Sidecar hinders Mac's wifi quality

As far as I know, Sidecar can be used both wirelessly and with a wired connection. Using Sidecar wirelessly severely cuts my internet connection down from 22Mbps to 4Mbps(both download and upload ...
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Others can't read my annotated PDFs

I annotate PDFs in the Mail app on iOS with the pen. Some people complain that they cannot see the annotations at all. On my Mac, using Preview, I can see everything well. Things I tried: Printing ...
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Chrome on iPad fails to download large PDF files

Chrome on iPad fails to download large PDF files. For example, if I try to download https://www.aclweb.org/anthology/D19-1.pdf (6609 pages) from Google Chrome, it fails. Is there any way to fix or ...
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iPad hairdryer trick [duplicate]

My iPad didn't charge after a complete battery drain, so I tried the hairdryer trick and it worked, but after a few hours it unfortunately automatically turned off again. Is there a permanent fix for ...
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Can you connect to the internet via a wired connection from iPad to iPhone?

I connected my iPhone to my iPad using Apple’s Lightning to USB 3 Photo adapter. I went to settings on my iPad and saw an Ethernet section had appeared. My iPhone shows up there, but it doesn’t seem ...
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Why Handoff is not working after network reset? (iOS/iPadOS 13.2)

I reset Network settings on my iPhone XS and on my iPad Pro (2018) two days ago. Since then, Handoff works only from iPhone to Mac (10.14.6) but it doesn’t in the other direction. I have already ...
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iPad 2 mini with weird battery issue

We have an iPad 2 mini that is several years old with recent issues with the battery. After charging for extended period of time it will display a dead battery symbol and not boot up. After plugging ...
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Can I use the iPad Pencil with Trello?

I would like to use a TODO app with the iPad pencil. I recently got an iPad with pencil and love it and would like to use it with Trello to have a weeks todo list without the hassle of setting dates ...
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Can't download app that is compatible with my IPad

I was trying to download Call Of Duty Mobile which is compatible on Ipad Mini 2 but I can't download it and says it's not compatible, I checked again and I still can't download it on my Ipad Mini 2
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Books missing from iPad

Several years ago (2016) I purchased a number of ebooks (not from Apple). One sedandawk.epub I referred to occasionally, and wanted to lookup something. It was missing from My Books on my iPad ...
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Install third-party software on iPad Simulator in Xcode?

Is it possible to install third-party software on iPad simulator in Xcode? Looking into installing adblock plus to do some testing without actually having a physical iPad. Is this possible?
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Quick Look Preview of html files not working after iOS 13 upgrade in iPad

After updating to iOS X 13, I can no longer use Quick Look on HTML files available in mail – I just get a blank preview window or enable javascript window, and the issue persists through a reboot. But ...
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Sidecar connection problem [duplicate]

I have a 6th gen iPad (v13.1.3) and an iMac 27 2019 (latest 10.15) on the same wifi network. I can choose my iPad from the dropdown of the sidecar menu, but I always get "Unable to Connect to “iPad ...
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When using Sidecar, Apple TV app playback frame is black

I am thrilled that the TV app is on Mac now. But I noticed one thing, that it is not compatible with Sidecar. If I play some movies or TV episodes when there is a Sidecar connection, the video will be ...
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Trouble with creating ringtones?

I decided to try to make a ringtone on my iPad where I took a clip from a video and trimmed it so I could use it. I expected to select a file and use it as my ringtone, but I couldn’t. I searched ...
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How do I unlock an old iPad with Activation Lock without knowing the Apple ID password?

I want to start using my old iPad again. I forgot my old Apple ID and the iPad is stuck on the activation lock screen after resetting it to factory settings. I used a different Apple ID for my iPad ...
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iPad mini 4 screen rotation locked

iPad mini 4 screen rotation locked and there is no swipe up function. Just updated to the latest software 10-16-19 and problem is the same.
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How to install apps on iPad 4 which require IOS version 11 or higher?

Just borrowed an old ipad 4 from a friend and found out that i can't download most of the apps on it because the IOS updates are no longer available for this device. For almost all of the apps, i get ...
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iPad 6th gen doesn't connect to android hotspot but connects with another iPhone

I have iPad 6th generation WiFi-only model. It does not connect to my Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 mobile internet hotspot and other WiFi connections. However it connects to the hotspot of my iPhone SE model. ...
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Missing reminders

After upgrading all my devices I have the following situation regarding iCloud reminders: Reminders are correctly synced among macs (Catalina). I can add reminders, mark them as completed and the ...
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Cannot boot or restore iPad2

I have an old iPad2 which, I was using for a very long time. Recently it started to act weird. Not waking up, or acting much slower than it should (with iOS 9.3.4). I've wipe-restored it once, reduced ...