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Questions tagged [ipad]

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

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Pairing an Xbox controller with an iPad

Is it possible to pair an Xbox controller to an iPhone/iPad with iOS 12? I've read several articles that say it's possible using Bluetooth but it's not working for me. I turn on the controller, hold ...
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volusion payment gateway pop up [on hold]

I had a pop up come on when I first got my iPad and it was about something called volusions.payment.gateway I think?? I was trying to order equipment for my shop and this stupid notification showed up ...
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I have No history [duplicate]

I don't have previous purchase history how do I get older apps
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Is there a way to name an Apple Pencil on the iPad Pro?

On the 2018 seamless design (matte finish / no lightning connector) Apple Pencil with the 2018 iPad Pro (USB C charger) I'm not seeing a way to give a name to the Apple Pencil that shows when I charge ...
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Install old app version on iPad 1st generation iOS 5.1.1 (Windows 10, year 2018 question)

I've just got first gen. iPad with iOS 5.1.1 and reset it to it's factory settings. Then I installed iTunes version 12.4.3.1 on my Windows 10 PC. Both iTunes and iPad are connected to same account and ...
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Redundant iPad storage solutions [on hold]

I'm pretty happy with the iPhone I have. Now, I think that the iPad might be at a point in its development cycle where I can use it rather than a laptop and a large external hard drive (1 TB). The ...
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iPhone Hotspot no longer showing on iPad

I have my iPhone's hotspot turned on in both the Cellular and the personal hotspot area. I used to be able to open my iPad and if there was no wifi around I could see my phone on the list and connect....
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Can I disable speakerphone on HomePod?

I really like my HomePod, but I never want to use it as a speakerphone. When I'm on a call on an iOS device in my house, and tap the (🔈) icon to turn on speakerphone, the presence of the HomePod ...
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How to get rid of the iCloud backup message [closed]

The backup message remains on the screen and doesn't allow me to unlock my iPad.
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Smart Keyboard draining 2016 iPad Pro battery

My Smart Keyboard Is draining my 2016 iPad Pro battery. Apple Support cannot help. Just opened a case number for me without solving my issue. Smart Connector is clean (without any debris or cracks ...
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Find out who did a find iPad alert

So while I was using my iPad, I got a popup message saying Find my iPad Alert: I went into Find my iPhone and found no unusual device that is appearing. My Apple ID is a family sharing account, and I ...
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iPad 'Update Apple ID Settings' constantly prompts for old Apple ID

iPad Mini issue Changed Apple ID some time ago, great on all my devices EXCEPT the iPad. In settings it constantly has a message under 'Update Apple ID Settings' that says 'Some account services ...
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It is about iOS 9.3.5 [closed]

I got An error Named cydia/cydo error/2 I watch many YouTube Videos On that but I can't Fix It Can Any Help me
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Mount iPad on Ubuntu [closed]

I have also asked this question here. I have Ubuntu 18.10 and an iPad 2018 with iOS 12.1. I'd like to easily transfer files like here. However when I click on "Documents on My iPad" I get an error ...
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Can't install the software because it is not currently available from the software update server - iPad

I'm attempting to sync my iPad with my MacBook pro, but every time I plug it in I'm getting a message from iTunes, "A software update is required to connect to your iOS device." When I click "Install,"...
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IPad deleted from Apple ID and now I can't reset it

I am trying to erase my daughter's IPad but I deleted it from my Apple account. It still shows I am logged in to my Apple ID on the IPad but when I try to erase all content and settings I get "...
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How can you improve Face ID

Face ID fails to recognize me 90% of the time on iPad Pro. How do I know why it fails. What can I do to make it work? I have read and done everything that's mentioned in Apple Support document, If ...
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game center/ clash of clans question

I have an old iPad my son is using (iOS 9) He plays clash of clans, we changed the Apple id to his own but the Game Center ID is still mine. If I sign out of Game Center and sign in with his ID will I ...
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Unable to navigate through PDF in Files appl on iPad Pro

I’m having a bit of difficulty reading/marking up a PDF file I’m trying to read through the Files app on my iPad Pro (2018 model, 11-inch, running iOS 12.1). This happens for every file, not just one ...
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New 11" iPad Pro: Headphones Kraken USB

I am trying to connect my 11" iPad Pro with my Razer Kraken USB headphones. I have a USB type A to type C adapter. The iPad powers up the headphones. Sometimes the sound is perfectly fine (rarely), ...
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How to factory restore an iPad (with certain parameters)

How can I factory restore an iPad that has been permanently disabled without using a MacBook? I have a Windows computer. Is it possible to have a program in Windows that can factory restore an iPad ...
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Printing to network printers with the HP Smart app on a iPad

It is a SBS 2011 domain for what it is worth. The HP Smart app on the iPad see all network printers (there are about 20 of them). Absolutely no problem printing to OfficeJet 8600 but it just won't ...
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Transfer files to iPad via USB from Android

I'm sure this question has been asked many times but I find it surprisingly hard to find a clear answer on the internet by searching it. Is it possible, yes or no, to transfer files to my iPad with a ...
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If I turn off iCloud backups for an app, will it affect it?

I am running low in iCloud storage, so if I turn off backups for certain apps, will it be affected? For example let’s say it’s social media, will the photos or videos be lost?
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Paste a formula in numbers 4.2 without altering format of recipient cell

How do i paste a formula in numbers 4.2 without altering format of the target cell? I’m sure this used to be easy, but can't seem to do it. I want to paste a formula from a colour filled cell to a ...
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Apple iPad Air - No screen rotation control

I'm running iOS 12.1 on an iPad Air. Regardless of the switch setting (mute or rotatation) the side switch does not control screen rotation. There is no rotation control icon available to select ...
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Books automatically deletes my books when offline, and when there is enough space on device

There is something strange going on with Books on iPad and iPhone. It keeps deleting some books locally, keeping them in the cloud. It's frustrating because it happens when I'm offline and I simply ...
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Is it possible to install Tor Browser on iPad?

I recently brought an 10.5" iPad Pro that runs mainly on cellular data. I bought this device to travel with my husband over the road in his semi truck. I have not been able to choose the right Tor ...
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iPad Air 2 - Soft Keyboard Shows in Collapsed State

I notice on my iPad that the keyboard sometimes shows entirely but sometimes in collapsed state as in image below This is fine, I can then tap on this down-pointing arrow button to hide it or long-...
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What could cause the earpod’s wire to become crooked and nonfunctional?

I had put my earpods in my pocket at ~3:00PM, at which point they worked. When I retrieved them at ~6:30PM, the left one had become like this and no longer worked: I hadn’t sat near anything hot. I’m ...
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Can my iPad and iPhone share iTunes, but have different game centers? Trying to merge

I have an iPad tied to my work email for everything. I have an iPhone tied to my personal email. My work email is about to go away, but I'm keeping the iPad. I have a number of games in use on the ...
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Is it possible to back up in-app purchases and game saves?

Is it possible to back up in-app purchases (i.e. full game unlock) and game saves such that an ios app can be deleted and later re-installed from the .ipa file? I'm using a 3rd generation iPad (model ...
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iPad Select from Drop Down Menu problem

iPad iOS 11, Recently found that Google desktop site, on both Google Chrome and Safari, does not let me select anything from the populated drop down list. When trying to make a selection in the drop ...
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iPad mini screen color tinted white

I have an old iPad mini (1st generation) that was usable up until a few years ago, when after I took a bath while reading on my iPad mini, the screen tinted white when turned on, and the quality of ...
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Can't transfer PDFs & eBooks from iMac to iPad 3 on iOS 6

I see there are loads of questions on this general theme, but I couldn't find one that was precisely . my situation. If I just missed it, someone please point me to it. I have an iMac running Sierra ...
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Factory reset iPad asking for passcode

I have an iPad Pro that I recently completely wiped and reset (following all of the usual steps correctly) which I am now unable to access without entering a passcode. However no passcode that I've ...
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Are there remote administration tools for iPad? Preferably screen sharing

I have an elderly friend who has an iPad and calls every few days with problems. Doing remote tech support over the phone is getting tedious. Is there anything available for iPad that's comparable to ...
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What is the difference between unsigned IPSWs and signed IPSWs? [duplicate]

What is the difference between unsigned IPSWs and signed IPSWs? Does that mean Apple does not verify the file?
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iPad Reset without iTunes and without knowing the passcode? [duplicate]

How do I hard reset my iPad without it being synced to iTunes and having forgotten my passcode?
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iPad not starting up [duplicate]

I have iPad Air Wifi and its not starting, even after I charged it fully. I tried Hard Reset, connected to PC With DFU, but no display on the screen and the restore fails. Yesterday, I tried to ...
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How best to view the current time while gaming on iPad?

On iOS, in my case the iPad Air 2, games typically run in fullscreen, i.e. the status bar at the top is hidden. If I want to view the time, I have to pull down the Notification Center, which requires ...
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How to AirPrint to a printer that does not have WiFi?

My mother has a Samsung printer that works perfectly fine... except that it's not network enabled (it doesn't have WiFi). She wants to print to it using her iPad. Is there any way to do this? (The ...
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iPad volume keeps rising all by itself

I've searched in settings and tried turning my iPad off, but nothing has helped. It's so freaking annoying I am scared I will get in trouble. I am not sure what kind of iPad mine is (apparently ...
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Can't send messages with iPad Pro

I am having trouble sending SMS messages using my iPad Pro. I can send a blue iMessage to another iPad user but that's it - no SMS. Friends I regularly text using my iphone or iMac can't be reached ...
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Change text message forwarding from a device other than iPhone?

I have an iPad mini that I'm using right now for most things, as my iPhone broke yesterday. I won't be getting a new one for a while. Is there any other device I can change text message forwarding ...
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ipad 2air mailbox folders vanished

I have lost all the folders in my mailbox screen - only the inbox appears - not sure what happened to Sent, Deleted, Trash, Drafts etc - how do I restore them?
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My iPad is over taken by someone, windows open by themselves, items get selected by themselves, I have no control of my iPad

My iPad is over taken by someone. I have windows open by themselves, items get selected by themselves, I have no control of my iPad most of the time I try to use it. When I talk to it, telling it to ...
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iPad Pro 11" keyboard case stops working when screen is laid flat against the back sleeve

i just spent an hour troubleshooting and rebooting my new iPad and then time with support online only to realize it will only work in stand up mode ? i don't like to stand it up because the angle is ...
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Transfer files from a USB thumb drive to iOS

What is the easiest way to transfer files from a USB thumb drive to an iOS device? My current approach is to copy files to a Mac then airdrop the files. But this is unacceptable - my MacBook Pro is ...
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Pop up and usual info

Daughter sent a picture of a hat she wanted me to crochet. Going to the website, I got a pop up of some porn! - then a message popped up “you’ve been compromised”. Go to setting and down load this ...