Questions tagged [ipad]

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

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Signal Private Messenger: iPad, iOS, and Signal completely updated, but still cannot be added to “upgraded Groups”

My mother uses Signal on her iPad. She has been removed from our family chat groups when we were forced to upgrade the groups (not our favorite roll-out of new 'features'). Upon checking her iPad, ...
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Unlocking iPad Purchased from Government

I have an iPad that was purchased from a previous employer (government local council). I have tried to factory reset it, but when setting up, I am told that this needs to be completed by the ...
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How do you trigger search in iPad OS from anywhere without an external keyboard?

I know this is possible because I keep accidentally bringing up Spotlight Search randomly when I’m using apps. Not on the Home Screen. I’ve searched and all I can find is that you can trigger the ...
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Ipad Pro 12.9" black screen of death

Last Friday, after an usual work day with my iPad in side-car mode, I disconnected it from my macbook pro and let it sleep. Today, when I wanted to use it again, the screen remained black. I tried the ...
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How to mirror iPad Air screen on Ubuntu without using Wine?

Since it has always been problematic for me to make Wine work on Ubuntu I am looking for suggestions regarding how to mirror the iPad Air screen in a smooth way on Ubuntu. Is there any application in ...
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How can I send SMS messages from an iPad mini with cellular connection?

My mother has an iPad mini with a cellular connection. We tried to send a SMS to her sister using iMessage but this does not appear to be working. First I added her sister as a contact with the only ...
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Increasing the size of all content

I'm looking for something that works like "display size" on Android, "change the size of text, apps, and other items" on Windows or "zoom level" on Linux Mint. "Text ...
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How to copy link in Google Docs app?

I've got the Google Docs app installed on my iPad. There is a link in this doc and I need to copy the URL to the URL field in a calendar event. However, I can't figure out how to do this. I have ...
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How do I create an “artificial” redirect on iPad?

I have a webserver running under the 0.0.0.0 address, bound to a given port - let's call it 8080. By using 0.0.0.0 as the host address, I can successfully access my webserver from the iPad using my ...
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iOS shortcuts alerts broken

For a few updates of iOS (os 14.x) I can’t receive popups from Shortcuts app. Another notifications show correctly (notices in Notification Centre, text prompt, lists, etc.) Alerts from other apps are ...
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How can I configure iPadOS so that any selected text is copied to the clipboard automatically?

E.g. the Google Chrome extension Auto Copy 3.0.3 can do it in Google Chrome for Microsoft Windows.
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Manually managed media from Mac does not have proper metadata on ios

I'm trying to copy music from macOS 10.15.7 Catalina to ipadOS 14. This is the first time I've had to manage media sync since iTunes has been deprecated and is it just me or is the new sync completely ...
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How to set different keyboard for login screen on iPad

This is iPad/iOS - specific. I want a login keyboard that includes the numbers row by default. I'm using Swiftkey but it only shows up inside running apps, not the login screen. Is it physically ...
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ipad contacts to outlook app

I have an ipad pro and wish to use the free Outlook app for mail rather than Apple Mail. How can I import the contacts from the ipad's contact list to the outlook app?
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How can I move my photos from my iPad storage to my Windows 7 computer without a USB cable, AirDrop and iCloud?

I tried to select all the pictures, which is rather tedious, and upload them to Google Drive, but if >100 pictures, Google Drive won't upload all the images. to SendAnywhere, but this would take ...
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iPhone not working but iPad is working with chromecast

I have been using my phone to cast to my chromecast for almost a year with no problems but about a month ago my phone stopped seeing that my chromecast was available. Fortunately I have an older iPad,...
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How can I move my PDF files listed in the Acrobat app from the iPad storage to Adobe Document Cloud?

I use Acrobat on my iPad to read PDFs. They are currently stored on the iPad. How can I move all my PDF files from the iPad storage to Adobe Document Cloud? Note that: I can't transfer multiple files+...
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Time setting on iPad changes when I cable-connect to laptop (during Zoom)

I teach on Zoom with my iPad Air connected to my MacBook Pro laptop by cable. I experience the following problem/bug that I would like to have fixed: My MacBook Pro laptop has the correct time. My ...
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Enter the passcode you use to unlock the iPad - what is it?

I am trying to connect to iTunes from my MacBook and it asks me "the passcode you use to unlock the iPad" and naminf my iPad. Questions: Does this mean that pin code pin code, which I use ...
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Open Zoom meeting email link (URL) on iPad Air

I am not a regular iPad user. On Windows I can open a Zoom meeting directly from the link I receive with the invitation email. I just click on that link, the Browser opens and Zoom starts connected ...
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Why can't I connect to my Kodi server from my Ipad?

i’m trying to connect to Kodi (running on LibreElec) from my iOS (iPad) device. In Kodi, I have settings>services>samba enabled. No login & password. In iOS, I went to Files app > menu &...
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Line in input to iPad and Macbook

I am trying to find a way for me to push sound FROM my iPhone 11 (using the Lightning to 3.5mm female adapter) TO both a 2018 iPad Pro and 2019 Mac Book Pro using the standard 3.5mm jack that both ...
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How can I configure my iPad so that it doesn't stop uploads after getting auto-locked?

I'm trying to upload a file to Google Drive and SendAnywhere, which would take over an hour. However, I cannot disable auto-lock on my iPad (iPadOS 13) (the maximum auto-lock period is 15 minutes), ...
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Saving quotes from iBooks into Evernote

I often want to save certain passages from iPad Books into EverNote. Is there a way to copy a text from Books and paste into into EverNote without having to open EverNote, create a “New Note” and then ...
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How can I disable Auto-Lock on iPadOS 13?

I don't have the "never" option in Settings -> Display & Rrightness -> Auto-Lock.
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iPad/iOS full tutorial for seniors in Chinese?

I cant seem to find any tutorials in Chinese which teach older Chinese elders how to use iOS or an iPad. My parents are not very good at English and I can only find English tutorials online. They ...
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How to redownload shared apps under one's own apple id and decouple from someone else's?

Our minor child has his own Apple ID which is part of the family sharing household. He also has an iPad on which he is signed into iCloud, iMessages, FaceTime, and the App Store with his own Apple ID....
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Open link in new private window on iPad with safari

In order to avoid cluttering my history and such I often want to quickly open links in a private window. This is in the middle of a non private session. How I do this in Chrome: Long press link Open ...
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Why I can add folder to `On My iPad` location but I cannot add folder to `On My iPhone` location?

On my iPad I can create folders wherever I'm in, but on my iPhone I cannot create folder in the location On My iPhone but I can create folders in side the apps' folders like Acrobat. iPadOS: 14.2 and ...
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Bluetooth keyboard character keys don't work but volume and brightness do

I have an old Magic Keyboard that was used for a Mac, and I’m using it for my iPad Pro. I used it normally for a while but something happened: the keyboard works but the letters don’t type at all, ...
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When I search on Podcasts on iPad Pro, found podcasts are in German not English

I bought the iPad in German and I made my country Germany back then. Now when I search on Podcasts, all podcasts shown are in German language. How to fix that? I want to see Podcasts that are in ...
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Copy files from iOS to Arduino using dd command?

I'm having an Arduino based MCU which is capable of running compiled .bin files by just copying them onto the device (connected via USB) using the file explorer. After the file was copied (e.g. with ...
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Music on iPhone/iPad grouped bizarrely despite being fine on iTunes

I have some 'albums' in my iTunes library that look fine to me: However, when I sync them to my phone and iPad, they become grouped in really weird ways: If I play the album, all the songs are ...
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iPad gets self-assigned IP address with ethernet adapter

I have an iPad and an ethernet adapter. I'm using the ethernet access in a college dorm. Every device in the network has to be registered with a MAC address, I registered the MAC address of the ...
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iPad OTA pushed update

I have an iPad Pro (3rd generation 12.9) jailbroken with #unc0ver on 12.3.1 (I’ve had an issue saving blobs on this device.) I saw a pushed update for iPadOs to 14.3. Can I update to this since it's ...
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iPad Pro iPadOS 14.5, last highlights and notes on Books is lost every time I close Books or shut down

When I close Books app on my iPad Pro iPadOS 14.5, or when I turn off my iPad, the next time I open Books some of my last highlights and notes on the book I was reading the last time are gone. Any ...
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I can’t update but I can install apps (App Store)

I can access the Japanese App Store and I can install the apps but when it comes to updating, it says “App has been removed by the developer from the app store.” (Which is not as my friends had ...
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USB 3 connection speed between MacBook and iPad

I have a 2018 MacBook Pro with 4 USB 3 ports, supporting USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps) And an iPad Air 2020 (4th Gen) with a USB 3 port, supporting up to 5 Gb/s apparently. And I directly connect the ...
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When searching for an app on my iPhone I get a black, blank screen

On my iPad, if I want to search for a specific app, I pull down from the top of my homescreen. That brings up an input pane to enter the name of App i'm searching for. The same method should work for ...
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iPad repeatedly sets app local network permissions to off

Since the introduction of the local network permission in iOS 14, my daughter's iPad can't connect to any other devices on the local network. For example, previously she could play Minecraft and join ...
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iPad as Mac Display: How to return to Mac desktop from iPad home screen?

I'm using my iPad as a secondary display. The menu bar icon on my Mac is blue (active), my Mac desktop is on the iPad. I press the iPad's home button. I'm now on the iPad's home screen. The Mac is ...
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How to remove synced photos from other devices?

I have an iPad and an iPhone. When I had both of them sync to iCloud to save storage space, the photos and albums from my iPad went onto my iPhone and vice versa. This messed up both the organization ...
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How to download any file to iPad from a cloud drive through the browser?

Is there a way to download files from a cloud drive to the ipad through its browser? I made a dummy text file and uploaded to a cloud drive with a public link, https://tinyurl.com/6whmxito and then ...
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Any general method for iPad to output in 1080p when connected to TV by HDMI?

Is there any way for an iPad Air to output to the resolution of a 1080p TV (via HDMI converter) that is not app-specific? I'm currently using an iPad Air with an adaptor that looks like this: From ...
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iPad Google Sheets and using Apple Pencil to enter a lot of text into one cell

There is a "pencil" area at the bottom and I have been able to write with the "pencil" until reaching the end of the line. And then it seems impossible or not intuitive how to keep ...
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Words are selected in a weird way in iPad Pro Books!

In Books in IPad Pro 11 inches, iPadOS14.5, sometimes when I want to select part of a text, the first word on which I click is selected like in the picture, and move as I scroll, and doesn’t go away ...
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How do I run diagnostics on an iPad Pro 11 with nonfunctioning screen and touch?

I have an 1st generation iPad Pro 11 with a broken screen with no video image and unresponsive to touching. I would like to run some hardware diagnostics on it before committing to replacing the ...
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Remove Facebook apps sidebar in iPad browsers

Is there any way to remove or hide the sidebar on apps.facebook.com in an iPad browser? I found questions like this one: https://superuser.com/questions/783581/whats-an-easy-way-to-remove-the-facebook-...
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Connecting a MIDI piano keyboard to the iPad with a MIDI cable

I have an iPad Pro and wanted to connect a keyboard with my iPad via a MIDI cable that I also have (https://www.amazon.es/gp/product/B00NH13DV2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1). ...
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Running Angry Birds 2 on my iPads

I have two iPads laying around, and I would like to play Angry Birds on them. I realize that Angry Birds 2 is likely an inferior offering filled with dark patterns and ads, but I don't seem to have ...

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