Questions tagged [ipad]

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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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iOS: control (ensure latest) app version on supervised iPad [closed]

My goal: setup iPads, so that an app we develop is always auto-updated. Context: we provide our clients with an iPad that will run our app. We want to ensure that this app is always up to date – ...
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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 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 the ...
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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, 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 unless I close Books ...
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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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iPadOS 14.3 Safari: in many pages appears book description instead of the actual page

When I navigate to many book sites, the site start loading, but when the page loads, another page with a book description appears and I can't exit it! How can I fix that? On my iPhone this doesn't ...
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How to use ICE BLUE mic for FaceTime on iPad Air

I've connected my ICE BLUE to my iPad Air 4th gen via a USB C to USB adapter (Syntech) and my ICE BLUE red light is on but when I test via a FaceTime call, the sound level on the receiving end of the ...
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Highlighting touches/gestures on an iPad

I use a note taking app (BlankBook) to draw diagrams on my iPad while talking to people on Zoom. It works very well, but sometimes I want to point to something on the screen. What I would like is for ...
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iPad deleted all my books from Books app without asking me

A few days ago I was making a video with my iPad Air 2 camera. A pop-up alerted me that the 32GB memory was almost full, inviting me with a pop-up "Manage your space" or like this in Italian ...
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Ipad keyboard menu bottom of screen while typing

Someone please tell me what this keyboard menu thing is that appears every time I start typing—-and how to TURN IT OFF. I’m using an IPad Air 4 with a Logitech folio touch keyboard. But it shows up ...
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Can I run a virtual machine from my iPad?

I have a Windows virtual machine that I want to open it from my iPad using VirtualBox, Vmware client, or any free App that allows me to open a virtual machine file (I assume it is local to my iPad). I ...
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How do I restore the computer backup from an older iPad to a new iPad

My wife has a first-generation iPad Air running the latest iOS version it can possibly run (12.5.1). There is no updating it any further. She has backed it up using a 2017 MacBook Pro running macOS ...
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Database Migration from legacy app on old iPad

I recently replaced my old iPad 2 (2011 - iOS 9) with a new iPad 10,2" (iOS 14). I personally made the migration between the two iPad and everything worked quite well. Everything but ONE APP. ...
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How to troubleshoot 2013 Mac Pro without working display? (Recent MacBooks + iPads available if helpful; Catalina/Big Sur)

Briefly: Is there any way to test a Mac Pro (2013, cylinder model, Big Sur) without a working display — either without a display, or using a recent USB-C MacBook (particularly MBP 2019, MBP 2020, and ...
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Can the iPad record the voice so as to make a video or stream to YouTube?

Short question is: can the iPad Air record the screen and my voice while I am sketching on the Note app and using the Apple pencil to write or sketch diagrams? Details: My setup right now is: Have ...
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Will an iPad with more RAM experience fewer app suspensions? [closed]

My workflow requires me to frequently switch back and forth between Google Docs and other apps and this leads to my Google doc being repeatedly closed. My understanding is that the cause is “app ...
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I MUST know the amount of RAM in the iPad before buying. What are my options? [closed]

In the official iPad page, no information is currently provided about the amount of RAM available for any of the iPad devices. I called Apple just now and the engineer with whom I spoke said that he ...
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iOS / ipadOS app with share action for SCP / SFTP?

I've tried a few clients that come up with a search, notably WebSSH SCP Client FTPManager All of which have the basic functionality of transferring stored files from the Files app, but from my ...
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Unable to move Yahoo mail, to junk folder with IMAP account

Unable to move political ads to junk folder on iPad, yahoo mail IMAP. When attempting, the junk folder is shaded, and not available. I am constantly “unsubscribing”, but then receive another. Any help ...
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Can I have Google Photos delete backed up images on my iPad yet leave the ones in albums intact?

I use Google Photos on my iPad Pro to save a cloud copy of all my images. As we all know, once the photos are backed up on Google Photos, the program gives me an option to delete the photos from my ...
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How does external GPS device work with iPhone and iPad?

It seems iPhone (and iPad) actually has a standard feature that is called external GPS device? I hope to find out more about it: First of all, why would we use an external GPS device? I can ...
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Extracting diagnostic logs from iPad 2 with macOS Catalina

I have an iPad 2 from wich I want to extract the diagnostic logs. The use case is a failed activation that blocks me from using the iPad or restoring it with my Laptop. I have a separate question for ...
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Ipad 3 cover not deactivating screen

My iPad 3 with the original apple cover seems to stay turned on (display is on) when the cover is closed. This causes massive battery drain. Restarting did not fix this issue. Anyone here has the same ...
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Syncing photos from Mac with iPad

My Mac and my iPad are synced so I can get messages and take pictures with both. When I take a picture with my Mac it doesn't show up on my iPad, vice versa. How can I get Mac photos to my iPad? If ...
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Slack not respecting Do Not Disturb on iPad

I am signed in to multiple workspaces on slack on my iPad, and usually I want a sound + banner notification for messages. But if I am on a call, or sharing the screen, I want them disabled. This ...
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iPad not accepting Apple ID

For some time now my iPad Air 2 has been pestering me to enter my Apple ID. When I do, I get error "Verification Failed Your Apple ID or password is incorrect". I'm currently using my ...
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iPad won't connect to Lumix camera

I have a new iPad Air (4th gen), and a Lumix GX9 digital camera. The first time I plugged the camera into the iPad using a USB C to USB Micro B cable, they immediately connected and I was able to ...
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Can I use Shortcuts to tell me when to leave for a specific appointment based on Map data?

I was wondering if anyone knew of an existing Shortcut where I can get the Time that I need to leave My Current location in order to arrive at a specified address at a specified time. So lets say I ...
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USB C to Ethernet on iPad Air 4 in hotel

The WiFi in my hotel room has been dropping video calls so I got a USB C to ethernet adapter and plugged it into my iPad Air 4 running the latest iOS. Ethernet settings appear in the settings app and ...
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iPad Books damaged PDF file

My book was working fine. I annotated it and had notes in it. One time I was using split view and when I was done, the file would no longer open in Books. I sent it to my mac but it wouldn't open ...
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Storage devices that work with both iPad and iMac

I currently have a problem that my grandparents have an old Mac Mini (2007 or so) which is no longer fit for use. They generally just use an iPad now for all of their internetting/computing needs, ...
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How can I scroll using my fingers when my iPad is being used as Sidecar?

I can't scroll using finger touches. I can only scroll using my Mac's trackpad. Seeing from their own guides, it should be allowed: Use standard gestures on iPad: Use your fingers to tap, touch and ...
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What could be stopping Disney+ AirPlaying to 2nd-gen Apple TV?

I'm assuming the general answer to this is "because it's too old and no longer supported by Apple", but does anyone know specifically why I can't AirPlay from the Disney+ app on my iPad Pro ...
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Connecting USB-C iPad Pro to Xcode and USB Peripheral

I am trying to connect my third generation iPad Pro to my Mac through USB to communicate with Xcode (I am aware network debugging is an option but I am looking for a wired solution) while also having ...
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How to Disable iMessage on iPad and MacBook?

I need to disable iMessage from my MacBook and iPad. No matter how many times I utilize the Apple ID and password request in iMessage on my MacBook and iPad, I find it open and running almost ...
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iMovie doesn't appear to be able to use all the available space on iPad

When trying to save a 15-minute movie from iMovie in order to upload it in the YouTube app, I frequently get the message "Storage Full: There is not enough space left on this device. You cannot ...
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If I sell my iPad, is erase/reset enough or do I need to sign-out first?

I gave my iPad to someone else, I used the erase function and when I turn it on it shows as default, to select language and connect to a wifi, etc. But the apple article page about this, says to use ...
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Why is my iPad unable to determine location with some hotspots?

If its connected through a connected chain looking hotspot, it can determine my location? What’s the reason? Also I’ve searched and found out that the connected chain looking hotspot is only created ...
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Can I disable the screen recording gamepad shortcut in iOS/iPad OS 14?

As of iOS/iPadOS 14, when you double-press the Share button on a DualShock 4 controller, the Back button on an Xbox Controller, or the Select button on other controllers, it starts recording your ...
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8th gen iPad I want to go back to the original configuration after quick start

I bought a new iPad for my wife. Here she doesn’t like it. So I did a quick start using my old iPad. She changed her mind. How do I go back to the original configuration .
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Use 2019 Macbook Pro trackpad with 8th generation iPad

I've seen software to link a MBP's keyboard to other devices, but is this possible for MBP's trackpad? I want to be able to use my MBP trackpad with my iPad. Even if I have to develop the software ...
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Downloading Photos to iPad and adding them to iCloud photos

I'm in a bit of pickle I'm home at my parents and they have an old windows laptop (very old basically no way to install any software on it) from which we copied photos on to an USB stick and then ...

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