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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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Do apps running on iOS 10 take up more storage space than on iOS 12?

On my iPhone 6s Plus running iOS 10, the Clash Royale game app takes up 800 MB of space, but on my iPad mini 2 running iOS 12, it takes up only 190 MB. The Clash Royale account on my iPhone is the ...
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Crop photo in circle form on an iPad Pro

I would like to crop photos with a circle shape on an iPad Pro. However, I just can find the rectangular or square crop options in "markup". Does anybody know how to crop photos in circle in iPad ...
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Xcode 11: How to enable/fix live Interacting preview option of Xcode (for attached live preview on apple device)? [migrated]

I am trying to get Interaction of my swiftUI interface live on my attached iPad Pro(Running iOS 13) but its not working. It can be seen in screenshot that it is (gray scaled) disabled (in WWDC it was ...
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Will macOS Catalina's new features work with older iOS devices? [on hold]

I have two older iOS devices: an 1st generation iPad Mini (Model MD530LL/A, running iOS version 9.3.5) and an iPod Touch (also running 9.3.5). Neither of these devices can be upgraded to a newer ...
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keyboard cover for iPad Mini 2019 (gen 5)

I recently bought an iPad Mini 5. I'm now trying to find a keyboard cover/stand that I can use to more easily watch videos and play games without having to constantly support the screen. I know ...
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How to import photos from new iPad 5 Mini to old 2015 MacBook Air, OSX 10.9.5

I'm trying to import photos from a new iPad that uses the newer Photos app to an old 2015 MacBook Air (OSX 10.9.5) that only has the old iPhotos app, but it's not working. I keep getting an error on ...
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How to start an application when iPad is connected?

I would like to start an application (Duet.app) installed on my macOS 10.14.5 whenever I plug my iPad to the USB port. I tried to do it with Automator, but I have no experience.
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iPad is disabled , connect to iTunes

Hi my iPad is locked due to multiple wrong passcode entries by my kids. Can you suggest how to unlock that? I am not sure on what version of iOS my iPad is running. I am not able to connect to iPad ...
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Shouldn't Apple consider allowing use of Apple Pencil while it's charging?

I have an iPad 2018 with 1st generation Apple Pencil. I am trying to use it for taking notes while it is connected to USB-cable charging, but surprisingly it doesn't work even though it is recognized ...
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How to download old versions of apps to old iPad

I have an iPad 2. I hadn't used it for a while, but I'm trying to use it now. I was required to start from scratch with no apps or anything but many of the apps I had on there before are no longer ...
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Limit iPad data when tethered to iPhone (iOS equivalent of “Trip Mode” or “Little Snitch”)

I am using an old iPhone to create a Wi-Fi hotspot when I need to work at my cabin. I found "Trip Mode" for limiting data usage from my MacBook; however, my iPad seems to be a little data-hog. Is ...
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My iPhone 7 does not recognize my iPad 3

I have an old iPad 3 (on iOS 7.0.4) and I have not used this for a long time, so did not update. If I turn this on, then it asks for iCloud password. I remember the password. Then one of the two ...
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DIY equivalent for iCloud Photos

I would like to automagically sync my photos and movies to a home NAS in a manner similar to iCloud Photos. Given that my iPad's SSD is smaller than my new iPhone, I would like to have fine control ...
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Audio silence at end of m4a's in SOME but not ALL audio players in iOS

I have a collection of audio files in the internal storage of my iPad. The files are primarily m4a. When I play the files in the default player from Apple Files (or FileBrowser) there is a lot of ...
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Wifi Calling Configuratble Provisioning Items

What carrier specific software setting must be configured to properly enable wifi calling? Clarification: I understand that wifi calling must be enabled, however, this is not a carrier specific ...
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Retrieve Wi-Fi configuration file off of a working iPad

I'm trying to set up a new iPad at work, and in order to get it onto the network I need the Wi-Fi configuration file, but I cannot find it anywhere. It is on all of the other iPads, so I am ...
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Combine separated live photos with different time stamp

I'm a traveler around the world which makes the date of my pictures a disaster. And the date are all wronged during the movement of the files. For example: the .heic file has the date: April 4th, and ...
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Apple iPad app update frequency

I'm the Intune MDM administrator for my company, and I'm trying to ensure the required apps on our devices are updated in a timely fashion. I've had a look around to see if I can find any details ...
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My iPad's power button doesn't work and it is powered off

My iPad was working fine until the power button stopped functioning. At first it was not a very big deal and I used assistive touch and everything worked out fine. I must have accidentally powered off ...
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Identifying an iPad/iPhone by Model Number

The model number of an iPad/iPhone can be determined by going to: Settings app → General → About → Model Number How to use this value (the one in ML2I2KN/A format) to determine the device type? ...
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Adding GPS support to a Wi-Fi only iPad

I have been reading on this, and so far the option I found is: Garmin/XGPS external Bluetooth GPS receiver And that is it. Are there any other alternatives? I’m curious if an Android or iPhone ...
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Shortcut for hiding slide over app on iPad

Is there a shortcut to hide the currently opened slide over app on iPad? Or to show it? Currently to hide it I have to exit the main app (using Command + H to go to the home screen), and then Alt + ...
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iPad pro green 3… Pop up in Safari [duplicate]

I went to a website in Safari on my iPad Pro and an annoying "congrats iPad user..." pop up keeps coming up. It's a valid website, not a sketchy one. I even shut down and rebooted the iPad and it ...
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View detailed data usage/consumpotion on an iPad (running iOS 11 or later)

I want to keep an eye on consumption of the 4 GB data available on a mobile data plan. All I found thus far is consumption in GB, counting from a certain point in time (which one can easily reset) ...
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Bypass “Finish setup” screen after iOS Update with devices in kiosk mode?

We've about 300 devices (+ 300 employee coperate iphones) enrolled as media entertainment tablets. After the iOS 12.3 has been released, every devices installed that update. That's fine so far, but ...
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Restoring an accidentally deleted iMessage thread using my iPad?

I have the full iMessage thread on my iPad, but accidentally deleted it off of my iPhone. How can I transfer the full thread to my iPhone?
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Sleep/Wake iPads running in single app mode at certain hours

A friend's business is opening soon and he would like to have a few iPads around that he can play videos on. I have already found out how to put the iPads in single app mode, but I can't figure out ...
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How to print .docx attachments from Gmail iPad app?

When I open a .docx formatted attachment with the Gmail iPad app, there's no option to print. I've installed the MS-Office for iPad app, but so far as I can see, there's no way to change default ...
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Why doesn’t screen capture videos doesn’t show up in Video app or any other video players in iPad?

I’m using the built in screen capture to capture videos. They only seem to show up in the “Photos” app under “Videos” section. I really don’t like the Video player (with frames and stuff at the bottom)...
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Privacy and Google Apps for iOS

I have installed Google's apps to view online spreadsheets on a new iOS device. I then receive an email from Google: "Your new Device doesn't have the latest Google apps". While I understand and ...
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iOS screen recording while using external HDMI/VGA output?

On iOS devices, the screen recording feature does not function when an external HDMI or VGA adapter is connected. My (limited) understanding is that, essentially, iOS uses an AirPlay-like mechanism ...
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iPad wifi greyed out; Can't reset

So my iPad's (running iOS 9.3.5) WiFi toggle of set to off and greyed out. I have not encountered such a problem on any iOS device before. To make matters worse, when I try to reset the iPad to solve ...
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Keyboard for IPA, open back rounded vowel “ɒ”

I need to write/modify a keynote using many characters from the international phonetic alphabet (IPA). Currently, I am doing this on an iPad within Keynote. I started by copying and pasting the ...
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How do I get Split Screen to work on an iPad

I have a 6th generation iPad running iOS 12.2. I have tried Split Screen (as described in Use Multitasking on your iPad), but can't seem to get it to work. Open an app. Swipe up from the bottom of ...
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Why iOS on iPhones and iPads automatically end an app (ie Youtube) after idling? Is there a way to stop iOS from ending apps when idling?

It's terribly frustrating to have watched parts of a Youtube video, then have iOS quit it. Unless I wrote down the time-stamp, I would have no idea where I left off. Is there a way to stop iOS from ...
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My Books app in my ipad pro deletes/disappears my pdfs. I am on IOS 12.2 and it is was updated a couple weeks back without issue

What did happen is that I was reading one of the PDFs and the next time I opened it, the Book app was frozen. So, I shut off the ipad. When I turned it back on, I realized that I went from 130 PDFs ...
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Line thickness when sketching in Notes on iPad

I recently got an iPad Pro with Apple pencil and smart keyboard. I like it a lot! I often need to create a quick sketch, and the Notes app seems perfect... EXCEPT I can't figure out how to change ...
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iOS SmartKeyboard shortcut help screens overlay each other

I have the strange behaviour that the keyboard shortcuts help screens that appear on ios when you long press CMD on the SmartKeyboard overlay each other. Specifically: if an app has its own help ...
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iPad 4 is Disabled Error 3600 iOS 10.3.3

I have an iPad 4 that I haven't used for so long that I forgot the PIN. After too many tries now my iPad is disabled and now it requires iTunes to fix. (Error Showing: iPad is Disabled Connect to ...
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Add Webster Dictionary to my iPad Pro

I am not a big fan of the Oxford dictionary. I am used to using the American Webster dictionary. I have an iPad Pro, and I am using Apple Books app. Under Settings app → General → Dictionary, I am ...
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Delete books from iPad

I have an iPad with a Library of books from BookBub acquired from Amazon or Apple. Want to free up space on my iPad. I go to Library, press Edit, press on the book in question...a circle appears with ...
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iOS Clips app: What is the difference between Save Video and Save to files on iPad?

When using Clips app on iO S12, I see two options Save Video and Save to Files. What is the difference between them?
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What software provides a code editing environment on iPad?

I am seeking recommendations for code editing primarily in Java, C, C++ My research shows these as candidates to meet this need: Coda - iOS app for code editing and SSH (runing the code on remote ...
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Does iPad cover trigger the same sleep mode as using the power switch?

When I close my iPad's 3rd party smart cover, the iPad goes into sleep mode. And when I tap the power button, the same thing seems to occur. So far, so good. I have an app that runs in the ...
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How to ssh with public-key on an iPad?

I want to use an iPad to connect to a linux server through ssh. However, the server only accepts encrypted access using public-key authentication. Is there any way to do that? So one question is ...
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How do I roll back my iOS version? The 12.2 update has broken my WiFi [duplicate]

When I updated my iPhone 8 to 12.2 (16E227), it broke the WiFi and now apps like YouTube can't connect and often times I can't even load apple.com in Safari. Podcast app also fails when streaming. ...
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PDFs disapeared from iBooks

I suddenly lost many of my PDFs from iBook. The only thing suspicious that I did was bookmarking a non PDF book. I have iCloud back up enabled for iBooks. Something strange is showing up here though, ...
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Two apple IDs registered on Apple Servers and one local iPad 2 [Reworded] [duplicate]

I bought icloud-locked iPad which was stolen from trash center in Denmark. Honestly, I did not know they were stolen and I was scammed. (The seller did not even say they are iCloud locked) I ...
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Software Glitch iPad 2 Caused Activation Lock

I’m very new to this thread and I hope I’m in the right place for help. I’ve got an iPad 2 WIFI only model and have an issue, some time ago whilst I was using the iPad it suddenly and out of nowhere ...
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How can I remove all alarm times from the clock app?

How can I remove all alarm times from the clock app on iOS 9.3.5 (iPad)? (regardless of whether the alarm is activated) When one has to many alarm times, the clock app becomes very laggish: