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

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I need to factory reset a disabled 6 generation iPad [closed]

I need to factory reset a 6 generation iPad but I can’t find it on my iTunes account.
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Capture higher degree trend coefficients on iPad Numbers app?

I see there’s a way to capture slope and intercept for a linear trend according to Numbers.app Chart Trendline Equation Capture and its answers, but I’m using a polynomial trend in Numbers on an iPad ...
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An app to doodle vector diagrams with apple pencil

I want to illustrate technical ideas with it quickly and dirty, possibly sharing over a chat screen share. NOT create document-grade formal diagrams. I tried Graffle and Affinity Designer. Didn't like ...
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Does an iTunes backup also backup the "Recently Deleted" album and folder?

Assume that iCloud backups on an iPhone/iPad are disabled. Assume that there are files in the "Recently Deleted" folder and that there are photos in the "Recently Deleted" album. ...
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How do I copy files from my PC to the root directory of the "On My iPad" section of the Files app using a USB cable?

I would like to copy files from my Windows PC to the root directory of the "On My iPad" section of the Files app via USB cable. I am using Windows 11 and iPadOS 15.8.2. What I mean by "...
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iPad Pro Gen 3 (2018) Effective USB Bandwidth

I have a rather unique P2P network configuration between an ASUS GU603HM and an iPad Pro 3rd Gen (2018). I'm using usbmuxd to establish an IP over USB connection between the two. I've also tried the ...
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Battery usage when iPad powered off? [duplicate]

I own an iPad Air (3rd generation, wifi/cellular). Before powering it off, I set it to Airplane mode. When I power it back it up, it show the correct time. Does the time of day feature use some ...
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Possible to access old Seagate Central NAS from iPad?

Does anyone know of a way to browse and open files in a private area on an old Seagate Central NAS using e.g. Files on an iPad? The NAS is circa 2014; at the time it provided iOS apps, they appear to ...
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How can I play content from my iPhone 15 to my ipad 9 on ios 17? [duplicate]

I try to share content from iphone 15 to ipad 9 over airplay (both iOS 17.5.1). But the ipad don't appear in the control screen from iphone. But sharing to my macbook is not problem. How can fix this? ...
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Internet Sharing with iPad USB stopped working, EXCEPT when I activate sharing over WiFi also

For the past 18 months (perhaps 2 years) I've been sharing Internet from my Mac Mini M1 to my iPad, over USB. So this is a new issue in a setup that was previously working. It worked fine up until ...
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Smart Keyboard Folio on iPad Air 6th Gen.?

I have an iPad Air 4th generation, and was considering upgrading to the new 6th generation that was just announced. However, I noticed that Apple is no longer selling the Smart Folio Keyboard for ...
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Image size in bytes increases two times after export

This question appears in the process of investigation bug report on MSE. I created a screenshot on iPad by swiping from the left bottom corner and saved it in photo section. iPad says that the image ...
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iPad Mini A1455 stops on T&Cs when trying to install any app from App Store

Is there anyway, I can still use in 2024 a very old iPad Mini A1455 (1st edition?) and install any apps from App Store? I have erased everything and started as a new iPad. Everything went easy, PIN, ...
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How can I efficiently search in a channel in Slack for iPad without having to type the entire channel name?

I use the Slack app on iPad. I'm browsing a channel. I'd like to search for some text inside that channel. How can I do it efficiently? The only way I found so far is to click on the search icon on ...
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How to copy an exact version of an app from iPad to iPad?

I have two iPads where I am using a particular app. On iPad A, I have updated to a new version of the app and discovered that the app has been modified so strongly that it became unusable. On iPad B, ...
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Improving iPhone/iPad GPS accuracy by using RTK correction data

I am seeking to improve the accuracy of iOS device GPS data, for use in a GPS mapping app. To do this, RTK (Realtime Kinematic) correction data must be applied to the raw GPS unit's output. I don’t ...
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What's the minimum spec USB-C cable for extended desktop to an iPad from a Macbook? [closed]

iPads support extended desktop over WiFi and USB. To use over USB which is the cheapest cable data type? Usb-C with USB 2.0, 10Gbps, thunderbolt or other label. There quite a price difference in ...
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Cannot physically remove deactivated SIM from iPad Air Gen5, can I still use eSIM?

Cannot physically remove deactivated SIM from iPad Air Gen5, can I still use eSIM? iPad is encased in an Xciel case and thus deactivated SIM cannot be removed. Can we still use eSIM? We cannot ...
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Why every app that is using iCloud Drive is stuck on iPadOS 17.4.1?

I have been having this kind of issue since Friday evening (2024.04.05). It all started with the Files app not responding (not showing deleted/updated/downloaded... files), then it propagated to other ...
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Determining iPad storage capacity without the physical device?

Is there a way to tell how much storage my iPad mini 4 has without looking at the back? I am trying to sell mine but I left it at home. I know the model number (A1538) and ECID but neither of those ...
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Brand new iPad (10th generation) apparently has a 10 year old battery? Is this even possible?

I just got this iPad (10th generation) 3 days ago from a certified apple reseller and when I plugged it into my Mac to check the battery with an app I found out that apparently it was manufactured in ...
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How can I change my background on Google Meet with my iPad 9 (iPadOS 15.6.1)?

I'd like to change my background on Google Meet with my iPad 9 (iPadOS 15.6.1). Typically I click on , but I don't see that button: How can I change my background on Google Meet with my iPad 9 (...
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iPad 4 stuck in update/restore loop

I have an iPad 4 running 9.3.1. I put it in recovery mode and connected it to my PC. Now iTunes keeps telling me to update or restore it, but regardless of whether I click "update" or "...
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Open pdf in Books

I used to use Books on my iPad but transferring files now seems difficult. Attempting to sync with a Mac seems to delete files. I can AirDrop to Files but seem unable to open/transfer to my Books ...
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can I temporarily disable an AirTag?

I have the following issue. I want my daughter to have an AirTag in her bag, but I want to disable it throughout the time she in school, as it interacts with her school iPad and makes her ...
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ipad 4 mini: stuck in "activation error", unable to access device

I have a very old ipad 4 mini (9.3.1). I got it from a friend. I factory reset it and now when I power it on, I enter my passcode and the iPad just says "We're sorry, we are unable to continue ...
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Google Sheets no menu iPad

My GoogleSheets app on a late-model iPad Pro looks like this: I would like to select all rows and columns of this data (700+ columns wide) and create a line graph that shows these sunrise times over ...
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Using continuity sketch to "paste" a sketch anywhere

I would like to be able to insert sketches into the markdown notes editor Obsidian. This tool does not have any inbuilt support for continuity sketch. However, it does allow me to paste images from ...
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How can I prevent an app from taking focus of my AirPods when I open it on iOS?

Whenever I opened an app Pleco (Chinese-English dictionary app) while listening to music on YouTube (background mode), the music stopped playing. I manually have to play it again in order to listen to ...
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I need help resetting a secondhand iPad 3rd gen (A1403)

I bought the iPad on eBay and received it today. It was sold as untested, but the old Apple ID is still linked to it. I tried to use the steps on the support page If you forgot your iPhone passcode, ...
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How to Write a Simple iPad App/Script to Randomly Select Students and Track Absences [closed]

I am a teacher using an iPad in the classroom. I want to create a simple application or script that can randomly select students' names to answer questions. However, I also need the ability to mark ...
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Using Kindle app on iPad how to search my notes

Kindle service allows us to make notes as we read text and these notes synchronize to all kindle apps. Specifically I want to search MY notes, across all books in my kindle app or in 1 collection. In ...
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is there a user-friendly way of removing the remnants from an uninstalled iOS/iPad app on mac?

I just noticed that, other than on iOS, deleting an iOS/iPad app from my Apple Silicon mac does not remove all the files associated with the app. I work around that by finding the apps storage ...
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Unable to Connect to iPad via AnyDesk After Update: "Session Rejected" Error

After updating AnyDesk on my iPad a few days ago (February 2024), I can't connect from my Macbook Pro computer to my iPad anymore. I tried connecting (to my iPad) using other personal computers but ...
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no FaceTime pure audio call (audio only)

It is only possible to make or receive a Facetime video call with an iPhone 11. A pure Facetime audio call is not possible. The latest software update is installed. Same Apple ID on iPad and iPhone. ...
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In GoodNotes 6, make a template with an overlay where I can write? Ex: Daily checklist, erasing checks at end of day

Is there something like layers in GoodNotes 6 app on iPad? Or perhaps a custom background under a notebook page? I want to have a bottom layer where I occasionally add items such as daily to-do tasks. ...
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Will the EU / DMA changes spare iPad and macOS devices?

Apple has issued a statement "Update on apps distributed in the European Union" regarding the support of "Home Screen web apps", which is their term for PWA's. It's essentially ...
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Transfer PDFs from a Win PC to iBooks on iPad3

I have a Win PC and an older Ipad3 (iOS 9.3.6) which I want to use as a PDF reader. Right now I copy the PDFs from my PC to iDrive/iCloud. On the iPad, in the iCloud app I "Share/Send" the ...
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How can I reset my ipad [closed]

I have an Ipad that has find my phone on it and I cannot reset it. The person who owned it is not alive anymore to ask the proper questions
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IPAD Files App accessing Synology NAS

For quite some time I have been able to access PC generated files backed up to my Synology NAS from an IPAD using the Files app. Now however I can only access the top directly level Once I select a ...
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How can I see which meeting participant admitted a guest from the lobby into the meeting?

I use MS Teams on my iPad. How can I see which meeting participant admitted a guest from the lobby into the meeting? Is this an issue only on the iPad or on any device? I have the same issue on ...
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iPad 4 Lightning audio while charging?

I bought a used iPad 4 mini to try out some music recording software. I use an external audio interface (iRig Pro Duo) connected to the Lightning port for audio recording, playback and MIDI. Is there ...
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How to enable multiple user accounts on an iPad, to be used by a family

I'm trying to set up a new iPad 9 to be used by me, my wife, and our kid, all under their own user accounts at the iOS level. I know it's not straightforward to do this, but I'm trying to do it using ...
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Networking question - why can't my iPad connect to the closest network?

I'm a network grasshopper, so bear with me. I have a 3 story home, with wifi routers on every floor, each has its own network. When I move from the 1st floor to the 3rd floor, my iPad never connects ...
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My iPad does not show in the Macbook screen mirror list

I have a Macbook Pro running on macOS Sonoma (Version 14.2.1) and an iPad Pro (5th generation) running on iPadOS (Version 17.2). I can airplay my iPad to Macbook but can not do the reverse. I do not ...
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Is it possible to show the iPad screen in a browser window of MacBook? [duplicate]

I want to mirror my iPad screen to MacBook. But I want to show the screen in a browser windows in the MacBook so that I can show one browser window where I am doing some work and then switch to ...
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No date, time, and battery icon on Safari toolbar, iPad 17.2

I updated my iPad to version 17.2. Now the Safari toolbar, the bar on the top where the address box is, no longer has the date, time, battery, and Internet icons. The toolbar is now just like in the ...
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Precision/Margin of Error (in meters) of iPhone/iPad Locations, Precise Location Off vs. On?

I am a mobile app developer developing a pair of iOS apps that use device location for search, and I’m trying to put constraints on the dimensions necessary for a cells in a quadtree-based location ...
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Is it possible to prevent Files app to rename files in a folder when copying?

I often need to copy files, (later edit 1:) grouped as folders, between an app and OneDrive. I would wish to write the data straight to OneDrive so I can access it remotely, but that's not possible ...
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Can I override age restrictions for specific apps?

My young teenager has an iPhone with parental controls turned on. One setting will only allow apps rated 12+. I prefer 12+ as a default setting, but there are a couple of 17+ apps that I find ...
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