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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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Connect an iPad Pro to an older Macbook Pro using a generic USB-C to USB-A cable

The older Macbook Pro I'm using doesn't have USB-C ports. The cable that came with the iPad Pro I'm using came with a USB-C to USB-C cable. I tried to use a USB-C to USB-A cable from a Huawei phone to ...
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Can I turn off the Apple Pencil auto-adjust feature for highlighting text?

I noticed on my new iPad that I can use the Pencil to highlight text (say, for copy/pasting), just like one can do with a finger. However, using my finger, while dragging the edge of the highlight ...
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Download of iMedia Player doesn’t appear to have worked

I have a new iPad. On my old iPad I downloaded iMmedia Player which I used in syncing music from I tunes on laptop down onto my iPad. All worked well! When I tried to install/download iMedia Player ...
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Why did Apple decide to lock my account and force me to change the password?

A few days ago I got a message on my Mac that my Apple account was locked and I had to change my password. I did that, but ever since then, using Apple products has become a nightmare. I have Mac, ...
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IOS Battery cycle measurement

An iPad model 1475 battery has failed after 3+ years of vigorous use as a TV screen. It was replaced through Apple for $100. How can I (practically) measure the battery's ability to charge? Is ...
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Adding gmail account to an iPad in mail.app

When I click next, I receive a pop-up that states "This account may not be able to send or receive emails. Are you sure you want to save?" Can someone assist?
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I made a backup of my iPad Pro using iTunes. Can I restore that backup onto another iPad?

I made a backup of my iPad Pro using iTunes. The backup is on my PC not on iCloud. The iPad broke a few days later, so I went to a store to make the AppleCare valid, we formatted it on the store. ...
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Neural Engine iPhone/iPad Programming [migrated]

Google has not helped me at all with the question of how to program this "Neural Engine" on the latest iOS devices, and especially what happens if a NE app gets downloaded on older devices without the ...
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Unusual icon on iPad screen [closed]

How do I remove 3 arrows in a black rectangle on the top right of my iPad screen? This is not an app and does not move.
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I need to keep my ipad charged longer [closed]

Usually my iPad lasts roughly from 6:30/7:00 in the morning until roughly 7 or 8 at night. I always have my volume and brightness all the way down, one app active at a time, airplane and Bluetooth ...
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iPad screen issue

Recently, I found out that my iPad (6th generation) screen layers are not well-aligned. At the margins, there is a black frame, around 1mm thick. However, the thickness of the frame is not evenly ...
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Can iPad get dead pixel

I had my iPad for years, it is old and today while something black was on the screen (normal, I was looking at somthing black) I noticed some tiny greenish (barely noticed) pixel things on the screen, ...
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Connecting iRig, Mic and Headphones Through a powered USB hub [closed]

Hello so I realized yesterday that not only I wanted to hear my electric guitar through my headphones but also I wanted to hear my voice at the same time. (Garageband iPad) I found out that that I ...
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AirDrop on iPad turns off

The AirDrop feature on my iPad turns itself off (receiving off) after I turn it to receiving on. I have restarted the iPad and then AirDrop works for a few minutes and then I have the same issue. I ...
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Undo typing dialog appears often recently, in Safari

Recently it started happening on my iPad that a small dialog asking "Undo typing?" appears on a web page in Safari. The two options offered are Cancel and Undo. No matter which I tap, both make the ...
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Is there a way to identify color type using Keynote for iOS

I am wondering if you could find the exact color (using RGB, hex, CMYK, HSL, HSV, whatever!) of an object (like a rectangle) using Keynote for iOS. I couldn’t find a way to do this on iOS, plus I don’...
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Can‘t setup an iPad or Apple TV as Home Hub

I tried a lot of different things and running out of ideas. I wanted to start using the HomeKit and failed to setup a Home Hub, both with my Apple TV 4 and with my iPad. My Apple ID is setup with Two-...
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Is iBooks on my iPad deleting local content?

I used iBooks on the iPad to read pdf. Sometime I am looking forward to reading something offline (e.g. flight) just to realized that the local file is not there anymore. Is it some sort of iCloud ...
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Blocking information on my iPad from other people

I recently purchased an iPad that I allow my employees to have access to for Spotify, Sirius, etc. but not my email, texts and personal files. I used my Apple ID setup the iPad so now they can see my ...
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How to add additional “contact me” information to an apple-id

For Christmas, our kids gave us a second iPad (new) to go along with our old first generation iPad. Since I'll be starting a new job in a new city next monday, I want to get it set up so we can face ...
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How do I delete data on my iPad Mini 3?

I would like to start over on one of my games. But each time I deleted it and downloaded it again, my data was still there. I’m not sure how to get rid of it. It is updated.
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Can I use a Verizon iPad mini with Wi-Fi only? [duplicate]

A friend just gave me his Verizon LTW iPad mini. I don't have Verizon. Do I need to remove the SIM card to use it on Wi-Fi only? What problems will I encounter not having Verizon and trying to use ...
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Transferring pictures off of an iPad, when they are stored in an album

I have an iPad Mini that contains several photo albums with unique pictures that I wish to preserve. These albums were created by syncing (using iTunes) from a computer that we've since recycled. (So ...
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Will iMessage receiver on iPad see my iPhone number?

I have had an older iPad with no cellular but recently I got an iPhone as well. I would prefer people not seeing my phone number. If I message them from my iPad will they now be able to see my ...
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How to play sounds through AirPlay

I have a 2018 iPad Pro. It plays music through AirPlay to an external speaker if I choose it. However games seem to play sound only through the built-in speakers. I can have music and the game at the ...
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Using iPhone SIM in an iPad?

Background - earlier this year, Verizon ran a BOGO sale where I was able to get an iPhone 8 for 'free', the catch being, I needed to add a new line of service. Given the bump from 3 lines to 4 was ...
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iPad Pro disconnecting from the Internet

My iPad Pro keeps getting disconnected from the Internet connection, but when I switch the main router off at the wall, it's fine for a couple of hours/days. Alexa etc. are still connected. I did all ...
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iPad: Newly installed apps don’t show up on Home Screens

I am on my fourth iPad - and just as many iPhones — and I have accumulated a very large number of apps. I would like the luxury of going through them one by one and deleting the ones I don’t use. But ...
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Notification badges doesn't work well with multiple iOS devices

When I check, say, my new Instagram direct messages on my iPhone, the red notification badge doesn’t automatically disappear from the Instagram app on my iPad, until I open it. The same thing happens ...
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Can a Wi-Fi only iPad use a mobile Hotspot to get Internet access?

Since I switched mobile providers, I can no longer use my iPhone as a personal Hotspot. The company doesn't allow it, and I didn't realize how convenient it was until I no longer had it. I used to ...
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Opening a website on iPad also opens other random websites

I use a website called UkuTabs which tells me the chords for songs. Every-time I go to the website on my iPad, it always pops up with this random scam website which tells you that you will earn a lot ...
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How can I move videos from Google Drive to Apple Photos on iPad?

My uncle has a lot of videos in Google Drive on his iPad. In Google Drive i can’t find a way to export/save to Photos. I can only move to another Google drive but not onto the native Photos app. Is ...
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How to scroll to the top of the page in Safari on iPad?

Many web sites suggest to tap the very top of the screen (the status bar) but that does not work. It just shows the URL entry field and the tab "ears". I also tried double tapping. Nothing seems to ...
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Safari created a strong password but did not remember it

On a website I tried to change my login password. After typing it in once, Safari replaced it in both input fields with a generated strong password. In the menu on the bottom I tried to select “other ...
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Problems charging older iPad

The iPad was bought 5 years ago, it runs iOS 9.3.5 and claims to be up to date. The battery is fine - it does hold the charge, and it does charge fast (when it decides to charge). The cable is also ...
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Can't copy photo from IPad

I used to be able to copy a photo from the screen by pressing on the screen. For some reason it will not copy anymore.
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How do you select all or multiple items when your ipad keyboard is not available, like in settings/general/ ipad storage/review large attachments?

I am trying to free up storage by deleting things that I needlessly backed up on my iPad Air 2. For example, under settings/general/ ipad storage/review large attachments, there are hundreds of items ...
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iPad still plays the music when muted - how can I truly turn off sounds?

When I mute the iPad with the buttons on the side, the iPad is still playing the music quietly. This is really annoying and I would like to turn the sound completely off. Is there a solution to this?
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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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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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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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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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How to 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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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 ...