Questions tagged [ipad]

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iPad or iPhone doesn't charge until unlocked?

When I plug my iPhone or iPad into my laptop with the USB cable, it doesn't start charging until I unlock the device with touch ID or code. Is there a way I can change this behavior? I don't think it ...
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Removing iPad virtual keyboard prompt (iOS 13 beta)

On my iPad I’m using a Bluetooth keyboard, I’m using a web page as an app that is downloaded on the home screen of the iPad. When I start typing this iPad prompt pops up as seen in the picture. It ...
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How to require password for redownloading apps from App Store?

Little kids keep redownloading deleted apps, and I can't stop them, because apparently Apple doesn't ask for a password to redownload deleted app, it only requires password when installing new apps. ...
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Is there a USB-C PoE adapter for iPad Pro?

Is there a dongle which plugs into the USB-C port on the iPad Pro that accepts Power over Ethernet (PoE) so when PoE is available there’s no need to plug an additional USB-C cable to provide power to ...
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Is there a way to figure out when was my ipad / iphone disconnected from charge cable?

Ok, it may sounds weird but I just found my iPad in the trash (yeah you've read it right haha). So the last thing I remember that I connected it to the charge cable. After I arrived home I've found it ...
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Can iPhone's Handoff be configured to be more reliable?

I have an iPhone, an older iPhone, an iPad Pro, iPad, Macbook and iMac, and they have the same iCloud account. Is there a way to make the "Handoff" feature work more reliably on them? It can be for ...
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Control Mac Mini via iPad

To make things clear: I don’t want a way to control my mouse pointer via iPad, but insted I want to view my e;tire movie library on iPad (without it actually being stored on my iPad) and then when I ...
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iPad Pencil touch triggers immediate screen movement instead of a click

On our new iPads using Pencil, whenever our users touch the browser window, the screen starts to scroll/move. But what we expect is that it triggers a click the same way as if you had used your finger....
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How do i get the quotation mark on ipad pro with logitech keyboard?

When i want to type ", i get «» instead. And it shoes the quotation mark on the keyboard being on number 2, but it´s the double arrow instead. How do i fix this? Nordic layout btw.
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iPad freezes and won't turn back on

I'm having troubles with my iPad. While using my iPad it suddenly froze and later it shut off altogether even though the battery was 90% charged. When restarting I looked at the screen and there was ...
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How to make iTunes sync changed audio files?

I have songs in iTunes that were purchased and others that were ripped from CD or self-made. Some of the CDs were "live" recordings. Here's an example of something that has happened more than once: ...
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Force Sidecar to use usb connection

macOS Catalina has a feature where you can use your iPad as a secondary display for your Mac. I have a Macbook Pro 2016 and a 10.5 inch iPad Pro 2017. Both are officially supported for the latest ...
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How do I establish a secondary axis in Numbers on an iPad Pro?

I see various older questions and replies about secondary axes and presumably can make them on my MacBook Pro. But I’m often working outside on my iPad these days and its lack of anything like ...
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Does iOS 13 (aka, iPadOS) provide better support for connecting a webcam to an iPad?

Does iOS 13 (aka, iPadOS) provide better support for connecting a webcam to an iPad? If it did, then an iPad would become an excellent device for supporting video conferencing, since using its USB-C ...
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Resetting Advertising ID on iPad does not work?

I'm really really sick and tired of these websites showing me ads 'in my interest'. So I did some research and 99% of the answers from nearly 20 sources say to reset advertising ID and turn on limit ...
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Ipad Gmail links no longer open

I am enquiring about my wife's gmail account on her iPad. Until recently all links worked satisfactorily and opened in Google easily. Suddenly this has ceased and whenever she clicks on a link in ...
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Why can’t I install iOS 10.3.3?

iPad 4, currently iOS 8.4.1. The software downloaded, but the download was interrupted at one point due to insufficient memory. I then factory reset my iPad and began the download again. When it was ...
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How can I export drawing from Notes to an image with background on an iPad?

When I save drawing from the Notes app to Photos, the saved image has a transparent background instead of the background I see in the Notes app. You can see the transparent background if you open the ...
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How to remove a very thin screen protector from an iPad?

I have an iPad with a "Paper-Feels Like" screen protector, which I now want to remove. I have tried toothpick, fingernails, etc., but it is so thin and well-placed that I cannot find an edge. Apple ...
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Force open a public wifi login page on an iPad to login as different user

Is there a way to force open a public wifi login page on an iPad? Or in my case, sign out with current user? Here's the scenario: I'm currently logged in as User A, but would like to re-login with ...
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Playing a 3 note chord on GarageBand performs an UNDO function

I have a 1st edition iPad Pro 12.9" and I opened GarageBand. It loaded an old song automatically, and the instrument was a synth. I switched it to a Grand Piano and began to play a 3 note chord. As I ...
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Does “Reset Network Settings” affect all devices?

If I reset my Network Settings in iOS/iPadOS, and so lose all my WiFi networks/passwords, will my other iOS devices also lose them? The reason I ask is that WiFi networks appear to be stored in the ...
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iPad 1st generation, using as full screen browser (kiosk mode)

I have an old 1st generation iPad, which I want to recycle as a family photo/info display. I plan to create a website with the required info and want to have the iPad to display just that site, ...
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Copying mp3 files to an iPad or iPod without iTunes? (from Windows, Mac or Linux) [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to copy a set of mp3 files to my iPad, and/or perhaps even my old iPod. A long time ago I used to do this with iTunes which I strongly dislike, but it seemed to be the only ...
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iPad notes to Pages

Using my iPad Pro, I draft many notes using the well-known Notes app. Next, I would like to polish them and add more detail therefore on Pages, but I could not find yet an efficient way to “import” ...
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How are phone calls initiated from iPad's FaceTime routed?

An iPad is configured with the same Apple ID as an iPhone, which is configured to enable the iPad to receive / initiate phone calls. Is the iPad directly communicating with T-Mobile's cellular ...
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GarageBand iOS on iPad Air, MIDI cable, Roland/Wurlitzer: How do I make something out of this combo?

I just got a 3.5mm to MIDI adapter so I can use it with my Roland EXR-3 Interactive Arranger or use it with my Wurlitzer Omni 3600, which both have in and out MIDI ports. I just want to use the cable, ...
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How to turn off Magnifying glass ( not the one in accessibility)

How do I turn off the circular magnifier in iOS? I am not referring to the accessibility feature. For example, when I open a pdf and hold my Apple pencil down somewhere, a circular magnifying glass ...
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iPad Mini 2 - Not Charging After Drained

My iPad Mini 2 won't turn on anymore after it drained even when i'm plugging in the charger it will just show (see image) then turn off again.. Before this case happened my 10W apple charger suddenly ...
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How to remove an iTunes Wi-Fi Sync host

I open settings, pick General, iTunes Wi-Fi Sync, and it has two hosts listed. The older host does not exist any more. The newer host says "Books" so I assume it is just syncing Books and not the ...
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Can't connect iPad to macOS Mojave

I used to be able to recognize iPad when working with Xcode and iTunes in previous versions of macOS. Now I can no longer connect it. System Information does contain the device in USB list and the ...
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How can I sync and store data for offline access on an iPad?

I am asking a question which, despite tons of Internet research and trying out many different options, I can't seem to find a solution to. I am a software engineer by the day, and a musician at night. ...
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Hard / Factory reset iPad 3 without device password and iTunes

I have an iPad 3 which is disabled and not connected to the Internet. It says that I should connect iTunes but then I have to accept the connection. When I press "Next", it says that I have to answer ...
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iPad: Login with two Apple ID like Windows users

I just bought a new iPad Mini 5 64GB Wi-Fi. I am new to iPad and Apple ecosystem. I logged in with my Apple ID created years ago for iTunes music on my Android device. Can I log into iPad using two ...
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iOS 12 (iPad) Scoped literal IPv6 addresses

I have a raspberry pi running dnsmasq on my lan with both IPv4 and IPv6. I would like to use the custom dns setting on the iPad to use the raspberry rather than the DNS offered by the router in DHCP ...
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iPad 2017 unable to restore/update

I'm having issues restoring my daughter's iPad to working order, and I'm wondering what options I have. She changed her passcode on it and then forgot it, so now it's permanently disabled. I'm ...
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Using iPad as a shared drawing board in a Skype meeting

I use Skype daily for work meetings. My collaborators work in different places around the world and this is the only way to stay connected and work together with them. We are theoretical physicists. ...
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Does iOS 9.3.5 prohibit iBooks syncing via iCloud?

Is there anything that would prevent me from syncing iBooks with iCloud in iOS 9.3.5 on an iPad 2? I have a working iCloud account in good standing, with three devices connected: an iPhone SE (MP832B/...
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water splash caused minor iPad Power Button problems, what is the risk of mainboard corrosion?

Summary Water splash on iPad Pro 12.9" (first generation) Power button stopped working, then few times appeared to press itself, then started working again. Third party repair service refused to open ...
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Transferring photos from “Documents by Readdle” app to Camera Roll without uploading it to cloud or connecting to a PC?

I have found that that the photos that I have added to the Documents by Readdle app are not visible to any other app on my iPad. I recently installed a GIF maker app which is not able to find any ...
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Minecraft/Xbox Live not working when Content Restrictions are enabled

We recently had to enable Content Restrictions on my son's iPad, but now he cannot sign in to his Xbox Live account in Minecraft. The iPad is currently running iOS version 12.3.1 In the Settings ...
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Same number of app icons on each page for iPhone and iPad?

App icons on my iPhone are 6 rows by 4 columns = 24 per page but iPad has 5 rows by 4 columns plus ‘dock’ Is there a way to have 6 rows by 4 columns on the iPad also?
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Verification Failed there was an error connecting to the apple id server ipad

I tried to sign out of my apple id but nothing will let me. I've reset my ipad about 5 times already and nothing has worked. I've put the time Zone to set automatically as some of you have said it ...
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Where can I download iPad apps in macOS Catalina Beta?

I have heard that macOS Catalina can run iPad apps. I have the public beta version of macOS Catalina. Where can I download iPad apps?
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I lost my iPad, but someone is now using my Kindle account to download books

Unfortunately I cannot track the device with the Find my Iphone feature, however, the person who took my iPad is using it to download books. Is there any way I can track the device using the kindle ...
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Keep iCloud Drive directory for “offline” use on iPad?

I have a directory under the Documents folder (let's call it My Vacation), and iCloud Drive is enabled. I'm regularly adding files to this directory on my Mac. (PDFs, tickets, etc.) How can I mark ...
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Apple Pencil app without any analytics or syncing or network use

I am looking for an Apple Pencil app that does not go to the internet for any reason. I want the convenience of the Apple Pencil. I don’t want data syncing of any sort Same with any analytics The ...
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Adjusting velocity range of note input on GarageBand iOS with MIDI controller

I am trying to get the best possible results in the realm of note velocity with my keyboard MIDI controller in GarageBand. The keyboard itself is touch sensitive, but the velocity sensitivity is very ...
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Why won't transferred video files get detected in PlayerXtreme iPad app?

I just bought an iPad. I have been Windows and Android user all my life. In Android I could just transfer a video file to the device and any video player such as VLC or MXPlayer would automatically ...
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Display PDF slides via HDMI projector, controlled from iPad/iPhone, either directly or via MacBook

I frequently give academic conference presentations, using PDF-based slides. Typically, a projector with HDMI input is available. Currently, I usually connect it to my MacBook as mirrored display, ...