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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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iPad doesn’t support a nonexistent peripheral?

Three times tonight, my iPad has popped up “this [vague term] is not supported by this iPad.” Nothing is plugged into the lightning port. A GPS device that can connect was far out of range. my wife’...
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Is that possible to check an iPad's total power-on lifetime since its manufacture?

I just bought a brand new 2019 iPad Air. But I am afraid it's not a brand new one. I know I could check the model or serial number, but I don't really trust that approach. I think it's best to check ...
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How to view saved passwords on Chrome iOS?

On my desktop I have an extension which prevents websites from reqesting the browser not to recognize the password fields (I imagine they view this feature as unsecure). Now I have synced my passwords ...
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Switch country store in App Store? [duplicate]

Recently, I am constantly being asked to change country store in App Store from USA to Poland: But I don't see any button or option to actually switch the store. How can I do this in old iPad 7 mini? ...
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Unable to change author name in an ebook on iPad

I have a Mac computer where I downloaded an ePub and then changed the author on the Mac in the list view of iBooks. MacOS 10.12.6 Sierra iOS 12.3.1 for the iPad Then I dragged and dropped the ePub ...
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Installing Windows 7 on an iPad Pro

I have an older version model of an iPad Pro. I need to download an application that requires Windows. Can I install Windows 7 on my iPad Pro?
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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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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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How to open Resolution Center for an app version rejection after the app is approved?

Something very strange happened to me. My company application was rejected in first place because App Review Team reported that it crashed in iPad Air 2. We bought a new iPad Air 2 and I faced no ...
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iPad still makes notification noises when muted [duplicate]

I've noticed recently my iPad 3 (Retina) is making notification sounds for Facebook Messenger and some games even when the volume is turned completely down to show the muted symbol. I'm running the ...
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Is it possible to program an iOS app using an iPad?

As the title states, I am trying to ascertain whether or not it is possible to program (using XCode, I'm guessing) iOS apps for iPad and iPhone using an iPad. I cannot find any related details using ...
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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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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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Deleting Bookmarks and History in iPad

I have deleted all Bookmarks and Cleared History in my iPad. However, when I'm in the address bar of Safari and type www.p, a Bookmark/History shows up that I cannot delete. Can you help?
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Will macOS Catalina's new features work with older iOS devices? [closed]

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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How can I rip DVD subtitles to SRT format (or something else that iPads can understand)?

Title says it all. I've used HandBrake, Subler, VideoMonkey, and RipIt. I'm familiar with mencoder. None of them seem to be able to rip the subtitles from a DVD and then get the soft subtitles to the ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a web inspector available on iOS?

To be abundantly clear, I'm looking for a web inspector (like Chrome's) that I can use on an iOS device like an iPad to debug web pages without a computer. I'm aware that you can connect your phone ...
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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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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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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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Simplest way to prevent iTunes from automatically launching when iPhone/iPad is connected

When I connect my iPad or iPhone to my Mac iTunes automatically launches. What is the simplest way to prevent this from happening?
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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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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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Transfer files to iPad via USB from Android

I'm sure this question has been asked many times but I find it surprisingly hard to find a clear answer on the internet by searching it. Is it possible, yes or no, to transfer files to my iPad with a ...
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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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Dragging PDFs out of safari

Is there a way of dragging an open PDF out of safari into another app without saving it and then having to delete it like to the files app or notes?
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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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Stop iTunes from opening when a device is plugged in?

Since re-installing OS X (10.8), every time I plug in an iOS device iTunes opens up and shows an error message: iTunes could not connect to the iPhone "..." because it is locked with a passcode. ...
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Attempting to downgrade from iOS 9.3.5 to iOS 8.4.1 will not work

I attempted to follow this guide for Downgrading from iOS 9.3.5 to iOS 8.4.1. I was able to complete every step in the list until these step(s): I get stuck at step 20. This is when you start ...
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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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iPad: Show website full-screen with hidden controls, address bar and iOS status bar

My iPad running iOS 12.0.1 is displaying a locked website to visitors. How can I let browser full-screen, without URL bar and status bar? I couldn't find related options in Safari or Chrome.
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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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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 ...