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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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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 to install apps which require a newer version of iOS on a 1st gen. iPad?

I have a 1st generation iPad and when I download apps it tells me “this requires iOS 6.0 or later” but when I go to update it tells me it's fully updated? Why is this happening, and is there any way I ...
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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:
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Getting prompted for verification code but where do I put it in?

I am using an old iPad -- it's an iPad 2 model MC990LL/A -- running iOS 9.3.5 I noticed when I go to settings --> iCloud and tap the top part where my name and ID is, I get this: Account Details ...
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Output Macbook audio to iPhone or iPad

This question is a duplicate, I know. Duplicate: Send audio output of MacBook to iPhone for remote listening However the age of this question and answer is about 5 years. Mac OS and iOS updates ...
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How do I delete photos only from my iPad but not from iCloud

How do I go about deleting all photos from my iPad Pro (A1701) and still have them on iCloud?
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Lock iPad into single folder view with pdf files

I have a requirement, to have an iPad locked to a single folder view, with 1 level subfolders, each with a list of pdf files: . ├── Bob Dylan/ │ ├── file1.pdf │ ├── file2.pdf │ ├── file3.pdf │ ...
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Is it possible to fix my iPad screen? Large areas of black after bending it

Some random man sat on my iPad and bend it. Now I have these black parts in my screen. Can you tell me what is wrong with my iPad. Everything works smoothly but these black parts make it difficult to ...
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Force charging a iPad 4 battery [on hold]

I recently found my iPad -- it's a 4th gen and it hasn't been used in a long time. When I plug the cable it just keeps rebooting and not turn on. I tried so much pressing home and power buttons and ...
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Automatically unlock iPad mini 5 upon pickup

I have a recently released iPad mini 5. Is there anyway I can automatically have my iPad unlock when I pick it up, so its ready to use straight away?
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How do I view an SSL certificate on my iPad from Safari?

I'm trying to view the SSL certificate for a web site on my iPad. For example, how can I view the SSL certificate for this site? https://encrypted.google.com/ Using Safari on the desktop, I can ...
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Filter RSS feeds on iPad

I'm looking for an app to read my rss feeds from my favourite websites but with a filtering feature by keywords. For example every article from a website that contains the word "pluto". On my mac I ...
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IOS accessibility: Turn page in iBooks with headphone buttons / bluetooth keyboard?

I am trying to help someone with disabilities to turn pages in e.g. iBooks on the iPad. All I need for this is a single button, possibly one that iOS can interpret as an accessibility switch. I have ...
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iPad 4 webcam hacking [duplicate]

I received an email from my email address dedicated to Facebook blackmailing me. Saying that he had hacked my webcam and has videos for me. He wants 1000$ in the form of bit coins. What's your advice ...
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View local HTML files using web browser on iPad

Using a web browser (e.g., Safari, Chrome, etc.) can I view html pages that are stored locally on the iPad? The pages should render properly and execute Javascript/CSS properly.
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What apple device takes photos with a resolution of 2250px x 3000px?

I'm trying to figure out what kind of mobile apple device took a certain photo that was sent to me, and I'm hoping you guys can help. The dimensions of the photo are 2250px x 3000px. Thanks!
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Do iPhone/iPad model numbers follow a pattern?

From what I've gathered the first two digits after the 'A' in iPad model numbers are roughly +/- 1 off from the year of release, for example iPad Pro (10.5-inch) 2017 has a model number of A1701 ...
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How can I transfer large files from Linux to iPad over a cable or wifi?

I am looking for a way to transfer large files to the iPad without using iTunes or pushing to and pulling from a remote server. I run an Ubuntu laptop as my only OS at the moment and want to be able ...
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iPad being using in wall mount battery swollen

Ive got an install with an iPad mini 4 installed in a wall mount running locked to a single app. The wall mount has a POE to USB adaptor built in. The iPad is powered by a TP link POE adaptor : https:...
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Transfer speed of USB-C to Lightning on latest iPad Pro 10.5

Has anyone experience or estimates on what transfer speeds are to expect when transferring data to/from the latest gen. iPad Pro 10.5 using a USB-C to lightning cable? Scenarios might be creating an ...
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My Ipad 2 does not want to charge: how should i fix it?

My Ipad is very old but still works well, the only thing it does not work is charging issue. The original charger was damaged, and I have replaced it with a accessory for it. Later on, when I want to ...
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Can’t access some webpages

When I go to certain websites, it says “safari cannot open the page because it could not connect to the server” Screen time is currently not blocking any websites, and this happens with YouTube.com, ...
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How does iTunes know where the iBooks are?

I wanted two user accounts and the admin account on the MacBook Pre (2012) to have the same iTunes library (not family sharing nor the older sharing option). Changed the path in iTunes preferences, ...
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How to operate an iPad from a Mac or Windows PC?

I have a setup in office where on a desk is a fixed iPad on a stand. On the same desk, I have a Windows PC or iMac. Customer is looking at iPad. I am the desktop user and I want to control the iPad ...
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Why won’t iCloud (or iTunes) synchronize books?

We have two iPads, recent models, with the latest IOS. Both have everything logged in to the same Apple ID. On a MacBook Pro (MBP) with the latest MacOS, iTunes and iBooks (and everything else) are ...
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iPad Air loses hotpost connection from iPhone 7

If my iPad Air is idle for more than a few minutes, it loses the hotspot connection from my iPhone 7. I have a Bluetooth keyboard connected to my iPad, so I can’t also have my iPhone Bluetooth ...
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On iPad or iPhone, how to progress PDF with “Fade” or “Appear” instead of slide-in from right?

The pages of my pdf presentation add incremental changes to the first page. The second page, for instance, consists of the diagram on the first page in addition to a few more lines. This way a complex ...
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iCloud files on the iPad 'undownload' after being unused for a while

I have an iPad Pro running iOS 12.2. I manage my files through the Files manager available (mostly PDFs). After a period of non-use, the local copies get removed and a cloud sign appears. The ...
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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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Ambient light sensor not working when moving from light to dark rooms with an iPhone or iPad

Over the years, I've collected a few iPhone 4's and 4S's, as well as a couple iPad 2's and a new/third generation iPad. They're all equipped with an ambient light sensor that darkens the display in ...
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How can I clear an iPad from another company's DEP?

The company I work for is in the process of enrolling all iPads into MDM and correcting devices not in the DEP. We've found one that we've had for a while. It's in another DEP but not in another MDM.....
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Changing the thumbnail of an iPad generated album [duplicate]

In the photos app on my iPad, the 'places album' thumbnail is a photo I deleted and deleted from recently deleted a few months ago. When you look in the actual album it is not one of the photos ...
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Is it Possible to Delete Songs from iCloud without iTunes Match? [duplicate]

Edit in response to this question being a duplicate. This is not a duplicate as I am asking how to delete any song from any artist off of cloud storage, not just U2's Songs of Innocence. The link ...
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iPad using too much data on WiFi?

I am using an iPad 3 (WiFi) on iOS 9.2.1 and since two days I have been having an issue. I don't have an unlimited WiFi connection, I use my mobile phone hotspot for iPad. Now whenever I connect my ...
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My 2nd generation ipad

What is versions does and iPad 2 support?will there be a problem updating the tablet cause I no longer own a computer?
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iPad mini won't turn on/charge

I have had my iPad mini for a long time, and it's been having issues for the past year. Whenever I let it completely loose power, it takes forever to actually turn back on. When I have it plugged in, ...
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Strokes is getting deleted while writing

When I’m writting with a stylus while keeping my hand on my iPad 6th gen ios 12.1.4, some of the strokes keeps dissapearing My attempt to resolve I found solution online suggesting me to turn off ...
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Being able to colour in a PDF with the pencil

I have the ipad 9" (not pro) with the apple pencil. I'd like to get a PDF with colour in pages and then on the ipad be able to colour in with the Apple pencil (think of the Pigment app, where you can ...
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How to turn off activation lock on iPad? [duplicate]

My mom logged out of her iPad and she forgot everything I’ve tried fixing it but it doesn’t work I need help!
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How can I check how many times an iPhone or iPad has been charged?

On my MacBook Pro, I can see in the About this Mac → System Report → Power link, how many times the laptop has been charged. It lists the condition (currently as "Normal") on my laptop. I've seen it ...
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Unknown Icon on iPad Lock Screen

I don’t know what that white glob like thing right over left upper corner, I think it’s kinda bug , it just doesn’t look good can any body tell me what is that and how can I take it out
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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 Auto-delete deleted iBooks, now all my highlights are gone

iBooks iOS recently deleted iBooks for no reason, it's an app I use everyday. I clicked the restore button with the little cloud icon and it reinstalled immediately with every single book and pdf that ...
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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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iOS - Bluetooth not auto connecting to previously paired device

My iOS devices do not auto-connect (auto-pair) to a Bluetooth audio receiver device. However this works as expected on Android and OS X Yosemite. Thus I do not think it is the Bluetooth receiver that ...
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How do you read /dev/tty.iap on iOS? [closed]

I want to access data from a USB device attached to an iPad on that iPad. So far, I've written a basic app that detects whether files exist or not on the iPad. However, it says the /dev/tty.iap file ...
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If you deactivate an iPad from your Apple ID, will it still receive iMessages?

I recently went on the iTunes store and took my Apple ID off of my iPad. Will text/iMessages that I receive on my iPhone still go to the iPad?
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Does iOS backup include the OS and related questions

I had an iPad stolen recently. I had deliberately not updated the iOS as an app I used was not being updated and worked well on the old iOS. Now I need to restore the back up to another iPad. I ...
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Scrolling to the bottom of 500 emails

Is there an easy way to scroll up and down in the left hand pane in e-mail? I have my ipad set to display 500 emails and its a pain to get from an email at the bottom of the list to one back at the ...
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iPad doesn't display the captive portal login window after connecting to a WiFi network

I use a WiFi network that requires users to first go through a captive portal login window after joining the WiFi network. It works fine on my Android phone, but on my iPad no captive portal login ...