Questions tagged [ipad]

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

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Why is a non-cellular iPad model announced as new network interface when connecting to a Mac through USB?

Whenever I connect my iPad (non-cellular / wifi-only version, so no sim card and no mobile data connection) to my Mac over USB, I get a dialogue box stating that a new network connection iPad-USB has ...
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When connected to iPad, the Web Inspector on my Mac is empty

I am struggling to use the Web Inspector on my Mac to inspect the webpage on my iPad. This is how I am trying to connect my Mac to my iPad: I have turned on web inspector on my iPad. I have checked ...
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On iPad in Chrome, How to disable address bar autohide?

Is it possible to disable address bar autohide feature in Google Chrome on iPad?
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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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Distributing a custom iOS app to a non-profit museum

My small company is building an iPad app for a fixed installation in a small, non-profit museum. This app isn't intended for the general public, and we do not want it listed in the app store (or need ...
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iPad tries to connect to Apple TV but then gives up

I am trying to set up my Apple TV and running into some difficulties. I can see the mirroring option on the iPad, and when I select it I can see my Apple TV. When I select these options it nothing ...
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“No space left on device” despite 70GB free; can't create any files larger than 8.0MiB on iPad

iPad Pro 9.7" (1st gen) 256GB, iOS 10.2.1. Problem #1: I can't create files larger than 2-8MB (it varies upon reboot). This renders the iPad virtually unusuable. Many apps won't launch, apps won't ...
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How to download older version of an app for older devices?

Long story short, I recently deleted the Google YouTube app off my iPad 1 in hopes to fix some weird behavior. I planned to reinstall it right after, but to my dismay, it wouldn't let me download it ...
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iPad just updated now shows double icon rows

Anyone seen this before? After updating an iPad to the latest OS now all rows of icons are duplicated. They also seem to wiggle a bit. Hard reboot with home and power button do nothing for the ...
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Looking for an iPad pencil compatible app with a large or infinite canvas

I tried Sketch and some other drawing apps. I’d like a bigger canvas to work with. Most seem to only be 8 1/2 by 11 or standard page size. Is there a way to expand the canvas on some of the basic ...
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Is there an app to keep screen on when another (video surveillance) app is running?

I'm using this mobile video surveillance app on my iPad, called Exacq Mobile 3 to monitor cameras in our store when I'm in the backroom. It works for what I need it, except that there's one seemingly ...
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How to play videos using original dimensions on iPad?

I have a number of mp4 videos with poor resolution and/or small dimensions (dimensions: 320 x 240) that I wish to play on my iPad (running iOS 10.3.3). When viewing the videos that have small ...
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Is there available software for MacOS to test iPad functions through USB or other interface?

Is there any software for checking hardware in iOS? mentions a few things for iPhone, some of which may work on iPad. But I can't get them, because the iPad has no internet. With WiFi enabled, it ...
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Can't connect my iPad to the localhost of my Mac

I want to access the localhost of my Mac from my iPad. From my Mac, the address is http://localhost:8888. Through IP address The Mac and the iPad are connected to the same Wifi network. The IP ...
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Trust Mac on iPad automatically

It is very annoying to "Trust this computer" every time I connect my iPad to Mac. Is there a way to "trust" my Mac by my iPad automatically?
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Why are there empty circles next to these voice memos in itunes?

I am having a problem finding voice recordings in my iPad. I already had this problem on my phone and none of the blogs nor threads on Apple's site have worked. I upgraded to iTunes 12.1.2.27 On my ...
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Export or save safari history on iPad without iTunes or iCloud or computer

is there a way to export or save safari history right on the iPad using an app maybe? I don't want to move the history over to another device, but just want to see the full list of history (that's not ...
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iOS8.1 Can't stay logged in to Stack Exchange or Stack Exchange chat

So everything was wonderful before iOS8.1. Now I can no longer log in to Stack Exchange via Facebook on Safari (diagnostics say it's an HTML 5 issue), but can log in via Facebook on Chrome or via ...
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Why is Usage reporting Camera and Photos using so much space?

On my iPad 3, if I check Usage the system reports that Camera and Photos, and specifically the Photostream, is consuming nearly 5GB of space. I have turned off the Photostream to verify but it only ...
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How to only import JPG on iPad when shooting in RAW+JPEG

I shoot in RAW+JPEG mode. When I import photo to the iPad using the camera connection kit, it imports both versions of each file. Is there a way to only import the JPG version?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does iPad still use its battery when it is connected and fully charged?

I use my iPad on my desk with a stand everyday and it is connected to usb cable, which also charges iPad. It usually stays at 100% charge since my cable is connected. In this case...does my iPad ...
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Is there a way to use control keys Bluetooth keyboard via Remote Desktop?

I use the Microsoft Remote Desktop app on my iPad for remote control. I would like to use shortcuts like 'alt + tab', 'ctrl + tab', etc. But I can't, because Microsoft Remote Desktop don't send 'alt' ...
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How can I ensure a shared, corporate device never prompts for user sign-in?

We are using supervised devices Airwatch is our MDM solution Devices are being used sparingly with Guided Access enabled to allow use of one app only Some devices use Facetime as above mentioned app, ...
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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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Paste a formula in numbers 4.2 without altering format of recipient cell

How do i paste a formula in numbers 4.2 without altering format of the target cell? I’m sure this used to be easy, but can't seem to do it. I want to paste a formula from a colour filled cell to a ...
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iPad Select from Drop Down Menu problem

iPad iOS 11, Recently found that Google desktop site, on both Google Chrome and Safari, does not let me select anything from the populated drop down list. When trying to make a selection in the drop ...
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Why am I seeing a big blank circle instead of cellular data indicator on iPad?

Since last night, and all of a sudden, I’m starting to see an awkward big circle replacing the cellular data signal indicator on my iPad Mini 3. The circle only shows up with the cellular data turned ...
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iOS caching PAC file

I have a large number of iPads (minis + airs) running the latest iOS for the device. (9.3.5 on the minis). They are all configured by MDM to use a wifi network with a PAC file. After having some ...
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MacBook Air 2017 Photos App Not Detecting Some Photos From iPad 5

I am trying to import videos from my iPad 5 (running iOS 12.0.1) to my 2017 MacBook Air (MacBookAir7,2 running macOS High Sierra 10.13.5) through the Photos app and half of my iPad's photos aren't ...
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Can an iMac be used as an external monitor with the 2018 iPad Pro as the source?

Apple just released the new iPad and as one can clearly see Apple showed how we can use it with an external monitor via the USB-C Port. So, my question is can the same principle/procedure be used for ...
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LTE iPad needs to be connected to WiFi to choose data plan

I have an iPad with Apples eSIM. However, every time I want to choose a data plan, it: constantly tries to connect to the previous plan and fails. Every 5 seconds I am getting a message with "no ...
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How to update iOS by using Profile Manager as mobile device management (MDM) service?

I cannot find a way to remotely update iOS version for iPads by using Profile Manager as mobile device management (MDM) service. All devices are enrolled in Apple's DEP program. I can choose Install ...
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iPad Pro Won't Turn On

iPad Pro was fully charged. Upon going to bed I set alarms as usual. No alarm in morning and iPad will not turn on. When I try to recharge the back gets quite warm. I tried restarting by pushing both ...
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Set delay before an e-mail is marked as read in iPad Mail

In iPad Mail app, as soon as an e-mail is displayed it is marked as read. Is it possible to set a delay (e.g. 5 seconds) before it is marked as read?
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iPad 2018 locks although auto lock never

My new iPad 2018 11.3.1 has auto lock "never", 90% battery, watching Safari streaming, after 30 minuted it auto locks and requires my pin. Why? I doubled checked the settings above, happened again! ...
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USB-3–Lightning cable: Does it yet exist?

According to Apple, the 2017 iPad Pros (12.9 and 10.5 inch) are equipped with a USB-3–capable Lightning connector and Apple already sells a Lightning to USB 3 camera adapter. However, I am looking ...
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Can I gift an ibook to multiple recipients as a conference giveaway?

I would like to gift a book listed on ibooks as a giveaway for 175 people at a European conference. Attendees all have iphones/ipads but are based across various European countries. I have all their ...
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iPad sticks when scrolling to notification screen

iPad 4th gen (MD520LL/A) with iOS 10.3.3 As the title says, the screen sticks when scrolling to the notifications page. I've removed all notification panels on the screen so all that is left is the ...
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Apple MDM settings won't go through because WiFi is always offline

I can manage settings, apps and updates from Apple's MDM but changes won't get applied because WiFi is always off if I don't manually start using the iPads. iPads are in charging cart whole night and ...
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Recent iOS deletes local app data

I’m having this problem with the most recent iOS versions. My iBooks, my Notability and my eBreviary apps all routinely loose their data, and have to be reloaded from the cloud/server. Some process ...
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Is there a way to make an iOS device brick itself every 2 hours?

I'm trying to limit the amount of time my kids can play on their iPad. Sure there is guided access mode and other solutions out there but here's what I really want: I hand the iPad to kid with no ...
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iPad Air Wi-Fi randomly disconnects after update to iOS 11 - Possible cause faulty Bluetooth?

My iPad Air (1) started dropping the Wifi connection at random times just after the major upgrade to iOS 11.0. Since then I have taken all the updates (6 I think now!) and am now running 11.1.2. I ...
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USB hub that charges and allows normal data connectivity at the same time on same port

I've read a few posts on here, but not seem to answer my question. I'm a musician with a MacBook Pro and a 2016 model iPad, these are connected via a Hub. The Hub is a Amker mains powered which has 7 ...