Questions tagged [ipad]

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

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How does external GPS device work with iPhone and iPad?

It seems iPhone (and iPad) actually has a standard feature that is called external GPS device? I hope to find out more about it: First of all, why would we use an external GPS device? I can ...
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USB C to Ethernet on iPad Air 4 in hotel

The WiFi in my hotel room has been dropping video calls so I got a USB C to ethernet adapter and plugged it into my iPad Air 4 running the latest iOS. Ethernet settings appear in the settings app and ...
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iPadOS 14.2 - Unable to find Apple Pencil double tap settings

I have an Apple Pencil 2 paired with an iPad running iPadOS 14.2. I was able to configure the double tap action in the settings somehow, but I don't know how to do it anymore. Is this setting hidden? ...
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Screen recording not working on iPadOS 13?

I’ve been trying to get screen recording to work on my iPad Pro 9.7 for a while, but it seems to be greyed out. I know it isn’t restricted, as I have checked multiple times, and AirPlay mirroring ...
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Syncing photos from Mac with iPad

My Mac and my iPad are synced so I can get messages and take pictures with both. When I take a picture with my Mac it doesn't show up on my iPad, vice versa. How can I get Mac photos to my iPad? If ...
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Extracting diagnostic logs from iPad 2 with macOS Catalina

I have an iPad 2 from wich I want to extract the diagnostic logs. The use case is a failed activation that blocks me from using the iPad or restoring it with my Laptop. I have a separate question for ...
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Ipad 3 cover not deactivating screen

My iPad 3 with the original apple cover seems to stay turned on (display is on) when the cover is closed. This causes massive battery drain. Restarting did not fix this issue. Anyone here has the same ...
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Can the iPad Mail app show the message list full screen?

I just got an iPad (not an iPad 2) and I would like to see the list of messages in the Mail app full screen and not just in the side bar, like they are now. Is this possible?
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How do I call myself using Facetime?

I have Facetime on my MacBook and Facetime on my iPad. Of course I also have one Apple ID account. Sometimes the family uses the iPad while I'm away. I'd like to be able to call "myself", that is ...
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Slack not respecting Do Not Disturb on iPad

I am signed in to multiple workspaces on slack on my iPad, and usually I want a sound + banner notification for messages. But if I am on a call, or sharing the screen, I want them disabled. This ...
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iPad won't connect to Lumix camera

I have a new iPad Air (4th gen), and a Lumix GX9 digital camera. The first time I plugged the camera into the iPad using a USB C to USB Micro B cable, they immediately connected and I was able to ...
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iPad not accepting Apple ID

For some time now my iPad Air 2 has been pestering me to enter my Apple ID. When I do, I get error "Verification Failed Your Apple ID or password is incorrect". I'm currently using my ...
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Ipad 2 app sign in issues [closed]

I am trying to log into the App Store on my iPad. It ask for a code from my main device and to type this code back into my iPad after my password. I get a message stating: could not sign in - AMD-...
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Is there a hidden way to fast charge an iPhone/iPad from a newer USB-C Mac?

I am charging my iPhone from a newer Thunderbolt 3/USB C enabled MacBook (in my case MacBook Pro 2016) with USB C to lightning cable from Apple. What I know is: For example there is an iPhone 8/8 ...
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Can I use Shortcuts to tell me when to leave for a specific appointment based on Map data?

I was wondering if anyone knew of an existing Shortcut where I can get the Time that I need to leave My Current location in order to arrive at a specified address at a specified time. So lets say I ...
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How to use internet on a Wi-Fi only iPad in a residence with no Wi-Fi?

I want to speak on Skype on my Wi-Fi-only iPad Air iOS 7 from my residence. However, the people tending the residence don't want to install Wi-Fi. There are only ethernet cables. Here's what I've ...
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iPad Books damaged PDF file

My book was working fine. I annotated it and had notes in it. One time I was using split view and when I was done, the file would no longer open in Books. I sent it to my mac but it wouldn't open ...
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Storage devices that work with both iPad and iMac

I currently have a problem that my grandparents have an old Mac Mini (2007 or so) which is no longer fit for use. They generally just use an iPad now for all of their internetting/computing needs, ...
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Logic Remote iPad app no longer able to control Logic Pro X

I'm facing an issue with Logic Pro X (on macOS Sierra) and Logic Remote on my iPad. Up until recently, controlling Logic Pro X with the iPad was working perfectly fine, but since a couple of weeks ago ...
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How can I scroll using my fingers when my iPad is being used as Sidecar?

I can't scroll using finger touches. I can only scroll using my Mac's trackpad. Seeing from their own guides, it should be allowed: Use standard gestures on iPad: Use your fingers to tap, touch and ...
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What could be stopping Disney+ AirPlaying to 2nd-gen Apple TV?

I'm assuming the general answer to this is "because it's too old and no longer supported by Apple", but does anyone know specifically why I can't AirPlay from the Disney+ app on my iPad Pro ...
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When a powered USB hub is used, would we need to worry the power flowing from the hub back into the MacBook or iMac?

If I use a non-powered USB hub, the iPad Air or iPad Pro could be losing power over a few hours, because the charging power is not enough. However, if I get a powered USB hub, would it be an issue, ...
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Safari on iPadOS: searching for tabs across windows

Non-discoverability is often an issue for tablet apps, but I feel like the following problem may be a case of “either I can’t see it even right in front of my face, or it just doesn’t exist”. So: can ...
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Connecting USB-C iPad Pro to Xcode and USB Peripheral

I am trying to connect my third generation iPad Pro to my Mac through USB to communicate with Xcode (I am aware network debugging is an option but I am looking for a wired solution) while also having ...
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How to Disable iMessage on iPad and MacBook?

I need to disable iMessage from my MacBook and iPad. No matter how many times I utilize the Apple ID and password request in iMessage on my MacBook and iPad, I find it open and running almost ...
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iMovie doesn't appear to be able to use all the available space on iPad

When trying to save a 15-minute movie from iMovie in order to upload it in the YouTube app, I frequently get the message "Storage Full: There is not enough space left on this device. You cannot ...
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If I sell my iPad, is erase/reset enough or do I need to sign-out first?

I gave my iPad to someone else, I used the erase function and when I turn it on it shows as default, to select language and connect to a wifi, etc. But the apple article page about this, says to use ...
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How to disable the No SIM Card Installed warning in iPad when using it without SIM?

I have not managed to find a way to disable the warning No Sim Card Installed while using iPad Air without sim-card. I disabled using Mobile data in all parts of settings. I have done this now in ...
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Camera is being used by another application — which one?

I was using FaceTime this morning, and during the call, the "Camera is being used by another application" screen appeared. I've searched and I found https://discussions.apple.com/thread/...
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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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Esc button on an iPad

Hi i was doing a report and went on google drive and accidently clicked on full screen and it said I needed to click esc to get out of full screen. I was just wondering where the esc button on an ...
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Replacing the speaker on iPad 3 - What adhesives I need and where I buy them?

I am about to replace the speaker on an old iPad 3 I have. I know that the iPad is glued in a lot of places and that these apple devices use adhesives in form of double sided tapes that are cut in ...
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Why is my iPad unable to determine location with some hotspots?

If its connected through a connected chain looking hotspot, it can determine my location? What’s the reason? Also I’ve searched and found out that the connected chain looking hotspot is only created ...
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Syncing iPad with Mac deletes pdfs on iPad

I copied a couple of pdfs from Windows to my iPad. Once I connect my iPad to my Mac after syncing is done all my newly copied pdfs are gone. Why would book syncing remove content from my iPad? Under ...
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Are there iOS apps for taking notes with Apple Pencil in color, grid, and with pages to print?

I am searching for an app, in which I can take notes during lectures. To be more specific I would like to find an app which extends the default notes app in the following ways: Creating a color ...
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Can you charge an iPad and connect a USB-C device at the same time?

There seem to be many USB-C adapter hubs, which convert USB-C to other types, and HDMI. When searching for "USB-C hub" you normally see adapters. However, I actually don't want a USB adapter, as they ...
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Can I disable the screen recording gamepad shortcut in iOS/iPad OS 14?

As of iOS/iPadOS 14, when you double-press the Share button on a DualShock 4 controller, the Back button on an Xbox Controller, or the Select button on other controllers, it starts recording your ...
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iPad Air 2 on iOS 11 after enrolling with Apple MDM profile manager through Apple Configurator 2 is stuck on Remote management screen

I install OS X Server for MDM profile manager on iMac with High Sierra. Then used Apple Configurator 2.5 to enroll 16 iPad Air 2 on iOS11 to the MDM and added wifi Profile. All iPads are showing ...
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How do you find your facetime call history on iphone/ipad?

This question is mostly tailored for the iPad. When I got to the facetime app on the ipad, I see a list of people I've called and the last time I called them, but I can't find anywhere that shows all ...
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What is the Headset icon on apps in dock on iPad?

I use ipad occasionally but today I came across a new "icon", which I have never seen before. I have not connected any headphones to the iPad. So, what is the little "headset" ...
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8th gen iPad I want to go back to the original configuration after quick start

I bought a new iPad for my wife. Here she doesn’t like it. So I did a quick start using my old iPad. She changed her mind. How do I go back to the original configuration .
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Use 2019 Macbook Pro trackpad with 8th generation iPad

I've seen software to link a MBP's keyboard to other devices, but is this possible for MBP's trackpad? I want to be able to use my MBP trackpad with my iPad. Even if I have to develop the software ...
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iPad 4th not recognised when connected via USB-C Apple Digital AV Multiport Adapter on Catalia

If I connect my iPad 4th generation to the MacbookPro 2020 with Catalina 10.15.6 directly via USB-C cable, everything works well: the iPad shows in the finder. If I do the same, but I plug the usb-c ...
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Downloading Photos to iPad and adding them to iCloud photos

I'm in a bit of pickle I'm home at my parents and they have an old windows laptop (very old basically no way to install any software on it) from which we copied photos on to an USB stick and then ...
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sidecar unable to connect deviced timed out

I have been trying to use Sidecar in the public betas of macOS Catalina and iPadOS 13. I have a 2019 Macbook Pro, and a 3rd generation iPad Pro, so I know I have supported devices. Both devices are ...
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Efficiently transfer screenshots from Ipad to Windows computer?

I write a Word documents on a windows 10 computer and want to include screenshots from my iPad. Idea is to make something on my iPad, take a screenshot and directly paste it in my word document. I can ...
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Tool for using iPad as RealTime “Chalkboard” on MacOS?

Due to Covid-19 I'm holding my lectures as webinar from my iMac (WebEx, Zoom, ...). Meanwhile my setup works, but there is one thing I miss a lot: Drawing sketches in front of the class while I talk ...
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Restoring an older iPad - Not showing in the Finder.app

I'm trying to restore an older iPad (with home button), to factory settings. It will go to my grandchildren. I've taken these steps as described in this [Apple support document][1]: I have shut off ...
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Internet sharing from Macbook to iPad Pro via usb cable (Tethered caching) not working on Catalia 10.15.6

I would like to share the internet connection on my MacBook Pro (a wifi connection) with my iPad Pro 4th generation via usb-c cable. The MacBook Pro is running Catalina 10.15.6. I followed the ...
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Apple TV Screen Mirroring not working from iPad

Every time I select Screen Mirroring from the Control Center and select my Apple TV from the list, it shows that the screen is being mirrored to my TV (there is a checkmark next to the name of the ...

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