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How to change the playback speed of videos on iPhone?

Sometimes it would be nice to not be limited to 1x speed on videos stored in the camera roll of an iOS device, like iPhone. Is there any simple way of toggling the speed, to say 2x or 3x?
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Shortcut / Siri Command for iPad as second monitor

I have a MacBook Pro and an iPad Pro. To turn on the iPad as a second monitor, I have to go to Apple Menu > System Preferences > Displays > Add Display (dropdown) > Select iPad Is there a ...
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My unsynced Safari Tabs on macOS Monterey disappeared after using my iPad, is there a way to recover?

I'm on the latest version of Monterey and latest version of iPadOS I opened a few dozen tabs in Safari over the week so I decided to put them all into my main tab group, which already had a few tabs ...
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iTunes restore error 4014

My iPad PRO (model with home button) has the black screen of death, holding down power+home buttons does not force a reboot, not does holding volume buttons and power button. When plugged into latest ...
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3uTools Bind AppleID Unknown login error.(-7)

I just successfully jailbroke my iPad "MD524FD-A" (4th generation 2012) in the hope to upgrade it to the latest IOS so I can still install apps I need like Google Home and Firefox. Now the ...
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Can you use cydia to install aps that require an updated version of ios greater than13.01

Can I use Cydia to update my 4th generation I pad. I'm trying to download such things as netflix and it tells.me I need ios.13.1 or something like that to install the app. Please help
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How do I stop AirDrop from suggesting apps in the Dock?

This goes for both macOS (currently have 10.15.7) and iPadOS (currently have 15.1). My Mac will constantly suggest whatever app I was using last on my iPhone or iPad when I press cmd+tab or look at ...
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How can I sync/transfer only photos from a specific album from iPhone to iPad

I have a large photo library in iCloud. I also have an older iPad that doesn't have much storage space. My iCloud photos use up way more storage than my iPad has available. Currently, the iPad is not ...
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Is there any way to use WhatsApp on an older iPad (iOS 12)? If not, why not?

I have WhatsApp installed on my iPhone. I regularly use WhatsApp Web to check and post to WhatsApp from my laptop. I would like to also use WhatsApp on my iPad. Unfortunately my iPad is an older ...
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Can the iPad Magic Keyboard with Trackpad steer the MacOS mouse cursor when iPad is Extended Display for Mac?

I have the iPad Pro (12.9" 3rd Generation) running iPadOS 15, and an Intel Mac Mini running MacOS Monterey 12.3.1 (latest versions per of this writing). The iPad Pro is connected as Extended ...
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Using Apple Pencil as a stylus with older unsupported iPads

I have a bunch of old iPads lying around which are still in pretty much usable state. They are all from the era when Apple Pencil didn't exist. I am looking to use one of them as a whiteboard in Zoom ...
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iPad Not connecting to MacBook Air via USB

I have a 6th generation iPad, and a Macbook Air late 2015. Up until today, I've had minor issues connecting it via USB (such as the charge cutting in and out), but nothing I haven't been able to get ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for Safari to go back a webpage in iPadOS?

I just got an iPad Air, and I am struggling to find the keyboard shortcut to go back a webpage when using Safari.
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How to get images from a very old iPad?

I have a very old iPad (maybe 10 years old or so?) on which I took numerous photos and videos of my kids when they were very young. These images are irreplaceable. I want to move them to cloud storage....
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How do I batch open PDFs in Adobe from Google Drive on iPad 2?

It's an old device but very tiresome to go make available offline -> open -> open in -> adobe for every single PDF when I first open them in Google Drive. Is the only solution to use Adobe ...
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Possible to use SideCar with MacBook Pro w/ 4 external displays?

As noted in the tech specs of the MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019), it can support up to four external 4k monitors, and that's how I've set up mine. The maxed-out number of monitors + the laptop's display ...
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AirDrop truncates attributes of a URL, how do I prevent this?

For testing on different devices, I use AirDrop to open the page on the iPad and on the iPhone. On the computer I added an attribute ?myAttribute=true to the URL, which puts the website in the mode to ...
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How can I locate other Apple ID and remove it?

I have checked my settings and appleid.apple.com to no avail. It’s the same and only email I use. Same one as ICloud too. I feel my is compromised. Under messages settings, my email is entered and ...
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How to uninstall an app on iOS

Of course, by holding down on an icon and tap the x lets me uninstall an app. But take a look at this: Here, the Pandora app is somehow stuck at the "update phase". Tapping it to continue download ...
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ipadOS 14 showing emails unread

Updating iPad to 14, old emails that show as read on Mac Catalina and iPhone 13.7 show as unread on iPad. How can I get the “read” status in sync on iPad without reading every single one of them? All ...
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How and Where can I find information to which organization I was enrolled?

I clicked on settings then VPN & Device Management. I was checking my VPN and noticed sign in to your school or work account. I did and I received this prompt. Apple can and will not give me any ...
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Navigating back after following link in iBooks

I was reading a book in iBooks and clicked on a link in the text which took me to the index at the end of the book. Is there any way I can get back to where I was reading before I tapped on the link (...
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Restoring from new to old

I have an iPad running iOS 15 and also one running iOS 10 (not upgradeable). Can I use the iOS 10 iPad as a backup for the newer one?
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Use of 2nd monitor as 2nd screen of iPad when using HDMI out

I have an iPad 8 connected to a monitor via the Apple HDMI cable and 3rd party HDMI cable, its working great, but now I’m wondering if it’s possible to use the 2nd monitor not to mirror the display as ...
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What does Airplane Mode do on a iPad without cellular functionality?

What does Airplane Mode do on an iPad without cellular functionality? It doesn't seem to disable either BlueTooth or WiFi - when I press the Airplane Mode button on my iPad, both of those channels ...
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What does “KCLErrorDomain error 2” mean in Shortcuts?

I made a shortcut on my iPad that takes an image as input, gets a bunch of info about it, then shows that info in a “Show Result” action. I keep getting a message that says “KCLErrorDomain error 2.” ...
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How to access secondary iCloud mail settings on iOS, iPad & iPhone?

In iOS 15, I have a primary iCloud account on my iPhone and iPad, but I also have secondary accounts. Those secondary accounts that I have from a previous iOS version are already configured as desired,...
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Is there an ipad app to manage photo and video on external storage?

I need an app to quickly browse through my photo and video on external drive. Due to number of photos and videos I have on external storage, I don't want to import it to Photos app first, instead I ...
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How do I convince Apple support that my iPad battery failed?

I have a 1st gen iPad Pro 12.9". It's 4.5 years old. A week ago it started repeatedly rebooting about two minutes after boot. When booted it shows battery at 3% or 4% but once showed it at 100% (...
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Software and hardware to stop an iPad charging when it reaches ~90-95%

I have an iPad with a battery that appears to have degraded and now stops working when it is charged to 100%. (When that happens, I have to keep switching it back on until the battery drops a bit - ...
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Old ipad reset issue

I bought a new iPad. I forgot to turn off “Find my iPad,” on the old one beforehand. I had already backed all up on iCloud. After I loaded my new device, I reset and cleared all content on my old one....
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How can I make a column reference a row in another table?

I have this table that was created by using the "Form sheet" on iPad Table A ------------------------------------- Month | Rent | Groceries | Netflix | January | 100 | 100 | 100 ...
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Unable to activate iPad 4 after restoration

I recently changed the battery of my iPad 4 A1458 with a third-party one, so I restored it and now I can't pass the activating step, it gives me an activation error. I tried activating it with iTunes ...
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Is it possible to remap the enter key on a iPad Smart Keyboard?

I have an iPad Pro 12.9“, third generation, with an Apple Smart Keyboard. I‘d like to remap the keys so that the enter key and right shift key are switched, i.e. to enter a new line, I hit right shift ...
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Brand new iPad Pro has a year old battery, is that really ok?

Greeting folks. As stated, I picked up a new, off the shelf 12.9" iPad Pro with the M1 onboard, and as someone who uses CoconutBattery for numerous devices over some time, I took at look to see ...
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Okay so can I use a duplicate lightning to usb connector? For reinstalling ios?

Okay so I wanna roll back to ios14 because ios15 literally ruined my life. Lol. I have an ipad 8th gen . This is my first apple device and the cable that came with it is a lightning to lightning. I ...
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Accidental Presses With Smart Keyboard Folio

I plan to buy the iPad Air with the Smart Keyboard Folio and Apple Pencil soon. I noticed that if you're using the iPad flat on a surface, the keyboard is essentially face-down into that surface. Can ...
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For the past few days I’ve been having problems with my reading list on safari on my iPad

For the past few days I’ve been having problems with my reading list on safari on my iPad. When I go to my reading list, the search browser on the reading list is gone. Can someone tell me how to fix ...
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How to type a newline or hit enter when using scribble on iPadOS 14?

I actually have a few pain points with scribble... Enter key is on the scribble helper bar, but that’s about as inconvenient and slow as reaching from keyboard to mouse... If the only way to hit ...
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error 4046 restoring ipad gen 6

I'm trying to restore two iPads 6th generation but getting the same error for both and they're both stuck in restore mode (support.apple.com/ipad/restore with the cable and an laptop icon on a black ...
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Seamless PDF note taking between iPad Pro and MacOS?

When viewing a PDF file, is there a way to take notes on it on my iPad Pro (highlight, write, etc) and then have it seamlessly transfer to my MacBook Air where I can take notes as well? The ideal way ...
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How to identify iPad model based solely on Serial Number?

I have the serial number of a remote iPad Pro and would like to know if it is a Gen 2 or 3. The device is not accessible so I can not read the model number off the back.
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How to change a file extension on an iPad

I’m just starting to use an iPad for work, and I often need to change file extensions. For example, I might need to rename example.txt to example.md. It seems like the way to do this should be to long-...
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Cellular iPad shows country code on Messages being used within the US

I recently purchased a refurbished iPad Pro 10.5" with cellular (I originally ordered the WiFi-only but received the WiFi+Cellular since they no longer had the other model. Bonus!!). Everything ...
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What stylii will work with a 1st gen iPad mini?

I have a 1st gen iPad mini A1454 running iOS 9.3.6 and I would like to know what my options are when choosing a stylus. I know that Apple Pencil and compatible products will definitely not work, but ...
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Will iPads with non-M1 chip be able to run iOS apps written for M1 chip in the future? [closed]

In the news I see that software written for macOS and Intel-based CPU should be optimized to run on M1 chip. I have also already seen some apps for macOS which only run on M1 chips. I want to buy an ...
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Error 4041 during iPad factory reset

I have an iPad that is having issues during a factory reset. I start the process by plugging it into my Mac while the iPad is powering up so that it enters Recovery mode. Once in Recovery Mode, I see ...
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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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Recording a keynote presentation playing on an Ipad on my macbook

I do not own an iPad yet and wanted to know if it is currently possible : I want to record a lecture on my MacBook pro using something like OBS. I want to support my presentation with a keynote and ...
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iPad - Transferring files from the "Files" app to the "Photos" app

I would like to transfer all the files in a particular album from the "Files" app to the "Photos" app on my iPad. I used Airdrop from my MacBook to transfer several video and image ...

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