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Managing Find My on Child Tablets

I am looking for out-of-the-box ways to control the Find My app on my children's iPads; whether that's external apps or otherwise. Apple support has not been helpful, and the only "mechanism"...
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Make Safari not stop playing video when existing to home screen?

On Android, I use FireFox and its "Video Background Play Fix" extension. This makes FireFox keep playing the audio of the YouTube video I was watching, even if I exit to the home screen or ...
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Method to export Notes from iPad while keeping URL intact

I have hundreds of links that have been saved on my iPad. They were saved by finding websites and the “share” to notes. I am Surprised to find how hard it is to export these notes. If I save them as a ...
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iPad, use Japanese 12-key flick keyboard without floating, possible?

On iPad, the Japanese keyboard is just showing all the 50 characters. In theory, this may look better because it utilises the large screen and does not need flicks, but since I am accustomed to the 12-...
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List of USB Ethernet Controllers supported by iPad Pro

Is there any official or unofficial list of USB ethernet adapters supported by iPad Pro (2021) (or other Apple devices)? I tried using adapter with Asix AX88772B controller, but it looks that iPad has ...
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iPads with same OS but keys in different locations

I have a new iPad Mini 6, and and old iPad Air 2. Both are running iOS 15.5. On both, I have two software keyboard's configured: English (US)/QWERTY, and Greek. On each iPad, when the keyboard comes ...
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How can I spoof user-agent on an Apple mobile device browser?

This is related to securing an application on a corporate network against certain types of access from personal PCs and mobile devices. Specifically we are able to require authentication from the ...
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How to find out what time and date an iBook was finished?

I finished reading an iBook last night on the Mac (or possibly could have used the iPad too), and marked it "Finished" when I flipped the book beyond the last page of the book and tapped ...
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How to disable this three finger gesture for redo/undo? (iPadOS 16)

Already did a bit of research but couldn't find any proper guide to disable this.
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Shortcuts to make it easier to change between Sidecar and Universal Control in Monterey and iPadOS?

Currently I don't see a quick way to flip between using an iPad as an additional display or in using Universal Control (controlling it with macOS keyboard and mouse) with the current tooling of macOS ...
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Why is Headphone safety not consistent on iPhone and iPad

Why is the Headphone safety setting on iPhone and iPad minimum 75 decibels but the iPad is much louder? Both my iPad and my iPad has headphone safety set to 75 with reduce loud sounds toggled on. I ...
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view or test mini sites locally in Safari browser with relative source references iPad iOS 15.x and higher

Project goal: Publish on iPad html/css static multi page site, external style sheet, images, and maybe animated GIF clips or very short videos. This must run offline from iPad Files storage no calls ...
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iPad Air 3Gen often freezing

Running iOS15.5. Touch screen often not responding, for some time in Safari. Facebook not loading posts. Now Zoom won't load either and iCalendar didn't respond this morning! (would load but not allow ...
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Downloading iPad wallpaper [duplicate]

I have a wallpaper I have unfortunately deleted from my camera roll, but unfortunately I have cleared my recently deleted too. I want to save this picture, but I don’t think there is a way to download ...
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How can I force YouTube app on iPad to use the highest video quality all the time?

I did select "Higher picture quality" in the settings but by default videos won't play higher than 1080p, even if 1440p and 2160p are available to select manually for that given video. I use ...
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Changing account on iPad and now can't download updates

Our iPad was initially set up for my wife but has now been passed on to my son. As part of this we made an iCloud account for him and changed to the iPad to use it. The problem is that the apps on the ...
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Disable or workaround to iPad waking up and Pen is magnetically attached

So I just upgraded my old iPad which supported pen 1.0 to new iPad Air with pen 2.0 which is now magnetically attached to the side now my issue is that the magnets are not super strong so when I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Latest downloaded Songs

How do I play a sequence of my various latest downloaded songs without creating a playlist on Apple Music. Eg playing all songs downloaded this week without necessarily creating a playlist. Sony ...
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After clicking on an internal link in a PDF in Adobe Acrobat on iPad, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located?

After clicking on a internal link in an PDF in Adobe Acrobat on iPad, how can I go back to the location of the text where the link is located? Examples of internal link in a PDF (green rectangles): ...
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How to change the backup location of multiple iOS devices using symlink?

This article outline the steps to take in order to move your iPhone or iPad backups to an external hard drive... https://www.imore.com/how-move-your-iphone-or-ipad-backups-external-hard-drive What I'm ...
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How can I directly download a PDF without previewing it first on a web browser on iPad?

I had the URL of a large PDF (e.g., https://aclanthology.org/2021.acl-long.pdf). How can I directly download the PDF without previewing it first on a web browser on iPad? I would like to open it in ...
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Terminal window spurious resizing with iPad (sidecar)

I'm using an iPad to extend the desktop on a Macbook Pro. Suppose I disconnect the iPad (either by asking nicely or because it the connection gets dropped). When reconnecting the iPad, Terminal ...
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Where does AppleID/iCloud pull your profile picture from?

I recently bought an iPad. When I was going through the setup process I used an old Hotmail email of mine to set it up. Then when I was in the settings of the iPad I noticed that my profile picture ...
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How to command siri to start recording my voice?

On an iPad Pro with iPadOS 15.0.2, how do I tell Siri to start recording my voice? When I say “Siri, record a voice memo”, it opens voice memo, but I still need to push the record button for the ...
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Instant Hotspot persistency for iPad nightly iCloud backups?

Sharing iPhone cellular connection with iPad proved not to be persistent. Configuration: iOS and iPadOS 14 latest Bluetooth 4.2 is ON for both 802.11ac / WiFi 5 is ON for both Background refresh is ...
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