Questions tagged [ipad]

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

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iPad mini Retina can no longer access shared reminders

My wife and I both have iPhone SEs, and iPad minis (original Retina version). Our phones are updated to the latest iOS 14 version, but the mini cannot go past 12.x. This means the minis are no ...
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Is it feasible to repair the screen of an iPad 9.7" by myself?

I have an early 2018 iPad 9.7" (not the pro version). Here is what it looks like currently: https://imgur.com/a/wPrl56r. The touch screen still works, so I think it's just the glass surface that'...
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Recover data from ipad app that needs to be updated

I have an app called Matcha that I’ve used for writing. I hadn’t opened it in a few months but when I tried tonight the message said the developer needs to update the app to work with this version of ...
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Wacom pentab in iPad Air 3

Is there any way I can use my Wacom pentab with iPad Air 3? I can use it with my lab top but unable to attached with my iPad Air .
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Make iPad Pro Screen Bigger with External Monitor?

If I display my iPad on an external monitor, does it just mirror the iPad screen, or can I actually get more content? I have a work iPad that I would like to use as a desktop, with the goal of ...
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“Invalid Email address” error when attempting to change account password on iPhond and iPad

I use Gmail. Recently I received an e-mail from Google informing me that my account may have been compromised. I verified this by logging into Google itself where I got the same message: that they had ...
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Does the iPad Smart Connector have charging functionality?

In the comments under an answer on another question, a user commented that the Smart Connector on an iPad (7th generation) is "not a charging system" and that "the [Apple Smart] ...
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Ipad periodic latency / ping spikes when game streaming

I believe I am experiencing this exact issue: MacBook Pro experiencing ping spikes to local router I had this issue on my macbook pro, and I was able to resolve it by running sudo ifconfig awdl0 down ...
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Why (from a technical perspective) can't an Apple Pencil (2nd gen) be used with an iPad (7th gen)?

The most obvious difference between an Apple Pencil (1st generation) and a Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is that the latter pairs and charges via the Smart Connector on the side of an iPad, whereas ...
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“File cannot be found” when trying to sync movie file from Mac to iPad

I have a movie file on my Mac, and when I sync my iPad it fails to copy across, with the message that the file cannot be found. I have the feeling that TV Programs, Movies, Podcasts and Home Movies ...
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Downgrade iOS to bypass passcode? [duplicate]

I have an old iPad Air 2 that I forgot the passcode for. I want to unlock it without losing my data. I know it's probably impossible on the newer iPadOS but I want to know if I can downgrade the OS to ...
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Photos from kids iPad showing up on my iPhone

This has happened multiple times and it's always a pain to try and fix and I'm getting really sick of this. But the photos my son is taking on his iPad are showing up on my phone and now I have over ...
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Can I use the “Lightning to USB3” to connect a wired mouse and keyboard to my iPad?

Using the lightning to USB accessory can I use a wired mouse with my iPad (8th gen) connected to a wired keyboard that has USB ports in it?
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How to add arbitrary images to the “Photos” app on iPad?

I'm using the 6th generation iPad, software version 14.5.1 I have used the iPad's camera to take several photos. These photos appeared in the "Photos" app. Within this app I can create an ...
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How to copy eBooks into TotalReader on iPad?

I have an ebook reader app installed, TotalReader. I downloaded an ebook and want to add it to it. When I open "Files" app I can select "on my ipad" and then I see 2 folders: ...
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iPad OS Photos.app using ~5GB but has zero photos

I have a 32GB iPad so storage space is always at a premium for downloading shows and such. So I decided to get rid of iCloud Photo Library and delete all local photos which was using up a ton of ...
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How to take hourly screenshots on an iPad?

Does the iPad have the ability to take screenshots every X amount of time? How can I make the iPad take screenshots automatically?
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How to find iPhone, not connected to the internet, but with bluetooth on?

I lost my iPhone X in the forest. Currently the iPhone is not connected to the internet because: first, there is no mobile coverage in the area, second, airplane mode is activated. I have an ...
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iPad Pro update button greyed out

I'm trying to update to 14.6 from 14.5.1 iPad Pro 2018 (cellular) tells me to connect to wifi while it's connected and can access websites from safari. It has no sim inside, nor esim configured. ...
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Can an Apple iPhone 8 charger at all charge a 12.9" iPad Pro 2nd Gen 2017 model totally out of juice after being unused for 1-2 months? Slow charge?

Can an Apple iPhone 8 charger at all charge a 12.9" iPad Pro 2nd Gen 2017 model totally out of juice after being unused for 1-2 months? Even if slow charge, just to check iPad is working? What ...
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How to have our App Store listed app auto-upgrade to latest version on “supervised” iPads (or remotely upgrade the app to latest version)

We develop a b2b iOS app that is publicly listed on Apple Store. We lease our clients iPads so that they can use our app. We have full access and ownership of these iPads and we are able to "...
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Can you use Sidecar with 5G only to connect Macbook Pro to iPad Pro M1 devices reliably for work

I am using the 13" Macbook Pro M1 and considering getting a iPad Pro 12.9" M1 to establish a portable dual screen for work. So I would add the Tmobile 5G plan on the iPad and do not want to ...
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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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How to lock the zoom level in any pdf reader on iOS?

I have tried several pdf readers on an iPad. I maximize the width so there's hardly any marginsby pinching out and release. The width is locked if I swipe accidently left or right. However if I touch ...
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Bluetooth 5, Multiple Speakers, and iPad mini 5 on iPadOS 14.5.1

So, I am trying to pair 2 Bluetooth speakers with each other so they share the same audio. I know that starting with iOS 13 there is the "Audio Sharing" feature, but I think that is only for ...
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Recover a GarageBand song on iPad?

Short: How can I recover a lost recording in GarageBand (on iPad)? Long: First, I am new to the GarageBand app, so maybe this is trivial, please bear with me. What happened: I opened the GarageBand ...
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4K 60hz works on iPad Pro, not on MacBook Pro

TL;DR > I can't get 4K@60hz working on a MacBook Pro, while I can using an iPad Pro and same set up. How can I get 4K@60hz with the MacBook Pro? Long version I've a 12'9 inch iPad Pro (2020) and a ...
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How to change Google Chrome User-Agent string on iPadOS

I want to change my user-agent string for a reason, so I want to know; Is there a way to change the Google Chrome user-agent string on iPadOS 14.5.1? chrome://version shows Google Chrome 90.0.4430....
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How to delete zombie Safari open tabs in iCloud synchronization?

Recently I’ve restored my iPad from an iCloud backup and now Safari open tabs synchronization doesn’t work for it anymore. There are two devices in my iCloud: iPhone and iPad. Both of them are running ...
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How can I make my iPad see my Star mC3 printer

I have an iPad that is connected to Wi-Fi (192.186.40.1) while my printer Star mC3 is connected to the router with Ethernet. I found out that, when connecting the printer to the router, it is assigned ...
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Is there a a Settings simulator of iOS? [duplicate]

Periodically I need to help a person who has an older iPhone or iPad, and I cannot see their device. Is there a program or web page available that simulates the Settings app in different versions of ...
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Stop the message 'A software update is required to connect to your iPad' without doing a software update

I'm not interested in updating any software at this point. I would like this message to stop being displayed. Is there way to stop it from being displayed? I would prefer a System Preferences solution,...
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Font for email in my ipad

How do you change the default font for email on ipad? I can change it each time I send an email but cannot “lock” it in to the regular that I want
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memory use in an iPad Air 2, I don't understand the “other” section

I have an older iPad Air 2 that had an 'other' section taking 6gb and no amount of removing apps, restart, etc would solve it. So I decided to wipe the device clean. The system new, untouched, without ...
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Reset Screen Time with Forgotten Passcode

I have forgotten my passcode for the Screen Time on my iPad, how can I still change the password without wiping the iPad's data? I have searched online but all articles say that there is Forgot ...
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Activate FaceTime and Messages on Wi-Fi iPad with email address only?

Is it possible to activate FaceTime and Messages on Wi-Fi iPad using Apple ID's email address only? Someone has Wi-Fi Pad but doesn't have an iPhone. Although there is a phone number associated with ...
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How can i regain functionality with automatic downloads? they no longer work in either direction

I cannot get applications I download on my iphone to appear on my ipad. Nor vice versa. I did not have this problem with my old devices so I know it worked at one time. Is this feature restricted to ...
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WiFi connection on my iPad automatically gets disconnected when the screen goes off

When screen goes off on my iPad, the WiFi gets disconnected automatically. How do I keep WiFi enabled? I just noticed this problem is only when the hotspot is made by a xiaomi mobile(which makes a ...
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Stop Apple Notes in iPad auto creating unnecessary hyperlink on handwritten text

This is happening sometimes when I start drawing on ipad notes
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Freeze slide while drawing on a Keynote slide in iPad

I use the iPad as the controller for presenting Keynotes (streaming from MacBook). When I use the pencil to draw on a slide, many times I put my hand on the iPad screen, which is interpreted as "...
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iCloud/iPadOS not displaying thumbnail image for one specific file type

I have been dealing with this issue for a few months now and I am still confused about what the exact cause is. I'll try to explain it the best I can. I use Affinity Designer on my iPad daily and I ...
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Connect any two Bluetooth speakers to iPad Pro simultaneously

I would like to connect two Bluetooth speakers to iPad Pro to play music simultaneously (iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (4th generation) - iPadOS 14.4.2). Playing in sync is advantage but not required as ...
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How do I use my iPad to authorize my MacBook to sign into iCloud?

I am caught in an endless loop attempting to access iCloud on my MacBook Pro, because it keeps asking me to enter my access code for the MacBook and I can't remember it. It finally said I can ...
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Stolen Package with Ipad Pro WiFi only [closed]

I purchased an Ipad Pro 12.3" for my kid for school, and we purchased it directly with Apple. The carrier claims they delivered it and left it in the porch (we dont have a porch). Then their ...
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iPadOS: Stop Safari from allowing restricted sites

I have two iPads set up for children, and I'm using Screen Time to restrict the websites that they can visit to a white list of allowed sites. When a 'forbidden' website is accessed, both iPads give a ...
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Predictive Emojis Do Not Work on iPad Pro

The predictive emojis that are suggested on my iPhone rarely if ever function on my iPad (most recent version of iPad OS and newest iPad Pro 13 inch 2020 model). I’ve tried all the numerous clickbait ...
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Signal Private Messenger: iPad, iOS, and Signal completely updated, but still cannot be added to “upgraded Groups”

My mother uses Signal on her iPad. She has been removed from our family chat groups when we were forced to upgrade the groups (not our favorite roll-out of new 'features'). Upon checking her iPad, ...
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Unlocking iPad Purchased from Government

I have an iPad that was purchased from a previous employer (government local council). I have tried to factory reset it, but when setting up, I am told that this needs to be completed by the ...
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How do you trigger search in iPad OS from anywhere without an external keyboard?

I know this is possible because I keep accidentally bringing up Spotlight Search randomly when I’m using apps. Not on the Home Screen. I’ve searched and all I can find is that you can trigger the ...
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Ipad Pro 12.9" black screen of death

Last Friday, after an usual work day with my iPad in side-car mode, I disconnected it from my macbook pro and let it sleep. Today, when I wanted to use it again, the screen remained black. I tried the ...

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