Questions tagged [ipad]

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

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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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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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Sidecar hinders Mac's wifi quality

As far as I know, Sidecar can be used both wirelessly and with a wired connection. Using Sidecar wirelessly severely cuts my internet connection down from 22Mbps to 4Mbps(both download and upload ...
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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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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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iPad OS - limiting user access to Find My app

After upgrading iOS to iPad OS 13.2.2 the new application appeared: Find My. I have multiple devices linked to this apple account, but I want to block access to Find My on the particular iPad, so the ...
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How Can I view My local/offline Html file on Ipad

I have My HTML file saved in many locations on IPAD to try to launch it. In files. When i click on the html file, it shows a preview ( with an empty white page) since this step is not calling any ...
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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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How do I play videos using original dimensions on an iPad?

I have a number of mp4 videos with poor resolution and/or small dimensions (dimensions: 320 x 240 pixels) that I wish to play on my iPad (4th generation running iOS 10.3.3). When viewing the videos ...
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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 address ...
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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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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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Configure HTTPS proxy on iPad

I have a secure login page on my localhost. In my network settings on the iPad I can only change HTTP proxy setting to access insecure pages in localhost. I have configured it this way: Server: 192....
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Cannot sync apps between iMac and iPad

On my iMac, in iTunes, I have one app (called "myApp", say) listed on Library > Apps. I want to transfer that app into my iPad. Under Devices > my iPad > Apps, I press "Install" next to myApp and the ...
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iPadOS is corrupting files when copying from/to an external drive

I am a photographer and recently switched to a full iPad Pro 2020 setup, so I can edit my pictures on the go. Since SD cards tend to fail, I would also like to use my iPad Pro to backup the cards to ...
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Using iPad camera as default in Sidecar

Sidecar works well, but is there is any option to use my iPad camera and speaker as default while using Sidecar. Catalina V 10.15.3 (19D76)
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Catalina Notification: iPhone in Use: This iPhone is in use by another user on this Mac

Got a new odd notification after "upgrading" to Catalina (10.15.2) that's never manifested before in Mojave or previous releases. This happens with both iPhones and iPads even though there are no ...
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Others can't read my annotated PDFs

I annotate PDFs in the Mail app on iOS with the pen. Some people complain that they cannot see the annotations at all. On my Mac, using Preview, I can see everything well. Things I tried: Printing ...
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Missing reminders

After upgrading all my devices I have the following situation regarding iCloud reminders: Reminders are correctly synced among macs (Catalina). I can add reminders, mark them as completed and the ...
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Notes taken on iPad occur blurry on mac

I have taken a handwritten note using my Apple pencil. I sync the notes via iCloud. Some of the notes appear not full-width in Notes on Mac; rather, they are displayed very small and blurry. The ...
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Why can’t I install iOS 10.3.3?

iPad 4, currently iOS 8.4.1. The software downloaded, but the download was interrupted at one point due to insufficient memory. I then factory reset my iPad and began the download again. When it was ...
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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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“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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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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Any way to ascertain iOS version of locked iPad?

My iPad is 'disabled' and I need to know which version of iOS 8 it's running. It's in the "iPad is disabled, connect to iTunes" state. If I connect it to iTunes, it says "to allow access, please ...
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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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Why do bluetooth speakers reconnect to device that is off?

I have several bluetooth speakers, and more than 2 iOS devices. Once a speaker is paired with one iOS device (iPhone, for ex.), the next time I turn on the speaker, it connects (with beep sound) to ...
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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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Is there any way to know when was my iPad updated to the latest version of iOS?

I would like to see the OS update history in my iPad, as in when and at what time did I install a specific iOS update in my device. Is there any way to see that?
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What is the best app for controlling the time of kids spend on iPad?

My kids spend way more time on ipad. I want to limit the time each child spends on iPad on a daily basis. Any apps? They yell at us for taking away the iPad.
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Can I use a normal USB-keyboard on an iPad3 with iOS6.0?

Is there any way to use a normal USB-keyboard on an iPad3 with iOS6? I saw a demo on YouTube where a normal USB-keyboard was connected to an iPad using the USB-connector. This iPad had iOS 5 on board....
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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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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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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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Mirror iPad Pro screen to my Windows 10 PC via USB

I need to mirror my iPad screen to my windows 10 computer without wifi (via USB). Is there a modern software solution that does not involve very low framerate or high latency ?
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iPad doesn't ask me anymore for the app to open Airdropped PDFs with

Until recently, PDF files Airdropped to my iPad worked and I was asked which app to open the file with, but no more. Now Airdrops “succeed” but I’m not asked which app to open the PDF with, and ...
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Rendering MathJax Codes In Chat Rooms With Some iPad Web Browsers

Introduction For rendering MathJax codes in chat rooms, a JavaScript code has been written in the installation page. This code works perfectly with well-known iPad web browsers such as Safari and ...
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Airdrop Won't Airdrop to certain device?

I have a personal computer (MBP mid-2015), work computer (MBP 2018), iPad Air 2, iPhone 7plus, iPhone 8. All devices can send and receive Airdrop items except for the mid-2015 MBP. It will only ...
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How to get rid of “open in app” bar in Safari

I am using the new iPadOS Safari browser which has the feature for full desktop website viewing. This is great that I can work on the full google suite on Safari. However, it keeps popping up at the ...
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Can Catalina backup an iPad automatically?

I'm running Catalina on an iMac and have an iPhone and iPad both running 13.1.2 I'm using Finder to backup and sync the two devices and that seems to be working fine. But... When I was backing up ...
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Can my iPad, wired mic and wireless speaker all work together simultaneously?

I have an iPad. I have a wired microphone with a lightning plug. I have wireless bluetooth speakers. Can I play a song on the iPad, sing through the mic and have the sound of the music and my voice ...
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iPad Hardware Keyboard Shortcuts in Split View

For reference, I'm using the iPad Pro 2018 model. I've run into some pretty frustrating behavior with iPadOS and a hardware keyboard, and I wanted to ask for help here. How do you swap between apps ...

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