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

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Is there any restriction in storing files (audio, video, PDF, Word, all kinds...) on the device storage

Does Apple put restrictions on what can and cannot be stored on the internal storage (not iCloud, Google Drive, etc.) of iOS 14+? Examples of such files would be copyrighted content, white papers from ...
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Mobile devices: Does using a protection case decrease the life expectation of the battery?

Some people say that using an iPhone-, iPad-, Watch-case does reduces the life expectation of the battery. I could imagine that it's true, because the heat drain becomes worse. On the other hand is ...
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Is it possible to administrate screen time on an iPad remotely?

I want to be able to change the screen time settings on my son's iPad when he or I are travelling. Is that possible? How?
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iCloud shows storage being used but files are not visible

iPad 2017 (currently running iPadOS 13) I primarily use my iPad for reading and have about 200 documents in Books (PDFs and ePubs; none downloaded through Apple.) When I go to the iCloud settings in ...
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Does iCloud backup data from apps that are not designed to sync with iCloud?

I need to send in my iPad for repair, and want to know if iCloud backs up ALL app data, or only the apps that are designed to sync their data with iCloud? An example is my 400 hour Slay the Spire save ...
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Newly brought Apple Pencil(1st generation) didn’t connect with my iPad (8th generation) when I plugged it

In this year I brought an iPad (8th generation). And newly brought Apple Pencil (1st generation) I tried to connect with plugging it to the IPad. Sometimes the pop up came up and disappeared. When I ...
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How to remove the sidebar in iOS Preview?

I like to read PDFs on iPad (manuals, articles etc.). For some reason, unlike on macOS Preview, the thumbnail side is shown permanently. This seems to me a SERIOUS design flaw: it deprives the user of ...
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Train Apple Pencil / Scribble to recognize names and other proper nouns

Is it possible to train Apple Pencil / Scribble to recognize names and other proper nouns, in any app? I've tried both Notes and Pages, and the handwriting recognition seems pretty good for basic ...
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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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How to reconcile number of photos and disk space used on MacBook Pro vs new iPad Pro

I have a newly set up iPad pro, 3rd gen, 11 inch that we got new and set up via wireless side by side transfer. Upon plugging it in to MacBook pro Big Sur 11.6, i noticed that the pictures folder on ...
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How to change length of storyboard clips in iMovie trailers for iPad

I need to be able to change the length of storyboard clips for iMovie trailer iPad edition.
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Sync music from iPad to a Windows machine [duplicate]

My Windows laptop died and I now have a new one. My iPad was synced from my old laptop and so has all my music. I assume that the default for iTunes would be to sync the new, empty library into the ...
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Will an iPad charging cable charge a MacBook?

I have a USB C-USB C iPad charging cable that I am using to charge my MacBook Pro. Only the cable is from the iPad, the power adapter is from the MacBook. Will the thinner wire adversely affect the ...
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Can I enable Find My (and only Find My) on an iPad?

I'm setting up an old iPad to act as a "smart home controller" for visitors. (It's a few years old, but still able to run iOS 15.0.) As part of this, I'd like to turn off iCloud, so that ...
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Agile way to capitalize a word already written on iPhone iOS 15

I'm trying to change the capitalization of a word I've already written selecting it and then pressing shift, but the prediction does not change to capitalized. Is there any new way to capitalize a ...
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Unlock/Reset iPad with broken home button and touch screen

I have an iPad with broken home button and touch screen. Is there a way to unlock it? I just want to reset it to erase my account and personal data but I have found no way of doing it... Thanks!
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Will the apps share cloud saves and some in-game purchases from Android device to iPad?

I recently pre-ordered the iPad 9th Gen. , because I like using big screens for gaming and content consumption. I also have Samsmung S20 Ultra, which I am using (until the bad boy arrives), for ...
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Nikon Tethered to iPad, iPhone on import, duplicate images appear

I am using a Nikon Z7 and Z7II. Connected via the Apple camera connection kit to an iPad Mini 5 (14.7.1) and an iPhone 6s Plus (14.7.1). As I shoot, the images will appear in the "import" ...
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What’s the problem with highlighting the first line of a page in iBooks on iOS?

When I want to highlight the first line of a page in any book in iBooks on iOS. it starts to move the page slightly, and won’t show the selection or the highlight. Googling revealed that this is a “...
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Date/Time on iPad photos

I took a photo in Fayetteville Arkansas.  The EXIF info includes the following: Date/Time Original: 2017:01:06 06:11:41 Lens Model: iPad Air 2 back camera 3.3mm f/2.4 GPS Time Stamp: 12:11:...
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Can an iPad 2020 be connected to a USB-C monitor?

From what I understand, it is possible to connect an Apple iPad Air or iPad Pro to a USB-C monitor by connecting it to the USP-C port on the iPad. (I hope I am correct in saying this) The Apple iPad ...
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Why do iPads require a third-party font manager App to install fonts? [closed]

Desktop operating systems like macOS, Windows or Ubuntu have some font management built-in to their file manager. If the user has some .ttf font files, they can simply double click or right click the ...
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How do I make WiFi calls on my iPad when the IPhone is not accessible?

Per this Apple support doc you should be able to configure your iPhone/iPad pair so you have true WiFi calling and [it] “allows iPad and other devices where you’re signed in with the same Apple ID to ...
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”Ghost files” on my iPad in files app

In my files app on my ipad I have these ”ghosts files” on my google drive. These failes doesn’t exist on google drive, I cannot either see them from my iphone. They only exist on my ipad. Also, the ...
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iPad screen record while AirPlay mirroring

I am teaching a live class using an iPad with stylus, mirroring the iPad to an AppleTV over AirPlay. I want to also record my iPad screen while I'm doing this so I can archive it all. This doesn't ...
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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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Gmail Contacts delete problem - iPad

iPad Gmail - on Compose TO: line as soon as i type first letter, iPad Gmail suggests & shows every contact from every gmail i have ever had on my Windows PC; i have always had auto-save turned ...
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Use 2nd Generation iPad (iOS 9.3.5) as touchscreen for late 2020 MacBook Air (Big Sur)

I teach online lessons and often use a digital whiteboard (Google Jamboard) to help teach. However, it can be difficult to write properly with a trackpad and so I tried using my old 2011 iPad. ...
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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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A1396 ipad could not be activated because the activation server is temporarily un

A1396 ipad said "could not be activated because the activation server is temporarily unavailable", i was try connect to iTunes to activated, but looks like iTunes cannot read my ipad. is ...
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Your iPad could not be activated

I have my iPad Air 1st generation, and today I decided (because of some reasons) to make a factory reset, in order to do it I followed the next steps: disable find my ipad disconnected from the ...
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Is it possible or reasonable to replace the logic board of an iPad A1980?

My iPad A1980 likely experienced a power surge. It will not turn on. However, the device is still pulling 0.5 amps while charging so the charger and port are still functional. Is it reasonable or ...
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Text editor for maths unicode symbols on iPad

I have an iPad Pro 2020. I am looking for a text editor which allows me to easily type in some standard maths characters in Unicode: Greek letters, arrows, etc. On a laptop, for example with Sublime ...
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How can I reset my new iPad Air?

My neighbor just got a new iPad Air. Her son ran away with it and setup a passcode that he promptly forgot. Is there a way to reset it? They don't care about the data since they've owned it for ...
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iOS and iPadOS keyboards randomly change language

I use both iOS (14.7.1) on my iPhone X and iPadOS (15.0 Dev Beta 6) on my iPad 5th gen. On both devices I have four keyboards (in General -> Keyboards -> Keyboards menu): English (USA), Russian, ...
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Is it possible to edit HTML code of a website on iPadOS?

I find the yellow bar on the side of fandom.com ‘s new website gives me a bit of a headache. I was wondering if it is possible to remove it or change the couler of it using HTML code on my iPad? Here’...
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Importing videos from ipad to pc

I have an iPad pro and a laptop (with windows), and when Im exporting videos to my laptop, I cannot run them and get an error "HEVC video extension needed". This is the default video player ...
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My iPad 8th generation not charging and not starting up

My iPad 8th gen is not starting up and there is no sign that it is charging. It reaches 2% before I start charging it, but unfortunately it is totally dead. Is it damaged or perhaps needs a hardware ...
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Sidecar to turn iPad into a Wacom style tablet (i.e. Pen Tablet)?

The word "Tablet" is overloaded. It could refer to a device like an iPad, but it could also refer to a device similar to a Wacom tablet, often called a "pen tablet" or "...
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How to turn on/off iPad screen at specific clock times?

I would like my iPad's screen to turn ON every morning at 10AM and turn OFF every evening at 6PM. Note I do not want the iPad to lock itself at 6PM. I would only like the screen to turn on/off. ...
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Client sent unsolicited image via iMessage. In disgust, I deleted it. Can I get it back?

So many paid applications are nearly guaranteeing results and the information I'm finding here is way out of date (2015, 2014, etc.). My Messages are backed up to iCloud. I don't want to erase my ...
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iPad symbol keyboard on iOS iPad transfer to iPhone iOS 14.7.1

For years I’ve had an iPad symbol keyboard which I added in keyboard settings and would like to have it on my iPhone 11, but cannot find the third-party keyboard anywhere. I can’t find in iPhone App ...
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How to change font size printing from iOS Mail

When I open an email on my iPad I can print it using the action icon and choosing print. Printer options only displays options for black and white/color, and double-sided/single-sided. How can I ...
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How To Restore Locked iPad Air 4th Gen. with Windows 10 and iTunes (2016/2020)

How can I restore my iPad with a Windows 10 machine if I don't remember the password and the iPad is in locked state? Basically, what are the clear steps to get me back on-track without going back to ...
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Dimmed icons in Files app on IPad?

I tried to export some files from an app to my google drive. The files turned up looking like this. Dimmed, with a red circle icon. The files are however NOT on google drive, they just show like this ...
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adjust iPad 10.9 display size to match older models (e.g., 9.7)

I want to get a 10.9" iPad Air but the app I need to use for work was designed for a 9.7" iPad. Is there a way to adjust the screen size so that the app displays as though it were on a 9.7&...
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Best Practice Transition from Older iPad

An older iPad Air (iOS 12.5.4), Model MD796LL/A will be retired in favor of a 2021 iPad Pro. I am able to back the Air to a Catalina Mac. Is it possible to restore the backup to the 2021 Pro? Is the ...
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Numbers: Dividing a column by a fixed reference cell in anther sheet in a multi-sheet spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet that has multiple sheets inside it. Lets say we have sheet A and B, I want to divide a column in sheet A by a cell in the sheet B. I know how it’s done in a single sheet. I’m ...
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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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Highlighting of text when searching on page no longer works with Opera on iPad Pro

Just recently, the text I was looking for on the page in the iPad Pro was highlighted with a yellow background so that it stands out visually from the mass of text. This no longer works, the text ...
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