Questions tagged [ipad]

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

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Enable file sharing for Everyone

I have a folder on my iMac "Movies" and have enabled file sharing for Everyone. If I connect from my iPad in Files and login it works. I want to allow other family members to connect as ...
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Whenever i type a number on imessage, it keeps saying “This is number is not registred in imessage. What does it mean? I cant message anyone else

Whenever i type a number on imessage, it keeps saying “This is number is not registred in imessage. What does it mean? I cant message anyone else.
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I want to call someone but this keeps appearing. Im so confused. I only have one apple id that i used to everything

I included a screenshot. I hope someone can help. Im no techie sorry.
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Can't restore ipad from backup

Tried to update an iPad mini 2 from iOS 12.5.1 to iOS 12.5.4. The upgrade through iTunes failed. I didn't get a shot of the exact error in Tunes. The iPad mini also got stuck with the progress bar @ ~...
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Can’t copy files into the samba share on iPad’s default files app. But can export videos form iMovie to smb server! Error didn’t came! [duplicate]

I set up a samba share on Linux Fedora computer. And I connected to that SMB share on my iPad but when I try to copy files into that share from my iPad I couldn’t. It shows me a error (The operation ...
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How to change voice on iMovie iPad?

I want to change the voice of my clip. For example, I want to make the voice more deep, or high, more masculine, or feminine. How can I do that on iMovie on iPad?
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What can I do to prevent the connection to "sleep"

My friend has an iPhone and an iPad at home. If the devices stay on for a while, let's say 15 minutes, they become unreachable through messages or FaceTime. After reviewing all the settings on her ...
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How can I sync ebooks to my iPad without removing the existing ones?

I have an iPad 3 ("iPad 2 Retina") that I use basically just as an e-reader now. It is still running iOS 6.1 and has a collection of eBooks on it. I want to sync a new ebook over to it from ...
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Ipad how do I double click in safari?

So I'm experimenting with using an ipad with a keyboard to do "lite-weight things". I'm not exactly sure why.. I think it has something to do with wanting to get away from my work laptop and ...
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How to view passwords of key chain on iPad?

I'm using iCloud. I know that passwords for web sites which are saved in Keychain Access app can be viewed on iPad, but I want to see other passwords on that app. For example, I saved the password of ...
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Will older iPad Pro 11 (2018) folio cases fit the iPad Air 4 (2020)?

Apple’s folio case and keyboard folio case are stupidly expensive, but the old pro 11 (2018) cases are cheap on eBay. Will older iPad Pro 11 (2018) folio cases fit the iPad Air 4? The iPad Air 4 has ...
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Keeping iCloud files resident on an iOS device

Is it possible to have all files in a iCloud folder always downloaded to an iOS device? Similar to the way Dropbox, Sync.com and other cloud providers operate. I have an iPad that I want the files in ...
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App for iPhone or iPad to show active network connections in Safari

This may be a bit of an X-Y question, and I will explain the full reason I need this, but I am looking for a FREE iOS app (or otherwise method) of listing all the active connections made by the device....
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Arrow Key Navigation on iPad External Keyboard Sometimes Causes Cursor to Jump

The Problem I am using a Logitech K480 Bluetooth keyboard with a 7th generation iPad (iPadOS 14.6) and I often notice that when I am navigating a body of text I have typed (e.g. in the Notes or ...
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Can the Apple Pencil (2nd gen) be endowed with a pointer on screen for the iPad pro (3rd gen)?

I know Bluetooth mice can get a pointer going in Accessibility > Touch > Assistive Touch > Pointer Devices. It would be good (my use case is online teaching, where I would like to be able to ...
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sync iPad home screens between 2 iPads

Is there a way to sync (even one time or better yet keep in sync) the home screen and applications between 2 separate ipads (11" and 13" pro latest gen) so that they will have the same ...
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Back up iPad to Mac automatically

I stopped using iCloud backup on my iPad because of excessive data usage*. I now back my iPad up to my Mac instead. However, as far as I can see, this has to be done manually - I have to remember to ...
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Desktop space assignments are swapped between screens when different monitors are used

I'm using a MBP 2020 (M1) with two extra screens: an iPad Pro 2020 via Sidecar, and a monitor connected through HDMI. I use the same setup at home and at the office, and the make/model of the monitor ...
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Recovery of deleted files from an iPad 2

I'm trying to recover a book (actually, just a video in the book) made by Book Creator on an iPad 2. The book was deleted and is no longer in recently deleted items. As far as I understand it is not ...
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Books on iPad no longer downloading purchased books

I have 1,076 iBooks purchased from the iStore in my iCloud. I have, starting just this holiday morning, the ability to read 0 iBooks on my iPad in the Books app. Is there any other app which I can ...
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How do you migrate ibooks from Books on iPad to Kindle?

My mother in law has lots of iBooks on her iPad, and she got a Kindle that she finds easier to hold and read. I migrated her iBooks to the Kindle. It was a difficult and arduous process so I'm ...
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How to mirror iPad display to PC to record

I need to put my iPad display onto my PC. By this I mean record or stream iPad footage on software such as OBS or Streamlabs. I have tried several methods such as LonelyScreen, Mirroring360, and even ...
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What exactly does the error -6709 mean for Sidecar?

When attempting to connect with Sidecar to an iPad, what is the exact meaning of error -6709? Since there are other kinds of error messages that indicate it is not working, please do not simply answer ...
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iPad Air 2 Activation Problem

I have an old iPad 2 (not used for a while with a sim card) that I want to use. Some time ago, I factory reset it and now wants me "activate" again and complains about a missing sim card. Is ...
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iPad not deleting what I’ve already typed when I choose a word from autofill

Especially on Facebook but on a few other sites as well when I start to type a word and it appears above the keyboard as a suggestion and I choose it the word appears behind what I’ve already typed. ...
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Using two tablets as monitors with a mac

I want to use an Android tablet and an iPad as monitors with a Mac at the same time (greedy I know). Has anyone got this working? Duet only seems to support one monitor. I don't know about Yam, but it'...
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"The Apple Store app is not available in your country or region" after Apple Store update on iPad

After Apple Store update I've got "The Apple Store app is not available in your country or region", and my country is missing from the list (it's Ukraine). Just in case I have iPad Air 2020. ...
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Small image of iPad circled on iPad: meaning?

First time I’ve ever seen this. A little box appeared on the iPad Home Screen, containing a green circle around a picture of an iPad. Tapping it has no effect. It’s on the right, beneath the app ...
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After I migrated to my new iMac, videos in Photos don't migrate to my iPad

I got a M1 iMac a couple of weeks ago and migrated from my old iMac. Now finder keeps giving me error messages when it tries to synchronize my iPad: Some videos, including “8347B1B9-93BB-49CA-B192-...
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How can I prevent an application from changing the sound volume on iPad?

How can I prevent an application from changing the sound volume on iPad? Sound setting:
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Is it possible to install any recent browser on an iPad 1?

Any browser I could think of requires a version of iOS, that the iPad does not have access to. The installed Safari browser is not able to connect to https websites. Is there any way to display a ...
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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 iOS 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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