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

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iPad needs to be continuously approved to use iCloud account. How to stop that?

Since a few weeks (never had this problem before that), I am receiving notifications on my Macbook asking to approve my iPad to use iCloud. I have approved it hundreds of times but the notifications ...
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Disable wireless headphone notifications?

I don’t own a pair of wireless headphones but, someone I live with does. Sometimes when he’s trying to sync his headphones to his devices I get there really annoying popup notifications to connect ...
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logic remote IPad for 10.4.8

I use logic 10.4.8 and I need the right version of logic remote for my IPad Air 2. Which version do I have to use and where can I get it?
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How to change the Caps Lock key to Backspace on the external keyboard I am using with my iPad? [duplicate]

I reckon there are programs on Mac or PC that could do the trick but I haven't been able to find an app that would let me just remap this one key. My keyboard does not come with any software that ...
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Reset iPad Mini v1 Not Validating

I have an iPad Mini v1 that had a memory leak. So I backed it up, and reset the unit. Upon restart, it asks me some basic setup questions, and a WiFi network to join. Accomplished. The WiFi channel ...
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Excel for iPad - Fill without dragging

I want to fill a range of cells but without having to drag, because I don‘t want to drag through 11525 columns. In the below screenshot, you can see the formula I want to fill along with example ...
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How can I “fix” iPadOS Safari that is extremely slow in loading webpages?

I got a new iPad from Apple to replace mine that got water damaged. I restored from my backup and things have been mostly fine. But Safari is killing me. I can open bookmarks to sites like ...
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iPad 6th Gen shows white background login screen after power on, but no keyboard

This has been occurring for some time now, spanning several iOS updates, now to the latest 16.1.1. It is more of an inconvenience, but I would like to know if anybody else has seen this problem, (and ...
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Does the new "enter password to do backup" fix a security hole? [duplicate]

I don't have a device to test on, but I'm half-remembering from long ago that I can hook up a new (or found/stolen?) iPad and be offered the opportunity to do a backup on it. If that is not the case, ...
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Can I prevent the sending of messages when an iOS app is in Guided Access?

In Guided Access mode of iOS the device enters a single app mode and you can block access to certain parts of the screen. Guided Access is enabled through Settings > Accessibility > Guided ...
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How to stop iOS downsampling images when sharing via email?

Whenever I share a screenshot via email or other means, the photo is always downsampled to a very low resolution automatically. I can't figure out how to disable this - I want to share screenshots as ...
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How can I duplicate an event on Microsoft Outlook on iPad?

How can I duplicate an event on the Microsoft Outlook app for iPad? Event ~= calendar entry in Outlook.
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"Chrome" would like to paste from ... how can I get this question to stop popping up every time I copy/paste?

I have a MBP and iPad, I often copy from one to the other and I use Chrome as the iPad browser. When I copy a link on the MBP, go to the iPad -> Chrome and paste it, I get the question: "...
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Highlighting text in OneNote on an iPad with Apple Pencil

I’m trying to highlight typed text on my iPad in OneNote with an Apple Pencil. I am able to do this with the highlighter option on the Draw tab, but the highlights are ink. If I insert a line of text ...
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iPad Air 5th Gen gets massively hot while using ANY notetaking app and Apple Pencil 2

iPad Air 5th gen gets massively hot and drains battery, when using just any note taking app and Apple Pencil. Even if I do not have any Note taking app active, when I just attach the Pencil to the ...
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Getting rid of activation lock on iPad [duplicate]

I got my deceased aunt's iPad and no one can remember security answers to reset password and the email used to set up is no longer valid and house has been sold so a password reset can not be sent to ...
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Offline file transfer between Android device and iPad without using an intermediary computer/tablet

How I can transfer some files from my Google Pixel 6 (running Android 12) to my iPad Generation 9 tablet (running iPadOS 15.7) without using Internet connectivity or a third-party computer/tablet as ...
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"your parent has blocked access to games and apps that aren't published by microsoft"

When trying to re-sign-in or add a child's Outlook account to Outlook on an iPad, the web sign-in form appears in a modal web browser dialog, but it displays a message: Something went wrong Your ...
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How to get iOS and iPadOS devices that can sync via Wi-Fi to show up again under “Locations” in macOS 13 (Ventura) after ejecting the device?

I am running macOS 13 (Ventura) on a 2020 Intel MacBook Air with an iPhone 11 Pro running iOS 16.1 and a iPad mini running iPadOS 16.1. I started to use Wi-Fi syncing for my iPhone and iPad again ...
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How do I stop macOS Ventura requiring a Passcode every time I Backup and Sync my iPhone and iPad

I have a MacBook Air (M2). It came with Monterey installed I have an iPhone 13 mini and two iPads - a 5th Gen iPad Air and an iPad mini 4. They are all set up to backup and sync (over Wi-Fi) with my ...
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What is the best way to protect battery of an always-powered iPad?

If an iPad is always powered, the best way to protect the battery is not to use it at all, i.e. the system charge the battery to 60% then only use the external power supply and only use the internal ...
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How do I have my iPhone/iPad not ask for passcode for each iTunes backup?

iMac 2019 MacOS Mojave; iOS 15.7.1 Sometime after I updated my iPhone 8 and iPad (9th gen) I get a message on the iPhone/iPad every time I connect via USB to provide a passcode to back up the device. &...
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How to stream your ipad screen via standard streaming protocol

I want a solution to stream iPad screen wirelessly to anywhere I want (especially video chats). The solution should rely only on some standard protocols like rtsp or some other (I’m new to streaming ...
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Disable app library screen

I have apps on my iPad I don't want my kids seeing (games that I don't want them opening and ruining my progress). I have done several things for these apps: Hide from search Disable notifications ...
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Latex rendering errors (not smooth) on macOS Ventura

When I enter LaTeX code into Typora, it renders incorrectly, as shown in the image below, with many jagged patterns: This also happens when I am browsing with Safari, but Chrome works correctly: ...
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will I get garageband back if I factory reset my ipad AIR 2

as I recall, my old ipad air 2 came with Garageband. I made the mistake of leaving automatic app updates on and now, since it cannot update to ios 16, it cannot open Garageband either (since it is ...
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Export handwritten note from Apple Note on iPad to PDF

I am using an iPad for taking handwritten notes. My notes also contain some images I've cut and pasted from the screen capture feature on the iPad. I'd simply like to export my notes to PDF to share ...
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Want to listen to ALL my Compact Discs via iPad

Ok, here goes! I’m an old guy with limited computer skills but lots of music that I like listening to on my home stereo system. This is what I would like to do: I love my iPad Air 3. It’s all I got ...
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How to create lock screen customization on iPad with iPadOS 16 like in iOS 16

I recently updated my iPad to iPadOS 16 with the intention of trying out the new lock screen customization capabilities. However after following the Apple support page for "Personalize Your ...
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How do I change iPad lock screen font

I update my iPad (gen 8) to the newest iPad operating system today (iPadOS 16.1) and noticed that Apple has changed the default lock screen font used for the time. I’m not a big fan of the new font is ...
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I can use iPad as second display, but I cannot use Universal Control

As the title says, I cannot use Universal Control with my iPad and mbp (sharing the mbp's mouse/keyboard with the iPad), although the mac sees the iPad (recognizes it, can use it as a secondary ...
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Where is the Twitter Library for images stored?

By this I mean: when I use Twitter or Fenix on iPadOS 16, and go to choose an image to go with my tweet, it displays a whole bunch of images, including a lot from my old iPad - this suggests that it ...
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How enable Viber backup on iPad?

Viber allows to enabled backup on a main device — on a phone device, by default. But when you installed it on iPad (or another tablet) only (let's say you don't have smartphone), will backup be ...
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What are these iPad Ethernet devices?

When I plug an iPad into my laptop (M1 MacBook Pro running Monterey) two Ethernet ports show up in my Network Services with IP addresses in the 169.254.* range. What are these used for? I ask because ...
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Make iPad trust my HTTPS certificate signed by CA that I created and have added to iPad

Everything is in my LAN. I created a CA certificate using XCA. On Windows and Android, I could install the CA's ".cer" file system-wise. Chrome-based browsers said that the HTTPS certificate ...
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How to install iOS software update for macOS when it fails to install automatically?

When I plug in my 2018-generation iPad Pro running iPadOS 15.7 to my 2018-generation iMac running macOS 10.15.7, I get a prompt for installing a software update to let the Mac communicate with the ...
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New iPad 9 has poor performance, free RAM is all over the map

Brand new iPad 9 64G WiFi version, 35% drive space used, updated OS. I mainly bought this for Goodnotes and Chrome -> YouTube videos. Goodnotes was REALLY lagging. I would have Chrome open with ...
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What happens if you plug an iPod into a USBC iPad?

What happens if you plug an iPod into a USBC iPad? Some people don't have laptops. Could they use their USBC iPads to manage their more portable music players?
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iPad behaves like it is low on RAM

My iPAD Air (2021) started to behave as if it has low RAM, all apps are reloading after just couple of seconds. If I switch from Youtube app to Safari after some seconds Youtube app will reload ...
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How to auto-sort a table in Numbers?

I'm trying to get Numbers to "auto" sort a table when data is entered into a different table. It's for a simple round robin tennis tournament, where points are accumulated each round, and I'...
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Mobile Apple Device Audio Latency with Lightning to 3.5mm Adapter vs USB Audio Interface

I realize that I can use a USB audio interface (via the camera connection kit on iPhone or directly on iPad) for audio applications. I am curious what sort of latency the "built-in" audio ...
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Cannot find iPadOS apps when search from a Mac

When using the Apple App Store app on my Mac, I cannot locate these two apps. Yet I can identify each app by their web page. Gmail - Email by GoogleGoogle LLChttps://apps.apple.com/us/app/gmail-email-...
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Is there any iPad-compatible keyboard that is arbitrarily remappable?

I'm looking for a keyboard model that would be able to connect to my iPad and be possible to reprogram at the accessory-level to have custom key mappings/layouts. I understand that many mechanical ...
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Icon and menu items getting disabled on Scribble for iPad

While using Scribble on an iPad, the carriage return icon is disabled, and the Show Keyboard menu item is too. This occurred while using the Apple Notes app. Why do they become disabled? How do I get ...
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Stop iPhone sharing open tabs via bluetooth

If I open a tab on my iPhone using either Safari or Microsoft Edge then if Bluetooth is enabled the same tab opens on my iPad in Edge and an icon like this appears in the dock of the iPad - it's the ...
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Alternative keyboard layouts on iPadOS?

Whether with touchscreen keyboard or external Bluetooth keyboard, it is possible to select some alternative keyboard layouts. But is it possible to remap keys arbitrarily so as to support various ...
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How to log out of iCloud on iPad?

I would like to log out of iCloud on iPad while staying logged into an Apple account. Documentation for this is at https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208242 and is wrong. It states that I should sign ...
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How to resize .heic wallpaper for iPad?

How can I resize one of the default .heic wallpapers from MacOS for my iPad? I'm hoping to be able to resize the "Dynamic Big Sur Dark (Still)" wallpaper for my iPad (gen 8) Which has a ...
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iPad: Disable Today View (Home/Lock screen left-edge swipe) completely?

I am currently on iPadOS 15.6.1. Tell me if I am missing something but I have no idea why I would want to swipe from the left edge each time to open some sort of drawer to see widgets, when I can just ...
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Unknown App listed under general settings, but not visible in the App Library

I tried to install an app from Safari which didn’t get installed unfortunately, but now there’s an unknown app listed under background app refresh settings with the following name, “Web” but it’s ...
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