Questions tagged [ipados]

iPadOS is the operating system running on the Apple iPad. Use this tag only for questions specific to iPad OS. Use the iOS tag in most cases.

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Why is the 'Slide' transition disabled in iMovie for iPadOS?

In another part of the clip, I can apply the slide transition. But somehow at this point I cannot. I am using iMovie on an iPad Pro. I have set the following clip (i.e. the clip after the transition ...
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How to stop folder save location suggestion in ipadOS - Save to Files?

Attempting to save a file to icloud drive via the Save to Files option. On save to files option, I get presented with a small box in the middle of the screen. It takes me to a folder, presumably apple ...
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Can we map button 4 and 5 of mouse to copy and paste in IPad?

Is there any third party software as there is no such option in accessibility settings.
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Use laptop keyboard as an external keyboard for my ipad

I just bought a new ipad amidst the lockdown and i just can't get hold of the keyboard for it Is there any way i can use my old laptop's keyboard and mouse with the ipad (pro 2020)
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Is there any cloud clipboard which allows copy pasting between windows laptop and ipad?

The closest app which I find is ALT + c https://altcopy.net/ but they only support between anderoid and windows and their ios app is in development
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Screen-Lock Breaks Uploads

I've noticed that when uploading long-ish videos to social media, if the device goes to autolock, invariably I'll see the upload failed. Not a problem if one is continuously using the device so screen-...
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iPad Pro- backing up and restoring without wifi

I currently have no broadband at home - rather I use my iPhone as a reliable personal hotspot. How do I restore my iPad and backup my iPad (iCloud) without WiFi? The iPad currently isn’t allowing me. ...
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iOS/iPadOS e-book reading app with *multiple* *custom* dictionaries

I have lots of e-books. I read them both on my iPhone and on my Linux laptop. So far, on my iPhone, I just use the built-in Books app. The problem is that it has a very limited selection of ...
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Do iOS Safari settings affect sites running in fullscreen web app mode?

I'm building an iPad web app for personal use that requires a change to a Safari setting in order for it to run correctly. The setting is Prevent Cross-Site Tracking: off* (default is on): As this ...
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Keep the camera activated while using other apps during a video conference

When I am in a videoconference with any app (I have tested with zoom, facetime, discord and skype), if I change to another app my friend stops seeing my camera. My issue is that I use the iPad to have ...
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How to re-download offloaded app (with data) from my old iPad to new iPad

I searched a lot for this question; found this question (How do I transfer app data from my old iPad to my new iPad?) but it's from nearly a decade ago, so it may not be relevant. I will be buying a ...
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How can I disable “Smart Addresses” in the Mail app on iOS/iPadOS?

As a security measure against phishing, I would like the Mail app on my iPhone and iPad to always show the email address of the sender (and other recipients). On macOS, you can deactivate Smart ...
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How can I remove all my downloaded YouTube videos in the YouTube iPad app in one go?

How can I remove all my downloaded YouTube videos via the YouTube app at once on iPadOS?
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Why do YouTube Play on double tap in airpods dont works?

I connected my AirPods 2gen to IPad Air 3gen, and everything works well. The one thing that bothers me is the fact that in YouTube app pause on AirPods double-tap works, but the play doesn`t. So why ...
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Can you use a USB Wireless mouse with an iPad through the lightning to USB adapter?

just wondering, on my iPad Pro 9.7 running iPadOS 13.5, could I connect a usb wireless mouse using the lightning to USB adapter? And will the mouse provide the same functionality as a bluetooth mouse ...
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How to download roblox without being caught by auburn school district iPad 6th generation

How do you download roblox without it saying it is restricted
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iPad search screen doesn't respond properly. Its like the screen is frozen

I have a 12.5 inch iPad Pro 2nd Generation running iPadOS 13.5. It developed a problem this week. When I swipe down on the home screen it brings up the search screen shown below. Normally I would use ...
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How can I fix my iPad Magic Keyboard when everything works except the trackpad?

I’ve got the Magic Keyboard (the one with the hinge that holds the iPad Pro suspended in air above the number keys) and everything works except the trackpad. I can go into the settings app General > ...
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Set British PC Keyboard layout on iPad

I use the “British PC” layout on macOS, and I’ve started using a keyboard with my iPad (iOS 13.4.1), and I want to use the same layout on it. However there’s only “British” and “International – PC” ...
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Restrict “Find My” on kids' iPad

Is there any way to restrict access to the Find My app on my kids' iPads? I'm concerned about the possibility of precocious six-year-olds marking their parents' devices as lost or remote wiping them.
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Screen recording ios audio zoom

I have been trying to screen record zoom several zoom meetings on my iPad in the last few weeks but I am unable to figure out why there is no audio. I have tried the same on my iPhone and I never had ...
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Dark grey bar at the bottom of Chrome in iPad

The grey bar in Chrome in the image above in iPad OS blocks form fields at the bottom of the screen. I believe it is the auto fill feature Chrome has. I know it is not the shortcuts bar and also ...
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Switching between open apps using cmd-tab with keyboard on iPadOS

Is there any way to prevent closed apps showing on the cmd-tab app switch bar? I am fed up with seeing 5+ apps when I only have 2 or 3 open. By open I mean the apps which show if I double click the ...
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Recently upgraded iPadOS. It seems my ability to screen record is now reduced to 1/5th the duration. Any fixes?

Before the upgrade I was running iOS 12.2.2, which let me record on high quality for two hours of live music or video conferencing without problems (1.5GB was good for for 30 minutes of recording). ...
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iPad wifi option greyed out after Bluetooth caused it to get stuck in a restart loop

My iPad updated and the bluetooth feature stopped working. Figured that out with a crash log with 3utools. On startup it would crash and restart, only to do the same thing. One time I was able to get ...
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Can the iPad magic keyboard start dictation with a shortcut command?

I want a physical keyboard shortcut to enable dictation on iPadOS. I have two iPads Pro - one with the smart folio physical keyboard and another with the magic keyboard. Ideally without moving my ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for enabling dictation on iPad?

I‘m using an iPad Pro 10.5 iPadOS 13.5 and a Slim Combo keyboard case. I use dictation a lot. Is there a keyboard shortcut for that? Right now I have to toggle the default on-screen keyboard and touch ...
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How can I use a blue yeti on iPad Pro while still being able to her the audio output from the built in speakers?

I have to record myself for music lessons over zoom. I need a better input than the built in mic but I still need to be able to hear the person on the other end. Is there a way I could use a blue yeti ...
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How to disable screen time out for a specific iPad app? [duplicate]

Is it possible to stop an iPad from going to sleep only when a specific app is open, even if nothing is being clicked/played?
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Is there any way to make a keyboard shortcut on an iPad to trigger a video screenshot?

The iPad external hardware keyboard supports Shift-Command-3 and Shift-Command-4 for image screenshots. Is there any way to do a keyboard shortcut for video screen captures as well?
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Apple IpadOS / ios HTML editor which will sync with Amazon AWS S3 buckets

Hi so I'm looking for an Apple IpadOS / IOS app that'll edit a HTML file stored in an Amazon S3 bucket, and update, and upload it back. I could only find "Code Editor" by Panic for Ipados, but there ...
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Change default email application - iPadOS [duplicate]

When I type on Notes.app, it is useful to have clickable email links as follows: Whenever I click this link, it wants to take me to Mail.app, I don’t have it installed so it shows this message: I ...
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Sidecar: use tap gesture as “click” with a mouse

I'm using Sidecar with iPad Pro 11 and MacBook Pro 15 2016. I noticed, that I could use Apple Pencil to interact with the interface elements on the second screen, e.g. open a new empty tab in Safari. ...
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Can the new iPad Pro magic keyboard used on Dvorak?

I wonder if it is possible to use Dvorak layout on the new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro. It would be even better if I can use it without installing any third-party keyboard applications. Also, on Mac ...
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Apps installed on iPhone when installing on iPad

My employer uses the Blackberry UEM client to control our BYOD devices. I was enrolled in this program until they changed their BYOD management policies. I then dis-enrolled my device. I was not ...
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Can iOS apps retrieve user access logs after being deleted?

Specifically, I used an iPad app while it was offline, then deleted it. I assume that it keeps logs of access into the app and whatnot. Can an app be able to gain access to these offline logs after ...
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How do I know when a file is done copying to/from my iOS device on macOS Catalina?

I was trying to copy a folder from iPadOS to my Mac, through Finder's new iOS device interface on macOS Cataline, using a USB C cable. I didn't see any indication the folders was being copied or ...
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Using separate Bluetooth keyboard and mouse simultaneously with my iPad

With the recent announcement of the Magic Keyboard for iPad I've been looking to see what I can improvise during the current COVID-19 supplies crunch. I already have a Bluetooth keyboard that I use ...
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How can I download files directly from Safari to ”on my iPad”?

I am using the latest iPad Pro model and iPadOS, and I’m still new to how iOS handles files and such. Whenever I try to download a file (e.g. a pdf article), hit the option ”save to files”, and ...
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iPad Pro aggressively killing background apps

I have an iPad Pro 10.5" running iPadOS 13.3.1. Today I opened the Facebook app, selected a post from my notifications and started typing a comment. Switched to Safari, opened a new tab, went to a ...
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Safari on macOS does not show the tabs open in the iPad's Safari

When I check the tabs open in the iPad's Safari from the Safari app in macOS they are not at sync. In macOS I see a set of open tabs in the iPad which are not. I close the from macOS but as soon as I ...
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ipadOS downloads go directly to iCloud Drive folder, while iOS downloads stay on local device

I recently downloaded a file to my iPhone and noticed that even though I have iCloud Drive turned on, the file did not automatically sync to iCloud Drive. Conversely, when I downloaded the same file ...
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Why does my iPad camera use JPG instead of HEIF?

Environment iPad 6 iPadOS 13.3 Setting Settings app -> Camera -> Formats -> High Efficiency (instead of Most Compatible) Result Although the formats setting says To reduce file size, capture ...
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iPadOS: switch app instances with keyboard shortcut

is there a way to switch between e.g. different Safari instances with a keyboard shortcut? (I`m using the ipad smart keyboard) Switching between apps with CMD-TAB only switches to the last active ...
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Is there a way to make the iPadOS scrollbar permanently visible across apps?

See the title. I’m using a mouse1 with my iPad (as of iOS 13.4). The lack of persistently visible scroll bars2 across apps (e.g. in Notes) is reducing my productivity, as I have to do a pointless ...
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View FaceTime history farther back than most recent

I want the call logs for one specific person, but the list on the FaceTime app only shows the most recent call for each person. On an iPhone, I believe there is a way through the dialer, but how can I ...
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Size limit of copy and paste in iOS and iPadOS

I recently attempted to copy and paste ~1500 images (average size 5 MB) in a single action on my iPad from an album in Photos to a folder in Files. I started it in the evening and left it running ...
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What differentiates swipe gestures in iOS mail preview’s body?

This one has me stumped and has for some time. On iPad when previewing a Mail message, you can swipe on the actual body of the mail message preview itself. If you swipe from left to right, one of two ...
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How to hide recent files in iPad OS and iOS [duplicate]

I have images/files that I look at time to time inside the native Files app that I would prefer not to show up in the “Recents” area. How do I hide files from showing up in the “Recents” area inside ...
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Disable Lock Screen and Control Centre while using Apps - iPadOS

When I accidentally scroll down from top middle while working with apps, I go to the Lock Screen. When I scroll down from top right while working with apps, I go to the Control Centre. I am on iPadOS ...