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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iPadOS 14 external keyboard arrow keys issues

I recently purchased a Logitech K380 keyboard for my iPad, running iPadOS 14.4. It's awesome, but I have one issue. When I use the arrow keys, it doesn't let me navigate text with the arrow keys. For ...
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Remove Facebook apps sidebar in iPad browsers

Is there any way to remove or hide the sidebar on apps.facebook.com in an iPad browser? I found questions like this one: https://superuser.com/questions/783581/whats-an-easy-way-to-remove-the-facebook-...
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Display week numbers using ISO 8601 week-based year in Apple Calendar app on iPadOS?

In other words, the same as this Question, Standard (ISO 8601) week number in Calendar.app?, but for iPadOS rather than macOS. When turning on the “Week numbers” switch in “Calendar” preferences, I ...
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Can I run a virtual machine from my iPad?

I have a Windows virtual machine that I want to open it from my iPad using VirtualBox, Vmware client, or any free App that allows me to open a virtual machine file (I assume it is local to my iPad). I ...
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Can the iPad record the voice so as to make a video or stream to YouTube?

Short question is: can the iPad Air record the screen and my voice while I am sketching on the Note app and using the Apple pencil to write or sketch diagrams? Details: My setup right now is: Have ...
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Will an iPad with more RAM experience fewer app suspensions? [closed]

My workflow requires me to frequently switch back and forth between Google Docs and other apps and this leads to my Google doc being repeatedly closed. My understanding is that the cause is “app ...
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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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iPad 2 activation required and failed (out of nowhere, not activation lock)

I have an iPad 2 and out of nowhere it requires an activation. It is connected to my WIFI and I did not have to enter my Apple ID. The activation however fails, and it tells me to connected it to ...
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How to clear unread bullets after emails being read without need to restart the Mail app in iOS 14?

I have updated my iPad operating system from iOS 11.4 to iPadOS 14.3. In the new updated OS when I open the Mail app to see new received emails in my account inbox, blue bullets next to unread emails ...
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Can I use Shortcuts to tell me when to leave for a specific appointment based on Map data?

I was wondering if anyone knew of an existing Shortcut where I can get the Time that I need to leave My Current location in order to arrive at a specified address at a specified time. So lets say I ...
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USB C to Ethernet on iPad Air 4 in hotel

The WiFi in my hotel room has been dropping video calls so I got a USB C to ethernet adapter and plugged it into my iPad Air 4 running the latest iOS. Ethernet settings appear in the settings app and ...
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How to check my iOS-backup password

When backing up iOS devices to the mac, encrypted backups are possible. Is there a way to test my password, which I think is correct, without trying to restore some iPad from this backup? I want to ...
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Continue screen recording even after screen turns off

I was screen recording with my iPad Pro and in the middle of it, I accidentally turned off my screen. I finished what I was doing and wanted to stop the screen recording but to my surprise it was ...
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How to sort photos inside a shared album in the Photos app in macOS, iOS, or iPadOS?

How to sort photos inside a shared album in the Photos app in macOS, iOS, or iPadOS?
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iOS Books app often opens at a previous page

When I open Books to continue reading a book it often opens to an earlier page than the one I wa before, sometimes several chapters back. The same happens when I do a lookup and then jump back to ...
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How to avoid suspended apps getting killed in iOS 14?

I have updated my iPad operating system from iOS 11.4 to iPadOS 14.3. Unfortunately, suspended apps are now immediately killed in the background while in the older version I could keep many apps ...
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Connect my watch with family iPad for Fitness+

Ive got Apple Fitness* shared with my family. My wife has an iPad (with her own account, but part of the family sharing group) running 14.3 - capable of running Fitness+. Can I pair my watch to the ...
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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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iPadOS Add entry to text replacement (user dictionary) from shortcuts

I’m using the apple pencil on Ipad and work with a lot of abbreviations. So every-time I write one, it will be replaced with whatever is the closest match in the English dictionary. I can work around ...
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How to tell if my iPad is connected to WiFi using WPA3, WPA2, or no security at all?

In Settings > Wi-Fi, I tapped the i-in-circle info icon to get details on a network connection. But I did not notice any mention of what encryption might be in use.
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Long press some key in ios is not working

I'm using iPad with Bluetooth keyboard and I find that long press is not recognized, say, I long press "k" and iPad work the same as I just press once. That isn't ideal as I'm trying to ssh ...
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Can I obtain the web browsing history from my in-app browsers on iOS and iPadOS?

Every week or two, time permitting, I recap what I have browsed/watched/listened to etc. online. It provides insight into my thought processes, it helps give me some continuity of purpose and aids my ...
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What Bluetooth profiles are available for headphone connections on iPhone and iPad?

Getting good sound quality on Bluetooth headset seems to depend far more on the Bluetooth profiles used on a connection than the quality of the headset itself. AAC is quoted in many articles as "...
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External keyboard Logitech Slim Folio Pro not always allow me to type text on iPadOS 14.2

Sometimes I am unable to type text into text field in the apps on iPadOS 14.2 (the same behaviour I encountered before on previous versions of the iPadOS). Sometimes this also happening for "...
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How do I choose or change the app to open an Airdrop file such as cbz, or just have it untouched in the Download folder?

I tried to Airdrop a file from the MacBook to my iPad Pro, and it succeeded, except the file is directly opened by QQ Reader which I downloaded long time ago, and the file is missing in the "...
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Display the current network use (upload and download) in the notification bar on iPad

I'm looking for a program for iPadOS 13.7 compatible with ipad pro 9.7 inch (2016) that displays the current network use (upload and download) in the notification bar. The program should be gratis (...
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How to type a newline or hit enter when using scribble on iPadOS 14?

I actually have a few pain points with scribble... Enter key is on the scribble helper bar, but that’s about as inconvenient and slow as reaching from keyboard to mouse... If the only way to hit ...
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iPadOS 14.2 - Unable to find Apple Pencil double tap settings

I have an Apple Pencil 2 paired with an iPad running iPadOS 14.2. I was able to configure the double tap action in the settings somehow, but I don't know how to do it anymore. Is this setting hidden? ...
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How to migrate data from MacBook Pro to new iPad Air

I just bought a new iPad Air and wondered if Migration Assistant is on it, and where I find it? I am trying to move all of my data from a MacBook Pro to the iPad Air.
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Why does this I in a black rectangle with a line through appear on my iPad Pro screen, and how to get rid of it permanently?

This black sign appears on my iPad Pro screen many times, sometimes in one top corner of the screen, sometimes on different other places on the screen, but I guess always on the Safari tabs, as I’ve ...
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iPadOS 14 keyboard-like Bluetooth device button remapping

I'm annoyed I can’t remap keys on a Mocuto 052 “VR remote"-like device on my iPadOS 14. I intended to use it with Procreate to have a physical access to undo-redo shortcuts and others. I ...
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Restore screen keyboard to large size [duplicate]

In iPadOS 14.2, the on-screen keyboard has shrunk to a tiny size appearing on the left side. Apparently this is a new feature for one-thumb typing. How can I restore the large size, filling width of ...
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Shortcut to switch windows of same application on an iPad

Apps like Safari and Notes support multiple windows per app. The documentation only shows two ways to switch between these windows: From an open app: In the Dock, tap the app you want to view. Swipe ...
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Unhide hidden app purchases on iOS 14.2

I have hidden a number of app purchases, and I would now like to unhide them. If you go to the App Store (iOS 14.2), tap your profile picture and go to account settings, you can click "Hidden ...
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How do I sync a directory from Mac to iPad?

How do I sync directory ~/to-sync from Mac to iPad through network or a USB type-C cable? Is there some handy tools like rsync or adb-sync (for Android devices) to do that? I prefer FOSS tools. :)
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Loading OneDrive office previews on iPadOS 14.1 suddenly started taking long time (1–2 min)

Loading OneDrive office previews on iPadOS 14.1 suddenly started taking long time (1–2 min). I've tried to restart the app and Ipad.
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Are highlights broken in iPadOS 14 Books?

According to the iPad user guide, you can find highlights you’ve made in a book by going to the outline menu and selecting Notes. After installing iOS 14, I don’t see Notes for a book in which I’ve ...
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How do disable iOS keyboard from displaying?

When I press my finger down on the iPad in any app, the iOS keyboard pops up automatically. How do I disable this? It is very distracting when trying to paste text or a screenshot into OneNote for ...
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Can I directly record a video in iCloud Drive (/Google Drive)?

By record, I mean record a video using the option available in the Control Center. If I am running out of the local storage space, can I record (upload?) directly to the Drive? If not, is there a ...
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In Pages on iPad, formatting to add line over paragraph?

I’m writing a document with Pages on iPad. When I select the “Heading 3” style it puts a line above the text, like this: I can't find how to create that kind of formatting manually, outside of the ...
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Stop Apple Notes from cutting off handwritten text

When hand writing notes in Apple Notes, it is very easy to cut off notes across pages when exporting the note. This is because dividers between pages aren't shown as they are in Notability or ...
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Record Notability Notes with AirPods Pro to iPad Pro (and/or Mac)?

I live in a studio apartment with my boyfriend who often works really late. He gets home at 3am and needs to get quality rest. The problem is I need to attend all of my online classes in-person at 8 ...
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Search Domains not seeming to work through DHCP on iOS/iPadOS

I have set Search Domains (DHCP Option 119) in my router, but it does not seem to be working on my iPad. I can see on the router logs that it is being sent to the iPad along with the other requested ...
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Alarm clock for iPhone/iPad which permits me to choose custom sound track without apple music, exists?

I seek a simple alarm clock that permits me to choose an arbitrary soundtrack (mp3 file) from iPhone/iPad without messing with Apple Music/iTunes/etc.. If a built-in HTTP server that can be used to ...
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Can't find Microsoft One note in iPad's appstore

I have iPad MM172LL/A, OS version 11.12 (15B202). I would like to install Microsoft One Note. When I got to app store on the iPad and search for Microsoft One Note, it's not showing up. What's going ...
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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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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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My iPad's MAC address seems to have changed with the iPadOS 14 update. Is this normal?

I was looking at my Ubiquiti UniFi controller webpage and noticed that my iPad Pro 10.5 was seen as a new device. I went to the Insights tab and saw that it has two entries, with two different MAC ...
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Selecting rather than highlighting in iPad books

On my iPad, when I read a book in the books app, a single word gets selected if I hold my finger on it. This allows several options and I prefer this extra tap if I want to look it up, highlight it or ...
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On iPadOS 14, what does this box on the today view do?

2019 iPad, running the new release of iPadOS 14. When adding widgets to the today view, there is a box at the top that says: Drag your favourite widgets here to pin them on the Home Screen. Any ...