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 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. Since SD cards tend to fail, I would like to use my iPad Pro on the go, and backup the cards to an external SSD drive. A simple ...
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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 ...
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My iPhone is showing an orange dot in the status bar every time I make a phone call

I noticed today that my iPhone has suddenly started showing an orange color dot at the top of the screen every time I am making a call. I clearly remember this did not used to be the case before, but ...
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If you store a document locally on one device and also has that app use iCloud, will it be available on other devices?

Take an application, say Pages. You have the document saved locally on one of your Apple devices. You also have Pages turned on in Settings > [name] > iCloud > Apps using iCloud > Pages. ...
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How to delete or track the sign-in information on an iPad?

I have used a couple of Adobe apps on my iPad. Following the first time I logged in to my account, it just remembers the details. I’m not sure if it remembers the password as well since they were just ...
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How can I see the entire list of applications that the upgrade will temporarily remove?

I'm upgrading to iPadOS 13 on iPad. How can I see the entire list of applications that the upgrade will temporarily remove?
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Screen recording not working on iPadOS 13?

I’ve been trying to get screen recording to work on my iPad Pro 9.7 for a while, but it seems to be greyed out. I know it isn’t restricted, as I have checked multiple times, and AirPlay mirroring ...
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Find string anywhere, not only at the beginning of words, in Safari on the iPad

In Safari on macOS one can choose whether to match a word that starts with the string or that contains it (see answer to Safari web browser do not find strings on a page in the common way). For ...
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iPadOS Files app, search function not working

The files app search does not work with Dropbox. The search doesn’t not even return file names from the search. This is really poor from apple. Does anyone know how to fix this, or whether it can be ...
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Why does it take so much time for “Require Password” to get turned on/off?

Settings > [your name] > iTunes & App Store > Password Settings > Require Password (under FREE DOWNLOADS) This just takes somewhere between a couple of seconds to a lot of seconds to ...
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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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How can I use a detached keyboard with my iPad Pro so I can draw and use quick keys with it flat?

How can I use a detached keyboard with my iPad Pro so I can draw and use quick keys with it flat? I'm left handed so I'd like to put the keyboard on my right and draw with my left-hand, so attaching ...
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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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Is there a keyboard shortcut to switch the cursor between panels of iPad split screen?

Is there a way to switch back and forth between two functionalities open in split screen easily on the iPad?
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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” ...