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A simple overlay icon for switching between apps in iPad Pro?

Is there any way to have a simple icon overlay touching which can toggle between applications on iPad Pro? I am tired swiping four fingers and it causes some irritation on my fingers to swipe on the ...
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How to disable private browsing on ipad ios9? [migrated]

We have an ipad that we use as our POS at work. I want to disable the private browsing function to be able to make sure people are not browsing the web. Is there a way to do this?
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Can I use vlc on Linux to convert an audio file to m4a to be played on iPad/iPhone?

I have been working and researching this question for much of the day. I found some online advice and changed an FFMPEG preference (strict conversion to -2) and added an AAC output option. I was able ...
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Cannot access Internet on iPad sharing an Internet connection with iMac (on iMac: ethernet using cisco client)

I have an iMac (OS X Yosemite v.10.10.5) which is connected via ethernet with the internet. I have to use Cisco Any Connect Secure Mobility Client to actually use the internet, which is provided by my ...
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How can I install Microsoft Office off of my subscription on my iPad? [closed]

I purchased a Microsoft Office business subscription that would allow me to install Office on my iPad. However, I met with a surprise when trying to log in to the appropriate website, ...
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Get files off iPhone (iPad/iPod/etc) without using the Internet?

My daughter had a school assignment where she needed to talk to someone in Spanish and send a recording to her school. I used my iPhone, the files are too big to email, and am trying to figure out ...
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Blocking a specific user from accessing YouTube [closed]

I have a D-Link router. I'm trying to block a specific user of the network in question from accessing YouTube, due to the high bandwidth it consumes. My problem is the following: YouTube has so many ...
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Transfer files over WiFi from Windows to iPad

Any idea how to transfer (large) files from Windows to an iPad over an an-hoc WiFi network? I am looking for a direct solution, without having to wait for my files to be uploaded to some internet ...
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Why can't i ping my iPad from the PC?

I have an iPad 2 with iOs 8.3 and i have a PC with Win 7. And i have a trouble: the PC can't ping the iPad. 'ping 192.168.0.41' says 'destination host unreachable' But my gate device, ZTE F660 can ...
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Connecting iPad to a Windows machine using PAN bluetooth

I am trying to setup a Bluetooth PAN between an iPad Wi-Fi (iOS 9) and a Windows 10 machine (I have tried with Windows 8 as well) but I can't establish a connection between the devices. The devices ...
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Using Reflector 2 between iPad Air 2 and PC Laptop

I'm having some issues with a user in my office who is looking to present her iPad screen to a laptop. The iPad is an iPad Air 2 running iOS 9.1 and the laptop is a Lenovo T440p running Win7 ...
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How to Airdrop between Macbook Pro and iPad Air

Trying to airdrop from my Mac to my iPad however I cannot see my iPad from the Airdrop interface on the Mac. Help.. Thanks, Shix
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Getting constant usbmuxd errors on Console in El Capitan ( MB Pro Early 2011 )

When I connect my iPad Air, I'm getting constant erros like these: 22.10.2015 09:37:54,599 com.apple.usbmuxd[84]: HandleUSBMuxDictionary client 0x7f848aa06e20-duet/NULL using library 1.4.0, running ...
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iPad VNC client that updates mouse position when it changes on the server?

I am looking for an iPad VNC client that has the mouse update setting either on by default or configurable. My goal is to use an old iPad as my monitor for my Raspberry Pi. I want to use the mouse ...
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iPad Air won't connect to iTunes on my macbook

When I try connecting my iPad to iTunes on my MacBook, it registers it but it shows a dialog box saying: The iPad pad Richards iPad cannot be used because it requires a newer version of iTunes. ...
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Wireless and Wired Network - iPad and Windows Proxy

I'm a developer trying to simplify the process of multi-platform web development and I would like to setup a proxy in windows 10 for an iPad or other device to use. Specifically I have an Android ...
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How to make MacBook sharing Wi-Fi from iPad

I connected from iPad to MacBook Pro (mid 2012) by USB. In iPad personal hotspot turned on and iPad sharing Internet to MacBook Pro. It is working. I want that MacBook Pro share internet too. I made ...
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What ffmpeg command would convert a video for iPad/iPhone/iPod?

I'm currently using a batch file which (amongst other things) runs the following handbrakecli command line to convert a video: HandBrakeCLI.exe -v0 --input "D:\input.mkv" --preset="Universal" ...
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How to stop Sublime Text 3 from changing font size on different sized screens

I've recently just installed AirDisplay 3 on my iPad so I can use it as a second screen for my MacBook Pro retina (with Yosemite). It works brilliantly with everything so far bar ST3. As soon as I ...
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Seeing email thread in email body on ipad, but not on pc

I have a user who looks at his Outlook email both on his ipad and his work pc. When he looks at an email on his pc the thread within the email body is missing (he only sees one or two previous ...
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Is it ok if I charge my IPad with the power adapter that I use for my Samsung Tablet?

My iPad version details are as follows: Model A1460 Complies with the Canadian ICES-003 Class B specifications FCC ID: BCGA1460 and IC: 579C-A1460 Serial: DMPKF3F4F18Y There is something wrong ...
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How to control a presentation on computer using iPad?

I am presenting something to a small audience of 50+ people. I have a projector to which I will connect my laptop. Instead of navigating the presentation (Microsoft PowerPoint) on the computer and ...
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Can I permanently disallow OS upgrades on an iOS device? [closed]

Is there a way to prevent OS upgrades on an iOS device, such that the user is unable to remove the restriction? We will be loaning iPhones or iPads to people, and don't want them making ANY changes ...
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Apple loading screen constanlty interrupting on iPad 2 with ios 8.3

I just upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 8.3 and the apple logo loading screen appears all the time as I try to access apps, use the Internet, browse through photos and many times more. That makes using the ...
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iTunes pauses between songs when controlled via VNC

I recently started using VNC with a free license to remotely control iTunes from my iPad. iTunes itself sits on a dedicated Mac Mini (for music streaming purposes) running OSX Yosemite. This works ...
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Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) unable to connect to “Personal Hotspot” on an iPad running iOS 8

After I moved over to a new user account on my Mac—to try to fix another issue—my Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and iOS 8 “Personal Hotspot” function quit working. At first it wouldn’t show my iPad’s ...
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Why don't iPhone or iPad compress the video they record? [closed]

I just recorded 30mins of video on an iPad (1080p, of course) and it took up close to 5Gb. So my question: is it really so hard to do on-the-fly compression? Surely that's what those multi-core CPUs ...
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Recover deleted files in SSD/flash storage

Is it possible to recover deleted files in SSD/flash storage in ipad? I heard that it is not possible to undelete files in SSD in newer windows OS (windows 7 and 8), but older mac and ios does not use ...
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Bookmarks - sync OS X Firefox with iPhone / iPad Safari

I'm a Firefox user. I want to keep my bookmarks synchronised on all devices - desktop (Firefox Sync works great but just between my desktop instances), iPhone and iPad. Since there is no FF for iPad ...
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“iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. This device is no longer connected.”

I have a first generation iPad Air (with up-to-date iOS 8.1) When I connect it to my 2013 iMac (with up-to-date OS X Yosemite 10.10) - it doesn't work. Specifically - iTunes automatically launches, ...
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iPad WiFi Sync from local NAS

I am trying to setup a fully automated sync/push of movies from my NAS to my iPad. My setup is the following I got a local NAS running Windows Server where I have Movies in a decicated specific ...
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upload from iPad to VPN?

The setup: I'm working on an app that has to run on a tablet. One section requires that a file (typically a picture) get uploaded to a central server. "No big deal" - right? The catch: The tablet ...
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Is there an iOS application that will track the frequency of use of other applications?

I am trying to determine which games my kids use on our jailbroken iPad/iPhones. They are young, so asking them is not an option. Is there an app to track this information and present it in a fairly ...
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Why there is a question mark symbol on iPad keyboard dot key? [closed]

There are two keys on iPad keyboard, which confuses me - ,/! and ./?. I expect that somehow I should be able to input question and exclamation marks using these keys, but only comma and dot are ...
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How can I print from an iPad to a network printer managed by a Macbook?

Is it possible to use a Macbook to manage a network printer such that I can print to it from an iPad? This video explains how to do what I want with Windows, but can the same be done with a Mac?
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Can I use my iPad charger to power speakers rated 1.2W? [closed]

They are USB-powered but I want to play music from my ipad which can't supply them with power so I need a power supply. I was wondering if I could simply use the iPad charger to power the speakers. On ...
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Repeating a Wi-Fi signal with a Windows 7 laptop

I have a weak Wi-Fi signal that I can receive only by using my Windows 7 Laptop which uses an external Wi-Fi antenna.. I have an iPad which doesn't receive the signal as well - if at all - so I'm ...
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Wirelessly printing without a router

I need to print wirelessly from an iPad. Ideally this setup will be as simple as possible. Do I have to have a router or are there printers out there that the iPad can just print directly to? I ...
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Access local owncloud on ipad

ive just installed owncloud and made a "local" on my linux machine. i am trying to connect my ipad which is on the same network to it but i do not know what the server adress is? i cannot seem to ...
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How do I view pictures on ipad/iphone that are stored on a Windows share on my home WiFi network

There are a number of apps which claim to do this, some free, some paid. I tried one but the images (2-3Mb) loaded intolerably slowly and so it was not appropriate for browsing. Which software do I ...
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How mobile devices can get their geolocation? [closed]

I recently bought an iPad mini. This is the cheaper version, no GPS included. I'm wondering how can these mobile devices get my exact location. I made some research on my PC like checking IP to ...
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Can't connect to a local IP cam from iPad, while connecting from a PC works

Both my laptop and my iPad are on the same wireless network. http://foscam1 comes up just fine on the laptop, or any other PC in the house. The iPad only connects about half the time. The other half ...
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VPN on WIN 7…ipad connects but no DNS services

I have set up a vpn on a win 7 machine PPTP and can successfully connect to it from another win 7 machine over the internet and get out with the new ip address. However, when I connect with an ipad, ...
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Improve ffmpeg command for MKV to MP4 for iPad?

I have many MKVs made from DVDs and BRs by MakeMKV that I converting to MP4 so I can play/stream on my iPad Air. I now use this command for converting my MKVs to MP4: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -strict ...
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iPad user agent changes depending on location (work, home)

I have found this question: Is this user agent string related to Safari? I originally was looking for what the "GSA" part of the user agent meant, as I am seeing the same iPad display both of the ...
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PowerPoint for iPad - no audio?

I downloaded PowerPoint for iPad and uploaded one of my presentations that has audio in it. However, when I ran the presentation, I was unable to hear the audio. Everything else worked just fine ...
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Why suddenly the port cannot be connected?

I am running a HTTP Server on my Mac, which is a NanoHTTP Server, not Apache etc. I use eclipse to run it, it runs, and work perfectly, and I got an iPad to access it, it works. The firewall on Mac is ...
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How to record sound from an iPhone via the headphone jack to an iPad via its microphone jack? [closed]

I'm trying to record sound from an iPhone with my iPad and vice versa. I've tried connecting two iPhone compatible Headset Microphone Adapters like this one crossways, mic to headphones and ...
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Where is the Panoramas folder in iOS 7.0.4 when browsing for it with iFiles?

I'm attempting to move a large image into the Panoramas folder of my iPad Mini. I can find the image in iFile which is located at var/mobile/Media/DCIM/Apple100/, and the image I want to copy/move is ...
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Connect iPad app to workstation that shares it's internet connection with another

I have the iPad Air with an app "Cubase iC Pro". The idea is this app controls software "Cubase 7.5" installed on a separate workstation. When I first launch this app on my iPad I'm asked for an IP ...