Questions tagged [ipad]

Apple's mobile tablet computing device. Questions about using the iPad are considered off topic, unless they're about interfacing with your computer.

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How to change the backup location of multiple iOS devices using symlink? [migrated]

This article outline the steps to take in order to move your iPhone or iPad backups to an external hard drive... https://www.imore.com/how-move-your-iphone-or-ipad-backups-external-hard-drive What I'm ...
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"English version for information purposes only" word iPad [closed]

Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help. Opening a Word document on iPad shows this underlined phrase that is not in the document.
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Using Laptop Keyboard for my iPad

I am a university student who takes notes on an iPad which mainly consist of math equations. However, sometimes I want to write some quick explanations on a keyboard. I feel like buying a Bluetooth ...
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Share a Class Set of Bluetooth Keyboards with Multiple Classes

Background: I teach 12 STEM classes and I have 28 bluetooth keyboards (one class set). Every student has their own iPad. I have labelled each keyboard with a unique number from 1-28. The keyboards are ...
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How can I transfer multiple files+folders at once from the Acrobat app on iPadOS to Windows?

iTunes on Microsoft Windows doesn't see that the iPad is connected to my computer via USB:
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How to run Weylus on Windows 10

(replicated from a post asked by me on Reddit) Hi, So I learned about Weylus when researching ways to turn my iPad into nothing short of an intuos. I tried running Weylus on my pc but this is what ...
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How to get rid of iPad window trailing shadows?

I started having trailing shadow after the recent upgrade to 15. I have the latest IPad PRO. These shadows are annoying
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Connecting to file share works from iPad but not macOS

I am attempting to connect to a Windows file share from macOS 11.3. The IP is 192.168.0.6, however my Mac will ask for username and password. When I enter them, it will shake in error and will not ...
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M1 Macbook Air not able to run iPad/iPhone apps

I recently purchased an M1 Macbook and I remember one of the key selling points was being able to open iPad/iPhone apps, this isn't the main reason I purchased it but anyways I was planning to use it ...
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Preserve Date Created when Exporting Photos from iPad to External Drive

Desired behavior I want to be able to view photos through an external solid state drive with their Date shown as when the photo was taken. Current behavior I select a photo in Photos, click Save to ...
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Reverse tethering Macbook Pro and iPad over BT extremely slow

Sharing my Mac's internet over Bluetooth is extremely slow, with about 0.50 mbps download and often 0.00 mbps upload. My mac is connected wirelessly to a router and gets about 115 mbps download and 10 ...
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Alternative to Apple Books for power users that works across all devices?

I'm quite sick of Apple Books as it randomly deletes books from my library on the iPad, and find myself out of a book exactly when I need it the most and I'm offline. The app also makes it ...
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Why does the terminal on my MacBook Pro seem to send me my iPad instead of the MacBook Pro itself?

Somehow when I open the terminal on my MacBook Pro 16 (2019) it uses my iPad instead of using my MacBook Pro. I moved from Windows few days ago. I use my iPad at school for writing by my hand and ...
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My Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones are connected to Windows 7 and an iPad: how can I prevent Windows 7 from muting the audio coming from the iPad?

My Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones are connected to Windows 7 and some iPad (iPad Pro MM172LL/A): how can I prevent Windows 7 from muting the audio coming from the iPad? Even when no audio is ...
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How to transfer 250 or so Safari browser tabs to a new iPad?

I have an iPad Pro which I have for a few years now. Now with the new keyboard for the iPad Pro, I decided it's a good time to upgrade to the newest iPad Pro with the new keyboard. The problem is ...
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Transfer video files to iPad Pro from PC using USB and no WiFi

I'm looking for a solution to transfer video files from my PC that does not have WiFi to my iPad Pro 12.9 Gen 4 using USB. Then I'd like to upload those to YouTube using the iPads LTE data connection. ...
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Can the iPad Pro be used as input to a Linux computer?

I have a Linux desktop that I often use for online conferencing. In conferences I need to field questions, often aided by drawing diagrams. Up to now I've been doing this with a Wacom writing pad, ...
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UPnP-Server behind Firewall won't show up in iOS-Apps

I'm in the middle of setting up a server net at home. The firewall between user and server net does UPnP-Routing via smcroute (and firewalling with iptables plus ipset). All in all it works perfectly. ...
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Screen Time Password working on iPadOS not on MacOS - with share across devices enabled

Like many people here I have enabled Screen Time on two devices - iPad Pro Running ios13 and Macbook Pro running Catalina. My password works on my iPad though not on my Mac. I've tried resetting the ...
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iPad cannot reach website from other computer via internal IP, except after a DHCP + getpacket command on other computer

I find this really weird, and maybe you know potential theoretical reasons as to why this is. Whenever I type on my iPad 192.168.178.xxx where xxx are the final digits of the internal IP of my laptop, ...
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Some Bonjour printers not found by iPad

We are using iPads on our service drive and want to print to several HP M608 and M553 printers. When printing from an iPad or iPhone, Bonjour is finding a number of printers on the network but of the ...
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Is it possible to use the iPad mobile data for all WAN access on a Linksys router?

I have an iPad with unlimited data and the personal hotspot feature. I also have a Linksys WRT3200ACM running DD-WRT. This router is my primary router for my home network devices (NAS etc). Would it ...
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The device must have a passcode set in order to allow this operation (0xE8003FFE)

I want to connect iPad from Xcode using connect via IP Address (WIFI). I did not configure passcode in iPad but iPad is asking to set passcode while connecting from Xcode. Can you please let me know ...
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PDF preview black on iPhone/Mac+Safari

Does anyone have a clue why on PDF previews some areas are turning black on iPhone, iPad or Mac+Safari? Everything works fine in Windows with any browser. We are linking from our website straight to ...
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Unable to upload photos in Google Chrome

We have been having trouble directly uploading photos from an iPad to a health care application within Google Chrome. We were able to directly upload before and suddenly we have been getting an error ...
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Why does the Apple A12X processor have better benchmark results then the i7-4790T?

In my workstation I have an Intel i7-4790T that I've always thought was a pretty fast CPU. But according to Geekbench 4 the Apple A12X processor in the new iPad Pro comfortably beats it. When I run ...
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Is an iPad keyboard case that operates via Bluetooth compatible with Mac mini?

I am heading overseas for a year and taking my Mac mini with me, I am also about to get an iPad. I feel it would be best to get an iPad case that has a Bluetooth keyboard with it and was wondering if ...
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Connect iPad to company Ethernet LAN via USB bridge

My Linux Ubuntu 16.04 PC is connected to a very simple office Ethernet LAN via Ethernet. IPs are manually configured on each PC, but we are free to change them as we want (I've full root access to the ...
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DNS domain pointing to LAN ip only works from one device

I'm running a HTTP website on port 61337 on my laptop. My laptop's ip address is 192.168.1.247. The domain mathsrise.tk points to 192.168.1.247, and I can (from my laptop) access the website at this ...
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Home wireless network: a device loses connection when other device is being used

I have a small home wireless network utilized by a number of devices. Whenever iPad is being used for streaming youtube videos, my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.11.6) completely loses connection. This does ...
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How to copy photos from PC/USB drive to an iPad with preserved folder structure

My dad has a lot of photos on his windows surface laptop, and some others on a USB drive. They don't all fit on the laptop at the same time for space reasons. The goal is easy: copy the photos from ...
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Is there a USB Host Controllers on iPads? [closed]

Edit after topic is put on hold : Does iPads have a USB Host controller? I guess, there is none, because they dont have a USB port. Generally speaking, does the USB Host controller needs to be ...
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How can iPadian do this?

I am using iPadian on my Windows 10 pc, and today after opening the browser in it I saw two prompts: and (The prompts at the bottom of the screen which tells to install google app and chrome on "...
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32 ft usb 3 cable power not suficient

I am trying to power an ipad using a 32 ft active usb cable as seen here. The issue is the power at the end of the run just isn't sufficient to keep the ipad charging (4.7v). I have done some research ...
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Use iPad as Monitor [closed]

If I purchase this iPad HDMI Adapter, could I plug in a DVD player to my iPad? Or would this device only work as an output?
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getting internet connection to iPad and PC from one phone line

I have had the phone line that my PC was connected to routed to another room and now can't get internet service. It doesn't have wifi so want to know if it's possible to split the connection and hard ...
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Remote Control an Apple iPad

It's 2017 and a lot of info on this is pretty dated. I've heard TeamViewer can, then it seems like it can only control your app. Anyway I got my parents an iPad for Xmas. They know nothing about ...
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Watching an iPad live stream on PC using VLC

I found a video streaming app on the App Store that lets you watch live streams of certain channels on your iPad, but because the iPad screen's quite small and the app doesn't support AirPlay ...
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My iPad's keyboard is split in the middle. How can I revert to a normal default keyboard?

My iPad's keyboard is split in the middle. How did this keyboard change to a divided keyboard (like those virtual ergonomic ones)? How can I revert back to the normal default keyboard?
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IPAD devices do not have USB access in WIndows 7

Our systems are connected to a Domain machine ( running Windows 2008 ). There are certain policies enabled such as USB permission, Admin privilege, registry access etc. Users in these group only have ...
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Apple Devices, NTP-Requests?

Our DHCP delivers the address of an internal (working) NTP-Server. However our firewall reports a "massive" Storm of NTP-Requests (from iPhones, iPads) trying to contact some server on the internet. (...
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Is VMWare Apple Compatible

I have vmware up and running, everything works grand. I can share flash drives, external hard drives etc with my VM no problem. If I try to connect an iPAD to the VM I get an error of: The device ...
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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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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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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, http://...
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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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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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