iPad

The iPad is a tablet computer from Apple that runs the iOS mobile operating system. Similar in functionality to the iPhone, the iPads purpose is often quite different, sometimes even serving as a general desktop computer replacement.

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Can’t Scan QR Codes with iPhone / iPad Camera? Here’s a Fix

May 18, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Fix QR code scanning not working on iPhone or iPad

As you may know, the iPhone and iPad camera can scan a QR code simply by pointing the devices camera at a QR code. Easy enough, right? Well, not if it doesn’t work. Sometimes users may find that QR code scanning is not working on their iPhone or iPad camera, and this can be an … Read More

iOS 15.5 & iPadOS 15.5 Updates Available to Download

May 16, 2022 - 3 Comments
iOS 15.5 update

Apple has released iOS 15.5 for iPhone, and iPadOS 15.5 for iPad. The software updates include a few minor features and changes, along with security updates. The full release notes are listed below. Additionally, Apple released macOS Monterey 12.4 for Mac, an Apple Studio Display update which requires the 12.4 macOS update, along with updates … Read More

Create Quick Notes on iPad from Anywhere with a Swipe Gesture

May 16, 2022 - 2 Comments
How to Use Quick Notes on iPad

The iPad has a great feature called Quick Notes that allows you to instantly create a new note on the iPad from anywhere, with just a swipe gesture. You can use the Quick Note gesture with a finger, or with Apple Pencil. And it works with any iPad running iPadOS 15 or later. If you … Read More

How to Type the Upside-down Exclamation Point ¡ on iPhone & iPad

May 13, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Type the upside down exclamation point on iPhone and iPad

The upside-down exclamation point is frequently used in some languages, and if you’re on an iPhone or iPad you may be wondering how to type the inverted exclamation point on the virtual keyboard. Like most things on iPhone and iPad, it’s simple, at least once you learn how it’s done. We’ll show you how to … Read More

How to Restart & Force Restart the iPad Air 5

May 11, 2022 - 1 Comment
iPad Air 5

Occasionally you may need to shut down, restart, or force restart a device, and iPad Air 5 is no exception. Whether it’s force restarting because of a frozen app, troubleshooting an issue, restarting for any number of reasons, or shutting down the iPad Air for a flight, we’ll cover how you can perform these common … Read More

How to Change iPad Magic Keyboard Backlight Brightness from Control Center

May 10, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Add keyboard backlight adjustment to Control Center on iPad

The iPad Magic Keyboard includes backlit keys, which make for easier visibility in lower light situations, and add a nice visual flare to the hardware keyboard as well. With the latest versions of iPadOS, you can easily change the backlit keyboard brightness levels through Control Center. But first you must enable the keyboard backlighting option, … Read More

Scan Text Into Notes on iPhone & iPad

May 9, 2022 - 6 Comments
Scan Text into Notes app on iPhone and iPad

The Notes app on modern iPhone and iPad system software versions includes a handy feature that lets you scan text directly into the notes app. The text you want to scan can be printed or handwritten, and the scanning is done directly within the Notes app instantaneously. After the text is scanned into the Notes … Read More

How to Disable Live Text on iPhone & iPad

May 5, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to disable Live Text on iPhone or iPad

Live Text is useful and interesting feature that allows users to select any text, words, or numbers found within an image, and then copy, define, lookup, or search for that selected text. For iPhone and iPad users, this can be convenient for many obvious use cases, but for some users it can also be frustrating … Read More

How to Control-F Search on iPad Keyboard in Safari, Chrome, PDF, Notes, Files, etc

May 4, 2022 - Leave a Comment
Command F mimics Control F for searching Chrome on iPad

All iPad models have the ability to search within apps for matched text. This includes searching within PDF files, notes, Safari, Chrome, and more. Since many iPad users come from a Windows background, they associate Control-F or CTRL-F with find and search, and thus are looking for a similar keyboard shortcut on their iPad to … Read More

iPad Magic Keyboard Backlight Not Working? Here’s How to Fix It

May 1, 2022 - Leave a Comment
iPad Magic Keyboard backlighting

The backlit keyboard on iPad Magic Keyboard typically lights up the moment you attach the Magic Keyboard to the iPad Pro or iPad Air. But sometimes that doesn’t happen, and sometimes the iPad Magic Keyboard backlighting does not work. Usually this is an easy fix however, so don’t freak out if you find the backlit … Read More

How to Type the Inverted Question Mark on iPhone & iPad ¿

Apr 29, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to Type the inverted question mark on iPhone or iPad

¿ Need to type the inverted question mark from your iPhone or iPad? Whether you’re learning a foreign language, speak another language fluently, or simply need access to the ¿ punctuation character for any other reason, typing the inverted question mark symbol is very easy from iPhone or iPad. We’ll show you two ways to … Read More

How to Adjust Backlit Key Brightness on iPad Magic Keyboard

Apr 26, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to change iPad magic keyboard backlight brightness

If you have an iPad with Magic Keyboard, you probably noticed it has a nice and fancy backlit keyboard. Keyboard backlighting is particular useful for working in lower light situations, but let’s face it, it also just looks cool. Some iPad Magic Keyboard users may wish to have their key backlighting be brighter or dimmer, … Read More

How to Control+F Search on iPhone & iPad in Safari

Apr 25, 2022 - 6 Comments
Control F equivalent on iPhone and iPad Safari

Many computer users associate Control+F with searching for text on a web page, and if you’re coming to the iPhone or iPad from the Windows world, you may be wondering how you can use the equivalent to the Control+F search in the Safari browser on iPhone and iPad. The Safari web browser on iPhone and … Read More

How to Use the Gender Neutral Siri Voice

Apr 21, 2022 - 6 Comments
Use the Gender neutral Siri voice on Mac with Voice 5

Siri now has a non-binary gender neutral voice option available to users who prefer to not have a stereotypically male or female Siri voice. While Apple somewhat recently removed all gender identifying information from Siri voices, simply referring to them as ‘Voice 1’ and so on, the introduction of the gender neutral non-binary Siri voice … Read More

How to Remove Password from Pages, Numbers, & Keynote Files from iPhone or iPad

Apr 14, 2022 - Leave a Comment
How to Remove Password from Pages, Numbers, & Keynote Files

Need to remove a password from an iWork document? Do you find it inconvenient to open password-protected Pages, Keynote, and Numbers documents? Do you no longer need password protection on a particular iWork file? You’re certainly not alone in that regard, and fortunately it’s quite simple to remove a password from any Pages, Numbers, or … Read More

iOS 15.4.1 & iPadOS 15.4.1 Updates Fix Battery Drain Issue

Mar 31, 2022 - 3 Comments
iOS 15.4.1 update

Apple has released iOS 15.4.1 and iPadOS 15.4.1 for iPhone and iPad, the update addresses an issue that was causing battery drain for some users, so if you’ve felt like your battery life has not been as great recently, you may want to install the update sooner than later. Some other small bug fixes and … Read More

How to Add Widgets to iPad Home Screen

Mar 29, 2022 - 1 Comment
How to add widgets to the iPad home screen

iPad users can spice up their Home Screen by adding widgets, which can display useful information and other data from apps and sources right on the Home Screen of your device. The latest versions of iPadOS allow users to add widgets to anywhere on the iPad Home Screen too, offering an excellent way to customize … Read More

7 Ways to Make a New Note on iPhone & iPad

Mar 28, 2022 - 4 Comments
New Note from the home screen of iPhone or iPad

The Notes app on iPhone and iPad is super useful, allowing you to jot down information quickly for all sorts of purposes. There are various ways to create a new note in the Notes app on iOS and iPadOS, some of them are quite fast and might be new to you, so if you’re an … Read More

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