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iPad is an iOS-based line of tablet computers built around the device's multi-touch screen, including a virtual keyboard. The iPad includes built-in Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity on select models. An iPad can shoot video, take photos, play music, and perform Internet functions such as web-browsing and emailing. Other functions – games, reference, GPS navigation, social networking, etc. – can be enabled by downloading and installing apps.

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I would like to listen to MP3 and FLAC files on my iPhone.
How can I copy them from my PC to my iPhone?
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I have an apartment leasing office that has an Ipad.  They want to be able to hand it to a potential resident and have them fill out an application online with it.   They are afraid that the device could walk out of the premises somehow.   I think the first thing to do is to hold the potential applicant license.   you would think that would be enough really.  Could also connect the Find my device to an apple id, so then they could find it if it walked out.  

So, what I am asking here:  Any ideas on way to secure it even more.  I had researched and found a device that was real thin and you could place it in the ipad case.    Then there is an app on an iphone in the office that would beep if the device walked too far away.    But what if that person left the company and then we have to set it up all over again.
Any ideas would be appreciated!
Currently our MDM policy blocks our corporate-issued iPads
from accessing iTunes (to prevent data leakage/loss).

There's a number of senior staff who wants to use the
iPads to project out via projector for presentations.  However
our MDM (think it's MobileIron) will enable iTunes access if
we enable this projector access via the iPad's lightning port
(which we use an adaptor to connect to the projector : I
 presume it's the projector's HDMI).

How can we allow projector connection & yet block iTunes

I'm assuming the data leakage/loss will occur when these
staff bring the iPads home to connect their lightning port
to their home laptop's USB (via an adaptor).  

Any IOS apps that's smart enough to detect if it's projector
traffic or iTunes traffic?  or any way to block sync'ing or
communication with iTunes from these iPads?

Is it possible to configure an iPad so that it will boot into a certain app and activate a kiosk mode so that the users can't get out of it (without a passcode)? If yes, how?

So that people can't launch certain elements of an app, for example.

This is possible with 'Guided App' but we need a solution that results in an app loaded in kiosk mode automatically ...

Am trying to set up my icloud email account on an Android phone (Doro 8030). I have carefully followed all the instructions in setting it up. As follows:
User name (excluding the '@icloud.com part .  Email address and Password.   Incoming Server: imap:mail.me.com. Security Type SSL, Server Port: 993.  Outgoing Server: smtp.mail.me.com . Security Type SSL (I have also tried STARTTLS).  Server Port: 587.

 However when I finally press 'Confirm' I get the following Message: 'Could not connect to email server, please check your email settings. '
I cannot get any further than this.
A friend has Wifi in her home. When I visit her I take my iPad which I long ago set up to user her WiFi.

It worked until about 10 days ago. It says something like (on the iPad) "cannot connect to internet with xyzwifi (her WiFi name).

I unplugged the Router, waited 30 seconds, plugged it back in, waited till all the lights are steady, tried again, same thing.

She has Roku. There is now a flashing red light on Roku where it says Internet Connection. I'm guessing that means no internet. She says that light was not there before.

Yesterday, she could no longer connect to the internet via her win10 (Dell) computer. I restarted the computer, still cannot connect.

Her computer & one other connect to the Roku unit via ethernet. The Roku unit has 3 ethernet cables coming out of it, one to each computer & one to the Router.

What steps can I take now to narrow it down to the cause?

our corporate iPad is installed w Secure Operating Environmt where the apps are customized (eg users cant copy n paste as I was told).  These ipads are only for ing emails.

One user asks to install webex : in windows, we can just run without installing but I was told we cant run webex in IOS without installing, is this

 does webex video record or take screen shots as this poses risks of data leakage?

I hv always tot it is a security risk to leave a webex applet in a device, or am I wrong on this?

Lastly webex cud video
Dear Experts,

I have a continued issue with an Ipad Pro to connect to the Iphone Hotspot.
It is working sometimes, but mostly i get the error Message "Remote Hotspot Failure". Now if I turn of wi-fi on both devices
I get a connection sometimes. But this is very unreliable. Also resetting network settings and Reboot the device is also helping, but
it's unpractical to have to do this everytime. Other devices don't have issues to connect to the hotspot it's just the Ipad Pro.

Hard- and Software are:
Iphone 6s with latest ios (10.3.2) but it happend on earlier versions already.
Ipad Pro with latest ios and happened with other versions of ios already.

Many thanks in advance for your help.

Have a nice day ahead
Two questions.

1. Are you able to develop IOS apps from a iPad rather than using a Mac?
2. If not why in the world not. The whole point of buying a iPad Pro was as a laptop alternative.

Looking at learning IOS development but I currently only own Windows and IOS devices.

As an alternative has anyone tried one of the sites where you can rent a Mac virtual session? I might try that for a month or two just to see how I like IOS development.
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EE Pros,

Is there a way that Excel 2010 (XLSM) with Macros, will run on an iPad?  There are several Apple/Microsoft Excel Versions.... how compatible are they?

I am interested in shared iPads for our users, locked down by MDM, but one of the key requirements is that multiple users can be used, that is the MDM platform needs to support multi-user logon.

Does anyone know of an MDM that can do this?
Web developpers, I have a question.

For a client of mine, I put together a little website http://www.ijshoevedeboey.be
There, on the contact form, are multiple input fields ('Naam', 'Emailadres' and 'Onderwerp')

Here's the curiosity (at least for me ;-) I can select 'Naam' and enter data into it, but I cannot select 'Emailadres', nor 'Onderwerp' to enter data - A bummer for a contact form.
Besides that, this only appears to happen on an iPad's Safari.
On the development platform, it works fine (Windows with Chrome, Opera, Opera Neon, Firefox, Edge)

Can someone point me into a direction?

Setting up a new store. There will be about 1300 different inventory items.  I have a merchant Visa/MC processing account. Is there a way to process all the sales on an iPad? When I was at a farmer's market once, the shop owner did the whole thing on his iPad. Typed in the product code on the pad, swiped my card and I signed right on the screen. The receipt got emailed to me in lieu of printing. I really liked the simple solution. This is also the way the Apple salespeople do it at Apple stores. No need for a big cash register set up. Not even a computer or printer.

So..... what app is that? What was that guy using at the farmer's market?

FYI: My merchant services provider is PayPal (NOT to be confused with PayPal "request money" via email). It's a service that PayPal has that directly processes the Visa/MC WITHOUT the PayPal stuff that most people do (i.e. sign up for an account, yada yada).

Anyway, if the above could be done, great. and the following would be an extra bonus, if possible:

1) Scan barcodes with the iPad camera
2) keep track of inventory

-  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  

Anyway, I want to keep this simple. The farmer's market owner's solution is exactly what I'd like. If the scanner/inventory makes it all much more complicated, I can eliminate that.

Thanks for your help!!

If I plug my Bose wired headset into the iPhone, both left and right work fine.


When I plug the headset in to Headset jack on my MacBook (El Capitan) both left and right also work fine. But when I use the Bose Splitter, only the right speaker work on the headset.

Bose Splitter
Is there some configuration problem on my MacBook? Is it possible that splitter failed after 1 year?

I'd rather explore a software fix before I buy any more hardware as a test.

BTW: What is that splitter called? If I recall, I need this when making a Skype call to provide better microphone transmission, otherwise the other person can not hear me.
What is a good app to track my foot steps?

Besides counting steps, I also need to track as much stats as possible.

I have a MacBook in the event the data is not available on the web...

All of my windows clients are able to connect to our workplace VPN with no issue at all.

none of our ipads are able to connect at aIpad settings
type = IKEv2
Description = work vpn
server = public ip address
remote ID = i am unsure what to put here
Local ID name of ipad?
user name
and password

on our windows clients I have the vpn connection set up as
type of vpn = IKEv2
data encryption = require encryption disconnect if server declines
authentication Use Extensible authentication protocol EAP
Microsoft secured password EAP MSCHAP v2

windows remote access server
authentication provider windows authentication
account provider windows accounting
check in box for allow custom IPsec policy for L2TP connection and preshared key filled in
Hi Guys

I have a problem, sometime some email text will not show on windows outlook 2016 but it shows up in iphones and ipad.  Not sure it has to due with double-byte character set (DBCS).  The problem seem to happens with Japanese computer to english computer but the content is in english so not sure what to do to make it show.

best regards

I have read everything on the Apple Website re: the limitations / features of the Apple Music Family Plan - can't find a clear answer.  What is the maximum device limit on a Family plan?  I understand there is a limit of 5 family members (including me - a total of 6).  But if each of my 6 family members (I want to add my parents to the plan) has their own Apple ID and their own personal iPhone, iPad, Laptop, and iWatch - does that mean I can have a total of 24 devices?  In other words, theoretically if 6 family members X 4 devices = 24 devices?
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I have not had a response to this question yet so I am going to rephrase it. I have a website that I did not create but I am in charge of fixing the things that do not work. www.peakventures.ca. The navigation menus in the header do not show up on the screen when viewed by an iphone or iPad, only by a large screen, such as a computer monitor. Is there a way to fix this or add css code that would fix this. Please help. By the way, the theme is Sydney.

Kind Regards,


I have 3 devices (Mac, iPhone and iPad) all setup to use iMessage ... if a message was issued to a 3rd party how would I determine from which device the message was sent.


On setting up a mac server its host name is server.local would this have an affect on deploying profiles remotely to it? Thanks
Hi experts,

I'm using a Windows desktop pc running windows 10.

I'm testing to see how an angular web application looks across all web browsers.

On Safari for Windows 5.1.7 it doesn't look right.

Is there a way to test on a windows 10 pc to see what this application would actually look like on the safari web browser that is on the ipad?
Hi Expperts,

Is it possible to inspect HTML/CSS Elements on iPad, either on Safari, Chrome or something else?

Hi Experts,

I am including two attachments: 1 from my desktop, but with the browser window reduced to match mu breakpoint for iPad, and the 2 from my iPad. You will see that on my desktop a navigation menu is showing, but it isnt on my iPad. The one I circled.

 I am not sure what iPad version I have - I think 5, how do I check, but even moreso why the menu is not showing? I also tried inspecting from my iPad through my desktop, but in Safari I do not see my iPad as option.

URL: http://aces-project.com/2017/software-development.php 

Thank you,





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iPad is an iOS-based line of tablet computers built around the device's multi-touch screen, including a virtual keyboard. The iPad includes built-in Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity on select models. An iPad can shoot video, take photos, play music, and perform Internet functions such as web-browsing and emailing. Other functions – games, reference, GPS navigation, social networking, etc. – can be enabled by downloading and installing apps.