Category: iPad Pro

How to Charge Apple Pencil

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The Apple Pencil is a fantastic accessory to iPad, but if you’re new to ownership you may not be entirely sure how to charge the Apple Pencil.

Charging Apple Pencil is easy, though how it is charged depends on which model / generation of Apple Pencil you own. Not to worry, they’re simple to differentiate and to charge regardless.

Whichever model of Apple Pencil you have, make sure that Bluetooth is turned on with the iPad it is associated with (Settings > Bluetooth).

Charging Apple Pencil 2nd generation

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How to Use Spatial Audio on AirPods Pro & Max

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When Apple announced the launch of their pricey AirPods Max, they highlighted a new, unheard of feature: something they called “Spatial Audio”. Granted, “Spatial Audio” is a term made up by Apple to sell headphones, but it’s basically surround sound inside your headphones.

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How to Use a Mouse or Trackpad with iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Mini, iPad Air

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Using a mouse or trackpad with iPad is easier than ever before thanks to the latest iPadOS versions having full and direct support for pointer devices. No longer is mouse and trackpad support relegated to Accessibility as it was in earlier versions of system software, now it’s main stage.

Setting up a mouse or trackpad, and customizing the appearance and behavior of the cursor / pointer in iPadOS, are all quite easy once you learn how it works. We’ll walkthrough the process for iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad Mini, running any version of iPadOS at 14 or…

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How to Type Straight Quotes on iPad

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Want to stop iPad typing curly quotes so that you can use ASCII friendly straight quotes instead? You may have noticed that iPad defaults to typing curly quotation marks rather than straight quotation marks, this can be particularly problematic for anyone trying to do scripting, programming, shell work, remote administration, or anything else that requires precise syntax and the usage of straight quotes rather than curly quotes.

This article will show how to type straight quotes on the iPad rather than curly quotes. And yes this applies to all iPad models…

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How to Remap Modifier Keys on iPad Keyboard

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Recent releases of iPadOS added a feature that few expected – but many were happy to see – in the form of the ability to alter the modifier keys on an external keyboard attached to an iPad. That includes Bluetooth keyboards, the Magic Keyboard, and even Windows keyboards that are in use with iPad.

This is a great solution for people who also change what modifier keys do on their Mac and have had to live with their muscle memory tripping them up when they make the switch to an iPad. That doesn’t need to be a problem anymore, and it could be a huge deal for…

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How to Split Screen on iPad to Run Two Apps Side-by-Side

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All modern iPad models have the ability to use Split Screen mode, allowing you to have two apps open at once, side-by-side. Using Split Screen on iPad is fairly easy once you learn how it works, but it’s also not necessarily discoverable or intuitive, so if you haven’t learned how to use the multitasking feature on iPad yet to split screen two apps then don’t feel left out.

This article will explain how to use Split Screen on any iPad with iPadOS 13, iOS 12, or later.

How to Use Split Screen to Have Two Apps Open at Once on iPad

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How to Take Notes from Locked iPad Screen with Apple Pencil

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You can quickly create new notes directly from the locked screen of an iPad if you have an Apple Pencil.

This is a great feature for anyone with an iPad who needs to do quick note taking, since it treats the device a bit like a sketch pad or sketchbook of sorts.

Using the iPad lock screen notes feature is super easy, here’s how it works:

How to Use Lock Screen Notes with iPad & Apple Pencil

  1. At the locked screen of iPad, tap anywhere on the screen with Apple Pencil
  2. How to take new notes from iPad lock screen with Apple Pencil

  3. Notes app will immediately launch into a new note, use Notes app as usual to jot down notes…

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