Audio books , iPad mini

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  1. Johnty1

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    1. Hi, l am new to apple products this is my first iPad, normally l use a laptop with Bluetooth earphones to listen to audio books as i work around the room, when I try to use the mini iPad with Bluetooth earphones it switchs off after a couple of minutes unless l hold and keep contact with the screen, defeats the object of wireless headphones, is it possible to keep the iPad on while its reading a book ? Thanks jonty
     
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    This should not be happening. Most audio apps will continue to play audio after the iPad's screen goes to sleep.

    What app are you using to listen to audio books?
     
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    I use the Audible app for listening to my audiobooks. It continues to play in the background whatever else I'm doing. The only exception is if I go to a website or use an app, such as YouTube, that also has audio content.
     
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    Hi, l think it's the iBook app, it's the one that's comes pre-loaded with iPad ,I have not downloaded any apps, thanks for your reply
     
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    Hi, thanks for the reply, is the app you use all ready pre-loaded or is it a down loaded app ? Thanks
     
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    The Audible app is developed by Amazon and is a free download in the App Store. Amazon has an Audible store on their website where you can purchase audiobooks. Once purchased, the audiobooks are downloadable to any of your devices at no extra charge. You can also download the audiobooks to any Kindle ebook reader you may own.
     
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    Audio books in the iBooks app continue to play in the background on my iPad.
     
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    Hmm. In that case it sounds more like it's a Bluetooth rather than an app problem. Could be the iPad, the headphones, or a bit of both. In my experience the reliability bluetooth headphones varies a lot from brand to brand. (my experience being limited to two fairly cheap sets).

    Try forgetting and re-pairing the bluetooth headphones in Settings > Bluetooth. Make sure the set is fully charged. Keep an eye on your distance from the iPad when it goes out. Might be a range issue.
     
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    Good luck. Let us know how it goes.

    Disclaimer: I didn't say it 'was' the earphones. I just suggested it might be. Please don't hit me if the new ones don't work either.
     

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