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How to use the iPad as a teleprompter

Whether you want to use the tablet as an on-screen or off-screen script reading aid, or even want to use a high-quality camera as your webcam while maintaining eye contact in video calls, this guide will be for you. help.

In this post we will limit ourselves to explaining how to use the iPad to do things like read scripts, so that you can maintain good eye contact in video calls, without additional hardware and free software, such as the application Pages from Apple.

How to use the iPad as a teleprinter using the Pages app

If you want to get started with a no-cost option, Pages is a great place to start if you need a teleprinter for off-screen use cases.

Step 1. Open the app Pages on your iPad and put your script.

Step 2. Tap the three dots icon in the upper right corner to access more options.

Choose the presenter mode.

Step 3. Tap the Aa icon in the upper right, modify any font settings, then tap the switch next to “Autoscroll”.

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Step 4. When on, you can adjust the scrolling speed of the text with the slider just below the switch.

Importantly, presenter mode only displays body text. You cannot see the text in text boxes, shapes, captions, tables, headers, or other objects.

Lastly, if you’re looking for something with more features, a third-party app can do the trick. We have discovered that PromptSmart Pro is a great option with features like voice recognition, which adjusts the prompts to the speed of your voice (and will stop if you get out of script).

Another highly rated option is Teleprompter with 4.5 / 5 stars with more than 400 reviews And finally, you also have Moon Display, an app that allows you to maintain eye contact with people in video calls, if you want to use a high-quality camera such as a DSLR.