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I just backed up my iPhone 4S and restored it onto my iPhone 5. Now, whenever I open "Find My Friends", I get a continuous stream of these messages:

Connect to iTunes to Use Push Notifications

"Find Friends" Notifications may include alerts, sounds and icon badges.

I can't actually do anything else with the app because as soon as I dismiss one message, another (identical) one pops up. I tried deleting and re-downloading the "Find My Friends" app, but I get the same result.

According to this thread, I can fix the problem by doing a backup and restore onto my phone, but I'd rather not if I can help it. Is there another way to fix this?

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Just curious, have you gone to Notification settings and turned off FMF notifications (completely - everything) to see if the app at least becomes usable? –  bassplayer7 Dec 13 '12 at 20:22
    
Yep, turned it all off. Doesn't make a difference. :( –  Colen Dec 13 '12 at 21:55
    
Weird. Especially because I didn't think you needed iTunes to receive Push Notifications (in fact, I know you don't). I don't think it would fix it but reboot your phone just to make sure. Only other thing I can think of would be sign out and back into iCloud, but that may delete some Photostreamed pictures from your devices - not sure on that one. Otherwise, you may be stuck with a restore. Course, with iCloud it is at least easier then iTunes. –  bassplayer7 Dec 14 '12 at 19:04
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I ended up backing up my iPhone, wiping it, then restoring the backup onto it. After that, everything worked fine. There might be a better way of doing it out there, but if so I didn't find it...

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If you are Jailbroken, install SAM. Once installed, go to your iPhone Setting. Go to SAM > Utilities and run De-Activate iPhone (Clear push).

Restart your phone and connect to iTunes. Problem should be solved.

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First confirm that he is jailbroken before you write an answer that does not address non-jailbroken iPhones. –  sameetandpotatoes Aug 27 '13 at 11:41
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