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How can I change the cellular DNS server on iOS?

Is there a way to set a global DNS server that will be used for all connections (both Wi-Fi + cellular data)? If there isn't a uniform manner to specify DNS, can I just change the DNS used by the ...
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Can't modify selection of “use cellular data for” for some apps in iPhone 6 after update to iOS 9

After update to iOS 9, for many of the apps in my iPhone 6, the "cellular data" selection is locked in "Settings/Cellular/Use Cellular Data For" or in the corresponding "Settings/[App Name]" entry. ...
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Tips on avoiding “Could not activate cellular data network” with New iPad

So I bought a new iPad, 64GB + 4G. And since then it seems like every time I pick it up and go to use a network feature (Hero Academy, Tweetbot, Safari etc.) I get this message "Could not activate ...
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Can I use my iPhone as a hotspot on Wifi (instead of 3G/4G)?

I would like to use my jailbroken iPhone as a hotspot for my MacBook. It works well when my 3G internet is enabled. But when I disable it, the hotspot menu becomes unavailable... even if my iPhone is ...
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How do I tell an iOS device there's no internet connection on the Wifi?

I've setup a WiFi network to allow iOS devices (such as my iPad) to connect to other devices on the local network, but I want to be able to use the 3G functionality on my iPad at the same time to ...
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Proxy settings for iPhone, 3G connection

I've seen that it is possible to configure a proxy with the WLAN settings in the iPhone. But I'm wondering whether it is also possible to configure a proxy for the mobile data connection.
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Where are cellular data preferences stored in iOS?

In Settings → Cellular (Mobile in UK), settings can be changed regarding mobile data, including per-app switches for all installed apps to enable or disable mobile data. Where are these preferences ...
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Does iOS 7 cellular tethering limit the number of WiFi clients?

I'm looking on Apple's site and can't find any published limits on how many clients can connect to one iPhone / iPad with cellular tethering enabled in the US. Setting aside the obvious limit where ...
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iPhone 6: How to interrupt software updates that continue to use mobile data?

How to turn off software updates? iPhone 6, iOS 8.1.1. Everything seems to be turned off, still software updates is using the greatest amount of cell data. By resetting the stats we still see ...
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What does the spinning circle next to the network indicators on iOS mean?

I recently got an iPhone and at first I had problems connecting to the wifi. After a while, I got it to work. Now I noticed a small circle next to the wifi icon that spins when I am going down through ...
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Will an iPad 2 3G from UK work on a Poland's (or another country's) 3G network?

I have the possibility to buy an iPad 2 3G which is written iPad "UK", on the vendor's site. I expect it to have a different charger plug, but that's all. Being in Poland, will I be able to make it ...
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WWAN won't connect; “more than one interface matches usbmodem”

TL;DR: Network device is listed twice with the same hardware port name, so the internal method that's supposed to return a pointer to a network device by its name fails. This is why nothing related to ...
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Disabling one app's cellular data inadvertently disabling other apps?

I'm trying to get around a strange problem concerning an iOS app my company produces. We use a branding process to brand a single executable, assigning it new resources and a new bundle id, but ...
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Disable alert: “Cellular data disabled for [app]” [duplicate]

The above alert pops up every time I open an app whose access to cellular data I've turned off. This adds an unnecessary step every time I launch one of these apps. My feeling is, "Who cares if ...
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Is it possible to use an iPhone without data?

I recently started at a new job and now work at home four days a week (I only go in to the office once a week for a company meeting). Because I'm no longer commuting regularly and obviously have wifi ...
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Uninstalled apps consume Mobile data

I am asking this question on behalf of a friend. I don't own any Apple product. iPhone 6, iOS 8.1.1 My friend was so angry and he wanted to show me this picture. Two things made me laugh out loud, ...