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Steps to be done before selling your iPhone

I was curious about the things that we need to do before selling your iPhone or even before giving it back to Apple (Apple has a program where they will refund you some money if you want to get a new ...
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iCloud for Automator and services

Since Mavericks, Automator is now able to store services (.workflow) in iCloud. The problem is that services are not available in the Services menu or contextual menu (right-click) when I store them ...
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Odd iCloud syncing issue

Having problems with photos syncing from iPhone 5s to PC running Windows 7. Long story short, my wife's photos sync to her computer, mine only syncs to 1 of 3 computers (all Win 7 Pro) all on the same ...
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Mail problems handling two different accounts

In Mail I have two different gmail accounts that I use for different purposes. The problem is that sometimes I send a mail with an account, and then the sent email appears in both the accounts boxes. ...
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iCloud Sync with Outlook works only one way

I just tried syncing my office PC's calendar to my iCloud account to get the calendar entries on my phone. After installing the iCloud panel for Windows and activating calendar sync Office got my ...
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Exchange Calendar import

Being a freelance designer I have a shared iCloud calendar with my wife so she knows what to expect from my work week. I also have an exchange account cause of my Microsoft work but my wife can't see ...
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Using the same Apple iCloud with 2 devices

I am going on holiday and want to use my second iPhone with a local SIM card. So I want to know whether I can configure the second iPhone using the same apple account or if I should rather create a ...
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Find My Friends shows my old phone

I traded in my 4S recently to upgrade to a 5S, and restored the 5S from the last 4S backup, so they both share the same phone name ("Adam's iPhone"). However, when I use the "Find My Friends" app, it ...
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I've lost a lot of my accessory windows from some random app install

To start: I'm a software dev much more comfortable on Windows than OSX. I've tinkered with things like homebrew (which is where I think I started my issue) and I'm not 100% familiar with what I may ...
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OS X Mavericks Mail & iMessages notifications not working

After upgrading to OS X Mavericks, Mail notifications appear a few minutes after getting the mail (including sound) and iMessages application does not receive push notifications and closes if not used ...
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Access disk attached to Airport Extreme over internet?

According to Apple's product page, the Airport Extreme... "...can turn your external USB hard drive into a secure drive you can share across your Wi‑Fi network and access securely over the ...
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Pages 5 for iOS 7 not syncing

Pages 5 on my iPad and iPod does not seem to be syncing with iCloud, while my Mac is. I've tried everything there is online. Yes, my Documents and Data is on for iCloud, I've tried resetting Documents ...
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How to open iPhone 5c locked with an iCloud account?

I bought an iPhone 5c from a guy in a bar. He said he was going to remove the device from his iCloud list, which he never did and it's been 3 weeks already. The phone is not blacklisted and I know the ...
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Bidirectional Sync of iPhone/iDevice Photos and Albums to Third Party Clouds

It is a complete mystery to me why this challenge has not been dealt with and solved, and why not more people are complaining about it on the web: I use my iPhone as my main camera. I use it to snap ...
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iCloud cannot enable Calendar and Reminders at the same time

Recently to solve a problem I have been encountering related to iCloud, I had to sign out of iCloud and sign back in. Normally I have all the options enabled except for mail. When I signed in I ...
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I'm prompted on every reboot for a password for a stale iCloud account

I have had an iCloud account associated with a Gmail ID old@gmail.com. I then switched to another ID new@gmail.com, so I removed old@gmail.com from my iCloud account and entered new@gmail.com. This ...
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All contacts have disappeared from iPhone

All contacts have vanished from my iPhone4. Group contacts are all that are visible, and they are Facebook contacts. I have tried uploading SIM contacts to phone. I have turned off the phone and back ...
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Stop TextEdit to iCloud Save

Every time I save a TextEdit file 'SAVE' always goes to iCloud, even though I have been saving to another folder. Can I stop 'SAVE' from doing this?
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iCloud Keychain: Account sync

I just have a new iPad and set it up. I am using the iCloud Keychain but I thought also accounts like additional (non iCloud) email accounts are synchronized. At least my additional email accounts ...
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Our iPad is locked and we're not sure of the Apple ID / iCloud password

My Granddaughter has lost/forgotten her ID and passwords for her iPad. When the iPad powers on, it goes straight to an iCloud password request and I cannot get past it. I have installed iTunes on my ...
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Can iCloud do two-way photo syncing (deletion) between the iPhone and a PC?

This is a follow-on question from this earlier one. I want to be able to have iPhone <--> PC photo syncing such that when I delete a photo from the synced folder in Windows Explorer on the PC, it ...
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iCloud has space but iCloud Backup says that I don't have enough to complete a backup

I use 120 MB of iCloud storage space for iCloud Backup of my iPad & iPhone. There is still 4.8 GB free from 5 GB, but I have a notification in iPad's backup window that I'm lacking space to back ...
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How to set Preview to start on the last viewed page?

There is no problem with PDF stored on my mac, it can be started on the last viewed page. However, the problem occurs when I use preview to open PDF files stored on iCloud. It's always shown up the ...
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iPhone pictures won't delete and keeps “restoring” after deletion using iTunes sync

I'm having trouble with deleting my pictures. The initial problem is that after updating to iOS7 all my Photo Albums are stuffed up. There are like 2-3 instances of the same albums with different ...
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Creating Calendars on my Mac

I would like to be able to take my iCal off iCloud entirely. I've attempted to disable it using both iCloud preferences and iCal account settings- and both times the calendars disappeared. However, ...
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How to get all my music from two iPhones and from iCloud without creating duplicates?

I bought a new Windows 8 computer and I have not backed up my old iPhone for a while as my old computer is broken. I have managed to back up the old iPhone which has brought up some of my bought ...
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How to bypass iCloud login for iPhone 5 running iOS 7 when email and password was forgotten?

I restored my iPhone 5 with iOS 7 without knowing that iCloud account will be asked. I already forgot what email and password I set on that phone. Now, after the phone was restored and unlocked but ...
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How can I restore photos from an iCloud backup to a new iPhone?

My iPhone fell into water and is now broken, completely! I desperately try to recover my photos via iCloud. I downloaded the iCloud manager for Windows since I never backed up my iPhone with my ...
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Attempting to make a local contacts group in Mavericks asks for server address

I am trying to set up a local group (i.e. not on iCloud) for Contacts (in Mavericks), but I am asked to give a Server Address. What is this? Where can I find a server address?
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Notify badge at Reminders app (icloud.com) - where does it come from?

There is always a notify badge at my Reminders app, but only when i login at icloud.com: But there is NO task oder anything else left. I also deleted all of the lists (i've only had one, so i ...
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How can I disable unused Services in Mavericks?

I'm talking about the services you find when right-clicking a file or folder. It should be possible to 'remove' those services within the system preferences (under the keyboard section) but this just ...
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How can I bypass Activation Lock?

I bought a used iPhone 4. The previous owner re-set the phone, but did not remove the device from their iCloud. It is asking me for their iCloud information when I try to set-up the phone. I don't ...
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Store more apps on iPhone 5c 16gb

So I recently moved from an Android phone to an iPhone 5c. One of my favorite features of Android was the ability to store apps on the SD card. It's apparent that there's no solution like this for an ...
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Restoring from icloud vs itunes to new phone, data missing

I have an iphone 4S and am moving to 5S. Normally backup to icloud automatically. I have done full backups on Itunes 11.1.3 on Mac 10.6.8. Neither is a complete backup. E.g. Itunes essentially refers ...
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How to split data between two iCloud accounts?

My daughter and I have been sharing one iCloud account for our iPhone. She has her own Apple ID to purchase music. I need her to have her own iCloud account as mine is running out of storage. She is ...
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Old notes in iPhone not syncing with iPad through iCloud

I have notes taken in last two years in my iPhone. However only last two months' notes in iPhone are synced with my new iPad through iCloud. Do you know why? Do you know how can I sync all notes?
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'Loading iTunes Match' always shows when I start Music on my iPhone

A few months ago I was having problems downloading songs from iCloud, I could play them fine, but just couldn't download them for off-line access. I spoke to Apple support, and they advised me to ...
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Some contacts are missing in iOS Contacts

How can I get back (some) missing contacts? Some contacts are missing in my iPhone's Contacts app. They are available in my OS X's addressbook, both are linked by iCloud. Strangely, the contact ...
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importing phone contacts from icloud

I need to import my contacts from icloud onto my phone How do I do it? All of my contacts disappeared when I charged my phone by connecting to the computer at work ... now I need to download them from ...
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Change iCloud “sender” to “receiver”

My Mailboxes has a sent folder where the name of the person receiving the email is noted first, however iCloud 's sent folder has me as the sender which is correct but it does not allow me to identify ...
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How can I download iCloud app data to PC?

I have app data in iCloud. I would like to download it to a PC laptop. Specifically this is the Audio Memos app, and I would like to save the recordings to computer and delete them from iCloud. I do ...
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Does Reminders App Require certain firewall settings?

My Reminders App window will not open if the mavericks firewall is set to stealth. Is this a known requirement for reminders? I can't find any apple documentation about this for reminders. ...
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How can I create an iCal realtime backup?

I'd like to create an event in iCal and either 1) save it to multiple calendars, such as create an iCloud event and have it save simultaneously to another calendar, or 2) upon creating an iCloud ...
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Can I restore my iOS 5.1.1 iPod Touch from a backup from an iOS 7 iPhone?

Long story short, I'm likely going to have my iPhone 5 replaced today. I want to ensure that my messages are transfered to the new phone (or at least saved in some way - it could even be a text file ...
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Missing calendar entries on iPhone 4s

My iPhone 4s calendar entries are now all missing, both on the phone and on iCloud. How can this be fixed?
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After Mavericks upgrade, no app that uses iCloud data storage works — all hang

I recently upgraded my Mac Pro (MacPro3,1) to 10.9. Since then, I cannot use any app that can save or read documents from iCloud Documents and Data storage. This includes TextEdit, Pages, Numbers, ...
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Is bookmark sync biderectional in iCloud for Windows?

The new version of iCloud Control Panel for Windows (3.0) allows syncing bookmarks with Chrome, Firefox and IE. I was wondering, is this syncing bidirectional? As in, if I bookmark something on ...
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Will Find my iPhone Lost Mode be useful if stolen phone as shows Offline?

My phone was stolen last night. I made sure it was in Lost Mode in iCloud and it was immediately in Offline status when I open iCloud. I am positive the thief switched it off. Now I am 100% certain ...
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Tried to reset iPhone 4s but stuck on black screen with loading spinner

My phone fell down the stairs and went completely black. A friend of mine who fixes iPhones took it apart and found that the LCD plug had popped out in the fall so he put it back together and it was ...
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Selectively disable iCloud keychain syncing for WiFi passwords

I have iCloud Keychain sync enabled, but I want to stop it syncing WiFi passwords. I have a portable WiFi hotspot which I use for my laptop and iPad, but I don't want my iPhone to connect to it since ...