Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices. iOS has roots in OS X, and in recent years the two operating systems have diverged in some areas of functionality, though they remain separate entities.

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Using modified SMS database with iOS

I've been trying to remove a specific text from my iPhone's SMS database. The text is too long (tens of thousands of characters long, if not more) and is causing iOS to crash whenever I view the ...
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How to snooze reminders on the notification screen?

In iOS 7, when a Reminder notification showed up on the Lock screen, I could tap it to Snooze it. Since I upgraded to iOS 8, the option is no longer there.. Am I missing something simple? Or is it ...
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Iphone headphones volume very low on certain apps

I have the new in ear headphones from apple. I don't know if it's fault of the headphones, but the volume for certain apps, especially calling, and podcast, is very low! I mean when I'm driving the ...
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iPhone is not syncing

Well I have an iPhone 5. It wasn't updated and it wasn't syncing then i updated and still it does not sync. I do not purchase my music in iTunes. I get it offline. I download about 5 songs and it ...
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iMessage not working after changing MAC address

My iMessage is not working after I have changed my MAC address. I have restored my original MAC address, but it is still not working. My phone is an iPhone 4s, 6.1.3 jailbroken. I changed my DNS, ...
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How can I use T-Mobile unlocked iPhone with different service provider?

I just bought a free contract iPhone 6 with T-Mobile SIM card. I want to use the iPhone with another service provider but i'm worried. Should I plug the device and initialize it on iTunes first or can ...
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How can I use OSX and/or iOS to wake up in the morning depending on calendar events?

I'm not a morning person however occasionally I have to do things in the morning. Currently it's up to me to adjust my alarm clock based on the events in my calendar for the next day. I'd like to ...
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Can I use an unlocked AT&T iPhone with T-Mobile?

I'm finally fed up with AT&T's exorbitant cost and ready to switch to T-Mobile. I'm well past my contract obligation and have maintained my iPhone 5 in near pristine condition. Can I have this ...
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I want to reset my games progress [on hold]

I have a game called seabeard and I want to reset it's progress. I would really appreciate it if you could tell me how. I've looked on Google and looked in the settings of the game but I couldn't find ...
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iOS Updates when bandwidth is restricted

I was on a cruise ship in the Caribbean a month ago and needed to keep in touch via email. Connect@sea offered a 300mb plan which I thought would work. I followed all of their guidelines about ...
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One contact with several numbers - sent messages

I have a contact with multiple (two) mobile numbers. How do i know to which number the sms (text message) was sent? The system did not ask me which telephone number to use. Is there a way to check ...
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Low-res photos when transferred from iPhone

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.1.0 When I take photos using the built-in camera app, and transfer them off my phone using DropBox or PhotoSync the photos mostly end up as low-res versions. Not all ...
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Auto-sort homescreen icons by frequency of use?

Similar to Organize iOS App Icons, Sort, Rearrange, I am looking for a fully automated way to sort my homescreen icons by frequency of usage. How to determine iOS app usage frequency for iPhone or ...
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Can I disable transitions and animations system-wide?

I liked the transitions (fade-in, fade-out, sliding) and animations (when switching pages, or apps) when I did not know them. Now, I´d like to disable them everywhere. Is that possible? Is there an ...
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Can the items in health app be edited?

I swim with (some) regularity. Is there a way for me to edit the Health app fitness section to add a Swim chart / category?
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iPad Air 2 time-lapse maximum length?

I'd like to record a two-day long time-lapse video with iPad Air 2. How long can iPad Air 2 record (charging while recording) time-lapse video in iOS 8.1.2?
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iPhone - How to set up not requiring passcode if recently closed

I have an iPhone with iOS 8. Is there a way to setup my phone where it doesn't require a passcode to unlock if it has been closed in the last 5 (or some amount) minutes? I know that my computer has a ...
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On iOS, do “Automatic Downloads” (incl. Music, Apps, Books, Updates) download on public or slow WiFi networks?

If I have "Automatic Downloads" enabled for some or all of the categories (Music, Apps, Books, Updates), then these items will download when available, while I'm connected to my home's WiFi network. ...
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Syncing reminders with colors and sorting via Exchange?

I noticed that iOS reminders sync nicely via iCloud. Even the order and color codes get synced between all devices, Mac, and even the web interface. However when using an Exchange server, I don't get ...
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iMessage and facetime not displaying my number

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 7.1.2, I recently turned off the iMessage and FaceTime and then ejected my SIM card and inserted SIM card of another network. After few hours I again switched my SIM ...
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“Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected” malware in Safari or other browsers

Did you navigate to a page that produced a popup that says (among other things)... Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected ...and then asks you to call a toll free number? As you might have ...
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iOS 8 for iPad 2: Closing a tab in private browsing causes me to log off from sites in other private tabs

I just upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 8. I was previously using iOS 6, so bear with me, as I'm obviously way behind everyone else. I find that when I'm using multiple tabs in private browsing while ...
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Where are airdrop files located on ios?

I sent my files(pdf, docs...) from macbook to iphone but i did not open my files when received. And now i can not find my files anywhere. Is there anywhere or removed?
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Transfer mp3 files from Mac to iPhone Music app using iTunes 12.0.1

I have not done this for a while. The iTunes version 10 or so was quite intuitive to do this task. The current iTunes version does not seem so obvious anymore. Any instructions would be ...
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iPad constantly prompts for iCloud login [duplicate]

When using my iPad, I am constantly prompted to sign in to iCloud with the means of incessant alerts every few seconds. I have turned off iCloud in Settings yet the alerts continue. How can I stop ...
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Is there anything on iOS that would cause your mail pulls to be set to manual?

I had a user come in where I work, and she said that she didn't get emails on her iPhone 4; she was running iOS7. I have an iPhone 5c, and I failed to receive emails around 8:30 PM today. Her ...
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Dropbox on iOS has lost sharing menus

I used to use Dropbox's sharing menu on iOS to transfer pubs and ibooks from my Mac to iBooks on my iPad. But now, for some reason, when I click on 'Open with' nothing happens. Can anyone help me ...
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Google Maps for iPhone: how to disable “My location”?

So, I have Google Maps for iPhone (not the latest 4.0.x version, but the immediately previous one), and there's an arrow on the bottom right which enables "My location". When it's enabled (the arrow ...
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Add a custom dictionary to manageable dictionaries?

Is it possible to add a custom dictionary to use for the "Define" feature on iOS? For example, I want to add a dictionary of unix/linux commands so that in situations like this a definition is ...
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Can I stream Audible audio books from Airstash or a Seagate Wi-Fi Hard drive?

I made the mistake of buying a 16 GB iPhone 5s and now it is full. Can I put Audible audio books on my AirStash and listen to them?
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Is it normal for iPhone to take longer than 8 hours to erase contents and settings?

I've been waiting 8 hours now for my iPhone 5C to erase content and settings and still not finished. How long is it normal to take to reset an iPhone to factory settings?
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iPhone (iOS) mistakes my router (mifi) as needing a login page

When using my iOS 8 iPhone 6 with a cellular mifi, it sometimes thinks this device has some sort of webpage login page, the way public wifi does (I guess sometimes called a landing page). However, it ...
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iOS: How do I download Youtube videos?

I have just tried 28 different apps that claim to download youtube videos for offline viewing/listening, including Instapaper and Pocket. None of them do it; they all expect there to be an internet ...
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iOS apps for sync data via sftp

Please give me advice with iOS apps for data sync via sftp. I've tried using google... But there is no result. I need to sync iOS 8.1 with debian via sftp in live mode.
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Can I make iOS 8 look like iOS 6?

This has to be my #1 wish for iOS, bar none. I swear the look of the GUI in iOS 6 fits my brain far better than that of 7/8. It's not just a matter of cringing every time I look at it; there is no ...
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Why does iOS need to refresh when I come back to a page?

Is there any way to not have an app (browser, gmail, Facebook) refresh when coming back to it? I don't understand where this behavior comes from or why it would be desirable.
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iPhone stopped streaming

Photo streaming to and from my iPhone 4 (iOS 7) and iPad Mini (iOS 8) was working well, but suddenly photos taken on the iPhone will not stream. Furthermore, in iCloud the phone is no longer listed ...
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How to get more Apple Loops to iPhone Garageband?

I want more Apple Loops (ready common sounds like nature sounds, galloping, animals and so on) to my iOS. Does Apple sell the Loops or can I get them from the App store somehow without manually ...
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iOS: Tapping Update in App Store just launches the app

I am trying to update my apps but cannot. When I tap the update button in the App Store it simply launches the app, not triggering the update download. I have a 5c running iOS 7.0 Would anyone know ...
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Can I forcibly deactivate an iPad? If not, what are my options? [duplicate]

I've just been given a corporate iPad mini that previously was used by someone else in my team. It appears to have been factory reset - it is taking me through the welcome and setup process (language ...
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How to download video from download link on iPad/iPhone

On my iPad I received an email with an url of a video file that is stored online (public access). I am able to watch that video on my iPad without any problem. My Question: HOW do I download that ...
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How to transfer video files from ipad air to macbook air

There is no file explorer type utility in iOS just like we have it on Android system. So how can I copy files from/to my iPad from/to other computers (MacBook/Windows)? Specifically I am interested ...
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Copying iOS autocorrect custom dictionary among devices

Is it possible to create a file of autocorrect entries for iOS devices and deploy it to all my company iPads (8 of them right now)? There are about 150 autocorrect entries that we'd like to setup on ...
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“Verification failed” when trying to update to iOS 8.1.1 because of a network issue

I have an iPhone 5s and whenever I try to update it to iOS 8.1.1 it shows the error message below: iOS 8.1.1 failed verification because you are no longer connected to the internet. However, I'm ...
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How can I edit pure text file stored in iCloud Drive from iPhone?

I tried to edit textfile via Pages, but it does not handle pure text file?! I can not believe it. Any idea how to edit / read it?
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Getting a 403 Forbidden error when I try to log in on the Wordpress iOS app

I'm using Automattic's iOS app for Wordpress and I'm trying to log-in for the first time to my site. I clicked the "add self-hosted site" option and put in the username, password and my self-hosted ...
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How does iOS AppStore handle multiple version targeting different version of iOS?

Let's say I have an app with two versions that target different versions of iOS: Version 1.0: Deployment target iOS 5 Version 2.0: Deployment target iOS 8 My understanding is that when a user goes ...
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What can developers see in my address book?

When Facebook or other developers ask for access to your address book, what content can they see? For example, is this only limited to names and email addresses and phone numbers or does this include ...
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Removing Podcasts Documents and Data

I've had issues with the stock iOS podcast app for a while now- syncing was broken, it kept crashing while downloading, etc etc. I decided to move to Downcast. Anyways, after deleting all my podcast ...
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App for collecting (and categorizing) stuff from the web

I've looked high and low and I'm surprised I haven't found exactly what I'm looking for; it seems like such a common task. I just want an iPhone app to rapidly clip stuff from web pages. My first ...