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Is there any way to speed up my iPhone 3G since upgrading to iOS4

I have recently upgraded my iPhone 3G to iOS4 and there is some noticeable performance issues will some of the basic tasks (text messaging, loading application, etc.) I have restarted my iPhone and ...
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How can I hide the onscreen keyboard in the iOS messaging app?

When I enter the text message / SMS "app" and tap on the input field a keyboard pops up. When I'm done writing and have sent the message I would like to dismiss the keyboard again. I haven't found out ...
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iOS 4 - Can I close an app without it staying open in the background?

I am aware that after closing an application (pressing the home button) you can enter the multi-tasking tray, hold your finger down on an icon and close an application properly. But is there an easy ...
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How can I disable multitasking in iOS4?

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS4 and although I love most of the new feaures, multitasking keeps me checking for open apps. Is there a way to disable multitasking support in iOS4 or a "kill all apps" ...
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Can I “Forget this Network” when the wifi network is not in range?

I have an iPod Touch that I upgraded to iOS 4 (but this an issue that also existed in iOS 3.1). When I travel, and I join a WiFi networks (e.g. hotel, etc), I don't always remember to forget the ...
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Is there any way to view full podcast title on my iPhone running iOS 4?

Most of the time the podcast title is long and it is truncated with dots at the end. I think since iPhone OS 3.?, title font size has gotten smaller so I can see more of the title. However, I still ...
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Can I disable the iPhone's auto-rotation to landscape mode?

I can't stand iPhone's auto-rotation feature, e.g. rotate your phone just past some threshold, and the screen rotates from portrait to landscape. This is always tripping me up, especially when I'm ...
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Is there a way to downgrade a 2nd gen iPod touch from iOS 4 back to 3.1.3?

Is there a way to downgrade an iPod touch (2nd gen) from iOS 4 back to 3.1.3?
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Can I prevent SMS from showing on the Lock Screen in iOS 4?

I have some private SMS messages I want to hide. The problem is that they are displaying on main screen even when it's locked. So it was useless using password because it's displayed even with the ...
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Speed comparison of iPhone 3g with iOS4 and iOS3?

I have heard that running iOS4 would slow down my 3G. Does anyone know of any reliable data on whether that is the case or not, and if so, by how much? Related Questions Is it worth upgrading my ...
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How do I delete just the videos from my iPhone?

So I'm running out of space on my iPhone (iOS 4.3) and the quickest thing to do is delete the videos that are already backed up in iPhoto. How can I do this quickly? That is, without scanning through ...
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How can I watch an AVI file on my iPhone?

I understand that iPhone does not support AVI files. However, I have lots of these files which I want to watch on my iPhone. Can you suggest a streamlined, automatic way of doing this? I have never ...
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How can I forward delete on iOS?

Is there a way to delete text in front of the caret using the iOS software keyboard? The small wireless hardware keyboard accomplishes this with a fn+delete, so there might be a way to use multiple ...
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How can I increase battery life with iOS 4?

Since I upgraded to iOS 4 on my iPod touch second generation my battery life is draining very fast. Is there anything I can do to help with that?
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What are the pros and cons of IMAP/CalDAV vs. Exchange for GMail and Google Calendar for iOS 4?

I am trying to decide if it is better to use the IMAP/CalDav option for accessing my GMail/Google Calendar on my iPhone vs. Using the exchange connection. Anybody got pros and cons of the different ...
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Does a Wireshark implementation exist for iPhone 4?

Does a Wireshark implementation exist for iPhone 4? I recently felt a need to have some tools with me at all times.
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iOS 4 and Landscape Orientation Lock for iPhone

iOS 4 allows you to lock your iPhone in portrait mode by double clicking the Home button, swiping the dock left, and clicking on the lock icon. However, it does not appear to allow you to lock the ...
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Is iOS 4.1 faster than iOS 4.0 on the iPhone 3G?

There are numerous questions (and good answers!) about the fact that iOS 4.0 is horribly slow on an iPhone 3G. How about iOS 4.1? Does anybody have any positive experiences to share? I'm staying on ...
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My iPhone 4 only shows 256 MB of RAM?

I just received my iPhone 4 and Activity Monitor Touch and SYSTEM lite only show 247 MB of hardware memory. But the iPhone 4 is supposed to have 512 MB (of which 503 MB are actually available). I ...
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Do iOS apps crash regularly? Is this normal?

I've been having some trouble with one of the third-party apps on my iPod Touch 4gen, and realized that a lot of apps I use (which isn't many) have been spontaneously exiting, recently. Safari and ...
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Is it worth upgrading my jailbroken 3G to iOS4?

I have a jailbroken (not unlocked) iPhone 3G running the 3.1.2 firmware. What are the pros and cons of upgrading this to iOS4? Being jailbroken, I already have multitasking and home-screen ...
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How to install iPhone apps through OTA without iTunes interaction?

I am following this guide on how to install iPhone apps thru OTA without iTunes. I have the following questions: I only have a $99 developer program membership, not the enterprise program. The ...
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How to reorder the inbox list in the Mail app

I check 3 email accounts on the iPhone. So under 'All Inboxes' in the email app, there are 3 entries. How do I reorder the 3 inboxes? I'd like to put the inbox that's currently 3rd in the list to ...
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HDR photos on iPhone 3GS with iOS4.1

I've just installed iOS 4.1 on my iPhone 3GS, and want to try the new HDR feature in the Camera App... But it doesn't seem to be available. Is it possible to use it in the 3GS? Do I need to do ...
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After market car stereos with iOS 4/iPod Out support?

I have an iPod Touch that was upgraded to iOS 4. I am sick of my FM transmitter, and am looking for an after-market car receiver for my 1998 Honda Civic with iPod support, but am concerned because of ...
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Is there a comparison of networks and costs for iOS 4.3's Personal Hotspot?

Is there a comparison of networks and their cost for the new Personal Hotspot feature? Also, how does the hotspot feature differ from internet tethering in previous iOS versions?
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Offline furigana for iOS

Is there any software to compute and display furigana completely offline? It doesn't have to be integrated with any existing app. A new standalone app I type into is fine.
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How to disable notification badges for the iPhone Mail app (iOS4)?

Any way to turn the notification badges for the Mail app off without turning all notifications off?
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iPhone “software” vs. “hardware” keyboard layout?

I'm a bit confused. In the keyboard settings of my iPhone are two options: "sofware keyboard layout" and "hardware keyboard layout" But what is the latter? Isn't they keyboard totally "software"? ...
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how many devices can be registered for ios Enterprise programme

I am working in a big organization where I want to distribute application with 300 different devices. I came to know that ios Enterprise programme is available for such a big in house distribution , ...
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Sending email with images on iPad?

I've just realized I can't send images from Mail on Ipad. When a create a new draft there is not add image functionality, so I guess the only way is to email images from Photos. However, what if I ...
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Is it possible restore or update your iphone if you only have tethered internet?

I totally bricked my iphone for a couple of days last time I tried to upgrade my OS. I didn't realize that upgrading the OS requires access to Apple during the installation process. I only have ...
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How do I change the calendar dot color on iPhone iOS 4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change a calendar’s color in iOS 4.2.1? It seems like it just assigns random color when you add a calendar. Is there a way to change calendar color on iOS 4? ...
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Is iOS 4.2 faster than 4.1 (iPod Touch)?

I've read that iOS 4.2 is faster on the iPhone 3G -- they're making a big deal out of this. Is this performance improvement limited to the 3G? I have an iPod Touch 4gen and I'm wondering if I'll see ...
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iPhone data usage broken down by app

My iPhone 4 data usage suddenly spiked. From using 30-40% of my monthly allowance in the average month (3-400Mb out of a allowed 1Gb), recently I used 175% (1.75Gb) in a single day. I have to assume ...
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How to download an MP3 to an iPod Touch? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download free music from the internet to itunes on the iphone/ipad without using a mac/pc? I have a new (4gen) iPod Touch. There's an MP3 on the web that I want ...
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How do I rotate an iPhone photo on my iPhone without losing EXIF data?

I have iOS 4.3.3. Are there any apps or methods that allow simple rotating of an iPhone photo (taken where the level sensor picked the wrong orientation), without losing the EXIF information? ...
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Is there a tool like Furigana that I can use on iOS Safari?

On my iPod (iOS 4.1), I'm often browsing Japanese webpages, and while I can usually understand the meaning, I often don't know the readings, especially in new contexts. For my desktop web browsers, ...
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Replacement for iPod.app on old iPhone 3G with large buttons for play/pause and prev/next track

I've dedicated my old iPhone 3G as a Bluetooth audio player. It works great except for controlling the audio. I find that the previous and next buttons are too close to the play/pause button on both ...
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Why can't I add or edit contacts on my new iPhone 4?

On my new iPhone 4, I can add a new contact after talking to them (Add as new contact) but I cannot otherwise add new contacts, or edit existing ones. It looks like a bug. Is there a way to work ...
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What has changed in iOS 4.2?

iOS 4.2 has just been released, and I am wondering what exactly has changed? Can I assume that the changes are different for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad?
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Why is Google maps (the built-in app) so slow on the iPhone 4?

My Google Maps app for iOS has gotten too slow to be useful at times. It doesn't seem to be a bandwidth issue, as it even affects typing- there's often meaningful lag from when i type a letter until ...
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Is it possible to create an icon on home screen to a specific note?

I'd like to to add an icon to my homescreen that takes me directly to a specific note. What I was thinking was doing it by having a bookmark in safari that triggers that note, and adding a shortcut to ...
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Capturing video on iOS device?

How can I capture a video on an iOS device or the iOS emulator? I saw some product pages that are using videos demonstrating that how their apps to be used. The video is also showing the touch and ...
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Does the iPod Touch calendar support every other day scheduling?

Does the iPod Touch calendar support every other day scheduling?
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iOS 4 AutoCorrects “me” to “^me”

At one point, I typed "^me" into iOS 4. Now it corrects the word "me" to "^me" every time. How can I remove this? (I would like a solution to the problem. Pressing the X on the auto correct tooltip ...
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Does iOS 4 break iPhone compatibility with music docks?

When I plug my iPhone 4 into my Bose SoundDock Series 2 I get a popup message saying "This accessory is not optimized for this iPhone" and the dock will not play audio from the iPod or Pandora apps, ...
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iPod touch bad battery performance after updating to iOS 4

Hey, I own an iPod touch 2g which worked great until I updated to iOS4. After I did the update, it takes just a few hours for the battery to run out. Even if I´m not doing anything with it. I noticed ...
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Why are my updating iPhone apps “waiting…” forever?

I've got an iPhone 4, not quite sure which version of iOS, but I keep current. Recently, I got an update for one of the apps, started it, and then for some reason it got stuck on "Waiting..." ...
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iPhone 4 - photos are chopped off on the side

I have been using my iPhone 4 to take photos on my holiday, and have been noticing that approximately 10% of the photos I have taken are chopped a bit shorter. I have only noticed it happening on ...