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apple ipod touch 5th generation

My ipod touch was running great, then while I was on an app it went black. It won't turn, my home button quit working also. I never dropped it or anything. So my home button quit working and it won't ...
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Remove HTML5 audio limitation on jailbroken IOS 5

I thought I'd give my ancient iPad1 on iOS 5.1.1 a second life as a simple wall hanging appliance to show reminders and play short notification sounds when they become overdue. So I wrote a HTML5 web ...
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iTunes 12.3 doesn't recognize iPad 1 with iOS 5

I've upgraded my MacBook to El Capitan and my iTunes 12.3 doesn't recognize my iPad 1 with iOS 5 nor my iPhone 4s with iOS 9.1 any more. I thought it was because my iPad 1 is too old and can't ...
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how to get pictures off the phone (running 5.1.1)?

So my dad left behind his old phone so my son can use it as a music player. It's currently running 5.1.1. There are several albums and one of them are pictures of our family. I want to get them off ...
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Install old app versions on iOS 5.1.1

A friend of mine discovered an old iPad 1 at his grandfathers house. This iPad has never been used before and we both tried to activate it and install apps. Activation worked fine and even the update ...
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Original iPad with iOS 5.1.1 can't use with iBooks?

A notification popped up that I had a bunch of apps that needed to update and, without thinking, I clicked 'update'. Now most of my apps are unusable because they're all " Waiting" to update, which ...
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How do I retrieve favorites from the native Youtube app on iOS 5?

I wanted to watch a video that I added to favorites on my iPad 1 running iOS 5. I can't watch the video because it leads to a video telling me to go to "m.youtube.com". Is there a way to retrieve ...
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Can I downgrade my Ipod4 running IOS 6.1.6 to IOS 5.1.1 then upgrade to 6.0? [duplicate]

So I've been wanting to jailbreak for about a good 3 years now (Yes, I am a failure) and have found it near impossible to jailbreak ios 6.1.6 . Now, I have an iPod4 with ios 5.1.1 (but it is my ...
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IPhone 5 text directly to receiver's FB?

Let's say a recipient has a cell phone and a text message was sent to the recipient from an iPhone 5. Is it possible for the text message from the iPhone 5 to go to the recipient's FB, instead of to ...
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list/filter apps that will work on iOS 5.1.1

I have an 1st gen iPad, stuck on iOS 5.1.1. Is there a list of apps that will work on iOS 5.1.1, or a way to filter the app store to show only apps that will work on my iPad? (the iPad looks and ...
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Finding old version of iOS apps for a 1st Generation iPad running iOS 5.1.1

I can't install any apps on my iPad because it keeps saying that the app requires iOS 6.0 and I have a 1st-Generation iPad which can only update as far as iOS 5.1.1.
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Install new apps on iPad 1st (first) generation with max iOS 5.1.1

As a Mac hardware lover, I bought an old 64 GB iPad 1 with iOS 5.1.1 on it. Data wiped. Nice hardware, but ended up stock with no new application not being iOS 6, iOS 7 or more in requirement. ...
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How can I load Youtube into my iPad 1 (iOS5.1.1)? [duplicate]

Please can you help me? I have never bought Youtube into the iPad1 (with iOS5.1.1). Is it possible to download into it anymore mron the internet or iTunes somehow? Or am I forved to watch / use it ...
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Facebook Messenger connection problems for 5th gen itouch

My 5th gen itouch will not let me reconnect to Facebook Messenger. "Waiting to reconnect" is in an orange bar across the top.
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Upgrade iPad with iOS 5.1.1 to iOS 7

I have tried to download apps from App Store, but they require iOS 7.1.4. Please can you help me to upgrade my iOS 5.1.1 iPad to iOS 7.1.4?
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How can I retrieve the e-mail I was writing on my iPad?

On my iPad, I was writing an e-mail. I switched to Mail, and my e-mail in progress had the text “Chargement en cours…” (“Loading”) in grey instead of my text. I waited. To no avail. I have a backup ...
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Native Youtube app suddenly stopped working on iPad 1

It's been some weeks now, whenever I try to used my Youtube app, it tells me it's impossible to connect to Youtube. Since it's an iPad 1, I have had trouble finding information online. Did Google or ...
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How do I get someone else's apple ID off of the iphone 5 [duplicate]

I purchased a used iphone and now I cannot transfer my information to it because it still has the former owner's Apple ID.
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Loss of apps for ios5

Is there any way to get ios5 apps when the developer has stopped supporting them? i.e gmail. Had to reset my ipad and lost some apps now find apps all need ios 6. Thanks for any info.
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Error 23 trying to restore original iPad from iTunes

Pulled my original iPad out of my bag after returning from vacation and it had an alert on screen saying it required activation. It connected to my home wi-fi fine but failed when trying to activate. ...
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IOS 5.1.1 Safemode problem

I jailbroke my old iPod Touch 3rd Generation, with IOS 5.1.1, using the latest version of absynthe. It worked for several months, but then it randomly stopped. It went into safe mode, but the touch ...
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Which IRC client stays online when in background?

I tried some iOS IRC clients, but when I put the app in the background, I am logged out. Are there any iOS IRC clients that stay online when in background?
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iphone 4s did not work after trying to upgrade from ios 5 to ios 6 unsuccessfully

my iphone 4s was with ios 5.0 and already jailbreak when purchased, I just tried to upgrade it to 6.13, on it own (which is I did not hook up my iphone with my computer nor iTunes at that time), ...
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Screen recording on iPad 1: what are the options without jailbreak? [duplicate]

AppStore requests a demo video for my app, but at the moment all I have is an iPad 1 with iOS 5 on it. They don't accept a video recorded in a simulator. Buying a newer iPad is one obvious option, ...
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iPhone 4 GSM 3,1 upgrade [duplicate]

I'm using iOS 5.1.1 (9B206). I want to upgrade my iPhone to iOS 6.1.3, but I don't know how to do this. I have tried downloading the IPSW of iOS 6.1.3 to upgrade, but it doesn't make any changes. The ...
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Force http/https proxy on Apple iPad 1st generation (iOS 5.1.1)

Is there any way to force a first generation ipad (iOS 5.1.1) through a proxy server without exception? Alternatively, is there any way to force a first generation ipad through a VPN without ...
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Update iPad 3 iOS 5.1.1 to 7.0.4 not 7.1? [duplicate]

I have iPad 3 iOS 5.1.1 Jailbroken. I now want to update to 7.0.4 or 7.0.6 but can NOT figure out how. (7.1.1 is currently the official update) Manual updates thru iTunes to a 7.0.6 restore file ...
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Why can't I update my iPad to iOS 6 or 7?

This is my first iPad, I can't figure this out - when I go to settings>general>software update I get "iOS 5.1.1 Your software is up to date" I have iOS 5.1.1, also I have ubuntu on my PC (I see some ...
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Can I update from iOS 5 to iOS 6 on iPhone 4?

I don't want to update to iOS 7 on this iPhone 4 and since I'm borrowing it from a friend, I don't want to jailbreak it either. It's not a matter of downgrading to iOS 6, it's still an upgrade since ...
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Does iOS 5 have a SSL security bug that got patched on iOS 6/7?

Apple released iOS 7.0.6 and 6.1.6 to patch a specific SSL/TLS security bug. I can't find anything official about iOS 5. Does iOS 5 have the same bug? Please cite your answer.
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How can I put my iMessage settings on my phone number instead of my apple ID?

I've just updated my iPhone 4s to ios 7.0.3 and I've set up a new apple ID but iMessage doesn't work on my phone even after I activated iMessage in settings. It used to work with my phone number ...
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iPad 2 update to iOS7 [closed]

I have and iPad 2 with 5.1.1 installed. I didn't update to iOS 6 because I didn't want Apple Maps and have my VLC app deleted. Now since the majority of the apps don't get any updates I thought of ...
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Will I loose iPad application data when I switch Apple ID?

I have borrowed iPad2 from a friend. It does have iOS5 currently installed. I do want to install (with friend's permission) few free apps from App Store. However, even installing free app require ...
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Advice on upgrading to iOS 6 from iOS 5 only

I'm in need of updating the iOS on my device from 5 to 6 only (for test purposes). I already have iOS 7 on another device. Does anyone know how this can be done? The only option I can currently see ...
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iPhone 4 keeps losing contacts

My iPhone 4 keeps losing contacts under various conditions: first after an app crash followed by a manual reboot; all the other times after the battery becomes empty.
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Is it possible to upgrade iOS offline?

I have an iPad 3 iOS5.1.1 jailbroken. Now that iOS 7 (exactly 7.0.3) is on the Apple update servers, I want to know if I am able to update my iOS to 6.1.2 or not. I downloaded the firmware of 6.1.2 ...
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Unknown error (6) - Upgrading to iOS 7.0.3

I want to upgrade from iOS 5.1.1. to iOS 7.0.3. But it showed "Unknown error (6)". The device is iPhone 4, and I have also updated my iTunes to the latest version 11.1.2.32. I wonder what happened ...
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Embedded YouTube videos on mobile Safari - has something changed?

Up until recently, embedded YouTube videos on Safari pages on my first-gen iPad (iOS 5) worked as you'd expect, with the video duration and draggable time bar shown at the bottom, and the ability to ...
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iMessage Security issue: Typing Status Indicator Actually sends what you are typing?

I have a iPhone4 (iOS 5.0.1 [9A405]), and I noticed that from time to time instead of the typing indicator (...) I can see the part of the future message that I'm just about to receive. Is this a ...
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Is it possible to update an iphone 3g ios 4.2.1 to ios 5?

I've tried to go on iTunes (check my updates)- but it says your phone as been updated your current version is 4.2.1 is it possible?
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How to restore iPhone contacts lost after an app crash?

After a crash/reboot I lost all contacts on my iPhone. I have an iTunes backup, but it is several months old. The iPhone was set to sync with my Windows Contacts list, but it also appears to not ...
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Recover Deleted Exchange Account Contact from iPhone

So I removed an Exchange account from my iPhone not realizing that the phone had been saving new contacts there by default (instead of to my gmail account). I no longer have access to that Exchange ...
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IPad 2 rollback to ios 5 from ios 6

I'd like to rollback to IOS 5 from IOS 6 for an iPad 2. I don't mind jail breaking if necessary but instructions would be appreciated.
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Mac Not Letting Me Text?

my computer randomly stopped letting me text off of it. I tried checking the preferences, and this is what it looks like i checked my phone, and i'm signed into my apple ID on iMessage and it says ...
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2G iPod touch with iOS 4.2.1

I need a PDF reading app for my 2nd generation iPod touch. I downloaded Adobe Reader, Cloud Readers, iBooks and PDF Reader iPhone edition from the App Store, but all of them require iOS 5. ...
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What will happen to apps i bought in a different country after i upgrade my iOS now?

I am running iOS 5.1 on my third gen ipad. I have moved and changed my account location to a different country. I have around $1500 worth of professional apps installed on my device which were all ...
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in Ipod touch 4 (ios version 5.0.1), Is there a way to view volume as numbers and not as a slider?

I have a Ipod touch 4 (ios program version 5.0.1), Is there a way to view volume as numbers and not as a slider? I use it while I play the drums, and using the volume control as a slider is just not ...
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Using the apple wireless keyboard with an iPad with PC/Mac-like keyboard commands

I have jailbroken iPad2 (iOS5.1.1) and an apple wireless bluetooth keyboard that I use for typing on the iPad. Although the keyboard is a joy to use, I can't use it for much else other than typing ...
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Controlling iOS apps via command line

I have jailbroken iPad (iOS5.1.1) with the shell utility installed. I'd like to be able to launch and control applications via the command line, as I would normally do in Unix or Linux. Say I want to ...
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iPhone won't connect to some Wi-Fi hotspots

As of the last few months, my phone refuses to find most public hotspots, but will generally connect to home wireless networks. For instance, I can connect to my home wireless and my girlfriend's ...