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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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mobile data traffic usage alert app showing push notifications under iOS 5

I am looking for an app to alert on mobile traffic usage over daily/monthly limit. I need it display push/system alerts (i.e. what to know that I hit the limit ASAP, not only when I open the data ...
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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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Apps seem to timeout

I'm running the Downcast podcatcher on a 3rd gen iPod touch running iOS 5.1.1. It seems that the app stops running after running about 10 minutes with the screen off. Could this be a bug with ...
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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 wifi 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 ...
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Cancelling the download while downloading

Is there any way possible to cancel the current pdf download in progress while downloading ?
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Prevent iOS Users from updating iOS Version Using Apple Configurator

I have a scenario, where my employees are give iPads and iPhones to help with their daily tasks. There are numerous custom business applications installed on this device. The problem occurs when ...
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iTunes backup record auto merge

I got my Mac OS10.8.2, last month (Jan 2013), I had backup one iPhone using iTunes "Backup Up Now". Yesterday I did another backup again. But my Jan 2013 backup has not found in the Restore record. Is ...
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Changing app stores

I have an iPhone 4S and I changed to the US store to view an app not available in the SA store. Now I cannot change back to the SA store. The message comes up that I need to change with no directions ...
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Is it possible to install lower version os in ipad?

I am having an iPad2 with ios 6.0.1, I want to test an app which will be support for both ios 6 and ios 5. Now, I want to install the ios 5 in the ipad. is it possible to install the lower version ...
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How to disable voice dictation on an iPhone 4S running iOS 5.1 or later?

When the keyboard is active on my iPhone 4S (running jailbroken iOS 5.1.1 / 6.1.1), there is a key between the space bar and the numeric entry toggle. This key has a microphone on it and tapping it ...
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Why is my iPhone 4 slower with iOS 6 than iOS 5?

The phone has been running perfectly fine with iOS 5.1.1 and yet the moment I switch to iOS 6 I have started looking up applications to free-up memory. Obviously the OS is consuming more memory for ...
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Shared Photostream and IPad 1 (first generation)

I want to shared some photos stored on my Mac to my wife's IPad (the old one, 1st generation). I have created a Shared PhotoStream album. My wife correctly received the invitation/notification. She ...
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How do you hide App Store app updates that your version of iOS does not support?

I am running a first generation iPad with iOS 5.1.1 (the most recent version it will ever have) and I just noticed today that the application Shazam has just dropped support for iOS 5 on the latest ...
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Preventing iPhone 3GS from auto-updating to iOS 6

I don't want to update my iPhone 3GS from iOS 5 to iOS 6. I think this happens automatically via WiFi update. How do I stop it from downloading and installing itself?
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iOS Sync Outlook Calender and Contacts

I'm trying to help a family member with their iPhone. I'm pretty tech savy, but I would rather ask this question because I don't deal with iOS too often. The iPhone used to sync calendars and ...
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Permanent way to keep youtube playing in iOS5

Is there a permanent way to keep youtube playing when I tap the home button or close the lid of my iPad? I know that if I double click on the home button, slide to the bottom list of apps to the right ...
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Is it possible to check the DNS server you're using on the iphone?

on windows, you'd use something like ipconfig /all to see the dns server you're hitting. What would u do on an iphone or mobile device?
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How do I get the old blue sms alert box for notification of new text messages?

I used to get SMS alerts in lock screen which showed a blue box with the option of "close" or "reply". Now I get a green slider box with a white bubble. How can I change this back? I have set the ...
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How to use my phone number on my Macbook's Messages?

iMessage is very confusing as my email and phone number keeps receiving different messages at random occasions rather than having all messages sent to both. This is very apparent in group messages. ...
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Are iPhone apps required to work on iOS 5 if it works on iOS 6? [closed]

My app currently doesn't work on iOS 5, but it does for iOS 6. Will it still be accepted to the app store?
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Installing a specific iOS on a new iPad

I've just bought a new 3rd Gen iPad as a gift. I assume it comes with iOs 5.1 installed on it. I want to install iOS 5.1.1 on it as I'd rather not use the Maps app provided in iOS 6. I know that ...
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Can I upgrade my iPhone from iOS 4.2.1 to iOS 5? iTunes only shows iOS 6

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 4.2.1. I want to upgrade my iPhone to iOS 5, but iTunes will only let me upgrade the iPhone to iOS 6. I'd prefer not to, since many important apps don't work in India, ...
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How do I, after opening the iOS 5 built-in dictionary, look up the definition of a word that appears in a dictionary definition?

I can look up the definition of any word that I can select in iOS. However, once the dictionary is open, I can't figure out how to further look up the definition of a word that appears in the ...
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Why don't Exchange Calendar invites automatically delete the associated email anymore?

In iOS5, whenever I'd receive a meeting calendar invite from a co-worker (working in Outlook), I'd get a pop-up notification as well as an email with the calendar invite attachment. If I accepted ...
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How does one get IOS SDK 5.0 or higher? [closed]

I cannot find IOS SDK 5.0 Did Apple remove that SDK as an option? Also, I already have the latest Xcode installed. Shouldn't I be able to select IOS SDK 5.0 within that environment? When I ...
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Can I switch between iOS 5 & 6 (and possibly Android/Windows 8) on my iPad?

On my iPad 3 (The New iPad), is it possible to switch between different versions of iOS (iOS 5 & iOS 6)? If so, how? Would also be possible to install Android and or Windows 8 on iPad? (I know ...
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iOS 5 Maps : Google only gets directions for vague locations

I'm not sure if this is a Google problem or an iOS issue in general, but here is the situation. Case 1 : I search for directions for a vague address in the iOS maps (eg My Current Location to (say) ...
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iPhone mail fecthing time < 15 minutes

Is it possible to set iPhone mail fecthing time < 15 minutes under iOS 5? The current configuration only allows 15 minutes data pushing, but I need to react to my mail fast. Is there a way to get ...
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Upgrade iPad 2 from 4.3.5 to 5.1.1

I want to install iOS 5.1.1 on my iPad 2. Currently it's running on 4.3.5. iTunes just shows me a popup with the option to install iOS 6.0. How can I install 5.1.1?
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YouTube won't accept login/account

I've upgraded my apple tv to ios 5.1 only to have it now reject my youtube login. I've previously had this same Apple TV login just fine, but I accidentally hit log out. It just gives me the "This ...