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Per-app password in iOS 5.1

There is the overall locking password, which prevents the phone from being used. Is there a way to pasword-protect on a per-app basis, e.g. lock mail, but not photos. This is under iOS 5.1 on a iPhone ...
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What functionality of iOS can be accessed from the lock screen?

I know that in iOS, several parts of the iDevice's functionality can be accessed from the lock screen. This is useful when you don't want to fumble with a password. But now I'm starting to wonder: ...
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How do I hide an icon?

I just saw this question and answer: My Notes app accidentally got deleted from my iPhone 4s... So apparently it's possible to erroneously hide system icons. How can I do this? I'm sick of the ...
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Open recently closed page on iOS

I know on iPad you can press and hold the new tab button to re-open recently closed tabs, but is there any similar functionality on an iPod/iPhone?
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After restoring my iPhone from iCloud, my photos are all low resolution. How can I fix this?

I restored my iPhone 4S from iCloud after recieving a replacement one from the Apple store. It took many hours for The applications and photos to come back but once restored, all of the photos on the ...
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An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly

Why do I get the following message in iTunes when syncing my iPhone(s)/iPad(s) to iTunes wirelessly on Windows Vista Ultimate? An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly. ...
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Is upgrading to iOS 5 faster on a Mac?

As I've mentioned in another question, I want to upgrade an iPod 4th gen to iOS 5. It's currently on iOS 4.latest. I'm interested in doing this in the fastest possible time. However, I right now all ...
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What could happen if I upgrade an iPod to iOS 5 and what is the likelihood it will happen?

I've been nagged to update an iPod to iOS 5 for weeks now. Since it's not mine, I want to be as careful as I can. I'll follow the procedure exactly as Apple recommends, and the device has never been ...
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iPad/iPhone on iOS 5 - images don't always load in Safari, just on my network

This question is baffling to say the least, as I'm just not sure how to diagnose where the problem is happening. Here's the problem: when I am connected to my network in the office (but not on other ...
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Why does iPhone Maps app sometimes ask to enable Wi-Fi for “accuracy”, even though Location Services (GPS) is enabled?

Background: I have an iPhone 3GS with iOS 5.1, and a 3G data plan that I keep enabled. I also keep "Location Services" (GPS) always on, since I use applications that take advantage of it. However, I ...
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iPhone 4s can't use office internet (Squid Proxy)

I've configured iPhone 4s to use our office wifi and specified a squid proxy and its authentication data (tested and working on computers and my colleague android phone) but when I connect to office's ...
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How do I export my iPhone's call logs?

How can I get export the call log (incoming and outgoing calls) from my iPhone, preferably as a CSV file? I found MobileLog Jailbreak needed, $9.99 PhoneView $19.95 calLog Doesn't work with iOS 5, ...
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Change to an different keyboard layout when entering passwords

I've just bought the Ipad 2, all my existing passwords that I need to use (mails web services etc) are in Arabic characters. I have added the Arabic Keyboard and am able to use it in normal text ...
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iPhone 4S using 3G to download songs from iCloud after iOS 5.1 update

I have a limited 3G plan on my iPhone 4S and I also have iTunes Match service. In order to keep the phone from downloading songs from iCloud, while under 3G connection, I had set 'Settings>Store>Use ...
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Where is my iPhone backup kept? (Created prior iOS5 upgrade)

I've just updated my wife's 3GS to iOS 5.1 from iOS 4. The restore seem to only restore the messages/photo roll and some other settings. I don't see most of the apps but the most important part is the ...
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Can I regenerate the the photo thumbnails that have turned black after restoring my iPhone?

I had to restore my iOS 5.1 iPhone from iCloud after recieving a replacement. Many of the thumbnails for photographs are now black. Is there a way to regenerate them?
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Why does voice dictation not always appear on the new iPad?

The new iPad supports voice dictation for voice input, but apparently only sometimes. I understand that some things should not support it, such as password inputs and URLs, for example. What dictates ...
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iOS 5 Music App Grey circle with a square inside it next to the song title - what does it indicate?

I had a few problems downloading a few tracks from the iTunes store direct to my phone. As a result I seem to have placeholder versions of the songs that will let me stream them but not play them. In ...
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iPhone 4S won't sync with iTunes

My iPhone 4S doesn't show in the left column in iTunes. I'm running iTunes 10.6. Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this?
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Remove iOS 5.1 notification from the main screen?

I do not want to update my iPhone 3gs to new iOS 5.1. How can I remove this notification showing all the time on the Settings images. Please look at the image. I've tried opening this screen but ...
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How to figure out what's causing a jailbroken iPhone to crash?

My iPhone 4 runs iOS 5.0.1 and is jailbroken. It has recently become unstable: it often crashes and restarts in safe mode. Then, in safe mode, I can choose to restart and it will often go right back ...
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Audio output and volume controls gone after updating to iOS 5.1

I have an iPhone 4 (Verizon, Model MD146LL) and I just upgraded from iOS 5.0.1 to iOS 5.1 (9B176) using Settings > General > Software Update. Immediately after completing the update, I noticed that ...
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Can I change the default camera app on my iPhone?

In the latest iOS update (5.1) Apple added the camera to the lock screen, so now I don't need to unlock the phone to take a picture. Is it possible to change which app is used for this? I realise ...
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How can I get my iPhone to consistently apply or ignore auto-corrections based on my response?

I have an iPhone 4S (Black, 32 GB, AT&T) running iOS 5.0.1, but I previously saw this issue on my jail-broken iPhone 3GS while it was running 5.0 and 4.3.3. This iPhone 4S is not jail-broken, nor ...
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iPhone USB Tethering Problem

I have a strange little problem on my hands here. All this while, I've been using iPhone tethering via USB, and all was well. However, today afternoon, my iPhone USB interface in the Network pane ...
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iPad 1 stuck in DFU mode after 5.0.1 -> 5.1 OTA-update

I have tried restoring through iTunes, but I only get "Error 37" at the end of the "Restoring iPad firmware" step. Snippets from the restore log: 2012-03-11 18:00:05.684 [3132:e4]: <Restore ...
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How can I tell Music for iPad to play all of an artist's songs without making a playlist?

I want to play all of an artist's songs that I have, on multiple albums. Making a playlist seems overkill. This was never an issue in iOS 4, as there was a track-shaped option for shuffle play. ...
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Cannot upgrade to iOS5.1 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can not upgrade to iOS 5.1 I read that iOS 5.1 was finally released yesterday, and since then, am trying to upgrade my ipod touch 4th generation, but since then, after ...
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Can not upgrade to iOS 5.1

When trying to update from iOS 5.1 I keep getting an error message reading "unable to check for update, an error occurred while checking for a software update". The update screen loads for a couple of ...
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Is the 3G network used by the iPad the same as the 4G network used by the iPhone?

Both my iPhone 4S and iPad 2 are running iOS 5.1. Both are AT&T models. When not connected to Wi-Fi, the network indicator on the iPhone shows 4G while the iPad shows 3G. Does the iPad use a ...
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Downgrade iOS 5.1 on my iPad to iOS 5.0

New version of iOS is out & I have upgraded my iPad to iOS 5.1 from iOS 5.0. I didn't realize that some other software will not work with iOS 5.1 so I would like to go back. How can I downgrade ...
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What does a “o” symbol instead of “3G” or “E” mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: iPhone data connection types I sometimes get a "o" icon instead of the "3G" or "E" icons when I loose my connection to the network. Why? Could this be due to a ...
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What does the “4G” that appears on my iPhone 4S's AT&T network indicator mean?

Since upgrading my iPhone 4S to iOS 5.1 (from 5.0.1), the AT&T network status indicator now reads "4G" where it once read "3G". What has changed from the previous version? Does this "4G" mean the ...
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openURL not working?

I have my apache2 server running on my macbook pro and I have an ssh session into my iphone which runs on iOS 5.0.1. I have a folder "files" in my webroot which has a few mp3 files. When I try ...
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listing all processes in iOS 5.0.1

How could one go about viewing all the processes in an ssh session to my (jailbroken)iphone? I'm currently able to ssh in, I have bash installed, core utilities installed, shell-cmds package installed ...
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Change in specs for the 'new' AppleTV?

As of today, with the announcement of 'new iPad' (not iPad 3), they squeaked out the update/new AppleTV. Does anyone have any actual details what changed? As it looks like a very nasty UI update ...
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iPad 2 not updating to iOS 5.1

Please don't scold me because I know I broke the cardinal rule of updating...never shut down in the middle of an update. I was updating to iOS 5.1 over the air on my iPad and after the update ...
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Will voice dictation work on iPad 2?

Will the voice dictation technology built into iOS 5.1 running on the new iPad be made available on the iPad 2?
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ios and mediaserverd

I just read about playing media files via the browser, which in turn uses mediaserverd in iOS. Is there any place(a wiki perhaps) where I could find details about which file formats are supported by ...
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problem with messages

I got a message from my bf on my iphone and could reply as normal, but when I sent a picture, a new thread was added in my inbox. The same thing happened when I deleted both of the threads and wrote a ...
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How to make the “shake” commands easier?

When I want to undo some typing on Notes or Pages, I have to shake my ipod-touch like a crazy (and afraid that it may throw from my hand). Isn't there a way to configure the "shake sensitivity", or ...
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Unable to Restore iPhone 4 and ERROR -50 [duplicate]

I'm using Windows XP SP3. I installed iOS 5 on my iPhone 4. The installation process went OK, but, when trying to restore my contents, it gives me ERROR -50. I tried all the different things ...
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Every single iPhone backup has disappeared - from PC and from iCloud

Today my mother was going to upgrade from the iPhone 4 to the iPhone 4S, so, naturally, I backed up her iPhone so that she could restore from it when we came back with her new one. As I know that ...
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To improve browsing performance, is it worth upgrading to iOS 5, on the original iPad 16GB Wifi?

Currently, running an iPad 16GB Wifi only model with iOS 4.3.5. I have been noticing some slow redraw issues using Safari, generally when scrolling down length pages. I am seeing the checkerboard ...
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Syncing my iPhone with iTunes restores music I previously deleted from the device

One of the new features in iOS 5 is the ability to delete music in the Music app directly on the device, by swiping to delete like you do in Mail. This is great for me because my iPhone is generally ...
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How to setup mail when using iCloud plus 2 external mail accounts

I believe that as a user of 2 iMacs , 1 iphones and one iPad the best is to use my xx@me.com account on iCloud as main account and alias my other external accounts to xx@me.com The 2 external ...
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Can I reverse the iPhone 4s scroll to top in Safari

I just figured out the scroll to top thing on my iPhone which if you accidentally hit it in a long article makes your life rather miserable trying to find out where you were. Is there some way for me ...
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iphone 4 wifi issues on work network

I'm having problems connecting the the work wifi network. When I go to Settings the network name is listed under Wi-Fi However the "network" logo in the top bar shows 3G not the signal strength. If ...
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How do I get iOS 5 on my iPod touch?

I have a third generation iPod touch. I believe that it should be possible to run iOS 5 on this, and I have bought an app that requires iOS 5. However, in iTunes, when I click on the iPod device, it ...
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Cannot add a photo to an album in Camera Roll

In the Photos app on my iPhone 4 with iOS 5, I cannot add a photo in the Camera Roll to another album. The album is there, but I cannot select it after tapping on the "Add to" button. The album I am ...