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What is pref path for Passcode Lock?

One thing I really miss from Android is creating home-screen shortcuts and toggles, well, for anything. With iPhone iOS5 there are a number of paths that let you create shortcuts to certain system ...
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Why won't my iPhone reply to a text message after updating to iOS 5? [closed]

After updating to iOS 5, I cannot reply to a text message from non iPhone users. iMessage works fine. In order to actually reply to a text, I have to go into my contacts and hit "Send Message"...and ...
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Extend the passcode lock timeout on iPhone 4S and iOS 5 connected to exchange

Preface I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 5 and to prevent Find Friends from asking for a password every time it is opened I have enabled the passcode lock and set it to the max of 4 hours. This is ...
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How do I sync Google Tasks to an iPhone?

I can sync my mail and calendar to Google from my iPhone via the GMail Exchange interface, but my GMail task list is not synced. How can I sync my tasks so that they show up in the built-in Reminders ...
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How can Siri recognize a contact's name, but be unable to call that person?

My wife and I have the same problem with Siri. In our contacts database, each person has at least one associated phone number (usually associated with 'home', 'mobile' or 'iPhone'). However, even ...
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Pressing the home button twice to uncover background apps. Does closing them count as freeing memory?

If I'm about to play a demanding 3D game, would closing this background apps be of any benefit to my battery or overall performance?
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Open youtube link in Safari

In iPad Safari, when a page has a link to a youtube video, if I click the link, Safari will open youtube app. Is it possible to change this behavior? I don't want to use the youtube app and I want to ...
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How do I find how much space the camera roll is using on my iOS device?

Since iOS5, when I want to find out how much space I have left on my iPhone I go to Settings > General > Usage Where can I find out how much space is being used by the Camera Roll?
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Is it possible to time adjust push mail on iOS 5?

Is it possible to time adjust push mail on my iPhone? What I want is that the phone automatically adjust the push setting for some time slots a day. E.g. that it should push mail between 9-17, but ...
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iOS restore causes downloading issues

I restored my iPad today. The first, say, 30 apps redownloaded fine after the restore, but now my screens are filled with "Waiting..." icons. I've tried downloading something else and entering my ...
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How does iMessage work?

I'm interested in a good general overview. How does iMessage actually work?
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iMessage with iCloud mail aliases?

Is it possible to use an iCloud email alias as the Caller ID for iMessage? When I try to enter an alias on "Receive At > Add Another Email..." I always get an error popup titled "iMessage Activation" ...
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How can I make a group of contacts that have phone numbers with the iPhone label?

I have been editing my contacts in Lion Address Book to use the iPhone label for phone numbers. I want to create a smart group that shows all contacts that use the iPhone label. I would use this ...
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Alternative to pressing home button to stop rearranging apps?

To stop rearranging apps (i.e. after holding the finger down on an app so that they all start to shake, make them stop shaking again), the home button is used. Is there a gesture that does the same?
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Facebook app shuts down itself on iPhone 4

I have an iPhone 4. The Facebook application was working fine until this morning. When I start the Facebook app, it shuts down immediately. I tried restarting the phone but it's the same. No ...
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iPhone 3GS Keeps Rebooting

My 3GS keeps having a strange issue, but I think I've found a pattern. First let its battery get low enough to where it turns off on its own Recharge it enough to come back on After coming back on, ...
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How do you disable the iOS Storage full alert?

I've been getting close to filling up my 16 GB iPhone 4 with iOS 5. I have freed up some space and have 1.5 GB available, but I keep getting alerts that are annoying. Is there a way to disable the ...
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Is there an iOS SMS Texting app that allows parent to get a record of all texting messages?

My son (pre-teen) received an iPod Touch for Christmas. He has a friend that does not have an iOS device. But his friend can text. I am still at the stage and my son is still of the age that I ...
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How does iOS 5 decide which home screen to put new icons on?

I currently have an iPad running iOS 5. There are three home screens, which, for simplicity, I'll call A, B, and C. A has 7 apps and one folder. B has 9 apps. C has 10 apps, one folder, and ...
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Is there an online resource with lots of iOS system icons?

By this, I mean the dock, the "X" button for app icons, the lock screen slider, etc. Any file format is fine, but I'd like them to be at least the normal resolution.
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iOS 5 for iPhone secretly contains iPad calendar features?

The iPad calendar is much better than the iPhone version. Arguably, with the Retina Display the iPhone should be able to display a similar interface. All of the current iOS devices have different ...
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Which iOS devices do not support iOS 5?

What is the complete list of iOS devices (iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad) that are unable to update to iOS 5.0?
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'Now Playing' button not working, bad ipod?

Here's the situation. Inside the music player, on the playlists tab, I touch the 'Now Playing' button on the top right, it goes to the current song that's playing, no problem. But when i go to the ...
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iMessage inconsistently failing to work after Sim card swap

I recently swapped my Sim card in my iPhone 4, to move to another carrier. I ported my number across so there is no change other than the actual Sim card. Since then, iMessage seems to be entirely ...
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Why does my iPhone display no contacts, but display the correct name when I dial a number?

I recently updated to iOS 5 (I know it took me forever), and after I did, all my contacts disappeared. However, when I would dial a number, it recognized it and would show the person's name. It stayed ...
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What is the quickest way to get to the Phone app's favorites list?

I can no longer double-tap the home button to get to the iPhone's Phone apps' favorites list. I'm looking for an alternative method to quickly access the favorites list, possibly using gestures?
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iCloud causing phone to crash whilst making a call

I have an iPhone 3GS, and I recently installed iOS 5 and set up iCloud. However, since then my phone crashes when I make a phone call (after about 2-3 minutes). I tried deleting my iCloud account to ...
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Sync iOS5 reminders between people using iCloud

How can Reminders in iOS5 be shared between two iCloud accounts? In other words, how can two users send or post to other users a Reminder?
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Stop VPN Disconnecting when going to Sleep

When the iPhone (4) goes to sleep, the VPN will disconnect. Is there any way to disable this behavior as it's sometimes a bit annoying. I am jailbroken, and the server I'm connecting to is Windows ...
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Automatic iCloud backup without locking iPad

When enabled, iCloud will automatically back up your iOS device when it is plugged in, connected to Wi-Fi, and locked. This is designed so it'll very conveniently back up overnight. However, I use a ...
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How do I troubleshoot Siri?

I just got my 4S yesterday (thanks AT&T for the early upgrade date!). I've noticed two problems with Siri and I don't know any good methods to troubleshoot. 1) When I hold the phone up to my ...
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iPhone lock screen/multitasking bar audio controls don't work

From time to time (in fact very often) my iPhone will stop displaying the lock screen "now playing" info, and subsequently the controls won't be there. I can still start the music app playing ...
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Can You Turn Off Swipe Gestures On iPad 2?

I want to turn off the multitouch gestures on my iPad 2 running iOS 5. They make it very difficult to use around my child who is constantly switching apps on me or bringing up the notification bar.
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iOS5 reply to email with attachment

Is there a way to attach an image from the library using the default Mail app, while replying to an email? Email photo in the Camera roll creates a new message, and Reply doesn't give you an option ...
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Why does “(null)” want access to my Twitter accounts?

Have anyone seen this message before, when accessing the official twitter app? "(null)" would like access to twitter accounts I have an iPod Touch with iOS 5, not jail-broken. Is it a virus?
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How can I recover my documents from iCloud? [closed]

My username with Apple is a very old one. Old enough that until iOS 5 it wasn't associated with an email address. It was just a simple username. With the latest upgrade I was required to transfer to a ...
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Email downloads but then is immediately removed

I this problem at the moment where when I check my email, it downloads an email and I see it at the top of the list (it's from SongKick). I just see the subject and sender, not the body. After about ...
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Most iPhone 4S photos import into iPhoto 11 as all black images

Strange problem: when I import photos from my iPhone 4S (5.0.1) into iPhoto 11 (latest), MOST of the images show as all black. Strangely, almost all landscape photos are imported/displayed ok, ...
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External accessory framework test hardware

I need to write an app for a client the uses the ExternalAccessory framework to communicate with some hardware, I read in 'External Accessory Programming Exercises' by Norman McEntire that the ...
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Is there a way to change the default camera app launched from the iOS5 lock screen?

In iOS 5 the lock screen can access the camera app. Is there a way to change the default app that is launched. I would rather use instagram for its social media connections and filters.
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Can't Control Volume on Lockscreen with Volume Buttons on iPhone

I upgraded to iOS 5 and I just noticed that I can no longer control the volume level on the phone by pressing the volume buttons while the screen is locked. I recall distinctly that I was able to do ...
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How can I disable the “Welcome, Name!” banner notification for Game Center?

As per this question I've found banners to cause slowdown on iOS 5, it turns out the "welcome, you have been signed in" Game Center message does this too, and on occasion it will interupt me several ...
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What is the fastest iOS version for the iPhone 3GS?

I upgraded my wife's iPhone 3GS to iOS 5.0.1 and now basic tasks like opening apps like Texts/Phone dialer are now slower than before. I understand the 3GS is 2 years old, but just being able to type ...
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How can I make the App Store remember my password?

It seems that my iPod Touch (iOS 5.0.1) will keep asking for my AppleID password every time I try to install an application from App Store. It is really driving me insane. I would be happy to add the ...
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How can I cancel/delete unsent messages from iOS?

If I'm off-line, and I send an e-mail, it stays as "unsent message". Is there a way to cancel or delete or edit those unsent messages? (using the default e-mail app) --update: screenshot of the ...
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Can I move “Pages” of apps in iOS 5?

I have an iOS 5 iPad 2 and my homescreen is a bit confused. My apps are stored in pages of like content but the pages aren't logically ordered. Is there a way I can move a whole page of apps/reorder ...
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Why won't iTunes copy my new mp3?

I have a new mp3 in iTunes, and despite how many times I sync it with my iPod, the new song will not be copied. I tried to remove all songs from that artist, and add again, but the new song is still ...
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Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 [closed]

Is there any way to safely jailbreak an iDevice having the iOS 5.0.1 on it? I know a jailbreak is never going to be 100% trustworthy but there's a certain level of acceptance when some experienced ...
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Do Banners always slow down an app when they appear?

I have an iPad 2 and I've noticed every time I receive a Banner style notification (the temporary pop in bar at the top of the screen) inside of a game app the game visibly stutters for half a second. ...
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Can I create an iCloud account with a borrowed IOS5 device?

An IOS5 device is needed to create an iCloud account. I have a Macbook and an iMac both running Snow Leopard, but no IOS device nor a mobile.me account. I want to use iCloud's calendar features. I ...