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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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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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My iPhone 4S won't text my friend's Android, my phone thinks she still has an iphone with iOS5

My friend used to have an iPhone 3GS with iOS version 5. Our text messages showed up blue being that we were on the same software. She now has updated her phone to a Galaxy S II and my phone still ...
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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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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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All default apps erased after jailbreak (7.1.2) infinate boot loop

Basically, jailbroke my iPhone4 2 days ago. Friends started giving me sources to add to cydia. Last night turned my phone off. Woke up this morning, all default apps were gone. All of them. I thought ...
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iPad/iPhone AnyConnect VPN wrong MTU size

I try to connect with a iPad (iOS 5.1) and the AnyConnect app to connect to a OpenVPN server on a Debian server. But this warning always appears in the OpenVPN log: WARNING: Bad encapsulated ...
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How can I delete duplicate albums from my photo library?

Since I updated to iOS 5 I have 4 photo albums in the Photo App. Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library & iPhone. Photo Library & iPhone are identical. How do I delete one or the other?
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Error when restoring a iOS 4.3.5 backup onto a iOS 5 device

I have tried several times with several backups, but i keep getting the message that the backup is corrupted or not compatible.
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“That event does not belong to that event store” when trying to create a new calendar event

I'm trying to save a new event on iPhone calendar, but it just keeps giving me this error: Cannot Save Event — That event does not belong to that event store What can I do to fix this? I'm ...
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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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How do I setup iMessage to correctly deliver to multiple devices?

I have an iPad, an old iPhone 3GS and a new iPhone 4S. When someone sends an iMessage to me it appears simultaneously to both my 2 iPhones but does not appear on the iPad. When I respond from the iPad ...
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Bluetooth controls from Notification Center on iPad

I find myself spending a lot of time moving through the menus to re-connect my iPad to my iPhone to tether the network. It would be great to be able to perform this task (or at least speed it up) ...
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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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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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iPad/iOS browsing to intranet URL without a “.com”

I am on my office network, trying to access our Intranet via iOS Safari. Our Intranet URL is http://Intranet/ (no domain or prefix). Safari never opens this. Is there a way to get to this address on ...
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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 having audio issues - Other side hears his echo during call

My uncle bought a brand new iPhone 4S last week and it is suffering from an annoying problem, side b (not him) hears himself with echo. The error does not occur while using headset or speakerphone, ...
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iOS 5 Reminders on weekdays only

Is it possible to create repeating reminders for weekdays only? I don't see this option, but I can't believe something so basic would be left off.
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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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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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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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How can I turn off push notifications for individual apps in iOS 5?

When an app is first installed, occasionally it asks if you would like to receive push notifications for that app. Normally I click 'No' and never think about it again. But yesterday, I accidentally ...
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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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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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Reorder items in Reminders app

Can't find a way to reorder tasks in Reminders. Am I missing something or it really is not possible? Update: Apple added this feature to iOS 6.
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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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Transfer Videos From iOS5 Device to Computer Wirelessly: Possible?

It seems that the majority of my device's content can now sync wirelesslly to my computer either via wifi sync or iCloud photostream. Notably, photostream does not encompass videos. Is there a way ...
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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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How do I answer a phone call and use car speakers with Ford SYNC under iOS 5?

I want to talk/listen through the SYNC/car speaker system to stay hands free while driving like I did with iOS 4. In iOS 5, when I make a call I get a pop up to connect thru SYNC. But, when a call ...
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All photos are gone after updating my iPhone to iOS 5

After installation of iOS 5, once it was done restoring my settings, apps, etc I got an error message -19. All apps restored successfully. But I don't see the photos. I tried to revert to iOS 4.3.3 ...
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Can I bypass the error 3194 when downgrading from iOS 6 to 5.1.1 on a locked Verizon iPhone 4S?

TLDR: When downgrading from iOS6 to 5.1.1, even with a standard .ipsw file and modified .hosts file (or TinyUmbrella), I get the error 3194 in iTunes. Help? I recently purchased a used iPhone 4S ...
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How do I get my iOS5 iPhone 4 (and 3GS) to play a .wav file attachment in email?

I have a phone service that sends me emails of voicemails in .wav files as attachments. How do I get them to play on my iPhone 4 (and 3GS)?
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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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iOS 5 change AppStore language

After upgrading to iOS 5 my AppStore language changed to German. Referring to that quesiton it is possible to change the language by selecting the country in iTunes like it is described in this apple ...
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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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How can I change the number of times my iphone tries to notify me when I receive an SMS message?

I would like to change the number of times my phone 'pings' me when I receive an SMS message. I'm not sure who decided that 2 pings was enough and there would be no visual indicators but I would ...
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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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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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How to fix the Cydia data problem?

My iPad 2 is jailbroken and running iOS 5.0.1. When I open up Cydia, it shows me a message : The package com.teiron.pphelper needs to be reinstalled. But I can't find an archive for it. How can I fix ...
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How can I make Find My Friends display distance in miles rather than km?

I'm in the UK, where (like the US) we use miles to measure distance, not kilometres. However, on both my iPhone and iPad the Find My Friends app in iOS 5 shows distances in km. If I go to Settings > ...
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Will upgrade of iOS delete any of my videos or photos?

I wanna upgrade to the latest iOS 5 and wonder if my existing photos and videos at Camera Roll will be still on device. Is that right? Or I have to backup them before upgrading? If so, how would I do ...
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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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Is there a way to delete only documents/data of an app without deleting the app itself?

I am running out of space on my iPhone and since iOS 5 I can see the worst offenders in Settings -> General -> Usage. Some apps while being very small themselves have accumulated a lot of data. I want ...
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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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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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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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iOS 5 Sorting of list of playlists

First, a little background. I listen to my iPhone in two cars, a Honda and a BMW. The Honda uses the Aux In, and I have a Bluetooth speakerphone, through which I use Voice Control to start playlists. ...
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How can I sync Reminders with Google Tasks?

I was looking for a way to sync my reminders from Google Calendar with the reminders app in iOS 5. I have Google Sync set up, and on my "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" settings page, it says "Mail, ...