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Backup online iMessage repository

Is there a way to download/export iMessage history somewhere? If I deleted messages on a local device, is it also removed online on iCloud?
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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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Can I set the volume on my iPhone lower than the slider goes?

I have an iPhone 4S and some V-Moda in-ear headphones. The headphones have great volume and isolation, which is good when I'm listening to something quiet. But it's a problem on my iPhone. When I ...
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How can I cancel/delete unsent E-Mails from iOS Mail?

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)
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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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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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iPhone 3GS activation error on iOS 5 upgrade - “No SIM card in phone”

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS 5 a few days ago. The upgrade went smoothly; however, I'm having trouble activating my phone. My wireless provider is O2 in the UK and my O2 SIM is in the phone, but ...
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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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What to do with “There was a problem enabling iCloud Backup” on iPad?

I just upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPad and during the intro session it asks you if you want to "back up to iCloud". Choosing yes, gives the error "There was a problem enabling iCloud Backup". Any ...
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WiFi sync with computer connected by cable to the WiFi router?

My computer does not have a WiFi card, so I connect it via LAN cable to my router. My iPhone is connected to the WiFi signal of that router. Is there some kind of magic that will enable me to use WiFi ...
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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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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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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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Can't edit/delete some events on my iPad's calendar

I've had a problem since upgrading my iPad to IOS 5 in that I can't seem to edit/delete some events on my calendar. It mainly seems to be repeating events that have the problem. Any ideas about what ...
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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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Why can't Siri add the relationship for an account?

I'm using Siri in German, and one of the examples mentions the command: Meine Mutter ist Diana Pelzl That is, My mother is Diana Pelzl. So, I say something similar to the above German sentence, ...
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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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Can I reinstall a single iOS app without losing its data?

I have a single app that needs to be reinstalled. I have tried all tricks known to man in attempts to get it to work, but all have failed. There is a lot of data in this app that I'd rather not lose. ...
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Crash of anything contacts-related

After updating an iPad 2 to iOS 5, I lost the ability to do anything contacts-related: The "Contacts" app disappears the moment I start it Composing an email works until I try to select a "To" ...
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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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Contacts details not displayed on iPad

I'm having a problem with the Contacts app on my iPad. Basically I can't see anymore the contact details. This is what I can see on the right page: I've rebooted my iPad, closed the app from the ...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Why won't iTunes copy my new mp3 to the iPod?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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Is Wifi enabled in iOS 5 even when the device is put to sleep?

I've been under the impression that iOS shuts down WiFi when the screen is off - which is good as far as battery savings. Lately I've been suspecting that WiFi remains on, and I did a test. My ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to explicitly password-lock an iPhone regardless of timeout setting?

Can I explicitly lock the iPhone, so that it needs a passphrase to unlock? I want to instantly lock the iPhone and not be waiting until "Require Passcode" (currently at 1 hour) kicks in. Basically ...
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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 ...