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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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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 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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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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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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Is there an iOS app or jailbreak modification that can activate true caps lock?

I'm using jailbroken iOS 5.1.1 and am looking for an app or setting that enables true caps lock. Meaning, once activated, caps lock behaves like it does on a PC and stays enabled when you switch to ...
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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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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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Application to record each individual action in contact list

I would like to record each good thing someone in my contactlist or maybe not in my contact list did to me or record a happy time we did togethers. So i can read all the happy memories. See the list ...
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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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How to resolve the “unable to install update” error for OTA iOS updates?

For some reason, I keep getting an error when I try to install an OTA update on my iPad. The update downloads without any issue, and I have over 1 GB of space free. I am currently facing the issue ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Mail App Open wrong attach in iOS 5.1.1 iPad 2

In my inbox there are two different email with an attachment with the same name, i.e. "my document.pdf", but different contents. The problem is that, when I open a such email, the attachment ...
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Can I, perhaps with Cydia, on my iPhone, with out using iTunes, back up an app before updating to the newest version?

There is an app that I currently have that I like, an update is available, but I haven't updated the app because while the new version adds some features I like, it also removes some features. I ...
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Corrupt iTunes Match files

I have an iPhone 4S (v5.1.1, jailbroken with Absinthe). I have been having lots of trouble with iTunes Match lately. Sometimes when I download a song, it will not play in the iPod player. I tap a ...
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Show and hide podcast art on iOS 5

As standard In the list of podcast episodes for a specific podcast in the music app, down the left hand side you can see a small preview of the cover image for the podcast. Somehow I've managed to ...
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iTunes 10.6.1 wrongly syncing apps again?

With iTunes 10.5 there was an issue, that you couldn't disable app syncing with your iPhone, without wiping all apps from the device. Then with 10.6 that got fixed, and I could transfer music and ...
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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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How to adjust Smart Playlists so they work better on iOS device with iTunes Match

I have a smart playlist that has all songs with a play count over 20 that haven't been played in the last 6 months. On a computer, the playlist is set to limit it to 25 songs, selected by random. On ...
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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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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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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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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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iOS 5 now encrypts my text message backup?

I've always used MesaSQLite to open the SQLite database that stores my iPhone's text messages. I've also used python's sqlite3 module to programmatically do some things with my text messages. After I ...
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TinyUmbrella can't find shsh for iOS5

Before iOS5, we were recommended to save our iPhone's shsh so that when a jb came out, we could restore it back a jb-ed version. For iOS5, Tiny Umbrella couldn't find any shsh. So, is there anything ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cancelling the download while downloading

Is there any way possible to cancel the current pdf download in progress while downloading ?
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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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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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iTunes doesn't sync all titles from a Playlist

I'm facing some issues synchronizing an iTunes playlist with my iPod Touch, 3G, iOS 5.1.1. My iTunes version is 10.6.3.25. My playlist contains 180 mp3-podcasts. If I want to synchronize it with my ...
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Is there any way to keep/redownload current apps after account change?

I want to create new apple account and redownload or keep current apps so that I can update this apps in future. Is there any jailbreak tweak that can keep all apps and restore them after apple ...
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Keeping contacts on iOS5/iPhone4s

So, I have my iPhone 4S with iOS5. I don't plug it into my computer often (I don't think I plugged it in since I got it), but I did plug it in today and I lost all of my contacts. I don't know if it ...
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Text is deleted when trying to place the cursor (magnifying glass)

I am having a hard time finding documentation on this behavior. The negative response received from this user on everythingiCafe makes me think that this is a bug. Basically, what happens is: When ...
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Adding files to iPad via iTunes not working since iOS upgrade

I upgraded my iPad 1 to iOS 5.0.1 and now I can't do file sharing through my apps in iTunes. I've tried it with VLC, GoodPlayer, ComicBookLover, Penultimate, Evernote, etc and adding the file doesn't ...
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Just upgraded to ios5 but 'lost' numbers and pages data

I successfully restored contact and photos but 'lost' my spreadsheets and docs. How do I restore them without screwing up what I have already done?
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Jailbroken iPad enters safe mode while Wi-Fi syncing

When I arrive at my house, I manually start Wi-Fi Sync (Settings > General > iTunes Wi-Fi Sync > Sync Now) to back up my data. But sometimes my iPad crashes into Safe Mode during this process. I ...
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Why do I see a list of MAC addresses in Reminders?

Having upgraded my iPad2 to iOS-5, I've now got the new Reminders app. When I open it, I see a list of MAC addresses on the left hand side under, "Yahoo!" (I assume it says "Yahoo!" because my Apple ...