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Can I make iOS 8 look like iOS 6?

This has to be my #1 wish for iOS, bar none. I swear the look of the GUI in iOS 6 fits my brain far better than that of 7/8. It's not just a matter of cringing every time I look at it; there is no ...
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Whole bunch of problems with iPod 4th gen. Please help

Okay, so I plugged my iPod into my computer to charge, and it automatically restored a backup on it (mistake plugging it in, I know). Since then, most of what was once working, is not anymore. Like I ...
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Update to Yosemite: will I be able to sync iCal to iOS6/7?

I have Mountain Lion and want to upgrade to Yosemite. I need to use iCal on my old iPad (iOs6). I heard Yosemite asks you to update to iCloud Drive (that can't be installed on iOs6/7) and that you ...
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Does restoring from an iCloud backup enforce installation of the latest iOS?

I accidentally deleted a lot of text messages on my iPhone 5 and would like to restore from iCloud by choosing "Erase all content and settings" and then restoring from a backup made last night. ...
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Is it possible to do a factory reset of iPhone 5 and keep iOS 6?

I have an iPhone 5 that is currently running iOS 6. I do not want to update the phone to iOS 8, but would like to back up the phone's texts, reset the phone, and restore the texts onto the phone. I ...
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iPhone 6 upgrade, restore missing photos?

I just upgrade to my iPhone 6. I first made backup (to iCloud) on my iPhone 5, then i restored it on the iPhone 6. Now all works well and everything is there, except all my photos. Anybody has a ...
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Format, clean install, & restore iPhone 3GS

I have been using iPhone 3GS for almost 3 years now, and the phone has got pretty slow. I understand that there are many reasons for the phone getting slow, but I want to try to improve its ...
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Can I update my iPhone 4S on iOS 6 to iOS 8?

I have new iPhone 4S with iOS 6.1.0. Can I upgrade my current iOS version to 8.0.2? Whether there can be a problem that I skipped iOS 7 and jump straight from 6 to 8 version?
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iTunes shows many of my apps with “Update” but when I synch nothing happens

I have an iPod with iOS 6 (the latest it will support). iTunes shows many of my apps with "Update" but when I synch nothing happens. I presume the Updates are not compatible with iOS 6. How do I stop ...
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Why can't a user on iOs 6 post to a shared photo stream?

I have a photo stream (created on iOS 7) with a few users. The stream is setup to allow subscribers to post. One of my users is using an iPhone 3GS with iOS 6.1 and cannot post to this stream: ...
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VPN on demand: if VPN server is not reachable the entire device network connection is cut off from public internet

I have a configuration profile for VPN on demand if the VPN server is down then internet is not getting connected. I have enabled on demand VPN connection using below lines in my mobileconfig profile ...
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Facebook is forcing use of its new messenger app, which is only supported on iOS7? [closed]

I'm running iOS 6.* on an IPhone 3Gs. I noticed that Facebook was talking about redacting support for messaging inside the Facebook app... This slightly bothered me, considering I am Quite happy ...
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Video playback app for iOS 6 that's like iOS 7's Videos.app?

Is there an iOS 6-compatible app that's just like the iOS 7 Videos.app? I have tried VLC but I want an app that displays the contents of my video library as both text and thumbnails the way the the ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 3GS shows “No Service” after upgrading to iOS 6.1.6

I used redsn0w to jail break after upgrading to iOS 6.1.6 via iTunes. Now it shows "No service" with or without the SIM. How do I resolve this?
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Does hard reset downgrade device?

I just "repaired" an iPod Touch, 4th generation (MC540BT). A friend of mine didn't use it for a year because it didn't charge. After playing with it a little; I finally managed to turn it on and it ...
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How to upgrade jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 7.0.4?

I bought an iPhone 4 online around a year ago, maybe more, without knowing it was jailbroken (I should have sensed this by the price, indeed too good to be true). When I tried doing the upgrade ...
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Simcard not recognized iPhone 3GS iOS 6.1.6

I've updated my jailbroken iPhone 3GS via iTunes restore to iOS 6.1.6, but after the update I am not able to activate my iPhone and its showing no service. It says no sim card is installed in the ...
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iPad Camera Connection Kit not showing valid MP4 videos

I've been wondering if I can use the camera connection kit as a way to directly copy video files onto my iPad for watching, from SD card. I've tested that photos and videos taken on my digital camera ...
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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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iPhone 5 (a1429) is not giving an option to bypass an update on the start screen. How do I avoid the update?

When browsing the net the phone displayed a message saying there was a virus/Trojan on the phone and to press ok to remove it. The only option, other than to press ok, was to shut the phone off. ...
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How to install Dropbox on iPhone 3GS?

How can I install the Dropbox app on an iPhone 3GS running iOS 6.1.6? THe newest version of the app is iOS7-only. I've heard that if the app has been installed under your account, the App Store will ...
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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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how to upgrade iphone 3gs ios 4 to ios 6 directly?

Is it possible to upgrade directly to iOS 6 while from iOS 4? I'm just new with apple gadgets. iTunes only shows ios 4.2. Does it require me to upgrade one step at a time? It took a lot of time if it ...
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iPhone 4s dropped-now the screen is black

My daughter dropped her iPhone 4s (ios version 6) and now the screen is black (this was only four weeks after I replaced a cracked screen myself on this same unit and everything was working fine). She ...
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Is it possible to update an iPad 2 to 6.1.6 instead of 7.0.6? [duplicate]

We have a (non-jailbroken) test iPad 2 with iOS 6. Following the recent SSL vulnerability patch, we'd like to update it. However, the update I see in iTunes/Settings is to 7.0.6. We'd really like to ...
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Find evernote 5.4.3

My device can only use iOs6. Is there a way I can download the last compatible version of evernote app (the 5.4.3) ?? App store does not propose it, and I don't have it in my download history in ...
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Adding a “Fax Number” when adding a new contact in my iPhone 5, ios6

When adding a new contact, I"m confused when I get to the "phone contact numbers". I only see Mobile and Home. I want to add a fax number, but it isn't available and it isn't offered in Add another ...
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Respringing after updating Mobile Substrate in Cydia bricked my phone?

I currently own an iPhone 4S running 6.1.3. I jailbroke it a week or so ago after being forced off of 6.1.2 in July. This isn't my first time jailbreaking, and I am pretty computer savvy, so don't be ...
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Is it possible to restore a deactivated iPhone 4s?

I have an iPhone 4S running 6.1.3 that a friend gave me after upgrading to a newer model. It is deactivated, but is still fully functional on WiFi. I'm considering trying to jailbreak it, but I'm ...
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Installing older version of an app using iTunes [duplicate]

I'm trying to install iBooks on an iPod touch running with iOS6. (This question applies to other apps as well.) Unfortunately, I currently do not have wifi access, and thus cannot use the "App Store" ...
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How do I change my name on game center for ios 6 [duplicate]

How do I change my REAL name on game center for ios 6? Whenever I try to send a friend request it says my dad's first name, last name wants to be your friend, and I just can't figure it out. Please ...
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iOS7 to iOS6 for iPhone 4 happy to lose data [duplicate]

Is it possible to downgrade to iOS6 if the phone was never jailbroken, I'm happy to jailbreak it now to get it to work though. Also happy to lose all data, apps, etc.
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iPhone stucks on iTunes + USB screen after failed update to lower version than suggested by Apple

I have an iPhone 4S with 6.0.1 installed on it. I wanted to update it to 6.1.3 and not 7.x as iTunes suggests. I downloaded 6.1.3 IPSW file for 4S from apple.com, shiftclicked update/restore in ...
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Is it possible to update from 6.0.1 to 6.1.3 instead of 7.0.4?

I have iOS 6.0.1 on iPhone 4s. I would like to upgrade to iOS 6.1.3 (afaik latest 6.x for iPhone 4s?) and not to 7.x as software updater suggests. Is there any way to do so?
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How do I download Remote.app on an iOS 6 only device?

When I try to download Remote.app or Find my friends on a device that is stuck on iOS 6 I am presented with this alert? This application requires iOS 7.0 or later. You must update to iOS 7.0 ...
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Unable to activate iPhone 3GS with SIM card.

I have an iPhone 3GS and I have the right active SIM card for it, but for some reason I can't seem to go past the activation screen. What can I do?
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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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Is it impossible to listen to podcasts on iOS 6 now?

I'm on iOS 6 on my iPhone, and I don't like iOS 7. When I try to listen to a podcast on the iTunes app, it tells me to download the Podcasts app. When I try to download the Podcasts app, it tells me ...
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How to un-stick iOS app upgrade?

In the App Store app, I clicked the "UPDATE" button next to an app, and it changed to "INSTALLING" (dimmed), and the app icon on the left got a little black thermometer on the bottom, but then nothing ...
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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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Were there changes to AppStore 'password caching' in iOS 7?

Ever since I updated my iPad mini to iOS 7, my son (4 y.o.) has been making sneaky in-app purchases. What's worse is he knows how he's doing it, but won't spill the beans when I ask him how. Whatever ...
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Can I downgrade from iOS 6.1 to any iOS 4 version on iPod Touch when not previously Jailbroken?

I received my iPod touch 4g with iOS 4 installed and have upgraded 2 versions since then (iOS 5 and iOS 6). As my iPod has gotten slower, I thought a Jailbreak might speed things up (using evasi0n). ...
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Recovering iPhone 3GS on iOS 6

My precious iPhone 3GS which I've treasured for four years has finally had its first "issue". I decided yesterday to finally get rid of the update available indication (the "1" badge) that's been ...
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iPhone 3GS Bricked after restore

I was given an iPhone 3GS that my friend bricked. He pulled the plug during the middle of the restore. Whenever I tried to restore it again, i get error 3194. I have tried using SHSH blobs for both ...
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Can iOS' builtin dictionary be accessed/browsed as an independent app?

If you select some text in whatever application, there's a "define" option that will open a builtin dictionary screen: Can this dictionary be accessed/browsed? As in, an actual application? iOS ...
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iPod Touch 4th Gen iOS 6 update

I have an iPod Touch 4th Gen that has iOS 5 by default. Now that iOS 7 has been released and this device does not support iOS 7, can I still update my iPod Touch to iOS 6 (i.e., is iOS 6 still ...
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How do I control Notification Center in iOS?

I have looked for this in different places, but have yet to find a satisfying answer. Notification Center in iOS (6 and 7) has many different options. But, how are the options related to the updates ...
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iOS 6 displaying update badge, no update available

My app store is displaying an update as badge. When I click the App Store, it claims I have all updates. What did Apple do?
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Alternative way to change volume

I have the volume + button broken, and if I click it, it may stuck itself and continuously increase the volume, so I avoid to use the + button. I tried the assistive touch, but it's incredibly ...
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What features of iOS 7 are available to iPhone 4S users?

What features from iOS 7 are available on the iPhone 4S? Is it any more sluggish that iOS 6?