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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to jailbreak an iPad 2 (A1395) after updating to iOS 6.0.1?

I have a jailbroken iPad 2 (A1395) running Version 5.0.1 (9A405). If I update to 6.0.1, can I jailbreak untethered? Will I have to re-install all my Cydia apps & settings, or do they get backed ...
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Services on homescreen jailbroken iphone

On my jailbroken iPhone 5 with ios 6.1.2 I sometimes see all kinds of services from applications filling up my homescreen. Most of the times this happens after installing an application. After a ...
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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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Location of Message Attachments in iOS 6 Backup?

I'm trying to get all my Messages (not E-Mail) and connected attachments out of a iOS 6 backup. I know there are tools like Wondershare Data Recovery for iTunes but they are not cheap and I'm trying ...
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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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Downgrading from iOS 7 to a recent full backup of iOS 6.1.3 [duplicate]

I have a device (iPhone 4S) that is running iOS 7, but I was wondering: Is it possible to restore a full backup of the same device running iOS 6.1.3. I'm not worried about losing data from the iOS 7, ...
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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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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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Remove a Cydia tweak that breaks iOS

I've hidden Cydia and Poof! With the Poof! Cydia tweak. Now I cannot open either one of both of them. Is there any way to undo this? I've tried respringing and rebooting but that does not place them ...
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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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My iPhone could not activate

After updating my iPhone 3GS software from (iOS 6.1.2 to iOS 6.1.3), my iPhone tells me that Your iPhone could not be activated because the activation server is temporarily unavailable. Try ...
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How to not sync apps to iTunes 11

Since iCloud now offers a way for me to download apps directly from the cloud and I only want to keep updating the apps I use on my iOS device and not all that I have, I wanted to keep all my apps ...
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Screen Sharing on iPhone

Is it possible on the iPhone to share the screen live? In other words I would have an app on the iPhone that would allow a person to see my screen live while they watched via a secure URL. I have ...
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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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“Unable to Download”/“Unable to Install” on iOS app update

Whenever I try to update one of my apps, it downloads 79%, stops for a moment, then the progress bar resets and one of two dialog boxes appears: Unable to Download Item "App Name" cannot be ...
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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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Cannot sync ringtone

I have iTunes 11, I'm trying to sync a ringtone to my iPhone, but the ringtone is not added to my ringtones folder (settings->sounds->ringtone) in iOS. The file has a m4r format, and it's currently ...
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How do I restore a jailbroken iOS 6.1/iPhone 5?

My iPhone 5 is running iOS 6.1, jailbroken. I've managed to lock myself out of the phone and don't know the passcode. Device is disabled for longer and longer periods of time in between incorrect ...
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Since upgrade to iOS my phone does not remember position in audiobooks

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS 6 from iOS 5 last week. Since then the phone doesn't remember its position in audiobooks any more and most often (sometimes it remembers the position) starts at the ...
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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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Siri's language choice (Settings) - does it affect speech recognition?

If I prefer to hear US/Canadian Siri, will she understand my Australian accent? Sorry Australian-voiced Siri, but you sound too much like the Telstra automated bill payment system voice. And I'm used ...
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Can't access Mail or Mail setttings on iphone 4 + iOS 6.1.2

Since the upgrade to iOS 6, I've been unable to access my mail on wi-fi, cellular or disconnected. The symptoms are: The mail button icon shows '1' When clicking on te mail app icon, it attempts ...
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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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How can I log in into iCloud.com from an iPhone?

I lost my iPhone and i had a lot of important contacts and documents in my iCloud mail account. The only "computer" I currently have available is my friend's iPhone which is connected to his own ...
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What's the difference between an iTunes Account, an iCloud Account, and an Apple ID?

I just got a new iPhone 5 from work today, and good heavens! There is 3 accounts for this thing! My boss has the iCloud account, I'm supposed to hook up my existing iTunes account to it, and now ...
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Unique ID for photo across multiple ios devices

Is there any unique indentifer for an image that has arrived in the camera roll of multiple devices via the same Photostream account. They all appear to have different names and IDs.
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Can an iPhone stream to multiple Airplay devices at the same time?

I really love AirPlay so I thought about buying a second AirPort Express for another amplifier in the apartment. But will my iPhone5/iPad2 be able to stream to both AirPlay devices simultaneously?
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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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Only sync facebook events that I have RSVPed “yes” to in iOS6?

I like being able to see facebook events on my calendar with iOS6. I don't like that it shows me events that I have been invited to, but haven't responded to, or sometimes events that I have rejected. ...
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iPhone doesn't show location in certain apps

My iPhone 4 has several apps that I use location services on. But one set of 2 apps from the same developer will not show my location. They are enabled in Location Services, and show a grey arrow to ...
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Sync iOS Notes with Exchange

Why is it that I can sync Apple Notes with Exchange on Mountain Lion but not with iOS 6? Is there any way to sync iOS notes with Exchange like I can with iOS Reminders?
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Apple ID replaced with someone else's after iOS 6 upgrade (Security breach)

I just updated my iPad retina (3rd generation) with iOS 6 and now my Apple ID has been replaced with someone else's ID. And its not jailbroken either. How did someone manage to do that? This is a ...
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Is there any way to set Gmail app as the default mail client in iPhone and iPad?

I want to be able to one-click email links from apps such as Twitter, Safari and Instapaper. Is this possible if I'm using Gmail and not Apple's Mail app? Do I have to set Gmail as the default mail ...
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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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How to disable notifications for a single calendar, in iOS6

I have multiple calendars on my iPhone (iOS 6) and would like to know how to disable event notifications for just my work calendar (it's an Exchange account, if that makes any difference). I still ...
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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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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?
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Is there a way to get reminders on iPhone to persist until they're checked?

I find reminders pretty useless because once you're reminded once it doesn't remind you ever again, even if you haven't completed the task yet. It would actually be useful if every time I looked at my ...