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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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What is preventing an OTA update to iOS 6 on an iPod touch 4th gen?

I have iPod Touch 8GB 4th generation version. I got a notification that iOS 6 is available for the iPod. I have downloaded new iOS 6 but it's not getting installed. When I select Software Update -> ...
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Are there any downsides to leaving personal hotspot perpetually on?

I am primarily concerned if this will drain my battery if I leave personal hotspot on. Is it worth the mental time to turn off the hotspot in order to conserve battery? I run iOS 6 on an iPhone 4s.
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iOS 6 Maps: Able to cache route or location offline?

I'm currently traveling for an extended period of time with an iPod Touch running iOS 5. I don't always have wi-fi access and I usually use the Maps application to look up my destination before ...
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Can you share a Wi-Fi connection using Personal Hotspot?

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 6.1.3. I turn on cellular data + 3G and Wi-Fi constantly. I was at a site office today and my iPhone automatically connected to the office's Wi-Fi. The tech guy was not ...
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How does Apple's Podcasts app's Auto-Download of podcasts work?

1) In the Apple Podcasts app, one of the subscription options is Keep Most Recent Episode. Is this the most recent unplayed episode or the most recent episode in the feed? If the former, is there any ...
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How can I unlock an iPhone 4 without the original receipt? (UK)

My friend sold me his old iPhone because mine got stolen and he didn't need his any more. However, in order to unlock it so I can use my O2 sim, his network (3mobile) require the original receipt for ...
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Is there a way to input GPS co-ordinates into the iOS6 Maps app?

In Google Maps and the iOS-5 Maps app you can search for co-ordinates such as "loc: N 42 14.768 W 071 02.156" (note the lowercase loc). In the new Maps app this fails with No Results found. Is there ...
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iOS6 on iPod Touch (4) no Wi-FI LAN, when there is no Internet?

I got a question of one of my customers: They are experiencing problems when connecting a iPod to a WIFI LAN without Internet connection. Basically, the iPod connects, gets a IP from DHCP, but then ...
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Unable to Delete Email Using Hotmail on IOS 6

When attempting to delete emails in the Mail app using hotmail (exchange server) there is always the error: "the message could not be moved to the mailbox trash" Messages used to delete just fine, ...
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Locking down all apps except the phone/call app on the iPhone 4 running iOS6?

Is there a way to lock out all apps except just the phone app in order to make calls? I understand "Guided Access" isolates you to a particular app and not let you move out. This works fine but is ...
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Bug with iPhone data usage counter

I know that I can see the data usage of my iPhone 4(iOS 6.0.1) under: Settings → General → Usage → Cellular, Usage , but the counter has a bug - now it's showing over 16GB(for 2-3 hours tethering). ...
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IPad 2 rollback to ios 5 from ios 6

I'd like to rollback to IOS 5 from IOS 6 for an iPad 2. I don't mind jail breaking if necessary but instructions would be appreciated.
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how can I enable IOS6 tethering without jailbreaking my Sprint iphone 4s phone?

I know that you can enable tethering for an IOS6 iphone by jail breaking it and then installing additional tethering software but how can I enable IOS6 thetering without jailbreaking my Sprint iphone ...
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Can I recover deleted Safari shortcut icons in iOS?

In iOS 6, I accidentally deleted non-app icons that were made using Safari browser. Is there a way to recover them?
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How do I retain my photo edits when opening the files in other apps?

I just got back from our first family road trip vacation. I took about 1000 pictures and edited them each night and as we drove to our next location. Today, when I tried to open them in other apps, ...
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How long does Mobile Safari keep read items of Reading List in cache?

In iOS 6 the Reading List features has the ability to cache pages for offline viewing. I'd like to know how long these pages stay in the ever-growing cache of articles. Since I use this feature quite ...
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Airplane Mode and Do Not Disturb on iPhone 4

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 6, and Do Not Disturb appears under settings, but Do Not Disturb appears to be ornamental compared to my expectations. More specifically, it at least buzzes when I get a ...
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Low/bad signal on iPhone 4 after upgrading to IOS 6

I recently upgraded my iPhone 4 to IOS 6 (from 5.1.1 it had before), and since then I'm having lots of signal troubles: the signal is always low and unreliable, and the iPhone continuously switches ...
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How can I update my 3rd generation iPod touch from iOS 5.1.1 iOS 6.0

My itunes keeps on telling me that my iOS 5.1.1 iPod touch is up to date when I click Check for Update: iTunes 11.0.2 OS X 10.8.2 iPod 3rd gen (MC008LL) I recall that back in the day I used to ...
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My fiance's iPhone 4 is still running on iOS 5, now that 6.1.3 has been released can I upgrade her to 6.1.2 so she can use evasion?

I have an iPhone 4S, CDMA version, iOS 6.1 jailbroken. Therefore no real need to upgrade at the moment. However my fiance's iPhone 4, I have heard, could benefit from an upgrade to iOS 6.1.2 from the ...
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iPhone's hold button causes skipping in currently playing song

Yesterday, pressing the hold button (to both lock or unlock the phone) while music was playing on my iPhone 4 caused a few-second skip in all songs.* Luckily, it's not happening any more — what could ...
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Cancel iOS update on iPad

I have an iPad 4 + WiFi + 32 GB with me and it was showing me an update to iOS 6.1.3. I haven't selected it as there are multiple issues with lock screen and battery. Today accidentally I clicked on ...
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iOS6 has loaded someone totally different's details

I did an Over The Air update on my iPhone 4S this morning to IOS6. But it has showed me someone elses phone number after the update. When I send an iMessage to my wife, it comes from this random ...
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How to delete a podcast from new ios6 Podcast app?

The new ios 6 has Podcasts broken out into their own application. I've got a bunch of old podcasts there for some reason. I can figure out how to delete all the episodes, but I can't figure out how ...
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Iphone 5 can't restore even when using DFU mode

I got this AT&T iphone 5 purchased overseas for 800 dollars plus tax. As soon as I got it, I tried to restore it to bypass the activation screen required by at&t. But restoring didn't go ...
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iMessage shows the wrong name for a phone number

My iPhone 4 with iOS 6 is playing up in iMessage. For one person, it is showing their Facebook name (a pseudonym) instead of the name I entered in the contact list (their actual name.) Additionally, ...
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iTunes Match turning off occassionally

I am experiencing weird problem with my iTunes Match subscription. Ever since upgrading to iOS 6 my devices spontaneously turn off iTunes Match this happened twice so far: First shortly after ...