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iPhone - power button intermittent

I recently updated my iPhone to iOS 6.1.2 and after the the update the top "power" button will not consistently lock the screen. Sometimes it needs to pressed 5 to 6 times before it will actually lock ...
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Iphone 4 not charging after update to iOS6

Why is my iphone 4 unable to charge immediately after updating to iOS 6? I am using an apple brand cable, I tried it on my computer, and I tried it in multiple wall outlets, no change. The charge is ...
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Download free app updates without prompting to enter Apple ID password on iOS 6

I read somewhere in iOS 6 you don't need to enter your Apple ID password for downloading free apps and updates to already installed apps. However I see that I am still being prompted for my Apple ID ...
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Why iPhone apps gets pushed to background after sometime?

As we know iOS pushes apps to background after some time if you keep the phone idle. I notices that this doesn't happen with the native apps like phone, messages and mail. It comes really handy when ...
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Downloading apps stuck after updating

I just updated my iPhone from iOS6 beta 4 to the final release, I restored via iTunes. I made an iCloud backup right before doing this, seeing this is what iCloud is for I figured I didn't need to ...
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How reliable are the iOS data usage stats?

I have a dispute with my carrier such that my bills for the past 6 months list 10GB more usage than listed by my device's (iphone 5 running ios 6) data usage stats. They have told me that they can't ...
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iOS: Multiple GMail send-form addresses, using S/MIME

I tried to setup my GMail-Account including my various send-as-addresses that I set up in the Webmail interface using this great tutorial. However, I have two issues: I cannot setup multiple S/MIME ...
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If I update my iPhone 4S from iOS 6.1. to iOS 6.1.2 - will it crash? [closed]

Are updates like this reliable? Should I update? Will I get crashes and stuff if I update? :/ iOS newb.
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iPhone 4 iOS 6.1.2 Keyboard -> Shortcuts not working properly

It was all working fine till I was on 6.1, I upgraded to 6.1.2 and restored my backup from iTunes after which I noticed that the text-expander is not working. for e.g. when I type "omw" it doesn't ...
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Constant application crashes on 4S running 6.1.2

I have a brand new iPhone 4S, running 6.1.2, consistently crashing applications from core services like iMessage to Evernote and Tweetbot. Phone calls can be sent and received, but experience 1-3 ...
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Display PowerPoint notes on iPhone during presentation?

When presenting a PowerPoint (.pptx) document, I'll likely have a clicker but cannot count on having visible access to the notes I've written inside it for each slide to help me present. The ...
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iPhone 4S iOS 6.1.2 Settings -> General -> Keyboard -> Add New Shortcut not case sensitive

My custom shortcuts are not case sensitive (the opposite was claimed here). Example: Under Settings -> General -> Keyboard -> Add New Shortcut I specify: ME : Schorsch Unfortunately, both ME and me in ...
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What is the purpose of the Events section of Photos on iOS?

I have an iPhone 4 and an iPad 3 each running iOS 6.1 (I don't have a Mac). On my iPad I have noticed that in Photos there is a tab labelled Events. This tab doesn't exist on my iPhone. The Events tab ...
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Prevent iOS Users from updating iOS Version Using Apple Configurator

I have a scenario, where my employees are give iPads and iPhones to help with their daily tasks. There are numerous custom business applications installed on this device. The problem occurs when ...
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Recovering data from a phone stuck in restore mode

I have an iphone 4 that is stuck in restore mode after trying to update to ios 6 wirelessly. Unfortunately, I do not have a recent itunes backup of this phone. Is there any way to recover my photos ...
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Remove payment information from iOS

I had connected my iPad mini to my net-safe card which creates a virtual debit card and lasts for 48 hours and automatically gets void after that for security purpose. But now I want to remove that ...
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Are iPhone apps required to work on iOS 5 if it works on iOS 6? [closed]

My app currently doesn't work on iOS 5, but it does for iOS 6. Will it still be accepted to the app store?
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iOS 6 update problem: how to switch to Indian store?

I just updated my iPad 2 to to iOS 6 yesterday. Today when I tried to buy an app the usual way from the App Store, I got the message "Your account is not valid for use in US store. You must switch to ...
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How do I take a video version of screenshot on iPod Touch 4th Gen?

I want to create videos of myself doing app demos on my iPod, how do I create a video version of screen shot?
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How to specify the BIND DN in the LDAP client?

I have configured the LDAP client to connect to the company LDAP server, OpenLDAP. The phone makes a connection, STARTTLS is done and processed OK but then the phone sends a BIND with an invalid DN: ...
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How can I activate iPhone without a SIM card?

I've just changed the screen on an iPhone 4S with iOS 6.0.1. Everything went fine until I noticed that the phone was not detecting any SIM card. It doesn't matter what you do with the SIM bay, the ...
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Can the iPad / iPad 2 handle iOS 6?

I've heard anecdotal evidence of iOS 6 seriously impairing the performance of the iPhone 4 (and had a poor personal experience with it on iOS 5). I was wondering if anyone has had any problems ...
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How do you jailbreak your device on iOS 6?

I am interested in jailbreaking an iOS 6 device that I have. Just recently I noticed that this looks like it is now possible. Is it possible an iOS 6.x.x device? Also, what devices is it possible to ...
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Is it possible to install lower version os in ipad?

I am having an iPad2 with ios 6.0.1, I want to test an app which will be support for both ios 6 and ios 5. Now, I want to install the ios 5 in the ipad. is it possible to install the lower version ...
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Manually managing songs and deleting from playlist

I want to be able to delete songs off my iPhone by swiping in the Music.app. I know having 'Manually Manage songs' lets you delete songs without them returning after you re-sync everything, but I want ...
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Where can I find the stock audio files (notifications, ringtones, etc) from iOS 6?

I am working on a prototype/demo of an application and it is necessary for me to play back the iOS 6 audio files on a PC. Supposing I was able to access the file system on my iOS device, what path ...
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Updating to iOS 6.1 disables cellular FaceTime?

FaceTime over AT&T's 4G (you know, 3G) on my iPhone 4s (with a 2GB data plan) was enabled as of a few days ago. Haven't checked the settings since then, but I just updated to iOS 6.1 from 6.0.1, ...
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How can I hide **some** birthdays in iOS Calendar?

I have entered the birthday for several of my Contacts, and these birthdays show up in Calendar. I know that I can enable or disable all birthdays by selecting or deslecting "Birthdays" from Show ...
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Anyone else having issues with the weather app?

So I jail role with the new evasi0n tool and now I can't launch my weather app. Anyone else experiencing similar problems?
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How does do not disturb in iOS 6 differ from the physical silent switch?

In iOS 6, we now will have a Do Not Disturb feature that prevents the phone from making sound when it receives notifications. How is this any different from using the silent switch? Or is it just ...
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How do I change cellular data DNS servers to OpenDNS?

I have an iPhone that I want to setup using OpenDNS's FamilySearch DNS servers. However I'm not sure how to set this up for the Cellular side of data. Is this possible, and if so how? iPhone: 5 ...
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Tap to tweet/tap to post is at the bottom of the notification center

On iOS 6 on my iPhone the tap to tweet/tap to post buttons are located on the bottom of the notification center causing me to either have to scroll down or clear some messages before I can see them. ...
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My facebook update does not show “Sent via iPhone”. How can I fix it?

Whenever I update my status or post anything from my iPhone 5 it does not show "Sent via iPhone" whereas my friend's iPhone does that. I even contacted Apple but they said it's related to Facebook and ...
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Is there no way to dismiss a timer/alarm with the earpod controls on iPhone that does not result in resuming playback?

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 6. This is what happens: Audio playing in the background OR paused audio playback Timer goes off with alarm sound Dismiss alarm with Earpods center button Playback ...
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What hidden features have you found in iOS 6?

This is the required hidden gems questions for iOS 6. Here are the rules: One feature per answer Also include how you use the feature or why it is useful Must be an under-documented feature. No ...
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Backing Up and Restoring Contacts from Microsoft Outlook on iOS 6

I don't use Microsoft Outlook but when I backed up my iPhone 5 running iOS 6 on my laptop, it said the contacts from that application were backed up. How do I find/check if the contacts are backed up ...
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Screen Recording apps for the iphone 5 (iOS6)?

Apart from iRecorder and Display recorder (with extremely bad reviews) I have not been able to find any other app with the ability to screencast on an iPhone. I have already looked at this post and ...
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Is it possible in iOS 6 to make banners only appear when the device is active, but self-dismiss upon unlock?

If I'm using the device, I'd like to see banner notifications from other apps. When I unlock it, I don't want a swarm of banner notifications bothering me and hindering my ability to use the top of ...
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6GB of “other” on my iPhone 3GS, should I do a clean install of ios?

Since I installed iOS 6 there have been many issues with my iPhone 3GS. I now have 6GB of "unknown" stuff in the iTunes breakdown, and the phone became much slower, could there be a connection between ...
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Slow WIFI on iPhone 3GS after update to iOS6

After updating my iPhone 3GS to iOS6, when I'm on WIFI the network connection appears terribly slow. Loading a webpage in Safari takes ages and opening the update tab in the App store seems to keep ...
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How do I enable Handwrite on the Google Search app for iOS?

I figured how to enable the Google Handwrite feature from Safari (Browse to google.com/preferences. and enable handwrite), but cant seem to find a way to do the same in the Google Search App for iOS. ...
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How do I also sync the web calendar feeds that are in my Gmail/Google calendar into iOS 6?

I have my Google calendar syncing properly, but it doesn't bring in my web calendar feeds. For example, I have Facebook events coming into my Google calendar via web calendar feed, but those same ...
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Unlock iPhone 4 ios 6.0.1 CDMA?

I have Verizon iPhone 4 CDMA 16GB purchased from US. How do I unlock it to use my indian cdma carrier ? Any help is appreciated.
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Text messages returning to original phone

Since updating to iOS6, every time I text my husband, the text comes to my phone. Any idea how to stop this?
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How to sync an invitation on Iphone to Google Calendar

I have sync setup between my Google Calendar and my Iphone5 calendar. This works perfectly in both directions. Yesterday my squash buddy created an event in his own (Iphone) calendar and invited me. ...
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How to disable the calendar alarm for another device?

I have an iPhone with iOS 6 which has an Apple ID bound and from this iPhone I usually set alarms for the calendar. My brother has another iPhone with iOS 6 too, and we are sharing the same Apple ID. ...
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iOS 6 activation error on iPhone 3GS without SIM card

I recently got an iPhone 3GS without a SIM card. I upgraded it to iOS 6 from 5.1.1. However, the phone is stuck on "Activation error" after successfully connecting to my WiFi. The screen says: ...
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iPad 2 downloaded iOS 6 trouble with downloading apps

I have upgraded to iOS 6 now every time I try to download a new app it asks my password and then asks me to set up security questions when I finish and hit one it tells me it timed out. I have tried ...
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Messages taking a long time to appear

When I receive a message there will immediately be a notification, however when opening the Messages app, the message will usually take about 5 seconds before it appears. If there a known issue with ...
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How can I watch slowed down Youtube videos in iPad?

I found this tutorial here but I am unable to find such type of buttons in iPad. I am also unable to slow down videos in OS X. I am trying to watch this video here but it is too fast educational ...