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iOS 6 broke gmail email account (not imap type) - Send is extremely slow (5-10 minutes)

A lot of people, myself included, cannot use their gmail account with the iPhone anymore because of an annoying iOS 6 bug. It will not send anything no matter what you do. If you switch to IMAP type ...
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Why do we have multiple contacts for the same person on Mountain Lion Messages?

Me and a friend have Mountain Lion and iPhone with IOS 6. When I launch Messages on Mac, I have to select either his email or phone number to send a message. I don't get this. Why do I have to select ...
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Only small contact photos since iOS 6 facebook integration

Before I've upgraded to iOS 6 I did my facebook contact synchronization with an app called "phone+". It synchronized all my contact pictures (and some other things as well). The photos were in large ...
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How do you automatically separate Camera photos from Safari photos?

I don't like how images downloaded from Safari and photos taken from Camera app are both dumped into the "Camera Roll" folder in Photos app. How do I configure my phone to automatically segregate the ...
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Duplicate Google Calendar Entries in iPad Calendar App

I'm using my Google account to sync my calendars. The iPad shows duplicate entries, but my phone and Mac do not, as you can see: What exactly am I doing wrong? I've tried removing every account and ...
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Can I use my iPhone4 without a sim card if i just updated to the lastest software?

I have an iPhone 4 that I wanted to use for my daughter to play on. I updated it to the latest software iOS 6 and it's telling me to put a SIM card in to activate it. I don't want the iPhone ...
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Can I get live wallpapers on iPhone5(iOS6)?

Does iOS 6 support Live wallpapers? Are there any apps out there?
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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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After upgrading to iOS6, all my apps are gone

I upgraded my iPad to iOS 6. Now all my apps appear to be gone. Am I missing something? Have they moved to a new place? How do I get them back? (I don't sync my iPad to a computer, if that is ...
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Does Do-Not-Disturb mode silence your phone's alarms?

If I turn on Do-Not-Disturb, will it also silence my phone alarms?
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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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iTunes music available from iPad iTunes to iPhone iTunes?

I used iPad 2 a long time before getting iPhone 4S so all my music is on there. Now I cannot get the music from iPad to iPhone. How can I do it?
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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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How do I delete most of my reminders on the iPhone?

Whenever I need to remember something (oil change, buy something for kids, do something, whatever), I fire up Siri and create a reminder for a specific date/time. I do this for both my personal and ...
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How can I remove a song from options for creating an alarm?

iOS 6 added the ability to use a song from your music library as the "Sound" for an alarm. Whenever you use a song - it stays in the list of songs to select in the future. Is there anyway to clear ...
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Sometimes I find that the Do Not Disturb feature is off, but I did not turn it off

I am not sure what I am missing. I turned the feature on, then went into Notifications, set it up. The moon icon appears in the top status bar and then the next day (or day after), the icon is gone. ...
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Is there a URL scheme for the Music app that allows me to link to a playlist?

I have started using Launch Center Pro and I'd like to create a shortcut for a playlist on Music. Is this possible using the URL scheme of the app? If so, how?
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Album art not syncing to iPhone for playlists

A while ago I had a crash which wiped all the music synchronisation settings from my phone. Until that point I'd synced based on selecting albums and artists in iTunes when the phone was plugged in, ...
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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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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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No master volume in the new iPod Touch 5?

I used to have an iPod Touch 3, then I upgraded to the latest iPod Touch 5 a few weeks ago. I noticed that there is no master volume. For instance, now, when I am just browsing Safari, and I change ...
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Can I use a normal USB-keyboard on an iPad3 with iOS6.0?

Is there any way to use a normal USB-keyboard on an iPad3 with iOS6? I saw a demo on YouTube where a normal USB-keyboard was connected to an iPad using the USB-connector. This iPad had iOS 5 on ...
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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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How can I add an autocorrect mapping to the iOS dictionary?

My iPhone, running iOS 6, used to autocorrect ill -> I'll for me and I liked that. It has, very recently, stopped doing this. I suppose it makes sense given than ill is actually a word, but it is a ...
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iOS 6 kills battery life

I live in the Boston area (zip code 02421). Since upgrading to iOS 6, both my iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S are getting really hot and last only 4 hours maximum, even in standby. Also, AT&T notified me ...
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Is Geotag Location Sent for iMessage Photos?

When I send a photo to a friend via iMessage and not MMS, will the geotag location be sent along with the photo? If so, is there any way to remove the location before the photo is sent for privacy ...
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Is there any way to disable the iPhone 5's passcode functionality while connected to Xcode?

It don't know if a solution exists or not but I couldn't find anything on Google or Ask Different, so here goes: I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 6 and when developing and testing I always have to enter a ...
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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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iPhone 4S/iOS 6: Every message received turns into Group MMS with me as a recipient

I have a annoying problem since I updated my iPhone 4S to iOS 6: when I sent a message to someone and I get the reply, the reply is not added to the normal conversation but a Group MMS will be ...
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Is it possible to disable the game center completely and permanently in iOS 6?

I am trying hard to avoid signing in to Game Center, but the interruptions and pop ups make this hard to do. My impression is that after the third time I don't sign into Game Center, a pop-up asks if ...
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Can I switch between iOS 5 & 6 (and possibly Android/Windows 8) on my iPad?

On my iPad 3 (The New iPad), is it possible to switch between different versions of iOS (iOS 5 & iOS 6)? If so, how? Would also be possible to install Android and or Windows 8 on iPad? (I know ...
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How to get Safari back in iOS6 on iPod Touch?

I have an 4th Generation iPod Touch, running on iOS 6.0 and my Safari has vanished. Regression: It is not shown on the home screen When I try to tap links to web pages, they only become ...
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Why would an iPhone 4S drops from 100% charge upon unplugging it?

I have notice lately (in last two months or so) after disconnecting my iPhone 4s (with iOS 6) from the charger in the morning after an entire night of charger it immediately drops from 100% to 98%. ...
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iPhone 4S/IOS6 - battery drain after the camera usage

Just discovered than my iPhone4S/IOS6 draining battery too fast after I using the camera. So: after the fresh restart the phone lasts 3 days - when not taking photos or videos, but enough take one ...
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How to refresh Messages on Mac after hibernation?

I've set up iMessage on my iPhone correctly (apple id) with Messages on my Mac (OSX Mountain Lion), and it syncs. But the syncing isn't flawless.. Everytime I wake up my Mac after hibernation, it ...
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What is the function of each of the system location services in iOS 6?

I'd like to know what functionality I gain or lose by enabling / deactivating each of the services under Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services. Some incomplete information is ...
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How can I ask Siri to turn OFF Do Not Disturb mode?

As from iOS 6, I can ask Siri something like "Don't Disturb Me", and it replies confirming that Do Not Disturb is activated. However, I have not been able to deactivate Do Not Disturb mode by voice. ...
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How can I stop ios Simulator from crashing on Mountain Lion with XCode 4.5.1?

I have a mid-2010 MBP with Mountain Lion. I performed a format and re-install (2 times). The first and only thing I installed was XCode (most recent version is 4.5.1). I have tried to run some of my ...
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How to get iOS 6 podcast app to resume the last played podcast

Ever since upgrading to iOS 6 if I stop in the middle of listening to a podcast and a few hours later start playing using the lock screen buttons, the double-home-and-scroll-left buttons or a physical ...
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How do I stop iOS 6 update on a jailbroken iPhone?

I started it by mistake, and every time I connect to Wifi it resumes downloading. I have shell access, as the phone is jailbroken: Could this be useful? What should I do to stop the update process?
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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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Downloading preorders from iTunes in iOS6

I preordered some music last night via iTunes on my computer at home. I have an iPad at work that is bound to the same iTunes account. I go to the "Purchased" section in iTunes on the iPad and my ...
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Is there a way to “swipe” between lists in Reminders in iOS 6?

In prior versions, you could simply swipe to switch between lists. The default setting in the iOS 6 version has eliminated this gesture, which means that you have to click on the lists icon, then ...
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Open photo location in Maps

How can I open a pin in Photos > Places, with the Maps app? Places doesn't support satellite view or 3d. I want to be able to see the satellite images of the photo locations.
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Retroactively geotag photos

On my iPhone, I normally turn off Location Services on the Camera for privacy. I turned it in today for a specific event, but not before I had taken several photos without location information. How ...
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In iOS 6, how can I convince Siri that New York City is not in Texas?

This is NOT a rant about maps or its data. I live in New York City, and when I ask Siri for the weather, the results seemed a bit... optimistic. I think it unlikely, for example, that it will be 84 ...
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How to delete multiple podcast episodes from iOS 6 podcast app?

I know how to delete a podcast subscription form the iOS 6 podcast app (How to delete a podcast from new iOS 6 Podcast app?) but I'm having trouble deleting multiple episodes within a subscription. ...
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Locate iPhone without an internet connection

I want to desperately locate my lost iPhone 4 (factory unlocked). It does not have an Internet connection—no 3G, no 4G and it is not in a Wi-Fi zone. The bell rings when I call which means that SIM is ...
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Remote access of an iPad display from another iPad

I've got an iPad and I was searching for new applications with new features. Currently I'm searching for an application by that I can remotely access another iPad screen just like Teamviewer. Is ...
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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 ...