Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices. iOS has roots in OS X, and in recent years the two operating systems have diverged in some areas of functionality, though they remain separate entities.

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How do I find the Activity App on my iPhone?

I have just got an Apple Watch, and have adjusted my calorie and stand up goal and received some achievements from my Watch. When the Activity app is open from my watch, I can open the Activity app ...
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How do I create a home screen button with a tel:// URI?

I can create a home screen button with a tel:// uri using Apple Configurator, but this requires installing a profile on the phone and is not that straight forward. What I would like to do is create a ...
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Are there common causes of a text message sound in the night, but no text message?

My iPhone 3GS has made the text message sound twice at like 3:30 am but when I look at it there is no text. This is hard to explain to my husband, it's making us both paranoid! Can I look somewhere ...
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iOS 5 or iOS 4 upload to YouTube?

I have iPhone4 running iOS 5.1. No, I will not upgrade to iOS6 because it will delete my beloved pre-installed Maps application, and the new one from Google is [snip...] ... not performing up to my ...
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Cannot label two mobile numbers as mobile on one contact

I try to label two cell/mobile numbers on one contact but the second will not accept the "Mobile" label and shows "Home". Hence there is no message bubble to send message from second mobile number. ...
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Display phone number or email on home screen when phone locked?

A friend recently lost her iPhone (running iOS 7.1.2). Thankfully, someone found it before the screen turned itself off and go through her list of contacts,, and she got her phone back; Otherwise, the ...
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iPhone 3GS (jailbreak) not recognized in iTunes

I have iPhone 3GS jailbroken running some version of iOS4. With the latest iTunes version 12.2.1 (and the previous one I had installed), the device is not recognized as plugged in. Windows sees the ...
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iPhone 3GS - is it still possible to restore to latest supported iOS?

I have an iPhone 3GS that I want to restore to latest supported iOS (currently it's jailbroken on some version of iOS 4.0.1). How would I go about it, without loosing all data? Can I run a restore ...
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iOS: Calendar reminder night before for early meeting

Is it possible to receive a reminder for a meeting that is early the next morning (ideally "early" would be user defined option). Do any any 3rd party iOS apps support this? I've had times where an ...
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Is upgrading an iPad 2 to iOS 8 causing any performance hit? [on hold]

When iOS 8 came out for the iPad 2 I decided to wait before to upgrade because there were many reports online mentioning that the device would suffer from an important decrease in performance (slower ...
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Enable touch indicatior for iOS app demo video recording

I would like to record a demo video of an iOS app with QuickTime on Yosemite. (I found this tutorial) Is it possible to enable a tap indicator, like a small circle, for touch events so users can ...
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How to make MacBook Pro sharing Wi-Fi from iPad?

I connected from iPad to MacBook Pro (mid 2012) by USB. I turned on iPad personal hotspot and Internet Sharing works. Now I want to share my MacBook Pro's internet connection too. I made the ...
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Can I edit Demo account details in app review information in iTunes Connect when app status is “Waiting for Review”?

I have resubmitted my app for review after Apple rejection due to metadata rejection. I have updated the details in "Notes". Now my app status is "Waiting for Review". I want to change the demo ...
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How to fix an iPhone 4S with disabled iCloud settings?

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.1.1 and my iCloud is disabled (greyed out) in settings. How do I enable it if I can't select it?
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Downgrade iOS 8.4.1

So I would like to downgrade from 8.4.1 to 7.1 or at least 8.4. I have tried downloading restores and using iTunes to restore/check for update by shift + left click to select file but it doesn't work, ...
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Device enrolment Program to implement parental Control IOS

I recently asked a question if its possible to implement Parental control in IOS And ended up, it can be feasible using Device enrolment program in IOS. The device enrolment profile will be installed ...
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My iPhone 4s has gotten stuck in 'Reset and Erase All' mode for hours

I purchased an iPhone 4s, added it to my service plan, but discovered that it still had the old owners info on it. The associate that I spoke with suggested restoring it via Settings > General ...
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When will app reviewed from apple after rejection of app due to metadata rejection?

I have submitted my app on August 20th for apple review. But my app was rejected by apple on 29th of august due to metadata rejection .On 30th of august again I have submitted my app for review.. So ...
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Stolen iPhone: what is the security risk?

Unfortunately today my iPhone 6 Plus was stolen from my pocket on the streets of Sao Paulo. I did not have cellular data turned on. I had Touch ID and a 4 digit number lock in place. How much data ...
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How to find ip address of Iphone connected to Mac

I want to find IP Address of Iphone which is connected through usb to my Mac. Kindly note that Mac and Iphone are on different networks. I used ideviceinfo which gives me the Iphone MAC address. I ...
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Cannot view Outlook invitations in Gmail web on my iPhone

I have email through Google Apps that I access from my iPhone via the web. I can view all emails and do everything I need to do except view invites sent from others using Outlook. I see the message ...
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“Could not sign in x-apple-md-action_message” when signing in to App Store

I was trying to download a game from the App Store on my iPhone 5c (iOS 8.4) and I put in my password to download it but I got a pop-up message on my screen saying this: "Could not sign in ...
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Scan devices connected with Wifi and display them in iPhone app [on hold]

I want to scan the devices connected with the wifi router and then I've to list them within the iOS app. Also, I want to get the details of scanned devices like their IP Address, MAC address etc. I ...
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Why isn't iPhone syncing Calendar items with Outlook?

I am trying to set up a new (Verizon) iPhone to sync Contacts and Calender entries with Outlook 2007 on a Windows Vista Ultimate PC. The Contacts sync both ways, and calendar entries created in ...
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Can't save alarm, iPhone 4s

My iPhone 4s has recently deleted all my alarms and now I can't create any new ones. Open Clock Tap Alarm. Screen shows "No Alarms" Tap "+" Choose: Time: 11:00PM, Repeat: Never, Label: Alarm, ...
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Does reseting iOS device revert to earlier version of OS

I'm reading that you can use iTunes revert an iOS device to 'original factory settings', but this is hard to believe. Will it actually allow you to return to the earliest version of the OS that was ...
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Is there a way to force Google Photos to upload in the background?

I recently download the new Google Photos app for iOS, and I noticed that my photos are only uploaded when I have the app opened and in focus. Background app refresh is on for the app. Is there ...
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Preparing transparencies on an iPad

I would like to prepare hand-written transparencies on an iPad, with a mix of diagrams, equations, and text. The idea is to replace traditional transparencies and have a minimal program that produces ...
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iPhone Health “Walking + Running Distance” is way off

The "Walking + Running Distance" on my iPhone 6 is wildly off. I've walked <2 miles today (0.5 mile commute, 0.8 miles for lunch, and whatever around the office), yet my iPhone is reporting 10.3 ...
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Apps on iPhone lockscreen: how to remove them, i.e. Starbucks

Hopefully a simple solution. I installed a recent Starbucks app, and noted it was tracking my location and popping up on the lock screen. I do not want that. At all. Even after setting not to show on ...
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How can I get my entire iTunes Match-based music library to appear on my iPhone?

I have about 12,500 tracks uploaded to iTunes Match. From my desktop and laptop, everything works great. I can see the cloud-based tracks and play them. I can download them to my machines. When I ...
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Email won't load on iPhone 4s

Lately my iPhone 4s has been glitching a lot. The latest thing to not work is email. I try to load it and it says "Cannot Get Mail. The mail server 'imap.gmail.com' is not responding. Verify that you ...
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Cannot connect to Apple and iTunes Store

I own an iPhone 4S with IOS 7.1.1 and started to use iCloud 2 days ago. Today, I couldn't connect to iCloud and the iTunes Store. It appears that I need a wi-fi connection to connect, but I've using ...
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Does an iOS app to convert PDF to grayscale PDF exists?

As you probably knows AirPrint doesn't have an option for grayscale or B&W printing. My printer doesn't have a setting to print in grayscale. Is there any iOS app that converts a PDF to a ...
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Change Default Photo Aspect Ratio in iOS

Is there a way to set the default photo aspect ratio to 3:2 (from 4:3) in the default camera app in iOs? I know it can be done using different photo apps, and I know that photos can be cropped to a ...
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Does plugging iPhone into iTunes automatically update iOS?

If I plug an iPhone that's running an old version of iOS into a computer with iTunes, will iOS on the iPhone automatically update when the phone is plugged in?
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Newsstand magazine downloads very slow and halting

My newsstand has two subscriptions: New Yorker and Economist. When a new issue is available for either one of those, the period required to download the issue is super slow, and unreliable - it ...
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Does supervised device mode prevent restore on another computer in recovery mode?

I know this is a long post but please bear with me: I have an iPad Mini (A1429) / 7.0.6 which has been wiped, and set up as supervised and locked to my individual laptop with Apple Configurator 1.4.3 ...
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Otool on JailBroken device

I jailbroke my iOS 7.1.2 using Pangu. I have Cydia 1.1.23 and have installed BigBoss Recommended Tools 1.3.2 as suggested here :otool BigBoss Recommended Tools However, I am still unable to find ...
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Swift as server side language. [on hold]

I'm doing my very first app for iOS in Swift. I have a website for watching videos and I want to make it as an app. I have used php as my server-side language. My question is should I use Swift as ...
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Why does “Turn Passcode Off” on iOS take so long?

Actually, all of these operations take a lot longer than I expect: Turn Passcode On Turn Passcode Off Change Passcode I'm not complaining. I'm a developer (not Apple tech) who thinks it takes ...
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iPhone 5 not receiving certain texts

About a week ago my iPhone 5 stopped receiving texts from certain contacts. They receive my texts and can call me but cannot text me. I restored the phone and also reset network connections. Nothing ...
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iOS screen mirroring via USB onto PC?

I want to mirror the screen of an iOS device onto a Windows PC. I only found solutions which either uses a VGA-adapter or AirPlay. Because AirPlay uses WiFi I seek for a more stable and independent ...
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Get audio files from onedrive onto iphone

I have a large number of audio files in a folder on my onedrive that I want to listen to on my iphone. I have the onedrive app installed, I can see a way to listen to individual files, but what I want ...
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iPhone configuation utility for Windows not working

I am using the iPhone Configuration Utility 3.3 and I had an iPad plugged in - while trying to deploy a profile, the application just crashed. After this, I attempted to launch it several times but ...
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Where did HopStop go? [on hold]

Just upgraded to iOS 8, and HopStop, owned by Apple since 2013, is mysteriously gone. It's also gone from the apple store, though the HopStop iPhone page shows no indication it's disappeared. No ...
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Find My Friends location issues

I use the app to keep track of my teenagers. I dropped my son off in Grayslake, Illinois just an hour ago, but the app is placing him in Flagstaff, Arizona. I'm worried someone either cloned his ...
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How can I use two iPads and one Apple ID and still have different content on each iPad

I have two iPads and I've backed up and transferred everything onto the second iPad. So now they are identical in loaded apps and data. But I want to use them for different purposes, pleasure and ...
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Can't download anything with enough storage?

I have 478 MB available, and this game is 228 MB. Every time I try to download it, I get a message saying I don't have enough space. But I do. What am I supposed to do?! I really want this app!
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Recover accidentally deleted photos not shown in recently deleted

I accidentally deleted a photo, and it does not show in the "recently deleted" folder. Is there any way I can get it back? I have iOS 8.2.