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Why is iCloud not syncing my calendars on my iOS devices?

When I create or update a calendar event on one device, it is not being propagated to my other devices via iCloud despite having iCloud enabled for calendars on all my devices and the Apple ID being ...
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1answer
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Unable to Restore iPhone 4 and ERROR -50 [duplicate]

I'm using Windows XP SP3. I installed iOS 5 on my iPhone 4. The installation process went OK, but, when trying to restore my contents, it gives me ERROR -50. I tried all the different things ...
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Transferring PDFs from iBooks to your laptop/desktop

There are a lot of tutorials on how to load PDFs into iBooks, but none say how to backup or transfer them back to your computer. I understand there is a button to email them, but I probably have ...
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Unable to directly paste a link from Twitter into web forms in Mobile Safari

When I copy a t.co link (tap/hold > Copy link) from the Twitter app, I am unable to paste into any web forms in Mobile Safari. I can still paste into other objects (e.g. the address bar, the search ...
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4answers
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Every single iPhone backup has disappeared - from PC and from iCloud

Today my mother was going to upgrade from the iPhone 4 to the iPhone 4S, so, naturally, I backed up her iPhone so that she could restore from it when we came back with her new one. As I know that ...
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iChat call forces in-call status bar in iOS simulator [closed]

Is there a way I can disassociate the iOS Simulator from my iChat calls, currently I am working on my app and I am using iChat for a video call and the in-call status bar comes and I can't toggle it ...
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iOS apps “could not be purchased at this time”

Every time I open the App Store on my iPad, after about 30 seconds, a message appears saying that a number of apps "could not be purchased at this time." This problem seems to originate by attempting ...
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Can I unlock my iOS, or access it's data some way, via PC?

In other words, if my iOS device is stolen, will the person be able to get my data by pluging it in a PC and use some trick (or by being able to jailbreak my device while it is protected with a ...
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To improve browsing performance, is it worth upgrading to iOS 5, on the original iPad 16GB Wifi?

Currently, running an iPad 16GB Wifi only model with iOS 4.3.5. I have been noticing some slow redraw issues using Safari, generally when scrolling down length pages. I am seeing the checkerboard ...
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Using parenthesis with the built-in iPhone calculator app?

When you open your ios builtin calc and rotate the iphone you get the scientific calc: I am trying to use Parenthesis ( ) to write something like: (2+2)/4 but the parenthesis don't appear!
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Change iBooks Author study card behavior?

So when you're reading an iBook made using iBooks Author, and you go to highlight something, you're able to use that as a study card along with a note of your own creation that you annotate with the ...
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How can I force my iPad to lock?

There are certain times when I would like to be able to force my iPad to go to passcode lock mode immediately, rather than waiting for the usual 15-minute timeout. I currently have "require passcode ...
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1answer
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How to display iPhone/iOS device on Projector?

I want to display my iPod screen in my PowerPoint slide show, or on a projector through WiFi. How can I do that? I mean something like what TeamViewer can do.
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Is there a Terminal-like app for iOS?

I am looking for an app that has some of the same functionality (ssh specifically) as the Terminal application on the desktop. What different apps exist for iOS that have this functionality?
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1answer
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iOS 6 SMS message delivery reports

Is there a way to enable delivery reports on the iPhone on the Vodafone network in Western Europe? This is a feature I sorely miss on my iPhone, being able to tell whether a message is delivered. The ...
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1answer
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Syncing my iPhone with iTunes restores music I previously deleted from the device

One of the new features in iOS 5 is the ability to delete music in the Music app directly on the device, by swiping to delete like you do in Mail. This is great for me because my iPhone is generally ...
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How to setup mail when using iCloud plus 2 external mail accounts

I believe that as a user of 2 iMacs , 1 iphones and one iPad the best is to use my xx@me.com account on iCloud as main account and alias my other external accounts to xx@me.com The 2 external ...
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Can you recommend an editor for both iOS and Mac OS X designed for writers?

Is there an editor designed specifically for writers of short prose? Currently I am using Microsoft Word and it is very heavy weight. Large technical reports need indices, chapters, heavy formatting ...
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mac mini for software development

I intend to start to develop for Apple products. My question is if a Mac mini with the below configuration will suffice for this purpose. 2.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 2GB memory 500GB hard drive ...
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Can I reverse the iPhone 4s scroll to top in Safari

I just figured out the scroll to top thing on my iPhone which if you accidentally hit it in a long article makes your life rather miserable trying to find out where you were. Is there some way for me ...
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1answer
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View web page source code on iOS

Is there a way for non-jailbroken iOS to view the source code for a web page? Does Apple's web API allow this?
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iOS administration: Fleet Management / remote setup / remote control **without jailbreak**

I have a fleet of more than 10 iOS devices (iPhones 3GS, 4, 4S, iPad2...) to manage, setup, etc. Often, users are very lost with configuration and usage (device configuration, e-mail, calendar sync, ...
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iphone 4 wifi issues on work network

I'm having problems connecting the the work wifi network. When I go to Settings the network name is listed under Wi-Fi However the "network" logo in the top bar shows 3G not the signal strength. If ...
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iOS 4.2 UI Controls visual glitch in Landscape

The UI on my iPod touch 2 (iOS 4.2.1) is glitchy, where at the edges is a white split. System Info: iPod touch 2g Jailbroken Some LaunchDaemons Deleted.
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What malware has actually affected Jailbroken iOS devices?

Are there examples of malware that affects jailbroken iOS devices that doesn't require installation of shady packages (e.g. something that can compromise a device just by opening a PDF or visiting a ...
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2answers
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How do I get iOS 5 on my iPod touch?

I have a third generation iPod touch. I believe that it should be possible to run iOS 5 on this, and I have bought an app that requires iOS 5. However, in iTunes, when I click on the iPod device, it ...
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How do I close a password-protected numbers spreadsheet on iPad to preserve security?

How do I close a password-protected numbers spreadsheet on iPad to preserve security? In apple discussions there is a suggestion to put spreadsheet in trash (supposedly at bottom). There is no trash ...
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Cannot add a photo to an album in Camera Roll

In the Photos app on my iPhone 4 with iOS 5, I cannot add a photo in the Camera Roll to another album. The album is there, but I cannot select it after tapping on the "Add to" button. The album I am ...
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Segues will not run on IOS 4 now what? [closed]

I have a project on Xcode and I am pretty beginner so I started designing my code of course using segues and now I realized that this project will only work on IOS 5! I guess I will give up before I ...
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Is is possible to install iOS 5 on a 3rd Generation iPod Touch?

I've seen a lot of posts out there that say that iOS 5 causes 3rd Generation iPod Touch's to no longer function. Is this true? Is is safe to install iOS 5 on my 3rd Generation? Is there a special way ...
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Applist upgrade available on Cydia?

Can someone tell me what this is ?? Can I remove it ? It says : Allows developers to query the list of installed apps and provide a preference pane based on that information update This is given in ...
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Is it possible to copy Firefox bookmarks with iOS Safari?

Quite simply I use Firefox sync on both my Macs and want to migrate these bookmarks to my iOS devices, not necessarly sync all the time, just migrate them as they currently are. Is it possible, and ...
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Is it possible to get the native iPod Touch and iPhone apps on the iPad?

If like me you have an iPad and iPhone chances are you want some of the apps on both devices. For some reason the iPad has lost some of the apps, notably, Clock, Calculator, Weather, and Voice Memos. ...
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The new IOS developer program license agreement. How to do it? [closed]

I am not able to accept the latest version of the iOS Developer Program Agreement. How do i do it?! The above form is locked and there is no accept button what so ever. Any tips and/or pointers ...
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Recipe manager for iOS

I am looking for a recipe manager for my iPod Touch and my requirements are: It must not require online registration and it must be fully functional offline (it's okay if it has "cloud" features, ...
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Why does the iPhone 4S treat a generic 30 pin cable as a line out source?

I have an iPhone 4S, the original iPhone 4S AC to USB adapter, and a generic Dynex brand 30 pin cable. When ever this cable is connected to the iPhone sound will not play over the built in iPhone ...
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Find Page and Folder Location of an iOS App

How can I find which page and which folder an app is on Springboard?
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Organize iOS App Icons, Sort, Rearrange

Is there a faster way to sort hundreds of iOS app icons on app pages than to use iTunes?
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IPhone Frozen basic reset not working

My iPhone has frozen on the slide to unlock screen. I cannot turn it off or reset it. The device turns off every minute and restarts to change the time. Is there a way to stop it? I have tried to ...
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Can you connect iPhone to LDAP on a non-standard port?

In a nutshell, I believe I'm having issues configuring iOS to connect to LDAP on a non-standard port. I've tried a quite a few different sequences, such as appending the port to the server address, ...
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Anyone know about /private/var/keybags/backup_keys_cache.db

Today I got a popup message in my iPad2 (jailbroken using absinthe) that it have 0 free space. Using ssh, I check the size of folders in the iPad and found out an interesting file that took 4.1G ...
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Why does iOS take so long to start up?

My MacBook Pro running Lion boots in maybe 30 seconds. My original iPad, however, takes several minutes. Why is this? I understand the MBP has a much better processor and more RAM than iPad, but ...
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If I jailbreak my iPad, will I be able to test apps I develop as well as use the App Store?

If I jailbreak my iPad, will I be able to use the App Store to download apps and also test the apps I develop?
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How do I view title text for a web page on a mobile device?

XKCD on my kindle or phone just doesn't cut it. I do all my other morning reading from the comfort of the ivory throne, but always have to revisit XKCD when I'm at a full blown computer with a mouse ...
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Migrating old Xcode project to version 4.3

Today I moved to the latest version of Xcode (4.3). I tried to open an old project and when I try to launch the iOS simulator it returns me the following error: Xcode cannot run using the selected ...
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Is there a web browser for iOS that will allow me to change the user agent?

I am using iOS 5 on an iPad and I'd like to be able to change the user agent. Is there a web browser that allows me to do this?
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iOS and Firmware differences

Is the iOS operating system the same thing as the phone's firmware? Basically, when reinstalling the firmware (such as with DFU mode), are the system files being reinstalled, or something else? What ...
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Native Youtube app rejects correct login details [closed]

Whenever I try and log into the native Youtube app on my iPhone, it reports 'Authentication Failed" even though the details are 100% correct. Here's what I've done so far: Youtube.com accepts my ...
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How does an app get to be featured in the App Store? [closed]

I have created an iOS Lifestyle app. In the App Store, under the Top Featured tab in the New column I was amazed to see my app listed there. Is it organized by sales or Apple featured?
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iOS Remote.app URL Scheme

I've discovered that Apple's Remote.app on iOS has a URL scheme. Opening remote:// opens the app. Does anyone know of any other ways to, say, open a certain playlist/shared library via this URL ...