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Where is the dividing line (mount point) of the two iOS partitions?

I know that iOS has two partitions, but I've never found anywhere that gives clues as to where they split. Is one partition on / and the other on /var/mobile/, or are all the user profiles (/var/root/,...
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Can you apply jailbreak tweaks to a non-jailbroken device using a file browser such as Phone Disk?

Is it possible to use an iOS browser for Mac such as Phone Disk to apply a jailbreak tweak to a non-jailbroken iOS device?
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Google Mail for iOS: How to disable image resizing?

I occasionally mail screenshots to colleagues and clients from the official Google Mail app on my iPhone. Apparently, it automatically scales them down: The image originally was a 1.9 MB ...
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Can I block ports and network traffic when using Personal Hotspot?

I would like to block ports and network traffic when using my jailbroken iOS device as a Personal Hotspot. The reason is I don't want my backup program, computer updates, or any high bandwidth usage ...
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iPhone 4s can't use office internet (Squid Proxy)

I've configured iPhone 4s to use our office wifi and specified a squid proxy and its authentication data (tested and working on computers and my colleague android phone) but when I connect to office's ...
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Auto delete old Sent mail from IMAP sent folder on ipad/ipod

Using an IMAP email account there is an option to delete "Deleted Messages" : "Remove after one week". I want to do the same with Sent Mail since I CC: all sent-mail to my inbox and it is stored on my ...
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What is VPN on demand, and how do I get it to work with iOS?

I know what a VPN is, and I've done a little reading about how to set up VPN on demand. However, I'm confused. Is VPN on demand essentially a certificate instead of a password prompt on each connect?...
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Enable mirroring on iPhone 4 (over-the-air)

Through a cydia tweak or otherwise, is it possible to enable over-the-air mirroring for unsupported-by-default devices, i.e. iPhone 4, iPad 1 et al.? You would think it's a popular question but all ...
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How to search more magazines in Apple Newsstand on iPod?

When I open Newsstand on Apple iPod, I don't find any magazines other than the featured ones, is it possible to find more magazines using the Store part of Newsstand?
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iTunes Match and syncing iOS device with iTunes Library

Is it possible to have iTunes match turned on, on my device/itunes. And then sync songs from my iTunes Library to the device. At the moment my internet connection is very slow, so downloading all the ...
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How do I install the mobile version of Google Chrome on my iPod touch 4th generation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you install Google Chrome on an iOS Device I want to install Chrome on my iPod touch 4th generation. How do I do that?
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How do I export my iPhone's call logs?

How can I get export the call log (incoming and outgoing calls) from my iPhone, preferably as a CSV file? I found MobileLog Jailbreak needed, $9.99 PhoneView $19.95 calLog Doesn't work with iOS 5, $...
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Is the boot time of an iOS device affected by the apps that are running at shutdown?

I suspect that apps that use system services might take time to register each app in the appropriate places at startup. Is the boot time of an iOS device affected by the apps that are running at the ...
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How can I add a second sender address with different SMTP server in iOS?

I forward my university email address to my GMail account, so I don’t have my university IMAP set up as an account on my iPad (and I don’t want to, because then I’d receive those mails twice). Still, ...
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Change to an different keyboard layout when entering passwords

I've just bought the Ipad 2, all my existing passwords that I need to use (mails web services etc) are in Arabic characters. I have added the Arabic Keyboard and am able to use it in normal text ...
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Any iOS apps for me to talk to people just nearby?

I want app for iPhone or iPad, which can search for people within 100 meters (probably need to use Bluetooth), and is able to exchange information with them or talk to them directly. Does anyone ...
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How do you download new songs when “Show All Songs” is off?

When you enable iTues Match, you have a "Show All Songs" option. When it's on, the label text states: All music that has been downloaded or that is stored in iCloud will be shown. When you turn ...
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New Playlists aren't transferring to iPhone

Every time I make a new playlist on my computer, then sync my iPhone to my computer, the playlists never appear on my iPhone.
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iPhone 4S using 3G to download songs from iCloud after iOS 5.1 update

I have a limited 3G plan on my iPhone 4S and I also have iTunes Match service. In order to keep the phone from downloading songs from iCloud, while under 3G connection, I had set 'Settings>Store>Use ...
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iOS Stacks or equivalent functionality

Fairly simple question, is there a way, either through existing functionality or by jail breaking that you can add Stacks to the iOS dock. EDIT: There are three different formats in the way that ...
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Where is Photostream data stored?

I don't have to be connected to the internet to view them on my phone. Is it storing the current ones on my device?
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How big is this app update?

Is it possible to see the size of the download from the App store when updating an iOS device? As some users have a limited amount of online data they can use in contracts, It would be useful to know ...
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Is there a way to see a list of all the apps available on the app store?

I know that there are several ways to browse the App Store. You can see the featured apps, which I assume are featured by Apple staff. There's genius, which is based on your prir purchases. Then there ...
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Is there a limit to the number of newsstand apps I can have installed?

Newsstand seems to be a fancy folder, contianing specific apps. Normal folders on iOS have a limited number of apps which they can contain. Does newsstand inherit this limit, or does the scrolling ...
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What happens, exactly, when an iPhone app is run on an iPad at 2x scale?

When I run an iPhone app which supports retina displays on an iPad, does it have increased clarity when shown at 2x size? I've noticed text appears pixelated, but photos do not. Is there a complete ...
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What does the “NS” prefix to a class name mean in iOS? [closed]

I notice the "NS" prefix in all the class names in iOS. What does that mean? (e.g NSMutableArray)
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Why does the keypad show strange entries on my iPhone? [closed]

Why does the top of the keypad show an exorbitant amount of numbers when I press the paste button? At the bottom are all the websites I visit. I can get rid of them. I have cleared everything and ...
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How come web apps don't run as efficiently as native apps on the iPhone?

I was comparing the Twitter web app to the native app, and noticed a couple of differences in how they perform. I observed that scrolling was not as smooth in the browser as the native app, among a ...
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How can I look inside iOS apps' folders from within iTunes?

When looking at an app's documents with iTunes (in the Apps tab of the iDevice), it is possible to view folders of the documents created by the apps. How can I look inside them? Double-clicking does ...
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How to listen to iTunes library stored on Time Capsule on iOS

I know that storing the iTunes library on a Time Capsule isn't recommended as it won't be backed up. But with iTunes in the cloud and iTunes Match this isn't as big a deal. So I figured I'd move my ...
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Can I use VNC over VPN on my new iPad?

I've gotten an new iPad with 4G (yay!) and I've set up the VPN connection to connect to a VPN which I'd like to use to connect to my computer. However, I've noticed that my once VPN is on, my iPad ...
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What determines the “special” color of the status bar in SpringBoard?

I've noticed that at various times, the status bar in SpringBoard will occasionally change colors. When using the Voice Memos app on iPhone, it will be red. While in a call, it's green. Using personal ...
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Can I download apps larger than 50MB while using Personal Hotspot?

Can I download apps larger than 50MB while using Personal Hotspot? If so, isn't the limitation on iOS itself rather arbitrary? I can just use personal hotspot to download larger files to my computer ...
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What happens to photos that you edit using iPhoto for iOS?

If I use iPhoto for iOS to edit a photo from my photostream or one of the albums which is synched from my desktop iPhoto library, it shows up in a special "edited" album in iPhoto for iOS. Is there a ...
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Where is my iPhone backup kept? (Created prior iOS5 upgrade)

I've just updated my wife's 3GS to iOS 5.1 from iOS 4. The restore seem to only restore the messages/photo roll and some other settings. I don't see most of the apps but the most important part is the ...
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Can I regenerate the the photo thumbnails that have turned black after restoring my iPhone?

I had to restore my iOS 5.1 iPhone from iCloud after recieving a replacement. Many of the thumbnails for photographs are now black. Is there a way to regenerate them?
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What is wrong with the content protection of AirPlay that some applications prevent its use?

I've been enjoying March Madness from both my iPhone and iPad via the March Madness Live application. In fact I've enjoyed the app so much I purchased an Apple TV so I could watch games via AirPlay. ...
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Why does voice dictation not always appear on the new iPad?

The new iPad supports voice dictation for voice input, but apparently only sometimes. I understand that some things should not support it, such as password inputs and URLs, for example. What dictates (...
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Symbol/Special Character use in OS X and iOS

I am looking to insert a special character or symbol into my documents, which are intended to be markdown formatted text files. The symbol is intended to be used to represent a tick box or other tick/...
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iOS 5 Music App Grey circle with a square inside it next to the song title - what does it indicate?

I had a few problems downloading a few tracks from the iTunes store direct to my phone. As a result I seem to have placeholder versions of the songs that will let me stream them but not play them. In ...
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iPhoto overhead and the iPad

I have been delaying switching to iPhoto on OSX. A quick experiment had shown that the overhead (actual storage / bare file storage) is too high, although I do not have a concrete number to mention at ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from ios 4.3.5 to 5.0.1 even though the current version is 5.1?

My iphone has ios version 4.3.5 (8L1). I want to jailbreak/unlock it. I see that the latest jailbreak is for version 5.0.1 (by redsn0w). Itunes only allows me to upgrade to the latest version which is ...
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Is there an iOS program that performs multivariate linear regression?

I'm looking for an iOS program that can calculate some statistics for me. I want a program into which I can enter a bunch of observations, then the program uses multivariate linear regression (...
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What apps are people using to record voice meetings on the iPad?

I'm looking to do some light recording of voice conversations and field recordings on my iPad using the built in microphone. GarageBand seems to be the obvious Apple solution, but is too heavy for ...
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Do I have to authorize purchased iOS apps to run on iOS devices?

I can't seem to find a straight answer to this. Do I have to authorize iOS apps I have purchased on my iOS devices to run on other iOS Devices? For example I have an app that I bought on my iPhone - ...
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Is there a tool or an app to automatically sort home screen icons?

Is there any way to automatically sort all apps across all screens?
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iPhone 4S won't sync with iTunes

My iPhone 4S doesn't show in the left column in iTunes. I'm running iTunes 10.6. Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this?
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Remove iOS 5.1 notification from the main screen?

I do not want to update my iPhone 3gs to new iOS 5.1. How can I remove this notification showing all the time on the Settings images. Please look at the image. I've tried opening this screen but ...
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How should I proceed when I get the “Unable to Purchase” alert from the iOS App Store?

Recently, whenever I want to buy something from the iOS App Store or update my existing apps, I get the usual password dialog, but after a second that disappears and I see the following alert: ...
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After iPad restore (from iCloud) apps still appear as 'waiting'

I just got the new iPad, and since I backed up my old iPad using iCloud, I restored from the iCloud backup. After restore, it restarted and began downloading all the apps. Now, I have all these ...