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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Can I delete an iOS game and retain my progress?

I want to delete a game from my iPhone in order to make room for other apps. If I try to do so, it warns that all of the app's data will be deleted. This is a game which has stages that you need to ...
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Unknown item “Nike + ipod” in Settings

I wish to know what the purpose of item "Nike + ipod" is in the Settings app on my iPhone?
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How do I make a contact in Google Contacts show up on my phone?

I have my Google Contacts synched with my phone. I see all my contacts except the one that I need. I can go to https://www.google.com/contacts/#contact/18f963d78b764fd6 and see the contact in my ...
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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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IPhone iPod app: how do you get out of the iTunes store?

A question about the built-in iPod app on iPhone. Once you get into the iTunes mode (e.g. after clicking "get more episodes" on a podcast view) it seems you are stuck forever wandering the endless ...
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My iPod is stuck at the update screen and I can't even do a hard reset

I just tried to update my iPod Touch (generation 5, 32GB, only about a year old) to iOS 8.2 through iTunes on my computer, instead of over WiFi like I usually do. Everything was going fine. It ...
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Is there an WWDC student scholarship for 2015? [closed]

I am a student developer developing for iOS. I've seen the WWDC 2014 scholarship, and I am pretty interested in it. At the time of this writing, the Apple student scholarship have not updated to ...
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“Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected” malware in Safari or other browsers

Did you navigate to a page that produced a popup that says (among other things)... Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected ...and then asks you to call a toll free number? As you might have ...
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Emails not read in Outlook

I can read emails on iPhone 5c running iOS 8.2 but they do not show up in Outlook 2010 when I open Outlook 2010.
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Whats the value for DNS when you leave blank DNS in static IP?

When you set a static IP in iOS and you don't specify a in IP address for DNS, which IP does iOS use to resolve hostnames?
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iOS available space doesn't add up

Am I going mental, or does the number in the following image make no sense at all? my top 10 apps seem to account for barely ~15GB, so why is my used space so high? Edit So, I'm calling this a ...
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Remove GBA4iOS on iPhone 5, ios7b5

I asked this in /r/applehelp and on regular StackExchange and nobody was able to provide a solution. About a month ago I gave into the craze to install the GBA4iOS app that was available without ...
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if I restore from my cousins backup would it change my iOS?

Both my cousin and I have backups on my PC and we both have the iPhone 4. However, she has Sprint and iOS 5.1.1 and I have AT&T and 6.0.1. Could I use her backup to downgrade my iPhone to iOS ...
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iOS8 step counter - unusually high number of data points

This is my first chance to use an iPhone with a motion co-processor running iOS 8 (in this case a new iPhone 6 with the barometer built in.) Go to Health > Health Data > Fitness > Steps > Show All ...
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How can I figure out why my Apple TV drops connection when using AirPlay

Hi – I have a really frustrating issue with my Apple TV(s). I have two of them, and several iOS devices, and this issue exists for all combinations. The issue: I'll be streaming something in Safari, ...
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Is it possible to disable Personal Hotspot on iPhones with a configuration profile?

The company I work for is having an issue with users racking up huge data bills with iOS hotspot tethering. Is there a way we can push a profile that will disable this feature? I have looked through ...
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Do iTunes rented movies count towards usage count in iPad/iOS?

I cannot seem to account for about 15-20GB of space in my iPad. I've been trying to track down what I thought was misplaced 4K airdropped files from a GoPro, but I just realized I have about 6 movies ...
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IPhone: too much disk space is used for unknown reason

Here is a full list of all applications installed on the device: I have already used Battery Doctor (and other apps) and cleaned cache. So what is 7.2 gb used for? How can i clean it? I don't know ...
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How can I restore just a few files to an iPhone from a backup?

I have an iPhone backup on my computer and I'd like to restore just a couple of files. (I already know which files I need, even though their names are obfuscated.) The backup is very old so I don't ...
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iPhone lock screen/multitasking bar audio controls don't work

From time to time (in fact very often) my iPhone will stop displaying the lock screen "now playing" info, and subsequently the controls won't be there. I can still start the music app playing ...
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iPhone 4s won't let me send/receive messages and can't open Messages in Settings

When I enter Settings and try to press messages it won't let me and I can't send or receive any messages. I tried turning my phone off and back on but that didn't help.
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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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Upload to business YouTube channel instead of personal channel

I created a business channel with my Gmail account and then accidentally also created a personal Google+ account with the same Gmail address. I can toggle back and forth between these two accounts, ...
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Used Air Drop to move a folder with mp3 files in it to my phone. Where are they now?

I moved some mp3s to my iPhone using AirDrop expecting they would be available in the Music app, but I can't seem to find them. Where can I find them on my phone? There was no error or anything ...
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Cannot delete songs from iPhone

On my iPhone I see a list of songs I cannot delete. Here's what I tried: Go to settings -> memory usage -> iTunes -> delete all music Disable iTunes Match Disable show all music Connect to iTunes on ...
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How to stop instagram app remembering / auto-filling in username at login screen, when not yet logged in

Steps to reproduce problem: Log out of instagram app Close the app click on it to open it and log back in Log-in screen is displayed, with the user name filled in (not yet logged in (i.e. still ...
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Can I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?

How do I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?
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Can browse internet with Safari but other apps cannot access internet

Apps are showing popups "cellular data is turned off for app". I am currently out of my city, which is why I first thought the reason could be that I dont have access to cellular data. But when I ...
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Missing iOS iMessage showing in OSX Messages

This is the second time this has happened to me in the past couple of days so it starts to bother me: somebody sends me an iMessage, that I never get on my iPhone (4S iOS 8.2) but I do get on my ...
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Is there an iOS app that measures/reports the battery charging current?

I suspect my fake lightening cable charge my iPhone 5 much slower than my original lightening cable on the same charger. Is there an app that will display the current battery draw/charging current and ...
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iPhone 6, 128 GB - Unable to Install Update iOS 8.2

I have an iPhone 6 which is NOT Jail Broken. The current version of iOS on the phone is 8.1.3 and yesterday I wanted to update to iOS 8.2 . The download went through without any problem but while ...
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Why doesn't Messages recognize my contacts?

Ok, so this summer I was in Korea. I used a Korean SIM card in my iPhone 4S while I was there. I ended up losing my iPhone before I came back to the US. I recently purchased an iPhone 5 and backed ...
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iOS 8.1 Settings “Handoff & Suggested Apps” doesn't exist

I am having difficulty getting Handoff and Continuity working correctly. Devices are iPhone 4S (iOS 8.1) and Mac Mini 2013 (Yosmemite 10.10 14A389) Here is what I have done/confirmed: Both devices ...
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Can I jailbreak an iPhone 4S with iOS 8.2?

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.2 and I want to jailbreak it. Is there is a jailbreak for this iOS version?
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Force a 5 GHz connection on an iPhone 5s

My wife and I both have 5s and both connect to BT Home Hub on default settings. Through the hub I can see she is connected using 5 GHz but I am connected using 2.4 GHz. How can I make mine use 5 GHz, ...
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Iphone / Ipad: Reply to Email with embedded image — Image gets replaced with image.png

Here is the case: User Receives an email with and embedded image in the body of the email. replies to the email and the embedded image gets removed from the body. forwards the email.. its fine the ...
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WhatsApp crashes only when i stop interacting with it

I'm using a Jailbroken iOS 8.1 iPod Touch 5, and i'm using WhatsApp on it via the WhatsPad tweak. The IPA is original from my iTunes Store account Since some days ago, every time i enter WhatsApp, it ...
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Message send failure on iOS 7

I recently bought a iPod touch 5th generation and installed iOS 7. Whenever I try to send messages, I get a message failure notice. I checked Settings, Contacts, changed the DNS to 8.8.8.8 but nothing ...
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How do I bypass a found-on-road iPad Air 2 lock screen? [duplicate]

I recently found an iPad Air 2 along the roadside. It's locked and I would like to be able to access it to attempt to contact the original owner. It had just been rebooted without being unlocked, so ...
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How to change the cover photo of an album?

Looking at the album index in the Photo app, it seems that the photo used as the album cover is picked randomly. Is it possible to change the picture that is used as the album cover?
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iPad update/restore iOS 8.1 stuck at 10%; cannot exit recovery mode

I wanted to upgrade my iPad from iOS 7 to iOS 8.1. I downloaded an IPSW from ipswdownloader.com and tried updating by alt+clicking the update button. The update process stopped at around 10%. I tried ...
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iPhone Personal Hotspot always visible even when off

I was surprised to see my iPhone 5's personal hotspot available as a WiFi choice from my iPad. I checked the phone and personal hotspot was turned off. I turned it on and off again and it still ...
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iMessage message freeze

I have an iPod Touch 4G and my software is updated to iOS 6.1. I was messaging someone then suddenly it gave me an error saying the message was not sent and I had to re-try sending the message. ...
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How to simulate Airplane mode?

I'll be overseas and don't want to be racking up roaming or whatever other charges. Typically I would use the Airplane mode, but I still want to be able to take photos that have the geo locations ...
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What do grayed-out app icons mean in iOS 7?

Every couple days on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7, I notice an app icon is slightly grayed-out. Here is an example with the clock app: When I open the app the icon goes back to normal immediately: ...
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iOS email flags with gmail via Exchange Activesync aka Google Sync

I sync my iOS (now v8.2) email to my paid gmail google apps account via Exchange Active Sync / aka Google Sync. This is accomplished on the iPhone / iPad by adding an Exchange account. All works fine ...
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Control iPod Touch music playback from computer [duplicate]

I have a 4th Gen iPod Touch that I don't really use any more. I also have a nice, but aging hi-fi system where the CD player is starting to fail. I'd like to connect the headphone jack on the iPod to ...
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Photos Album Disappeared

I am using iPhone 5 (32GB) updated to iOS 8.1.2. Recently I opened the Photos app and saw that my all albums are gone but the photos are still visible in Moments. I checked my iPhone Usage ...
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Submitting to app store, in “Prepare for Submission”, how long do I get?

so I just had a bit of a panic and realised that the app name I want may not be available. Just went ahead and created an app in iTunes connect using the bundle id, sigh of relief it's available. I'm ...
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iOS 7.1 - Where do emails go to when I 'archive' them in Gmail App?

I have iOS 7.1 installed on my iPhone and I am using the built in Gmail app. If I am in the inbox and I mark a few messages, I swear I used to have an option to move the marked items to the trash. ...