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 to deny the user the ability to upgrade the latest iOS version on iPad?

I have 20 iPads I gave to 20 clients. How I can I deny the users the ability to upgrade to the iOS version when available? So my question: is there a method to disallow the user to update the iOS ...
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Does disabling Background App Refresh disable Push notifications?

I just got my iPhone, and before I make any default changes, I just wanted to make sure it doesn't do that.
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Is it possible to set up my phone to automatically be in DND mode during particular calendar events?

I already have a recurring scheduled DND set for my phone for every evening through morning. However, I have calendar events that I would like to automatically trigger DND. For example, let's say I ...
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Is it possible to set iOS notifcations for certain apps ON / OFF depening on day / time?

We use Trello (Kanban project management / collaboration app) allot at work, every one has it set up on their iPhones. When a person is mentioned / contacted in the app they get an iOS notification / ...
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Automated individual application backup for iOS applications without jailbreaking?

Last week, my 6-year-old lost a Minecraft Pocket world / save and was devastated because our last iTunes backup was from before she created it, and our last iCloud backup was made since the world was ...
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Why is my iPhone 5S battery draining overnight and very quickly?

A few days ago I was charging my phone in my car and it stopped charging, and I noticed that the cord had a little hole and smoke was coming out of there. I was buying some food from a local shop, and ...
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How to make the Mail button on an iPad to sync to Gmail?

We use Gmail exclusively on an iPad. I want to either sync iOS Mail with Gmail or stop it from running (prefer the sync option). The iOS Mail on the doc just keeps adding mail. It never marks it read ...
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Photos and Camera usage on iOS

I am constantly being warned that my 32GB iPhone is running low on free space. Looking at Usage in Settings I can see that 10.5GB are being used by Photos & Camera, with the breakdown: Photo ...
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How to set up iOS calendar app with shared Google Calendar data?

At work (in our small office) I've been given access to the shared Google Calendar that has our work schedule. It was set up using this page (click on Share an existing calendar): ...
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Easy way to permanently delete all photos and videos from iPad/iPhone

It seems really hard to me to permanently delete all photos and videos from iPad. I tried different solutions, like: Transferring them using iPhoto and then deleting them by iPhoto Using iTunes to ...
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How to add location to iOS calendar, when location doesn't have an address

I'm trying to create a calendar event and want to add a location for which there's no address. It's a run in the forest, and in the map application itself I can set the pin at the location I want ...
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Possible to update within iOS 6?

If I purchase a brand new iPhone 5 and it has iOS 6.0, can I still upgrade to 6.1.4? I do NOT want iOS 7 or 8.
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How should I fix keyboard problems on iOS?

Since I started using custom keyboards on iOS (I'm using SwiftKey) I get an intermittent problem whereby Messages freezes. Also, other apps sometimes can't access the keyboard at all. Is this a ...
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How can I unlock an iPod touch which has VoiceOver enabled?

My iPod touch 5th generation has VoiceOver enabled and is not letting me into my home screen. Triple-pressing the home button doesn't work. How can I unlock my device?
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Is there a way to send a text message via voice command in iOS after dictating it?

I know that there are voice commands for inserting a new line or inserting punctuation, but I was wondering if there's a voice command to send a text message once it has been dictated. I tried saying ...
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iPhone AppStore always asks for password when redeeming

Basically what the title says; when I'm redeeming a code in the AppStore, there's no option for me to authenticate via TouchID, it always asks me for my Apple ID password. Am I missing something? ...
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Read GnuPG encrypted emails transperently on iOS

Are there any tools that integrate OpenPGP/GnuPG with the mail reader on iOS I've heard that iPGMail and oPenGP, probably SecuMail too, all require that you copy & paste an encrypted email into ...
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Recover data from locked iPad

Here's the deal... I've an ipad that is locked after missing the lock key a few times. Now it is requesting to connect to iTunes but this iPad was never synced with the iTunes. I know i can restore ...
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Change 'Open in iBooks' to something useful?

Older versions of Safari/iOS remembered the last used PDF viewer, or at least displayed my preferred one automatically e.g. at the top in the PDF preview of safari, 'Open in PDFExpert or so. With the ...
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If I buy an SSL Certificate, is this trusted in Apple without installing cert file in iOS?

I created an app for iOS for a company and I want to distribute this app ad hoc over the air. In iOS 7 and greater, I need an https site to install this app. I created my own certificate locally and ...
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Apple review process: Penalty for updating an app before it has been reviewed

I have submitted an app to the app store about a week ago. As far as I can tell, it wasn't reviewed yet. Today my team discovered a bug in the app we've sent. It's not critical, but I would be very ...
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Saving GPS Coordinates in Contacts

I live in a country which has few registered Apple Maps addresses. All that i want is to store GPS coordinates in contacts to use those at the Reminders app. I came from diverse forums like this and ...
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How did a calendar icon make it to my Lock Screen?

The other day I looked at my Lock Screen and to my surprise there was a calendar looking icon on the bottom left. I thought it was kind of odd since I've never seen anything in the bottom left. So I ...
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What is the Downloads folder on an iOS device?

This might seem like a simple question but what is the downloads folder on an iOS device? Is it OK to remove the contents of it? On my iPhone, I have used iExplorer to check out the contents of this ...
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iOS: Different language for mail / calendar

Although I send most e-mail to English speaking audiences, I'd like to use a non-English language as my iPhone's general language. Unfortunately when I change the phone's language, all of the mail ...
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How to search in Safari's history on iOS?

In Safari on my iPad, I want to find all the questions I have visited recently on Ask Different. I type apple.st. Safari suggests me some pages. In Bookmarks and history, Safari gives me at most 5 ...
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Weird encoding in executable files in ios apps

I'm trying to see how does certain ios apps executable files look like, what I do is export the app files to my computer using iexplorer, I then took a look at the info.plist to see the executable ...
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iPad suddenly stops in a web page or app and goes to Home screen

My iPad 1 suddenly stops in a webpage or app and goes to the Home screen. This happens in apps that are said to be compatible with iOS 5.1.1. There does not seem to be any special site when it stops ...
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Sync iOS app using Wi-Fi network in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have the latest version of iTunes installed. The USB port is disabled for security purposes but I want to sync my iOS device to my PC, so I am thinking that I can use Wi-Fi. ...
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Showing the road speed limit on iPhone

I am looking for an iOS application that can display the speed limit of the road where I am located. I am mostly interested in the USA, particularly Boston and California. Gratis is better but not ...
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How to mass delete emails

I have an iPhone 4 and when I try to update the IOS I get a message that the update requires at least 5.3 GB of storage. I also says that I can more storage by deleting items in Usage Settings such as ...
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What does installing a “device enrollment challenge” do on an iPad?

I work for a large faceless corporation, and they're rolling out some new software for email. As part of the install, it's asking me to install a "Profile" which contains a "Device Enrollment ...
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Website music playable on iOS?

just a quick question. I want to make a website that has an embeded HTML5/flash audio player in with auto-play enabled, now I know there has been some talk that Apple blocks that on all iOS devices, ...
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How to stream music from a Mac to an iOS device?

I have an MP3 file that I'd like to stream from my Mac to an iOS. I think VLC can be used to achieve this, but I couldn't find the right settings on the VLC app and in iOS. If I pick RTP multicast, ...
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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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Can an iPhone be backed up when its screen has been damaged?

I have an iPhone 5s and I dropped and smashed it the other day and now it has just stopped working. The screen is fully black and I cant see anything nor touch the screen but it charges and vibrates ...
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Facebook Messenger App - Login Report

I have a question regarding the Facebook Messenger App regarding the multiple login on different devices and some kind of report of that. So here's what happened (I'll make it short): I have an ...
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Too-long file name: which iOS app owns it?

I have an iPhone that I back up to a Mac (via iTunes), and the backup is failing. The error shown in iTunes is useless, but the console shows this: Jan 6 20:53:58 aron-mbp.local ...
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Permanently saving a cookie in ios8

Is there a way to permanently save a cookie in ios8? So I can clear every other cookie and browsing data but that cookie? My banking makes me confirm the computer/phone I'm using through email and ...
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How do I share my location on more than one iOS device?

To take advantage of Mac-continuity, Safari, Photos, Passbook, and Keychain sharing features, I have to use the same account on all my devices. But, location sharing is also enabled through iCloud and ...
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What are TTComp archive data files and how can i decrypt them?

I am searching for the iOS system-roots keychain. I found a file (certsTable.data) in /System/Library/Frameworks/Security.framework/, it could be, but i can't open it because if i unextract it with ...
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Battery status shows background activity but background app refresh and location permissions are off

As an iOS developer, I am extremely curious about this case: Battery usage on my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.1) shows that the main reason of battery draining on my phone are Facebook and Twitter, both have a ...
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Why doesn't the Apple TV show up in my iOS AirPlay options after waking up from sleep?

I'm seeing the following after my 3rd generation Apple TV wakes up from sleep (pressing any button on the remote): When I try to connect from an iOS device (iPad or iPhone) using AirPlay, I can't see ...
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Use sandbox account or real account for testing game center on real device

I read in Apple documents that I must use sandbox account to test game center if i'm in development environment and real account if in live environment. I'm currently using simulator game center so I ...
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Re-download purchased film on iPad without iTunes

I'm having real difficulty finding an answer to this problem and since the device is out of warranty, Apple want to charge £25 for me to even report the problem. We have ONE film that we've purchased ...
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Use web page as (refreshable) wallpaper in iOS 8

I have a web page where the content changes hourly. I'd like to use this as my iPhone's wallpaper. Is there a way to have the wallpaper update automatically / on a schedule, with the contents of a web ...
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Why not have iCloud keychain as default?

Yosemite 10.10.1 and iOS 8.1.2 On my Keychain Access on OS X, I have the "login" default keychain and an "iCloud" keychain (I have iCloud Keychain ON for all my devices). I'm just wondering, could I ...
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How can I get my music from iOS GarageBand to iOS iTunes so iPhone apps can use them?

I want to use my developed music in iOS Garageband for apps in iPhone. How can I do this?
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See what a previously purchased app costs on iOS App Store

How can I on the iOS App Store see what an app that I've already bought costs at the moment?
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iTunes doesn't see my iDevices - OS X

I have a desktop (Mac Pro 5,1) and a laptop computer (MBA 4,2). Both are running 10.10.1. I have an iPad3 and an iPhone 6. Maybe there is a new method in iTunes, but I cannot see either device on ...