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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IPad 2 Messaging

When I engage the subject line in messaging, I am unable to send the message. The "send" button is not engaged. When I go to settings and turn the subject line off the message is sent. Why does ...
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Are dustproof screen protectors for real?

With search engines, I can find supposedly dustproof screen protectors for sale? e.g.: http://www.amazon.ca/Clear-Scratch-Resistant-Screen-Protectors/dp/B003JBRSXY ...
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Best Office app for the iPhone? [closed]

I'm looking for a good Office application for iOS. Something that is advanced, much like this: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/word-docs-microsoft-office/id645778970?mt=8 If you notice, I'm talking ...
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How can I access files on my network from my iPhone?

I am attempting to access a PDF file on my network from my iPhone and I know how to access these files from Windows OS. However since I have an iPhone 5, I don't have the knowledge to make that ...
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any way to restrict to newsstand only in guided access mode?

In guided access mode, can I restrict to Newsstand alone, so users can only view Newsstand and the subscribed newspapers and magazines? It seems that the guided access mode can only restrict to a ...
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Should I delete pictures from Photo Stream or Camera Roll to free up space on my device?

Can I make more available memory by deleting pictures? Do I delete them from Photo Stream or Camera Roll? I want them saved but can I remove from one of those areas.
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How to “unshare” a video in iCloud

I shared a home video on my iPhone with myself via iCloud using my cell phone number. I was hoping that this would allow me to see the file somehow on my Mac but alas that did not work. I'm assuming ...
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iPad email client doesn't refresh the “new” count in icon

I had a bunch of old emails in my email client on iPad (v3, iOS 7). I wanted to delete them all, so I marked them and accidentally selected "mark as unread". Ok, no biggie I thought. I marked them ...
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How to run iOS app on device without attaching device to Mac?

My client has an iPhone and iPad at his place and wants to check the app being created by us at our place. We are able to check the iOS app on our registered iPhone by attaching it to our Mac and ...
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Advice on upgrading to iOS 6 from iOS 5 only

I'm in need of updating the iOS on my device from 5 to 6 only (for test purposes). I already have iOS 7 on another device. Does anyone know how this can be done? The only option I can currently see ...
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Some songs can't be played using Music app on iOS

When I open the music app, some songs have stop signs next to them, and whenever I want to pick a song it goes past it and then past a few more and then stops at a different song. Also I can't hit ...
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What is the max number of SMS & MMS messages that the iphone can store?

iOS currently has a limit of 100 phone calls that can be stored in the call log. Is there a similar limit for SMS or MMS messages? If so, what it is? Where is this documented?
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Is whatsapp is available for iPhone 2G with iOS v3.1.3

Is whatsapp available for iPhone 2G with iOS 3.1.3?
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Sync iOS7 device to PPC OSX 10.5.8?

Can an iOS 7 device (iPad 2 for instance) be synchronized with a PPC Mac with OSX 10.5.8 and the latest iTunes for it, which I believe is iTunes 10.6.3?
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How to bypass country restrictions on App Store?

I want to download an iPhone app which is not accessible from my country (India). How can I bypass the country restrictions?
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How can I send iPhone to iPhone messages rather than SMS messages?

My friend has an iPhone the same as mine, but when we message each other they get sent as SMS messages not iPhone to iPhone messages? This of course costs us more money through our telephone provider. ...
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Is it possible to update an iOS device to a version older than the current version?

My question title probably sounds confusing, so allow me to explain... Let's say you have an iPhone 3GS that's still running iOS 5. Is it possible, today, to upgrade that device to iOS 6 (the latest ...
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iOS 5 upload to YouTube?

Sounds like a no brainer, right? There should be nothing difficult about uploading a video from iPhone to YouTube? Right? I have iPhone running iOS 5.1. No, I will not upgrade to iOS6 because it ...
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Xcode and iOS SDK in iPad Air

I am a web developer looking to get started with apps for iPhone and iPad. I have only an iPad Air 16GB. Can I install Xcode 5 and iOS SDK in the iPad for testing, while I code using a Windows PC?
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Delete iPhone MMS Messages Only

I'm running out of space on my little 16GB iPhone 4S. I have noticed that a very large chunk of the space is taken up by the Messages app. I believe this is due to the tons of MMS messages I've sent ...
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How to remove locally synced contacts after iOS 7 and Mavericks upgrade

Is there a way to remove contacts from an iPhone running iOS 7 that has locally synced contacts and Calendars (On My Mac) now that the Mac has been updated to Mavericks?
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Cannot configure OpenDNS on iPad

The instructions on Internet Safety Project seem simple enough, but, according to all the OpenDNS tests, websites are not working. I am using a Wi-Fi iPad2 with iOS 7.
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How to update or downgrade my iPad 3 that has a jailbreak?

I have iPad 3 (model A1416 Wi-Fi only). It was using iOS 5.1.1 and I have then jailbroken it. Unfortunately I allowed the device to update automatically, and didn't save the SSH blobs or any other ...
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Is there is a way to send a local message from a Mac to an iOS device *without* the Internet?

I know I can send Prowl notifications from OS X to iOS, but that requires going over the Internet. I'd like to accomplish the same thing, except that I want to be able to be able to do it without an ...
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Upgrade from iPhone 3G 4.2.1 to iPhone 5S 7.0.4

A friend of mine has a good old iPhone 3G (yep, the thing still works :)) and he just bought an iPhone 5S. When he takes a backup of the iPhone 3G in iTunes (iCloud isn't supported in iOS 4) and tries ...
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How can I tether my VZW iPad 4 over AT&T?

I have a VZW iPad 4 connected to my AT&T Family Share plan. After inserting the AT&T SIM, it provisioned itself nicely to AT&T and even picks up AT&T wifi hotspots. The only piece ...
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Logging Into A Mac using only an iOS Device?

If a keyboard becomes non functional, and a replacement is not readily available, or you may wish to login remotely to your Mac from another location perhaps: What options exist (if any) to login to ...
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What are some good iPad apps for students? [closed]

I am mainly looking for apps which help increasing productivity and not the ones like Calculator, Periodic Table etc. Apps which are good for taking notes, taking handwriting input.
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Updating iphone 5 with ipsw file

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 6.0.1. Can I update with an ipsw file to iOS 6.1.2? I don’t want to have iOS 7. Or can I only update automatically to iOS 7?
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Uploading app to app-store with same name for another developer id

Let me explain clearly, I have developed an application and created an app in the app-store with an apple developer id. But, not uploaded the binary version. Now I need to upload the app with ...
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FaceTime Calls from Contacts Only?

Is there a way to only allow facetime calls from people in your address book?
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Constantly told iCloud is unavailable when attempting to backup device

My iOS device wants me to back it up (fine) but tells me every time that the server is unavailable even though it isn't.
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Does Apple tailor iOS software in any way for specific regions?

If I buy an iPad or iPhone in Saudi Arabia, for instance, from a Saudi carrier, will the UI have been tailored in any way? I am thinking specifically of removing references to Israel, for example, in ...
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Unable to connect to TP-Link wireless router with iPad 2

I work in an office of 3 developers, all of whom own an iPad. Two of the developers have an iPad 3, and I have an iPad 2. I am the only one that cannot connect to the TP-Link TL-WA801ND Wireless ...
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Remove malformed iOS app from device

I incorrectly edited the plist that goes with an .ipa file and tried to install this .ipa. Thereafter the app shows with a missing icon: So now I'm not able to delete application that incorrectly ...
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Adjust Proximity Sensor back to iOS6 levels for iPhone 5

My wife recently updated her iPhone 5 to iOS 7 (from iOS 6). After the upgrade she has had issues with the proximity sensor. It works fine when holding the phone to her ear with her hand. However, ...
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How to install iOS image (dmg file) from Dev Center?

I downloaded an iPhone iOS dmg file from the iOS Dev Center, but don't know how to install it. How do I load it on to my device? I'm using iTunes 11 on Windows.
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Recovering lost photos on iPhone 5s after restoring from iTunes backup

I used to have an iPhone 4s and all the data from there is synced in my iTunes in my Mac. I just got an iPhone 5s yesterday and decided then to plug it to my iTunes. There was a welcome message and 2 ...
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How to un-stick iOS app upgrade?

In the App Store app, I clicked the "UPDATE" button next to an app, and it changed to "INSTALLING" (dimmed), and the app icon on the left got a little black thermometer on the bottom, but then nothing ...
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How to send an email through an outlook.com alias email address on iOS?

Outlook.com (past Live Mail / Hotmail) allows creation of email aliases associated to one main account, which is very convenient. Using Exchange ActiveSync with an iOS device works really well on all ...
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iOS development: GameCenter and In-App activated default

So I've created an application in XCode and I've tried to put it in the store. However, the options In-App purchases and GameCenter are activated and I cannot uncheck them. Why are these on? And why ...
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Updating my IPad 3

I have an IPad 3rd generation with OS 5.1.1. I want to upgrade it to iOS 6.x. The thing is when I click on Update software on my IPad it says that the software is upto date. I get the same message in ...
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Does Apple's iOS have a backup DNS server configuration?

Yestderday I experienced something interesting while setting up a Wi-Fi access point. The access point was connected to the Internet via a local modem (gateway), which had NO DNS server address ...
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How to deal with discounts in auto-renewable subscriptions in iTunes Connect?

I'm seeking a solution to such a problem with auto-renewable subscription: user can buy a feature for let say 100$. Now I want to introduce from time to time some discount, so I want get this ...
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Can an MDM system (e.g. GOOD) report on iOS app usage?

If a company uses an MDM system (like GOOD or MobileIron) to deploy apps to their iPads and iPhones does iOS provide the MDM system data about when the app is used, so it will show up in their usage ...
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iOS App to record narration with images

I'm looking for an iPad app that can record a narrated audio track and edit it include still images to go with the spoken audio. The end product I'm looking for is a movie with a spoken audio track ...
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How do I copy photos edited via the Camera app on my iPhone to my PC?

So, I know that the photos edited via the Camera app can't be copied to a Windows PC along with the edits. I realise that the alternative is to email 5 photos at a time. This is obviously ...
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How to unlock iPhone 5 (iOS 7.0.2) after forgetting my Apple ID? [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 5 (iOS 7.0.2) which is locked and I can't unlock it because I've forgotten my Apple ID. Is there any solution?
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App Store on iOS keeps asking for another user's iTunes credentials

I recently helped a friend activate her iPhone 5. She used to have an iPhone 4S which I helped her do a backup on my Macbook. After backing up her iPhone 4S, I restored her iPhone 5 with the backup. ...
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How Can I Copy a Video to iPhone and Send It Over iMessage?

I'm trying to send to video I made with my previous Windows Phone over iMessage, but after syncing it to my phone with iTunes, it shows up as a movie. I can't select it from the messaging app, ...