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iPhone 4S keeps old numbers in Messages

The numbers that are no longer in my contacts still keep popping up when I try to compose a new message. Why is this happening? Is there a way to purge the contact list so no already-deleted-contact ...
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How to clear browser cache for just one specific site in Mobile Safari?

I'm doing some testing on a mobile site in development and there are many updates and changes happening to this site. In order to test afresh and clear any JavaScript or what-not that is held in the ...
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How can I delete the historical chain of imessages from someone?

If I delete an imessage from someone in IOS6, the moment i send them a new text/message, the entire chain of previous messages reappears.
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How to restore iPhone 5 from iOS 5 backup?

I had an iPhone 4 with iOS 5 which I regularly backed up using iTunes. Then I used a Android device for a little over a year. Now I'm back on iOS with an iPhone 5. So I'm trying to setup it with the ...
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How do I get my iPad running iOS 6.0.1 to connect to my MS Exchange mail server?

I've gone through the adding procedure and it all verifies and looks good there. However, it will not receive or send any mail (nor sync up contacts/tasks, etc). It's just throwing the terribly ...
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Are there any apps or tools that allow visualizing multitouch finger positions for iOS screencast/recording?

I'd like to have a visual indicator of multitouch finger positions as I record the iOS screen of an iPad using AirPlay. This seems like something that would require a jailbreak. Luckily I do have my ...
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Can I assign a language for each iMessage contact?

I write iMessages in different languages, depending on who the message goes to. Text input is very difficult if auto-completion/correction is using the wrong dictionary. Is there a way to assign a ...
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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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Can any iOS app remotely wake a sleeping MacBook Air when the lid is closed?

I want to be able to access my Macbook Air (Late-2011, Mountain Lion), when the lid is closed (in sleep mode), remotely from my iPhone 4GS. I have tried using LogMeIn Ignition App but it does not ...
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Problem getting notifications of direct messages in Twitter [closed]

For the past few days, I have not been getting notifications when I receive a direct message on my Twitter account. I keep changing the notification settings to the way that I want them, but they keep ...
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Control Music From Notifcations Bar

Using iOS6 is there a way to show or display music controls inside the notifications bar for quick access? Note: I am looking for a native way to do this. If there is not a way I would welcome 3rd ...
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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't sync calendars with iCloud

I tried to enable Calendar sync at Settings > iCloud > Calendar and a message says "Activating Calendar sync" but it ends up in Home screen with no changes. When I go again to iCloud setting I see ...
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Adding contact on iPhone adds it to Exchange but not iCloud

On my iPhone running iOS6, I have the following accounts configured: iCloud - Contacts, Reminders, Safari, Passbook, and Find my iPhone Exchange (my work email) - Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and ...
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iOS Mail attachment download behaviour when connected to Microsoft Exchange?

When is an eMail attachement automatically downloaded in iOS? From my expierience iOS downloads an attachment up to the size of about 50 kB automatically when on a 3G network, on a WLAN larger files ...
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What SatNav software will run on an iPhone 3G?

I have an iphone 3G running iOS 4.2.1 (highest supported iOS for this phone). Is there any free/cheap SatNav software that will run on it? Navfree GPS looked good, but unfortunately requires iOS 4.3. ...
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iOS 6 - does it save my location?

I recently found out that the iPhone keeps (at least on older versions) your location data in a data file: http://petewarden.github.com/iPhoneTracker/#faq I have an iPhone on iOS 6 but my ...
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ios restore to previous version/model - without jailbreaking the original?

My non-jailbroken iPhone 4S needs to go for a warranty repair, and I want to restore its data to an older non-jailbroken 3G or to another even older jailbroken 2G, but of course itunes refuses to ...
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Are iPhone apps required to work on iOS 5 if it works on iOS 6? [closed]

My app currently doesn't work on iOS 5, but it does for iOS 6. Will it still be accepted to the app store?
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What kit enables iPhone or iPad use for wearable computing?

I am wondering if there are wearable computer kits for the iPhone or iPad, or are there resources on how to do it. I would like to be able to, at a bare minimum, type text while walking, possibly do ...
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Whole family uses same AppleID - can I block them from receiving my iMessages?

The whole family uses the same Apple ID. I have been told this is not good. Now, my kids and wife are receiving all my iMessages. Is there a way to stop this without having access to their devices? ...
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Are there any good technical forums where jailbreak app authors hang out?

Most of the forums I have seen are really lame pirate-oriented sites. I am interested in joining in a discussion with programmers about building iOS software that breaks the rules, but not illegal ...
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Can Facebook and other iOS 5.0 apps be installed for iPhone 3G on iOS 3.1.2?

I recently found my old iPhone 3G with iOS version 3.1.2. I'm planning to let my 4-year old nephew to use it. But then, I'm having a problem on installing apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. ...
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Restoring new iPhone from iCloud backup deactivates old iphone?

I gave a friend a new SIM card for her unlocked direct from Apple iPhone 5. She put the SIM in, and went through the setup process, restoring her iPhone 5 from an iCloud backup. At this point, her ...
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iOS App Minimum Version Distribution

Does anyone know the distribution of the required iOS for apps on the App Store? To clarify, I am not looking for the version distribution on devices (like this question). Basically, I want to know ...
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Can you play the sound from an iOS device (eg ipad/iphone5) while airplay mirroring a game / video to an AppleTV?

When using Airplay to send a video or game from an iOS device like an iPad/iPhone to an AppleTV, is it possible to have the audio (from the video or game) coming from the iOS device so I can plug my ...
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How does one access Team Foundation Server from an iDevice?

Sometimes I need to access a document from TFS on my iPhone/iPad (for example, in a meeting), but the web interface is so clunky, it's nearly impossible. Specifically, I can't bring up any ...
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Calendar “blinks” event?

On my MacBook Air, running Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, I have received (from thalys.nl) bookings of train tickets in .ics format. The point, obviously, is to click them so they get added to my ...
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Can non iPhone iOS devices (iPad specifically) be used to dial short USSD codes for carrier information?

My data carrier provides USSD code to check the voice & data balance in the sim & iPad3 doesn't seem to have a way to dial them. So how can I send USSD codes without jailbreaking my iPad? Is ...
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Apple's Notes forgetting notes — why?

I started to use the default Notes app over iPhone, iPad and Macbook. After it sends me an email about the note, the note gets removed. I want to keep the notes. My friend suspected a time-drift bug ...
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How to silent (vibrate only) alarms?

When I use silent mode, I expect no sound and hence I expect alarms to be silent as well but they don t, silent button has no effect on alarms! On IOS 5 this used to work and in silent mode alarms did ...
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iOS Memory Mangement Technique

I was wondering what kind of technique does iOS use? Single contiguous allocation Partitioned allocation Paged memory mangement Segmented memory mangement I believe it is partitioned allocation, but ...
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Is pinch and zoom functionality not available in iPhone 5 iOS v 6.0.1?

I been using iPhone for almost 2 weeks and i am unable to pinch and zoom in the video camera whereas I am able to use pinch and zoom in camera. Is this multitouch functionality disabled on iPhone 5 ...
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How to identify CPU and memory usage per process on iPhone?

There are many common apps available to show total system RAM usage and free. However, my understanding is only a jailbroken phone has access to the APIs to access PER PROCESS memory usage on iOS. ...
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How can I restore an app on my iPad if it isn't available in the Store anymore?

I was using ios version 4 till yesterday, and I just upgraded the version. Some apps which I purchased before cannot be found in the app store or in the itunes purchases section. what is to be done??
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How do I duplicate Apple Configurator profiles?

I've been working with Apple Configurator in its various versions (now 1.2.1) since its introduction and it is a powerful tool to manage and supervise iPads & other iOS devices. One glaring ...
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Is there an app that allows me to set music as an alarm?

Let me preface this by saying that I am not looking to set music in the built-in iOS Clock app. I have tried that and I had problems with it. I usually keep all sounds muted, so it won't work. I also ...
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Help with iBooks not being able to send a PDF using the share icon?

My iPad 2 and has iBooks and I'm trying to send a PDF "book" to a friend of mine. The sharing button is shaded so I can't do it!
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How can I read PDFs on an iPod Touch without sending them to the cloud anywhere?

If I have PDF files on my Mac that I don't want stored on a remote server anywhere but I want to be able to read them on my iPod Touch, what software can I use? I'm running iOS 6, and it appears that ...
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Trying to update iPad 2 to iOS 6

I tried updating my iPad to iOS 6. I plugged the iPad into my computer and it showed that is was backing up, however the update never showed up on iPad. What do I need to do?
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What causes an iPhone IP to keep changing when it hits a website repeatedly?

My friend's iPhone 4 has a strange behavior. When on 3G, going to an IP detection website, his IP seems to be changing pretty much on every request! His phone is supposedly traveling all over the ...
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Can iOS receive gmail's instant (within several seconds) push notification for email?

I want the ability to send an email to an iOS users iPad's POP account and have them instantly recieve a notification. For example, on my Android devices, since gmail is built into the system, if ...
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How can I move junk emails on my iPad without displaying the message body?

One reason I don't like using my iPad for email is that I can't find a way to move a junk message without its message body being automatically displayed when selected. While viewing a mailbox, tapping ...
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How can I find out if my iPhone Is jailbroken?

How can I find out if my iPhone (or iPad) has been jailbreaked (with a drive-by injection for example)? Is there an app for that?
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Which Ports are open by Default on iPad 2 (iOS 6)?

I have a Question: Which Ports should be open on iPad 2 by default? Because on a port scan, my iPad shows some completely irrelevant ports open (ex. IIS on port 1027)!
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Can I run iOS 5 Apps on my iOS 3.1.3 iPod touch?

I have an iPod touch 1G running iOS 3.1.3, and I really want to get iOS 5 Apps on it. Is there a way to do this? Can I do it without using a computer?
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Newsstand magazine downloads very slow and halting

My newsstand has two subscriptions: New Yorker and Economist. When a new issue is available for either one of those, the period required to download the issue is super slow, and unreliable - it ...
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How do I use web sharing in mac to allow access to files from machines outside of my local network?

I want my web-service to be accessible from out side of my local network. I am using MAMP and I have also started web-sharing on my local machine, but it is working only locally. I want any file to ...
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Can arrow keys be added to an iPhone keyboard?

Is there a way to add arrow keys to an iPhone keyboard under iOS 6?
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How to determine iOS app usage frequency for iPhone or iPad

I have over 200 apps on my iPhone 4 (32GB). No one needs that many apps, right? I want to organize my installed apps based on how frequently I use them, and/or how recently I last used them. I ...