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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Why do messages I send display to receiver as an email address and not a phone number?

My goal is when I message someone for first time it always displays my phone number. How can I control this from my iphone5s?
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How can I extract the Mail and Messages icons for iPhone 6 Plus?

Where can I find or how can I extract the Mail and Messages icons, both 140x140 in size, that are displayed on iPhone 6 Plus. If you have the device, you can find them in /Applications/MobileMail.app ...
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iOS: it's not possible to share a photo to whatsapp

Why there is no way to share a photo to whatsapp or evernote? Is this whatsapp and evernote faults? Or Apple's programmers fault? This is only possible if you give the app access to ALL of your ...
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What is the latest iOS version for iPhone 4?

I want to download the latest iOS version for offline restore for my iPhone 4. I want to know what is the latest iOS version and how can I download it?
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How to Restrict iOS Wifi Settings from being Changed?

I have iPad Mini 3 with iOS 8. I set the restrictions under Settings > General > Restrictions but some important settings are not covered like WiFi, Proxy and DNS settings. How can I restrict WiFi ...
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Should I install iOS 8 on my iPhone 4s?

What are the drawbacks of updating my iPhone 4s to the latest iOS? What are the advantages? With my phone plan, I cannot get the newest iPhone yet.
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Why can't I disable cellular usage for an individual app on iOS 7?

I thought I disabled cellular usage for several games in the past. Going through the list of which applications I've allowed to use cellular data, I noticed there are a few still enabled. I flip them ...
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What are the trusted Certificate Authorities in iOS?

I'm wondering if StartCom is a trusted CA on iOS. I'd like to setup a mail server for a TLD, and use their free certificate. It's only about $10/year cheaper than more well known authorities, so the ...
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Is there any way to translate words in Safari on iOS and Mac?

I am currently reading a few websites in European languages (Spanish, Italian, German and French), and I'd like to be able to quickly translate words that I don't know (not the entire articles, which ...
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How many backups are kept in iCloud and for how long?

I am looking into iCloud backups of iPad. How many backups are kept in iCloud ? For how long ?
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My iPhone 5 synced contacts from my wife's iPhone 5

My iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.2) synced contacts from my wife's iPhone 5 (iOS 7.0.2) and changed many of them (changed names to contacts with similar numbers). She uses my Apple ID, but contacts transfer from ...
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How to recover jailbroken iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6,but I've been using it for 1 month and I decided I didn't want to anymore so I went on settings and erased all content and data but it made my screen stuck on the boot ...
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XCode debug error Thread 1

Ok so I'm trying to work with swift on XCode but every time I start to run my code I get this Thread 1 Queue: com.apple.main-thread(serial) What does this mean?, and how do I fix it? Also i've ...
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Ran “Delete All Content and Settings” on a Jailbroken iPhone 4s

I recently received a iPhone 4s and it was jailbroken from a friend. When I wanted to restore it back to its original factory settings the loading screen came on and it has not stopped loading? What ...
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How to view saved passwords on Chrome iOS?

On my desktop I have an extension which prevents websites from reqesting the browser not to recognize the password fields (I imagine they view this feature as unsecure). Now I have synced my passwords ...
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Backup iPhone to external drive on Mac

What is the best technique for changing the backup location of one's iPhone to an external drive. It would seem that with small SSD's (256GB) and very large iOS devices (128GB) that Apple would easily ...
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Delete book from iBooks Mac when I delete it from iOS

I sync "All books" from my iOS device (an iPod Touch) and my Mac, in iBooks. When I delete a book in iOS, it is NOT deleted on my Mac. Instead, in iTunes, the setting changes from sync "All books" to ...
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App Store asking for other Apple ID when updating apps

My friend's mate reset his phone to prove him wrong about a situation and ever since then when he tries to update his apps it asks for his mom's iCloud password yet it says at the bottom of the App ...
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Can I upgrade an iPhone 5S directly to 8.3 from 7.1.3?

I am unable to upgrade iOS from 7.1.3 to 8.3 on my iPhone 5S. Can I upgrade directly to 8.3 or do I have to do it in stages i.e. from 7.2 onwards?
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Is there any way to reduce an app's usage of storage space on iOS 5?

Is there any way to get any iOS app to clean up its cache etc? I heard there's a new 'cleaning' feature in iOS 5 where apps do that automatically. But I haven't seen any of my apps do that. I really ...
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IPad 3 plist modification?

I have an iPad 3 and would like to change the available Autolock times. I understand that this can be done by modifying the appropriate plist. How do I access this plist? Thanks
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Dictionary not remembering my selected dictionaries

When I select a word and use Define, I have to readd the same dictionaries that I've previously enabled. At first I thought each app had its own preferences, but it forgets every time, regardless of ...
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How to recover Data from I-phone 3gs?

My i-phone stopped working, I don't know what happened to it. I tried to make it fixed and for the same i went to many repair shops. But nothing went helpful. It was in my pocket, I checked the time ...
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Incoming call from contact name… which number though?

When multiple numbers exist for a contact, how do I reveal which number the contact is calling from? I would consider "while ringing" and "during a call" two separate cases, as I suspect that both ...
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YouTube at double speed on mobile

How do I listen to YouTube videos at double-speed? On the desktop I'm able to change the playback speed to 1.5x or 2x. With podcasts, I'm able to listen to them on my iPhone at 1.5x or 2x speed. ...
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in-app purchases do not work in my accepted app

I coded an app with in-app purchases. Everything was good. I configured the sandbox and tested everything. Everything was perfectly fine. I uploaded the app to itunes connect and the app has been ...
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Transfer Health App Data to Computer

Is there a way to transfer the step data (ideally, total steps per day) from my iPhone to my computer? Thanks!
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Can't do in-app purchase in my new iPad Mini

I just switched my old iPad to iPad Mini. When I'm on my old iPad, in-app purchases work fine, as well as with my iPhone 5 (they all use the same Apple ID). How to make in-app purchases work on the ...
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ipad 3 stuck in recovery mode

I jailbroke this ipad sometime ago and just updated it to 7.1.2, it's now stuck in recovery mode and won't come out even though I tried the button pressing method. There's a lot of photos on it that ...
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Only purchased music shown on iphone, no playlists visible, cannot delete songs on iPhone

Today, I plugged my iPhone into my laptop to add new music which wasn't downloaded from iTunes. When I view my music in iTunes it shows that it is on the phone along with all other non-purchased music ...
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How to retrieve a PDF file from an iOS device?

Given two Macs running Yosemite and one iPad running iOS 8, how do you retrieve a PDF file put on the iPad from Mac 1, using Mac 2 ? Let's say that I don't currently have access to the Mac used to put ...
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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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What should I do about iCloud if I have a Mac with OS X 10.10 Yosemite and an iPhone 4 with iOS 7?

I have an iPhone 4, and that's not likely to change any time soon (unless I break it). Being a 4, it can only use iOS 7; I can't install iOS 8 on it. On my Mac, I've installed OS X 10.10 Yosemite. ...
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iOS 8.1.3 breaks Safari credit card scanning

Last night my iPhone 4S was running iOS 8.1.2 and safari credit card scanning was working perfectly OK. This morning I upgraded to iOS 8.1.3 and the functionality is now broken. I created an HTML ...
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App. rejection reasons from Appstore

I am iOS Developer. I have seen and I had very bad experience with App store approval process. We have developed app according to Apple standards which are define in official site of Apple. But our ...
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WhatsApp doesn't use contact name on lock screen notifications

Hello Community Members, I am using iOS device (iPhone) with latest iOS version. I am facing an unusual problem with WhatsApp. When I get message from one of my contacts and screen is locked, ...
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Is it possible to upload files to a website from Safari on iPhone?

I'm trying to upload a photo from my iPhone 4 to a website. However, the browse button to display the select file dialog is disabled. Normally this works fine on my Windows PC. Should I be able to ...
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“Profiles unable to read in dictionary at file {filepath} or via stdin” when trying to install profile

I am trying to install profiles on a MBP via Deploystudio and it has been quite a puzzle for me for the longest time. I have the profiles (trust and enrollment), and they both seem to work when I ...
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how to delete songs which had received from an application named share it

i have received some songs from android phone to iPhone 6 through an application named share it.I can't see those songs in music,but I can see these songs in share it application,even I can play it!! ...
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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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Sync only accepted Facebook events in iOS calendar

If I activate the Facebook calendar sync on my iOS device all events are input in my calendar. Even those I denied. It's there a way to sync only those I accepted? If it's not possible to do it with ...
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How to disable indexing for a big Swift project?

I have a big Swift project. It's about 40 ViewControllers, 2 storyboards and some frameworks. When I make some changes XCode begins indexing all the project and it takes a very long time! How can I ...
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App store review - can project contain “beta” in its name even if it's not beta?

My project contains the word "beta" in name, but has nothing to do with beta. Renaming project is kind of tedious so I wonder if ios app store may reject my app due to that fact? Should I keep trying ...
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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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How to connect iOS Mail app to Gmail with two-step verification

This is an issue that I run across every time I modify my two-step verification settings in Gmail or set up a new phone. I've asked this question to Google enough times. Now I think I'm qualified to ...
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App store review team - Do they report just first bug they found?

If app store review team rejects your app, can you be sure that the issue they found is the only one? Or they just stop reviewing once they encounter an issue? I'm asking because I'm not sure ...
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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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How do I sync podcasts added in the iPhone's Podcasts app to iTunes on OS X?

I added some podcasts from the iTunes store to the iPhone Podcasts app version 1.2.3 on iOS 6.1.3. My iTunes 11.0.5 sync settings for this phone's podcasts is sync podcasts, and automatically include ...
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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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Iphone 4S 8.1.1 Battery Problem

What else can I do to make my iPhone 4S work for as long as possible? I have done all the "standard" battery saving techniques recommended on most sites, like: turn off background app refresh, ...