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Does supervised device mode prevent restore on another computer in recovery mode?

I know this is a long post but please bear with me: I have an iPad Mini (A1429) / 7.0.6 which has been wiped, and set up as supervised and locked to my individual laptop with Apple Configurator 1.4.3 ...
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How to know from which number a missed call came, if the caller has multiple numbers?

In iOS 8.4.1, if a caller who has 6 numbers, calls you and you see a missed call. Then, clicking the "i" symbol next to the missed call showed you all the 6 numbers of the caller and the number from ...
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What does Facebook like button represent for App Store apps?

On an iOS application's App Store reviews tab, there is a Facebook like button. Anybody know what it does when a user clicks on it? Does it show on the user's Facebook feed or does it like a Facebook ...
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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 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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How do I silence FaceTime notifications without silencing others?

With FaceTime on my iPad now notifying me of iPhone cellular calls, it is important to be able to silence FaceTime notifications, without silencing others (such as alarms or reminders); but there ...
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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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How do I get my iOS calendar to sync automatically?

The iCloud calendars in my iOS Calendar app do not sync manually (for at lest a couple years now). In order to get them to sync, I need to trigger a manual sync by selecting the list of calendars in ...
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iPhone 6 restored from encrypted iPhone 5S backup doesn't retain passwords

I have a new iPhone 6. It is replacing an iPhone 5S. I plug this into my iMac every day via an original Apple Lightning cable, and iTunes automatically creates encrypted backups. I have successfully ...
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“ Item can't be played ” whenever I tap on a song

I'm currently using iPhone 6 with iOS9.3.1. Whenever I try to play music I get an error. After I tap on a song I get the error item can't be played. Also, I have tried restarting my iPhone multiple ...
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How to determine which apps iTunes will copy from iOS, to stop a deleted app being resurrected?

I don't sync my iPad often, but when I do I almost always get the following question from iTunes: ' iTunes has found purchased items on the iPad [or iPhone] "[device name]" that are not present in ...
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Not able to install .ipa via iTunes after updating to iOS 9.3.1

I used to create the ipa file from Xcode/Product/Archive and install it via iTunes. After updating the iPad to iOS 9.3.1, the app keeps showing "Installing" in iTunes and disappears the installing ...
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Is there an iOS alternative to HTC's Zoe?

I'm considering a switch back to iPhone and iOS from my Android powered HTC One (M7) phone. HTC created a super cool app called Zoe. I'm wondering if there is an equally good alternative to Zoe on ...
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Pages for iOS won't let me insert or replace pictures (images)

When i click on the "insert stuff" button, the window pops up with the tabs that let me pick pictures, shapes, tables, etc. If I select a table, shape, or anything but a picture, I can pick a ...
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Does iOS have a firewall?

Does iOS support a built-in firewall like Mac OS X does? I don't see anything about it in Settings.
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Is there a limit on remembered Wi-Fi networks?

Is there a limit to the number of Wi-Fi networks I can save on my iPhone? I travel a lot for work and want to save the Wi-Fi networks from all of those locations (over 100), so it automatically ...
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Is Whited00r safe? If I use it to install iOS 7, can I restore to iOS 4?

I have the iPod 2nd gen and it is pretty much useless as I cannot update to IOS 7 from 4.2, BUT there is this program called whited00r which lets you update to IOS 7. Apparently it has worked with ...
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Can I block ports and network traffic when using Personal Hotspot?

I would like to block ports and network traffic when using my jailbroken iOS device as a Personal Hotspot. The reason is I don't want my backup program, computer updates, or any high bandwidth usage ...
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Archive of iOS app store and Google Play listings?

I am trying to find screenshots of old iOS app store and Google Play app listings, to show the history of how an app visually developed. I have access to the publisher accounts but there doesn't seem ...
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iOS 8.1..camera roll and photostream / deleted pictures

Before the update, photos saved to camera roll would automatically go to photostream, too. You could then delete them from camera roll but they would remain on your photostream. Now, you can still ...
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Text Replacements synchronisation between iOS and OS X does not work properly

Note: As pointed out by Andreas Fischlin this entire QA is using incorrect terminology. I have changed the main title to correctly reflect the discussion is about Text Replacements not Shortcuts. A ...
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Which iOS presentation/slideshow app can be controlled by a Trust Wireless bluetooth remote

I want to use my iPhone (4S) with the VGA adapter to display presentations on a beamer (projector) and control the advancement with a Trust Wireless Remote Control for iPad. The remote works well ...
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Deleted (but not cleared) voicemails not visible on iPhone 5

Background: I have an iPhone 5, iOS 8.3, carrier Verizon, and I currently can't get voicemails because my saved voicemails are filling all the available space. I've found several articles about how ...
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In which part of iOS is the auto-erase feature implemented and how does it work?

I followed the Apple vs FBI case a bit, and I'm super curious how Apple implemented the auto-erase feature. Reading their documentation, it seems like it is as simple as erasing a key that is used to ...
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Update from ios 6 to ios 8

I have an iPad 4. Still have ios 6. Want apps I can't purchase since they require ios 7. How much space am I losing to upgrade to current ios 8 version?
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Local Backup Solution for iOS

Is there an enterprise solution for backing up iOS devices locally instead of the cloud and also does not use iTunes? The goal is to have pure backup and restore functionality without allowing users ...
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How to configure browser used by web page Reminders?

How can I change which browser the Mac Reminders.app uses to open "this webpage" associations for a Reminder, so I can change the "Open Google Chrome Canary" notification button to an "Open Mozilla ...
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iOS 9 features don't work in iPad mini

I have an old iPad mini and updated it to iOS 9. However, the features don't work, such as Siri suggestions and drawing in notes app. Could somebody explain a remedy or what is up with Apple? Thanks. ...
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Is there an App for Browsing on iOS and watching on OS X?

I would like to browse video website on my iPhone and start watching videos on my Mac. I don't want to use Airplay as my Wifi connection is not good. I would like to just send an URL to a video player ...
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European week numbers to iOS calendar?

I have never really used the calendar in iOS and the below is the reason. I need week numbers for my work, studies, hobbies and almost everything -- that is why I am still using a paper calendar. If a ...
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Unable to Change Apple ID and password

I have tried repeatedly to change my Apple ID and password without success. I have followed all of the directions trying both my emails and asked for new passwords----no luck whatsoever.
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Does force closing apps have any benefit on iOS devices?

I've gotten mixed answers from various websites and people concerning this question, and I wanted to put it out there for all of you to answer once and for all. The question is, does force closing ...
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How to stop my iPhone from asking me to enter my password?

OK. So after the Apple hack when celebrity nudes were stolen I changed my password to something more complex than I can easily remember. (My password is now stored in the password manager app and is ...
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iOS calendar is behaving strangly

I want to create a recurring event on iOS calendar but the event is not getting created properly. The event dates go beyond the specified dates. There is event start and end date. This is when ...
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Is it possible to remove cell borders from Numbers?

I imported an Excel spreadsheet that contained a few cells with black lines as their border. Is it possible to remove these outlines through Numbers (iOS)? I have tried copying and pasting, the ...
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Is there a truly user friendly guide on how to handle iOS Certificates and Provisioning Profiles? – Xcode 7.3 / iOS 9.3

I'm getting a warning that The provisioning profile "iOSTeam Provisioning Profile: *" is expiring soon. I'm not sure what to do and the Apple documentation, even the Quick Start Guide, is overwhelming ...
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iTunes Could not contact the iPad software update server because you are not connected to the internet

I did a full restore on my iPad the other day and right before the end with error 6 on iTunes saying it couldnt contact the update server (even though it did it the first 3 times fine) and now my iPad ...
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Cannot connect to Apple and iTunes Store

I own an iPhone 4S with IOS 7.1.1 and started to use iCloud 2 days ago. Today, I couldn't connect to iCloud and the iTunes Store. It appears that I need a wi-fi connection to connect, but I've using ...
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Hardware requirement for IOS compilation [duplicate]

My company is moving to IOS Apps development and we are looking for a MAC's pc to compile the apps. Basically we will develop at Window workstation, then compile at MAC. Is the Mac Book Pro i5 or ...
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How can I downgrade the iOS on my Ipad 2nd Gen when iTunes says I am "not eligible? [duplicate]

My ipad 2nd generation is super sluggish and crashing a lot. It was suggested that I downgrade from the current release - which it runs on now - to iOS 7. I tried doing this through itunes and picking ...
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Installed Apps not showing in Cellular Allow Data for section

I have iphone 5s , IOS 9.3.1 All the apps like whatsapp , facebook , twitter , skype etc from IOS Store are installed in my iphone and is available in Background app refresh section But all those ...
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Hide Gmail Labels on iPhone app

I have the Gmail on my iPhone and iPad, both running the latest version or iOS and the Gmail app. In the app, is there any way to get rid of/hide the 'important' and 'all mail'. When I toggle the ...
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IOS: Bluetooth not auto connecting to previously paired device

My IOS devices DO NOT auto-connect (auto-pair) to a bluetooth audio receiver device. However this works as expected on Android and OSX Yosemite. Thus I do not think it is the Bluetooth receiver that ...
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All my music needs to be downloaded again?

I went to play some music on my iPhone (iOS 7) but whenever I tap a track to play it just greys out and a little circle with a stop icon appears next to it (download indicator?). Any idea why this is ...
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Does an iOS virtual machine exist for Windows?

Does an iOS virtual machine for Windows exist? If it doesn't are there any reason why it couldn't?
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How can I add a .pkpass file to Wallet?

I have a .pkpass file which contains the boarding card for my next flight. Can I add it to iOS Wallet or is it not possible to add a .pkpass file? In case it is possible, how can I do it? I am using ...
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How do I force iOS Reminders to sync?

Reminders on iOS is often out of sync with Reminders on my other devices and iCloud. How do I force it to sync?
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Are Google services backed up by iCloud?

I saw that on my iPhone under iCloud settings Mail was turned off but under iCloud Drive it's turned on and Google Drive is turned on as well (didn't mess with those settings before). Are my Emails ...
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YouTube downloads after 12am

I want to be able to select YouTube videos to download from midnight without having to wake up that time to start the download. Is there any way possible to set the iPad to do this. The reason is to ...
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URL Scheme for switching between 3G and 4G

Just wondering if there is a URL scheme to switch between 3G and 4G networks.