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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Accidentally clicked restore backup instead of backup! Can I still recover my recent photos?

I accidentally clicked "restore backup" on iTunes when suddenly all my latest photos were deleted instead my past and deleted photos and videos were restored back and I wasn't able to backup my latest ...
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iOS 5.0.1 (iPhone 4s) unable to synchronize with Internet Calendar File (ics)

I make use of an ics file that is hosted on my own iron on the Internet for various reasons, most importantly that I make use of Tasks, which Google Calendar is unable to synchronize with any WebCal ...
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Is it possible to find out an app download / installation date on iOS?

Is there a way to find out the exact date of installation of an application that was added to my phone?
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App icon duplicated, with a 'grayish' overlay.. iPhone6 - ios8

So, I've got this iPhone6 since a week now. Today my WhatsApp duplicated itself with a 'grayish' overlay on it. I can move it around, but when tapping it nothing happens. How does this happen and how ...
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Will deleting photos from the Camera Roll also delete them from albums?

If I created a new album and placed the photos I wanted in it. If I delete them from photo stream & my camera roll will they be deleted from the new album as well?
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Remove a language from the “Preferred language order”

How do I remove an added language form the "Preferred Language Order" in Settings > General > Language & Region > Preferred Language Order? iPhone 6 Plus iOS 8.4.1
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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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Extract email Password from an Encrypted Backup

How can I extract email passwords from an encrypted iOS backup stored in iCloud?
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Unable to Install apps onto my iPad (Stuck on “waiting…”)

For the past several days, I have been unable to install ANY apps onto my iPad. When I click "GET" and then "INSTALL", it just says "Waiting..." below the app icon. This is what it looks like (not ...
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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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Upgrade and jailbreak 8.1 -> 8.4

Currently: Have iPhone 4s. Currently installed IOS: old 8.1. It isn't jailbroken. the latest working jailbreak is for 8.4. the iTunes offers me the latest IOS for 4s currently: 8.4.1. Question: is ...
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Is my iPhone 5S draining battery too fast (and is it due to process mediaServerD?)

My iPhone 5s has always had less good battery life than my previous iPhone (4S), but I'd always assumed that it was due to the increased speed of the CPU/GPU and the increased screen size. It also ...
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How to disable alert notifications in iOS when battery drops to 20% and then to 10%?

Is there a way to disable these alerts that appear when battery drops down to 20% and later on to 10%? (iPhone 4s iOS 8.4.1).
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iMovie still will not download, despite having no other apps, and ~2 GB of storage available?

I'm getting super stressed out at this point, and it's so so infuriating that I've decided to enlist help here. I've been trying to download iMovie for a long time, and I have never had enough space. ...
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How can I fix this iPhone's Apple ID problem? [duplicate]

I found an iPhone 5c a couple days ago, and need to get rid of the original Apple ID on it. I tried to return this phone to the owner, but there was no Find My iPhone or anything. I tried to set it ...
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iPhone: Disable vibration for all notifications except for phone calls

How can I disable vibrations for all notifications except for phone calls on an iPhone? This is for an iPhone 6 running iOS 8. For instance, if I receive a notification such as a new email, my phone ...
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Restore iMessage conversation to iOS from OS X

I recently discovered on my Mac that I had a very old conversation saved between me and a friend. It was accidentally deleted off my phone many months ago, but now that I found it saved on Messages on ...
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Does online gaming use data?

Does online gaming use up my data allowances? I am constantly running low on data, and I'm wondering if gaming is the contributor.
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Apple captive portal detection does not pop up web sheet browser

I'm an engineer developing a captive portal system for use at hotels. I know Apple devices do captive portal detection upon joining a wireless network to see if the user is behind a captive portal by ...
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I can´t receive an app transfer on iTunes Connect

I´m trying to receive an app transfer on my iTunes Connect account, but I can´t be able to do that, because the form to accept the transfer is throwing me this error: The phone number must be in a ...
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How to recover photos from a stolen iPhone?

My iPhone was stolen when it had no internet service. Is it possible to recover the photos taken that day? Since the phone had no internet service, the pictures did not go to the Cloud. Is there any ...
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Adding an entire directory of fonts to an iOS mobileconfig file?

I have a large collection of fonts on my laptop which I frequently use in documents, which are not included in iOS. As a result, when I Handoff the document to my iPhone for printing on my workplace's ...
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How can I control iOS device from Mac or PC

I would like to take control of my iOS (iPhone mostly) device from my MacBook Pro or Windows, doesn't matter which one. I know that it can be accomplished via Veency, and that's exactly what I need - ...
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iPhone won't turn on and I am unable to put it into DFU mode

My iPhone 5C has no battery and won't turn on, I've been told to put it into DFU mode to reset it, however I can't do that because I need to hold down my Home button which is broken! Anyone know what ...
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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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Hard reset and restore of iPad from a 2nd desktop computer?

I'm maintaining a series of iPads used in kiosk context for a client. Occasionally the iPads become 'locked' and require a hard reset and restore from my Mac which was used for the original deploy. ...
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Easiest way to browse iPhone filesystem

What method of browsing the root filesystem is least likely to make any modifications to it? Hooking to a pc is an option. Jailbreaking is not an option for this question.
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Open Facebook URL in Facebook App

I know using the fb://URL scheme I can open certain links in the Native Facebook App, e.g. fb://page/137947732957611 will open the Apple Facebook page. Is there anyway I can open pages without ...
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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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How can I add to the special characters dictionary in Xcode?

I want to add the Font Awesome Icons to my Xcode special characters dictionary, (Edit->Emoji & Symbols) so that I can manually input FontAwesome Icons into my UIButton and UILabels from the ...
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Export .ipa without signing with your “real” developer account?

There is someone who'd like to use my app for free because he simply can't afford it and he somehow convinced me to send him an .ipa (his device is jailbroken) I changed the bundle identifier, set ...
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Transfer mp3 files from Mac to iPhone Music app using iTunes 12.0.1

I have not done this for a while. The iTunes version 10 or so was quite intuitive to do this task. The current iTunes version does not seem so obvious anymore. Any instructions would be ...
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Unexpected FaceTime message appeared on laptop

I got a message on my laptop that says: Your phone number is now being used for FaceTime on a new iPhone. However, I do not use FaceTime. I have checked Settings on my iPhone. Have I been ...
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Why is iCloud not syncing my calendars on my iOS devices?

When I create or update a calendar event on one device, it is not being propagated to my other devices via iCloud despite having iCloud enabled for calendars on all my devices and the Apple ID being ...
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How to mute all notifications, with some exceptions?

I have a close friend who's going through a tough time right now, and I want her to be able to wake me up if she needs me. I need to be able to receive push notifications from Messages and Facebook ...
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iPad Air 2 Data Transfer

I recently purchased a new iPad Air 2. My old iPad had the most recent iOS installed, and had been backed up. On some games, my data transferred, but on others, I lost all of my progress.
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Text shorcuts with @ symbols are not working in OS X

On my iPhone, I've setup text shortcuts that allow me to quickly enter email addresses. For example, typing x@g for example might resolve to xyz@gmail.com. These shortcuts have been synced to my Mac, ...
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App with proper PDF page numbering?

I have a pdf file that has irregular page numbering (Roman numerals, then regular page numbers, then odd numbering scheme, etc..) created with Adobe Acrobat. Does anybody know of an iOS app that ...
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“iPad is disabled, connect to iTunes”

Trying to turn on my kids' iPad which has been off for a few months. Tried several of my 'usual' passcodes, but iPad became 'disabled' before I could try them all. Now it's "iPad is disabled, ...
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How can I figure out why my Apple TV drops connection when using AirPlay

Hi – I have a really frustrating issue with my Apple TV(s). I have two of them, and several iOS devices, and this issue exists for all combinations. The issue: I'll be streaming something in Safari, ...
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How can I download Minecraft from Aptoide?

I am trying to download Aptoide through Safari to get the latest version of Minecraft, but it keeps sending a message that Safari cannot download this file. How do I do this?
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Why can't I uninstall a Unity game from my iPhone?

Several months ago, I created a simple game using Unity 4.5 on an iMac running OS X Mavericks, and decided to try testing it on my iPhone 5s running iOS 7. I tested the game using the Unity Remote 4 ...
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Image to be shown on one tap on iOS?

I took a photo of my bus timetable, and I want to have that image as an "application" on my iPhone's home screen. Is there an app that, when clicked, goes directly to this one image? Is there another ...
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View sent mail from iPad on MacBook

I am currently using a MacBook Pro. I also have an iPad 4th gen. Sometimes I use the iPad for mails. I regularly use the MacBook for all works for mails. How to view the mails sent from iPad on my ...
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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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How to delete undeletable songs from an iOS device

I have songs on my iPhone 4S that I never intentionally downloaded and can't seem to delete. I have tried to delete them through iTunes but I just cannot seem to get rid of them. Swiping left on the ...
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iTunes on Windows wants me to restore my iPhone 5 but I don't want to

My iPhone 5 is working great - just updated to IOS 8.4.1 (hoping it would solve the problem) but iTunes says it cannot read the contents and wants me to click to restore to factory settings, but I ...
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Is there an iOS wallpaper similar to Nexus Revamped?

This is Nexus Revamped. Basically, it creates particles on the screen when users touch it. I want to make an animated wallpaper: a kaleidoscope that spins when the user swipes on the screen.
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Photos Album Disappeared

I am using iPhone 5 (32GB) updated to iOS 8.1.2. Recently I opened the Photos app and saw that my all albums are gone but the photos are still visible in Moments. I checked my iPhone Usage ...
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Transfer my village to my son's iPad [closed]

My son's Clash of Clans village, Game Center account and Apple ID are all in his iPad. Now that I will be using his iPad, I have created my own Apple ID, Game Center account, and logged him out. I am ...