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How do I put my device in supervised mode from Windows/Linux?

I'd like to configure an always-on VPN on my iPhone and as always Apple's absurdity gets in the way. Specifically, they require to put the device in supervised mode, which requires Apple Configurator ...
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Read only access to app store on ios devices

I restricted the iOS devices of my kids so they cannot install apps. This was necessary because it's not possible to revoke permissions given via family sharing. Now the app store icon is fully gone. ...
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Looking for a magnifier app on iPad

For my Dad, who is losing sight, I'm looking for alternatives on the iPad for this: http://www.visualinktech.com/products-clover7.html An electronic magnifier for magnifying paper articles. I found ...
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iPad mini won't boot

My iPad Mini's battery was drained and I tried to charge it. When I came back I tried to open it but neither the apple logo and charging sign appeared. I tried to press and hold the home and reset ...
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Auto connect iPad to iPhone hotspot [duplicate]

I have a lot of data on my phone's contract so it doesn't matter if some extra is used. Is it possible to make an iPad auto connect to an iOS hotspot just as it can auto connect to a normal wifi ...
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ios mail wont open zip files

I'm on ios 9.2 / ipad air 2. I understand that since ios 7 mail should open(for viewing) zip files directly. What I actually get is just perpetual Loading... and spinning wheel if I copy to Winzip I ...
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Deleted .aae files and now the related photos are gone

I was manually copying my photos from my iPhone 6 running iOS 9.3.1 onto my Windows 8 laptop and deleted all the .aae files associated with the various JPEGs before copying them over. I immediately ...
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Planning to test our web application in Safari/Windows 7 instead of Safari/OS X & iOS

We got a recommendation to test our web application in Safari for OS X and iOS (iPad). Instead of using a MacBook/iPad will it be the correct way to confirm the compatibility of Safari OS X and iOS if ...
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How to find apps registered to a different iTunes account

An acquaintance of mine bought a used iPhone. The previous owner was a friend. They installed some apps that the new owner wanted, but used the previous owner's iTunes account for convenience. Now ...
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ipa installed on device but not appearing

My friend has developed an app and send me the .ipa file. He wants me to install it on my phone. So I went into iTunes and drag the ipa into the app section. Then I connected my phone to my computer, ...
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Force wider viewport size in iOS Safari?

Is there any way in iOS Safari (or third party app) to force a larger viewport? I'm fine scrolling around a website to see content but I'm not fine with sites hiding content when I use a narrower than ...
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iOS Music App Repeats Songs When Shuffled

For the past week or so, my Music app has been playing songs at least a couple of times before it gets through every song, which is pretty frustrating. My library is >1000 songs (filled a 64GB ...
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Siri: How to add an item to specific Reminders list AND set a reminder time?

TL;DR: Is there a way for Siri to create an item in a specific list, and add a timed reminder to it? iOS 9 Siri is able to add an item to a specific Reminders list in this fashion: Hey Siri; ...
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iPhone Outlook app still fetches mail when in Low Power Mode, while the default Mail app doesn't

I'm trying to compare the default Mail app that comes with iOS and Microsoft's Outlook for iOS. The use case I'm particularly interested in is when the Low Power Mode is enabled. From what I ...
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How can I clear my iPhone of all photos and re-sync?

I have iCloud Photo Library which is supposed to optimise its storage on my iPhone. But it doesn't. It's currently taking up about 25 GB of storage. I decided that in order to reset its usage, I'd try ...
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iOS App with Free trial and subscribe after that

So we have an app under Health & Fitness category. The app is based on only one main functionality and no other sub functionalities. Now, the client would want to give users some free trial period ...
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one person, two phones, one text thread

Is it possible for "Joe" to have two iphones with two different numbers and text Sally from both numbers, and when Sally receives Joe's texts they appear as one thread? In other words, Sally wouldn't ...
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When I use Runtastic and track my run on my Apple Watch, do I double my distance in the Health app?

When I use RunTastic to track my run on my iPhone and also use the Apple Watch health app to track my run (or not), is the resulting data which is sent to the Health app doubled? For example, if I ...
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Bluetooth question

I want to connect my iPad 2 to my Win 10 PC via Bluetooth, but it says it is not supported. Is there a way to connect these together?
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Friend with Android phone and Mac computer defaults to iMessage in Messages

I have a friend who uses an Android mobile phone and also a Mac. My iPhone contact page for him shows a FaceTime icon which I suppose is correct because it would go to the Mac when available but if I ...
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iOS: Restore Desktop Site suggestion bar in Safari (for Youtube)

I have the Youtube app installed on my iOS device. When opening a Youtube link in Safari, there has always been a bar on top of the screen allowing me to open the page in the Youtube app instead. ...
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Copy a movie between iPhones

Seems like an idiot question, but I completely failed to copy a movie from one iPhone to another. We tried coupling with bluetooth, failed to send files. Enabling internet sharing (which worked) ...
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iPhone 5 ios 9.3.1 upgrade problem [duplicate]

I upgraded my iphone 5 ios from 9.2.1 to 9.3.1 few days ago, and it as been hell. The screen started flickering and showing some lines in the background. I wanted to go back to ios 9.2.1 but its not ...
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Grey Clouds on iPad photos

(Sorry, the Instagram photo is apparently too big to upload. Basically its got the same cloud as the one in the Kik picture) On Instagram, when I go to post a photo, all of my photos have grey clouds ...
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How can I ask Siri what my current cell phone number is?

I generally buy a new SIM card each time I arrive in a new country, so when I'm traveling, my phone number tends to change. I can find out what my number is by Settings>Phone>My Number, but it'd often ...
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How to activate the locked ipad [duplicate]

I have bought Ipad from a person randomly standing side of the road and giving on a cheap rate so i bought it. But now when i turn it now and try to use it, it go icloud and ask me for id and ...
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If I block and then unblock someone, will I get their SMS sent while that person was blocked?

While using an iPhone 5, iOS 9, if I block someone, wait some time, and then unblock that person, will I receive SMS messages sent to me while that person was blocked?
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Can't restore jailbroken iphone 5 ios 9.0.2

can't restore my jailbroken iphone ios 9.0.2. can't update! alwayes there is logo of itnues and USB cable,i used itunes but there is no way out.i used tiny umbrella too and other apps to exit recovery ...
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Can't add invitation to calendar

My girlfriend sent me an invitation from an Apple device to an alias that sends to both my work and home e-mail addresses. I clicked on the Accept button and it says that I Accepted but I don't see ...
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Mail app crashes on iPhone 6

I am using an iPhone 6. Whenever I try to open the default Mail app on my phone, it crashes within one or two seconds, rendering the app useless. The phone was running iOS 8 this morning when the ...
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iPhone has stopped updating apps automatically

I have to open the App Store and tap Update to keep all of the apps up to date. There is always a big list of apps waiting to be updated, which takes quite a while to complete. This issue seems to ...
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Accessing a local IIS server in a VM on a Mac from an iOS device for testing

I have a Windows 10 install running in a Parallels VM on 2009 Mac Pro running OS X 10.11 and I want to access the IIS server in the VM for testing on iOS. I can reach website running in the VM from OS ...
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Can iOS be configured so apps do not create screenshots when the app suspends?

I notice in iOS, often times when I open an app, such as YouTube, the first thing that it shows is a screenshot of that app from one of the more recent things I was doing with the app. When I ...
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iTunes local backup of iOS device: can't disable encryption

I have a strange problem with iTunes local backup of an iOS device (an iPod, in this case). I know I've backed up the iPod to my computer before, but iTunes states, "Latest Backup: Your iPod has ...
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Are purchasing items through apps against the rules of the App Store?

From the App Store's Review Guidelines: Apps using IAP to purchase physical goods or goods and services used outside of the App will be rejected So, what that statement really mean? Does it mean ...
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iphone 4 ios 9 wifi connection used

please advise if there is a possibility to view list of wifi connections an Iphone has used in few months time Also advise if any possibility to check deleted call history of calls made through ...
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Person keeps coming back into group conversation

This person keeps hacking into my iMessage group conversations and it's really starting to get annoying. Every time I remove him from our conversation, he joins back in and is unkickable. I believe he ...
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What does a star next to a song in the Music app in iOS indicate?

What does the star next to track #2 and #3 indicate in this screenshot?
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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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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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Does an ipad (iOS) need to be restarted occasionally?

Most of our webapp users never restart their ipads. (They think they are but they are just putting them to sleep). Does the iPad reclaim memory, storage, etc. from apps that were never closed? Would ...
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Not able to install apps after update to iOS 9.3.1

I have upgraded my iPhone OS to 9.3.1. Since then, I am not able to install apps to my phone from iTunes. I have latest iTunes version 12.3.3.17 and OS X 10.11.4. Has anyone else faced this issue / ...
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App for printing to Samba printers via iOS document sharing

I am Looping for an iOS app supporting "document sharing" which would allow me to print to a Samba printer. Use case: open a document (e.g., a PDF) with the app (via the iOS document ...
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Does Find My iPhone upload its location when connected to iTunes via USB?

If Find My iPhone is active for my iPhone, will it upload its location if the iPhone is connected to an Internet-connected PC or Mac using a USB cable? Normally I would imagine it would ask for a ...
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Cleaning the camera roll from my mom's iPhone 5s

I'm trying to clean the gallery of the iPhone, I'm sending the images that I already put in the computer to the trash. But the pics still are in the phone. I'm an android user, so i don't know if the ...
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How long does a contact show as “Recent”?

If I send an e-mail to a contact, how long will it show as "recent"? I wonder because when I look at one of my contacts, it has an option at the bottom of the screen that says "Remove from Recents", ...
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Updating my 3GS from iOS 4.1 to 6.1.6

Is there a way i can upgrade my iPhone 3GS from iOS 4.1 to 6.1.6 without using a computer?
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2015 MacBook Air display awake while lid closed

I want my late 2015 MacBook Air to remain awake when the lid is closed. I have tried Caffeine, Stay Awake, and Theine, as well as changing my power saving settings to 'never' but nothing seems to ...
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The podcast app is displaying the incorrect subscribed podcast

I am using the official Apple iOS podcast app. A strange thing started happening 2 months back. I have 5 podcasts that I subscribe to, one of them being the Joe Rogan Experience. One day the Joe ...
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iPad mini charging problems

What I have experienced about charging problems is that it is mostly because the cable is not genuine and for that reason the message "not charging" appears even though it is charging anyway. It is no ...