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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Should in-app purchases transfer between devices?

Should in-app purchases transfer between different devices that use the same Apple ID? Is it up to the developer? My situation: I have two iPads. I purchased Monument Valley and installed it on both ...
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False Facetime notifications

I keep getting Facetime Audio notifications from a cousin of mine at random times even though my phone doesn't ring. The notifications always come in pairs with the same timestamp. I thought my cousin ...
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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, ...
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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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How to verify account

I have iPhone 5s. When I try to download any app in App Store, it shows you have not verify your Apple ID tap ok to review the instructions on how to verify your Apple ID, and when I click ok, then it ...
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What are some useful apps and/or settings to make my iPhone stalker-proof?

What are some useful apps, settings or processes/behaviors to protect my iPhone communications, mails, finance/payment data, etc. from stalkers? I don't have anything to hide from the government, but ...
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transferring photo modifications to iPhoto

When I transfer photos taken and edited on the iphone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.1.1) to iPhoto (9.6) on my mac (OS X 10.10.1), only the original picute is transferred but not the modifications. Is there a ...
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VLC player: Don't start where left off

It's overly useful to continue watching the video where you left off, but not always. I'm using VLC player and I don't want this feature. How can it be turned off?
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My purchased ringtones are gone from my 5s after updating to 8.1.1?

I updated my iPhone to iOS 8.1.1 last week. All data got restored correctly (i.e. I could access my apps, documents, etc) after the update with the exception of my ringtones. However, I no longer see ...
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get icloud password from activated device [duplicate]

Here is the story .. My friend bought an iphone 5S .. Later he found that it's linked to icloud account and it wasn't verified .. So, he asked me to help him remove the account .. And i couldn't .. ...
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Tools to pre-download iOS updates

Is there a tool for OSX or Windows that will automatically download all the current iOS ipsw files? I work at a school and when someone has a problem with an iPad and we need to restore it, we have ...
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Keep iPhone images on cloud only

In order to conserve space locally I'd like to delete local versions of my photos and keep them entirely in the cloud (or only keep the latest week or so on my phone).
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Managing WiFi on IOS 8

As for testing purposes I'd like to get into WiFi settings much more deeper and want to use some WiFi managing app like Airport on OSX which I recently did use on OS X and wonder what's the counter ...
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Game Center, can't sign up IOS 6.1.6 Ipod touch 4th gen

I have an Ipod touch 4th Gen on ver 6.1.6, it is not jailbroken. Whenever I try to sign in I get these results I don't know why it won't work, I have tried factory resetting it, using 3 ...
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I am not a company but am trying to avoid having to buy multiple individual iOS licenses

I'm developing an app for iOS and since it's not going to be published by my company it looks like I have to get my own developer license. I can live with that, but there's a part of the app that I'm ...
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Is it still possible to update my iPad from iOS 7.0.4 to IOS 7.1.2 and not to iOS 8?

Can i upgrade my iPad 2 iOS 7.0.4 to iOS 7.1.2 ? I dont want to install iOS 8. I'm afraid of the performance issues and jailbreak possibilities of my iPad 2 running on iOS 8.
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“The app isn't available, Try again.” on TestFlight

I'm trying to set up Internal Testing for my iOS app. I've submitted the build to the app store, and it is awaiting review happily. I have a group of Technical users in iTunes Connect with Internal ...
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Change Default Photo Aspect Ratio in iOS

Is there a way to set the default photo aspect ratio to 3:2 (from 4:3) in the default camera app in iOs? I know it can be done using different photo apps, and I know that photos can be cropped to a ...
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What are api.smoot.apple.com and other hosts my iPhone is secretly talking to?

Looking through some log files today I found something strange : TCP_MISS/200 4931 CONNECT api.smoot.apple.com:443 - HIER_DIRECT/17.252.11.253 - TCP_MISS/200 4656 CONNECT api.smoot.apple.com:443 - ...
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Contacts' “profile” entries (social media links) don't appear in iOS

I have links to my contacts' social media profiles (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn) saved on the Mac copy of my contacts. They are saved as copies of URLs (e.g. 'http://www.domain.ext/nym') pasted into the ...
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Can I change the time delay length for when I require a password in the App Store (iOS 8)?

I currently have iOS 8.1 running on an iPhone 6 Plus. I just switched back to Apple after being on Android for a year. On the Google Play store, after making a purchase & entering my password, I ...
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How can I stop an iPod from upgrading the iOS once it has already started the download?

I accidentally clicked to upgrade from iOS 7 to iOS 8.1.1. The problem is, I am a developer and want my device to remain at iOS 7 so I'm testing with the same OS and browser version that my corporate ...
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SMS remotely deleted

Can an SMS be remotely deleted, or have a Self deleting expiration Time? I recently experienced a situation where an SMS was remotely deleted or disappeared without my knowledge, off my phone. Just ...
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iOS8 how can I reduce the amount of system alert dialogs that I'm being asked?

Since upgrading to iOS8 I'm growing increasingly frustrated with the number of system dialogs that iOS randomly asks me. location in background set up family sharing another email address added to ...
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How to upload pictures from Photos app to dropbox

I was trying to upload a few images from my iPad Photos app to dropbox. However, when I clicked on the share icon(the box with an arrow pointing upward),I don't see any Dropbox to select from. The ...
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Automatically switching off iPhone after a certain idle period

I've mounted my old iPhone 4 permanently on my car dash to run Spotify and have certain periods where I won't drive for days or even up to a week. I'm wondering whether there is an app or any other ...
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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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How can I update my iPhone 3gs to ios6 so my nephew can use it as an iPod?

When I connect to iTunes it says I have the current update. However the version is 4.3. My nephew would like to play some games including words with friends with me and this old phone would make him a ...
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How to Run iPhone Frame in iPad Mini?

Back when the iPad generation was first out, I remember a setting which allowed you to shrink the screen to iPhone resolution. It would fill in the remaining portions of the screen with just black, ...
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How to make iFile not cache .plist files after updating to iOS 8?

A friend recently updated to iOS 8 on his iPhone. The iPhone is jailbroken and has an iOS 8 supported iFile version installed. Before the update he was able to start an app and then tab out to ...
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IOS Device ID query

I am doing pen test of application on IOS device 7.1.2. Customer want me to find the IOS device ID in the keychain but I am not able to do it. If I am changing the device ID name then I am not able to ...
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Son playing on IPad instead of doing homework

My son is playing with his IPad instead of doing his homework on it. Is there an app to see what apps he is using along with how long he is on each app?
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iOS: Distribute beta apps without UDID

My team is developing an iOS app, which is still on the Beta phase. When we show the app to potential partners, we use testflight to share the app with them. Alas, testflight requires the user's ...
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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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iOS 8 & OS X Yosemite Reading List not syncing

I recently upgraded to a iPhone 6 and OS X Yosemite on my MBP. Safari's reading list was working fine between my 4s and Mavericks, but is no longer syncing between devices. For example, if I add a ...
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ipod touch 5th generation crashed

My ipod doesn't start anymore. I didn't drop it or anything like that... It just went black screen while I wasn't looking. I can't start it and charging doesn't do anything. What can I do?
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Getting unsupported firmware error while trying update iPhone 5S to iOS 8

I am trying to update my GF's phone to iOS8. I do not have a reliable internet connection and iTunes keep disconnecting in middle and never resumes the download. So I downloaded IPSW link mentioned in ...
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Reminders won't sync to iPhone

Running iOS 8.1 on an iPad mini, Yosemite on an Air, and 8.1 on a 5C. For whatever reason, the 5C has stopped syncing reminders to/from iCloud. Works fine between the iPad and Air. So far I've tried ...
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How to change iOS app “developed by” name?

I have developed an iOS app using Phonegap technology. I have uploaded it on Apple App Store & it has been approved, is ready for sale & is live on AppStore. The problem is that I want to ...
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Touch Id won't work suddenly, why?

I've an iPhone 5s, and I upgrade it to 8.1 ,now my touch id won't work. when I tap on "Add a fingerprint" immediately shows below image. I try to restore, but the problem not fixed, is it hardware or ...
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Is there any software for checking hardware in iOS?

Is there anything like this in iOS for iDevices ?
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How to train iOS 8 spellcheck for acronyms?

In iOS 7, one could train spellcheck to recognize acronyms by, e.g., typing 'My Story (MS)' so that when you subsequently typed 'ms' it would appear as 'MS'. This no longer works -- or, at best, works ...
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Q. Is it possible to stream music from one iPhone to another, merging libraries?

I'm currently researching for my dissertation, and was wondering: Is it possible for an app to allow, say 2 people, to merge their music libraries via wi-fi or bluetooth temporarlliy? For example, ...
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How to use OpenVPN on apps for iPad?

I have an iPad app that needs to use my VPN. For example, an app needs to be redirected through an VPN. However, my iPad apps do not use the VPN. I have jail broken my iPad, so any Cydia apps are fair ...
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Notes not syncing to and from iCloud from OS X Yosemite

Okay, this is extremely frustrating and weird. I've had syncing of notes to iCloud turned on for a while, and I was never really able to figure out when the notes were synced. It always seemed pretty ...
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“iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. This device is no longer connected.”

I have a first generation iPad Air (with up-to-date iOS 8.1) When I connect it to my 2013 iMac (with up-to-date OS X Yosemite 10.10) - it doesn't work. Specifically - iTunes automatically launches, ...
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iOS backup error

I have problem to backup my iPhone (both to iCloud even to Computer). iTunes only says: 'iTunes could not back up the iPhone because an error occured' and backup is terminated. In iPhone's log I see ...
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Is there an iOS 8+ app to play videos from external media?

Is there an iOS app which natively supports playing video files from external physical sources like an SD card or USB thumbdrive connected via the Camera Connection Kit? This is especially useful when ...
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How can I sync Keynote between Mavericks and iOS8

I want to sync Keynote between my Mac and iPhone so that I can edit my presentations anywhere. How can I achieve this? I tried iCloud and OneDrive, but they didn't work. My OS X is Mavericks and iOS ...
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How might I sign a preexisting app using my own certificate?

I've tried seeing if I can via the "codesign" command in terminal to override the signature but I never got it to work right. Anyone know how I might be able to sign the app with the certificate so I ...