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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Can I add all Junk Mail to Mail's home screen?

In mail I can add views like All Drafts or All Trash to my main menu, but I don't see All Junk Mail. Can I add this to Mail's home screen?
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Videos won't resume state of the app when multitasking

If i play a video then pause it to surf the web for example then go back to the video it goes back to the main screen of the videos and I have to sift through all the videos to find the one I was ...
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Restoring new iPhone from iCloud backup deactivates old iphone?

I gave a friend a new SIM card for her unlocked direct from Apple iPhone 5. She put the SIM in, and went through the setup process, restoring her iPhone 5 from an iCloud backup. At this point, her ...
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Can't get Safenote to open; freezes on loading screen

I've had the Safenote app for quite a while now and have a lot of useful notes in there. But now it won't open—it's frozen on the loading screen. Is there any way of getting it working again? I'm ...
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Store more apps on iPhone 5c 16gb

So I recently moved from an Android phone to an iPhone 5c. One of my favorite features of Android was the ability to store apps on the SD card. It's apparent that there's no solution like this for an ...
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Where do I look in iTunes to find sync errors?

I have started to get some error messages about items failing to sync. It seems to be a sporadic issue - and the error pictured below was for a sync attached to the USB cable. I do have WiFi sync ...
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How to toggle between normal, vibrate and silent modes like in Android

On Android it is easy to toggle between normal (ring + vibrate), vibrate (vibrate only) and silent (no ring or vibrate) modes. How can I get all 3 modes and easily change between them on iPhone?
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How to show iOS screen on a projector like Steve Jobs did on his keynotes?

How to show iOS screen on projector like Jobs did? Too many people ask me how to do this... They also want iPhone frame image like exactly Jobs did. (the iPhone frame image is optional)
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How can I remove unchecked and deleted songs in iTunes from my iPhone?

Music which I've deleted from library and/or unchecked still appears on iPhone 4 and plays with checked music even after syncing. How can I delete music from iPhone so it does not play any more?
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Downgrading an iOS application - how to download a previous version?

On my iPad, I updated to a new version of YouTube that I don't like. Is there a way to downgrade? Would it be possible if I have the application link to the old version? How do I get the old link? ...
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iOS 7 Skype problems

Frequently I find myself in the situation when I receive push notifications of new Skype messages. I can see the text and read it. Although, when I open actual Skype app I don't see any updates. ...
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Is there a way to have iOS remember passwords to HTTP authenticated sites?

There's a page I frequently access on my iPhone that's protected by HTTP authentication, and I'm finding it annoying having to type in my username and password every time I want to access it. I tried ...
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How to use a Bluetooth speaker with the iPod app in iOS 3?

I have a new Bluetooth speaker paired with my old iPhone that runs iOS 3.1.3. Paired, but when I use the iPod app on the iPhone: playback is on the iPhone. How do I get playback through the ...
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Access password in iOS Keychain

I need to access a password stored in my iOS Keychain, but can't find a way to do that. I have full access to my devices, it's passcode and all of my backups. The password I'm looking stored by the ...
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What is the name of the iOS browser app that automatically navigates to the URL that is on the clipboard upon launch?

There is an iOS browser app that will automatically navigate to a URL upon app launch if there is a URL on the clipboard but I cannot remember the app. Does anyone know?
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How can I tell what “Audio” and “Other” contains in iTunes's iOS device capacity meter?

In iTunes, when selecting an iOS device from the left pane, the user is presented with a bar graph along the bottom of the primary pane showing the used space and available space of the given device. ...
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Text messages go to iPhone as iMessage instead of my samsung. HELP [duplicate]

I just changed my phones from an iPhone to a Samsung. However, whenever I receive a message from people who still have an iPhone, the message comes to my iPhone as an iMessage as oppose to a text ...
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What file contains user typed words (user dictionary)?

iOS tracks everything you type and uses those words to suggest spelling corrections. This list of words used to be a clear text list buried in /private or /System (I don't remember where, which is my ...
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I forgot my restrictions password. How many times can I enter my password? [duplicate]

One night I randomly put in a passcode into my restrictions on my iPad and did not remember it the next day and I blocked my access to many integral features on the iPad (i.e. the App Store, photos, ...
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Contacts on iPhone 4s have been deleted frequently?

Some of my contacts have been deleted unexpectedly. When I was using iOS 5 or lower, it happened on some contacts but when I upgraded to iOS 7, 10% of my contacts has been deleted!
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Terminal Actived Push Notification Utility for OS X and iOS?

I am basically wondering if there is any tool(s) that can generate a push notifications on OS X and/or iOS from terminal entries. Idea here is you could connect via SSH and make a custom push ...
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How to file transfer between android and iPhone via bluetooth [duplicate]

Why Bluetooth of apple devices doesn't work for transferring data or files with other devices and even with apple to apple devices? Why can't the video or files be directly downloaded in device like ...
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How can I install IOS3 to my old iPhone3G?

Time ago I've changed my old iPhone 3G to my actual iPhone. I've thought that could be a good idea to recover this old iphone, install an old IOS system (IOS3 worked perfect for this device) and ...
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How can I use iPhone GPS and share it with an OS X application to get live position on Mac?

How can I use iPhone GPS and share it with an OS X application to get live position on Mac? Note: I am looking for a way of seeing current location, live, in Google Earth, Google maps or something ...
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Upgrading from iPad 1 to iPad Air - restoring individual app data?

I'm hoping that a jolly fat bearded mythical character will deliver me an iPad Air in a weeks time :) I currently have an original iPad 1, stuck back on iOS 5. It's been jailbroken, but I don't ...
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Why won't my iPhone 4S let me turn on the wifi? [duplicate]

When I go to Settings then to Wifi, I cannot turn it On. I had read in another question I should Reset Network Settings but that did not seem to help. Does anyone have any idea what I could do?
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Distribute in App Store from a country without Online App Store?

I just received an email from Apple to continue the Apple Developer Program enrollment process, but before I do, I want to know some important details. I'm a developer for a company in Morocco and we ...
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Why does a iPhone better than Galaxy? [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 and I consider to buy iPhone 5S. What are the advantages of iPhone relatively to Galaxy?
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Differentiate Msgs. To Apple Mail Aliases in IOS

Is it possible to easily differentiate email messages sent to your different Apple Mail App Account Aliases on your iOS devices by color, order, etc., as is possible on OSX? Otherwise, everything ...
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How does AirPrint (on iOS) decide what printer settings to use, and can I change them?

I just got my first proper AirPrint printer (the Canon PIXMA 7120). Like all printers, it has a ton of different settings for print quality, etc, and when you print from OSX, you get a print dialogue ...
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Enforcing single document copy in iOS [closed]

Are files on iOS locally copied within the sandbox of each application, every time they are used? For example, if a PDF document is stored in the iPad flash and the user runs two different viewers, ...
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Can I see which iPad apps I use most frequently?

I have many games on my iPad which my kids play. I'd like to remove the games and apps that aren't used but I don't know how to find this information. Is there a way to see the most used apps on ...
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How to share a very large voice memo to Dropbox from iPod?

I am a college student and have recorded an interview for a speech assignment on my iPod. It is too large to email (about 24min). I have Dropbox on my iPod but when I try to "share" the voice memo, ...
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How to get stuck in guided access mode

You can exit guided access mode by pressing the home button 3 times. Sometimes iOS is totally locked and you cannot exit even if you press the home button a hundred times. But I actually love this ...
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iOS (iPad / iPhone) “screen burn”

My device isn't broken. I confirmed this on many iPad 2 and iPad 3 I have access to, both with iOS 6 and 7. But I can't reproduce it at will. There is something that triggers it. And then it becomes ...
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Unable to activate iPhone 3GS with SIM card.

I have an iPhone 3GS and I have the right active SIM card for it, but for some reason I can't seem to go past the activation screen. What can I do?
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how to open google drive links directly in google drive app

Is there a way to do this? Currently, the GDrive links I click in my emails open in Safari. Is this currently a limitation of the app (or iOS 7)? Is there a configuration I can change?
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Open-Xchange internet bookmark appeared on Homescreen

After I had installed iOS 7 in September, an icon appeared on my home screen for "Open-Xchange". When I open it, it just goes to the Open Xchange website. It won't let me delete it (no cross appears ...
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Getting WhatsApp to work on my phone?

I use WhatsApp and currently it won't let me log on and use it. I've tried deleting and reinstalling the app. I've tried turned my phone off and back on again. I've tried putting in to and out of ...
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What are some good iPad apps for students? [closed]

I am mainly looking for apps which help increasing productivity and not the ones like Calculator, Periodic Table etc. Apps which are good for taking notes, taking handwriting input.
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How do I restore a jailbroken iOS 6.1/iPhone 5?

My iPhone 5 is running iOS 6.1, jailbroken. I've managed to lock myself out of the phone and don't know the passcode. Device is disabled for longer and longer periods of time in between incorrect ...
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iTunes Match can no longer download anything on iPhone

I am able to stream songs but cannot download and store them. This goes for any song in my library whether purchased, matched, or uploaded and whether Wi-Fi or LTE. This has become a large issue as ...
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Change bluetooth address on a gioteck vx-1 wireless controller?

I've tried to pair the cheap version of the ps3 controller with the gioteck vx-1, but when I treid to pair it to my ipad, it doesn't work, the bluetooth of the controller stays the same. There's gotta ...
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Sync iOS7 device to PPC OSX 10.5.8?

Can an iOS 7 device (iPad 2 for instance) be synchronized with a PPC Mac with OSX 10.5.8 and the latest iTunes for it, which I believe is iTunes 10.6.3?
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iOS Application development Certification [duplicate]

As we all know about the Microsoft Certified Professional Programs. I need to ask is there any institute offering online certification for iOS Professional Developer. I have visited Standford ...
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Can I use a PC/Mac keyboard as a Bluetooth keyboard for iPhone?

I'm wondering about the feasibility of using my iMac's built-in bluetooth as a source for keyboard input to my iphone. There are times I want to type longer messages in my iphone, i keep a bluetooth ...
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iPhone Camera Roll has created .XMP files causing photo import crashes in Windows

Somehow, my iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.2) has created .XMP files for some images on my Camera Roll, and these .XMP files are causing import errors in both Picasa 3.9 and Windows XP Scanner and Camera Wizard. ...
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How (and why) do 3rd-party iOS 6 apps communicate to their makers when they are not the active app?

I've noticed from my DNS logs that domains associated with a small minority of my 3rd-party apps are accessed approximately every half hour or every hour, even when the relevant app is not active, and ...
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How do FaceTime and Push Notifications work on wifi-only iOS devices?

Simple curiosity question. How does FaceTime and Push Notifications work on Wifi only devices? I mean does the WiFi stays always on to achieve a continuous connection to Apple's servers? I have ...
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Multiple Apple devices under one Apple ID - iMessage issues

We have three iPhones and an iPad all assigned to one Apple ID. Anytime I try to iMessage my mum on her phone (from my iPhone), it appears on my brother's iPhone. Then, when he replies (thinking the ...