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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Maltese language in iOS devices

I would like to type in Maltese (using Maltese letters) from my iPad and iPhone. Unfortunately, the Maltese langauge is not listed with the default European languages on iOS devices. What can I do?
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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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How to disable iOS FaceTime notification sounds?

I don't want any sound-based notifications on my iOS device, but I still want the visual alerts. Most apps (e.g. Messages, Reminders, etc.) have a None choice at the top of their list of ...
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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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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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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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Does iOS encrypt all the data on my device when I set a passcode to my iPhone

Excuse my stupidity, I know less than nothing about mobile phones OSes but I have been told that iOS encrypts your data when you set a passcode to your phone. This means even if someone stole your ...
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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 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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Do dynamic wallpapers drain battery?

Is it true that using a dynamic wallpaper will drain the battery faster than a still wallpaper? If so, how much faster does it drain? (I'm using an iPad Air running on iOS 7.1)
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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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How do I rotate a movie on the iPad/iPhone?

I have a movie in my camera roll that is incorrectly rotated. I would like to rotate it 90 degrees to fix the problem. Using this tip I was able to rotate the movie using iMovie. However, the ...
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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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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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Exclude apps from iPhone/iPad backup?

I own both an iPhone (4S) and an iPad (mini), running iOS 5 and 6 respectively. The two of them are quite filled with large apps (roughly 40GB in total) and thus my Macbook is getting crowded. This is ...
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Where does Apple's predictive keyboard get it's “contextual” content from?

So I was playing around with the iOS 8, when I notice that upon typing "new" anywhere, the predictive keyboard suggests the term "NewTerm". I recall using this word in a tweet, so I brushed it off. ...
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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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After syncing iPhone with iTunes, where will the app-related files be stored on my Mac?

For example, if I played a game and downloaded some game contents in the app and then saved some game progress, there should be some files generated within the app. After syncing with iTunes, where ...
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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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Clash of clans switching accounts in one device [duplicate]

I want to to make another clash of clans base but when I log out of Game Center and log into another account it doesn't ask if I want to delete my base and sign in with the new Game Center. Is there ...
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Any way to update now from iOS 7.0.4 to 7.1.2?

I am trying to restore my iPhone 5s to iOS 7.1.2 but I only get error 3194. My hosts file is cleaned and I think it’s just Apple that doesn’t let me update to something other than iOS 8. Is there any ...
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Putting iPhone passcode into Xcode, so I wouldn't need to unlock my iPhone for every build?

Is there a way that I could put my iPhone lock code into Xcode, so I wouldn't need to unlock my iPhone for every build? It gets really frustrating that I need to physically unlock my iPhone before ...
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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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iTunes Shared Libraries on iOS

I have a number of iTunes users in my household, and most of us choose to share our extensive iTunes libraries over the local network. This is all well and good when I want to listen to something on a ...
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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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Using a MacBook as an iOS “External Accessory"?

Does Apple allow me to make an iOS app that uses a desktop/laptop computer as an external accessory? For example, using a computer to do external computation and/or send input events to the phone over ...
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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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Using Touch ID with Amazon App

According to the update in the App Store, the Amazon app now supports login via Touch ID. Has anyone figured out how to use it?
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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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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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How can I remove Emoji keyboard from iOS8?

I updated my iPad to iOS8, and the Emoji keyboard suddenly appears although I have never set for it. How can I remove that? When I go to Settings:General:Keyboards, I see that Emoji is among the ...
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My FaceTime cannot be activated

I got an iPad 2 running iOS 6.0.1. and I really have no idea why my FaceTime cannot be activated. I always got an error while log in (username or password is incorrect) But actually the Apple ID and ...
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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 did Starbucks send bold text in an MMS to Messages.app?

I received the discount message shown below from Starbucks on iOS 7.0.3. Somehow they managed to make part of the message text bold. How did they do this, or better, how can I recreate it? I ...
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How do you delete a page in Notability for iPhone?

How do you delete a page within a note in (specifically) Notability for iPhone? This information seems to be missing in the app's Help documentation.
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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 ...
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Safari's AutoFill in iOS Apps

From what I understand, there is an option for iOS developers to link their website(/webapp) to their iOS application. When including the Safari Keychain SDK in their app's, it would allow for ...
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How can MDM apps get iOS device unique identifiers?

How can MDM apps get IMEI, UDID or serial number of iOS devices during device enrollment or provisioning? Apple has blocked these and no applications can get these unique identifiers in an official ...
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Setting preferred language order on iPhone

Q: Is it possible to set a secondary preferred language on the iPhone? Background: On the Mac Desktop it is possible to select a "Language Preference" order, so that if your favorite application ...
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Disassociate Game Center account from device without access to device

I play the game Clash of Clans on my iPad, and for a while I allowed a friend to use my Game Center account. Now I need it back but he won't let me play it. He changes the layout and ruins it and ...
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Portrait Lock orientation mode problem

When I turn my iphone 5 sideways it has no problem going into landscape mode but when I try to lock it, it goes back to portrait mode
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iOS: App to search All Content in PDF files?

There are many apps that have search over the names of the files but not all content in the files. It is very slow to test all apps such as iAnnotate, PDF Expert, Amazing PDF Expert and GoodReader. ...
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Restrict a specific app to run only on MDM provisioned devices

We have a scenario in our current iPhone app development project. We need to restrict our app to run only in our Maas360 MDM provisioned devices. Ours is an in-house app for our certain employees. ...
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Will iOS7 apps run fine on iPhone 4?

Some apps like Evernote and Superevent require iOS7, and have been "optimized" for iPhone 5 and above. Will such apps work fine an iPhone 4 that has been upgraded to iOS7.1? On a forum I heard that ...
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can we overlap status bar after skype call notification on status bar?

at the time of skype call coming my app move down little bit because skype notification status bar size increased. Does anyone know how I can avoid this?
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Phone numbers different color on iOS wordpress

We have a newly created website, with lots of contact information for different employees. The color of the phone numbers in the website are all in black, except for when viewed on an iOS device, ...
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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 ...