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Any way to never update an iOS device / not download the image?

I have an iPod touch for development that I'm keeping on 4.3. However, it has downloaded the seed for 6.0. Is there anyway to tell it not to download 6.0 and to recover the memory that the seed is ...
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My iPhone 4s is stuck in the restore cycle since 8am, it's nearly 11am now

I purchased an iPhone 4s, added it to my service plan, but discovered that it still had the old owners info on it. The associate that I spoke with suggested restoring it, settings, general, reset ...
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iPad stuck with “iCould Backup” message — can't use it!

Yesterday I opened my iPad to discover a weird message I'd never seen before on my screen, that I cannot get rid of: It prevents me from interacting with anything else on the screen! So I plugged ...
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Does purchasing IAP from abroad increase the risk of getting my account disabled?

So I'm outside USA , and I want to buy the kingdom rush frontiers IAP. Can I do this safely or do I risk getting my account disabled because i use to buy IAP from USA Apple ID outside USA ?
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Looking for iOS music player which includes all id3 information

I have open-ended tags stored in the Grouping field of my (iTunes) mp3 collection. I also have information written in the Comments field. A lot of my music is also BPM'd. How can I search by/sort ...
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Will I lose my game saves when I downgrade to iOS 4 from iOS 5?

I have just recently upgraded from iOS 4.3.5 to iOS 5.1.1 on my 3rd generation iPod touch, but it seems that my iPod is slower and a little unresponsive, so I want to downgrade back to 4.3.5. I want ...
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Which iPhone apps to become more proficient speaker in foreign language?

I use Livemocha but it does not work with iPhone due to the lack of Flash. Which apps are good to learn pronunciation and articulation of foreign language?
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Gmail App on iOS shows badge count for unread Chats

At times, the Gmail app for iOS can display a hard-to-remove badge. The badge corresponds to a gchat message that was received offline. The badge is considered difficult to remove due to a series of ...
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Simulator to run iOS apps on laptop?

Is there a simulator that I can run iOS on a Mac that would allow me to launch and use apps as if I was on the device? This is for consumer testing not for development. What I am trying to do is to ...
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Custom iPhone Alarm Visual Message

I'm looking for a way to use the built in iPhone alarm app, but I want it to display a customizable message when I wake up. I've heard of ways to make siri speak a message, but I want it to be purely ...
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I have an iPod 5 gen, how do I view my wifi password? I've lost the wifi password [duplicate]

My iPod 5 gen is connected to wifi, I've lost the wifi password, how can I view the password on my iPod, could you please give me a step by step guide on doing this as I'm not tech savvy....
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Can I recover deleted Safari shortcut icons in iOS?

In iOS 6, I accidentally deleted non-app icons that were made using Safari browser. Is there a way to recover them?
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Shortcut iPhone/iPad app to send email to a specific address?

I send lots of emails to a small number of people. Rather than having to send emails to them through the native Mail app, I'd like to have an app that I can "click" on that automatically has a ...
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Invisible App Store updates

Nearly every time I see updates available on my iPhone (4, iOS 5.1) whilst browsing the app store, the list of updates is empty even when the badge says there are some. Selecting update all will ...
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Get photos from non-photo stream on iPhone to PC

Here's what happened. My iPhone had the power button break, so I copied all of my photos off of my iPhone's Camera Roll onto my work iMac. Then they replaced my iPhone with a brand new one, which I ...
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Why does my iPhone disconnect from wireless when it is in use?

Whenever I watch videos through the YouTube app on my iPhone 4 (iOS 6.1.3), after being on wireless for a while it will often spontaneously disconnect and start downloading from the 3G network. I only ...
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how do you load the US Department of Defense Certificate into an iPhone?

How do you load the US Department of Defense SSL certificate (or any SSL certificate) into iOS?
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In-App Purchase or PayPal [closed]

I am planning to integrate Paypal in my iOS app. When I am searching internet for this I found that some time apple reject app with Paypal integration and suggest to use In-App Purchase. I have ...
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How long does Mobile Safari keep read items of Reading List in cache?

In iOS 6 the Reading List features has the ability to cache pages for offline viewing. I'd like to know how long these pages stay in the ever-growing cache of articles. Since I use this feature quite ...
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How do I get free music on the iPhone 4? [closed]

How can I get free songs to listen to on my iPhone? I use iOS 6 and an iPhone 4.
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How can I view iDeleted Messages sent from my apple id?

After deleting iMessages that have been sent or received by my Apple ID, can I thereafter retrieve them or view them (perhaps online or on another device)?
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iTunes wishlist on ipad

Is there a way to view your iTunes wishlist on an iPad? I checked at the bottom of the iTunes app but I couldn't find it there.
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how to upgrade a jailbroken ipad3 (ios5.1.1) to ios 6.x and jailbreak it again?

I have a jail broken ipad3 with IOS 5.1.1 and I want to upgrade it to a newer version of IOS. I have the following Problems: which version should i upgrade to and how can i keep my programs, ...
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iOS Chrome losing its cookies? [duplicate]

Using Google Chrome on my iPad, it seems like every now and then it randomly "forgets" all of my cookies. Authentication cookies in particular; I get re-prompted for two factor authentication and ...
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Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS?

Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS for use on Mac OS X? Some of them are not quite clear and I would like to see their base meaning (I know that you are free to use ...
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Importing vCards from a website into iOS’s Contacts.app [closed]

I have a web page with tables full of people & their contact information. I started writing a pairing of php & javascript to automagically generate vCards (*.vcf) for each contact. Half way ...
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Can you apply jailbreak tweaks to a non-jailbroken device using a file browser such as Phone Disk?

Is it possible to use an iOS browser for Mac such as Phone Disk to apply a jailbreak tweak to a non-jailbroken iOS device?
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Can I restore an iPhone backup taken from a previous iOS version, or is there a better way to retain my data?

I just put orders in for a few new iPhone 4S upgrades for the wife and I but I'm not sure how to keep her data (app data mainly, the other essentials are synced with outlook). She has an iPhone 3G, ...
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I keep getting an error on RedLaser app for iPod Touch 4th generation. How to fix?

I just downloaded the RedLaser app from the App Store on my iPod touch 4th generation, 6.1.3. If I go to launch the app, it goes to the Scan section and works normally for about 5 seconds. Then, no ...
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Internet access through Wi-Fi trobleshooting

i have iPad2 (Wi-Fi and 3G). strange thing is: First time after purchasing it 1 year back, i have used internet thro Wi-Fi in Australia 1 week back. when i tried the Wi-Fi network in Australian ...
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Can I block ports in Hotspot mode?

I would like to block ports when using my iPhone 4 (iOS 5.0 jailbreaked) as a hotspot. The reason is I don't want my backup program, computer updates or any high bandwidth usage tool to be able to ...
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What is the maximum time for delivering app binary to app-store?

I had put all of my app information into itunes connect and I got an email saying it is ready for upload. Please upload app binary. But, at the last time our client asks to change the designs of the ...
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iPad app for collecting door-to-door survey information?

I need to be able to develop a custom form so I can have workers go door to door and collect survey information. Think census workers, but geared towards the upcoming election. While I could develop ...
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Taking over old iPhone 4, updated to iOS 6, but can't activate?

I have borrowed/taken-over my girlfriend's iPhone 4 that had iOS 4.x installed. She has changed phone carrier, so I don't have any active iPhone SIM card at present. Anyhow, I updated to iOS 6 and ...
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how can I reload an app which is corrupted?

I tried to download a replacement for a corrupted Dropbox app, but the Apple store says I already own Dropbox and won't download another copy. How can I replace the Dropbox app which is defective?
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Cancel iOS update on iPad

I have an iPad 4 + WiFi + 32 GB with me and it was showing me an update to iOS 6.1.3. I haven't selected it as there are multiple issues with lock screen and battery. Today accidentally I clicked on ...
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How do I revoke access to twitter for a single app on iOS 5?

I sometimes let my kid (6 years old) use my IPhone 4s (iOS 6.1.3) to play angry birds. Lately friends have been telling me that I tweet silly angry-bird tweets. It seems that the Angry Birds ...
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How do I invite a new connection on LinkedIn's iPhone app?

I can't for the life of me figure out how to send an invitation to connect using the iPhone app for LinkedIn. Is it not possible? I'm using iOS 6.0 and LinkedIn's app version 5.1.
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Using two bluetooth headsets for stereo audio in iOS

If I buy two of a certain bluetooth 3.0 single-ear headset with a2dp support, and wear one on each ear, is there any way for iOS to give me stereo audio (right channel goes to one headset via a2dp and ...
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How do I send multiple photos from my iPhone camera roll in a single email?

I'm sure I'm missing something obvious, but: From the camera app, I can select a photo, and then hit the send button to create an email with that photo in it. From mail, I can't find any way to add ...
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iPad and iPhone Default to Driving Instructions in Google Maps Would Like Default to Map

For a Google Maps, a URL like this: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=from:90210,CA,US(You)+to:New+York,NY,US(Destination) will show the driving instructions instead of the maps. You tap the map icon to ...
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Test a launcher app icon on an iPhone

I need to test a launcher app icon on an iPhone. Is there any way to do that without having to install an entire app?
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iOS Playing Two Sounds/Songs At Once

I would like to know, jailbroken or otherwise, if it's possible to get iOS to play two songs or sounds at once. My very specific goal is to play background white noise loaded from a website and ...
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“Watch Later” Video Service for iPhone

I regularly find articles on the internet and think “I’ll read that later”. These days I press a button, which uses Instapaper and lets me read it later on my iPhone. This works very well. However, ...
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How do I enter “ř” (small R with caron) and other unusual special characters on the iPhone?

I have a Czech friend whose name is Jiří, and I want to add his name to my Contacts. Pressing and holding R on the iPhone keyboard does not show any special character versions (and similarly on OSX, ...
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how to downgrade from iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 5.1.1 in iPhone 4?

I have an iPhone 4. It has network lock from Switzerland. I want use Gevey SIM on this phone. Gevey SIM is more compatible for iOS 5.1.1. how to downgrade from iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 5.1.1 in iPhone 4?
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How can I transfer messages from iPhone 4 to iPhone 5?

How can I transfer my messages from an iPhone 4 to the new iPhone 5 that has a different sim card?
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What are the pros and cons to updating iOS with a full install via iTunes versus a delta update via the Settings app?

I can think of a few reasons to do it each way, but I'd like a complete list of them.
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Why is my iPod touch so slow after installing iOS 5?

With iOS 4.x everything was super fast on my iPod Touch. Now with iOS 5, whenever there are a few apps open in the background, everything becomes slow. It takes 20 seconds to switch between ...
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How to downgrade an iOS app for iPod touch?

Is it possible to downgrade an app from a newer version to an older version without having a copy of the older verion. I guess this could also be rephrased to, 'is it possible to download an older ...