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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How to add location to iOS calendar, when location doesn't have an address

I'm trying to create a calendar event and want to add a location for which there's no address. It's a run in the forest, and in the map application itself I can set the pin at the location I want ...
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How do I set a location for an event in iOS Calendar?

A date and time is incomplete without a location. How do I tell the iOS Calendar app where my event occurs, especially if the event does not have a street address that is resolvable by Apple Maps? ...
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Having trouble restoring backup of my iPhone

I'd been having a few issues with my iPhone 4 (one of the main being that apps wouldn't open and turning it off and on again to remedy this resulted in me losing all of my contacts in my address ...
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Possible to update within iOS 6?

If I purchase a brand new iPhone 5 and it has iOS 6.0, can I still upgrade to 6.1.4? I do NOT want iOS 7 or 8.
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Remove GBA4iOS on iPhone 5, ios7b5

I asked this in /r/applehelp and on regular StackExchange and nobody was able to provide a solution. About a month ago I gave into the craze to install the GBA4iOS app that was available without ...
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Two Clash of Clan accounts under one Game Center account

I have a problem that I am worried about with my Clash of Clans game. I originally started playing the game on my iPad. I was not able to play it while I was out because my iPad did not have an ...
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How should I fix keyboard problems on iOS?

Since I started using custom keyboards on iOS (I'm using SwiftKey) I get an intermittent problem whereby Messages freezes. Also, other apps sometimes can't access the keyboard at all. Is this a ...
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How can I unlock an iPod touch which has VoiceOver enabled?

My iPod touch 5th generation has VoiceOver enabled and is not letting me into my home screen. Triple-pressing the home button doesn't work. How can I unlock my device?
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Is there a way to send a text message via voice command in iOS after dictating it?

I know that there are voice commands for inserting a new line or inserting punctuation, but I was wondering if there's a voice command to send a text message once it has been dictated. I tried saying ...
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iPhone AppStore always asks for password when redeeming

Basically what the title says; when I'm redeeming a code in the AppStore, there's no option for me to authenticate via TouchID, it always asks me for my Apple ID password. Am I missing something? ...
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iPod 5 stuck on voice over and is locked

My iPod 5 is stuck on voice over, but it's also on lock screen. I do not know how to unlock it and get to settings to turn it off.
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What does installing a “device enrollment challenge” do on an iPad?

I work for a large faceless corporation, and they're rolling out some new software for email. As part of the install, it's asking me to install a "Profile" which contains a "Device Enrollment ...
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How to backup and access iOS Safari's reading list?

I have an iPhone, with iOS 7. In Safari, I have a lot of pages saved in the reading list. How can I backup the reading list to a computer and then access it ? On a PC, I have a backup of my iPhone. ...
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How does ios app ranking work? [closed]

So I've been in the app industry for around half a year and I still don't know how exactly ranking higher for your app will help increase downloads. That sounds like a question with an obvious answer ...
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Recover data from locked iPad

Here's the deal... I've an ipad that is locked after missing the lock key a few times. Now it is requesting to connect to iTunes but this iPad was never synced with the iTunes. I know i can restore ...
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Google Street View not working on the new iPad (3rd generation iPad)

Trying to use the Google Street View in Safari is crashing in the new iPad. Here's a link for reference: http://maps.google.com/help/maps/streetview/mobile/gallery.html#!/id=258 The same thing works ...
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Change 'Open in iBooks' to something useful?

Older versions of Safari/iOS remembered the last used PDF viewer, or at least displayed my preferred one automatically e.g. at the top in the PDF preview of safari, 'Open in PDFExpert or so. With the ...
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If I buy an SSL Certificate, is this trusted in Apple without installing cert file in iOS?

I created an app for iOS for a company and I want to distribute this app ad hoc over the air. In iOS 7 and greater, I need an https site to install this app. I created my own certificate locally and ...
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Apple review process: Penalty for updating an app before it has been reviewed

I have submitted an app to the app store about a week ago. As far as I can tell, it wasn't reviewed yet. Today my team discovered a bug in the app we've sent. It's not critical, but I would be very ...
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Does anyone know of a Crystal Reports viewer app for iPad?

Right now I am using Logicity on my PC. I would like to know if there is a way to see Crystal Reports files on iPad. While there are ways to boot into windows and then run my file (use iTap / ...
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How did a calendar icon make it to my Lock Screen?

The other day I looked at my Lock Screen and to my surprise there was a calendar looking icon on the bottom left. I thought it was kind of odd since I've never seen anything in the bottom left. So I ...
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Ran “Delete All Content and Settings” on a Jailbroken iPhone 4s

I recently received a iPhone 4s and it was jailbroken from a friend. When I wanted to restore it back to its original factory settings the loading screen came on and it has not stopped loading? What ...
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Can I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?

How do I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?
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iPhone shows wrong location

I recently moved and my iPhone still shows my old address for location services (e.g. in the Maps app and 3rd party applications that use Apple's location services). I assume the source of the problem ...
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How to determine iOS app usage frequency for iPhone or iPad

I have over 200 apps on my iPhone 4 (32GB). No one needs that many apps, right? I want to organize my installed apps based on how frequently I use them, and/or how recently I last used them. I ...
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An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly

Why do I get the following message in iTunes when syncing my iPhone(s)/iPad(s) to iTunes wirelessly on Windows Vista Ultimate? An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly. ...
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Saving GPS Coordinates in Contacts

I live in a country which has few registered Apple Maps addresses. All that i want is to store GPS coordinates in contacts to use those at the Reminders app. I came from diverse forums like this and ...
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What is the Downloads folder on an iOS device?

This might seem like a simple question but what is the downloads folder on an iOS device? Is it OK to remove the contents of it? On my iPhone, I have used iExplorer to check out the contents of this ...
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Can you add a specific link to IOS homescreen?

I have a vbulletin forum I frequent in which I'd like to place a link to the "new posts" search on my homescreen. Anyone familiar with vbulletin knows this is a url with search.php?do=getnew , once ...
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Pages for iOS won't let me insert or replace pictures (images)

When i click on the "insert stuff" button, the window pops up with the tabs that let me pick pictures, shapes, tables, etc. If I select a table, shape, or anything but a picture, I can pick a ...
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iOS: Different language for mail / calendar

Although I send most e-mail to English speaking audiences, I'd like to use a non-English language as my iPhone's general language. Unfortunately when I change the phone's language, all of the mail ...
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Is there a way to temporarily pause iCloud sync of photos?

Is there a way to temporarily pause the syncing of photos over iCloud on an iOS device? Sometimes I'm on a 3G connection and don't want to waste my quota syncing photos or sometimes I want to speed up ...
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How long does the new Testflight Beta review process usually take? [closed]

iOS app reviews generally take around a week or so. Since Apple now requires that new TestFlight beta apps go through the beta review process as well before we can send it to external testers, I have ...
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iPad suddenly stops in a web page or app and goes to Home screen

My iPad 1 suddenly stops in a webpage or app and goes to the Home screen. This happens in apps that are said to be compatible with iOS 5.1.1. There does not seem to be any special site when it stops ...
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How to search in Safari's history on iOS?

In Safari on my iPad, I want to find all the questions I have visited recently on Ask Different. I type apple.st. Safari suggests me some pages. In Bookmarks and history, Safari gives me at most 5 ...
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Moving photos into folders on iphone 5s

How do I move photos from camera roll or My photo stream into other albums or folders in the iphone 5s? I'm using iOS 7.
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Can't install Find My iPhone app on iPhone 4 as it requires iOS 8

I reset my iPhone 4 as I gave it to a friend. I am unable to install Find My iPhone as prompt says I need iOS 8 to run this app. What can I do? I know iOS 8 is not available for iPhone 4, but apps ...
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Messages.app / iMessage hijacking text messages

Text messages to my number are received either by my phone or by Messages.app (iMessage), but not both. If I leave my computer on then I will inexplicably not receive texts on my phone (until the ...
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Transfer Clash of Clans village using Game Center without iOS 7

I'm playing Clash of Clans on my iPhone 4s with iOS 6.0.1 and I have just got an iPad 1 which is running iOS 5.1.1. I have the same Game Center account on both devices. The problem is when I entered ...
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Sync iOS app using Wi-Fi network in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have the latest version of iTunes installed. The USB port is disabled for security purposes but I want to sync my iOS device to my PC, so I am thinking that I can use Wi-Fi. ...
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Restoring old iPhone settings off iCloud with different iOS without iTunes?

I backed up my iPhone 5 on iOS 7.1.3 last night, today I got a new iPhone 5 with iOS 6 on it. When I went to restore from iCloud upon turning on device, it won't let me because all my back ups are on ...
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iPhone lock screen/multitasking bar audio controls don't work

From time to time (in fact very often) my iPhone will stop displaying the lock screen "now playing" info, and subsequently the controls won't be there. I can still start the music app playing ...
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Website music playable on iOS?

just a quick question. I want to make a website that has an embeded HTML5/flash audio player in with auto-play enabled, now I know there has been some talk that Apple blocks that on all iOS devices, ...
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Showing the road speed limit on iPhone

I am looking for an iOS application that can display the speed limit of the road where I am located. I am mostly interested in the USA, particularly Boston and California. Gratis is better but not ...
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How to mass delete emails

I have an iPhone 4 and when I try to update the IOS I get a message that the update requires at least 5.3 GB of storage. I also says that I can more storage by deleting items in Usage Settings such as ...
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iPhone 4S: how to set up multiple phone numbers under text messages send/receive option

Under settings text messages send/receive I had 3 phone numbers listed - mine and my children. I am not sure how this setup occurred although they have iPhones that use and are associated ...
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What are the disadvantages of jailbreaking iPhone 4 even if it's legal?

What are the disadvantages of jailbreaking the iPhone 4 even if it's legal? I'm interested in disadvantages in any and all terms, but especially about the warranty, future updates of iOS, and ...
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How can I tell Mobile Safari to stop remembering to never remember my password?

I've changed my mind about having Safari/iCloud Keychain never remember my password for a given website. I'd like to remove that setting and store the password, but I can't find any ability to ...
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Message send failure on iOS 7

I recently bought a iPod touch 5th generation and installed iOS 7. Whenever I try to send messages, I get a message failure notice. I checked Settings, Contacts, changed the DNS to 8.8.8.8 but nothing ...
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How to save a shared video to my Camera Roll on iOS?

I have the app Photos on my iPad mini, on iOS 7. I am viewing a stream shared by a friend. When I am on a photo, I can save it to my Camera Roll. But, when I am on a video, I cannot save it to my ...