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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iOS 8.1 - stop blue dots from appearing next to updated apps?

When apps get updated, little blue dots appear next to the app name in iOS 8.1 (and some earlier versions as well). This is just a pet peeve, but those blue dots annoy me. For example, if I update ...
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iPhone - add email account just for sending

I have several email accounts that I just use for sending mail, not receiving (received mail gets forwarded to other addresses). I would like to be able to send from these address on my iPhone. When ...
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Problems connecting to VPN on iOS 8 w/ OS X Server VPN

Alright, so about a few hours ago I purchased OS X Server, being intrigued by it's VPN capabilities. I enabled VPN and set it up, however I'm unsure if I even did this correctly. I'm pretty sure I've ...
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iPhone Data vs Phone

Sometimes my iPhone can handle both phone calls and background data transfer without wifi (while in an LTE service area I suppose). However, when concurrent data and phone transmissions are not ...
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Order e-mail by size

Is it possible to sort iOS Mail.app by size? How can this be done, because it's default ordered by sent date. I'd like to remove the biggest mails from my iPhone.
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Snow Day Alarm?

I use my iPhone to wake me up for school in the morning. The one flaw in that workflow is that, as any student knows, snow day season is very much upon us. I also have an iPad (school-given and ...
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Unable to Install apps onto my iPad (Stuck on “waiting…”)

For the past several days, I have been unable to install ANY apps onto my iPad. When I click "GET" and then "INSTALL", it just says "Waiting..." below the app icon. This is what it looks like (not ...
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Record video while playing music

I connect my iPhone to the AUX cable in my car and play music. This one time I wanted to video record, but when I switch to the video camera, it turns my music off. Is there anyway to record video on ...
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Is it possible to force a apple wireless keyboard to disconnect, from the keyboard?

I have a single keyboard that is paired to multiple iOS devices. Once it's actively connected to one of them, it seems the only way to get it to be willing to connect with another is to turn off ...
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Sync Notes from Mac and iOS Devices Without iCloud

I did some research, and discovered that people have had nightmares with syncing notes from the Notes app via iCloud, in that all of the notes get permanently deleted. Before seeing these ...
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Is it possible to access a list of wifi networks my iPhone has used?

I understand I may have to jailbreak my phone to access this, but is there a way to view a list of networks my iPhone has remembered and get info on the date they were last accessed? I know there are ...
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Document editing on the ipad

It is not clear to me how the file system in iOS 8 works. Consider e.g. the Dropbox app, when I open a document in another app, what happens? It looks to me as: copy of the file is created file ...
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When Does the “Storage Almost Full” Message Appear?

I am trying to find what causes the "Storage Almost Full" message to appear on iOS. For example, is it: Less than a specific number of Mb of storage is available (if so, how many Mb?) Less than a ...
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Would it be possible for a share sheet item to open a specific browser?

I'm thinking of a way to easily switch browser or simply open pages in Chrome by using the share sheet. Can an app to create an icon in the share sheet that opens a third-party app? Does ...
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iOS 8.1.2 and Outlook 2010 Calendar Sync Issue

Corporate environment. Outlook 2010 running on Windows 7 32bit. iOS 8.1.2 running on iPhone 6. Scenario: User 1 sets up a meeting, using Outlook 2010, and sends the invite to User 2. User 2 gets ...
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iOS storage disappearing

I've got an iPhone 5s 8gb with about 1.4gb of free storage. Within the last week this storage goes down to zero multiple times a day just through normal use. When this happens iOS "cleans" all apps ...
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Possible to transfer WhatsApp history from Android to iOS?

I have an Android phone with WhatsApp installed on it. I want to move this Sim-Card to an iPhone and installing WhatsApp on it. Is it possible to backup/transfer/restore the history over to iOS? I ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop iOS mapping CMD key

I'm using the Bluetooth Apple Keyboard with Chrome Remote Desktop on my iPad and I would like to map the CMD key to the Windows key. This is the default behaviour on Chrome Remote Desktop on OS X, ...
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How does one “Press 1 for English” using voice on iPhone during call with phone system menu?

Is there a way to use my voice to "press" a button on the numeric keypad during a phone call, resulting in my handset sending the appropriate DTMF codes to the device on the other end? I like to ...
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Enable bluetooth only when charging iphone 5s

I don't want to manually switch bluetooth on and off periodically. Is there any way (including apps) that can enable bluetooth when the device is charging, but disable it when the charge cord is ...
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How can I delete all my sent emails at once from my iPad in iOS 8?

Is there a way to delete all my sent messages at once from my iPad in iOS 8? Just realized they are using way too much storage space.
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Get audio files from onedrive onto iphone

I have a large number of audio files in a folder on my onedrive that I want to listen to on my iphone. I have the onedrive app installed, I can see a way to listen to individual files, but what I want ...
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cross device iCloud mail sync slow

Im using iCloud mail on my ipad, iphone, macbook. When I sort or delete an email on my iphone e.g. and then take my pad or osx, I first have to sync or wait until the changes are synced to this other ...
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iOS App Review: no Game Center features within the app (x-post from S.O.)

(I just posted this on StackOverflow, and was advised I might get better results here, so here goes...) I've developed an iOS game - a simple sidescroller shooter. The game uses GameCenter for ...
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How to transfer individual albums from an iPhone 5s to a Windows 7 PC

I created 5 photo albums in my iPhone 5s I am trying to transfer each album, with the enclosed pictures in same order, to my ASUS windows 7 PC. When I plug my phone in and transfer the folders to my ...
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Submitting iOS app with password protected content

Is it possible to submit an iOS app to the App Store, where the content requires login/password and the publisher keeps control over who can have the account? It's somewhat like an Enterprise ...
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Question(s) about iOS encryption

The iOS devices are encrypted on every reboot with the passcode/password. Even if I ssh into the device (over USB tunneling, because there is no WIFI connection after a full reboot) I can not access ...
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How to deny the user the ability to upgrade the latest iOS version on iPad?

I have 20 iPads I gave to 20 clients. How I can I deny the users the ability to upgrade to the iOS version when available? So my question: is there a method to disallow the user to update the iOS ...
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Does disabling Background App Refresh disable Push notifications?

I just got my iPhone, and before I make any default changes, I just wanted to make sure it doesn't do that.
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Is it possible to set up my phone to automatically be in DND mode during particular calendar events?

I already have a recurring scheduled DND set for my phone for every evening through morning. However, I have calendar events that I would like to automatically trigger DND. For example, let's say I ...
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Is it possible to set iOS notifcations for certain apps ON / OFF depening on day / time?

We use Trello (Kanban project management / collaboration app) allot at work, every one has it set up on their iPhones. When a person is mentioned / contacted in the app they get an iOS notification / ...
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Automated individual application backup for iOS applications without jailbreaking?

Last week, my 6-year-old lost a Minecraft Pocket world / save and was devastated because our last iTunes backup was from before she created it, and our last iCloud backup was made since the world was ...
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Why is my iPhone 5S battery draining overnight and very quickly?

A few days ago I was charging my phone in my car and it stopped charging, and I noticed that the cord had a little hole and smoke was coming out of there. I was buying some food from a local shop, and ...
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How to make the Mail button on an iPad to sync to Gmail?

We use Gmail exclusively on an iPad. I want to either sync iOS Mail with Gmail or stop it from running (prefer the sync option). The iOS Mail on the doc just keeps adding mail. It never marks it read ...
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Photos and Camera usage on iOS

I am constantly being warned that my 32GB iPhone is running low on free space. Looking at Usage in Settings I can see that 10.5GB are being used by Photos & Camera, with the breakdown: Photo ...
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How to set up iOS calendar app with shared Google Calendar data?

At work (in our small office) I've been given access to the shared Google Calendar that has our work schedule. It was set up using this page (click on Share an existing calendar): ...
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Easy way to permanently delete all photos and videos from iPad/iPhone

It seems really hard to me to permanently delete all photos and videos from iPad. I tried different solutions, like: Transferring them using iPhoto and then deleting them by iPhoto Using iTunes to ...
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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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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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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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Read GnuPG encrypted emails transperently on iOS

Are there any tools that integrate OpenPGP/GnuPG with the mail reader on iOS I've heard that iPGMail and oPenGP, probably SecuMail too, all require that you copy & paste an encrypted email into ...
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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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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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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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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 ...