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How to disable Facebook push notifications in iPad 2

I have an iPad 2 with iOS 4 and the Facebook for iPad app installed. Even after disabling all the Push Notifications from Settings > Facebook > Push Notifications, I still get push ...
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iPhone 3g; iOS 4.2 to iOS 5 performance?

Features aside, should I expect a performance increase in general or the reverse?
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What is in an IPSW file?

I know that an IPSW is an iOS firmware restore file. When you want to install a beta firmware, Apple ships these. This website stores all old iOS versions in that format. What exactly is in an IPSW ...
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Is there a good app for uploading podcasts to my website?

I have an old iPhone 2 (and an old 3GS, if necessary), that I'm planning to use at church for capturing sermons and uploading them to our website. I'd like something so simple that even our senior ...
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How to resume normal iPhone volume after notification causes volume to get stuck in lower volume mode?

iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1 Strange problem I've had for a few months. Sometimes when a notification causes the iPhone to temporarily lower the volume, the volume gets "stuck in quiet mode" and doesn't ...
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Looking for iCloud note-taking app

I am looking for a note taking app with white text on a black background that works with iCloud. Apps for Mac and/or iOS will work. Any recommendation?
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Share contact group

My wife and I have shared calendar groups and reminders lists (both requires using icloud.com website) for things like travel, parties, and grocery list. I would love to do the same with contact ...
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What is the quickest way to get to the Phone app's favorites list?

I can no longer double-tap the home button to get to the iPhone's Phone apps' favorites list. I'm looking for an alternative method to quickly access the favorites list, possibly using gestures?
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how to prevent ios from updating apps to incompatible versions

How can you prevent ios from updating apps to newer versions which are incompatible with the version of ios running on the device? I have an iPhone 3Gs running ios 4.3.5. Some apps that show updates ...
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Are there games that sync across devices through iCloud / Game Center?

With iOS 5 and iCloud i was hoping that games would get synced across devices. If I'm playing a game on my iPad and then later pick up the same game on my iPhone, then i would like to be able to start ...
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How can I repeat my ringtone and increase the delay until a caller is sent to voicemail?

I have a custom ringtone (30 seconds in length), but it goes to voicemail after approximately 20 seconds. Can I repeat the ringtone multiple times before redirecting the caller to voicemail?
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Emoticons built in to the iPhone keyboard?

This Christmas, I got several text messages from my Mom on her new iPhone 3G. Several of them included emoticons in the body of the text like so: I know she hasn't jailbroken her phone or ...
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iOS: Is there a limit in the number of applications I can leave “running background” in the bar?

I know applications don't actually run in background but I was wondering how many applications I can leave open. Has anybody tried? Is there a limit? What is it? If you reach a limit, it starts ...
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Make my iCloud @me.com email my primary Apple ID

Before iCloud began operation I used a gmail email for my Apple ID. With the advent of iCloud I have begun using my iCloud email for everything. The one thing that frustrates me is that Apple does not ...
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Syncing with multi Mac household

Our household has several iOS devices, a soon-to-be-upgraded MacBook and a new Mac Mini Server. Since we're not working with many users (yet), I'd like to get things organized and working before time ...
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How do I change the locked screen wallpaper on iPhone 4S?

I'm trying to use a custom wallpaper as a lock-screen wallpaper on the iPhone. Can I do that without jail breaking the phone?
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Add an iPhone number to other iOS devices to receive iMessages/Facetime calls via the phone number?

I bought an iPad for school and have been enjoying using iMessage and (especially) FaceTime, and I have recently acquired the new iPhone. So I'm wondering if there is a way I could add my iPhone's ...
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Is there a way to use video files from other sources on iMovie on iPad/iPhone?

I have been given an assignment to create a video in school and I would just like to know if and how you go about getting movies not recorded on the iDevice into the camera roll and then into iMovie. ...
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Getting data from jailbroken first generation iPhone on new computer (screen is defunct)

I'm trying to get data (mostly photos and notes) from my first generation iPhone that is jailbroken (I believe it is on iOS3) but I am unable to unlock the phone because the right hand portion of the ...
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Printing from iOS devices to existing printer connected to windows pc?

I am aware of AirPrint activator as a great solution for printing from iOS devices using a Mac on the network. Is anyone aware of a solution for someone with only a pc?
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Recharging iOS devices

What's the current advice on recharging my iOS devices? I try to maximize the long-term lifespan of the battery by only recharging to 100% and promptly disconnecting from the power, but I know many ...
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Voice Memos are not syncing from the iPhone to MacBook over Wifi

Voice memos sync fine when USB connected but do not sync over Wifi. They do not appear to handled through iCloud either. How can I get these into iTunes without the USB connection?
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Mobile Safari with thumbnail view with iOS 5

Can I get my Mobile Safari thumbnail view back after I upgraded to iOS 5?
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Sharing files and documents across computers and devices

I often have multiple documents I am working on or need to keep on hand. This includes PDF, Word, Excel, Pages, etc. Sometimes I need to work on them on my Mac Mini or sometimes on my iPhone or iPad ...
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Automatic iCloud backup without locking iPad

When enabled, iCloud will automatically back up your iOS device when it is plugged in, connected to Wi-Fi, and locked. This is designed so it'll very conveniently back up overnight. However, I use a ...
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Shutting down running apps in iOS

I often have many apps running in the background. I have heard this can cause the battery to drain faster (especially location-aware apps) as well as generally slow the use of the device down. Is ...
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How do I sync iCloud iWork documents with Lion?

I have been using my iPad with Numbers and would like to be able to just open them up on my Mac with Lion. I can not figure out how to connect/sync to iCloud documents. I have checked iCloud documents ...
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How do I troubleshoot Siri?

I just got my 4S yesterday (thanks AT&T for the early upgrade date!). I've noticed two problems with Siri and I don't know any good methods to troubleshoot. 1) When I hold the phone up to my ...
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How can I avoid notes to be deleted from the iPhone when I delete them on my Mac Email app?

Since the last software update on my iPhone 3 all the notes that I writte on the iPhone appears in the mail.app on my mac as income mails. When I delete the notes at the Mail.app, they are also ...
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Transfer Video to iOS iMovie

I have an iPad 2 running 5.0.1 and I want to transfer a video file from my iMac to edit on the iPad with iMovie. The movie was filmed on my friends iPhone 4S and I imported it to my iMac, then used ...
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How do I clear data listed as “Other” on my iPhone?

Since iOS 1 I have always lost Gigs of storage to the "Other" category on my iPhone. I have cleared my Safari data, told my phone not to sync music, apps and just about every other syncable option ...
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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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How do I turn of all notifications at once on my iPhone 4S on 5.0.1

How do I turn off all notifications at once and then turn them back on later (like if friend is playing game?)
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How can I make my iPod Touch home button more responsive?

I am finding that lately, quite often pushing my iPod Touch's home button doesn't generate any response - I have to push it again really hard. I'm not sure if it's an issue with the OS or with the ...
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Anyway to save contents of iPhone app to a PC?

I bought a video course on my iPhone, the app essentially launches the videos in the standard iPhone video player. I'm selling my iPhone and would like to recover the videos, or at least preserve the ...
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Stream iOS camera live video to other device over Wifi

Is there an app that can capture live video on one iOS device and broadcast it over wifi so all my other iOS devices can play it? Streaming it over the internet would be even better...
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Can You Turn Off Swipe Gestures On iPad 2?

I want to turn off the multitouch gestures on my iPad 2 running iOS 5. They make it very difficult to use around my child who is constantly switching apps on me or bringing up the notification bar.
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How to find the iTunes Store link of an installed App?

I have one of the numerous flashlight apps that I wanted to recommend to a friend. What is the easiest way to retrieve the iTunes Store link from my already installed iOS App ? The info window ...
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Podcasts that I have played or marked as played on my iPhone are not showing as played when I sync to iTunes and are not being removed

Recently (I'm not sure when it started) podcasts that are marked as played on my iPhone (4 hardware, 5.0.1 OS), when I plug into iTunes, the podcasts are still showing as unplayed on the iphone in ...
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How do I turn off the “Reader” button in Mobile Safari?

I never use the "Reader" feature in iOS 5's Mobile Safari, and the button for it sits there in the address bar just being a nuisance when I want to see or edit the URL in the address box. How do I ...
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Can I change Apple IDs?

I originally used my Apple ID with my daughter's iPod and now iPhone so that her purchases would be linked to my credit card. I now know that wasn't necessary. I'd like to know how to change this so ...
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Uses for an iPhone 2G that can't connect/sync to iTunes, but charges & works just fine

I have an iPhone 2G (1st generation model) that works fine except that it does not connect to iTunes. I have tried to fix it but it seems permanently screwed (I'm not looking for a solution to this). ...
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Trouble syncing multiple Apple products between multiple computers

In our house we have two iPhones and an iPad. Each one has a separate iTunes account so we could have different versions of the games instead of sharing. We've upgraded our computer from a PC to a Mac ...
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Why doesn't my calendar alert me when events are upcoming?

I have my Google Calendar synced up to my iPhone 4S and by all the settings I can find, it looks like I am supposed to recieve alerts 15 minutes before every event. However, this has never happened. ...
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Is there a way to combine sound settings on iOS?

I have discovered that iOS (5) has two sound settings: "Sound effects" and just "sound" with no title. Due to this I often have sound effects muted but not other app sounds, and it's not easy to ...
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Safe to Delete Mobile Applications

I back up my iPhone 4 and iPad 2 to iCloud. Is it necessary to keep my Mobile Applications Folder? There are over 12GBs of space being used by this folder on my Macbook. Could it be thrown out?
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How to fix message spam from usbmuxd in console (_SendDetachNotification/_SendAttachNotification)

My console is flooded with messages like these: 11.01.12 21:21:39,819 com.apple.usbmuxd: _SendDetachNotification (thread 0x7fff7f6cb960): sending detach for device ...
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Email Syncing problems

Why does my email not sync on my Mac if I have read it on my iPhone or iPad? I can read it in my iPhone or Mac, but it does not show as read on my Mac.
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Use proxy in iOS to to use Apps outside the U.S

I live outside the US and would like to use some Apps that only work in US territory. Example: Square (to accept credit card payments), Paypal mobile, Hulu, etc... Is there a way to make iOS ...
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When I backed up my calendar from 5th generation iPod Touch to iCloud, all events have disappeared. How do I get them back?

I turned on iCloud from settings on my iPod Touch (iOS 5.0.1). Backup to iCloud proceeded but all calendar entries have disappeared.