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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When do I need to create Apple Developer Account?

Say I want to start working on some app X which I want to submit to App Store. Is it necessary to have a developer account, before I can start working on this app?
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Do two (or more) apps using GPS share the same location data stream?

When an app calls for GPS data, does it activate the GPS call itself and then when another app simultaneously running calls it does it make a separate call? Or when the second app accesses the GPS ...
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How can I make it so that customers can download my app on their ios device without using the app store?

I have already made a native iOS app and I was wondering if the consumers could just download the app onto their phone without jailbreaking or installing anything. I could maybe use a third party app ...
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Can someone explain why so much “Other” space is occupied on an iPhone 4?

I have the problem in iTunes where the "Other" data on the iPhone is excessively large. It's taking up over 5GB of space. I've searched this topic over and over, tried just about every option I've ...
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Can't do in-app purchase in my new iPad Mini

I just switched my old iPad to iPad Mini. When I'm on my old iPad, in-app purchases work fine, as well as with my iPhone 5 (they all use the same Apple ID). How to make in-app purchases work on the ...
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iPad and iPhone calendar: same settings, different google calendars

Standard calendar app in iPad and iPhone show different calendars, while settings on "preferences/email, contacts and calendars" and in the standard calendar on both devices are equal, as far as i can ...
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iPhone 5/iPad 3/4 Failing to Renew DHCP Lease

I just setup a Airport Extreme gen 6 (f/w 7.7.1). On it I have several Apple devices including two iPhone 5s, iPad 3, and iPad 4 all on iOS 6.1.4. I am able to open web pages through Safari on all ...
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Ios app transfer [closed]

I am developing an ios app for a client and would like to know that when I go for the $99 developer program I can post the app and get all the help but what about when I want to provide everything to ...
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Why do I need to activate my iPhone?

This is something I don't particularly understand. I get that for Windows, activation exists to prevent software piracy, but you don't have to pay for iOS. Perhaps activation exists to prevent Android ...
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Home Sharing not working with iPhone 5 iOS 6

Home sharing is not working on my iPhone : I can't see any 'shared' option in both music and videos app while I have activated Home sharing with the same ID on both my Mac and my iPhone. I have a ...
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Recomendations for simultaneous use interactive drawing application for iPADs

I need to tutor my nephew in algebra. He's 3000 miles away. We both have iPads. Skype or the phone can handle the voice channel. I would like an application with the following: Each of us can ...
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Is there any way to backup and restore your iOS apps *without* re-downloading all of them?

I've got a problem. The first step, as they say, is acceptance. My problem, is apps. I've got over four hundred on my phone, generally. It floats around that count, anyway. I think, perhaps, it comes ...
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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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Disable iOS messages in-app sounds/vibration

When you are in the messages app (this also happens on Facebook app) and you recieve a new message a sound will play even if you're looking at the thread where the new message came in. How do I ...
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Is there an application to emulate I'm in a different location?

I'm trying to test an iPhone application and I need to simulate I'm in a different location. I was wondering if there is an application out there in the market that let's me write some longitude and ...
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Why does iOS insist on using my Facebook email address?

I fill out webforms on my iphone fairly often. I use autocomplete to speed this process along, and it works pretty well for the most part. However, for some reason, it always insists on using an ...
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Examples of 3D Javascript of CSS3 animations in-browser on iOS?

Are there any examples of 3D animations rendering in mobile Safari? To date, nearly all of the 3D animations I've seen working on a PC don't seem to render correctly on iOS. (Why is that?) I was ...
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How do I prevent my iPhone from getting alerts when using Messages on my Mac?

I like to use Messages on my Mac, but it's generally incredibly annoying because every time I receive a message from someone, my iPhone lights up and plays its alert noise, which is a loud ding. I ...
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My iPhone 4s has gotten stuck in 'Reset and Erase All' mode for hours

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 via Settings > General ...
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How do I remove duplicate albums from my iPhone 5's music app?

My issue is that my music app shows two different albums that I synced today twice, both completely identical, each having the full list of the songs. In the 'songs' view, each song is only shown ...
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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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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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How to view saved passwords on Chrome iOS?

On my desktop I have an extension which prevents websites from reqesting the browser not to recognize the password fields (I imagine they view this feature as unsecure). Now I have synced my passwords ...
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Fantastical: how to add alerts/reminders in text

I'm a big Fantastical fan, but I can't work out the syntax to add a reminder/alert to a new event: For example: Lunch with John at 12:00, alert 15 min before should give an event with the title ...
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How do I remove Podcasts from IOS Podcast app

I've been using the IOS Podcast app and I'm trying to remove podcast from it. I had subscribed to a podcast, but now I unsubscribed and deleted the episodes. It still shows up in my podcast menu ...
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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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On iPad in Chrome, How to disable address bar autohide?

Is it possible to disable address bar autohide feature in Google Chrome on iPad?
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Facebook birthday sync only working for some contacts

I recently noticed that only a couple of my contacts' birthdays show up on my calendar on OS X. For instance, I have four friends with birthdays today, but only one is on my calendar. I tried ...
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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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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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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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Bluetooth headset A2dp on iPad not working

This seems like a basic tech support question, but google is failing me.... I just paired a bluetooth headset (single ear) with my iPad. This headset is known for having a very good a2dp profile ...
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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 restore a jailbroken iOS 6.1/iPhone 5?

My iPhone 5 is running iOS 6.1, jailbroken. I've managed to lock myself out of the phone and don't know the passcode. Device is disabled for longer and longer periods of time in between incorrect ...
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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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Seeing apps on multiple iPhones

My family has 3 iPhone 5's and we share one iTunes account. We sync on 2 different computers. I do not want all the same apps on my phone. Can I delete them from my phone without it deleting them ...
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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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Transferring photos from iPhone to windows computer

I recently purchased an iPhone 5. I was using an android device before this. When I made the switch from android to iPhone I synced my photos from my android device onto my iPhone 5. When I synced ...
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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?