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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Are there any DIY remedies for a iPhone 4 home button that doesn't always register?

The home button on my iPhone seems to work on and off. It does take me back to the home screen but it feels like there is a loose connection and does not trigger on every press. Is there a fix to ...
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Can I bypass iTunes Parental Restrictions on iOS devices?

I currently have all my DVDs ripped and stored on a Windows Media Centre box. I am considering moving over to iTunes, and to grab an Apple TV. This also would allow me to watch my movies on my ...
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How to print from an iOS device to a remote office?

I've done a bit of research on the Internet, and it looks like I'm at a dead end. My goal is to minimize cost, and be able to send and print documents automatically (approximately 10 or 20 pages per ...
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My iPhone's Lockscreen clock wont update without unlocking the phone

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 5.0.1. It is Jailbroken, and the time on the lock screen won't update unless I unlock the phone. My friend's phone is also Jailkroken (a 4S running 5.1.1) and she has ...
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What apps can view crash reports on iOS?

It's cumbersome to sync with iTunes to get a crash report. I'm looking for an app that can view and copy/paste or email crash reports from any other app on my iPhone. I want to see the full stack ...
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Front facing camera stopped working on the iPhone 4s

Attempted to use the Camera App today and was presented with a closed shutter screen in the Camera app as pictured below. No tramma or anything happend to the phone no recent OS update, just not ...
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Which characters can I use for complex passcodes?

I need to know which characters I can use in a (complex) passcode for iOS I'm not 100% sure, and couldn't find much online but I'm guessing something like: Uppercase characters of European languages ...
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Has iOS Always had Secure Boot?

In Apple's recent iOS Security paper here http://images.apple.com/ipad/business/docs/iOS_Security_May12.pdf They speak about the Secure Boot Chain, my question is has iPhones/iPods/iPads always had ...
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Can iOS receive email from two Apple ID but iMessages from only one of the two email addresses?

I have an iPod Touch and an iPhone, both on separate Apple ID accounts. What would happen if I added the iPod Touch email to the "receive at" on my iPhone (in addition to the separate email already in ...
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Do I need to wait for an upload to complete before closing Pages/Numbers?

After updating a Pages/Numbers document in iOS, I can go back to the app's file browser to get the list of all of my docs in iCloud. At that moment, the document that I had just updated displays a ...
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Any way to move contacts between groups on iPhone?

Is there any way to move a contact in Contacts on my iPhone into a group? I can create a new contact in any group, but I don't see a way to move an existing contact between groups. Seems like an ...
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Could iCloud be replaced by a personal WebDAV server?

I like to run all my own data services (for security and confidentiality). I'm wondering whether anyone has tried to replace iCloud with a personal server. I presume that a combination of server side ...
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Windows-PowerPoint presentations on an iPad with great typography distortion

I have a PowerPoint presentation created on Microsoft Windows. When I play it on an iPad there are great typography distortions. There are a lot of fonts not found on the by iPad. Could I install my ...
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Is there a app or software to do random photo selection on iphone or mac?

I am looking for an app on iphone to do this: I can select a bunch of photos into the app I click a button Then the app will randomly pick a photo from what I have selected and show up in the ...
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In iOS Safari, why aren't the Facebook social plugin cookies blocked, in spite of the “from visited” option?

In my iPad, the cookie setting for Safari is set to "from visited", which should block all third party cookies. But if I am not logged out of Facebook, then from any third party webpage that uses the ...
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Jailbroken iPhone, iOS 5.1.1 suddenly has new diagnostic apps

I jailbroke my iPhone so that I could make use of the F.lux app which allows me to sort of dim my screen with an orange hue so that I could read on a flight I took recently without annoying other ...
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How to get iMessages in sync across an iOS 5 iPhone, iPad and Mountain Lion Mac?

One of the new features of Mountain Lion is the Messages app - and the "fact" that all your Messages threads are consistent across all your devices. I would really like to have my the threads that I ...
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Editing contacts creates a duplicate [duplicate]

I have 5 different email accounts: iCloud, GMail, Hotmail and two others which my iPhone does not give the option to sync its contacts. So, I have only synced my contacts with iCloud and since ...
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Messages appearing on locked screen

How can I hide text messages from the locked screen of my iPhone 4S? I find that having a password is useless as everyone could read messages from the locked screen.
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Is there an app for iPhone to record the audio output streaming of any other app ?

Is there an app for iPhone/iPad to record the audio output streaming of any other app ? I need to record the audio streamed from other apps and not the audio from the microphone. thanks
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Can the “new book” tag be restored in iBooks (iOS)

I'm wondering if is possible to restore the "new book" tag that you can see on the top right corner of the new books uploaded or bought within iBooks (iOS) (visible on this image : ...
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Can iPad/Safari Pretend to be a Different Browser to Avoid Nag Screens?

I'm doing more and more of my web browsing on my iPad these days. One of the downsides is that many of the sites I frequent force me to click through a "please install our iPad app" nag screen before ...
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Anyone know of a timecard app that uses GPS?

I'd like to log the hours I'm at work using the GPS on my iPhone. (It'd start logging when I get to work, then stop when I leave for lunch, etc) If possible, I'd like to be able to log the time at ...
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Are there any hacks that allow a late 2008 macbook pro unibody to use Airplay Mirroring

Apple says only 2011 Macs/MacBooks Pro can use this feature, but I'm hopeful that there is a way to bypass this.
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Configuring alot of iPhones?

I configured a bunch of iPads at my previous job, and I had to do it one at a time. Granted, there were only like 6 of them, but I am wondering what I would do if I needed to configure a whole bunch ...
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How do I stop VoiceOver on iPhone from being interrupted by notifications?

Speak Notifications is set to OFF but it still will break mid paragraph and say "new notification from..." or "new text message from..." then I have to start the reading all over again. This seems ...
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iOS Simulator doesn't load iOS?

I've upgraded to Mountain Lion und also upgrade to the latest Version of XCode (V 4.4). I use the iOS Simulator mainly for Webdevelopment and not for iOS Development therefore I'm not that into this ...
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Reverse SSH tunnel on the iPad

Is is possible to set up a reverse SSH tunnel on an iPad? I'd like to be to do basic nmap TCP scans and use some other tools that the iPad doesn't have on remote networks. So my idea is after I've ...
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Is there any way to keep/redownload current apps after account change?

I want to create new apple account and redownload or keep current apps so that I can update this apps in future. Is there any jailbreak tweak that can keep all apps and restore them after apple ...
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Remotely control MacBook Pro Retina

The rMBP dropped the infrared receiver making Apple Remote useless with it. It's a shame, since Airplay + Apple TV + Apple Remote would have worked as a perfect combo. So, while playing a movie with ...
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What is the API call that iPhone makes to check if a number has iMessage enabled

I tried to sniff the http calls by setting up a proxy on my laptop in the same LAN as the iPhone. Once that was set up, I entered different numbers that I know have iMessage enabled into the number ...
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how to add self signed certificate for smtp on iOS

I would like to use SMTP server that requires (beside password) also installed certificate. Since it's my private server and I don't have money to spare, that certificate is self-signed. Without the ...
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How to I access documents saved in iCloud with Mountain Lion on my iOS device

I know that I can save a pages document in the cloud in Mountain Lion and then open it in Pages for iOS, but how do I access something saved in iCloud on TextEdit or Preview. For instance, with ...
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How to sync bookmarks across i-devices and the web?

I've never liked Evernote so much. Now (Mountain Lion) that Notes and ToDo lists are synched among devices via iCloud, I can finally leave it and just find a good application to manage my bookmarks. ...
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How do I simulate a bad Wi-Fi connection on my iPad?

I'm testing an iPad application that requires an Internet connection. I'd want to simulate a situation when the connection isn't stable and can be suddenly lossed. If it's possible I'd want to control ...
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Preventing iOS devices from sleeping

Is there any straight forward way of preventing an iOS device from sleeping? The only way I found so far is to open the "Music" app and start playing (and muting the volume if I don't really want to ...
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Receiving an Unknown iOS Notification — Audio Only

I occasionally receive an iOS notification (an Apple push notification) that has sound only and no text. Because it has no text, it does not appear in the notification center and I therefore cannot ...
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Is there a way to lock your Apple device against syncing on other computers?

Find my iPhone is nice, but that doesn't really stop savvy thieves from syncing the device back to factory settings.
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How many times can I attempt to guess the pin code of the restrictions settings on iPad?

I want to change some settings related to restrictions on my iPad but I don't remember the code I used to lock changes to restrictions. I have a few common variations to try, I'm certain it is one of ...
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Is there an iPhone app that takes continuous photos?

I am looking for an app that can take continuous photos. In other words, I should be able to set the interval (e.g. every 3 seconds) and for how long (e.g. 2 minutes) and it would just snap photos. ...
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Bonjour bookmarks not supported?

I was trying to get Bonjour bookmarks to show up in Safari on iPad and I came across this post from 2008 - "Safari for iPhone currently doesn't support Bonjour bookmark browsing": ...
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Does push notification work on a jailbroken device?

This is a quite straightforward question. I have read about the jailbroken devices having some problems receiving push notifications. Is that really true? And if so, how can we resolve it?
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How can I delete saved configuration passwords from AirPort Utility for iOS?

I've tried deleting and reinstalling AirPort Utility, but I can still manage base stations without being asked for a configuration password. I'm thinking of selecting not to back up data from AirPort ...
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How do I get iOS Reminders to recognize my location/geofence better?

I really like the idea of location based reminders, and would love to use them more. When I first tried them, they worked great. I had it setup to remind me to do something when I got home, and the ...
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iOS Icon Update Delay

I installed the update for the official iOS Twitter icon a couple of days ago and noticed that even though the update advertised a new icon, the icon didn't change when the update installed. Today I ...
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Printing to Windows Server shared printers from an iPad

We have a VP who wants to print from his iPad. We have a few printers shared off our DC running Windows Server 2008 r2. All of the iPad apps that I've found have not worked very well. Has anyone had ...
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Can I disable video iCloud backups in Camera Roll?

My default iCloud backup is almost full at 4 out of 5 GB, and I strongly suspect it's not the photos (I don't take that many) but a few giant videos in the Camera Roll: Is there any way to disable ...
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A more efficient way to manage photos/videos between computer and iPhone

How can I manage photos on my iPhone 4S such that I can sync the photos to my computer, leave them on my computer and yet selectively remove photos from and leave photos on my iPhone? Simply said, ...
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It it possible to convert DVDs to my iPad?

I was wondering if anyone could help me. I've recently got myself a "new" iPad (aka iPad 3), and I was wondering if it was possible to convert DVDs I own in order to watch them on it? (Let's set ...
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How can I remove geolocation info from a picture on an iPhone?

Since geolocation info is usually preserved when I share a photo from my iPhone, I was wondering what the simplest way is to remove this geolocation info from an existing picture. To be clear: I ...