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 identify CPU and memory usage per process on iPhone?

There are many common apps available to show total system RAM usage and free. However, my understanding is only a jailbroken phone has access to the APIs to access PER PROCESS memory usage on iOS. ...
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How can I restore an app on my iPad if it isn't available in the Store anymore?

I was using ios version 4 till yesterday, and I just upgraded the version. Some apps which I purchased before cannot be found in the app store or in the itunes purchases section. what is to be done??
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How do I duplicate Apple Configurator profiles?

I've been working with Apple Configurator in its various versions (now 1.2.1) since its introduction and it is a powerful tool to manage and supervise iPads & other iOS devices. One glaring ...
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Is there an app that allows me to set music as an alarm?

Let me preface this by saying that I am not looking to set music in the built-in iOS Clock app. I have tried that and I had problems with it. I usually keep all sounds muted, so it won't work. I also ...
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Help with iBooks not being able to send a PDF using the share icon?

My iPad 2 and has iBooks and I'm trying to send a PDF "book" to a friend of mine. The sharing button is shaded so I can't do it!
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How can I read PDFs on an iPod Touch without sending them to the cloud anywhere?

If I have PDF files on my Mac that I don't want stored on a remote server anywhere but I want to be able to read them on my iPod Touch, what software can I use? I'm running iOS 6, and it appears that ...
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Trying to update iPad 2 to iOS 6

I tried updating my iPad to iOS 6. I plugged the iPad into my computer and it showed that is was backing up, however the update never showed up on iPad. What do I need to do?
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What causes an iPhone IP to keep changing when it hits a website repeatedly?

My friend's iPhone 4 has a strange behavior. When on 3G, going to an IP detection website, his IP seems to be changing pretty much on every request! His phone is supposedly traveling all over the ...
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Can iOS receive gmail's instant (within several seconds) push notification for email?

I want the ability to send an email to an iOS users iPad's POP account and have them instantly recieve a notification. For example, on my Android devices, since gmail is built into the system, if ...
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How can I move junk emails on my iPad without displaying the message body?

One reason I don't like using my iPad for email is that I can't find a way to move a junk message without its message body being automatically displayed when selected. While viewing a mailbox, tapping ...
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How can I find out if my iPhone Is jailbroken?

How can I find out if my iPhone (or iPad) has been jailbreaked (with a drive-by injection for example)? Is there an app for that?
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Which Ports are open by Default on iPad 2 (iOS 6)?

I have a Question: Which Ports should be open on iPad 2 by default? Because on a port scan, my iPad shows some completely irrelevant ports open (ex. IIS on port 1027)!
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Can I run iOS 5 Apps on my iOS 3.1.3 iPod touch?

I have an iPod touch 1G running iOS 3.1.3, and I really want to get iOS 5 Apps on it. Is there a way to do this? Can I do it without using a computer?
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Newsstand magazine downloads very slow and halting

My newsstand has two subscriptions: New Yorker and Economist. When a new issue is available for either one of those, the period required to download the issue is super slow, and unreliable - it ...
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How do I use web sharing in mac to allow access to files from machines outside of my local network?

I want my web-service to be accessible from out side of my local network. I am using MAMP and I have also started web-sharing on my local machine, but it is working only locally. I want any file to ...
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Can arrow keys be added to an iPhone keyboard?

Is there a way to add arrow keys to an iPhone keyboard under iOS 6?
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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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Is it possible to upgrade a second generation iPod Touch to iOS 4.3?

Suddenly a lot of my apps are not working on my iPod Touch 2nd gen. Many of these are telling me that I need iOS 4.3 for them to work. I've tried updating software in iTunes - but it says my ...
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iOS 6.0.1 thinks all calendar events are invitations

Ever since installing iOS 6.0.1, it appears that all my Google Calendar events appear as invitations. Is this happening to anyone else? Is there any way for me to fix this? The only events that don't ...
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Downgrading an iPhone 4 from iOS 6 to iOS 5.1.1 using iTunes with a restore.ipsw file

Can I downgrade an iPhone 4 from iOS 6 to iOS 5.1.1 using iTunes if I have a 5.1.1 restore.ipsw file? I have watched this video on YouTube and was wondering if that works for downgrade. I dont need to ...
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iPhone 4s iOS 6 - how to clear Location Services memory

I was viewing a site that asked for permission to access my location which I declined. Since then the site never asks again, it seems like the iPhone has remembered my choice so automatically ...
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Sometimes I find that the Do Not Disturb feature is off, but I did not turn it off

I am not sure what I am missing. I turned the feature on, then went into Notifications, set it up. The moon icon appears in the top status bar and then the next day (or day after), the icon is gone. ...
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How do I set iOS 6 iCal start of week preference to Monday?

Since I installed iOS 6 on my iPhone and iPad, iCal shows Sunday as the start of the week, rather than Monday. These iOS iCals are synced over iCloud with iCal on my Mac OS X desktop, which has a ...
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Can I use my PC to mirror an iPod Touch screen like Apple TV?

I'm using an iPod Touch 3 and I saw in the AppStore that it is possible to use it as a controller via Apple TV to play games on it like Modern Combat and Real Racing. Because I don't have neither an ...
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What is the best way to set up Google mail, contacts and calendar? (consolidated)

I'm trying to understand what the best way to set up Google mail, contacts and calendars on my iPhone and iPad. There seems to be plenty of options, all of which have downsides spread over lots of ...
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Why is the Amazon iOS App allowed by Apple?

Today a customer asked me how it comes that there is an iOS app for purchasing from Amazon while this seems to violate Apple's App Store review purchasing guidelines (Apple Developer login needed). I ...
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Setting for iOS device type (Jailbreak)

I've read that there is a settings file (/System/Library/CoreServices/SystemVersion.plist) that stores the value of the iOS version which can be changed (at least on Jailbroken iOS devices) ...
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How do I change the settings of the sounds in iOS 6?

As you see. I have accidentally pressed something that change my iOS sound. When I try to volume up or down my sounds. It says sound effects. If I watch a video. It does not say anything. Is it in the ...
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iOS: Advantage of fresh install over backup restore?

Are there any advantages in setting up a new iPhone from scratch over restoring a backup of the old one? I have now my third iPhone and I always used the backup of the predecessor to get it set up. ...
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iPod touch 4th gen restore broken

So the device is jailbroken, and I'm trying to sell it so I'd like to update and wipe it. It works perfectly, all my apps, music, videos, etc. are on the device, and even after trying to flash it ...
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Can the SQLite databases that store iOS mail be exploited to back up messages?

Being the technical dude of the family I'm confronted with the following problem: An iPhone 3GS with iOS 3.1.2, the owner has a lot of old email messages stored on the device but has lost access to ...
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Is there an iOS Camera App that shoots a photo every minute?

I would like to have an App that shoots a picture every minute, so I can carry my iPhone in my breast pocket to have a photoblog of my day. A perfect solution would be if that app could create a ...
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iMessage message freeze

I have an iPod Touch 4G and my software is updated to iOS 6.1. I was messaging someone then suddenly it gave me an error saying the message was not sent and I had to re-try sending the message. ...
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Does choosing “Reset All Settings” on an iPhone 5 cause re-activation that requires a sim card to be present?

I have a badly cut sim that was converted to Nano but it was cut slightly too small and damaged. I subsequently went to the Apple shop and they activated the device for me. If I perform a "Reset All ...
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When is the Apple MDM Push Notification Token Generated? [closed]

I know that in order to receive a push notification, an iOS app must register with the APN service, where it will receive this token, which it will then forward to the server that needs to send push ...
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How to fine tune the sound level in iOS just like Mac OS?

I can fine tune the sound level by shift + option + volume up/down keys in Mac OS. Is there any similar way in iOS?
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How can I add an autocorrect mapping to the iOS dictionary?

My iPhone, running iOS 6, used to autocorrect ill -> I'll for me and I liked that. It has, very recently, stopped doing this. I suppose it makes sense given than ill is actually a word, but it is a ...
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Is there a way to queue YouTube videos on iOS?

I've recently been listening to a ton of music on YouTube via iOS. I'd like to be able to start playing a song, go search for another song (while the other song is playing in the background), and add ...
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How to stop messages from opening when I touch the icon

When I only have one unread message (or all from the same person), it opens that thread when I open the Messages app. I don't want the thread to open automatically when I touch the message icon, and ...
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How to update iPhone via iTunes without getting rid of apps that I purchased?

I want to update my iPhone on iTunes but it says that it will delete all of the apps and media on my iPhone that I purchased. I synced it but I don't know what to do next. It says it will only save ...
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Is Geotag Location Sent for iMessage Photos?

When I send a photo to a friend via iMessage and not MMS, will the geotag location be sent along with the photo? If so, is there any way to remove the location before the photo is sent for privacy ...
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What's a good SSH tunneling client for ios?

I need a solution that will work without jailbreaking. On Linux and on OSX, I use ssh on the command-line to open ssh tunnels so I can run client-server applications securely. I need to do the ...
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How can I ask Siri to turn OFF Do Not Disturb mode?

As from iOS 6, I can ask Siri something like "Don't Disturb Me", and it replies confirming that Do Not Disturb is activated. However, I have not been able to deactivate Do Not Disturb mode by voice. ...
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iOS: App to search All Content in PDF files?

There are many apps that have search over the names of the files but not all content in the files. It is very slow to test all apps such as iAnnotate, PDF Expert, Amazing PDF Expert and GoodReader. ...
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Why can I sometimes not enter my password on my iPad?

I have an iPad 3 (16GB, no 3G), running iOS 6. Three times recently it's got into a state where when I've turned it on (from sleep, not from completely off), and I haven't been able to enter my ...
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exclude certain mailaccounts from sound notifications

In iOS6, on iPhone 5, how can I disable sound and vibration for a specific mail account only? I have one mail accounts that is a bit to highly frequented, which results in a lot of ringing and ...
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How large is iOS?

Inspired by this I am Ricardo Lopez, Test Manager for Surface RT. After the OS, OfficeRT and a bunch of apps, you will still have more that 20GB. As you say, you can always add an SD card and ...
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How do I enable cache in iPad

I want to be able to use an HTML5 WebApp, but my iPad won't cache the manifest. The WebApp works on Android and BlackBerry devices, so I know it's not the code. And is it different for the various ...
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Completed Reminders not syncing to iOS from OS X

Running the most recent version of OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6.0, I'm able to sync all my Reminders between all my devices. However, though the Reminders themselves will sync across all my devices, ...
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APN settings keep disappearing

I'm on an iPhone 4S, running a fresh install of iOS 6 and I'm encountering a weird problem with my APN settings. Every now and then, about 2 twice a week, I'll be out and about when suddenly my ...