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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Switching to Straight Talk From T-Mobile on an iPhone 5

I am at my wit's end trying to get my wife's iPhone 5 switched from T-Mobile to straight talk. Just about a month ago my wife's old cellphone was reaching a breaking point, so she decided to get an ...
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Blocking iOS Wifi automatic update downloads?

I've got several iPads connected to Verizon mifi devices(MiFi460LE) iOS has a "feature" that automatically downloads OS updates in the background without user input. (You still need to manually ...
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iPhone backup encryption with password cannot be disabled

Hi have backups which encrypted with passwords and i know the backup password, i can restore it. There is not any problem. But i want to disable encrypting backup with password, here is the problem. ...
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How do I configure Gmail Sync Accounts for iOS post January 2013?

At the end of January 2013 Google dropped support for Gmail Sync for nonpaying Gmail customers. I understood this drop in support to mean that no new devices could be setup, not that I could no longer ...
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IPhone 5 Alarm sound question

When you turn your ringer down during the day, so it only vibrates when someone calls, this also turns down your alarm. Is there a way to keep your alarm volume constant when you turn down your ...
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Dropbox to continue backing up images until it completes

I come from Andriod where Dropbox did an amazing job of backing up all my phone's pictures. Since I moved to iPhone I noticed that Dropbox backs-up a few pictures and then stops, popping-up the ...
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How to Transfer PDF from iPad to PC/Mac

When I bought an iPad 3 They have given me few pdf files. Actually They are eBook which I prefer. PDF files are shown in the Books section of the ITunes program. How to Transfer those PDFs from my ...
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How can I transfer my application to IPad

I am thinking about development small applications for IPad and I'm just wondering how can I transfer my application to my IPad? I don't have a plans to sell or to distribute my software among the ...
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Macbook Pro vs Macbook Air for IPad development [closed]

I have IPad and I want to buy Macbook for development simple programs for IPad. It will be my first Macbook and I don't want to spend too much many and look at Macbook Air 13' 128Gb. I'm just ...
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iOS purchase verification

I've been trying to find an answer to this but having difficulty. What I want to know is if there is a transactionReceipt included in an app when it is originally purchase from the App Store. I know ...
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What time is shown for received push notification?

When a push notification is shown on the sleep screen, there is a time attached to it. What time is this? Is it when it was received on the phone?
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Why can't I share my voice memo on my iPhone via e-mail?

When I go to to share a memo created in the Voice Memo app via e-mail, the e-mail will get sent, but there will not be an attachment. In the outbox before it gets sent, the attachment is there, but ...
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Changing iCloud accounts in order to sync Photostream pictures

I have three iOS devices that I would like to have Photostream sync across. Right now, the iPhone 5 and iPad 2 sync because they are on the same iCloud account, but my wife's iPhone 4 doesn't sync - ...
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Stop new iOS auto-download on iPad

I noticed some weird traffic pattern on my internet connection, tracked it back to my iPad, after some tinkering I finally realized that my iPad is downloading iOS 6.1 on it's own!!! I didn't ask for ...
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iPhone hotspot via USB doesn't work

iPhone 3GS, iOS 6.01 Macbook Mac OS 10.6.8 The iPhone 3GS hotspot works fine via Bluetooth, connected to my iPad. If, instead, I tried it with my Macbook via USB (can't do it via Bluetooth for ...
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Which Exchange Email apps for iPhone 5 allow advanced font and layout controls?

What I need in my Microsoft Exchange 2010 mail client: send e-mails in the text font I want send e-mails with my HTML signature reply to e-mails without unformatting the e-mail being replied to ...
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Where does Apple Configurator store ipsw downloads?

Every time Apple releases new iOS software, it's a bit of a rush to get things downloaded and the servers can be slow in delivering the bits. I would like to know where the Apple Configurator Version ...
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Photo Stream issue with iCloud

I have been noticing some Photo Stream issues with my 3 devices; iPad 2, iPhone 5, and iPhone 4. The problem is that pictures taken with the iPhone 4 will not populate to the other 2 devices, and vice ...
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Set off alarm when receiving text from a certain number?

Is there a way to set off an alarm or make an audible notification when I receive a text message only from a certain number? I like to keep my notifications on vibrate while I sleep, but my district ...
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Are there any tools to migrate data from Nokia to iPhone? [closed]

I'm new to Apple and I'm looking for tools that will allow my to backup my contacts and calendar and such on my Nokia X6 and move/restore them to my Apple iPhone. How is this possible? Is there any ...
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Can I upgrade my iPhone's iOS from 4.1 to 4.3?

I am currently using an iPhone 3GS. My phone's iOS version is 4.1. I want to upgrade to 4.3 but the latest version is 6.0. How can I upgrade to 4.3 or 4.5 from 4.1?
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Why am I unable to use Game Center on a jail broken phone?

On a black iPhone 4, I open the Game Center application and it is stuck on "loading": For a moment I assumed that it was a problem with Apple. Well, no, because turns out I have a white iPhone 4 ...
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Need British Siri & date formats, but US Google. Possible?

I'm a Brit living in the USA. I use the UK English Siri so that he understands my accent. I also like dd/mm/yy dates. I'd like to have my iPhone default to USA Google though, since that's where I am. ...
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How can I have Calendar use an audible alarm for alerts?

Today I missed an event alert because I stepped away from my desk for a few minutes. What settings would affect whether Calendar Alerts have an audible alarm? Is there a way to force an audible alarm ...
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How does an iPhone stream HD content to an Apple TV over AirPlay?

Even 720p content is almost 1 million pixels per frame; 24 bits per pixel at 60fps is 180Mbps, which is clearly impossible. So how is the data transferred? Some guesses: Heavy compression. Apple ...
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Are there common causes of a text message sound in the night, but no text message?

My iPhone 3GS has made the text message sound twice at like 3:30 am but when I look at it there is no text. This is hard to explain to my husband, it's making us both paranoid! Can I look somewhere ...
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Smart watch capable of receiveing calls from an iPhone?

Are there any "smart" watches (smart being like the Pebble, I'm watch, Martian ...) that supports the following capabilities for an iPhone? Receiving or answering a call Rejecting a call
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Functionality like iOS's keyboard shortcut functionality

I'm not sure if this is a duplicate of another question because naming the functionality in iOS that enables the user to type in a shortcut (like "omy") and have it expand to a whole phrase (like "on ...
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Badge disappears for an app after an hour of no usage?

I have a todo app that shows a badge indicating how many tasks are due today. For some reason, recently the badge will disappear one hour after I last opened the app. The app has not been updated in ...
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View music size by artist on iOS

I'm trying to free up space on an iPhone. Most of the space is used by music. Is there a way to see which artists are using the most amount of space? Logically this would be displayed under "System ...
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how to disable birthday reminders in iOS and still view them in the calendar app?

Birthday reminders are nice but not if they keep popping up each day for every contact that has a birthday filled in. I don't need a popup birthday reminder. Especially not for every contact that has ...
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What prevents the iMessage slider from working on a new iPhone 5?

I'm struggling to enable iMessage on my new iPhone 5. iMessage works on my iPod, but I go on settings to turn on I message and the button that slides to enable/disable it always slides back to off. ...
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Is swipe to archive possible with non-Gmail account in iOS?

Is it possible to configure which folder to put mail in when swiping on a email to archive/delete with a non-Gmail account? My objective with this would be to file email into an archive more easily ...
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Can iOS be extended Language and spell correction on iPad 3 [closed]

I would like to know if there is a Bosnian spelling checker for my iPad and iPhone. I'm kind of wondering because there are more Bosnian speakers than there are Slovenian and Montenegrin combined, ...
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SEO'd iTunes Preview of App from Wrong Region

I've recently released UBCme onto the app store. The problem is that I accidentally shared the US store link which doesn't have any ratings because all my users are from Canada. Thus, the top google ...
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iPhone 3GS suddenly shuts down while playing games

I just purchased used iPhone 3GS from a fella, and the phone is running everything perfectly except for games. Whenever I play any game after some minute it suddenly shut down, even battery is fully ...
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Does anybody know an email client for iOS that is password protected?

I am looking for an email client, that when opened, asks for a password before showing email messages. Is there such an app available for iOS?
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How to stop Gmail app checking emails in background?

Is it possible to stop Gmail iOS app checking email without me asking for it? I don't need the phone to check for emails while I'm in from of my computer.
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iPhone 4S intermittently disconnects/reconnects when plugged into computer, but not into wall

This is a really bizarre problem. I'm using a MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion and an iPhone 4S, both with the latest updates. I'm using the bundled Apple cord. When I plug it into the wall charger, ...
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How to make Google Chrome launch in incognito mode on an Ipad?

It's possible to launch Google Chrome in incognito mode on a PC by adding -incognito to the end of the desktop shortcut. Is it possible to launch to Chrome on an iPad in incognito mode?
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How do I lock iPhone 5 in landscape mode?

How do I lock iPhone 5 in landscape mode? I see how to lock it in portrait mode, and I've tried locking it in landscape mode using the assistive touch feature, but that isn't working for me.
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Is there an iOS / OS X to-do app that can manage multiple people's To-dos?

There is no lack of to-do apps designed at least somewhat around Getting Things Done - just see the answers to this question, for example. I'm a user of Things on iOS and have heard a lot about ...
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Adding my iPhone number to the list of allowed accounts in Messages.app

When I enter my Messages.app settings for my iMessage account, I can see that I can receive iMessages on the two emails that I have entered. Is it possible to add my iPhone number to that list too? ...
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Forgot to turn off Hotspot, tethered via USB along with direct Ethernet, end result?

What happens if I forget to turn off hotspot tethering on my iOS device and connect it via USB to a computer that is already connected to the Internet via Ethernet? Which internet / network gateway ...
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Terminal Actived Push Notification Utility for OS X and iOS?

I am basically wondering if there is any tool(s) that can generate a push notifications on OS X and/or iOS from terminal entries. Idea here is you could connect via SSH and make a custom push ...
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Use iOS twitter integration without the official Twitter app?

Is it possible to keep the full iOS twitter integration (tweet from anywhere in iOS, get notified on lockscreen/notification center etc.) and uninstall the official Twitter client and use TweetBot or ...
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itunes software upgrade not syncing music

I made the mistake of upgrading itunes software and when I plugged in my iphone 4 it erased all of my music. I have since tried to resync but it is stuck on the 2nd song copy and I cant seem to figure ...
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Add video to camera roll without using iPhoto?

I have a bunch of video recorded and stored in Dropbox from another iOS device, I'd like to move this onto a new iOS device. So far, the only way I can see of adding these videos to my Camera Roll is ...
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Can Teleport be set up to be automated?

I've got two Macs, and I only use one keyboard and mouse thanks to Teleport. The problem is that I have to activate it every time I turn my computer on. Would it be possible to do it automatically?
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Why does my recent calls list have entries from the future?

My iPhone's recent calls list correctly shows all the calls I've made or recieved, but some of them apparently have timestamps from the future: This screenshot was taken on Jan 7th. The call ...