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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Adding contact on iPhone adds it to Exchange but not iCloud

On my iPhone running iOS6, I have the following accounts configured: iCloud - Contacts, Reminders, Safari, Passbook, and Find my iPhone Exchange (my work email) - Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and ...
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iOS Mail attachment download behaviour when connected to Microsoft Exchange?

When is an eMail attachement automatically downloaded in iOS? From my expierience iOS downloads an attachment up to the size of about 50 kB automatically when on a 3G network, on a WLAN larger files ...
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What SatNav software will run on an iPhone 3G?

I have an iphone 3G running iOS 4.2.1 (highest supported iOS for this phone). Is there any free/cheap SatNav software that will run on it? Navfree GPS looked good, but unfortunately requires iOS 4.3. ...
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iOS 6 - does it save my location?

I recently found out that the iPhone keeps (at least on older versions) your location data in a data file: http://petewarden.github.com/iPhoneTracker/#faq I have an iPhone on iOS 6 but my ...
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ios restore to previous version/model - without jailbreaking the original?

My non-jailbroken iPhone 4S needs to go for a warranty repair, and I want to restore its data to an older non-jailbroken 3G or to another even older jailbroken 2G, but of course itunes refuses to ...
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Are iPhone apps required to work on iOS 5 if it works on iOS 6? [closed]

My app currently doesn't work on iOS 5, but it does for iOS 6. Will it still be accepted to the app store?
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What kit enables iPhone or iPad use for wearable computing?

I am wondering if there are wearable computer kits for the iPhone or iPad, or are there resources on how to do it. I would like to be able to, at a bare minimum, type text while walking, possibly do ...
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Whole family uses same AppleID - can I block them from receiving my iMessages?

The whole family uses the same Apple ID. I have been told this is not good. Now, my kids and wife are receiving all my iMessages. Is there a way to stop this without having access to their devices? ...
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Are there any good technical forums where jailbreak app authors hang out?

Most of the forums I have seen are really lame pirate-oriented sites. I am interested in joining in a discussion with programmers about building iOS software that breaks the rules, but not illegal ...
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Can Facebook and other iOS 5.0 apps be installed for iPhone 3G on iOS 3.1.2?

I recently found my old iPhone 3G with iOS version 3.1.2. I'm planning to let my 4-year old nephew to use it. But then, I'm having a problem on installing apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. ...
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Restoring new iPhone from iCloud backup deactivates old iphone?

I gave a friend a new SIM card for her unlocked direct from Apple iPhone 5. She put the SIM in, and went through the setup process, restoring her iPhone 5 from an iCloud backup. At this point, her ...
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iOS App Minimum Version Distribution

Does anyone know the distribution of the required iOS for apps on the App Store? To clarify, I am not looking for the version distribution on devices (like this question). Basically, I want to know ...
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Can you play the sound from an iOS device (eg ipad/iphone5) while airplay mirroring a game / video to an AppleTV?

When using Airplay to send a video or game from an iOS device like an iPad/iPhone to an AppleTV, is it possible to have the audio (from the video or game) coming from the iOS device so I can plug my ...
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How does one access Team Foundation Server from an iDevice?

Sometimes I need to access a document from TFS on my iPhone/iPad (for example, in a meeting), but the web interface is so clunky, it's nearly impossible. Specifically, I can't bring up any ...
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Calendar “blinks” event?

On my MacBook Air, running Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, I have received (from thalys.nl) bookings of train tickets in .ics format. The point, obviously, is to click them so they get added to my ...
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Can non iPhone iOS devices (iPad specifically) be used to dial short USSD codes for carrier information?

My data carrier provides USSD code to check the voice & data balance in the sim & iPad3 doesn't seem to have a way to dial them. So how can I send USSD codes without jailbreaking my iPad? Is ...
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Apple's Notes forgetting notes — why?

I started to use the default Notes app over iPhone, iPad and Macbook. After it sends me an email about the note, the note gets removed. I want to keep the notes. My friend suspected a time-drift bug ...
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How to silent (vibrate only) alarms?

When I use silent mode, I expect no sound and hence I expect alarms to be silent as well but they don t, silent button has no effect on alarms! On IOS 5 this used to work and in silent mode alarms did ...
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iOS Memory Mangement Technique

I was wondering what kind of technique does iOS use? Single contiguous allocation Partitioned allocation Paged memory mangement Segmented memory mangement I believe it is partitioned allocation, but ...
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Is pinch and zoom functionality not available in iPhone 5 iOS v 6.0.1?

I been using iPhone for almost 2 weeks and i am unable to pinch and zoom in the video camera whereas I am able to use pinch and zoom in camera. Is this multitouch functionality disabled on iPhone 5 ...
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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 ...