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After upgrading to iOS 5, how to restore my apps?

I've just upgraded to iTunes 5 and iOS 5 and after the process completed, my apps are missing from my device. I can still see them in iTunes under Library/Apps folder, how do I push them to the ...
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Do I need an internet connection to update iOS on my PC?

I've downloaded the IOS5 IPSW from Apple's site and want to update it from within iTunes. So, Does the update require an Internet connection? Does the iPhone switch off/reboot just as the update is ...
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Wi-Fi sync missing from iTunes 10.5

This is really weird. I updated my iPhone to iOS 5 today, along with iTunes to version 10.5. According to Apple's own documentation, I should have an option to "sync with this iPhone over wifi" under ...
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Can I put Newsstand into a folder?

In iOS5 (and later) my newsstand icon will not go into a folder on either my iPod touch, or my iPad2. Anyone have any suggestions on how to move this application?
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Is a me.com address only used for email in iCloud (outside of brand new accounts)?

I am one of those people who had an iTunes account way before having an .mac or MobileMe account. Since one can't really merge accounts, I have been trying to decide what to do about my iCloud ...
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Can you upgrade your iOS device on a computer that it is not synced to?

My wife never syncs her phone to her laptop, which I rarely have access to, but I would like upgrade the version of her phone's iOS when updates come out. Is it possible to plug her phone into my ...
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How does iMessage know that the recipient is an iOS 5 device?

When you send a message using the Messages app, iOS seems to magically figure out that the recipient is on iOS 5 and automatically switches over to iMessage (blue messages instead of green SMSs). ...
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New iOS release, what time are they traditionally released (on release day)?

I was curious about what time apple traditionally has released its major iOS updates in the past? I could see several times that make sense: at 12:00am PST? at midnight local time across the ...
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Is there a way to control USB audio device settings from the iPad?

It's possible to use the iPad as a USB host and connect up class-compliant USB audio interfaces through the Camera Connection Kit. But is there a way to adjust their settings in iOS? There is in OS ...
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System Storage Full

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 and use Cydia, SBSettings and iFile to see how much storage is marked as Free between the two partitions on my device. The problem is, my System Storage had a total size ...
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subscribe to a podcast on iPhone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone Does anyone have a clever hack to subscribe to podcasts on iOS? The important characteristics ...
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Can I restore an iPhone backup taken from a previous iOS version, or is there a better way to retain my data?

I just put orders in for a few new iPhone 4S upgrades for the wife and I but I'm not sure how to keep her data (app data mainly, the other essentials are synced with outlook). She has an iPhone 3G, ...
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Problems sending images from my iPhone from one GMail account to another

I recently came across a problem where I used to be able to send myself a photo from one Gmail account onto another Gmail account now I keep getting message undelivered. I deleted my Gmail account on ...
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iPad: disable animations

Is there any way (perhaps involving jailbreaking) to disable all (or at least some) of the transition animations on iPad? Examples: Homescreen fly-together animation, sliding animations in apps
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What can you do to speed up your iOS device? [closed]

What things can you do to increase the speed of your iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch? It appears that over time, the iPhone gets slower and slower over time, and I have picked up a couple of tricks here ...
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Can you use iOS 5 wifi sync over VPN? [closed]

With WiFi iTunes sync in iOS 5, do the host iTunes machine and the iOS device have to be on the same network? And if so, is it possible to circumvent that requirement by VPN'ing into the local ...
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Quicksilver-like app for iPad?

Quicksilver is a long-loved Mac app that gives you a single entry point, a command box, for performing a wide variety of actions on the Mac. It is easily extensible and scriptable. A similar app on ...
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iOS5 - "“Remind me to call Mum when I get home.” - How does it know when you're home?

One of the features of SIRI showed the instruction: “Remind me to call Mum when I get home.” My question is - how does it know when you'll be home? Or is there a location based trigger for tasks?
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What does .ipa stand for?

What does the .ipa file extension (used for iOS app bundles) stand for? I'm guessing that it has something to do with iPhone app, but I'm not sure.
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Is there a data collection app that exports CSV to Dropbox?

I'm having some serious issues finding a data collection program (Spreadsheets?) for use with my Dropbox account. The application should be able to export CSV files, and automatically upload them to a ...
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What happens with existing apps on device when synching with new computer?

I am synching my iPad with multiple computers. I now want to switch my "main" computer (as in the computer I really do the syncing with). Now the problem is that when I uncheck "Sync Apps" on the ...
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How to set up iOS development environment [closed]

I would like to know how to test my own iOS app on my iPad or iPhone. I know that there's an iOS emulator in Mac OS, but I would like to test my apps with real hardware. My research says that I have ...
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Is it possible to (legally) download the latest iPod firmware without owning the actual device?

I think the question says it all, but: I'm looking for a way to legally download the most current iPod firmware for free, without owning an iPod. Is there a way to do so?
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Does an iOS app have the ability to set iOS Safari cookies?

My specific interest is in the context of the Facebook for iOS app, but it can be asked of an iOS app really. Given all the recent changes to Facebook and the way that Facebook cookies are not ...
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Documents to Go for iPad

Quick question that I just can not seem to find an answer for. I am wondering whether or not when using Documents to Go on my iOS device (iPad 2), if I open a file in safari, will this app help safari ...
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Downloading and uploading files through Safari iOS

I am aware that iPad does not have a file-system in traditional sense. I want to know how Safari for iOS behaves when trying to download/upload files from/to a website. Suppose I go to ...
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How can I get “related emails” on iPad, like in Mac Mail.app?

Lion's new mail.app update has a great feature for displaying emails where it shows "related" messages, ie both messages received and Sent are shown in the same conversation. Is there a way to get ...
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What is the best way to set up Gmail on IPad?

I just got an iPad and want to know, what is the best way to set up Gmail on the iPad? As far as I can tell there are three methods to set up the account: As a Gmail account As an Exchange account ...
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Password protect removal of apps on iOS

I have had instances of people deleting my applications (purposedly or unpurposedly) and it's a real annoyance to get them back, plus you lose all of your data. Is there a way to password protect the ...
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Sync iPad on a different device

I would like to stop syncing my iPad with my MBP & start syncing it with my iMac instead; when one connects an iOS device with a machine other than the one they previously synced with they get a ...
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Slow in opening videos on iPod Touch

I have an iPod Touch 3G 64GB with 4.3.3, and, with just 5 videos loaded i get a problem with this symptoms: When I tap Videos, it takes ages to load, crashes, then I can load again, still slow Every ...
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Looking for a offline app to learn Spanish

I'm looking for an app to learn Spanish offline. I want to hear it while driving, so it's basically MP3 based, and not interactive. Do you have any recommendation?
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HTML reader for a zipped bundle of HTML for iPhone?

I'd like to read documents like this: http://static.springsource.org/spring/docs/3.0.x/spring-framework-reference/html/ ruReader or GoodReader can read HTMLs, but unly unpacked. I'd like it to: ...
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Transfer from iPad 1 to iPad 2

I understand that backing up in iTunes then restoring the backup to the new device should transfer everything. But thinking specifically about the case of upgrading my iPad 1 to an iPad 2: Are there ...
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Xcode 3.2.6 and iOS 4.3 SDK installation problem on Mac OS X Lion

I recently brought a new Mac mini running Max OS X 10.7 Lion. I downloaded the iOS SDK 4.3 and Xcode 3.2.6.dmg from Apple. The download was successful and I was able to install it without any ...
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An iOS GPS application that shows satellite locations and lock-on details?

I'm a big fan of Kinetic and use it track my bike rides as well as map the local trails. Lately it's been giving me some grief though and telling me I have a weak GPS signal at the outset of rides. It ...
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Any alternative to iOS for an iPhone 3G?

I have an iPhone 4, and I would like to recycle my “old” iPhone 3G. Is there a good Android-for-iPhone? A Linux distribution optimized for iPhone? Another alternative OS, like a BSD or a BeOS-like? ...
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What's the canonical name for the “sunburst” waiting animation?

Is there an accepted name for the spinning animation that's displayed when one needs to wait for an indefinite amount of time? It looks like this:
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Does the iPhone 3GS support iOS 5? [closed]

Will the iPhone 3GS be compatible with iOS 5?
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Do I need to implement anything special to enable VPN access within my iPhone app?

I have an iPhone application that I would like to use to access a VPN. I've configured the VPN through the Settings app on the iPhone, but my app still can't access the VPN to get data. A similar ...
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Whispersync-like experience for PDF or TXT files?

When I start reading a PDF or TXT on my Mac and continue reading it on my iPhone, I have to waste time looking for exact place where I stopped reading on my Mac before continuing to read on my iPhone. ...
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How many times can really I share a purchased app with other people

I understand I can share apps with up to five other iOS devices of other people (with different apple IDs). But is this on a per-app base? I.e. can I only register five devices I want to share with ...
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How do I share purchased iOS apps without my Mac?

Is there a way someone else can share a purchased iOS app with me when I only have my iOS device with me but no Mac but the other person has both his Mac and his iOS device around? Is there also a ...
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Two-way CalDAV and CardDAV sync on iOS?

(1) So I understand that iOS 4 support CalDAV in for syncing the Calendar app on the iPhone. However, during my initial tests with a test CalDAV URL, I can see the events my iPhone pulled off the ...
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Photoshop to iPad color profile woes

This is driving me insane. I always design in Photoshop with my monitor profile as the active profile. My PSD's are never color managed. This is the way I've designed since I can remember and I have ...
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Suggest a Mac Notifications app with cloud sync to an accompanying iPhone app?

I'm looking for an app in which I can write down a quick message for myself on the Mac that can later pop up on my iPhone and remind me via a push notification. I'm not looking for a full-featured ...
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As a developer, what if I don't support iOS 3.1?

I am currently developing an iOS application. I'm considering not supporting anything less than iOS 3.1. I was wondering, can I expect a huge backlash from customers that buy this application and try ...
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Ability to give away iOS application, usually for sale

I am wondering if it's possible to do "mass giveaways" on the AppStore, without lowering, changing or otherwise changing the listed application. Is it possible to distribute hundreds to, potentially, ...
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How do I un-trust or remove blacklisted root CAs from mobile Safari on my iPhone or iPad?

The DigiNotar root CA has been compromised and has been blacklisted by Mozilla and Chrome. I've already un-trusted their root CA in Keychain on my OS X devices, but how can I do something similar on ...
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Hyperlinked iOS mail signature, any ideas?

I am a support technician for a school district. I've found it helpful to have links in my email signature to our helpdesk form, staff directory, HowTo documents, etc. Using meaning titles as opposed ...