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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What are the blue dots next to App names in iOS 7?

They disappear once you open the apps and then return to the home screen, but I can't tell what they indicate. Are they apps that haven't been opened since an app update? Or that it thinks have never ...
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Can we validate that the iOS apps on users phones are the same exact apps we submit to Apple? [duplicate]

This is a bit of a security tinfoil-hat question: Is there any sort of validation (checksum etc...) that our users are receiving the exact iOS apps we submit to Apple? The thought experiment is: We ...
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What features in iOS 7 make a difference?

Share your experiences on exploring iOS 7 with us.. Whether you found hidden or little-known feature of iOS 7 or can explain how a big feature makes a difference, we're looking for objective reports ...
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How to send S/MIME encrypted mails from iOS with attachment?

I can only send encrypted mails if I start the mail app directly. But if I try to send a mail from the image gallery, the mails are neither signed nor encrypted (and I can't find a way to enable ...
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Open and edit Markdown files with Google Drive iOS App

Is there a way to open, edit and save back files from the iOS Google Drive app? I've tried some Markdown iOS apps, but I can't seem to open the files from within the Google Drive app. Are there any ...
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In iPhone and iPad use, where does the space usage come from?

iPhones and iPads come with varying amounts of space available; iPads offer powers of two from 16G to 128G and the price difference between them offers a substantial amount of other software and ...
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Can't connect to VPN via iOS

I have set up a Mac OS X 10.8 server running the VPN service. From my Macs I can connect to the VPN server without any problems, but the iOS devices are all unable to connect. The console displays ...
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Youtube 2.0 Playback Error on iOS

Relevant info: iPhone 5, ios 6.1 (jailbroken) Updated to latest version of youtube app (2.0.0.70=804) which I think initially was working. Then recently I used google's "sign out of concurrent ...
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iPad iOS 6.1.3 suddenly very weak wifi signal

After upgrading to iOS 6.1.3 a while ago, my iPad's wifi signal (reception) suddenly became very weak. The iPad basically can't find the (source) wifi if it's like 5-7 meters away. I'm sure the ...
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App submission response: “Post-dated Code Signature”

I uploaded my app yesterday. Its status turned to "Waiting for Review" from "Upload Received" today, but I have also received this e-mail: Dear developer, We have discovered one or more ...
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iPod 5 stuck on voice over and is locked

My iPod 5 is stuck on voice over, but it's also on lock screen. I do not know how to unlock it and get to settings to turn it off.
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How do I activate my hotspot on my prepaid service I had on postpaid?

My iPhone used to work for tethering when I had a postpaid account. Now that I am on a prepaid plan, I need my hotspot back ASAP to use my optus service for my laptop. Please tell me I can still ...
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Moving Files From Dropbox App to Music App

Recently my laptop was put out of commission. Since then I've downloaded some music into my iPad's Dropbox app. I would like to move this from Dropbox to the Music app, but I'm not sure of a way to do ...
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Website loads fine in Chrome, but won't load at all in Safari [closed]

I have a local web server running a basic web site. The problem I'm having is that the page loads fine in Chrome, however in Safari it wont load at all. I've tried routing all my traffic through a ...
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How to get deleted device list from Apple developer account?

While reseting the device list, mistakenly I have selected those device which I suppose to remove and removed those devices which I suppose to keep. Now how can I get that device list which I have ...
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How to upgrade from iOS 4 to iOS 6 without losing app data

I am still on iOS 4, and I understand that I need to erase my iPad before upgrading. But I don't want to lose the game data stored locally, particularly Candy Crush. :) Is there a way to preserve data ...
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Problems with iPhone 4s rendering the media query properly

I have been working on this problem for awhile now. I think that I have the proper media query for the iPhone 4s (retina); however, the Safari Mobile will not render my stylesheet correctly. Most of ...
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How do I rename a Shared Photo Stream?

The only option in my Shared Photo Stream appears to be "Edit", which lets me add/delete photos. Can I rename the title perhaps online somewhere?
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What file contains user typed words (user dictionary)?

iOS tracks everything you type and uses those words to suggest spelling corrections. This list of words used to be a clear text list buried in /private or /System (I don't remember where, which is my ...
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Software Recommendation for iOS app to wake Ubuntu computer with MAC Address

I have an Ubuntu media server set up. Currently, I can only wake it up remotely from a Terminal command on my Macbook Pro: alias wakeserver="cd ; ~/bin/wakeonlan -f ServerMACAddress.txt ; cd -;" ...
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iOS: Other music app via dock connector

I have an iPhone connected to external audio equipment via the dock connector. The phone is equipped with three apps for playing audio: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Spotify. I would like to use ...
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iMessage sign-in not working correctly after changing Apple ID

I wanted to sign up for Apple iMessage with a different email, so I created a new Apple ID and every time I try to sign in with that one, it asks me for the password again and again. This loop ...
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iPad Chromecast app cannot find existing Chromecast

I just installed the Chromecast app on my iPad (2). The iPad is running 6.1.3 (or whatever; it says it's up-to-date). I've also got a Chromecast that works fine from my Android phone, my Nexus 7 ...
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iPhone 5 can't open webpages when VPN is on

I'm using iPhone 5 and iPad 2, not jailbroken, with iOS 6.1.4 and VPN turned on. Safari and any other browser apps can't open pages.
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Creating screenshots of iOS devices from OSX without Xcode

Is there a way to create screenshots of iOS devices from OSX without using Xcode? I am looking for a fast way to do that. I know 2 methods: Using Xcode Taking a screenshot on the device and sharing ...
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Download Xcode with developer account and then change account

I have a developer account now, and I can download Xcode 5. But soon I won't need this account anymore, and I may get a new (organization type) account. My question is, will I be able to use my new ...
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Why does a string of arabic characters crash Safari and other web browsers?

I was reading an article about a problem with Mac and iOS. Why does this string of Arabic characters crash Mac computers running Safari? ...
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iOS b2b Acceptance Criteria

Could someone please tell me if iOS b2b apps undergo the same acceptance review (or the same level of acceptance review) from Apple that regular public apps do? I need to solve a problem w/ a client ...
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Once you remove an app from iOS notification center, can you add it back?

I exited out of my snapchat notifications in the notification center (I clicked the "x" on the right hand side) and now I can't see anything and I want to get it back. I don't know what to do.
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Install ResetMusicAndVideosLibraries Configuration Profile

The newest iOS Beta (7.6) says we need to install the ResetMusicAndVideosLibraries Configuration Profile to fix some bug. How do I install that profile? I tried dropping it into the Organizer window ...
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Is It Possible To Use Desktop Mac Apps On An iPad?

Wouldn't it be cool, if you could somehow use the desktop software running on your Mac on your iPad !!! Is this possible ?
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Create a bookmarklet for Safari iOS to print page?

Is it possible to create a JavaScript bookmarklet (or other link) to be used in Safari (iOS) that will automatically print the current web page to the default AirPrint enabled printer? Ideally without ...
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What OS X and iOS software combination tracks finances?

I was a long time Quicken user, tracking checking accounts and credit cards. I would enter all of my purchases on my phone and would sync regularly with my desktop. Two years ago, I switched to Mac ...
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Do iTunes Connect sales chart show updates as well as new downloads?

Just curious, does the sales chart in iTunes Connect combine the stats from updates and new downloads?
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How (and why) do 3rd-party iOS 6 apps communicate to their makers when they are not the active app?

I've noticed from my DNS logs that domains associated with a small minority of my 3rd-party apps are accessed approximately every half hour or every hour, even when the relevant app is not active, and ...
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How to configure VPN per app in iOS 7?

As one of the business feature the upcoming iOS 7, Apple has announced the ability to configure VPN on application basis. However, details about this feature are hard to find on the web. I am ...
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Is there a reason to not use VPN all the time on iOS?

I have setup a VPN connection by using my FritzBox WLAN Cable Router. I'm using this on my iOS devices to protect me from Wifi honeypots. Just by coincidence I switched VPN on on my device while on ...
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Clean 5.1.1 to 6 with backup?

I have a 3rd gen retina ipad with 5.1.1 and no jailbreak. I want to try ios 6, but with the option to go back if I don't like it. From what I have read Apple gives no way to go back. I don't mind ...
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How to make the email app on iOS work like Gmail app? [duplicate]

I tried searching for Macy's e-receipt by typing in Macy receipt on my Mac using Gmail, and the result came back in 1 second. (some of those emails were 1 month old, and another one 2 months old). ...
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Continuing a “stopped” iCloud restore on iOS

I was restoring my iPhone 5 to the latest iOS and chose restore via iCloud. The restore process - especially for apps - was frustratingly slow and actually stopped frozen after a while. After trying ...
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Email encryption options on an iPhone

I've started taking security more seriously lately. (Why only now you may ask? Because I'm a trusting fool that's why.) I've now got emails signing automatically and encrypting where I have their key. ...
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Does iOS have the capability to execute multiple apps in memory, and enable you to switch between them, restoring the previous state?

This is for buying purposes; i.e. does the kernel schedule the processes and threads belonging to every process, and do the apps save states that can be resumed at the user's discretion? Please fill ...
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Do any iOS Email Clients allow the folders to expand/collapse like Outlook?

I have a 12+ gb exchange account, with hundreds of files & sub files. The iOS mail client doesn't allow the folders to collapse & expand, which makes searching for files a real PITA. Are ...
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Trouble updating iPhone 3GS

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3gs which runs iOS 4.1 (8B117). Predictably, I can't download most of the apps and so often, I feel like it's not even an smartphone. So I need to update it anyhow. But ...
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Siri can no longer find my home #

Whenever I wanted to call my land line at home, I would instruct Siri to "call home" (my home number is listed as home in my contact list) She would respond by saying "calling home" and the call would ...
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Can I use iMac G5 PowerPC for iOS app development?

Can I use iMac G5 PowerPC for iOS app development? If not, why?
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Three dots but no message in iMessages

When I text another iPhone user I see the balloon with the three dots but sometimes no message appears after the three dots. Is it possible they are typing a text to a different user?
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Shader tester iOS App?

Will Apple reject an app which renders a 3D scene that allows you to modify and compile GLSL ES shaders by editing them in the app? (something not unlike e.g. http://shadertoy.com, but native OpenGL ...
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How does iOS delete a file technically and can it potentially be undeleted?

We have an interesting discussion here about file deletion on iOS devices. The question was: if I delete a file using NSFileManager, what's happening under the hood? My understanding is that deletion ...
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iOS App Store chart position: Strange ups and downs

I'm tracking (every hour) one of my client's apps which is listed in one of the category charts (not the overall charts). However I noticed strange ups and downs in the chart positions. Within only ...