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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iPhone backup error. What does this mean?

The iOS was upgraded from 6.1.2 to 6.1.3 and the ADSL disconnected part way through the upgrade and I lost all my contacts, photos, settings etc. Below is the error message that occurs every time I ...
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Diary App which supports Tags with values

I am looking for a diary app, which supports tags with values. Which means I can define custom tags, and with each entry I can add tags and define values for it. Example: 01/01/2013 had a great ...
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Can I free up space on my iPhone 3GS taken by application data?

I click general> usage> under storage I see apps with memory usage, how do I delete these to free up space to increase available memory?
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Can I update my jb 4s to 6.1.2 without restore?

I had tried to update (unsuccessfully) several times before yesterday's 6.1.3 release & now I do not want to restore is there a way to get my jailbroken phone to just update? Any help would be ...
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Using a Gamepad To Control Any iOS Device?

Gaming has taken on a whole new dimension since the introduction of the iPhone & definitely the iPad. Whilst these two Apple devices are great gaming devices, alot of games still try to emulate ...
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Accessing archive of iPhone backups?

So I dun goof'd up (tm) while updating a friends iPhone 4 to the latest OS. I obviously started by creating a back up of the device, but I think I messed up and after the device had factory reset due ...
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How to make Mobile Safari open email links in the Gmail app?

Is it possible to make a mobile Safari open email links directly to the native Gmail app, rather than open up to Apple's Mail.app?
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How reliable are the iOS data usage stats?

I have a dispute with my carrier such that my bills for the past 6 months list 10GB more usage than listed by my device's (iphone 5 running ios 6) data usage stats. They have told me that they can't ...
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How to avoid duplicating files that goes on an iPad?

I would like to upload PDF files on an iPad. After adding them to the iTunes Library (iTunes -> Files -> Add to Library), and syncing, they are uploaded on the iPad, but are also copied locally in ...
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Music stopping on app close?

I have had my iPad on iOS 5.0.1 for a while, and restored it a couple of months ago, wiping all the content. Today I put some music back on (this is iOS 5.1.1 now) and while the music player works, as ...
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Separating contacts

My wife has a iPhone 5 and a iPad 2. After she received her iPhone 5, I took over using her old iPhone 4 and also have a MacBook. We share one Apple ID, therefore we share all contacts. (I updated ...
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How is my iPod Touch able to determine my location when I'm offline?

When I'm traveling through a city, as long as there are wifi networks nearby (even if they are secured with a password), my iPod Touch can determine my current location with great accuracy—obviously ...
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How to delete all from the Voice Memos app on iOS?

I need to delete all the tracks from Voice Memos in order to free up memory on my device. Deleting tracks one at a time is not an option since I have hundreds of them. I am using an iPod touch 4G.
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Can I limit the amount of space itunes match uses on my iphone?

I have an iPhone running ios 6.1.2. I use match frequently, and I notice that from time to time it will completely fill up the space on my iphone. This tends to cause the phone to run very slowly ...
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Does Apple reject iOS App which blocks and later unblocks an existing feature using third party payment mechanism [closed]

I am working on iOS App, which involves bank transaction, transaction includes debiting from user account and returning back them the money. It is a win-win concept. With this concept in place, in-app ...
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iPhone with external hard drive

I see there have recently been several products released that offer to give an iOS device access to local mass storage on the order of terabytes via WiFi. It appears that most if not all of these ...
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Application to save copies of reduced resolution photos on iPhone?

I am looking for an application that will save a copy of a photo on my camera at a smaller resolution. Can't find anything...thanks!
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Google Contacts sync with iPhone 3G (iOS 4) without EAS

I'm setting up an old iPhone 3G (latest iOS 4.x.x) and I'd like to sync contacts with Google. Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) is no longer an option, and you can't use CardDAV on a pre-iOS 5 device ( ...
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Instapaper freezing on startup due to problematic article

I added an article to Instpaper on my iPod Touch, and then I opened the article. It crashed Instapaper, so I deleted the article through my browser and then reopened Instapaper. Now Instapaper freezes ...
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Firewall on iPhone/iOS (ipfw or pf)

I want to run ipfw or pf on my iPhone -- or the equivalent. Seems simple, but I can't find anything that works. Device is jailbroken, looked very carefully through Cydia, and even through some of ...
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Is there a way to sync Google Calendar with iCal without CalDAV or EAS?

As part of the spring cleaning announcement in which Google announced that they would be killing off Google Reader, they also mentioned winding down the CalDAV API. Given that Google's Microsoft ...
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Is it possible to sync my iTunes Up Next list with my iPhone?

Currently, I don't have any of my music syncing between my computer and my iPhone, mostly because I have too much music to store it all on my phone. Is it possible to use the new Up Next list from ...
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If I have an iPod touch (1st gen) can I install apps?

I found what I think is a first gen iPod touch (see here). I had to restore it and it says it cannot update beyond iOS 2.2.1, build version 5H11. When I browse the App Store, all apps seem to ...
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What RSS reader software runs on iOS, Andriod and OS X for someone used to Google reader?

What software and service functions similarly to an RSS reader which will sync between my Macs, iOS devices, and Android devices? I am looking for a web view similar to Google reader as well as ...
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Wireless both way sync of photos on iPhone

iTunes allows you to "sync" pictures however this only copies files from Mac to iPhone, forcing me to do it manually over the USB cable if I want to copy my photos from iPhone to my Mac. I'm running ...
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How to save my app files and/or data from my iPad 1 whose screen won't turn on?

Backstory: I bought an original iPad when it first came out, my first Apple product, and it's been a great computer but recently it doesn't work anymore. Basically, the screen won't turn on. ...
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Jailbreak iOS 6 without cydia

How do I jailbreak iOS 6.1.2 without installing Cydia?
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An app to stop another app (Music Player) after some time

A friend of mine asked this question "Do you know of any timer apps for iPhone which will close down a particular app after a set period of time?" On questioning further - the "particular" app ...
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How to update my jailbroken iOS 6.1 iPhone to iOS 6.1.2?

I had jailbroken my iPhone last month when I was using iOS 6.1, and currently iOS 6.1.2 is available, which solves some battery issues (I am really suffering from these), so I want to update to iOS ...
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No Facetime On My iPhone 4

My problem is that I can't enable Facetime on my iPhone 4. I've searched this problem on many forums and they all say Facetime needs to be turned on in the Phone app's settings, or enabled in some ...
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Stopping iOS backspace deleting whole words or lines?

Background Even though I have owned every iPhone from the 3G onwards I have NEVER mastered the backspace key. If you hold it to delete a few words it almost ALWAYS catches me out and starts deleting ...
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How can I get my entire iTunes Match-based music library to appear on my iPhone?

I have about 12,500 tracks uploaded to iTunes Match. From my desktop and laptop, everything works great. I can see the cloud-based tracks and play them. I can download them to my machines. When I ...
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Is there an iPad text editor that supports c and Objective C and has an elegant dropbox sync solution?

I've been using Textastic and the Obj-C support is great but the Dropbox connection is kind of like firing blind — there's not really a way to tell whether the server or the iPad has the latest ...
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Is it possible to not keep ios apps on your main computer?

I sync my iPhone and iPad with my MacBook. It appears that iTunes stores copies of all of my apps on my MacBook, even though I, for obvious reasons, can't actually use them there. The problem is that ...
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is there iOS maps app in which i can download full city map?

i want to use some maps app on my iPhone without using internet connection. So is there iOS maps app in which i can download full city map?
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Is there official documentation about upgrading your iOS app's minimum requirements?

There are a couple of questions addressing what happens when you upgrade the minimum iOS of an app and there are still users on older iOS versions. The answers don't seem to agree with each other. ...
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Can I safely delete from my iphone photos shared by friends?

I would like to free some space on my iPhone 4S by deleting my local copies of photos from a friend's photo stream. Can I do that without affecting my friend's originals and without signing out from ...
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iOS updates getting listed slowly

When I check for updates on an iOS device of mine, the results takes quite a bit of time to get listed. And even sometimes they don't and I've to restart the app by killing it. Although the speed when ...
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LAN Chat via OS X Server — Will Messages App Suffice?

I'm setting up a network for a small business with two geographic sites, which will be run on OS X Server. We need a "chat" tool of some sort, and the contents of those chats could possibly contain ...
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Is it possible for each of my iDevices to have its own iCloud backup?

But I would still like for all the devices to share a single iTunes account, so that I only buy an app once I want to be able to log into Find my iPhone with my main iTunes account and still see ...
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Delete music directly from iphone

I would like to find a way to delete individual songs from my iPhone and automatically synchronize this deletion in iTunes. My current workaround is this: Star the songs I don't like anymore with 1 ...
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Will OTA (Over-the-Air) updates download when tethered?

I have a wifi-only iPad, and I understood (or, have heard) it will automatically download iOS system updates when connected to wifi. Will iOS automatically download an OTA (Over-the-Air) update when ...
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Where has my Podcast playlist on my iPhone Gone?

Where have my podcasts gone from my playlists on my iPhone??? I used to be able to put my podcasts into a playlist in iTunes, but now they don't seem to go onto a playlist and can only be played via ...
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Search over different types of documents such as DjVU sometimes without OCR?

Suppose Apple products such as iOS devices and OS X devices at hand. You want to make things searchable. Some files such as converted PDFs lack OCR so you cannot search them. Some formats are not ...
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Switch between sound profiles iPhone?

I have found no way that iPhone is able to do what I need here. I have iOS 6.x (jailbroken). I would like to set 3-4 Sounds themes (basic feature of all Nokia). Example I need: Normal: vibrance ok, ...
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Locking down iOS devices

I have around 200 iOS devices that I have to keep track of in an internal network (they never leave the network) and there are several things I need to do on them. Completely disable certain ...
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Test a launcher app icon on an iPhone

I need to test a launcher app icon on an iPhone. Is there any way to do that without having to install an entire app?
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Options to play video with menu on iPad / iOS

I want to play a video with a language-menu on iPad, like DVD menus. I've read on a forum that DVD-menu's are not possible, but this was an old thread. What are the options nowadays to play a Video ...
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iMessage not working between two specific devices

iMessage works perfectly between my iPhone and my iPad. It works perfectly between my iPhone and my girlfriend's iPod touch. But it does not work at all between my iPad and my girlfriend's iPod touch. ...
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App Store Blank and Gray

I have an iPhone 3G with iOS 4.1, but don't have an Apple ID. I just got this used phone recently. It is jailbroken and unlocked to work on T-Mobile. I looked on the app store and noticed some apps ...