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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Is it possible to create photo events from the Camera Roll photo's on an iPhone?

I see that the Photos app let's me create Albums, but is it possible to create and manage Photo Events on the iPhone without iTunes or iPhoto* on a Mac/PC? *I say iPhoto on a Mac/PC because the ...
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Launch an app upon certain external trigger

In iOS 6 and with the iPhone 5 is there any way (even if it is a 3rd party app) to do the follwing things? 1) Lanch a certian application when a) I pass a geo-fence (e.g. arrive home) b) I get ...
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Why is iTunes unable to recognize the content on my iPhone during sync?

When iTunes mounts my iPhone (this has also happened with my iPad), it's unable to recognize any of the content on the phone, so any changes to what it should sync are added on top of everything that ...
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Annotation of a PDF file in my Dropbox in iPad and keep it the last version in Dropbox

I have a folder in my Dropbox that I keep my eBooks in it. I want to find an app for the iPad that can do these to me: Let me open a PDFs file from my Dropbox Let me annotate on that file Annotation ...
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If I'm an Apple iOS developer, can I do iOS upgrades, downgrades within the registered devices?

I have an iPad 2 GSM with iOS 4.3.5 that I would like to upgrade to iOS 5.1.1. I tried to upgrade using an Apple 5.1.1 image, without success due to the signing window for 5.1.1 being closed. If I ...
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Sync local Outlook calendar to iPhone

I have a local Outlook calendar on my Desktop. Is there a way I can sync those items on my iPhone ? Something like local outlook calendar -> Google -> iPhone. Any help on this will be much ...
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How long does Mobile Safari keep read items of Reading List in cache?

In iOS 6 the Reading List features has the ability to cache pages for offline viewing. I'd like to know how long these pages stay in the ever-growing cache of articles. Since I use this feature quite ...
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Love DND — Can It Be Applied to Individual Contacts?

I think do not disturb is a great improvement in iOS 6. I have a super annoying persistent caller but I need to hear their voicemails. Is there any way to have calls from their phone number forward ...
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Can I configure a fixed IP address on my iPhone?

Hi is it possible to configure a fixed IP on my iPhone? I'm interesting in something like the location provided my the "apple" menu in OS X.
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Is it possible to remember a wifi network in iOS 6 without automatically connecting to it?

Once in a while I need to use my iPhone 4 for work related tasks that require a lot of bandwidth. When doing this I will connect to the wireless network at work, do what I need to do, and then ...
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How to mute the camera shutter sound effect?

It used to be that I was able to use the lock switch on my iPhone to mute all alerts and sounds (with the exception of any music, video, etc.); and this included the camera's shutter noise. Then when ...
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Is there a plug-and-play card swiper for iPad to get data from the card?

We are in the process of assembling iPad kiosks. We are not writing an iOS app, iPad will just have a bookmark to a web application that will be hosted on our server. As far as the user is concerned, ...
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Alert time discrepancies when synchronizing calendars between iOS 6 and OS X 10.8

Mac running OS X 10.8.2 and iPhone running iOS 6. There is an issue synchronizing the alert times of events created on Calendar. Both devices are set so that the default alert times are 30 min before ...
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Mapping app to plot several points

I am looking for an iOS app that can plot several points (a.k.a. drop several pins) on the map at once. I would like to import the locations from a csv file or kml file and see all the locations at ...
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Google Exchange service and missing calendar events

I have my iTouch (4th generation, up to date) syncing with Google's Exchange service, and mostly it works fine. The problem is that some of my calendar events just seem to disappear, sometimes ...
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How to block “Twitter’s Promoted Tweets” on iOS

How could I block "Twitter’s Promoted Tweets"? I use the official iOS client. I also use the official OS X client, but so far didn't notice on OS X "Promoted Tweets". Is the solution to switch to ...
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Can I keep the Mail app on my iPhone from automatically marking messages as read?

Is there a way to prevent the iPhone's mail app from marking messages as read automatically when I view them? Thunderbird on my computer has a way to do this and I find it useful.
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Grocery/List app for iOS with decent web application

I am looking for a descent iOS application that will allow me to sync my grocery list between my wife and I. I would like a solution that has a web application that we can use to enter all of our ...
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Can I install iOS 6 on an iPhone 3GS?

Is iOS 6 compatible with my iPhone 3GS model? The model number of my iPhone is A1303.
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Huge camera roll backup but no pictures

I have my iOS 6 phone synced with iCloud. I had a storage shortage on iCloud so I deleted pictures from my phone, however this does not solve the problem - my phone still complains that it doesn't ...
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HD screen recording of iOS App

I'm struggling to record a high quality video of my iOS app. There are several similar questions out there, but my focus is on high quality. To my knowledge there are only two options to record a ...
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Can the content of an iPhone backup be extracted?

After upgrading my device from iOS 4.3.3 to iOS 6, iTunes doesn't allows me to restore from an old backup, saying that it is an incompatible backup. Why is this? Is there any way I could restore from ...
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How do I get the weather widget in the Notifications Center of the iPad?

This is driving me crazy because I see this in notification center in a lot of a screenshots for iOS reviews: What is the app that adds weather to the notification center?
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How to make Apple Maps work for transit directions and finding businesses:

The initial release of Apple Maps is... challenged with regard to business listings, and lacks transit directions. But most of the other apps Tim Cook suggested in his apology fail to solve the ...
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Is iMessages secure?

What security does iMessages provide or is it open and subject to the security of the connection used to send the messages?
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external drive for ios products

I just purchased a cloud ftp usb adapter for my ipad so i can access my data. What these companies dont tell you is that the ipad must sync or download the files from hdd to ipad to access the data, ...
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How can I send all of my iOS contacts at once via e-mail?

Is there a way to send all contacts on my iPhone without doing it one at a time via e-mail? I have an iPhone 4S.
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Why were my contacts synced to my mother's iPhone?

I have recently downloaded the new software on my iphone, iOS 6. My mother and my sister also use my Apple ID to download their apps too. Today my mother downloaded iOS 6 and all of my contacts were ...
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When I click the Appstore button in Passbook I receive the error: “Cannot connect to the iTunes store”

When I click on App Store, which rests below all of the features that Apple touts for the service, I am given an error where a prompt tells me that my phone can’t access the App Store. The error looks ...
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Could software cause the iPhone's home button to become unresponsive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flaky iPhone 4 Home Button I've got an iPhone 4, and for a while now the home button has been quite unresponsive. Sometimes I need to press the button around 5 or 6 ...
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How can I mirror my Mac display on my iPad?

I don't know why i can't seem to find any info about this or even anyone asking the same question. I have an iMac and a new iPad. I want to mirror my Mac display on the iPad, so I can sit in another ...
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How does the new iOS 6 Limit Ad Tracking improve user privacy?

According to this appleinsider.com article, Apple has introduced new privacy functionality that can limit ad tracking in iOS 6: Apple was not happy to see third party developers and ad networks ...
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How do I switch to a completely new Apple ID?

My parents and I all have iPhones. My mother and I used to have them both authorized to the same account which was mine. Now they want to authorize their phones to there own accounts. They have done ...
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Calendar, addressbook access by an app and the data use policy questions

When an iOS app seeks permission to access my addressbook or calendar, what is it that they can do with my data? I am thinking of these things. Do they transfer the data from my device to their own ...
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How do I invite a new connection on LinkedIn's iPhone app?

I can't for the life of me figure out how to send an invitation to connect using the iPhone app for LinkedIn. Is it not possible? I'm using iOS 6.0 and LinkedIn's app version 5.1.
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Is it better for iOS to sync Gmail contacts using Exchange ActiveSync or the CardDAV protocol?

To date I've been using Google Sync as an Exchange account to synchronize contacts between Gmail and my iPhone. However, Google very recently announced support for syncing Gmail contacts using ...
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Can the iOS Dropbox app download all contents of all folders to my iPad?

Is it possible to force Dropbox on iPad to sync all files? (That is, to make it working it the same way as it does on a laptop/computer.) As far as I see, it saves only files marked as "Favorite". ...
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How to see the phone numbers a message was sent to?

I sent a message to several people, and one of them indicates that they never got the message. Is there a way that I can email a copy of the message showing all the phone numbers the message was sent ...
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Decent laptop for iPhone development [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Mac to start I have been asked from friends, and frieds of friends, for Apps running both on Android and the iPhone. Developing for Android was quite ...
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Homescreen changes via iOS Enterprise Remote Device Management

I'm trying to find out if it is possible on the iOS Developer Enterprise Program to remotely add a home screen bookmark to a website. For example: a user can visit a website and add a shortcut to ...
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Copy app URL in iPhone

There is a way from App store to send an email containing the information about an app. However there is no way of just copying the app URL in case I want to send that URL on other services like Line ...
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relocating documents folder of ios applications

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4s with iOS 5.1.1. One of the things that always bothers me is that apps can't share files with each other. So I thought I can circumvent that behavior by creating a ...
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How to clean old iPhone 4 for selling after buying a new iPhone 5?

I just upgraded to the iPhone 5 and plan on selling my old iPhone 4. However, I want to make sure I don't keep any personal information (photos, emails, contacts) on the device. Since both iPhones are ...
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What happens to the data for an app that gets removed during the update from iOS 5 to iOS 6?

I have been using Mile Tracker app for logging business miles. Today when I updated my phone to iOS 6, that app disappeared. It also no longer appears in the phone app store or in the iTunes 10.7 ...
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Download free app updates without prompting to enter Apple ID password on iOS 6

I read somewhere in iOS 6 you don't need to enter your Apple ID password for downloading free apps and updates to already installed apps. However I see that I am still being prompted for my Apple ID ...
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How can I recover notes missing from the Notes app?

I recently opened the Notes app and found that about a month's worth of notes are missing. There is a gap between August 5th and September 3rd. (This time period includes a note I wrote while in an ...
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I've got a new iPod Touch, do I need a new Apple ID for FaceTime and iMessage

We have a Mac, iPad2, 1 iPhone 4, 1 iPhone 4s and now have bought an iPod Touch for my son. What is the best way for the iPod Touch to be able to sync previuosly download apps and music but enable ...
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Can the iPad / iPad 2 handle iOS 6?

I've heard anecdotal evidence of iOS 6 seriously impairing the performance of the iPhone 4 (and had a poor personal experience with it on iOS 5). I was wondering if anyone has had any problems ...
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Why is the home button on iOS devices physical? [closed]

I understand that Steve Jobs tried to minimize the number of physical buttons on iOS devices, and I am sympathetic with that idea. It is understandable that the power button, which has to be ...
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Mail App Open wrong attach in iOS 5.1.1 iPad 2

In my inbox there are two different email with an attachment with the same name, i.e. "my document.pdf", but different contents. The problem is that, when I open a such email, the attachment ...