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How long does a login to “Find my Friends” persist?

I understand the purpose of the login is to keep nefarious people who 'obtain' your phone from knowing the whereabouts to your friends. Does anybody know how long the iPhone keeps the session open ...
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iPad secretly syncing iTunes U slides to my books

Here's the setting: I am syncing my entire books library on my MacBook with my iPad. On my Mac, there are 122 books (both .epub and.pdf). I also use iTunes U on my MacBook, and some of the courses I ...
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How do you disable the iOS Storage full alert?

I've been getting close to filling up my 16 GB iPhone 4 with iOS 5. I have freed up some space and have 1.5 GB available, but I keep getting alerts that are annoying. Is there a way to disable the ...
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Tweetbot marks some tweets with a blue corner

Some tweets in my twitterfeed is marked with a blue upper right corner, and some kind of bookmark icon on it. What does it mean?
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Is there a way to force Safari on my iPad to always display desktop sites?

I'm trying to change some of my Gmail settings on the mail.google.com site through my iPad, but Safari is always showing the mobile Gmail site rather than the desktop site. Is there a way to force ...
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Editor/outliner with Newton-style handwriting input on iPod touch

Is there a text editor for the iPod Touch that fills the function of the visionary-but-before-its-time Notes application on the legendary Apple Newton? Specifically, looking for something that accepts ...
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Why do iOS devices take such a long time to turn back on?

Often I will realise my iPhone or iPad is about to run out of battery, run around the house looking for a charging cable and plug, and get back just in time to see the screen go black and the little ...
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Is it possible to read iBooks without an iOS device?

I no longer have an iPhone or iPad, but still have books in my iTunes account that I would like to read. Is there a program for OS X that will allow me to read iBooks without an iOS device? I am ...
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How to publish magazines (in PDF format) to Apple Newsstand?

We're interested in publishing our magazines to Apple's Newsstand and we're wondering how we would go about doing this? I've read you need a developer kit (which we don't have), is there a way to ...
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Are the latest iPod Nanos running iOS?

The current version of the iPod Nano looks a lot like it is running the iOS. Is it actually running a scaled-down version of the software on the iPhones, or is it just a themed version of the classic ...
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Can iCloud stream my library on a 8GB iPod Touch?

I'm considering getting an iPod Touch for my car exclusively. Will iCloud allow the 8 GB version to play my entire library?
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How does iOS 5 decide which home screen to put new icons on?

I currently have an iPad running iOS 5. There are three home screens, which, for simplicity, I'll call A, B, and C. A has 7 apps and one folder. B has 9 apps. C has 10 apps, one folder, and ...
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iOS 5.0.1 (iPhone 4s) unable to synchronize with Internet Calendar File (ics)

I make use of an ics file that is hosted on my own iron on the Internet for various reasons, most importantly that I make use of Tasks, which Google Calendar is unable to synchronize with any WebCal ...
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Why do newly added or edited contacts float to the top of my iPhone's contact list?

Any newly added contacts, or contacts that have been edited are immediately sorted to the top of my contacts list on my iPhone 4 running iOS 5.0.1 using iCloud. The iPhone has not been jailbroken, or ...
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Why won't iCloud let me download Pages documents uploaded from a computer?

It often happens that I create a Pages document on my home laptop, upload it to iCloud, then want to download it from iCloud at school. For some reason, iCloud doesn't support this—I need to, at some ...
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Is there an online resource with lots of iOS system icons?

By this, I mean the dock, the "X" button for app icons, the lock screen slider, etc. Any file format is fine, but I'd like them to be at least the normal resolution.
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iOS 5 for iPhone secretly contains iPad calendar features?

The iPad calendar is much better than the iPhone version. Arguably, with the Retina Display the iPhone should be able to display a similar interface. All of the current iOS devices have different ...
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Ways to retain old App version

Is there a way to revert back to the old version of an iOS app after having it upgraded? I like the older version of the app than the new version and as a friend of mine is still using the old ...
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What is the difference between iOS Developer Program and iOS Developer Enterprise Program? [closed]

Can I, as a single person, sell my apps with the normal iOS Developer Program ? What is the difference between these two ? I have the link here, I just don't understand what really differs between ...
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Which iOS devices do not support iOS 5?

What is the complete list of iOS devices (iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad) that are unable to update to iOS 5.0?
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'Now Playing' button not working, bad ipod?

Here's the situation. Inside the music player, on the playlists tab, I touch the 'Now Playing' button on the top right, it goes to the current song that's playing, no problem. But when i go to the ...
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Google Maps syncing

Is there a way to transfer bookmarks from iPhone Map app to Google Maps online? I understand why I can't, but has anyone found a workaround?
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Is there an iOS lifecycle policy - i.e. which older devices a new iOS release supports?

This question gives useful information on iOS 4.3 support. However is there a publicly available policy for future iOS versions on which devices they will support? For example, do they always support ...
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Games from iPad to iPhone?

Is there a way to start one game on the iPhone and continue it going on to your iPad?
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How to disable Facebook push notifications in iPad 2

I have an iPad 2 with iOS 4 and the Facebook for iPad app installed. Even after disabling all the Push Notifications from Settings > Facebook > Push Notifications, I still get push ...
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iPhone 3g; iOS 4.2 to iOS 5 performance?

Features aside, should I expect a performance increase in general or the reverse?
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What is in an IPSW file?

I know that an IPSW is an iOS firmware restore file. When you want to install a beta firmware, Apple ships these. This website stores all old iOS versions in that format. What exactly is in an IPSW ...
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Is there a good app for uploading podcasts to my website?

I have an old iPhone 2 (and an old 3GS, if necessary), that I'm planning to use at church for capturing sermons and uploading them to our website. I'd like something so simple that even our senior ...
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How to resume normal iPhone volume after notification causes volume to get stuck in lower volume mode?

iPhone 4, iOS 5.0.1 Strange problem I've had for a few months. Sometimes when a notification causes the iPhone to temporarily lower the volume, the volume gets "stuck in quiet mode" and doesn't ...
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Looking for iCloud note-taking app

I am looking for a note taking app with white text on a black background that works with iCloud. Apps for Mac and/or iOS will work. Any recommendation?
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Share contact group

My wife and I have shared calendar groups and reminders lists (both requires using icloud.com website) for things like travel, parties, and grocery list. I would love to do the same with contact ...
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What is the quickest way to get to the Phone app's favorites list?

I can no longer double-tap the home button to get to the iPhone's Phone apps' favorites list. I'm looking for an alternative method to quickly access the favorites list, possibly using gestures?
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how to prevent ios from updating apps to incompatible versions

How can you prevent ios from updating apps to newer versions which are incompatible with the version of ios running on the device? I have an iPhone 3Gs running ios 4.3.5. Some apps that show updates ...
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Are there games that sync across devices through iCloud / Game Center?

With iOS 5 and iCloud i was hoping that games would get synced across devices. If I'm playing a game on my iPad and then later pick up the same game on my iPhone, then i would like to be able to start ...
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How can I repeat my ringtone and increase the delay until a caller is sent to voicemail?

I have a custom ringtone (30 seconds in length), but it goes to voicemail after approximately 20 seconds. Can I repeat the ringtone multiple times before redirecting the caller to voicemail?
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Emoticons built in to the iPhone keyboard?

This Christmas, I got several text messages from my Mom on her new iPhone 3G. Several of them included emoticons in the body of the text like so: I know she hasn't jailbroken her phone or ...
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iOS: Is there a limit in the number of applications I can leave “running background” in the bar?

I know applications don't actually run in background but I was wondering how many applications I can leave open. Has anybody tried? Is there a limit? What is it? If you reach a limit, it starts ...
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Make my iCloud @me.com email my primary Apple ID

Before iCloud began operation I used a gmail email for my Apple ID. With the advent of iCloud I have begun using my iCloud email for everything. The one thing that frustrates me is that Apple does not ...
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Syncing with multi Mac household

Our household has several iOS devices, a soon-to-be-upgraded MacBook and a new Mac Mini Server. Since we're not working with many users (yet), I'd like to get things organized and working before time ...
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How do I change the locked screen wallpaper on iPhone 4S?

I'm trying to use a custom wallpaper as a lock-screen wallpaper on the iPhone. Can I do that without jail breaking the phone?
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Add an iPhone number to other iOS devices to receive iMessages/Facetime calls via the phone number?

I bought an iPad for school and have been enjoying using iMessage and (especially) FaceTime, and I have recently acquired the new iPhone. So I'm wondering if there is a way I could add my iPhone's ...
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Is there a way to use video files from other sources on iMovie on iPad/iPhone?

I have been given an assignment to create a video in school and I would just like to know if and how you go about getting movies not recorded on the iDevice into the camera roll and then into iMovie. ...
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Getting data from jailbroken first generation iPhone on new computer (screen is defunct)

I'm trying to get data (mostly photos and notes) from my first generation iPhone that is jailbroken (I believe it is on iOS3) but I am unable to unlock the phone because the right hand portion of the ...
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Printing from iOS devices to existing printer connected to windows pc?

I am aware of AirPrint activator as a great solution for printing from iOS devices using a Mac on the network. Is anyone aware of a solution for someone with only a pc?
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Recharging iOS devices

What's the current advice on recharging my iOS devices? I try to maximize the long-term lifespan of the battery by only recharging to 100% and promptly disconnecting from the power, but I know many ...
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Voice Memos are not syncing from the iPhone to MacBook over Wifi

Voice memos sync fine when USB connected but do not sync over Wifi. They do not appear to handled through iCloud either. How can I get these into iTunes without the USB connection?
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Mobile Safari with thumbnail view with iOS 5

Can I get my Mobile Safari thumbnail view back after I upgraded to iOS 5?
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Sharing files and documents across computers and devices

I often have multiple documents I am working on or need to keep on hand. This includes PDF, Word, Excel, Pages, etc. Sometimes I need to work on them on my Mac Mini or sometimes on my iPhone or iPad ...
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Automatic iCloud backup without locking iPad

When enabled, iCloud will automatically back up your iOS device when it is plugged in, connected to Wi-Fi, and locked. This is designed so it'll very conveniently back up overnight. However, I use a ...
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Shutting down running apps in iOS

I often have many apps running in the background. I have heard this can cause the battery to drain faster (especially location-aware apps) as well as generally slow the use of the device down. Is ...