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 is the best way to move lots of photos between two iPads?

The business I work for currently has two iPads: One third generation and one fourth generation. They are each tied to a separate Apple ID. The third generation iPad currently has tons of photos and ...
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Mobile Safari - link to MP3 and show album art?

I've created a web page that has a link to an MP3 file. When I click the link, the OS plays the MP3 with a full screen image of a generic image: Is it possible to show album art in this view? I've ...
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what is the difference between UDID & advertising identifier?

When advertising identifier is used does the App functionality will change? Will the App functions properly when the iPad/iPhone is resetted.
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WiFi keeps turning off (logging out) automatically

I own an iPhone 5 running on iOS 6.1.2. It is jail broken. I connect to the internet via the university WiFi system, which provided each of us a unique username and password, and we have a set ...
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iOS Enrollment of device with a PIN code sent by e-mail

In my company, we would use the Apple MDM software linked to Active Directory. We would use the self enrollment system of iOS devices proposed by OS X Lion Server. The main problem is that to log-on, ...
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iPad stuck with “iCould Backup” message — can't use it!

Yesterday I opened my iPad to discover a weird message I'd never seen before on my screen, that I cannot get rid of: It prevents me from interacting with anything else on the screen! So I plugged ...
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How to debug excessive iPhone data usage?

I'm in the UK, and recently changed from a pre-pay carrier (GiffGaff) to EE. My data usage with GiffGaff was about 100-125 MB every two weeks; with EE, I've used nearly 250 MB in the first 5 days. My ...
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What is the market share of iPhone(all versions) vs iPad (all versions)?

Is there any recent market research available about iPhone vs iPad share in the market? I have found lots of comparison charts which are cross-platform (iOS vs Android etc) but not within the iOS and ...
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Can I find just the apps which I have purchased in the App Store?

I know I can go to the Purchased tab in the App Store on my iPad to see all the apps that I have downloaded, but I have been unable to find a way to see just the apps that I have bought. Is there a ...
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Exclude apps from iPhone/iPad backup?

I own both an iPhone (4S) and an iPad (mini), running iOS 5 and 6 respectively. The two of them are quite filled with large apps (roughly 40GB in total) and thus my Macbook is getting crowded. This is ...
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I need help “quitting mail” on my Apple computer

After I tried to use links in some websites, my Apple computer will not send the emails to those links nor will it allow me to quit mail. Since I cannot quit mail, I cannot get updates because the ...
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Can I get a new iOS on my 1st generation iPod touch?

I've got a 1st generation iPod touch that won't run anything over iOS 3.1. Is there any way to put something newer on it?
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Where can one find the meid of an iOS Device? (in particular an iPad)

I'm getting 4G on my iPad 2 and the Sales Rep for Verizon said that I needed to text him the meid, where in iOS might I find this meid?
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Can I download older versions of apps?

I've got a 1st Generation iPod with iOS 3.1, and I'm frustrated because I most apps don't run on such an old iOS, but I can't put a new iOS on. Is there eny way to get old versions of all those apps?
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Can I share my iPhone's WiFi connection to my Mac?

I'd like to be able to share my iPhone's WiFi connection to my Mac. I'm NOT asking to share the phone plan (the iPhone is actually being used as an old iPod). My Mac can't connect to a wifi network ...
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How do I re-add a card that I swiped away from Google Now?

I accidentally swiped away the Weather card in Google Now for iOS. Tapping Show sample cards lists the Weather card, but there's no way I can add it again. Under Google Now's settings, it shows that ...
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app or webapp for learning touch type on iOS with Apple wireless keyboard

Is there good iOS app for learning touch type with Apple wireless keyboard ? Or web app that support iOS.
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Cannot export with iMovie on iPad. Memory issues

I have a problem with iMovie on iPad. I didn't have enough space to export a project to the camera roll. And the iMovie export to camera roll functionality wasn't available. For this reason I've ...
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What does the spinning circle next to the network indicators on iOS mean?

I recently got an iPhone and at first I had problems connecting to the wifi. After a while, I got it to work. Now I noticed a small circle next to the wifi icon that spins when I am going down through ...
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iOS camera tap to focus animation

Is the iOS Camera app's "tap to focus" animation available somewhere that I can download and use? Preferably an array of images?
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How to share a very large voice memo to Dropbox from iPod?

I am a college student and have recorded an interview for a speech assignment on my iPod. It is too large to email (about 24min). I have Dropbox on my iPod but when I try to "share" the voice memo, ...
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Hiding URL Bar on iPad?

I am working on a small web app that runs on controlled iPad (i.e., both the hardware and content is in our office and never leaves). I would like to hide the URL bar in this app. I've placed the ...
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Background VoIP/ SIP apps and ongoing Phone.app call

On iOS 6+ specifically iPhone if you are in a call using Phone.app and have Skype.app running in the background should you be notified of any Skype incoming calls and have the option of terminating ...
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Is it possible to track of battery consumption by all installed app on ios device?

I would like to track the battery usage of all insatalled and system applications in iOS devices. I hope it would look like this: Is it possible to do this, if it is possible how to estimate the ...
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How do I revoke access to twitter for a single app on iOS 5?

I sometimes let my kid (6 years old) use my IPhone 4s (iOS 6.1.3) to play angry birds. Lately friends have been telling me that I tweet silly angry-bird tweets. It seems that the Angry Birds ...
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How do I unlock portrait mode in iPhone?

My screen has a lock with an almost full bordering circle around it ending with an arrow. This is located in the top right of my screen. Just inside the battery %. How do I turn this lock off so I can ...
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How can I change the iOS App Store Country on my iPhone 5? [duplicate]

When I try to download any app on my iPhone 5, I receive the following message: Account not in this store. Your account is not valid for use in the Swiss store. You must switch to the the US ...
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What size should a background image be for Apple Configurator to place it on iOS devices?

I'm looking to set up some custom backgrounds for iOS and using Apple Configurator to drag an image into the lock screen tab of the preferences and the tool crops the image for me. So, considering ...
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iPad can't be backed to iTunes 11 in Mountain Lion

Since updating to iOS 6.1.3 I am no longer able to copy files onto iPad and can't back up to my main Mac Pro with Mountain Lion and iTunes 11.0.2. I first thought it was the iPad, but now it's ...
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Is there a Cydia tweak that gives the camcorder its own button?

I have an HTC One V in addition to my iPhone. One thing I love about it is the camera application. It has two buttons: one to capture a photo, and another to capture a video. I love that you don't ...
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Can we partially jaibreak our iOS devices for enterprise management?

We manage a large number of iOS devices in an enterprise environment and are finding Apple's management utilities lacking. I wonder if there are any options for jailbreaking which do not entail ...
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Can I make my iPhone to show name and number on incoming calls? [duplicate]

When I recieve a call it only shows the name of the contact. Is it possible to shows the number as well? The same applies when I call a contact, it only shows the name, but I'll watch that thread ...
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In-App Purchase or PayPal [closed]

I am planning to integrate Paypal in my iOS app. When I am searching internet for this I found that some time apple reject app with Paypal integration and suggest to use In-App Purchase. I have ...
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How can I get iMessage to verify my phone number?

iMessage won't verify my phone number. When I try to select my number for messages to be sent, it's greyed out. So I receive my iMessages over email which I don't want to do. I've tried: turning ...
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Setting up a shared (smart) folder on the top level in iOS mail

I have a local "next action" folder in the mail app on my mac. I move emails that require an action from the inboxes of my different email accounts into this folder. Also, i have asmart folder that ...
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What does iOS Settings → General → Usage indicate?

In the image below, iOS shows some figures next to the app name. I am not sure what this means. Does this indicate network used or disk space used by my app? The problem is my app is not saving ...
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Full screen enabled ipad to windows streaming VNC

I'm streaming my windows desktop with Splashtop Streamer to my iPad. However it doesn't support full screen windows apps. Are there any apps which does support full screen windows apps?
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Change lockscreen date language iOS 6

When I first configured my new iPod touch 5th gen, I put "English" for iOS language. I then switched iOS to "Français (Canada)" in the General Settings/International. Everything look fine except one ...
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Deleting email from an iPad?

Is there a workaround for the iOS inability to easily delete ALL (or large blocks of) email from my iPhone and iPad ?
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upgrading iphone 4 to iOS 5

I updated my iPhone 4 from iOS 4 to iOS 5 a while back. Now I am trying to update my wife's iPhone 4 without jumping all the way to iOS 6, so how do I determine what model I need? 5.0.1 (3GS): ...
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Who controls the contact picture on iOS in address book?

My son has a inappropriate picture of a girl as her contact photo... When I questioned him about it he said that she had made it her outgoing contact photo and he had no control over it... Is this ...
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Are there any to-do-list-creating apps that allow for persistent task lists in Notification Center? Does Apple's iOS even allow for this?

Apple's iOS Reminders.app has the great functionality that it can list reminders in the Notification Center 24 hours in advance of the actual alert time. This is very useful, since it allows one to ...
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How can I search bookmarks and history stored on mobile safari within iOS?

Within desktop Safari, one can view and edit bookmarks within a a hiearchical list. For Mobile-Safari running on an iPad: How do you view all bookmarks? How do you search within Bookmarks?
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How do apps installed via Mobile Device Management behave?

What happens if a user installed an app manually (from AppStore or Enterprise App) and later on MDM tries to install the same app? Does MDM app installation fails (because the app is installed ...
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Can you sync only a group of contacts from a Mac to an iPhone?

I'm running iOS 6 on an iPhone 3GS. I see that all my contacts from my computer have appeared in the Contacts app on my phone. Now my contacts database on my computer is, to say the least, messy. It ...
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iPhone switches to speakerphone when away from my face

Since this morning I think, when I'm on a call and move my iPhone away from my face a bit, it seems to automatically switch to Speakerphone (the voice can be heard out loud) and it shows the number ...
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MDM that can control wifi and bluetooth

My boss just come up with an idea of having a mobile device management that can control the flow of data (access) from bluetooth and wifi to the iOS devices. I've actually configured a Profile ...
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How can I reset the camera roll to photo IMG_0001.jpg on iOS?

I just restored an iPhone 5 backup to an iPod touch both on iOS 6.1.3 (10B329) to rapidly load every app and setting, yet I'd really like the camera roll to start over with 0001. I've gone in and ...
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How can I recover lost files from iPad on Mac? [duplicate]

I have stored many videos, contacts, notes, music files and more on my iPad. Unfortunately, I lost my some files on it owing to my wrong operation. Now I am looking for the ways how to get them back ...
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How do I provision a Apple device using Apples Member Center (new interface update 4/6/2013)

So it seems like Apple updated the member center, and I'm having a hard time trying to add a device to one of my current provisioning profiles. Previously it was possible to do this by clicking on ...