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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Buy app after downloaded with promo code

I have an iOS app, and I gave all my beta testers promo codes to get free copies. Since they didn't pay for the app they are not allowed to write reviews in the App Store. One of my testers wants to ...
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Face detection in iOS 5.1 on iPhone 4S

I have read several places, that iOS 5.1 is supposed to contain an updated version of the camera app that has a face detection feature. I have updated my iPhone 4S to 5.1, but can't find any such ...
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How does MobiForms bypass the app store?

There's a neat iOS app called MobiForms (www.mobiforms.com). It's available for the iPod/iPhone yet somehow they are bypassing the Apple app store and selling it to you directly. How are they doing ...
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Can't get Safenote to open; freezes on loading screen

I've had the Safenote app for quite a while now and have a lot of useful notes in there. But now it won't open—it's frozen on the loading screen. Is there any way of getting it working again? I'm ...
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Pages on iOS custom paragraph styles & templates?

On Pages 1.6 for iOS, is there any way I can: Change the paragraph styles in the document to custom ones i.e. The default 'blank' template has Helvetica as the body style. Can I change the body ...
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iPad Contacts app incorrectly formats telephone numbers

Some time ago my iPad Contacts app has begun an odd behaviour of incorrectly formatting American telephone numbers. Instead of displaying "(415)-123-1234", for example, it displays "41 5123 1234". ...
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How does one upgrade a jailbroken iOS device?

We have an iPad that is jailbroken and I'd like to upgrade it to iOS 5.1. What is the proper procedure for upgrading a jailbroken device? Do I have to back up the jail break data before upgrading? Or ...
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Harmonic noise introduced when using an iPhone dock extension cable connected to a mic peripheral

I am using a Tascam iM2 stereo mic connected to the dock of an iPhone 4S. When the peripheral device is connected directly, there is no problem. Hoever, when I use a dock extension cable, a strange ...
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What are the pros and cons to updating iOS with a full install via iTunes versus a delta update via the Settings app?

I can think of a few reasons to do it each way, but I'd like a complete list of them.
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What is wireless beaming and how do I use it?

In the new version of iPhoto for iOS it has a setting for "Wireless Beaming". I'm not quite sure what this even is. If I can share photos among devices, do they all have to have iPhoto installed? What ...
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Complete documentation of the iOS Settings app's URL scheme

The iOS Settings app provides an URL scheme (prefs:) which can be used to open the app directly on a particular page from other apps, in particular, shortcut apps such as Launch Center. There are ...
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Will voice dictation work on iPad 2?

Will the voice dictation technology built into iOS 5.1 running on the new iPad be made available on the iPad 2?
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Which iOS presentation/slideshow app can be controlled by a Trust Wireless bluetooth remote

I want to use my iPhone (4S) with the VGA adapter to display presentations on a beamer (projector) and control the advancement with a Trust Wireless Remote Control for iPad. The remote works well ...
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Extracting text notes from an iOS 5 backup file?

So, I have backuped my ipod touch ios 5, and downgraded to iOS 4.1 (the only with SHSH available) Now i can't restore my backup to iOS 4... I am only interested to my notes, do I have anyway to ...
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I saved my iOS 5 SHSH with TinyUmbrella, and now I have 4.1 shsh too?

Basically I launched "Save SHSH" from TinyUmbrella (for the first time ever), and now n Saved SHSHs for iPod Touch list i get iPod 3G 4.1 Does this mean I can downgrade to iOS 4.1? How is this ...
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App/solution for having alerts for emails

I have following case: when something bad happens with services I'm responsible for, I get email to specific email account. And I'd like to get alert about it from my phone. But I don't mean just ...
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Why is iCloud not syncing my calendars on my iOS devices?

When I create or update a calendar event on one device, it is not being propagated to my other devices via iCloud despite having iCloud enabled for calendars on all my devices and the Apple ID being ...
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Transferring PDFs from iBooks to your laptop/desktop

There are a lot of tutorials on how to load PDFs into iBooks, but none say how to backup or transfer them back to your computer. I understand there is a button to email them, but I probably have ...
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Unable to directly paste a link from Twitter into web forms in Mobile Safari

When I copy a t.co link (tap/hold > Copy link) from the Twitter app, I am unable to paste into any web forms in Mobile Safari. I can still paste into other objects (e.g. the address bar, the search ...
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iChat call forces in-call status bar in iOS simulator [closed]

Is there a way I can disassociate the iOS Simulator from my iChat calls, currently I am working on my app and I am using iChat for a video call and the in-call status bar comes and I can't toggle it ...
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iOS apps “could not be purchased at this time”

Every time I open the App Store on my iPad, after about 30 seconds, a message appears saying that a number of apps "could not be purchased at this time." This problem seems to originate by attempting ...
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Can I unlock my iOS, or access it's data some way, via PC?

In other words, if my iOS device is stolen, will the person be able to get my data by pluging it in a PC and use some trick (or by being able to jailbreak my device while it is protected with a ...
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To improve browsing performance, is it worth upgrading to iOS 5, on the original iPad 16GB Wifi?

Currently, running an iPad 16GB Wifi only model with iOS 4.3.5. I have been noticing some slow redraw issues using Safari, generally when scrolling down length pages. I am seeing the checkerboard ...
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Using parenthesis with the built-in iPhone calculator app?

When you open your ios builtin calc and rotate the iphone you get the scientific calc: I am trying to use Parenthesis ( ) to write something like: (2+2)/4 but the parenthesis don't appear!
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Change iBooks Author study card behavior?

So when you're reading an iBook made using iBooks Author, and you go to highlight something, you're able to use that as a study card along with a note of your own creation that you annotate with the ...
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How can I force my iPad to lock?

There are certain times when I would like to be able to force my iPad to go to passcode lock mode immediately, rather than waiting for the usual 15-minute timeout. I currently have "require passcode ...
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How to display iPhone/iOS device on Projector?

I want to display my iPod screen in my PowerPoint slide show, or on a projector through WiFi. How can I do that? I mean something like what TeamViewer can do.
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Is there a Terminal-like app for iOS?

I am looking for an app that has some of the same functionality (ssh specifically) as the Terminal application on the desktop. What different apps exist for iOS that have this functionality?
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Can you recommend an editor for both iOS and Mac OS X designed for writers?

Is there an editor designed specifically for writers of short prose? Currently I am using Microsoft Word and it is very heavy weight. Large technical reports need indices, chapters, heavy formatting ...
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mac mini for software development

I intend to start to develop for Apple products. My question is if a Mac mini with the below configuration will suffice for this purpose. 2.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 2GB memory 500GB hard drive ...
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Can I reverse the iPhone 4s scroll to top in Safari

I just figured out the scroll to top thing on my iPhone which if you accidentally hit it in a long article makes your life rather miserable trying to find out where you were. Is there some way for me ...
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View web page source code on iOS

Is there a way for non-jailbroken iOS to view the source code for a web page? Does Apple's web API allow this?
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iOS administration: Fleet Management / remote setup / remote control **without jailbreak**

I have a fleet of more than 10 iOS devices (iPhones 3GS, 4, 4S, iPad2...) to manage, setup, etc. Often, users are very lost with configuration and usage (device configuration, e-mail, calendar sync, ...
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What malware has actually affected Jailbroken iOS devices?

Are there examples of malware that affects jailbroken iOS devices that doesn't require installation of shady packages (e.g. something that can compromise a device just by opening a PDF or visiting a ...
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How do I get iOS 5 on my iPod touch?

I have a third generation iPod touch. I believe that it should be possible to run iOS 5 on this, and I have bought an app that requires iOS 5. However, in iTunes, when I click on the iPod device, it ...
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How do I close a password-protected numbers spreadsheet on iPad to preserve security?

How do I close a password-protected numbers spreadsheet on iPad to preserve security? In apple discussions there is a suggestion to put spreadsheet in trash (supposedly at bottom). There is no trash ...
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Is is possible to install iOS 5 on a 3rd Generation iPod Touch?

I've seen a lot of posts out there that say that iOS 5 causes 3rd Generation iPod Touch's to no longer function. Is this true? Is is safe to install iOS 5 on my 3rd Generation? Is there a special way ...
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Is it possible to copy Firefox bookmarks with iOS Safari?

Quite simply I use Firefox sync on both my Macs and want to migrate these bookmarks to my iOS devices, not necessarly sync all the time, just migrate them as they currently are. Is it possible, and ...
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The new IOS developer program license agreement. How to do it? [closed]

I am not able to accept the latest version of the iOS Developer Program Agreement. How do i do it?! The above form is locked and there is no accept button what so ever. Any tips and/or pointers ...
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Recipe manager for iOS

I am looking for a recipe manager for my iPod Touch and my requirements are: It must not require online registration and it must be fully functional offline (it's okay if it has "cloud" features, ...
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Find Page and Folder Location of an iOS App

How can I find which page and which folder an app is on Springboard?
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Organize iOS App Icons, Sort, Rearrange

Is there a faster way to sort hundreds of iOS app icons on app pages than to use iTunes?
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IPhone Frozen basic reset not working

My iPhone has frozen on the slide to unlock screen. I cannot turn it off or reset it. The device turns off every minute and restarts to change the time. Is there a way to stop it? I have tried to ...
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Can you connect iPhone to LDAP on a non-standard port?

In a nutshell, I believe I'm having issues configuring iOS to connect to LDAP on a non-standard port. I've tried a quite a few different sequences, such as appending the port to the server address, ...
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Anyone know about /private/var/keybags/backup_keys_cache.db

Today I got a popup message in my iPad2 (jailbroken using absinthe) that it have 0 free space. Using ssh, I check the size of folders in the iPad and found out an interesting file that took 4.1G ...
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Why does iOS take so long to start up?

My MacBook Pro running Lion boots in maybe 30 seconds. My original iPad, however, takes several minutes. Why is this? I understand the MBP has a much better processor and more RAM than iPad, but ...
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If I jailbreak my iPad, will I be able to test apps I develop as well as use the App Store?

If I jailbreak my iPad, will I be able to use the App Store to download apps and also test the apps I develop?
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How do I view title text for a web page on a mobile device?

XKCD on my kindle or phone just doesn't cut it. I do all my other morning reading from the comfort of the ivory throne, but always have to revisit XKCD when I'm at a full blown computer with a mouse ...
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Is there a web browser for iOS that will allow me to change the user agent?

I am using iOS 5 on an iPad and I'd like to be able to change the user agent. Is there a web browser that allows me to do this?
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iOS and Firmware differences

Is the iOS operating system the same thing as the phone's firmware? Basically, when reinstalling the firmware (such as with DFU mode), are the system files being reinstalled, or something else? What ...