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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Setting preferred language order on iPhone

Q: Is it possible to set a secondary preferred language on the iPhone? Background: On the Mac Desktop it is possible to select a "Language Preference" order, so that if your favorite application ...
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How can I use my iPhone's contacts with the new Google Maps?

The new Google Maps app seems like a good substitute for the inbuilt Maps app, as has been discussed ad nauseam. However, one drawback it exhibits over the inbuilt app is that it doesn't seem to ...
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Text Editor on iOS that can edit files from any folder in Dropbox

Can anyone recommend an iOS text editor (iPad and iPhone) that can open arbitrary text files from Dropbox? I've used a few, but they tend to be restricted to a specific subdirectory of my Dropbox ...
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iTunes Shared Libraries on iOS

I have a number of iTunes users in my household, and most of us choose to share our extensive iTunes libraries over the local network. This is all well and good when I want to listen to something on a ...
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is there a Cydia tweak that will make Google Maps the default map app?

The Cydia tweak Browser Changer lets you change the default browser on iOS. Is there a similar tweak for changing the default maps app? I'm specifically asking if there's a way to make the new Google ...
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CardDav / CalDav not syncing existing entries

I set up both CalDav and CardDav on my iPhone 4S using iOS 6. It does sync new entries both ways but it fails to sync any of the existing ones. Google search queries did not shed any light on this ...
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sync all contacts between devices

Ok, I got an iPhone & iPad, only I use two different libraries on iTunes. I got Google installed on both devices (plus desktop). But for some reasons only part of my contacts are on the iPhone, ...
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How do I set it up so when my child uses iMessage I can see the messages?

My daughter has an iPod and I have an iPad. We both have separate Apple IDs. How can I see her text message history on my iPad along with my own message history? If I change the Apple ID on my iPad ...
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Can I force a cache refresh in Safari running on iOS?

Most Windows desktop browsers utilize the keyboard combination Ctrl + F5 to force a page specific cache refresh. Mac OS X based browsers tend to use Command + R. Is there an equivalent cache refresh ...
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iOS app to edit .txt files (w/ Dropbox sync) that preserves Windows-style line breaks

I commonly edit .txt files on my PC (Notepad) and my Mac (using TextEdit) and store them in Dropbox. I would like also like to be able to edit these .txt files on my iOS devices. Every app that I've ...
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Are there Anti-Theft apps for iPad similar to cerberus for Android

I have been looking for some anti-theft applications for iPad, like the wonderful Cerberus application for Android which enables a lot of features to recover your lost or stolen Android mobile for ...
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Any figures on how wide spread iOS 6.0 is? [closed]

I am looking for some trustworthy figures on how many iphone users (or all ios users for that matter) that have upgraded to iOS 6.0, compared to how many still run on 5.x. Does anyone have some ...
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OS X iOS VPN issues

I setup a VPN server on my Buffalo WHR-HP-G300N router at Macau, and use it for access website over China Firewall when i travel in China. On Android and Windows, everything work fine, however on my ...
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iPhone 4 won't charge with wall charger after iOS 6 update

After updating to iOS 6.0 my iPhone will not charge on the wall charger. My phone will charge in the car and on a stereo dock. My wall charger still works and charges my iPod touch fine. I have ...
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Is it possible to turn on “read receipts” in iMessage for just certain contacts?

I am wondering if it is possible to specify which of my contacts will see if I have read their messages. I know I can turn on "send read receipts" in iMessage but that allows everyone to see if I have ...
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Can I create/edit contact groups in iOS?

I have been successful in managing contact groups with OS X's Contacts.app and iCloud.com, but haven't found a way to do this on iOS 6. Is there a way to manage contact groups on iOS (iPhone, iPad, ...
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Any way to never update an iOS device / not download the image?

I have an iPod touch for development that I'm keeping on 4.3. However, it has downloaded the seed for 6.0. Is there anyway to tell it not to download 6.0 and to recover the memory that the seed is ...
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View play counts on iPad or iPhone?

Is it possible to view play counts on iPad, or iPhone, in the Music app, like one can in iTunes? I am running iOS 6.
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How does one view pictures fullscreen on iPhone 5?

There is an annoyance in the iPhone 5 that the camera sensor is 4:3 but the phone display is 16:9. This makes photos not cover the entire screen. Apple has now begun running a Thanksgiving commercial ...
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Location Indicator, Hollow vs. Solid

The location indicator in the top bar of iOS seems to have two states: hollow and solid. Hollow: And solid: I know that the icon is visible whenever an application is using Location Services, ...
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iTunes Sync - Manually Control

How do I control iTunes Sync to control exactly what I would like to upload to my iPhone or iPad? Note: I am running iOS 5 on the phone, and iOS 6 on the iPad.
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iPhone encrypted backup password forgotten [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I forgot my local backup password to unlock the iPhone backup file I have forgotten the password used to encrypt my iPhone 4 iOS 6.0.1 backup. Is there any way to ...
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Add bookmarklet to mobile safari

Is there some easy method for installing bookmarklets on an iPad/iOS device that does't involve syncing my bookmarks with a computer somewhere? Examples showing the sync with computer installation. ...
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Maltese language in iOS devices

I would like to type in Maltese (using Maltese letters) from my iPad and iPhone. Unfortunately, the Maltese langauge is not listed with the default European languages on iOS devices. What can I do?
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How to share iOS Pages document that was created on Mac?

I recently created a Pages document on my Mac (OS X 10.8.2). I then opened it in Pages on my iPhone (iOS 6.1) to email it to someone. iCloud downloaded the document as expected when I opened Pages, ...
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iOS music replacement apps for iTunes match and dock connector for car radio

My holy grail right now is an iOS music app that meets these two criteria Supports iTunes Match Works with my car's Made for iPod radio Currently, I am using "Track 8", which supports iTunes Match ...
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Siri location reminders problem

I have added my favorite stores, Coffee shops, and addresses I go to a lot, into my contacts list, so I can say to Siri "Remind me to check the mail when I arrive at mom's house." However, Siri ...
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iOS calendar crashed on March 2013

When selecting March 2013 in the Month view, Calendar crashes. Does anyone know what could be the cause of this ? Ps: I tried march 2012 and the weekly view for march 2013 and there is no problem. ...
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6GB of “other” on my iPhone 3GS, should I do a clean install of ios?

Since I installed iOS 6 there have been many issues with my iPhone 3GS. I now have 6GB of "unknown" stuff in the iTunes breakdown, and the phone became much slower, could there be a connection between ...
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Does iOS report usage in megabytes or mebibytes?

When looking at usage stats in iOS (data sent/received), are the megabytes/gigabytes in base-10 or base-2? The docs are not entirely conclusive (since it doesn't address usage specifically) but ...
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iPad mobile safari printing

I need to print web pages from Safari to a mobile printer in the field using an iPad. I can't seem to figure this out - any ideas, suggestions? As I understand it, I cannot connect to a printer via ...
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How do I make different email accounts use the default sounds again?

On an iPhone running iOS 6.0.1, I used Settings → Notifications → Mail to set different "new message" sounds for different mail accounts. Now I want to make all mail accounts again follow ...
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How can I tell which band (2.4GHz or 5GHz) my iPhone's WiFi connection is on?

I have two access points for the same network in my house, with some overlap. One runs on 2.4GHz only, and one transmits both 2.4GHz and 5GHz. I have an iPhone 5 (running iOS 6.0.1), which supports ...
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How can i get back information wiped off my Iphone by accidental restore?

I plugged in my iPhone to attempt to sync so that I could update my software. The sync was not working. I looked up problem on internet and they suggested that I restore the settings on the iPhone. ...
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The space in the others section of iTunes is taking 1.85GB

I have an iPod touch 4g on iOS 6.0.1; 8GB. The others section in iTunes takes 1.99GB. I don't have more than 20 contacts, no email accounts, and not more than 5 notes. First what I backed up and ...
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Editing of material such as PDFs in iOS for Vizualisation?

This thread is a part of the major thread about using iPad for education purposes here. Editing is slightly ambiguous term but here it means things such as collages here, merging, annotation and such ...
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iPhone 4S keeps old numbers in Messages

The numbers that are no longer in my contacts still keep popping up when I try to compose a new message. Why is this happening? Is there a way to purge the contact list so no already-deleted-contact ...
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How to clear browser cache for just one specific site in Mobile Safari?

I'm doing some testing on a mobile site in development and there are many updates and changes happening to this site. In order to test afresh and clear any JavaScript or what-not that is held in the ...
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How can I delete the historical chain of imessages from someone?

If I delete an imessage from someone in IOS6, the moment i send them a new text/message, the entire chain of previous messages reappears.
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How to restore iPhone 5 from iOS 5 backup?

I had an iPhone 4 with iOS 5 which I regularly backed up using iTunes. Then I used a Android device for a little over a year. Now I'm back on iOS with an iPhone 5. So I'm trying to setup it with the ...
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How do I get my iPad running iOS 6.0.1 to connect to my MS Exchange mail server?

I've gone through the adding procedure and it all verifies and looks good there. However, it will not receive or send any mail (nor sync up contacts/tasks, etc). It's just throwing the terribly ...
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Are there any apps or tools that allow visualizing multitouch finger positions for iOS screencast/recording?

I'd like to have a visual indicator of multitouch finger positions as I record the iOS screen of an iPad using AirPlay. This seems like something that would require a jailbreak. Luckily I do have my ...
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Can I assign a language for each iMessage contact?

I write iMessages in different languages, depending on who the message goes to. Text input is very difficult if auto-completion/correction is using the wrong dictionary. Is there a way to assign a ...
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if I restore from my cousins backup would it change my iOS?

Both my cousin and I have backups on my PC and we both have the iPhone 4. However, she has Sprint and iOS 5.1.1 and I have AT&T and 6.0.1. Could I use her backup to downgrade my iPhone to iOS ...
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Can any iOS app remotely wake a sleeping MacBook Air when the lid is closed?

I want to be able to access my Macbook Air (Late-2011, Mountain Lion), when the lid is closed (in sleep mode), remotely from my iPhone 4GS. I have tried using LogMeIn Ignition App but it does not ...
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Problem getting notifications of direct messages in Twitter [closed]

For the past few days, I have not been getting notifications when I receive a direct message on my Twitter account. I keep changing the notification settings to the way that I want them, but they keep ...
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Control Music From Notifcations Bar

Using iOS6 is there a way to show or display music controls inside the notifications bar for quick access? Note: I am looking for a native way to do this. If there is not a way I would welcome 3rd ...
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Can I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?

How do I sync the pictures I currently have in Picasa on my PC with the iPhoto app on my new iPad?
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Can't sync calendars with iCloud

I tried to enable Calendar sync at Settings > iCloud > Calendar and a message says "Activating Calendar sync" but it ends up in Home screen with no changes. When I go again to iCloud setting I see ...
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Adding contact on iPhone adds it to Exchange but not iCloud

On my iPhone running iOS6, I have the following accounts configured: iCloud - Contacts, Reminders, Safari, Passbook, and Find my iPhone Exchange (my work email) - Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and ...