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 there a restriction on the folder/directory-like function?

I have iPod Touch 4th generation with iOS 5.1.1. I am using the function that puts multiple icons together in a single folder/directory-like icon by moving an app icon on top of another. However, for ...
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How can I set the priority of Wi-Fi networks on my iOS device?

I have two Wi-Fi networks in my house, one at one end of the house and one at the other. While signals crossing from one side of the house are usually audible on the other side, they are generally ...
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Full screen ad on iPhone in place of lock screen

I own an iPhone 3GS and use it as personal hotspot for my MacBook Pro via USB. The iPhone is running iOS 5.1.1, and the MacBook is running a Mountain Lion preview. However the question is not ...
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How important is it to support older versions of iOS?

Not sure if this is better suited for here or for Stack Overflow - a commenter on a post dealing with similar (though not identical) topic on SO suggested that it would have been better to post it ...
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Is it allowed to link to a site that contains a link to Facebook?

The iOS and Mac OS AppStore terms are strict on links to outside sources and shops. If I would link from my iOS app to a page which contains a link to Facebook or Twitter, would that violate the ...
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Do I have jailbreak my iPhone 3GS again after updating to iOS 5.1.1

Before updating my 3GS to iOS 5.1.1, my phone was already jalibroken. After the update, i lost all those apps and do i have to jailbreak the phone again or is it still jailbroken? If so how do i get ...
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Upgrading my 3GS to iOS 5.1.1, I lost all my apps

After backing up my iPhone 3GS and then updating to the new iOS 5.1.1, I lost all my apps and saved notes/data. How can I get all the apps back?
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How can I Change the Apple Configuration Signing Certificate?

I use the Apple Configurator to craft a Mobile Configuration Profile able to configure some settings such as the LDAP Directory as an example. When exporting the profile, I check the "Sign" checkbox ...
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Why doesn't iBooks save my place between the iPhone and iPad?

Background: I finally bought a fiction book to read on my iOS devices. It's Redshirts by John Scalzi. I bought it from Apple. It was supposed to be DRM-free but wasn't. So the author got Macmillan to ...
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Can you force a mobile site on your iPhone to show full desktop view?

Is there a way to force websites, when browsing them on your phone, to go into full desktop view? For instance, when I go to the NASCAR website on my phone, it displays a mobile version. But the ...
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Why is iPhoto for iOS is “updating photo library” so slowly every time I open it?

Every time I open iPhoto on the iPad, I get an "updating photo library" dialog that sometimes takes minutes to process. I often get it again after editing and sharing a photo within the app. I ...
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Some backup and restore questions?

I have connectivity problems and I suspect the latest firmware version 5.1.1 is the source. I think it's impossible to revert back to the previous firmware, but my last backup was from before the ...
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The iPhone is over 3 times more expensive than the iPod touch, how much more margin is Apple doing on the iPhone?

Besides small differences like a minor camera, fundamentally the difference between the iPhone the iPod touch is the GSM/CDMA antenna and I guess more battery to support the antenna. Yet the iPhone ...
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Why does the Mobile Safari Browser on iOS not allow file uploads?

As already known, it's not possible for iOS users to select image files to upload from Safari on iPhone, because the browse button to display the "select file"- dialog is disabled. It works fine on ...
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Bluetooth controls from Notification Center on iPad

I find myself spending a lot of time moving through the menus to re-connect my iPad to my iPhone to tether the network. It would be great to be able to perform this task (or at least speed it up) ...
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Any Way to Remotely Control (or at Least View) an iPad without Jailbreaking?

There must be thousands of people in the same situation as me, so I find it hard to believe there isn't a solution. But I've looked all over and have come up dry. My elderly Dad got an iPad and is ...
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can I get the “date” of a photo with iPhoto on iOS?

I would like to know what date some of the photos on my iPhone were taken. Does iPhoto for iOS let me do that?
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How do I remove drafts from the iOS Notification Center?

When I pull down the Notification center on either my iPad or iPhone, it displays 5 emails (I have it set to that), but they are not the unread emails at the top of my inbox. They all appear to be ...
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How can I use iPhone GPS and share it with an OS X application to get live position on Mac?

How can I use iPhone GPS and share it with an OS X application to get live position on Mac? Note: I am looking for a way of seeing current location, live, in Google Earth, Google maps or something ...
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Remove Jailbreak and restore to factory settings without iTunes

A friend has an iPhone and they need to wipe it and remove the jailbreak on it. They don't need a backup. The problem is they don't have access to a computer with iTunes on it to do this. Can this ...
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Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS?

Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS for use on Mac OS X? Some of them are not quite clear and I would like to see their base meaning (I know that you are free to use ...
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why is my ipod stilll using so much of the “other” catergory after it was restored?

The keyboard on my iPod malfunctioned, and I couldn't get onto it. I then backed it up and restored it. After it was restored, I tried to put my previous files back on it, but only got my pictures and ...
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History of downloaded iBookstore samples?

For some reason—presumably a sync by my iPhone that overwrote my iPad’s more recently downloaded library—the majority of my iBooks were deleted. The books I purchased can easily be restored, but I ...
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How does the Facebook Camera App know who I am the first time I go into it?

If you have the Facebook App on your iOS device, and you download the Facebook Camera App, the first time you go into Facebook Camera, you get: Continue as David W. (or whatever you're name is) In ...
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FaceTime - How to direct communication to specific devices?

I have an iPhone and a MacBook. My wife the same. Is it possible (and how) to specify which devices should be called? For example, when one of us travels, we want to be contacted on the phone, from ...
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PDF rendering bug in OS X and iOS

I received a PDF by e-mail which is unreadable on my Mac (Lion 10.7.3) and on my iPhone (iOS 5.1.1) but the same PDF renders perfectly on Windows. If I use Chrome on my Mac, (which has its own built ...
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iPhone - Where is the brightness/backlight level setting in the file system?

I have an iPhone that was dropped in water. Once the backlight level goes below a certain point, the screen is completely black/useless. I need to go in iFile or some other file system browsing ...
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Can I start a new conversation with the same number or Apple ID in Messages?

Sometimes my conversations get long and unwieldy over time, but being so sentimental I'd like to keep them around on my devices (and not just leave them in iTunes backups that I might not be able to ...
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Change the order of email accounts in iOS

I'm curious if there is a way to re-order email accounts in Mail on iOS without re-setting all the accounts up (I haven't tested re-creating all the accounts). I know someone that has a ton of email ...
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iOS Updating: OTA vs iTunes

Is there a difference between updating iOS via OTA or iTunes? I have done some pretty good mucking around with my iPhone 4S's filesystem (e.g. deleting my Music folder). I have an inkling that the ...
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Out of variable memory alert in iPhone

I am getting Out of variable memory error alert in iPhone 4S. I have tried resetting all settings. But this alert keeps on popping up with accept or cancel buttons. I was also not able to find ...
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What's a good sports tracker app for iPhone?

I'm looking for an app for tracking activities like walking, running or bicycling. Lots of people I know with Android or Nokia phones use such apps, but I don't know what's a good option for iOS. ...
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Google Street View not working on the new iPad (3rd generation iPad)

Trying to use the Google Street View in Safari is crashing in the new iPad. Here's a link for reference: http://maps.google.com/help/maps/streetview/mobile/gallery.html#!/id=258 The same thing works ...
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known iOS mail bug? The inbox skips over displaying hundreds of messages (IF inbox has >500 messages or so)

I would like to know if others see this bug, or if it is known -- in other words, if it is just me. If it is a universal bug, it is a big one in my opinion. My iOS mail app is showing a bug in two ...
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Will I lose my game saves when I downgrade to iOS 4 from iOS 5?

I have just recently upgraded from iOS 4.3.5 to iOS 5.1.1 on my 3rd generation iPod touch, but it seems that my iPod is slower and a little unresponsive, so I want to downgrade back to 4.3.5. I want ...
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Purchasing hundreds of consumer App Store apps for employees

The question is very simple as the topic suggests. (How) Can a company buy multiple "licenses" of publicly available apps on the App Store (for example paid Angry Birds app) and distribute those to ...
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Is there any way to delete the Personal (Web) notebook and create new notebooks from OneNote for iOS?

I've tried deleting from the web interface, but it only recreates it immediately. I'd love to be able to click the new note icon in the middle of the taskbar but it defaults to this Unfiled Notes ...
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Windows Mobile emulator for iPhone

Does anyone know of any emulator / VM / anything that would allow Windows Mobile 6.5 applications to be run on an iPhone or iPad? Ideally on the iOS device itself but failing that on a hosted server ...
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Are there any applications which integrate with OmniFocus?

Besides Siri, are there any applications which integrate with OmniFocus. For example, in my RSS reader or Twitter client, I would love to send items I wish to read later to OmniFocus instead of ...
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Cannot overwrite columns in Numbers for iPad

When i start writing text on my iPad in Numbers, i have to stay in one column and can't overwrite the next column. For example: I write something in Numbers on my Mac, the next column gets filled ...
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How can I hide my texts when my screen is locked?

I had that option before and the recent update messed all my settings up:( now I can't hide my texts. I don't want people at work seeing my texts. I have my phone locked but everyone still can read ...
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Whenever an app tries to authenticate with Facebook, the dialog is in a foreign language

As you can see whenever an iOS app tries to authenticate me with Facebook the dialog is in Indonesian (I think). I've never set anything to that language, and in iOS and on Facebook my language is set ...
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access iCloud backup app data

How can I access the iCloud backup app data, i.e. the app data from my iPhone? E.g., I would like to make a local copy of it on my computer (without accessing the iPhone directly, i.e. really just the ...
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Scrolling to top while on a call?

Normally when you press the top status bar on the iPhone, it will scroll the main list component all the to the top. When you are on a call, though, the status bar becomes a bit bigger and when you ...
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iPhone 4S to new iPad - iMessage does not work

I recently purchased the new iPad (WiFi) for my mom (Actually, my brother purchased it in USA and shipped it to India). I have a iPhone 4S. They created a contact with my name, added my number (I live ...
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Nook Comics on iPad?

I'm considering buying an iPad to read comics, so I am looking in to my options for purchasing digital comics. I see Barnes and Noble sells "Nook Comics", and their site indicates these can be read ...
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iPad app where possible draw, save for reuse and drop 'objects' on canvas for prototyping and to make mockup [duplicate]

For prototyping / mockup needs, I want an iPad app where it's possible to draw, save and drop 'templates' on a canvas. Something similar to balsamiq mockups, where there is a collection of components ...
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How to disable all iOS notifications temporarily?

I use my iPad more and more as I teach, showing the students slides, videos, etc. Having a words with friends, draw something, or email notification, especially with personal content in the first ...
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iOS and AES encryption

I have been searching for a diary/journal application for the iPad that will encrypt the contents of the journal. Though there is no shortage of journal and note taking apps I have yet to find one ...
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How to disable iPhone notifications from Facebook Places?

I've got this long-running annoyance about the Facebook iPhone app. Now, I do want notifications from Facebook e.g. when someone posts on my wall/timeline or mentions me in a comment. However, ...