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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 ...
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How do I sync iCloud iWork documents with Lion?

I have been using my iPad with Numbers and would like to be able to just open them up on my Mac with Lion. I can not figure out how to connect/sync to iCloud documents. I have checked iCloud documents ...
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How do I troubleshoot Siri?

I just got my 4S yesterday (thanks AT&T for the early upgrade date!). I've noticed two problems with Siri and I don't know any good methods to troubleshoot. 1) When I hold the phone up to my ...
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How can I avoid notes to be deleted from the iPhone when I delete them on my Mac Email app?

Since the last software update on my iPhone 3 all the notes that I writte on the iPhone appears in the mail.app on my mac as income mails. When I delete the notes at the Mail.app, they are also ...
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Transfer Video to iOS iMovie

I have an iPad 2 running 5.0.1 and I want to transfer a video file from my iMac to edit on the iPad with iMovie. The movie was filmed on my friends iPhone 4S and I imported it to my iMac, then used ...
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How do I clear data listed as “Other” on my iPhone?

Since iOS 1 I have always lost Gigs of storage to the "Other" category on my iPhone. I have cleared my Safari data, told my phone not to sync music, apps and just about every other syncable option ...
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iPhone lock screen/multitasking bar audio controls don't work

From time to time (in fact very often) my iPhone will stop displaying the lock screen "now playing" info, and subsequently the controls won't be there. I can still start the music app playing ...
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How do I turn of all notifications at once on my iPhone 4S on 5.0.1

How do I turn off all notifications at once and then turn them back on later (like if friend is playing game?)
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How can I make my iPod Touch home button more responsive?

I am finding that lately, quite often pushing my iPod Touch's home button doesn't generate any response - I have to push it again really hard. I'm not sure if it's an issue with the OS or with the ...
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Anyway to save contents of iPhone app to a PC?

I bought a video course on my iPhone, the app essentially launches the videos in the standard iPhone video player. I'm selling my iPhone and would like to recover the videos, or at least preserve the ...
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Stream iOS camera live video to other device over Wifi

Is there an app that can capture live video on one iOS device and broadcast it over wifi so all my other iOS devices can play it? Streaming it over the internet would be even better...
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Can You Turn Off Swipe Gestures On iPad 2?

I want to turn off the multitouch gestures on my iPad 2 running iOS 5. They make it very difficult to use around my child who is constantly switching apps on me or bringing up the notification bar.
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How to find the iTunes Store link of an installed App?

I have one of the numerous flashlight apps that I wanted to recommend to a friend. What is the easiest way to retrieve the iTunes Store link from my already installed iOS App ? The info window ...
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Podcasts that I have played or marked as played on my iPhone are not showing as played when I sync to iTunes and are not being removed

Recently (I'm not sure when it started) podcasts that are marked as played on my iPhone (4 hardware, 5.0.1 OS), when I plug into iTunes, the podcasts are still showing as unplayed on the iphone in ...
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How do I turn off the “Reader” button in Mobile Safari?

I never use the "Reader" feature in iOS 5's Mobile Safari, and the button for it sits there in the address bar just being a nuisance when I want to see or edit the URL in the address box. How do I ...
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Can I change Apple IDs?

I originally used my Apple ID with my daughter's iPod and now iPhone so that her purchases would be linked to my credit card. I now know that wasn't necessary. I'd like to know how to change this so ...
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Uses for an iPhone 2G that can't connect/sync to iTunes, but charges & works just fine

I have an iPhone 2G (1st generation model) that works fine except that it does not connect to iTunes. I have tried to fix it but it seems permanently screwed (I'm not looking for a solution to this). ...
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Trouble syncing multiple Apple products between multiple computers

In our house we have two iPhones and an iPad. Each one has a separate iTunes account so we could have different versions of the games instead of sharing. We've upgraded our computer from a PC to a Mac ...
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Why doesn't my calendar alert me when events are upcoming?

I have my Google Calendar synced up to my iPhone 4S and by all the settings I can find, it looks like I am supposed to recieve alerts 15 minutes before every event. However, this has never happened. ...
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Is there a way to combine sound settings on iOS?

I have discovered that iOS (5) has two sound settings: "Sound effects" and just "sound" with no title. Due to this I often have sound effects muted but not other app sounds, and it's not easy to ...
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Safe to Delete Mobile Applications

I back up my iPhone 4 and iPad 2 to iCloud. Is it necessary to keep my Mobile Applications Folder? There are over 12GBs of space being used by this folder on my Macbook. Could it be thrown out?
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How to fix message spam from usbmuxd in console (_SendDetachNotification/_SendAttachNotification)

My console is flooded with messages like these: 11.01.12 21:21:39,819 com.apple.usbmuxd: _SendDetachNotification (thread 0x7fff7f6cb960): sending detach for device ...
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Email Syncing problems

Why does my email not sync on my Mac if I have read it on my iPhone or iPad? I can read it in my iPhone or Mac, but it does not show as read on my Mac.
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Use proxy in iOS to to use Apps outside the U.S

I live outside the US and would like to use some Apps that only work in US territory. Example: Square (to accept credit card payments), Paypal mobile, Hulu, etc... Is there a way to make iOS ...
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When I backed up my calendar from 5th generation iPod Touch to iCloud, all events have disappeared. How do I get them back?

I turned on iCloud from settings on my iPod Touch (iOS 5.0.1). Backup to iCloud proceeded but all calendar entries have disappeared.
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How can I print multiple pages on a single page via my iPhone?

Is it possible print multiple pages of a Word, PowerPoint or PDF document on a single page natively from iPhone 4S? Otherwise, are there other apps out there that allows me to do so? What I mean by ...
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Can I quickly delete all local music?

I subscribe to iTunes Match. I recently did a massive song metadata (tag/ID3) update without using iTunes itself. This appears to have updated the metadata in iCloud, but another issue appeared. In ...
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Apple’s enterprise distribution and management for iOS apps

Is there an easy way to distribute same iOS (iPad, iPhone) app to multiple enterprise clients? We develop custom “Enterprise apps” that can be utilized by various clients. These apps get linked ...
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What is website data?

When in Settings under Safari>Advanced I see website data. What is this? Also, what does a hard reset (holding sleep/wake and home button) do?
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External accessory framework test hardware

I need to write an app for a client the uses the ExternalAccessory framework to communicate with some hardware, I read in 'External Accessory Programming Exercises' by Norman McEntire that the ...
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Where does the Mac version of the iPhone Configuration Utility store its data?

I am using the iPhone Configuration Utility to set up some iPads. I'm just setting up some web clippings and one wireless network and see that the utility is keeping a nice record of all the serial ...
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Which Apple app condenses day names into weekday and weekend?

There's a somewhere in one of the Apple apps where they condense the days of the week into "weekdays" or "weekends" etc. can't find it. Any idea? I'm trying to mimic this in one I my apps but I can't ...
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Device Enrollment works for desktop but fails for iOS devices

I've been doing a ton of reading, and even found this question ( Device enrollment fails, error: server certificate is invalid ) and followed the instructions. I first installed my Godaddy ...
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Why is there no menu bar in Keynote for iOS?

Keynote for iOS doesn't show a menu bar, only buttons. Is there a possibility to show a menu bar ? Any suggestions will be appreciated.
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How do iOS devices handle music storage when iTunes Match is enabled?

I have an iPhone 3GS 32GB which was packed to the brim with music. Yesterday I signed up for iTunes Match, and I noticed that the Music section of the device settings in iTunes (which used to allow me ...
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How can I make an app think it's running on iOS 5?

So I have a jailbroken iPad on 4.X. I would like to use the new Netflix interface but it's only for ios 5. Is there any jailbroken app that will make it think its on ios 5 and not ios 4.X? Or is ...
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iPhone iOS crash

Today my iPhone shut off instantly as I pressed the sleep/wake button to wake its screen; the phone was on. There was no spinning animation as it shut down. I briefly saw the screen flash to the ...
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What is the fastest iOS version for the iPhone 3GS?

I upgraded my wife's iPhone 3GS to iOS 5.0.1 and now basic tasks like opening apps like Texts/Phone dialer are now slower than before. I understand the 3GS is 2 years old, but just being able to type ...
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Sync between an iPhone and iPad without Internet connection

Is it possible to sync between an iPhone and an iPad directly when there is no Internet connection (like a remote location or an outage at the Internet provider)? Using a direct wireless connection ...
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How can I cancel/delete unsent messages from iOS?

If I'm off-line, and I send an e-mail, it stays as "unsent message". Is there a way to cancel or delete or edit those unsent messages? (using the default e-mail app) --update: screenshot of the ...
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Audio problems with videos converted for viewing on iOS using VLC

VideoLan VLC Media Player. I recently tried to watch a .avi movie over 1GB, and the video was perfect, but I could only hear audio from the background. Movies below 1GB play just fine. So is there a ...
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Why do I have to “transfer purchases” from my iPad when syncing to iTunes?

I just started syncing my iPad to my desktop iTunes and it's taking a very long time to "transfer purchases" from the iPad. I was under the impression that iTunes remembered all my app downloads and ...
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How to take a full length (past screen length) screenshot using iPhone?

I've read How I can save a screenshot of an iPhone application? however I wanted to take a full page (full length of app, past screen length) screenshot. For example, this should be the resulting ...
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Browsing web page stored on local machine

I am developing a web site and would like to check how it looks on my iPad and iPhone. Is there a way I can set up my mac and devices so that I can develop the web site locally, but view it on my ...
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Identifying which iOS app caused the notification sound to play

I often hear the notification bell go off in my iPhone, but when I pull down the drop-down of alert events, I dont see anything which matches the time the alert went off. Is there a way to see what ...
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Can I view what app data has not been uploaded to iCloud?

Viewing System Preferences -> iCloud on my Mac shows that I have 2.24GB out of the standard 5GB available, but each morning when I wake up I see an error message on my iPhone that 'There is not enough ...
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Google on my iOS devices is stuck in a different region than I live in

For some reason, my browser always defaults to New Zealand. I've reset my location in the Store and in the settings, but it always pulls up google.co.nz when doing a search and the default map centers ...
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Is there a way to sort audio by file name in the music app on iOS 5?

I got an MP3 audiobook download for Christmas. The downloaded and unzipped files are named in this manner: 01 Prologue.mp3 02 Chapter 1 - Don't start yappin.mp3 03 Chapter 2 - Stack Exchangin ...