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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 ...
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Is there a setting for black and white printing from iOS?

I have a color printer that supports airprint but I don't want to waste the color toner on random docs. Is there a setting in iOS (iPhone, iPod, iPad) that would allow me to override and print black ...
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How can I set the iOS Springboard wallpaper to a different image than the lock screen wallpaper without jailbreaking?

How can I set the iOS 5 Springboard wallpaper to a different image than the lock screen wallpaper without jailbreaking? The answer may very well be "you can't." I just want to know for sure.
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Are there security risks for an iOS device?

My Dad just got an iPod touch and raised an interesting question. Are there security risks for an iOS device? He was planning on storing sensitive personal information on it, but wasn't sure if it was ...
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Is it practical to use Gmail for mail and calendar and Exchange for contacts while using iOS Mail?

In the past I used the Google Mail provider on my iOS devices to sync mail and calendar. Major drawback was that it doesn't sync contacts. I had to use iTunes for that which is a mess. I recently ...
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Floating virtual keyboard iOS

This happens every now and then. Just this time rebooting my iPad doesn't solve it. Any idea what caused this? Unfortunately I'm on the go and this makes safari practically unusable.
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Is it possible to connect an external CD/DVD drive to an iOS device?

What happens to those people who have completely switched to an iOS device and don't have a CD drive? Then, when they want to rip a CD/DVD to their iOS device, they can't. Is it possible to connect an ...
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iDevice as a Macbook remote control (remote desktop)

Is there any software application that allows iPhone or iPod Touch to be used as an advanced remote control for a Macbook Pro?
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3Gs after 5.0.1 upgrade, all third-party apps can not open and work

After iPhone 3Gs upgrade iOS to 5.0.1, all third-party apps can not open and work. Any advice?
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iPhone/iOS Caching Issue

Okay, here is what I am experiencing. I am building a mobile app with HTML/CSS/JS, and testing it mostly on iPhone before porting to app store with phonegap. But, I am having caching problems when I ...
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How to update iOS with limited hard drive space?

A friend of mine is trying to update her iphone OS through itune but it always fails as she has only 1GB free space left on partition C, and it seems that iTune is using it as temporary space. She's ...
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After I delete an app on my iPhone, iTunes copies it over on next sync

On my iPhone, I go to the App Store. I download some app. It's crap, so I delete it, by clicking the 'x' when the icons start wobbling. Some time later, I turn on my mac, and iTunes starts syncing ...
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Keeping emails on the server when using an iPad 2 for email

I am considering buying an iPad 2 mainly for email on-the-hoof. I use my main PC as the central machine for email, so does the iPad have the option to mirror what is on the email server, rather than ...
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Are iPad/iOS updates region dependant or serial number dependant?

I've got an iPad running iOS version 4.x and I want to upgrade to iOS 5 but I'm currently in the middle east. iPads in the middle east don't have FaceTime installed on them. I'm a little worried that ...
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How can I disable a pass code that I didn't intentionally set?

I have an iphone4 and I have never locked the phone or set a passcode, but for some reason, the phone is now requiring a 4 digit passcode and will not let me do anything but unlock it without the ...