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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Security camera app

I have been looking for a security camera app that can record videos upon motion and save them to my camera roll, but unfortunately I've only found some that take photos and /or serve as an ip cam for ...
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App store - buying with paypal through iPhone

Question is simple, how to use paypal as payment method? I don't know is this important, but I am no-U.S. citizen. I suppose this is possible, just look at the link: ...
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iPad 1 update from 5.1.1 to 7.1

How can I update iPad 1 from iOS 5.1.1 to iOS 7.1? I tried checking for updates but I get a message "your software is up to date".
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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 to delete emails instead of archiving them on iPhone & iPad?

This summer Apple changed built-in mail app to support "archive" button (at least for GMail and GApps-based accounts), but I have found that I need to delete emails much more often than archive them. ...
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problems with safari search results (freeze, crash) after updating to ios 8 (ipad air)

ever since i updated to ios 8 on my ipad air 1, and even after downloading the first software update 8.1, safari has been really annoying! First, it often freezes and shuts down when i search with ...
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Can photos taken with my iPhone (and Apple ID) stream to my husband's iPad (and Apple ID)?

My husband and I have different Apple ID and iCloud photo stream. When I take photos on my iPhone, registered to my Apple ID, can I have them automatically uploaded to my husband's iPad 2 registered ...
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Is there a way to keep my iPhone from receiving calls/texts/alerts while listening to music?

I like to listen to music on my iPhone when running, but it's really annoying for the music to be interrupted by calls/texts/alerts. I know I can put it in airplane mode, but that will keep me from ...
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Capability to create a conversation on someone else's iPad from a different location?

I found a conversation on my fiance's iMessage account between him and another girl—a very inappropriate one. It was the only conversation besides the one he was having with me marked the same ...
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How can I access files on my network from my iPhone?

I am attempting to access a PDF file on my network from my iPhone and I know how to access these files from Windows OS. However since I have an iPhone 5, I don't have the knowledge to make that ...
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HK match ❤️ app

This app appeared on my girlfriend’s iPhone out of nowhere: She says that she did not install it and I cannot see it on the list of installed apps in the App Store, nor anywhere on the App Store. ...
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No save button in Calendar on iPhone

When I add an event to my calendar on my iPhone 5s, there is no "Save" button, so nothing gets saved to my calendar! I can set everything but I can't save anything.
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How can I prevent the iPad from getting my iPhone texts or calls?

Updated my iPhone and iPad to IOS 8.0.2 and now when I get a text or phone call on the iPhone the message appears on my iPad. Can I undo or unlink this feature?
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Fast way to download a video from an URL

Is there an easy way to download a video from an URL to the device or to your Dropbox? The only way I have managed to do that is using Mercury: manually copying the URL, going to the download manager ...
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What is this iPad app?

Saw an app during a Apple video, i was wondering what it was called.
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iSSH alternative

I'm using iSSH application on my iPhone, mainly for VNC connections. I like its usage. But as I understand, this app is not in App Store now, and the development of iSSH was ended. Could you please ...
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Disable iphone5s apostrophe toggle

When using the iOS keyboard and inserting an apostrophe or a space the keyboard automatically toggles from the numeric screen back to the qwerty input screen. I'm finding this really annoying, so how ...
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Are links in Podcasts show notes supposed to be “live”?

Most podcasts have show notes that describe the individual episode. In iTunes, you can see these show notes by clicking on the episode, then clicking on the "i" at the right of the episode ...
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Where is the sender name for iMessages set? I need to change it on an iPhone 4 (iOS 5)

The sender id as it displays on the recipients iMessage is what I would like to reset. However, I cannot find where it is set on the sending device (iPhone 4). It seems to be device dependent as ...
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Blank temperature in iOS 8 Weather app (showing just underscores)

Since upgrading to iOS 8 on iPhone, the Weather app will occasionally show a "blank" temperature (using an underscore: _ for each empty digit, so two underscores: __). The blank temperature also ...
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How do I copy photos edited via the Camera app on my iPhone to my PC?

So, I know that the photos edited via the Camera app can't be copied to a Windows PC along with the edits. I realise that the alternative is to email 5 photos at a time. This is obviously ...
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How can I browse the hard disk attached to my Airport Extreme from my iPhone?

I have a gen 5 AEBS which has a total of 3 HFS+ partitions across 2 USB hard drives (USB hub in the middle). On my Macbook Pro Retina, I can see all 3 HFS+ partition in the Finder. Finder shows the ...
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Cannot view Outlook invitations in Gmail web on my iPhone

I have email through Google Apps that I access from my iPhone via the web. I can view all emails and do everything I need to do except view invites sent from others using Outlook. I see the message ...
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IOS 8.0.2 Calendar on iPhone 5 not syncing with MS Exchange properly

Since I upgraded my iPhone 5 to iOS 8.0.2 I have started having issues with the calendar syncing through Microsoft Exchange. The event description created on the iPhone do not appear on Outlook, only ...
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New TestFlight Beta Setting build status is “Created”

Please check the screen shot , I have uploaded build on TestFlight beta iTunes. Its status is showing "Created" to me instead of Processing . Does any one know about it ? Does apple need to check ...
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iOS 5.0.1 (iPhone 4s) unable to synchronize with Internet Calendar File (ics)

I make use of an ics file that is hosted on my own iron on the Internet for various reasons, most importantly that I make use of Tasks, which Google Calendar is unable to synchronize with any WebCal ...
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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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What causes repeating push notification alerts on iOS 7?

I recently updated to IOS 7, now every time I use an app I get a message saying Connect to iTunes to use push notifications " Whatsapp" (And Other Apps) notifications may include alerts, sounds and ...
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My iPad has stopped receiving emails

Suddenly, my iPad has stopped receiving emails. I can still receive them on my iPhone, and I can still send emails from both. The only recent change on my iPad was the installation of iOS 8.1.3.
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Difference in performance between iOS devices

I'm developing a game for ios and notice surprising results performance-wise between my devices. for example, my iphone 5 will perform better than my ipad mini retina. I really have no point of ...
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WiFi keeps turning off (logging out) automatically

I own an iPhone 5 running on iOS 6.1.2. It is jail broken. I connect to the internet via the university WiFi system, which provided each of us a unique username and password, and we have a set ...
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Would Apple still take its 30% cut if I collect donations for charities in an app I develop?

I know that selling things without going through App Store In-App Purchases etc. is not allowed widely. Even apps like Dropbox historically had problems with it and even they use in-app purchases for ...
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Correcting text on iOS: fixing capitalization

I re-write and re-organize text frequently when I type longer messages (emails, StackExchange posts, etc). That means that words that were originally at the beginning of a sentence might end up in the ...
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What is Game Center friend recommendation based on?

My iPad game center app shows friend recommendations. That list includes people that I do not know, people I have heard of but have never had direct contact, as well as people whom I regularly ...
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Group by subject in iOS Mail app

How do I make the default Mail app on iOS group by subject? I've enabled "Organize By Thread" but that doesn't help. On my Mac (OS X 10.9.4): On my iPhone (iOS 7.1.2):
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When app get rating / review?

I have submitted an app to App Store. It has been downloaded almost 300 times. 5 in app purchase happened. But I do not get any review. I guess it depends on the users, whether they want to express ...
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Continuing a “stopped” iCloud restore on iOS

I was restoring my iPhone 5 to the latest iOS and chose restore via iCloud. The restore process - especially for apps - was frustratingly slow and actually stopped frozen after a while. After trying ...
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How can I retrieve a saved WiFi password from iOS 7 and newer?

I have some wireless networks that I joined on my iOS device and I now want to retrieve the passwords from the device. How can I (by hook or crook if necessary) get into the iOS 7 or iOS 8 keychain ...
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When does it help to restore an iDevice using iTunes, as opposed to “erase all content and settings”?

There are two ways to factory reset an iDevice: On the iDevice, open Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. (Reference) Plug in the device to a computer, open iTunes, and click ...
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Why is the process named geod in my iOS simulator trying to access irs.gov?

I'm developing an app that has absolutely nothing to do with anything other than specific external audio-related hardware. While running my app in the iOS simulator, I got a message from my ...
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Apps on iPhone lockscreen: how to remove them, i.e. Starbucks

Hopefully a simple solution. I installed a recent Starbucks app, and noted it was tracking my location and popping up on the lock screen. I do not want that. At all. Even after setting not to show on ...
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Create a new iOS backup without deleting the previous one

When I go into iTunes and do a manual back up now it deletes the previous backup (as seen in Preferences > Devices > Backups. Is there a way to create a new backup without deleting/over-writing ...
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i2p on iOS device via proxy and VPN

I've got VPS with i2p router and openVPN on board. I've configured tinyproxy and now, with switched on VPN on OS X, I can surf eepsites. I've set up same proxy settings in wifi settings and connected ...
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Moving Files From Dropbox App to Music App

Recently my laptop was put out of commission. Since then I've downloaded some music into my iPad's Dropbox app. I would like to move this from Dropbox to the Music app, but I'm not sure of a way to do ...
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How to lock app folder on iOS 8.1.2?

We are trying discontinue our user's use of iPod touch devices in production. We want users only use certain apps. The rest of the apps should be hidden or locked. I tried "Restrictions" from ...
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iPhone: Disable vibration for all notifications except for phone calls

How can I disable vibrations for all notifications except for phone calls on an iPhone? This is for an iPhone 6 running iOS 8. For instance, if I receive a notification such as a new email, my phone ...
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Newsstand magazine downloads very slow and halting

My newsstand has two subscriptions: New Yorker and Economist. When a new issue is available for either one of those, the period required to download the issue is super slow, and unreliable - it ...
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Non-iMessage SMS texts hidden and inaccessible in conversation, but accounted for in unread messages badge

I recently traveled abroad with my iPhone 6, and sent and received text messages to another iPhone user while on International Roaming. Since I did not have internet access, the texts were transmitted ...
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How do I sync contacts with Gmail on an iPhone 5?

I’ve upgraded my device to an iPhone 5; from an iPhone 4. But it seems that Google changed the way it handles free accounts and iOS. Namely they don’t support the Exchange protocol anymore. To ...