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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How should I fix keyboard problems on iOS?

Since I started using custom keyboards on iOS (I'm using SwiftKey) I get an intermittent problem whereby Messages freezes. Also, other apps sometimes can't access the keyboard at all. Is this a ...
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How can I unlock an iPod touch which has VoiceOver enabled?

My iPod touch 5th generation has VoiceOver enabled and is not letting me into my home screen. Triple-pressing the home button doesn't work. How can I unlock my device?
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Is there a way to send a text message via voice command in iOS after dictating it?

I know that there are voice commands for inserting a new line or inserting punctuation, but I was wondering if there's a voice command to send a text message once it has been dictated. I tried saying ...
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iPhone AppStore always asks for password when redeeming

Basically what the title says; when I'm redeeming a code in the AppStore, there's no option for me to authenticate via TouchID, it always asks me for my Apple ID password. Am I missing something? ...
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Read GnuPG encrypted emails transperently on iOS

Are there any tools that integrate OpenPGP/GnuPG with the mail reader on iOS I've heard that iPGMail and oPenGP, probably SecuMail too, all require that you copy & paste an encrypted email into ...
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Recover data from locked iPad

Here's the deal... I've an ipad that is locked after missing the lock key a few times. Now it is requesting to connect to iTunes but this iPad was never synced with the iTunes. I know i can restore ...
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Change 'Open in iBooks' to something useful?

Older versions of Safari/iOS remembered the last used PDF viewer, or at least displayed my preferred one automatically e.g. at the top in the PDF preview of safari, 'Open in PDFExpert or so. With the ...
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If I buy an SSL Certificate, is this trusted in Apple without installing cert file in iOS?

I created an app for iOS for a company and I want to distribute this app ad hoc over the air. In iOS 7 and greater, I need an https site to install this app. I created my own certificate locally and ...
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Apple review process: Penalty for updating an app before it has been reviewed

I have submitted an app to the app store about a week ago. As far as I can tell, it wasn't reviewed yet. Today my team discovered a bug in the app we've sent. It's not critical, but I would be very ...
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Saving GPS Coordinates in Contacts

I live in a country which has few registered Apple Maps addresses. All that i want is to store GPS coordinates in contacts to use those at the Reminders app. I came from diverse forums like this and ...
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How did a calendar icon make it to my Lock Screen?

The other day I looked at my Lock Screen and to my surprise there was a calendar looking icon on the bottom left. I thought it was kind of odd since I've never seen anything in the bottom left. So I ...
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What is the Downloads folder on an iOS device?

This might seem like a simple question but what is the downloads folder on an iOS device? Is it OK to remove the contents of it? On my iPhone, I have used iExplorer to check out the contents of this ...
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iOS: Different language for mail / calendar

Although I send most e-mail to English speaking audiences, I'd like to use a non-English language as my iPhone's general language. Unfortunately when I change the phone's language, all of the mail ...
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How to search in Safari's history on iOS?

In Safari on my iPad, I want to find all the questions I have visited recently on Ask Different. I type apple.st. Safari suggests me some pages. In Bookmarks and history, Safari gives me at most 5 ...
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Weird encoding in executable files in ios apps

I'm trying to see how does certain ios apps executable files look like, what I do is export the app files to my computer using iexplorer, I then took a look at the info.plist to see the executable ...
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iPad suddenly stops in a web page or app and goes to Home screen

My iPad 1 suddenly stops in a webpage or app and goes to the Home screen. This happens in apps that are said to be compatible with iOS 5.1.1. There does not seem to be any special site when it stops ...
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Sync iOS app using Wi-Fi network in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have the latest version of iTunes installed. The USB port is disabled for security purposes but I want to sync my iOS device to my PC, so I am thinking that I can use Wi-Fi. ...
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Showing the road speed limit on iPhone

I am looking for an iOS application that can display the speed limit of the road where I am located. I am mostly interested in the USA, particularly Boston and California. Gratis is better but not ...
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How to mass delete emails

I have an iPhone 4 and when I try to update the IOS I get a message that the update requires at least 5.3 GB of storage. I also says that I can more storage by deleting items in Usage Settings such as ...
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What does installing a “device enrollment challenge” do on an iPad?

I work for a large faceless corporation, and they're rolling out some new software for email. As part of the install, it's asking me to install a "Profile" which contains a "Device Enrollment ...
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Website music playable on iOS?

just a quick question. I want to make a website that has an embeded HTML5/flash audio player in with auto-play enabled, now I know there has been some talk that Apple blocks that on all iOS devices, ...
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How to stream music from a Mac to an iOS device?

I have an MP3 file that I'd like to stream from my Mac to an iOS. I think VLC can be used to achieve this, but I couldn't find the right settings on the VLC app and in iOS. If I pick RTP multicast, ...
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iPhone Personal Hotspot always visible even when off

I was surprised to see my iPhone 5's personal hotspot available as a WiFi choice from my iPad. I checked the phone and personal hotspot was turned off. I turned it on and off again and it still ...
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Can an iPhone be backed up when its screen has been damaged?

I have an iPhone 5s and I dropped and smashed it the other day and now it has just stopped working. The screen is fully black and I cant see anything nor touch the screen but it charges and vibrates ...
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Facebook Messenger App - Login Report

I have a question regarding the Facebook Messenger App regarding the multiple login on different devices and some kind of report of that. So here's what happened (I'll make it short): I have an ...
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Too-long file name: which iOS app owns it?

I have an iPhone that I back up to a Mac (via iTunes), and the backup is failing. The error shown in iTunes is useless, but the console shows this: Jan 6 20:53:58 aron-mbp.local ...
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Permanently saving a cookie in ios8

Is there a way to permanently save a cookie in ios8? So I can clear every other cookie and browsing data but that cookie? My banking makes me confirm the computer/phone I'm using through email and ...
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How do I share my location on more than one iOS device?

To take advantage of Mac-continuity, Safari, Photos, Passbook, and Keychain sharing features, I have to use the same account on all my devices. But, location sharing is also enabled through iCloud and ...
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What are TTComp archive data files and how can i decrypt them?

I am searching for the iOS system-roots keychain. I found a file (certsTable.data) in /System/Library/Frameworks/Security.framework/, it could be, but i can't open it because if i unextract it with ...
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Battery status shows background activity but background app refresh and location permissions are off

As an iOS developer, I am extremely curious about this case: Battery usage on my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.1) shows that the main reason of battery draining on my phone are Facebook and Twitter, both have a ...
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Why doesn't the Apple TV show up in my iOS AirPlay options after waking up from sleep?

I'm seeing the following after my 3rd generation Apple TV wakes up from sleep (pressing any button on the remote): When I try to connect from an iOS device (iPad or iPhone) using AirPlay, I can't see ...
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Console log flooded with discoveryd errors. How can I make them stop (not just hide them)?

They are 3,500 out of the 4,000 of the latest messages. They are always of the form: 1/5/15 1:07:38.307 PM discoveryd[49]: Basic Sockets Couldn't set IP_BOUND_IF on socket fd[73] scopeID[11] ...
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Re-download purchased film on iPad without iTunes

I'm having real difficulty finding an answer to this problem and since the device is out of warranty, Apple want to charge £25 for me to even report the problem. We have ONE film that we've purchased ...
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Use web page as (refreshable) wallpaper in iOS 8

I have a web page where the content changes hourly. I'd like to use this as my iPhone's wallpaper. Is there a way to have the wallpaper update automatically / on a schedule, with the contents of a web ...
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Why not have iCloud keychain as default?

Yosemite 10.10.1 and iOS 8.1.2 On my Keychain Access on OS X, I have the "login" default keychain and an "iCloud" keychain (I have iCloud Keychain ON for all my devices). I'm just wondering, could I ...
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How can I get my music from iOS GarageBand to iOS iTunes so iPhone apps can use them?

I want to use my developed music in iOS Garageband for apps in iPhone. How can I do this?
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See what a previously purchased app costs on iOS App Store

How can I on the iOS App Store see what an app that I've already bought costs at the moment?
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iTunes doesn't see my iDevices - OS X

I have a desktop (Mac Pro 5,1) and a laptop computer (MBA 4,2). Both are running 10.10.1. I have an iPad3 and an iPhone 6. Maybe there is a new method in iTunes, but I cannot see either device on ...
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Wiping a stolen iPhone that wasn't connected to iCloud?

Recently, my iPhone 5 was stolen - and while I have a new iPhone 6 - I received a message from a number of someone claiming to be in possession of the device, with a new number. All images, ...
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Why does Instruments say that WebKit in iOS (Safari) is allocating 200 MB of ram when I request a 15 MB file?

I am helping develop a cross platform web app, and we want to store about 20MB of data on the client. We are using the Application Cache to store our HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and we are using the ...
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Updating to iOS 8.1 from computer

I want to update my iPhone 5s which now has iOS 7.1 to iOS 8.1. My question is: If I update it from iTunes is the 5.1 gb iOS 8 going to remain on my computer or it will be deleted after the update is ...
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iOS app that uses Google Maps v2 API?

I need an app on AppStore that uses Google Maps v2 API. I need that app to confirm that there isn't a bug that i am experiencing in my PhoneGap application that is using Google Maps SDK for iOS. ...
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How to select and dial contact from input with iOS Workflow app

I would like to know if it's possible to use the new Workflow app to do the following. My company has 50 stores. Each store is in my contacts as: Store 101 Store 102 Store 103 Store 104 etc. ...
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How to save a shared video to my Camera Roll on iOS?

I have the app Photos on my iPad mini, on iOS 7. I am viewing a stream shared by a friend. When I am on a photo, I can save it to my Camera Roll. But, when I am on a video, I cannot save it to my ...
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Article/Document writing and management

I've recently become involved in a job that requires a lot of article writing, mostly scientific, with rich text, pictures and sometimes math text. I'm a huge fan of tags, as I find them essential for ...
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how can I transfer health data from iPhone 5s to my new iPhone 6 plus?

I got iPhone 6 plus and now want to transfer the health data from my old iPhone 5s to iPhone 6 Plus, but I don't know how. I've backed up the old one with iTunes and restore my iPhone 6 with the ...
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Projects between iMovie iPhone and iMovie OS X synchronised?

I am trying to address the question here about transferring the videos between OS X and iOS from the iMovie perspective. Because iMovie is Apple product, I hope there is some easy synchronisation. ...
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Spotify Offline Mode: do I need to launch the app within 30 days? (when I'm online)

If I use Spotify in Offline Mode on my iPad, I need to go online within 30 days or I will lose the offline songs. But do I need to open the spotify app when the device does have internet connection, ...
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Can't download 'already purchased' app after device crash

Edit: Insted of resetting my Ipad please let me know if there is any other option.? At one point I tried to download an app (game) and it started well, but my iPad crashed during the process. When I ...
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iPhone 5 won't start after an iTunes recovery

I shut down my iPhone 5 phone in the middle of an iTunes purchase download. I went to an At&T store and they reset the phone. After three hours the phone went blue. Phone will not turn back on ...