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How to verify which wireless access point my iOS device is using?

In my house I have multiple wireless access points, all of which use the same SSID. I'd like to know which wireless AP my iPhone is currently connected to. On my MacBook I use the WiFi Explorer app ...
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How does an iDevice (iPad or iPhone) receive “push” notifications?

An iDevice (iPad or iPhone) receives notifications. Even when the device is sleeping. Apple calls these “push notifications”. How does the device on iOS receive these notifications? Are there ...
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How do I block a website on my iPhone 5?

Like how you put 127.0.0.1 example.com in the hosts file on a real computer.
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How to add new dictionaries to the integrated define menu in iOS 8

I would like to add Greek to the iOS dictionary functionality for use in iBooks, but Greek is not in the list of dictionaries to add. Is there somewhere to download this language and get it integrated ...
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Safari on iOS 9.2.1 / 9.3 won't open links

Update 2: Fixed in iOS 9.3.1 Update: Apple has confirmed the bug and is working on a fix for a 9.3.1 release. My Safari on iOS 9.2.1 (update: and now 9.3) won’t open most links anymore, i.e. tapping ...
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Broken icon in iOS

I have installed the Outlook app in my iPad mini and after some update the icon doesn't display correctly. Right now it looks like this: Is there any way of solving this without waiting for another ...
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Why does my iOS music app randomly alphabetize my Up Next list?

Every so often, I'm listening to music in the standard iOS Music app only to realize that my Up Next list, which I never control, has shuffled my entire library, listen songs alphabetically. I do not ...
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Prevent iOS from closing background app [duplicate]

I use an app called "GPS Tracks" to track my movements throughout the day with my iPhone 6 on iOS 9.2.1. The app often shuts down while it is actively recording in the background, which the developer ...
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How to save photos from iCloud to external hardrive

My iCloud is full and i would like to move the photos from my icloud on my macbook to my external hardrive. I do not have a desktop or WINDOWS
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“Bookmarks are being synced…” message in Safari

What causes the iPad to show Bookmarks are being synced. Please add the bookmarks once syncing has completed when attempting to add a bookmark or favorite in Safari and how can it be prevented?
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Why is the wrong button showing up in my contacts app?

My iPhone randomly decided to lose all phone contacts from the address book. Following these instructions to re-instate them... Settings > iCloud Turn Contacts (sync) OFF, then back ON Go into ...
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iPhone tap indicator

Is there a way to indicate on the screen where the user has tapped? Use case, I'm presenting a web application on the screen and want the user to see where I've clicked (since I'm mirroring my ...
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My iPhone doesn't accept the contraction “doesn't” as a correct spelling, why?

My iPhone at some point stopped accepting "doesn't" and "Doesn't" as correct spellings. It accepts other contractions. Why is this and how can I fix it? Is there something wrong with the spell ...
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Notifications for tweets matching REGEX on iOS

Is there an iOS app with settings that will allow me to receive notifications from Twitter only when a particular user tweets a particular REGEX?
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Developer account under 18

I'm 16 and I've learned to develop iOS apps recently. I've finished my first app yesterday and I want to upload it to the App Store. I've tried to register with my name and my father's credit card ...
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Ho can I put my custom made emoji designs into keyboard on phone?

I have created custom emoji's and need to set them us as keyboard in my iPhone. What should I save the files as and how do I export them to a keyboard and upload it to my phone?
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How to sync an online PDF on the iPad

Is there a way to autosync a PDF file from a URL to my iPad? Specifically, there is a PDF file in the public domain at a known URL. But the author modifies it every few days, and I want somehow that ...
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How do I get iCloud to show up as a default account for my iPhone Contacts?

Contacts added on my iPhone are not syncing to iCloud and being added on my Mac. I have read that the solution for this is going to Settings -> Mail, Contacts, and Calendars and then in the Contacts ...
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iOS: How to set language of app independent of iphone/ipad language

More & more apps try setting their language automatically, based upon the language of your iPad, then the list of chosen languages. Unfortunately, as do a lot of people, my preferred iOS/OSX ...
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When I open the Music D/L app, it quits immediately

I have an iPad mini, and I have this app called Music D/L. So, a few months ago, I decided to download a song and when I went into the app, it had a black screen for a split second, and it just ...
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How do I change the date format in iOS?

I live in the U.S., so my region is in the U.S. I want to make the iPad use the following formats: Fahrenheit for temperature Kilometers for distance USD for currency YYYY-MM-DD date format HH:mm ...
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iCloud music library sync interrupted, now songs aren't downloading?

My iCloud music library sync on my iPhone (iOS 9.2.1) was interrupted due to Internet connection going down, and many of the songs aren't downloaded. Worse, all of my playlists are empty ...
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Determining source app of IP traffic in NETunnelProviderManager

I am using NETunnelProviderManager in "routing by destination IP" and am able to get IP traffic from various apps on the device. The challenge I am having is that I need to determine which ...
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iPhone 4s iOS 7.1.2

It won't let me update past iOS 7.1.2 it keeps saying current software is up to date and I know that there is another update but how do I do it exactly?
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How to solve the issue of “This iPad hasn't been backed up in 9 weeks” preventing all UI on the iPad?

I have an iPad Pro running iOS 9, and it just showed: This iPad hasn't been backed up in 9 weeks and this popup box is preventing all UI of the iPad Pro, including the shut down slidebar, which ...
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Can I backup my new iPhone 6s from my 5s that has an older ios installed?

If i use iTunes backup from my old device will it just backup my data and settings? I'm worried it will downgrade my ios. And I want the latest update..
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Photo library and camera roll

I just enabled Photo Library and I realised that my Camera Roll is gone. Is there a way to have the camera roll back and avoid that all the pictures are automatically uploaded to the cloud? I would ...
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Is it possible to generate promo codes for in app purchases?

I have a free app with one in app purchase option, and I'd like to offer that IAP for free to some helpful users. In iTunes Connect it appears I can generate promo codes but those codes appear to be ...
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Why does iCloud music library show songs that I haven't added and how to remove them?

I've started using Apple Music and I've turned on iCloud music library which I think is a cool feature. However, The moment I've turned it on, my iPhone's library started to look like this: There ...
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Does an iOS virtual machine exist for Windows?

Does an iOS virtual machine for Windows exist? If it doesn't are there any reason why it couldn't?
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How can I add a .pkpass file to Wallet?

I have a .pkpass file which contains the boarding card for my next flight. Can I add it to iOS Wallet or is it not possible to add a .pkpass file? In case it is possible, how can I do it? I am using ...
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Freeing Space in iOS

I know this has been asked a zillion times and there are many search results all over the web. However, I have never found any answer that actually fixes the problem. So, to restate: I have an ...
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Multiple VPNs active on iOS?

Is it possible to have more than one VPN active at a time on iOS?
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How do I reinstall an app that was deleted but is still showing as installing?

I had Google Maps installed on my iPhone. Out of the blue it showed that it was "installing". I deleted the app, but it still shows that it is being installed and the cloud symbol appears next to ...
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iPhone 6s calendar alert issue

Why does my calendar no longer hold two different time alert? What I put in my second alert will change my first alert to match what I put for my second alert.
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How to remove entries in Settings in iOS?

I have installed an app and removed it. However, the app options still remain in the Settings app. How can I remove these entries?
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iOS Causing Network-Wide Disruption

So, interesting problem, whenever I plug my iPhone 6 Plus into charge, I get massive disruption across my whole network, wired and wireless. Once it starts, the only solution is to either disable the ...
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Get iPad Restriction Password

Before this is immediately down-voted, I would just like to say this is a slightly different question. My iPad has restrictions put on it and I really would love to get the password. The reason I did ...
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Archive Upload Failed due to error -22421

I was going to upload an app to iTunes Store, everything was going perfect, app validation test is also successfully completed, but when I tried to submit my app it gives an error. Here a screenshot ...
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How to Tell Siri to Send a Text Message with Special Characters Such as Enter (Newline or EOL) - Dictation Commands

I'm using Siri a lot in my car to send text messages. The problem is I don't know how to convert characters into the text. Think like questionmarks (?), dots (.) and enters. Example: This is a ...
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MDM iPad - Mass update without downloading update X times

This is a difficult one. I'm going to update around 30 iPads (iOS 8 to 9.2.1) on location with a bad internet connection. Because of the speed and wifi signal I want to download the iOS update only ...
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Why does 128GB iPhone have 113GB capacity? [duplicate]

On the side of the iPhone packaging, Apple defines 1GB as 1,000,000,000 bytes (rather than 1,073,741,824 bytes), so you end up missing 9,438,953,472 bytes (~9GB) calculating it this way for 128GB of ...
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My mom can't send me iMessages and she has iPhone4 and I know iMessage works on my iPhone 5

The button "Use your apple ID ..... " doesn't work on her phone on iMessages settings, but she entered her phone number properly to be used for iMessages. I tried turning on and off the iMessages. ...
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Email address deleted cannot change iCloud settings on iPhone 5s and 6

Email address no longer exists, and Apple ID has its new primary email address. How do I change the iPhones existing iCloud settings as it keeps asking for password for the old email, I am putting in ...
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Partially installed app stuck and cannot be unistalled

After updating my iPad 3 to the latest version of iOS (9.2.1 I think, this was in February 2016) one of my apps needed to be updated. It partially installed then got stuck with the status graphic ...
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Auto iPad downloader for videos

As many people, I have to make long trips between my work and my home using public transportation. During my work hours I usually find videos from youtube using my computer I will like to see while ...
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How do I access the built-in dictionaries on iOS without hitting “Define…”?

Right now, when I need to check a word in the dictionary, I open Notes, type in something, select the word and hit "Define..." I'd like to directly type in a word and check something, similar to how ...
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How Does iTunes iOS 9 App Backup Restore Work with App-thinning?

Now that iOS 9 uses app-thinning, apps downloaded on an iOS device are not transferred to iTunes during a sync. They are also not transferred when you click "Transfer Purchases", so there seems to be ...
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How to upgrade a 3rd generation iPad to IOS 7? [duplicate]

I have a family member with a 3rd Gen iPad (a1416) currently running iOS 6. They need to install an app that requires iOS 7. When looking at the system upgrade page in settings, it shows iOS 9 which I ...
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How can I keep an app open in the background?

As I was using an app on my iPhone, I accidentally hit the home button. I quickly reopened the app. But instead of it resuming where I left off, the app had to load all over again. Is there a way to ...