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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 to replace an old iOS backup?

I'm not able to create an iCloud backup for my phone, due to insufficient space. I have 20 GB of iCloud space, currently mainly used by the backup of my iPhone (11 GB): I don't really understand ...
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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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Stuck on Apple logo after attempted iOS 8.0.2 update

My iPad was at the latest iOS 7.x when I decided to update it to 8.0.2 via iTunes. At the end of the update I got an error, 6 IIRC. After that the iPad was stuck in restore mode for around half an ...
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Transfer SMS from Android to iPhone?

I would like to not lose my SMS on my Android phone, how can I transfer them to my iPhone ?
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iphone notes app that supports Dropbox sync, search, import text files automatically

I search for a notes application that supports File sync with Dropbox folder Searching the contents of the text files Import new files from Dropbox folder automatically I found an app that ...
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Is there a way to restore JUST saved network connections for iOS?

I'm having trouble with getting enough space on my iPhone 4s. I'm considering just wiping it and starting from scratch again. I've got all my photos, music, mail, and contacts backed up to my Mac; it ...
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Does iOS battery usage include GPS usage?

One of the most common pieces of advice given to reduce battery usage is to disable un-needed GPS features. This is becoming increasingly hard to do as many features such as activity tracking and ...
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Tree-threaded Mail on iPhone

Is there a way using the native IOS mail application on the iPhone to show the full discussion tree for a folder? I participate in many mailing lists, and conversations are rarely between only two ...
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Apple IOS 8.0.2 cannot open jpeg files. Only opens winmail.dat

as soon as i downloaded IOS 8.0.2 I'm no longer able to read emails correctly... My staff send me email and I'm receiving pictures as winmail.dat and they're jpeg. I've sent to to someone with IOS 7 ...
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Which Apps use Health / Fitness section

Which running sport related App saves data into under Health / Fitness section?
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TimeMachine Keychain backup

Does timemachine backup all keychain access keys for xcode security? Or does that need to me configured to work correctly? We want to back up a IOS App build machine.
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Any way to update now from iOS 7.0.4 to 7.1.2?

I am trying to restore my iPhone 5s to iOS 7.1.2 but I only get error 3194. My hosts file is cleaned and I think it’s just Apple that doesn’t let me update to something other than iOS 8. Is there any ...
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Application specific do not disturb

Is there a way on iOS to turn on the Do not Disturb feature on an app-per-app basis? I have some apps I only use for work related purposes, and I'd like them to go silent on non working hours (to try ...
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Can i make my iPad stop autocapitalizing the word “i”?

if you look at my profile, you can see that i ask people not to capitalize the word "i" in the middle of a sentence. Now, ignoring whether or not this is a good idea, can i make my iPad not ...
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How to fix an iPhone 4S with disabled iCloud settings?

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.1.1 and my iCloud is disabled (greyed out) in settings. How do I enable it if I can't select it?
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Navigate to current location of a friend

I must be missing something simple - I've located my son using iOS 8's Find my Friends app, and now I want to use Maps to navigate to that location. How can I do that? I don't see a way to start a ...
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Unable to communicate with secure web proxy on iOS 8

I am attempting to connect to a web proxy server using the Charles proxy application installed on Windows. I have two iPhones - a 5 running iOS 8.0.2 and a 4 running iOS 7.1.2. I have used both of ...
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iPhone 5c Dropbox upload delay

If I have the background refresh, location services, as well as the auto upload turned on in Dropbox, will it still only upload pics and vids when location is changed or the app is opened? Is this ...
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How are notifications removed on iOS devices?

I had a couple of notifications on my lock screen on my iPhone, some Facebook, and some SMS. I was logged into Facebook on my PC, and saw the notifications there also, so used my desktop to see what ...
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How do I do enterprise iPad recovery?

Occasionally we have employees supplied with company equipment that leave on less than favorable terms. Some of those devices the employees have locked to their own Apple accounts somehow, which ...
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Icon export @x ratio from iPhone 5 to 6+?

If I’m designing icons/images in native iPhone 5 resolution, what @x multiple do I need to export them at for iPhone 6+? Just use @2x? That’s too big right? Example: an icon is 44px x 44px. If I ...
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Can't update (formerly managed) iPad to 8.0.2 from 8.0

We have an iPad that is running iOS 8 and can't see that iOS 8.0.2 is available. This id true from both the settings app and through iTunes. Other iOS 7 and 8 devices on the same network can see the ...
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Does iOS 8's MAC address randomization give the actual MAC address once connected?

iOS 8 is now implementing MAC address randomization, where it randomizes your MAC address to networks while searching for networks. One article describes it as: One of those features, which is ...
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How To Delete A Large Video File From iOS Device Which Does Not Show Up in Photos?

I have a large video (18GB) on my iPad that I deleted, but somehow did not actually get deleted off the device. It is not visible on the iPad itself but I can see it through any iOS file browser ...
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Opening Skype causes Spotify to pause playback since iOS 8.0.2

Prior to upgrading to iOS 8.0.2, I was able to set some music playing in Spotify, then press the home button, open Skype and message-away. Now when I launch Skype, Spotify pauses playback. This is ...
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When i try to install my certificate in keychain, the error says: Unable to import - Error Code 25294

I am using the 10.9.5 version and ios 8. When i try to install my certificate i got through my developer account for push notification for my app in the keychain local items, its not importing. The ...
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How can I extend the lock screen timeout in iOS?

This question is applicable to both iPads and iPhones: how do I extend the lock screen timeout? By that I mean the time from when I see the "slide to unlock" message to when the screen goes black ...
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Can I use a t-mobile contract free iphone 6 in europe with a sim card from a local provider? Or: How do I know if my country has a compatible network?

A friend of mine is going to NYC. I'd like him to buy a contract free t-mobile iphone 6 for me cause they are cheaper in the US. I would like to use this phone with my european sim card provider. Is ...
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Google Calendar CalDev/iOS 7 unexpected notification behavior issues

I recently deleted everything off my iPhone 5c (factory reset) and restored from backup after downgrading from iOS 8 back to iOS 7.1.2 due to the new OS's bugginess. I re-synced Google stuff through ...
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Does iOS encrypt all the data on my device when I set a passcode to my iPhone

Excuse my stupidity, I know less than nothing about mobile phones OSes but I have been told that iOS encrypts your data when you set a passcode to your phone. This means even if someone stole your ...
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Bluetooth Device Shows Up In Menu But Not In Preferences

I have an issue where an old iPhone I no longer own shows up in the Bluetooth menu but not in the bluetooth preferences. Screenshots below. Anyone else experiencing this? How to go about removing the ...
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Free iOS app in Pending Contract

I recently renewed my iOS developer membership and noticed that my free app, which has been available in the store for a year, is now in Pending Contract status. There is no information whatsoever of ...
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Xcode 5.1.1 cannot run on device with iOS 8.0 version

I am using Xcode 5.1.1 as I require an app which supports iOS 6.1 and Above with base SDK iOS 7.1. I tried upgrading Xcode 6.0 but it is not able to run iOS 6.1 simulators. So I reverted back to Xcode ...
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How do I acquire SDKs to build target pre-8.0 iOS?

I have installed XCode 6 and it came with the iOS 8 SDK but i need to test on devices still running 7.1 and cannot figure out how to get the iOS 7 SDK now without downloading an older version of XCode ...
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iOS strange tab “DEVICES” in Wi-Fi Settings

Does anyone ever see this DEVICE tab in the Wi-Fi Settings page? It very strange, it's my first time saw this. And even more, while I tried to connect to this SSID. iOS pops up a dialog said "xxxxxx ...
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How to get iCloud keychain back after update to iOS 8?

I have upgraded my devices to iOS 8. All seemed well. However, today I noticed I was mising some password in Safari. Checking my iCloud settings, I noticed that keychain was turned off. This must have ...
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Keep general phone installation size (incl. IOS) to a minimum [closed]

I just bought an iPhone 5s and will receive it soon It only has 16gb of RAM I will clean install IOS 8 upgrade (this is best, no?) Will the installation files self-delete after install? And do you ...
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How do I stop iOS updates nagging me?

iOS7 allows you to delete the iOS8 update package if it has been automatically downloaded to your iPhone (Settings > General > Software Update > Delete). However, then Apple insists on notifying you ...
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Is it possible to play music streams on iOs devices

On My macbook iTunes I have an internet tab which has about 4000 music channels in total. Is it possible to play those in iOS device iTunes?
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Instruct Siri to play music on air

Is it possible to instruct Siri to play music on my airplay devices? I have two airplay devices. Is it possible to instruct siri to play on both airplay devices? Or to instruct to play on a ...
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Apple AppStore policy change with respect to CoreLocation

Posting this question on apple.stackexchange, after 2 downvotes on SOF I just noticed a change in Apple policy, Apple Store review guideline too seems to be updated, with this context about ...
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How do I get current location by using Google Map or Apple Map

How do I get current location coordinate by using Google Map or Apple Map? I want to copy and paste to email/whatsapp/waze. I want some kind of this format. 3.1739161,101.984351 Anyone can help?
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No FaceTime app after iOS 8 upgrade

Upgraded to ios8 on my iPad air. There is no FaceTime app on the settings page to turn or or off. How to I set up face time
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How to make your email signature work well with iOS 8 data detectors in mail?

I have noticed that with iOS 8, that some mails come up with the 'contact information' at the top of the mail. This is super handy when you want to quickly add a new contact from the e-mail. The ...
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hoow can I make and receive calls With USA and Canada by using a PBX account, Acrobits softphone, and Google chat?

I have an iPhone 4s running iOS 8, I an recently using it in the Middle East, but I would like to make and receive calls to people living in Canada and USA. I have a gmail that has an American mobile ...
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Reduce iOS 8 Calendar's battery usage

According to iOS 8 battery usage list, Calendar is my top battery consumer, however I do not use it! Is there a way to turn the data synchronization to fetch or some other low battery consuming mode?
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Airdrop: Bluetooth or WiFi?

How does Airdrop work? I thought it is just bluetooth, but I am starting to doubt that now. Whenever I turn Airdrop on, my WiFi and Bluetooth are automatically turned on. If I turn the WiFi off, and ...
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How to remove evasi0n 7 jailbreak on ip4 iOS 7.0.4?

I jailbroke my iPhone 4 iOS 7.0.4 (11B554a) with evasi0n 7. And that's the worse I did with my phone. I am new to iPhone and was just curious about jailbreaking. But that jailbreak corrupted many of ...
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Why are iPhone4 and iPhone5 (iOS 7) not recognizing bluetooth devices?

when I go to Settings -> Bluetooth and turn it on, devices (both iPhone 4 and 5, iOS7) start searching for devices with bluetooth, but never find anything. On the other hand, when I search from ...
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Does iOS8 Family Sharing allow to share In-App Purchases?

When using the new iOS8 Family Sharing feature, I can download the apps purchased by the other group members of my family. If these apps use In-App Purchases, and one of the family members has ...