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Can GPS be used by more than 1 app at a time

I'm looking at various apps which use GPS tracking, and was wondering if more than 1 app at a time was able to gain access to the GPS data? For example I might want to use one app with route planning ...
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Connection through router in iPad Mini

I want to know whether I can get internet connection on my iPad Mini (WiFi only) through my router. If yes, what are the criteria of that router?
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Can I combine message conversations from one contact's different phone numbers?

My friend recently got a new phone number assigned to the same iPhone she's had for a while, and sent me an iMessage from it to let me know. Since I didn't have the phone number already, it of course ...
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is there an iphone (Cydia) app to forward/back 30s

With SBSettings+Activator one is able to program the physical buttons on the iPhone, to open apps, toggle settings, skip to next/previous song, play/pause musik, open controls, etc. Is there ...
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Fullforce on iPad 4 uses iPhone keyboard instead of iPad keyboard

I've just install the tweak "FullForce" from the Cydia store on my iPad 4th generation to make Google Maps app full screen capable, but the app uses the iPhone keyboard instead of the iPad keyboard. ...
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How does the iPad expose its host name over the network?

When I connect my iPad to the wifi network at work, I can ping it by name: ping my-ipad. Clearly the router is somehow exposing it via DNS, or something like that. But when I connect my iPad to the ...
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Restore Default settings Apple TV, how do I pair a new remote?

I lost my remote for my Apple TV, and we were using the Remote App, but we recently downloaded a new update for the Apple TV and the update kept us from watching Movies. I did a restore on the Apple ...
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How to unlock iPhone 4 if original carrier doesn't provide the service?

I have two iPhone 4 locked by the original carrier. I can't get the factory unlock because this carrier don't provide this service. I try to unlock via software but I can't, because the baseband ...
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Can't adjust volume/play music on iPhone 4

For some reasons I can't adjust the volume on my iPhone 4 anymore. Whenever I press it the popup showing the bell is shown but not the bar indicating the . I can't adjust the volume at all. Also ...
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Can an iPhone backup folder be retrieved after deletion on Windows?

I accidentally deleted my iPhone backup file from the backup folder. Where are other places a backup could be stored for someone using Windows and iTunes?
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iMessage group members visibility

I'm curious how the group visibility works with iMessage. I have a hunch that when sending with iMessage to a group of people, all these people will see each other in the group. Is my assumption ...
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How long did it take to create iOS? [closed]

Hello. I want to know how many years Apple Inc took to create the iOS Platform for mobile?
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Why is m y iPhone backup so large?

I've already synced my phone to iPhoto and emptied the camera roll. There is no application data category listed that is more than 100 MB or so, and yet it says that the backup is 4.9 GB. There ...
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Is there any way to make my iPhone sync calendars with iCloud periodically?

I have an iPhone and an iPad, both with iOS 6.1. I use iCloud for calendar syncing between them and my Mac. For whatever reason, the iOS devices don’t sync calendars with iCloud unless and until I ...
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How to build last version of Ruby for jailbroken iOS?

I jailbrake my iPad and want to run Ruby in the console. I installed OpenSSH & Ruby from Saurik. But it is too old (1.9.2) & buggy. I would like to compile and install the latest version of ...
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Switching to Straight Talk From T-Mobile on an iPhone 5

I am at my wit's end trying to get my wife's iPhone 5 switched from T-Mobile to straight talk. Just about a month ago my wife's old cellphone was reaching a breaking point, so she decided to get an ...
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Blocking iOS Wifi automatic update downloads?

I've got several iPads connected to Verizon mifi devices(MiFi460LE) iOS has a "feature" that automatically downloads OS updates in the background without user input. (You still need to manually ...
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iPhone backup encryption with password cannot be disabled

Hi have backups which encrypted with passwords and i know the backup password, i can restore it. There is not any problem. But i want to disable encrypting backup with password, here is the problem. ...
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How do I configure Gmail Sync Accounts for iOS post January 2013?

At the end of January 2013 Google dropped support for Gmail Sync for nonpaying Gmail customers. I understood this drop in support to mean that no new devices could be setup, not that I could no longer ...
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IPhone 5 Alarm sound question

When you turn your ringer down during the day, so it only vibrates when someone calls, this also turns down your alarm. Is there a way to keep your alarm volume constant when you turn down your ...
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Dropbox to continue backing up images until it completes

I come from Andriod where Dropbox did an amazing job of backing up all my phone's pictures. Since I moved to iPhone I noticed that Dropbox backs-up a few pictures and then stops, popping-up the ...
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How to Transfer PDF from iPad to PC/Mac

When I bought an iPad 3 They have given me few pdf files. Actually They are eBook which I prefer. PDF files are shown in the Books section of the ITunes program. How to Transfer those PDFs from my ...
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How can I transfer my application to IPad

I am thinking about development small applications for IPad and I'm just wondering how can I transfer my application to my IPad? I don't have a plans to sell or to distribute my software among the ...
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Macbook Pro vs Macbook Air for IPad development [closed]

I have IPad and I want to buy Macbook for development simple programs for IPad. It will be my first Macbook and I don't want to spend too much many and look at Macbook Air 13' 128Gb. I'm just ...
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iOS purchase verification

I've been trying to find an answer to this but having difficulty. What I want to know is if there is a transactionReceipt included in an app when it is originally purchase from the App Store. I know ...
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What time is shown for received push notification?

When a push notification is shown on the sleep screen, there is a time attached to it. What time is this? Is it when it was received on the phone?
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Why can't I share my voice memo on my iPhone via e-mail?

When I go to to share a memo created in the Voice Memo app via e-mail, the e-mail will get sent, but there will not be an attachment. In the outbox before it gets sent, the attachment is there, but ...
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Changing iCloud accounts in order to sync Photostream pictures

I have three iOS devices that I would like to have Photostream sync across. Right now, the iPhone 5 and iPad 2 sync because they are on the same iCloud account, but my wife's iPhone 4 doesn't sync - ...
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Stop new iOS auto-download on iPad

I noticed some weird traffic pattern on my internet connection, tracked it back to my iPad, after some tinkering I finally realized that my iPad is downloading iOS 6.1 on it's own!!! I didn't ask for ...
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iPhone hotspot via USB doesn't work

iPhone 3GS, iOS 6.01 Macbook Mac OS 10.6.8 The iPhone 3GS hotspot works fine via Bluetooth, connected to my iPad. If, instead, I tried it with my Macbook via USB (can't do it via Bluetooth for ...
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Which Exchange Email apps for iPhone 5 allow advanced font and layout controls?

What I need in my Microsoft Exchange 2010 mail client: send e-mails in the text font I want send e-mails with my HTML signature reply to e-mails without unformatting the e-mail being replied to ...
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Where does Apple Configurator store ipsw downloads?

Every time Apple releases new iOS software, it's a bit of a rush to get things downloaded and the servers can be slow in delivering the bits. I would like to know where the Apple Configurator Version ...
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Photo Stream issue with iCloud

I have been noticing some Photo Stream issues with my 3 devices; iPad 2, iPhone 5, and iPhone 4. The problem is that pictures taken with the iPhone 4 will not populate to the other 2 devices, and vice ...
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Set off alarm when receiving text from a certain number?

Is there a way to set off an alarm or make an audible notification when I receive a text message only from a certain number? I like to keep my notifications on vibrate while I sleep, but my district ...
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Are there any tools to migrate data from Nokia to iPhone? [closed]

I'm new to Apple and I'm looking for tools that will allow my to backup my contacts and calendar and such on my Nokia X6 and move/restore them to my Apple iPhone. How is this possible? Is there any ...
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Can I upgrade my iPhone's iOS from 4.1 to 4.3?

I am currently using an iPhone 3GS. My phone's iOS version is 4.1. I want to upgrade to 4.3 but the latest version is 6.0. How can I upgrade to 4.3 or 4.5 from 4.1?
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Why am I unable to use Game Center on a jail broken phone?

On a black iPhone 4, I open the Game Center application and it is stuck on "loading": For a moment I assumed that it was a problem with Apple. Well, no, because turns out I have a white iPhone 4 ...
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Need British Siri & date formats, but US Google. Possible?

I'm a Brit living in the USA. I use the UK English Siri so that he understands my accent. I also like dd/mm/yy dates. I'd like to have my iPhone default to USA Google though, since that's where I am. ...
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How can I have Calendar use an audible alarm for alerts?

Today I missed an event alert because I stepped away from my desk for a few minutes. What settings would affect whether Calendar Alerts have an audible alarm? Is there a way to force an audible alarm ...
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How does an iPhone stream HD content to an Apple TV over AirPlay?

Even 720p content is almost 1 million pixels per frame; 24 bits per pixel at 60fps is 180Mbps, which is clearly impossible. So how is the data transferred? Some guesses: Heavy compression. Apple ...
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Are there common causes of a text message sound in the night, but no text message?

My iPhone 3GS has made the text message sound twice at like 3:30 am but when I look at it there is no text. This is hard to explain to my husband, it's making us both paranoid! Can I look somewhere ...
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Smart watch capable of receiveing calls from an iPhone?

Are there any "smart" watches (smart being like the Pebble, I'm watch, Martian ...) that supports the following capabilities for an iPhone? Receiving or answering a call Rejecting a call
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Functionality like iOS's keyboard shortcut functionality

I'm not sure if this is a duplicate of another question because naming the functionality in iOS that enables the user to type in a shortcut (like "omy") and have it expand to a whole phrase (like "on ...
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Badge disappears for an app after an hour of no usage?

I have a todo app that shows a badge indicating how many tasks are due today. For some reason, recently the badge will disappear one hour after I last opened the app. The app has not been updated in ...
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View music size by artist on iOS

I'm trying to free up space on an iPhone. Most of the space is used by music. Is there a way to see which artists are using the most amount of space? Logically this would be displayed under "System ...
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how to disable birthday reminders in iOS and still view them in the calendar app?

Birthday reminders are nice but not if they keep popping up each day for every contact that has a birthday filled in. I don't need a popup birthday reminder. Especially not for every contact that has ...
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What prevents the iMessage slider from working on a new iPhone 5?

I'm struggling to enable iMessage on my new iPhone 5. iMessage works on my iPod, but I go on settings to turn on I message and the button that slides to enable/disable it always slides back to off. ...
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Is swipe to archive possible with non-Gmail account in iOS?

Is it possible to configure which folder to put mail in when swiping on a email to archive/delete with a non-Gmail account? My objective with this would be to file email into an archive more easily ...
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Can iOS be extended Language and spell correction on iPad 3 [closed]

I would like to know if there is a Bosnian spelling checker for my iPad and iPhone. I'm kind of wondering because there are more Bosnian speakers than there are Slovenian and Montenegrin combined, ...
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SEO'd iTunes Preview of App from Wrong Region

I've recently released UBCme onto the app store. The problem is that I accidentally shared the US store link which doesn't have any ratings because all my users are from Canada. Thus, the top google ...