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 download an MP3 to an iPod Touch? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download free music from the internet to itunes on the iphone/ipad without using a mac/pc? I have a new (4gen) iPod Touch. There's an MP3 on the web that I want ...
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How do I see the currently running applications on an iPod Touch?

There is only one button at the bottom of my iPod Touch. To close applications, I press the home button. Does it really close applications, or does it just display the home page and an extra thread ...
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Can you install Google Chrome on an iOS Device

Is it possible to install Google Chrome web browser on an iOS device
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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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What is jail breaking [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the benefits of iPhone jailbreak? What is jail breaking? Why do people do it? What is the advantage and disadvantage?
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Spelling correction on iPod Touch

How do I keep iOS from replacing my typing with something else when a correction is proposed? If I do nothing (i.e., don't choose the proposed word) and continue typing, it replaces the word I typed! ...
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Where can I learn about programming my Jail broken iOS device?

I'd like to do some R&D pushing the boundaries of iOS devices. Is there a how-to guide or private API documentation? Is there a Stack Exchange site for this?
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Can I buy songs from iTunes within my iPhone appplication?

I'm new to iPhone development and sorry if my question sounds stupid. Just wondering is it possible that I can buy songs from the iTunes using my iPhone application I just saw some apps doing the ...
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Is anyone else having signal strength problems on an iPhone 3GS since the iOS 4.1 upgrade?

Since upgrading my iPhone 3GS to iOS 4.1, I've periodically seen 1 bar or "Searching..." at home and work where I used to have 4 or 5 bars. And I've sent text messages with 4 bars, only to have it ...
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Custom iPad theme not showing up correctly

I created a theme for iPad and am having a couple problems with it. In my theme are two custom icons, a wallpaper, and two png files for dock (one for landscape and one for portrait). The file ...
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iPad and iPod virus?

Every now and then my iPad or iPod touch will redirect my to a particular site in Safari. Could this be malware of sorts that has crept on to my iMac and then my iOS devices? I don't think it's a ...
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Checking multiple mail folders in MobileMail

MobileMail checks my IMAP Inbox periodically and that works fine. But I also file emails automatically on the mail server side to some sub-folders of the Inbox. Is it possible to make MobileMail check ...
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Create bookmark folders on iPhone or iPad?

Is it possible to create a new bookmark folder using iOS? I share my bookmarks between four devices (using MobileMe) and it would be useful to be able to structure them in a useful way.
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iOS 4 - Can I close an app without it staying open in the background?

I am aware that after closing an application (pressing the home button) you can enter the multi-tasking tray, hold your finger down on an icon and close an application properly. But is there an easy ...
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Can I SSH pictures directly to the iOS Camera Roll?

I want to upload a picture directly to my iPad (without syncing or downloading from email). I want to SSH into my camera roll (/private/var/mobile/Media/DCIM/100APPLE), upload an image there, and be ...
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How do I send multiple photos from my iPhone camera roll in a single email?

I'm sure I'm missing something obvious, but: From the camera app, I can select a photo, and then hit the send button to create an email with that photo in it. From mail, I can't find any way to add ...
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When will the iPad get threaded email messages?

I use my iPhone and iPad to check emails, and would really like to have the threaded email functionality on my iPad the same as it is on my iPhone? Will this be available in iOS?
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Can I use Air Display on multiple iOS devices at the same time?

I use Air Display to convert my iPad in to an extra monitor when I'm not using it. However, I have other iOS devices lying around, too. Is it possible to use Air Display to turn multiple iOS devices ...
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Push notifications work everywhere but my home network

I have an 2G (MC Model) 8GB iPod Touch on iOS 4.0 that has a strange issue. Push notifications used to work just fine, but for the past month or two, I don't get any notifications while I'm on my ...
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iPhone accidentally engages FaceTime during call

This has happened to me twice recently: I have been on a call when all of a sudden I can hear the other person on loudspeaker, at which point I take the phone away from my face and observe that my ...
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Why aren't my iPhone 4 keychains being saved?

I accidentally deleted my "var/keychains" folder in my jailbroken iPhone 4 thinking that it would solve a problem to a tweak that wasn't work, and now my iPhone is not recognizing the passwords I ...
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Great iOS Games [closed]

Community Wiki questions can be a great tool for this site, but they require active curation by the person who posted them, and the question needs to be asked in a way that makes the answers more ...
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iOS MobileMe Sync

Hey does anyone know if there is a public framework to sync data between iOS devices using MobileMe? I've tried googling it and have come up empty.
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How do I stop iOS 4 from draining the battery of my 2nd gen iPod Touch overnight?

Every since "upgrading" my 2nd generation iPod Touch to iOS 4, it seems to lose power overnight (when not plugged in). What can I do to fix this? I have tried a restore and that did not work. Seen as ...
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Is there a usable iOS4 Terminal App?

Mobile Terminal 426 appears to be the only non-crashing iOS4 Terminal App. Unfortunately it's missing all of its convenience features, like gestures. Are there alternatives?
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How to disable syncing applications without uninstalling them?

When I disable syncing apps with my iPad, iTunes uninstalls all apps. How can I make iTunes not mess with it and leave the apps on it, even if I disable synchronization? I tried disconnecting ...
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Can I mirror my iPad's display using the VGA adapter for use in a presentation?

I would love to be able to mirror the display of my iPad on a projector for use in a presentation. Is there any software available to do this - on the AppStore or if necessary for use with a ...
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Is there a tool I can use to securely wipe data from iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch?

Is there a tool or application that will securely wipe an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad (i.e. any iOS device?) I'm not interested in a complete wipe that would brick the device. Rather, I'd want to ...
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Is it possible to stream an RTSP feed to an iPhone?

A co-worker of mine wants to stream an RTSP streaming video feed to his iphone so he can tap into his child's daycare center here and there. Any ideas on how to do this?
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Itunes U showing up in song list

I just started using Itunes U (on my 3g running iOS3). For some reason, they are all mixed up in my songs on my iPhone, rather than another section such as podcasts which would be far more logical. In ...
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Speed comparison of iPhone 3g with iOS4 and iOS3?

I have heard that running iOS4 would slow down my 3G. Does anyone know of any reliable data on whether that is the case or not, and if so, by how much? Related Questions Is it worth upgrading my ...
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Should I jailbreak my iPad?

I just got an iPad a couple of weeks ago. I had a co-worker pull out his iPad out and immediately start talking about jailbreaking it. I have no fear of doing it, but I do realize that sometimes going ...
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How do I restart my iPhone and why should I?

Often people talk about restarting an iPhone in the same way you restart a computer. How do you do this, what buttons do you press? Also how/why is this different to just turning off the iPhone ...
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How do I create new albums within my iPhone 3GS camera roll?

I'm looking for a way to create new albums within the Photos app on my iPhone 3GS, preferably without having to connect the device to iTunes. Is this possible?
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Can I disable the iPhone's auto-rotation to landscape mode?

I can't stand iPhone's auto-rotation feature, e.g. rotate your phone just past some threshold, and the screen rotates from portrait to landscape. This is always tripping me up, especially when I'm ...
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Is there an iPhone App for reading PDF files?

After having used Eucalyptus and Stanza apps on my iPhone, I really can't read printed books while traveling any more. What similar app can I use to transfer, store and read my own pdf files on my ...
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The iPhone could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (9)

This is an issue that occurred to my iPhone. What is the recommended general fix for this?
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How do I run VNC (any flavour) from the iPhone (Jailbroken/not jailbroken)

How do I run VNC (any flavor) from the iPhone (Jailbroken/not jailbroken)? I would like a solution to remotely manage my PC from my iPhone, I could even use an RDP client? (I'm running a number of ...