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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IPhone iPod app: how do you get out of the iTunes store?

A question about the built-in iPod app on iPhone. Once you get into the iTunes mode (e.g. after clicking "get more episodes" on a podcast view) it seems you are stuck forever wandering the endless ...
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How can I get Armenian language support in iOS?

I find it strange that while the Armenian language (keyboard layouts and characters) is supported on OS X, on iOS it is not supported at all. A jailbreak on iOS 3 allowed me to install iKeyEx from ...
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How to “star” messages or mark them as important in iPad mail app?

I would like to mark messages as "important" in the iPad mail app via my gmail account. The app can move messages to a new folder, so I can put them in Gmail's "starred" folder, but that moves it out ...
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How can I search through all mail folders on my iPad?

My Gmail account has multiple folders and labels. The iPad mail app can search through one of the folders. How can I search through all of it at once?
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iPod Touch “Location Services” Issues

This post is meant to be informative as possible while leading up to my question. When I first purchased my iPod Touch in 2009, Skyhook Wireless was responsible for maintaining the database used by ...
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What iOS games use multi-touch in an innovative way?

I am looking for iOS games which use multi-touch in such a way that is not possible to emulate on other systems. This does not include games that use multi-touch to emulate a button and analog stick ...
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How to force iOS apps to use global proxy settings

Most stock apps will use the proxy settings, but apps from the App Store rarely use the proxy settings given under Settings > Wifi. I am told that the proxy API must be called explicitly, but is there ...
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Don't copy songs into iTunes folder just use them from file system

I need to add songs into iTunes Library but I don't want to copy songs into library. While drag and drop just copies all songs which needs to be added to the Library folder and then uses it. So, we ...
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How to keep a VPN connection alive on an iPhone?

I connect to a bunch of WiFi hot spots with my iPhone, and love that I have a VPN option. One thing I don't love is that it disconnects from the VPN if the screen ever goes blank. How can I keep ...
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Form autocomplete on iPhone/iPad

Generall Safari automatically prompts to save form data like Username, Password.. But on some pages, it never asks for the same. How can we force it to ask for saving form data on any website?
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Can we modify UDID added in iOS developer portal? [closed]

I have an ios developer account. I by mistake added a wrong device Id in my devices. Can I modify the device id? I am able to modify my device name but not device id. What can be done? Please help ...
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Importing vCards from a website into iOS’s Contacts.app [closed]

I have a web page with tables full of people & their contact information. I started writing a pairing of php & javascript to automagically generate vCards (*.vcf) for each contact. Half way ...
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My iOS 5 Beta 1 Expired! Now what? [closed]

I recently brought an iPod 4g. And one of my friend who was an iPhone application developer helped me upgrade my os to iOS 5 Beta 1. Now he is out of station and my iPod is locked. I cannot do ...
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Have iOS apps. Can I use them on my Mac Mini?

I bought many iOS Apps on various iPads and iPod touchs. This Wednesday I will have my first Mac, a Mac Mini, so my question is: Will I be able to download these Apps without any charge, if they are ...
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New MBA vs MBP 13" for iOS Developmet

I am going to buy a MacBook for iOS development as its main use, though I will also use Photoshop some for image processing. I am choosing between the new mid-2011 Macbook Air and the early-2011 ...
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iPod 3g 4.3.5 Updated Firmware Apps can't run

I have installed Firmware update to 4.3.5 for my iPod touch 3g (32gb), and after installation, I have a problem where apps can't run. I tap on an app, it runs (~1 sec) and then skips to main menu of ...
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How do I customize the alert sound for an iPhone timer?

When the countdown timer ends I would like to set the IPhone to play a custom music file. is that possible?
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File browser for iPad

Is there an app for the iPad that let's you view an NFS share? It seems like File Browser lets you mount SMB shares and iFiles lets you view different cloud storage sites like Flickr and other file ...
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How do I get an new email notification icon on the status bar of an iPod Touch?

Is there a way to get a "new mail" notification on the status bar (that indicates the presence of unread email in the inbox) of my iPod Touch Model #MB528LL Version3.1.3(7E18). I see that the ...
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What is the best dropbox compatible iPad app for MS office documents?

It's pretty simple. I just got an iPad and want to get the best app to edit word documents that I have saved in my dropbox. There are many options: pages, quick office, docs to go, office2. I am ...
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iPhone: Settings > Safari > Databases no longer visible

All, I'm trying to see the local storage databases on my iPhone. A variety of Google searches made this clear - if you go to "Settings", then "Safari" - you'll see a "Database" panel (just under ...
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Add a song into a playlist while listening to it?

Is there a button to add the song that is being currently played into a playlist on my iPhone? So i don't have to search it back and add it manually?
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How to reinstall previous iOS version on iPhone or iPod touch

I have updated iOS version to 4.3.5 but I want to reinstall 4.2.1. Does any one know how to reinstall 4.2.1 on iPhone?
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Syncing iOS devices to multiple Macs with same Apple ID

Not really a duplicate to the specific question but related: Sharing music in the iTunes library with multiple accounts and iOS devices. I got a 2011 13-inch MacBook Air for my upcoming college ...
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Can I stop the App Store from exiting every time I install an app?

Every time I install an app in app store on iPad, the app store will close. This is annoying when I want to install multiple apps at once. Is there a way to stop it from doing this?
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iPhone configuation utility for Windows not working

I am using the iPhone Configuration Utility 3.3 and I had an iPad plugged in - while trying to deploy a profile, the application just crashed. After this, I attempted to launch it several times but ...
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After syncing iPhone with iTunes, where will the app-related files be stored on my Mac?

For example, if I played a game and downloaded some game contents in the app and then saved some game progress, there should be some files generated within the app. After syncing with iTunes, where ...
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How do I fix iTunes' error 3194 when upgrading iOS?

My iPhone is on iOS 4.2.1 and I want to upgrade it to iOS 4.3.3. I know there are newer iOS versions available but they can't be jailbroken untethered. I have the 4.3.3 package from Apple, and I ...
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Reclaiming hard drive space in iPad

What is the easiest way to reclaim HD space on an ipad2 without having to sync? Ideally I'm looking for an app that would allow me to delete files directly from the iPad (I remember there was one for ...
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Album art on my iOS device differs from Mac iTunes

Roughly 20% of the time now, the song or podcast currently playing on my iPhone 3GS will display some completely random album art from another title in my library of 9967 songs, 19 podcast ...
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Is iPad a multi-tasking device?

Is the iPad 2 a truly multi-tasking device? e.g. Can I listen to some kind of audio formats (not via iTunes) in the background while surfing on Safari ?
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ipad 1 GSM 4.3.3 firmware

I have an Ipad 1 GSM (it takes a 3g sim) and i've been looking for the IOS 4.3.3 firmware but cannot find it anywhere online. i found this iPad1,1_4.3.3_8J3_Restore.ipsw but it does not work. ...
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How can I have an iTunes DJ-style playback on my iOS Device?

I use iTunes DJ pretty frequently, it serves a great purpose for when you have no specific artist/album you wish to listen to, nor a loose collection of songs based around a single genre (Genius). ...
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How to select which iOS device receives push notifications (for Facebook)

I've got an iPad 2 and an iPhone 3GS, both of which have the official Facebook app. Since I set up Facebook on my iPad, only my iPad has been receiving notifications from Facebook. (I think this might ...
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What are the legal implications of Jailbreaking an iOS device?

I am forced to Jailbreak an iPad so that I can deploy a custom application for a client. This is an application that no one can have but him, so basically jailbreaking is the only choice I have? I ...
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iOS and Objective-C Training in Melbourne

I'm sure this is not the correct forum for this but figured it was pretty close. Does anyone know of any courses in Melbourne Australia for iOS development? I've been developing in the MS arena my ...
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Rename iOS device without needing to restore

I have just restored my iPad but for some reason (most likely because I pressed space bar on that text field but do you not remember) my newly restored iPad is called "iPad" rather than "my name's ...
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Xcode 4.1 stuck trying to load debug symbols from iPhone 3G

I submitted the following as a Xcode bug report, but I'm post it here in case somebody is experiencing the same problem and can shed more light into the matter. I use two devices for development: my ...
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My iPhone 3gs “isn't eligible” when updating to 4.3.4

I get this error message in iTunes when trying to update my iPhone 3GS (non jailbroken) from 4.3.3 to 4.3.4: Why is this? The iPhone 3GS is listed under “products affected” on the iOS 4.3.4 release ...
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How can I reset Location Warnings in the iOS simulator on Lion?

Referring to the following question here, how can I reset warnings for locations in Mac OS X Lion?
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Force autocomplete form save on iPad

While on some websites, iPad Safari automatically asks to save form data like Us/Pwd, on other pages, it never asks for the same. How can we force it to ask for form data save on any website?
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Can the Google+ app be installed on an iPod Touch?

I have a 3rd generation iPod touch with iOS upgraded to version 4.3.3. When installing the Google+ 1.0.1 app, it gives the message shown in the picture below. Question: Is there a generation or iOS ...
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Is it possible for an iPad - or any iOS product - to get a virus?

And if so, have there been any recorded instances of this? (I'm excluding the so-called "jail broken" devices.)
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Can I control the shutter speed of a photo from an iPod Touch 4th gen?

Is there a Camera app that will let me control the shutter speed of a 4th gen iPod Touch? Camera+ for some reason doesn't support this. Edit: I mean shutter speed, not exposure.
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Provisioning profile expiring soon dialog won't dismiss

I recently hit this weird bug in iOS 4.3.3 on iPad. When it was locked, the "Team Provisioning Profile is expiring in N days" popup popped up and I wasn't able to dismiss it by hitting the two buttons ...
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What are the consequences of jailbreaking an iOS device as a Developer?

What would be the consequences of Jailbreaking my iOS device as a developer? What are some of the benefits, and what are some of the issues with Jailbreaking as a developer? How would this effect ...
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Can I give away my iPhone apps with my phone?

I had an iPhone 3G that I've given to my friend. I had a number of paid apps that I left on there in the hope my friend would be able to use them, however when he tries to sync iTunes tries to delete ...
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iTunes sync process

I find the whole iTunes sync process very confusing.. I have an iPod touch and an iPad, which I generally want to sync using my MAC Mini and my PC (Windows XP). I have only 1 iTunes account though ...
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How to downgrade an iOS app for iPod touch?

Is it possible to downgrade an app from a newer version to an older version without having a copy of the older verion. I guess this could also be rephrased to, 'is it possible to download an older ...
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Has anyone had success uploading a video or photo to Google Plus from iOS?

I'm looking for any way to post media to google plus using only an iOS device. I am able to get still photos into my linked picasa account, but fail at getting it posted to a circle (or the public) in ...