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 do the audio controls work on “The Daily”?

The Daily, Rupert Murdoch's new iPad-only app, has a narration feature where a professional actor reads the stories. I can't for the life of me figure out how it works. There is a headphones icon ...
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Can I test iPhone apps downloaded from iTunes in the iPhone Simulator?

Is it possible to test iPhone applications which you downloaded from iTunes Store in the iOS Simulator?
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iOS: how can I disable calendar alerts?

Is it possible to disable alerts coming from the Calendar app? I am talking about the on the screen pop-ups that come before the start of an event. You can turn off the alert sound in the Preferences, ...
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Is it possible to return the iPhone to its very original factory state?

Back to the screen that asks for SIM insertion and iTunes connection on background. Is it?
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Why are my iPad landscape screenshots rotated the wrong way?

All my iPad landscape screenshots end up rotated to portrait view. In other words, they are 90 degrees turned the wrong way. It's annoying. No I don't have the rotation lock on when taking them. I am ...
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Is it possible to use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod touch?

Is it possible to use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod touch? I have an old iPhone 3G that no longer has a SIM card and I want to use it as an iPod touch. How can I achieve this?
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iOS 4.3 Beta for Apple TV

I'm wondering if anyone knows what features will be offered in iOS 4.3 for Apple TV? I'm primarily trying to find out if the Netflix app will be updated to support subtitles.
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How do you change an iPad back from Korean to English?

How do you change back an iPad from Korean to English?
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Can I set the sender/reply-to address in iOS mail for an ActiveSync account?

I have a Google Apps account for mail.example.com, but actually use addresses @example.com (e.g. tony@example.com, whereas the account is tony@mail.example.com). This isn't ideal, but I'm stuck with ...
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Does Safari for iOS 4.2.1 support WebGL?

Does iOS 4.2.1, the latest release at the time of this question, support WebGL?
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iBooks automatically generating cover pages for PDFs?

I've loaded some lengthy PDFs onto my iPad in iBooks, and I've noticed that for only one of them, it's seemed to have created a beige cover page for the PDF thumbnail with what looks like the file ...
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Typing umlauts and accented characters without the one second delay

One of the things I dislike most with the iPhone is its sized-down keyboard with only 10 keys in a row. This may fine for English, but leaves not enough room for umlauts or accented letters. The ...
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How can I tell when Safari on iPad is using HTTPS

Safari hides the protocol part of the URL (HTTP or HTTPS) in the address bar. When I'm purchasing something on the Internet, I like to check that I'm using HTTPS when entering credit card details or ...
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Update iPod touch OS remotely

I currently live in an area that has very poor internet connection. I can log in to iTunes but it would cost a fortune to download the updates to the OS. Is there a way I can have somebody bring the ...
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Save and restore arrangement of apps

I would like to experiment with the arrangement of my apps on my iPod touch. Using folders more extensively. However at the moment I have a quite well working layout. If the experiments proof to be ...
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Syncing Contacts and iCal between multiple macs and iOS?

I have a two macs, an iPod Touch and an iPad, so 4 devices in total. I wonder if there is a way to sync contacts and ical calendars between these devices automatically (or in case of the iPod/iPad ...
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iPhone app to download/upload files

How can I upload/download files from/on to a jailbroken iPhone 3G? Are there any apps that allow me to do this?
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How can I fix the GPS problem that occured after jailbreaking iPhone 3GS 4.2.1?

I have an iPhone 3GS (old bootrom) and updated to 4.2.1 via iTunes a few days ago. Then I jailbreaked it via redsn0w 0.9.6b6. I only marked the option to install Cydia, nothing else (i.e. I didn't ...
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iPhone: how to see if GPS is working

Is there a way where I can see if GPS is working? Or what the location service is using right now and why it is not using GPS? (Because the location service has become very inaccurate after a recent ...
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how to activate internet tethering in iphone 3g

Iam using Iphone 3G and surfing internet on it. I want to connect this phone with my laptop so as to surf internet on it, but my iphone carrier does not support the internet tethering option. It is ...
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What MIDI hardware do iOS 4.2 compatible devices support?

(Apologies ahead of time if this question belongs in the audio production stack exchange. Since this question directly involves iOS, it seemed more appropriate here.) A while back I ran across a ...
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How can I cancel an app installation on the iPhone?

I started downloading an app then realized that it's really big (over 600 MB) and that I don't want it anymore. Is there any way to cancel the installation?
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What are the radii of the iOS icon corners?

What are the radii of the iOS icon corners at the various sizes?
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What's a good iOS app for quickly posting screenshots on the web?

Something analogous to photobucket for the desktop - whose iPhone app is a bit useless to me because it doesn't enable importing from the camera roll. I'm looking for something that easily allows me ...
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Can you tether via bluetooth?

I would like my iPad to connect to the internet via a bluetooth modem (in this particular case, a Samsung Omnia with a more convenient pricing plan.) The iPad has been bought full price and thus ...
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Can I tag Faces on iOS using the iPhoto app?

Is there a way to tag photos in the iPhoto library with Faces on iOS? Something like a sequence of screens that just asks for confirmation like "Is this John, yes/no"?
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How can I save Google Maps in iOS for offline use?

Is there a way to retain a map with as much detail as possible (street view, maps, directions, zoom levels) offline? This question refers to the Apple maps program that shipped with iOS versions 1 ...
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Iphone 1 gen , slide to unlock is not responding

I have an iphone 1 gen and the IOS version 3.1.1 the latest for 1st gen iphone. Suddenly I am not able to slide the slider which unlocks the home screen.
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How can I view and copy an email address in a message header within iOS' Mail.app?

If I reply-to-all on an inbound message with multiple recipients within iOS' Mail.app, I can't view or move/copy the email address of any recipients - I can only view the a 'bubble' which contains ...
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How can I forward delete on iOS?

Is there a way to delete text in front of the caret using the iOS software keyboard? The small wireless hardware keyboard accomplishes this with a fn+delete, so there might be a way to use multiple ...
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How is a large, spread out company supposed to work with the iOS Developer Program?

I work for a company which has several offices in various parts of the country (USA). The division I'm part of wants to get an Apple iOS Developer Program license. Another division (in another ...
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will running Google Latitude (or any similar app) in the background significantly affect battery life?

I have installed Google Latitude and am wondering how much quicker my battery will run flat? I know the way Apple implemented its "mutitasking" framework minimises the impact?
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iPhone data usage broken down by app

My iPhone 4 data usage suddenly spiked. From using 30-40% of my monthly allowance in the average month (3-400Mb out of a allowed 1Gb), recently I used 175% (1.75Gb) in a single day. I have to assume ...
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Do iOS apps crash regularly? Is this normal?

I've been having some trouble with one of the third-party apps on my iPod Touch 4gen, and realized that a lot of apps I use (which isn't many) have been spontaneously exiting, recently. Safari and ...
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Does iOS 4.2 change the voltage on the camera kit USB?

I want to use my happy hacking keyboard with ipad. I just read an aritlce about changes on ios 4.2. One of changes I noticed was that voltage changes for camera kit on ios 4.2. I also read that USB ...
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Is there a way to access the TOR network on iOS devices?

What are my options for using TOR on an iPod Touch, either using something similar to the VPN settings, or through dedicated apps for browsing/email/RSS ?
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Can you install two versions of an app on the same iOS device?

Is it possible to install two versions of an app on the same iPhone and, if so, how? The scenario would be that you have purchased an app, and a recent update has changed some of the features--not ...
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Why are my updating iPhone apps “waiting…” forever?

I've got an iPhone 4, not quite sure which version of iOS, but I keep current. Recently, I got an update for one of the apps, started it, and then for some reason it got stuck on "Waiting..." ...
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Where on my Mac are my iPod Touch photos stored?

I took some photos on my iPod Touch, and I want to use them on my Mac. I've synced the devices, but I don't know where the photos are. I looked in iTunes (since it seems to want to manage ...
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Where can I download old iOS versions from Apple?

I need to test my app with older version of iOS and can't find exactly where to download them from Apple. Anybody know the adress?
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Always show photos full-screen on iOS?

In the Photos app on my iPod Touch, when I'm scrolling through photos, it always makes "up" = the orientation of the device, even if that doesn't match the orientation of the photo. So half the time, ...
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Can I use a PC/Mac keyboard as a Bluetooth keyboard for iPhone?

I'm wondering about the feasibility of using my iMac's built-in bluetooth as a source for keyboard input to my iphone. There are times I want to type longer messages in my iphone, i keep a bluetooth ...
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iPhone Jailbreaking and Unlocking [closed]

What exactly does jailbreaking and unlocking doing to an iPhone? I'm aware that hackers are using baseband crashes for unlocking, but how are they exploiting these crashes? Even if they inject their ...
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Is there a barcode app that works on pictures instead of needing to be connected to wifi for it to work?

I've got a couple of barcode apps, but they all require that you have the item, the camera, and the internet connection at the same place. Are there any barcode apps where you can take a picture of ...
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How can I view the full name of drop down items on iOS?

For a dropdown list on a website, iOS shows only the first few characters and then ellipses for items with a long name. Is it possible to somehow see the full text of each item?
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Black background on iPhone 4?

While I initially liked the ability to set custom backgrounds on my iPhone 4, I've come to find that I'm starting to miss the simple black background I had on my iPhone 3G. How can I set my background ...
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How do I “copy image address” in iOS?

On desktops, when web browsing you typically right click on an image and choose an item from a contextual menu to display/copy the image URL. In iOS, when you tap and hold down an image, an action ...
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Does upgrading iOS change my IMEI?

Does upgrading iOS change my IMEI? I was told not by AT&T not to remove my SIM card or certain restrictions that they had placed on the iPhone, at my request, would be lifted. I want to know if ...
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Pages for iOS won't let me insert or replace pictures (images)

When i click on the "insert stuff" button, the window pops up with the tabs that let me pick pictures, shapes, tables, etc. If I select a table, shape, or anything but a picture, I can pick a ...
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iOS apps take up more space than advertised?

I would like to download "RAGE HD" which the App Store says is "643 MB", but after clicking "BUY NOW" there is a message: There is not enough space to download "RAGE HD". Please delete some photos ...