Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (7)

0
votes
2answers
1k views

Can I use iMac G5 PowerPC for iOS app development?

Can I use iMac G5 PowerPC for iOS app development? If not, why?
3
votes
5answers
80k views

Three dots but no message in iMessages

When I text another iPhone user I see the balloon with the three dots but sometimes no message appears after the three dots. Is it possible they are typing a text to a different user?
1
vote
2answers
148 views

Shader tester iOS App?

Will Apple reject an app which renders a 3D scene that allows you to modify and compile GLSL ES shaders by editing them in the app? (something not unlike e.g. http://shadertoy.com, but native OpenGL ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Is there any way to disable OR password protect my iPhone to prevent someone from turning it off?

If my phone is stolen, I would think the first thing a thief would do is turn it off. Is there any way to disable or password protect this via settings (which I doubt) OR a cydia tweak?
11
votes
1answer
502 views

How does iOS delete a file technically and can it potentially be undeleted?

We have an interesting discussion here about file deletion on iOS devices. The question was: if I delete a file using NSFileManager, what's happening under the hood? My understanding is that deletion ...
0
votes
1answer
155 views

iOS App Store chart position: Strange ups and downs

I'm tracking (every hour) one of my client's apps which is listed in one of the category charts (not the overall charts). However I noticed strange ups and downs in the chart positions. Within only ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

What is the s/mime encryption strength on iOS?

I've set up S/MIME on my iPhone, but unlike other mail clients, I'm not given the option to select the hash or encryption algorithms. I assume iOS makes this decision for me. Can anyone tell me what ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

How to verify iOS app integrity?

If I write an app for iOS and it's accepted by the AppStore, how do I know if the app is actually the app I compiled and has not being substituted/altered by, say, a "Man in the middle" style ...
1
vote
0answers
525 views

Do apple developer program allow Pakistani developer to sale inApp purchases?

I am an independent application developer from Pakistan having a local bank account and VISA credit card. I am planning to enrol in the Apple Developer Program as an individual to sell my apps. I ...
1
vote
1answer
218 views

iPhone field test instructions

"Access the iPhone’s Field Test mode by typing 3001#12345# in the phone’s keypad and press dial. This will bring up the Field Test menu." Doesn't work for me.
0
votes
1answer
8k views

Having trouble restoring backup of my iPhone

I'd been having a few issues with my iPhone 4 (one of the main being that apps wouldn't open and turning it off and on again to remedy this resulted in me losing all of my contacts in my address book)....
0
votes
3answers
721 views

Unknown email at iOS upgrade

When I upgraded from iOS4 to iOS5 an unknown email address showed up as a possible email for me to set as one of my email accounts. Did anyone else have this problem? If so, where did it come from?
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Recover Deleted Exchange Account Contact from iPhone

So I removed an Exchange account from my iPhone not realizing that the phone had been saving new contacts there by default (instead of to my gmail account). I no longer have access to that Exchange ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How Do I Lock My Google Drive App (or files) on iPad?

How to lock my Google Drive app (or just one file on it) on my iPad so no one can view it if they find my iPad?
0
votes
1answer
682 views

Is Apple ID related with developer ID

before when I used to write some code on iOS, I think I had a developer account (which I also have now I think), however under some company. It was Company/Organization type. I am no longer with that ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

When do I need to create Apple Developer Account?

Say I want to start working on some app X which I want to submit to App Store. Is it necessary to have a developer account, before I can start working on this app?
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Do two (or more) apps using GPS share the same location data stream?

When an app calls for GPS data, does it activate the GPS call itself and then when another app simultaneously running calls it does it make a separate call? Or when the second app accesses the GPS ...
0
votes
4answers
409 views

How can I make it so that customers can download my app on their ios device without using the app store?

I have already made a native iOS app and I was wondering if the consumers could just download the app onto their phone without jailbreaking or installing anything. I could maybe use a third party app ...
3
votes
5answers
7k views

Can someone explain why so much “Other” space is occupied on an iPhone 4?

I have the problem in iTunes where the "Other" data on the iPhone is excessively large. It's taking up over 5GB of space. I've searched this topic over and over, tried just about every option I've ...
0
votes
1answer
9k views

Can't do in-app purchase in my new iPad Mini

I just switched my old iPad to iPad Mini. When I'm on my old iPad, in-app purchases work fine, as well as with my iPhone 5 (they all use the same Apple ID). How to make in-app purchases work on the ...
0
votes
0answers
271 views

iPad and iPhone calendar: same settings, different google calendars

Standard calendar app in iPad and iPhone show different calendars, while settings on "preferences/email, contacts and calendars" and in the standard calendar on both devices are equal, as far as i can ...
1
vote
0answers
763 views

iPhone 5/iPad 3/4 Failing to Renew DHCP Lease

I just setup a Airport Extreme gen 6 (f/w 7.7.1). On it I have several Apple devices including two iPhone 5s, iPad 3, and iPad 4 all on iOS 6.1.4. I am able to open web pages through Safari on all ...
0
votes
1answer
124 views

Ios app transfer [closed]

I am developing an ios app for a client and would like to know that when I go for the $99 developer program I can post the app and get all the help but what about when I want to provide everything to ...
0
votes
1answer
346 views

Why do I need to activate my iPhone?

This is something I don't particularly understand. I get that for Windows, activation exists to prevent software piracy, but you don't have to pay for iOS. Perhaps activation exists to prevent Android ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Home Sharing not working with iPhone 5 iOS 6

Home sharing is not working on my iPhone : I can't see any 'shared' option in both music and videos app while I have activated Home sharing with the same ID on both my Mac and my iPhone. I have a ...
1
vote
2answers
12k views

I backed up my Android device and I want to restore it on my iphone 5!

Can anybody please help me?! I want to restore a non apple device back up to my iphone 5 and I can't so please anybody's help would be great! I have a Samsung galaxy S7 edge and I got a iPhone 6s.
1
vote
1answer
666 views

Recomendations for simultaneous use interactive drawing application for iPADs

I need to tutor my nephew in algebra. He's 3000 miles away. We both have iPads. Skype or the phone can handle the voice channel. I would like an application with the following: Each of us can ...
3
votes
4answers
16k views

Is there any way to backup and restore your iOS apps *without* re-downloading all of them?

I've got a problem. The first step, as they say, is acceptance. My problem, is apps. I've got over four hundred on my phone, generally. It floats around that count, anyway. I think, perhaps, it comes ...
-1
votes
1answer
2k views

Remove GBA4iOS on iPhone 5, ios7b5

I asked this in /r/applehelp and on regular StackExchange and nobody was able to provide a solution. About a month ago I gave into the craze to install the GBA4iOS app that was available without ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

Disable iOS messages in-app sounds/vibration

When you are in the messages app (this also happens on Facebook app) and you recieve a new message a sound will play even if you're looking at the thread where the new message came in. How do I ...
1
vote
0answers
372 views

Unable to Delete Email Using Hotmail on IOS 6

When attempting to delete emails in the Mail app using hotmail (exchange server) there is always the error: "the message could not be moved to the mailbox trash" Messages used to delete just fine, ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there an application to emulate I'm in a different location?

I'm trying to test an iPhone application and I need to simulate I'm in a different location. I was wondering if there is an application out there in the market that let's me write some longitude and ...
8
votes
8answers
15k views

Why does iOS insist on using my Facebook email address?

I fill out webforms on my iphone fairly often. I use autocomplete to speed this process along, and it works pretty well for the most part. However, for some reason, it always insists on using an @...
0
votes
1answer
931 views

Examples of 3D Javascript of CSS3 animations in-browser on iOS?

Are there any examples of 3D animations rendering in mobile Safari? To date, nearly all of the 3D animations I've seen working on a PC don't seem to render correctly on iOS. (Why is that?) I was ...
3
votes
2answers
917 views

How do I prevent my iPhone from getting alerts when using Messages on my Mac?

I like to use Messages on my Mac, but it's generally incredibly annoying because every time I receive a message from someone, my iPhone lights up and plays its alert noise, which is a loud ding. I ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

My iPhone 4s has gotten stuck in 'Reset and Erase All' mode for hours

I purchased an iPhone 4s, added it to my service plan, but discovered that it still had the old owners info on it. The associate that I spoke with suggested restoring it via Settings > General &...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How do I remove duplicate albums from my iPhone 5's music app?

My issue is that my music app shows two different albums that I synced today twice, both completely identical, each having the full list of the songs. In the 'songs' view, each song is only shown once....
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Does purchasing IAP from abroad increase the risk of getting my account disabled?

So I'm outside USA , and I want to buy the kingdom rush frontiers IAP. Can I do this safely or do I risk getting my account disabled because i use to buy IAP from USA Apple ID outside USA ?
0
votes
1answer
160 views

IPad 2 rollback to ios 5 from ios 6

I'd like to rollback to IOS 5 from IOS 6 for an iPad 2. I don't mind jail breaking if necessary but instructions would be appreciated.
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Gmail App on iOS shows badge count for unread Chats

At times, the Gmail app for iOS can display a hard-to-remove badge. The badge corresponds to a gchat message that was received offline. The badge is considered difficult to remove due to a series of ...
3
votes
2answers
318 views

Does ios7 support third-party software keyboards?

I am a litte confused about iOS 7. Does iOS 7 support third-party software keyboards? There are a lot of rumors around, I watched the last WWDC and read Apple documents but I couldn't hear anything ...
2
votes
3answers
10k views

How to view saved passwords on Chrome iOS?

On my desktop I have an extension which prevents websites from reqesting the browser not to recognize the password fields (I imagine they view this feature as unsecure). Now I have synced my passwords ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Fantastical: how to add alerts/reminders in text

I'm a big Fantastical fan, but I can't work out the syntax to add a reminder/alert to a new event: For example: Lunch with John at 12:00, alert 15 min before should give an event with the title "...
4
votes
3answers
14k views

How do I remove Podcasts from IOS Podcast app

I've been using the IOS Podcast app and I'm trying to remove podcast from it. I had subscribed to a podcast, but now I unsubscribed and deleted the episodes. It still shows up in my podcast menu ...
2
votes
1answer
10k views

Custom iPhone Alarm Visual Message

I'm looking for a way to use the built in iPhone alarm app, but I want it to display a customizable message when I wake up. I've heard of ways to make siri speak a message, but I want it to be purely ...
-1
votes
2answers
26k views

I have an iPod 5 gen, how do I view my wifi password? I've lost the wifi password [duplicate]

My iPod 5 gen is connected to wifi, I've lost the wifi password, how can I view the password on my iPod, could you please give me a step by step guide on doing this as I'm not tech savvy....
0
votes
1answer
508 views

how can I enable IOS6 tethering without jailbreaking my Sprint iphone 4s phone?

I know that you can enable tethering for an IOS6 iphone by jail breaking it and then installing additional tethering software but how can I enable IOS6 thetering without jailbreaking my Sprint iphone ...
0
votes
0answers
472 views

Can I recover deleted Safari shortcut icons in iOS?

In iOS 6, I accidentally deleted non-app icons that were made using Safari browser. Is there a way to recover them?
1
vote
1answer
620 views

Shortcut iPhone/iPad app to send email to a specific address?

I send lots of emails to a small number of people. Rather than having to send emails to them through the native Mail app, I'd like to have an app that I can "click" on that automatically has a ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

On iPad in Chrome, How to disable address bar autohide?

Is it possible to disable address bar autohide feature in Google Chrome on iPad?