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Link Contacts between Facebook and iCloud

I have iOS6 and OSX 10.8. Both bring Facebook integration. It was smart enough for some of my contacts to merge (or "link") them. However for some on my iPhone I manually edited the contact card and ...
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Download 4 apps at a time during restore from iCloud backup?

I noticed that usually when you download multiple apps on iOS 6, it will download 4 at a time. I had to restore my phone from an iCloud backup twice in the past week. The first time it was only ...
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713 views

Why is the home button on iOS devices physical? [closed]

I understand that Steve Jobs tried to minimize the number of physical buttons on iOS devices, and I am sympathetic with that idea. It is understandable that the power button, which has to be ...
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Mail App Open wrong attach in iOS 5.1.1 iPad 2

In my inbox there are two different email with an attachment with the same name, i.e. "my document.pdf", but different contents. The problem is that, when I open a such email, the attachment ...
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Can the iOS 6 setup assistant be re-run a second time without erasing my iPhone?

After upgrading my 3GS to iOS 6, I had to make an urgent phone call. Thus, when the iOS 6 setup wizard showed, I just hit "skip", "continue", and "accept" whenever possible. Now that the phone call ...
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365 views

What is the name of this button?

I've been calling it the "keyboard dismissal button," but I'd like to know if it has an actual name.
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1answer
651 views

iPhone battery life: Siri or iOS 6?

I updated my iPhone 4S to iOS 6. I suddenly activated Siri (because finally it comes in my language) and in this days I noticed that my iPhone battery life is less than previously. This problem is ...
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iOS 6 update problem: how to switch to Indian store?

I just updated my iPad 2 to to iOS 6 yesterday. Today when I tried to buy an app the usual way from the App Store, I got the message "Your account is not valid for use in US store. You must switch to ...
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Why does using Passbook with the App Store result in a connection error?

I upgraded my iPhone 4S to iOS 6.0. Every time I open Passbook, then touch the 'App Store' button, the App Store app is opened, but then I see the error "Cannot connect to iTunes Store". The App Store ...
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692 views

iOS6 on iPod: Facebook Messenger doesn't show notifications

I have both Facebook and Facebook Messenger installed on my 4th generation iPod Touch, and Facebook messenger doesn't seem to receive push notifications. The setting is on in the iOS settings, but it ...
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On new iPad, “notify me” button does not function in Find My Friends

I want to use the new notify me feature in find my friends, so I can know when they arrive at XX or leave from YY. I have two friends set up in Find my Friends. I have upgraded to the new iOS 6. ...
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Syncing old iTunes to new iOS?

I have iTunes 10.6.1 installed on my Mac. My mac is version 10.6.7, and I cannot upgrade it because it is on an image with software update disabled. I just updated to iOS 6, and obviously can't ...
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Why doesn't Apple Maps find an address that contains a suite letter?

I live in a duplex, and my address is of the form <Suite Letter>-<House Number> <Street Name>. When I search for my address in the new Apple Maps app, it only seems to locate my ...
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How do you cancel 1000's of iTunes Match downloads on the iPad without swiping each one?

I accidentally asked iTunes to download all my music from match to the iPad. There are 2500+ songs in the queue now and they won't download before my flight tomorrow. The music downloads are blocking ...
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Easy Way To Switch Between Apps Similar To Alt+Tab or Command+Tab on iOS 6 Using Bluetooth Keyboard [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Switch Between Apps With Alt-Tab / Command-Tab on iPad using Bluetooth Keyboard Previously I asked if it was possible to do something similar to alt+tab or command+tab ...
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How can I recover when my iPhone isn't responding to touch when using Guided Access on iOS 6?

Is there a recommended solution for when Guided Access fails to respond to triple-click of the home button? I set this up for a kids app for my son, and despite triple-clicking the home button ...
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How do I read show notes while playing a podcast in the iOS Podcasts app?

I can’t figure out how to view show notes in the iOS Podcasts app. Previously, I could just tap on the album art in the now playing screen, and it would display the show notes just like lyrics to ...
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Can I remove or hide the VIP Folder in Mail on iOS 6?

Is there anyway to remove or hide the new VIP folder in the native Mail app on iOS 6? I use lots of filters on my Gmail backend and have no use for it.
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Downloading apps stuck after updating

I just updated my iPhone from iOS6 beta 4 to the final release, I restored via iTunes. I made an iCloud backup right before doing this, seeing this is what iCloud is for I figured I didn't need to ...
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4answers
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What solutions exist when apps don't download or update on iOS 6?

I've been having a problem with installing and updating apps after upgrading to iOS 6 on my iPad (3rd gen). When I click the Install or Update button the button, it turns inactive with "Installing" ...
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2answers
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Why is my iOS 6 device missing all iTunes Match playlists?

After upgrading to iOS I don't see any iCloud playing list in my iPhone. The lists are OK in iTunes on my two OS X devices but not on the iPhone. In the Music settings: iTunes Match is switched on ...
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804 views

Downgrade iPad 2 from iOS 6 to iOS 5 using DFU mode

I want to downgrade my iPad 2 from iOS 6 to 5.1 because Maps is useless. I read articles saying that you need to have saved the SHSH blobs to be able to do so, which I didn't, but I haven't seen any ...
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What is preventing an OTA update to iOS 6 on an iPod touch 4th gen?

I have iPod Touch 8GB 4th generation version. I got a notification that iOS 6 is available for the iPod. I have downloaded new iOS 6 but it's not getting installed. When I select Software Update -> ...
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Can I upgrade an iPhone from iOS 4 to to iOS 5 now that iOS 6 has come out?

If I have an iPhone running iOS 4 that I want to run iOS 5, but don't want to lose Google Maps by upgrading to iOS 6, is this possible?
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Which cities have “flyover” in iOS 6 Maps?

Is there a list of which cities have 3D flyover data that is actually 3D and not an attempt to map a satellite image on false perspective? If not, could we crowd source this in a wiki-type answer?
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Where do my apps go when I run out of screen space?

Didn't realize I had ran out of home screen space on my iPad and I purchased a new app. The App store shows it is installed, and if I search for it I can find it, but I cannot find it on any of my ...
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Updated phone now texts are mixed

My father updated his iPhone software to iOS 6. Now his wife is recieving his text messages. We tried going to settings and turning off iMessage but that just stopped his phone from getting some of ...
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Are there performance issues with iOS 6 running on iPhone 3GS?

My brother has an iPhone 3GS. The upgrade to iOS 5 has considerably slowed down the device. Will the upgrade to iOS 6 slow down the device even more? Will iOS 6 work well (not any different from iOS ...
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1answer
727 views

Head Mode/iPod Mode Not Working for iPhone 4S in iOS 6

I've updated my iPhone 4S to iOS 6 and now I can no longer play music when connected to my car stereo via USB. In the past, the stereo gave me the option to use either "Head Mode", where the function ...
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After updating to iOS 6, iPhone will not charge from Mac Pro USB ports

Immediately before I downloaded and updated to iOS 6, my phone charged in my computer's tower front USB port. Immediately following, it will not. I plugged it into my wall charger at home and it ...
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Which iOS devices support microphone input via the headphone jack?

I want to use an iOS device as a field recorder for an XLR microphone. However, I need to buy an adapter to plug in the mic via the headphone port. Which iOS devices support mic input (with the third ...
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285 views

What are some unique iPhone 5 features in iOS 6? [closed]

Rules: One feature per answer. Check if a feature has been posted already. Only post things you are sure about. The goal is to not have a one line answer or link and also not an essay of 500 words ...
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Can I view or export or clear Siri's interaction history?

I would like to ask you is it possible to somehow access all of Siri's history to view it or delete it?
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What's the practical difference between a 16GB and 32GB iPhone?

I'm looking to close a deal on an iPhone. What I am having difficulty understanding is the difference between 16GB and 32GB. When does it matter if you have 32GB and 16GB? I understand, of course, ...
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2answers
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Trying to understand how podcast syncing works in iOS 6

I noticed that in iOS6 I can't listen to podcasts in iTunes, but only in the new podcast app. What is troubling me: The play-count, played/unplayed status, or progress, of podcasts I listen to via ...
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Are there general or specific iOS6 performance issues on iPhone 4?

I would like to upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS6 but I'm wondering if I will get performance loss (as when I upgraded my iPhone 3G to iOS4 : terrible). Can someone confirm that it won't affect my day to ...
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How to downgrade from iOS 6 to iOS 5.1.1?

I made a huge mistake of upgrading to iOS 6 today. I hate the release and I want OUT. When I try to downgrade by restoring to IPSW for 5.1.1 it tells me that the device isn't eligible for the build. ...
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iOS6 has loaded someone totally different's details

I did an Over The Air update on my iPhone 4S this morning to IOS6. But it has showed me someone elses phone number after the update. When I send an iMessage to my wife, it comes from this random ...
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iOS 6 opening bogus Apple website when connecting to WiFi [closed]

I recently upgraded to iOS 6 on my iPhone 4, and since then I am unable to connect to any WiFi. When I try to connect to WiFi, it briefly connects, then brings up a dialog to a bogus Apple website. ...
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iPad 2 16gb WiFi can no longer connect to home WiFi after iOS 6 upgrade

My wife's iPad, which has been working perfectly since she bought it almost a year ago, has, as of a few moments ago, stopped connecting to our home WiFi network. My laptop (2010 MBA) and her laptop (...
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262 views

What is “automatic movie mode”

One of the new features listed in the iOS 6 release notes is automatic movie mode for improved video sound quality What does this feature do?
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Why is an un-deletable Springboard app on my screen after the iOS 6 upgrade?

I just updated to iOS 6 and I have this springboard app that I cannot delete. I've tried restarting, and opening the app just ends up in it closing itself. Any advice? By the way, I am using an iPod ...
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How to receive iMessages sent to the iPhone on Mountain Lion

I've just upgraded to iOS 6 and Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Since it should be one of the new features, I've successfully set up my iPhone and my iPad to receive iMessages, so that I can now read on the ...
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1answer
128 views

How to determine if there are public transit apps for your region?

In iOS 6, the built-in Maps application no longer provides public transportation information. Instead, it kicks you to 3rd party apps that provide that functionality. I'm currently running iOS 5, ...
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436 views

Do iOS 6 maps include public transit information and routing?

Lately I'm spending a lot of time in London, even though I'm not British. I rely heavily on the iPhone Google-based maps for transit information, I tell it where I need to get to, and it recommends a ...
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1answer
980 views

Syncing contacts with iCloud

So I just upgraded to iOS 6 and have two questions: Is it possible that my updated contacts (using Facebook integration) will uploaded to the cloud so the same info appearing on iPhone will be ...
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Has there been an end date established for the Maps app on iOS less than iOS 6?

It has been reported that the contract between Google and Apple to supply maps for iOS has not been renewed (or perhaps already has or is about to expire). Furthermore, it's clear that Google charges ...
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What hidden features have you found in iOS 6?

This is the required hidden gems questions for iOS 6. Here are the rules: One feature per answer Also include how you use the feature or why it is useful Must be an under-documented feature. No "...
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Synchronising contacts between iCloud and iOS

I have a problem with my contacts synching between iPhone and iCloud. There is a number of contacts that appears with the tag iCloud in my phone, although they arent on the iCloud website or my ...
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2answers
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How do I add data to the maps app introduced in iOS 6?

Is there a way to add new data to the maps ecosystem introduced in iOS 6? For example, is there a way to add my own business to the map so everyone can find it? Also, can I add other point of interest ...