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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Why isn't iPhone syncing Calendar items with Outlook?

I am trying to set up a new (Verizon) iPhone to sync Contacts and Calender entries with Outlook 2007 on a Windows Vista Ultimate PC. The Contacts sync both ways, and calendar entries created in ...
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Can't save alarm, iPhone 4s

My iPhone 4s has recently deleted all my alarms and now I can't create any new ones. Open Clock Tap Alarm. Screen shows "No Alarms" Tap "+" Choose: Time: 11:00PM, Repeat: Never, Label: Alarm, ...
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Does reseting iOS device revert to earlier version of OS

I'm reading that you can use iTunes revert an iOS device to 'original factory settings', but this is hard to believe. Will it actually allow you to return to the earliest version of the OS that was ...
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Is there a way to force Google Photos to upload in the background?

I recently download the new Google Photos app for iOS, and I noticed that my photos are only uploaded when I have the app opened and in focus. Background app refresh is on for the app. Is there ...
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How do I create a home screen button with a tel:// URI?

I can create a home screen button with a tel:// uri using Apple Configurator, but this requires installing a profile on the phone and is not that straight forward. What I would like to do is create a ...
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Preparing transparencies on an iPad

I would like to prepare hand-written transparencies on an iPad, with a mix of diagrams, equations, and text. The idea is to replace traditional transparencies and have a minimal program that produces ...
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iPhone Health “Walking + Running Distance” is way off

The "Walking + Running Distance" on my iPhone 6 is wildly off. I've walked <2 miles today (0.5 mile commute, 0.8 miles for lunch, and whatever around the office), yet my iPhone is reporting 10.3 ...
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Apps on iPhone lockscreen: how to remove them, i.e. Starbucks

Hopefully a simple solution. I installed a recent Starbucks app, and noted it was tracking my location and popping up on the lock screen. I do not want that. At all. Even after setting not to show on ...
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How can I get my entire iTunes Match-based music library to appear on my iPhone?

I have about 12,500 tracks uploaded to iTunes Match. From my desktop and laptop, everything works great. I can see the cloud-based tracks and play them. I can download them to my machines. When I ...
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Email won't load on iPhone 4s

Lately my iPhone 4s has been glitching a lot. The latest thing to not work is email. I try to load it and it says "Cannot Get Mail. The mail server 'imap.gmail.com' is not responding. Verify that you ...
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Cannot connect to Apple and iTunes Store

I own an iPhone 4S with IOS 7.1.1 and started to use iCloud 2 days ago. Today, I couldn't connect to iCloud and the iTunes Store. It appears that I need a wi-fi connection to connect, but I've using ...
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Does an iOS app to convert PDF to grayscale PDF exists?

As you probably knows AirPrint doesn't have an option for grayscale or B&W printing. My printer doesn't have a setting to print in grayscale. Is there any iOS app that converts a PDF to a ...
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Change Default Photo Aspect Ratio in iOS

Is there a way to set the default photo aspect ratio to 3:2 (from 4:3) in the default camera app in iOs? I know it can be done using different photo apps, and I know that photos can be cropped to a ...
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Does plugging iPhone into iTunes automatically update iOS?

If I plug an iPhone that's running an old version of iOS into a computer with iTunes, will iOS on the iPhone automatically update when the phone is plugged in?
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Newsstand magazine downloads very slow and halting

My newsstand has two subscriptions: New Yorker and Economist. When a new issue is available for either one of those, the period required to download the issue is super slow, and unreliable - it ...
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Does supervised device mode prevent restore on another computer in recovery mode?

I know this is a long post but please bear with me: I have an iPad Mini (A1429) / 7.0.6 which has been wiped, and set up as supervised and locked to my individual laptop with Apple Configurator 1.4.3 ...
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Otool on JailBroken device

I jailbroke my iOS 7.1.2 using Pangu. I have Cydia 1.1.23 and have installed BigBoss Recommended Tools 1.3.2 as suggested here :otool BigBoss Recommended Tools However, I am still unable to find ...
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Swift as server side language. [on hold]

I'm doing my very first app for iOS in Swift. I have a website for watching videos and I want to make it as an app. I have used php as my server-side language. My question is should I use Swift as ...
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Why does “Turn Passcode Off” on iOS take so long?

Actually, all of these operations take a lot longer than I expect: Turn Passcode On Turn Passcode Off Change Passcode I'm not complaining. I'm a developer (not Apple tech) who thinks it takes ...
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iPhone 5 not receiving certain texts

About a week ago my iPhone 5 stopped receiving texts from certain contacts. They receive my texts and can call me but cannot text me. I restored the phone and also reset network connections. Nothing ...
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iOS screen mirroring via USB onto PC?

I want to mirror the screen of an iOS device onto a Windows PC. I only found solutions which either uses a VGA-adapter or AirPlay. Because AirPlay uses WiFi I seek for a more stable and independent ...
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Get audio files from onedrive onto iphone

I have a large number of audio files in a folder on my onedrive that I want to listen to on my iphone. I have the onedrive app installed, I can see a way to listen to individual files, but what I want ...
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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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Where did HopStop go? [on hold]

Just upgraded to iOS 8, and HopStop, owned by Apple since 2013, is mysteriously gone. It's also gone from the apple store, though the HopStop iPhone page shows no indication it's disappeared. No ...
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“Could not sign in x-apple-md-action_message” when signing in to App Store

I was trying to download a game from the App Store on my iPhone 5c (iOS 8.4) and I put in my password to download it but I got a pop-up message on my screen saying this: "Could not sign in ...
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Find My Friends location issues

I use the app to keep track of my teenagers. I dropped my son off in Grayslake, Illinois just an hour ago, but the app is placing him in Flagstaff, Arizona. I'm worried someone either cloned his ...
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How can I use two iPads and one Apple ID and still have different content on each iPad

I have two iPads and I've backed up and transferred everything onto the second iPad. So now they are identical in loaded apps and data. But I want to use them for different purposes, pleasure and ...
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Can't download anything with enough storage?

I have 478 MB available, and this game is 228 MB. Every time I try to download it, I get a message saying I don't have enough space. But I do. What am I supposed to do?! I really want this app!
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Recover accidentally deleted photos not shown in recently deleted

I accidentally deleted a photo, and it does not show in the "recently deleted" folder. Is there any way I can get it back? I have iOS 8.2.
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Is it possible to install my iPhone's WhatsApp on Mac?

I'm using iOS 8 with jailbreak on iPhone and Yosemite on Mac. Can I install WhatsApp on my Mac?
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Update from ios 6 to ios 8

I have an iPad 4. Still have ios 6. Want apps I can't purchase since they require ios 7. How much space am I losing to upgrade to current ios 8 version?
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Why is Airdrop not available between iPhone and old MBP

Since 10.10 and iOS 8, AirDrop is available between Mac OS and iOS if you have a fairly recent Mac (>= 2012 for MacBook Pro) and I don't understand what changed between 2011 and 2012. I know that for ...
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Blank temperature in iOS 8 Weather app (showing just underscores)

Since upgrading to iOS 8 on iPhone, the Weather app will occasionally show a "blank" temperature (using an underscore: _ for each empty digit, so two underscores: __). The blank temperature also ...
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iPhone lock screen/multitasking bar audio controls don't work

From time to time (in fact very often) my iPhone will stop displaying the lock screen "now playing" info, and subsequently the controls won't be there. I can still start the music app playing ...
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I saved my iOS 5 SHSH with TinyUmbrella, and now I have 4.1 SHSH too?

I launched "Save SHSH" from TinyUmbrella (for the first time ever), and now in Saved SHSHs for iPod Touch list i get iPod 3G 4.1 Does this mean I can downgrade to iOS 4.1? How is this possible, I ...
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What different Stack Exchange apps exist for iOS?

How do you access apple.stackexchange.com from your iOS devices? What apps do you use and what is good/bad about them?
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iOS - how to merge “on my iPad” Notes to iCloud after iCloud already activated?

I keep encountering this problem at friends' and it's always the same thing. They wonder why Notes does not sync up to iCloud. I grab their iPad or iPhone and realize that their notes are written to ...
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iPad game transfer

I have an iPad and my son plays his games on it. We are getting him his own iPad. How can I transfer his games over to his iPad with out giving him the same Apple ID as mine?
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How to prevent text messages from my iPhone to my iPad?

My text messages from my iPhone are appearing on our iPad, how do I stop that?
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How can I remove or hide the stocks app from Apple Watch?

I'd like to hide the icon of the stocks app so it doesn't appear in the collection of circles. Apple's documentation says you can't do this, but I hope someone finds a back door or way to minimize it ...
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Moving Files From Dropbox App to Music App

Recently my laptop was put out of commission. Since then I've downloaded some music into my iPad's Dropbox app. I would like to move this from Dropbox to the Music app, but I'm not sure of a way to do ...
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How to group lock screen notifications?

I searched this problem of mine but could not find a solution. Here is my problem: I have been using an Android phone for two years. After updating to Android 5, lock screen notifications are enabled ...
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Do companies have IT “spyware” on corporate iPhones?

I have an iPhone through my company. From my understanding, Apple does not allow any software onto their i* devices that does not come from the app store. I got into a discussion with a coworker about ...
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Can I move Mobile Sync folder to another HD

Can I move my MobileSync folder to another HD on my iMac to free up space on my startup HD?
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Why iOS settings and iTunes report the storage usage differently?

My iTunes shows me that there is about 7 GB of free space, while iOS settings shows me that there is only about 80 MB of available space. How do free space and available space differ? Additional ...
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iOS 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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Does Mobile Safari have an image file size limit?

I'm developing a website which contains, by its nature, very large images. When testing on an iPad, I'm noticing that any image on the page larger than 2MB is not showing up, just showing the dreaded ...
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Message send failure on iOS 7

I recently bought a iPod touch 5th generation and installed iOS 7. Whenever I try to send messages, I get a message failure notice. I checked Settings, Contacts, changed the DNS to 8.8.8.8 but nothing ...
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How to activate iPhone with forgotten details [duplicate]

I brought my uncles old iPhone 4S and I've reset it, but now it's asking for his Apple ID and password and he can't remember it and he has lost his passcode. How can I activate the phone without the ...
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All my music needs to be downloaded again?

I went to play some music on my iPhone (iOS 7) but whenever I tap a track to play it just greys out and a little circle with a stop icon appears next to it (download indicator?). Any idea why this is ...