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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What actually happens during “Waiting for changes to be applied” and “Waiting for items to copy”?

There are literally hundreds of threads on dozens of different internet forums about iOS devices that get stuck on "Waiting for changes to be applied" and/or "Waiting for items to copy" while syncing. ...
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Game Center, can't sign up IOS 6.1.6 Ipod touch 4th gen

I have an Ipod touch 4th Gen on ver 6.1.6, it is not jailbroken. Whenever I try to sign in I get these results I don't know why it won't work, I have tried factory resetting it, using 3 ...
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VLC player: Don't start where left off

It's overly useful to continue watching the video where you left off, but not always. I'm using VLC player and I don't want this feature. How can it be turned off?
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Reminders won't sync to iPhone

Running iOS 8.1 on an iPad mini, Yosemite on an Air, and 8.1 on a 5C. For whatever reason, the 5C has stopped syncing reminders to/from iCloud. Works fine between the iPad and Air. So far I've tried ...
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How to fix an iPad that froze on home screen?

I have an iPad Air running iOS 7.1.2 and is not jailbroken, I opened an application yesterday and when I was finished with it I closed it by using the four finger gesture where you place your fingers ...
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Notes not syncing to and from iCloud from OS X Yosemite

Okay, this is extremely frustrating and weird. I've had syncing of notes to iCloud turned on for a while, and I was never really able to figure out when the notes were synced. It always seemed pretty ...
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Managing WiFi on IOS 8

As for testing purposes I'd like to get into WiFi settings much more deeper and want to use some WiFi managing app like Airport on OSX which I recently did use on OS X and wonder what's the counter ...
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Persistent iCloud password request after iOS update [on hold]

I never signed up for iCloud. After updating iOS yesterday my iPad keeps asking for my iCloud password. I can't get rid of it.
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iCloud has space but iCloud Backup says that I don't have enough to complete a backup

I use 120 MB of iCloud storage space for iCloud Backup of my iPad & iPhone. There is still 4.8 GB free from 5 GB, but I have a notification in iPad's backup window that I'm lacking space to back ...
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How to “unshare” a video in iCloud

I shared a home video on my iPhone with myself via iCloud using my cell phone number. I was hoping that this would allow me to see the file somehow on my Mac but alas that did not work. I'm assuming ...
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get icloud password from activated device [duplicate]

Here is the story .. My friend bought an iphone 5S .. Later he found that it's linked to icloud account and it wasn't verified .. So, he asked me to help him remove the account .. And i couldn't .. ...
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Tools to pre-download iOS updates

Is there a tool for OSX or Windows that will automatically download all the current iOS ipsw files? I work at a school and when someone has a problem with an iPad and we need to restore it, we have ...
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An app similar to Gif Text?

Is there any application that is similar to Gif Text but with more images and continous updates ? I tried looking in the appstore but I don't think the keywords I used were good enough. I'm sure gif ...
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Can I use a t-mobile contract free iphone 6 in europe with a sim card from a local provider? Or: How do I know if my country has a compatible network?

A friend of mine is going to NYC. I'd like him to buy a contract free t-mobile iphone 6 for me cause they are cheaper in the US. I would like to use this phone with my european sim card provider. Is ...
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Can I assign a language for each iMessage contact?

I write iMessages in different languages, depending on who the message goes to. Text input is very difficult if auto-completion/correction is using the wrong dictionary. Is there a way to assign a ...
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Keep iPhone images on cloud only

In order to conserve space locally I'd like to delete local versions of my photos and keep them entirely in the cloud (or only keep the latest week or so on my phone).
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How to stop multiple iDevices from sharing iCloud-sync'ed information?

Wife just got a iPad mini, we already have an iPad and an iPhone. Now all 3 are linked together -- they share Contacts, Notes, Reminders, etc. We want to unlink all of them. I know there has got ...
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How can I remove songs from the Music app on my iPhone?

How do I edit songs that are in the Music app on my iPhone 5? I need to delete some songs that were automatically synced that I don't want.
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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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Can I get iOS notifications for emails routed to folders?

I have rules in outlook that routes certain emails to folders. These still appear as "unread" in the mail app, but not in the inbox, so I'm not getting notifications. Is there a way to enable ...
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Smart watch capable of receiveing calls from an iPhone?

Are there any "smart" watches (smart being like the Pebble, I'm watch, Martian ...) that supports the following capabilities for an iPhone? Receiving or answering a call Rejecting a call
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Cannot play videos in my iPad Air after upgrading to iOS 8.0.2

After upgrading my iPad Air to iOS 8.0.2 I can no longer play videos in any application. I've tried playing videos in Safari, Youtube, MVP Video Playlist, and any other app you can think of and ...
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How does FeaturePoints.com distribute its iOS app to the public without the App Store

On featurepoints.com, a free iOS app is offered for direct download. The download link uses an itms-service URL. ...
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Son playing on IPad instead of doing homework

My son is playing with his IPad instead of doing his homework on it. Is there an app to see what apps he is using along with how long he is on each app?
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Receive Apple Push Notifications behind a VPN

Hey guys I tried to search google for this particular question but couldn't find a solution which fits my question. I'm trying to build an app which works only when VPN is configured properly. (The ...
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YouTube at double speed on mobile

How do I listen to YouTube videos at double-speed? On the desktop I'm able to change the playback speed to 1.5x or 2x. With podcasts, I'm able to listen to them on my iPhone at 1.5x or 2x speed. ...
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Cannot take photos, message pops up that says “Not enough storage space”

I am trying to take a picture and my iPhone 4s says there is not enough storage space and to go to settings. I went into setting and into iCloud and deleted the prior backpack to free up space and I ...
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No FaceTime app after iOS 8 upgrade

Upgraded to ios8 on my iPad air. There is no FaceTime app on the settings page to turn or or off. How to I set up face time
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IOS 8.0.2 Calendar on iPhone 5 not syncing with MS Exchange properly

Since I upgraded my iPhone 5 to iOS 8.0.2 I have started having issues with the calendar syncing through Microsoft Exchange. The event description created on the iPhone do not appear on Outlook, only ...
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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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Unlocking old Sprint iPhone 4s

I have an old Sprint iPhone 4s that hasn't been under contract for around a year now and I have a friend on T-Mobile whose contract doesn't end for another year. He still has a flip phone so I want to ...
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WhatsApp doesn't use contact name on lock screen notifications

Hello Community Members, I am using iOS device (iPhone) with latest iOS version. I am facing an unusual problem with WhatsApp. When I get message from one of my contacts and screen is locked, ...
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I am not a company but am trying to avoid having to buy multiple individual iOS licenses

I'm developing an app for iOS and since it's not going to be published by my company it looks like I have to get my own developer license. I can live with that, but there's a part of the app that I'm ...
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Is it still possible to update my iPad from iOS 7.0.4 to IOS 7.1.2 and not to iOS 8?

Can i upgrade my iPad 2 iOS 7.0.4 to iOS 7.1.2 ? I dont want to install iOS 8. I'm afraid of the performance issues and jailbreak possibilities of my iPad 2 running on iOS 8.
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“The app isn't available, Try again.” on TestFlight

I'm trying to set up Internal Testing for my iOS app. I've submitted the build to the app store, and it is awaiting review happily. I have a group of Technical users in iTunes Connect with Internal ...
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Maltese language in iOS devices

I would like to type in Maltese (using Maltese letters) from my iPad and iPhone. Unfortunately, the Maltese langauge is not listed with the default European languages on iOS devices. What can I do?
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Is there a Fortran compiler/emulator for iOS?

Has anyone come across a Fortran 77 emulator or compiler for iOS devices?
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What are api.smoot.apple.com and other hosts my iPhone is secretly talking to?

Looking through some log files today I found something strange : TCP_MISS/200 4931 CONNECT api.smoot.apple.com:443 - HIER_DIRECT/17.252.11.253 - TCP_MISS/200 4656 CONNECT api.smoot.apple.com:443 - ...
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Suddenly lost all contacts and calendar entries

My iPhone just lost all of my contacts and calendar entries, except for 5 contacts that I haven't used in years and actually deleted a few months ago. It also lost my saved player info for at least ...
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How to silent (vibrate only) alarms?

When I use silent mode, I expect no sound and hence I expect alarms to be silent as well but they don t, silent button has no effect on alarms! On IOS 5 this used to work and in silent mode alarms did ...
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How to disable iOS FaceTime notification sounds?

I don't want any sound-based notifications on my iOS device, but I still want the visual alerts. Most apps (e.g. Messages, Reminders, etc.) have a None choice at the top of their list of ...
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Unable to communicate with secure web proxy on iOS 8

I am attempting to connect to a web proxy server using the Charles proxy application installed on Windows. I have two iPhones - a 5 running iOS 8.0.2 and a 4 running iOS 7.1.2. I have used both of ...
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Contacts' “profile” entries (social media links) don't appear in iOS

I have links to my contacts' social media profiles (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn) saved on the Mac copy of my contacts. They are saved as copies of URLs (e.g. 'http://www.domain.ext/nym') pasted into the ...
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How to clean old iPhone 4 for selling after buying a new iPhone 5?

I just upgraded to the iPhone 5 and plan on selling my old iPhone 4. However, I want to make sure I don't keep any personal information (photos, emails, contacts) on the device. Since both iPhones are ...
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How to insert abc.dylib in existing application on iTunes? [on hold]

Hey i want to insert my library in existing application which is available in iTunes store without non-jailbroke
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SMS remotely deleted

Can an SMS be remotely deleted, or have a Self deleting expiration Time? I recently experienced a situation where an SMS was remotely deleted or disappeared without my knowledge, off my phone. Just ...
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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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Can I change the time delay length for when I require a password in the App Store (iOS 8)?

I currently have iOS 8.1 running on an iPhone 6 Plus. I just switched back to Apple after being on Android for a year. On the Google Play store, after making a purchase & entering my password, I ...
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iphone 4s cant click on my phone, not working [on hold]

I cant press a button on my phone, if I TRY TO UNLOCK MY PASSCODE OR SOMETHING, if I click on the buttons, it doesn't work
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How can I stop an iPod from upgrading the iOS once it has already started the download?

I accidentally clicked to upgrade from iOS 7 to iOS 8.1.1. The problem is, I am a developer and want my device to remain at iOS 7 so I'm testing with the same OS and browser version that my corporate ...