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What is the current state of syncing Google Tasks and iOS Reminders?

Right now Siri says "You don't have any reminders," whew. But then Google Tasks tells me I have at least 9 things to do today. Whoops. Yes, I know this question has been asked before, but the answer ...
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Why can't I FaceTime to a Gmail account from my iPhone?

I am trying to FaceTime my daughter through her Gmail account from my iPhone and I cannot get it to work. I don't understand why I cannot connect to her mail.
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Attempting to play video on iOS 7 shows play button with line through

When I try to watch video in my browser I get a play button with a line through it and it doesn't work. I have tried Safari, Chrome, and Mercury. They all give me the play button with a line through ...
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Playing voice memo from iPhone 4s on docking station [on hold]

How come my voice memos on iPhone 4s don't play on my docking statuon
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Change carrier settings in iPhone post iOS7, possible?

I recently moved to a new country, and got a new SIM for use over there. The sim came with an old no-name android phone, that works fine (can use data, call, text, all). When I insert the same sim ...
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How can I know if my iPhone had been erased?

My iPhone was lost 3 months ago and I have decided to erase my iPhone since then but until now I don't know if it erased or not. I'm still afraid that the thief may have access to my private stuff. ...
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Finding the originality of iOS Device

How to find our iOS Devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod are original or fake?
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What are the screen dimensions of the iPhone 4s and iPhone 5s?

What are the dimensions of the screen on the iPhone 4s and 5s? I mean the length and width of the actual display, preferably in mm. I tried searching for it online but all the sites I looked just ...
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What is an apple id connected to?

If you download an app with your apple id, does apple somehow link your device's serial number or something to it? If it does, what exactly do they connect from your device to the account (udid, some ...
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Backup iPhone to external drive on Mac

What is the best technique for changing the backup location of one's iPhone to an external drive. It would seem that with small SSD's (256GB) and very large iOS devices (128GB) that Apple would easily ...
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How to upgrade jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 7.0.4?

I bought an iPhone 4 online around a year ago, maybe more, without knowing it was jailbroken (I should have sensed this by the price, indeed too good to be true). When I tried doing the upgrade ...
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How can I remove duplicate photos in Camera Roll?

I got a new phone and they transferred all my photos over. The machine they used to transfer from the iphone 4s to iphone 5s died right as it was finishing so we started all over. Now I have ...
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Iphone bluetooth keyboard custom layout

In Finland we have two more letters than English has. All bluetooth keyboards are however with US layout. Can I somehow change layout so buttons in corresponding places would act as these characters. ...
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Does apple associate apple ids with the device?

I made 2 different accounts with my ipad, one for my son and one for my daughter. Does apple somehow associate those accounts with some sort of serial number unique to each device (my ipad in this ...
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How to copy pictures from iPhone to computer?

I have a large number of pictures in my iPhone but the memory of iPhone is almost out of space,I need copy these pictures to computer to free the space. Any advice?
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IPhone storage doesn't add up?

When I look at the storage section of my phone, the various categories add up to about 2.5 GB of storage, but it says that 11.4 GB is being used. Is there any way to figure out what else is taking up ...
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iPhone movies don't show thumbnail

I downloaded some youtube movies using YouTube Downloader on a windows PC. The movies have thumbnails on Windows. I drag & drop the movies on iTunes and they get copied onto my iPhone 5s, as ...
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Restoring iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.4 [duplicate]

I'm trying to Downgrade my iPhone 5s from iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.4. I have been looking at tutorials, and found this one Downgrading iOS 7.1 with iTunes It worked up until the last step. My iPhone ...
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Why doesn't Macbook Pro continuously search for wifi like the iPhone does?

Here's a scenario: I'm at home with my router turned off. Neither my Macbook Pro nor my iPhone are connected to the wifi (obviously), though both search for a wifi connection upon being turned ...
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MBA camera or iPhone camera for analysing tennis shots in slow motion?

I want to practise tennis shots and see how I am doing. I want to use the MBA camera in my laptop or iPhone for this. How can I do it? Some apps for this purpose? Please keep the focus on Apple ...
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iOS Catalog app format

I have iOS PDF catalog app but it takes a lot of memory and slow. But I found this catalog app below fast and take a little memory: ...
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Where are iOS7 system wallpapers?

Where are iOS7 system wallpapers in the file system? P.S. accessible with iFile or ssh (jailbroken). e.g. /var/mobile/...
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How can I recover my lost photos from iPhone? [duplicate]

I'm really upset that I deleted all my photos on my iPhone by accident and what's worse I don't have a backup file. Is it possible to restore deleted photos from my iPhone without backup file ?
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App download on mac?

If users download my App on their Mac, would it count as a "download"? Also, does Apple track each download by the device or by the iTunes account?
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missing contact data after transfer to new phone

Transferred data from iphone 4 to new 5s through icloud. Not all contacts or messages transferred. have been using iphone 5s for couple of weeks now. How do I now transfer all contacts, messages ...
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iTunes shows 2 files on my iPhone likely to be transfered, always greyed out.

so here is what I've got. I have bought two singles from iTunes store on my mac and somehow they were put into iPhone 'transfer list', you know, greyed out until the next sync. If I delete them from ...
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How to tell if an iphone is hacked and how to prevent it?

A friend of mine said he thinks his iPhone has been hacked. How do you find out if it has been and more importantly how do you stop it? Update: He called me up because his girlfriend says things ...
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How to access husband's iCloud account?

I have been using my husband's Apple ID for my iCloud account. Now I have noticed that my iCloud backup is off and I need to turn it on. I need to access my account since my husband already changed ...
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How can I recover photos from Photo Stream to my computer?

My iPhone's screen decided to die on me, so the screen is black, and I got a Samsung to replace it. The problem is that I can't get anything off of my phone. I did back up to my iCloud but how I am ...
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NET10 iPhone 4 shows no cellular data service despite plan having cellular data

I have a NET10 iPhone 4 and it keeps saying I have no cellular data service and cannot connect to internet. How can I get internet back? NET10 said I show I have internet. I have reset my phone and ...
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Claims by mobile operator of iOS7 'secretly' using mobile data

Apologies in advance for the likely TL;DR. I have an iPhone 5 running iOS7 on a PAYG deal with Vodafone in the UK. Whenever I top up £10, I get a 500mb data pack that's valid for 30 days. Thing is, I ...
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How is “Show alerts from my contacts” for Messages in iOS Notification Center supposed to work?

I've started using 2-factor authentication with a bunch of services. So, after I sign in, I get an authorisation code SMS'd to me. Now, if my phone is locked, I really don't want code appearing on the ...
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Synchronize with Google+ Photos

Im trying to sync my photos on google plus using my iphone, because i had more free space on it. How do it sync in timely manner - auto sync.
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L2TP/IPSec with certificate machine auth

Do recent iOS versions (6.x or 7.x) support L2TP/IPsec VPNs where the machine authentication is done using RSA signatures of x509 certificates? The "iOS: Supported protocols for VPN" document seems ...
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Automatically Receive Calls App on iPhone using Internet

I have been trying to find an app that does this on iPhone, but using internet not the phone service itself. Closest Ive found was Skype, it has this feature on android and on any desktop but it ...
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iPhone slows down entire home network

Ever since the automatic upgrade to iOS 7, an iPhone that connects to my Linksys WRT54GL router running DD-WRT, slows down all other connections, from any other device. Download speed is reduced by a ...
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Battery indicator is stuck on one number

I have an iPhone 4s and the battery indicator is stuck on one number no matter how long I charge it. If I turn the phone off and then try to put it it on again it won't happen it will say the phone ...
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How many alarms can be set on iOS?

How many alarms can be set on an iPhone 5? Can you set one for every minute of the day (1440) or is there a limit on the number of alarms?
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Need to drain (powered down) iPhone4s' battery.

in summary, i think my 4s is having some battery calibration problem. started with batt % dropping rapidly to 1%, but managed to on itself after i charged it for abit. stayed at 1% for the entire ...
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Unknow email password required after selecting icloud backup

While restoring or setting up iPhone (new or old) and choosing a backup from list of provided backup in my icloud, i am shown to enter a password for kmward@roadrunner.com , which i don't have idea of ...
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How to make a duplicate of a photo on iPhone before I crop or edit it?

There are many times I want to crop a photo and post to Facebook, and then possibly crop it another way (like panoramic this time), and post to Facebook, but I don't want to lose the original. Is ...
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Pinch to lock iPhone

I've been having issues with my iPhone 5's lock button recently, I'm having to press it more forcefully to get it to work. Then I saw this video and got to a part where the person does a pinch gesture ...
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iOS software update for iPhone 3GS

I have iPhone 3GS with iOS 4.2.1 I am having lot of issues in downloading apps from app store as most of the apps do not support this iOS version anymore. There is an update for iOS 6.1.6 available ...
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How to resume iCloud restore?

I formatted my iPhone and after setting up iCloud, my apps and pictures were downloading. In middle due to net disconnection, it stopped and it's in stop state till now. Apps icons are dim and lots ...
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Can a bluetooth device open an app?

Can a bluetooth device, like a panic button, launch an app when pressed and have the app call a pre-programmed number or does the app have to be running for it to be accessed by the device?
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Simple app for taking/storing photos on a server

I am looking for a dead-simple app to take photos (either with the camera, or from the library) and store them onto a server via WiFi. This is for taking photos of whiteboards at work. I really want ...
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Still receiving online messages/notifications after disabling cellular data

When disabling 3G/network usage (go to Settings->Cellular->Use cellular data for:) for a specific application (eg. Facebook, Hangouts, Messenger, ...) I can still receive messages and/or notifications ...
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Remove IAP store from game = rejection?

I decided to remove a button in my game so that users won't be able to access the IAP store. I plan to submit my game with the In-App Purchase tab turned on in Xcode(I want to leave the codes there ...
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How to submit app without In-App Purchases

I'm trying to make a bundle identifier that doesn't require me to submit IAPs. For the explicit id, I can't find where to turn it off or uncheck the box. I noticed that I can make a wild card id, but ...
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If my iPhone 4 has spyware on it will encrypting my sms messages with an encryption app keep them private?

I am currently dealing with a stalking situation and my iPhone 4 is being monitored. The person knows all my phone info like meid, imei, phone number etc… Also I believe my phone has spy software on ...