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HELP! changes made wont apply!

i changed my birthday in my apple id on the computer on the apple website bc i entered it wrong and now im trying to subscribe to a podcast but it wont let me bc 1) its explicit (Just swears which i ...
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Data toll tripled from Android to IOS, no changes in usage habits. How to troubleshoot? Possibly redirect and sniff (tips on how)?

So I've just bought my iPhone 5s with iOS 7.1.2, moving from Android. I've noticed that my data toll has more than tripled (from around 300MB to 1.1GB monthly) without significant changes in my usage ...
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Forgot my password, need my photos

Is there any way to access your photos from your iphone (i cant see them when i swipe up for camera) with a locked iphone and no backup on a computer?
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How to update apps in iTunes 11.3?

I'm on OS X 10.9.4, with iTunes 11.3.1. I got a new phone and am trying to get it set up on a new mac. Previous to this, I already sync'd the phone to an older mac (to get all my old apps and data ...
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App Store sometimes can't install, iCloud icon instead of INSTALL icon

App Store sometimes can't install apps, iCloud icon appearing instead of INSTALL icon, as in the attached screenshot. Please tell me how to make the INSTALL icon appear again for these apps, ...
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Filtered RSS Feed via Push Notifications on iPhone

It's a bit tricky but I'm looking for an app that filters RSS Feeds by keywords and redirects links to Safari. My filtered feeds should be notified in a menu like this and, when tapped, should be ...
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Using my iPad with IOS 7.1.2, how can I sync my calendar from my iPad, iPhone, iPad mini to Google claendar?

I realize I can sync my Google calendar to my devices. However, can someone explain to me in simple steps how to get my iPad, iPad mini, and iPhone 5S to return the calendar information to my Google ...
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Printing iPhone Email to PDF File Format

I have tried to download several app to help me to print into pdf file format but none achieved the purpose directly as if I am printing to an actual printer! Can I have a printer at iPhone Printer ...
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iPhone 5s: internet not working on 2.4 Ghz WiFi

couple months back I have purchased my first 5Ghz AC wifi router and since than I'm having problems with my iPhone to access internet on 2.4 Ghz networks (any router). Sometimes it works, but most of ...
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iphone 4s - communications [duplicate]

My phone Verizon (iphone 4s) is off contract/unlocked and I do not need voice. However, I would like to use it to communicate over WiFi. Is this possible (options) without a monthly phone bill..? ...
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How to remove the loading wheel from iPad home screen?

The loading wheel have been showing up for no reason on the home screen of my iPad Air running 7.1.2 that is not jailbroken. It use to only show up when I am downloading apps. Now it is stuck on the ...
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How do I proceed with a wet iphone repair

My iphone 5s got water spilled on it and had water trapped inside the screen. After trying the "rice trick" for about 36 hours it still had water inside the screen making the touch feature work ...
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Being Charged for Apps on IOS Apple Iphone 5c

My husband just bought his apple iphone yesturday in Japan on Okinawa. From a store called Soft Bank. The apps say there free, but after download says it cost a $1. I don't know why this is, but find ...
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Contacts not syncing to icloud

I've realised that all new contacts added since replacing my iPhone over a year ago have been going to the wrong account (a non i-cloud one) and therefore not syncing. There are 203 and so it will ...
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Can I use a Verizon iPhone 5 on T-Mobile’s LTE network?

I'm thinking of switching to T-Mobile and I am waiting for the 6 to come out. I don't want to switch, have to buy a 5s use it for a week and then turn around and buy the 6. So will the Verizon iPhone ...
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what is the best audio and video format that best fit my ipad air? [duplicate]

i have some videos that i would like to convert to become suitable for my iPad air and iPhone 4s, but i can play around with the audio and video format (ex: video codec, video bitrate, frame rate, ...
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DIY fix for iPhone 5 sleep-wake button issue

So I bought my iPhone 5 in the US and it recently developed the sleep/wake button issue that Apple is fixing for free. Unfortunately, I am not in the US and cannot avail the free repair since the ...
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sprint iphone jailbroken. Straight talk?

I'm getting a sprint 4s for a good deal. it is also jail broken. Can i use it on straight talk with a sim or would i have to get the cdma card. Would the cdma activation work with it being jailbroken? ...
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Create iTunes URL for iOS app for all territories given iTunes ID?

We are having sharing apps with a single iTunes link. Our iTunes links don't work in all territories even after removing the country reference. For instance, this app's link works in the US but not ...
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How can I check if USB to Lightning Cable is legitimate and is giving the proper power?

I know that Apple shows that "The outlet is not certified", for devices that don't supply the required power (they supply more or less) or if the ports are not compatible/correct (i got that when I ...
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iPhone alarm doesn't go off sometimes!

At times, the alarm in my iPhone 4S sometimes doesn't go off as set. Or actually, it goes off and I see the corresponding UI on the screen but there is NO sound. This happens very randomly, may be ...
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Is there a way to simulate shake on iPhone?

I am NOT talking about the simulator. I was wondering if I could simulate a shake on my actual iphone (by plugging it into computer and connected to xcode). Is there a way to do this?
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How to remove iPhone message from a number no longer using an iPhone [duplicate]

My son originally had an iPhone and recently exchanged it for a samsung but he still has the same number. I have an iPhone and when I text him it shows that it is an iPhone message to him And he ...
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Windows 7 64-bit cannot detect iphone4s ios7

I can't find the answer why my iphone 4s got stuck in recovery mode. I think the only thing to fix this is thru iTunes but my PC can't detect it. My iphone 3g and 4 can detect but the 4s can't? I ...
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Phonetic Names false

Some contacts are allocated 'false' as Phonetic First and Last Names. They are then moved to 'F' in the list. Why does this uncommanded allocation of 'false' occur and how can I stop it?
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iPhone 4 stuck on black screen after Jailbreaking with Cydia

I have an iPhone 4, jailbroken, and running iOS 7.1.2. I opened the Cydia app, it appeared to be loading something so I waited. Then the screen turned black. I can still hear sounds such as the ...
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SIP app that works in the background

I'm looking for SIP app that can works in background mode, even if my Iphone is on bypass (lock screen) my SIP phone calls rings and I can pick them up, others apps shut down and I appears Offline if ...
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Notifyr keeps asking for admin privileges

I installed Notifyr on my iPhone and it works well, except that it keeps asking for admin access every so often and it's become very annoying. Is there a way I can permanently grant admin privileges ...
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How to get rid of all the apps downloaded to my iPhone from another appleid?

This is the most bizarre thing I have seen in Apple; here is what happened. In my country, the Apple reseller store for some reason registers all the people's AppleIDs with their own email addresses ...
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Turn off snap to road

Is it possible to turn off the snap-to-road functionality on an Iphone 5 (IOS7)? On my commute to work I ride on a bicycle path next to a highway. The problem is that the bicycle path does not exist ...
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Forgot pass code and want to know if my recent videos will be safe if I restore from iTunes???? Help please!

I forgot my pass code on my iphone 5. I know I can restore from iTunes but what about the videos on my phone? We recently took a trip and I have uploaded all the photos but not the videos,:(. Do they ...
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Forgot password and only know my birthdate to reset me password

I lost my work phone (an iPhone 4S) today, and I have no idea what the password is or what the security answers are. I only know my Apple ID and and birth date. Is there any way around this so I can ...
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“Send All Traffic” PPTP VPN option on iPhone

Can someone give me a more in depth explanation about this feature? I'm curious what sort of traffic won't be going over the vpn when disabled. The reason I'm asking is that my VPN only seems to be ...
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My iphone's apps are copied onto someone else's phone each time they sync

My husband and I share a computer and iTunes. We have separate Apple IDs. When my husband syncs his phone, he gets a whole new page of all the apps from my phone. I can see as it's syncing, that it's ...
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How do i cancel a pending purchase in the App Store?

I have a pending purchase and i just want to cancel it. Its seems that thou may not have an option for this issue.
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Unlocked 5s won't connect to new carrier (docomo) data network

I recently moved to Japan and got a new SIM card, with a contract, from docomo (one of the major carriers here). I had my iPhone 5s unlocked by a third party, and inserted the new SIM card into this ...
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How to turn off a frozen iPhone with a broken lock button? [duplicate]

What can you do when your iPhone is in Airplane Mode, the WiFi is off, and the lock button is broken. I can't log in to the phone. How can I turn it off?
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iPhone via USB sync error - “MuxClearPipeStall Can't clear pipe stall 2” and Error 0xE8000070

This error has occurred every now and then for several users, in the form of sync-over-USB not working, iTunes failing to recognize the device, etc. A few examples (admittedly old) are here: ...
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How to prevent my iPhone from downloading music when using cellular data?

My iPhone 5s CONTINUALLY downloads songs I've previously purchased, then deleted. I've resolved the issue on how to delete songs that appear un-deletable. Now I need to stop the songs from ...
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My iPhone is sending iMessage from my e-mail, however its activated to send from my number?

My iPhone is sending iMessages from my e-mail, but when I go to change it to my number it's supposed to be sending from my number? When I send a text message it is from my phone but not my iMessage? ...
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iPhone calendar reminder +

My iPhone's calendar + icon has suddenly gone gray and will not allow me to add a reminder. I read through the answers here and it was suggested to slide on calendar in all accounts. That was already ...
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Can my iPhone automatically send me an email when I turn it on?

I had my iphone repaired by someone advertising on eBay. I opened the package containing my iPhone 4s and when I turned it on, an email appeared in my gmail account that I sent to myself, which I ...
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Viewing my childrens phone messages

I want to view the sms text messages and imessages that my children are sending and receiving on their iphones on my home computer. How can I do that?
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lost photos on iphone5

Had a problem with iphone 5 so took phone to Apple rep proceeded to put my phone in restore thinking my photos were all in icloud....well no majority were in camera roll and didnot make it upon the ...
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why is the touch screen on my iphone 4s not working correctly?

when I am typing a text message some of the letters wont work,if I am scrolling through or down something its very slow or goes on to something I never clicked on?
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How to solve the flashlight and camera bug in iOS7?

I recently ran into a very persistent bug on my iPhone 5 on iOS 7.1.2. All of the sudden the flashlight button in the control center is greyed out and the rear camera wont work, i.e. showing a black ...
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How do I tell if my AT&T iPhone 5 is unlocked?

I requested AT&T to unlock my iPhone 5 at http://att.com/deviceunlock . I got an email saying that my device may be unlocked. According to the instructions in AT&T's email, I need to do an ...
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Cydia has crashed and my device is protecting it

My iPhone is jailbroken and it crashed and it says cydia is causing the problem and my device is protecting it or something. I can't even unlock my iPhone.
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iTunes shows 'ghost' songs on my iPhone that are not there, how do I fix this?

When I go the Music app on my iPhone it shows the 'No Content' screen (see screenshot below). This is because I purposely deleted all music from the device (through Settings > General > Usage > Music ...
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iPhone blocked on network

I got an iPhone as a present from a family member. It was working. Now I get "No service". I found out it was blocked by Vodafone. They won't unblock it. Is there any way I can get it unblocked ...