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Control and see iPhone from Mac

My iPhone screen broke, I can't see anything anymore. But I know it's still working because plugging to my mac syncs it with iTunes. Is there a tool I can use to see my screen on the mac, control it, ...
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Make iTunes remember iPhone pin for sync

Is it possible to make iTunes remember iPhone pin for sync? It's really annoying having to unlock the phone when it wants to sync!!
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iPhone does not react to charger unless turned off

I have my iPhone 5S for less than a week. I have charged it fully only once. Cable, charger and phone are new and from the box. When I connect it to the USB charger it does not display the lighting ...
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Ban particular senders from having text appear in lockscreen

My bank uses "smsTAN", so when I make a transfer, the TAN gets texted to me. I would like to prevent texts from my bank from appearing in the lock screen as this lowers the safety of this method ...
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How to export a slo-mo video with the slow motion intact and without losing quality?

I have a nicely exquisite slo-mo video. I would like it to export to my computer. Simply copying the file by plugging into the USB cable loses all the slo-mo edits. Doing an export via Share by ...
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Can I update from iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 7 but not iOS 7.1! [on hold]

Planning to jailbreak. Any help would be appreciated!
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How can I keep iPhone Calendar Entries when Doing iCloud Backup?

Every time I do an iCloud backup, my iPhone calendar entries disappear. Is there a way that I can keep the entries on my iPhone when I do backups to iCloud?
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Phone responds to swipe but not touch - hardware or software problem?

My phone responds to swiping in a certain area, but not to touch. Can this be a problem with the touchscreen, or is it a software problem? Have tried wiping the phone and reinstalling to no help.
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Different countries do not show up?

If someone outside of the US buys an IAP or gives a review, do those not show up in the USA app store?
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How to reorganize labels of iPhone contact

How to rename, delete these customized labels generated during adding, editing contacts on the iPhone? screenshot links:
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iPhone 5s - can't click on top voicemail/phone number/search bar!

I have a very strange problem with my phone that started a few days ago. I am not able to click on the "top element" in program, for example the most recent call, voicemail, search bar in email app, ...
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Want to download songs to my iPhone; don't want to plug it into the computer

I have an up-to-date (iOS wise) iPhone 4. I downloaded two songs on my computer and now I want to get them on my phone, but my version of iTunes is outdated, and my computers slow, also I'd rather ...
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How to completely erase the Photo Library on an iPhone?

I decided to delete all of my iPhone's photos and videos so I copied everything to iPhoto and deleted everything on my phone. After that, I decided to backup my phone through iTunes. Then I ...
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How can I see if my ipad 3 has been hacked?

does anyone have a clue on how can I see with evidence if someone has been hacked my ipad 3. I had connected it with an iphone 3 in the past, which wasn't mine. Is there any chance they can move into ...
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i phone 4s as a gift 3rd party owner [duplicate]

I received a second hand I phone 4s as a gift it has not been reported stolen or lost. being the 3 party owner how can I delete the account attached to this phone to activate it
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Cannot download apps from AppStore

[English is not my mother language] I cannot download any app from AppStore(it shows the downloading process in AppStore and it shows the icon of the app in setting>General>usage) but I can't find it ...
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Showing text with large font on iPhone

I'm fine with the size of text on my iPhone. But sometimes I need to show a word or phrase to people whose eyesight isn't as good as mine. I tried using the standard gesture for zooming in while ...
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Unknown contacts appeared out of thin air

My contact list op my iPhone 5s suddenly shows hundreds of contacts for people that I do not know with full contact info. I have synced with Facebook and have LinkedIn and Exchange installed, but ...
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How to see a history of “define” words which I used?

I wanted to see the history of define dictionary words which I used in my iPhone but I could not find a way to see it. Is there any option in iPhone to see it?
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Have find my iphone istalled in ipad and it's working, can't log into icloud

my ipad was recently stolen, I setup find my Iphone app and have it activated, but when I try to log into Icloud it tells me I have to setup a device with that account. If I have log into itunes and ...
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Airplay stopped working

All of a sudden none of my ios devices are able to connect to the Apple TV via Airplay. The Airplay icon shows up in the Control center on my Iphone 5s and my ipad 3. If I choose to airplay, the music ...
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Why do I get my own text message sent back to me in a group message on iphone 5S?

I just got an iphone 5s. I was sent a group text message from a friend. When I responded, it showed my response in the group message, but then chimed and showed a new text from myself which was the ...
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Videos from iPhone to MBA automatically? Not in Aperture

Do videos appear automatically somehow to Macbook Air after shooting them with iPhone? Currently, I get photos to Aperture but I cannot see videos there and actually I don't want to get them there ...
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Does the iPad draw more current when charging?

I seem to be able to charge my iPhone 5 on a variety of USB chargers (car ones included). My iPad retina (iPad 4) seems to be very fussy about which chargers it will actually charge up on. (The ...
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Has anyone seen this weird floating light in iTunes before?

I connected my iPhone to my computer, and iTunes opened up as it always does. However, I got this weird video playing in the window. I have no videos on my phone or in my iTunes library. It wasn't ...
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Watt and voltage for DIY iPhone charger

I'm working on making a simple solar to USB charger for my iPhone 5s, and I was wondering if the watt/voltage mattered for the solar panel I'm using. I know the product can handle the higher values of ...
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How to monitor the network usage of specific apps on iOS?

I am currently helping someone who has experienced large amounts of data being transferred over her DSL connection. After long research (via IRC support) I found out that her iPhone is obviously ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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 ...