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Is it possible to “restore” an itunes iphone backup to an ipad?

Is it possible to "restore" an iphone backup to an ipad, or an ipod touch? Obviously there are iphone specific apps etc. but can you get most of your data (like passwords f.ex.) into an ipad/ipod ...
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Does restoring from an iCloud backup enforce installation of the latest iOS?

I accidentally deleted a lot of text messages on my iPhone 5 and would like to restore from iCloud by choosing "Erase all content and settings" and then restoring from a backup made last night. ...
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I messed up Activating my Iphone 6

While activating my iphone, I accidentally skipped the section where you call and activate your phone. My phone isn't sending messages or calls, and cellular isn't working. Is there any other way I ...
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finding the time stamp on phot's that have been emailed to me

I'm having a dispute with a landlord, garden not done, so she's charging me. Anyway, the agency has sent me her photos. is there anyway I can see when they were taken. I check the properties of the ...
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Does Profile Manager for iOS Need to be Accessible over the Internet?

We're replacing our BlackBerry handsets with iPhones, and we'll be using OS X's Profile Manager for MDM deployment and management. I've done some exploratory research and I'm happy with the general ...
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Location/Existence of iTunes plist files for iDevice apps

So I've encountered an issue for an iDevice (phone, tablet, etc) where the iTunes account has changed and it has prompted for passwords. I've been told by Apple support that I could get the info ...
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Lock Screen Notifications Without Content?

Is there a way to have lock screen notifications which notify only that an activity has happened (SMS message, Facebook message, etc.) but doesn't show the content of that activity? (I suspect there ...
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cannot enter appointment in iPhone calendar since OS upgrade

When I try to add an appointment to my iPhone 5S calendar (by clicking on the + sign in upper right then entering the appt information), I cannot save it by clicking "Done" because there is no "Done" ...
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Seeing SMS messages on iPad and iMessages on iPhone

I receive iMessages on my iPad and not on my iPhone. I receive SMS messages on my phone but not on my iPad. This is really bad and has caused me to miss 2 work leads in the last 24 hours. Where's the ...
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iTunes replacing every iPhone backup

I have a MacBook running Yosemite. Every once in a while I will do a backup of my phone and all the backups ever done should show up in the iTunes preferences but they don't. Only the latest backup ...
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use iPhone/iPod touch Wifi through Opera turbo

I'm a boarder at a school and some sites are blocked. I normally access these sites via Opera Turbo on my MacBook, but on the iPhone I can only use it via the Opera app. Is there any way to route ...
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Is it possible to do a factory reset of iPhone 5 and keep iOS 6?

I have an iPhone 5 that is currently running iOS 6. I do not want to update the phone to iOS 8, but would like to back up the phone's texts, reset the phone, and restore the texts onto the phone. I ...
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Silencing ringing with volume buttons in iOS 8.1

I used to be able to silence the ringtone while my phone was ringing by hitting a volume button. It appears that this is broken after updating to iOS 8.1. Does anyone know if this is deliberate, or ...
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Can I update to iOS 7.1.2, instead of iOS 8.1, on iPhone 5S?

Can anyone help me? My iPhone 5S is on iOS 7.1.1. Can i still update to 7.1.2 without Apple forcing me to update to iOS 8.1?
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usbmuxd takes all sockets : no other network connection possible

Our build bot Mac mini has a big problem since a few weeks: It seems that usbmuxd will open plenty of sockets and let them linger around. At some point, there are more than 50000 sockets opened in ...
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How to recover photos from an iPhone 3G?

I used an iPhone 3G from May of 2009 until around the spring of 2013, at which time I upgraded to the iPhone 5. I've always been a prolific iPhotographer :) and recently pulled around 12,000 photos ...
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Trust this computer - what is shared?

Apologies if this has been asked before, but when you trust a computer, what data is shared? I'm on iOS 8 and have been plugging my personal phone into my work PC for charging. I click "trust" ...
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Copy audio files to iPhone without using iTunes?

I have a few audiofiles on my PCs (Windows/Mac) that I would like to listen to on the go on my iPhone. Is it possible to copy them somehow onto the mobile without using iTunes?
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iPod Touch 4: Use as phone/text?

I have an Android phone and an iPod Touch. The camera on the iPod Touch is front-facing and much better than the one on the Android, and with so much communication among my social groups moving ...
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Getting 'iPhone is synced with another iTunes Library although this is the Mac I've used

I recently had a problem with my iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1. I kept getting a dialog box about having to approve new terms of service for iCloud. However, I was never presented with the terms of ...
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How to send and archive emails from iPhone or iPad?

In gmail, I have a button that both sends and archives a message at once. When I send emails from my iPad or iPhone, the messages stay in the inbox. Is there a setting I can use to make the mobile ...
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iPhoto iPhone photo import cache folder?

If I connect an iPhone to my Mac (any iPhone, whether one that is synced with my library or not), iPhoto will open and directly show the photos stored on this iPhone and allows to "Import Selected". ...
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What does “main screen” actually refer to, in battery usage?

On iOS 8, there is the battery usage screen showing an estimate of the battery use, per application. It also has an entry for "Main screen". I assumed it was just displaying the main screen with the ...
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iOS 8.1..camera roll and photostream / deleted pictures

Before the update, photos saved to camera roll would automatically go to photostream, too. You could then delete them from camera roll but they would remain on your photostream. Now, you can still ...
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I can't download some apps from the App Store

I want to download Tumblr but the "Free" button is "un-tap-able" (the colouring has become translucent-a lighter shade). Is there any way that i can download the app?
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I forgot my email apple address and password

My iPhone 5 will not allow me to sign in another Apple account. It tells me that this device has tried a lot of free account and when I went to the Apple Store nearby, they asked me to de-authorize ...
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Stuck on Bootlogo After Upgrading to iOS 8.1 can't enter recover/dfu mode

I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 8.1 with iTunes, after the update my iPhone 5 is stuck at apple boot logo. I tried to enter into the DFU Mode but the screen still stuck on apple logo. I also tried to ...
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iPhone 6 restored from encrypted iPhone 5S backup doesn't retain passwords

I have a new iPhone 6. It is replacing an iPhone 5S. I plug this into my iMac every day via an original Apple Lightning cable, and iTunes automatically creates encrypted backups. I have successfully ...
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i phone 5 screen replacement

Is there a difference between these two replacement parts ? 60 Dollars 55 Dollars 30 Dollars or is there another one you would recommend ? I am starting to repair IPhones and would like some ...
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Hardware differences between iPad, iPhone, iPod models within a single family

For Apple's mobile devices (iPod, iPhone, iPad): Does Apple allow hardware differences among models of a single device family? e.g. Do all iPad 3's have the same technical specs or is the Verizon ...
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iPhone: transfer audio from Whatsapp to Music library

I'm using an iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1. I've been sent some songs(*) via Whatsapp, and I'd like to copy them to my music library in the iPhone, so that I can listen to them, add them to my playlists, ...
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Install Facebook Messenger on iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6

I reset my iPhone 3Gs but am unable to install Facebook Messenger back on my iPhone as it requires iOS 7. How can I install Facebook Messenger on my iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6?
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iPhone 5 all outgoing calls fail

I have an iPhone 5 which I purchased (from India) in Nov 2012 and now it is out of warranty. I found an old SIM Card, which I purchased from Singapore when I was visiting that country, and put it ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing to iCloud

I have a new iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1, and new contacts created on the phone are not being synced to iCloud. In my contacts / groups section, only iCloud is listed. I've tried pulling down to ...
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Drag-dropping M4R Ringtone to iTunes 12.0.1 to appear in iTunes ringtone folder?

I followed the instructions here for older iTunes but things have apparently changed in iTunes 12.0.1 and iOS 8.1. The drag-dropping and the double-clicking the M4R file do not work anymore. So How ...
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Can I listen to iPhone audio in my PC?

I'm using Windows 7, and have my headset almost always connected to the laptop. However, sometimes I need to hear something from the iPhone, and I need to take off the headset, connect it to the ...
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iPhone 5 does not open after download

iPhone 5 does not "open" after downloading iTunes update. Screen is stuck in iTunes and does not reacts. I tried charging it, but still only shows iTunes and volume bar screen I shut off my ...
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iPhone/iPad lock screen as a digital message board

I use my iPhone/iPad screens as digital message board. A bit like digital message boards you might see in airports, doctors waiting rooms or train stations. My current strategy is to open a photo ...
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Work Iphone and Personal Iphone now the same

My wife was trying to download music from ITunes. I wasn't there when this occurred. She went to my account. She said she updated my account. Now my Work IPhone, which is different from my personal ...
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Transfer Clash of Clans village to another iPhone

I will soon buy a new iPhone. If I log in with my Apple ID in my new phone could I still access my Clash of Clans village without starting from scratch?
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Restore new iPhone from jailbreak backup

In iTunes I have backups of my current jailbroken iPhone (iOS 7). Can I setup new iPhone (from store, iOS 8, not jailbroken) from this backup? I don't care about Cydia and Cydia apps.
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can't record app preview with qt - missing iPhone as an option

I've upgraded to 10.10 on my iMac. I've connected my iPhone6 running 8.1 with a lightning cable. But when I go in to quicktime to record the iPhone screen the iPhone doesn't show as an option. I ...
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How can I share or send a radio program I've recorded from the Tune in radio app on my iPhone 5s?

I recorded an AM radio interview via the Tune In radio app on my iPhone 5S. I would like to share the recorded program by sending the link, if there is one, to someone else by email or text. Is this ...
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Why are Wifi Calling and iPhone Cellular Calls Mutually Exclusive?

I tried enabling "iPhone cellular calls" on my iPhone 5S, and the phone informed me that Wifi calling must be disabled to enable this feature. So it seems that the two features are not compatible with ...
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Should I update my apps on iPhone 4s?

I have an iPhone 4s. I am not updating to IOS 8 as I have read enough warnings not to do this. All my apps now want to be updated, but most of those updates say that they are for IOS 8 compatibility. ...
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Two Clash of Clans account in one Game Center; how to restore the old account?

I've played Clash of Clans both on my iPad and on my iPhone, but with different Clash of Clans accounts. The same Game Center account was in both of the devices. Then I linked the CoC of my iPhone to ...
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iPhone hotspot connection details

Is there any information available regarding connections to iPhone's personal hotspot feature, other than the number of connections? MAC address, medium (bluetooth, wifi, usb), connection time, ...
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Lost iPhone, problem with setting up Whatsapp in new Android phone

I'm sure my problem is not unique but I can't find a solution unique to my problem. I lost my iPhone and now I'm using an android phone with a new sim card and a new number. When I use the "change ...
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How can I view the desktop version of a page on a website with faulty redirects?

The iPhone has a great built-in web browser, and since its first introduction it was touted as being able to run the full web, not the watered down mobile versions many phones use. Unfortunately, ...
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Apple Iphone 4 voice memo

I recorded a voice memo with an Apple Iphone 4 and accidentally deleted it. I have tried to use FoneLab and Tensorshare to try to recover the voice memo with no luck. Does anybody have any ideas on ...