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iOS 5 Music App: The circle with the small square in it next to the song title

I would like to know how to remove the songs with this shape next to their title because they seem to mess up the song play. When they appear the music app stops playing music...
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Playing iPhone games with Apple TV & Airplay

I just got an Apple Tv yesterday and I've purchased apps that say they are compatible with Apple Tv for playing games. However, I can't seem to figure out how to get them to work. I've double tapped ...
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Running 2 Apple ID's from the same PC

Both my husband and I have an iPhone 4. When my husband tries to use his ID on his phone mine will pop up and he can't change it. When he goes into his settings his ID is there. This only started when ...
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Sync iPhone's contact with Facebook, Twitter, etc

I am looking for an app capable of merging duplicated contacts and updating my iPhone contacts with Facebook and Twitter friends information. What's the best app out there for this?
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Enabling Personal Hotspot feature

My current carrier does not allow the Personal Hotspot feature for iPhone 4 so this option is missing in the menu. Is there a way I can enable this? I don't mind jailbreaking it. I don't want to use ...
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How to open (and read) .txt files using iPhone?

I have some notes (a few thousand lines) saved as .txt files on my computer and I was wondering if there is anyway I could export those notes to the iPhone, such that it is possible to read those ...
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Experience with iphonejailbreakunlock.com

My sisters iPhone needs to get unlocked. A previous topic didn't help me out, despite the great answers and suggestions. So a colleague of me advised I should buy the iphonejailbreakunlock.com. It's ...
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How do I send data from an iPhone via Bluetooth to a MacBook?

Since you can't send data via Bluetooth from an iPhone to a MacBook, I need to know if there exist any external bluetooth alternatives that you can use to transmit data to a MacBook?
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Deleting emails on iPhone creates new folder “Deleted Messages” in Mac Mail

When I delete an email in Mail on my iPhone, it creates a new folder in Mail on my Mac called "Deleted Messages". Why is it doing this and not putting them in the Trash? I am using iCloud mail on both ...
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iPhone turning off with plenty of battery remaining

Lately my iPhone 4 has been getting to 19% battery and then dropping straight to 1% and shutting off. Once I plug it back in and start it up it immediately shows up at 19%. Is this a battery or ...
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How to upgrade iPhone 4 baseband *without* doing a Restore

I recently unlocked my AT&T iPhone 4. Before then, I was always preserving the baseband when doing jailbreaks. So my question now is this: How can I just upgrade the baseband to the one that ...
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How do I send an image via Bluetooth from my Mac to my iPhone?

I need to connect my Mac to my iPhone and send a picture via Bluetooth. Can someone give me step by step instructions as in how to do this ? note: if there's any other way i could do this, then ...
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Swipe To Delete songs in a playlist

Is it possible to delete a song from a playlist with a 'swipe to delete'? I thought this was possible, but I am not able to do this. I'm running iOS 5.0.1.
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Way to remove or minimize iPad/iPhone 4 glass scratches?

My new iPad has a scratch that produces a rainbow effect on the screen. I have read that cerium oxide can be used to reduce the appearance of scratches on Gorilla Glass which is similar to the ...
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Detecting other bluetooth devices from my iPhone

When i turn on Bluetooth in my application it didn't detect other bluetooth devices. I wonder if there's a fault in my iPhone device or i didn't configure it properly. So at this moment i have my ...
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How to Attach Picture to Existing Email

How do you attach a picture to an email you've already started composing? Instead of going to the picture first and sending it that way. I want to be able to attach it while I'm writing an email.
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Can't Copy Text in Safari on iPhone 4

In Safari on an iPhone 4, how do you select/copy text? I've tried holding down on the text but nothing happens. For instance, https://m.facebook.com and click Photos. On the iPhone 4, I'm told that ...
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iPhone 4s wifi hotspot app through WiFi, not 3G [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my iPhone as a hotspot on Wifi (instead of 3G)? I have an iPhone 4s that I want to turn into a wifi hotspot. I don't want to use the 3G connection to do this. ...
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Can the iCloud apps backup of an iPhone be restored to a different iPhone?

The main or phone backup of my iPhone happened to my PC, but I had iCloud backup enabled for a number of apps (like WhatsApp, and others). My iPhone crashed and burned last week and Apple gave me a ...
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Does “Group Message” mean that all recipients would “see” each other?

I was wondering if I send a message to two (or more) people using iOS5, will the message automatically be a "Group Message"? So, does that mean that in the above picture, John would know that I've ...
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Restoring from Backup error - cannot be saved to computer

I have all permissions organized and a single backup in the correct folder. I have 23 GB of space. I have an Iphone 4. I recently synced it and updated to the latest IOS. My contacts were lost, ...
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Has the retina screen effectively made dead pixels moot?

Now the new iPad has a retina screen, does that mean we can't see dead pixels anymore?
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How can I tell when the iPhone is actively using GPS versus only using region monitoring?

I run Google Latitude on an iPhone 4 with background updates turned on. How can I distinguish between when it's actively grabbing the location vs when it's using region monitoring to wait for the ...
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iTunes reporting phantom songs on iPhone 4

I've been trying to work out whats going wrong on my iTune library When I was syncing my iPhone tonight I noticed that under iPhone>Music there were approx. 150 songs that were grey with a "sync" ...
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iPhone 4 restore to a replacement phone

I recently got a replacement iPhone 4 (under warranty to replace my old iPhone 4), and just before returning the old iPhone 4, I did a backup. When I connect the new phone to my iTunes, it only gives ...
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How do I insert a picture into the Notes app?

I use the Notes app for keeping track and sharing the extended notes with fellow physicians in cardiology studies. There are a lot of pros to this app and I would find it very much useful if I could ...
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How can I restore the smooth surface of my iPhone?

The iPhone has a touchscreen with a slippery surface which is important as the user can slide his/her fingers easily. The touchscreen's surface of my one year old iPhone has become rough. How can I ...
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What properties must an iPhone case have to avoid antenna issues?

I have an AT&T iPhone 4, which may have antenna problems when held in some positions (i.e. the "grip of death"). To help with this, Apple gave away bumper cases which worked around the problems ...
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Date original picture was taken using EXIF Wizard

I received a text with a picture yesterday. I am testing EXIF Wizard. When I saved the pic to my camera roll (iPhone 4) and view it in EXIF Wizard, it gives today's date. How do I get the date the ...
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iPhone save PDF file and view it

I have a PDF file on my Mac and I want to copy it into my iPhone and then read it. How can I do that? I already tried to plug the iPhone cable into my Mac, but it seems Finder doesn't let me save a ...
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Delete a rented movie that is only partially downloaded

I rented a movie and actually was able to watch it, but in iTunes it still shows up as a download in progress with an error and when I tap the icon it just says I don't have enough memory to continue ...
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Can I reset Home button sensitivity?

I don't have a problem with the button itself, it seems that I need to push deeper to make it work. I don't have to push harder... just deeper. I remember someone talking about the "fact" you can ...
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Is it safe to use my US iPhone/iPad charger with a simple European plug adapter?

I'm using the US wall adapter that came with my iPhone to charge it: When I travel to Europe, is it safe to use this with a simple US-European adapter, or do I need a transformer or some other ...
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Enable mirroring on iPhone 4 (over-the-air)

Through a cydia tweak or otherwise, is it possible to enable over-the-air mirroring for unsupported-by-default devices, i.e. iPhone 4, iPad 1 et al.? You would think it's a popular question but all ...
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What's the name of the screwdriver that will open up an iPhone 4?

I realize that opening up the iPhone can void the warranty, it's already out of warranty, so I'm okay with that. I was wondering where I could get a screwdriver that will open up the 2nd generation ...
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iPhone 4/4S Rattle

I've noticed that when I tap near the top of the back of my iPhone 4S, there is a audible rattling noise. I've tried this on someone else's iPhone 4, and it is the same. It seems to be coming from ...
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“Home screen pinch” in iPhone 4?

In iPad there's a nice "Home screen pinch" gesture where pinching with four or more fingers acts as the home screen button. This could be useful for me on my iPhone 4 as well, since the home screen ...
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How to figure out what's causing a jailbroken iPhone to crash?

My iPhone 4 runs iOS 5.0.1 and is jailbroken. It has recently become unstable: it often crashes and restarts in safe mode. Then, in safe mode, I can choose to restart and it will often go right back ...
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How can I delete purchased songs from my iPhone4?

How do you remove purchased songs from an iPhone when it is connected to iTunes?
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Audio output and volume controls gone after updating to iOS 5.1

I have an iPhone 4 (Verizon, Model MD146LL) and I just upgraded from iOS 5.0.1 to iOS 5.1 (9B176) using Settings > General > Software Update. Immediately after completing the update, I noticed that ...
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Help me unlock a German iPhone 4 iOS 5.1?

I just bought a second iPhone for my sister on the net for almost no money. When I got the iPhone today, I saw why. It's a German iPhone on iOS 5.1. It's locked and it only accepts the SIM provided ...
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How do I play FLV and MP4 files on my jailbroken iPhone 4, without converting the files?

I have a jailbroken iphone 4. Is there way to play MP4 and FLV files without converting them? I'd like to play them straight on my iPhone,since it takes too spend time to use iTunes to convert the ...
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iPhone 4 falling in water - issues after fixing

Two months ago, I accidentally dropped my iPhone 4 into water (for 3 seconds or so). Immediately I turned it off and put it in a bowl of rice. After two days, I took it to a repair shop, in which it ...
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Protecting the Lens on iPhone 4

The lens on my iPhone was pretty badly scratched up so the pictures I was taking were horrible in quality. I had the back glass replaced yesterday and now have a new lens. How do I protect this new ...
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listing all processes in iOS 5.0.1

How could one go about viewing all the processes in an ssh session to my (jailbroken)iphone? I'm currently able to ssh in, I have bash installed, core utilities installed, shell-cmds package installed ...
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ios and mediaserverd

I just read about playing media files via the browser, which in turn uses mediaserverd in iOS. Is there any place(a wiki perhaps) where I could find details about which file formats are supported by ...
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Unable to Restore iPhone 4 and ERROR -50 [duplicate]

I'm using Windows XP SP3. I installed iOS 5 on my iPhone 4. The installation process went OK, but, when trying to restore my contents, it gives me ERROR -50. I tried all the different things ...
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Duplicates in contacts in iphone

I am using icloud, but always sync my contacts using itunes. Still have a lot of duplicates. How do I get rid of the duplicates
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I took my iPhone 4 apart and now the display isn't working

so I was trying to replace the front of my phone. I didn't need a new LED display because just the top corner of the glass was chipped. Well, I took the phone apart shortly to find out that it's ...
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Issue syncing iPhone 4 with iTunes

My wife owns an iPhone 3, and I recently bought an iPhone 4. Now I want to use the same iTunes (on my MacBook Pro) and same Apple ID as her, because I want to use the apps & music currently ...