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Icon export @x ratio from iPhone 5 to 6+?

If I’m designing icons/images in native iPhone 5 resolution, what @x multiple do I need to export them at for iPhone 6+? Just use @2x? That’s too big right? Example: an icon is 44px x 44px. If I ...
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Find my phone email. Notices [duplicate]

Recently Find my iphone has been sending emails after I log in to check my kids whereabouts. Why is this now happening? Has there been a policy change?
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What is the relevance of “Low Signal” in battery usage stats?

iOS 8 shows "Low Signal" in the battery usage stats, like here: How great is the effect of signal quality on battery life? In other words, if the signal quality was better, would the stats be more ...
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Problems After iOS 8 upgrade on iPhone 5s

i have iphone5s just bought it a week back and upgraded to iOS 8 and it started restarting at regular intervals and also gets heated up like crazy please suggest
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Need to replace iPhone screen. Are aftermarket parts OK?

I have an iPhone 4 or 4s (not sure which) with a cracked screen that a friend of mine asked me to replace. I see online that you can pick that part up for $20-$30, but they are all "aftermarket" ...
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Problems when i enter group me

Everytime i try to switch group chat Group me always kick me out. I tried to re-install many time, but its still the same. My phone is iPhone 4s running on ios7. Please help me thanks.
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Opening Skype causes Spotify to pause playback since iOS 8.0.2

Prior to upgrading to iOS 8.0.2, I was able to set some music playing in Spotify, then press the home button, open Skype and message-away. Now when I launch Skype, Spotify pauses playback. This is ...
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Clash of clans. Can I use my wife's Game Center account on my phone to start a new village?

Am I able to log in under my wife's games center account on my phone, without loosing my current village under my Game Center account? When I logged in under her Game Center account and began to open ...
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How can I extend the lock screen timeout in iOS?

This question is applicable to both iPads and iPhones: how do I extend the lock screen timeout? By that I mean the time from when I see the "slide to unlock" message to when the screen goes black ...
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iPhone (And iTunes) shows 1GB of photos, but I don't have any

iPhone 5S, running iOS 8.0.2. For some reason, I've got 1GB of photos that show up on my iPhone and in iTunes, but I can't delete them. I used iPhoto to sync them off my phone. I also had iPhoto ...
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Can I use a t-mobile contract free iphone 6 in europe with a sim card from a local provider? Or: How do I know if my country has a compatible network?

A friend of mine is going to NYC. I'd like him to buy a contract free t-mobile iphone 6 for me cause they are cheaper in the US. I would like to use this phone with my european sim card provider. Is ...
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How to tell if Optical Image Stabilization is actually working on my iPhone 6 Plus

Today I started getting suspicious that Optical Image Stabilization is not working on my iPhone 6 Plus. These are the factors that led me to my suspicion: While recording a video, if I shake the ...
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How do I turn off email alerts for find my iPhone

I would like to stop receiving alerts every time I sign into find my iPhone. How do I turn off email alerts for find my iPhone?
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Play sound on jailbroken device

I like to play a sound using bash (ssh) on a jailbroken device. I'd like to use open or afplay but those commands seem not to be installed neither in iOS nor in Cydia. How can I play a sound on my ...
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Is it programmatically possible to communicate with Siri via bluetooth?

We see people talk on bluetooth headsets all the time. In addition bluetooth is used to send notifications to devices like watches. My question is Is it programmatically possible to communicate with ...
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iCloud storage iPhone backup

2 iPhones show on my iPad as being backed up. I only have one, so I guess one is my old phone. I would like to delete it but I'm not sure which one I should delete, I don't want to remove the wrong ...
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iPhone asking for Apple ID for a former roommate

At some point several years ago a former roommate used my phone or iTunes for something. I can't recall for what, but since then each time I get a new phone, or need to restore from a backup, I'm ...
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Finding iPhone with find iPhone off?

If find my iPhone is turned off on my iPhone, will I be able to locate it in any way?
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Google Calendar CalDev/iOS 7 unexpected notification behavior issues

I recently deleted everything off my iPhone 5c (factory reset) and restored from backup after downgrading from iOS 8 back to iOS 7.1.2 due to the new OS's bugginess. I re-synced Google stuff through ...
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Cable to record from iPhone to Mac

I want to play audio from an iPhone and record it on a Mac or PC. Can a simple male to male stereo cable be used as headphones to the iPhone and a recording device to a PC or Mac?
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conflict between google and yahoo contacts on my iphone 5

Unfortunately, when I purchased my iphone 5 (the first iphone I have owned) I made a serious mistake. I linked both my Yahoo contacts and my Google contacts to the phone. They conflict with each ...
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Does iOS encrypt all the data on my device when I set a passcode to my iPhone

Excuse my stupidity, I know less than nothing about mobile phones OSes but I have been told that iOS encrypts your data when you set a passcode to your phone. This means even if someone stole your ...
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Sign out of all devices iCloud

I have someone cyber-stalking me who has somehow learned my iCloud password. I've changed it since, but they are still signed in to the "Find My iPhone" app and are able to make noises and alerts and ...
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iMessage / Facetime not activating phone number ios8 iPhone 6+

iMessage and Facetime are not activating on my iPhone 6plus, using my phone number (only appleid). ios 8 and now ios 8.02. I have reset, restored, airplane mode, date and time, on/ off, country, ...
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Why does my Mac start up immediately when plugged in, while my iPhone needs to start up?

What causes the difference between my mac an my iPhone, where my Mac can boot and become useful immediately after being plugged in, while my phone needs a couple of minutes before it can even start to ...
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Determining Apple ID used on Find My iPhone?

Is there a way to find out what specific device (serial or imei number) used my Apple ID to login into find my iPhone?
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Correct sequence of back up data from the iCloud

Just for my knowledge, what is the real sequence of back data that the iCloud does when an iPhone is restoring? Example First The meta data files Second Photos Third Apps and so on... And there ...
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Alternative method to factory restore iPhone without iTunes and without doing it from the device itself?

I was wondering if any similar software exists that can factory restore iPhone, given that I have the correct firmware and OS already and have no need for iTunes to download it/etc. To make this ...
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Find My iPhone Email Notification

Is the email notification from Apple that your device has been tracked using Find My iPhone a new feature?
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Is there anyway I can program Safari to automatically add any Wikipedia article I visit to my reading list?

Ideally in my browser would store for off-line use every webpage I visit, but since I presume there is no such at the moment, the question remains: Can I program Safari to save every page I visit (or ...
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Can I find out who is tracking my iPhone?

I received 3 emails from Apple that my phone was tracked using Find My iPhone. It gave the dates and times. Can I find out who is tracking me using Find My iPhone ?
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Does syncing iphone to a new computer erases notes linked to the gmail account?

I have an iPhone with a bunch of items in the notes app I don't want to loose. The notes are linked to a gmail account. I want to switch iTunes library for that iPhone. Going from a PC to a mac. ...
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How can I lower the media volume on my iPhone when no media are playing?

On the laptop it's a one-touch mute button, nice and easy. On my iPhone there is no mute button, so volume controls must be used instead, which is no problem. When I use the volume buttons when there ...
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Xcode 5.1.1 cannot run on device with iOS 8.0 version

I am using Xcode 5.1.1 as I require an app which supports iOS 6.1 and Above with base SDK iOS 7.1. I tried upgrading Xcode 6.0 but it is not able to run iOS 6.1 simulators. So I reverted back to Xcode ...
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How do I send group sms to non-iPhones?

I've got an iPhone 5 running iOS 8. My carrier is Ting, which uses Sprint's network. Whenever I try to send a group SMS to people who don't have iPhones, I get the "Not Delivered" error. It doesn't ...
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How to have TODO list in the Lock-screen of iPhone?

I invented a smart idea! I want to have a todo list as a lock-screen on my iPhone like grocery store listing to my lock-screen. Never forget to buy that dxmn toothpaste again :P How can I have a ...
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software question about my apple ID

I downloaded the IOS8 and all of the sudden my iphone5 needed restoring and i lost all of my data!!!! Now that i can turn it on its like a brand new phone but my problem is that i cant restore my ...
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Is the iPhone 6 model A1549 (CDMA) compatible with T-Mobile?

According to this site, there are three models of iPhone 6: A1549(GSM), A1549(CDMA), and A1586. It says the A1549(CDMA) model "supports all the same spectrum" as its GSM counterpart, but also supports ...
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How to disable iTunes for one user

I've searched both here and in all of the iTunes' preferences tabs. I wish there was a way to disable it from autostarting for one user. I need to be sharing my wife's iMac for a while, but each time ...
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Is the bending issue a problem in iPhone 6 or just iPhone 6+? [closed]

Obviously, the bending issue is a widely known problem with the newest iPhones. Is this a problem with just the iPhone 6+ or also the iPhone 6?
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Keep general phone installation size (incl. IOS) to a minimum [closed]

I just bought an iPhone 5s and will receive it soon It only has 16gb of RAM I will clean install IOS 8 upgrade (this is best, no?) Will the installation files self-delete after install? And do you ...
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iPhone restore fails with error 3194 and 21

I have an iPhone 5 that needed a lightning port and battery change. I got it back from the repair centre (local, not Apple) it was working ok until it needed to be charged. It charged ok but when I ...
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Does the “Battery Doctor” technique make sense?

On my iPhone I've downloaded the application "Battery Doctor" (https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/battery-doctor-master-battery/id446751279?mt=8) which makes you charge your phone while their application ...
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Incoming call destroys existing call

How do I refuse an incoming call on my iPhone 5C (IOS 8) when I'm already on a call? The last time I was interrupted, I needed the keyboard for the call I was on, but the new call made the keyboard go ...
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Will iPhone 6 cost you $649 over two years?

After reading this page online, I got stunned, please go through the link, you will find that it says: While Apple and the major wireless carriers usually advertise the iPhone 6′s $199 price, ...
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iphone 4 S unable to send email by the server because it does not allow relaying

Our company is using microsoft outlook 365. This was set up thru setting mail, contact,calendars with the host name and user name. Please help!
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hoow can I make and receive calls With USA and Canada by using a PBX account, Acrobits softphone, and Google chat?

I have an iPhone 4s running iOS 8, I an recently using it in the Middle East, but I would like to make and receive calls to people living in Canada and USA. I have a gmail that has an American mobile ...
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Reducing “other” by removing email attachments?

All, I use MS Outlook on Exchange and store emails with attachments in a handful of mailboxes/folders. When looking at storage on my iPhone, like many, the "other" category takes up lots of space. ...
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Facebook Chat Online Status

I have been told by some friends that throughout the early hours of the morning, while I am asleep, I am appearing online in Facebook chat (the green dot appears) or that I was online 43 mins ago at ...
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iMessage on old iPhone

So in the past few days I just retired my old iPhone 5 and upgraded to the new iPhone 6. Once I took the SIM out, I expected just standard carrier calls and texts to stop working (for obvious ...