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How do I create and save multiple iPhone backups in iTunes?

I had a near death experience this weekend. After purchasing a new 13" MacBook Pro I migrated all my data from my old MacBook Pro over to the new one and in the process with iTunes ...
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Can iTunes reveal which songs are currently on a device?

How can I get iTunes to show at a glance which items are already on my iPhone. I'd like to add some new tunes to my iPhone, but find myself adding songs that are already on the device. I start ...
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how to force sync of calendars on iPhone?

I have various calendars from iCloud and Google and it's very often that an event will be deleted from Google calendar but the iPhone will still show it. The same calendar is on iCal on my Mac and it ...
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Uk apple shop won't fix my phone under EU warranty [closed]

My iPhone 4's button has stopped working properly. I went to the apple shop today to get it repaired, and was told I had to pay £119 as it was 22 months old and outside of the one year warranty. I ...
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Managing pictures and videos between my iPhone and iPad

I take a lot of photos and videos with my iPhone, and like to have most of them on my iPad. However, often, I take and combine videos with iMovie eliminating the need to have 10-20+ videos of whatever ...
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Schedule text message on iPhone

Is there an iPhone app in the App Store which allows scheduling of text messages? For example, I would like to setup birthday messages, so I don't forget them, or reminder messages. I know of such ...
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Reinstalling my Windows machine and wanting to preserve iTunes backups

Is there a way to preserve the backups from all my iDevices stored into the iTunes folder - photos, audio notes, SMS etc. and move them to the new Windows installation. Is this possible? How?
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Memory exhaused error in Redsn0w

When I tried to build a custom iOS 5.1.1 firmware (ipsw file) using redsn0w 0.9.12b1 almost in the beginning of the process I receive a message: Custom IPSW creating failed Memory Exhaused ...
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Unable to install Xcode 3.2.6 in Mac OS X version 10.7.3

My old app is made in Xcode 3.2.6 and now I have purchased a new Mac with Mac OS X version 10.7.3. Now when I'm trying to install Xcode 3.2.6 it completes all the process of installation but after it ...
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TPM chip on iPhone

Do Apple devices ship with a TPM chip? My Mac doesn't have a TPM chip, but does an iPhone have of a TPM chip or how do I determine if the iPhone has a TPM chip or not? On my Mac, I use this command to ...
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iPhone Wireless Sync and iTunes remote management

I've managed to finally get wireless sync working between my iPhone and main server in my house. Now I'm trying to manage what syncs to my iPhone from the device itself rather than having to do it ...
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Forcing Rich Text by default for iPad/iPhone

The company I work for uses an Exchange 2010 server, and we have a fair number of users that have iPads/iPhones as secondary devices. We use a custom signature rule on the exchange server to sign ...
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Why upgrading iPhone from iOS 3 to iOS 5 displays USB and iTunes icons?

I upgraded my iPhone from iOS 3 to iOS 5. It is now blocked: it shows a USB icon and the iTunes icon. How to proceed?
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What does it take to get FaceBook to stop pushing notifications to my iPhone?

I don't want FaceBook to put any notifications on my iPhone's home screen for anything, ever. I've gone into the iPhone's "settings" app and turned off all notifications for FaceBook. I've gone ...
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Can I cancel SMS sending on iPhone while it is still in progress?

Is it possible on iPhone to stop sending SMS while it is still in progress? E.g. Accidentally pressed send. Or spotted a typo just after pressing send.
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What is covering my iPhone camera?

Just today I noticed something new covering my iPhone camera lens. It looks like a shutter or aperture blade over the optics, but knowing that the iPhone has neither, I'm really confused. The camera ...
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Where can I find information on sales figure of Apple products?

I am carrying out some research into Apples product sales over the years. Where can I find information on their sales figures to date? I am looking for information regarding the number of products ...
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How can I change the currency on the App Store?

I bought my iPhone 4 in France, but since then moved to the US. I have changed my address, my phone number etc. associated with my Apple ID, but the prices of the apps in the App Store still appear ...
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Insert photo from Camera to e-mail - show size choice on iPhone

On iPhone 4S initially when I selected in 'Photos' application option 'Email photo' I was asked about suggested size of photo to be sent. Then I selected not to ask me any more and now the photo of ...
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Why does my phone say I can't backup to iCloud even after deleting lots of video?

I have an iphone 4s and I got an error message saying it can't do a backup because I have more than 5 GB to backup (more details listed on my question here). When i go into the detail i see that the ...
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iPod touch 3rd-gen won't play videos in Safari

My iPod touch 3rd-gen won't play videos in Safari. It shows a play button with a line crossing it. It used to play but now there's this problem. What can I do?
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iPhone died, then started working

I had my iPhone die on me yesterday to where it would not respond to anything, would not turn on, would not do a thing. Then about 30 min later it turned back on and has worked fine since. Should I be ...
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Could an app keep a trail of selected iPhone actions in a journal type style?

Would it be possible for an app to be able to automatically keep a trail/log of iPhone actions? E.g., I could see all phone calls, text messages, emails and other actions I had taken in a day (all in ...
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Corrupt iTunes Match files

I have an iPhone 4S (v5.1.1, jailbroken with Absinthe). I have been having lots of trouble with iTunes Match lately. Sometimes when I download a song, it will not play in the iPod player. I tap a ...
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How can I turn an iPod touch into a functional mobile telephone?

Considering that the iPhone is three times more expensive than the iPod touch and that the iPod touch is much thinner than the iPhone, it would be quite neat to use an iPod touch as to send and ...
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How to mark as READ all the e-mails received in iPhone?

It's fine when you are clearing all your unread messages in a laptop or a desktop PC; but in iPhone? No good. You see, at present, I mark my messages as read by individually tapping their checkboxes. ...
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iPhone 3GS doesn't react on remote control (headphones) from iPhone 4S

Because I lost my iPhone 3GS headphones (those with microphone and remote control), I now tried to use the latest ones (from iPhone 4S). The microphone is working, but somehow the iPhone doesn't react ...
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iphone WIFI behaviour

I have setup a wifi network in a cafe. Some clients with iPhones have an issue. They connect to the network, then lock the screen and after 10 minutes (about) they unlock the screen. When they unlock ...
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Does installing Xcode and it's mobile components slow down regular iTunes with iPhone syncing and performance?

I haven't personally noticed any differences, but is there a toll on normal usage of iTunes and syncing it with your iPhone if you fit a developer profile by having Xcode on your system including ...
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iPhone screensaver

Is there any way to get a real screensaver on iPhone? I realize this drains the battery fast, but that actually is no concern to me. Here's what I mean: after X minutes of no touch input, a pretty ...
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iPhone multitasking gestures

On iPad, there are some useful multitasking gestures such as swipe between applications. How do I enable multitasking gestures (a la iPad) on iPhone 4?
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Disable lock screen on iPhone

How do I prevent my iPhone from giving me the "slide to unlock" screen every time I turn it on? In other words, when I hit the lock or home buttons, I want to be taken straight to the homescreen, ...
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Why doesn't iBooks save my place between the iPhone and iPad?

Background: I finally bought a fiction book to read on my iOS devices. It's Redshirts by John Scalzi. I bought it from Apple. It was supposed to be DRM-free but wasn't. So the author got Macmillan to ...
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Why is iPhone battery percentage fluctuating at lower levels?

My iPhone 4 (going on 19 months of love) has recently started having a bit of an issue knowing the percentage of its battery it has remaining. I will be using it and it will jump from 31% to 19% and ...
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How can I remove a sim lock when I'm no longer an Orange France customer?

I bought an iPhone 4 in France. When moving to Belgium, I've put a belgian SIM card but I noticed that the phone is SIMLOCKED. I contacted the person who sold it to me and explained everything. He ...
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Installing foursquare on my iPhone 4S wirelessly in iTunes and it acts weird

iTunes syncs an app twice in a row. "Copying 1 of 1" happens two syncs in a row. This is happening specifically with the new foursquare app. Steps to Reproduce: Add an app to sync in the iPhone --> ...
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How do I stop Facebook iPhone app from notifications every time a friend does something?

I see the "Manage Push Notifications" option in the app's settings, but there are only four choices for the notifications you can toggle on and off: "Close friends list activity," "Group posts and ...
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How to enable push notifications of emails?

A quick question with perhaps no answer, How can I enable push notifications of emails? What currently happens when I get an email is that my phone vibrates or rings, then I look at the locked ...
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Successful jailbroken iPhone ran out of battery and stuck in constant reboot with worn sleep/wake button

I successfully jailbroke my iPhone 3GS 5.1.1 untethered using Absinthe. I had been using the phone for a handful of days. Last night however the phone ran out of battery. A few hours later, I ...
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Why are my iMessages being sent through my Apple ID?

This had never been a problem until around an hour ago. A friend texted me and it showed up on all 3 other iPhones my family has (we all use the same Apple ID). I tried turning my phone off and on, ...
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Some backup and restore questions?

I have connectivity problems and I suspect the latest firmware version 5.1.1 is the source. I think it's impossible to revert back to the previous firmware, but my last backup was from before the ...
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How to force password to be typed before answering a call?

Is there any way of asking for a password before picking up a call? The iPhone's lock screen password works for not allowing people to access the iPhone main screen, but it allows anyone to pick up ...
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The iPhone is over 3 times more expensive than the iPod touch, how much more margin is Apple doing on the iPhone?

Besides small differences like a minor camera, fundamentally the difference between the iPhone the iPod touch is the GSM/CDMA antenna and I guess more battery to support the antenna. Yet the iPhone ...
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Is the iPhone always using Wifi (instead of cellular data network) when connected?

When I'm in range and connected to particular Wifi, having cellular data transmission enabled at the same time, will the iPhone always use the Wifi connection? Or can the app developer choose which ...
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iPhone external speak with Bluetooth and AirPlay?

Most of the external speakers I've seen have either AirPlay [B&W Zeppelin] or Bluetooth [Bose Soundlink, Jawbone Big Jambox] but not both. Anyone know of an external speaker system that has both? ...
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iMovie which was created & stored on my iPhone 4S is nowhere to be found on phone or iCloud

The problem: The iMovie that our son spent dozens of hours making and editing for his final 7th grade project- due June 4th is now missing from his iPhone! And unfortunately, a trip to the Genius ...
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Why does the Mobile Safari Browser on iOS not allow file uploads?

As already known, it's not possible for iOS users to select image files to upload from Safari on iPhone, because the browse button to display the "select file"- dialog is disabled. It works fine on ...
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How do i find a printer which supports wireless printing from the iPhone?

I am looking to purchase a printer, but more fundamentally, I don't know what features or technology translate into easy printing from my iPhone. How can I determine which printers do or do not work ...
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Bash commands that work on an iphone

I've jailbroken my phone, and I'd like to execute some commands on it from my phone, namely, the Say command. That, unfortunately, does not work. What commands COULD I execute on the iphone, other ...
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Regulate Internet usage on iPhone 4S?

Is there a way to regulate Internet usage on iPhone 4S? I'm looking for a program that enables me to put a limit on the time spend online (on certain sites).