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Why won't Siri recognise my home address?

How on earth do you get Siri to remind you to do something when you arrive at a location in iOS 6? It worked fine in iOS 5 but I've never got it to work on iOS 6 - it just always seems confused about ...
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How can I make Snapchat's Push Notification dialog go away?

A screen keeps popping up whle i'm trying to use Snapchat that says "Snapchat Push notifications may include alerts, sounds and icon badges." And it doesn't matter how many times I click OK it won't ...
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Deleting a synced photo or bookmark

It appears when you sync pictures or bookmarks that it syncs in both directions, so if my iPhone (4s) has a bookmark that my PC doesn't have it will will be once synced, or if my PC has a bookmark ...
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Can I stop iPhone apps from changing my Gmail status?

I recently got the Mo+ GV iPhone app to replace talkatone and it's a thousand times better. The problem is is that when I'm logged in (It connects to GTalk/voice) my gmail status is changed to an ...
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FaceTime call from Mac to iPhone 4S over 3G doesn't connect

I tried to FaceTime my brother (who is using an iPhone 4s) from my MacBook Pro using the FaceTime app. The iPhone is on a 3G network, the MacBook is on my own Wi-Fi network. The FaceTime app ...
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internet connection problems with the iphone 3

i have had an iphone 3 for a year. no problems! i recently updated my iphone to ios 6, it was fine for a day, and then suddenly, my facebook, instagram and whatsapp/kik stopped working, i was still ...
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“New Screenshot” button is disabled in XCode Organizer

I have connected my iPhone to my Mac.. When I open XCode Organizer, the New Screenshot button is disabled.. Any idea why??? XCode Version 4.3.2 iOS 6.0.1
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Iphone 5 can't restore even when using DFU mode

I got this AT&T iphone 5 purchased overseas for 800 dollars plus tax. As soon as I got it, I tried to restore it to bypass the activation screen required by at&t. But restoring didn't go ...
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how to prevent music on iPhone from automatically syncing songs to iTunes

I've created an iTunes library - around 1000 songs. My wife has an iPhone and has downloaded her own music to it. She recently connected the iPhone to our home computer (where my iTunes library ...
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Manage multiple devices automatically?

I am a music fanatic, with well over a terabyte of music stored in iTunes. I also have an iPhone, an iPod, and an iPad, each with a different storage size. While I can only put about 10 gigs of ...
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is there a Cydia tweak that will make Google Maps the default map app?

The Cydia tweak Browser Changer lets you change the default browser on iOS. Is there a similar tweak for changing the default maps app? I'm specifically asking if there's a way to make the new Google ...
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CardDav / CalDav not syncing existing entries

I set up both CalDav and CardDav on my iPhone 4S using iOS 6. It does sync new entries both ways but it fails to sync any of the existing ones. Google search queries did not shed any light on this ...
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Smart-lists on IPhone

Some basic rules for my listening: I play whole albums randomly shuffled. Nothing gets listened to twice before everything has been listened to once. On Ipod I have two smart lists: Ipod2Play = ...
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Why can't I restore apps to iPhone 5 from 4s?

I recently upgraded from an iPhone 4s to iPhone 5. How do I transfer all my apps to the new iPhone 5? I have tried two times without success: First attempt: From iTunes, make "a full backup" of the ...
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Is there an OS X app to route keyboard via bluetooth?

I want an app on my desktop that lets me route my keyboard to my iPhone via bluetooth. The main goal is to type with the keyboard when I get a text. I don't mind having to click a button on an app. ...
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Repeated “Connect to iTunes to Use Push Notifications” prompts?

I just backed up my iPhone 4S and restored it onto my iPhone 5. Now, whenever I open "Find My Friends", I get a continuous stream of these messages: Connect to iTunes to Use Push Notifications ...
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Any figures on how wide spread iOS 6.0 is? [closed]

I am looking for some trustworthy figures on how many iphone users (or all ios users for that matter) that have upgraded to iOS 6.0, compared to how many still run on 5.x. Does anyone have some ...
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What information does iPhone 4S Log-Aggregated 2012-12-12 contain?

On the iPhone under the Settings > General > About > Diagnostics & Usage Data > log aggregated, what does this mean? <key>appActivationCount.com.apple.MobileSMS</key> ...
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iPhone doesn't sync calendar to iCloud, calendar via iCloud.com still works

I'm having a major headache inducing issue with iCloud sync. My wife and I have shared calendars for a long time and it has helped us a great deal. The problem now is that my wife's iPhone has ...
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iPhone 4 won't charge with wall charger after iOS 6 update

After updating to iOS 6.0 my iPhone will not charge on the wall charger. My phone will charge in the car and on a stereo dock. My wall charger still works and charges my iPod touch fine. I have ...
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Batch update the birthdays in my iPhone contacts

Years ago when I got my first iPhone, AT&T transferred all of the contacts from my old phone. My old phone didn't have a birthday field in the contacts. Instead of leaving the field empty on the ...
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Is it possible to turn on “read receipts” in iMessage for just certain contacts?

I am wondering if it is possible to specify which of my contacts will see if I have read their messages. I know I can turn on "send read receipts" in iMessage but that allows everyone to see if I have ...
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iPhone 4S unlock and/or jailbreak?

I have seen there are several jailbreak and unlocks are available for earlier models. Is there any trusted unlock and/or jailbreak available for iPhone 4S? I am not sure about the iOS version as I ...
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Password prompted for app updates in phone 5

I have iPhone 5 and iOS 6.0.1 updated. Device prompts for password even while updating the apps. What is wrong with the device? Am I missing any settings?
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Bluetooth connection issues with LG Soundbar and Macbook Pro or iPhone

I picked up an LG soundbar a few months back, largely as it allowed me to stream audio using bluetooth which seemed a great idea for streaming from either my MacBook or my iPhone. Since i've had the ...
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The cheapest and reliable way to unlock iphone 5?

What is the cheapest and reliable way to unlock iphone 5? Is there any reliable free solution? The phone is now locked to U.S. Sprint service.
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How does one view pictures fullscreen on iPhone 5?

There is an annoyance in the iPhone 5 that the camera sensor is 4:3 but the phone display is 16:9. This makes photos not cover the entire screen. Apple has now begun running a Thanksgiving commercial ...
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Can I get my mail folders on my iPhone synced to my Mac?

I've made many mail folders on my iPhone and they are automatically synced to my iPad, but not synced to my Mac. Anyone have an idea?
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Siri and birthday events

One of Apple's calendar features on every device is that it takes the birthdays from the contacts and show them as a separate birthday calendar. This is a nice feature, but has a huge drawback in my ...
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How can I combine text messages from my old iPhone with my new iPhone?

I just bought a new iPhone 5 and used it before restoring the backup from my old iPhone 4. Now I would like to restore the backup from my old phone without loosing the text messages already on my new ...
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Are all iPhone4 apps available for iPhone 5 also?

My father in law is considering getting an iPhone 5. There are some specific apps that he is interested in; are all apps available for iPhone 4 also available for iPhone 5, or do developers have to ...
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Is it possible to sync music and podcasts between an iPhone and Mac, but exclude Apps?

The standard sync function seems to sync applications between my iPhone and Mac (That is, the applications seem to end up on my Mac.) I don't understand the point of this: they can't be run on the ...
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iPhone encrypted backup password forgotten [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I forgot my local backup password to unlock the iPhone backup file I have forgotten the password used to encrypt my iPhone 4 iOS 6.0.1 backup. Is there any way to ...
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Is there a way to “uncheck” songs on my iphone?

I have many audiobooks in my itunes, some of which are in their appropriate place, but some of which are categorized as songs. I've moved them all to playlists and unchecked them in itunes so that ...
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iCloud save support in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

I've been playing on my iPhone and iPad, and it appears that in order to do a "cloud save", I need to actually find a save point on one device and then do a save. Then, on my other device I need to ...
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Can I share photos to Facebook without downloading my contacts?

I would like to share photos on facebook. However, it is required to sign in, after which all facebook contacts will be downloaded. Would it be possible to avoid downloading contacts from facebook?
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Is it possible to turn off the iPhone Calendar invitations badge/list?

Is it possible to turn off the new invite badge and the list of new invitations within the Calendar application on the iPhone? My boss has his assistant review his invitations and accept/deny them ...
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iCloud and Email and syncing

I am a little bit confused as to how best to setup my devices to have the best battery life and best syncing options. I have an iMac, iPad mini & iPhone 5. Currently I use Google Apps (Gmail) to ...
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Iphone 5 restore failed. Iphone in recovery mode only

I've tried to restore my iphone 5 with itunes (installed newest version 64 bit on windows 7) and it gave me error. I clicked the website and didn't write down error code. On the website there was ...
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How can I stop autocorrect in a granular way?

I misspell "maintenance" all the time. I usually ignore the autocorrect suggestion and just send it. Recently my iPhone (and iPad and MacBook - thanks iCloud) have started suggesting the misspelling ...
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backing up to iCloud, and restoring from computer

I have 60GB of photos on my iPhone, so I can't back it up to iCloud, I suppose even if I bought the max iCloud plan from Apple? If I turn on iCloud backup for this device and disable photos it can be ...
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IPhone 5 power button not responsive

Recently the power button on my iPhone 5 has become hard to press, and slow to come back up after being pressed. Update : As I was typing this I was repeatedly pressing the power button. It ...
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iTunes music sync clarification

Can someone clarify what these different synch settings in iTunes (v11) actually mean: What is the difference between "sync only checked songs and videos" in the "Summary" tab of the iPhone and "Sync ...
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How do I use iCloud to sync Pages documents from iPad to iPhone?

I use pages on my iPad for documents. Apple says that I can have everything that is in Pages on my iPad shared on my iPhone using iCloud. How do I configure that?
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How to remove synced iPhone data in iTunes 11?

I didn't have a free outlet to plug my iPhone charger into, so I plugged it into the USB port of my work computer (Macbook Pro) to charge. Anyway, iTunes 11 and iPhoto opened up! I forgot that ...
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6GB of “other” on my iPhone 3GS, should I do a clean install of ios?

Since I installed iOS 6 there have been many issues with my iPhone 3GS. I now have 6GB of "unknown" stuff in the iTunes breakdown, and the phone became much slower, could there be a connection between ...
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How can I prevent my old iPhone from getting Facebook messages?

I have an iPhone 5 and now my husband has my old iPhone 4S. For some reason everytime I have a message on Facebook, he's also getting them on his phone under the "Facebook Messenger". How can I fix ...
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How to turn off iPhone without power button?

My iPhone's power button is broken. How can I still turn it off to send it in for repairs? I found another answer, but it does not really help.
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Does T-Mobile's network in the US allow an iPhone 3GS work as well as the iPhone 5?

Buying an unlocked iPhone makes it cheaper to find a iPhone 3/3GS than a 4 than a 4S than a 5. Please assume that I know and am aware of all the other benefits of newer hardware like cameras, running ...
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How can I tell which band (2.4GHz or 5GHz) my iPhone's WiFi connection is on?

I have two access points for the same network in my house, with some overlap. One runs on 2.4GHz only, and one transmits both 2.4GHz and 5GHz. I have an iPhone 5 (running iOS 6.0.1), which supports ...