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iPhone alarm through headphones only?

By default the iPhone alarm sounds both through the headphones and speakers (understandably), is there a setting somewhere to set the alarm to only go through the headphones? (The use case is I want ...
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Enable full screen mode in iBooks on iPhone

A recent iBooks update (1.5, I think) mentions a new "full screen reading mode" that gets rid of the junk on the top/bottom of the screen. How do I actually get into this mode on the iPhone? I can't ...
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How do I export my iPhone's call logs?

How can I get export the call log (incoming and outgoing calls) from my iPhone, preferably as a CSV file? I found MobileLog Jailbreak needed, $9.99 PhoneView $19.95 calLog Doesn't work with iOS 5, ...
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Help with troubleshooting location services where one app isn't registering

We have an app which uses Location Services. One of our users is complaining that he can't see the app in the Location Services settings, even though the appellation reports that Location Services are ...
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Is the boot time of an iOS device affected by the apps that are running at shutdown?

I suspect that apps that use system services might take time to register each app in the appropriate places at startup. Is the boot time of an iOS device affected by the apps that are running at the ...
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Games no longer appear to be using Retina graphics

I just opened up Angry Birds Seasons today and the graphics looked blurrier than usual. I don't know how reliable a screenshot is but here is one I took and you can see it looks blurry. (Also, the ...
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Why does my iPhone flash when I receive a message?

After the recent iOS upgrade, my iPhone flashes every time I receive a text message, and I can't find a way to turn it off. I checked the setting but there are no options where I can disable it from ...
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Any iOS apps for me to talk to people just nearby?

I want app for iPhone or iPad, which can search for people within 100 meters (probably need to use Bluetooth), and is able to exchange information with them or talk to them directly. Does anyone ...
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Can you talk on the iPhone and use Siri with Monster beats headphones?

I want a set of Beats by Dre headphones and have seen that they come with a control on the cord. Does this have a Mic? and can it be used with Siri in the same way the official Apple ones can? I have ...
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New Playlists aren't transferring to iPhone

Every time I make a new playlist on my computer, then sync my iPhone to my computer, the playlists never appear on my iPhone.
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What happens, exactly, when an iPhone app is run on an iPad at 2x scale?

When I run an iPhone app which supports retina displays on an iPad, does it have increased clarity when shown at 2x size? I've noticed text appears pixelated, but photos do not. Is there a complete ...
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How to sync Iphone on laptop with music collection on desktop?

I would like to use my laptop as the syncing point for my iPhone, but I don't like having my music collection on the laptop. Is there a way I can sync my iPhone with my laptop and still be able to add ...
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Why does the keypad show strange entries on my iPhone? [closed]

Why does the top of the keypad show an exorbitant amount of numbers when I press the paste button? At the bottom are all the websites I visit. I can get rid of them. I have cleared everything and ...
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Syncing photos doesn't appear to do anything

I have a ton of photos on my iPhone (4S, although most were taken with my previous 3G). I am trying to sync them to my computer (Windows Vista) but they are not appearing there. I went to my iPhone ...
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How does H2O Wireless work with the iPhone without needing any unlock?

My friend purchased an iPhone 4 that cannot be unlocked so the store sold him a new cell phone service called H2O Wireless. You simply pop in the sim card and it works without needing any unlock or ...
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Can I regenerate the the photo thumbnails that have turned black after restoring my iPhone?

I had to restore my iOS 5.1 iPhone from iCloud after recieving a replacement. Many of the thumbnails for photographs are now black. Is there a way to regenerate them?
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How can I keep my iPhone / iPods cooler in a hot vehicle?

Sometimes I have to leave my phone in a hot car and don't have any other options other than leaving it in a locked car in the summer heat. What are ways to keep the phone cooler and not overheat it or ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from ios 4.3.5 to 5.0.1 even though the current version is 5.1?

My iphone has ios version 4.3.5 (8L1). I want to jailbreak/unlock it. I see that the latest jailbreak is for version 5.0.1 (by redsn0w). Itunes only allows me to upgrade to the latest version which is ...
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How to Download to Computer a Voice Memo Received via MMS on my iPhone?

A friend sent me a Voice Memo recorded on their iPhone, to mine through MMS. How might I go about getting this audio from my phone to my computer? I've already tried syncing Voice Memos through ...
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How do I un-hide a photo in the iPhone iPhoto app?

I mistakenly hit the 'x' button while editing a photo from the Camera Roll, and now I can't find the flagged menu to un-hide it as illustrated in the help. Fortunately the photo is still in my Camera ...
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How can I move Contacts from Exchange to the From My Mac groups?

I have discovered that some personal contacts that I'd created (using the iPhone's built-in Contacts app) were created in the Exchange (business) group. How can I move them over to the "From My Mac" ...
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Where can I get a closed loop iPhone carrying case/holster?

Most of my older gear with belt carrying cases have a closed loop. In all but one (shoddy) iPhone case I've seen, there is no closed loop, only a clip that can slide off. Are there any iPhone ...
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iPhone 4S won't sync with iTunes

My iPhone 4S doesn't show in the left column in iTunes. I'm running iTunes 10.6. Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this?
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MacBook as WiFi extender

With AirDrop it seems that my MacBook Pro can have multiple Wifi Connections, so can I connect my iPhone to my Macbook at the same time as the macbook is connected to a Time Capsule's Wifi network. I ...
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Can I create a private calendar appointment with an iPhone?

I understand that private is an Exchange concept, but I was hoping Apple would have implemented this feature since they are making use of ActiveSync. If the option is available it is certainly not ...
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Why do our iDevices give a page not found error when trying to connect to profile manager website?

I want to know if anyone have also encountered this. We can connect to Profile Manager using one of our iPads (server.website.com/mydevices), but we can't connect using the rest of the iDevices we ...
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Can you stream podcasts from the server to the iPad or iPhone?

So we are having a problem right now regarding the Lion Server and streaming podcast. We already did the steps on technical note TS4126 and now we can play the podcasts made from podcast producer on ...
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Can you stream music from an iPhone to an iPad?

I'm playing with the idea of installing an iPad in my car. Ideally, I'd like to save the storage space for video and buy a smaller model, so I'm wondering if there is a way to play the music I have ...
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Can I change the default camera app on my iPhone?

In the latest iOS update (5.1) Apple added the camera to the lock screen, so now I don't need to unlock the phone to take a picture. Is it possible to change which app is used for this? I realise ...
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Can I see detailed browser history on the iPhone?

I have an iPhone 4 on iOS 5.1. When I go into Safari's History page, I can see my browsing history by day, but I need to know what page I visited two days ago, at a specific time. Is there any way ...
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How can I get my iPhone to consistently apply or ignore auto-corrections based on my response?

I have an iPhone 4S (Black, 32 GB, AT&T) running iOS 5.0.1, but I previously saw this issue on my jail-broken iPhone 3GS while it was running 5.0 and 4.3.3. This iPhone 4S is not jail-broken, nor ...
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iPhone USB Tethering Problem

I have a strange little problem on my hands here. All this while, I've been using iPhone tethering via USB, and all was well. However, today afternoon, my iPhone USB interface in the Network pane ...
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Speaker on iphone not working with skype or Viber

I have an iPhone 4 , a couple of days ago the speaker when using skype and viber stopped working, I tried removing the apps and reinstalling them and have updated to 5.0.1 and it is still not working. ...
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Face detection in iOS 5.1 on iPhone 4S

I have read several places, that iOS 5.1 is supposed to contain an updated version of the camera app that has a face detection feature. I have updated my iPhone 4S to 5.1, but can't find any such ...
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Will I lose my messages if I downgrade my iPhone from iOS 5 to iOS 4?

I have found some resources on how to downgrade my iPhone 3GS from 5.0.1 to 4.3.3. I have saved the required SHSH blobs so I am ready to proceed. I have a question though - if I do downgrade, will I ...
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Can't get Safenote to open; freezes on loading screen

I've had the Safenote app for quite a while now and have a lot of useful notes in there. But now it won't open—it's frozen on the loading screen. Is there any way of getting it working again? I'm ...
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How can I see the call history from one month ago?

Someone called me last month. I know date and approximate time, but I'm unable to see that call in my iPhone. Is there any way to do this?
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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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Pages on iOS custom paragraph styles & templates?

On Pages 1.6 for iOS, is there any way I can: Change the paragraph styles in the document to custom ones i.e. The default 'blank' template has Helvetica as the body style. Can I change the body ...
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Harmonic noise introduced when using an iPhone dock extension cable connected to a mic peripheral

I am using a Tascam iM2 stereo mic connected to the dock of an iPhone 4S. When the peripheral device is connected directly, there is no problem. Hoever, when I use a dock extension cable, a strange ...
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Is the 3G network used by the iPad the same as the 4G network used by the iPhone?

Both my iPhone 4S and iPad 2 are running iOS 5.1. Both are AT&T models. When not connected to Wi-Fi, the network indicator on the iPhone shows 4G while the iPad shows 3G. Does the iPad use a ...
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hotspot stops being detectable

I have an iPhone 4 and a MacBook Pro. If I turn 'Personal Hotspot' on my iPhone to on, then I can connect with my laptop fine and everything is great. If on the other hand I then disconnect the ...
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What does a “o” symbol instead of “3G” or “E” mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: iPhone data connection types I sometimes get a "o" icon instead of the "3G" or "E" icons when I loose my connection to the network. Why? Could this be due to a ...
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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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How do I clear the Diagnostics & Usage data from my iPhone?

Settings > General > About > Diagnostics & Usage > Diagnostic & Usage Data I've elected not to send this data to Apple, so is there a way to clear or delete it?
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Retina iPhone app on the new iPad

With the new iPads having a retina display, what will happen to iPhone apps that are built to support retina display for iPhone/iPod touch on an iPad sized retina screen. Will the iPad use the retina ...
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iPhone 4 previous back up help

how can I view all dates of my previous back ups & how can I restore all of my lost photos without connecting to another computer? please say this is possible and help by telling me how I can do ...
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Best mode for a router

I have this wireless router I use to connect my iPhone and iPad. This router has 4 settings: 802.11b/n Mixed just 802.11g 802.11b/g/n 802.11g/n Which one should I choose to have maximum speed on ...
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Can iTunes sync podcasts to an iPhone without removing unfinished podcasts?

I often find myself wanting to sync my iPhone with iTunes when I'm in the middle of listening to a podcast. Currently iTunes removes that podcast from the iPhone while syncing. Is it possible to ...
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Why do no external iPad/iPhone batteries charge via a dock connector?

There are many external battery packs which have a USB port for charging your iPad or iPhone on the go. But they all seem to be charged via a Micro USB port themselves, rather than a dock connector. ...