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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 ...
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How to sync iPhone photo albums to iPhoto

I'm using iPhone4 and the latest iOS. I've created albums and categorized my photos into the albums. Question is, how can I then sync the photos WITH the albums into iPhoto?
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Remote control Pandora iPhone app from Mac

I'm trying to replace my Sonos system with old iphones. I can stream Pandora with the iphone app but also want to be able to control the music remotely from my Mac. Is there a way of doing that?
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Can an iPhone act as an audio source to a Mac?

Is there a way to pull the audio from an iphone phone call to a mac either via bluetooth or USB? In other words, use the mac and a cellular phone hybrid? I'd like to be able to record a phone call or ...
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Any way to automatically lock *Me* out from *My Own* iPhone for a specific amount of time?

I am looking for a way to kick me off of My iPhone periodically for set periods of time to avoid getting distracted. Does anyone know of a way to achieve this? PS: Inspired by http://xkcd.com/862/
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What should I do for iTunes before reinstall win7?

I have backuped my apps, books and songs in iTunes, but how about the data in apps, such as the saved angry birds' progress, the pdf files in adobe reader and so on?
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How do I get my iphone to show up in iTunes 11 consistently?

I upgraded to iTunes 11 today and my iPhone rarely shows up in iTunes. It almost never does through wifi (even though wifi syncing is on) and if I connect it with a USB cord, I have to restart the ...
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How to I delete a song from ITunes and re-download

all...I'm having trouble with a song I downloaded from iTunes. I fixed it once before, but I can't remember what I did. I have a song that I bought and it only partially downloaded (only the first ...
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Editing of material such as PDFs in iOS for Vizualisation?

This thread is a part of the major thread about using iPad for education purposes here. Editing is slightly ambiguous term but here it means things such as collages here, merging, annotation and such ...
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Corrupted .mp4 File from iPhone 4 Weather Balloon Launch

We recently launched a weather balloon into space which used an Apple iPhone 4 as a camera. In any case, though, we have about 8 minutes of corrupted video footage in the form of an .mp4 file (the ...
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my iphone 4s keeps crashing for a while. it keeps restarting on its own is it the hardware or the software? [closed]

Incident Identifier: C73FF9DA-8324-4378-AACF-B1C3B6D06D70 CrashReporter Key: 65b7e8956e9bc81eed137c6cc717726dbe40ed7d Hardware Model: iPhone4,1 Process: backboardd [52] Path: ...
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Image Capture OS X 10.6 won't read from iPhone

Image Capture on Snow Leopard says the "iPhone is locked with code", and asks to unlock it before importing images. The most weird thing is that it can import just fine using iPhoto and it syncs ...
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Can a Mac be set up to dial arbitrary numbers by connecting to an iPhone?

I normaly listen to music on my iPhone while working, and regularly I also have to be able to make calls. What tends to happen is that I google for the contact details of the place I'm calling and ...
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using multiple emails in the mail app and sending texts to that app as well

the question is almost identical to the title: i just got an iPhone 5, coming over from a blackberry. on my blackberry i was able to receive all my text messages and emails from both of my accounts ...
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Is wifi on when the iPhone is idle?

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 6.0.1. Whenever I resume the phone from idle, I see "LTE" quickly change to the wifi icon in the status bar. This makes me believe that wifi is off when the phone is idle. ...
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How can you send the same text to multiple people without it being a group message?

Suppose that I want to send "Happy Thanksgiving!" to 35 different people, but I do not want it to be treated as a group message. How can this be accomplished on the iPhone 4S (with or without ...
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Close down all background iPhone apps without clearing task switcher (Jailbreak)

I have a 3GS running 5.1. Memory management is key to keeping it running smoothly. I've tried: SBSettings processes. Clears apps one by one and clears memory - and leaves them in the task switcher. ...
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iPhone 4 - Camera flash stays lit even when the phone is off

I was given an iphone 4 to fix. I've replaced screens before, but this guy tried to do it himself but he couldn't do it. When I got the phone, the flash lit up. It wasn't a full "flash" like you get ...
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if I restore from my cousins backup would it change my iOS?

Both my cousin and I have backups on my PC and we both have the iPhone 4. However, she has Sprint and iOS 5.1.1 and I have AT&T and 6.0.1. Could I use her backup to downgrade my iPhone to iOS ...
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Relative Wifi performance: iPhone 5 and iPad [closed]

I noticed that my iPhone's Wifi performance sometimes lagged and so I did an experiment. From exactly the same place in my living room, within seconds of each other, my iPad showed around 6Mb down and ...
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What's causing this purple banding on video shot with my iPhone 5?

I shot my first two video with an iPhone 5 last weekend, and both suffered from the same flash of purple banding you can see in this clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGLWJKDj1fE I've tried ...
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iphone restarts on password lock screen

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.0.1. If somehow it gets shut down, I can't boot tethered. Can't use "Just Boot" in Redsn0w, because the phone needs to be shut down, but I can't make the "slide ...
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Setting Default Send-From Address on iPhone

If I take a photo using the camera app, and then want to share it by email, the default is to send from my icloud email address. I have my gmail set up on my phone using exchange, and that had always ...
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set different ringtone style like nokia?

Is there a way to create styles like all nokie cell have? I would like to create for example 3 styles: Normal (normal rington with vibration) Silence (another rington with vibration) Reunion (no ...
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iphone shares my email address without permission

I've found that with my iPhone 5 the following happens. When i give out my phone number to other people who also have an iPhone they can see my email address. I would rather this didn't happen. How do ...
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What SatNav software will run on an iPhone 3G?

I have an iphone 3G running iOS 4.2.1 (highest supported iOS for this phone). Is there any free/cheap SatNav software that will run on it? Navfree GPS looked good, but unfortunately requires iOS 4.3. ...
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iTunes U automatic Download when iPhone is locked

Does iTunes U automatically download content when the iOS device is locked and plugged in?
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Best app for texting internationally to non-smartphone mobile?

I'm going to be permanently moving abroad in two months, and I've decided to get an iPhone to bring with me. I pretty sure that I'll be on a plan with unlimited texting and 2GB of data, but it will ...
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What kit enables iPhone or iPad use for wearable computing?

I am wondering if there are wearable computer kits for the iPhone or iPad, or are there resources on how to do it. I would like to be able to, at a bare minimum, type text while walking, possibly do ...
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iPhone app that displays temperature as a notification badge

I'm looking for an app similar to Fahrenheit, that gives a notification badge indication of the current temperature. A problem with Fahrenheit that I have is that it's too slow in updating. I need ...
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Bluetooth 4.0 Dongle detectable by iPhone 4S/5

I bought a CSR Bluetooth 4.0 dongle, when plugged into my computer, initially my iPhone 5 could not detect it, but if I set the dongle to broadcast as Headset mode in the Bluetooth settings, the ...