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iPhone lock screen keyboard is deformed

About 6 times out of 10, my iPhone lock screen keyboard is in the landscape orientation when I turn it on, even though the rest of the phone is in portrait mode. The clock is centered in the screen ...
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If my iPhone was stolen and I decide to cancel my phone plan, would it still show up on my iCloud?

If the thief uses the device with another sim or cellphone service would it still be tied to my iCloud?
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Can an app tottaly control the Ringtones of phone calls?

Is it possible to build an app that controls the ringtones of phone calls in iPhone, like, which one to play, for how long, how loud, etc?
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Stream iPhone camera video to a Mac

Is there an app that would let me stream the iPhone/iPad camera to my Mac? I need high quality so it can be recorded.
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Multiple S/MIME certificates on iPad in iOS 7.0.4

I am trying to install my S/MIME certificates on my iPhone and iPad (both iOS 7.0.4). I have six of them for six different email addresses distributed over two accounts. There is no problem ...
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iPhone 5 doesn’t connect or show up in iTunes

I am using a Dell Inspiron 15 3521. I replace my iPhone 5 with Apple, and my new phone doesn’t show up or connect in iTunes. It doesn’t even show any device as attached. I’ve reinstalled iTunes three ...
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How do I remotely control my iPhone from my MacBook with no wifi or AC power available (so no router)?

I'm connecting my MacBook successfully over my home wifi network via VNC (using Mac OS X's /System/Library/CoreServices/Screen Sharing.app) to my jailbroken iPhone 5, which is running Veency. Now, in ...
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Apps for tracking iPhone app sales?

Are there any free apps that will track your iPhone app sales? Many have now gone to paid.
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Why do my most recent iTunes music purchases not sync to my iPhone?

For some reason, the last 15 songs or so that I've downloaded won't sync to my iPhone. I've tried: Removing all music by unchecking "Sync Music" (didn't actually remove the music for some reason) ...
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Photos not uploading to photo stream or syncing with iCloud

So I have a heavy question that I haven't seen asked on ad, so, or su. Question -- My photos are not uploading from my iPhone nor iPhoto to my photo stream. Why? Background -- When I attempt to ...
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Shortcut to recover webpages closed by accident

On computer web browsers , one can press the shortcut ctrl + t to recover any webpages accidentally closed by the user . Is there a similar shortcut on Iphone / Ipad ???
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in iOS 7's Music app, how can I not show the huge “album cover” icons?

In iOS7, I now have huge "album cover" icons on the Playlists, Artists, and Albums tabs. I can only see 4 lines per screen, which is incredibly annoying. 80% of the lines are blank space because the ...
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Does iPhoto need to be open in order to download Photo Stream photos?

Apple's official documentation on Photo Stream states: My Photo Stream stores the last 30 days of photos taken with your iOS device or imported from a camera to your Mac or Windows computer, and ...
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iPhone 5 locked out from Previous User

I bought a used iphone 5 today. When i insert a nano sim and try to activate it, it says the previous user has locked the phone please the number and get it unlocked. I bought the phone through an ...
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iOS7 - missing keyboard

Since upgrading on my 4, whenever I try to save a recent caller info to contacts, everything works fine, until I set the cursor at "name." At that point I would expect the keyboard to pop up, but I ...
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How do people hack iPhone games so easily?

I have seen high scores of 999,999 on Flappy Bird as well as many other impossible high scores on games such as Temple Run, etc., on iPhone and iPad. How do people hack these games so easily when ...
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(Jailbroken) iOS 7 stock apps missing on springboard

All apps from private/var/stash/Applications.xxxxxx are missing suddenly. I can't exactly say when that happened, don't think it was any specific Cydia tweak. I still can ssh into my iPhone and see ...
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iOS7 iPhone: how to make Siri-initiated calls, SMS text msgs come from Google Voice caller ID?

When I ask Siri (iOS 7.0.4 on my iPhone 5S) to call or text someone, I want said call or text to come from my Google Voice caller ID. Any way to do this now that jailbreak apps GVIntegrated & ...
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Is there an app that shows iPhone call alerts on iPad?

Is there an app out there that will allow me to see who's calling my iPhone from my iPad? This seems so simple, yet there doesn't seem to be anything in the App Store, leading me to believe it's not ...
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iPhone email setup

I have two email accounts, A and B. On a laptop, I have forwarding from B to A, and I am able to reply from both email addresses when I check A. I added both accounts to the iPhone as well. However, ...
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iPhone 5s slow on wifi

I have an iPhone 5s that was bought several months ago. For some reason, it is quite slow on the wifi in my house - noticeably slower than 4g/LTE speed - and has been this way from the beginning. ...
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Find device on personal hotspot network in iPhone

I need find IP of device which is connected on iPhones personal hotspot. My solution is check every IP(from 172.20.10.2 to 172.20.10.255) which returns html with certain words. Because device return ...
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Activating apple new iPhone 5 on sprint in UK

I need help. My daughter is studying in London. She has her Sprint iPhone 5 which she was only using as a wifi device (saving $--turning off data and cellular roaming). The iPhone stopped working for ...
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After resetting iOS 7, and having my volume disappear, how can I re-enable it?

I just did a hard reset on my iPhone 4S by wiping the phone and restoring an iCloud backup. During that process, I used my iPad charger to make sure it stayed charged while it was being wiped and ...
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iPhone gmail app push notifications not working

My iPhone gmail app push notifications are not working properly anymore. I have the Primary only selected for my push notifications. For some reason I am getting notifications for the emails I don't ...
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How to make Siri set an alarm AND name/label the alarm at same time?

How can I make iOS's Siri set an alarm AND name/label the alarm at same time? I set many alarms on my iPhone5S running iOS7, and sometimes it's hard to remember what I set them for when they go off. ...
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Does Google Maps for iOS work without data access or with low intermittent data access

I am going on a road trip and want to use Google Maps for iOS. The problem is there will not always be data access along the way. Will it still work i.e. is the route downloaded when you click start ...
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Itunes Info Button Missing?

I am running the most current iTunes 11.14 version and am trying to sync my contacts on my computer to my iPhone 4s. From everything that I have read, I'm told to find the "info" button and select ...
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iPhone Not Charging When Plugged In?

My device is simply not charging while connected to my Windows 8 system. I've heard of my friends having this issue too. There is no connection issue, my computer recognizes it is plugged in, but I ...
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I was physically robbed and now can't manage my Apple ID… how can I extract my purchases?

TL;DR Since it seems obvious that at present Apple can do nothing to help me: I need some way of getting as much of my content (music/apps/contacts/etc) out of this account... what can I do? All of ...
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How to forward iPhone messages to Macbook or iPod?

I'm currently studying abroad in England. I have an iPod touch, iPhone 5, and Macbook Air. I recently took the SIM card out of my iPhone and received a UK Sim card so I can use data and texting here ...
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Is the iPhone 5s Voice over LTE (VoLTE) capable?

When carriers roll out Voice over LTE (VoLTE), is the iPhone 5s capable of using it?
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What accessories are needed to connect my iphone 5 with iPad Mini?

I'm looking to connect my iPhone 5 to my iPad Mini to upload pictures taken from my iPhone 5. What adapters and/or cables are needed? Update: According to this article, it is possible. Has ...
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iOS 7: iCloud backup fails silently

Like so many other people, I have an iOS 7 device that fails to backup to iCloud. Automatic backups don't occur, and I periodically get the "your iPhone has not been backed up in n weeks" message. ...
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Will a sealed iPhone 5s from Rogers activate onto Fido for the first SIM card?

I have heard from a couple sources that Rogers and Fido iPhones use a special software lock to lock the iPhone, and that this lock is only determined between Rogers and Fido upon the first activation. ...
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Is it required to use XCode v5 to host an IOS Mobile App in itunesconnect.com?

Is it required to use XCode v5 to host an IOS Mobile App in itunesconnect.com? let us know what's the minimum required XCode Version to use? Thanks.
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iTunes sync mysteriously failing in various ways

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.0.4, and my MacBook (10.6.8) has iTunes 11.1.4. I have a few small mp3 files that I want to copy from my MacBook to my iPhone. When I connect the phone to the MacBook ...
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iPhone 5 corrupt photos

I have this issue with recently purchased iPhone 5, 16 GB, iOS 7.0.4. The original issue was with the battery dying a way too fast (would go down from a little over 90% to just under 70% while using ...
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iPhone app for pushing missed call information and SMS messages to the Mac?

Very often I work with my headphones on, and my phone e.g. left in the jacket away from me, so that neither call tones nor vibrating alerts reach me. Been thinking that it should be possible to ...
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Why won't Apple allow users to access iCloud online via an iPhone? [closed]

Try this on your iPhone. Go to www.iCloud.com . You can try it on Safari or Chrome. Apple won't let you access the online version of iCloud. On Chrome for iPhone, there's something called "Request ...
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Export local contacts from iPhone

My primary means of handling contacts on my iPhone is gmail sync, but somehow it appears I have added a number of contacts to my phone locally. I want just these local contacts to sync back to gmail. ...
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How much power can be drawn from the lightning connector by a external device?

How much power can be drawn from the iPhone/iPad lightning connector by a external device? Update: The use case is a audio-related device for iPhone/iPads. It would require around ~100 mA at 3,3 ...
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Turn off message sending from iCloud?

Whenever I send someone a text, I'm told that it shows that "myname@icloud.com" is sending the text and not my phone number. And when someone responds to "myname@icloud.com", I receive the message on ...
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Tethering iPhone

I have an iPhone 5s, and a wireless plan that permits tethering. I am wondering if there are any consequences of frequent tethering. For example, if my phone was plugged in to a charger and tethered ...
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Why Find my iPhone application is built in such useless way?

Today I lost my iPhone 3GS And I was trying to locate it using "Find My iPhone" app. But as we know, it rarely helps! I was wondering why is it built in this way and why they didn't use a MAC ...
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iPhone 5s blur when closing app

I have an iPhone 5s. If I have apps open and try to close them (double press the home button, then swipe up), the desktop "blurs" before returning to its normal state. For example, I can see the ...
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Disable simcard or phone on Verizon iPhone 4

I have Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 iOS 7 jailbroken, with no simcard slot. I'm using it as an iPod, because there is no Verizon in my country and I would like it to stop looking for signal, because it's ...
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Battery issue with iOS7 and iPhone4

So, I have IOS7 installed in my iphone 4. I first noticed this bug as follows: When I get home around 18h I plug-in the computer, and at around 23h before going to bed it's already 100% for some ...
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Issue in NSUrlConnection

Below is the url which is working fine in browser but not working in iOS mobile objective NSURLConnection. Please anyone help me on this below ...
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iOS 7 Phone app interface doesn't show “Decline” button when it's asleep

In iOS 7, when the phone is in Sleep mode and I receive a call, I don't see the "Decline" button. All I see is a green "Answer..." button that requires me to slide to the right to answer the call. Is ...