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Facebook Chat Online Status

I have been told by some friends that throughout the early hours of the morning, while I am asleep, I am appearing online in Facebook chat (the green dot appears) or that I was online 43 mins ago at ...
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iMessage on old iPhone

So in the past few days I just retired my old iPhone 5 and upgraded to the new iPhone 6. Once I took the SIM out, I expected just standard carrier calls and texts to stop working (for obvious ...
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Recents on the double click home page

Why does the double click home page store recents and how do I delete them?
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Wi-Fi syncing and Home Sharing with iPhone 5 not working in iTunes after iOS 8 upgrade

I have a recent MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). I also have an iPhone 5 that had iOS 7.1, but I recently updated it to iOS 8. When I had iOS 7, I used to be able to connect via Wi-Fi and ...
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Is there a way not to turn on the screen when notifications arrive?

I don't want to turn OFF the notifications when emails, sms, etc arrive but what I want to do is tell iPhone NOT to turn on the SCREEN whenever a new notification comes in...It is a huge battery loss, ...
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How can I make SwiftKey the default on iOS 8?

I've recently upgraded my iPhone 5s to iOS 8, and installed SwiftKey. I really like it, and I'd like it to be the default, but my keyboard keeps switching back to the default. I can switch back to the ...
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Can I stop my iOS 8 device asking for my password for each app?

We use Cisco Meraki to download apps. It works great aside from the fact we have to re-enter the password for the apps every 15 minutes. We have a VPP account distributing the apps, and it works ...
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Can iOS8 QuickType show suggestions in more than one language?

With iOS8's new QuickType feature (predicting words you're likely to type, based on message context, learning frequently used words), is there a way to show predictions in the language of the message? ...
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Trouble downloading apps

I need help trying to download apps from Apple Store on my iphone 4 and it says unable to download. I have plenty of storage. And I have already reset everything and still can't download is there ...
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Can't download apps

I need help trying to get my iphone 4 to download apps. It will start to load and then it will say unable to download at this time. I have plenty of storage and I have good connection. I have tried ...
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iMessages between two devices are received by the device sending the message

When my husband sends me an iMessage from his iPhone 5c it sends it to him. If I send him a message from my iPhone 5c it send it to me. This has just happened since we updated yesterday.
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Can't get into my phone after erasing it through iCloud

I forgot my restrictions passcode so I looked at some websites and forums who told me to erase my iPhone from iCloud and to backup my iPhone. I did this but unfortunately, now my iPhone is in lost ...
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How can I use iOS 7 PhotoStream functionality in iOS 8?

In iOS 8, how can I get the same functionality PhotoStream used to have in iOS 7 (regarding being able to show and use the last 1000 pictures within my iPhone, regardless if downloaded on PC or not)? ...
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How can I sync my contacts on my iPhone 5s to iCloud?

I can not sync my contacts to iCloud since I have upgraded from iOS 7.1.2 to iOS 8.
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Delete book from iBooks Mac when I delete it from iOS

I sync "All books" from my iOS device (an iPod Touch) and my Mac, in iBooks. When I delete a book in iOS, it is NOT deleted on my Mac. Instead, in iTunes, the setting changes from sync "All books" to ...
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Missing 2 GB of memory?

I got an iPhone 4s 16 GB. I had around 3.5 GB free earlier today. Then suddenly the low memory message pops up. Nearly 2 GB is gone. I'm still on iOS 7. Haven't downloaded anything since I had cleared ...
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iPhone 4 Filters won't show up on Instagram

When I take a photo with my camera and use a filter, I try to upload it to Instagram but it doesn't recognize the filter. It just shows the pic without the filter.
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iTunes won't sync music library back to iPhone 6 or 5

This is my Bizarro Problem. For a while, I have noticed that my iPhone has lost some of the music files when I sync to the Mac. First it was CDs that I had ripped, and therefore was not associated ...
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Forgotten iPhone 5S password, but the password is stored in notes

I cannot remember the password for my iPhone 5S. The password is written in the Notes app on my phone. Touch ID is not an option because it's not working (I haven't set it up). Is there any way I ...
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Bought phone at yard sale but it has Find My Phone activated

I thought I got a great deal on a used iPhone 4s that was reset to default. However, the previous owner has the Find my Phone option set on it so I can't set it up. I was to too many sales to even ...
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Temporarily free up space on iPhone 5

Don't really want to delete things but I cannot get OS 8 on phone due to lack of space. Have backed up phone using i tunes to the mac but don't know what to do after that. Can I delete music or photos ...
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Can I view iMessage history from an iPhone set up as a new device?

I set up a new iPhone as a new device (not from a backup) but using my same Apple ID for iCloud and so on. Can I view my old iMessages on this phone? If I restore from backup, the messages appear. I ...
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iOS8 step counter - unusually high number of data points

This is my first chance to use an iPhone with a motion co-processor running iOS 8 (in this case a new iPhone 6 with the barometer built in.) Go to Health > Health Data > Fitness > Steps > Show All ...
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Using iPhone on VoIP landline?

At my home I have a bundled internet connection and a VoIP landline. These services are provided with a Huawei HG659 Wi-Fi modem. Is there a way I can connect my iPhone to my VoIP landline via Wi-Fi? ...
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Contacts disappeared on iphone 5 [duplicate]

My contacts have disappeared from my iphone 5. I didn't upgrade or anything. The contacts are still in my gmail on the web. Please help.
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Does anybody knows a Google voice app for iPhone that does not crash a lot and works great?

I have downloaded two Google voice applications from the American App Store on my iPhone and both these apps crashes a lot. Both these apps are made by the Same producer (Mo+). Also, I have downloaded ...
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iPhone 5 Power Button Replacement Programme

I have an iPhone 5 (out of warranty) which is eligible for a power button replacement via the Apple programme. I smashed my screen a while ago, and to be frank don't feel paying Apple £200 to replace ...
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The ‘sync’ portion of restoring an iPhone backup silently skips tons of my apps

So, bit of backstory here. Skip past this for the meat. A couple of days ago, I tried to upgrade my iPhone 5s to iOS 8; the upgrade process bricked (blue-screen-of-death, which is something I've ...
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How to use iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad?

On the following screenshot from https://www.apple.com/icloud/icloud-drive/, it looks like I can use an iCloud app on iPhone and iPad. But some webpage such as ...
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Cannot restrict apps from accessing data in iOS 8

I cannot restrict apps from accessing cellular data on iOS 8, as these settings are disabled. How can I enable them?
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Problem to initiate update for iOS 8

I have a iPhone 5s, and have still not received any information about on-the-air update to iOS 8. So I decide to update manually through iTunes. iTunes gives me an assuring message iTunes will ...
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“Cannot connect to iCloud” when attempting to purchase additional storage

I have received a note that I'm consuming the free 5 GB space on iCloud. I'm trying to purchase 20 GB of space. When I try to do that using my iTunes account I constantly receive the message "Cannot ...
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Update multiple devices with one download using iTunes?

I have multiple iOS devices: iPhone 5, iPad 2, 3, air. Is it possible to use iTunes to make one download and update on all these devices?
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I want to download iPhone firmware, but I don't know my iPhone 5S is Global or GSM so [duplicate]

I want to download iPhone firmware, but I don't know my iPhone is Global or GSM so
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Transfer all videos from iphone to macbook pro without usb cable [duplicate]

Both my USB ports have broken on my macbook pro. And I need to delete all my photos and videos to update the IOS on my iphone. Using iPhoto I have managed to get all the photos across how can I now ...
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How can I convince iPhone that phone calls are just not that important?

No matter what I might be engaged in, if a phone call over the cellular network arrives the world as iPhone know it stops until I answer, decline, or ignore. Can I tell iPhone to simply give me a ...
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How to mass delete your photos in your iPhone?

I cannot do it in the phone itself, neither in iPhoto. How can you delete all your photos in iPhone?
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Unlock in-app purchase for a user on iOS 8? [migrated]

I'm working on an iPhone app for iOS 8. The app is free but users need to buy an in-app purchase to unlock premium features. I would like to give some users the in-app purchase for free. Can I unlock ...
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How can I back up apps which are no longer available?

I have an old iPhone 3G I'd like to repurpose. I've got some apps on it which work fine, but the current versions in the App Store won't run on a device this old. How can I back up the phone and the ...
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Does iPhone 5s slow down with iOS 8? [closed]

I am pondering whether it makes sense to install iOS 8 on my iPhone 5s. I've seen articles like this, that advise you not to install the new OS on the 4s. However, I've seen nothing about the 5s ...
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How to uninstall 3rd party keyboards on ios8

I've installed a 3rd party keyboard on ios8. I didn't like it so i wanted to uninstall it completely. It stills appear under "Third Party Keyboards" when I press "Add new Keyboard..." in the ...
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Paste text when option not offered by the app?

Is there a way to paste message if an app doesn't offer the paste option when you hold down in the text area? (Specifically Clash of Clans.) Alternate keyboard for storing text or something like ...
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Export non-Camera Roll Photo Albums to PC?

Is there any way to export non Camera Roll or Photo Stream photo albums from an iPhone to a PC? There are a bunch of "free" software online than can do this, but they all require you to buy the ...
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iOS Delete old SMS Messages

I'm not an iPhone user, but help support them at work. We have a user who has a large amount of SMS messages for having the same iPhone for quite a few years. He's trying to delete old SMS messages. ...
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How do I maximize my privacy in iOS 8?

I ordered an iPhone 6. I've used an Android phone for the last few years. What specific steps to I need to take to: Keep my location from being disclosed Disable ALL automated uploading or backing ...
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Can I back up my iPhone 5S to more than one MBP?

I have a 5S that's backed up to my home 13" MBP, as have every other iPhone before it. I am getting a 6, and want to back up the 5S to restore to the 6. I have a second MBP, a Retina 15", at work ...
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Why does a short video recorded on the iPhone have almost the same file size as a full HD movie?

Videos recorded on the iPhone are huge. I don't know where I'm supposed to store those videos. Even with 1TB of storage, I'd run out of space if I regularly recorded & stored these huge files. ...
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How to make your iPhone beep every hour?

Is it possible to have my iPhone making a sound every hour ? And preferably during day time, like 12 hours a day, and moreover only during weekdays only ?
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Can't skip iCloud setup on iOS 8

I've just downloaded iOS 8 but when it's asking me to set it up it won't let me skip setting up iCloud and it just resets itself! How can I skip this and set up the device?
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Beacons detected on some devices but not on others

Frustration on the top !! I have developed an iPhone app that detects beacons and posts to the social media. I tested in one of my iPod and it's working fine (detecting the beacons). I tried to test ...