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How can I trigger my iPhone's alarm on receipt of an SMS message?

I want to give certain people the ability to wake me up by sending an SMS message (e.g. "Wake Up!") to me, even when Do Not Disturb is on. Is there a utility that makes this possible, or an app that ...
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Does the Appstore store a registered user's address?

For example would it be possible for a retailer to have a user download their app, make an in-app purchase and have it sent directly to them without requiring the user to enter an address?
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Clash of Clans Difficult village transfer [duplicate]

I first started playing clash of clans on my iPod 4th generation. I soon realized I wanted to start over because I upgraded too quickly and wasted gems. I started over and my new village (lvl 65) is ...
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How do you make a complete backup?

On Android, you can use recovery to make a complete NANDROID backup, which when restored, is exactly the way you left the system. What would be the iDevice equivalent of this and how would one go ...
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Can you update an iPhone 4 on iOS 6.1.2 to 7.0.6 using an IPSW file?

So I have an iPhone 4 that's been happily jailbroken on iOS 6.1.2 for a while now, but I want to upgrade to 7.0.6. I downloaded the IPSW for it and shift-clicked on update, but I get the error 'The ...
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Can iPhone work with any rechargeable li-ion battery 3.7 V 1220 mAh in the market?

Just wondering: Does Apple make their own rechargeable li-ion battery (ie Apple proprietary battery)? or Apple used some certain rechargeable li-ion battery brand that already existed in the current ...
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Restrictions pin change

I have inherited an iphone as my work phone, the user previously set the restrictions PIN number and I have no idea what it could be and therefore cannot change and delete his apps Any body got any ...
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Use touch ID without locking your phone

I like to use touch fingerprint ID when in lieu of a password (when buying apps etc...), but I don't want to have to use it to unlock my phone, nor do I want a passcode lock. Is there a way to enable ...
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iPhone 5s touch screen is extremely buggy after repair

My iPhone 5s fell out of my pocket and smashed the glass. Everything still worked perfectly. The touch screen was just as responsive as ever, and Touch ID worked fine. I had the glass (whole screen ...
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How can I delete all voicemails from my iPhone?

I would like to bulk delete all the voice mails from my iPhone but it appears I need to first delete each one (multiple taps on each message) and then bulk delete them all from the "deleted items" sub ...
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how to programatically backup apps in iphone

I wanted to write a program that backups the apps installed on my iphone, when it is connected to a computer. How to proceed on this? Preferably I am looking for .ipa files. Is there a way for it?
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iPhone 3GS has color depth of 24-bit color or 18-bit color?

I don't understand why Apple did not disclose all the detailed specifications. On apple site, it only tells the most basic specs not all specs so Wikipedia has to search iPhone specs in other sources. ...
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How to access history of podcasts I have listened to in iphone?

I don't know if this is possible or not: I would like to see the history of all the podcasts I have ever listened to. Is this possible?
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Safari iphone IOS7 can't open iTunes link

This occurs on iphones with IOS7.1 and IOS7.0.x When tapping a link to iTunes, Safari open a new tab but doesn't prompt the usual message 'Open this link with "iTunes Store" ? Open/Cancel'. The page ...
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How to read the technical specs for the iPhone 3G correctly

I saw people wrote these technical specifications in iPhone 3G (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPhone_3G) Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850 900 1,800 1,900 MHz) Tri-band UMTS/HSDPA 3.6 (850 1,900 2,100 ...
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Send Photos via Email when accessing Camera from Lock Screen

I access the camera from the lock screen all the time. Often times I want to send those photos. In order to send them I have to... close the camera app, reopen it, find the picture and then send it. ...
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What does Swift mean for people learning iOS development for the first time [closed]

I quit my job to pursue programming full time and I was planning to take an ios app development course at a college near me that teaches iphone & ipad dev using Objective C. Now that Swift has ...
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Find my Friends displaying email addresses, not contact portraits or names

In the Find my Friends app, some of the entries in there no longer show the portrait from that person's entry in Contacts. The email address is displayed instead. I would like to have the portrait ...
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iPhone - what does each number of rings mean?

Let's say someone blocked your number one week ago. When you tried calling them you'd get one ring and it goes straight to voicemail... or no rings and it goes straight to voicemail. A week later you ...
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Ical and Iphone 5s - Syncing Issue

This problem started about a week ago: When I add events to my Google Calendar via iPhone they do not sync with iCal. When I add events to my Google Calendar via iCal they do sync to my iPhone. I ...
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Entering title on a photo or a series of photos on IOS

Until Google or Adobe come up with something, finding personal photos is currently like finding a needle in a haystack. To overcome this issue, I'm thinking of starting a new regime of writing a ...
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using Apple products abroad: just replace the plug?

For many Apple products, e.g. macbook air, or iphone, the power supply is the same for different countries, and it accepts a power range of 100-240V and 50-60Hz (which I think is a great idea, since ...
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iPhone 5 slowly fails to connect to wifi

My iPhone 5 running 7.1.1 has stopped connecting to wifi networks. In the beginning, everything was fine. It seemed like maybe the network in my house was stretched a little thin, and I had trouble ...
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Why talk time is only 5 hours for 3G call (without Video Calling) in iPhone 3G?

let read this specification page about iPhone 3G http://support.apple.com/kb/sp495 Power and battery: Talk time: Up to 5 hours on 3G Up to 10 hours on 2G Talk time: Testing conducted by Apple ...
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What does “build 7E18” in “iOS 3.1.3 (build 7E18) ” mean?

I read this else where "iOS 3.1.3 (build 7E18)" so WHat does "build 7E18" mean?
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How do I get purchased and ripped music from my Iphone to Itunes when it won't sync the traditional ways

Okay, so I have a BUNCH of music on my old IPhone and my best friend wants to convince her mom to let her have it. First, I want the music off it, because they're my favorite artist. Also randomly I ...
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Connect to guest WiFi automatically

In the place where I work, there is excellent wireless coverage, but it is a "guest" network...that means you can connect to the wifi hotspots (they all have the same name), but before you can begin ...
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How does ios app ranking work?

So I've been in the app industry for around half a year and I still don't know how exactly ranking higher for your app will help increase downloads. That sounds like a question with an obvious answer ...
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Is there a software to reset/flash your iphone to factory without itunes?

i have two "broken" iphones. One of them, is a 3gs. I've changed is battery yesterday and it was ok for 30 min/1hour and then it just started rebooting. I searched online and i saw it was a common ...
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Problem Syncing Between iPhone and iPad

I just got an iPhone recently — previously I owned iPad and iPod. I tried to sync the the contacts that was on the iPad to the iPhone, but the contacts were not synced properly (I see no contacts on ...
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iOS app is not appearing in Appstore search on iPad.

I have submitted one iOS app (version 1.0) in App Store and got approved by Apple which initially supports only iPhone. Now I redesigned the same app (version 1.1) which supports both iPhone & ...
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Why aren't my sent messages from iPad and iPhone syncing?

I sent someone a message from my iPad through iMessage and I know that my devices always syncronise my iMessage stuff, so it should have popped up on my iPhone that I sent the message (as both were ...
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Selective upgrade of ios firmware [duplicate]

I have IPhone 4 running with Version 5.1.1 (9B206) I would like to update the firmware, but not to the current latest version (7.1.1) which is known to be slow on IPhone 4. In the phone settings I ...
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Connected to internet and can browsing but can't play some games

My iPhone is 5s. Just like the title said, whenever my iPhone / iPad connected to wifi I can't connect to some games like Puzzle and Dragon even though I can browse using safari, using fb / twitter / ...
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How to check the frequency bands of 3G and LTE carriers to make sure they are supported by iPhone 4s, 5, 5s, 5c?

Suppose you am living outside US & you want to buy iphone like 4s,5, 5s,5c in US. Then How can you check the frequency bands of 3G and 4G LTE carriers (in the place u r living) to make sure they ...
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Weather app shows animation on one iPhone 4 but not another

My husband and I have identical iPhone 4's. His shows animations on the weather app, like lightening, rain, moving clouds. Mine doesn't. How come? Our phones are exactly the same phones.
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I want to be able to copy/paste a list and then drag to reorder - is this possible on an iPhone/iPad

I regularly get sent a plaintext list to my iPad - I'd like to be able to order this list using an interface like the one in Reminders: (I do not need to get the text back out - just see them in ...
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Why does iPhone 5s have so many different models for GSM and CDMA netwrok? Very confused?

I am quite confused about GSM and CDMA models of iPhone 5s. Please read this in Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPhone_5S: Connectivityof iPhone 5S List All models: GSM model (A1533) LTE (Bands ...
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is iPhone 5S 2-times faster than iPhone 5 at Graphics Task (like Gaming) due to 64-bit CPU?

Phil Schiller talked about "iPhone 5S" This is the first-ever 64-bit processor in a phone of any kind. I don’t think the other guys are even talking about it yet. Why go through all this? The ...
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CDMA users can't use iPhone before iPhone4? is that correct?

look at this page http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3939 Before iPhone 4, we have 3GS, 3G & 2G but seem they (3GS, 3G & 2G) don't have any model for CDMA network!! is that correct? So CDMA users ...
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Water damaged Iphone 5S

I have an IPhone 5S that I dropped and rolled into a puddle. Although I picked it up quickly and left it in rice all night the screen turned red (the screen isn't broken). I did some research and they ...
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What does this technical specification about GSM iPhone mean?

This is the text from Wiki on "iPhone 4" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPhone_4 Connectivity: GSM model: quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE(800, 850, 900, 1,800, 1,900 MHz) Quad-band ...
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does iPhone4 run 2-time faster than iPhone 3GS since iPhone4's memory is 2-time bigger than iPhone 3GS's one

I have never tried any iPhone, but want to research about it. Apple said that "iPhone 3GS" is 2-time faster than "iPhone 2G" since 3GS' memory is 256 MB eDRAM & thus is twice as big as 3G's (128 ...
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Can iPhone 3GS make video calls?

"The iPhone 4 was also the first iPhone to include a front-facing camera" (wiki) So iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors have no front-camera, then how they (iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors) make ...
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How to stop Siri from playing undownloaded purchased songs

Here is an interesting one: I have 264 purchased songs downloaded on my iPhone If I go "Songs > Shuffle" it goes 1 of 264 If I go "Siri > Play songs shuffled" it goes 1 of 456 So basically, if I ...
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Restoring Whatsapp history doesn't work

I just got a new IPhone and downloaded Whatsapp. Every time I open Whatsapp, a message saying that the history is being restored from ICloud is displayed and a few seconds later a window pops up ...
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ios push practicaly equals frequent requests to the servers? How iMessage push works?

I would like make sure, how push in iOS works. Is it just about frequent requests to the servers? Second question is how iMessage works? It is free of cost, works over the Internet (using the data ...
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Why are contacts synced between our two phones?

I had a iPhone 4 and after 2 years got an iPhone 5. I gave my wife the 4 and we share contacts if I add one it goes to her phone if I delete hers on my phone it delete from her phone too. How can we ...
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How can I set the camera to default to HDR on?

I'd like to set my (iOS7) iPhone's camera to always default to HDR on. I do enable HDR when I'm taking pictures, but it always seems like the iPhone forgets the setting and goes back to HDR off.
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Is the screen dry or wet?

I got caught in the rain yesterday, my iPhone 5 was in my pocket. Some water got into it. Here`s the picture, moisture is under screen surface: Question is: which area is dry and which is wet? Dark ...