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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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Easily Type Esperanto ^ characters using x convention on iPhone

As some of you may know, Esperanto has several characters that have diacritics: ĉ, ĝ, ĥ, ĵ, ŝ, and ŭ. None of these characters are available in the standard iOS 13.6 keyboard (what I am using ...
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How can I fix my iPhone not showing up in Screen Time on my other devices?

My iPhone SE 2020 won't show up in Screen Time on my Mac or iPad. All three are signed into the same iCloud account and fully updated to the latest releases of iOS, macOS and iPadOS respectively. All ...
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My iPhone thinks there are 3.5 GB of photos but I literally have no photos there (just deleted everything!)

I’m not sure why this is happening. I tried deleting my photos and emptying the deleted photos file. I also deleted all shared albums etc. there’s literally nothing on my photo album. This issue ...
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Does deleting a game and reinstalling it over and over can harm the gameplay on IOS devices? [closed]

I’m currently playing games on my iPhone 8+ device and I deleted and reinstalled the same game few times. Now I’m wondering if each time that I’m deleting the app the performance of the game is ...
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Securely deleting data in iOS

My understanding is that resetting an iOS device by using Erase all Content and Settings is considered secure deleting, as the key for the encryption is obliterated and no data can be recovered. Just ...
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How mac detects that personal hotspot is available without internet?

I am curious about how mac automatically detects that iPhone is close without internet and suggest connecting to iphone's personal hotspot whats the tech behind it? situation is iphone has hotspot OFF,...
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Get data of locked iPod Touch (6 Gen)

I have an iPod Touch 6 Gen, iOS 10.0.3, that is locked. On the display, there is a message after I startup device "iPod is locked". This is because someone tries too many attempts to unlock ...
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Subscribed calendars not shown on my device, but they can be opened manually [iOS 14.4.2]

I am trying to write a PHP service to make calendars from some data. Anyway, the example it returns (it is static during the test) shows up normally when trying to get it by http://my_domain.com/ics....
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Watching the ThermalState of iPhone and notify the user [closed]

I'm not very familiar with iOS development and I've a question for an use case that I want to implement and would like to get your feedback or input regarding the feasibility of the idea. I basically ...
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Signal Private Messenger: iPad, iOS, and Signal completely updated, but still cannot be added to “upgraded Groups”

My mother uses Signal on her iPad. She has been removed from our family chat groups when we were forced to upgrade the groups (not our favorite roll-out of new 'features'). Upon checking her iPad, ...
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suggestions on easy way to add location data to jpegs that will be recognized in iPhone

I have lots of .jpegs taken either w/ iPhone (location data turned off) or DSLR w/ no location data. Id like to find an easy way to add the locations to photos so that when synced to iPhone, photos ...
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Backup button for iPhones greyed out in iTunes

The backup button in the iPhone summary in iTunes is greyed out. I tried it with a different phone and it was still greyed out but it works as soon as I switch users. I Used an iPhone 8 iOS 14.3 and ...
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Call/Cancel Popup in Google App on iOS [Clarified] [duplicate]

A few days ago I was using the Google iOS app (not Chrome, but the specific "Google" app that you can download in the App Store) to go to shady website in an attempt to stream a movie online....
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“Call/Cancel” popup in Google App

A few days ago I was using the Google iOS app (not Chrome, but the specific "Google" app that you can download in the App Store) to go to shady website in an attempt to stream a movie online....
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Unlocking iPad Purchased from Government

I have an iPad that was purchased from a previous employer (government local council). I have tried to factory reset it, but when setting up, I am told that this needs to be completed by the ...
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Where does the iOS Photos app store user-entered captions?

I understand that the ability to add captions to photos was added in iOS 14. Where are these captions stored? For example, are they embedded into the .HEIC file as EXIF or XMP or IPTC metadata? Or a ...
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How to view javascript console logs within a Ionic App WKWebView using Safari (or other tool) [closed]

I am faced with a dilemma. I have an iOS/Android built using ionic 5 (using Cordova tools). We are using the Cordova-plugin-ionic-webview plugin. I am trying to access the WebViews on the app, so I ...
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How do you trigger search in iPad OS from anywhere without an external keyboard?

I know this is possible because I keep accidentally bringing up Spotlight Search randomly when I’m using apps. Not on the Home Screen. I’ve searched and all I can find is that you can trigger the ...
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Gesture to access Control Center not functioning

The iOS 14.4.2 has affected my ability to access the Control Center; swiping down from the top-right corner of the screen displays this: rather than the Control Center. Settings for Control Center: ...
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iPhone storage is full and stuck into a restart loop

My iPhone XS's storage is full and I removed a couple of applications to free up space, but I thought that a restart could help to delete its cache files... And well, it entered into a reboot loop. I ...
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What i need to do to backup and secure my mobile data before sending it to repair

I have iPhone 11 and its screen was broken, so I will send it to an authorized reseller for Apple. but before doing so I will remove all the data I have these data include; photos, videos, apps (mail ...
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Recording video on 4K produces weird sounds

I’ve an iPhone 11 Pro that never gave any problem. Currently using iOS 14.2. Yesterday I recorded a video, using 4K and 60fps, and the result was this: (please be advised, loud and annoying audio on ...
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Increasing the size of all content

I'm looking for something that works like "display size" on Android, "change the size of text, apps, and other items" on Windows or "zoom level" on Linux Mint. "Text ...
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Bypass Hash Check on Filesystem Ramdisk When Restoring iPhone from IPSW

So basically my situation is as follows: Recently a family member gave me a used iPhone XR they received third hand, and asked me to unlock it for them. The phone is stuck in iCloud Activation Lock ...
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Recover iPad serial number from iCloud backup

I won't bore you all with the reasons why but I have an old iPad Pro that I replaced with a new iPad Air last month. I removed the iPad pro from Find my and other icloud services. I now need the ...
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New Cookie Dialog on SE Websites, iPhone only [migrated]

iPhone SE (first generation), iOS 14.4.2 (18D70), iOS Safari I have regularly used this phone to browse the SE sites in which I'm interested: Travel, Expatriates, Mechanics, Home Improvement, and Ask ...
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See when a macOS application accesses the clipboard?

On iOS, it now shows you when an app accesses the clipboard. I discovered my weather app is snooping on my clipboard, which is very interesting, especially since I never pasted, and there's no logical ...
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Something keeping my iPhone awake

For the past week or so, perhaps since updating my iPhone 6S to iOS 14.4.1 or 14.4.2 periodically if I plug my phone in to charge, or even just raise to wake, whether I fully wake it with TouchID or ...
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Moving contacts between groups in iOS devices? [duplicate]

Can I move a contact from the All group to another group in an iOS device? I don't see a way to do this on my iPhone XR with iOS 14.4.1
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iPhone7 transmits excessive _sleep-proxy._udp.local mDNS messages

I noticed suddenly increased battery discharge rate while my phone is on home Wi-Fi. Fired ngrep and observed mDNS packets with a rate about one per second. Other phones on the same network don't ...
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VPN via IPSec on iOS with manual DNS

I want to configure a VPN via IPSec for Mac and iOS. I need to set a manual DNS-server with a local adress of the destination network. On Mac this is easy. Just setup a new VPN, then click Advanced at ...
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iOS 14 Messages swipe left to right to mark read

I have noticed that swiping a message left to right in iOS Messages is suddenly pinning it instead of marking it read and it appears that the is no longer a quick way to mark a message read without ...
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Is there an iOS 13 patch to fix the WebKit exploit fixed in 14.4.2?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidphelan/2021/03/26/apple-releases-ios-1442-unexpected-update-with-urgent-security-fix/ Background information: iOS 14.4.2 fixes a bad WebKit flaw that's being actively ...
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How to get Pages 10.3.9, running on iOS 14.4, to show non-breaking hyphens as hyphens rather than as nothing?

When I create .doc files using Word 2003 on my laptop (Windows 10 Pro), they open fine using Pages 10.3.9 on my iPhone (iOS 14.4), except for one annoyance. This is that Pages simply won't show non-...
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How to edit and save documents on an iPhone (iOS 14.4) using MS Word without “signing in” to Microsoft?

When I create and write a document on my laptop using Word 2003 on Windows 10 Pro and then save it on my iPhone which runs iOS 14, I can read it using Word on the iPhone but that program asks me to &...
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CPU and RAM usage statistics for iPhone/iOS (similar to Activity Monitor)?

Is there any (preferably free) way to view CPU and RAM usage by process (e.g. app) on iPhone without jailbreaking the device? Activity Monitor on macOS displays Process Name % CPU (per core I believe)...
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How do I prevent iOS device from going out of low power mode? [duplicate]

If my iOS device is in low power mode and I am charging it then at a certain percentage iOS automatically turns off low power mode (and it always tells me) but I'd like to keep low powered mode on all ...
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iOS 14.4.1 upgrading many (but not all) apps, re-downloading old ones; why?

I just upgraded from iOS 14.4(?) to iOS 14.4.1 on my iPhone 8 and I'm somewhat in a state of shock because it seems very many of my apps are being re-downloaded. Many apps that I have removed in the ...
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How is Lyft iOS app able to detect reinstall? [duplicate]

On iOS 14.4.1, I deleted the Lyft app (long pressed on the app icon and then clicked "Remove App"). I then reinstalled the app, and when I opened it, I was already logged in. My ...
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Distribute discount coupons for our app on AppStore (sent via email)

As a developer (with Apple Developer program membership), is there a way to give discount coupons for an app sold on the AppStore? Example use case: some users who bought many of our apps in the past ...
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How to block “No Caller ID” calls but not unknown calls

My phone number is published on the website of a project I run. However, it seems some young people have found it really funny to start prank calling me. It's very annoying and rather humiliating to ...
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How to hide links when searching messages in iOS 14?

When I use the search bar in messages I am bombarded with links to websites, and all I want to do is search through my messages history. Has Apple sacrificed usability and "It just works" ...
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iPhone not working but iPad is working with chromecast

I have been using my phone to cast to my chromecast for almost a year with no problems but about a month ago my phone stopped seeing that my chromecast was available. Fortunately I have an older iPad,...
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I've lost my Airpods Pro serial number complely. If i use a friends serial number will that stop them in the future using it?

In order to get a replacement case I need a serial number. I've fully lost mine (unpaired, no case, no packaging and no invoice as it came from amazon) If I use a friends serial number will that give ...
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If I switch a SIM card from an iPhone to an Android, then back to the same iPhone, will data be lost?

I want to take a SIM card out of an iPhone 7, stick it into a Samsung Galaxy A30 for a day in order to make calls from that A30, then switch the SIM card back to the iPhone. Do I need to back up the ...
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How can I troubleshoot or fix when macOS Photos app import from a connected iPhone gets stuck on “Preparing to import from…”?

How can I troubleshoot or fix when macOS Photos app import from a connected iPhone gets stuck on "Preparing to import from..."? Devices: iMac Retina 5K 27-inch 2017, macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 ...
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What information does Apple collect when an iPad sends “advanced” log data?

Apple support contacted me regarding an issue I had with an iPad. They requested diagnostic data which I agreed to (in the Privacy -> Analytics). Then right after the diagnostic data was sent, ...
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Numbers app on iPhone not syncing with iCloud

tl;dr; It appears Numbers documents I create on the iCloud web interface do not populate to my new iPhone. Numbers documents I create on the iPhone will show up on the web iCloud interface. Why doesn'...
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Homepod Mini “no peer to peer” warning

Seeking some resolution with a Homepod Mini. Recently replaced our 11+ year old router with a Linksys WRT3200 ACM dual-band model, running OpenWRT. After initial setup everything on the network ...
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Why can't I connect to my Kodi server from my Ipad?

i’m trying to connect to Kodi (running on LibreElec) from my iOS (iPad) device. In Kodi, I have settings>services>samba enabled. No login & password. In iOS, I went to Files app > menu &...

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