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Questions tagged [ios]

Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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Disable “It looks like you are typing while in full screen” popup

iOS 12 has a new feature where if you're in full screen in Safari, if you tap or swipe repeatedly, you get a popup that says "It looks like you are typing in full screen. Typing is not allowed in full ...
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How do I roll back my iOS version? The 12.2 update has broken my WiFi [duplicate]

When I updated my iPhone 8 to 12.2 (16E227), it broke the WiFi and now apps like YouTube can't connect and often times I can't even load apple.com in Safari. Podcast app also fails when streaming. ...
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How do I roll back my iOS version? The 12.2 update has broken my WiFi [duplicate]

When I updated my iPhone 8 to 12.2 (16E227), it broke the WiFi and now apps like YouTube can't connect and often times I can't even load apple.com in Safari. When I restart the phone then it works for ...
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How to create a iOS Shortcut which sends a photo as a message without any user interaction

I am using the Shortcuts app for iOS and would like to create a very simple two-step shortcut: Take a picture using the iPhone's camera Send that picture to a specific contact via iMessage. I found ...
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iOS App Store: Unable to download and update apps due to Terms and Conditions loop, even after agreeing

When I go into the App Store and hit update, or try to download a new game, I get the prompt shown in the image. I hit OK, and it loads the Terms and Conditions just fine and there is a nice blue ...
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How to show actual email address in iOS Mail app?

iOS: 12.2 In the iOS Mail app, if the sender or recipient of an email has more than one email address associated with it, how can I tell which specific email address was used? For example, if I send ...
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How to disable “Group MMS” in iOS 12

Previously, you could disable Group Messaging. But I don't see this option in iOS 12. Does anyone know how to turn off Group MMS messaging without disabling MMS entirely? "Group MMS" is described ...
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How to trigger iOS-Alarm to start another app in iOS Shortcuts-App?

I am really looking for a Radio-Clock for my iPhone. This seems to be non-trivial looking at iPhone/iPad alarm clock app with custom radio stream support . All proposed solutions require the app to be ...
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Do I need a newer Mac if I want to continue to use Xcode with my iPhone?

Recently I updated my iPhone 6s to iOS 12.2. When I went to compile my app, Xcode told me it needed to be upgraded to deploy to device running iOS 12.2. When I went to upgrade Xcode, it told me my ...
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Identify square icon with filled triangle up icon in iOS status bar

There's an icon just to the left of the battery percentage icon in the Status bar of my iPhone, which I am unable to identify. I have tried looking for it in the Apple Support document, but was ...
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iOS App Store: Can't scroll to see more results

When searching with a keyword in the App Store app on my iPhone, I unable to scroll to see more results. What could be causing the issue? I am running iOS 12.
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Remote call from another phone

I am in US now and I need to call Ukraine, it would be way too expensive as I need to make a lot of calls (business related). I have a friend in Ukraine so I though if there was a way to connect my ...
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Can I convert an IPA file to support a higher version of iOS?

I bought my iPad 2 in 2012 which currently runs iOS 7. I have this amazing app through which I am able to download any video I find online. I was able to retrieve the IPA file through my iPad, but ...
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Disabled always use location for Google Maps, but I still get “Google Maps is using your location”

So basically, here are my settings for Google Maps for iOS (running on an iPhone): As can be seen Location is set to While Using, and Background App Refresh is turned off. But, still when I exit ...
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iOS Health compatible body scale – without obliged manufacturer account creation?

I'm looking for a smart body scale that connects via Bluetooth to my iOS device, but does not require to create accounts. Just a simple app that shows you the nitty gritty (BMI, fat, water, etc.) when ...
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iOS mail app opens links in safari, not Facebook

I am trying to figure something out for my mom. She receives emails whenever someone posts something on Facebook, and her only computing device is an iPad mini. She has no computer. She wants to be ...
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App Store won't install free app

My wife and I arrived in Spain but we're still on the US store. We installed WhatsApp on her iPhone 6 and used it a lot with our workgroup. When the iPhone 6 was damaged, we bought an iPhone 7 and ...
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Where is the Next Backup Size entry on iOS 12?

I briefly saw the Next Backup Size entry on my phone deep in the Settings somewhere, but not I cannot find it at all. Where exactly is it?
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Messages in iCloud not exhibiting expected behavior

So I have Messages in iCloud enabled on my iMac - High Sierra, 10.13.6. My iPhone - version 12.2 and iPad - version 12.1.4. The issue id like to solve is this - on the iPhone an iPad when I delete a ...
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Upgrade iPhone 4 to run iOS 9 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade my iPhone 4 to run iOS 9.0? Can this be done without a computer? I need it to download Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp.
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How can I remove all alarm times from the clock app?

How can I remove all alarm times from the clock app on iOS 9.3.5 (iPad)? (regardless of whether the alarm is activated) When one has to many alarm times, the clock app becomes very laggish:
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How to stop headphones activating Voice Control (even though it’s disabled) when unpausing music?

I use a pair of in-ear, noise-cancelling Sennheiser headphones with my iPhone 6S. I don’t know exactly which model they are, but something like the CX 5.00i isn’t far off. The headphones have a little ...
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Getting prompted for verification code but where do I put it in?

I am using an old iPad -- it's an iPad 2 model MC990LL/A -- running iOS 9.3.5 I noticed when I go to settings --> iCloud and tap the top part where my name and ID is, I get this: Account Details ...
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iOS and Burp Suite Certificate - Impossible to trust certificate? [closed]

I have the same question as this guy and it seems like trusting SSL certificates on the iPhone does nothing -- it's essentially broken, from what I can tell. I have proxied my WiFi traffic to my ...
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Have iOS device store directory and access it from app [closed]

I have a relatively large directory of files that an iOS app I am writing accesses for images and other things. The main issue I have is that when I go to rebuild the app (which happens frequently) it ...
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iOS 12.2 Control Center Remote Control Finds no TVs

We have two Apple TV 4s and a number of iOS devices. After the iOS 12.2 update, my iPhone XS would not find the TV called LIVING ROOM but would work with PORCH just fine. I uninstalled the Remote app, ...
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Xcode 10.2 Simulator?

After updating Xcode 8 to Xcode 10 the apps are not running in simulator. And I am getting this error.                 &...
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How do I quickly select all the photos in an album in Google Photos iOS app?

Is there some way to easily select all the photos in a Google Photos album in the iOS app? I'd like to avoid manually selecting 200+ photos individually.
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I have a paid app on appstore, is it possible to offer the users who bought it a different app, and pull this one from appstore?

The thing is that there are two versions of the same app... a lite and a pro version. The lite version is free but offers an in-app purchase which can unlock all the capabilities of the pro version. ...
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How do I troubleshoot WiFi networking issues with my iOS 12.2 iPhone 8? Can't load apple.com

How do I troubleshoot networking issues with my iPhone 8 plus with iOS 12.2? I can't even load web pages like apple.com or status.twitter.com. The progress bar is stuck at 10%. It seemed to work OK ...
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How do I fix the “auto-reboot” bug on my iPhone X without resetting it to factory?

Here are some backgrounds: I've got my iPhone X in early 2018. The device model is MQA92CH/A. I have NEVER Jailbroken it. I only install apps from the App Store. I have dropped it to the ground for ...
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Solid coloured wallpaper for Home Screen on my iPhone

I had a wallpaper on my iPhone (running iOS 12), which I had to change (because details were incorrect). So far so good, but I made the mistake of changing both. How can I get a plain background on ...
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Don't show notifications for auto-archived emails in Mail app

I have a backup client on my computer that automatically sends me emails for each completed backup task each day. On Gmail I have a filter set up to make these emails skip my inbox (straight to ...
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How to open/use/enable Spotify Desktop Web Player on iOS?

Is there any trick to use the Desktop version of Spotify’s browser-based web player on an iOS device (e.g. iPhone)? On a Mac you can access it for instance using Chrome at open.spotify.com/browse. On ...
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How to run bookmarklet in Safari on iOS

With Chrome, the only way I can run a bookmarklet is by typing the bookmarklets name into the address bar and then clicking the suggested result. In Safari on iOS, it displays a result saying that ...
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Mysterious apps with strange names and no Icons showing up on my iPhone

I was going through Settings app → Screen Time → Always Allowed, and noticed a couple of mysterious entries. I ssed the first ones, you can see them in the pictures, but there are more all throughout ...
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Does the AirPods case need to be around while listening via an iOS Device?

When using an iOS device with a set of AirPods that have previously been paired, is the case also required whilst wearing them or can the buds be used without it?
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Play mp4 with subtitle on iOS device

I added a subtitle to a mp4 file use ffmpeg, I can turn on/off the subtitle with quickplayer on MacOS. However, the native player on iOS Photos app no longer have subtitle control/support for mp4 ...
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Lag storms while typing on iOS

When I am typing, I get random 5-30 second pauses. For instance I will type about 12 characters. The first 10 characters will appear, then it's like time stops. 20 seconds later, those extra 2 ...
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Is there a good reason for Photos to export TIFF?

iPad offers two formats for photos, HEIC and JPEG. If we import into Photos and export from there, the format (HEIC or JPEG) is preserved. But if we "Edit in GraphicConverter," GraphicConverter gets ...
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When trying to update existing free apps or install new ones, I get into a payment “Verification Required” loop

On my iPad (iOS 12.2), I'm trying to update my existing apps. The app store requests that I authenticate with my Apple ID password. It then brings me to my payment information screen, where it asks me ...
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Permanently install a non App Store app on an iPad - without expiration

Is it possible to permanently install a non App Store app on an iPad, without worrying about whether provisioning might expire? I'm creating a 1 of a kind art piece with a one-off iOS app that ...
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Is there any way to know in how many hours the alarm will go off?

I need to know in how much time exactly the alarm will go off. The information it very important since when I go to bed I plan how many hours of sleep do I get and which alarm should I activate. ...
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How do iOS apps from the same developer retain and access login information after being uninstalled without the use of iCloud?

The following is a real-world example - I'm not an iOS developer, so I am trying to understand how this can be possible: Create a new, test Google account and when done, create a test Apple ID. Set ...
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Make sure App Store doesn't update apps over Mobile Data

I know one can turn off Automatic Updates with Mobile Data using Settings. I am wondering if it is possible to ensure that no apps are updated using Mobile Data by accident. For example, I just ...
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Terminating app due to uncaught exception 'NSInvalidArgumentException', reason: 'Receiver () has no segue with identifier 'pizzaSegue' [migrated]

I am new to swift programming and running into errors with performing a segue from a tableview cell when it is pressed to a view controller giving details about that cell. The error I am getting is: ...
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Accessing ancient iOS app(s) no longer available on the App Store?

There is an iOS app that got removed from the App Store around 2012. It was a freeware game. I would like to study the game's design. First of all, if I were to find a copy of the game IPA file ...
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How can I filter and sort videos by orientation (portrait or landscape)?

I'm attempting to filter and sort all videos in a local folder based on their orientation. I can't find anything in AppleScript, macOS file search, or video metadata that will make this easy. My guess ...
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Can’t choose handshake emoji color

It only lets me choose yellow: For all the others, it’s no issue selecting color:
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iOS Apps for Stereoscopic 3D Panoramas

Does anyone know of any iOS apps capable of utilizing 3D panoramas in stereo such as the one below? I was able to import one eye's image through Google street view and view it with a Google cardboard ...