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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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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? [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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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As of iOS 12, how can App Developers Uniquely Track Devices? [closed]

As of iOS 12, besides using the Vender ID which gets reset upon removing all apps from the same developer, which techniques do app devs use to uniquely track iOS devices?
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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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How do iOS apps associate a unique ID for a device without using iCloud? [closed]

Assume the following: I have a game - let's call it Game A. I install this onto an iOS device which has iCloud disabled. I play my way through several levels - My progress is automatically saved as I ...
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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 ...
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Previous .ipcc files for iOS

My operator recently pushed a carrier update and it has messed up my 2G/3G/LTE switch, which is vital for my survival in low signal-strength area. So reverting to old settings is only way for me. For ...
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Force touch Home Screen Quick Actions to use app in folder without notifications? (IOS)

I just discovered that I can check apps with notifications with force touch on a folder. Is there a way to enable force touch for ALL apps in a folder, not just those with notifications? This would ...
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Precisely set slider value when using voiceover

Is it possible to precisely set the value of a slider using voiceover? For example, in the accessibility settings, there is a slider that controls the speed of the voice in voiceover. After selecting ...
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Does syncing iPhone with change playlist order?

I synced a lot of songs from my Mac to iPhone. Then I reordered the playlists on the iPhone to my liking. If I sync it back to the Mac, would the order be lost ? If yes, any ways around it ?
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Text messages from contacts going to Unknown Senders

Running iOS 12.1 on iPhone 6S and have messages from people in my contact list show up in Unknown Senders. These are people who text often and it happens randomly with 4 contacts and 3 groups. To “fix”...
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Upgrade to an unsigned version of iOS - possible or not? [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 5s (A1453). It is currently running iOS 9.x. I need to upgrade it to iOS 11.x to perform testing of apps on this particular iOS version/device combination. I've read couple of ...
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How do I fix to change in contacts in iPad tablet with iOS 12.1.1?

How do I fix this and I couldn’t find edit link at Contacts? My operating system is 12.1.1. I can follow step by step directions.
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Why is a new website/domain restricted on iOS Safari? [duplicate]

Edit 1: I'm sorry, but the answers provided in the duplicate question do not answer this question. To clarify: I'm not asking how to whitelist a domain, I'm asking WHY a domain is blacklisted - ...
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Where is the iCloud data on a third-party iOS app stored?

I would like to see the data stored by a third-party iOS apps via iCloud. I tried to access the following filepath on my Mac: ~/Library/Mobile Documents/APP-IDENTIFIER/ However, under the app-...
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iPhone photos suddenly disappeared

I cannot view my photos on my iPhone 7 plus although it takes up 13GB of storage. It happened last Sunday, March 31, 2019, I was about to send a photo thru messenger when I noticed that the picture ...
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iOS 12: How to force Wi-Fi connecting to use active scanning for access points or boost detection range?

Most phones use passive scanning by default, where routers and access points advertise their names and they show up in the Wi-Fi connection menu. Think of this as a bunch of vendors at a venue wearing ...
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On iPad or iPhone, how to progress PDF with “Fade” or “Appear” instead of slide-in from right?

The pages of my pdf presentation add incremental changes to the first page. The second page, for instance, consists of the diagram on the first page in addition to a few more lines. This way a complex ...
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Can't scroll using the touch screen on iOS devices within vim

Over the past days I've started to do my day-to-day (development) work on my iPad instead of the MacBook. I have the MacBook Pro always online and available to connect to over ssh but have a problem ...
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iOS: Stop Photos app from opening automatically after receiving photos via AirDrop

When i send some pictures to my iPhone from my MacBook via AirDrop, the Photos app on my iPhone opens automatically. How can I stop that from happening?
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I can’t get outlook app to load. It has the cloud. My Apple ID is active with facial recognition

I can’t get the Outlook app to load on my phone I have a cloud icon when I search for outlook in the iOS App Store. I have the app loaded on my iPad. I have my Apple ID loaded with facial ...
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Is there a way to scan a custom size document (like a receipt) using Continuity Camera directly in Finder as PDF with correct dimensions?

I know there is a way to scan a document with Continuity Camera directly in Finder from the Action menu, but that creates a Letter size PDF with the scanned document in the middle and blank padding. ...