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Questions tagged [ios]

Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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Make Universal Clipboard fast and reliable

For me, the Universal Clipboard feature of Continuity has always been a bit spotty, but with newer hardware, it has become somewhat more reliable. The problem is getting it to work consistently. I’ve ...
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Do apps running on iOS 10 take up more storage space than on iOS 12?

On my iPhone 6s Plus running iOS 10, the Clash Royale game app takes up 800 MB of space, but on my iPad mini 2 running iOS 12, it takes up only 190 MB. The Clash Royale account on my iPhone is the ...
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iPhone 6 iOS 12.3.1 (before Ios 12.2) apps stuck in waiting/loading/greyed out

I believe I have already read all related posts on stack. Hardware/Software: I’ve got an iPhone 6 with iOS 12.3.1 (before iOS 12.2). Problem: Some apps are stuck in loading/waiting or are greyed out....
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iPhone 10 Max Won’t Connect To Bluetooth

Why won’t my settings app (iOS 12.3.1) on my iPhone Xs Max search/find my old Bluetooth device(s)? I opened my settings>Bluetooth to search but even though it shows its searching, it won’t locate my ...
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How can I change the volume level of the dictation sound in iOS?

In iOS 12, the system make a sound when you start and stop dictating. This sound is very loud and I cannot find a way to change the volume. "Problem 1", here describes the issue, too. In older ...
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Viewing VPN configuration details on iOS

I'm using the Charles Proxy iOS app and am curious to learn more about how it is configured. When I go to General > VPN in my settings, and click on "Charles Proxy", I see But from the ...
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Messages app on iPhone do not play alert/vibrate for SMS received from some numbers

I get no sound (or vibration) in my iPhone when a I receive a message from certain numbers. The number is not listed in my Contacts, it's a very short number sent containing SMS sent by my bank with ...
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iOS create ad-hoc network

Is it possible (with or without jailbreak) to create a wireless access point from iOS 12 to serve as a 'router'? I don't want to share iOS internet connection, the phone will be located in a place ...
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How to call a phone number on a picture?

How to call a number on a picture without typing it over by hand into the phone app (because it is faster and more convenient that way)? Like: phone number on a piece of paper I hold in my hand (...
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Are macOS Photos supposed to be synced to iPhone Photos automatically?

I have an iCloud storage of 2 TB. I added a lot of photos on my Mac to the Photos library. They are synced to iCloud automatically and I can see the upload progress. Same on my iPhone, I activated ...
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Can 3rd Party Keyboards Access Data from Other Keyboards?

It's known that granting 3rd party keyboards "Full Access" allows them to record all your keystrokes while using the keyboard. But will the keystrokes you enter into Apple's main keyboard be ...
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Privacy Policy for an iOS app? [on hold]

I have an iOS app and I need to show links for Privacy Policy and Terms of use. What is the recommended way to show it? Opening links in Safari on a button click or in a WebView inside the app? As ...
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Will macOS Catalina's new features work with older iOS devices? [on hold]

I have two older iOS devices: an 1st generation iPad Mini (Model MD530LL/A, running iOS version 9.3.5) and an iPod Touch (also running 9.3.5). Neither of these devices can be upgraded to a newer ...
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How to enable search when using Emoji keyboard on iPhone?

I would like to search for Emojis using text when using an Emoji keyboard on iPhone. I have seen some people using this (also, I guess WhatsApp keyboard supports it?), and was wondering how to enable ...
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Protocol specification for the new User Enrollment mode

Recently, Apple announced a new "User Enrollment" mode that will be supported by the upcoming iOS and Mac OS. There is a session on this at WWDC with some good information, but I haven't been able to ...
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Is it safe to charge my iPhone using my lightning cable and someone else’s adapter at the Airport?

The airport has USB ports that say they are for charging and I don’t know how to tell if this situation is safe. Is it safe to charge my iPhone by using USB connections that are behind a wall plate ...
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Where are images metadata and album data stored on iPhone? and how to extract them?

I am trying to connect to my iPhone via iTunesMobileDevice.dll and other libraries provided by iTunes. So far I am able to reach the file system and copy images from iPhone. However images are stored ...
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How to create two-week recurring alarms and reminders?

I have many events that recur on two-week time spanned schedules. For example, I have several things that happen based on a two-week period where these things repeat on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, ...
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Recommendations on Learning Swift [closed]

I'm a Full Stack Developer looking to learn Swift and Xcode. But i can't seem to find any interactive ways of learning. Mostly just documentation and videos from years ago. Does anyone know of any ...
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How do I stop iTunes from re-syncing to iPhone?

I would like to upload voice memos from my iPhone to my computer using iTunes, and then delete them from my iPhone to save space. However, after deleting my voice memos from my iPhone, it seems that ...
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Cannot find/download/install the iOS 13 Beta profile

I have a paid membership for Apple Developer Program, but for some reason cannot find a way to install the new iOS 13 beta profile. Am I doing something wrong? This is what the page looks like when I ...
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How to import photos from new iPad 5 Mini to old 2015 MacBook Air, OSX 10.9.5

I'm trying to import photos from a new iPad that uses the newer Photos app to an old 2015 MacBook Air (OSX 10.9.5) that only has the old iPhotos app, but it's not working. I keep getting an error on ...
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How do I type a hyphen in iOS 12?

You know, in SE markup language in the editor, a row of hyphens is useful. You can either make a headline by putting a row of hyphens under a short line, or you can create a horizontal rule with a ...
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Is there any way to see missed News.app notifications on iOS?

A lot of times I'll see an interesting headline but am busy and have to open to something else Are they just lost to time?
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How do I report spam forwarded to my iPhone by AT&T's email-to-SMS gateway?

So this morning I was wondering how this (spam) message managed to get to me in iMessage, and how to report it. I suppose some spammer must have used the email to SMS gateway of my carrier. Here's ...
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iPad is disabled , connect to iTunes

Hi my iPad is locked due to multiple wrong passcode entries by my kids. Can you suggest how to unlock that? I am not sure on what version of iOS my iPad is running. I am not able to connect to iPad ...
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iPhone: Game app able to access Photos without permission

I have downloaded a game from the App Store onto my iPhone. My understanding is that apps need to ask for, and be granted or denied, permission to access iCloud, Photo gallery etc. But in this game, ...
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How to stop iPhone from automatically dimming the brightness?

I have unchecked Auto-Brightness under Settings app → General → Accessibility → Display Accommodations. I have also disabled Night Shift under Settings app → Display & Brightness. I have Low Power ...
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How to download old versions of apps to old iPad

I have an iPad 2. I hadn't used it for a while, but I'm trying to use it now. I was required to start from scratch with no apps or anything but many of the apps I had on there before are no longer ...
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Limit iPad data when tethered to iPhone (iOS equivalent of “Trip Mode” or “Little Snitch”)

I am using an old iPhone to create a Wi-Fi hotspot when I need to work at my cabin. I found "Trip Mode" for limiting data usage from my MacBook; however, my iPad seems to be a little data-hog. Is ...
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iPhone 7 won't activate and can't access Apple Support or iTunes

My new iPhone 7 recently had an error that said it lost cellular connectivity and required an update. I'm traveling and don't have access to iTunes (on work computer and I cannot install software). I ...
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How are iOS apps protected from theft by other developers? [closed]

An app can contain proprietary resources like a Core ML model that a developer spent a lot of time developing. According to this answer, the app itself is not encrypted when it is downloaded to a ...
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Automatically toggle iPhone Low Power Mode on set schedule

Is there a way built-in, using Shortcuts app or other to schedule toggling of Low Power Mode on an iPhone?
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Remove all paired Bluetooth devices from iPhone in one go

I'd like to remove a long list of old devices I paired to an iPhone without having to remove them one by one (I've got like 30 devices saved). I tried resetting Network settings followed by Reset All ...
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Airpods connect but no music

I have an issue...My AirPods don’t have any connection Issue when Bluetooth is turned on. But when Bluetooth is turnt off...my iPhone has more difficulty in recognizing the AirPods when I open the ...
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Restoring iPhone 5

I have an iPhone 5 that I tried to restore iOS 10.3.3 to. I have made sure that the .ipsw file matches the phone, and have updated iTunes. In iTunes, I get this error when I try to restore or update (...
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Will the iPhone Lost Mode override disabled location tracking?

We have an iPhone that has location services disabled since we've usually been able to find the device simply with the Find My Phone "Play Sound" function. Unfortunately, we think the device might be ...
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Crop SampleBuffer [migrated]

I'm doing an ocr with mlkit in real time this is the method that I use for get each frame: func captureOutput(_ output: AVCaptureOutput, didOutput sampleBuffer: CMSampleBuffer, from ...
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VoLTE iPhone calls

iPhone 6 and later support VoLTE calling. As I understand it this is done through data. If I am roaming on a 4G data network that throttles my data speed to 2G, can I expect that a VoLTE connection ...
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iPhone 4s headphone jack stops and starts working randomly

iPhone 4s headphone jack will stop working at times and I have to believe this is some sort of software or internal error. Reason being is it will start working again after a while. I've done a hard ...
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I can't get messages from my iPhone to my car's audio system - does iPhone support MAP?

I recently purchased a new car (a Toyota if that matters), and on the weekend I discovered that I should be able to receive SMS and MMS messages via the car’s audio/navigation unit. I spent about ...
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Contacts randomly deleted from iPhone. How do i restore them?

I think it happened after a software update and my contacts are no longer there. On messages app, some contacts I messaged previously are named Maybe: (name) I don’t know whether my contacts are ...
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Unable to delete photos on iOS

Following the difficulty in getting photos out of the iPhone reported here, I am now unable to delete photos on the iPhone. Image Capture can see the photos. I select all and right-click "Delete", ...
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Give a short name / nick name to a printer in iOS?

In iOS is it possible to give a short name / nick name to a printer ? I have several printers of the same spec distributed through out a building, that all show up as Epson-7620. I know there is a ...
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G Suite Emails are not all Showing Up in iPhone Mail App

I am able to add my g suite email account to my iPhone under Settings -> Passwords and Accounts. However, in the Inbox and All Mail folder, I can see the emails up to a few days ago and then the ...
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Audio player app with sound waveform

Is there any audio player for iPhone that has a sound waveform display and most importantly lets you slide/swipe on that waveform display to left and right to go back and forth a few seconds on the ...
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Excel iOS app: Keyboard shortcut for Edit cell

I am used to using F2 as the keyboard shortcut to edit a cell in Microsoft Excel for desktop. The Excel iOS seems not to have this shortcut (see Use an external keyboard with Excel for iPad). What ...
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MacBook applications say “no photos” but they are on the iPhone

I recently took photos and videos and am now unable to import photos over USB. Image Capture shows the iPhone without any photos, Photos says "No Photos". Image Capture was working fine until I went ...
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Why does MacBook keep re-creating a “Notes” mailbox?

A related question (but not a duplicate) has no answer. We have a MacBook Pro, two iPads, and an iPhone, all on the same Apple ID. We have four e-mail accounts, but three of them are only on the ...
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How does the iTunes “Restore” erase method on MacOS compare to “Erase All Content and Settings” within iOS from a security view?

The “Erase all content and settings” option in Settings obliterates all the keys in Effaceable Storage, rendering all user data on the device cryptographically inaccessible. Therefore, it’s an ...