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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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Completely uninstall iOS App and all associated data

Background I am a server-side developer working on an API for an iOS app. From time to time as we are in development (when we have big database changes) we reset our server. This process clears all ...
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Some of my iOS 10 apps are losing saved settings and information

Over the past week, may of my apps have started resetting, losing saved settings and information. I have an iPhone 6 on iOS 10.1.1 and a Watch on watchOS 3.1. I updated my iPhone to 10.1.1 on October ...
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Disable QuickTime setting time in status bar to 9:41 for screen recording of iOS device

When you record a video of your iOS device QuickTime helpfully tidies up your status bar, including setting the time to 9:41. This is great in many cases, but I have several apps which display the ...
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Secure VPN configuration in iPhone for malicious WIFI hotspots

I would like to use a secure VPN configuration in my iPhone (iOS 5.1), to be able to use Internet thru hostile wifi hotspots. I have already configured an IPSec tunnel to a server I control. I can ...
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Sending All Traffic Over VPN Tunnel (IKEv2) in OS X 10.11.5

I recently setup VPN connections on my Macbook Pro running OS X 10.11.5 via the Apple Configurator. However, I am having trouble sending all traffic across the VPN Tunnel rather than through the ...
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Does an iOS app have the ability to set iOS Safari cookies?

My specific interest is in the context of the Facebook for iOS app, but it can be asked of an iOS app really. Given all the recent changes to Facebook and the way that Facebook cookies are not ...
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Can I get Siri to not bleep out Bitches Brew when I ask to hear that album?

I use Apple Music and have HomePod and Siri bleeps out some album titles rather than pronouncing them. One is “Hey Siri, play the album Bitches Brew” I see no place in the home app to set explicit ...
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How to create quick single-tap iOS webhook “buttons”

TL;DR: Is there an app (or some other means) that would allow me to create a grid of webhook buttons (which accept a json string) that work like the example in this video (i.e. single tap to issue ...
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iOS shortcuts: Is there any way to input key presses into a call after it is connected?

What I'm looking to do is create a shortcut to call into a work conference line that has a fairly complex set of key presses and voice input needed to connect. Here are the steps for manually ...
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iPhone silencing text messages on Do Not Disturb even if contact is on favorite and Emergency Bypass

iPhone 7, iOS 12.1 I have a contact on my VIP (favorite) list and in the Do Not Disturb configuration I've enabled the option not to silence calls from that group. The contact has also the ...
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Why does iOS 11 IKEv2 VPN lack Send All Traffic option?

I'm trying this on iOS 11.2 iPad. L2TP VPN has "Send All Traffic" option, so that I can control whether I would use VPN server as my default Internet gateway. Curiously, IKEv2 VPN does not have that ...
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Distributing a custom iOS app to a non-profit museum

My small company is building an iPad app for a fixed installation in a small, non-profit museum. This app isn't intended for the general public, and we do not want it listed in the app store (or need ...
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Safari Remote Debugger on iOS 9.3.5 not working in High Sierra

I was just wanting to debug a JavaScript error in one of our pages that occurs for users with iOS 9. So naturally I plugged in an iPad 3 with iOS 9.3.5, opened the page in Safari and connected the ...
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Can't restore iPhone in order to downgrade

I just downloaded the iOS 11 beta from Apple's developer website, but I'm having such a headache downgrading back to iOS 10.3.2. I installed their provisioning profile from their website, as ...
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How do I know that this app is not secretly sending my data elsewhere?

How do I know that what I store in this app is only saved locally, and the dev doesn't have access to my files? https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/foto-segrete-kyms-foto-video/id462182115?mt=8
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Why do some numbers in the call history have a share contact option but not others?

If I tap on the (i) for numbers in the call history then some have Share Contact displayed as an option but others do not. None of the numbers are in the address book so why should there be any ...
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What happens to existing face tags in Photos once iOS 10 and macOS Sierra drop?

I spent a lot of time organising Faces in Photos.app. I use the iCloud Photo Library, so the library in OSX and iOS was one and the same, and you could even search for people's names from the iOS ...
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How do I verify a certificate when installing it on iOS?

I am installing a self-created certificate authority SSL cert onto a modern (iOS-9.3.2, iPod6) iOS device. It is self-signed and obtained over an untrusted transport. In normal, e.g. desktop, ...
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Is there a way to rotate multiple photos at once in the camera roll?

In iOS on the iPhone I only see a way to select one photo at once in order to then rotate it in the Photos app. Is there a method or perhaps a third-party app that could perform this?
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On iPad in Chrome, How to disable address bar autohide?

Is it possible to disable address bar autohide feature in Google Chrome on iPad?
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Need British Siri & date formats, but US Google. Possible?

I'm a Brit living in the USA. I use the UK English Siri so that he understands my accent. I also like dd/mm/yy dates. I'd like to have my iPhone default to USA Google though, since that's where I am. ...
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Dictating spelled numbers in English and other languages

Is there a way to have iOS voice dictation spell out numbers? I mean speaking 145 and having it write "one hundred forty five"; this would be useful in English and other languages. Although it’s not ...
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IOS 13.2.2 Incorrect Wifi password

I have an iPhone with iOS 13.2.2. Until today, my wifi connection was totally normal. After I turned wifi off and back on again, it keeps saying "Incorrect WiFi password". I tried the following steps ...
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Why have I stopped receiving weekly Screen Time notifications?

I used to receive weekly Screen Time notifications regarding my daily averages and such. However, around a month ago, I randomly stopped receiving these notifications. I've checked in the ...
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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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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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How to share multiple Voice Memos instead of one by one? (post iOS 12)

If I remember correctly, one could share multiple recordings at the same time with a share extension using the old version. This doesn't seem to be true with the post iOS 12 version.
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Renew free provisioning profile from CLI

I'm developing an iOS app to run only on my phone (a.k.a. sideloading), and I don't need to distribute it. With a free iOS dev account, my provisioning profile expires every 7 days. I'm looking for ...
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Is there a way to toggle VPN in iOS shortcuts?

Is there a way to toggle VPN trough shortcuts in iOS 12? Looked into it, but can't really find anything.
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How to reset app thumbnails in iOS

On an iPhone, when you double-tap your home button, it brings up the app switcher, which shows you all the apps that are currently running. But the thumbnail that is displayed when switching apps is ...
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iOS Cannot SIGINT or Ctrl+C when SSH'ed into it

I have a jailbroken iPhone that I often SSH into. For some reason, I am unable to Ctrl+C a foreground process or kill -INT a background process when said process is started in an SSH session, but I ...
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iPhone screen recording without red bar suddenly appeared on my phone

This morning I woke up to a notification on my iPhone saying that the current screen recording session was stored to my camera roll. I didn't do any screen recordings lately (definitely not last night)...
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Slow Internet access on iPhone SE after updating to iOS 11.4?

I am upgraded to iOS 11.4 on iPhone SE and have noticed it seems to have terribly slow internet access since the update. Toggling Wi-Fi will speed up each individual request (Web, Twitter, other apps),...
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How to check storage usage of offloaded apps?

In iOS 11, Apple introduced a feature to "offload" apps to reduce storage usage on the device. In the Storage preferences, there is a list of apps, sorted by storage usage. Offloading an app will ...
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How do I accept the “Maybe:” contact suggestion in Messages?

Siri has correctly identified a few contacts who have texted me. Is there anyway to accept the suggestion rather than have to manually type in their names?
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Google Drive does not work with the Files app on iOS 11

I can't use/see Google Drive files on the Files app on iOS 11. Instead it comes up with this error: I have tried pressing Try Again several times but still will not work. It doesn't seem to be the ...
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Does iPhone record GPS info for each frame of video?

When a video is shot using iOS standard camera app on an iPhone 6 Plus and location is enabled, does each frame in video contain GPS data that shows location info when that frame was shot in the video?...
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How to delete cookies for a specific site on iOS Chrome

"How to delete cookies for a specific site" is a good question but seems to be about Chrome on a computer rather than on iOS. This question seems to be just about iOS Safari (rather than Chrome). (...
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How to tell which email/phone number an iMessage was sent from

I've got a few addresses that I can be reached at, one phone number and two email addresses. I know which address new conversations are started from, but how can I tell which of my phone number/emails ...
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Analytics: How to detect 32-bit only devices?

We need to figure out how many of our users are currently running on 32-bit hardware, however iTunesConnect Analytics doesn't break down the devices by: Device Model, or CPU Architecture The ...
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Transferring photos between iPhones keeping metadata

I want to transfer all photos from my old iPhone 6 to a new iPhone 7 Plus(both running iOS 10.3.2, if relevant). Since my iCloud is full, I first thought about iTunes, but many photos are shown as ...
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All the App Links (Deep Links) are broken after a reboot

Currently in iOS there is a feature where you click on one link (say link to a Youtube video) and the corresponding App will open to handle the request (the Youtube app will open to play the video). ...
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How can I stop my iPhone tagging a particular face?

With the new update to iOS 10, the Photos app searches for faces in your pictures and groups them into albums. One of my friends has an Android phone that superimposes a facebook chat bubble in the ...
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How to whitelist remote image loading in iOS Mail app?

In the iOS Mail app (9.3.3), is there a way to whitelist senders for whom I wish to load remote images? Thanks!
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Lost all email composed and sent while in airplane mode

I just returned from an international flight that did not feature wifi access. While my iPhone was in airplane mode, I replied to a number of email messages attached to my exchange account and sent ...
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Turn on Do Not Disturb mode on all devices from one device

Has anyone found a way to turn on Do Not Disturb mode for every device from one. Often times when I'm trying to work and people won't shut up I turn on DND mode on my MBP but then my iPhone will ...
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How to uninstall an app on iOS

Of course, by holding down on an icon and tap the x lets me uninstall an app. But take a look at this: Here, the Pandora app is somehow stuck at the "update phase". Tapping it to continue download ...
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Adding custom email headers on iOS

I use Mozilla Thunderbird on OSX but I am considering getting an iPad. Thunderbird allows me to add any kind of custom email header. For me, this feature is essential. Will I find an iOS app that ...
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Is there an alarm clock app to replace Sleep Cycle?

I've been using the Sleep Cycle accelerometer-based alarm clock app for a while now: But since very recently the app seems to be using up all of my battery overnight, which it didn't do before, and ...
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Is there any way to use sleep mode on WatchOS 7 without do not disturb activating on my iPhone?

I want to use my Apple Watch for sleep tracking, and want to use sleep mode so the watch display is completely off while I sleep. However, I need my iPhone to NOT turn on Do Not Disturb (I need to be ...

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