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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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why is the .HEIC suffix sometimes uppercase and sometimes lowercase

I just took five pictures on an iPhone 11 and then Airdropped them to my Mac Mini. I noticed that every other image has the file extension .HEIC in uppercase. I am pretty sure that I have noticed this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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iOS: Safari "could not establish a secure connection to the server"

When I try to access our dev sites, I get this error on my iPhone X running the latest general release of iOS 15. Now 15.1. Safari cannot open the page because it could not establish a secure ...
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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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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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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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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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How to export all Digital Touch sketches from Messages?

Over last couple years, my girlfriend sent me hundreds of her little pieces of the art, that she made using Digital Touch. I tap “save” every time I get one from her. Now I would like to export all of ...
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How to prevent Continuity / Handoff app icons in Dock?

Sometimes I open my iPhone while working at my Mac. This often triggers a Continuity / Handoff app icon to suddenly appear in my Dock: Safari From iPhone I find it extremely irritating to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What may be preventing iOS 15 rich web search results from being shown in Spotlight?

After upgrading to iOS 15 on my iPhone 12 mini, I was expecting to see rich results from the web in Spotlight, as in this example from an AppleInsider article: However, when I search for something ...
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iPhone no sound on incoming calls in Guided Access

I've got my 88 year old grandma the latest iPhone SE and Watch SE and set it up in Guided Access for the Phone app (see attached for the icon). I also have it set up so she only receives the calls in ...
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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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Screen Time Passcode: Use Password rather than 4-digit PIN?

iOS uses a a 4-digit passcode to secure Screen Time settings (formerly known as Restrictions). Use Screen Time Passcode Use a passcode to secure Screen Time settings, and to allow for more time when ...
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How can I disable iMessage suggestions in iOS 13’s share menu?

In iOS 13, when I try to share something, the first row is all suggestions about who I should text whatever I’m reading to. How can I disable this “feature” so that it stops taking up space in the ...
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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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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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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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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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Default print settings on iOS

Is there a way to set default print settings on iOS? Whenever I print, I want to print double-sided and black and white with compatible printers. However, the print dialog forgets my last setting and ...
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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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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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"Airplay 2" to a Mac?

I have software (Reflector 2 and Airserver) that allow me to stream over AirPlay 1 from my iOS device. However, AirPlay 1 does not allow me to use the multiple device feature built into AirPlay 2. I ...
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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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