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Unable to install Signal from App Store on iOS

Each time I try to install Signal Application from App Store on iOS, I get the message: This item is currently being modified. Please try again later. How can I install this app on my iPhone? ...
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After iOS 12 to 13 upgrade, Photos.app corrupts large .MOV files

I have an iPhone 8. I recently upgraded from iOS 12.4.1 (if I recall correctly) to iOS 13.3. The very first time I tried to scrape the photos off my iPhone 8 onto my MacBook Pro, it hung. The Apple ...
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People will finish updating when Photos is in the background

Photos on my phone and my laptop both say this at the bottom of the People section of the app. There has been no noticeable progress made in the past few weeks. It looks like all the people it has "...
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iOS App recommendation: Listening to lectures [closed]

I’m searching for an iOS app, to play recordings of class lectures, with the following specifications (in decreasing order of importance): Buttons for short rewind (5-10 seconds). Big buttons. ...
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Location of hashed password for Notes app in macOS or iOS

I've got a Notes.app note on my phone (iOS) and desktop (macOS 10.14.6) and have forgotten the password. Unable to find where the hashed password is stored so I can attempt to crack it. Any insight is ...
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Lock iPhone Besides On-Screen Content

I am just wondering if iOS devices have the ability to show only on-screen content and lock all other items on the device. For example: say someone got pulled over and the officer required to see a ...
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Changing app stores

I have an iPhone 4S and I changed to the US store to view an app not available in the SA store. Now I cannot change back to the SA store. The message comes up that I need to change with no directions ...
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Can I make Xcode app icon with 512x512 icon instead of recommended 1024x1024?

I'm following this tutorial on making icons for a React Native app using Xcode. It recommends using Icon Set Creator to make the set of icons of various sizes for iOS, and Android Asset Studio for ...
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How can I delete saved game data off Iphone?

I am trying to delete saved game data on my phone for a specific app so that I can start over. Problem is I have tried every way i can find including the icloud storage way. Everytime I redownload the ...
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Family Sharing screen time shows black screen

Can I set screen time settings for my child's ipad from iPhone with ios 13? Family Sharing is set up, I am the coordinator, child has kid's icloud account. The problem is that when I goto My Account ->...
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Should I protect (encrypt) my app's database or is it automatically protected from other apps?

My app asks the user several questions then stores all the answers in a local sqlite database file (e.g. answers.db). No data is transmitted outside the phone but answers are stored to let the user ...
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Issues with unwanted iOS Calendar notifications from shared Gmail calendars

Phone: iOS 13.3, iPhone X, App: iOS Calendar, GMAIL calendars I work in a company with a lot of shared calendars (pretty common). I'm not sure when, but sometime in the last 1/2 year (mid 2019 +), my ...
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Where can I get a list of RAM per iPhone version and how to monitor RAM usage in an app? [closed]

I'm playing with some ARKit stuff and it's giving me RAM issues. I've got 2G on an iPhone6S and I know it's a bit older, so I don't know if I should care or not. If modern iPhones have more the 2G, ...
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Calendar freezes when viewing event with videoconferencing

I use the Calendar app on iOS. My calendar is stored on Google, and I view it through the Calendar app. In Google, one can add videoconferencing to an event. However, when I try to open an event ...
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Can't delete Alex voice from the iOS simulator

I'm working with iOS voices for accessibility reasons. In iOS simulator I've tried to install Alex voice which is one of the most popular English voices. To choose it I downloaded it first. However, ...
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How to lock a browser with a password/passcode on iPhone?

Is there a way to make a Web browser on iPhone 11 Pro other than Safari to be lockable with a password or a passcode, even by any extension? That is, when you launch the browser, a password is ...
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Volume of buttons when dialog a number

I have an iPhone7. When I dial a number I find that the volume level of pressing the buttons is very low. Is there a way to increase it? I have the same volume level question for send/receive text ...
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Does iOS Health app send your health data to Apple?

I am wondering if the biometric information collected by Apple's Health app stays local on my iPhone, or if it's being sent to Apple?
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Get iPad/iPhone info using only its UDID?

Is it possible to get an iOS device info by just using its UDID? Info such as the iPad model, OS, etc. I have a developer account where I register apple devices using its UDID, but how do I extract ...
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iOS - Cancel Update All in App Store

I have turned off automatic download of app updates. I open the App Store and press Update All. I realize it's going to take too long or I am on the wrong data connection. I just want to stop the ...
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Can I make the same app for iPad which is already lives on AppStore for iPhone?

I had created an app which is live on AppStore for iPhone only. Now I want to make that app for iPad. So can I make the same app for iPad or do I need to create the separate app on AppStore Connect ...
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How can I disable a pass code that I didn't intentionally set?

I have an iphone4 and I have never locked the phone or set a passcode, but for some reason, the phone is now requiring a 4 digit passcode and will not let me do anything but unlock it without the ...
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iPhone files not showing up on Finder

I have an iPhone 11 Pro Max running iOS 13.3 and a Macbook '16 running macOS Catalina 10.15.2. When I connect my iPhone to my Macbook, it is recognised in Finder "locations" but I do not have access ...
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How do I retain tabular format when texting a table from iPhone Notes?

In iOS 12.1.4, how to I send a Notes grid via Messages to another iphone user while retaining the tabular format? When sending the whole note, it "compresses" into what looks to my IT mind like a tab-...
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How to play background music and video of other app at the same time in iPhone?

In iPhone, it is possible to play background music and video app at the same time? For example, I played background music using AVAudioPlayer framework. It works as well before other video or music ...
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Can I install a custom OS on iPhone 5s?

I got myself an owned iPhone 5s to have some fun. Today I got extra adventurous and would like to try some "unofficial" operating systems like Android and postmarketOS. Unfortunately, a quick search ...
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Transfer MKV files to VLC player on iPhone using Airdrop

I Airdropped a folder containing MKV files from my Mac to my iPhone. Where can I spot them on my iPhone 8? I am not able to see the Folder with the files. They don't seem to appear in VLC app as well....
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Enable RTT/TTY via profile on iOS 13?

My mobile provider (Vodafone Germany) does not seem to support RTT or TTY out of the box, thus the option to enable it is not visible on my iPhone. Is there a way to enable the RTT/TTY option by ...
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How to kill the voicemail facility on an iPhone XR?

On an iPhone XR running iOS 13.2.3 and connecting to the mobile phone network using a number supplied by Three, how do I disable voicemail? I have never actually configured voicemail, but whenever ...
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Is it possible to put ios 10 on an ipod touch 4?

I want to put ios 10 on my ipod touch 4 so that I can get the podcast app on it. Is this possible? How do I do that? I went into settings and saw if there was an update to ios and it says its up to ...
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How do I change date and time on photos on IOS?

I have an iPhone 7 running iOS 13. For some reason, many of the photos are time stamped in 2045. I've not found a single linkable article explaining how to do this. I tried downloading Pixelgarde ...
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How to stop Xcode downloading iOS support package of my iPhone?

I want Xcode to stop downloading the files in ~/Library/Developer/Xcode/iOS DeviceSupport/12.4 where 12.4 is the iOS version of my iPhone. I have deleted them a couple of times now. I also want to be ...
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Trouble identifying “Tombstone exists for queued item; deleting.” in ipad logs

Playing around with my apple device logs and getting interested in identifying different events. Many I seem to be able to figure out with a google search and a bit of reading. However, this one is ...
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On my iPhone I can't give my apps access to the camera, microphone, etc

iOS Version: 11.3 My iPhone won’t allow me to give any apps camera, microphone, or library access. I’ve gone to their individual settings for the apps and there’s no options. If I go to Camera in ...
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How to identify the originator of an URL call under iOS/iPadOS?

I am sometimes testing my apps on iPhone/iPad with Charles http PROXY to debug URL calls. I have noticed, that when I lock my iPhone and Charles is still running, I can see various URL connect calls ...
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In iOS: Can my app launch another app and get a response/acknowledgement back? [closed]

In iOS, is there anyway i can launch another app to do something and then get a response back saying that it’s done. For example: My iOS app APP A launches another app APP B (e.g. Google Pay) to make ...
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Could my iPhone 6's 4G possibly be “broken” while its 3G still works?

The question sounds strange I know. For the last few days I have not seen 4G up at the top of the display of my iPhone 6; it's been demoted to 3G. I'm in the same several locations where I have been,...
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Photos can't be viewed although thumbnails are visible

I had an iPhone 5 with photos on it, and it was backed up on iCloud. My iPhone 5 got stolen and I got an iPhone 5s. I restored everything on to my new one, but some photos are there in thumbnail form ...
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iCloud Photo Library doesn't load any photos (iOS)

When I try to see some "old" photos on my iPhone (iOS 13.3), Photos just shows an exclamation mark icon: This happens all the time. If a photo loads, it's a miracle. Summary: Internet works All ...
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Is there a possibility to run a custom Notes server for iOS?

I have notes where I strongly wish to avoid 3rd party cloud storage - even Apple’s To that end, I am trying to set up my own one. iOS supports setting custom CalDAV server, so it is possible to ...
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Hiding iCloud folders from search on iOS

I have a few files that come up frequently in my searches from the iOS equivalent of spotlight (idk what this is called just swiping down on the home screen) that I dont want previewed in search. I am ...
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How to remove the loading wheel from iPad home screen?

The loading wheel have been showing up for no reason on the home screen of my iPad Air running 7.1.2 that is not jailbroken. It use to only show up when I am downloading apps. Now it is stuck on the ...
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Sync text files (.txt) between iPhone and Mac; and edit (in-place), and search them on iPhone

I keep notes in text files (.txt) in a folder. I want to be able to edit and search these on my iPhone. I currently use VS Code to edit the text files on my Mac. Currently, I sync them via Dropbox. ...
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Can police/hackers unlock iPhones?

iPhone X running iOS 12.3.2 - 4 digit passcode. iCloud backup, but has been deleted online as well have I changed Apple ID password. I know that AES 256 bit encryption cannot be decrypted, and I know ...
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Does iCloud Backup of iOS Devices have snapshot history?

I have always used my Mac/iTunes to back up iOS devices. One benefit I see is that my Mac Time Machine solution will backup the contents of the computer, including the iOS backups – I imagine that as ...
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Can I use a USB keyboard with an iPad if I use a USB-to-lightning adapter?

I know there are bluetooth keyboards and even wired lightning keyboards, but I'd like to get a large mechanical keyboard and it seems the wired ones only come in USB. If I use a USB-to-lightning ...
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is there any alternative OS to give more lifetime to an older iPad?

I have an old iPad that was stranded in my possessions a while ago. It has iOS 9.xx installed and won't update any longer. Also more and more Apps are stopping to work because the newer version won't ...
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What can be done with an old ipad except throwing it away? [closed]

I have an old iPad that was stranded in my possessions a while ago. It has iOS 9.xx installed and won't update any longer. Also more and more Apps are stopping to work because the newer version won't ...
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iPhone 6s nagged to update to 13.3, so I did but now I cannot use Whatsapp

Don't know where to start, did everything wrong. My frustation the last 24 hours: My iPhone 6s request me to update since a couple of months, so yesterday I thought let's do it. In summary: did not ...
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Can I search images on Safari using a text in the text field on a third-party app using shortcut?

I would like to search a list of images (either on Safari or Google Chrome) on iOS, from a text that is in a text field on a third-party app. In details: Use a third-party dictionary app to search ...