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Which phone number will Messages.app use when replying to a conversation with a contact that has multiple numbers associated with their contact card?

Assume the following: You create a new contact (let's name them "Person A"), and add two separate numbers for them - a "Home" and a "Work" phone number You then send them a message to their Home ...
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Which version of iOS causes Messages.app to combine message threads with a single contact with multiple different phone numbers into one?

Assume the following: You add a contact (let's refer to them as "Person A") to your iPhone and add two separate numbers for them - one entry labeled "Home", and the other as "Work" You open Messages....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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why Authenticating Through Web Views In DEP(Device Enrollment Program) getting stuck on one Screen?

Currently, I am working on DEP(Device Enrollment Program) via Authenticating Through Web Views everything working fine. I am able to assign the device to DEP. The Problem is when I doing this then it'...
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Can iPhone back up to iTunes over Wi-Fi automatically?

I know that my iPhone 8 can back itself up to iTunes over Wi-Fi. It has successfully done so whenever I've manually hit the button in iTunes to back it up immediately. In iTunes the iPhone is set to "...
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Can I submit an iOS App update to the App Store but hold the release of the update for a later date?

I have an app that I have to update to work with the new backend. The new backend will be deployed some time in the next X days. Is it possible to submit the update for review, but not have it ...
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Iphone 5 keeps shutting down when I have 40% battery left. Question about reset and restore

I have an iPhone 5 (old I know, but I'm rather fond of the compact screen. It's a secondary phone) that was working perfectly until I updated ios. Since the last update available was installed, it ...
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How to disable wifi password sharing on iOS 11?

Each time I unlock my iPhone, iOS 11 reminds me to share my wifi password, which is boring. I've tried this accepted answer, which does not work. It is not feasible to power off someone else's ...
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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 enable Huawei Health app options for iOS that exist for Android?

I bought a Huawei Band 3 Pro some months back, and while using it with my Android phone, all the things I needed were working (using the Android Huawei Health app). But lately, I switched to an ...
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What does “Add to Library” and “Remove from Library” mean in Podcasts?

They're just podcasts. Episodes should be either downloaded or not downloaded, and podcasts should be either subscribed to not subscribed. But it seems an episode can be "in your library" without ...
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Is there a good email app with text-to-speech for iPhone?

I cannot read small text due to eyesight deterioration and want an app that can read email out loud. Is there anything good that has text to speech and possibly also dictation of emails?
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How to configure iOS 12 sharesheet to add WhatsApp Messaging?

Links, Photos, and other data can be shared through options: Messages, Mail, etc. For example, if I am browsing images in the Photos app, I would like to the ability to click the share button and ...
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“Cannot Verify Server Identity” - Cannot find source

I'm getting an odd error suddenly and presumably due to an old certificate that I probably accepted many years ago when I used to use Adium on macOS via iMessage / Messages. Suddenly, just today, I ...
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Find My Phone Notification with “ask next time” gps

I know that I can't set a notification if someone wants to check my location with "find my friends". But, if i go on Privacy > GPS > Find my phone and set it on "ask the next time", will I ...
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Different free storage space reported in the Files app and in Settings → iPad Storage

The reported value looks off by ~38 GB Settings → General → iPad Storage: Files → On My iPad: I'm trying to Airdrop a 9 GB file to this iPad and it fails, this could be why. Smaller files (~1,5 GB) ...
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Uploading images to Facebook app from another app on iOS mobile

Specific question - I want to create a PWA*, that handles images. If a user is using Facebook and wants to upload an image, they can choose to upload that image via my PWA. My PWA will send that image ...
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Lightning to 3.5 mm adapters only for “iOS 10.2 and below”

I’ve seen quite a few Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapters that only claim compatibility with iOS 10.2 or lower. I found that very strange, since I generally expect my adapters to keep working ...
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Intermittent disabling of hardware (Wi-Fi, Mic, possibly cell antenna) on iPhone 7 Plus

DISCLAIMER/NOTE First, I've been a long time iPhone user and I like to keep up on it's updates and I'm very familiar with this device. Likewise, my iPhone 7 Plus is my 3rd iPhone. I'm only ...
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LinkedIn/Facebook links from iPhone Mail app doesn't remember to be logged in, in Safari

One of my colleagues is experiencing a weird case which I think is a combination of iOS, Mail and Safari. The iOS version is 13.1.3. I send him a link for a share dialog box either on Facebook og ...
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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, ...