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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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Extra explications for the iPhone activation purpose [duplicate]

Can somebody help me with some extra explications about iPhone activation? I had read this article and understood that this activation allows the end-user to access the home screen of the smartphone ...
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Is the source code for xnu-6153.60.66~39 available? (iOS 13.3 Kernel)

I cannot find xnu-6153.60.66~39 at https://opensource.apple.com/tarballs/xnu/ ! Does apple still open source the XNU Kernel?
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My iPhone 11 running iOS 13.3 won’t give permission to apps to use my camera or microphone

I’ve rebooted, deleted and reinstalled apps. I’ve also reset my location and security settings. No deal. This is affecting WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, messenger and many more. Sometimes it will ...
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iPhone 7 plus icloud won't signout

I have an iPhone 7 but when i try to sign-out of icloud the sign-out button turn to grey when i try to turn off find my iPhone am getting another error says verification failed try to connect to ...
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How does Wireless Carplay Adapter work?

I am really interesting in buying a wireless CarPlay adapter (like https://carplay2air.com/). I want to use Carplay without the need to connect a Lightning cable. Before doing this, I would really ...
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How to add music to “audio” on iOS 12.4.4 using VLC 3.2.6 [closed]

Tryin to properly add music .mp4’s to VLC 3.2.6. I can’t find downloadable docs for users info or setup manual for VLC for IPad-2 ios 12.4.4...
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Is there a 'guaranteed support period' for iOS?

Traditionally [at least according to common knowledge] Macs have had mainstream OS support for 5 years, with legacy support for the next 5; meaning if you really want to hang onto that old machine, ...
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Why are there often multiple and similiar iOS In-App Purchase Options?

I have been asking this myself for quite a while and up to this day I couldn't find an answer. So I am hoping that maybe there is someone here who is actively working with Apps and the App-Store and ...
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Messages backup take too much space than it should in iCloud

I have been using this device just for two weeks. It contains some conversations in messages. But only two of them contains media files, others are came from service providers and others. Those ...
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How To Disable JavaScript for a Specific Website in Safari on IOS?

I don't think its possible, but hoping the knowledgeable people here will tell me otherwise. Use-case: I have a website added to my home screen from safari on IOS, and I don't want that specific site ...
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Name a phone number without adding to Contacts?

On my iPhone I have a well-curated Contacts list of all of my friends and family. I also often want to name the phone numbers of more temporary "contacts": one-time business deals, recruiters, ...
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User cannot install the fully compatible app on older versions of iOS

I have an app in the App Store. It works fine when trying to install the app on an iOS device with iOS 13 / 12, but when trying to install it on any iOS prior to that, installation fails with the ...
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Can I trigger a series of keyboard shortcuts with a single action on iOS?

For example, on an iPad with iOS 13, if I want to automate the following (in the app Notes): Command Shift Down Command X Command Up Down Command V Is there any way to trigger that sequence of ...
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Xcode Build Error: No account for team “S23Q9DM44M”

Xcode builds a barcode reader app without error for the simulator, however, the build for an iPhone XR returns errors: ERROR MESSAGE No account for team "S23Q9DM44M". Add a new account in the ...
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In Shortcuts on iPadOS and iOS, where is the Adjust Date action?

I found a way to end an event 50 minutes after I started it using Adjust Date. However I could only find Adjust Date by copying it from a shortcut I downloaded here Where did Adjust date come from?
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Calendar Issues while traveling

When traveling the calendar shows my appointments in local time, where I am at the moment. If I'm in Tokyo, for example, my 8 PM appointment next week in St Paul will show up as 5 AM. The settings are ...
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iOS Shortcuts: Automatically play audio feed at set time

Using iOS short cuts, I would like to play an audio feed at a set time. Ideally, I would like to play the BBC sounds app (which has short cuts for playing specified radio stations), but if not, I ...
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Are users on iPhone 5 (iOS 10) able to see new apps on the App Store?

We're an app developer and want to ask if iPhone 5 users (who cannot upgrade to iOS 11) are able to see newer apps or updated apps on the App Store that has been made 64-bit compliant. Can they see ...
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How to retrieve photos back after iTunes backup upload in iPhone 7 and iOS 13?

I have an iPhone 7 and i installed a backup which belongs to a few days ago. But i had several photos important i took yesterday. But i most probably didn't back them up. Is it still possible to bring ...
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iPhone 11 doesn’t display wallpaper with same colors/contrast as preview

The wallpapers on my iPhone 11 (iOS 13.3) appear washed out (low contrast) compared to the same wallpapers displayed in preview mode Settings > Wallpaper. I’ve played with all settings in Settings ...
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Block certain websites on iOS but still allow sections of that site

In my case, I would like to block nearly all of Reddit on Safari on my iPhone, but still allow access to a handful of subreddits. That is, I only want to allow access to reddit.com/r/soccer/*; I want ...
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“this Apple ID has not y used with the iTunes Store tap to review ” when I tap review nothing happens what do I do? [duplicate]

i just got a iPad mini and I set it all up. Tried to download free apps but kept saying "this Apple ID has not yet been used with iTunes Store tap to review" when I tap review nothing happens what do ...
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'Do not disturb' doesn't (fully) work

'Do Not Disturb' is set on an iPad Pro running ipadOS 13.3. It says "Calls and notifications will be silenced until Do Not Disturb is turned off" on the lock screen. When someone calls me on Telegram,...
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Logging into apps using Facebook credentials always uses a browser - Is this avoidable?

For instance, when trying to login to the Wish app on my Iphone 8, it always opens the Facebook login page on Safari--even though I have the FB app open and logged in. This seems like a waste of time. ...
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How can I have Google Maps opened from WhatsApp? [duplicate]

I do not want to use Apple Maps and deleted it. I want to have Google Maps open when I click on a location in WhatsApp. Is this possible?
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In iPhone mail app, how can I default the “from” address of my reply to the account which received the original mail?

I have a work account and a gmail account. In the mail settings, I have Gmail selected as the “Default Account” in the Composing section. This works great for completely new mails. But when I reply to ...
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iPhone 6 Plus recovery sticking on “iPhone is disabled” message

I am trying to restore/reset an Apple iPhone 6 Plus which has had the password entered incorrectly too many times. I have plugged it into my laptop for the first time and entered iPhone Recovery Mode....
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Lines with AirPrint from iOS 13 but not macOS 10.15

I’m on tech support duty at the in-laws over Christmas, but this one has me stumped, any help appreciated. They have an “HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M176n” which has been working fine for many years. ...
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(Dictated) text in Google Translate iPhone App doesn’t delete with X

Google translate has a little X in the upper right of the area where you enter the text you want to be translated: When you access Google translate using the web interface on Google Chrome and either ...
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Get the url of the downloading file in ios

Is there a way to get the url of a file when it is downloading, in safari or other app on ios? For example, I download a file from https://example.com, but I can’t get the link by long pressing, how ...
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Downgrade to older version of app while keeping app data?

Is there a way to downgrade an app and keep the app data you have built up by using the newer version of the app (e.g. keep game scores, keep wifi test history, etc...)
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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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How to find out the network encryption type of a Wifi on iOS?

Is there any way to find out the network encryption type (e.g. WPA, WEP, etc.) of a nearby wireless LAN on iOS?
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iPad mini wont update over iOS 10

I have been trying to update my iPad mini. But I don’t know what version it is. And I tried on the Mac computer, but it says current update is iOS 9.3.5. And it won’t let me make a new Apple account.
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What is hotship prompt on iPhone?

What is MessageHotshipSingleComponent? I’ve seen this a few times pop up in my phone logs in Settings → Privacy → Analytics data.
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Can't re-install apps I've un-installed

A few months ago I installed an app from the app store. A few weeks ago I uninstalled it because I needed space temporarily. Now I want to re-install it, but the app store won't let me. When I go to ...
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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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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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How to make notes read-only?

Can I set the default notes read-only, so I can't edit them unintentionally? Note: I don't want to lock them, cause then I can't read them, unless I can edit them too. I want to be able to read them ...
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How to resolve rejection on App store with In-App purchase, free trial and links of web application

We're developing an app for iOS devices. It has a subscription option if the user wants to upgrade from the free trial. Our app is rejected as we had an option to pay with PayPal along with In-App ...
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How do I remove a certificate from Certificate Trust Settings if the profile doesn't exist?

If I go to Settings > General > About > Certificate Trust Settings... I see several profiles installed under the "ENABLE FULL TRUST FOR ROOT CERTIFICATES" heading. There is a way to toggle them off, ...
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Deleting (intrusive?) Facebook files ok?

Platform(s): MacOS Catalina (10.15.2) and an iPad (13.3). Disclaimer: I'm in no way experienced or knowledgeable in anything relating to computers. Background: I'm keen to cut ties with Facebook ...
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Scooter share app continually has bluetooth activated in background despite having background app refresh disabled

I have an electric scooter share app that requires bluetooth to be enabled to be able to unlock the remote lock on the scooters they are renting. Despite being in the background, with background app ...
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How to listen to these downloaded BBC radio shows with Catalina?

For years I have been downloading radio shows from the BBC, tagging them as 'podcasts' and putting them into iTunes. With the Catalina update these files no longer seem to be listenable! The Podcasts ...
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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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iOS devices will not sync iCloud calendar (but they do sync contacts)

My iPhone and iPad both will sync their contacts with iCloud (and therefore with each other), but will not sync their calendars with iCloud (and thus, not with each other). On both devices, I have the ...
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Unsubscribe from calendar in iOS calendar app

I accidentally subscribed to a calendar I don't want on my iPhone and I can't figure out how to get rid of it. I can easily hide it in the Calendar app, but I can't find how to unsubscribe from it. I ...
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See what apps and data are taking up space in iOS, without iTunes? [duplicate]

Is there a way i can see what apps and data are taking up space on my iPhone 8, running 12.4.1. I know if i plug my phone into iTunes i can get a report on this, but wondered if its possible without ...
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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 ...
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Is there any free iOS video player that allows you to transfer and keep a folder hierarchy intact?

I have a video course folder that in turn has multiple folders (one for each chapter). I was using VLC on my ipad and found out that when I copy the parent folder to the device, it just copies all the ...