Questions tagged [ios]

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iCloud is not allowing files to be opened from PDF viewer

I just get untouchable icons like this in the Files app on my iPad. What could be the problem here?
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Contacts and Phone on iPhone think I'm in a different country

Yesterday I got a call from my wife and the iPhone said "Maybe Mrs. SSteve". The phone number was the international version of a U.S. phone number and her custom ringtone didn't play: Voicemail is ...
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Fix Exercise Type in Activity App

I did 60m of yoga yesterday and didn’t realize until the end that I had accidentally specified Indoor Cycle as the activity type. Looking for a place to edit this in the Activity app on my phone and ...
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Apple IAP Custom Discount

We're doing a treasure hunt in our city with the smart phone. It will include a lot of real-world stuff combined with AR-Stuff in the Phone. So, to promote it, we want to make custom discounts for in-...
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Only Messages not restoring on new iPhone (DEP device)

In my firm we enroll iPhones via our DEP programme, and manage them through a MDM server. Our colleagues receive a pre-configured iPhone, but they are allowed to use a personal iCloud account to ...
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iPhone asks for Apple ID password on third party app launch after iTunes sync

I've just synced my iPhone with iTunes to get some Music on the iPhone. After doing so, the iPhone wants my Apple ID password, when I try to launch a third party app. All Apple apps (Photos, Safari, ...
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How to install unsupported apps in old iPhone 4 (iOS 7.1.2)

I've just recovered an old iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1.2 but it is almost unusable because pretty much every app that I need to install says it is unsupported. How to give life to this phone installing ...
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Does “Reset Network Settings” affect all devices?

If I reset my Network Settings in iOS/iPadOS, and so lose all my WiFi networks/passwords, will my other iOS devices also lose them? The reason I ask is that WiFi networks appear to be stored in the ...
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AirPods won't switch to MacBook

My AirPods (1st gen) won't switch over to my MacBook Air (early 2015 running the latest Mojave) from my iPhone 8. When I click 'connect' the indicator just spins and nothing happens. Restarting ...
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Siri doesn't respond while playing youtube on iphone xr

Try open youtube and play something, then try "Hey Siri" it won't work. But when I pause the video or close the youtube app it works. I also checked the Siri&Search settings for youtube and ...
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Is it true that iOS devices use a hard coded time.apple.com dns for an ntp server?

I read that the only way to point an IOS device at your own NTP server is to change your dns sever’s record for time.apple.com to point at your NTP server so that when the iOS device requests the time ...
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How to localize iMovie projects

I'm working on App Previews for my iOS application in iMovie. It contains video footage from device with Disclaimer titles below. I'm looking for a way to localize disclaimer titles. I have 3 videos ...
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iPhone X UI support for existing app on Appstore

I have application on store which last updated 2 years back and compliant with 64 bit requirement but now there is no active development going on this application but we don't want to disappoint ...
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What's the duration of a In-App Purchase Promo Code for Auto-Renewable Subscription's?

I just can't seem to find any answer to this question on the internet, so it might be good to just ask it here for future reference of people Googling the same question. In my App, I have a Auto-...
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iOS counting app with calculations

I am looking for an iOS app that works like a simple counter but also does simple calculations like running averages. There is an android app called multicounter but I have not found an iOS equivalent....
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How to switch apps on iPhone with a Bluetooth keyboard

For some reason my Logitech K380 keyboard won't let me switch between apps using Cmd+Tab. Is this a fault with my keyboard? Also how would I select menu options on screen with the keyboard? Thanks ...
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How do I insert the cursor after the last word (that is misspelled)?

Latest iOS, using Safari. I am often writing a post on SE and the last word I left off on is a misspelling. For instance ... so I definitely prefer QO to Homeline. * The misspelled word ...
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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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In iOS or macOS Contacts App, I would like to duplicate a contact. What is the easyest way to do this?

I am planning to keep some of the info in the original contact and all of it in the copy, where I would later add more. What is the best way to accomplish this.
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How to copy text from iOS to MacOS with Bluetooth only (no WiFi network at all)?

I'd like to be able to copy text from iOS to MacOS with Bluetooth only (no WiFi) — or, worst case, by plugging the phone into the Mac. I often find myself generating text on my phone (in various ...
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What can I do as a website admin to get my site whitelisted from Apple parental controls?

I work for a governmental website where by nature there is no explicit content whatsoever. If web page content restriction is turned on in iOS, some parts of the site cannot be accessed with Safari, ...
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How long do Apple retain notifications to be pushed to iOS devices until they expire?

If an app attempts to send a notification to an iOS device that is either powered off or has no network connectivity push notifications need to be kept in queue. For how long does Apple retain ...
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Screen Time - Share Across Devices changes code

I have a device running iOS 12.3.1. I entered a Screen Time passcode, tested it and knew the code. However, when I went back and selected "Share Across Devices", it reverted back to some other ...
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Can I activate an iPhone without an Apple ID?

I've been issued an iPhone and I can't seem to use it without an Apple ID. Can I activate my phone without creating an Apple ID in the process?
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Select All in iOS Safari

When selecting text in iOS, you get a "Select, Select All, Speak Sentence" popup as soon as you place the cursor. This doesn't seem to work in Safari where trying select something only brings up "Copy,...
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Pictures are stored but not displayed in Camera Roll

Well, I've been running low space for a long time and this led to a sudden disappearing of old photos (actually 5000 of them - the oldest ones) in camera roll. I don't know how how that worked - maybe ...
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Iphone 7 plus, IOS 12.3.1

Songs marked explicit won't play on my iphone. Was working well last week then suddenly stopped. I press the song and it looks as if it's playing but it is silent. Move to the next song and plays well....
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iOS Shortcuts App: How can I convert my Workflow to a service app?

Back in AppleScript or Apple Automator it is possible to convert workflows to a compiled read-only application. Is it possible to hide, compile or convert my iOS Shortcuts workflow to a self-running ...
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iPhone stops charging after unlocking to use accessories

I have searched all over the internet, and can not seem to find anything. I was hoping someone here had experience this problem. Recently, every time I plug my iPhone into my computer it says its ...
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My phone (IOS) won't show any Discord push notifications, yet it will show them from other apps

I've already tried checking all of my settings, and everything is in order. Notifications enabled both in and out of Discord, yet I still don't get any notifications. Help? I've already uninstalled ...
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iOS 13 Request Mobile Site

I’ve noticed on iOS 13, safari automatically sets the webpage to desktop site, and I don’t see anyplace to set it back to the mobile site. Does anyone have a solution to request mobile site?
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Whatsapp Click to Chat link openning in AppStore when URL shortener used

When SMS with shortened Click to Chat URL for WhatsApp is received on the iPhone, clicking it leads me to the App Store instead of opening chat in WhatsApp, despite WhatsApp being installed on the ...
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I put my phone on airplane mode before I sent a text but it's still trying to deliver

I accidentally sent my boyfriend a video, I had the ugliest laugh in it and I'd rather have him never hear it. I quickly put my phone on airplane mode but I never got the option to cancel the message ...
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iTunes: How to find backup corresponding to a particular version of iOS?

I have an iPhone 8 Plus, which I upgraded to iOS 12.3.2. iOS 12.3.2 was a special bug fix release which is available only for iPhone 8 Plus models. I want to downgrade it to iOS 12.3.1, but I think I ...
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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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How do I transfer a note with 6+ images from an iPhone to a Mac?

I take notes on my phone (text, to-do lists), take photos from within the notes (click (+) and "Take Photo or Video"), and then need to merge those notes into a larger report on my laptop. I am ...
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Compile for iOS 5.1 in macOS Mojave

I have a macOS Mojave based Mac, and, for a project, I need to be able to target iOS 5.1 (iPad 1). Xcode 10 doesn't ship build support for iOS 5.1, so I downloaded Xcode 4.3 from Apple's archives. ...
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Can I modify the “move” calories for a pasta day?

I have a streak of 333+ days of hitting my move goal and I'd like to keep it. A few days ago, according to my iPhone today, I did only 418 instead of 420 calories -- so it says I didn't meet my goal. ...
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iPad: Sending iMessage messages from e-mail [duplicate]

When I send message on iMessage, it’s sent from my e-mail, which I am logged in iCloud with i.e. my Apple ID, not my phone number. In Settings → Messages → Send and Receive(?), is not my number, just ...
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Photos app not visible

A friend has a iPhone 6 iOS 10.x and we cannot find the photos app. She has activated iCloud storage for photos in settings but we cannot find how to see the albums. I am an Androd user and have zero ...
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Can't connect iPad to macOS Mojave

I used to be able to recognize iPad when working with Xcode and iTunes in previous versions of macOS. Now I can no longer connect it. System Information does contain the device in USB list and the ...
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Text search in PDF files with iPadOS 13

In iOS 12 the Preview builtin in the Files opens a PDF file nicely but there is no text search possibility (magnifier glass). To find a word in a large pdf document it is necessary to reopen the file ...
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iPhone using cellular data even if disabled

I'm currently abroad and my carrier is charging absurd fees for data plan. I decided to turn off completely cellular data and rely only on WiFi but my iPhone is still using few KBs of data every day. ...
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Identify if an iOS In-App Purchase is a consumable or non-consumable?

I need a small help to know if what I propose in my iOS app is a consumable currency or not. From the Apple Developer In-App Purchase webpage: Consumable Users can purchase different types of ...
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“Operation cancelled” popup on iOS

The following screen has popped up without any user interaction. Already twice in the afternoon. What is it? Edit: I have been wrongly receiving SMSs from an Apple service provider telling me the ...
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iOS Newsstand app background mode

Does Apple still support Newsstand apps? I searched a lot but I can't find any tutorial or a demo for such an app with NewsstandKit. If this is not used anymore, why does the Newsstand background ...
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iOS 12 (iPad) Scoped literal IPv6 addresses

I have a raspberry pi running dnsmasq on my lan with both IPv4 and IPv6. I would like to use the custom dns setting on the iPad to use the raspberry rather than the DNS offered by the router in DHCP ...
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iPad 2017 unable to restore/update

I'm having issues restoring my daughter's iPad to working order, and I'm wondering what options I have. She changed her passcode on it and then forgot it, so now it's permanently disabled. I'm ...
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How to move/copy a ringtone created with GarageBand from one device to another

I have created a ringtone using GarageBand on my iPad. How do I copy or move it to my iPhone?
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What happens if I put an unsupported version of iOS on my iPhone? [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 6s, released in 2015. I want to know if I can install iOS 5.1.1 on it, and if it is possible. I don't care if it could brick my iPhone. I'm willing to do it.