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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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How to block access to alarm app, after snooze, from a locked state?

Suppose that my iPhone is locked. The alarm rings. Turns out I can tap the alarm snooze notification bubble, and that will take me to the alarm app, where all alarm settings can be read and changed. ...
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iPhone receives SMS from Info

I am receiving an SMS from Info on an iPhone running iOS 13. There is no contact Info in my address book. Does this perhaps mean that the sender suppresses her address/telephone number? Or what else ...
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How do I show Apple Maps turn-by-turn navigation for public transport on my lock screen and Apple Watch?

I use the iOS Apple Maps app frequently for public transport directions. In the past, if I was actively navigating using public transport, Maps would display turn-by-turn directions on the lock screen ...
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iPhone asks to trust computer each time when tethering hotspot is on [duplicate]

When tethering hotspot is on, and I connect with my laptop via USB (in order to tether), I get asked each time to trust the computer which is annoying. Latest iOS 13.2 17B84 ; Mac OS Catalina 10.15....
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How do I reduce the file size of iOS scanned documents (using the Files app)

In iOS 13 (maybe 12?) you can scan documents using the files app. It uses the camera, manually or automatically crops, allows multiple pages, and produces a PDF. A very large PDF. My single A4 page ...
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How to remove frames and have text wrap itself to borders in iOS Safari?

The attachment shows a typical email showed in safari on iOS13. The white frame is the body of the email, through which I have to scroll with the finger left and right, up and down and I find this ...
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Will signing out of a redundant iCloud account delete my iOS bookmarks?

I have several hundred bookmarks on an old iPad Air running iOS 10.0.2 that used to belong to my father. The iPad is signed in to his iCloud account but all sharing options are disabled (no data is ...
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Sort emails by sender on iOS

It is possible to sort emails by sender (“From”) using Mail app on Mac. Can the native mail app do this on iPhone and iPad?
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How can I ensure or force a message I'm composing to go via SMS on my iPhone 6 in iOS 12? [duplicate]

In answers to When does Messages message via iMessage vs. SMS? I learned that if a contact is set up such that they have received iMessages from me, there still may be a way to force a new message I'm ...
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Manage iOS automatic connection to public Wi-Fi

I use Skype to make some international calls. This works well if I am at home/office and connected to Wi-Fi. However if I am on move, I prefer to turn off Wi-Fi to prevent connection to public Wi-Fi ...
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When does Messages message via iMessage vs. SMS?

This is probably an embarrassingly noobish question. I sent a standard SMS text message from my iPhone 6 to a colleague's iPhone, who mentioned that my message was green and not blue, and that meant ...
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Antivirus software for iOS and an iPad

I just started at a new job. The IT manager gave me the task of deploying 50 iPads using JAMF. Now my manager wants to deploy antivirus software to the iPads. I said huh?? He insists that we push ...
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Can I have iOS Automation shortcuts run automatically?

I've been having a problem where sometimes I'll forget that my iPhone's volume is set pretty high from a previous use. When I put my AirPods in for a phone call or to listen to music, the volume isn't ...
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Cannot sync iPhone contacts with Facebook [iOS 12]

The title is self-explanatory. All recent online tutorials (like this one) tell me to go to Settings -> Facebook -> Update All Contacts, but this option simply doesn't show up for me. Actually ...
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Google Maps link opening in Apple Maps instead of Google Maps

In iOS 13 is there a way for a map link in a Google app to either open the address/coordinates in Google Maps or properly open Apple Maps to the location in the link that invoked it rather than ...
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Official reason why Apple does not allow restricting iOS app's Wi-Fi access?

According to: Restrict an iOS app from using Wi-Fi internet https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/iphone-sold-in-china-has-a-unique-feature.2030268/ https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6645022 ...
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Rejection of iOS app due repackaged website

I have a travel app which showcases the content related to the travel platform like "Offers", "Essentials", "Attractions" and "Ships for different routes" "facilities in each ships". But the "Booking" ...
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How to know if an iOS app does not access the internet via Wi-Fi or Cellular?

Is there a clear indicator that an app does not access the internet via Wi-Fi or cellular? For instance in the Settings App there is an entry for every app installed on iOS 13. There you find an app ...
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Does iOS download only changes or whole app when updating an app?

I noticed the downloading of app updates is really fast on my iPhone X (iOS 13). Like for example the facebook app shows about 250MB in size on the update screen of the appstore but it's finished ...
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App or method to automatically sync photos to webdav server (FileRun)

I'm looking for a way to automatically sync my photos to a self hosted webdav instance (in particular a FileRun instance, which is dav compatible). I'd ideally not have to do anything, other than take ...
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Manually adding books to Nook App on iPad

I need to "side load" a number of eBooks (mostly epub and PDF) onto my iPad to be used with the Nook app. This is something I am able to do with my dedicated Nook eReader like the Nook HD or the ...
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What software and hardware would be needed to make an iPad work like a TV accepting data from the lightning port?

I am trying to have my iPad (3rd gen) read television / video type HDMI input. I have an HDMI to USB-C conversion cable and the iPad is recognizing the accessory (not sure how you know this, please ...
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iOS Simulator is unable to boot up on my new Movaje MacBook Pro

I have a brand new MacBook Pro. I have Xcode 11.x installed. I have react-native-cli installed. why doesn't it want to obey me with react-native run-ios? --verbose is not giving me anything ...
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Custom notification size on iPhone

I would like to receive customized notifications from any specific app on my iPhone so that I can never ignore it because they are super important. One solution I thought of is to show notification ...
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Where are back up restore app data guidelines?

I am amazed how apple smoothly handles backup & restore application data. Does apple have any guidelines for backup / restore principles? How does applications handle version compatibility of ...
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Where can I see the size of a video on the YouTube application?

I use YouTube premium to watch videos offline on my iPad (iOS 10). Where can I see the size of a video on the YouTube application? I don't see any details when going to General -> Storage -> YouTube
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Can I hide or dismiss this music player?

I’m listening to an audiobook with the Audible app, and while it’s playing (and for a while after) this playback controller shows up above the Notification Center. However, because of the small ...
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App Store will not update applications on iOS 13.2.3, iPadOS 13.2.3 or macOS 10.15.1

It happened since 13.2.2 and I thought maybe this recent 13.2.3 could fix it but I was wrong. When I tap "Update" the indicator spins for a short period and then "Update" reappears. I have called ...
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How to export downloaded PDFs from iBooks on iOS to a computer?

My wife has an iPad Air 2 running iOS 12.4.1. She has saved many PDF files into iBooks over the years from various sources such as websites. Her iPad is dying, and she doesn't want to lose the PDFs. ...
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How to disable swipe down for Notification Center in apps on iOS?

When I’m playing games on my iPhone and I try to do some action on the upper end of the screen I often accidentally open Notification Center, cancelling my action. In Settings I found a Setting to ...
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Can I check iPhone, iPad, Watch battery on Mac?

My goal is to have battery status of other Apple device on my Mac (preferably on menubar). I'd like to have a glimpse of the battery status of my iPhone, iPad, Watch, and Airpods. I'm a user of ...
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Why am I getting Universal Clipboard popups when I'm not typing anything?

I was just in the Weather Underground iOS app on my iPhone. I was not inputting text, I had just opened the app so it was showing me weather conditions for my current location. After the app ...
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Reminders app not showing in Location Services

My first iPhone is the XS, it’s up to date with the latest iOS 13. I want location based reminders (remind me when I get to work...) but I need to allow Reminders to access my location. However, ...
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Is it possible to sync the same contact to multiple accounts in iOS?

In iOS, when one goes to Settings -> Contacts -> Default account, one can choose the cloud account (for example iCloud, Gmail etc.), to sync a newly created contact by default. Is there a way to sync ...
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Cannot open most apps, “Sign In To iTunes Store” required

This issue keeps on coming back even after I sign in. How can I fix this? Problem is my Apple ID password is stored on 1Password... and I cannot open it on my iPhone. Not sure, but the issue might ...
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Automatically receive the current billing cycle's data usage update from cellular providers at pre-determined frequency?

With AT&T, I can text *DATA# from my iPhone to get data usage for the current billing cycle. Is there any way to do this programmatically, say I automatically receive text every Wednesday at 13:...
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Send data to apple watch

I have apple watch series 4 and an iPhone. I want to send data like links,images,text to my watch. Usually I emailed these data to myself and open it on my watch . Is there any efficient way to do ...
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Get data from iPhone in DFU mode, by having all the passwords

I have and iPhone 7 in DFU mode, It is blocked during normal use. The iPhone had iOS 11.4, after it crashed following the instructions I tried to update it to iOS 13, but the update didn't go well. ...
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Why can't iPhone 11 on iOS 13.0 upgrade to 13.2.2? [duplicate]

A friend got a brand new iPhone 11 just over three weeks ago. It's running iOS 13.0 (17A577), so presumably it hasn't ever had a software update. When my friend tries to update iOS to the current ...
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Screen wake - go to home screen

The apple watch has "On screen wake show last app" with a time limit that means if the watch is unused for a period of time, go back to watch mode. I've found this so useful in avoiding ...
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View Exchange ActiveSync profile on iOS 13

Is it possible to view the enabled Exchange ActiveSync profile on iOS 13? I know you see it when it is first enabled, but can it be viewed later as well?
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Can I create a Siri custom voice command that performs actions in an app?

I can't seem to find any docs for this so was wondering if this is possible. I have a SmartThings app on my phone for controlling my Samsung tv. I was wondering if I could create a Siri voice ...
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Podcast stops playing

A podcast I'm listening has issues in the last few episodes, possibly since the iOS 13 update but I'm not sure. At some point in the podcast the playing stops. In the "progress view" at the bottom of ...
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Dismissing Notification on one device persists on other devices

I don't recall the exact OS version I had on my iPhone and Watch, but starting with a recent update it seems like if I clear/dismiss a notification on my iPhone, it does not clear on my Watch. I'm ...
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Understanding Files on iOS / iPadOS: Accessing stored files

iOS 13 and the new iPadOS offer the Files app as a Finder replacement. I do not quite understand the integration with the rest of the system, however. I have copied a set of image files into the "On ...
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Understanding the point of iTunes Match: Is it only a storage overflow concept?

I am only now switching to using Apple's Ecosystem for my music, and don't completely seem to understand some concepts. I have played around with using iTunes to bringing an existing CD collection ...
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Does latest ios version gets updated on all the iphones

I am thinking of learning ios development. I have a noob doubt- right now the latest ios is 13 so my doubt is whether the latest ios gets updated in all the iphones or not? Basically, I want to learn ...
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Does Apple Pay Still Work in Lost Mode?

I have a long pin and FaceID enabled and have used my AppleID to place my phone in lost mode. This message was the result of my actions: Unable to Suspend Cards on iPhone. If credit or debit ...
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Skype notifications disappear while there are unread messages, on iPhone

I have an iPhone SE with iOS 13.2.2 and latest Skype. Today I noticed, that notification about new messages in Skype are not shown on the lock screen. What happened was that I has a chat with a ...
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iPhone still has 90% battery but telling me it has degraded and should be serviced

My iPhone is not brand new (it's an X), but certainly not old enough to present any problems. My battery is at a healthy 90% after a couple almost a couple years of use (bought in Jan 2018 if I'm not ...