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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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How to restore disabled iPad not visible in Finder on Catalina?

This is similar to "iPad is disabled, connect to iTunes" I have a disabled ipad. Music in 10.15.1 does not see the device. What recorse do I have to either get to touchpad or reset to ...
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How do I move calendar events together to keep a constant time in between?

some procedures I do regularly require that I do something, say, on day 1, 3, 14, and 40, and I usually make Calendar / iCal events for planning. Is it possible to create a group of events such that ...
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Wireless & Automatic photo sync from iPhone to Macos

I've got a puzzle you can hopefully help me solve. I would like to: automatically back up my iPhone photos to my NAS without using the internet (so no cloud services etc.) iOS 13.1.2 WD EX2 Ultra ...
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Is CSS injection possible on iPad using Safari?

There is a possibility to use a custom style sheet in Safari on Mac to inject CSS syntax that changes the rendered output of web pages. I’m seeking a similar tool for iPad and iPadOS. Is there any ...
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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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iOS 13 Mail App - Flag Only A Specific Message In A Conversation When Using Gmail?

I've noticed that with iOS, when I flag an e-mail message with Mail, every message in the conversation gets flagged. If I flag a message on my phone and then login to Gmail on my computer, I might ...
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How do I trigger a shortcut automation when disconnecting from Wi-Fi?

I'd like to create a shortcut that does something whenever I disconnect from Wi-Fi. How do I do this? I know I can go to Shortcuts > Automation > Create Personal Automation > Wi-Fi, but this will ...
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What bluetooth audio codec does iOS use for Airpods?

I recently bought the ToothFairy App and noticed that it has an option to enforce the AAC codec. The difference in sound quality is remarkable. How can I tell which is being used between iOS and ...
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Single gesture to mark a message as read/unread in iOS 13?

I updated to iOS 13 recently and discovered that I can not swipe right on a message in the messages app to mark a message as read or unread. Is there a quick single gesture to mark a message as read/...
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“Family” (shared) reminders in iOS 13 are not working - how can this be fixed?

I spent over an hour updating devices to get "Family" (shared) Reminders working again....and it still isn't. Then I find this, which is a bit infuriating: https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/...
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Does the time machine backup include the backups of my iPhone?

I have taken a full backup of my iPhone on my MacBook (about 200GB), which has taken my MacBook storage to 90%! Then I have taken a backup of my MacBook using Time Machine on my external hard drive. ...
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Urgent - iPhone disabled, rescue data

I have the iPhone 6s of my grandma here. She asked me if I could recover the photos she has made with her iPhone after it disabled itself for some reason. I have already updated it multiple times ...
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How can I download an iOS app archive on macOS Catalina?

With iTunes on versions of macOS before Catalina, it was possible to manage the apps on an iOS device and look at the .ipa files for them in Finder. But in the device management in Finder that used to ...
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iOS app submission - access to username/password

Caveat - I am not the iOS developer but have been asked to research this We submit our native iOS financial app to the Apple store for review and the person who previously managed the submission ...
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Does iMessage work internationally with only a number?

My friend and I have a sim from say country A. If my friend goes to country B and temporarily uses a sim from country B (I.e. not data roaming with the original sim), can I still use iMessage given ...
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Unlock with passcode instead of TouchID after manually locking iPhone?

This is another of those things that seems to have changed since iOS 13… Quick TL:DR Pressing the home button twice without using TouchID should present the pass/PIN screen instead. If I switch the ...
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Change Chrome or Web Gmail swipe actions in iPhone/iOS

In Chrome browser in iPhone, when I open gmail website and open an email and then swipe left/right then it navigates to the previous/next email. How do I remove this swipe action in Chrome or in Web ...
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As of iOS 13, what filetypes does Safari's Download Manager support?

As of iOS 13, Safari now includes its own built-in Download Manager; the idea is that for supported filetypes, a user can simply tap on a link from within a web page and Safari will offer to either ...
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iOS 12.3.2 Messages.app still associates a deleted/obsolete phone # with a Contact.app entry: how to fix?

How do I fix #4 in the scenario below? Details Day 1: Contacts.app entry X contains both mobile-phone numbers A and B. Day 2: Contacts.app entry X contains only mobile-phone number A. Also on Day ...
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How do I stop WhatsApp saving pictures to Google Photos?

I have Google Photos Backup & Sync activated. All the pictures I take are uploaded to the cloud. But since I have an iPhone also the photos that my contacts send me using WhatsApp are uploaded. I ...
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Why is my phone seen as a hotspot, but not my iPad?

a picture: The phone is in the "Personal Hotspots" category, but the iPad is not. One notable difference is that the phone is always visible, even with the screen turned off, while the iPad needs to ...
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What features have been added to the Files app since it was introduced with iOS 11?

As far as I'm aware, the Files app was introduced in iOS 11 and replaced the iCloud Drive app - what I can't seem to find, however, is how functionality of the app has evolved from iOS 11 to 13. Could ...
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iOS Messages not repeating alert notifications

I'm using an iPhone 11 on iOS 13.0. When I receive a text message, my iPhone doesn't repeat the notification alert, despite the Repeat Alerts option being set to Once. These are my configurations ...
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How do I re-activate the movement in my Emoji-Me emojis?

I purchased Emoji-Me third party app for my iPhone XR. The emojis move on my phone but not when I post them on Facebook for example. How do I enable or fix the movements so that they are animated ...
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Not able to send regular sms instead of iMessage

I tried everything. Restarting iPhone, removing dialog and send again, disabling iMessage, reset network setting. Nothing helps. Any another idea? My operator is Vodafone, and it supports SMS. It has ...
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Universal Access Handoff and any clipboard manager

With Handoff enabled, when text is copied on iPhone (e.g. in Notes) the copied text also is saved to the Mac desktop clipboard. And if using a clipboard manager on the desktop, that same copied text ...
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A free metronome app that vibrates the phone

I'm looking for an app to facilitate piano practice. Currently, most free metronome apps only provide sound or light indication of the beat, which is understandable because they want to sell hardware ...
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dfu-util (from xpwn) to install iOS 12.4.1 on iPhone XS?

I was wondering if I can safely use dfu-util from xpwn to install iOS 12.4.1 (from here) on an iPhone XS. In these dfu-util instructions, the syntax to use is listed as sudo ./dfu-util <custom....
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Clone an iPad using different Apple ID

I have 2 iPad: • iPad A with Apple ID aaa@hotmail.com • iPad B with Apple ID bbb@hotmail.com Is there anyway for me to clone iPad A to iPad B without the use of iPad A's Apple ID (aaa@hotmail.com) ...
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Can't ping to my iPhone 6s!

My iPhone 6s and my laptop (Ubuntu 18.04) run on the same network (192.168.64.0) with subnet mask 20. But when I'm trying to ping to my iPhone from my laptop (192.168.64.132/20 > 192.168.64.155/20): ...
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Firmware vs. ios

I’m asking what the difference is cuz i’m having an iPad issue and there is an online company that offers services to fix an apple boot loop. I downloaded the free trial and it had me download ...
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why can't I pull down notfications on my iPad

I have an iPad Pro running iPadOS version 13.2.3. I get Notifications that pop up on my screen but only last a few seconds. Sometimes I can swipe down from the top of the screen (I use my iPad at home ...
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Apps to compile code on iPad

Is there an app, or many, to compile code in different languages such as python, C, Java, etc? I bought Buffer Editor, mostly for Web development, but I also know some other languages, and we can ...
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Configuring iPad's to not require passwords routinely

I have a small commercial building with about 6 iPads that were set up by a marginally competent vendor. They periodically require passcodes and Apple ID passwords and this has become a serious ...
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Can I automatically arrange the icons of the home screen according to the frequency of use?

Is there a possibility to arrange the icons automatically according to the frequency of use? Top left: the most important, then the 2nd most important, etc.
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How do I open .html files and have them work with my external CSS and Javascript files on iPad? (iPad Mini 2, iOS 12.4.3)

I am really frustrated here. I really would like this to work on my iPad, because it's for an important project, but no matter what I do, my html files refuse to connect to my .css files, my .js files,...
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Override iPhone's automatic brightness adjust?

Apple seems to have completely removed the automatic brightness switch in recent iOS versions - the only 'automatic' settings now are for light/dark mode & Night Shift. I don't mind Night Shift ...
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Apple Configurator 2 rearrange homescreen layout does not apply

Apple Configurator version Versie 2.11.1 (3K81) iPhone 11 Pro iOS 13.2 17B84 Macbook Pro 2019 i9 Catalina 10.15.1 (19B88)
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MacOS 10.15 Catalina asks “AMPDevicesAgent wants to use your confidential information stored in iOS backup in your keychain”

I have just updated to MacOS 10.15 Catalina, and it asks "AMPDevicesAgent wants to use your confidential information stored in iOS backup in your keychain" when I try to backup my iPhone. It is a bit ...
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Are open and close events of all applications logged in iPhone

I want to see what time I have opened and closed a particular app on my iPhone. Where can I review this type of time stamped data from iOS?
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Can I use MacBook UDID registration for testing of iPhone application?

I am not having any iPhone ,I have MacBook and have my developer account. For archiving the app developed for iPhone I need to have provisioning profile, can it be done by using registering MacBook ...
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iPhone photos app says storage is full but Settings says 20 gb avail

I have icloud with 200gb storage. iCloud shows it has 30 gb available. My iPhone photos app says "Update Paused. Not Enough iPhone Storage". There's a "Manage Storage" link, which brings you to ...
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iPhone 6s Bluetooth Disconnects when Music & Video Plays

Bluetooth connects fine with all Bluetooth devices like car, earphone, speaker etc. But when either music or videos starts, the Bluetooth gets disconnected immediately. It works fine when connected ...
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Can I use Siri to remember a parking spot?

Can I use Siri to remember a particular GPS location, then later navigate back to it? It seems like it should be possible but I don't know what the voice directive would be. I occasionally use a car-...
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Why Books sometimes can not be opened since iOS 13.2?

I’m not able to open the Books app sometimes since iOS 13.2, and it is not fixed yet in iOS 13.2.3. Relaunching Books does not fix it. Restart iPhone can make it work for a while.
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iPhone 11: Subtle clicking sound and vibrational feedback on performing several actions

A few days ago I noticed a silent click-sound and a subtle vibrational impulse when performing several actions on my iPhone 11. Examples of such actions are: activating buttons on the control center ...
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What is killing my battery?

I have an iPhone XS (bought brand-new, About section says limited warranty until 14 april 2020, the date I bought it) running iOS 13.2.3 When I took it out of the box it was running iOS 12 and I ...
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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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