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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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Remove accepted self-signed certificate from iOS Safari

I was experimenting with self-signed certificates and while viewing my website from Safari on an iPhone I first got the warning that it is an untrusted site and I could review the details of the ...
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Which Apple devices support OKC (Opportunistic Key Caching aka PKC/Proactive Key Caching)

In enterprise wireless environments, access point roaming/hopping is very common. There exists a couple protocols/methods for making this seamless. That is, to make re-authentication when hopping to ...
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Frequent locations not remembering any location?

I had this option activated months ago and it registered my home location and some other random location. But I decided to turn all system services off and delete it's history. Two weeks ago, I have ...
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Lost contact with Cellular data network on iPhone

We have a cellular data network connectivity problem. In our app, we are using both a Wi-Fi ad-hoc network and a cellular data network connection. The ad-hoc network is used to connect to a small Wi-...
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Music lags after pause

I'm listening to music on my iPhone. For some reason I need to pause it, so I press the button on my iPhone earbud thingies. Then when I start the music up again, it very often lags like crazy. The ...
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Is there any way to know when was my iPad updated to the latest version of iOS?

I would like to see the OS update history in my iPad, as in when and at what time did I install a specific iOS update in my device. Is there any way to see that?
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No sound when iOS screen off and using Google Maps navigation?

I'm using latest versions of iOS and Google Maps on an iPhone 7, and when I turn the screen off, I do not hear turn-by-turn directions when using the navigation feature of Google Maps. Yet, according ...
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Removing camera from lockscreen

Is there a way to remove the camera from the iPhone lock screen on iOS 9-10 without disabling the camera entirely?
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iTunes local backup of iOS device: can't disable encryption

I have a strange problem with iTunes local backup of an iOS device (an iPod, in this case). I know I've backed up the iPod to my computer before, but iTunes states, "Latest Backup: Your iPod has ...
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Notational velocity on the Mac, notes.app in iOS

With the introduction of the iPhone 4S and Siri I really want to stick with notes.app on the iPhone. However I greatly prefer notational velocity on my Mac to using mail.app. Other recommendations I'...
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Jabber XMPP chat client for iOS with push notifications

Chat Secure is working on iOS with Jabber but it doesn't stay active in the background (just for 10 minutes) so it is not really an alternative to the internal iMessage Chat. Which app is able to ...
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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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Others can't read my annotated PDFs

I annotate PDFs in the Mail app on iOS with the pen. Some people complain that they cannot see the annotations at all. On my Mac, using Preview, I can see everything well. Things I tried: Printing ...
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RAW images taken in iOS 13 not visible in Image Capture or Lightroom on macOS?

I have a brand-new iPhone 11 Pro and have used Halide to take some photos in RAW format. My standard method for processing is to plug the phone into my iMac (currently running 10.14.6) and import them ...
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How can I use a Steinberg UR22 audio card for audio while recording video with an iPhone?

My need is to record video while using a Steinberg UR22 audio card to feed in the audio signal, via the lightning cable. At the moment, the default Camera application is not recognizing/picking-up ...
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No Service on new iPhone after updating to iOS 13

i am new to iPhone. My newly purchased iPhone 8 shows no service after a call ends while wifi is turned on (calling to someone, or someone is calling me either way no difference). This was working ...
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Can iOS dictation be made to stick to a single language?

I'm using the dictation feature in iOS a fair bit, and as a multilingual speaker I do so in several languages. However, one very annoying feature (and I believe it to be recent) is that it will ...
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Can Safari (iPad iOS 12.4.2) be configured to utilize SSH-Tunnel / Port Forwarding?

Goal: from WAN, SSH-tunnel to home router (outfitted with SSH) and access remote LAN devices with iPad's web browser. As I understand it, a SSH-tunnel (connection) must be established first, which I ...
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iOS 13 changing the colors of screenshots

I have this screen... You see the rectangles are white. I take a screenshot. The screenshot shows the rectangle as white. I send the screenshot to my mac. I receive it like this: The rectangles ...
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How to transfer audiobooks from linux pc to iOS?

I want to transfer audiobook (as set of .mp3 files in one directory on my PC) to iBooks on for example iPad. Idea is to listen that particular audiobook on iPad with help of iBooks. How can I do that?...
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How to prevent Continuity / Handoff app icons in Dock?

Sometimes I open my iPhone while working at my Mac. This often triggers a Continuity / Handoff app icon to suddenly appear in my Dock: Safari From iPhone I find it extremely irritating to ...
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How do I turn off the notification badge for the ‘settings’ app?

It’s saying I have a software update and the badge won’t leave the ‘settings’ app even after I view the software update info
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Weird message copied to iOS clipboard

The following message suddenly got copied to my clipboard: {"code":200,"data":{"bizTypeCode":"gz01","bizValue":"¥Ht0fYMlkyIl¥","bizTypeName":"淘口令"},"message":"处理成功","isSuccess":true} What does this ...
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How to fix “watch later” button on safari

I have an issue with adding a youtube video to “watch later” playlist for safari. When I click the clock button (watch later), a tab opens. Then, several redirects are performed, and the tab closes. ...
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How access files from macOS that are stored locally in the Files App on a iPadOS or iOS device

How can i access files from macOS (v10.14, v10.15.beta) that are stored locally on a iOS or iPadOS device via the File app and that are not uploaded to iCloud or other Cloud services and are not ...
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Contacts and text messages merging after 13.1 iPhone update

My boyfriend has an android for his personal use and an iPhone for work. I updated my iPhone to 13.1 and now both of his phones are combined in my text messages. I hate it! How do I fix this problem?
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iPhone makes calls on its own

My wife's iPhone went crazy over the past week. There is a large number of calls to and from Romania in it's call log (5-10 a day). These include outgoing, incoming and missed calls (all of which ...
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How is iOS updating all my apps without permission?

iPad is at iOS 12.3, iPad is WiFi only. iPhone is at iOS 12.4. Both have got automatic download and updates turned OFF in settings → iTunes and AppStore. Yet in the last weeks both devices, without ...
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Is there any list or reference for maximum fast charging values/wattages of Apple devices?

From what I understand, many of Apple’s iOS (and iPad OS) capable devices are capable of fast charging since the iPhone 6 (6s?) was released. And nowadays, all MacBooks (MacBook, MacBook Pro and ...
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iMessage badge count not showing up on my iPhone

On my iPhone 6s the iMessage count (on the Messages app icon) is no longer showing up? I checked Settings > Notifications > Messages and it is showing active. Can someone tell me what I need to do ...
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How to display photo albums in iOS12.4 as a list rather than an array of thumbnails?

I dislike the array of thumbnails or large icons as a user interface. Is there a way to get my iPhone XR running iOS 12.4 to display my photo albums as a list?
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Photos App showing blank photos after doing Recover All

Last week I had to backup my iPhone X due to it reaching it’s storage limit (64gb). My plan was to use iTunes to do a backup and then delete the photos in my photos app. I was able to successfully ...
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How do I see what song just played?

I'm trying out Apple Music for the first time and confused by its interface. I've been listening to a "radio" station (e.g. Radio → Charting Now) and want to see what song just finished playing. Where ...
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Old phone won't connect to new XS hotspot

I have an odd situation, I recently purchased an iPhone Xs and for some reason, my older Moto G4 cannot connect to the XS's hotspot. What puzzles me is that other phones can connect to my Xs without ...
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Mozilla like Dynamic bookmarks in Safari browser

I was using Mozilla previously and Mozilla has a very good bookmark feature, also known as dynamic bookmark. It would allow me to pass a variable to a bookmarked URL and the variable's value will be ...
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iPhone - Running hot, odd CPU usage

I have a really strange issue with my iPhone. I had an iPhone 6 and suddenly I would notice the rear case was very warm and the battery was being discharged at an excessive rate. I have an app called ...
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iOS: Type occasional straight quotes with smart quotes turned on

The question Type straight quotes (",') when smart quotes is turned on answers this quite well for macOS, but the solution (using a text replacement with the straight quote as the replacement ...
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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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Why did Siri stop responding to “Hey Siri” on iPhone X iOS 12.3.1?

Since late March/early April of 2019, which means since iOS 12.2 through 12.3.1 Siri stop responding to "Hey Siri" on my iPhone X. I purchased the iPhone new in January 2018, and it has incurred any ...
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Export original HEIC/HEVC files to iOS app

I am trying to transfer the original HEIC/HEVC encoded media files from the iOS app to another app (namely, Readdle's Documents app). I would like to do this without converting the files. ...
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Make Universal Clipboard fast and reliable

For me, the Universal Clipboard feature of Continuity has always been a bit spotty, but with newer hardware, it has become somewhat more reliable. The problem is getting it to work consistently. I’ve ...
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iPhone 7 won't activate and can't access Apple Support or iTunes

My new iPhone 7 recently had an error that said it lost cellular connectivity and required an update. I'm traveling and don't have access to iTunes (on work computer and I cannot install software). I ...
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Automatically toggle iPhone Low Power Mode on set schedule

Is there a way built-in, using Shortcuts app or other to schedule toggling of Low Power Mode on an iPhone?
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Audio player app with sound waveform

Is there any audio player for iPhone that has a sound waveform display and most importantly lets you slide/swipe on that waveform display to left and right to go back and forth a few seconds on the ...
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Dictionaries getting deleted on their own from iPhone

I noticed that some of the dictionaries downloaded under Settings app → General → Dictionary get deleted automatically (they do remain for some days after being downloaded, but they get deleted on ...
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Authorship for scripts in Shortcuts app

Do the scripts that I create in iOS Shortcuts app contain information on who created them? If so, is there a way to share a shortcut I created without disclosing my authorship? Does it depend on how ...
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Temporarily use a 16GB iPhone restoring data from a 64gb iPhone back up

I have to send my iPhone 64GB to repair and I will have to temporary use a 16GB device. The same problem was described in this post, but I am actually struggling to understand how to practically ...
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Bypass “Finish setup” screen after iOS Update with devices in kiosk mode?

We've about 300 devices (+ 300 employee coperate iphones) enrolled as media entertainment tablets. After the iOS 12.3 has been released, every devices installed that update. That's fine so far, but ...
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Add bookmarks to bookmarks bar via policy

I am capable of adding bookmarks to a "managed bookmarks" folder with the following code and deploy that via a policy. But to make things easier on the younger students, I would like to deploy ...