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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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Disable “It looks like you are typing while in full screen” popup

iOS 12 has a new feature where if you're in full screen in Safari, if you tap or swipe repeatedly, you get a popup that says "It looks like you are typing in full screen. Typing is not allowed in full ...
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How do I fix the “auto-reboot” bug on my iPhone X without resetting it to factory?

Here are some backgrounds: I've got my iPhone X in early 2018. The device model is MQA92CH/A. I have NEVER Jailbroken it. I only install apps from the App Store. I have dropped it to the ground for ...
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Is there any way to know in how many hours the alarm will go off?

I need to know in how much time exactly the alarm will go off. The information it very important since when I go to bed I plan how many hours of sleep do I get and which alarm should I activate. ...
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iCloud files on the iPad 'undownload' after being unused for a while

I have an iPad Pro running iOS 12.2. I manage my files through the Files manager available (mostly PDFs). After a period of non-use, the local copies get removed and a cloud sign appears. The ...
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iOS mixes up calls from different contacts with shared phone number

On my iPhone (iOS 12.1.4), I have several contacts who share the same workplace landline number (though each of them have their own extension numbers). After I call the workplace landline number of ...
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How to prevent iOS and macOS from deleting dictionaries when low on free disk space?

The various built in dictionaries are one of my most used and cherished features on both macOS and iOS. Yet both operating systems delete dictionaries without asking when running out of free disk ...
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How can I ensure a shared, corporate device never prompts for user sign-in?

We are using supervised devices Airwatch is our MDM solution Devices are being used sparingly with Guided Access enabled to allow use of one app only Some devices use Facetime as above mentioned app, ...
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macOS Two-factor authentication Apple ID limit

From the Apple Support document, Two-factor authentication for Apple ID Two-factor authentication is available to iCloud and iTunes users with at least one device that's using the latest iOS or ...
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Downloading a large file on an iPhone (or any other iOS device)

When attempting to download moderately sized zip files, a white screen is shown without a download progress bar. I'd love to be able to do this without having to install any 3rd party software. ...
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How to find out why my iPhone just beeped?

Sometimes when I have the ring/silent switch set to "ring", my iPhone will beep, and I don't know why. I've got some apps set to notify with sound, so this is totally fine with me. There's other ...
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How do I check if a date is between 2 dates?

In the above example, how would I get the “period” (column C of the Example table) of a certain date (column B of the Example 2 table) using the start and end dates (columns A and B of the Example ...
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Which iOS plist contains activation information for iMessage and FaceTime?

I'm looking for which plist or sqlite file iOS 12.1 uses to determine which mobile device number to (attempt to) activate with iMessage and Facetime. I have an iPhone which is trying to activate ...
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Remove non-existent devices from “Calls on Other Devices” on iOS?

On my iPhone 8 running iOS 12.1, under: "Settings / Cellular / Calls on Other Devices", "Settings / Phone / Calls on Other Devices", "Settings / Messages / Text Message Forwarding"… …I see two ...
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Can I change iPhone Mail app to show archive button on detail screen?

When I go into the detail screen of an email in the Mail app on my iPhone the center button at the bottom is move to trash. Can I change that to archive instead? I realize I can long press on that ...
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Paste a formula in numbers 4.2 without altering format of recipient cell

How do i paste a formula in numbers 4.2 without altering format of the target cell? I’m sure this used to be easy, but can't seem to do it. I want to paste a formula from a colour filled cell to a ...
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iMessage notifications not appearing for a contact (Hide Alerts is not enabled)

I am not getting notifications for text messages sent by one of my contacts. I have not enabled Hide Alerts for them. What else do I need to do to ensure I get notifications?
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iPhone X (unlike my old iPhone 6s+) photos not synced to Win7

I use iCloud software for Windows 7 (with the latest update). GOOD: My old iPhone 6s+ photos are all downloaded to iCloud PC app. PROBLEM: New iPhoneX (iOS 12.0.1) pics do not sync (few thousand of ...
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iOS - fully automate testing process with backups - is it possible?

The Story: We have hundreds of devices running UI and unit tests. The tests are written using XCTest framework, and run on our applications, as well as system (Safari/Settings) and third party ones. ...
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Why am I seeing a big blank circle instead of cellular data indicator on iPad?

Since last night, and all of a sudden, I’m starting to see an awkward big circle replacing the cellular data signal indicator on my iPad Mini 3. The circle only shows up with the cellular data turned ...
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iOS caching PAC file

I have a large number of iPads (minis + airs) running the latest iOS for the device. (9.3.5 on the minis). They are all configured by MDM to use a wifi network with a PAC file. After having some ...
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MacBook Air 2017 Photos App Not Detecting Some Photos From iPad 5

I am trying to import videos from my iPad 5 (running iOS 12.0.1) to my 2017 MacBook Air (MacBookAir7,2 running macOS High Sierra 10.13.5) through the Photos app and half of my iPad's photos aren't ...
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How to share multiple Voice Memos instead of one by one? (post iOS 12)

If I remember correctly, one could share multiple recordings at the same time with a share extension using the old version. This doesn't seem to be true with the post iOS 12 version.
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My phone toggles between on and off charge only when plugged into my MacBook Air

Both my MacBook Air and the lightning cable are brand new. I've tried to clean the inside of the charging port of my iPhone 6s.
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iPad 10 locked up trying to open HTML file from dropbox

My iPad 10 on iOS 12.0.1 locked up when opening an html file from Dropbox. Flashing sign: “Leaving Dropbox This file is trying to open another app. CANCEL CONTINUE.” Cancel or continue buttons are ...
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iOS 12 Apple Watch app - how to delete “available apps”?

I have deleted the parent app from my iPhone running iOS12, but still see it's Apple watch app in the list of "available apps". How can I remove entries from the Apple Watch phone app under "...
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Is there any way to make Universal Clipboard in High Sierra reliable?

I just don't find it reliable. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. I have a MacBook Pro (mid-2015), an iPad Air 2, and an iPhone XS. I've tried logging all of them out of the same iCloud account,...
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iOS 12 Shortcuts with WhatsApp

With the new Shortcuts app introduced in iOS 12, you can create a Shortcut that sends a message to a specific WhatsApp contact. When you choose that option, the Shortcut will open the WhatsApp ...
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How to update iOS by using Profile Manager as mobile device management (MDM) service?

I cannot find a way to remotely update iOS version for iPads by using Profile Manager as mobile device management (MDM) service. All devices are enrolled in Apple's DEP program. I can choose Install ...
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How to reset app thumbnails in iOS

On an iPhone, when you double-tap your home button, it brings up the app switcher, which shows you all the apps that are currently running. But the thumbnail that is displayed when switching apps is ...
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Can I set up an iPhone 6 to use Bluetooth or speaker but never the earpiece by default?

My father-in-law has an iPhone 6 running iOS 11.4.1. It's connected via Bluetooth to a home phone system with several handsets throughout his house. He has hearing, mobility, and dexterity issues, so ...
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Prevent iOS upgrade

I want to prevent iOS upgrade on my device(s). In order to do that, I created one PAC proxy file and applied that Automatic Proxy configuration in Wi-Fi settings. But the iOS device is still able to ...
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iPad calendar entry disappears after edit

I've been having a strange issue with future calendar entries disappearing for a while. I'm finally able to reproduce the problem. I have an iPad mini running iOS 9.3.5 (newest version it supports). ...
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Extracting video from iPhone Zhiyun app gimble

As my username suggests I have an iPhone with 200gb of video on it. I’ve been using the photos app on a MacBook Pro and a usb cable to iPhone to get the video off. I’m new to Mac, only just read ...
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Any solution for a DBMS App on iPhone?

I have been trying to find an application to create a database (preferably sqlite) And I would like to create relational databases and query, however, I haven’t found any on the App Store to enable me ...
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Personal Hotspot changes location in Settings app

On my iPhone, the Personal Hotspot appears directly under Settings app: However, sometimes it goes missing and can be found within Mobile Data: The behaviour doesn't seem to depend on anything. ...
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Set delay before an e-mail is marked as read in iPad Mail

In iPad Mail app, as soon as an e-mail is displayed it is marked as read. Is it possible to set a delay (e.g. 5 seconds) before it is marked as read?
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Is it normal to be signed out of all services and accounts when moving iOS devices?

today I replaced my iPad because the old one was damaged. I restored from an iCloud backup. The restore went ok, but I must re-authenticate / sign-in to every app which connects to a web backend (...
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How do I set my iPhone / iPad to UTC-12 time zone?

It seems the latest time zone is UTC-12, as listed on the Wikipedia UTC time offsets article. But on the iPhone / iPad, I cannot find and choose the time zone of either "Baker Island" or "Howland ...
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Why my phone uploads so much data?

I have an old iPhone 4S with the latest iOS. Reviewing my Unifi AP statistic I notice that my phone on average is sending about 40 MB/h, or about a megabyte of information by minute, even in a ...
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iCloud - Recovering Data from Incomplete Backup (iOS 11)

I got a new iPhone and gave my old phone during the trade in, but I was unable to backup my old one completely. A similar question has been asked which doesn't apply in my case, as I don't have the ...
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List calls together on iOS including inbound calls and outbound calls

Is there a setting to group all calls, in and out, from the same number on my display? For example if I send or receive calls from the same number regularly I want to make those show up in a single ...
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How to check device logs for alarms?

I upgraded my iPhone 6S to iOS 11 this year, and now the alarm clock occasionally doesn't ring even I make sure silent mode is turned off, the ringer volume is up and I have enough battery. This is, ...
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What does “Erase all contents and settings” actually do?

I would like to ask what “Erase all contents and settings” in iOS actually does. After entering the device password and Apple ID password, the device (mine is an iPhone, but I assume that the case on ...
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What time does iOS use for Messages notifications?

According to this question notifications are based on the phones clock, but since that was a few years ago I'm wondering if it's changed. Yesterday I actually got a notification 1 minute in the ...
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Are Associate Links in an iOS App against the App Store Review Guidelines?

Our iOS app is a (free) utility app that offers a kind of "private" social network for tennis clubs. For monetization purposes, we have considered adding Amazon affiliate links in a native way to the ...
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iPhone 5 iOS 11 Phone vibrates but does not ring when receiving calls

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 11. When I receive a call, the phone vibrates but does not ring. Do Not Disturb is off Mute switch is on - phone will play internet radio OK When I select Sounds > ...
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Share annotated PDF from iOS

When I annotate a PDF file, the annotations are correctly saved and can be seen using iOS "files" when saved there. But, when I upload the annotated PDF on the web, or by email, the annotations aren’...
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iPhone - Differing free memory reports

I have an iPhone 6 running iOS 11.4.1. When I go to Settings/About, it tells me I have 32 Gigs available in my 64 Gig iPhone. When I use iExplorer, it lists on the screen that my 64 Gig iPhone has ...
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How to access iTunes podcast playlists on iOS 11

I just upgraded to iOS 11 (took me a while to be ready to say goodbye to some of my heavily used 32-bit non-upgraded apps). Something I use my iPhone for A LOT is listening to my podcast smart ...
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AnyConnect connection through VPN Settings

I have an iPad with iOS 11.3. I have installed the Cisco AnyConnect app to connect to my companies VPNs. It connects to each of them fine. I can view the connection when connected in the Settings app ...