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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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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 ...
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Can't use self signed certificates any more, because “Enable full trust for root certificates” is gone from settings

As you can see, "Enable full trust for root certificates" is completely missing. What do I do? This is on iPhone X 11.4 btw.
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IOS App - Start/Stop Timer Like App - Suggestion Needed

Hopefully this is the right place to ask as this is more about "looking for an appropriate iOS app". I've got some noisy neighbors that do construction at all hours of the day and night. My city has ...
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Are Apple maps for iPhone broken in SE Asia in 2018?

I have iOS 11.2.2 and have not used Apple maps in a long time. I’m seeing a blank map with a grid on iPhone, but no actual map layer or tiles ever loading when zoomed in. How do I fix broken empty ...
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How does iOS handle ics files?

I have a server running that simply returns ics file on a get request. I emailed the link to myself, and clicked on this link in the apple mail. Apple Mail redirects me to safari, request to the ics ...
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Offload Unused Apps - Apps incorrectly labeled as Never Used

I’m running iOS 11.3. Recently I activated Offload Unused Apps in order to free up space. That is supposed to work by examining the date each app is last used, and offloading the ones you don’t use ...
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in iOS 11.3 update screen an extra 2 is appearing with black color on iPhone 8?

When I was updating my iPhone 8 to iOS 11.3 I went to the Software Update screen and there I noticed an extra "2" appearing in black letter after the link image :- after HT1222 an extra 2 in black ...
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How to record Audio & GPS on an iPhone

How do I record a GPS track (including height) and audio simultaneously on an iPhone (iPhone 8 / iOS 11) in a way that I can later see which time of the audio relates to which GPS position?
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How do I get iMessage to only send to mobile numbers and not everything on the contact card?

I have read answers to similar questions and it does not answer it completely. I do not get prompted to answer where I want to send the message. It just automatically sends to phone, email, and ...
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If I set a song as the alarm sound on my iPhone, does that count into playbacks?

If I use a track from my music library as the alarm sound — on any given iOS device, will the playback times be updated every time the alarm fires? Or maybe when the whole track is played?
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iOS Bluetooth “mouse” for navigation and Virtual Reality Apps

I bought a set of BlitzWolf VR Goggles to use with iPhone X, and the headset came bundled with a Bluetooth VR hand controller/mouse. In order to test this setup I downloaded a VR Roller Coaster app. ...
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Remotely wiping an iPhone which doesn't open

My iPhone 6s (iOS 11) is not powering on, and in order to bring it for service, I have been asked to remove it from my iCloud account first. From what I have understood, removing it from my account ...
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Let iOS Mail ask for confimation before loading large emails

On MacOS, you still have that legacy option to set a size limit, above which a confirmation is needed to load an email. I can't find a similar feature on iOS Mail. Background: Currently I'm spending ...
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On plugging in my iPhone to the car stereo, music plays automatically

I have a Sony head unit in my car that has a USB socket and no Bluetooth. When I plug in my iPhone 5C running iOS 10.3.3 into the USB, it starts playing music from my iTunes library automatically. I ...
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Siri is draining my battery since upgrading to iOS 11

A few weeks back I upgraded finally from iOS 10 to 11 (I got an Apple Watch so had no choice if I wanted to use it). Ever since then, my battery life has gone to crap on my iPhone SE. The worst ...
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Apple iPhone Mail does not show hits when searching

Get a mail from Wizzair. If I scroll to the date when I get, I can see in Mail, but when searching "wizzair" it does not show up. Why?
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What are these characters that I get suggested “ℬ ℱ ℳ ℛ ℰ”?

When I type on my iPhone running iOS 11 I get these characters as suggestions: ℬ ℱ ℳ ℛ ℰ They come only for the letters "B F M R E”. They only appear for single letters and disappear as soon as a ...
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Podcasts app displaying duplicates, one with a cloud icon

I recently updated my iPhone 5s to iOS 11 and now Podcasts seems to be totally broken. All I want to do is play Podcasts I download - preferably on iTunes. Now I see seemingly identical Podcasts ...
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Apple MDM settings won't go through because WiFi is always offline

I can manage settings, apps and updates from Apple's MDM but changes won't get applied because WiFi is always off if I don't manually start using the iPads. iPads are in charging cart whole night and ...
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iPhone brightness gets set to the lowest after restart

Whenever I restart my iPhone, the brightness gets set to the lowest, so it is very dim. Then I have to adjust it back to around the middle, where I like it. How do I stop this from happening? I turn ...
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Any real software to let me access perma-locked iPhone 4s data?

Ok, I'm going insane over this. I refuse to believe there are ZERO ways to access the data on a locked iPhone 4s running ios 7.1 or so. I recently found my old iPhone which I was ecstatic about ...
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Connection error from iPhone

Recently I face the issue on my iphone like this: translated to english: Connection error from iPhone, call ended When it happens? When I receive a call from other person on my iphone it is also ...
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iPhone often freezes nowadays

Is there a reason why nowadays, even in warm conditions, my iPhone freezes and restarts? By this I mean it freezes for a while and then restarts into a black screen for 10-20 secs followed by the ...
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iPhone freezes for >30s whenever I install or update an app

Issue Whenever I install or upgrade an app after the install step (but before the app is able to launch) my device freezes for between 30s - and a couple of minutes (worst case). During this, it's ...
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Disable Cloud/Download Podcasts in iOS 11

I sync an iPod Touch with the latest iOS (11.2.2) to the latest iTunes (12.7.2.60) on Windows 10. I download and delete podcasts manually in iTunes. I have podcast playlists in iTunes, but since ...
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Wrong Account Name with Certificate Authentication for VPN

I installed a user certificate and the enterprise CA onto an iOS device (iOS11). The user certificate contains UPN (User Principal Name) in its alternative subject name. I then tried to set up an ...
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How can I disable 2FA for a specific iPhone?

How can I make a certain iPhone not require 2FA when logging in with my Apple ID? I have a phone that never asks me when I login with my Apple ID, but on a new phone it will ask for it every time I ...
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Recent iOS deletes local app data

I’m having this problem with the most recent iOS versions. My iBooks, my Notability and my eBreviary apps all routinely loose their data, and have to be reloaded from the cloud/server. Some process ...
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iOS app store guideline 3.1.4 content codes

Lately I submitted an app to the App Store, but unfortunately, it has been rejected because based on them it's not in compliance with guideline 3.1.4 content code. The app is basically messaging app ...
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Is there a way to make an iOS device brick itself every 2 hours?

I'm trying to limit the amount of time my kids can play on their iPad. Sure there is guided access mode and other solutions out there but here's what I really want: I hand the iPad to kid with no ...
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how to prevent a website (or app) from muting my iPhone audio

I like to listen to music and surf the web with Mobile Safari. Sometimes I use an app. Both a Safari website and an app can mute my audio. How to prevent this and how is this even possible?
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iPad auto locks even with auto lock ‘never’

My iPad Air 2 auto locks suddenly without any sign as to why, and the lock screen comes up. I have checked the settings and the auto lock is set to ‘never’ yet it auto locks. What could be the problem ...
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Can I hide the Sports tab in TV?

I’m not interested in sports programming, is there a way to hide the sports tab in the TV app?
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Approved Request Sent notification appearing permanently on my iPhone screen and not allowing any use of the phone, despite clicking OK

After updating my iPhone to the latest iOS version a couple of weeks ago, every time I go to use my iPhone I have 2 consecutive notifications flash up on my screen re iCloud "approve your device". ...
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No longer able to send message from iPhone to work email on Outlook 2016 but can send to others at the company

I was able to send messages, or photos from my iPhone 7 to my work email address (Work email uses Outlook 2016 on Microsoft Exchange). I am no longer able to. But I can send to anyone else in the ...
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iPad Air Wi-Fi randomly disconnects after update to iOS 11 - Possible cause faulty Bluetooth?

My iPad Air (1) started dropping the Wifi connection at random times just after the major upgrade to iOS 11.0. Since then I have taken all the updates (6 I think now!) and am now running 11.1.2. I ...
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is it possible to pair/connect multiple wireless HID(s)/(keyboards) in IOS (iPhone/iPad) simultaneously?

I couldn't find anything by doing enough researching with advanced queries. Bluetooth should support it, but does IOS allow it?
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Reset a 2nd-hand iPad that has “Find my iPhone” activated

My iPad died to the point it wouldn't even boot up. So I sold it as-is for parts on eBay. Since it wouldn't boot I could not erase it before selling it. I've now been contacted by the buyer (in ...
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Recently Played section of Apple's Podcast app not working?

I recently switched back to Apple's iOS podcast app, and it looks like the Recently Played ("Nylig spilt" in norwegian) section is not behaving properly. I can't make sense of which podcasts/episodes ...
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Can I modify defaults to get a website to popup when I hold down a letter on the keyboard?

You know how if you hold down 'i' on the keyboard you get î, ï, í, ī, į, and ì by selecting from number 1-6, well, what if I want, say, for example, igloo.com to pop up as a seventh option when I hold ...
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iOS 11 not displaying media control

When I play media in iOS 11 (e.g. spotify), media control doesn't recognize it and show it on my lock screen or in control center. If I do a hard reset, the problem goes away temporarily. I am using ...
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Selective download iCloud Drive on iOS

I updated my iCloud Storage to 200GB and I planned to put all my important files from my macbook pro into the iCloud. Unfortunately there is no such thing as the selective sync feature in Dropbox. ...
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Custom 'master' password for iOS Keychain like on MacOS

On MacOS I use a custom password for keychain. so the only way to see the saved passwords is with this 'master' password you setup on Keychain. It is useful if another one has to access to your mac ...
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Does iMessage have BCC?

Does iMessage have the ability to send a message as a BCC (blind carbon copy) to a group, like email services do (Gmail and Apple Mail)? Sometimes I have a message that I want many people to receive ...
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Is it possible to change ringing sound of Skype for iOS

Does anybody know how to change the default ringing sound of Skype for iOS? Their standard sound is too soft and hard to hear. I've complained to their support several times and asked on their forum -...
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Can you claim a portion of proceeds from an iOS in-app purchase go to charity?

Apple has strict guidelines dictating no charitable donations and the app has to be free if there are... Charities and contributions 21.1 Apps that include the ability to make donations ...
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Deploying IPSWs to hundreds of Mac Minis

So, here is my situation, At work we have 3 benches, each bench has 32 Mac Minis, each connected to a KVM. We use the Mac Minis to delete the customer data and restore a fresh IPSW to iPods, iPads, ...