An operating system for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad developed by Apple, Inc. For questions about Cisco iOS, use cisco-ios. Questions about iOS devices are off-topic except insofar as they interact directly with computers. Most iOS questions would be better suited for apple.stackexchange.com.

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Can I use my iphone 5C as a wireless microphone for my mac (for skype for eg.)?

Can I use my smartphone as a microphone ? I tried pocketaudio and other apps but they're all created for live performances. I have an iMac. Thank you!
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How to disable private browsing on ipad ios9? [migrated]

We have an ipad that we use as our POS at work. I want to disable the private browsing function to be able to make sure people are not browsing the web. Is there a way to do this?
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How to know which protocol like http or https mobile apps in iOS and android are using? [on hold]

It is easy to look at the browser address bar to identify if it is http or https. How to identify the same in mobile apps in iOS and Android?
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How to back up iOS 9.1 in order to be able to downgrade to it after updating to latest iOS? [on hold]

Just got a new iPAD air 2, iOS 9.1. It says I should update it to iOS 9.3.1. I want o make a complete backup of the iPAD before update so that later I will be able to revert back all changes, ...
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Open VPN Android/IOS client does not route traffic

I have open vpn server running on a raspberrypi with debian jessie. And it works fine with the open vpn client for windows. But the same ovpn file configuration that works for windows 7 does not seem ...
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Not receiving iOS push notifications while using the application [closed]

There is a particular app which I use on an iPhone 5S. It sends notifications from time to time. I am able to receive notifications when I am logged in but not using the application. But I am not ...
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iPhone 6 mail app crashes when trying to unsubsribe from newsletter [migrated]

The iPhone mail app of my collegue crashes when he tries to unsubscribe from any newsletter. The app completely freezes and needs to be restarted. He has an iPhone 6 plus with iOS 9.3 installed. ...
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Hidden processes causing huge increase in ios data usage? [migrated]

On my first iphone the data usage was both reasonable and logical at the beginning, but a couple months in and I was seeing a ridiculous increase of >5x usage. I started off average 5-8 gb/month and ...
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google calendar sync poblems

I've got an ipohne 6s and an android note 5. They both have Google calendar installed. I am having the worst time getting events created on the mobile devices to show up on Google Calendar when I look ...
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Not able to resolve my domain name intermittently

I am experiencing a strange behavior w.r.t DNS resolution when connected to certain WiFi networks. (only on iOS devices) Issue is: Safari is able to resolve my domain name correctly but sometimes for ...
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Video view/plugin vine and Instagram use

What video view or plugin does vine and Instagram use for their apps and websites, like for the unique look and tap to like and in focus video playing
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How can I monitor which data an iOS transmits over WiFi?

I use a third party keyboard which has suggestions and the developer claims – on his website – that it stores everything locally on the device, but there is no word on this matter in app description ...
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Is it possible to program unix-based OS (specifically iOS jailbroken) to function as usb keyboard?

I know this is possible with Android to make a device emulate a HID keyboard for plug and play usage via usb to a computer, since the functionality was introduced to linux, but can it be done with iOS ...
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How to see 'historical keywords' on itunes connect?

I have made a mistake in picking the wrong keywords for my iOS app on iTunes Connect. Unfortunately I didn't write down the old keywords. Is there a way to see the historical keywords? I'm also open ...
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Safari in iOS simulator spinning wheel

Since I updated to El Capitan on my Mac Mini i7 16Gb ram, I get a spinning wheel each time I try to test a website in iOS simulator. I scroll down and it seems to happen on website with Javascript and ...
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Any possibility targeted ads still work in Safari private mode [closed]

I have a friend that claims that she gets targeted ads in Safari in private mode. I've told her it's not possible, but she seem to be very sure about it. So I wonder, is this possible, at all? ...
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How do I view a LDB File on Windows?

I need help viewing a LDB file on Windows that I pulled from iOS. Any help is appreciated! Picture of the files I am trying to open: Here is a picture to the LDB files I am trying to access. These ...
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How do I restrict apps in guided access mode?

I can set my iOS device into Guided Access Mode so my kid can't leave the app. But how do I stop him from posting to facebook from within the app?
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Automatically select right “From” address in Mail Mac OS X based on history

There is a function in Mail for iOS (iOS 8 and 9 so far I know) that I worship: when you write a new message, the app will automatically select your "From" address based on the history of your ...
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Pulling contact list from iOS mail

I am currently sending emails through iOS mail to various contacts at different events, and need to be able to pull a list of email addresses from this. Multiple iOS devices with different email ...
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OpenVPN and iMessage

I have created a VPN on a private server using OpenVPN. It is a encrypted tunnel. I have done so to protect my browsing and info on public wifi networks like airports and coffee shops. It is on ...
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How to sync Notes app between iPad and Mac?

My Notes in iPad do not sync with Notes in my MacBook Air. How can I fix this? I'm on El Capitan. The answers I could find online are old and did not solve my problem. Thanks.
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iOS support Bluetooth SPP?

I know this question may be little known stuff, but all the forums messages I've seen are slightly older than 2 yrs. So can I re-iterate asking this question that can iOS support Bluetooth SPP ...
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Can Windows 10 desktop be extended onto iOS and Android?

On Windows 7, I used ZoneScreen to extend my windows desktop from my desktop PC onto my laptop and Air Display to extend my desktop on my iPad and Android phone. It worked great! 4 displays made for a ...
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Is there a programatic way to resume last playing podcast?

The play/pause button in control center controls both music and podcast. And I don't know to way to tell it resume playing podcast specifically. Ideally there could be a programatic way, like a URL ...
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What is the point of getting software certified for the UNIX Specification? [closed]

Excuse my ignorance, but what is the main advantages for getting your operating system certified for SUSV3 or V4, POSIX, or other UNIX spec? Is there really a distinct advantage to complying to the ...
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Do iTunes backups store file modification times?

I have an iPhone. With a USB connection, I can use tools such as Macroplant iExplorer or Apple's Image Capture to transfer files from the iPhone to my computer. When I transfer files over USB, the ...
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Xcode random compile errors Command failed due to signal: Segmentation fault: 11

Recently, my Xcode has been going crazy. I randomly get errors tagged while compiling an iOS app in Swift: "Command failed due to signal: Segmentation fault: 11" Which prevents the build to ...
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Linux OS to IOS Device [closed]

I want to put my linux os on my iPad. What do I have to modify on it or can I just plugin a keyboard to it? And the more important question can I even put it on? It is an iso file and works on any VM. ...
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Recipient name changing after receiving email in an iPhone exchange account?

Lets call the owner of the email account Lori. She receives emails through an exchange account on her laptop, iPhone, and iPad. When messages come in on the mobile devices, they come in addressed to ...
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Tried to AirDrop SVG to iPhone; seemed to succeed, but cannot locate file

I tried to transfer an SVG file from my MacBook Pro to my iPhone 5S using AirDrop. I saw an alert screen on my iPhone that the transfer was incoming and then a screen that said Done very briefly, but ...
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libssh2 - Agent Forwarding not working

I am using libssh2 library to ssh connections in my mobile application. Here I want to use Agent Forwarding support. I have followed same procedure as they have provided in example here LibSSH2 Agent ...
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How to enable Calendar sync with microsoft? (Windows 10)

I selected custom settings, and disabled the 1st option in the custom settings : Sync contacts/calendar and other data with microsoft during the windows 10 upgrade from windows 7. I've upgraded to ...
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ios simulator can't scroll to bottom

I am trying to change a setting ios simulator but I scroll to bottom to get to this setting: Here is as much as I can see:
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how to start ssh server on iOS?

I can't connect to my iphone via ssh. device is jailbroken and has openssh installed: $ ssh -V OpenSSH 6.7p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8zg 11 Jun 2015 I've found out that for some reason it doesn't have the ...
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How expand NSDataDetector's NSTextCheckingType and corresponding pattern?

I want detect some condition more than NSDataDetector's internal types, so need know whether IOS system already provide a interface for expand NSTextCheckingResult. apple document just say: the ...
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iphone 6 plus personal hotspot stopped working

For last few weeks I "successfully" tethered my laptop computer on the freeway while carpooling to my iPhone 6 plus Personal hotspot. I have AT&T as a service. Last night, at home, I updated my ...
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Wifi HotSpot: have you ever seen Safari automatically launched at connexion?

This is a simple question of usage. Have you ever seen ? or never ? I'm building a Wifi hotspot for iOSX (iDevices & Mac). And your help is very welcome. You probably already connected to a ...
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Some of the audiobooks I've transferred on my iphone 5 are now not showing in iBooks. I'm running iOS 8.4

I'm a fairly new iPhone user. Up till now, I've used used this third party program "Syncios" on my Windows PC to transfer files over to my phone, and it used to work fine but yesterday after I updated ...
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Captive portal : external splash page specs?

Captive portals - like in restaurants, hostels, airports, ... - are detected by OSes. When detected, OS displays a browser-like windows (~popup). (Generally in order to ask for authentification, ...
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How to offer Calendar events in iOS Mail

When I ordered a movie ticket from Fandango and viewed the confirmation email on my iOS 8.3 device, iOS showed a small, tappable Calendar event banner above the email content: After the date and ...
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Backup app data from iOS8.3 to PC

I'm using Windows and always used the iFunBox-classic to be able to backup save games, but after the update to iOS 8.3 trying to open the application by iFunBox-classic display anything, it is a blank ...
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How can I bulk update contacts to help iMessage associate numbers with names? [closed]

Whenever I add a new contact on iPhone and then continue messaging them on iMessage I find that their number is not associated with their contact card. In order to fix this, I have to go click the ...
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USB Connected Devices Become Unresponsive when iPod is Plugged in

This problem began after I updated my iPod touch 5th generation to the newest apple software update (iOS 8.3). Whenever I connect my iPod to my computer via the USB cable, I get a windows alert that ...
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Should Complete OS X and iOS Source be Available via GPL? [closed]

I have been familiarizing myself with the GNU General Public License (GPL), and the way I understand the license is that any piece of software that includes open-source software licensed under GPL ...
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iOS and Mac - disable iCloud auto-update downloads / backup

It seems that a huge chunk of the precious SSD on my Macbook Pro gets taken by iCloud updates or backup's. I have backup's disabled in iTunes, but this is somehow still automagically still ...
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sniffing network traffic using arp spoofing

I am experimenting with some network sniffing tools. I like the idea of arp spoofing [explained here] but I have two questions: Does arp spoofing technique affect the speed of the connection of the ...
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Getting an mp4 to play on iOS Safari with ffmpeg

I have a script that cuts and splices some video from youtube with ffmpeg to make an mpeg thumbnail. The final result is an mp4 that runs fine with the HTML <video> tag on Mac OSX Safari, ...
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I'm looking for a way to control an iOS device with a Mac and execute pre-defined touch macros

I'm looking to perform automated testing on an app so I don't have to sit in front of my phone and perform the same repetitive tasks. One thought is to use a VNC solution to connect with the iPhone, ...
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How to create the Apple Certificate file

Referring to https://software.intel.com/en-us/xdk/docs/building-cordova-ios-apps-intel-xdk. It says: "Upload the CSR file to the Apple website to create the Apple Certificate file." I registered in ...