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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Download iCloud Backup without Restore

How do you simply download an iCloud iOS backup (without restoring it)? Simply to archive it (and to delete it from iCloud's small storage space).
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Sync calendars between iOS and Outlook

I need to sync two calendars, one being local on an iPhone and one being local on Outlook 2010. So how do I get them synced, so I can look at the Outlook Calendar from the iPhone and vice versa? I've ...
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How can I set up routes on my iPhone to use both the wifi connection and the cellular data connection? [closed]

I have a wifi router that has no upstream Internet connection (serving as a strictly local area network), and an iPhone 6+ with a cellular data connection (LTE). After connecting the iPhone to the ...
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Alternatives to Xcode Storyboard XIB NIB interface builder?

Maybe it is just me because I am a programmer, but I find Xcodes interface builder for creating xib/nib/storyboards to be extremely difficult to use and not intuitive at all. I would much rather play ...
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Third party encryption tool for specific folder or files [closed]

I usually store some ansible permission key files which are used for local office servers. I need to use ansible online with all nodes. At the same time, I want those files available on dropbox so I ...
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How to send drafts from Drafts 4 to Wunderlist?

I just bought Drafts 4, and I want to send my drafts to Wunderlist. How can I do that? Saw this URL scheme that I've repeatedly seen on other people's post. How does it work and how can I make use ...
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How to get health data from my iPhone?

I'm a Mac/iPhone lucky owner and also a big fan of data analysis. Maybe someone know how to import personal health data from my iPhone to my Mac?
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IOS-server doesn't start

I'm trying to start ios-server in order to use selenium: java -jar ~/Downloads/ios-server-standalone-0.6.6-SNAPSHOT.jar -aut ~/Downloads/InternationalMountains.app -port 6666 But it doesn't start: ...
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iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPad “foo”.

When connecting my iPad and launching iTunes get the error message 'iTunes cannot read the contents of the iPad “foo”. I then have the option to eject or restore my iPad. I am running the latest iOS ...
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Copy file on Google Drive [closed]

On my iPhone, how can I copy/duplicate a file on Google Drive? I tried the apps (drive/docs), and also the web interface but I find no such feature. I remember giving the drive app a one star rating ...
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All iOS Provisioning Profiles stuck at pending

I'm attempting to create new iOS Provisioning Profiles, but as I create them the Apple website hangs as I submit the 'Name the profile and generate' page. Returning to the list of profiles I can see ...
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Installing XCode and iOS

I want to get started in iPhone development, so I downloaded Xcode and the iOS SDK which was more than 2.7GB. Now when I open the downloaded package I only have 2 files: one PDF and one .mpkg at ...
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What is the thinking behind OS X and iOS modifying my settings across updates?

Every time I update OS X, the Guest account is turned on. Every time I update iOS, bluetooth is turned on. I always have to manually turn these settings back off after updating. Why does Apple not ...
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iTunes doesn't sync with jailbroken iPhone

For over 3 months now my iTunes doesn't sync with my computer, well at least I can't access the phone through iTunes. When I connect the phone this is how it looks: It's not suppose to be grayed ...
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Chrome web cast / chrome cast

I have bought Chromecast and I wanted to connect the internet to the TV. Then later I read that you can yet on IOS. After a while I came across WEB cast beta. But I do not know how to use it on ios. ...
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iOS Reminders caldav file name

Here's my current setup: Server with radicale installed and configured Mail & reminders iOS account setup connecting to my server With this setup, I'm able to add and sync calendars, ...
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Adding audio to video without re encoding

I am looking to add audio to a video without having to re encode the two pieces. I have looked at a few questions on stack overflow followed the answers and i still cant seemed to get it to work, if ...
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Is it possible to virtualize the iPhone OS?

I was wondering if it was possible to virtualize an iPhone's OS on my Mac. Maybe through VMware or another application?
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Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) unable to connect to “Personal Hotspot” on an iPad running iOS 8

After I moved over to a new user account on my Mac—to try to fix another issue—my Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and iOS 8 “Personal Hotspot” function quit working. At first it wouldn’t show my iPad’s ...
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init-p01md.apple.com/bag - iMessage?

I have a question about Apple network traffic. In my network program I can see these three domains (GET) http://init-01md.apple.com/bag http://init.ess.apple.com/WebObjects/VCInit.woa/wa/getBag?ix=1 ...
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Using a smartphone as a wireless router [closed]

I wanted to know if it is possible for a smartphone with hotspot capabilities (such as some Android devices) to act as a Wi-Fi router. Basically, the setup would be something like : ...
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Can you change what time is “early” in iOS 8?

In the Notification Center of iOS 8 (and 7), you can see summaries for today and for tomorrow as well as today's schedule. In the tomorrow section iOS sometimes states that my day starts early. Is ...
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Apple TV/Airplay problems: stops playing, duplicates itself

I've been having this weird problem with my Apple TV when streaming audio. It will randomly stop working. Usually when that happens, it will duplicate itself in the device list on all devices we have ...
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How to allow activesync, but block outlook iOS app?

An outlook application for iOS has just been released, and it seems like it is welcomed and rejoiced by many newssites: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/microsoft-outlook/id951937596?mt=8 ...
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GNS3 not respond with dynamips remote server

I have a problem with gns3 and dynamips. I installed GNS3 v1.2.3 on my laptop and add a remote server. on the remote server I have slackware linux box with dynamips v0.2.8_RC3. I add an image to ...
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How to transfer vast wifi list from Android to iOS?

I am switching from Android to iOS and I would love to take my wifi list with me, I have around 100 wifis in the list and it would be lots of work to manually transfer them. Is there any application ...
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Is it possible to use HTTP between a web server running on a macbook and an iPhone using only the USB cable (no WiFi)?

I am going to be flying a lot next week and I want to continue developing my application. It's a server-backed API hosted on rails. I'd like to use my macbook to host the rails, ruby, db environment ...
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Discover Mac and iPhone device name

I am writing some network discovery code but had a general networking question. Using a Mac app like iNet gives me the name of iPhones, iPads and Macs even when they don't have a NetBIOS name, are ...
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Programmable Bluetooth Keyboard [closed]

I would like to know if there exists a bluetooth keyboard which can pair with an iPad on which I can remap keys on the keyboard at a hardware level. For instance, on my PC and Mac I can force the OS ...
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Displaying iphone screen on mac without airserver

Is there any way to display iphone screen on mac without user airserver? airserver or any other similar product based on wifi makes the transfer very slow, to make it better I have to disable other ...
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Launching a GUI app from the command line [closed]

In iOS I'm using the launch command to execute a GUI application from the terminal (via SSH). However, it fails with the following error: $ launch com.apple.MobileSafari 2011-07-28 18:20:11.433 ...
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How can I randomize my MAC address on boot on both iOS and Mac OS X?

I would like my MAC addresses on my Mac OS X (iMac) and iOS devices (iPhone, iPad) to be randomized on boot. I have no idea how to generate the random MAC, nor to insert it into the boot process. Any ...
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How to export all notes in OS X/iOS Notes.app?

I used to take all my notes on my iPhone and iPad in Notes.app. I recently switched and take all my notes using various text editors and store the notes in my Dropbox. However, my old notes I used to ...
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Can an infected Android or iOS phone infect a PC running Windows?

I realize that any .apk may not run on Windows via anything other than an emulator, but my instructor insists that it can. Here are my objections: Can I infect the computers at school with my ...
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Wireshark does not show wlan traffic of iOs/Android devices (but shows traffic of my others devices)

i am trying to sniff the Wifi traffic of my home network. for that, i run Backtrack LiveCD on a laptop with a DLINK AirPlus DWL g650 wifi adapter. i set my WPA key in wireshark, and running wlan ...
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tinyumbrella shows black screen in windows 7

I have an iPhone 4s which was stuck in Recovery Mode after performing an update to iOS 8. I'm trying to use tinyumbrella to kick the device out of the recovery mode. However, each time I run the tool, ...
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How do you “forget” Apple TV on iDevice and Mac?

Is it possible to make devices “forget” Apple TV? I have reset my Apple TV, and now it’s listed as Apple TV(2) even though its name is set to “Apple TV”. Screenshots:
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On OS X Safari, is there a way to open a page I had been reading on my iOS device?

My iPhone, in its tab organizer screen, shows me open pages on my iPad and even on my computer. (This feature pre-dates iOS 8’s Handoff, going back to at least iOS 7, if not earlier.) However, ...
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Apple TouchID allowing more than one fingerprint? [closed]

I just got an iPhone 6+, with the TouchID sensor. I was experimenting with it, and noticed that the TouchID can store more than one fingerprint (for each "account", which means you can store over 5 ...
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Is that possible for Windows to play format playlist.m3u8 which made fully support on iOS or Mac?

There is a live TV and radio channels which the file format is playlist.m3u8 and this file can be play on iOS as well as Mac OS X. I wonder if there is any workaround or way to make it play on ...
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FFMpeg generated m3u8 segmented videos long delay before playback starts

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
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unable to mount iphone unhandled lockdown error (-4)

I have iphone4 with ios 7 running into it. Currently, I tried to connect my device to computer which has fedora. Every time i am connecting, receives the error. I searched few option on internet and ...
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Sync with Google Drive and Docs

I have a few friends who run a number of Google accounts and uses Google Drive (v3.2.2) and Google Docs (v1.1.3.5459) for iOS (8.1) with iPads. One of the friends has created a directory under Google ...
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iPhone Simulator document directory not found in iOS 8

I am using OS X Yosemite ver 10.10, xcode Version 6.1 (6A1052d), iPhone simulator iOS 8.1 (12B411). I can't find the Developer folder in Library. i NSLog(@"Simualtor Directory %@",[[[NSFileManager ...
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Sunrise Calendar not pushing between Mac and iOS

I downloaded Sunrise calendar to use as a client to Google Cal in both my MBP and iPhone. It allegedly pushes changes between the two and the web based Google Cal, but it's not doing it for me. Not ...
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iPhone contacts doesn't get sync via iCloud to Mac (iOS 8.1, Yosemite)

I have my iCloud account setup, Contacts app checked. Everything is set up properly. New contacts on Mac got synced to iPhone. However, new contacts I created on iPhone doesn't appear on Mac. How do I ...
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cannot install configuration profile on iphone: “configuration profile installation failed”

We created a new profile for accessing our exchange using client certificates. The iPhone is connected localy to the windows pc. Trying to send the profile the iPhone configuration program says ...
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How can prevent iTunes from copying app purchases/updates from my iPhone, while keeping sync?

I back my iPhone up to my computer. I consider this a safer, more complete, and cheaper option than iCloud backup. In general, this is fine, but I have noticed the “copying app purchases from iPhone” ...
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Time server ports for iOS devices [closed]

I see that port 123 is used for the time server. Our network admin wants very specific details about what servers our iPads will need to connect to retrieve the sync time. Port 123 TCP/UDP ...
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Is there an iOS application that will track the frequency of use of other applications?

I am trying to determine which games my kids use on our jailbroken iPad/iPhones. They are young, so asking them is not an option. Is there an app to track this information and present it in a fairly ...