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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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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Automatically lower volume during Youtube advertisements

Would it be possible to implement a solution to automatically lower audio playback volume during Youtube advertisements, on PC/Mac/Linux, or on IOS/Android? I don't mean necessarily the Youtube video ...
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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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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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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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Is iOS OpenSource? And Mac OS X/Darwin?

I notice on the open opensource.apple.com site. It has iOS. Is it opensource? If it is, How do i build it. I would love to have a self built iOS :P. And, mac. Is that 100% open source? I know there ...
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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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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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How to make my Mac screen a mirror of iPhone using AirPlay

I'm new to AirPlay. I want to find a good tutorial to learn about Airplay and its APIs and how I can use it for sharing my iPhone screen on my Mac device. What I learned: iPhone 4S+ will support ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I sync calendars and contacts across platforms while *not* using a related email address?

Okay, this one is super complicated, but I'll try my best to be clear and concise. I am trying to help a user get his accounts together. The user has the following hardware: iPad Android phone ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...