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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Xcode 4 iOS 4.3 download keeps stopping just prior to completion

I keep trying to download Xcode 4 with iOS 4.3 SDK and after about 16 hours and 3.1 GB the download stops--before the entire 4.3 GB of the IMG file makes it. It's happened three times now. I turned ...
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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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iOS simulator won't turn on

I'm running: OSX 10.8.5. iOS simulator 4.2 Xcode 5.0.1 I want to open up the iOS simulator so I can run mobile Safari and test some sites. However, while the simulator launches, it never turns on. ...
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Backup iphone Photo album

How is it posssible to backup iphone photo ablums? Unfortunately i can only backup all photos in one folder which does not make sense. Thanks. Andi
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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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HTML showing in iOS email client preview pane for transactional email

I have run into the most headscratching scenario you could imagine. Background: For our SAAS company, we are firing off transactional welcome emails that are beautifully formatted and declare the doc ...
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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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Viewing local websites on my iOS device over Wi-fi

Trying to view some local html/css/js files in a mobile browser on my iOS device. Thought maybe file-sharing would be an option, and is, but I'm not completely satisfied with it. Any time I try to do ...
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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 do I view iCloud Calendar in Windows

I'm on Windows 8, and just want to view my iCloud (iPhone/iPad) Calendars on my computer, somehow. I'm not a huge fan of the icloud.com site, and would much prefer if I could see my iCloud calendars ...
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How do I get a backlog of podcasts into a cloud-based stream for my iPhone?

I have a large ~30Gb backlog of podcast episodes that I am slowly working my way through. Currently these are stored in iTunes and I occasionally sync an old iPod Classic to get new episodes and ...
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Sync only good face pictures with iOS devices

I have a lot of pictures in Aperture. A lot of them are not very good and just in the library for backup reasons / whatever. When I sync my iOS devices with iTunes, I have the option to either sync ...
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iOS firmware update proxy / cache (for enterprises)

On a day where Apple releases a new version of iOS our whole company tries to download this new release simultaneously, there it is: a bandwidth shortage. For desktop macs, there is a software update ...
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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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Apple loading screen constanlty interrupting on iPad 2 with ios 8.3

I just upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 8.3 and the apple logo loading screen appears all the time as I try to access apps, use the Internet, browse through photos and many times more. That makes using the ...
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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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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 ...
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mapping command mode on iPad

On my Mac, I put the following in my .vimrc to use ii as the key. Note, I include the : in the .vimrc file, i'm not sure if you're supposed to but it still works :) :imap ii <Esc> I'm now ...
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Install ipa via dropbox - “cannot connect to dropbox”

I was following this http://dr-palaniraja.blogspot.com/2011/06/distribute-your-iphoneipad-adhoc-builds.html but I was getting error "cannot connect to dropbox.com". Then I created folder "Test" and ...
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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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Determine exchange servers from iphone URL

I have an iPhone which is working with Exchange for email / calendaring over the public internet. I have a Mac with Outlook which is working with Exchange for email / calendaring but only over a VPN ...
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iOS Remote Development

Can an OS X Lion Server be used to develop remotely? If yes, could more than one person be on it at a time? Thoughts? I'm trying to find a way for users without Macs to remote in and learn how to do ...
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AirPlay to a computer from a mobile device

Is there an application that will allow me to stream music from my iOS device (iPod, iPad, iPhone, etc...) to a computer? My particular setup involves an iPhone 4 and a MacBook Pro. I'm in full ...
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To setup cron for IOS script in MAC

I have a IOS stimulator created in MAC. So for our project testing i need to run the test for every 15mins. Can someone help me create a Cron job for this? The command i enter to run IOS script is cd ...
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Which VPN setup is iOS/Mac friendly and easy?

Normally my choice for VPN is OpenVPN which I have successfully setup before. However on iOS that is not a choice. I only see L2TP, PPTP and IPSec so I guess that I will have to learn a new way to ...
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iOS 7 sync with iTunes 10.7

I was wondering if I can sync my iPhone 4S (with a not already WiFi-installed iOS 7) with iTunes 10.7 without upgrading it to the 11.x version… If not in a standard way, perhaps it could be in a sort ...
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Creating readable XML for iOS

My client uses a process that uses XMLSS to create XML documents that can be opened in Microsoft Excel. In fact, simply renaming the files to .XLS, will ensure that the documents open in Excel by ...
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Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync to get files shared from another Dropbox account (on the same LAN)?

Does Dropbox on iOS use LAN sync between two different accounts? I'm 99% certain that if the iPad and the computer are using the same Dropbox account that the LAN is used. I am much less certain ...
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iOS simulator autolaunches after start up on OSX

The iOS simulator is automatically launching when I startup my computer. Anyone know how to change the settings so it doesn't do that? I've checked preferences in the simulator and xcode and ...
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samba library failed to download the shared files of Mac osx

I have tried to download the shared files of mac osx using smb from my ipad but it fails with error( unable to open the file). But it can download all windows and linux shared files.
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One PC, 4 iOS Devices, 4 iCloud Accounts?

I have one PC running iTunes, my iPhone, and one iPod for each of three kids. Ideally I would like the iPhone to use my iCloud account and each iPod to use an iCloud account specific to each kid. ...