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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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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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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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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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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Alternatives to Xcode Storyboard XIB NIB interface builder? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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How do I have automatic encrypted backups?

I have a jailbroken iPhone, 2 Laptops, and another server. I will set up these devices to backup files to a main backup server I have but I'm wondering how I can have this done automatically while ...
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iPhone 4S (iOS 6.1.1) Activity log [closed]

Is it possible to see report in system files of when my iPhone was switched on and switched off like in Windows Event viewer System report like this 5.06.14 11:12 power on 8.06.14 20:10 power off I ...
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How to make avi (MJPEG codec) by avconv for iphone?

I try to make video from pack of jpg by avconv and open it on iphone. I make avi file using MJPEG by command: avconv -r 10 -i %06d.jpg -r 10 -vcodec mjpeg -qscale 1 out.avi Eveything is ok on my ...
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Deleting Mail on iOS 7 won't delete them from server

I recently got an iPhone 5s to replace my last phone. When trying to set up the Mail app I can't figure out how to make it so when I delete an email, it also get deleted from the sever so when I log ...
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Set idle timer to dim but not lock

Ok, I know its possible to keep the app alive by disabling the idle timer. I have an external scanner connected and every time the phone locks is somehow messes with the app and the scanner no longer ...
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Locating and modifying Services in OS X

So, I'd like to be able to add a website viewed in Firefox to the Reading List feature in iOS so I can check stuff on my iPhone. I was inspired by ...
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How do I get Windows 7 Explorer to respect the iOS rotate flag in photos and videos?

When I copy the photos/videos off an iOS device onto my Windows box, some of them are upside down, when viewed in the Explorer. I imagine that is because Explorer doesn't respect the Rotate flag in ...
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kxsmb not downloading libs folder

I have been trying for quite some time to download the libs folder which contains talloc_stack.h, talloc.h, libsmbclient.h, libsmbclient.a, libtalloc.a, libtdb.a, libwbclient.a, libtevent.a files.But ...
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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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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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Mountain Lion VirtualBox VM on Windows 8 Host: Can't Mount iPad

I'm trying to set up an environment for iOS development. My Mac OS X VM is working excellently, but I can't seem to mount my iPad. The iPad does not show up under My Computer with iTunes installed. ...
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NSMutableURLRequest returns null on real device, while returning image on simulator

I was testing my app that I've been working on for past 2 months. Basically it requests for JSON, that contains info about items. One field of JSON file is image_url. When I want to display this ...
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Is it possible to cancel an iCloud remote wipe submitted to an offline device?

I suppose this has to be too common, but when searching (both google and the SE network) the S/N ratio is too low to find a clear answer... Scenario: user looses her iOS6 iPhone4S user runs to ...
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Opening Colloquy with xdcc links

I'd like to set the application Colloquy to open with the xdcc:// protocol links, in OS lion. Generally, I don't know how to associate a single application to a protocol in Chrome. help! :P
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Is there any way to restore iOS Jailbroken device [closed]

Is there any way to restore iOS Jailbroken device? or once it jailbroken then warranty gone?Does jailbroking effects hardware of the device?
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Google search results: getting page with actual links on iPad

I use an app called Offline Pages to save web pages on my ipad. Often save my search results and all of the Links on that page, then I don't have to wait for pages to load, so I can explore the ...
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Safari iOS soft wrap text on zoom in

Is there a way to get Safari/other browsers on iOS device to soft wrap text on zoom in with gestures ? On iOS devices, I tried Safari, Opera Mini, Mercury Browser, but none soft wraps the page on ...
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Will an iOS reinstall make a jailbroken-iPhone “supported by Apple” again? [closed]

Will an iOS reinstall make a jailbroken-iPhone "supported by Apple"? Similarly, does such an iOS reinstall "reset" the iPhone (jailbroken or not) back to a "clean, factory default" state? I have an ...
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iOS 5.1 cannot connect to internet [closed]

Has anybody else who upgraded their iPhone 4 (not 4s) to iOS 5.1 had problems connecting to the internet while not on wifi? Mine can't connect at all when I'm out of the house. Is this my phone ...
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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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does iOS 5 beta 7 require iTunes 10.5 beta 7 to restore iPod touch? [closed]

I installed iOS 5 beta 4 on my iPod touch, and it just expired yesterday. I plan on downloading iOS 5 beta 7 to be able to test develop on my touch again, but I would like to know if it requires ...
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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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Where can I download a trial version of Mac OS X? [closed]

I'm planning to install OS X as a guest OS on a PC to do iOS development. But I can't find a place to download the trial version of OS X. Is it not available?
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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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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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What is the operating system that routinely runs the fastest processors [closed]

Someone said that Linux is the fastest and or most powerful operating system that is much more powerful than any other operating system and not sure where to look to discredit her. Is there a way to ...
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Turning on Airplane Mode on an iPod Touch [closed]

After I upgraded to iOS 4, there is an Airplane mode in the Settings on my 2nd generation iPod Touch. Will turning on Airplane Mode improve its battery life noticeably?
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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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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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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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Can I exchange iCloud data between different iCloud accounts

I have created a collection of notes with the Notes app on my iPad. How can I transfer these notes in a simple way to the Notes app on my wife's iPad? More general: How can I exchange notes between ...
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Syncing contacts to iOS device with Exchange

I set up a Microsoft Exchange account on my iOS device to sync my Gmail contacts. But Microsoft Exchange is ignoring phone numbers that are labeled as 'iPhone' or 'main'. For example, John Smith: On ...
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Can I/how do I recover data from crashed MobileNotes app?

My MobileNotes app (the built in Notes app for iPhone) has entered some sort of inconsistent state and is now crashing on startup. I would like to recover my notes from it (and also get the app ...
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How do I compress a directory?

Hey guys I was wondering how would I gzip 7z tar or just regular zip a directory like this /var/Backups/Tones regular gzip won't do it because Tones is a directory and this site ss64.com/bash doesn't ...
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Couldn't connect to web proxy via Safari [iPhone/iPad] via any Proxy client on PC [closed]

When I connect my iPhone to the WiFi, running a proxy using Fiddler or Charles, it works. I set up my iPhone or iPad with proxy 8888 and of course the IP of my PC. An error occurred stating: ...
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Remote access and boot for my iMac?

I'm using my iPad to remotely develop apps (I test when I get back to my iMac) and to make other small changes to files on my computer. Until now, I've been using TeamViewer for iOS and iMac and it ...
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Jailbreaking an iPod touch 2G: Is it possible with OS 3.1.1 [closed]

I own an iPod touch 2G and would like to jailbreak it so that i can develop with something other than objective-c. However the information on the "iphone dev-team" blog seems unclear. Is it at all ...
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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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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 ...