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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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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Stream video from VLC on desktop to “VLC for iOS”?

I want to stream a video file that is located on my Desktop to an iOS device that has installed the recently published official VLC application. Both computers are in the same adress space in my LAN, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I remotely run PC applications on my tablet?

I'm sure I'm not the only one who has run into this situation before. I have a mouse-input-oriented application designed only for PC that would work fantastically on my tablet, but running it through ...
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iOS Printing to Non-Airprint devices?

I have an iOS application that prints just fine. I'm connected to a WiFi network that has a printer that supports AirPrint and I can send to that printer just fine. But I also need to print 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I scroll when using a vnc client on an iPhone? [closed]

I have an iPhone with Veency (via Cydia) on it. I can connect to it on my mac through a VNC, but I can't seem to scroll down on the iOS screen from the mac. Is there a trick to this?
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Restricting access to iOS apps based on time of day

I'm looking to set up something on my iPhone and iPad that works like SelfControl on my Mac. I get distracted by Facebook, and would like to restrict my access to it except during certain times of ...
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DS Photo Instant upload sync'ed my photos in 2 ways

I have activated the Instant Upload feature on my iOS device. So, my iOS Photos are automatically upladed to a given folder on my Synology DiskStation. My problem is that I need to make free space on ...
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Restrictions for in-app purchasing across multiple platforms [closed]

I am developing a native iOS app that involves in-app purchasing of consumable digital goods. I am aware of the restrictions on building apps that try to circumvent the 30% commission that Apple takes ...
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Is there any printing app for ios that supports Hp laserjet 4050 N Series [closed]

Is there any printing app for ios that supports hp laserjet 4050 N series. I tried printer pro but when i print a test page a message says on the screen of the printer saying "chosen language not ...
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Streaming live video over private wifi to iPhone for the hearing impaired

I am researching a project for a theatre company that would like to offer its visitors a live video of sign language, streamed to their smartphones (ex. iPhone in this case) during a show for the ...
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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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Why can't I install iChat on my Mac?

I was trying multiple times to install these iChat versions below, but they're not installing on my Mac: iChat Update 1.0 (Universal) iChat Update 1.0 (PPC) Whenever I'm trying to install these, ...
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Need to transfer large video from Camera!-app to computer

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4S and am trying to transfer a 25minute long HD-video that I have recorded through SmugMug's Camera-Awesome (Camera!) app. Once recorded in the app, it stays within that ...
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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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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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Easy/fast dictionary lookup from articles/text

My native language isn't English but Dutch. Besides that I have mostly no problem with English texts. But now and then, especially in technical articles, I come across words I don't immediately ...
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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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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 ...