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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Can I run iOS apps on my Mac?

I've seen a number of neat iPhone apps recently that I'd like to use. In particular, there are a number of neat musical apps (metronome, tuner, etc.) that seem highly rated, and have no real Mac ...
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Add to iCloud Reading List from Chrome?

In Chrome (on Windows), how can I add a webpage to my iCloud Reading List to read later on my iPad? My iOS devices (iPad, iPhone) are already set to synchronize their bookmarks via iCloud.
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Is there an Xcode 4.2 for Snow Leopard?

I was looking for Xcode 4.2 for Snow Leopard. I had heard that the official release for iOS 5 was also going to be Snow Leopard enabled. I could not find Xcode 4.2 + iOS5 for Snow Leopard on Apple's ...
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What is a “pipe” and how can it be “broken”?

I've gotten the "broken pipe" error from Xcode one time too many. I'm now curious to know exactly what a pipe is. What is the concept of a "pipe" and how can it be "broken"?
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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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difference between MDM certificate and APNS certificate

I am new to mobile device management(MDM).I want to configure my own MDM Server to support iOS devices for mobile device management. I know that for this apple developer Enterprise account is ...
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Turn Off Unjailbroken iOS Device From PC

Is there a way to turn off a unjailbroken device from the PC? If it was jailbroken I could just SSH into it and turn it off. Can I boot with the help of a ramdisk and then shut it down? ...
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How can I run an iOS or Android app on my PC?

I've got a SWTOR account, and I'm interested in adding a security key to my account. Not because I'm particularly worried about my account being compromised, but because it allows access to a ...
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Can I intercept my iPhone's HTTP requests with my Mac?

I'd like to be a man-in-the-middle between my iPhone and the internet for debugging purposes. In particular, I'd like to convince my iPhone that a particular host on the internet is my local ...
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iTunes 10.5 blocked when I connect my iPhone4

Today I updated iTunes to version 10.5 It starts up correctly, but when I connect my iPhone4, iTunes is blocked and the spinning wait cursor is showed.... When I disconnect iPhone, iTunes works ...
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Which fonts (if any) are pre-installed on Windows, OS X, and iOS?

I'm setting up my email client on OS X, and am not sure which font to select in Mail so as to ensure a consistent appearance across devices. In particular, iOS is a problem as I cannot seem to find a ...
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What is this type of UI component called?

What is this kind of UI component called? I think it makes more sense in certain cases than a set of radio buttons and I'd like to create a similar component for a web app I'm developing. I just want ...
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How to fully uninstall the Cocoapods from the Mac Machine?

I installed Cocoapods version 0.28, and now I want to uninstall it from my machine. How can I do that?
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Using Apps on non-iOS devices?

Is there anyway to keep using the apps that I bought, if I no longer have an iOS device? I am wondering if there is some sort iOS simulator on the PC.
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How do I upgrade to xcode 6 beta 3 when I already have beta 2 installed?

I am currently running xcode 6 beta 2 but would like to upgrade to the new beta 3 release. Do I have to uninstall beta 2 completely before doing a fresh beta 3 install, or is there a way to upgrade ...
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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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User Initials setting in Microsoft OneNote / Author Highlighting

I have ended up with different initials on different devices in Microsoft OneNote. The result of them being different is that it thinks I am a different person making revisions and I end up with ...
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Firefox OS (html5,js) vs Android (java) vs IOS (objective-c) In terms of pl and tech use, how can the other is faster? [closed]

How can be one faster than the others, what happens inside their code, is it a matter of the engine they are using? (noob about the gecko, linux kernel thing, educate me) One of the limitations of ...
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Google Analytics Opt Out for mobile devices? [closed]

The Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add-ons are very useful way to shield our browsing from contributing to our clients analytics data. The link does not work for mobile devices. Are there any ...
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Launching a GUI app from the command line [closed]

I'm using erica's launch command to launch an application from the terminal (via SSH). However, I am obtaining the following error (with whatever application): $ launch com.apple.MobileSafari ...
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Running iOS app on Windows NT4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using Apps on non-IOS devices? Are there any emulators or such thing to run an iOS app on windows? Anything like that available NT4? (I don't make up the requirements, ...
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Do I need to buy a new Mac to develop iOS 5 apps?

I have a Mac mini I picked up a few months ago to learn about developing iPhone/iPad apps; it's an Intel Core Duo running OSX 10.6. I'm running Xcode 3.2.6. Can I not use this to test apps for ...
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iPhone recorded videos getting rotated on Windows systems

I am recording videos on iPhone and uploading them to my Linux server. Users can see these videos on website. If users are seeing videos on mac or iDevices the video is looking fine but when users are ...
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Airport Express Airplay Over Existing WiFi Connection

I am trying to use my Airport Express as an Airplay adapter (play to speakers through iOS device) connected to my existing (not-Airport-Extreme) wireless network. The Express is the kind that you plug ...
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Why doesn't this video play on iOS?

I'm having trouble getting my mp4 video to play on any iOS device. I'm testing on an iPhone with iOS 6 and an iPad running iOS 7. When I upload the video to my server and enter the URL directly on the ...
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Song greyed out in iTunes, not visible on iPhone

I deleted all songs from my iPhone, but iTunes claims I have two copies of the same song on the phone. They show up greyed out with a sync icon next to them. Syncing has no effect, and they can't be ...
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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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Issues with upgrading iPhone4 to iOS 6

When I last upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS 5, I later had to install another version of iTunes on my macbook to synchronize my files between my computer and my iPhone. This new version of iTunes required ...
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Adding exchange room calendars to iPad

I am trying to get an iPad to list Exchange room resources in its calendar. I have set up an account for the iPad to connect to exchange with it's own mailbox. This account has full access to the ...
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Trying to find a password manager that does not require sync through “the cloud”

I am interested in a password manager that synchronizes between iOS/Android/WP7 and Windows 7. And does not require me to synchronize through or store my passwords on an online service. Does such a ...
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FFmpeg & iPhone: don't display audio language button

I'm creating an MP4 file with FFmpeg 1.1.1, using life and aevalsrc to generate some test video and audio: ffmpeg -f lavfi -i life -f lavfi -i aevalsrc=0 -frames:v 750 life.mp4 If I play it on an ...
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Permission denied issue in cocos2d update

I have been trying to update to Cocos2D version 2, but I always get the following lines of code in the terminal. Installing Xcode 4 Box2d iOS template ...
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Can't find AU Lab on Mac

Can't find AU Lab on my Mac mini. I have Xcode installed. Where can I find the program?
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Can I configure AirPort Express from iOS?

An AirPort Express makes a nice travel companion for an iPad or iPod Touch. However, it seems to require a Mac to run the AirPort Utility for the initial setup (passwords and stuff). Is there any way ...
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Can I get AirPlay mirroring under Windows?

I have a big TV hooked up to a Windows desktop via HDMI. I can launch VLC fullscreen and pretend I'm watching TV, or run BBC iPlayer, and that works fine. I also have iPads and iPhones, and a ...
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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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Installing Xcode 4 / iOS SDK 4.3

I just bought, downloaded and installed Xcode 4 through the Mac App Store. The Xcode 4 detail page in the App Store says: Xcode 4 runs on Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes the Xcode IDE, ...
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Why is it that XCode cannot push my changes?

I am writing an iOS application in XCode. I associated a remote repository to it. I finished writing a View Controller file and then went to File -> Source Control -> Commit. I wrote a commit ...
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Emails deleted from iPhone are still visible in Thunderbird

I have Thunderbird 9.0.1 and iOS MobileMail.app (iPhone 4S) connected to the same IMAP account on a Dovecot server. When I delete emails from Thunderbird, they no longer show up on the iPhone. So ...
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How to get Text messages off of iPhone in ubuntu?

I have an iPhone 4 and I wanted to copy all my text messages off of it. Is there a utility to do this under Ubuntu? Or is there a way to access them through the file menu/cmd line?
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How does this SMS Passcode screen work? [closed]

While doing a particular login using my mobile phone number, a SMS Passcode is sent, and then displayed like this on my iPhone: How does it work? Is it an SMS generated with some metadata that the ...
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How to control iOS Safari from OS X

While developing web apps I need to test results on multiple devices, and often need to change URLs to switch between prototypes, tests, and my main application. Entering new addresses in a desktop ...
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How to route all traffic via a local SSH SOCKS proxy on iOS?

Note: although iOS is technically for "cell phones" which aren't permitted on SU, this questions seems is technical and not about regular usage, that I consider it computer software. I'd like to have ...
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How to sync email account settings between mail app on Mavericks, and iOS 7?

Prior to Mavericks, when one synced an iOS device using iTunes, the email account settings for all email accounts configured in OSX would be "synced" with the iOS device. Unfortunately, in Mavericks, ...
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How can I backup an iOS 5 Beta 5 device?

I'm trying to backup my iOS 5 beta 5 device, but when I installed iTunes 10 beta 5, my Windows 7 computer doesn't let me run it saying that it expired. I don't want to upgrade through the device ...
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iOS 7, Microsoft Exchange, Global Address List and Telephone Numbers [closed]

I am currently trying to work out if it is possible to generate telephone numbers in iOS7 from a global address list on the exchange. It appears to be picking up names however it doesn't appear to be ...
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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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Programmable Bluetooth Keyboard

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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ios7 loops on the “trust this computer” dialog

trying to transfer files to the work ipad via my debian7 box. When i plug it on the computer usb port, it shows the dialog about trusting this computer, and the computer shows a gnome alert about the ...
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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 ...