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How does the iphone activation process work? [on hold]

I recently acquired an iphone from my cousin. I myself have only ever owned an android so I am not quite familiar with the iphone. Anyways, I have tried to activate it and the iphone appears to have ...
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How did audible lose all my data? [on hold]

I recently downloaded audible update and it lost all my audio books from phone, so I had to download again. This is annoying and has happened before, but that's not the worst bit. The app also lost ...
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What are these unnamed icons in my iPhone's internal storage?

I was accessing the photos stored on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2 through my Windows 8.1 laptop just now when I noticed one of the few folders in the iPhone...Internal Storage...DCIM directory ...
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How do I merge group contacts on iPhone [on hold]

I have 3 groups, most contacts are in iCloud, I have a few in my current employer group and around 200 from previous employer.
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Bookmarklets on IOS 8 [migrated]

I can't find anything about this on Google, but it appears Safari on IOS8 no longer supports javascript: bookmarklets. Can anyone confirm this? Is there a workaround? I'm using iPhone 6 plus if for ...
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iPhone Mail - FROM address changing by itself at random [closed]

This issue is only affecting two company users, both of whom have an iPhone 6 running iOS 8.3. Other users are using an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.3. The iPhone 6 users both have a single mail account ...
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How Can I Encrypt DMG File On Windows [closed]

i decrypt an Dmg file on windows through iDecryptIt software with key on iphonewiki now i want to encrypt the same Dmg file with the same key can you guys please suggest me a software by which i can ...
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Can I permanently disallow OS upgrades on an iOS device? [closed]

Is there a way to prevent OS upgrades on an iOS device, such that the user is unable to remove the restriction? We will be loaning iPhones or iPads to people, and don't want them making ANY changes ...
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How to answer iPhone calls on Android or vice-versa [closed]

I have an Android Device, however, recently I acquired a "work" iOS device. Now even though I have to keep the iPhone on me I would like to leave it in my bag and just forward the calls to my Android, ...
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How do I prevent the Photos application from launching when my iPhone gets plugged in?

Whenever I plug in my iPhone, iTunes and Photos launch automatically. I was able to prevent iTunes from launching by going to iTunes->preferences->devices->check box "prevent automatic syncing of ...
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iPhone 4 volume is really quiet [migrated]

I have a used iPhone 4 with 16GB of memory in it, running IOS 7.1.2. The problem with this iPhone is that the volume is really quiet whenever i'm playing music or making a call and setting the caller ...
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Outlook 2013 calandar visible via iOs Outlook App? [duplicate]

I'm sure I'm being stupid, as I am using Outlook 2013 on my desktop, and then the Outlook iOs app on my iphone. My emails work fine and sync between the two (as in I can see the same mails on both ...
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Is there a way to eject an iPhone directly from Xcode or from Mac OS X without using iTunes?

I’m using Xcode to develop an iOS app. So I connect my iPhone, and when I’m done developing I want to eject the phone to properly disconnect it. I have tried browsing around in the settings app and in ...
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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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iPhone Backup location in Mac Pro

I backed up my iPhone using iTunes, the backup location supposed to be: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ But when I go to Application Support I could not find the folder ...
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Connection from iPhone to Windows 7 PPTP VPN fails during LCP negotiation

First, some specs! Remote device: iPhone 4S / iOS 7.0.4 VPN server: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 I've been trying for a while with little luck to get a VPN server set up on my home Windows 7 ...
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Connected to the Internet using a tethered iPhone yet the Wi-Fi hotspot is visible

For having a more secure connection, I tethered my iPhone directly to my Windows 7 Pro 64 bit PC. If I switch off the hot-spot I lose my connection, but when it is on, I can see my iPhone’s Wi-Fi in ...
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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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iPhone 5s, iPhone6 cause failure of Netgear network

My Netgear network works perfectly for all computers as long as an iPhone is not connected. As soon as any iPhone connects to the WiFi network all computers lose connection (limited connection is ...
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WIFI fallback to 3G [closed]

I have a WiFi hotspot (RaspPi) which serves files to my iPhone. The hotspot does not provide internet access. If my iPhone is connected to this hotspot then all internet requests (email etc) from my ...
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Download all music on Google Play iPhone App

With the Google Play iPhone app can you download your entire library without having to download each album induvidually?
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How do I sync contacts from iPhone 3GS (iOS 6.1) to my mac (OSX 10.9.5 / iTunes 12.1)

It looks like I can not update my iPhone to later iOS (and I don't want to). And it looks like iTunes does not allow you to access/sync contacts as it used to. So what's the proper way of syncing old ...
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Detect if iPhone is active on network

I want to detect if my iPhone connects / is connected to my LAN, so I can turn on the lights. This is pretty close to this question How to detect an iPhone connecting a network? I want to detect if ...
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Why don't iPhone or iPad compress the video they record? [closed]

I just recorded 30mins of video on an iPad (1080p, of course) and it took up close to 5Gb. So my question: is it really so hard to do on-the-fly compression? Surely that's what those multi-core CPUs ...
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How do I sync my contacts FROM my iPhone 6 8.1.3 TO my macbook pro Yosemite 10.10.1?

I can't seem to get my contacts from my iPhone to my mac or to my iCloud account. my contacts from my mac and iCloud match, but I have way more contacts in my phone. And no matter what I do, I can't ...
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246 views

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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Delete iphone photos using windows explorer - safe for phone?

I've plugged my iphone4s into my computer and found my dcm picture folder, copied pictures to another folder using windows explorer.... My question. Is it safe for my phone if I delete photos on my ...
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Connect multiple Android/iPhone Devices to MacBook Pro

my plan is to control my MacBook via OSC from different smartphones (android/iphone). When I do that in my personal network, everything works fine. But I wonder if it's also possible to create a WiFi ...
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Video continuously pausing when home streamed to iPhone with Bluetooth headphones

I have my itunes library on home sharing to share my movie collection across my devices so I can watch either on my iPhone or apple tv. Streaming to my apple tv is perfect but streaming to my iPhone ...
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How can I change double-click behaviour of iPhone pictures while browsing images still on the phone? [duplicate]

When I open my iPhone in Windows 7 Explorer, I can browse through the phone to find individual photos, but despite having IrfanView set as my default image opening/viewing program, the pictures ...
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Prevent Windows preferring iOS hotspot instead of hard-wired ethernet

When connecting an iOS device (in this instance an iPhone 4 running iOS 7) to a Windows 7 machine which is on a work network (standard ethernet) it will insist on using the iPhone's hotspot as it's ...
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Which Active Directory fields are displayed for iPhone contacts?

When connecting iPhones to Exchange servers, the menu Groups > Exchange global address list gives access to other users on the Exchange server. My question is which Active Directory attributes are ...
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Place iPhone call from PC desktop

My Current Setup I make a lot of phone calls every day. The phone numbers are in an online CRM. My cell phone (iPhone 4s) sits in a cradle at my desk. I have a blue tooth earpiece connected to the ...
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Download iCloud Backup without Restore

How do you simply download an iCloud iOS backup (without restoring it)? Simply to archive it (and to delete it from iCloud's small storage space).
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Cannot write to Seagate Slim drive from iPhone

I have installed everything needed for my Seagate Slim drive on my new MacBook Pro and iPhone. When I try to transfer photos from my iPhone to the Seagate drive, I get a message stating cannot write ...
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How to setup Lync 2013 so that messages are delivered to both the iPhone and the Desktop?

We have Lync 2013 at work, messages that I get on the desktop when Lync on my phone is off, I get on my desktop, but not on my phone; but when my phone is on, I get the messages on both my desktop and ...
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Airplay to Ubuntu on a different network

I'd like to airplay from my phone to my ubuntu desktop. I've installed XMBC and I think I'd be able to get that to work, except, my desktop and my iphone are on two different networks. iphone: IP: ...
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How to configure Apple's podcast app to limit clutter & centralize control in iTunes

I would like to know how to set up the Apple podcast app to remove clutter (on the phone) and centralize all controls on the computer's iTunes client. Basically I am trying to replicate the workflow I ...
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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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Why does windows 8 think my iPhone is a windows phone?

When I plug my iPhone (4s) into my Windows 8 computer the Windows phone metro app opens (fullscreen): When I click 'Learn More' it goes to the following web page ...
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556 views

Bookmarks - sync OS X Firefox with iPhone / iPad Safari

I'm a Firefox user. I want to keep my bookmarks synchronised on all devices - desktop (Firefox Sync works great but just between my desktop instances), iPhone and iPad. Since there is no FF for iPad ...
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Is it normal for wireless speeds on a mobile device to be slower than the speed on a laptop?

Both my laptop—a Retina MacBook Pro—and phone—an iPhone 6—support 802.11ac wireless and my router, an AirPort Time Capsule, also support 802.11ac wireless. The speed I get on laptop is about 70 to 80 ...
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unable to mount iphone unhandled lockdown error (-4)

I have iphone4 with ios 7 running into it. Currently, I tried to connect my device to computer which has fedora. Every time i am connecting, receives the error. I searched few option on internet and ...
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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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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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Bluetooth keyboard emulator on Windows, connected to iPhone

The iPhone is sitting on my desk, on my right, in a dock. It has a Bluetooth keyboard attached, so I waste less time lifting it, typing and then putting it back in. Is there a software on Windows ...
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Sharing an iPhones cellular connection with home network.

We are going to be without broadband internet for 3 weeks, however my iPhone has unlimited 4G data. Is there a way to share my iphone cellular data with the whole home network? I know I can use ...
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Correct format for E-Mail signature contact recognition on iPhone [closed]

Starting with iOS 8, the iPhone Mail app recognizes telephone numbers in e-mail signatures and helpfully displays a contact link at the top of each mail with the options of ignore or add to contacts. ...