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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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Is it possible to open someone's Xcode snapshot in my Xcode?

My boss sent me a Xcode Snapshot of the project that he is working on, but I don't know how to open it and I am not sure if it's possible to open it. Can someone teach me?
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iTunes on two computers (with last.fm) loses track of iPhone metadata

Connecting an iPhone to my work PC that is synced with home PC causes minor but annoying breakage for me. It seems to do a small sync of some sort then lose track marks etc: I have an iPhone synced ...
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How to route internet through SOCKS proxy running on iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS that I have set up a SOCKS proxy on using the following command: ssh -D 3333 ec2-user@ec2-12-345-678-910.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com I would like to share this ...
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Windows 7 ad-hoc mode with iphone, no APIPA IP addressing on Windows 7

I want my Windows 7 laptop and my iPhone to "see" each other via wireless ad-hoc mode. My iPhone is getting the appropriate APIPA addressing (169.254.xxx.xxx), but my Windows 7 operating system is ...
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iPhone calendar events not showing in iCal (Snow Leopard, iPhone 4S)

My wife's iPhone4S is all set up with iCloud synching, etc. However, she does not have Lion yet so she can't sync to iCal through the cloud. Anyway, in iTunes the Sync Calendar option is checked, ...
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Bookmark syncing with Xmarks and iCloud

I use Google Chrome for browsing on my computer and I have been using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks across browsers and computers. I would like to keep my iPhone's bookmarks synced as well. So, the ...
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iPhone Remote with iTunes Library via VPN

Alright, so I'm currently behind a network router (not under my control). The router performs NAT and somehow prevents a computer from scanning other nodes. At least, you're unable, in this instance, ...
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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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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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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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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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Find out rotation metadata from video in ffmpeg

If I use: ffmpeg -i in.mov -vf "transpose=1" out.mov all .mov files are getting rotated, but what I need is to automatically detect just the rotated videos and change orientation for just those ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 full iphone backup

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and have an iPhone 5 using iOS 6.0.2. My question is how can I do a full backup on Ubuntu. Most questions I have seen on this are related to peoples music libraries etc how ...
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Lightroom 3 doesn't recognize my iPhone 3GS

I have Lightroom 3.6, and an iPhone 3GS. When I plug my iPhone in via USB port it shows up in iPhoto, but not in Lightroom. Lightroom does recognize my Lumix camera though... what's up?
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Skype putting messages in random places/times

I am skyping someone who is on an iPhone (I am on Windows 7), and his messages are getting placed in random places in the conversation window (as if he is time travelling and messaging me). The times ...
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copying a large video file from iPhone to external hard drive hangs

I connected my iPhone 4S as well as my Toshiba external hard drive to my Dell Windows 7 laptop. For relatively small files I can use Ctrl-C and Ctrl-V to copy directly from the iPhone to the external ...
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Is there a plist editor available as an Eclipse plugin?

I am a mobile apps developer currently working on most of my projects out of Xcode, but have the need to use Eclipse for various tasks, such as XML editing. I have created a lightweight version of ...
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sync wifi credentials across Mac devices?

I have an iPhone 4S, a new iPad and a MacBook Air. I haven't found this anywhere: want to know if there's a way to sync all the wi-fi credentials across all these devices. For example, I go into a ...
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I would like to copy my iphone SMS from one backup to another

I recently have had to do a full restore to factory setting on my iPhone and now i want to copy my SMS messages from an old backup into a new backup made from the restored phone. I need to do this as ...
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WRT54GL Tomato Router in Client wireless mode to an iPhone Personal Hotspot

I am trying to connect a router with Tomato firmware to an iPhone 4. The goal is to connect to the Personal Hotspot in Client Wireless mode. This should allow wired and wireless users to connect to ...
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Can I play video through my Apple TV and use my iPhone as “wireless” headphones?

I have bought an Apple TV recently. I've got everything set up fine, but this is one thing I'd like to do that I can't seem to find a way! In iTunes on my PC, I have some movies. Can I play the video ...
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Select events from public calendar

There are some public calendars with many, many events listed. I want to look at the available events and choose a few to import into my personal calendar in iCal. If I subscribe to the public ...
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iPhone accessing Microsoft Server 2003 POP3 Service preventing Outlook access for same mailbox

I'm running the POP3 service on my Server 2003 box, and have just recently run into login issues when accessing the same account with multiple devices. I've been running the server for years, with no ...
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iPhone Provisioning “Preparing to add to portal”

After connecting my iPhone to a new Mac, then trying to right click auto provision in Organizer, I get "preparing to add to portal" - ongoing for many minutes now. Any idea what's going on?
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Auto-connect an iPhone to a MacBook via Bluetooth?

My iPhone is connected to a MacBook via Bluetooth. But after waking up the MacBook from standby, they do not reconnect automatically. Instead, just an error message is shown indicating that the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Authorization fails on iphone 4s

I have updated my iphone apps using itunes, now the itunes cant sync to iphone to refresh the apps on the iphone, while syncing in step 3 (syncing mail accounts) syncing fails and the popup says "this ...
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iPad Email Signature Corruption

I select all and deleted the content to add a new HTML signature, usually this works without issue. This time though, the signature is completely blank and now does not even allow regular text to be ...
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“Unable to join network” message on iOS devices when attempting to use 5Ghz band

This issue has been occuring for a few months now. My 2.4Ghz band works with no issues. Out of the blue my iPhone disconnects with the 5Ghz network even though it show up in the wifi settings. If I ...
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Can't install iPhones developers SDE

I have a MacBook with Snow Leopard OS. Trying to install iPhone SDE, but when it gets to the final step of the installation, I get a pop-up that says I have to close itunes for the installation to ...
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Using NAT to translate IP addresses on Mac OS X Mavericks

I want to access two iPhones (iOS 7.1) via USB tethering of the default iPhone hotspot. When I connect them to my iMac, they have the same static IP and can only be separated on the iMac because they ...
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iPhone via USB sync error - “MuxClearPipeStall Can't clear pipe stall 2” and Error 0xE8000070

I'm duplicating a question from Ask Different, to see if a broader-base of users can understand what the error message "Can't clear pipe stall 2" might mean. Note: This issue is specific to ...
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Internet loading issues on all devices in home

Recently our internet (BT Broadband) doesn't load pictures on our iPhone's. eBay or Amazon for example, the advert loads just no images. I tried on the PC's and this too has problems downloading ...
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Xcode 5 Case-Sensitive .plist files

I am using Urban Airship in my iOS xcode application and have my AirShip.config file and would like to encrypt it so users cannot see it because it contains my app and secret key.... If you open the ...