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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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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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Do iTunes backups store file modification times?

I have an iPhone. With a USB connection, I can use tools such as Macroplant iExplorer or Apple's Image Capture to transfer files from the iPhone to my computer. When I transfer files over USB, the ...
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How can i get itunes to backup my iphone with limited disk. I linked the backup dir to an ext drive with space yet still won't backup?

On OSX yosemite, a machine with limited disk space free. In order to backup my iphone, I've linked the ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup dir to an external drive. iTunes, correctly ...
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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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Create Bluetooth PAN between iPhone and Windows (Reverse Tethering)

It's really easy to create a Bluetooth personal area network between iPhone and MAC OS X. On Windows, it's quite difficult. We can pair iPhone but the link icon never appears in iOS status bar. The ...
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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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IMAP syncronisation problems with google apps (GMail), iPhone and Apple Mail (messages only delivered to one device)

We have been successfully using Google Apps for our email in my office for some time now but this week one (just one) of my users has developed a problem I cannot solve. As far as I can see, no ...
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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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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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my mac is asking me if I want to allow it to access information on an *unknown* iPhone … why?

When I came into my office this morning, my Mac Pro had an iTunes popup (#1):
 
 Do you want to allow this computer to access information on "John Doe's iPhone"? If you don't allow access, ...
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Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 not support iPhone 4 (iOS 7)?

I am trying to connect my iPhone 4 (iOS 7) to Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11, the iTunes does not show the device. At first I thought it may be cable or anything causing it. But when I try to plug the ...
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Restoring 64GB iPhone 6 from iTunes Backup - low disk space

I need help restoring my iPhone. My computer is saying its disk space is too low, even though there is more than enough gigs space on my computer than the actual backup file size, which is 6GB. So, I ...
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Handbrake: Best IPhone playable Settings for a 2:1 Aspect Ratio Video

Original Video Settings (360 Panoramic video): H264 Bitrate: 15000 kbps FPS: 48 Resolution 3820 x 1910 My current settings in handbrake are: Apple TV3 Preset Width: 1920 Height: none Anamorphic: ...
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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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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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Sync iPhone Over RDP via USB

Is it possible to synch an iPhone to an iTunes library over USB via a remote desktop connection? The library is located on the remote computer, and the iPhone is connected to the local computer. I ...
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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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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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Using Windows 10 Hosts File From Shared Connection

I use Windows 10 as my programming environment for writing websites with a Debian VirtualBox that the actual web server runs on. So when I need to test my websites, all I had to do was add them to ...
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Can’t seem to SSH from an iPhone to Mac

I’ve tried using several iPhone apps to connect to my Mac (a 2012 Retina MacBook Pro running OS X El Capitan) via SSH, but it never seems to work. I have remote login turned on and know my Mac’s IP ...
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Google now on tap includes image search capability in it new updates. Is it effective?

I'm new in Android app development. Recently I knew Now on Tap adding some new features. So I want to know more about its. Google now on tap includes image search capability in it new updates. Is it ...
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iPhone can't synchronize with iTunes

NOTE: This question is ask for my friend, so it may lack of info. If you think about any information are needed, please comment below and I will provide as much as I can. My friend want to connect ...
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Windows Desktop to iPhone Messaging

I'm interested in a way I can have a 2-way conversation with staff who are office bound when I'm out and about with my iPhone. In the past we've tried Skype and Hosted.IM. They both worked OK but ...
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MacOSX Quicktime player to view iphone screen

I used to be able to open Quicktime player to project my iphone's screen to my mac os. It seems I am not able to do so in the latest Mac OS El Capitan? My setup: Mac OS El Capitan iPhone5s/ iOS 8.2 ...
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Sharing an exchange calendar not showing up in Ios or Mac

I have shared an exchange calendar the email gets sent out. If the other user is using outlook the invitation works correctly and the shared calendar is displayed in outlook. However that same user ...
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Get files off iPhone (iPad/iPod/etc) without using the Internet?

My daughter had a school assignment where she needed to talk to someone in Spanish and send a recording to her school. I used my iPhone, the files are too big to email, and am trying to figure out ...
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Accessing remote VLC interface on home network via Safari browser on iPhone

I'm running a VLC on Mac OS X Yosemite and I want to control it over phone via home WiFi network. I configured remote interface on VLC following the instructions found on the net: The web interface ...
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Automatically select right “From” address in Mail Mac OS X based on history

There is a function in Mail for iOS (iOS 8 and 9 so far I know) that I worship: when you write a new message, the app will automatically select your "From" address based on the history of your ...
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Forced to connect with iTunes after update

I have an iPhone 4. After an update, I've been forced to connect with iTunes. I've been told that I have to do a factory reset, which means that I'm going to lose all my pictures. Is there any ...
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I have an issue with my iTools

I had a problem with my iTools program since yesterday. Yesterday, I went to iTunes and synced some books to my iPhone 5s. Then, when I opened my iTools to upload some music as well, I saw this error "...
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iTunes doesn’t recognize external `Photos` library

I want to Sync my photos with the Mac app Photos. iTunes does not recognize the library I have held option when launching Photos to ensure that the correct library is set as default. In the Photos ...
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Stop iPhone contact syncing. Keep contacts

How do you stop a user's Outlook from overwriting changes made to contacts synced from a Windows 7 PC to an iPhone without erasing the contacts when syncing is stopped?
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Iphone backup not recognized in itunes

I made a backup in my iphone with the Iexplorer program. Sure enough the backup is in the backup file on my computer, but when I plug my iphone into itunes, the only backup option it gives me is for ...