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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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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. ...
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Is there an iOS application that will track the frequency of use of other applications?

I am trying to determine which games my kids use on our jailbroken iPad/iPhones. They are young, so asking them is not an option. Is there an app to track this information and present it in a fairly ...
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iPhone 5s won't mount on Mac

I have a new iPhone 5s. I want to copy the photos that I have taken directly into my computer. When plugged into my Mac running 10.9.4 it doesn't recognize it. Do I need additional software for it ...
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How to download EPUBs from Calibre with iPhone?

Straightforward way is not working. I have installed Calibre on my Ubuntu server and loaded 1 book to it. Initially it was FB2 format, but Calibre was able to convert it to EPUB. Now I AM ABLE to ...
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Disable remote PC showing logon screen when connected using Microsoft Remote Desktop iPhone app?

I have a desktop PC running Windows 8.1 which I can successfully connect to from my iPhone using the Microsoft Remote Desktop app. The problem is that, when connected, the PC shows the logon screen, ...
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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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Outlook forwarded meeting invitation

I was receipient of an outlook meeting invite which I forwarded to others adding my text. It shows up on other receipients that I have send this email as modification to the meeting invitation and ...
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Do all devices on my 802.11ac router need to support 802.11ac?

I have purchased an iPhone 6, my first 802.11ac device. My current router supports 802.11g/n. Other devices on my network include: A few wired (100mbit ethernet) devices A few 802.11n devices One ...
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How to share Internet of my iPhone to Lenovo IdeaPad tab using Hotspot?

I have iPhone 5S and I need to share my Internet with my Lenovo IdeaPad tablet. I tried Hotspot switched ON, then using Bluetooth, I paired with Lenovo IdeaPad tablet, but still the network didn't ...
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iphone 5c pictures automatically synched to my home pc computer photo gallery

my college students iphone 5c pictures are being sent to my home pc's photo gallery without the owners knowledge. Does anyone have any idea why this is happening?
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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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How to add photos to an iPhone (without removing old synced photos)?

Assuming I do not want to use iCloud or I have very slow internet speed during my travel, I want to sync photos to my iPhone from my laptop but I don't want to lose the photos I already synced to my ...
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Ubuntu - Automagically import and rename iPhone photos/videos

I've been using Shotwell to import my iPhone photos, however, Shotwell itself can't: 1) Auto import upon mount 2) Rename imported photos and videos After snooping around, I found Rapid Photo ...
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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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Saving filters on transferred iPhone image

When you save an image from your iPhone to your Mac you lose the filter applied to the image. This appears to be by design. Has anyone figured out how to get around this and transfer the image to ...
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saving onenote 2013 notebook as only one file only

I am using onenote 2013 and when I create a notebook, if I have 60 tabs in it, it creates 60 seperate .one files. This is a problem for me because to view the notebook on my iphone, I have to scroll ...
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iphone won't show up on PC

When I attach my iPhone 4S to my Dell laptop running Windows 7, using USB cord, the computer "pings" to indicate that the phone is connected, but it doesn't show up visually as an external device. I'...
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How to delete mail on iPhone? [closed]

How can I delete mail on iPhone using Gmail app ? Is it possible to delete emails, instead of archiving ? Thanks in advance.
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Forwarding internet using a raspberry pi (eth0 and eth1)

So I have my raspberry pi connected to the internet via my iPhone (tethering via USB), and it all works fine, the connection is setup on eth1. The problem I have is I cannot manage to forward my ...
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How do I view pictures on ipad/iphone that are stored on a Windows share on my home WiFi network

There are a number of apps which claim to do this, some free, some paid. I tried one but the images (2-3Mb) loaded intolerably slowly and so it was not appropriate for browsing. Which software do I ...
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iPhone 4S (iOS 6.1.1) Activity log [closed]

Is it possible to see report in system files of when my iPhone was switched on and switched off like in Windows Event viewer System report like this 5.06.14 11:12 power on 8.06.14 20:10 power off I ...
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Exporting CSV file to VCF

I got a CSV file on Excel/Open Office and would like to import them on my iPhone but is proving an almost impossible task. Some people suggested to send the file to myself via e.mail but, when ...
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Is there a possibility to control antenna power consumption on iphone/android? [closed]

From what I understand - the worse the "visibility" to the cell is the more power goes to the antenna to send signal. So is it possible to (or are there apps) to setup what the maximum power usage can ...
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How do I move a usb device to another account in OSX

I have a mac mini that my wife and I use to backup our iPhones. Currently we both have user accounts that are both admin accounts. We use our laptops to control the mini from remote. The problem comes ...
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iPhone doesn't complete loading iTunes library via Home Sharing

I've been trying to use iTunes / Music.app on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS 7.1.1 (11D201) and access the "Home Shared" iTunes library that my Mac Pro (10.9.3) makes available on my network. No ...
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Can open my iOS 1password db on my Windows7 desktop?

I use 1password. On my iPhone. I dropped my iPhone. Screen is dead and can't use 1password. So I open up 1password on my windows7 machine. This is where I discover that apparently my 1password dropbox ...
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How mobile devices can get their geolocation? [closed]

I recently bought an iPad mini. This is the cheaper version, no GPS included. I'm wondering how can these mobile devices get my exact location. I made some research on my PC like checking IP to ...
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Windows7 tethering and WIFI

If my Windows7 machine has a WIFI connection and is tethered through my iPhone, will it use both connections to the internet?
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How does my iPhone know if the charger is non-genuine? [closed]

Surely USB is just wires, how does it know whether or not the cable that is connected is a genuine apple one?
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USB mounting seems borked on Mavericks

I'm having some strange issues on a used Mac Pro (cheesegrater) that I recently acquired. It seems like it won't recognize USB-drives of any sort. I've had problems with all of the following: Generic ...
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Connecting to wireless at work with a personal phones [closed]

We all have personal data on our phones from Facebook, emails and websites. Is connecting our phone to work's wireless alright or it is recommended to forget about saving some data usage on the phone ...
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How to get photos off my iphone when connecting to new machine?

I have an iphone 5s. I set it up on one computer a few months ago. Now I connect it to a new laptop, iTunes starts and shows me the following: Welcome to Your New iPhone Would you like to set up ...
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How to connect iPhone's internet to Windows PC via USB cable?

I have an iPhone 4S. I want to use the internet on my Windows 8 PC from my iPhone via USB cable.
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How to record sound from an iPhone via the headphone jack to an iPad via its microphone jack? [closed]

I'm trying to record sound from an iPhone with my iPad and vice versa. I've tried connecting two iPhone compatible Headset Microphone Adapters like this one crossways, mic to headphones and ...
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Trace the phone number from the email sent

This question can be bizarre, but I just learnt that we can get the location from where the email is sent. Suppose the email is sent from a phone, say Iphone, will the ip address still point the ...
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App to receive notifications triggered by URL request

I would like to have an app for iPhone and Android (it doesn't need to be the same one) that simply displays a notification when externally triggered. More to the point, I would like a PC application ...
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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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Deleting Mail on iOS 7 won't delete them from server

I recently got an iPhone 5s to replace my last phone. When trying to set up the Mail app I can't figure out how to make it so when I delete an email, it also get deleted from the sever so when I log ...
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Disable title bar on OSX iPhone simulator

I often show my iOS apps on my MacBook Pro for demonstrations using the iPhone simulator. I Don't have a retina display so now when the simulator opens it looks really poor with just the square zoomed ...
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Harmful to plug earbuds into computers?

I just purchased a pair of Bose QC20. Advertised as noise-canceling headphones, they are actually earbuds. I usually use them with my iPhone. My question is: is it harmful to the earbuds if I use them ...
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Install ipa via dropbox - “cannot connect to dropbox”

I was following this http://dr-palaniraja.blogspot.com/2011/06/distribute-your-iphoneipad-adhoc-builds.html but I was getting error "cannot connect to dropbox.com". Then I created folder "Test" and ...
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ffmpeg copying audio and reencoding video causes encode error in Iphone player

ffmpeg -i a.ts -y -s 352x480 -r 16 -c:v libx264 -b 32k -g 30 -vprofile baseline -level 30 -refs 1 -qp 36 -preset ultrafast -c:a copy o.ts is not played by Iphone player. It says decoding error or ...
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iPhone self-assigning IP address 169.xxx.xxx when connecting to my slave router

My aim is to have a network configured where all devices can see and communicate with each other, all devices should have access to the internet as standard. The reason why I have decided on a ...
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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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Some devices kill my network

So I've got a Rostelecom branded Sagemcom F@ST 2804 router and some of my devices just kill my network. For example iPhone 5S does. As soon as iPhone connects to the WiFi shared by the router, the ...
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Touch gloves work perfectly with iPhone but not with magic trackpad

After some experimenting I have found out that touch gloves work with Apple's magic trackpad but only if you press really hard, which is not an option. And are there gloves that work on both?
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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 ...