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iTunes: Unable to sync playlist that missing from “Sync Music” option

I'm unable to sync playlists to my iPhone because they simply won't show in iTunes' "Sync Music" screen. For example, in iTunes (on my desktop), I have several playlist folders. One folder has 18 ...
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Authenticating SSL in a Windows Proxy

I need to inspect some traffic from my iPhone to debug an application, which is going and coming from an https address. Since I don't have a Mac at the moment, I tried with Paros proxy, which I had ...
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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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iMessage program for Windows or similar? [closed]

iMessage (desktop app) is only for OS X and it's not clear if they'll bring it to Windows. I'd like to send text messages or iMessage texts using my computer. I have an iPhone iOS 5, jailbroken. I ...
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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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Terminal emulation has stopped working. Garbage escape chars

To enable me to do some remote administration of our servers I started using a terminal emulation program called TouchTerm Pro on my iPhone. While not the smoothest experience, it has allowed me to ...
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SSH password not working from iPhone to laptop

I recently jailbroke my iPhone 4, running iOS 5.1, and am trying to recover some files that were deleted. I am new to SSH and am currently using Cygwin. The issue I'm having is that when I try to to ...
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How to import a Mumble certificate from iTunes to iPhone using the iTunes file transfer?

I am using the Mumble app on my iPhone 4 and I want to transfer my Mumble certificate from the Mumble on my computer to Mumble on my phone through iTunes. How do I import a Mumble certificate from ...
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Lost all photos/videos when plug my iPhone to different computer

My friend plug my phone to his computer and then doing something with iTunes. Perhaps it's an autosync. Now all of my videos and photos are gone. Restore from backup doesn't help, since it's just his ...
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How to search for file names only with wildcards in Spotlight? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use wildcard characters in Spotlight search? I have two questions about Spotlight: Can Spotlight be set to not search keywords in files' contents? I just want ...
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Wi-Fi voice calling methods on a jailbroken iPhone? [closed]

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4S on AT&T in Cambridge, MA. My location has unreliable AT&T coverage, and I can't use Verizon or Sprint (too much coverage = pilot pollution). It's got to the point ...
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Get links to streaming video from an iOS app

There is this free app called GLWiz in the App Store, which basically allows you to watch satellite channels on your iPod. The good thing about this app is that you can have access to the HD ...
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iMessage not working [closed]

I'm not sure if here is the right place to ask, migrate if you think it does not. Recently I have a lot of problems with Apple's iMessage service. On a regular basis it tells me that the recipient is ...
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Can I sync my iPhone photos with Windows?

There's a setting in iTunes to sync a folder on my computer with my camera, but it seems to be a one-way sync - when I take pictures on my phone, they don't go onto my computer. Sometimes, when I ...
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iPhone doesn't appear under 'Computer' in windows explorer

I'm running a PC with Vista. My iPhone 4 when connected to the computer with a USB socket appears under 'Computer' in Windows Explorer. I have another iPhone of the same model which doesn't appear ...
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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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Change the default aplication when I plug in an iPhone on Linux Mint

How can I change the default applications that start on my Linux Mint, when I plug in an iPhone? Currently, what is happening is that banshee starts in couple of instances & crushes. I basically ...
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iPhone Share Wifi with MacBook Via Bluetooth?

My MacBook is unable to connect to a wireless network due to airport card issue. While I figure out how to fix/replace the card, is there a way to share my iPhone's connection to a wireless network ...
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Automatically sync camera photos to folder when connected

I'd like to automatically sync the photos/movies on my iPhone to a folder on my Windows 7 PC each time the device is connected. I want this to happen without requiring any action, and ideally without ...
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iPhone sync with iTunes stuck on “Waiting for items to copy”

I'm having a problem with iTunes where syncing my iPhone ends up seeming to basically finish, but it says "Waiting for items to copy" after everything else, and just stays there for... well, a very ...
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Creating a private wiki [closed]

I want to create a simple, private wiki, but am really struggling to find what I need. I require the following features: Private wiki. Only I will read or write it. Some formatting capability: ...
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iPhone doesn't connect to wifi unless the laptop is ON

I always thought that there was something wrong with my wireless home wifi. It connects to all the computers, printer and laptops wirelessly but NOT my iphone. Till just recently, i noticed that my ...
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Windows XP doesn't recognize iPhone, can't transfer videos

I'm struggling to transfer my videos from my iPhone 4s to my PC. The PC runs on Windows XP and many tutorial videos just say "Plug it in, when it shows on My Computer, open it and you're done". ...
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Recover Photos from an iPhone in DFU Mode

I have an iPhone 4 that is not jailbroken and crashed when it was updating itself to iOS 5.1. I can go into recovery mode and DFU mode, is there anything I can do to get my photos?
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Netgear router keeps disconnecting iPhone

My old router (Voyager 2091) packed up so I just got a new router - a Netgear N150 model DGN1000. My laptop connects OK wirelessly, but my iPhone 4S is constantly getting "disconnected" - it has ...
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What video format(s) should be used to serve Macs, PCs, and Mobile Devices?

In 2007, I started a site based on streaming and downloading poker strategy videos. At that point in time, the best solution I came up with for supporting users of Macs and PCs was to provide the ...
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Can you safely delete apps from iTunes music folder?

I realised I was running drastically low on disk space today, and after some poking around found I had 40GB (!) of apps in iTunes. Now that Apple have sorted out their store so you can re-download ...
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Will an iOS reinstall make a jailbroken-iPhone “supported by Apple” again? [closed]

Will an iOS reinstall make a jailbroken-iPhone "supported by Apple"? Similarly, does such an iOS reinstall "reset" the iPhone (jailbroken or not) back to a "clean, factory default" state? I have an ...
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How to open an iPhone compatible M3U file on Windows?

This is how the M3U file looks like: #EXTM3U #EXT-X-STREAM-INF:PROGRAM-ID=1,BANDWIDTH=1400000 http://maskedip/http_livestr.str?r=true&id=mbit-test&k=testkey ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing with Mac OS X Address Book

I have an iPhone 4 and Mac OS X Lion. In iTunes I have checked Info > Sync Address book contacts. However when I add a new contact to Address Book and click on sync, I do not see the new contact on ...
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How do I get the Google Maps URL from an iPhone photo?

I'm trying to find an easy way to get the URL (or pin) of a Google Map based on the GPS location attached to my iPhone images. I see the map for my pictures in iPhoto, but I cannot find any way to ...
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How to move contacts from an old iTunes backup into my iPhone?

I just upgraded my iPhone from IOS 2.5 to IOS 5.01, and it's erased all of my contacts. I'm panicking, as it will take months to get the contacts back - and in some cases, I'm never going to be able ...
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How to view my Windows Live Mesh files on the iPhone? [closed]

I use Windows Live Mesh to sync folders. I've also synced the folders to SkyDrive synced storage. I'd like to access the files from my iPhone. So I downloaded the SkyDrive app from Microsoft, but ...
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I want to monitor and limit OS X's data transfer while I'm tethering via my iPhone

So, I have an iPhone with Sprint service. They offer a mobile hotspot add-on option. Sprint will offer me 5GB of data transfer under this plan, but then they will charge me extra. Specifically, they ...
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Does iCloud backup merge or overwrite?

The following happened today (it was six AM my time, so yeah, I was dumb and dropped stitches in this process): A friend had a problem with her iPhone and needed to reset it. Unfortunately she did ...
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iPhone Tethering backwards

Is there a way to tether an iPhone to a computer (either Mac or PC) so the iPhone gets it's internet from the computer rather than the way tethering normally goes, with the computer getting it's ...
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Sync RSS feeds on multiple Thunderbird installations and iPhone

What I want to achieve is to sync my RSS feed … on my Thunderbird at work on my thunderbird at home on my iPhone I'm sure a lot of people do have the same problem. How can I do this?
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iPhoto & iPhone Album order is different

I can't seem to find any answers to this, I have around 100 albums in iPhoto on my Mac, they are all synced to my iPhone, but on the phone they are just being displayed in a seeming random order. I ...
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iTunes 10 sharing not working

I have two PCs running Windows 7 64-bit. I also have an iPhone 4. Both computers are wired into the same router, a Netgear WNDR3700, and are on the same network. The iPhone is wireless and also on the ...
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How do I stop Image Capture from opening whenever I connect my iPhone?

Whenever I connect my iPhone to my Mac (Lion), the Image capture app starts. How do I stop this? Image capture doesn't have any preferences.
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Synchronize iPhone contacts with Windows 7 PC, without using iTunes

I want to copy my iPhone 3G contacts to my Windows 7 PC without going through iTunes. When this is completed, I'll purchase an iPhone 4s that I would then like to synchronise with my PC contacts. ...
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iPhone can't connect to internet on other subnet, but other computers can

Here's my setup; I'm a router newb so I don't completely understand the intricacies of my configuration - but suffice it to say, I've set it up this way so that anyone who's connected to Router A ...
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How can I use an iPhone Personal Hotspot and at the same time stay connected to a Local Network for File Sharing?

I am on a WinXP machine in a LAN. Through the LAN my computer connects to a server that has some shared drives I need to access. I usually connect to the internet through that server (which also ...
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How can I view and delete photos on my iPhone using my windows 7 computer

Deleting photos on my iPhone 4 is slow and the small screen limits my ability to assess the photo quality. I would like to use view and delete bad photos which are on the iPhone with the convenience ...
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iPhone wi-fi speeds significantly slower than Mac?

Both my iMac and iPhone are on the same wireless router (Airport Extreme). But my iMac is pulling 50Mbps down while my iPhone 4 is maxing out around 20Mbps. What could be the reason for that?
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How to view file's path in XCode?

I am trying to debug another developer's iPhone project. I am using XCode 4.2 on Mac OS X Lion. Now, when I try to compile the project, I get an error saying that some files are missing. These files ...
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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 to use an iPhone as a USB Sound Card

I know this is highly irregular... but this is actually what I am trying to do, you understood correctly... I have a computer running Ubuntu 11.04 which does not recognize my earphones, and I cannot ...
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Best method to stream multimedia content from Linux to iPhone/iPod/iPad?

I recently set up a Linux server to play around with an host all my media. What is the best method to allow streaming of that content to an iPhone/iPod/iPad?
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How to get rid of iPod Photo Cache on my desktop

On my iMac I get am empty folder "iPod Photo Cache" on my desktop each time I sync my iPhone through iTunes. How I can permanently get rid of this?