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Can I remotely send SMS messages via my iPhone from my PC?

I work in a busy office and I need to be able to contact my wife at home via texts, but I am not allowed to use my phone. Without jailbreaking the phone, I wondered if there was a way I could text ...
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Backup apps in ipa format on iphone no PC [migrated]

I need to restore my iphone firmware on my work computer, without installing any other program other than the iTunes already installed on it. I'm wondering if there's some kind if app or jailbreak ...
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Transfer photos from iPhone 5 to Mac OS X 10.7

I am trying to transfer a few pics from my Macbook to my iPhone. I read your previous answer. Due to my tech lack of know-how, I am unable to even get started. I can not find any photo tab in iTunes. ...
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Clipboard sync between Win/Mac/iPhone devices?

Is there a solution out there for syncing clipboard items between Win/OSX/iPhone devices? Pastebot and Syncopy come close, but both lack Windows support.
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how to edit autoplay action for device? (Windows 7/8)

I'm looking for a way to add a program to the list of default autoplay actions when I connect a device, specifically opening up iFunBox when connecting an iPhone. Default Programs Editor will let you ...
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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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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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Retrieve Passcode from iphone backup files [migrated]

This is the scenario in front of me. An iPhone 4s is available with enter passcode. I have its backup taken from iTunes. I have extracted all the files (*.plist, *.db, *.sqlite, etc.) from those ...
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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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accessing iphone google chrome history more than 90 days old [migrated]

Is there any way I can access all my browsing history from chrome on my iphone? Does google chrome on iphone have a sqlite database I can access?
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How to restore previous iPhone backups (not the latest one) [closed]

I messed up with my contacts a bit on iPhone 5 and then did not the smartest thing — connected it to the computer and it backed up, erasing all previous contacts from the computer too. However, in ...
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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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Windows 7 Not Recognizing Camera Nor iPhone as Camera

I've been struggling with this one for a few days. I've recently upgraded an older computer to Windows 7 Home Premium. Neither my digital camera (A Canon SD1200IS) nor iPhone are ever detected as ...
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How do I two-way sync an iPhone with a Mac?

My iPhone was synced to my MacBook Pro when I first got it. Since then I have put a lot of info on my iPhone. I want to sync the iPhone with the Mac and merge the two rather than have the Mac ...
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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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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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Accept calls from my iPhone 4S on my Windows 7 PC

What steps would be necessary to connect an iPhone 4S to a Windows 7 desktop computer, and then to accept a phone call from the microphone/headset on my computer? I'm essentially looking to pair my ...
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Sync iPhone in Ubuntu 11.04

I want to sync music on my iPhone 4 (version 4.3.3) with Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any working way to do that? I've already tried Amarok, Banshee, and iTunes on wine. None of them work.
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Streaming video file to iPhone

I have a http streaming link which gives me .flv streaming feed. I want to convert that and access in my iPhone program. How can i do that? I want to have a desktop software like VLC and input this ...
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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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Rsync to a WebDAV filesystem on OS X copies all files regardless of being changed or not

I am trying to sync from my (Mac) desktop to an iPad and an iPhone. MacOS X mounts WebDAV as a native file system, but syncing results in all files in my directory structure being copied again. This ...
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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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Disable iPhone Yahoo contacts sync

Every time I plug in my iPhone, iTunes pops up a dialog asking for sync with Yahoo contacts. after I cancel, it pops up again, for 4-5 more times. But the 'Sync Yahoo!Address Book contacts' option is ...
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Keeps Connection to iPhone Personal Hotspot for Long Time [closed]

I noticed that, whenever I switch on my Personal Hotspot at iPhone, the same keeps on for ever. However, devices get disconnected after very short period! Any clue on how the keep the connection ...
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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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Lost Backup File & Data during IOS7 Upgrade, Please Advise

I backed up my iPhone 4s which had loads of photographs, videos, sms and everything you would expect on a phone that has been in use for over an year. I started the update options, Once downloaded, I ...
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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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Get podcasts on my IPhone through iTunes

I've gone through the following steps: I loaded up iTunes 10 on a Windows7 machine I went to the iTunes store and subscribed to a podcast Library/podcasts has nothing in it, but there is a 1 in a ...
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What is the best practice for saving iPhone video & pictures?

I have an iPhone 4S and have it backed up via iCloud, Photostream turned on, and iTunes sync over WiFi enabled. Unfortunately, my daughter (2 yrs) got a hold of the iPhone and started deleting photos, ...
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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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Is it possible to do a one way sync of iPhone voice memo's to a PC?

I've been a great iPhone lover from day one and don't possibly see me ever switching back to another mobile platform. There's just one big con from my viewpoint, which is iTunes. I hate 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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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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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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Correct format for E-Mail signature contact recognition on iPhone

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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How to kick Jawbone ICON off iPhone to use with Mac

I've got a Jawbone ICON, which is paired to my PS3, my Macbook Air, and my iPhone 4. Most of the time I'm using it with my Macbook with A2DP. The problem is that when I turn it on, my iPhone ...
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Syncing between “Kindle for PC” and “Kindle for iPhone”

I have a number of ebooks that I am managing using calibre - E-book management. These books are in a number of various formats (pdf, chm, epub, mobi...etc). I found a blog post that detailed using ...
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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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How to get Text messages off of iPhone in ubuntu?

I have an iPhone 4 and I wanted to copy all my text messages off of it. Is there a utility to do this under Ubuntu? Or is there a way to access them through the file menu/cmd line?
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Transferring Video files to iPhone

How could I transfer / copy Video files directly from my Laptop to my iPhone3GS?
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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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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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How to import/export iPhone addressbook on Linux?

Is there any way, and if yes - how, to export addressbook from iphone to Linux, and then import it back (after some modification)? The iphone in question is not jailbroken, and this is not an option ...
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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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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 tab. I tried Hotspot switched ON, then using bluetooth I paired with Lenovo IdeaPad tab, but still network didn't get to Lenovo ...