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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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Secure connection between computer and phone

I have never done any form of hosting and wonder how I would go about creating a secure small server between my computer and phone? I don't want to access everything, just a portion of the PC data ...
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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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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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How does the iphone activation process work? [closed]

I recently acquired an iphone from my cousin. I myself have only ever owned an android so I am not quite familiar with the iphone. Anyways, I have tried to activate it and the iphone appears to have ...
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How did audible lose all my data? [closed]

I recently downloaded audible update and it lost all my audio books from phone, so I had to download again. This is annoying and has happened before, but that's not the worst bit. The app also lost ...
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What are these unnamed icons in my iPhone's internal storage?

I was accessing the photos stored on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2 through my Windows 8.1 laptop just now when I noticed one of the few folders in the iPhone...Internal Storage...DCIM directory ...
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How do I merge group contacts on iPhone [closed]

I have 3 groups, most contacts are in iCloud, I have a few in my current employer group and around 200 from previous employer.
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Bookmarklets on IOS 8 [migrated]

I can't find anything about this on Google, but it appears Safari on IOS8 no longer supports javascript: bookmarklets. Can anyone confirm this? Is there a workaround? I'm using iPhone 6 plus if for ...
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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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WIFI: iPhone/iPad getting much slower bandwidth than laptop

I just got cable internet installed (Comcast). It claims that my down speed should be 25mbit. Over wifi, I get close to that on my laptop, but only about 8 on average with my iPhone/iPad. I'm using ...
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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 get health data from my iPhone?

I'm a Mac/iPhone lucky owner and also a big fan of data analysis. Maybe someone know how to import personal health data from my iPhone to my Mac?
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Can I permanently disallow OS upgrades on an iOS device? [closed]

Is there a way to prevent OS upgrades on an iOS device, such that the user is unable to remove the restriction? We will be loaning iPhones or iPads to people, and don't want them making ANY changes ...
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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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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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How to answer iPhone calls on Android or vice-versa [closed]

I have an Android Device, however, recently I acquired a "work" iOS device. Now even though I have to keep the iPhone on me I would like to leave it in my bag and just forward the calls to my Android, ...
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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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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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How do I prevent the Photos application from launching when my iPhone gets plugged in?

Whenever I plug in my iPhone, iTunes and Photos launch automatically. I was able to prevent iTunes from launching by going to iTunes->preferences->devices->check box "prevent automatic syncing of ...
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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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iPhone 4 volume is really quiet [migrated]

I have a used iPhone 4 with 16GB of memory in it, running IOS 7.1.2. The problem with this iPhone is that the volume is really quiet whenever i'm playing music or making a call and setting the caller ...
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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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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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Download iCloud Backup without Restore

How do you simply download an iCloud iOS backup (without restoring it)? Simply to archive it (and to delete it from iCloud's small storage space).
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iPhone Contact Syncing

Everytime I sync my iPhone, any contacts I have deleted from my iPhone reappear, like the old contacts are added back. New contacts remain.
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iPhone apps transfers? [closed]

If you have an iPhone 3G and you upgrade to an iPhone 3GS, can you transfer your apps across phones?
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Outlook 2013 calandar visible via iOs Outlook App? [duplicate]

I'm sure I'm being stupid, as I am using Outlook 2013 on my desktop, and then the Outlook iOs app on my iphone. My emails work fine and sync between the two (as in I can see the same mails on both ...
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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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Is there a way to eject an iPhone directly from Xcode or from Mac OS X without using iTunes?

I’m using Xcode to develop an iOS app. So I connect my iPhone, and when I’m done developing I want to eject the phone to properly disconnect it. I have tried browsing around in the settings app and in ...
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iPhone app to play music from samba share

I have a samba server I use as a media center and I was wondering if there was an iPhone app to play music from it over wifi. It can be free or $$.
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Which is the best way to sync and share contacts and calender between Thunderbird, iPhone and Android? [closed]

I would like to keep my contacts and a calendar synchronized between several desktops and cellphones. Is there a way to achieve this without using Google or similar organisations? I want to keep my ...
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iPhone Backup location in Mac Pro

I backed up my iPhone using iTunes, the backup location supposed to be: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ But when I go to Application Support I could not find the folder ...
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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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Use Connectify to share VPN to my iPhone

I'm trying to share the VPN used on my PC to my iPhone by Connectify. Now the problem is: in the first few seconds after the WiFi set up by Connectify started, my iPhone can connect to Twiter and ...
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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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Any way to prevent Dropbox from opening the Camera Uploads folder when an iPhone is connected?

When I connect my iPhone to my MacBook Pro, Dropbox always launches its Camera Uploads folder in Finder. Is there any way to turn this off (some command I can run in Terminal, perhaps)? EDIT: To be ...
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How to use iTunes to download songs and movie I purchased before?

I purchased songs and movies for my iPhone 3G, but after these 2 years, I am already using iPhone 4, and also changed to another computer. The new computer also has iTunes, and also signed up with my ...
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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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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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How to store my iphone contact to new computer without erasing them

Hey,guys!!!i have one quick question about my iphone contact backup ... I have an iphone that has all my contacts stored in it.... (phone numbers, email, addresses, etc...) and I recently bought an ...
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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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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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WIFI fallback to 3G [closed]

I have a WiFi hotspot (RaspPi) which serves files to my iPhone. The hotspot does not provide internet access. If my iPhone is connected to this hotspot then all internet requests (email etc) from my ...
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Is it possible to virtualize the iPhone OS?

I was wondering if it was possible to virtualize an iPhone's OS on my Mac. Maybe through VMware or another application?
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Authorization failed: Please connect to iTunes

I always get this message whenever I tried to download an app from the appstore, some peoople tell me that this is due to the dynamically changing Terms of Use from Apple, how can I accept the Terms ...
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Can I retrieve a contact image from the iPhone contact list?

I have a picture I snapped with my iPhone that I set as the image for someone on my phone contact list. Now I've lost the original image out of the photo folders. Is there any way to pull it out of ...
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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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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 ...