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Questions tagged [ios]

An operating system for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad developed by Apple, Inc. For questions about Cisco iOS, use cisco-ios. Questions about iOS devices are off-topic except insofar as they interact directly with computers. Most iOS questions would be better suited for apple.stackexchange.com.

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Can an infected Android or iOS phone infect a PC running Windows?

I realize that any .apk may not run on Windows via anything other than an emulator, but my instructor insists that it can. Here are my objections: Can I infect the computers at school with my Android ...
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Wireshark does not show wlan traffic of iOs/Android devices (but shows traffic of my others devices)

i am trying to sniff the Wifi traffic of my home network. for that, i run Backtrack LiveCD on a laptop with a DLINK AirPlus DWL g650 wifi adapter. i set my WPA key in wireshark, and running wlan ...
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On OS X Safari, is there a way to open a page I had been reading on my iOS device?

My iPhone, in its tab organizer screen, shows me open pages on my iPad and even on my computer. (This feature pre-dates iOS 8’s Handoff, going back to at least iOS 7, if not earlier.) However, ...
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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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How do you “forget” Apple TV on iDevice and Mac?

Is it possible to make devices “forget” Apple TV? I have reset my Apple TV, and now it’s listed as Apple TV(2) even though its name is set to “Apple TV”. Screenshots:
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FFMpeg generated m3u8 segmented videos long delay before playback starts

I am using ffmpeg to generate a segmented list of files in order to stream them to an iOS app. The list of files is generated fine but when it comes time to play them, the video needs to be downloaded ...
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Sync with Google Drive and Docs

I have a few friends who run a number of Google accounts and uses Google Drive (v3.2.2) and Google Docs (v1.1.3.5459) for iOS (8.1) with iPads. One of the friends has created a directory under Google ...
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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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iPhone contacts doesn't get sync via iCloud to Mac (iOS 8.1, Yosemite)

I have my iCloud account setup, Contacts app checked. Everything is set up properly. New contacts on Mac got synced to iPhone. However, new contacts I created on iPhone doesn't appear on Mac. How do I ...
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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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AEBS crashing after iOS 8

Okay, let me start with the caveat that I'm a bit in the dark about what exactly is going on here. I'll try to provide all the necessary info but feel free to ask for more if I leave something out. ...
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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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What is shell-shock and how does it effect me? [closed]

I am somewhat ignorant on this whole shell-shock thing that is happening right now. So, this may sound like a bit of a dopey question; but, I am wondering, if this effects me at all. I currently use a ...
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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 it ...
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mapping command mode on iPad

On my Mac, I put the following in my .vimrc to use ii as the key. Note, I include the : in the .vimrc file, i'm not sure if you're supposed to but it still works :) :imap ii <Esc> I'm now ...
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Restricting access to iOS apps based on time of day [closed]

I'm looking to set up something on my iPhone and iPad that works like SelfControl on my Mac. I get distracted by Facebook, and would like to restrict my access to it except during certain times of day....
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How do I have automatic encrypted backups?

I have a jailbroken iPhone, 2 Laptops, and another server. I will set up these devices to backup files to a main backup server I have but I'm wondering how I can have this done automatically while ...
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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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How do I upgrade to xcode 6 beta 3 when I already have beta 2 installed?

I am currently running xcode 6 beta 2 but would like to upgrade to the new beta 3 release. Do I have to uninstall beta 2 completely before doing a fresh beta 3 install, or is there a way to upgrade ...
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DS Photo Instant upload sync'ed my photos in 2 ways

I have activated the Instant Upload feature on my iOS device. So, my iOS Photos are automatically upladed to a given folder on my Synology DiskStation. My problem is that I need to make free space on ...
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Invalid macro expansion argument character

I am attempting to compile pooler-cpuminer and when running make I get this error: sha2-arm.S:190:invalid macro expansion argument character (+) Any help? I've looked and haven't found a solution ...
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Why need wifi to improve the location service?

I'm not sure that this is an appropriate question. But when I'm using apps like foursquare, it actually ask me to turn on my wifi to better find my location... Here is the question: Why we need wifi ...
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Does iOS use a GUI, or another type of interface? [closed]

I'm a student, studying A level ICT. Today we were revising computer interfaces for the upcoming exams, and my teacher was asked if iOS uses a GUI, but she said that iOS is a tricky one to classify, ...
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Do I need XCode to develop an iOS app?

I've been looking to develop an iOS app and don't have regular access to a Mac, nor can my computer run OSX. A friend of mine told me I'll need to write my program in XCode (which I'm aware I'll ...
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Can I exchange iCloud data between different iCloud accounts

I have created a collection of notes with the Notes app on my iPad. How can I transfer these notes in a simple way to the Notes app on my wife's iPad? More general: How can I exchange notes between ...
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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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Apache Cordova throws syntax error when adding platform

I've been trying to get started with Ionic Framework, and one of the steps is installing Cordova. sudo npm install -g cordova Which works fine. Then I have to add both the iOS and Android platforms, ...
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How to make avi (MJPEG codec) by avconv for iphone?

I try to make video from pack of jpg by avconv and open it on iphone. I make avi file using MJPEG by command: avconv -r 10 -i %06d.jpg -r 10 -vcodec mjpeg -qscale 1 out.avi Eveything is ok on my PC,...
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Firebug style code inspector for iPhone / iPad? [closed]

Im testing a website ive made and there are some differences in how the site looks on iPhone and iPads compared to desktop browsers (including webkit browsers like Safari and Chrome). I need have a ...
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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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How to sync email account settings between mail app on Mavericks, and iOS 7?

Prior to Mavericks, when one synced an iOS device using iTunes, the email account settings for all email accounts configured in OSX would be "synced" with the iOS device. Unfortunately, in Mavericks, ...
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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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Set idle timer to dim but not lock

Ok, I know its possible to keep the app alive by disabling the idle timer. I have an external scanner connected and every time the phone locks is somehow messes with the app and the scanner no longer ...
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To setup cron for IOS script in MAC

I have a IOS stimulator created in MAC. So for our project testing i need to run the test for every 15mins. Can someone help me create a Cron job for this? The command i enter to run IOS script is cd ...
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What is the operating system that routinely runs the fastest processors [closed]

Someone said that Linux is the fastest and or most powerful operating system that is much more powerful than any other operating system and not sure where to look to discredit her. Is there a way to ...
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Locating and modifying Services in OS X

So, I'd like to be able to add a website viewed in Firefox to the Reading List feature in iOS so I can check stuff on my iPhone. I was inspired by https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/51534/...
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Firefox OS (html5,js) vs Android (java) vs IOS (objective-c) In terms of pl and tech use, how can the other is faster? [closed]

How can be one faster than the others, what happens inside their code, is it a matter of the engine they are using? (noob about the gecko, linux kernel thing, educate me) One of the limitations of web-...
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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 ...
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Restrictions for in-app purchasing across multiple platforms [closed]

I am developing a native iOS app that involves in-app purchasing of consumable digital goods. I am aware of the restrictions on building apps that try to circumvent the 30% commission that Apple takes ...
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How to fully uninstall the Cocoapods from the Mac Machine?

I installed Cocoapods version 0.28, and now I want to uninstall it from my machine. How can I do that?
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All iOS provisioning profiles stuck at pending

I'm attempting to create new iOS provisioning profiles, but as I create them the Apple website hangs as I submit the 'Name the profile and generate' page. Returning to the list of profiles I can see ...
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HTML showing in iOS email client preview pane for transactional email

I have run into the most headscratching scenario you could imagine. Background: For our SAAS company, we are firing off transactional welcome emails that are beautifully formatted and declare the doc ...
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Advice on Dev Laptop (Lenovo W530) for Mobile Development

I am ordering a Lenovo W530. It is going to be used mainly for mobile (iOS, Android & Win Phone) and backend development. A lot of VMWare virtual machines of course. But not over 2 concurrent ...
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Programmable Bluetooth Keyboard [closed]

I would like to know if there exists a bluetooth keyboard which can pair with an iPad on which I can remap keys on the keyboard at a hardware level. For instance, on my PC and Mac I can force the OS ...
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Is there any printing app for ios that supports Hp laserjet 4050 N Series [closed]

Is there any printing app for ios that supports hp laserjet 4050 N series. I tried printer pro but when i print a test page a message says on the screen of the printer saying "chosen language not ...
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How do I get Windows 7 Explorer to respect the iOS rotate flag in photos and videos?

When I copy the photos/videos off an iOS device onto my Windows box, some of them are upside down, when viewed in the Explorer. I imagine that is because Explorer doesn't respect the Rotate flag in ...
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Google Analytics Opt Out for mobile devices? [closed]

The Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add-ons are very useful way to shield our browsing from contributing to our clients analytics data. The link does not work for mobile devices. Are there any ...
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iOS simulator won't turn on

I'm running: OSX 10.8.5. iOS simulator 4.2 Xcode 5.0.1 I want to open up the iOS simulator so I can run mobile Safari and test some sites. However, while the simulator launches, it never turns on. ...
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How to control iOS Safari from OS X

While developing web apps I need to test results on multiple devices, and often need to change URLs to switch between prototypes, tests, and my main application. Entering new addresses in a desktop ...