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iOS is a mobile operating system developed by Apple; it is a derivative of the Mac OS X desktop operating system, with which it shares many (but not all) common frameworks and other components. These include Cocoa Touch, the Mach/Darwin/XNU kernel and code from the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD). Each iOS application runs in its own secure sandbox to prevent altering other applications, the operating system, or any other data.

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Hi all,

We utilize Exchange 2013 and are trying to setup an iPad as a replacement for a laptop in the field. However, the one hurdle we are facing is how the user can reset their password when it expires through an iPad. We do not want them locked out when they are on the road and only have the iPad.

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I need to create check off forms on iPads which need a date/time stamp for each item when it complete.  

A process that would work is using Excel with a 3rd party keyboard app like "TextExpander" which would have a script to output the date/time in a cell.  However, Excel is cumbersome to use for some end users, so I was hoping I could create a solution using PDF files.

However, it seems like PDF files need JavaScript to run code in them that would output the current time stamp when a check off box is activated, and it seems like no JavaScript is supported in iOS PDF readers...is this true?  Any ideas or alternatives?

Hi, so I've got an Ionic 3 app which has a native camera plugin and onesignal plugin as well for notifications.

The native camera plugin works fine in Ionic View or DevApp, and onesignal works when build it to an APK and run it natively on my Android phone.

However, when I use an emulator to run it, even on IOS, it comes up with cordova_not_available. And even the cameras don't work. i run the command

ionic cordova run android or ionic cordova run ios

Emulator shows up but the issue is that cordova doesn't seem to be compiled in. Thus causing cordova plugins to fail.

What can possible be the issue? I've removed all the plugins and android/ios platform, re-installed an still the same.

It's kind of difficult to develop the OneSignal notification when I can't run it with the emulator.

Anyone who has come across this, please advice.
Never mind.  I figured it out.
What apps or methods will allow me to project what is playing on my iPhone X onto my iPad?
How do I merge iMessages in macOS and iOS latest versions?

I want iMessages sent from my iPhone to be automatically merged with Messages on my Macs - High Sierra.

The reverse should also be true. That is I could start a message on Mac and finish/send later from my iPhone.
They finessed me into entering a 6 digit passcode. I understand the security ideas.

Is there a way to get rid of that?

More key findings from the Spectre and Meltdown patches.

Microsoft found that users running Windows 10 on newer chips (2016-era PCs with Skylake, Kabylake or newer CPUs) should not notice any slowdowns. While there are some single-digit performance penalties, they are reflected in milliseconds.

On Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 on devices with older chips (2015-era PCs with Haswell or older CPUs), benchmark tests showed more significant penalties and users may actually notice a decrease in performance. On Windows 10, only some users should experience slowdowns, but on older versions of the operating system most users are expected to notice performance issues.

Azure cloud platform had not seen any noticeable performance impact. Some users may experience networking performance impact, but that can be addressed using the Azure Accelerated Networking feature.

Red Hat has also reported seeing measurable performance impact, ranging between 8 and 19 percent, for operations involving highly cached random memory.

Amazon said it had not observed any significant performance impact for the overwhelming majority of EC2 workloads, but some AWS customers have complained about degraded performance after the patches were applied starting with December.

Apple, which started performing tests after releasing updates in December, also said it had not seen any measurable reduction in the performance of macOS and iOS.

Google also claimed to have observed negligible impact…
For example if there’s a Flight in mail app iOS is not creating calendar events automatically
Hi all,
I have a scenario where I need to be able to generate a .PDF notice from a native iOS application when the iPad is in the flight mode i.e. zero connectivity (offline mode)
The client will be printing this .PDF notice via a mobile printer and serving it to the client immediately.
This .PDF notice will be uploaded later when the iPad comes online.

Please provide me the best possible solution with example code snippets.
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I brought this 2.5 year old iPhone 6+ to a local Apple authorized lab/workshop & tell
them I have this issue: they ran a diagnostics & said it's not a hardware issue & should
be an IOS issue.

My wife had since upgraded the IOS from 9.x to 10.x & I recently upgraded it to 11.2.1
& still having this intermittent issue.  The lab said if upgrading IOS did not help, may
need to wipe IOS out completely & reinstall : anyone thinks this will work?

I have quite a bit of photos, contacts & applications esp (MobileIron, licensed Mobile
threat Prevention tool) so reinstall is quite a hassle to me.

I can attach a screen shot of the diagnostics results if this helps
SprintFreeMsg: The receiving service provider for 86186115698xx has a size limit for picture/video. Your message may not be received.

what do you think is sms image size limit

I know phone number but do not know software/hardware of phone
I have several audio books I would like to put into my iPhone X so I can listen to them on my iPhone.

These audio books have each chapter saved as an .MP3 file.

I have dragged and dropped these files into iTunes and have also attempted to import them from a DVD but when I search for them on my iPhone (by the book or author name) I am unable to find them anywhere.

What is the correct process to use so I can later listen to these audio books on my iPhone X?
On my iPhone everytime I want to read the same ibook I need to redownload it everyday.

On my iPad once I download it once I don’t have to download it again

Why is this ?
hello i have an ionic one project i used Iframe as my web viewer and everything works fine on Android i even published my app on play store and everything was great

<ion-view  view-title="<img src='img/ionic.png' 
style='width:40px;margin:5px auto;display:block;position:absolute;right:40%;'/>">
<ion-content overflow-scroll='true'>
    <iframe id="iframe1" data-tap-disabled="true" 
     style="width:100%;height:100%;overflow:scroll !important;-webkit-overflow-scrolling:touch !important"
      scrolling="yes" >


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and here is a sample of my config file

and also my app works on IOS too, but the problem is that my app crashes from time to time sometimes the iframe doesn't load all the page and crash and sometimes it even dont show anything is there any way to solve this problem , also i have othe futures so in app browser dont work for me , thank you.
A customer of mine imported several audio books into iTunes.

Each audio book chapter is saved as an MP3 file.

The problem is that the same audio books were imported several times.

How can I remove the duplicate iTunes audio book files from  iTunes, the user's iPhone X, & authorized computers?

I need to make sure that only the duplicate files are removed and nothing else.

How can this be done?
Are there any iPhone apps currently available that will provide auto complete suggestions after the first few numbers of a phone number have been entered on the iPhone?

These auto complete suggestions will come by querying my contacts, saved, and dialed phone numbers on the iPhone.

This is similar to typing in the first few characters of an email address within Outlook and then having a list of suggested email addresses appear.
I have an iPhone SE.  I was on iOS 10.3.3 for a while and was avoiding iOS11 because I'm not too keen on updating to the latest version until I stop hearing the multitude of reports of issues on the latest version.

However, Apple tricked me when I thought I was dismissing/delaying their update and they updated my iPhone overnight.  This was a few weeks ago this happened.  And its just been incredibly frustrating using Messages since that happened.  I've tried restarting my iPhone, deleting a ton of older messages, but the app's performance is just atrocious.

When I am typing a message it lags to produce the word into the message.  When I press send its laggy in sending the message.  When I try to attach pictures there is a delay too.  The scrolling is not terrible, but noticeable lag is there.  I don't see this type of issue on other apps I use on the iPhone, so I believe I've narrowed it down to Messages app.

What can I do to get back to the great app performance I had when on iOS 10.3.3?

My iPhone does regular backups to iCloud.
I am having trouble printing Outlook emails on a regular iPad. I have 2 iPads (regular - one is version 11.2.1, the other is 11.1.2) and they both have the same problem. I also have an iPad mini version 9.3.5 which does not experience this problem.

When printing any email from Outlook, from either iPad, there is only 2 lines of jibberish which is printed. It even is apparent in the Print Preview (see attached screenshot) that for any email, it will only print 2 lines.

Seems like a bug, or maybe it's a setting issue ? It's a big problem when nothing can be printed from email.

In case it's helpful, I am trying to print using AirPrint to an Epson Workforce 845. All apps though print fine.

Thanks, PeterPrint View screenshot
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Bad situation. Daughter's iPhone was re-set to factory settings without a backup, neither icloud nor iTunes backup.

2 years of photos gone.

Is there any hope of recovering the photos from the device?

Any advice very welcome...
I have a standard Sharepoint 0365 Contact List synced to Outlook client on Windows.

The synced Sharepoint Contact List, correctly appears in the "My Contacts" panel in Outlook

Outlook correctly let me select the synced Sharepoint Contact List as my default Address Book.

I have both the native iOS mail app and Outlook for iOS installed on my phone.

The contacts contained in the synced Sharepoint Contact List do not appear in iOS Contacts.

1.How can I get that list to appear?
2. Can I get bi-directional sync?
I wanted to learn creating app on iOS and need get a Mac computer.  I don't have any experience with iOS development yet, though being a well experienced programmer. With a budget of $600 or less, I need suggestions on what's a good computer/platform to buy (including used ones), so I can have a smooth start and quick success in get a sample working  app onto, say, an iPad, while features and speed of the machine are not yet my main concern.


I have multiple users that range from iPhone 5 through iPhone 8 that since upgrading to IOS 11.x have had intermittent problems and the fix has been to remove the account and put the account back on the device.
For some users this problem occurred once.
I also have 4 or 5 users that the problem happens multiple times per week.
There seems to be no rhyme or reason to the phone or ios level except that they are at least on IOS 11.

I am hoping someone can point me to some exchange logs and tell me what to look for to resolve this issue.  

It also seems that my exchange inetpub logs now are very large.  Maybe something in those logs will help with this resolution

We know there have been multiple problems with IOS 11.

Any info is appreciated.  et me know what additional information is needed
How do I create a text-only version of 1 Password 6 username/password entries - this will be from my macOS 10.13.2 which is OK

I want this list as backup against 1Password failure such as recently occurred with my iPhone 8 with latest iOS installation.
Hello Guys

I have a Iphone 7Plus woth the latest version of IOS installed.

I got a new Iphone X and would like to transfer my data to it from the 7Plus.
hnfortunately the backup on the cloud is taking too long since the data it big and my connection is not good.
Can I use Itunes on My PC (windows 10) to backup my 7Plus and restore my X from it ?


iOS is a mobile operating system developed by Apple; it is a derivative of the Mac OS X desktop operating system, with which it shares many (but not all) common frameworks and other components. These include Cocoa Touch, the Mach/Darwin/XNU kernel and code from the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD). Each iOS application runs in its own secure sandbox to prevent altering other applications, the operating system, or any other data.