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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.

Getting Bluetooth Music (from iPhone) NOT interrupted by incoming Text Message

When I listen to music on my BT speakers, a sound plays to announce incoming Text Messages and emails. How can I stop that?

I run Untangle as a NGFW and have the OpenVPN component on it.  I also set up a client on it for my iPhone 7 and have OpenVPN on that as well.  
Downloaded the files from UT's OpenVPN to my laptop.  How do I get the files from there to the iPhone and configured?


IPad (3) IOS 13.3.1

My Word Documents downloaded to my IPad from  OneDrive app are protected and cannot be edited. A message tells me they are of an older Word format which needs to be upgraded and there is an upgrade button which I press. A new version of the file appears but it too is protected. I thought of uninstalling and reinstalling Word but am afraid I will be asked for money. Is there any way around this
AUKEY Model CB-C-71 does not transfer data to iPad 11" (2018) OS 13.3.1

AUKEY Model CB-C-71 does not transfer data from AUKEY Model CB-C-71 SD Card slot to iPad Pro.
AUKEY activity light is green and unit is warm to touch.

Using Mac Mini late 2018 & inland SD Card Reader, photos read/display OK.
I have an CA issued certificatthe that is used for SMTP Email  on smartphones.  That SSL/TLS Certificate is to expire in about 2 months n the future; but, all of the sudden iphone devices cannot get the comapny email(Send/Receive).  This problem does not happen on Android Devices.

Not all apple devices have this problem but many do.  I could not find an obvious and consistant pattern, if it was the version of the IOS or anything like that.   But it appears that Apple updated their Security requirements for SSL: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210176

No SHA-1 certificates are valid with IOS version 13.0 and higher.  I have 13.3 on my iphone and my iphone still works just fine but other iphones with that version do not.

I think the solution is to upgrade the CA-Certificae which we are planning to do anyway; but, is there a work-around that that we can configure in the mean time?  I wonder if one can downgrade the version of the Apple Iphone IOS until the new certificagte is in place?

No android devices have this problem and some Iphones are still working (for now).  Is there a work-around we can use until the new certificate is prepared and installed?
The user's iPhone automatically suddenly started to fill in an odd address as the return address used for new email sent out
Unwanted Return Address that Appears on the iPhone
I can have them check their list of accounts in the settings for Passwords & Accounts.

How did this get there, and what's the best way to remove it?


I am new to Office 365, I set up a one month trial of E3 and connected my private domain to it. Mailflow is fine on my two Windows 10 PCs and Samsung Galaxy 9 and iphone (v13.3.1).

However I cannot get email to work on my ipads, they immediately get quarantined. If I use EAC to select my mailbox and then view my mobile devices I see the ipads in quarantined state. If I select them and choose allow, they go briefly into a pending state and then go back to quarantine.

The ipads are quite old, being v2 and v3 and have been reset to factory defaults and updated to 9.3.5 which is the latest available for these devices. I tried to download Outlook for IOS but I get an error stating it is not available for this ipad.

Are these devices just too old to connect to Exchange? When I set up the built-in mail client I get all the checkboxes ticked.

Thanks in advance.

Alasdair Barclay
Dear Experts,

I have client and he has O365 for few of his users, he is planning to provide phones - Iphone and Andriod. He will have company email configured for them, the question is can he reset the phones when these users leave the company using O365 admin portal? Is there any simple way to do this.

I cannot connect my iPhone 11 running IOS 13.3.1 with my Surface Pro 6 laptop running Windows 10 Enterprise version 1809.  

I can pair the devices so that both devices will show up in the others' OS list of blue tooth paired devices (see img1, img2).

When I try to connect the iPhone to the laptop by selecting "laptop name...Not Connected" from the list of paired devices in the MY DEVICES area,  I get the following error pop-up on the iPhone - "Connection Unsuccessful 'laptop name' is not supported" where the only option is to Forget Device (see img 3).

When I select Forget Device, the "laptop name" is deleted from the MY DEVICES section and moved to the OTHER DEVICES section (see img 4).

Selecting the "laptop" from the OTHER DEVICES section returns error pop-up - "Pairing Unsuccessful "laptop name" is not supported" where the only option is OK (see img 5).

FYI, I have tried all of the obvious things like turning blue tooth on and off on both devices, resetting network settings on iPhone, looking for driver updates for windows, etc.
I wonder if you could help us with the phone configuration in Dubai.

We have a 3CX phone system in the Uk
We’ve just rented some space in a service office in Dubai
And have arranged  for Port 5060 (inbound, UDP) for SIP communications and
Port 9000-10999 (inbound, UDP) for RTP (Audio) communications to be opened on their firewall and linked to the IP addresses of the phones in the office.

We are told that the public ip is which can be used to access the services (I don’t under this part)
However the phone are showing a SIP error and not currently working.

We’ve only two full days left in the Dubai office and I am reaching the edge of my understanding.

Would you be able to assist ?

Kind Regards

Get Outlook for iOS

My iPhone just recently go hit by a spam or virus, don't know which.  But started noticing the message "iphone virus protection expired" in my calendar and no way of deleting the event.  Eventually I did get to delete it.  And that's where my great experts come in.  In early morning I did noticed that my iPhone calendar popped up a "suscribe" message and I clicked it assuming it was part of the work I was doing, but now I know it wasn't.  Just some time back I I start seeing in my calendar "iphone virus protection expired" with no hope of deleting.

I googled the problem and found that by deleting the created account in "Password & Accounts", that would resolved (and it seem it did, no more event).  Prior deleting the account I noticed a long line starting with arisinglytos.pro then a long random numbers etc.

So a couple questions:
  • How is it that just by clicking on Subscribe, the the "virus or spam" had access to my Password & Accounts in iPhone 11 ios13.3?
  • By deleting the account, am I done? Is it solved? Anything else to do?
  • What is arisinglytos.pro?
Probably an obvious question, but considering the differences between phones and tablets for javascript games..

... Is the proper way to do browser + device games' object locations in fractions of device height and width? And size game objects as ratios also? What must I do concerning strategies for phone/tablet+browser? AND device rotation accommodations?
How does Javascript detect phone / tablet/ browser?

I don't have a tablet. Which is the best to get for game dev? many ... iPad, Surface . . . not necessary, any?
Let's consider a word game like Wordscapes. The main interface is the circular  object to select letters for a word-answer. Is that just 1/4 of width distance from border and x% width for the circle diameter?
How different is it, really, on phone/tablet? What is the proper solution for all this?

I have two iPad devices that are running the IOS 12.X code and the users forgot the password for these two devices. I would like to reset these devices to factory defaults in order to get these two devices working again.

I tried to use Itunes to do a factory reset but the device fields are disabled.
The user has two email accounts, which I'll call   xuser@gmail.com - personal,  and xothername@xcompany.com
The company account is hosted by Google.

Just a few days ago, for unknown reasons, all email from their personal account started being sent from the company account instead.

They called Apple, which tried a few things, and then said it was a Google problem.

I had them delete all their email accounts from their iPhone, power off the iPhone, and then set up their personal account on the iPhone again.  
They can receive email sent to their personal account, but sent email is still being sent from the company account.

I didn't yet have them "Reset All Settings" on the iPhone.

What might have caused this, and how might it be corrected?

We got some new ipads but they have IOS 13.3 and I need to downgrade them to IOS version 12.2
Hi Experts

Could you point an overall (basic) guideline on how to implement an App (Android/ Ios - maybe IONIC ) that must to persist data at an AWS NoSQL database (MongoDB) ?

Thanks in advance.
iPhone 6s IOS 13.2.3
I have a group conversation and would like to add someone to this conversation. How can I do this?
I have a node.js express web application I’d like to covert to a native app for iOS and Android so that I can use the smartphone Bluetooth interface to connect to peripheral devices (Raspberry Pi and/or Arduino). I’d like to develop one app for both iOS and Android and am proficient with JavaScript so am leaning towards React Native, although I have no experience with React. I’m also considering Swift and Flutter. I’d like to develop in my IDE of choice, VS Code, if possible.
This project is foremost for learning so a long learning curve is not an issue. Main considerations are leveraging my web application dev experience and learning new tech that will last.
Any input is welcome!
I got a new Lenovo laptop running Windows 10 and iTunes 12.  I am running Outlook from Office 365, and have iTunes set to use Outlook for syncing Contacts and Calendar.  But when I synced my iPhone 6 to iTunes through the computer it wiped out all my existing Calendar and Contact data, although Outlook on the computer has all the information.  I tried using the "Replace Contacts and Calendar" option, but that didn't accomplish anything.  Please help.


files on iCloud on an iPhone X with the iCloud ID and password known so everything is accessible from the iPhone.

repaired MacBook has same ID and password and is logged in and recovered all the photos that were on the iPhone. however there are numerous folders and files sitting in iCloud that haven’t transferred to the MacBook. what can I do to get these on the MacBook and get both devices for certain talking to the same iCloud account which they half way seem to be now. iOS is latest release as is MacOS.
Hello, I have an Ipad Air that will not do anything I have left it on the charger for a day, also I tried to do a hard reset holding the home and on/off button with no luck. Is there any way I can get the data off the drive my customer really needs some pics and data off the system?
We have a custom phone app built in Native code to run on iOS and Android. This app allows customers to scan a QR code on machinery and access manuals and other data. How do we offer a license or some key to unlock the app after download? This is very much a case where other people (potentially competitors) should not be allowed access to the data just by downloading and installing an app. Thanks!
Hi Team,
       I have done a migration of Exchnage from 2013 to 2016.
After that anybody sending email on Android or IOS with larger attachment get error below.
I have set max lenth and quota (in web.config)  to greater but still showing the issue.

Technical details
EasSendFailedPermanentException: An EAS Send command failed: Unable to send the message: either the send quota has been exceeded; or the message was too large; or the mailbox is over-quota. Exchange ActiveSync error details: SendQuotaExceeded, Code ='115'. --> Unable to send the message: either the send quota has been exceeded; or the message was too large; or the mailbox is over-quota. Exchange ActiveSync error details: SendQuotaExceeded, Code ='115'.
Failure code: 2048

Can you please help me sort this out . Its urgent.
I have an iPad running iOS 13.1 that I need to get back to iOS 12.4. I know that Apple stopped signing iOS 12.4 so a traditional downgrade is not an option. Would doing a clean install of iOS 12.4 work?  I do own CopyTrans software which I have all the data I need backed up on my iMac. At this point, is there any way to get iOS 12.4 back onto this iPad?  Thank you very much for your help.
I am using iPhone 6 Plus, I tried to export Whatsapp chat with Media of 1 contact and send it via the Mail app.

The attachment was 48MB, the Mail app provided two options for me to choose as the attachment was too big.
Option 1: Use Mail Drop
Option 2: Trying sending attachment.

I selected Option 2, but I never receive any error, never receive the email, and I even cannot find it in the Outbox.

Where is the email then?

Similar to this article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/10/technology/personaltech/sharing-large-files-with-mail-drop.html


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.