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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.
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.
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.
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

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...
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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?
On my iPad, I asked for the IOS11 update. Its has been 2 days now and I still get the Install button grayed because "You can install this update when your iPad is finished restoring from the iCloud backup".
I don't need my iPad to be restored and 2 days is much too long anyway. So I conclude it will never end.
What can I do to finally install the update?
Certo claims that it can found jailbreak and spyware by scanning iTunes backup I know in old days itune backup includes app executable files but it is not the case anymore is Certo claim still true?
Supposing I am using an AVPlayer to play a HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) with forced WebVTT subtitle. Is it possible for the app to access the Strings displayed by the AVPlayer and for example print them in the console?
Hi All, We are using Exchange 2010 on prem and iOS devices.  If I send a meeting invite to some one from my outlook client (I'm not including myself as an attendee) just the user I'd like to attend the meeting with, then view the meeting on my iOS device (in my case an iPhone with11.1.1) by clicking edit, then done with no changes made it resends the meeting request.  The attendee receives a Outlook message that says "This meeting has been adjusted to reflect your current time zone.  It was initially created in the following time zone:Europe/London." but to the eye no changes have been made.  In my Outlook sent items I can see that the meeting request has been resent.  I've tried various iOS versions but it the issue still remains.  Has anyone else come across this issue?

I have a extra gmail mail/calendar setup on my iPhone.

When somebody send me a calendar event invitation, I don't receive the notification within the calendar app inbox but the invitation sent to my google mailbox as a attachement, I have to  accept or decline from there.

I like to have the notification sent to my calendar app and I also need to receive a reminder pops up on the screen whenever a new invitation come in, I tested with a hotmail account which worked perfectly.

Not sure if I need to change some settings within google calendar.

I have also updated IOS to the latest 11.1.2

Thank you for the help
i am not able to debug my xamarin.ios project using iphone simulator on mac using Visual Studio Community for MAC
i am sure i was able to debug  perfectly without any issues.
but now i am getting below error:
"cannot execute ".../myproj/bin/iphonesimulator/debug/myapp.exe"

i am able to run app on iphonesimulator without any issues
( run -->start without debugging).

But i need to debug my app ( run--> start debugging) to debug my code.
i am using :
Apple Developer Tools
Xcode 8.3.3 (12175.1)
Build 8E3004b

Version: (Visual Studio Community)
Hash: 1b460cb9
Branch: d15-5
Build date: 2017-10-13 18:49:56-0400

Version: (Visual Studio Community)

Not Installed

Xamarin Inspector
Version: 1.3.2
Hash: 461f09a
Branch: 1.3-release
Build date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:26:57 GMT
Client compatibility: 1

Operating System
Mac OS X 10.12.6
Is there any 3rd party libraries? I have to create different radio button as shared screenshot and the text field data will changed as clicked by user and while final submitting all data will stored on dB and Also payment will be done by only one method.
can someone help why the below commands doesn't work?


xxx#del flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2

Delete filename [c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2]?

Delete flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2? [confirm]

%Error deleting flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2 (Is a directory)

xxx#Delete /force/recursive flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2


% Invalid input detected at '^' marker.


xxx#Delete /force/recursive flash:/c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2


% Invalid input detected at '^' marker.


xxx#rmdir flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2

Remove directory filename [c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2]?

Delete flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2? [confirm]

%Error Removing dir flash:c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2 (Directory not empty)


xxx> dir flash:
Directory of flash:/

    2  -rwx        8716  Aug 24 2016 14:58:09 -05:00  config.text
    3  -rwx        4120  Aug 24 2016 14:58:09 -05:00  multiple-fs
    4  -rwx    14581903  Mar 15 2013 20:12:53 -05:00  c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-55.SE5.bin
    5  -rwx        3816  Aug 24 2016 14:58:09 -05:00  private-config.text
    6  drwx         512  Feb 28 1993 18:15:07 -06:00  c3560e-universalk9-mz.122-53.SE2
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I have the following:
Windows 7 PC running iCloud
Windows 8 laptop running iCloud
Apple iPad
Apple iPhone

When I create an event in the calendar on the PC it synchronises with the other devices but when I create an event in the calendar on any of the devices apart from the PC it synchronises with all except the PC. It appears that the PC can send events to iCloud but cannot receive them.
I have a user on a Exchange 2013 mailbox who has never been able to send or receive email on a mobile device. Our organization uses ActiveSync for this. Other users on the same database can get and send mail, including me. I ran a Get-Mailbox | fl on his mailbox, mine, and another user who can get emails on mobile devices.. This problem exists on both iOS and Android devices. When I compared the settings, the only difference besides identifiers was that the user who cannot connect has a half-page-long value in the UserCertificate field. This is obviously the data for the certificate itself. How do I clear this / remove the certificate, and how do I repair access to this mailbox, assuming removing the certificate breaks that? I've googled, but all I get are results that have to do with server certificates and recommendations on how to find help implementing user certifices, but nothing actionable. I appreciate your help!
APP crash with below error

{"app_name":"mycompany","timestamp":"2017-10-09 14:34:56.82 -0400","app_version":"2.12","slice_uuid":"84571f09-faa5-3376-9d5c-e665e77f5e53","adam_id":0,"build_version":"1.0","bundleID":"com.mycompany.mycompany","share_with_app_devs":false,"is_first_party":false,"bug_type":"109","os_version":"iPhone OS 11.0.2 (15A421)","incident_id":"E77BFD4B-C4CC-4A70-8D93-41C58174EE6C","name":"mycompany"}
Incident Identifier: E77BFD4B-C4CC-4A70-8D93-41C58174EE6C
CrashReporter Key:   ac1b1c8a4c7fb5fbc108ce70b6a42e806c88e643
Hardware Model:      iPhone9,4
Process:             mycompany [456]
Path:                /private/var/containers/Bundle/Application/69352D4F-E572-4554-BE65-4B80DEBCBB8C/mycompany.app/mycompany
Identifier:          com.mycompany.mycompany
Version:             1.0 (2.12)
Code Type:           ARM-64 (Native)
Role:                Foreground
Parent Process:      launchd [1]
Coalition:           com.mycompany.mycompany [542]

Date/Time:           2017-10-09 14:34:56.4606 -0400
Launch Time:         2017-10-09 14:34:36.3579 -0400
OS Version:          iPhone OS 11.0.2 (15A421)
Baseband Version:    2.00.01
Report Version:      104

Exception Type:  EXC_CRASH (SIGKILL)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000
Exception Note:  EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY
Termination Reason: Namespace SPRINGBOARD, Code 0x8badf00d
Termination Description: SPRINGBOARD, process-launch watchdog transgression: com.mycompany.mycompany exhausted real…
I've been within software development for years, so I know how a development project can drift and take months and months and cost 10x more than planned, when doing it the old-fashioned way of hiring a developer and build a back end. I'm planning an app for users to upload audio files and share with other users. I know there are lots of "app builder" platforms out there, but I do not have any experience with them yet...are they stable, do they follow development within ios and android updates? Are they too locked in functionality? The thing I need is pretty basic and I hate to build a backend myself (.net,db,front end), since I know what we need is what many others need eg. login (username/password or use social login), upload audio file, create project etc. Basic stuff, that I would like to layout in a online builder with a nice UI, without touching a single line of code...

I've seen Google and Amazon has backends made for this purpose: https://aws.amazon.com/mobile/

Can anyone tell me if the platform I'm seeking is out there and reliable? Or am I dreaming and would consider a mix of ready-to-go builder + a developer?

I look forward hearing from you all.

We have recently moved over to O365 and started using Skype for Business. Although it works ok-ish on desktop/laptop platforms, it seems to have an issue with iOS and Android devices.

For example, if i download the skype for business App on my iPhone and sign on, very often it will display the message "We can't connect to Exchange. Please try again". It would disappear after a few seconds, but happens way to often. It happens on Wi-Fi and 4G and on different devices on different networks. Also messages sent from iPhone don't seem to Sync onto the desktop/laptop.

Has anyone had any experience with this?
I am trying to sync Google contacts with IPHone 7 Native Contacts with no luck.
I setup an account on the IOS and set contacts only to sync - no luck
I setup an account that was DEVCARD type, no luck.
SSL is enabled.

Did they take the sync feature away so people have to pay for the G Suite in order to sync contacts?


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.