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1-24-14: Viewing only downloaded iTunes Match tracks

1-22-14: Splitting purchased content between two iPads

12-6-13: Syncing multiple iCloud data with a family Mac

12-4-13: iMessages come in from email address instead of phone number

12-2-13: Whether to include specific apps in iCloud backups

11-26-13: Custom ringtones assignments don’t sync to iCloud

11-25-13: Resuming incomplete iCloud backups

11-21-13: Adding multiple photos to a Shared Photo Stream

11-15-13: Receiving FaceTime calls on multiple devices

11-14-13: iOS 7: Incorrect display of Company-only contacts

11-12-13: Internet access from Wi-Fi iPad via iPhone

11-11-13: Deleted photos in Camera Roll also removed from albums

11-7-13: Using an iPhone with an external Bluetooth adapter

11-6-13: Problems sending via AirDrop

11-5-13: Problems deleting pictures in Photos app

11-4-13: Notifications when restoring from another Apple ID

11-1-13: Migrating from shared to personal iPads

10-30-13: Cannot use AirDrop with iOS and OS X

10-28-13: Receiving other users’ iMessages when sharing an Apple ID

10-25-13: Sync only selected photos between devices via iCloud

10-24-13: iOS 7: Delete photos from Camera Roll without removing from Photo Stream

10-21-13: Scheduling Alarms when using Do Not Disturb

10-18-13: Using iMessage without iCloud

10-17-13: Manual vs scheduled Do Not Disturb settings

10-16-13: Syncing music from iTunes when using iTunes Match

10-15-13: Deleting old iCloud Backups

10-8-13: Deleting and reinstalling an iOS app

10-7-13: iOS 7: Deleting Messages individually

10-3-13: Estimated iCloud backup size doesn’t add up

10-2-13: Restoring Text Messages from an iCloud Backup

9-30-13: Removing Purchased Apps from iCloud

9-26-13: Reminders appearing on multiple iPhones

9-25-13: Restoring iCloud backup to a second iPhone

9-24-13: iTunes Radio: Requirements for ad-free listening

9-23-13: iOS7: Accessing Music Controls

9-19-13: iOS 7: Find My iPhone only available on primary iCloud account

9-6-13: Phone numbers for iMessage on an iPad and iPod touch

8-29-13: Sharing recorded video between iOS devices

8-26-13: New photos appearing from lost/stolen iPhone

8-22-13: Measuring Wi-Fi signal strength from iOS

8-21-13: Choosing an account when creating a new contact

8-5-13: Streaming AirPlay audio via an Apple TV to an alternate destination

7-25-13: iPhone prompting for old Apple ID

7-23-13: Sharing an iMessage account between family members

7-16-13: Updating Contacts with Twitter and Facebook info

7-15-13: Retrieving deleted data from an old iCloud backup

7-10-13: Keeping track of iMessage conversations

7-9-13: Accessing an older iCloud backup

6-5-13: Deleting backups made under another iCloud ID

5-30-13: Multiple iPads sharing contacts in a company

5-28-13: Photo Stream and one-way syncing of photos

5-24-13: Shared iCloud accounts and Remote Erase

5-23-13: Costs associated with using FaceTime

5-22-13: iMessages showing as Delivered when iPhone is out of coverage

5-21-13: Inability to use Find My Friends without a passcode

5-17-13: Calendar info disappears after iCloud restore

5-16-13: Remove old iCloud backup after restoring to a new iPhone

5-14-13: Using a Wi-Fi hard drive with an iPad

5-10-13: Can’t restore iPod touch without passcode

5-3-13: Organizing video collections on an iPad

4-29-13: Transitioning purchased apps to a new iTunes account

4-25-13: Backing up iPhones for other family members

4-22-13: Removed iPhone still syncing with iTunes in the Cloud

4-18-13: Transferring Apps to a new iPhone

4-16-13: Google Reader alternatives for iOS

4-9-13: Forgotten Passcode for Parental Restrictions

4-5-13: Disabling Previews in Notifications

4-4-13: Using a single iCloud account for Find My iPhone

4-3-13: Cancelling a sync in iTunes 11

3-28-13: Accessing the Equalizer on iOS devices

3-27-13: Making International iMessage and FaceTime connections

3-7-13: Reset and erase an old iPhone for resale

3-6-13: Reliability of the Find My iPhone Feature

3-4-13: Personal Hotspot availability on the iPad

2-22-13: Automatically backing up photos via cellular data

2-19-13: Separating family iTunes and iCloud accounts

2-15-13: More than five family devices sharing a single iTunes account

2-12-13: Resetting a forgotten passcode

2-6-13: Accessing a large iTunes music library from an iPad

2-5-13: iPad Camera Connectors - USB vs SD card

2-4-13: Separating iCloud apps between different family devices

12-19-12: Resetting a forgotten iPad passcode

12-17-12: Setting custom alert intervals for iOS Calendar items

12-10-12: Setting up a new iPad: Restore or Set up as a new device

11-29-12: Image Quality Considerations with Shared Photo Streams

11-28-12: iCloud Photo Stream and Image Quality

11-27-12: Managing multiple iCloud accounts for Contacts

11-26-12: FaceTime and iMessage not accepting Apple ID password

11-21-12: Deleting apps used on multiple devices

11-19-12: Updating an iPad for a friend with no computer

11-15-12: Maintain separate contact lists on two iOS devices

11-14-12: Moving from a shared iCloud to individual accounts

11-13-12: Switching to a new iTunes account with existing content

11-12-12: iPad doesn’t make sound when connecting sync cable

11-6-12: Problems Syncing and Downloading Podcasts on iOS

11-2-12: Syncing music playback between two iPhones

10-26-12: Subscribing to iTunes Match with an iPhone music library

10-25-12: Can’t disable Location Services in Safari on iPhone

10-19-12: Scheduling irregularly recurring events

10-18-12: Facebook Contact and Calendar Integration in iOS 6

10-17-12: Deleting unwanted apps from iCloud

10-11-12: Manually downloading iTunes Match content on iPad

10-10-12: iTunes Match and streaming in iOS 6

10-3-12: Restoring Apps from iTunes vs iCloud

10-2-12: Restoring Apps and App folder layouts

9-27-12: Black Safari Toolbars on iPad

9-13-12: Using Newsstand subscriptions on multiple devices

8-21-12: Problems activating FaceTime on iPad

7-13-12: Songs downloaded on iPad keep transferring back to iTunes

7-11-12: Problems activating Personal Hotspot on iPad

7-10-12: Cannot Turn Off Passcode Lock on iPhone or iPad

6-27-12: Restarting or Rebooting an iOS Device

6-26-12: iPad displays “Not Charging”

6-25-12: Accessing the Internet from an iPad using an iPhone

6-22-12: Streaming Videos to an iPad using Home Sharing

6-14-12: Syncing Third-Party Camera Videos to an iPad

6-6-12: About iPad Product Codes

5-4-12: Smart Cover folio cases for iPad 2

4-19-12: iPad Heat Dissipation and Cases

4-18-12: Re-enabling the Sync Apps option in iTunes

4-16-12: Managing Devices in your iTunes Store Account

4-11-12: iPad cases for Apple Keyboard, removable keyboards

4-6-12: Best Practices for iPad Battery Charging

4-4-12: Using your iPad charger with other devices

2-3-12: Video Playlists on the iPad

8-26-11: Migrating from iPod touch to iPad

7-29-11: Changing Apple IDs on an iPad

6-17-11: Importing videos into iMovie for iPad

4-15-11: Javascript on the iPad

4-1-11: Syncing existing apps to new iPad 2

3-25-11: Using a U.S. iPad 2 in other countries

3-25-11: Transferring iPod music to iPad 2

3-25-11: Using an iPad on Windows

2-25-11: iPad Camera Connector on iOS 4.2

2-25-11: iPad Video Formats and Battery Life

1-28-11: iPad and Bluetooth headsets

10-22-10: Transferring apps from iPad to iPod touch

10-15-10: Moving iPad+iPhone to a new computer

10-1-10: Recurring billing on iPad 3G

10-1-10: Transferring data to new iPad

8-27-10: Using iPad 3G GPS without a data plan

7-30-10: Problems connecting to iTunes Store

7-30-10: Tracking Changes in Word Docs on iPad

7-9-10: Transferring iBookstore purchases between devices

7-9-10: Transferring apps from iPhone to iPad

7-2-10: Accessing iTunes U on iPad

7-2-10: Transferring video from 5G nano to iPad

7-2-10: iPhone 4 Retina Display apps on iPad

6-11-10: Syncing selected music to iPad

6-4-10: iPad 3G and International use

5-14-10: Bluetooth A2DP support on iPad

4-30-10: Transferring Keynote files to iPad

4-23-10: Syncing existing apps to a new iPad

4-23-10: iPads and iTunes Store authorization limits

4-9-10: Copying text from iBooks

4-9-10: Setting up an iPad as a gift

4-9-10: Syncing one iPad to multiple libraries

4-9-10: Using iPad without Wi-Fi access

3-19-10: iPad and Remote Desktop control apps

3-12-10: iPad and iTunes sync options

2-26-10: Sharing files between apps

2-26-10: Connecting to projectors

2-26-10: Downloading third-party music

2-26-10: Using external storage

2-26-10: iPad font support

2-26-10: iBooks and dictionary support

1-29-10: Updating Apps for iPad

1-29-10: AT&T Wi-Fi access

1-29-10: iPad and iPhone tethering support

1-29-10: Annotation support in iBooks

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