iPhone is Apple's smartphone line. This tag can include questions about hardware, software and accessories.

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Finding past location history for my iPhone 5s

The frequent locations information does not seem particularly robust or accurate. Is there (safe and reliable) 3rd party software that can go through my iPhone's PAST history and give me a more ...
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Where did the video go?

When recording a video from within the Messages app, I received a phone call. The video seems to have vanished without a trace, as though it were never actually saved. Where did the video go? Is ...
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How to back out of an app on iPhone?

So this is my first iPhone and I'm used to Android. On Android, if I click some link or something that opens another app, I can click the back button and go back to where I was, even across apps. ...
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U2 Album songs still not leaving

I went to https://buy.itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZFinance.woa/wa/offerOptOut to remove the album but it still won't go away! I signed in with my apple ID and when i hit "sign in" it just prompts me ...
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Play Audio from a Mac over an iPhone Call

I'm trying to play an audio file from my Mac Mini over an iPhone call. I tried using a male to male audio cable to connect the Mac's audio out port, into the iPhone's headset jack, but I guess that ...
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The iphone6 broke [on hold]

If I broke my iphone on a contract and I want a brand new one to start on same account will I still continue my contract?
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Script to delete all groups in contacts with wildcard

I have about 2000 empty contact groups, which all start with _ModGrp and have some numbering scheme after that in the name. I would therefore like to delete all groups starting with _ModGrp I have ...
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Updated apple ID [on hold]

as instructed I tried to update my apple ID. Now, money that was in account is gone, and I can't get on iCloud via my iPhone, the id is greyed out.
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How does iTunes gain access to a passcode-locked iPhone?

Recently I witnessed how iTunes, which is linked to a certain iPhone may unlock it's first screen - the one which requires a password. I also know of a few tools which may mimic this effect; I`m ...
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Bigger keyboard keys on iPhone 6 with iOS 8

I want a default keyboard with bigger keys. That's it. No Swype, no SwiftKey, nothing fancy, no other customizations—I just want… bigger… keys. I have thick fingers and I dont want to use auto ...
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Sharing a bank of contacts

Is it possible to share multiple contacts in a similar fashion to the way that you would share a single contact from contacts.app? Specifically is there a way to expediently share the list as well as, ...
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iPhone 5 still has previous owners itunes info [duplicate]

I bought an iphone 5 off kijiji and was able to restore it however the previous owner still had it connected to itunes therefore am unable to use it. Hiw do I completely wipe phone clean nd start ...
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Any downside to using multiple mail and calendar apps on iOS?

I am wondering if there is a downside to using multiple mail and calendar apps on my iOS device? Specifically the iOS devices come with apple provide apps for both, but I have found 3rd party apps ...
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Removing camera button on iPhone lock screen

How to remove the camera button on the iPhone lock screen without removing the camera from the springboard I don't want to allow people without access to take pictures using my phone (pictures are ...
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iPhone — Find Friends alerts

I receive more than one same alerts instead of single alert on my iPhone 5S on find friends app. How can I remove same remaining alerts. For example I set one alert for my wife arrival at home but I ...
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Using a bluetooth headset with mic connected to iPhone with AUX out to speakers. Thoughts?

I'm sorry if this has been asked before but I would like to know if the aforementioned question is possible. Basically I have a bluetooth speaker and an iPhone. I would like to use my iPhone as a ...
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how do you backup iphone when some of the apps have the old style appleid?

i have an iphone 4s. some of my apps where installed with my original apple id from years ago. at some point apple required/changed everyone to use email as their apple id. Now when i try and back ...
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Retrieving Simpsons game

I recently upgraded my iPhone from the 4S to the 6 version, and my "Tapped Out" game effectively reset itself back to zero, losing all the stuff I built up in 2 yrs. of game play. I still have it on ...
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What do I really lose if I backup my iPhone to iTunes without transferring purchases?

I don't want to waste tens of gigabytes of space on my laptop to store apps that I can just as easily download from the App Store. Assuming I would have to recover an iPhone backup from iTunes to a ...
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How can I retain the artist name?

Most of my songs on my iPhone are ripped from CDs. In this case, song information like artist name are typed by myself, saved and synced well to my iPhone through iTunes but some cases, the ...
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How to determine when an app was downloaded and installed

I'm trying to find out when I last installed a specific app on my iPhone. I know the app's name but I'm trying to find out when I last installed it.
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No internet even when connected to the WiFi or 4G (iPhone)

I have been having an Internet-related problem on my iPhone 5S for a while now. It started out with seemingly random Internet disconnection even when there is a perfectly good cellular (4G) or WiFi ...
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“your Sim played a tone” [closed]

Last Sunday my iPhone5 got a frequent alert that "your Sim played a tone" with option "accept" or "cancel"every time I cancelled the alert and saw my iPhone was unable to recognize my Sim. I don't ...
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sync issues with iTunes

I have a iMac, an iPhone and a MacBook pro... I mostly use the notebook+iphone... I buy most of my itens using the notebook... today I decide to sync my iPhone to the mac... what I noticed is that a ...
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Activate iPhone 4s

We bought a used iPhone 4s and couldn't activate because it was still linked to the original owner. We contacted him and copied/pasted how to deactivate and deleted the phone from his account. He went ...
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Programs similar to iPhoto or Picasa? [on hold]

I recently asked a question on here and it led to me to the discovery of Picasa. Admittedly, iPhoto would've been much better, but I have a Windows laptop. Anyways, the only feature that I'm looking ...
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Control iPhone from Windows 8

Is there any software out there that will allow me to remotely control my phone from a windows 8 computer? Either through Bluetooth, WiFi or direct cable connection? Something like AirPlay but with ...
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Old iPhones unable to find wifi nework

My Dad has an iPhone 3g. I have an original iPhone (2g) Neither of them have the ability to find a wifi network anymore. They have SIM cards in the, but the SIM cards are disabled (not activated ...
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Sync photos between iPhone and OS X

I want to import photos I made on an iPhone to a MacBook so that I can, firstly, keep a copy on the phone (to be able to quickly show photos to someone), and, secondly, to be able to delete photos ...
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Signal problem with my iphone 5

My iphone 5 was open lined and was jailbroken. It crashed due to incorrect password typing. I had it updated to 7.1 version and was jailbroken again. Now i have trouble with my carriers signal. I ...
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iOS: it's not possible to share a photo to whatsapp

Why there is no way to share a photo to whatsapp or evernote? Is this whatsapp and evernote faults? Or Apple's programmers fault? This is only possible if you give the app access to ALL of your ...
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Should I install iOS 8 on my iPhone 4s?

What are the drawbacks of updating my iPhone 4s to the latest iOS? What are the advantages? With my phone plan, I cannot get the newest iPhone yet.
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Internet sharing from USB iPhone to Wifi on OSX 10.10.2 Yosemite not working

For years I've been sharing Internet on my MacBookPro Wi-Fi coming from USB connected iPhone. After OSX 10.10 Yosemite things started working erratically and now definitely stopped in 10.10.2. ...
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How to recover jailbroken iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 6,but I've been using it for 1 month and I decided I didn't want to anymore so I went on settings and erased all content and data but it made my screen stuck on the boot ...
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IPhone 4 iOS 7.1.2

I can't update my apps. I click on the update button and it asks for my Apple ID the just changes back to update. Iv tapped it several times and just goes back to update button. Iv force reset my ...
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Music library deleted from iPhone

I switched from the iPhone to a Samsung last May and today decided to charge my old phone to use it as a regular iPod. However, when I turned it on all of my music was gone. The computer I had it back ...
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iTunes doesn't allow me to create playlists and playlist folders anymore

I'm a bit stumped. So I was trying to add some MP3s to my iPhone 5 using iTunes and it simply doesn't react to the clicks on the respective symbols anymore. Here's a partial screenshot: The shown ...
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Does iPhone have a Wi-Fi & Bluetooth toggle widget in Notification Center?

I've just recently bought an iPhone with iOS8 last month. I noticed that although iphone has a control center when locked, it doesn't have any way to toggle Wi-Fi and Bluetooth from the notification ...
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Can I connect to wifi but still use cellular?

I would like to be able to connect to my cars dashcam via wifi while in the car but still be able to use my iPhone's cellular connection. The way the dashcam works, it appears as a wifi access ...
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How to export iPhone contacts with more than two phone numbers per contact?

I want to export my iPhone contacts to my computer. I tried to use iTunes to sync them with Windows Address Book, however, if my iPhone contact has three phone numbers, only two of them appear in WAB. ...
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How to recover Data from I-phone 3gs?

My i-phone stopped working, I don't know what happened to it. I tried to make it fixed and for the same i went to many repair shops. But nothing went helpful. It was in my pocket, I checked the time ...
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imessages and read receipts

In what situations will a message just say delivered but not read? Like if they blocked you number or deleted all messages before opening it. things along those lines?
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Incoming call from contact name… which number though?

When multiple numbers exist for a contact, how do I reveal which number the contact is calling from? I would consider "while ringing" and "during a call" two separate cases, as I suspect that both ...
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Saving number to contacts while in the call

Dialing and calling a number is not quite enough to get a phone number into the 'recent calls' list (hanging up does the trick), and so numbers entered and dialed in this way are difficult to use ...
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Bogus billing error when attempting to download apps

How do I get my phone to download apps? It keeps saying there's a billing error when I try & download apps,but my service provider says there is no billing error.
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Only purchased music shown on iphone, no playlists visible, cannot delete songs on iPhone

Today, I plugged my iPhone into my laptop to add new music which wasn't downloaded from iTunes. When I view my music in iTunes it shows that it is on the phone along with all other non-purchased music ...
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Why can't I disable cell data for an individual app on iOS 8.1.3?

Why can't I disable cell data for an individual app on iOS 8.1.3? Even when I turn them off, they pop back on.
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App. rejection reasons from Appstore

I am iOS Developer. I have seen and I had very bad experience with App store approval process. We have developed app according to Apple standards which are define in official site of Apple. But our ...
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Can you merge two conversations?

Can you merge two conversations from the same contact if one is sent from an email and the other from the phone number?
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How do I remove photos from my iPhone, but leave the photos marked as favorites?

I use a PC to manage my iPhone. I need to move my photos to my laptop to back them up/make space on my phone. Is there a way I can move all the photos, except for the ones I've marked as favorites? ...