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

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Photos app and iclou

I was hoping someone could please help me. I have my photos saved in my 'Photos' application on my Macbook Air. I also have them saved on my icloud (i can see them what i log on icloud.com). Now, if i ...
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How do I delete something only on my device and still preserve it in cloud?

I still have a very vague understadning of how iCloud Library and new iPhotos operate. How do I distinguish between photos on my device and what is stored in cloud. How do I delete something only on ...
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I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and want to listen to it on my iPhone

I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and I wanted to listen to it on my computer. I plugged my iPhone in, and synced "Audiobooks" and selected the audiobook in the list, via iTunes on my Mac. So, I ...
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How do I export photos from my iPhone 6 to my Western Digital external hard drive for backup copies?

How do I export photos from my iPhone 6 to my Western Digital external hard drive using my Mac? I need to clear up space on my phone already and can't believe how frustrating it is trying to figure ...
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How can I reduce the size of the Mail app on my iPhone 5 - it continues to grow

How can I reduce the size of the Mail app on my iPhone 5 - it continues to grow. I have two email accounts on my iPhone: Cox and Gmail. Each accounts have few messages in their respective Inbox. ...
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How can I save iOS Notes that maintain remain formatted?

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.4.1 I have many Notes that are formatted using spaces, Bold, Italic, carriage returns etc. How can I save these Notes off to my laptop via iTunes or some 3rd party ...
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How can I turn down the ringer completely using the iPhone's volume buttons?

This question relates to all iPhone OSs... I am making leather iPhone cases and the mute slide switch is covered so I am looking for a way to use the volume buttons to turn the ringer volume ...
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How to update whatsapp with new apple ID [duplicate]

I need someone to help me I got this iphone5 a months ago from my cousin and I already have my own appleID and also my iCloud, and I could download the apps and everything but now when I got a notice ...
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I upgraded my iCloud storage to 50 GB from the free 5 GB but my iPhone doesn't recognize the up grade

In my storage it shows that I've used 4.3 GB and have available 676 MB. Under iCloud it shows total storage 50 GB available 43.7 GB. When I go to manage storage under iCloud under backups my iPad has ...
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Can iPhone show the name of number previosely texted from me?

I am doing sales and contacting a lot of people calling them and texting them. I always write: Dear [person], [message here] But when someone calls back I don't know who is calling and for me it's ...
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Using iPhone as modem - battery damage

I am using my iPhone as a modem, transfrerring a lot of data(4G) over long periods of time (awesome provider plan with lots of internet), connecting it to my laptop with the usb cable. I searched the ...
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Replaced iPhone 4S batteries, won't boot, won't recover (even in DFU), iTunes says “Waiting for iPhone”

I've tried multiple machines, multiple iTunes versions, multiple cables, and ports. My phone was originally rebooting randomly. Thinking it was an electrical short problem, I put in a new battery. ...
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Unable to restore apps to new Iphone

I tried to restore my apps to my new iPhone but 2 of the apps failed to be restored. Then I checked the app store and found out that they are no longer available, maybe Apple took them down. Does that ...
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How to delete my photo library on my iphone 5C [duplicate]

My iPhone 5C shows that I have 2.7GB on my photo library but I don't have any photos at all in my photo library or albums. How do I empty this amount of space and make it available? I go to ...
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iphone 4s cloud backup issue

I have my iphone 4s set up to backup on the cloud and i have paid for extra storage place on the cloud i plug my phone up at night and have it connected to the wifi to backup when i sleep but it ...
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My photos are not getting deleted on my iPhone 5

The photos in my photo stream are not getting deleted. When I try to delete it goes away but when I go back to the app, the photo reappears. The almost the same thing happens when I take pictures, it ...
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How do I get my iPhone backups open

I'm trying to extract my old iPhone's backups. I'm using the iPhone Backup Extractor, and it tells me the status of my backup is "complete and encrypted". I don't recall ever encrypting my backup so ...
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Google Calendar won't sync after update on 9.2.1

I have recently updated to iOS 9.2.1, and now my Google Calendar isn't syncing anymore. If I add event on my desktop (Google Calendar App inside my browser), events are added and synced to my iPhone, ...
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I updated my iphone to version 9.2 and I no longer get calls on my other devices

It doesn't ring through to my ipod touch, and attempting to call out says it is disabled on my iphone. When I go back to the settings for which devices to allow, and message forwarding, its all ...
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How to turn on an iPhone 4s when the home and lock buttons are broken [duplicate]

My iPhone 4s has 2 broken buttons. I have tried plugging it in to mains power, computers, Xbox etc. I have tried using diffrent cords I don't really want to go to Apple for help.
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some iphone photos not showing up on pc

When I plug my iPhone into my computer I click on my iPhone and click on internal storage and there are two folders with all my pictures in it. There are about 2 months worth of pictures from my ...
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Declined payment [on hold]

I am trying to make a purchase through iTunes and payment keeps getting declined- there is plenty of money in the account and all info is correct. Please help. Thank you in advance.
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What are the implications of “Select Your Country or Region”?

I'm opening an iPhone after it has been reset to factory settings, and I'm asked to choose a language, and then to choose a country or region. What are the implication of choosing a particular ...
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Why is my Health App step count different to my Activity App step count?

Here you can see my Health App showing steps at 10:28pm: You can see 19,062 steps. Here you can see my Activity App showing steps at 10:28pm: You can see 18,967 steps. Now these seem to be out ...
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How do you clean a Lightning port?

I've got an iPhone 6+ that's started to develop difficulties charging, meaning that the cable has to be seated just right or else it won't charge or connect to the computer. A quick look with a ...
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Sync calendars between OS 10.8.5 and iPhone 9.2.1

Can I sync my computer calendar (10.8.5) to iPhone (9.2.1) without upgrading my computer OS? The cloud no longer works now that I upgraded my phone and I don't want to upgrade my computer right now.
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How can I back up my iPhone without Wi-Fi?

I assume there is something wrong with the battery in my iPhone 4, because it will not stay on unless it's plugged into the charger. I have about 1,000 pictures on my phone, and when my phone is ...
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iCloud contacts not synching

I have a Mac, iPhone5S and iPad all running the latest OS. A couple of days ago I updated a friends mobile number on my Mac and wanted to call her from my iPhone. I discovered this still had her old ...
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Is it possible to get contacts from stolen iPhone 3GS?

I had an iPhone 3GS that was stolen (I don't remember the iOS version). Is there a way I can get my contacts that were on the phone?
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Selectively send diagnostics crash log to Apple from iOS device

Is there a way to send only one log? Ever since iOS 8, Safari is unusable. It keeps crashing.
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Different Apple ID contacts appear on my device

I got a new iPhone for Christmas and made my own Apple ID/iCloud so I could use it between my devices (I also have a Mac & an iPad) without sharing with my family. Today I realized that many of my ...
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iOS - How to set iOS to ask for the passcode only on boot?

I need to make an iPhone 4 (iOS 7.1.2) ask for the password only after boot, so I can use it and close the screen when it's already on without the need of writing my passcode.
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Why do some iPhones have a low battery sound?

You guys have never heard of this before. Most of you at least. I own 2 iPhones bought in a legitimate Chinese Apple store. Whenever I use it, they would make a tri-tone dying robot low battery sound ...
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Removing lagging latency during continuous period of drawing in swift 2 [closed]

In this code i am facing the lagging problem with drawing. i want to draw circle but i get polygon shape. i have divided my code in three files. My first file for draw circle. class DrawView: ...
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iOS Keyboard & Arrow Keys

Running the iOS 9.2.1 on an iPhone 6S and an iPad 4 Mini, I notice that the iPhone keyboard in landscape mode now includes left & right arrow keys (how long, I wonder?). This does not appear to be ...
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iPhone 5s iOS 7.1.2 jailbroken need help restoring iphone with backup, stuck in bootloop

So I've definitely made mistakes in trying to restore my phone and in the process made the problem worse and its a bit complicated on top of that so hopefully its not too late for me. I used app ...
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Is it possible to have only one notification for a text message until the message is read?

I've been looking for a while but I cannot find out if I can limit it so that I only receive the first notification and no others until I've read the message. There is a notification setting that ...
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Iphone keyboard emulator moves entire screen

I am making a website: https://synodins.com/maps/?&lang=1 When I run it on the Iphone, it works fine except that when i click 'offer ride', and then draw a line and when the ride info appears, ...
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Whatsapp Restoring Backup not working :/

Im having some real problems with WhatsApp. I have restored my iPhone from an iCloud backup and now wanted to get my WhatsApp history back, so I choose to restore from iCloud within WhatsApp, it ...
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How do I transfer a single app with data from my iMac's iTunes to my iPhone?

I recently downloaded on my 16Gb iPhone 4GS (over wifi) an app that was over 500Mb (game called "Horizon Chase"). I had to delete it because I was running out of space. When I wanted to put it back ...
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Why can't I see all the music I had purchased? [closed]

Why can't I see all the music I had purchased? After the last update, it disappeared and is only in iTunes. Very, very annoying because I don't want to pay for music that I have already paid. Is ...
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What is the “half black screen” in iOS? [duplicate]

Sometime my iPhone shows half of a black screen, which comes from the top and happens after touching the home button. Does anyone has an idea what this is and how to reproduce it ?
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How can I create a Live Photo on my Mac and put it on my iPhone via iCloud Library?

I suppose this is a two-part question, really. How do I create a Live Photo on my Mac, given I already have jpg and mov files (both in 9:16 aspect ratio)? How can I transfer that Live Photo to my ...
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When did I reset the data counter on my iPhone?

Is it possible to see some detailed statistics about data usage on an iPhone (iOS 8)? In the System Preferences I can only see that I have consumed 8 GB data and 23 h of calling, but I can't see when ...
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Frequently VS Recently Used Emoji's?

My iPhone used to show me my frequently used Emojis, which was super helpful. I guess after one of the updates though, my phone started showing me my recently used Emojis instead. It can be helpful ...
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i need to view the contents of an iOS profile on my mac [closed]

I downloaded a VpnOneClick on my iPhone and then on my mac because they claim once you buy it on iPhone you can use that subscription on mac. I tried this and it does not allow you to. after some ...
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Can someone remove my account from my stolen iPhone 6 even if it's in locked mode?

I lost my iPhone 6 a while ago and it's already put in locked mode (lost mode). To my knowledge for as long as I don't remove my account, it will remain in the lost mode. But recently when I went to ...
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I brought a second hand I phone 5s tha is registered for beta updates

Is it possible to go to normal updates or do I need to keep using the updates also how do I update when it wasn't done on my Apple ID
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IPhone 6s Plus why an external camera like FLiR no longer charges the phone after interaction dialog?

I got an external camera attachment for iPhone and it has an external power input. My understanding is that the camera is a part of an MFi (made for iPhone) - a certified accessory. According to the ...
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Really strange issue with iOS intermittently not connecting to IMAP server on home WiFi

For the past week I have been intermittently receiving the following error message when trying to refresh the emails in my IMAP inbox on my iPhone 6 with iOS 9.2.1: "The mail server mail.server.com is ...