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

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Is there any way to use iphone as an offline hotspot or a router without 3G?

I have a iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8.3 installed and its not jailbroken. I want to use it as a router for connecting my other devices i.e. my Windows installed laptop and my linux RPi. Anybody know any ...
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Mac Air iMessage problems

I recently plugged my iPhone to my Mac. Ever since I did that, every time that I text on my iPhone it shows an icon pop up on the Mac screen, however I am not set up through messaging on my Mac. I am ...
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How do i get a new sim card for my iphone?

My friend gave me his old iphone when he bought a new one. Before he mailed it to me he took the sim card out. How do i get a new sim card? Its an Iphone s4.
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iTunes is not Updating on a Window's Vista Laptop; Says I need Windows 7

I have installed the update to my iPhone after backing it up however I have an old version of iTunes and it will not let me update it on my Windows Vista laptop (tells me I need Windows 7). If I set ...
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Sharing my paid app on my iOS devives

I have iphone 5 and need to buy an app which is quite expensive. The first question; if i want to use this app on my ipad (which has same apple ID), should I by it again or not? The second question; ...
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iphone 5s receiving random text messages and face time calls

I have been receiving random text messages and facetime calls that appear to have an ongoing conversation from two different parties. The numbers are not spam and I do NOT know any of the numbers. ...
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i forgot my iphone password and i cant restart since find my iphone is on. What do i do?

I forgot the password to my iphone 4s and at the same time I have find my iphone on but i cant turn it off. Since I cant turn it off I can't reset my iphone. I may have already taken off find my ...
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Screenshots for iPhone 4/5/6/6+/iPad

I must attend to edit screenshots for an application, available on iPhone and iPad in 14 different languages. Each screenshot contains a text explaining the screen in all 14 languages. As each iPhone ...
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How do I view the transaction list for my debit card on Apple Pay?

I just got the iPhone 6 and I started using Apple Pay. I added my Bank of America debit card and an American Express credit card. Now whenever I use my Amex one, I get a notification as soon as I use ...
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iPhone 5S 8.4 JB fast battery drain. Tried everything

So, I tried to fix battery drain on 8.3 and deleted a lot of tweaks. I saw that locationd stay in memory more than 5 hours ("top -o time"), etc. Then I restore to 8.4 and installed only "must-have" ...
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Saving photos to iPhoto from iCloud, does copy/paste work?

I am new to iCloud, and trying to figure out how to save my iPhone photos to my MacBookPro (Yosemite OS) for archiving purposes. Right now, I am manually copying the photos from my "photo stream" ...
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Application for iPhone can be run on iPod or not? [on hold]

If I have any application for iPhone, can I execute the same build in iPod-touch as well? Yes or No? If yes, then as a developer do I have to make any changes? If no, then why, & is it possible ...
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Smart playlist based on a playlist

Here is something I've been trying to get to work on an off for a very long time. I have a ton of music and I like to cycle through things I haven't heard in a long time. I also like to listen to ...
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Is there an iPhone timer app that works with EarPods remote controls?

I'm looking for a looping timer (e.g., 30 seconds - beep - 30 seconds - beep - ...) that can be stopped/resumed by pressing a remote control button on the EarPods. I'd like to use this app during ...
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Can I run Docker on my iDevice?

I want to install Docker on my jailbroken iPad 2 with ios 8.4. Below is what I tried in terminal: su apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys ...
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Downgrading an iPhone 4s from iOS 7.1.2 to iOS 6.1.3 using Odysseus OTA?

I want to know if you would recommend downgrading this iPhone to iOS 6.1.3 and tell me about the reasons not to do it or else. I once had iOS 6 on my phone and it was very fast and didn't have any ...
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Familysharing between iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 very slow

My wife and me use the family sharing function to share some of our pictures between our two iPhones. My wife is using my old iPhone 5 and I'm using the newer iPhone 6. The family sharing works ...
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Save contacts to Iphone not email

Ok so I got a new iPhone. I added my work exchange account, for whatever reason I decided to sync contacts. Now all my personal contacts show up in my work contacts in outlook on my work computer. ...
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How can I activate my Iphone 4 without sim and wi-fi? [duplicate]

I have an old Iphone 4 with iOS 7.1.2 and I lost the carrier sim which it is locked,and the wi-fi connection don't works at all, how can I activate it to use this like an Ipod? (sorry for my bad ...
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Video darker than photo on iPhone 5S

I had this iPhone for one year but this is the first time I noticed this issue. These are my specs: iPhone 5S 32GB - iOS 8.4 - ME435CS/A. This is a photo made w/out flash: This is a screenshot ...
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How do transfer mp3 files to iPhone that is configured with iCloud Music Library

I subscribe to the Apple Music service. When I connect my phone to my iMac and open iTunes on the mac and go to the Phone and select Music settings I get "iCloud Music Library is On" iPhone can ...
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Repeat tracks and repeat playlist

On iOS 8.4 why when I want to play my playlists do I have to constantly "add next" to play all the songs in that playlist? And where is the "repeat playlist" option that was there before?
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Increasing my available storage on my iPhone

After I sync my iPhone 5c with my MacBook, assuming all my music had been purchased from iTunes, my iPhone should now have no music and additional storage , correct ?
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Are location-sensitive reminders bad for battery life and/or data usage?

If I understand iOS's location-aware reminders correctly, they work by constantly checking your location until they see that you're in the specified range. Wouldn't this be really detrimental to the ...
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Duplicate songs in Apple Music after syncing

Yesterday I switched from a PC to a MBP. I've been using Apple Music since it came out. I synced my phone and today I noticed many songs are duplicated, or extra songs I have deleted before are back ...
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Help with getting mail on my .mac account via Iphone 5

Recently my iPhone stopped receiving email through my mac email account (personal) though my other email account (business) comes through fine. The email comes through to both account with no trouble ...
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Correcting wide angle photos from iPhone 6 on iOS

I'm looking to correct lens distortion from my iPhone 6 when I take certain wide angle photos. Take this picture of Pittsburgh taken on the Monongahela river just upstream of the point: If I try ...
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iCloud delete and remove device and photos

Inexplicably I wasn't able to enter my 4 digit password on my iPhone anymore. I tried so many times that my iPhone was deactivated. I powered off my iPhone and restarted it, but no chance. Afterward I ...
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Can an Apple operator tell you the locations to where your Apple ID was log in at?

Someone hacked into my Apple ID, and I was just wondering if the operators could tell me the location for the login or at least let me know if the hacker was receiving any of my texts messages. If not ...
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contact number from sender different [on hold]

Why does an e-mail from an existing contact show up with a different phone number? I received an e-mail from a long time contact, but the phone number in the upper section is not one I recognize. Why ...
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Playing AVC mp4 videos on iPhone

My Mum often sends me videos recorded on her Samsung phone via Whatsapp. iOS will try to play the video and allows importing them to the camera roll as normal. The video plays, but always stutters and ...
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Can only connect to Wi-Fi when iPhone is off

I wanted to ask to ask this since I find it so bizarre. I have a Macbook Pro 13" (2015) and an iPhone 4S, both with the latest software installed. I've had lots of problems connecting to different ...
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Mac Calendar events do not sync with iPhone

If I input an event in Calendar on my phone, it shows up on my computer. If I input on my computer, it does not show up on my phone. It used to work both ways, but recently I noticed that the ...
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Check if iTunes account has credit card linked

I received a message this morning saying an unknown device downloaded an app which costs $19.99. defending crowns or something like that, and the message says that if it wasn't me, I should click a ...
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Videos taken w iPhone 6+ that will not sync after moving them to a different folder

I have an iPhone 6+ and a MacBook Air with the latest version of iTunes (last week's upgrade). I do take videos with my phone, afterwards I connect the cell to the laptop and with iPhoto I take ...
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iPhone Storage Space Inaccuracy (No Storage Space)

I have an 8GB iPhone 4s and it always says I have no space. However when I go into Settings > General > Usage It says that I have 1.3GB of free space. I only have 5 photos and 3 Apps downloaded ...
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What is this infrared light on my iPhone 4 and how do I turn it off?

This is a picture of my iPhone 4 that I just took with an infrared-capable camera. As you can see, there is a light on top, around the middle. You can only see it with with an infrared-enabled camera, ...
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How to select or switch LTE band in iPhone6 [closed]

I have iPhone 6. Using that I am unable to attach to my LTE network which support band 4. Though iPhone 6 spec. tell it support all except 12 band. So how can a change or switch band in iphone6?
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More information on Instagram having access to my person photos on my phones camera roll.

If I give Instagram access to my iPhone 6 camera roll, does that mean my followers and people on Instagram, have access to it too? Can everyone see my camera roll photos on my phone?
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Why do iTunes and iPhone not show the same space used?

Unlike this previous question, it's not related to iTunes Match (haven't ever had it on). [][3] Why is there such a discrepancy?
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Change default screenshot format for iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8?

I would like to change the format of a screenshot from .png to .tiff. Is this possible? Moreover, is it possible to write a script or some equivalent that can automate screenshots on any apple mobile ...
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Cellular data turns on frequently even if i turned it off

I have a problem where my cellular data usage setting turns itself on frequently. When I am in range of WiFi my iPhone uses only WiFi but when I am out of range it turns on my cellular data even if ...
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Unable to sync two specific songs to Apple devices

I usually have no trouble syncing music to my iPhone, and before I got the iPhone, my iPod. But there are two specific songs that never want to sync from iTunes to ANY device - "Close to Me" by The ...
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How can I download the entirety of my Google Drive to my iPhone?

iPhone 5c with the latest iOS and Google Drive app. I see that I can set individual photos to be available offline. This functionality is not available for folders though. Is there a third party app ...
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Sharing a video from Photos, Yosemite

I filmed a video on my iPhone 5, the synced my phone with my computer, and the video was put into my photo library. I want to share this video on Facebook, but whenever I click on share >> Facebook, ...
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Why is my iTunes Music app suddenly skipping every track?

I was listening to music on the way home today, and all of a sudden it wouldn't play the next track. On closer inspection it was skipping through every track, regardless of whether I had pressed play ...
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GPS Speed wrong? [closed]

I use an app to track my routes. The app saves the speed at a specific location. Now yesterday something strange happend. I looked at the kml file with Earth and in a area about 100m the recorded ...
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Does Apple's Out-of-Warranty Replacement cover iPhones regardless of condition?

I have a water-damaged iPhone 6. I took it to a non-Apple repair shop after the plunge (the Apple Store was too far away for urgent service), but it still does not work. It powers on, but the screen ...
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Don't charge iphone when plugged into macbook?

Is it possible to temporarily keep your iPhone from draining the macbook battery? When I'm out and about I sometimes want to connect my [nearly empty] macbook to my [not so empty] iphone so I can ...
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Restore Photos/Videos Back to iPhone Camera Roll

If you connect the iPhone to Windows, it comes up in the Computer as a digital camera and lets you Copy/Move photos/videos easily from there, you don’t need to use Photos on the Mac. If, after ...