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

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Ways to find messages from blocked contact info

Is there a way, or ways, to retrieve iMessages or text messages sent to me by a number or email address I have blocked on my iPhone 6?
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Question about Frequent Locations in OS 7

I have Frequent Locations turned on and it does a great job recording everywhere I go and for how long. A few nights ago I was at a residential address for about an hour, however Frequent Locations ...
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How to transfer notes on the iPhone between different IMAP account?

After adding a new email account (call it gmail-2), my default note app account has been accidentally changed to the new gmail account(gmail-2). I did not realize it until after tons of notes to it. ...
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Music 'On this iPhone' not actually on my iPhone?

So I plug my iPhone in, and click on 'iPhone' in the top right corner. And click 'On this iPhone' and select Music. It shows 20 songs, 7 of which are on my phone. I have tried syncing but nothing ...
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How do I retrieve photos from an iphone backup?

I have an iphone backup with screenshots I'd like to extract. They aren't on icloud/iphoto. Is it possible to retrieve them? I no longer have the phone. Thanks.
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Iphone 5 Is Over heating while using WIFI [on hold]

I had Purchased An Iphone 5 On December 30-2015 and i gifted it to my Sister on Her Birthday.. After a couple of days while using Wifi, skype,youtube the temperature gets hot and battery is poor ...
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The iPhone couldn't be restored. An unknown error occurred (3194)

I have an iPhone 6 iOS 8.0. And I want to restore it. So I downloaded the iOS 8 firmware for iPhone 6 from this link then I opened itunes and pressed shift+click on restore button and then chose my ...
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One Contact Receiving My Messages Under An Email, Not My Contact Name

My iMessage is working with all iPhone users, except with a specific contact. iMessage is working with this contact, except that he is only able to receive my iMessages as my email address and not ...
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iPhone photos sent to iCloud not showing up

I have an iPhone 4s with iOS 7.1.2, and I sent some photos I took on the phone to iCloud, via the right-click menu (not sure what that is called). But they do not show up when I log in to iCloud on my ...
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reverse tethering [duplicate]

Hi i have an ipad mini 2 jail broken, but it has low radius to Wi-Fi. I was thinking of instead of tethering from iphone to pc I should reverse it and have internet from pc to iphone or ipad. I ...
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App icon duplicated, with a 'grayish' overlay.. iPhone6 - ios8

So, I've got this iPhone6 since a week now. Today my WhatsApp duplicated itself with a 'grayish' overlay on it. I can move it around, but when tapping it nothing happens. How does this happen and how ...
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Family Sharing iPhone syncing

I'm downloading family shared purchases (music) to my iPhone. It seems as though after I sync my phone to my computer it removes all the shared content I downloaded. Is anyone else experiencing this ...
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Why my Nike+ Running has no map and friend info?

I'm using iPhone 4S, downloaded app Nike+ Running. It records the distance and time properly, however there's no map: While my friend's result has the map at the background, plus a message "running ...
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7.0.4 iCloud password forgot

I have a phone that has a friends iCloud account on and they don't know the password for it. How do I get rid of the account.
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EarPods sound problems

I have a pair of earpods and when I connect them to my MacBook the sounds is more bass-y that it should.. The fun fact is that if I don't plug the mini jack completely into the port the sound is 'as ...
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iPhone 5s camera takes random size photos

My iPhone 5s camera takes random size photos. Sometimes they are large and at other times they are postage size images. Any answers ?
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iPhone 5s not playing through stereo systems

I work in different gyms and normally play music from my iPhone 5s through the stereo systems. Up until a few weeks ago everything was working. It now works only on speaker but not when I put ...
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iPhone and MacBook Pro with a single wireless headset

Is it possible to have a single wireless headset that works simultaneously with both an iPhone and a MacBook Pro? Imagine this scenario: I am watching video on my screen, listening via my wireless ...
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Friend Dropped iPhone. Is it okay?

Okay, so I have a speck candy shell grip on my phone, I have never dropped my phone before but yesterday I let my friend do something on it in the YMCA and he dropped it. It was only from no more than ...
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How to make the Google search app open Youtube links on the Youtube app?

On iPhone (iOS 8.1.3) If I run a search on the Google search app (the one with the Google Now integration) for something like a song, some of the results would be, of course, Youtube videos. If I ...
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iphoto: deleting photos from iPhone doesn't work

Even if iPhoto tells me all the files are deleted, I can still find them on my iPhone under All Photos. There has to be a way to delete all pictures without separately selecting them on the small ...
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How do I load shared music onto my son's iPhone?

I have home sharing and family sharing active on all devices. When my son signs into iTunes (v 12) on our iMac (Yosemite), he can see my music library. However, we cannot figure out how to put the ...
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iPhone 5 problem, “No Service” and not being recognised by iTunes

I've recently purchased a second hand iPhone 5. They demonstrated the phone making calls before I purchased it. Unfortunately the phone isn't being recognised by iTunes, and is also very frequently ...
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Appium is not working in OSX Yosemite for mobile automation using protractor

I am trying to automate an hybrid ios app using Appium and Protractor. I have installed appium 1.3.4 and xcode 6.1. While ruuning the protractor scripts displays error below. Kindly help. info: ...
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How to transfer photo sent as SMS to Photos/iPhoto.app

Somebody sent me six images with SMS to my iPhone. I want to email these and get them on my Mac to use there. Short of copying them one by one into an email on my iPhone is there any way I can ...
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iPhone frequently visited locations

Once a location shows up in frequently visited locations, how long do I need to be at that location for a subsequent visit to show up (in frequently visited locations)?
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Wont Let me change accounts in Clash Of Clans [on hold]

I have been changing my accounts for a month now, All the sudden it wouldn't go to the other account after changing my gamecenter. It would change it but in game it would not go to the other account.
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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? It ran off with the voice memo

The Messages app in iOS 8 provides a convenient function to record and send voice & video messages as part of an ongoing chat dialog. Receiving a call while using Messages' build-in recording ...
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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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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 ...