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

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I can't link my imessage with mac

I'm trying to link my iMessage to my Mac, but iMessage doesn't show up in my Preferences. My phone is broken so I'm unable to link them using my phone.
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Text message archive?

Occasionally my ex and i will have texting conversations. I would like to be able to save these digitally for my records. Is there a way to save these conversations as a text file? Right now I only ...
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How to develop an iPint style fluid effect? [on hold]

For those who don't know what iPint is, it is an "ancient" iPhone app that simulates a pint of beer and have a realistic fluid physics that really looked like a beer. It is still on the App Store on ...
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I can no longer set up an Apple ID

I have taken over my daughters iPhone 4s and she has restored it and remove get apple and iCloud id. When I tried to set one up for me it says I can no longer set up a free apple/iCloud id on this ...
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Dialog size in messages

I own a 16gb iPhone and currently running out of space. After inspecting the storage manager I found out that the most storage has been consumed by messages. I tried to look for ways to see or order ...
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Should i buy Macbook Pro 13" Mid 2014? [on hold]

I want to buy a Apple laptop for primary development of iPhone , Windows Phone 8.1,Android and mainly for programming, is latest Mac book Pro 13" 2014 is OK for my needs, i mean can i develop windows ...
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Change Safari search suggestions language on iPhone

The search suggestions in Safari always suggest results in Dutch to me, despite using my phone in English, and my Google set to English by default. I am Dutch and live in the Netherlands, so I guess ...
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iOS 8.1 - stop blue dots from appearing next to updated apps?

When apps get updated, little blue dots appear next to the app name in iOS 8.1 (and some earlier versions as well). This is just a pet peeve, but those blue dots annoy me. For example, if I update ...
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iPhone - add email account just for sending

I have several email accounts that I just use for sending mail, not receiving (received mail gets forwarded to other addresses). I would like to be able to send from these address on my iPhone. When ...
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iPhone Data vs Phone

Sometimes my iPhone can handle both phone calls and background data transfer without wifi (while in an LTE service area I suppose). However, when concurrent data and phone transmissions are not ...
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Incorrect iCloud email address [on hold]

My Apple ID email address is correct, however my iCloud email address has become incorrect (it was fine to begin with!) so I cannot sign into my iCloud account. I have read the advise previously ...
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iphone was linked to an unknown user id [on hold]

Once I synced my iphone to itunes imessages stopped working. So I went trough the process of resetting the phone. It is at this point I found out that the apple ID associated with the phone was an ...
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Reading List items not being marked read

I use Reading List to mark items to read later. I don't like deleting read items because I do sometimes refer back. In any case, items added to Reading List sync properly across my iCloud devices. ...
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Can I run iPhone apps on iPad Mini 3 using iPhone 6 compatibility?

I have to get a device to test my apps on 64bit processors, and I am interested in iPad Mini 3. However, I would like to know, if I can run apps using iPhone compatibility to see how they would work ...
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Scanning all nearer available wifi networks with out using any private api [on hold]

Is there is any way scan all nearer available wifi networks pragrammatically with out using any private api ? If its possible apple will accept that ?
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Iphone 5 - Internet problems. Whatsapp and skype connect but mail and safari don't

Situation: Iphone5 connects to the internet through a cyberoam captive portal and a wireless network. When I type in my credentials to the portal, it tells me that I am connected and skype and ...
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Programmatically retrieving the available WiFi networks via Objective C [on hold]

Is it possible to retrieve the available WiFi networks programmatically via Objective C?
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My iPhone is not sending messages to a iPhone user and it is erasing the message from my iPhone as well

My iPhone is not sending text messages to another iPhone user. The messages that I sent that day were all erased on my iPhone when I typed the message, within ten seconds of me typing them. Making it ...
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Sync Notes from Mac and iOS Devices Without iCloud

I did some research, and discovered that people have had nightmares with syncing notes from the Notes app via iCloud, in that all of the notes get permanently deleted. Before seeing these ...
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Can two apps have the same name if spacing is different

Can two apps have the same name in the app store as long as there is a slight difference? For example if there was an app that already existed called "FatCat" would an app get approved that was called ...
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Is it possible to access a list of wifi networks my iPhone has used?

I understand I may have to jailbreak my phone to access this, but is there a way to view a list of networks my iPhone has remembered and get info on the date they were last accessed? I know there are ...
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How do I get someone else's apple ID off of the iphone I purchased from him?

I purchased a used iphone and now I cannot transfer my information to it because it still has the former owner's Apple ID.
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Which contact's phone number called me?

When a contact in my iPhone has multiple phone numbers how do I determine which number that person called me from? Short of asking them of course.
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iphone 5c motherboard broken [closed]

My iphone 5c fell it started to be blocked. when i got home it was totally blocked and the screen got stripes. The guy from the repair shop thinks the motherboard is broken. Please help! Can it be ...
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What is the difference between “restore backup” and “restore iPhone” in iTunes?

connect the iPhone to the computer, click on the device, under summary there are two buttons as described in the question what is the difference in terms of what is actually restored?
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iPhone 5 sending messages through email

My text messages are sending through email and when I talked to others and looked it up I had to just select my phone number instead of the email address under send/receive in messages; however, my ...
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Apple logo flashing?

Last night my iPhone 4s suddenly crashed and I thought it was because out of battery, even though it was still at 17%. I plugged it in and left it for about 10 mins and it turned back on but it was ...
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Which directory does Mac OS X 10.10.x keep iPhone back up file?

I backed up my old iPhone 5S with iTunes on Mac OS X 10.10,But It seems that it's not easy to find the folder. (In Windows,It's C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\backup) ...
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iOS storage disappearing

I've got an iPhone 5s 8gb with about 1.4gb of free storage. Within the last week this storage goes down to zero multiple times a day just through normal use. When this happens iOS "cleans" all apps ...
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“Press” keypad buttons during call with voice for DTMF tones

Is there a way to use my voice to "press" a button on the numeric keypad during a phone call? While some phone systems accept voice input, many still rely upon DTMF tones to be sent through during ...
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Cannot setup FaceTime

I have tried to set up FaceTime on my iPhone5S running iOS8.1 I can call my wife on her iPhone4, but she cannot call me. We are both on the same WiFi network at home. One guide I consulted said ...
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Bought an unlocked 5c how to activate without SIM card [duplicate]

I bought an unlocked 5c for my kid to use without data etc as an iPod to later use as phone when older but it wants a SIM card to activate the phone what do I do
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Email to set up apple account [closed]

I need to change my email for a apple id. I have tried so many times and I keep getting locked out. I bought this phone and cannot access any apps.
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How can I change print quality and print profile settings when using Airprint?

I just got a new wireless printer and I love that it lets me print from any device on my wireless network, even my iPhone. There is, however, one feature that appears to be missing. When I print from ...
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Get audio files from onedrive onto iphone

I have a large number of audio files in a folder on my onedrive that I want to listen to on my iphone. I have the onedrive app installed, I can see a way to listen to individual files, but what I want ...
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How to sync contacts from iphone to mac [duplicate]

How to sync contacts from iphone to mac? There are some important contacts on my iPhone. How can I move these contacts from iphone to my Mac. Ask for helps!
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iPhone only showing purchased music

Today I was editing my music library, deleting old songs and such, and then of course, synced my iTunes to my iPhone. Everything synced fine until I realized my iPhone was only showing music purchased ...
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Apple Id Reset--I need help [closed]

I reset my apple ID password an I typed it in at ITunes and Appstore settings and it says "Cannot connect to ITunes Store" please help I cant text anyone or facetime or go into some apps
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My old iphone keeps my settngs

I gave my old iPhone 4 to my friend and it has been unlocked however we seem to be linked as she receives all my shared photos. Now she wants to set up Gmail on her phone and it seems locked on my ...
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No space of iphone, no downloads been made

I'm kinda stuck, because on my iphone 5 16gb with ios 8, all free space gone. According to usage manager i should have around 1gb. Few days ago i've deleted couple music album, and freed about 300mb, ...
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Itunes Match … how do I see the music that's been downlaoded to device?

I've looked a lot on the web for this and done a lot of trial and error on my end but I cannot for the life of me figure this out... I have itunes match installed, it works great! I can stream all ...
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What's the best match iTunes version for iPhone 2G (first generation) now?

My iPhone 2G (first generation) can't be recognized by the current iTunes 11. (Tried both DFU mode and recovery mode but failed.) So whats the best match iTunes version (and where can it be ...
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Restarted iphone, Safari and email apps gone

Safari on my iPhone 4 kept crashing, so I shut down the phone. Restarted and the safari icon is gone, and so is my email icon. I've looked through every folder. I'm focusing on Safari first; I ...
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Tap titans help

My phone recently broke and I got a new one, but my tap Titans game will not transfer. I had it on Game Center, which shows the stage that I was on and my achievements, but it is forcing me to start a ...
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Does disabling Background App Refresh disable Push notifications?

I just got my iPhone, and before I make any default changes, I just wanted to make sure it doesn't do that.
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iAd banner ads orientation change [closed]

When I click on an ad in my app and the ad pops up, when I click to change its orientation, it alway stays in portrait. Even if the simulator or device for the app is upside-down. My app supports ...
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Verification of account details

I have an iPhone 6. When I want to download an app from App store it asks for verification of my account. In the address section under State there is no South Africa in the dropdown and it refuse ...
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How to automatically activate VPN when iPhone is unlocked

Due to Verizon's recent X-UIDH/packet sniffing shenanigans, I've installed a L2TP VPN on my iPhone. I have no trouble connecting to the VPN, but I have to remember to do it every time I connect to ...
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Is it possible to set iOS notifcations for certain apps ON / OFF depening on day / time?

We use Trello (Kanban project management / collaboration app) allot at work, every one has it set up on their iPhones. When a person is mentioned / contacted in the app they get an iOS notification / ...
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Why is my iPhone 5S battery draining overnight and very quickly?

A few days ago I was charging my phone in my car and it stopped charging, and I noticed that the cord had a little hole and smoke was coming out of there. I was buying some food from a local shop, and ...