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

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How does my just-booted and encrypted iPhone still receive messages before I decrypt it with the passcode?

It's my understanding that personal data on the iPhone 6 is automatically encrypted with the user's passcode. This is why when you boot it for the first time the passcode is required instead of the ...
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Recommendations for inter-app audio apps for GarageBand?

I have so far learnt to use Apple loops and thirsty to learn more: more loops, try some inter-app audio apps and so on. Please recommend inter audio apps for GarageBand. Thank you.
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Retrieve the Apple ID used to download a given app (in iphone)

I have an iphone, which has some apps installed. The Apple ID used to sign in (to iTunes store and App strore) is, say, ID1. When updating apps, in some cases it asks for the password of another ID, ...
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Can I use an unlocked AT&T iPhone with T-Mobile?

I'm finally fed up with AT&T's exorbitant cost and ready to switch to T-Mobile. I'm well past my contract obligation and have maintained my iPhone 5 in near pristine condition. Can I have this ...
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iTunes sync stalls on “Backup” step after I've taken new photos on my iPod Touch

I have an iPod Touch 5, which has a camera. If I take a photo with the camera, then sync with iTunes on Windows 7, then the sync process will stall on the Backup step, once that step is almost ...
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Turn by turn navigation GPX file app

We wanna start doing car rallys and these routes are delivered using a GPX files. What we are looking for is an app that can make a route from our home to the start of the gpx file and then start ...
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iTunes fails to sync

I just bought a new iPhone. I'm trying to sync music to it. iTunes get stuck in "Waiting for changes to be applied..." for what seems like an endless period of time. Furthermore all of the songs ...
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One contact with several numbers - sent messages

I have a contact with multiple (two) mobile numbers. How do i know to which number the sms (text message) was sent? The system did not ask me which telephone number to use. Is there a way to check ...
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Low-res photos when transferred from iPhone

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.1.2 When I take photos using the built-in camera app, and transfer them off my phone using DropBox or PhotoSync the photos mostly end up as low-res versions. Not all ...
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AKG 550 headphones w Iphone5

I have just bought AKG 550 headphones for my daughter who has an iPhone 5 and just realized the connector on the h/phones is way larger than the input on the phone for normal (iPhone) headphones. Is ...
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iTunes could not back up the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer. Please Disconnect and reconnect Iphone and try again

Hi I'm Running Yosemite on Macbook 5,1 Late 2008 2.0GHz with SSD for apps and HDD for data. I'm Trying to back-up my iPhone on the computer but i'm not able. I tried restarting both computer and ...
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Purchasing iPhone from Canada AppStore with US credit card

I am looking to purchase an iPhone for a friend who stays in Canada. I am making the payment with my US credit card. So, I went to the Canada Apple store(apple.com/ca) to do the purchase. However,when ...
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Auto-sort homescreen icons by frequency of use?

Similar to Organize iOS App Icons, Sort, Rearrange, I am looking for a fully automated way to sort my homescreen icons by frequency of usage. How to determine iOS app usage frequency for iPhone or ...
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iPhone - How to set up not requiring passcode if recently closed

I have an iPhone with iOS 8. Is there a way to setup my phone where it doesn't require a passcode to unlock if it has been closed in the last 5 (or some amount) minutes? I know that my computer has a ...
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On iOS, do “Automatic Downloads” (incl. Music, Apps, Books, Updates) download on public or slow WiFi networks?

If I have "Automatic Downloads" enabled for some or all of the categories (Music, Apps, Books, Updates), then these items will download when available, while I'm connected to my home's WiFi network. ...
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Apple keeps asking me to accept the new iCloud terms and conditions

A pop-up will appear on my phone asking me to accept the new terms and conditions. To turn off these notifications, I need to turn off iCloud. Unfortunately, when I go into my settings to turn off ...
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My iPhone & my daughters iPhone are getting the same text messages

I just restored a phone from back up for my daughter. Now my text messages say they are from her. We both have IOS 7, and share an Apple ID.
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iPhone 3GS lost and can’t use Find my iPhone

My iPhone 3GS was lost and I don't have any iOS device to login and erase the data. I logged in using the browser on my Windows PC but it says I need an iOS device to locate my phone. Can I erase ...
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Is Bluetooth and Wifi MAC address always sequential?

This is related to the iPhone and iPad. Every single device I came across has sequential bluetooth and wifi mac addresses. Except for one device and I think it might be jailbroken I am not sure (it ...
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iPhone 6 Find my iPhone [duplicate]

I bought an iPhone 6 from someone and the phone is still logged into his iCloud and find my iPhone is still on. I need to reset the phone. If I restore the phone using the home button and then ...
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iMessage and facetime not displaying my number

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 7.1.2, I recently turned off the iMessage and FaceTime and then ejected my SIM card and inserted SIM card of another network. After few hours I again switched my SIM ...
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Touchscreen troubles

I recently had my screen replaced on my I phone 5c from a vender in our local mall. The screen had been previously cracked for about 6 mnths and functioned fine until I dropped the phone after being ...
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Is there any app to make/receive calls on iphone from another non-apple device?

I have an iPhone that I use mainly to connect to internet and another device that simply makes calls and not have much features. It becomes frustrating using two devices when answering calls. There is ...
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Restoring data from both an iCloud and iTunes backup

I backup my iPhone to iTunes manually about once a week, and backup to iCloud automatically every night, when I charge my iPhone. If I want to restore from an iTunes backup, then I just connect my ...
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Accessing iPhone Google Chrome history more than 90 days old

Is there any way I can access all my browsing history from Chrome on my iPhone? Does Google Chrome on iPhone have a SQLite database I can access?
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iPhone 6 Plus Wireless connection problem

My brother bought an iPhone 6 Plus, and it has a small problem. When it connects to a wireless network, it will disconnect, and reconnect within a couple of seconds about every hour or so. He has ...
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How to sync my contacts in my iPhone 6 to a Mercedes C300 bluetooth handsfree?

I need to transfer my iPhone 6 contacts so I can use them on my Mercedes Benz C300 handsfree device without having to manually dial a phone number on my iPhone while driving. I used to have a ...
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How can I make sure my iPhone uses UK spelling and keyboard?

I use an iPhone 4s, with iOS 7.1.2 I have two keyboards installed. The first is British and the second is Emoji. When I tap the globe button it switches to emoji. When I tap it again it switches ...
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I can't install find my iphone to iOS 7 [on hold]

I can't download find my iphone to i4 iOS 7. Please help me.
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iMessage query for iPhone 5

If you send a message on iMessage and it doesn't deliver and you then delete it, will the person you sent it to still revive it or not? I didn't try to resend the message I just deleted it straight ...
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Retrieve Passcode from iphone backup files

This is the scenario in front of me. An iPhone 4s is available with enter passcode. I have its backup taken from iTunes. I have extracted all the files (*.plist, *.db, *.sqlite, etc.) from those ...
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To create a new apple ID on another Iphone

Now my wife is holding Iphone 5s. She can't remember even though she created apple id and i cloud mail. She asked me , please create a apple ID for her on my Iphone. Because I am working on abroad. ...
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Restore missing Ringtones, iOS 8

How do I recover and set my ringtone to the lollipop guild, a song I had already purchased?
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New iphone 6 synced with my itunes but on another PC

my new iphone 6 plus was synced with my itunes but on another computer now although my computer is authorised my itunes will not sync,but I can do a back up. I ask to sync my Tones it says I have to ...
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Can I change iCloud ID

I originally created an Apple ID for use on the App Store in iTunes. When Apple introduced iCloud my Apple ID ended up being used. I would like to separate these. I don't want to lose my app ...
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Where are airdrop files located on ios?

I sent my files(pdf, docs...) from macbook to iphone but i did not open my files when received. And now i can not find my files anywhere. Is there anywhere or removed?
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Where do you get the tool they use at the Genius Bar to remove SIM cards?

I was at the Genius Bar recently and the techs had a tiny tool on their loop of cables that looked like a pin with an oval-shaped loop at the top. Anyone know where to acquire this tool? I know I ...
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Transfer mp3 files from Mac to iPhone Music app using iTunes 12.0.1

I have not done this for a while. The iTunes version 10 or so was quite intuitive to do this task. The current iTunes version does not seem so obvious anymore. Any instructions would be ...
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How do you reset your iCloud password if you don't know your password for iCloud [closed]

How do you reset your iCloud password if you don't know your password for iCloud
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Is there anything on iOS that would cause your mail pulls to be set to manual?

I had a user come in where I work, and she said that she didn't get emails on her iPhone 4; she was running iOS7. I have an iPhone 5c, and I failed to receive emails around 8:30 PM today. Her ...
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apple restoring photos problem

recently i've bought iphone 6 plus and have been taken photos using the new phone for a few days. then, when i use icloud and restore from backup (from my previous iphone 4) the photos in my iphone 6 ...
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How to remove Local Disk entries in DCIM sub-folders in iPhone?

in iOS 8, multiple entries of "Local Disk" spawned every time I use Windows 7 File Explorer to transfer files to my computer. How to remove those? and when will iPhone / iOS re-index those random ...
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Why does iPhone capture screenshots as PNG?

Is there a reason for iPhone to save screenshots taken as .PNG instead of .JPG? Screenshots won't have transparent background anyways.
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Google Maps for iPhone: how to disable “My location”?

So, I have Google Maps for iPhone (not the latest 4.0.x version, but the immediately previous one), and there's an arrow on the bottom right which enables "My location". When it's enabled (the arrow ...
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Add a custom dictionary to manageable dictionaries?

Is it possible to add a custom dictionary to use for the "Define" feature on iOS? For example, I want to add a dictionary of unix/linux commands so that in situations like this a definition is ...
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Can I stream Audible audio books from Airstash or a Seagate Wi-Fi Hard drive?

I made the mistake of buying a 16 GB iPhone 5s and now it is full. Can I put Audible audio books on my AirStash and listen to them?
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iPhone (iOS) mistakes my router (mifi) as needing a login page

When using my iOS 8 iPhone 6 with a cellular mifi, it sometimes thinks this device has some sort of webpage login page, the way public wifi does (I guess sometimes called a landing page). However, it ...
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iphone view picture date

Since this took me awhile to find and a few of the apps here are old I thought I would share several iphone date viewing apps. The ones I have tried: Exif Wizard Good app that I have used for ...
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how to use iPhone's microphone when handsfree is used?

I have an iPhone 5c (IOS 8.2.1) and use Garage-band and I want to record something on a song , but when I insert hands free , my iPhone uses the hands free's microphone to record my sound (its an ...
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How do I set up my 12 year olds iPhone 4S using her iCloud family account?

I just got a new iPhone 5 and transferred my old number contacts etc. They wiped my 4S and set it up with a new number. I created my 12 year old a new iCloud account under the family setting. ...