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

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What settings must I change so that when add a contact on my mac, it will sync to my phone?

Running Yosemite on a 2011 MBP and and iPhone 6. A contact added to my phone will appear on my mac, but not vice versa. How can I change this?
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unable to download apps on my iphone 5S version 8.3 IOS

I am unable to download apps on my 5s iphone. the download button does not appear that would give me the opportunity to purchase for get free applications
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Issues with Texts Sending Through iCloud [duplicate]

I'm having issues where my texts are sending through my iCloud. I've read the other threads in here and tried the following: Go to Settings → Messages → Send & Receive However, under "you can be ...
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Two phone numbers on FaceTime

We have 2 iPads, 2 iPhones and 1 Apple ID. How can I add the 2nd iPhone number? Would like to have my iPad FaceTime & messages associated with my iPhone; my husband's iPad FaceTime & messages ...
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How to change colour of status bar?

How can I change the colour of the status bar on my iPhone 4s? It is blue now and I want it set to default?
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Apple Watch Remote Old iPhone

My setup is as follows: I have the apple watch on my wrist (yay) I have an old iPhone 4s sitting on a docking station Can I control the music playing through the iPhone through the watch? - I can ...
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iPhone use in Thailand

Which of my Verizon I-Phone 5 or 6 models will work in Thailand? Has anyone had experience of using a Verizon iPhone 5s or 6 in Thailand? Supposedly one can buy a SIM card in Thailand that lets you ...
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Recover pictures deleted by syncing iPhone from different photo library

Today while I was trying to transfer pictures from computer to my iPhone, I selected the folder I wanted to copy then a message appeared on the screen that Photos synced to iPhone from other ...
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Why can't I see slo-mo videos on PC when I plug in iPhone?

I have some slo-mo videos on my iPhone 5S. When I plug it into my Windows machine, I can see "iPhone" appear under My Computer. When I click on "iPhone", I can see all the JPG/PNG files and all the ...
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My iPhone is randomly dialing contacts [on hold]

My iPhone is about 1 year old and has started dialing random numbers from my contacts, powering itself back on, voice activation starts on its own even after disabling Siri. It's creepy and annoying. ...
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iPhone mail doesn't show email address anymore

I used to be able to click the name of the sender or the recipient and it brings up the contact information with the sender/recipient's email address highlighted in blue if I have multiple email ...
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Prevent Amazon Mobile app expiration

I'm running my old Amazon app on iPod Touch 2G. On opening the app I noticed something peculiar happened: it said "Please update your app, the app you using, will be retired on June 30, (pushed back ...
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iPhone does not upload photos to iCloud via Wi-Fi

Since I upgraded to 200 GB iCloud storage and started to use the new Photo app I have now been able to backup any from my iPhone via iCloud to my Mac. My iPhone also stopped sharing my iPhone photos ...
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Will Apple Music work with iPod Classic and iPod Nano?

Will I be able to sync offline Apple Music to non-internet Apple devices e.g. iPod Nano and iPod Classic?
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What is the max speed of triggering the flash of iPhone?

What is the maximum speed on which I can turn on and off the flash of the iPhone 5?
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Recover accidentally deleted photos not shown in recently deleted

I accidentally deleted a photo, and it does not show in the "recently deleted" folder. Is there any way I can get it back? I have iOS 8.2.
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IOS: How to prevent apps from blocking auto lock?

There are apps that block auto screen lock indefinitely, which is an overkill imo. There are moments that I forget to manually lock the phone, then the app simply kill my battery life. So is there ...
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Provisioning profiles invalid. Can I develop without requiring an iPhone?

I'm just trying to get my app distributed. I create provisioning profiles on the developer store but when I try to install them they just become invalid to Xcode. That feels like such a dumb question ...
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Screen not working on water damaged iPhone and can't disable Find My iPhone to restore

I've got a got water damaged iPhone and the screen no longer allows me to see anything at all. It turns on fine and I think in some parts the touch sensors work as well. I could use Siri yesterday but ...
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Pairing Samsung Gear headphones with an iPhone

Is it possible to pair a Samsung Gear Circle headset with an iPhone? and if not why is it not since it just uses bluetooth?
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How to export all elements in a iPhone WhatsApp chat?

I need to export all contents in a WhatsApp chat, going back several months, including lots of audio and other media. This is for legal reasons, thus I absolutely need each and every element in the ...
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Secondary iCloud Internet Account, Notes doesn't stay ticked!

I have an iCloud account that I use for everything to do with my blog that stays separate from my personal iCloud account. I use Notes all the time for writing posts and I do the primarily from my ...
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iOS iPhone Safari freezes and is unresponsive

Safari on my iPhone is completely unusable. It opens fine but when I try to visit an address it freezes. The loading bar sticks at maybe 10%. This happens with any address I type or any search query ...
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iMessage on my MacBook Pro does not show current texts from my iPhone

My iMessages on my MacBook Pro have stopped being current as of a month ago. It's now the end of June and it only shows texts from the middle of May. I noticed my Apple ID was logged out just now (in ...
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cant reset iphone becuase find my phone is still on from previous owner [duplicate]

ok so i just bought an iphone 5s second hand and the screen says the find my phone for the previous owner is still on the phone. how do i get his apple ID off
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Google Photos & Dropbox Carousel iOS Sync/Backup Issue

When using both apps simultaneously. They backup your photos but only those which are not on the other app. For Example: Some pictures are synced with Carousel and some are with Google Photos. And ...
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Interface specs for Bluetooth LE OBDII Adapters [on hold]

I'm developing an iOS app that requires an OBDII Bluetooth LE adapter. I am aware of some adapters on the market that are sold by developers that have their own iOS app (e.g. Engine Link, Go Point ...
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Unable to tap on Apple ID in app store iphone 5s

I am using iPhone 5s. I checked on various site on how to sign out of apple id in app store, but I am unable to select the apple Id since it is coming in grey color (normally it is shown in blue). I ...
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What actions can be taken with lost and locked phone? [duplicate]

I lost my phone and I tracked it, but then suddenly I lost the location. Can the person make use of it if it is not screen locked? What other actions can he take with it.
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How to disable calling back from notification when iPhone is locked?

When the phone is locked and I get a missed call I can just swipe it and it will call without requiring the passcode. How can I disable this function so that I need to enter the passcode?
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Is there an iPhone app that lets you post to Twitter and Facebook Pages as yourself?

I am looking for an iOS app that lets you spot status updates (tweets) to both Twitter and a Facebook Page (not my personal Facebook profile, but one of the Pages that I administer). In particular the ...
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Unable to retrieve deleted iPhone contacts

My contacts were linked to an iCloud.com account and not my gmail.com account. I only created an Apple ID with my gmail account and have no idea how that iCloud.com account was created. Now my ...
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How can I restore my iPhone 4s without getting the newest software?

Need to restore my 4s but cannot let it be upgraded to iOS 8 because iPhone 4s can't handle that new of an iOS. I'm totally locked out of the phone (disabled) because my child tried to get into the ...
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Is running an app all night harmful to the iPhone?

I use some apps that listen to my sleep, such as SnoreLab, to give me details on my sleep quality. These apps need to run all night, the iPhone being unlocked (but the screen is black because it faces ...
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Can I use an iPhone 4 to stream music from my computer, and control that music with my Android device?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 that I'd like to use to play music on my receiver. It would be hooked up 24/7, only serving one purpose. The music would be stored on an HTPC. Ideally I could stream FLAC, ...
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Can't sigin in to AppStore [on hold]

This happened overnight, I'm trying to sign in to the App Store from the App Store app by clicking the signin button, but nothing happens, I get to enter the email/password but got no feedback at all, ...
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Reinstalling an iOS app with a forgotten PIN code

A user of my app turned on the app PIN code security feature and then forgot her PIN. She deleted the app from her iPad but, when she re-installed it from the App Store, the PIN was still required and ...
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Unlock delay for iPhone 6

So I waste too much time on my phone. Checking Facebook and Twitter, browsing to read unproductive things, etc. I should just stop, but I'm curious if there is a technological deterrent to my habit. ...
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How can I tell if my Iphone has been activated?

I was handed several iPhone's, that I was tasked with updating, restoring, and activating. Yesterday, I had one that didn't wanna activate, updating to the latest iOS went fine, but, activating ...
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How to recover deleted voice memos from iphone 6

How can I get back my voice memos from iphone 6? I hope get your helps! Thank you!
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Confused about network unlocked,carrier unlocked,factory unlocked

I'm new to iPhones,if a phone is stated to be network unlocked,carrier unlocked and factory unlocked will it be able to be used with any carrier? The iPhone is a iPhone 5 Thank you. Loritiana123 ...
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Apple Watch Apps Don't Load

I received my 38mm Apple Watch Sport only a little under a month ago. So far, I love it. It works great... usually. Plenty of people online have complained about slow load times when opening apps, ...
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iPhone turns itself off with lots of charge left

My iPhone turns itself off when it has lots of battery charge left, sometimes 70% then I cant turn it on at all unless I plug it in to a charger....then the apple logo appears and it turns on as ...
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Can I use the iPhone's cellular internet while connected to the Apple TV?

I need to be able to access the internet during presentations involving the Apple TV and the iPhone, using the Apple TV as the AV link from the phone. My experience has been that connecting to a wifi ...
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Options for connecting MHL AV receiver to iPhone

I have a Pioneer receiver at the heart of my entertainment system. One of the HDMI ports is MHL, which I understand means the receiver feeds power, and provides control signals to control the ...
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iPhone 5 backup to iCloud not starting

I have tried to start my back up manually because the automatic back up isn't working for some reason. The last backup was June 3, 2015. I have the icloud backup on and I have plenty of space in my ...
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What information is accessible through iCloud? Can the administrator on my home PC access these files?

Recently my texts were accessed somehow and I'm not exactly sure how this person did it. We share the same PC at home but have separate user accounts with passwords on them. My iCloud and iTunes also ...
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Is it possible to detect which frequency band the iPhone is using

I am currently travelling in a remote area. My iPhone 5S can see my carrier with good signal strength, and I can access 3G data. My wife's iPhone 4 can't even see the network, even for voice calls. ...
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Google Photos Background sync

How can i get the new google photos to sync while the iphone is asleep. I've tried to enable bacckground refresh, but it does not work. The app only uploads images, while the app is open.
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TelkomselCare iPhone app not working, is this normal? [closed]

Background info: Telkomsel is a mobile network provider in Indonesia (prob the biggest) I'm trying to use the TelkomselCare app on my iPhone 5 but it is not working at all (in June 2015). When ...