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

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iOS Music - How to show both Artists and Compilations on the same view?

I thought that there's something wrong will all my compilations I upload to my phone. On iTunes those albums are correctly listed as compilations and artist is called "Various Artists" but I was ...
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Trying to hide a big scratch on iPhone 6S screen

I've always been a "naked iPhone" kinda guy since I love the design and hate the way cases feel in my pocket. I've managed pretty well for the past 6 or 7 years, and even when I DO get scratches I ...
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Can't Deactivate Amber Alerts

I always make a habit of turning off Amber alerts when configuring a new iPhone. The following settings are used: This has been consistently effective at blocking these alerts and is in line with ...
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How To Trick WeChat Into to Thinking My iPhone Is An iPad?

so I use a chatting app called WeChat and I have two phones. It only allows me to sign in on one phone at a time. But I can sign in on an iPad and a phone at the same time. It's an universal app, ...
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How come I am missing a couple of months of pictures from my Icloud?

I recently replaced my IPhone 6 with another IPhone 6. My phone was set up to automatically update everything to my Icloud. When I switched to the new phone, I had updated it the night before and ...
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Wallpaper Change, iOS 9.0 to iOS 9.3 [on hold]

Maybe too little to be noticed but wallpapers changed from iOS 9.0 to iOS 9.3 This is the iOS 9.0 wallpaper on iPad Air 2: This is the iOS 9.0 wallpaper on iPhone 6: But in iOS 9.3 all devices ...
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Playlist folders showing up as smart playlists on my iphone 5

After syncing my iPhone, when I go into music and look at Playlists, it shows the Playlist Folders as Smart Playlists, not as folders. On the computer, it looks like this: [Folder] Keepers ...
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iPhone 3GS stuck in apple logo

My friend owns an old iPhone 3GS(I know it's vintage) that entered a boot loop a couple of days after it was jailbroken. So how I tried tackling the problem was by performing a restore through ...
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iPhone not getting audio alerts from texts and other notification events

I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 9.3.1. I have notifications for messages configured to alert with a sound. Other apps are set to notify with sound as well. I do have Do Not Disturb enabled, but it is ...
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iPhone deleted files and encryption [on hold]

Let's say I deleted a document on a third party app or deleted a photo on the main photos app. How does iPhone handle deletion? Does it just leave the files there without the headers until it is ...
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How do I build a simple client -server based iOS app? [on hold]

I want to build a simple iOS app, lets say ordering food from a restaurant. So clients will be iOS app users, but how the restaurant people will send a confirmation notification or cancelled ...
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Local Backup Solution for iOS

Is there an enterprise solution for backing up iOS devices locally instead of the cloud and also does not use iTunes? The goal is to have pure backup and restore functionality without allowing users ...
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Read geotagging data from iphone photos exif data

I shoot photos with my iPhone and localization services are active. When I open a photo from my Mac Preview (tools > show inspector > exif) I can't see any geotagging data. BUT, when I open the ...
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Iphone usage awareness

Hi I´m an OT working in a high school in Iceland and we are doing a project on internet usage and how we use it in our lives. I have been looking for a app that lets my kids monitor their app usage ...
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How to disable vibration for Timer alerts?

In iOS Settings / Notifications, I can control whether alerts use vibration or sound or vibration-and-sound for Calendar, FaceTime, Mail, Messages, Phone, and Reminders apps. In Clock App / Alarm / ...
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Sync didn't work Iphone 5s

My mother recently had to restore her Iphone 5s, before we did that we checked when was the last time the device backed up to Icloud, that was supposed to be "yesterday" at that time. So we restored ...
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How do I update/delete this app?

I have an app that looks like it tries to continuously install. It's been like that for weeks. I have free space, like 2GB. When I long press the icon, and try to delete it, it pops up a dialog asking ...
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Is this magnetic connector for iPhone approved by Apple?

One of the problems with iPhone/iPad cables is that they get bent and damaged. There is a smart idea floating around about a magnetic cable similar to the MacBook one. The lightning connected is ...
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Apple Watch Connectivity

I just want to know if it is possible to sync the watch and the iPhone without having an Internet connection; using only bluetooth. I have Internet, but not for the whole day. Thanks in advance.
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Ignoring the “You must change your password within 60 minutes” pop-up

This morning I got the Passcode Requirement You must change your iPhone unlock passcode within 60 minutes. popup covered in this question (although none of the reasons there ring true). I ...
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Can iPhone be classified as stolen if iCloud was never activated on it [on hold]

Can iPhone be classified as stolen if iCloud was never activated on it? So basically if you get an iPhone and you hook it up with the carrier like sprint so your IMEI number is attached to your ...
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how to monitor router traffic programmatically by iPhone app [on hold]

I'm planning to develop an iPhone app which monitors the router traffic to which it is connected. I know - for this router should be capable to get the traffic data. Then how do i proceed to get ...
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Transfer songs purchased on iphone 4 to computer [duplicate]

How do I transfer songs purchased from my iphone to itunes on my computer? I only want to transfer purchased music, not apps or other purchases.
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Show caller ID and number on incoming call on iPhone?

I looked around quite a bit for an answer to this question but can't find one, so maybe I'm overlooking something obvious. I recently starting paying my carrier for caller ID. This is great ...
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Verification required. Solutions not working [on hold]

It asks me to verify if I try to download anything but even if I enter my details all correctly it will then say that there was some sort of problem with a previous purchase?? I have looked for ...
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Reminder triggered when certain person calls?

iPhone reminders have a nice feature where you can remind yourself to do something when arriving or leaving a certain location. Is it possible to do something similar, but replacing the location ...
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How does one get iPhone to recognize wifi network of choice, as first choice?

I am working in an office that has its own wifi network...but there are also cable company hotspots around. Every time I come in the office, leave the office, come back to the office...my phone goes ...
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Broken iPhone 6 can't connect to iTunes

My iPhone broke the other day and the screen is broken so bad it doesn't work anymore. It has typed its own passcode on the lock screen so many times it has disabled the phone so now I can't do ...
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How many MB can I send on iMessage? [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone could tell me how many MB I can send over iMessage? And when and why messages get compressed sometimes seemingly by random. I find it very awkward that Apple made this very ...
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iPhone: Choose which files from iCloud are stored on device

I've got the following problem: I've got 50GB of storage on iCloud, almost 18GB of which are taken up by photos. On the other hand I've only got 16GB of space on my iPhone 5S. I would be happy with ...
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Automatically move read mail messages to a folder

Currently I have a rule for coloring messages that come from a certain news source so I can quickly spot them in my main mailbox. These messages are in my iCloud email so I also get a notification on ...
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Are iPhone replacements for software issues free?

iPhone 6 is not under warranty (no Apple Care+ either), but Apple Support on the phone offered a replacement phone that I pick up at the store (no mention of cost, did not ask) because of an issue ...
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How much difference is made on battery life when keeping mobile data switched on along with WiFi?

What if I turn on Mobile Data whole day along with WiFi? In this way, How much more battery is going to be used up? I have WiFi connection at my home.. But sometimes it stops working.. And it's ...
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iOS Alarm app Labels stored in iTunes Backup?

I can't seem to find any iTunes Backup extraction utility that claims to be able to extract data from the pre-installed iTunes Alarm app (specifically the labels that are in each "alarm"), so cannot ...
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Where can I download my WhatsApp call log on an iPhone? [duplicate]

I urgently need to get a copy of my WhatsApp call log from my iPhone. My fiancee and I do 90% of our communication through this app. We need this for our filing for immigration. I've figured out the ...
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Why for some actions wifi is required (ie. cellular is not enough)?

Synchronizing iCloud photo library and downloading apps over 100 MB both require wifi, ie. they are not permitted when on cellular. Is this limit only for "convenience", so there wouldn't be ...
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How do I unlock an iPhone 6?

I recently bought the phone in Japan because it is way cheaper but then I am unable to use my local SIM card (Indonesia). Please anyone kindly assist and solve this (free method). Thanks in advance!
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Find iPhone located my phone (but it's not at the listed location) [closed]

I used the find iPhone feature to locate my iPhone 5S. It located my iPhone at my house - but I still can't find it. I play a beeping sound - but don't hear anything. I call the cell number and don't ...
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Unlocking iPhone 4 in Canada with no SIM card

I've acquired an old iPhone 4 from a friend from California who was using Verizon as their carrier. I would like to unlock this phone from the Verizon carrier and try to use from a new carrier in ...
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Cannot find my phone on “Find My Iphone”

Someone stole my iphone 6s a few days back. It's locked with a passcode though. I immediately accessed "find my iphone" to activate lost mode and play sound. Later in the day, i tried entering the ...
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How to know if iPhone was used “slide to unlock” history log

I need to know if someone has used my iPhone or not. Sometimes I can't recall the last time I used my iPhone and I've tried many things to view the log if that is even possible.
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Find a list of recent iCloud backups

I want to see the list of the recent iCloud backups my phone has made. By going into Settings->iCloud->Backups I can see that my most recent backup was at 1:04am, but I would like to see all of my ...
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Iphone backup disappeared [closed]

i tried posting a question and all i got was:This question body does not meet our quality standards. Please make sure that it completely describes your problem - including what you have already tried ...
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Camera Roll Backup and Auto Delete after backup

I have set several ways to backup my iPhone camera roll, but still I have not find a way which I look for. Anyone know how can I set iPhone to automatically upload new photos (screenshot included) ...
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Removing a lost iPhone from find my iphone/apple id

My iPhone was stolen back in february, since than it was on pending lost mode... by now I realized I will not see it again so I removed it from my apple id and from find my iPhone, now I saw that the ...
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Personal hotspot unavailable intermittently, “contact your carrier”

A friend has an iPhone 6 and a plan that includes tethering. A couple of weeks ago, her "personal hotspot" feature started acting up. It tends to be inactive. When you try to activate it, you get a ...
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iOS 9.3 Wi-Fi showing decibel instead of signal bars [closed]

For some weird reason in my title bar from time to time I see the -db signal strength for my Wi-Fi instead of the bars and I'm just wondering if this is normal or if anyone else has experienced this. ...
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Why cant I select my iPhone number in the message settings

I am not receiving my iMessages on my iPhone. The messages are going to my iPad. When I go to settings, I am not able to select my iPhone number to receive messages. I see the number but it is grey ...
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iOS 9.3 - Can't Delete App Data [duplicate]

I downloaded this App called High School Story and I played it some. I deleted it and then redownloaded it but, I wanted to start over. It saved the information and I can't figure out how to ...
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GPS not working properly on iPhone: it knows where it is but app can't recognize it

My iPhone 6 GPS sometimes just does not work properly. I might be using Waze or Google Maps, but it just looks like it's lost. It knows where it is, because it can follow my position on the map, but ...