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How to import photos from iPhone 3G to iPhoto in Mavericks?

I have a still fully useable iPhone 3G (2008). I take snapshots daily, and used to put them into iPhoto on my 2008 white MacBook with OS X 10.5.8. Recently, I started using a 2012 MacBook Pro (not ...
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How can I delete just 1 or 2 message

How can I delete just 1 or 2 sent or received text messages without deleting the whole text conversation?
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How to read the technical specs for the iPhone 3G correctly

I saw people wrote these technical specifications in iPhone 3G (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPhone_3G) Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850 900 1,800 1,900 MHz) Tri-band UMTS/HSDPA 3.6 (850 1,900 2,100 ...
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Why talk time is only 5 hours for 3G call (without Video Calling) in iPhone 3G?

let read this specification page about iPhone 3G http://support.apple.com/kb/sp495 Power and battery: Talk time: Up to 5 hours on 3G Up to 10 hours on 2G Talk time: Testing conducted by Apple ...
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does iPhone4 run 2-time faster than iPhone 3GS since iPhone4's memory is 2-time bigger than iPhone 3GS's one

I have never tried any iPhone, but want to research about it. Apple said that "iPhone 3GS" is 2-time faster than "iPhone 2G" since 3GS' memory is 256 MB eDRAM & thus is twice as big as 3G's (128 ...
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Can iPhone 3GS make video calls?

"The iPhone 4 was also the first iPhone to include a front-facing camera" (wiki) So iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors have no front-camera, then how they (iPhone 3GS & its Predecessors) make ...
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iPhone 3 passcode locked, display unreadable, unable to enter code

My iPhone 3 fell 9 stories and did not crack the screen but the display is really messed up and there are photos that I really need. Since the screen is un readable I am unable to enter my passcode. ...
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Non app store apps for iPhone 3G

I recently bought iPhone 3G from a friend, but i can't download apps from the official appstore because my iOS version is 4.2. Is there any website or even a way to install apps like facebook, without ...
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Is it possible to update my iPhone 3G without a computer?

I want new the new update for my iPhone 3G (used as an iPod) but do not want to mess anything up. Can I update it without a computer? I also have no SIM card for the phone.
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Log into the iOS YouTube app (iOS 4.2.1) OR Export favorites some other way?

I am upgrading an iPhone 3G (iOS 4.2.1) to an iPhone 5c (iOS 7). Unfortunately, the iPhone 3G's YouTube app (the old Apple-made app) was never logged into a YouTube account, and now seems not so be ...
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How can I install IOS3 to my old iPhone3G?

Time ago I've changed my old iPhone 3G to my actual iPhone. I've thought that could be a good idea to recover this old iphone, install an old IOS system (IOS3 worked perfect for this device) and ...
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Trying to get into DFU mode through computer IPHONE 3G

I'm trying to enter DFU mode in my Iphone 3G. And yes, i know how to get it into DFU, but the problem is that my power button doesn't work, so my question is, is there a way to get in to DFU mode ...
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“Cannot connect to iTunes” when updating ios

I have an iPhone 3G and my ios is 4.2.1, when downloading an app it allows me to download the ios 4.3, when i go to click upgrade it says it cannot connect to the iTunes store, when I have connected ...
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Is it possible to update an iphone 3g ios 4.2.1 to ios 5?

I've tried to go on iTunes (check my updates)- but it says your phone as been updated your current version is 4.2.1 is it possible?
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Is it possible to regain access to an iPhone with a forgotten passcode? [duplicate]

My daughter set a passcode on her iPhone 3G months ago, and hasn't used it since. She doesn't remember the passcode. I restored from the only backup that we can find (which she says was from before ...
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iPhone 3g won't enter DFU mode

I have an iPhone 3g running iOS 4.2.1 with no SIM card. I'm attempting to jailbreak it so I can use it, but it will not enter DFU mode, even though I have tried repeatedly. I am attempting to use ...
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twitter client for iPhone 3G and iOS 4.2.1

I am running iPhone 3G with iOS 4.2.1. The official client (version 4.3.1) crashes and tweetbot (version 2.4.2) does not work (http errors 4xx). Upgrade is not possible. Is there any way how to fix it ...
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Can I still upgrade my iPhone 3G to iOS 4.x?

Seeing this question made me think about upgrading my iPhone 3G to iOS 4.x, if that's still possible. I've deliberately kept my iPhone 3G on iOS version 3.1.3 because that's the final 3.x version; I ...
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iPhone always thinks headset is plugged in

My iPhone 3G is growing old -- yesterday I noticed that it didn't make any sounds anymore, and phone calls also muted (I heard nothing, other party didn't hear me either). It turns out that the phone ...
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Is it possible to remove Emergency call feature on the lock screen?

Is it possible to remove this feature? It's really annoying when you miss-click on it. Since my iPhone lags a lot this happens too often. iOS version: 4.2.1 iPhone: 3G
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how do I restore the origial base band to my iPhone 3G which was unlocked with Cydia?

I have an iOS 4.2 iPhone 3G which was unlocked utilizing Cydia. I understand that the base band was changed in the process. Now I am unable to upgrade to a newer iOS because it will reverse the ...
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Iphone 3g sms problems

I've been having this problem where I cannot send text messages but I can receive text messages connect to the internet make calls. I've called my network which is 3 and they have ...
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Replacement for iPod.app on old iPhone 3G with large buttons for play/pause and prev/next track

I've dedicated my old iPhone 3G as a Bluetooth audio player. It works great except for controlling the audio. I find that the previous and next buttons are too close to the play/pause button on both ...
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No SIM card installed message all of a sudden

I have an iPhone 3G. I have been using it since the past 7 months. Recently, it started showing a 'No SIM card installed' message.. The SIM works well on other phones. The weird thing is, another SIM ...
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How to jailbreak 3g version 4.2.1 with firmware 5.15.04?

I was given a used 3g iphone and iTunes updated the phone. It is on 4.2.1 with firmware 5.15.04. What do I need to do to jailbreak it, so that I can download apps?
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What SatNav software will run on an iPhone 3G?

I have an iphone 3G running iOS 4.2.1 (highest supported iOS for this phone). Is there any free/cheap SatNav software that will run on it? Navfree GPS looked good, but unfortunately requires iOS 4.3. ...
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Can Facebook and other iOS 5.0 apps be installed for iPhone 3G on iOS 3.1.2?

I recently found my old iPhone 3G with iOS version 3.1.2. I'm planning to let my 4-year old nephew to use it. But then, I'm having a problem on installing apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. ...
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iPhone-Android texting compatibility

Text messages from my iPhone to my friend's Android phone do not stay in the 160 characters as sent. Sometimes they appear as two or three separate texts when they are received.
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Restore previous apps after upgrade to 4.2?

I have an old iPhone 3G which had iOS 4.0 installed. I had apps such as Starbuck's app running on it without a problem. I just didn't get the latest incompatible updates. I tried upgrading to iOS 4.2 ...
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iPhone 3G dead and unresponsive to charger and buttons

My wife synced her iPhone 3G and installed two new apps yesterday. While my son was playing with one of the new apps in her company (ie no dropping or water) the phone went blackscreen. Son says the ...
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How do I find out what frequencies an iPhone supports?

How do I find out what mobile phone frequencies an iPhone supports? My wife has an old Australian 3G iPhone and we want to use it on a trip to the US, but we're not sure what mobile phone frequencies ...
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iPhone 3G running 4.2.1 but doesn't have all the features?

I just bought an iPhone 3G secondhand from a friend. Under Settings the version is listed 4.2.1 but it's missing some of the iOS 4 features. Double-clicking the home button doesn't bring up recent ...
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iMessages sending to old phone

I gave my old iphone 3 to my friend and have realised he is receiving my imessages that i receive on my new iphone 4S. Please can you tell me how i stop this so he stops received my messages? thanks ...
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iPhone 3G wont connect through 3G network.

My recently bought iPhone 3G (from a third party), is not connecting through the 3G network (Virgin Mobile in the UK). Everything is switched on, 3G, Mobile data etc. but it just wont seem to work. I ...
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Can anything else be done to fix the white screen on a 3G besides restore/upgrade and DFU/restore?

Can anything else be done to fix the white screen on a 3G besides restore/upgrade and DFU/restore? It sat in a box for ages, so was completely dead. I plugged it in to charge, got the white screen ...
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iPhone 3G cannot send mail - rejected by the server because it does not allow relaying

I am trying to send an email from my AOL account from my iPhone 3G, however everytime I try and send a mail I get the following error: Cannot Send Mail A copy has been placed in your Outbox. ...
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Transfer of iPhone Ownership

I have an AT&T family plan. My niece has an HTC smartphone and hates it. I have a 3G iPhone. I want to give her my iPhone and get a newer one with my upgrade. I don't know how to transfer ...
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One Apple ID Required for iPhone and iPad

My husband and I share a computer. We both have our own iPhone, mine a 4S and his a 3S. My husband also has a new iPad. The problem: when I set up his new iPad it would not accept the Apple ID used ...
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How do I use iMessages without a sim card?

I recently received an iPhone 3G from a friend. She took out her SIM card, so I don't have a SIM on my iPhone. I heard that you can now text on iMessage using your email instead of a phone number. I ...
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Is there any way to record video on an iPhone 3G?

My friend has an iPhone 3G, and is wondering if there's any way to record video on the iPhone 3G. I believe the latest iOS update available for the iPhone 3G didn't enable the video feature and that ...
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iMessages on iPhone 3G?

Is there any way to use iMessages on an iPhone 3G? I believe the latest OS it can upgrade to is 4 something, so that might rule out official support by Apple, but what about a 3rd party solution?
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Is is possible to install iOS 5 on a 3rd Generation iPod Touch?

I've seen a lot of posts out there that say that iOS 5 causes 3rd Generation iPod Touch's to no longer function. Is this true? Is is safe to install iOS 5 on my 3rd Generation? Is there a special way ...
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Can I use wifi on my iPhone 3G without a sim card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod Touch? I bought an iPhone 3G that is currently off and doesn't have a sim card. Is there any way I can enable the ...
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Would an iPhone delete text messages by itself? [duplicate]

Would an iPhone 3G delete text messages by itself? I have lost some text messages and don't know where to find them! Thanks.
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My iPhone 3G won't receive data (using WiFi)

I have an older iPhone 3G and the cell phone carrier is no longer available. It can connect to my WiFi, but the IP Address is showing as 192.254.xxx.xxx and subnet mask as 255.255.0.0, and no data ...
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How to move iPhone 3's Notes, Voice Memo to a computer before giving it away?

I am giving away an iPhone 3 to a friend, and I can move all the photos and videos to a computer by copying the DCIM folder of the iPhone 3 (just like a USB flash drive or digital camera). But I ...
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When an old iPhone 3 can connect to WiFi but not associated with a Cell Phone carrier, can it still send files?

I have an old iPhone 3 that was using AT&T as the phone carrier. But since June 2010, I started using the iPhone 4 and that iPhone 3 has no phone carrier any more. It connects to my home network ...
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Are there any apps that convert files for iPhone 3G?

So I have an iPhone 3G, and it can no longer be updated to the newer versions of software. So, I was just wondering if there were any apps that would be compatible with my phone to convert files and ...
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Do the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic work with an iPhone 3G?

On the Apple product site it says the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic aren't compatible with an iPhone 3G. I would assume, though, that the headphones and the mic will work, but the remote control ...
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Iphone 3G internet disconnects frequently

I have an Iphone 3G with ios 4.2.1. I am using internet on my phone using Cellular data turned ON. It works fine for some time, but after then it disconnects and does not work untill i restart my ...