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How do you change the size of the images sent from an iPhone using MMS?

I have an iPhone 4, my wife has a jailbroken iPhone 3G on Simple Mobile (T-Mobile's network). She's able to send and receive MMS messages, but images that are taken on my iPhone are flagged as too ...
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Restoring Missing iPhone Messages

A friend of mine has an iPhone 3G and around September his phone seemed to lose all of his SMS messages, and now only messages received since then are visible. I have found some sources saying that ...
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Change an AT&T iPhone 3G to another provider?

How can I change my no-longer under AT&T service iPhone 3G to my new sprint service? Sprint doesn't use sim cards.
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Syncing iPhone 3G with iCloud

Was wondering whether it's possible to sync non-iOS5 devices (in this case iPhone 3G) with iCloud? In particular I'd be interested in syncing contacts. I know syncing iCloud e-mail won't be much of a ...
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Can I replace the home button on the iPhone 3G without removing the glass digitizer?

My iPhone 3G home button broke so I bought a new one online and all the repair guides require me to remove the glass digitizer, which seems very tough (hair drying glue etc.) and harder than I ...
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Any alternative to iOS for an iPhone 3G?

I have an iPhone 4, and I would like to recycle my “old” iPhone 3G. Is there a good Android-for-iPhone? A Linux distribution optimized for iPhone? Another alternative OS, like a BSD or a BeOS-like? ...
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Iphone 3G is very slow when launch apps that use GPS

I have a iPhone 3G is very slow when launching apps that use GPS, like Google Maps or similar. The phone becomes unusable until I restart the OS. One trick that seems to work occasionally is to ...
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I'm having problems putting my iPhone 3G into DFU mode

I have upgraded my iPhone 3G from iOS 3 to iOS 4.2.1 using the iclarified Redhook for windows tutorial. Upgrade has gone fine but I cannot get Redsn0w (v0.9.6b6) to recognise the DFU state. Every ...
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iPhone 3G camera doesn't work

My iPhone's camera stopped working. App opens but the shutter never opens. It holds still forever. It just came suddenly without any warning. My iPhone was Jailbroken and I thought it was something ...
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iPhone 3G blacks out and displays random static

Last night the iPhone 3G (my friend's iPhone, not jail-broken) went black and a white fuzzy line would move around the screen. Powering off and starting again seemed to remove the problem. We have ...
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How Do I Uninstall Google Voice Voicemail from an iPhone?

I installed Google Voice Voicemail on my wife's iPhone, thinking she would like it. You know, the thing where you put in the funky long set of numbers and dial somewhere, and kapoof, you now have ...
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Synchronizing iPhone and Mail.app inboxes

I have IMAP configured on both my iPhone 3G and MacBook and I have push enabled on my iPhone. When I receive an email and read it on my MacBook, shouldn't it mark it as unread on the iPhone too? I ...
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Problem with iPhone LCD after repair

I have repaired an iPhone with a 3GS glass. Then I realized it was for an iPhone 3G. So, after replacing it again with a proper 3G glass the LCD just went black! What have I done wrong?
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Why is my iPhone clock running behind 20 min?

My iPhone clock is at 15:32 when the actual time is at 15:52! why is it twenty minutes behind? The time zones are all correct and I have a screenshot that I will upload soon.
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Iphone 3G Games

I play Tap ranch which at times gives free points for downloading free apps. I've downloaded all free apps and have deleted them but when I try to download it again I dont get the free points. Is ...
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What do I save to ensure successful downgrade to iOS 4.1 on iPhone 3G?

I'll do the upgrade from ios 4.1 jailbreaked (on an iphone 3g with a foreign locked sim) without updating the baseband. My baseband is 05.14.02 (bootloader 5.9). So I should to obtain an iphone 3g ios ...
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No SIM Card installed error in iPhone 3g

My device iPhone 3G shown " "No SIM Card installed" 'insert a valid SIM With no PIN lock to activate iPhone' " It is in Emergency mode so please give me a solution if there is..? It comes when i am ...
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From a jailbreaked iphone 3g 4.1 (foreign sim locked) to 4.2

A friend of mine bought an iphone 3g with a sim card in another country. Some months ago he gave me this iphone, but he forgot to give me the sim too, so I've jailbreaked it leaving the sim-lock, that ...
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What is the best version of iOS to use on an iPhone 3G?

my girlfriend is currently using an iPhone 3G (iOS version 3.1.3 - 7E18) and I've noticed it can be very sluggish. She doesn't use it for much more than the usual messaging/safari/mail. Compared to my ...
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Lost search function iPhone after upgrading to 4.3

Does anyone know how or why the search function in my text messaging is no longer working correctly after I upgraded to 4.3 on my 3G iPhone? All was fine until I upgraded and now even tho I can see ...
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Long iPhone voice memos won't import to my Mac

I recorded a lengthy meeting today in two parts. The first part was 20 minutes, and it was easily imported to my Mac. The second, about 55 minutes, will not sync. It is still on the phone, but I ...
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What part do I need for my broken iPhone 3G?

One morning my iPhone 3G just showed up with a gray screen. Everywhere I looked said that I need to replace the screen. I bought an "iPhone 3G Screen + Digitizer" off the internet but it turns out ...
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Sync used iPhone for first time

My wife received an 3G iPhone from her sister after her sister bought a newer version. My wife has already had the iPhone switched over to her AT&T account but has not synced it with a computer. ...
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I just upgrade my iPhone to iOS 4.2. Where did all my email go?

I just upgraded my iPhone 3G from iOS 3.1.3 to 4.2.1. Backed everything up (8 hours) Downloaded the update (1 hour) Installed the update, and restored everything (1 hour) Everything looks like it ...
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Are there good jailbreak apps that will improve the performance of iPhone 3G?

I've an old iPhone 3G that I want to give it to my girl. She don't need it for play big games or stuff like that, but it's really slow in most of common tasks (access contacts, email, etc). And since ...
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Is it possible to use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod touch?

Is it possible to use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod touch? I have an old iPhone 3G that no longer has a SIM card and I want to use it as an iPod touch. How can I achieve this?
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iPhone 3g (iOS 3.1) screen rotation problem

One evening, the screen of my iPhone 3g would no longer rotate. It was working fine that morning. I haven't updated or installed any applications.
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Jailbroken iphone not charging - neither through USB nor through the A/C adapter!

I use the first generation iphone. My warranty is up like two years ago and I have already jailbroken my phone. It was functioning just fine until one day suddenly my laptop stopped detecting my ...
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Is it safe to put ipad baseband 06.15.00 on iPhone 3G in order to unlock it when using iOS 4.2.1?

I am asking this because I observed that there were some reports regarding problems with baseband 06.15.00 on iPhone 3G like no GMS connection or poor or no GPS functionality. From my knowlege ...
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Software (not app) To Read Underlying iPhone Data

About a year ago I came across a piece of software that was around $30 that said it could read the underlying data in an iPhone. I bookmarked it and still I cant find it. It said it could read and ...
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How can I reset my iPhone 1 without using the (broken) power button?

The power button on my first-gen iPhone is broken. I remember last time I came across this problem I found a utility (for windows) which caused the phone to reset to enter restore mode (the one with ...
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iPhone battery symbol is red, doesn't acknowledge charging, but is apparently charged

I have an iPhone 3G, When I plug in the charger, the big red battery on the locked screen is red, low and doesn't appear to be charging. When I unlock the screen, the small battery symbol on the ...
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Does iOS 4.2 improve performance on the iPhone 3G?

I've "inherited" an iPhone 3G from a friend who upgraded to iPhone 4. He had complined about the slowness of iOS 4. Although I personally have no problems with it, I was wondering if iOS 4.2 offers ...
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What's a reasonable approach for managing apps, associated with one iTunes account, on several iOS devices?

I have an iPhone 4, an iPad, and an iPhone 3G repurposed as a "touch" for a little one. The short of it is, there are apps I have on my iPhone 4 that I don't want on my iPad, and some on the old 3G ...
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iPhone missing task manager

I've updated my iPhone 3G to the latest version (4.1 8B117), but I'm still missing features such as the task manager, background wallpaper, etc. I've tried restoring it a couple times now, even set it ...
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Photos not appearing on iPhone

I have an iPhone 3G, whenever I add a photo into a folder in iTunes, and then I sync it to my iPhone, the photo doesn't appear at all in the folder on my iPhone. Why is it doing this? The image is ...
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What to do with broken iPhone 3G?

A friend order an iPhone 4 to replace his iPhone 3G which has a cracked screen. He offered it to me. I have AT&T on a family plan with no text or data. What should I do with the phone? I'm open ...
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How to unlock an iPhone 3G with iOS 4.1?

I have an iPhone 3G with 3.1.3 firmware. I want to upgrade it to 4.1, but I can't find information on how to then jailbreak it (I want it to work with any mobile provider). Is there a way to ...
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How to convert iOS backup from 4.0 to 3.x

Is there a way to convert an iOS 4 backup to format that was used in iOS 3. I have an iPhone 3G and iOS 4 runs really slow on it. I have succesfuly downgraded the firmware back to 3.1.3 but now I ...
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Am I missing something by using outdated data cable and wall charger?

My wife has iPhone 3G and I recently bought iPhone 4 for myself. Since we can easily manage charging for both of our phones from just one wall charger, I actually never unpackaged mine and data cable ...
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How can I watch MegaVideo/DivX videos on my jailbroken iPhone 3G?

I'm looking for a way to play megavideo (flash) and divx on my iPhone 3G which is jailbroken. Flash seems to require 3G S and above (like everything these days sigh) Should I be able to do this, I ...
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How can I install .deb files for Cydia manually (without wifi)?

as I already said here my wifi is not working so I need to install Cydia .deb files like SBSettings, Installous, Winterboard etc. manually...well I did, but they wont work properly. I got some .deb ...
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Is iOS 4.1 faster than iOS 4.0 on the iPhone 3G?

There are numerous questions (and good answers!) about the fact that iOS 4.0 is horribly slow on an iPhone 3G. How about iOS 4.1? Does anybody have any positive experiences to share? I'm staying on ...
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Speed comparison of iPhone 3g with iOS4 and iOS3?

I have heard that running iOS4 would slow down my 3G. Does anyone know of any reliable data on whether that is the case or not, and if so, by how much? Related Questions Is it worth upgrading my ...
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Transferring an old iPhone after I upgrade?

I'm about to upgrade from the iPhone 3G to the iPhone 4, and I'm not sure what will happen to my old device once my phone number is transferred. Specifically, I want to give the old device to my ...
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What is that circle that replaces the WIFI icon on my iPhone 2G sometimes?

It's probably the phone's way of showing me there is no WIFI connection. Is that it? Probably not since that would probably be a "no icon" thing. Anyway, couldn't find it in the user's manual so ...
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Is it worth upgrading my jailbroken 3G to iOS4?

I have a jailbroken (not unlocked) iPhone 3G running the 3.1.2 firmware. What are the pros and cons of upgrading this to iOS4? Being jailbroken, I already have multitasking and home-screen ...
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Silence calls from everyone but a defined set of numbers?

If I'm on-call, I only want to be woken by important calls or text messages. How can I set up an iPhone (3g) to ring during certain hours only for calls or texts from a certain set of numbers? If it ...
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Can I use my iPhone 2G with Bell Canada?

Long ago, I purchased an iPhone 2G in the US before Rogers came to Canada to provide iPhone service. Before I got my 3GS, I had unlocked it and was using it with my Rogers SIM with no problem. ...
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Is there any way to speed up my iPhone 3G since upgrading to iOS4

I have recently upgraded my iPhone 3G to iOS4 and there is some noticeable performance issues will some of the basic tasks (text messaging, loading application, etc.) I have restarted my iPhone and ...