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Successful jailbroken iPhone ran out of battery and stuck in constant reboot with worn sleep/wake button

I successfully jailbroke my iPhone 3GS 5.1.1 untethered using Absinthe. I had been using the phone for a handful of days. Last night however the phone ran out of battery. A few hours later, I ...
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Why is my iPhone playing the notification sound but no notification is showing?

A few minutes ago I was listening to music on my iPhone and the music faded out and then the notification sound played but no notifcation showed. (it has done this about 10-15 times now) Does anyone ...
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How to Pair an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 3GS using Bluetooth

I have an iPhone 3GS that has a data plan and tethering enabled. It is running iOS 5.1.1 Being an iPhone it only does tethering over bluetooth and USB, not WiFi. I also have iPhone 4, a 1st-gen ...
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Connecting iPhone to TV

What cable do I need to display my iPhone on my TV? I have a jailbroken iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.2.1.
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Moving Sim Card from One iPhone to Another

I am looking to buy an iPhone 4 from the secondary market. I currently have an iPhone 3GS. Can I just replace the sim on the new iphone with my current sim? Or is there something else that I need to ...
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ios devices screen overview

I am really reckless and just dropped my ipod touch second time in past year and the screen is broken, I am not very keen on trying to replace it with flat fee, bacause I am sure it would happen ...
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How do I get my GPS working on iPhone 3GS after upgrading to iOS 5?

I've upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS 5 and hence changed my baseband to 5.16.05. Now it is not possible for me to unlock the phone. Is there any way I could get both GPS and phone working?. I've done ...
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How to record iphone 3gs desktop?

I am rather new to iPhone. I have iPhone 3gs updated to iOS 5.0. It's jailbroken, I have Cydia, etc. I tried to find a solution to video record my screen (video of my iphone's screen). I need to ...
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Is there an iPhone 3GS app that stores incoming SMSes encrypted?

I'm looking for an app which will store the incoming SMSes encrypted. Is there any?
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Cydia on refurbished iPhone 3

I bought a refurbished iPhone that has the Cydia icon on it. Does that mean it is already jailbroken? If so, can I just go ahead and use the apps? Do I have to jailbreak to use it? Also the iPhone is ...
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Unbrick iPhone 3GS?

I have an iPhone 3GS running iOS 5 and baseband 5.16. After reading various blog posts and threads, I was told that in order to unlock it, I had to first upgrade it to the iPad baseband (6.15) and ...
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Will I be able to use an unlocked AT&T iPhone 3GS with European carriers?

Moving to Austria in two weeks. I have an iPhone 3GS that has been unlocked by AT&T. Will I be able to use my iPhone 3GS with European carrier sim cards once I get there?
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iPhone 3GS doesn't react on remote control (headphones) from iPhone 4S

Because I lost my iPhone 3GS headphones (those with microphone and remote control), I now tried to use the latest ones (from iPhone 4S). The microphone is working, but somehow the iPhone doesn't react ...
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Is there an official policy behind the 'S' in 'iPhone 4S' and 'iPhone 3GS'?

Has Apple stated any meaning for the 'S' in the iPhone product designations '4S' or '3GS'? Does it mean the same thing in both product names?
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An iPod, iPhone, and an iPad on 2 Apple IDs

I have one iPod touch and my dad has a iPhone and a iPad. I use my dad's Apple ID. My dad has many apps and if I want a game/app that normally costs money he mostly has it, so I can install it for ...
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Inverted colors in Iphone

Recently the colors on my Iphone 3g have started looking inverted or negative, I havent dropped my phone or had it damaged, but I cant seem to make it go back to normal. i have also done some ...
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Remove iOS 5.1 notification from the main screen?

I do not want to update my iPhone 3gs to new iOS 5.1. How can I remove this notification showing all the time on the Settings images. Please look at the image. I've tried opening this screen but ...
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iPhone 3GS switches off randomly after update to 5.0.1

I bought a used iPhone 3GS and the owner claims it worked fine with iOS 4.3.5. When I came home, I reset all content and settings on iPhone. Did I know that doing the reset would force me to upgrade ...
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iTunes won't sync song

I have my iTunes library on my external hdd and added a track to an playlist. Everything goes and works fine in iTunes, I can play the whole song from begin to end (also in other applications on ...
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how many devices can be registered for ios Enterprise programme

I am working in a big organization where I want to distribute application with 300 different devices. I came to know that ios Enterprise programme is available for such a big in house distribution , ...
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Can I stop mobile Safari from opening my bookmarks whenever I start the app?

Whenever I start Safari on my iPhone it insists on bringing up the last bookmarks folder I happened to be in. Is there a way to disable this behaviour and just have it present me with an empty page ...
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iPhone calendar alerts are not muted when vibrate switch is on

I leave my iPhone in vibrate mode all the time. The switch still works (when I switch it the iPhone shows the ringer on/off notice). This morning it started alerting me for calendar alerts with both ...
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How can I convert an AT&T iPhone 3GS to a Verizon iPhone 3GS?

I have someone who is not using their AT&T iPhone 3GS. They are willing to give it to me since they have a later model. How can I convert an AT&T iPhone 3GS to a Verizon iPhone 3GS? What ...
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my wife just got an iphone 3GS. we both have apple IDs, but her iTunes on her iPhone shows my username

my wife just got an iphone 3GS. we both have apple IDs and use a macbook together, but her iTunes on her iPhone shows my username and the credit amount that I have. When buying a song or an app, my ...
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Is white iPhone 3gs all white?

I am seeing images of iPhone white with only white background, while the front is black (or it looks on images). I am looking to buy used iphone 3gs and many images from different sellers are like ...
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Previously activated iPhone 3GS

I've just upgraded to an iPhone 4S, and I want to use my old 3GS like an iPod touch. I have updated the software using iTunes and now on iTunes it says: There is no SIM card installed in the iPhone ...
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Can someone read production week from this serial?

The serial looks like this a13038xxxxxxxxxx I know that I have to look for 3rd digit for the year, and 4th and 5th for week of that year to get the week when my iphone was made. Do I count the ...
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Error when syncing iPhone with iTunes

When I'm synchronizing my iPhone 3G S with iTunes, an error message tells me that "iTunes could not sync to the iPhone 'Katie's iPhone' because the contacts are in use by the phone." What ...
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Play music in iPhone using iTunes

Is there a way to play music on an iPhone which is connected to a DVD player using iTunes on my PC?
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iPhone 3Gs got dropped in water. Is it pretty much done?

My old iPhone 3Gs got dropped into water (completely submerged for a second or two). When I took it out, the screen was barely visible. Then it went off completely, but it appears from time to time ...
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How do I subscribe to podcast in iTunes remotely?

I have an iPhone 3Gs that is synchronized with my home PC (Windows Vista). But I spend most of the day at work (unsurprisingly), I don't have iTunes on my work PC and I never connect my iPhone to it. ...
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How do I completely start over with an iPhone?

After a botched attempt at jailbreaking, then removing the jailbreak, half the stuff does not work on the iPhone (apps won't sync, iPod app crashes, Settings don't "take", sync freezes the phone for 5 ...
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fading display on iPhone 3GS

The display on my iPhone 3GS keeps randomly fading in colour. Sometimes unlocking the screen is normal, sometimes faded its still visible but much paler than normal. If I lock and unlock the screen ...
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How to reorder the inbox list in the Mail app

I check 3 email accounts on the iPhone. So under 'All Inboxes' in the email app, there are 3 entries. How do I reorder the 3 inboxes? I'd like to put the inbox that's currently 3rd in the list to ...
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How many SMS and contacts can be stored in an iPhone

I want to know how many (number of ) SMS and Contact details can be stored in an iPhone 3gs and iPhone 4.
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iPhone 3GS and iOS 5 don't sync

After updating my iPhone 3GS to iOS 5.0.1 from 4.3 on Sunday Evening, and letting it finish syncing, I tried playing my music in the morning. I thought it was great that it held the last song I was ...
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Is it possible to install siri on iphone 3gs?

I have an iPhone 3GS, and I want to know if it is possible to install Siri on it.
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How can I turn off the photo preview when I plugin in my iPhone on my PC?

When I plug in my iPhone 3GS into my Windows XP machine, it automatically opens up Word and displays a preview of all my photos from my phone. I believe I may have accidentally selected an option to ...
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Texting from my old 3GS iphone without a Sim still shows my old phone number

I've upgraded my iPhone 3GS to the new iPhone 4S. I want to give my old 3GS to my daughter to use as an "iPod touch". We've upgraded the 3GS to iOS 5 and attached it to iCloud with her own separate ...
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iPhone 3GS, ATT MicroCell, iOS 4.0.1, failure to connect

I was a very happy customer of my microcell until the upgrade to 4.0 and the subsequent patch. Now, at best, I can force an M-cell connection by flipping to airplane and back. I have completely ...
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How can I integrate custom search app's results to my iPhone's spotlight search? [closed]

Is it possible to extend iOS spotlight's search results to include data from my application? My iOS app has a separate search interface but it would be great if there was a way to provide the results ...
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How can I upgrade my jailbroken and unlocked iPhone 3GS to 4.2?

I have an iPhone 3GS running on 4.0.1 and I want to upgrade it to 4.2 with my Mac. How can I go about doing this? Current Version: 4.0.1 (8A306) Model: MB7... Modem Firmware: 05.13.04
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How can I buy a new 8GB iPhone 3GS that still has iOS 4?

My contract with AT&T is up for renewal. My wife has an iPhone 3G. I'd like to use my renewal to score her a free upgrade to a 3GS. She's on T-Moble and so needs to have her phone jailbroken and ...
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How can I use Google shortening service (http://goo.gl) in Twitter for iPhone?

I tried to configure Google service as custom URL shortening service by adding this url http://goo.gl but it's not working. Any idea ?
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iPhone 3GS never goes into standby

I have noticed a problem with my iPhone 3GS recently. It never goes into standby mode unless I turn on flight mode. When I have phone mode on it will keep on running something in the background. I ...
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Is Cellular Network Data Usage persisted to a new iPhone

I got my original 3GS on release day in June 2009 as an upgrade to a 1G. In around September 2009 it developed a problem with the mute switch so I had it replaced at my local Apple Store. A friend ...
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Yahoo as Exchange on IOS 4

I can sync Gmail contacts to my iPhone and it works pretty well. Is there a way I can sync my Yahoo contacts over the air with my iPhone?
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Should I expect battery life on an iPhone 4S to be significantly worse than on a 3GS?

I just upgraded from a 3GS to a 4s and my battery life is dramatically worse. I wasn't expecting it to be the same (though I was hoping that it might even be better), but I'm seeing a big difference. ...
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How can I record my iPhone's screen?

I'm wondering how I could record the screen of my iPhone without jailbreaking? Are there any Apps that will do this? I know how to take a screen shot but I don't know how to record video.
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“unable to download application” when installing directly on iPhone

While trying to download an app over a wifi connection, app store told me that it was "unable to download application, please connect to pc to download application". After doing some research i found ...