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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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Has anyone actually gotten AT&T to unlock an iPhone?

We're going to be moving to Germany in a few weeks, so I visited AT&T today and asked them to unlock our phones. They unlocked my Android device, but told me that "Apple did not give [them] the ...
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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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Certain podcasts not syncing to iPhone when subscribed through iTunes

I subscribe to a lot of podcast both audio and video on iTunes. I rarely have an issue with the audio but the video ones sometimes will not sync certain podcasts. For example current the "Fast Lane ...
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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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Removing pictures transferred from PC to iPhone

I transferred some pictures from my PC to my iPhone 4G. I am unable to delete these pictures that were sent to my iPhone.
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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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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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iCloud causing phone to crash whilst making a call

I have an iPhone 3GS, and I recently installed iOS 5 and set up iCloud. However, since then my phone crashes when I make a phone call (after about 2-3 minutes). I tried deleting my iCloud account to ...
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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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What is the fastest iOS version for the iPhone 3GS?

I upgraded my wife's iPhone 3GS to iOS 5.0.1 and now basic tasks like opening apps like Texts/Phone dialer are now slower than before. I understand the 3GS is 2 years old, but just being able to type ...
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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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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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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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iPhone 3GS shuts down and cannot power on again

Last night I was still using my iPhone 3GS to play Kart Rider Rush game. My iPhone was still on 80% battery. Then in the middle of my game, my iPhone gradually gets heated up a lot and then it ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 do I password-protect access to specific apps in iOS?

currently, I have a 4 digit lock on my phone. I know this isn't really secure - and can be broken through if neccessary. It just kind of stops the situation if someone picks up my phone, they won't ...
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iPhone 3GS activation error on iOS 5 upgrade - “No SIM card in phone”

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS 5 a few days ago. The upgrade went smoothly; however, I'm having trouble activating my phone. My wireless provider is O2 in the UK and my O2 SIM is in the phone, but ...
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How can I retrieve the deleted backup file from iTunes for iPhone?

I just upgraded my iPhone to iOS 5 after I did a backup of the device, and during the upgrade another backup was done too. When trying to restore me backup I was asked for a password which I didn't ...
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How do I get my firmware version prior to running jailbreak on a new 3GS?

I want to jailbreak my new iPhone 3GS, but I need to find out what firmware it has before downloading the jailbreak software. I can't get past the emergency call only page, and I can't read it with ...
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How can I create an event that recurs every other day in the iPhone calendar?

How do I create an event on my I phone calendar that would occur every other day without manually putting in the Event on each day in the calendar?
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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 ...
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3GS iPhone will not update to iOS 5

According the iOS 5 features page on Apple's web site, the 3GS is supported. When I push the "Check for Update" button in iTunes, it says "This version of the iPhone software (4.2.1) is the current ...
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Bad battery life on iPhone 3GS used as iPod Touch

My spouse got an iPhone 4 recently and we want to use the old iPhone 3GS as an iPod for the daughter. They switched him over at the AT&T store so I don't know if the old phone has a SIM card in ...
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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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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 to unlock an iPhone 3GS with 05.16.05?

I had a perfectly working unlocked and jailbroken iPhone 3GS, but of course I had to go ahead and try to get iOS 5 on it. I didn't know I need to preserve my baseband while updating it, so now ...
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Where is the documentation of the options on the 'System Services' settings screen?

The settings screen Settings ▸ Location Services ▸ System Services in iOS 5.0 contains the following boolean options: Cell Network Search Compass Calibration Diagnostics & Usage Location-Based ...
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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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Apple iPhone 3GS Battery Problem

So my iPhone is charged at 100% overnight, and when the battery gets to like 90%, the phone suddenly shuts off when I open an app like Facebook, Foursquare, Maps, etc... I try turning it back on and ...
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Does the iPhone 3GS support iOS 5? [closed]

Will the iPhone 3GS be compatible with iOS 5?
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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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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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Why does my iPhone 3GS drop service and delay receiving of data?

I have a 16 GB iPhone 3GS. The phone is dropping the network sporadically. I am in a metro area that should have full coverage. I know I should have service, because I can sit right next to someone ...
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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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iPhone SHSH for go back to 3.1.3

I have a iPhone 3GS with iOS 3.1.3 in my job. I have to update it to 4.1 and after I need to go back to 3.1.3. We have only this iPhone with it, so if I do something wrong, I will never can go back. ...
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How to find un-synced content on my iPhone

iTunes is telling me there's updated iOS firmware available (4.3.5) for my iPhone 3GS. I've synced the iPhone to iTunes already. Repeated the sync several times. Regardless of this, every time I go ...
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My iPhone 3gs “isn't eligible” when updating to 4.3.4

I get this error message in iTunes when trying to update my iPhone 3GS (non jailbroken) from 4.3.3 to 4.3.4: Why is this? The iPhone 3GS is listed under “products affected” on the iOS 4.3.4 release ...
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iPhone 3GS headphone sound is crackly

I have a problem with the sound from the headphone jack on my iPhone 3GS. Sound from the speaker is fine, but the sound from the headphone jack (on any headphones) is distorted at normal volumes. If I ...
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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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This Device isn't Eligible for Requested Build restore error in iTunes

So a search around Stack Exchange and days on Google hasn't rendered any solution. You guys are pretty much my last hope short of restoring my Mac, etc. I'm attempting to restore iOS 4.3.2 on to my ...
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Is there a way to capture text messages into an image?

On the iPhone, if you hold down the Power button + Main button, it'll take an image of what's on the screen. I've used it in the past to capture and print out text message exchanges. Is there a ...
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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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iPhone constantly outputting audio via universal connector

My iPhone 3GS has just developed an unusual problem. Audio will not come out of the loudspeaker, but the ear piece works, the headphones work and plugging into iPhone speakers via universal connector ...