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How do I stop the phone from erasing it's contents when I want to “manually manage” it?

Hi all I was wondering why is it that when I want to manually manage my iphone data, the phone agrees to let me do that only after erasing all the contents already on the iphone? How do I stop the ...
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iOS 4 AutoCorrects “me” to “^me”

At one point, I typed "^me" into iOS 4. Now it corrects the word "me" to "^me" every time. How can I remove this? (I would like a solution to the problem. Pressing the X on the auto correct tooltip ...
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iPhone won't play sound in *some* apps

My friend is having a problem with an iPhone 4 (not yet updated to iOS 5). Most apps and the ring tone will make noise via headphones but not via speaker. iTunes and at least one other app will play ...
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My globe keys gone

My younger sister plays with my iphone4 and at one point I thought I had a globe key and realized I don't. How can I get it back or is there a way to get one for my phone?
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How can I make a 3G video call (not Facetime) from an iPhone 4 to another brand's 3G phone?

How can I make a 3G video call (not Facetime) from an iPhone 4 to another brand's 3G phone? Is it possible by default? or any apps? Edit 11 November: I just found this today: No 3G video calling on ...
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DIY repaired iPhone won't boot fully - flashes Apple logo when powered via USB

I recently tried to do a screen repair on an iPhone 4. It won't boot fully, so I may have managed to break something else. Basically it wont turn on, and I only get a flashing Apple logo when ...
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Do network operations complete if you tap the lock button?

If an iPhone app is in the middle of a network operation (e.g., downloading email in Mail, loading a web page in Safari, posting a photo in Path, upgrading apps via the App store) and I tap the lock ...
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Unlocking iPhone 4

I forgot my passcode to my phone because my friend changed it. I'm not locking it, so I can still use my phone. The computer my phone is backed up on is down right now. Is there any way I can go to ...
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iPhone 4 cannot restore to iOS 5 in DFU mode

I download the iOS 5 firmware file for my iPhone 4 (GSM): iPhone3,1_5.0_9A334_Restore.ipsw. I put my iPhone in DFU mode and Alt+Clicked the Restore button in iTunes. I then selected the .ipsw that I ...
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Is iCloud is not backing up my iPhone completely?

My iCloud is not backing up my device (iPhone 4 with iOS 5.0.0) completely. When I try to backup my Contact List or Mails via iCloud; It only backups the newest added contacts or recent mails. ...
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How can I fix voice dialing iCloud contacts?

I use voice dialing primarily to call my wife, let's call her "Helga". She's the only Helga in my contacts, so I could hold the button and say "call Helga mobile" and it would dial her iPhone. Since ...
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Two phones on one account

I have two phones that are both on one Apple account in Itunes. Now that I am on ICloud updating the two phones are merging information. How do I separate the two phones into distinct accounts?
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Updating a Jail-Broken iPhone

I've jail-broken my iPhone 4 (iOS 4.3.3). I cannot restore it cause I don't have access to the computer that I used for jail-breaking my iPhone. Now I want to update my iPhone to iOS 5. Does it break ...
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iPhone 4 Restore

When I upgraded to the new iOS 5 last week, I noticed that iTunes made a backup before installing, and then did a "restore". I realized that a lot of events in my iCal were missing, and so I tried ...
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iPhone 4 locked out while on holiday, how can I unlock it? [closed]

I arrived in Greece yesterday and suddenly this morning my phone turned off, then on again and now it says Activation Required. When I unlock it to try and do it, I get the message: This device is ...
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Does the iPhone 4 still vibrate in your ear if you receive a text message during a call?

With iOS 5 upon us, does the iPhone 4 still vibrate in your ear if you receive a text message (or any kind of notification) during a call?
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How does iOS 5 decide what mailbox to watch for new mail?

I have a new iPhone 4 (not S). I have installed iOS 5 on it. I have configured an Exchange active-sync mailbox for my mail. I have three Exchange rules running on incoming messages in order to sort ...
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Facebook push not working

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS5 and Facebook and Messenger push notifications are not working for me, or they're delivered hours after they should be. I had jailbrake on iOS 4.x and always assumed that ...
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Why won't my iPhone 4 play through my bose sound dock anymore?

It used to work, but now it doesn't. It now has iOS 5 on it. (I can't say for sure once iOS 5 went on it stopped working) When I plug it into the docking station I hear the audio click, the green ...
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iPhone 4 earpiece stops working

My wife's iPhone 4 (Verizon) earpiece stops working every now and then. She has to switch to speaker mode during calls. To fix this, she plugs in the headphone and unplugs it. Not a bad ...
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Short battery life on a brand new iPhone

Well I got my iPhone 4 about a week ago. When I got it I did several full charging cycles, 3-5 if I remember correctly. And these days an iPhone battery really seemed "unkillable". It was really hard ...
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Getting an unlocked iPhone 4/4S to work on T-Mobile

There are several aspects I'm not clear on, and I'm wondering if what I want is even possible. 1) I want an unlocked (officially; no jail-breaking) iPhone 4/iPhone 4S. The iPhone 4 unlocked is ...
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How do I restore my iPhone from an iCloud backup?

I just installed iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 several days ago, and I backed it up to iCloud. After performing a sync with my PC, it deleted a bunch of apps. I'd like to restore these from the iCloud backup. ...
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How can I take a larger screenshot on my iPhone?

I would like to take a screenshot of an entire web page in Mobile Safari, not just the part that's visible on the screen. I'm running iOS 5 on an iPhone 4, but I'm pretty sure this functionality isn't ...
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How can I get rid of extra “Photo Stream” album on iPhone?

On my iPhone (and iPad) I have "Photo Stream" enabled for my primary Apple ID (I have others setup for mail, etc). On my iPad it works fine - I see the one "Photo Stream" button and everything shows ...
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What are the physical differences between an iPhone 4S and an iPhone 4?

I'm wondering what physically has changed between the CDMA iPhone 4 / GSM iPhone 4 and the new iPhone 4S. the placement or number of bands interrupting the metal side case micro SIM slot location ...
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Using iCloud on Leopard with iPhone 4

I am on Leopard 10.5.8 (my MacBook is too old to upgrade to Snow Leopard) on itunes 10.5, and on iPhone 4 (iOS 5.0). I have a MobileMe account. My iPhone shows iCloud is available in the settings ...
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Want to post an iphone 4 video on youtube, but it needs to be rotated

I filmed something with my iphone 4 by rotating the phone so that it looks wide. Like a widescreen TV. But when I upload the .mov to youtube, the video is sideways and tall & skinny. How do I ...
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Is there a way to restore the iPhone's oleophobic screen coating once it's worn off?

My iPhone 4 is about 15 months old now and the screen has completely lost the oleophobic property is had when it was new: finger smears now show up just like they do on other phones. Contrary to the ...
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How to proceed with iOS set up without Wi-Fi network?

I have just restored my iPhone 4 to iOS 5 factory settings but it requires a Wi-Fi network although I do not have a wireless access point in or around my house. Can I not use the iOS 5 without a ...
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iOS 5 OTA sync went over 3G instead of wifi

I upgraded my iPhone 4 to iO 5 last night, setup iCloud and went to sleep. In the morning, I noticed that my fully charged phone had completely discharged and my Mac iTunes was showing a notice that ...
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After iOS 5 update can't open Photos.app

Camera works and stores somewhere photos. But I can't open Photo.app... I have tried many things to solve this problem: Quiting Photo.app iPhone restrat iPhone restore Image Capture doesn't sea ...
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How can I listen to free radio on an iPhone?

Is it possible to listen to the radio for free on the iPhone? Do I need a special app? I have downloaded some apps for digital radio that require payment, but I just want to listen to regular free ...
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is there an app button for the voice control on an iPhone 4?

is there any way besides holding the home button to get to the voice control on the iPhone 4 like an app button or anything?
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After i downloaded the new iOS 5 for my iPhone 4 safari isn't any different? [closed]

i downloaded the new iOS 5 for my iPhone 4 and safari is the same as it was and i was under the assumption that it would be somewhat different?
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After updating to iOS5, Safari will not run on jailbroken iPhone 4

Clicking Safari brings up the launch screen for Safari and then it immediately quits. Double clicking the Home button shows Safari is still running. Quitting it and restarting does not help. ...
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Why do I have an “iMessage” and an “SMS” thread for my contact?

I recently updated to iOS5, One of my friends messaged me through iMessage, the sender name was his @gmail.com address. The message appeared in a seperated thread to the existing SMS messages I had ...
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Why does my iPhone use so much “other” space after upgrade to iOS 5?

After upgrading my iPhone, there is about 10 gigabytes assigned to Other that I don't remember seeing before. What could be causing this space to be filled?
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System Storage Full

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 and use Cydia, SBSettings and iFile to see how much storage is marked as Free between the two partitions on my device. The problem is, my System Storage had a total size ...
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Migrate data from iPhone 4 to iPhone 4s

I have a Verizon iPhone 4. What the easiest way to migrate my data & settings from the iPhone 4 to a new Verizon iPhone 4s [I'm expecting one in a few days]? I want my new iPhone 4s to be just ...
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Request for experience: when has having only 16GB on your iPhone inconvenienced you?

Today I regretted having only 2 GB on my Shuffle, because it meant I could not store the three most recent episodes of my favorite podcasts; but so far I have never used the full 16 GB on my 2nd ...
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What is a good way to protect the home button on my iphone 4 so it doesn't get dust in it?

I've already replaced a home button on my iphone 4 and I'd prefer not to have to do it on my iphone 4s coming next week. I'm looking for a way to protect the home button while obviously still making ...
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Connecting headset to iPhone's iPod player

I have a Plantronics ML10 headset and after setting it up through bluetooth it can handle calls. But when I play music with my IPhone, the sound is not coming through the earpiece. Is there anyway I ...
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Can I use outlook web access with mail app on iphone 4?

My company runs an exchange server which also provides outlook web access. The thing is that I cannot connect using activesync from the iphone because the exchange server is only reachable through a ...
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Is there a wireless double-earred earpiece for iPhone?

Is there such a thing as a double wireless earpiece for iPhone 4? I've just bought a wireless earpiece and argh! it's only single ear. I didn't expect that, I mean I didn't even know that anyone ...
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Can I upgrade the carrier settings without the original SIM?

I have an iPhone 4 that I got from my uncle (it's a little used), but I don't have the original SIM that came with that iPhone, and I want to unlock it, can I ask the old carrier to unlock it with ...
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Personal Hotspot crashed, now unavailable

I was trying to connect up using my personal hotspot. I turned it on, and it seemed to start up normally. I turned to my computer, which saw the connection, but couldn't successfully make a ...
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iPhone 4 receiver won't work

I've got an iPhone 4. One sunny day the receiver stopped working (the headset. the part where I hear the other side). The speaker mode will work just fine, the headphones will work just fine, in any ...
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iPhone 4, only emergency calls

I bought new Neverlock (sim free) iPhone 4 with 4.3.5 firmware. Then I would like to return it to factory settings and click "Restore" in iTunes. But after restoring i received unlocking device with ...
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Which iOS app tracks jogging distance accurately?

Does anyone know of any iPhone app that tracks distance accurately ? I tried a couple and I'm amazed how lousy they are (some are reporting distances over twice as much etc) Basically I would be ...