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So, my iPhone 4 just decided to restore itself

Well, I left it plugged in via USB and charging. iTunes was open. Nothing unusual. Until an hour or so later, out of the corner of my eye, I noticed a zooming shiny apple animation, picked it up ...
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How to undelete notes on iPhone “Notes” app?

iPhone has a default "Notes" app which allows us to store notes. Stored notes can be deleted by hitting the "Delete Note" button: How do we recover a note that is accidentally deleted? Is there ...
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how do i make iphone sync all contacts from Google Contacts into IPhone?

http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google%20Mobile/thread?tid=1b27fcd343e0544a&hl=en (rephrased): if you want to sync google contacts with iphone over the air using google sync, you ...
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What does iPhone new contacts “outside of specific account” mean?

In iPhone Settings -> Mail, Contacts, Calendars -> Contacts, there is a message: New contacts created outside of a specific account will be added to this account. What does that specific ...
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iPhone 4 regularly using its 3G connection too much

I have recently started using my iPhone near a stereo set which picks up the radio signals from calls and 3G connections, making me very aware of when the phone emits anything. The phone currently ...
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iPod app of my iPhone connecting to internet

On iPhone 4 IOS 4.3.5, if I start playing music the iPod app is getting or sending information from internet. To reproduce it : kill the ipod app using the "taskbar" then play some music your will ...
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Can IPhone 4 share WIFI over WIFI?

I'm going to location where my 3G will be pretty expensive. Can I connect my iPhone 4 to WIFI in hotel and share it for my laptop thru WIFI as well? That way I could save some money to not have to buy ...
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Is there a way to upload a video from my iPhone to Google+?

is there a way to upload video from iphone to Google+? From iphone Google+ app we can upload photos but Video option is only available for Android yet
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Does the oleophobic effect of the iPhone screen wear off over time?

Unlike predecessors, the iPhone 4 has a screen that is more resistant to smears and smudges. Is this a property of the glass itself, or is it a coating that will wear off over time? If it wears off, ...
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Does adjusting the volume in iTunes alter audio quality?

Will setting the volume adjustment to 100% change the quality of the song? Furthermore, if I change the volume adjustment back to 0%, will any quality be lost?
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Increase volume of alarm in countdown timer?

iPhone's "Clock App" has a countdown timer which sounds an alarm when the countdown is down. Is there a way to make the alarm significantly louder?
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How do I recover purchased music on my iPhone 4?

I replaced my iPhone 4 today and used iTunes to restore all of my settings, contacts, calendars and apps. Everything but my music was restored- including my purchased items. I have tried the iTunes ...
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No music contents on iPhone after synchronization

Every time I synchronize my iPhone with iTunes on my computer, for example, when I want to add new music to my iPhone, I suddenly lose all my music on the iPhone. I recently wanted to add a new album ...
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Random disconnection from Wi-Fi Network, usually after inactivity

My iPhone is jailbroken. Even though I'm not completely sure, I think it used to do this even before I installed the jailbreak. Every time I pick up my iPhone after not using it for some time ...
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Why does iPhone Voice Control turn on when I wear headphones while working out?

I listen to music on my iPhone 4 while working out on stair master. After about an hour, voice control turns on by itself. I turn it off but it comes back on. Then the iPod is paused then skips couple ...
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How can I listen to a voice memo in background like iPod and open some other note taking app on iPhone 4?

I tried, but my voice memo gets paused. If this isn't possible, is there any way to import voice memos to ipod (kind of workaround)?
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How to install 4.3.3 from 4.2.1 iphone 4?

I just recently bought an iphone4. It came installed with 4.2.1 firmware, and since 4.3.4 is released now it is not as simple as to just update the firmware with itunes. I have tried some good which ...
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How to keep iPod in shuffle mode after selecting a specific song?

I'm using the iPod on my iPhone 4 in shuffle mode. If I go back to songs menu and select a specific song, the iPod forgets that it is in shuffle mode. It will play the next song in alphabetical order. ...
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If I set an alarm clock with a ringtone, how long will the ringtone run if I do not stop it?

If I set the iphone alarm clock with a ringtone, how long will the ringtone run if I do not stop it? Will it run all the way until it runs out of battery and the phone shuts down?
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Cannot connect iPhone 4 to iMac after Lion upgrade

I upgraded my 2009 model iMac to Lion yesterday. I can no longer connect my iPhone in order to synchronize with iTunes. Additionally, if I connect it to the USB port on my wired keyboard, it is also ...
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Why does iTunes think my SIM card is unsupported?

I recently bought an unlocked iPhone 4 from the US. I live in the UAE. I had a normal SIM card and I cut it and installed it into iphone and it started working. But when I tried to upgrade to the ...
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iPhone “software” vs. “hardware” keyboard layout?

I'm a bit confused. In the keyboard settings of my iPhone are two options: "sofware keyboard layout" and "hardware keyboard layout" But what is the latter? Isn't they keyboard totally "software"? ...
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How do I transfer videos I recorded on my iPhone 4 to my hard drive?

My iPhone 4 is constantly low on memory when downloading large Apps from the App Store. I always get a message saying remove photos and videos to get space for new App. I have been to Apple to sort ...
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Is there an FM radio app for the iPhone?

I am planning to buy an iPhone, but the one thing missing is FM radio. Is there a way to listen to FM radio on the iPhone?
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How to “block” calls?

How do we "block" calls such that no one is able to call through? For example, I would not like anyone to call me for the next 60 minutes, but I do not wish to turn off the phone. What's the best ...
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Save an app for later download?

I am looking for a way to create a wish list in the App Store, like you can in iTunes on the desktop. Is it possible to do this on the App Store from an iPhone?
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iPhone 4 iTunes podcast list shows 3-4 words max?

I thought I would download a few podcasts with my iPhone. I was sad to see that they all look like this: Some Person discusses ... Fulano Tal shows how ... How to fully setup a ... How can I get ...
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Can I stream video from iPhone to VLC?

Is there a solution/app available that will allow me to take video from iPhone/iPad camera and live-stream it to a VLC player running somewhere else in my WiFi network? Searching around for iPhone ...
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This iPhone is synced with another iTunes library…do you want to erase this iPhone

How to copy songs from my PC to iphone without erasing my iphone? itunes giving this error
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Create calendars directly from iPhone

I have a friend whose iPhone (latest gen, relatively recent iOS but I don't think it's fully up to date) doesn't have any calendars on it. I don't think it's ever been sync'd, and even if it had, she ...
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Why has my iPhone camera stopped focusing?

My camera doesn't focus any more. Is that a known issue and is there a fix for this? If not, can I take it to be fixed? I had this phone for less than a year.
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Does iOS 4 break iPhone compatibility with music docks?

When I plug my iPhone 4 into my Bose SoundDock Series 2 I get a popup message saying "This accessory is not optimized for this iPhone" and the dock will not play audio from the iPod or Pandora apps, ...
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Is there a way to reset my iphone 4 to fix this problem

All of a sudden, my Voice Control on my iphone 4 keeps beeping and making noises, and it's starting songs on the music player and making the whole phone go haywire. I turned the phone off and on ...
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Where is delete button in iphone keyboard to delete from left to right?

Where is delete button in iphone keyboard to delete from left to right? We have backspace but where is Delete?
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The 'Personal hotspot' option is gone from my iPhone 4. Why?

The 'Personal hotspot' option is gone from my iPhone 4. Why? Is there any way to get it back?
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How to fix apps “waiting..” forever after sync?

I've got roughly 5 apps on my iPhone. Then I went to iTunes and downloaded 15+ apps. After that, I synced them to the phone and it says "Sync Complete", but the apps on my phone are showing ...
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Which sticky notes app you would prefer for iPhone which can synchronized to Google tasks?

Which sticky notes app you would prefer for iPhone which can synchronized to Google tasks? I want a simple sticky notes on top and always.
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Spy apps for iPhone 4 / jailbreaking without notice

My friend is in a rocky marriage, and has had a lot of money removed from her bank account using a forged signature. Her husband has changed his behaviour lately, including spending much more time ...
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What are good sources for iPhone 4/iPad wallpapers?

There are plenty of sites out there that compile wallpapers, but most have a very low signal:noise ratio. I don't want to deal with so much 'rough' to find a couple 'diamonds'. Are there places that ...
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How many HD video minutes do I get per 1GB of free storage?

I have 7GB free. If I give that to someone to record, what sort of ballpark figure would I get for a HD video recording? There may be about 10 individual videos being recorded over a couple of hours, ...
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White iphone Home button defect?

Recently 1 week back I bought a new white iphone... I have found 1 problem in iphone... Actually the problem is: white iphone home button is little bit deep.. i can feel edges/corner while pressing ...
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How do I have my iPhone rotate the homescreen?

The iPad has the cool feature of being able to rotate the home screen (screens) with apps on them, I was wondering if this is possible for the iPhone's as well? If so, how do I do this. My iPhone is ...
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iPhone 4 space used but not allocated

I've been using the (iPhone) app Flash Drive, which you can use to start a http:// server on your phone and connect to it using Finder and transfer files. I recently transferred a .mkv file of over ...
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Is my iPhone 4 touchscreen malfunctioning?

My iPhone4 is weird. The bottom touchscreen can be slid (to unlock) but it's really hard to tap the app in the bottom area. It seem the bottom screen is not sensitive but I can slide to unlock. What's ...
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Is Jailbreaking And Enabling Bluetooth File Transfer On iPhone 4 Financially Secure?

I want to use iPhone 4 for sensitive information. Will jailbreaking, downloading unofficial apps (not registered in Apple's App Store) and enabling Bluetooth file transfer cause a chance of sensitive ...
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iPhone 4 camera - how does the HDR mode work?

I recently got an iPhone 4. When I turn on HDR on my camera and take a picture, it takes 2 pictures, both of which look grainy. One appears brighter than the other but I don't "see" any other ...
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Delete songs from iPhone but keep in iPod

I want to delete songs from iPhone but keep in iPod in iTunes. when uncheck songs from library, this erase from both devices. Is there a way to remove all the songs just from iPhone?
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iPhone 4 taking blurry pictures

pictures taken on my iPhone4 recently became blurry. No software updates were performed, and not water damage exists. Even pictures taken with lots of light show some blur and look foggy. Anyone else ...
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Is buying iPhone apps like a subscription or a one time purchase?

I've got a couple of questions regarding buying iPhone apps. 1) If Fruit ninja is $0.99 does it mean that if I buy it i will have to pay $0.99 every year? or is it a one time payment (what other ...
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How does the digital compass “figure of eight” waving for calibration work?

What is the logic behind the "wave your device in a figure of eight to calibrate the compass"? How does this work?