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Adding New Contacts but they Disappear

When I add a contact from my keypad screen and save it the contact doesn't show up in my contacts list. But if they call or text me it recognizes the contact. Why is it doing this and how do I fix ...
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iPhone randomly reboots into safe mode when opening apps

Today when I opened my Beststream app, my iPhone boots into Safe Mode. This has happend to me alot this year. I don't like this as all because sometimes, I restart into safe mode, and other times, I ...
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Three dots but no message in iMessages

When I text another iPhone user I see the balloon with the three dots but sometimes no message appears after the three dots. Is it possible they are typing a text to a different user?
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Having trouble restoring backup of my iPhone

I'd been having a few issues with my iPhone 4 (one of the main being that apps wouldn't open and turning it off and on again to remedy this resulted in me losing all of my contacts in my address ...
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Can someone explain why so much “Other” space is occupied on an iPhone 4?

I have the problem in iTunes where the "Other" data on the iPhone is excessively large. It's taking up over 5GB of space. I've searched this topic over and over, tried just about every option I've ...
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iMessage going to different number

Whenever I use iMessage on my iPhone 4 or Macbook Air, some (not all) of the incoming messages go to another family member's number. This family member is not using my iTunes account and we have ...
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Why does my iPhone heat when charged and when in use

My iPhone gets really hot when charging and sometimes when I use it. I thought it might do this because my iPhone is cracked and I've thought about getting the screen fixed but I'm not sure if that's ...
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iPhone 4S- Photostream stopped working

My iPhone 4S has stopped automatically sending photos to my Photostream linked to my Apple ID? It also seems like my phone isn' recognized by my computer when I connect it. It does not show up as a ...
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Music deleted from my iPhone 4 [duplicate]

So I have the iTunes app on my iPhone 4 and I used it to purchase songs onto my phone. I went to my music app a while back a deleted some songs I didn't want anymore ( i just went to the song swiped ...
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Why don't my power or home button on my iPhone 4 work?

My home and power button don't work. I also tried the assistive touch, but those buttons don't still work. What should I do?
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The Safari app has disappeared from my iPhone?

I can't find the safari icon on my iphone 4? I have tried resetting home screen layout and that doesn't work. My restrictions button is 'on' and it asks for a password for this button. I don't have ...
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Airplane Mode and Do Not Disturb on iPhone 4

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 6, and Do Not Disturb appears under settings, but Do Not Disturb appears to be ornamental compared to my expectations. More specifically, it at least buzzes when I get a ...
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How do I modify my iphone's backup?

I have an iPhone that has been restored to factory defaults. I added a contact to the phone and backed up it. I used a SQLite database editor to update the name of the contact but if I try to restore ...
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How can iPhone see android emoji?

My girlfriend has an Android phone and when she text me on my new iPhone, emoji like ;-) appear as is and not as a winking smiley. Is there a way to change that?
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Can I add existing photos in my camera roll to a new photo stream?

I just got a new MacBook Pro with the current version of iPhoto, which supports Photo Stream. I have an iPhone 4, but never had Photo Stream enabled because my previous computer couldn't run the ...
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Why is my daughter's iPhone continuing to charge purchases to my account?

I gave my iPhone 4 to my daughter and she keeps charging to my Apple account. She signs in with her own Apple ID, but I keep getting charged for apps she is buying.
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Taking over old iPhone 4, updated to iOS 6, but can't activate?

I have borrowed/taken-over my girlfriend's iPhone 4 that had iOS 4.x installed. She has changed phone carrier, so I don't have any active iPhone SIM card at present. Anyhow, I updated to iOS 6 and ...
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iMessage shows the wrong name for a phone number

My iPhone 4 with iOS 6 is playing up in iMessage. For one person, it is showing their Facebook name (a pseudonym) instead of the name I entered in the contact list (their actual name.) Additionally, ...
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iPhone's hold button causes skipping in currently playing song

Yesterday, pressing the hold button (to both lock or unlock the phone) while music was playing on my iPhone 4 caused a few-second skip in all songs.* Luckily, it's not happening any more — what could ...
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how to downgrade from iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 5.1.1 in iPhone 4?

I have an iPhone 4. It has network lock from Switzerland. I want use Gevey SIM on this phone. Gevey SIM is more compatible for iOS 5.1.1. how to downgrade from iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 5.1.1 in iPhone 4?
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Lowering volume on iphone 4 when button is broken

My iphone 4 volume button is broken. Is there another way to lower the volume of streaming music and/ or videos?
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Is it possible that a self cut micro sim is killing an iPhone ?

When Apple introduced the iPhone 4 there where many mobile providers that didn't have micro sim's available so at that time I cut one with a sim card cutter into micro format. Since then I'm using ...
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iMessage via WiFi only

Is there a way to rig iMessage so it receives (and, I guess,sends) messages only when connected via WiFi and not when connected via the carrier's data plan?
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iPhone 4 water damage

Phone stopped working. Took it apart only batt, antenna, and some covers. Cleaned with brush and alcohol. Put back together. The phone works perfect except: screen does not light up. Looking closely ...
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How can I recover iCloud Calendar backup to iPhone 4?

My calendar entries in my iPhone 4 have disappeared. I have no total backup - just calendar and contacts backup in iCloud. I only want to restore the calendar back to my iPhone 4. I already extracted ...
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iPhone 4 is not recognized by PC, nor will it reset to factory settings

Since today, my iPhone isn't recognized by my PC anymore. I tried putting it on my laptop which doesn't recognize it either. My iPhone is working. I later tried to reset it to factory settings, but ...
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Copying one video from Mac to Iphone without syncing

I need to copy a video file from my Macbook to my Iphone 4. The Iphone is not synced to this Macbook but to my home computer, but I'm away from home, and I don't want to sync it to the Macbook because ...
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How to stop “Verification Required” when installing free apps?

When I tried to install a free app, AppStore says: Verification Required Before you can make purchases, you must tap Continue to sign in, then verify your payment info. I never had this ...
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iMessage vs SMS on command

I've got a really dumb question. I just got my new (to me) iPhone 4 on a plan and activated through a service provider. Yay! My iPhone was restored to a backup of my iPod so all the data and stuff ...
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Register a prepaid sim card to a used iphone 4

Is there a way to register my prepaid sim card to the iphone 4s without using iTunes?
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Home Screen Reset Didn't Help

My "contacts" icon is missing on my home screen. I reset the home screen & contacts still doesn't appear. Any suggestions?
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I want to play my guitar via iRig through my computer with my iPhone 4

I want to play my guitar via iRig through my computer with my iPhone 4. The earphones are uncomfortable, and the wires keep tangling with the guitar. I've connected my iPhone to the computer, but what ...
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iPhone 4 has 3G connectivity but can't access internet

Just last week, my access to the internet over mobile data networks has stopped working. I've already talked to my operator, and they gave me a new SIM card and tested that 3G works in another phone ...
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Temporary jailbreak of iPhone 4 for purposes of deleting a dictionary

I need to temporarily jailbreak my iPhone 4 to fix Apple's iOS 6 bug making it impossible to access Japanese-to-English dictionary. All I need and want to do is delete Japanese-to-Japanese ...
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iPhone upgrade without deleting data

I have a iPhone 4, which is IOS 4.3.3. Now i need to upgrade it to the latest OS version, WITHOUT deleting any data. I have not tried to update my phone contacts in the last few years fearing it would ...
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iPhone 4 restart when the lock button is broken

My iPhone 4 suddenly just crashed and turned itself off - without any Message. I've tried to plug it in to my PC, but I can't get my iPhone to power up. The Apple logo appears for about 3 seconds, and ...
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How to password protect apps without Jailbreaking iiphone

Is there an app for iPhone that allows you to password protect apps without jailbreaking the phone?
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How can I “zoom out” while viewing a text file on an iPhone?

On my new iPhone 4, plain text files display at a width of 38 columns. Rows with more than 38 characters are wrapped. I want to view text files containing prose formatted with widths of 70 or 80 ...
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Prevent itunes from synching apps

I am looking for a way to prevent iTunes from synching app to the iphone. Current situation: I only back the iphone up with iTunes - icloud backup is not feasible to me - and connect it to iTunes a ...
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itunes error(-1) coming when restoring iPhone 4?

I made a custom iOS 6.1.3 ipsw using sn0wbreeze to prevent the baseband update, then stitched my 6.1.3 sHsH blobs to it using redsn0w. Then I went to itunes and put my iPhone 4 in pwned DFU mode and ...
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How to make my Garage Band '11 ringtone louder?

I created a ringtone using Garage Band '11 and my bass directly inputted to my MAC. I was able to create the ringtone I wanted, and selected the 30 second loop, however the volume is really low. I've ...
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upgrading iphone 4 to iOS 5

I updated my iPhone 4 from iOS 4 to iOS 5 a while back. Now I am trying to update my wife's iPhone 4 without jumping all the way to iOS 6, so how do I determine what model I need? 5.0.1 (3GS): ...
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Issues with upgrading iPhone4 to iOS 6

When I last upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS 5, I later had to install another version of iTunes on my macbook to synchronize my files between my computer and my iPhone. This new version of iTunes required ...
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iPhone 4 switches off suddenly when I travel

This happens in two occations. When I move. May be when iphone switches GSM towers. When I unplug the dock connector it sometimes happens but with no pattern.
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Is it possible to use a Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 with any other carrier or Pay-Per-Use carrier?

This is probably seems like a FAQ but I haven't seen anything definitive as of today. I have a CDMA-Only Verizon iPhone 4 (not a 4S) that recently came off contract. I'm aware that it's CDMA only ...
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iPhone 4 disabled after several failed password attempts?

My friend has an iPhone 4. Yesterday it got disabled after several failed passcode attempts. When you press the turn on/off switch or the home screen button, the following message appears: iPhone ...
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Send laptop audio to iphone via bluetooth

I have an Iphone 4th Gen, and Philips dock speakers which I use with the phone. The dock doesn't have any aux input, and I would like to use the dock as a speaker for my laptop. I know I can achieve ...
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Transfer contacts between iPhone 4 and old feature phone

I recently upgraded to an iPhone 4 from an old Samsung SGH-G600 and want to transfer contacts. At the shop they offered to do it for me for £15 which I thought was ridiculous so I'm hoping there's a ...
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iPhone 4 needs to restored, but I am concerned about losing photos

My iPhone 4 suddenly turned off and won't turn back on. I've tried charging it, holding the home and top button and plugging it into my computer. Nothing is working. When I plugged it into my ...
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Attempting to restore iPhone 4 gives error -1

I just bought a iPhone 4 off Craigslist, and it's stuck on the iTunes screen. Whenever I try to restore it, towards the end of the process, an icon pops up and says error -1. What does this mean?