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iMessage won't activate!

I have had my iOS 7 update for about a week now. Today I noticed I couldn't send or recieve messages. It says "Waiting for Activation" and iMessage won't turn on! It also won't let me press my phone ...
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Why can't I connect my Iphone 4 to our home Wifi?

Umm, I need help about my Iphone 4... I recently bought it and was able to connect to our home wifi perfectly.. But one day, we don't know why, but me and my brother's iphone 4 was unable to connect ...
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Why am I unable to use Game Center on a jail broken phone?

On a black iPhone 4, I open the Game Center application and it is stuck on "loading": For a moment I assumed that it was a problem with Apple. Well, no, because turns out I have a white iPhone 4 ...
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How to run iphone side by side with another iphone

I just bought a new iphone to replace the one I dropped in water. The old iphone works except for the screen and I can't back it up via itunes on my computer because I have a password on the old ...
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Can I use a different carrier with my iPhone 4s received from provider?

I've got an iPhone 4s from a provider, but they gave it to me without a sim card. It worked but I am wondering if I could buy a sim card, put it in the slot and use the phone with a different carrier, ...
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How long is it safe to use iOS 7? [on hold]

I have an iPhone 4. I would like to know: since iOS 8 is not going to work on the iPhone 4, when should I be worried about the security of my device, since iOS 7 will eventually cease to be supported ...
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Turn off 4g on iphone 4s

Is there a way to turn off the 4g so I can use 3g on my iphone 4s? I am going to be in a area that has very poor 4g and decent 3g. I am using ios 7. Unfortunately the toggle to turn off 4g in ...
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Why am I notified about some missed calls via a text from +8888?

Most of the time when there's a missed call, it shows up when I go to Phone app->Recents. Sometimes I get a text from Rogers (+8888) telling me the number and when they called. When that happens, it ...
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iPhone 4 with updated iOS 7 not synching some contacts

Since updating to iOS 7 on my iPhone 4, the home address of some of Outlook contacts do not sync to the phone. Some contacts will show home and work, and some will not show any address on the iPhone. ...
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Does using a hotspot while connected to wifi use cellular data?

As the title does ask: Does using a hotspot while connected to WiFi use cellular data? I'm asking because my Windows 8 laptop cannot recognize my friend's router, as in it can't even find it, ...
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iPhone lock screen/multitasking bar audio controls don't work

From time to time (in fact very often) my iPhone will stop displaying the lock screen "now playing" info, and subsequently the controls won't be there. I can still start the music app playing ...
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iPhone 4 cannot connect to internet after iOS6 update

Ever since I updated my iPhone 4 to iOS6, I'm not able to connect to the internet except when I have a WiFi signal to connect to. Any suggestions about the cause or solution?
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Are there any DIY remedies for a iPhone 4 home button that doesn't always register?

The home button on my iPhone seems to work on and off. It does take me back to the home screen but it feels like there is a loose connection and does not trigger on every press. Is there a fix to ...
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iOS 7 activation problem

I just updated to iOS 7 but now I can't activate my phone. What's going on? I have turned it off plenty of times but the phone still has no network connection. It keeps saying no service.
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What's my full version 7.1 (11D167)

I'm trying to figure out if I'm on IOS 7.1, 7.1.1, or just what? I get 7.1 (11D167). I'm thinking to attempt to use "pangu" to jailbreak my phone.
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Screen remains on after bringing it to my ear during a call

While in a call with the phone at my ear the touch screen stays active instead of going off which I am sure it always used to do. What is now happening is I keep activating the mute or hold button ...
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iOS 7 music app's volume slider is disabled for iPhone 4

I am facing a very strange issue while using iOS 7 on iPhone 4! I have updated my os from iOS 6 to iOS 7 and I can't hear any sound except ringtones. Please have a look at the screenshot of my music ...
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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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Mirroring iPhone 4 (iOS 7) to Mac without AirPlay Mirroring

As the iPhone 4 does not support AirPlay Display Mirroring, is there any way to mirror the phones display OTA onto a Mac (or even any other computer) without using a non-OTA method such as a VGA/HDMI ...
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How to permanently erase photos from iPhone before selling?

I got an new iPhone 5S and preparing to sell my old iPhone 4 to someone else. To protect my personal data being leaked, I was told to erase all data from iPhone before selling it. I tried the default ...
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How to turn off “Your SIM played a tone” message on iPhone 4?

Each time when I get the message "Your SIM played a tone" if I don't respond instantly and close the option it gets stuck and my entire iOS 7 doesn't respond. I have had this issue some ten times. How ...
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jailbroken iPhone 4 stuck at boot screen after update

My aunt's iPhone 4 was jailbroken the day it was bought. And about last month, she updated it. Suddenly the screen went blank only the apple logo was showing. She can't fix it with iTunes because she ...
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How Do I Get Out of Boot Loop on iPhone 4?

I dropped my iPhone (jailbroken, running on IOS 7.0.6), and it went blank - it has this habit of being switched off own its on when it's dropped. I tried holding the sleep/power button, but it's not ...
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How to upgrade jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 7.0.4?

I bought an iPhone 4 online around a year ago, maybe more, without knowing it was jailbroken (I should have sensed this by the price, indeed too good to be true). When I tried doing the upgrade ...
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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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How do I get out of a boot loop with an iPhone with a broken power button?

How do I get out of a boot loop with an iPhone with a broken power button? Things I have tried that didn't work: I've tried draining the battery and then restarting it; I've tried connecting it to ...
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How can I sync notes in iPhone with macbook pro and vice versa by using either bluetooth or using USB cable?

I have iPhone 4 and macbook pro. I have some notes in my iPhone. I would like to sync those notes to my iPhone. How can I sync notes in iPhone with macbook pro and vice versa by using either ...
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Why does my iMessage say I'm sending from my email instead of my phone number?

I have an iPhone 4. I just updated my phone to the most recent iOS (7.03). My iMessage won't let me send from my phone number, and people are receiving my messages from my email. The phone number is ...
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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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iTunes won't back up bc it's corrupt or incompatible

I can't back up my iPhone to iTunes and haven't been able to for almost a year. I updated my phone, I've reinstalled iTunes, |I've deleted the backups existing in the preferences. Any forum I've ...
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Restoring from Backup error - cannot be saved to computer

I have all permissions organized and a single backup in the correct folder. I have 23 GB of space. I have an Iphone 4. I recently synced it and updated to the latest IOS. My contacts were lost, ...
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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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Your Apple ID or password is incorrect-what to do? [duplicate]

I keep getting "Your Apple ID or Password is incorrect" when trying to download an app on my iPhone. I have changed my password and confirmed MY Apple ID on my Mac. Tried to change the Apple ID on ...
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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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iPhone alarm clock sometimes doesn't work

I can't count how often I overslept since I'm using my iPhone as my main alarm clock. I can't reproduce it and it's happening without any observable frequency of occurrence. Here is all I know: My ...
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iPhone showing Connect to iTunes screen when updating to iOS 7

I have just attempted to update my iPhone 4 to iOS 7. The phone switched itself off after a while and now the phone won't work any more. The screen switched back on with the logo of iTunes and the ...
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Possibility to recover data from restored iPhone?

My iPhone4 said it needed an update to the new softwear so I went to settings and hit update. Then it went to a screen that had a little iTunes box and connection cord underneath it. It stayed on ...
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Can I use my iPhone4 without a sim card if i just updated to the lastest software?

I have an iPhone 4 that I wanted to use for my daughter to play on. I updated it to the latest software iOS 6 and it's telling me to put a SIM card in to activate it. I don't want the iPhone ...
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Can I transfer everything I have stored on my phone to iCloud storage?

I need to free up space to update my iPhone 4 (8 GB) to iOS 7. I have purchased 25 GB of storage for iCloud. Is it possible to move everything that is in the phone to the iCloud storage, so I can ...
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Add anniversary to calendar

iOS calendar add birthdays but no anniversary. How can I add them from the contacts to the calendar?
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iPhone shows Connect to iTunes screen after turning off and back on

I have iPhone4 and I shut it down by using power off button. Now I can't open the device unless I connect it to iTunes. I don't have backup and I don't want to lose my data and restore to factory ...
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How do I regain the use of 3G on after my phone has been deactivated

My phone has recently been disconnected and i was wondering if there was any way to turn my 3G back on
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Is it possible to upload files to a website from Safari on iPhone?

I'm trying to upload a photo from my iPhone 4 to a website. However, the browse button to display the select file dialog is disabled. Normally this works fine on my Windows PC. Should I be able to ...
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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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Is there a way to make the alarm clock much much louder?

I'm trying to treat my iPhone as an alarm clock. But, it's not working. I'm not a light sleeper and the iPhone "alarm clock" does not have that kind of explosive power my traditional alarm clock has. ...
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How to block an iPhone 4 from calling certain prefixes?

I have an iPhone 4 and I need to block certain prefixes between 1-5 digits. For example, I don't want any outgoing calls to be made with numbers that start with "123", "456", etc, so I want to be ...
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Podcasts stay on iPhone even when asking to synch 0 episodes

I have an iPhone 4 (A1349), updated to iOS 7.1.2. I synch on a McBook Pro. My issue is that I have unchecked synch podcasts in iTunes, and yet podcasts are still listed on the phone's Podcasts app. 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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Convert iphone 4 to iphone 5 connector

I need a 30pin (iphone 4) to lightning (iphone 5) with a long cable (1m) between the 2 ends. Does such a thing exist?
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Is it possible to retrieve deleted text messages from an iPhone 4?

I have an iPhone 4. My text messages which were NOT backed up were deleted by mistake. Is there anyway to retrieve them?