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Recovering lost notes on iPhone 4s

Some of my notes have disappeared from my iPhone 4s. I haven't made any backup and contents of those notes are very important to me. How can I restore or at least access some of my lost notes? (My ...
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Where can I find alternative alert sounds for my iPhone 4S?

There is a very limited set of Alert sounds in Sounds > New Mail > Alert Tones. Is there a way to add other sounds to this list? I would like something sort and subtle, not something that goes on for ...
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iPhone 4s running iOS 7 displays pictures taken with filter as white

I have an iPhone 4s and am running iOS 7 on it. When I take a picture with the "process" filter, it then displays in place of the photo a blank screen. It doesn't happen when using the camera without ...
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How to take pictures in the dark with an iPhone?

The flash on my iPhone 4s works great at night. Problem is the picture is completely black up until the point the flash goes on and the picture is taken. So I don't know if I've got a good shot. Much ...
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How do I get songs previously purchased on my old iPhone onto my new iPhone?

I just got a new iPhone as my old one was broken. My old one was a iPhone 4 and this new is a 4S. Now I purchased songs from on my old phone and when I look at these songs on the iTunes music store it ...
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iCloud backup from old 4S to new 4S?

I just got a replacement for my 4S. Before, I did an iCloud backup and thought I could just restore from that. But with the new phone, it says there's no backup to restore from available. Any ideas?
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Google two-factor doesn't work on iPad after iPhone is set up

Love the idea of two-factor auth and was pushed to do it finally by the issues that plagued the Gizmodo author. I enabled two-factor auth and it was all going really smoothly. I used Google ...
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changing notification sound for different notifications

I want to change the notification sound for each event like email, FB, SMS so it plays the sound I like and differs for each one from the other, is there a way to do this? Searching for it, led me to ...
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Why is a black iPhone 4S is shown as white in iTunes?

I've recently got a new black iPhone 4S, but in iTunes and Xcode organizer it is shown as white (see screenshots below). I purchased this new within the UK (model MD239B), but I'm not sure if it was ...
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iPhone 4S/IOS6 - battery drain after the camera usage

Just discovered than my iPhone4S/IOS6 draining battery too fast after I using the camera. So: after the fresh restart the phone lasts 3 days - when not taking photos or videos, but enough take one ...
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Can I enter my pass code when in voice over mode?

Is it possible to unlock the iPhone 4s when in voiceover mode? I need to be able to enter my pass code in voiceover mode.
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How can I use my US-iPhone in South Korea?

I have an iPhone 4S and I will be going to South Korea for a year for my 1st duty station in the army. What should I do? Can I get it unlocked or should I just by a phone over there? I need contact ...
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Notification Center on iOS 6 is not removing deleted emails

After upgrading to iOS 6 on my 4S i'm seeing that after I delete an email in the mail app itself, it was SUPPOSED to remove it from notification center. Now even after i've deleted messages without ...
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iPad/iPhone on iOS 5 - images don't always load in Safari, just on my network

This question is baffling to say the least, as I'm just not sure how to diagnose where the problem is happening. Here's the problem: when I am connected to my network in the office (but not on other ...
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How can I turn off 'Find My iPhone' after selling the phone?

I just sold my old iPhone 4s, but it was still logged in to 'Find My iPhone'. How can I log it out without having the phone? I have changed the password and told the person who bought it to see if ...
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iPhone 4s: How do I see versions of my apps?

The App Store is telling me I have an update to an app that is currently installed, and it shows the new version. How do I see the version I currently have? The closest thing I was able to find is a ...
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How to transfer a file from iPhone to computer when there is no Internet?

I have a word doc saved as an attachment in my inbox. I can read it using my iPhone 4S, but I can't edit it, and anyway, I want to edit it on my MacBook Pro. But there is (was) no Internet where I ...
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Can a developer make an app that can be controlled with Siri?

Example: A commute planer app could take a start and destination from you, through Siri, and plan your trip. Would be very useful, especially when you're in a hurry.
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iPhone 4s volume bar disappearing

I have a iPhone 4s 64GB for 3 1/2 years now. A few weeks ago, my volume bar randomly wasn't showing up when I tried pressing the + or - button on the phone itself. Also, the volume bar was "grey ...
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Has the retina screen effectively made dead pixels moot?

Now the new iPad has a retina screen, does that mean we can't see dead pixels anymore?
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free Apple apps for iPhone 4S?

Apple said that they make iPhoto, iMovie, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote free with iOS 7. I looked in the app store with my device (iPhone 4S) but the apps are not free. So it seems that is only valid ...
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What features of iOS 7 are available to iPhone 4S users?

What features from iOS 7 are available on the iPhone 4S? Is it any more sluggish that iOS 6?
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iPhone's Bluetooth - What? Why? How?

I googled a lot and read many documents. But I can't understand the concept behind iPhone's Bluetooth technology. In my knowledge, Bluetooth was used for: Transferring files between devices ...
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Is there a URL scheme for sending an SMS to multi-recipients?

I just got quickpick from the app store, and of course I have it doing my basic call this person (tel://A), text this person(sms://B), but I would like to know, is there a URL scheme for SMS with ...
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Games no longer appear to be using Retina graphics

I just opened up Angry Birds Seasons today and the graphics looked blurrier than usual. I don't know how reliable a screenshot is but here is one I took and you can see it looks blurry. (Also, the ...
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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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My iPhone thinks it's always docked — Volume slider disappeared with no audio output

EDIT3* I managed to fix this problem in a risky way, but it worked for me. Read below. Pin 11 apparently carries out the following function : 11 GND If connected to GND the iPhone sends ...
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Does activating Find My Phone deplete the battery on an iOS device being tracked?

My phone is currently riding around New York City under the seat of a taxi cab. I'm watching its progress with the Find iPhone app. My concern is the phone may soon die and a rider or driver will ...
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iPhone EXIF/GPS Timestamp - Appears to be based on local settings?

I was under the impression that the iPhone received timestamps along with GPS location data. While I can't say its not true for the internal database, it seems to be for the EXIF data attached to ...
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Block calls from unknown and withheld

How can I block calls from the "Unknown" caller? I have iOS 7 on an iPhone 4S. Does any other version of the iPhone offer this ability? I've checked the question Call blocking for iPhone?, but it ...
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How to protect an iPhone 4s from Internet access?

Is there a way to disable/lock the Wi-Fi network access on an iPhone 4S? Crazy question, I know. But I got my son an iPhone and do not want him to have an Internet access. I disabled his data ...
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iPhone mail fecthing time < 15 minutes

Is it possible to set iPhone mail fecthing time < 15 minutes under iOS 5? The current configuration only allows 15 minutes data pushing, but I need to react to my mail fast. Is there a way to get ...
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iMessage deleted by the other iphone removes it from my thread on my iPhone?

If someone I am iMessaging with on the iPhone-4S sends me a message and they delete it; will it also delete on my phone??
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Will I be able to use Find iPhone if my battery is dead?

Will the location of my iPhone be updated if the battery is dead? Is there any way to know if the battery on my iPhone has died?
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Way to Group MMS on iPhone4s and NOT have everyone see each other's replies?

If I add all iPhone users to a Group MMS, then they can all see each other's responses (found out the hard way). Is there a way to send out a mass text (like "Happy New Year!") and not have everyone ...
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Faulty iPhone 4S battery - how can I test a battery to measure its integrity?

I bought an iPhone 4S two months ago. In the last couple of days I've perceived an average battery life of 12 to 18 hours with a light usage of the phone throughout the day. I've followed every tip ...
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Videos taken with an iPod Touch (or iPhone 4GS) play upside down on my Windows PC

Anybody has an idea why videos taken with an iPod Touch (or iPhone 4S) play upside down on my Windows PC with Windows Media Player? However with QuickTime, videos are oriented correctly.
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How do I get Siri to make an event on a Gmail or Exchange calendar?

I can get Siri to show me events on my Google Apps calendar (which I have set up as an Exchange account, to get the benefits of push email), but I can't get her to make an event on that calendar; new ...
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iPhone 4s: I keep receiving notifications over 3G for apps that I've disabled cell data for

I try and keep an eye on my cell data so I don't use too much. From what I've noticed from my own usage the apps that eat up the most data are the ones that stream music and videos like Pandora and ...
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Does installing iOS 7 disable Find My iPhone?

If Find My iPhone is activated on an iPhone 4s and I install new iOS 7, will such an installation automatically switch off Find My iPhone on my phone?
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Is it possible to update from 6.0.1 to 6.1.3 instead of 7.0.4?

I have iOS 6.0.1 on iPhone 4s. I would like to upgrade to iOS 6.1.3 (afaik latest 6.x for iPhone 4s?) and not to 7.x as software updater suggests. Is there any way to do so?
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Regular crashes on iPhone 4S/iOS 6.1.1: due to old battery, or because of updated-for-iOS-7 apps?

For the past 6 weeks, 2-3 times a week my two-year-old iPhone 4S (with no replacement parts) has crashed in the middle of use. I get a black screen with a spinner, and then it powers down. After ...
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Updating to iOS 6.1 disables cellular FaceTime?

FaceTime over AT&T's 4G (you know, 3G) on my iPhone 4s (with a 2GB data plan) was enabled as of a few days ago. Haven't checked the settings since then, but I just updated to iOS 6.1 from 6.0.1, ...
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Why does my iPhone 4s resume playing a paused podcast after a missed call?

Here's the sequence of events: I'm listing to a podcast via the relatively new podcast app. I pause the podcast. Time passes. The phone sleeps. I get a call which I do not pick up; I don't even ...
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Ambient light sensor not working when moving from light to dark rooms with an iPhone or iPad

Over the years, I've collected a few iPhone 4's and 4S's, as well as a couple iPad 2's and a new/third generation iPad. They're all equipped with an ambient light sensor that darkens the display in ...
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How to use iPhone camera as MacBook Pro iSight?

Is there any software available which would allow me to use an iPhone 4S' camera as my MacBook Pro's iSight camera? I am specifically looking for something that would allow me to use my iPhone as New ...
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After restoring my iPhone from iCloud, my photos are all low resolution. How can I fix this?

I restored my iPhone 4S from iCloud after recieving a replacement one from the Apple store. It took many hours for The applications and photos to come back but once restored, all of the photos on the ...
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Does iOS now delete text messages on iPhone without warning?

It appears that my iPhone 4s have silently and completely by itself deleted a number of messages from the beginning of this 2012. In the place of a longer messaging thread, there's now a load more ...
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iPhone 4S Home Button Flush

I've noticed over the last couple of weeks (to month) that the home button on my black 4S is becoming depressed relative to the case - only a very small amount but it now lacks the feedback it had ...
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How can I Unlock a iPhone 4S bought in London, in Denmark?

My friend purchased two iPhone 4S's in London. The salesman in London refuses to unlock the devices since you need a UK credit card, which my friend doesn't have. Is it possible to unlock the devices ...