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iPhone 4S won't (properly) install apps

My 3(?) year old iPhone 4S, which has admittedly hit the ground a few times, has developed a new problem: apps download, but do not install fully; the icons never show on the home screens, and in ...
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Can I get my Google Calendar shown in my iCloud Calendar on my PC?

It works great on my iPad and iPhone, and I would like to be able to see both the iCloud Calendar and my Google Calendar at one page on my PC (Win 7).
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iPhone not connecting to 3G after losing wifi connection

Everytime I am connected to wifi, then lose the connection (e.g. by leaving the house), the 3G on my iphone 4s refuses to work. I have to turn my phone off and on in order to get 3G again, and then I ...
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iPhone Wi-Fi could not connect

I was just using my iPhone when it suddenly disconnected from Wifi. I went into the Settings app, I tapped on "Wi-Fi" and it froze there (only the app was frozen, I could still close it). So I closed ...
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How do I get photos from iPhone 4s onto iPad when taken on 3G?

I have a new iPhone 4s. When I take photos away from my WiFi connection, the pictures do not appear in my photo stream on my iPad. Can this be easily remedied? Photo stream is turned on on both ...
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Front camera on an iPhone 4S no longer works [duplicate]

The back camera works just fine but the front one does not. When I select it, it just freezes. When I quit the app and select it again it presents just a black screen; no image. I tried closing and ...
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Mother's iPhone not syncing properly with iTunes

Back in November of 2013, me and my sister decided to get the iPhone 5Cs. We went to a Target. Since I knew my password, I was able to sync all of my things properly. The problem is is that when my ...
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How to check the frequency bands of 3G and LTE carriers to make sure they are supported by iPhone 4s, 5, 5s, 5c?

Suppose you am living outside US & you want to buy iphone like 4s,5, 5s,5c in US. Then How can you check the frequency bands of 3G and 4G LTE carriers (in the place u r living) to make sure they ...
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iOS Passcode not needed after Chrome crashed and phone rebooted

I believe I just found a iOS security flaw. I was using Google Chrome on a iPhone 4S, surfing the net for about an hour, when suddenly Chrome crashed. I held the home button and the standby/on button ...
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Update iOS 5 to 7.0.6 from copied .ipsw file to phone [duplicate]

I've recently downloaded .ipsw file (firmware 7.0.6) and want to update my apple 4s 32 gig phone (ios 5). but when I tried to to use iTunes (holding shift key in windows 7 + press update button in ...
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iPhone 4s Wi-Fi antenna

I have an iPhone 4s (1 1/2 years old) and suddenly the Wi-Fi is acting strange. The Wi-Fi won't connect to any network, when I open the Settings app to select a network it will either find no ...
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How can I get my pictures back from when i backed up my iphone?

I reset my iPhone 4s a couple weeks ago to see if FaceTime would start working again (it didnt!). I did back it up before I reset it, but I did not import my photos to iPhoto as I always do. Is there ...
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Recognise installed iOS version by serial number?

This is a follow-up to this question. In short: I need to buy an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.0 (and this version specifically, not the latest 7.1). I have mailed an Apple reseller asking if they had any in ...
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Installing specific iOS version on iPhone 4S

I've been asked to purchase an iPhone 4S for a team of developers for testing purposes. Two requirements that have been asked of the iPhone are: it should run iOS 7.0 instead of the most recent 7.1 ...
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Unable to join Wi-Fi network without carrier service

I have an Verizon iPhone 4s and would like to use Wi-Fi until I decide on a service provider. The phone has been reset to factory settings and sees my Wi-Fi network, but when I enter my password and ...
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clash of clans replacement with ipod 4th generation to iphone 4S [duplicate]

So I have an iPod and an iPhone. My clash of clans has my town hall of 5 on my iPod and I did the tutorial on my iPhone so it is on level 2. They are on the same game center account but whenever I ...
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iPhone 4S and 5 freezes after not answering 2 calls

I'm having some issues after receiving 2 calls from anyone. So this is how it happened: (NOTE: This errors happens when my iphone is locked and the screen is turned off) Sometimes people call me ...
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Can I restore my new iPhone 5s 7.1.1 with my iphone 4s 7.0.4 itunes backup?

I have a 4s v7.0.4. I just bought a 5s and it was upgraded to 7.1.1, which I don't want. I did a manual backup of my 4s to itunes then deleted my 5s contents and settings and restored it using my 4s ...
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iPhone 4s shutdown problem

I have a iPhone 4s as soon it reaches 30% or Lower it goes off anytime sometime immediately and sometime at 20% what should I do
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Find My iPhone automatic switch off [duplicate]

If Find My iPhone is already activated and is "turned on" on my iPhone 4S, would the installation of os7 automatically "switch off" Find My iPhone on the phone.
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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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Why does my iPhone 4s notify me when an email is deleted on my PC?

When I delete an email on my PC my iPhone notifies me of a new email. I have looked for a setting to stop this. Does anyone know of a way to stop this?
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Why can't iphone 4S Siri rewind a podcast in the music app?

When I ask her to rewind she says Repeating the last 15 seconds. Hmm..., I can't seem to do that in 'Music' right now. This implies that she normally can.
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Cannot download apps from AppStore

[English is not my mother language] I cannot download any app from AppStore(it shows the downloading process in AppStore and it shows the icon of the app in setting>General>usage) but I can't find it ...
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Cannot turn on device after update to iTunes and backup of iPhone

I cannot switch on my iPhone 4s after I updated my iTunes on laptop and did a backup. How to solve this?
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Can I use my Nexus 4 charger to charge an iPhone 4s?

I have a Nexus 4 charger (the block with the USB port on it) lying around. Can I use it to charge my iPhone 4s? Is it going to cause any trouble?
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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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Cannot delete an old iCloud account from my IPhone

I am trying to delete an account from my iPnone. When I go to Settings -iCloud and try to Delete the account, it asks for the Apple ID. I do not know the Apple ID and this is from a previous email ...
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iPhone4s locked due to “find my iphone”

I have given my IPhone 4s to my niece. I have restored the phone to factory settings before giving it to her now we are trying to set it up and it is asking for my log in details for find my iphone. ...
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iPhone 4s wifi problem

My iPhone is no longer on I'm using it as an iPod for now but I cant connect to the wifi ; like the wifi is greyed out. I restarted and rest it , it's not on air plane mode or anything. How do I fix ...
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Why is My iPhone's Lock Screen Wider than Usual? Serious iPhone issue

Today on my way home, I accidentally dropped my iphone with the back facing the ground from about 1.2 metres in the air. All other iphone functions are not damaged except for the screen. My phone has ...
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Checking the health of my iPhone's battery

It seems that my iPhone's (4s - purchased Nov. 2011) battery loses its charge fast. I have read all the relevant OPs. Is there any app which provides information about the battery's health? Or ...
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How do I remove underlining of contact elements (address, telephone number, email, URL, etc.)?

The excessive underlining ('underscore') disturbs the typographical look and I don't need the very fancy linking to maps, email, phone etc. Or better still: How do I select when and where to use ...
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iPhone 4S: Grayed out Wi-Fi, and bug report exists for it

No, I don't want to try the hair dryer trick. Too worried that'll damage my iPhone. This is the bug report I have: File title: 2014-03-18-205028.panic.ips {"os_version":"iOS 7.1 ...
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Restoring backup from a stolen iPhone

I am trying to restore my backup but it is asking to turn off "Find my iPhone" on the old device, which was stolen. How can I restore my backup?
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MobileMe services has stopped working message in Outlook 2006

I have Windows 7 and use Microsoft Office Outlook 2006 and every time that I open it pops up a screen that says mobile me services has stopped working. I use iCloud to merge my contacts and ...
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Iphone 4s iCloud questions

MY sister upgraded to a iphone 5s and gave me her iphone 4s. I went to Verizon Wireless today and transferred me over to her old 1phone 4s. I logged on the iphone 4s under my apple id account and ...
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Disable voice control on iPhone 4s, ios7.1

My partner has a hand-me-down iPhone 4s, and a few months ago, the home button started playing up and not pressing. She started using the on-screen home button instead, which has solved the problem of ...
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Am I being charged to use my personal hotspot for my iPhone 4s? (AT&T carrier)

So I remember having the personal hotspot option for my 3gs, but I could never turn it on because it wasn't part of my plan. Now that I have a 4s, I've recently learned that the personal hotspot ...
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Can not see the contents of my gmail on my iPhone (on iPad Air no problem)

Once I log in through Safari (i am not using iPhone's mail application for that) to my gmail I only see the the blank page with Google tabs at the top: Google+, Gmail, Calendar, Web and More. The ...
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What does repeating beeps mean during charging?

During a software update to 7.0.6 this iPhone 4S abruptly turned off and would not turn back on (screen blank). When plugged into the charger or computer it beeps on a regular basis with the default ...
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iPhone 4S logic board replacement

I have damaged my iPhone 4S. A weight was dropped on it and it stopped working instantly. I've opened the back and it appears the bottom of the battery, the speaker and charger point have been ...
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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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Restore back up from iphone 4s which i put sim card into different 4s without losing data from the new one?

Here's a challenging one for you! I have two iPhone 4S - work & personal handset respectively. I broke the screen on my work phone, which wasn't insured so I have put the sim card from that into ...
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New problem with calendar on iPhone 4s - Feb 2014

For the last week or so, I have not been able to input a new appointment into my iphone 4s calendar. I touch the + to add it, and then add it and touch "done" -- but it just goes away. If I add it to ...
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iPhone 4s dropped-now the screen is black

My daughter dropped her iPhone 4s (ios version 6) and now the screen is black (this was only four weeks after I replaced a cracked screen myself on this same unit and everything was working fine). She ...
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Good kit for repairing iPhones?

Can someone recommend a good kit for repairing iPhone 4s and 5s? We have a whole fleet of iPhones here and they often need to be repaired. If they are beyond EOL or we aren't getting a warrenty on ...
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iPhone 4S loses GPS accuracy

My iPhone 4S is 2 years old. Today, the accuracy of the GPS is really bad. Before, it worked very well… I tried to restart but didn't help. Is there any way to know if this is a hardware error? I ...
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iPhone 4s stuck at apple logo in boot

My iPhone 4s 64GB was recently updated to iOS7. The battery was completely empty so I had to charge it. However, the iPhone does not boot anymore and it's stuck at the Apple Logo. I went to a ...
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iTunes sync mysteriously failing in various ways

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.0.4, and my MacBook (10.6.8) has iTunes 11.1.4. I have a few small mp3 files that I want to copy from my MacBook to my iPhone. When I connect the phone to the MacBook ...