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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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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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iMessage entries appearing in wrong order

When using iMessage my entries are not being shown in the order in which they are sent and received. For example, instead of getting the following: Sent 1 Received 1 Sent 2 Received 2 Sent 3 ...
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Will a factory unlocked French iPhone 4S work on Verizon in the US?

I have a factory unlocked iPhone 4S that I bought in France. I am coming to visit in California. Will it work on the Verizon network?
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iPhone backplate mod: On what side of the iPhone 4S backplate should I paint?

My iPhone backplate was broken. So, to make something good out of this, I want to create an effect like this: I would like to fill the cracks with paint, but I have other options too. Will ...
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Is there a way to auto-disconnect from WiFi when connectivity is low?

I got a new router that is ridiculously good and has exceptional range. A side effect of this is when I go for a walk, I have to be walking for at least 5-6 minutes at a brisk pace, before the WiFi ...
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Can I safely charge an iPhone 4S with a 5V 2A source?

I just bought a New Trent IMP99D external battery, to keep my phone alive while gaming during long-haul flights. It has two USB ports to connect to, one which supplies 1 amp at 5 volts, another which ...
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Ford Sync and Reminders problem iPhone 4s

My 2010 Ford Edge has Sync but not the nav system. The phone is paired. With radio off, a phone call works fine through the car's system, but reminders only vibrate the phone and there is no sound. If ...
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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 ...
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Cannot restore my iPhone backup, iTunes says it's either corrupted or not compatible with this device [duplicate]

I'm in a huge trouble as my new iPhone 4s can not restore a backup of an older iPhone 4s backup. Few days back i had to change my 4s iPhone which was a locked phone( gevey sim) with iOS 8.1.2, so i ...
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Exclude a mailbox from “All Inboxes” or compose a custom multiple inbox view

I have recently added my work mailbox to my iphone. I have several other mailboxes that I use for non work purposes. I like to look at the mail from my non work mailboxes as though they were a ...
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Problems with Group SMS

I have an iPhone 4S. Whenever I try to send a group message to people who have iMessage and people who don't, I either get replies from 1 person but I recieve it as an individual text message or I ...
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Bluetooth 4, how do we take advantage of its low energy features?

I have a iPhone 4s, the last version of 17" macbook pro, mac mini 4.1 purchased in early 2010 I think, with multiple trackpads and multiple Apple BT keyboards. When using a keyboard with the 4s ...
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What phonetic language an dictionary is supported by Siri on iOS?

I want to convince Siri to properly pronounce and recognise some of my contacts. I know that I need to tweak the 3 fields: Phonetic First Name, Phonetic Last Name and Nickname for that. Still, I am ...
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FaceTime Front Camera Image Flickers

I have an iPhone 4S 32 GB model. It is not jailbroken, and I do not have any camera-specific apps installed. Sometimes when I switch between front and rear cameras during a FaceTime session, upon ...
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Quickly browse through different available Wireless networks for the iPhone?

I was wondering if there is a Cydia App or some other way that provides a way to browse and choose different available networks in a very fast manner ? I hate going through Settings > Wi-Fi > Network ...
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Notational velocity on the Mac, notes.app in iOS

With the introduction of the iPhone 4S and Siri I really want to stick with notes.app on the iPhone. However I greatly prefer notational velocity on my Mac to using mail.app. Other recommendations ...
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Is it true that iPhone 4S has battery issues?

I'm considering getting a new iPod and a new mobile phone. iPhone 4S sounds like a really attractive option, but it looks that iPhone 4S has serious battery issues. Some people are charging their ...
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How much time do I have left on my iPhone 4s

I just checked and it says the battery on my iPhone 4s is 30% charged. If I leave my phone off, how much time will it have left? What if I turn it off? I need to know if I'll be able to use this ...
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Can I use my regular 3.5 mm earphones with an iPhone?

The earphones that I have received with my iPhone have 4 metal connector jack. By the size of it, it looks 3.5 mm in diameter. Unfortunately, the white earphones are not of the in-ear type and slip ...
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Turning phone on if lock button is broken?

So my lock or "hold" button is broken and my phone turned off. My phone is plugged in to the charger and still won't turn on. Also I can't plug it into my computer because my computer doesn't ...
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How do I use a showroom model of an iPhone 4S?

A friend of mine bought an iPhone 4S. It was a showroom model and it came with his limitations. You can't delete or move around apps. What does he need to do to get rid of this demo-modus. Or is it ...
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Does trimmed SIM card affect iPhone 4S's signal strength?

I have just received my iPhone 4S ordered online. I don't have a microsim card that iPhone 4S would need to me to. I don't wish to pay extra to buy a micro sim card since it doesn't give much ...
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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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Alternative way to change volume

I have the volume + button broken, and if I click it, it may stuck itself and continuously increase the volume, so I avoid to use the + button. I tried the assistive touch, but it's incredibly ...
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When is a message charged?

I opened my contacts, clicked my friend's name and using his email, sent him a message. My friend's email is associated with an apple account. Yet when the message was delivered, it turned green. Does ...
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How to “drop a pin” for iPhone AND Android users?

This past weekend I "dropped a pin" on restaurant X using Maps and then "Shared the location" via Message to a friend. I had no idea what kind of phone this friend had. I assumed she received the ...
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transfering contacts from my old phone to iPhone via Bluetooth

Is it possible to transfer all my contacts from my old phone to iPhone via Bluetooth?
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Why do carriers sell the iPhone for so much cheaper than Apple?

I've been looking at iPhone 4S prices. I'm not an US citizen but I've been wondering why does it cost only $199 with a Sprint/Verizon/AT&T contract and why does it cost $649 without those ...
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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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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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Pictures from photo stream back to camera roll?

I recently had my iPhone wiped from keyboard issues so my pictures were backed up with the iCloud in photo stream. How do I place those photo stream pictures back to my camera roll? I've tried to ...
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16, 32, 64 GB iPhone / iPod touch: are there any negative effects of size?

I am debating between purchasing the 32 vs. 64 GB iPod touch. I would lean toward a smaller hard drive if there is an effect of size on speed or battery life. Aside from cost, are there any reasons ...
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Migrate data from iPhone 4 to iPhone 4s

I have a Verizon iPhone 4. What the easiest way to migrate my data & settings from the iPhone 4 to a new Verizon iPhone 4s [I'm expecting one in a few days]? I want my new iPhone 4s to be just ...
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iPhone 4S restarting 20x a day since iOS 8.4.1 was installed

I have an iPhone 4S it is restarting 20x a day since iOS 8.4.1 was installed. I have the Apple Music service turned on. I am going to turn it off because it keeps causing problems with playing ...
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master reset on phone

I had a iPhone that was in my ex boyfriend's name he took it from me before I could erase any of my contents out of it. I asked him to do it and he won't. Now he is calling people I had saved on the ...
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iPhone 4S speaks items on the screen

I have an iPhone 4S and I was looking at the photos in my album when it suddenly started speaking all the commands. How do I disable this?
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How to configure Static IP on iPhone

I Want to use wifi on my iphone, Anybody can help me. I am already using my laptop on the same network through static IP. Please also tell me that Mac address will be used in this situation. The ...
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Does personal hotspot always use cellular data?

If I have my iPhone connected to a wifi connection, then put it on personal hotspot, is the device I'm connecting to my iPhone with using cellular data bandwidth, or the wifi bandwidth? You'd think ...
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Can someone read messages on my locked iPhone?

I left my iPhone in a taxi cab. I locked the phone to make sure nobody finds it and makes expensive calls. But does locking the phone prevent someone from seeing the texts I am sending? What if the ...
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iPhone 4/4S Rattle

I've noticed that when I tap near the top of the back of my iPhone 4S, there is a audible rattling noise. I've tried this on someone else's iPhone 4, and it is the same. It seems to be coming from ...
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iPhone 4S using 3G to download songs from iCloud after iOS 5.1 update

I have a limited 3G plan on my iPhone 4S and I also have iTunes Match service. In order to keep the phone from downloading songs from iCloud, while under 3G connection, I had set 'Settings>Store>Use ...
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iPhone 4S w/ iOS 6, any risks in finally upgrading to 8.4?

I have iPhone 4S running iOS 6. I've never upgraded to iOS 7 since at first I didn't like the new graphics. but overtime, apps are not being supported anymore. some simply don't work, and some can't ...
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Can I update my iPhone 4S on iOS 6 to iOS 8?

I have new iPhone 4S with iOS 6.1.0. Can I upgrade my current iOS version to 8.0.2? Whether there can be a problem that I skipped iOS 7 and jump straight from 6 to 8 version?
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Ran “Delete All Content and Settings” on a Jailbroken iPhone 4s

I recently received a iPhone 4s and it was jailbroken from a friend. When I wanted to restore it back to its original factory settings the loading screen came on and it has not stopped loading? What ...
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Is it possible to unlock a CDMA iPhone 4S (from Virgin Mobile) to use another SIM in it?

My friend has an iPhone 4s, it was bought from in the USA from Virgin Mobile. I want to do a factory unlock (unlock the SIM). I already know how to jailbreak, would jailbreaking work? Any help would ...
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How do I delete most of my reminders on the iPhone?

Whenever I need to remember something (oil change, buy something for kids, do something, whatever), I fire up Siri and create a reminder for a specific date/time. I do this for both my personal and ...
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iPhone 4S Auto-Correct

Is there any way that I can get auto-correct on my iPhone 4S to stop changing the word "Yo" to "To?" I have tried adding a keyboard shortcut for "Yo" as well as adding Spanish to my International ...