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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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AirPlay Music From AirPort Express Dropping Out

My AirPlay music keeps disconnecting. Here's my gear: AirPort Extreme 2013 AirPort Express 2012 MacBook Air 2013 iPhone 4S And my setup: Extreme is in the living room Express is in the adjacent ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jailbreaking a locked iPhone 4s with iOS 6

I received an iPhone 4S as a gift, branded by Orange UK. It runs iOS 6 (6.0.1(10A523)). I didn't unlock it yet; I'm using it without a SIM and I'm enjoying the apps, but I want to jailbreak it. ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Can I have different Apple IDs on my iPhone 4S?

iCloud has an Apple ID: Settings > iCloud Messages has an Apple ID: Settings > Message > Receive At Store has an Apple ID: Setting > Store Do these all have to be the same ID? ...
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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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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 ...
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iPhone is confused with iMessages

I have a contact, Niels; he has an iPhone too, and he uses iMessages, just as I am. For some reason, I've got 2 conversations going on with Niels although the contact card both contains the e-mail and ...
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Save multiple photos from Mail on iPhone

I send a lot of emails to myself from my Mac to my iPhone containing logos that I am designing, normal pictures or otherwise. However, I have a problem with the Mail app. Whenever I send too many ...
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How to recover deleted voicemail from iPhone 4S?

I have the iPhone 4S. This morning, I had 2 unheard voicemails. I attempted to listen to them but no sound was delivered and the progress bar did not move. A few minutes later I looked down and my ...
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Why do I get “no volume available” when using an iPhone 4s in a dock?

I am suspecting it may be the "Griffin TuneFlex 9865" that I am docking the phone with. Yet the the dock is designed to just provide charging power and to hold the device, there is no line out on the ...
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How to remove apps from iTunes?

I sync my iPhone 4s with iTunes. In the past (way back in 3Gs days), I tried a bunch of apps, then removed them from the phone, since I didn't need them anymore. However, for reasons unknown, they ...
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Activating my unlocked iPhone 4S using a Friend's SIM temporarily

So I bought an unlocked iPhone 4S and im stuck at activation. I just want to get into the phone, get some apps and other stuff via Wifi. My friend has an unlocked iphone as well, can I put his SIM ...
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Charge % less than 100% even overnight?

When I charge my iPhone 4s it reaches 100%. But often, in the morning, it is as low as 95% and most of the time it shows less than 100%. If I unplug it and then plug it in again it quickly reaches ...
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Does the iPhone Mail app mark gmail messages as spam?

If I move a message to the Spam folder using the native mail app on the iPhone, will it be marked as spam on the gmail server? Or will the message just be moved to that folder? I'm connected to gmail ...
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iPhone shuts off when battery is at about 20%

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.0.2. For the past few days, my phone has been shutting off when the battery reaches around 20%. It will not turn back on until I plug it into a power source. When I ...
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ios Mail app shows Welcome to Mail screen even though I have already set up and have been using my account

I have an iPhone 4S currently running ios7.0.4. I have been using the built in Mail app since I bought my phone years ago and it has always worked fine. I have two accounts set up in the app. ...
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How to voice activate iPhone without touching it?

How to voice activate an iPhone without touching it? Illinois' law states cell phone use must be hands free. I realize they intend for you to use a hands-free kit. How come when, at least when it ...
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Image Capture doesn't recognize iPhone 4S

Image Capture doesn't recognize iPhone 4S. I'm using OS X Mavericks and iPhone 4S 64 GB with latest iOS 7.1.2 iTunes detects the phone and can perform a backup. iPhoto and Image Capture do not see ...
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What's behind the “hairdryer” fix for broken iPhone 4s WiFI?

So for all of the iPhone 4Ses that got the grayed out WiFi problem after upgrading to iOS 7, the only fix that seems to actually work is basically heating up the iPhone up (till about the point it ...
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Can an iPhone backup folder be retrieved after deletion on Windows?

I accidentally deleted my iPhone backup file from the backup folder. Where are other places a backup could be stored for someone using Windows and iTunes?