the fifth generation iPhone

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
13k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Mobile internet doesn't work

I have an iPhone 4s that is locked, but I'm using a Gevey SIM. Just recently I transfered from one operator to another and I can't get my internet to work, while everything is fine once I'm on Wi-Fi. ...
1
vote
2answers
330 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
7k views

Why doesn't my calendar alert me when events are upcoming?

I have my Google Calendar synced up to my iPhone 4S and by all the settings I can find, it looks like I am supposed to recieve alerts 15 minutes before every event. However, this has never happened. ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

iPhone 4s won't let me send/receive messages and can't open Messages in Settings

When I enter Settings and try to press messages it won't let me and I can't send or receive any messages. I tried turning my phone off and back on but that didn't help.
0
votes
0answers
38 views

I've lost the ability to sideload apps onto iOS 6 - iPhone 4s from iTunes 12

Issue & Question: I've lost the ability to add apps to an iPhone 4S through iTunes ever since the last update; does anyone know if there is a block on loading apps onto iPhone 4S now? Also, what ...
0
votes
2answers
29 views

iPhone 4s always searching for network

My iPhone 4s with iOS 8 has stopped functioning correctly all of a sudden. It shows searching for network and keeps heating up. I have already tried resetting network settings and have also put it to ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Unlock Verizon 4S iPhone

I just purchased used iPhone 4S from a Verizon customer in the United States. I would like to unlock it and take it to Europe and use it on a GSM network. How can I do this? Phone info: iPhone 4S ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Connecting iphone to internet from laptop with wire

I have an iphone 4s and I don't have a sim or a data card in it so I don't have 3G or other type of connection and the wifi module is broken so I can't connect to internet. I am using a Windows 7 ...
-1
votes
0answers
226 views

Have the performance issues impacting iOS 8 on an iPhone 4S been resolved with 8.3? [closed]

I've so far held off upgrading an iPhone 4S to iOS8 as I learned not to trust the first major releases of Apple software over the last few years. My pessimisism paid off as I read articles describing ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views
2
votes
5answers
5k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
423 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

imessage not received until days after it has been sent

I have an iPhone 4S and am currently on a plan with no data therefore I can not receive or send iMessages when I am not in wifi. However, when I get back into wifi I do not receive any iMessages that ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

Why isn't my iPhone 4S charging (apparently) only in some places?

I charge the phone at home using the Apple wall adapter that came with the phone and an Amazon basics 30-pin-to-USB cable. I have been doing so for over a year (i.e. since I purchased the cable). I ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Can't access Yahoo account on iphone- says 'IMAP server“apple.imap.mail.yahoo.com” isn't working'

My yahoo account has stopped working on my iphone 4s. I can access the account on a desktop but not the iphone. Comes up with 'The IMAP server "apple.imap.mail.yahoo.com" is not responding. Check your ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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).
9
votes
3answers
5k views

Stop iPhone alerting me when I'm in a phone call

When I'm in a phone call, I still get alerts for emails and texts. The noise will play and, if the phone is on Speaker, it will vibrate -- often leading the person I'm talking to wonder what that ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

How can I create Apple ID for a child without a Credit Card? [duplicate]

I am trying to create an Apple ID for my 10-year-old son. However, I do not have a Credit Card, only a Debit Card. I'm using the iCloud 'Family' setting, but it says 'Credit Card Required'. I guess ...
5
votes
3answers
7k views

I can not turn off VoiceOver on iPhone 4S

How can I turn off VoiceOver and get back to normal ?! As I follow the instructions how to turn off 'VoiceOver' in Setting on my iPhone, however VoiceOver icon get back on quickly after double ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
5answers
24k views

No speaker sound in ios7 on iPhone 4s

Recently I received a refurbished iPhone 4s running ios 7. The speaker sound does not work in some applications. For example videos from the Photos app play no sound. However, the ringtone works. ...
1
vote
1answer
107 views

Deleted all photos/apps on iPhone 4s but settings shows 3.1 GB of photo storage used

I am trying to get the iOS 8.3 update on my iPhone 4s and I have deleted all my apps and photos including the recently deleted. I then went to my settings and my non-existent 'photos' are taking up ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

iPhone alarm doesn't go off sometimes!

At times, the alarm in my iPhone 4S sometimes doesn't go off as set. Or actually, it goes off and I see the corresponding UI on the screen but there is NO sound. This happens very randomly, may be ...
-3
votes
3answers
17k views

I can't remember my passcode, and I can't disable Find My iPhone

I can't remember my Passcode for my iPhone 4s and I went on to iCloud and the whole find my iPhone and because my phone is disabled and I tried to restart/restart it the wifi wont turn on and I have ...
24
votes
3answers
41k views

Downgrading to a previous iOS version

I'm trying to downgrade my iPhone 4s from iOS 7 to iOS 6.1.3 as per this question. But every time I try, I always receive this error: The iPhone could not be restored. This device isn't eligible ...
2
votes
1answer
8k views

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?
1
vote
0answers
18 views

What does the repair through Apple of the standby button of an iPhone 4S cost?

As the title states. Has anyone done such a repair by Apple? I asked Apple Care but they couldn't tell me a price. I don't have guarantee anymore.
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Camera filters missing in iPhone 4s

I have an iPhone 4s. My camera doesn't have the live filters at the bottom right. I went to the settings, but it doesn't have anything that says "live filters".I'm very confused and want to know how ...
2
votes
3answers
19k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Cannot restore my iPhone backup, iTunes says it's either corrupted or not compatible with this device

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

Tracking down the source of a flash and shutter sound effect that occurred during a video recording on an iPhone 4S

I need to find out whether this is possible on an iPhone 4S: while recording a video, is there anything the user can do (either accidentally or deliberately) to trigger the camera flash and the ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How can I use an app I bought for my iPhone also on my iPad?

I have a IPhone 4S with TOM TOM installed (bought from Google Play), I now need the app to be copied to my IPad. Is there anyway to do this with out buying another TOM TOM app.
0
votes
2answers
24k views

Missing calendar events and can't create new ones

All of my past and future events have disappeared from my calendar, the only events left in there are birthdays and Facebook events. All appointments etc that I entered manually are gone. Ialso cannot ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How do I prevent sharing contacts between two iPhones without opening a new account?

I have two iPhones, one is a 4s and the other is a 5s. One is for work and the other is personal. How can I prevent sharing contacts between each without opening a new iCloud account for each?
1
vote
2answers
2k views

iPhone 4s text messages still appear in iPhone search results after being deleted

I have deleted a number of text messages on my iPhone. But, when I scroll to the right and to do an iPhone search, the deleted texts still appear in the search results. How can I get rid of them?
0
votes
6answers
2k views

Iphone 4S 8.1.1 Battery Problem

What else can I do to make my iPhone 4S work for as long as possible? I have done all the "standard" battery saving techniques recommended on most sites, like: turn off background app refresh, ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

iPhone 4S wth update 8.1.3

I updated my iPhone with the iOS update 8.1.3, and now I am unable to activate my phone because it shows a connect to iTunes screen with no other option. Finally, when I connect to iTunes, it gives ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
5
votes
15answers
125k views

Don't want my email contacts in my contact list

So in my contact list (the native iPhone app for contacts), it has not only my contacts with phone numbers, but also any email address I've ever sent or received an email from. I'd really rather not ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Trouble accessing the iPhone 4s smiley emoticons / icons

I just got a "new to me" iPhone 4s, set it up, and updated it to the most recent version of iOS v 8.2. This is my first iPhone, and though I've searched using Siri, Google, and the Stack Exchange ...
2
votes
4answers
512 views

iPhone 4S shutting down 20-30 % - battery already replaced

I've had my iPhone 4S for 3 years and it now runs iOS 7.1 Battery was performing badly so I decided to replace it. I bought a spare battery online by duracell direct (average quality good!) ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

iOS 8.1 Settings “Handoff & Suggested Apps” doesn't exist

I am having difficulty getting Handoff and Continuity working correctly. Devices are iPhone 4S (iOS 8.1) and Mac Mini 2013 (Yosmemite 10.10 14A389) Here is what I have done/confirmed: Both devices ...
-4
votes
1answer
942 views

Can I jailbreak an iPhone 4S with iOS 8.2?

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.2 and I want to jailbreak it. Is there is a jailbreak for this iOS version?
1
vote
1answer
124 views

Unlock a Virgin Mobile USA iPhone 4s — worthwhile?

I have an iPhone 4s that works with Virgin Mobile USA. Since carriers must unlock phones now I'm wondering about unlocking this one. But I haven't been able to determine if it would actually be ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Iphone 4s charging problem…?

My IPhone 4s recently decided to stop charging for some reason. If I put the charger into my iPhone, it doesn't respond at all, doesn't charge or give any signal its charging. The only thing the ...