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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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What to check first when buying second hand iPhone 4S?

I am going to choose and buy second hand iPhone 4S (GSM). I have owned and repaired few 3GS but none of 4S. I need few suggestions what to check with this particular model from people with experience ...
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Loss of contacts and calendar on iPhone 4s with iOS 7.0.3 update

I did the latest software update a few days ago and just this morning without changing anything, I lost a lot of contacts and my calendar is empty. I have never synced my iPhone with iTunes or iCloud. ...
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Can I set the volume on my iPhone lower than the slider goes?

I have an iPhone 4S and some V-Moda in-ear headphones. The headphones have great volume and isolation, which is good when I'm listening to something quiet. But it's a problem on my iPhone. When I ...
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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 ...
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Why can't I add events and contacts?

I have had my IPhone 4s for a few weeks and I try to add contacts and events but I can't. There is no + (add) button on the contacts and the + (add) button is grey and when I press it noting happens. ...
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I have locked my iphone 4s [on hold]

I have an Iphone 4s it is locked. can I take my sim out and put in a new iphone 4s, and will it work ok or will it still show locked in the new phone?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7 64-bit cannot detect iphone4s ios7

I can't find the answer why my iphone 4s got stuck in recovery mode. I think the only thing to fix this is thru iTunes but my PC can't detect it. My iphone 3g and 4 can detect but the 4s can't? I ...
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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 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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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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Apple 4s Using Tracfone BYOP

I am looking into buying a used Apple 4s to use as a Tracfone through Tracfone BYOP. I want to be sure that I know my facts before investing money into this venture. Please let me know if I'm missing ...
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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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it's legal to buy a refurbished apple products? [closed]

it's legal to buy a refurbished iphones from any websites? could any one say what are the things we want to notice at the time of buying the refurbished iphones
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Apple lossless through iTunes Match to iPhone?

I have some songs that are encoded in Apple Lossless on my MacBook Air. They are in iTunes Matched. When I add the songs I get 256 kbps. I cannot add via iTunes because I have Match enabled. If I ...
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iPhone 4s only producing mono sound

Related to: iPhone 4S stereo sound This is strange. I know people with the iPhone 4 (not the 4S as I have) who are getting audio from both "boxes". In addition, I don't get stereo with headphones ...
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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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FaceTime call from Mac to iPhone 4S over 3G doesn't connect

I tried to FaceTime my brother (who is using an iPhone 4s) from my MacBook Pro using the FaceTime app. The iPhone is on a 3G network, the MacBook is on my own Wi-Fi network. The FaceTime app ...
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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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Unlocking old Sprint iPhone 4s

I have an old Sprint iPhone 4s that hasn't been under contract for around a year now and I have a friend on T-Mobile whose contract doesn't end for another year. He still has a flip phone so I want to ...
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Why does my iPhone 4S disconnect from WiFi randomly?

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 6.1.3, and I'm currently experiencing a problem with my device. It connects to my wireless network for a while and sometime later it disconnects. When i try to ...
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Can second hand SIM locked iPhone 4S be activated with a different carrier?

I have my first experience with an iPhone, so really need some guidance and advice. I have got a second hand iPhone 4S - OS 5.1.1. I was told that it is SIM locked to a certain network. When I ...
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How to dim non-jailbroken iPhone below dimmest factory setting?

At night, in the dark, even at its dimmest setting, my iPhone 4S is still bright enough to annoy my wife. I've searched all over for an app or setting tweak that would let me go "dimmer than dim". ...
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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. ...
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Is it normal to have 500-900 MB of Other after restoring iPhone 4s?

I just had an iPhone 4S (8G) upgraded to iOS 7.1.2, and now, the capacity of my iPhone is 6.0GB. I restored my iPhone to factory settings via Restore iPhone in iTunes several times. I did not backup ...
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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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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?
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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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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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Weird behaviour when using headphones on iPhone

I experience a weird behaviour in headphones mode: music would play at high volume only, when trying to reduce the volume (either by sliding the volume control or using the volume buttons, at a ...
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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 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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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. ...
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Can I retrieve my activation and deactivation history?

I turned off my find my iphone in my settings about a year ago. My friend said that he swore it was on a couple of months ago and I swore that it wasn't because I just turned it back on today. Is ...
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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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Iphone 4s upgrade to iOS7 - Calendar appointments are gone

Upgraded my iPhone 4s to iOS 7; now my calendar appointments are completely missing from the phone. And it will not add a new appointment - I enter the data and hit "Done" but when I go to view, it's ...
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Headphones unable to plug into my 4s

I tried to plug my headphones into the iPhone and it jumps out. I tried other sets and the same happened. I cleaned the iPhone in case there were any remains in it and still nothing, but when I held ...
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Can't send iOS 7 exchange mail

All of a sudden my Exchange email addresses are no longer able to send mail under iOS 7. (They worked fine this morning and mail still comes through - just can't send). I have tried deleting the ...
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Why won't my iPhone switch to 3G when I'm out of WiFi range?

My iPhone refuses to switch over from WiFi to 3G when the WiFi signal gets too weak to be usable. It will sit there indefinitely, unable to load a web page because I'm too far from the router, and not ...
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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 ...
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Sim not Valid for apple iphone 4s

i have the same kind of error on my iPhone 4s. How can I solve that problem?
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iphone podcast app deletes played episodes even if “delete” option is off

I have "Delete Played Episodes" turned OFF for all my podcasts, both on the iPhone AND in my PC iTunes. Whenever I finish playing an episode on the phone, the episode name remains visible but the ...
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How to send all the messages under a contact to an email

I need to send all my messages under a contacts name to an email. Is there a way to select all and then send to a given email?
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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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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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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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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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IPhone4S is not allowing to text; use email nor certain apps

l accidentally did the reset statistics button on my phone and now my phone is all out of whack. What can I do to restore it back to its normal function?