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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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Downgrading from iOS 7 to a recent full backup of iOS 6.1.3 [duplicate]

I have a device (iPhone 4S) that is running iOS 7, but I was wondering: Is it possible to restore a full backup of the same device running iOS 6.1.3. I'm not worried about losing data from the iOS 7, ...
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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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Recovering lost notes on iPhone 4s

Some of my notes have disappeared from my iPhone 4s. I haven't made any backup and contents of those notes are very important to me. How can I restore or at least access some of my lost notes? (My ...
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Front facing camera stopped working on the iPhone 4s

Attempted to use the Camera App today and was presented with a closed shutter screen in the Camera app as pictured below. No tramma or anything happend to the phone no recent OS update, just not ...
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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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How to copy MP3 from PC to iPhone 4s without iTunes

How can I sync my MP3 collection on my Windows 7 PC with my iPhone 4S without having to use iTunes?
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Regular crashes on iPhone 4S/iOS 6.1.1: due to old battery, or because of updated-for-iOS-7 apps?

For the past 6 weeks, 2-3 times a week my two-year-old iPhone 4S (with no replacement parts) has crashed in the middle of use. I get a black screen with a spinner, and then it powers down. After ...
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Is there a way to extend the time you can talk to Siri for?

If I start Siri and ask to send a message or email, it will ask who to, takes the name from me etc etc. When I come to saying the message I can only say a few words before being cut off. I then need ...
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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 won't my iPhone 4S let me turn on the wifi? [duplicate]

When I go to Settings then to Wifi, I cannot turn it On. I had read in another question I should Reset Network Settings but that did not seem to help. Does anyone have any idea what I could do?
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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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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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What's the practical difference between a 16GB and 32GB iPhone?

I'm looking to close a deal on an iPhone. What I am having difficulty understanding is the difference between 16GB and 32GB. When does it matter if you have 32GB and 16GB? I understand, of course, ...
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How do you force quit an application in iOS 7?

In iOS 6 and below I could double tap the home button, tap and hold an app, and click the red - to close an application(s). In iOS 7 this does not work. How can I restart an app that's exploding ...
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Is there a way to change the default camera app launched from the iOS5 lock screen?

In iOS 5 the lock screen can access the camera app. Is there a way to change the default app that is launched. I would rather use instagram for its social media connections and filters.
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Keyboard extremely sluggish on iOS7 with iPhone 4s

I've upgraded to iOS7 on my iPhone 4s. The keyboard, regardless of what I am doing, either texting or entering email, is extremely sluggish - 5 second interval between keystrokes. What are some ways ...
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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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How to debug iPhone overheating when the cause is clearly not the environment when the phone is used?

My iPhone 4s with iOS 5.1 started to present overheating very often: 2-4 times a day and this happened while the outside temperature is only around 18-20C and the phone was not under heavy use, in ...
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What models of iPhone 4S are for sale in the US

I'm looking for a "just the facts" answer that lists the various models that are for sale and whether these devices are locked to a carrier or unlocked. I understand that CDMA doesn't become active ...
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Does the CDMA iPhone 4S support simultaneous voice and data on Verizon

I read that the iPhone 4 couldn't do this. Is that still true of the 4S when used in CDMA? As @Jannemans points out this wasn't possible in any CDMA phone until one point. But the question is valid ...
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iCloud backup from old 4S to new 4S?

I just got a replacement for my 4S. Before, I did an iCloud backup and thought I could just restore from that. But with the new phone, it says there's no backup to restore from available. Any ideas?
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Can the Apple 10W USB charger be used with a 7-port USB hub to charge iPad 2, iPhone 4S, and other devices at the same time when traveling?

When traveling, I probably will have the iPad 2, iPhone 4S, a USB backup charger, and some misc devices such as a Kindle Fire and a Sony digital camera that uses USB to charge its battery. So instead ...
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Can I enter my pass code when in voice over mode?

Is it possible to unlock the iPhone 4s when in voiceover mode? I need to be able to enter my pass code in voiceover mode.
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Is it possible to update from 6.0.1 to 6.1.3 instead of 7.0.4?

I have iOS 6.0.1 on iPhone 4s. I would like to upgrade to iOS 6.1.3 (afaik latest 6.x for iPhone 4s?) and not to 7.x as software updater suggests. Is there any way to do so?
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iPhone's Bluetooth - What? Why? How?

I googled a lot and read many documents. But I can't understand the concept behind iPhone's Bluetooth technology. In my knowledge, Bluetooth was used for: Transferring files between devices ...
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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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iOS 7 Phone app interface doesn't show “Decline” button when it's asleep

In iOS 7, when the phone is in Sleep mode and I receive a call, I don't see the "Decline" button. All I see is a green "Answer..." button that requires me to slide to the right to answer the call. Is ...
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Unsold iPhones & Battery Life

There is a lot unsold iPhones 4s on the Apple Store. According to the "About iPhone Batteries", iPhone's battery should be regularly charged. But in case that the battery is not charge after the ...
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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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iMessage deleted by the other iphone removes it from my thread on my iPhone?

If someone I am iMessaging with on the iPhone-4S sends me a message and they delete it; will it also delete on my phone??
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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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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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Apple hardware iPhone 4s SIM card

Can I set up my new iPhone with the SIM card it came with and then switch back to my old SIM card next week? Will it change my phone number or change anything on my phone at all?
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Restoring an OLD iPhone backup

I recently made a full backup of my iPhone 4S to my computer. I was having some issues with it so I when into DFU mode and did a clean install. Unfortunately as soon as iTunes finished installing iOS ...
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Is it possible to unlock iphone 4s, Virgin Mobile (CDMA)

My friend has an iphone 4s, it was bought from USA, virgin mobile. I want to do a factory unlock (unlock the sim). I already know how to jailbreak, would jailbreaking work? Any help would be ...
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Cannot sync ringtone

I have iTunes 11, I'm trying to sync a ringtone to my iPhone, but the ringtone is not added to my ringtones folder (settings->sounds->ringtone) in iOS. The file has a m4r format, and it's currently ...
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Can I recover a deleted video from the iPhone 4S camera roll?

So I blundered this morning. Had a cute video of my daughter on Easter, then I accidentally deleted when I was trying to show people (its amazing how a simple finger swipe can cause so much damage!). ...
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iPhone 4S - sudden drop in battery percentage

I have an iPhone 4S and I just ran into a really weird issue the third time now: the battery percentage would suddenly drop 30-40-50%. One minute, it's, say, 69%, the next minute it's 25%. If I put it ...
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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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Photos i take on my iPhone are not appearing in the photostream on my PC

I have recently signed up to use iCloud after upgrading to a iPhone 4s. My accounts were all verified and downloaded on my PC. I use Windows 7. Everything appears to be working - I have been able to ...
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Getting an unlocked iPhone 4/4S to work on T-Mobile

There are several aspects I'm not clear on, and I'm wondering if what I want is even possible. 1) I want an unlocked (officially; no jail-breaking) iPhone 4/iPhone 4S. The iPhone 4 unlocked is ...
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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 ...