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iPhone 5 tethering, device hard to discover, normal or a problem?

I often use tethering now that it's enabled on Softbank network in Japan. I normally use WIFI connection. The thing is, my iPhone 5 is usually hard to discover from my computer (Macbook Air). Normally ...
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Used iPhone 5 - What do I need to do to register as the new iPhone owner, have warranty, etc

Buying a used iPhone 5. What should be my next steps to register as the new iPhone owner in Apple's eyes, have warranty, etc.
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iPhone 5 broken glass replacement

My friend recently broke his iPhone 5. He has broken just the front glass. Everything works very fine: LCD, touch screen, etc… Is there any possibility to change only the front glass that costs, on ...
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Is that possible to change IMEI on Iphone 5?

I know changing the IMEI number of the phone, is illegal in most countries. I'm basicly curious about two things: Is that possible? If it is not possible; why is that so hard, technically? ...
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How do I debug Airport Extreme (5th gen) + iPhone 5 wifi performance problems?

Right around when I bought iPhone 5s for my wife and me I also moved in to a new, larger house. I was finding that wifi performance on our fancy new phones was terrible: I have a 35mbps internet ...
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Lost iPhone pictures after uploaded to iPhoto

My iPhone was running out of space and I noticed I had over 1000 photos. Like usual I upload them to my computer using Image Capture then at the bottom I click "delete pictures after" so they aren't ...
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How many watts in iPhone LED flashlight

I have a few 1 watt and 10 watt LED's laying around. I want to compare them to the iPhone 5 flashlight. In another question, I saw a lumen rating, but I want a watt rating. Does anybody know the ...
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Could a carrier update lock my device to its original carrier?

Is it safe to go for "carrier setting update" after updating to 7.0.6? Could it lock my iPhone 5 to the original carrier?
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Viber messenger not working on my ad-hoc wireless network

I have an iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.1) and I installed Viber messenger (version 2.2.2.86) which enables you to make phone calls over the internet. The messenger works perfectly when I use a wireless router to ...
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Will App preview video for iPhone 5 be the first item on iPhone 6(+) app store

We have submitted an app preview video, recorded using an iPhone 5 along with our new binary. We have also gotten some screenshots for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus using the simulator. My question is, ...
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How much more storage than iOS 7 does iOS 8 ACTUALLY use up?

I have read so many reports about iOS 8 installation storage requirements that I've lost count, and none of them even answer this very basic question. “The download is 1.2 Gb… the free space ...
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iPhone 5 corrupt photos

I have this issue with recently purchased iPhone 5, 16 GB, iOS 7.0.4. The original issue was with the battery dying a way too fast (would go down from a little over 90% to just under 70% while using ...
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iOS 8 update broken iPhone 5 Wi-Fi and landscape keyboard

I have an iPhone 5 and just installed the new iOS 8 update, however I am suffering from a couple of problems: I can't connect to any Wi-Fi and in Settings I cannot even get the push button to move ...
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Remove OTA downloaded (but not installed) iOS 8

I've downloaded the new iOS 8 update on my iPhone 5 but am getting second thoughts about actually installing it. Is there a way for me to delete that download or am I at the point of no return?
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Is WiFi calling supported on ios 8 on iPhone 5?

I have an iPhone 5, and I don't have good reception at home, so I was hoping to use wifi calling after upgrading to ios 8, but I can't find an option to enable it. BTW I'm with T-Mobile carrier.
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iPhone 5 Stuck in Recovery after IOS8 upgrade

My wife's iPhone 5 is now stuck in recovery after she tried to do a IOS8 update over the air. Of course she has no backup or anything like that, so this was an all or nothing upgrade. She got to ...
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Siri to lock screen and take screenshot?

Apparently, the power button has become pretty insensitive in my iPhone 5. When I say "lock screen" or "take screenshot", I want that iPhone does such activity. Now when I say them, iPhone just ...
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Difference between GSM and Global iPhone 5

I want to download iPhone firmware, but I don't know my iPhone is Global or GSM so… What is difference between "iPhone 5 (Global)" and "iPhone 5 (GSM)"? How can I recognize if my iPhone is Global or ...
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iMessage time stamping even though deleted

Using iMessage on an iPhone 5, and in iOS 7, if I deleted an individual text, then the timestamp of the conversation would be reduced to the last time stamp shown. Now in iOS 8, if I delete a text ...
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Issues with spotlight search

I updated my iPhone 5 to iOS 8 on 22nd September. When I try to search anything using the spotlight search, I either get results from the phone (if the content am searching is in my phone) or i get an ...
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Why are iPhone4 and iPhone5 (iOS 7) not recognizing bluetooth devices?

when I go to Settings -> Bluetooth and turn it on, devices (both iPhone 4 and 5, iOS7) start searching for devices with bluetooth, but never find anything. On the other hand, when I search from ...
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Issue with iMessage (iPhone 5)

Yesterday (22nd September) I updated my iPhone 5 to iOS 8. After the update, iMessage is not working. When I try to send a message, it says "Not Delivered". I switched off iMessage service and ...
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In-store iPhone 5 battery replacement?

I have an iPhone 5 that's eligible for Apple's battery replacement program. I haven't actually had any trouble with it, but I suppose I should take advantage of the offer before it expires. There are ...
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iPhone 5 sync won't complete, stalls at waiting for changes to be applied

I have an iPhone 5. Since the latest update to iOS 7, my ripped music won't sync to my phone. The sync stalls at "waiting for changes to be applied". I've run the sync diagnostic, and it indicates ...
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Are replacement iPhone 5's unlocked?

I got a free replacement for my damaged iPhone 5 at my local Apple Store. I watched the clerk take a SIM card out of the old iPhone and pop it into the new one, which surprised me because I thought ...
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When I buy an iPhone 6 from the Apple website and select contract-free from T-Mobile, is the phone carrier unlocked?

When Apple were selling iPhone 5s on the site, the T-Mobile option was a subset of "unlocked". Are the T-Mobile iPhone 6 unlocked? If not how does get an unlocked iPhone 6 unlocked?
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iPhone 5 does not work while charging

My iPhone 5 does not respond to swipes and gestures on the touch screen, while charging. The buttons work fine. What is this issue, I have on 2 iPhone 5 devices - so not only one. Rebooting does not ...
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Are there any landscape modes that are exclusive to the iPhone 6 and larger?

While playing with the iPhone 6 and 6+ I noticed that the 6+ has landscape features that the 6 doesn't. But I also noticed that the 6 and the 6+ have a landscape feature that the 5s doesn't which is ...
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Sync Contacts, Calendar Across Apple devices

After replacing iPhone 5, Calendar and Contacts sync between iPhone and iPad(IOS 7) in both directions but will not sync in either direction(send, receive) with iMac(Maverick).
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Weird screen fault

My iPhone 5 has recently developed a screen fault: a line going from the bottom left to the top right with other lines and / or a mold-like pattern (the photos don't exactly convey the full effect). ...
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iPhone and iPad recovery stops with error 14

yesterday I wanted to update both my iPad and iPhone to iOS 8.0. I usually do this wireless via the phone settings, but yesterday I chose to update from iTunes. So I connected my iPhone 5 to my PC, ...
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Can you charge an iPhone 5 from a standard, non-Apple Micro USB cable?

Someone who has the new iPhone 5 said you can charge it from a regular Micro USB port but he's not tested it. Can you?
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How can I assess the health of my iPhone 5 battery?

I suspect my iPhone's battery is now much worse than it used to be. How can I assess this? Is there some kind of test I can make, to compare it with Industry average? How long can I reproduce a ...
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How to turn off 3G on Iphone 5 after update?

I'm from Bulgaria (but this problem might not be Country related) and after update to iOS-8, I can't turn off my 3G or I have the option to turn on/off LTE only. I don't want to be always on 3G ...
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“Unable to Download App” on iOS 7.1.1

I am not able to download any app from the App Store on my iPhone 5 which is running iOS 7.1.1. I have been getting the following error since last week when attempting to download an app.
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Adding external photos to iPhone library in correct order

The last 3 years I've been making photos on my iPhones which have now turned into a nice collection on my phone. I love looking at those photos as they are all sorted by date, which is nice to scroll ...
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Cannot call Singapore international number from my iphone?

Trying to call any Singapore international number +65 from my iphone 5/ ios7 the calls sometimes routed locally and sometimes disconnected. tried while dial asset enabled and disabled but no ...
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App Store returning “This item is free” instead of downloading the app on iPhone 5, why? [duplicate]

I am not able to download a free application as it says: This item is free in the store. This continually loops, even after pressing download. How can I download the application?
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How can I tell when HD Voice is being used in a phone call?

The iPhone 5 supports a wideband audio protocol for phone calls dubbed HD Voice that is supposed to improve the clarity of phone calls when it's used. Not all providers support it, but I've verified ...
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How to Remove iPhone Backup Password?

Before you fire up your blowtorch to flame me, please understand that I've already spent about 8 hours reading posts on Ask Different, Apple support forums, and elsewhere trying to find an answer. ...
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iPhone 5 can't download apps [duplicate]

Today, Saturday 13/9/14 I've logged into the App Store and some apps download & others don't. The ones that don't get stuck on a loop box saying "this item will be added to your purchases" click ...
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iPhone 5 always asks for username when connect to Wifi

(I'm using wifi from a personal access point in my room, of which the security type is "WPA/WPA2 Personal" (it's what I see in network settings on my mac). Normally it just requires a password to ...
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How to erase photos from my iPhone 5S?

I am syncing my iPhone 5S with my iMac. In iTunes it tells me I am over my 64 GB allowable memory with the majority of the space being used for over 4000 photos. How do I delete the photos from my ...
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No Simcard installed - iPhone 5

I've got an iPhone 5 running the latest iOS 7 version. (I don't feel like testing the first pre-released iOS 8). The iPhone randomly displays me "No sim card installed" in a pop-up and I have no ...
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Any idea why this iPhone didn't sell? [closed]

Does anyone see a problem with this iPhone 5c that caused it not to sell? ...
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Does the iphone5 support hotspot mode and talk congruently?

I would like to use my phone as a hotspot but also want to be able to receive calls should they come in (I'm a traveling freelancer). Is this possible hardware wise or is it only a limitation of the ...
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What causes LCD yellowing

I have an iPhone5 and I have now had the display replaced twice by an Apple Store. But I get a yellow spot in the LCD in the same spot each time. What could cause this?
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How does the iPhone 5 measure elevation?

I use an app called MapMyRun on the iPhone 5. In it is a report that shows elevation changes during the run. Now to my knowledge, the iPhone5 has an accelerometer and GPS+. The iPhone5 has no ...
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Can I turn off 2G support on my iPhone?

From the commotion in the last several days/weeks I understood that a fake cell tower intending to play man-in-the-middle uses a 2G connection to avoid the authentication requirement (of the network ...
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Jailbreaking a stolen iPhone 5S after remote wipe from Find My iPhone

My iPhone 5S was stolen and I used Find My iPhone App to remote wipe it. Can someone still jailbreak that phone and use it as a new phone?