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iPhone - power button intermittent

I recently updated my iPhone to iOS 6.1.2 and after the the update the top "power" button will not consistently lock the screen. Sometimes it needs to pressed 5 to 6 times before it will actually lock ...
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Compute distance to an object in ios

Is there an ios App that lets you compute the distance to an object using the built-in camera?
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Iphone 5 broken glass

My friend recently broke his iPhone 5. He has broken just the front glass. Everything works very fine - LCD, touch screen. Is there any possibility to change only the front glass that costs, on ebay, ...
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How can I see the phone number dialed after I initiate a call?

In the Phone app (iPhone 5, iOS 6.1.2), I click on a contact's number, the call is initiated and starts ringing. For a brief moment at this point, the label of the number (home / work / etc…) is ...
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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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Buying an used iPhone 5 - how do you make sure it is in top notch condition?

Is there a battery of tests I can make, in order to evaluate battery life, if calculations per second are all normal, signal reception... etc.? Basically, just to test the condition of the phone.
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What impact will a dropping Internet connection have on an in-progress iCloud backup?

We are in an area where there is extensive construction going on so internet connectivity to our building is frequently interrupted. My iPhone 5 is set to backup to iCloud. I am connected to a local ...
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Can I use 2 different Apple IDs with a single install of iTunes?

I just got an iPhone 5 at work, and have discovered the only way to get a different ringtone on the device is via iTunes. However, work will not allow iTunes to be downloaded to Corporate PCs. I ...
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iPhone 5 Lightning to USB Cable - Is it safe to use replicas? [duplicate]

I need to buy a Lightning to USB cable for my iPhone 5. In eBay you can find replicas for one third of the price. Do you know if these can ruin your phone? If I use an original power adapter, a ...
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Are non-Apple lightning cables and power transformers safe to use?

I need to buy an Apple 12W USB Power Adapter for my iPhone 5. In eBay you can find replicas for one third of the price. Do you know if these can ruin your phone? I am more cautious about a third ...
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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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How is Apple repairing iPhone 5 with damaged glass at the genius bar?

iMore reported back in September that Apple retail stores would soon gain the capability to replace the glass in front of the screen in the store. Has anyone had a repair quoted or performed for an ...
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Is it possible to have my iPhone 5 on silent except for one specific person?

I want to have the phone on silent (no vibrate) and have it ring only for one or two specific people. Is there any way to do this? I know how to turn the phone on silent (the switch on the left side ...
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Looking for car (cigarette lighter receptacle to lightning) charger for iPhone 5

Is there any way to charge an iPhone 5 in a 2005 Cadillac (in the cigarette lighter hole)? Or am I just out of luck with an old car? I did some searches on google but nothing came up. I also saw ...
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Unlocked iPhone 5 on Verizon

I just bought an unlocked iPhone 5 and I already own an iPhone 5 on Verizon. I am transferring the cellular service from my old iPhone 5 to the new iPhone 5 which, from my knowledge, just involves ...
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How do I change cellular data DNS servers to OpenDNS?

I have an iPhone that I want to setup using OpenDNS's FamilySearch DNS servers. However I'm not sure how to set this up for the Cellular side of data. Is this possible, and if so how? iPhone: 5 ...
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iTunes Sync Problem with iPhone 5

I just got my iPhone 5, and I installed iTunes 11.01. When I connect my iPhone via USB to my laptop, it just charges. Nothing happens with iTunes nor with my iPhone. I restarted the iTunes and my ...
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Backing Up and Restoring Contacts from Microsoft Outlook on iOS 6

I don't use Microsoft Outlook but when I backed up my iPhone 5 running iOS 6 on my laptop, it said the contacts from that application were backed up. How do I find/check if the contacts are backed up ...
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Can I use an old iPhone as a wifi-only device?

I have an AT&T (GSM) iPhone 4. If I were to upgrade to an iPhone 5, could I simply pop the SIM out of my iPhone 4 and continue using it on wifi only? Would I also need to get the SIM deactivated ...
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Screen Recording apps for the iphone 5 (iOS6)?

Apart from iRecorder and Display recorder (with extremely bad reviews) I have not been able to find any other app with the ability to screencast on an iPhone. I have already looked at this post and ...
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iPhone 5 not charging via USB from PC [duplicate]

I charge my phone using my PC all the time, and it's been only a week that since I bought my iPhone 5. Now I can't charge my phone with my PC. What could be the problem thats causing my phone to not ...
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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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How to tell if the iphone 5 is connected to the 2.4 or 5 ghz network? [duplicate]

I just got a new 5th generation apple airport extreme and I set it up in the dual band mode and I am wondering if it is possible to see which frequency the iphone 5 is connecting to. I know that on ...
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How do I lock iPhone 5 in landscape mode?

How do I lock iPhone 5 in landscape mode? I see how to lock it in portrait mode, and I've tried locking it in landscape mode using the assistive touch feature, but that isn't working for me.
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Voice Quality on iPhone 5

My setup is iPhone 4 and Bluetooth in my 2012 SUV. I have a 80 minute highway commute. I have real trouble hearing the other party at highway speeds around 65 Mph or higher. If I drop my speed down ...
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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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Does iPhone 5 have a low battery warning tone?

My friend has an iPhone 5 (Verizon), she hears a low battery alert tone when on a call at 10% and 20%. My iPhone 5 (Sprint) has no such tone, anyway I can't find how to enable it if it does. So if a ...
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Does GPS tagging for camera images work without wifi connection with iphone 5?

I want to make pictures with the iphone 5 and want the position information (GPS) in it. Is it possible to tag pictures without any internet connection?
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How to turn off iPhone 5 Edge/GPRS?

My friend has just got an iPhone 5 for the first time and she is having problem with turning off the EDGE/GPRS connection. She would turn off 3G connection in the setting but there seems to be ...
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iphone 5 ipod touch

I plugged in my iPhone 5 to my computer for the first time and I chose to restore it with the information from my iPod touch, but I lost the pictures that I had on the iPhone. I wanted to know if ...
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Copy video files as is from iPhone 5 to Mac

Is there a simple way of copying video files (taken with the camera, so they are .mov) from iPhone 5 right to desktop using the USB cable? I thought of adding them to Goodreader, but Goodreader ...
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How can I charge and output audio from iPhone 5 in a car?

I want to charge my iPhone 5 and listen to the music using AUX in my car. How can I do this using one cable? I have such a cable for my iPhone 4. Is there any good option for iPhone 5?
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iBooks performance

I have noticed issues with iBooks lagging noticeably. While scrolling pages or browsing the store, I get little jerks, and mini-freezes. Seems like a CPU/processing power issue. But no other apps are ...
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Activate unsubsidized iPhone 5 - can I later switch carriers?

I'm living in Germany and recieved an unused iPhone 5 A1429 without SIM or contract as a gift. I'm planning to use it abroad, likely with prepaid SIM cards. The phone is not activated yet and I am ...
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Why can't I restore apps to iPhone 5 from 4s?

I recently upgraded from an iPhone 4s to iPhone 5. How do I transfer all my apps to the new iPhone 5? I have tried two times without success: First attempt: From iTunes, make "a full backup" of the ...
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How to invoke navigation on Google maps using Siri?

At the risk of getting a big NO, Is there a way to use SIRI to invoke navigation on Google maps as opposed to the default Apple maps? I have tried "Navigate to Chicago using Google maps", but Siri ...
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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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The cheapest and reliable way to unlock iphone 5?

What is the cheapest and reliable way to unlock iphone 5? Is there any reliable free solution? The phone is now locked to U.S. Sprint service.
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Are all iPhone4 apps available for iPhone 5 also?

My father in law is considering getting an iPhone 5. There are some specific apps that he is interested in; are all apps available for iPhone 4 also available for iPhone 5, or do developers have to ...
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How can I tell which band (2.4GHz or 5GHz) my iPhone's WiFi connection is on?

I have two access points for the same network in my house, with some overlap. One runs on 2.4GHz only, and one transmits both 2.4GHz and 5GHz. I have an iPhone 5 (running iOS 6.0.1), which supports ...
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Getting a new iPhone 5 and handing down my old 4S

My wife is getting an iPhone 5 next week and I have the iPhone 4S. I will use the new phone and she is going to use my old 4S. I'm new to the iPhone world, so this may be a dumb question but how do I ...
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iPhone 5 screen does not activate after a phone call

One of the permanent features on an iPhone turns off the screen (display and the touch receptors) when during a phone call you press the screen against your ears and cheek. The screen would almost ...
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how can i block email attatchments from downloading?

i just got the iPhone 5 and connected my Gmail account to the mail app. however Verizon charges through the nose for data, and i realized that the most data that i chew up is through email ...
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Does the iPhone 5's bundled Lighting connector / power adapter charge the phone faster?

I have had the iPhone 5 for couple of weeks now. I am looking to confirm whether or not the iPhone 5's new 8-pin lighting connector when used in conjunction with the 5W USB power adapter that comes ...
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How to un-delete podcast episode in iOS 6 Podcasts app

I was deleting some old episodes of a podcast I like—just to get them out of the way in the episode queue—and I accidentally deleted an episode I wanted to keep. Problem is, it seems to be ...
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Messages taking a long time to appear

When I receive a message there will immediately be a notification, however when opening the Messages app, the message will usually take about 5 seconds before it appears. If there a known issue with ...
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using multiple emails in the mail app and sending texts to that app as well

the question is almost identical to the title: i just got an iPhone 5, coming over from a blackberry. on my blackberry i was able to receive all my text messages and emails from both of my accounts ...
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Is wifi on when the iPhone is idle?

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 6.0.1. Whenever I resume the phone from idle, I see "LTE" quickly change to the wifi icon in the status bar. This makes me believe that wifi is off when the phone is idle. ...
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Apple TV 1: Airtunes shows up on Mac but not iPhone 5

I have a jailbroken first generation Apple TV running the latest firmware (3.0.2), a MacBook with the latest version of Lion (10.7.4, and iTunes 10.7), and an iPhone 5 with the latest version of iOS ...
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What's causing this purple banding on video shot with my iPhone 5?

I shot my first two video with an iPhone 5 last weekend, and both suffered from the same flash of purple banding you can see in this clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGLWJKDj1fE I've tried ...