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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 ...
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iphone shares my email address without permission

I've found that with my iPhone 5 the following happens. When i give out my phone number to other people who also have an iPhone they can see my email address. I would rather this didn't happen. How do ...
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Bluetooth 4.0 Dongle detectable by iPhone 4S/5

I bought a CSR Bluetooth 4.0 dongle, when plugged into my computer, initially my iPhone 5 could not detect it, but if I set the dongle to broadcast as Headset mode in the Bluetooth settings, the ...
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How does iPhone5 battery fare with always ON 3G, not heavy music listening (+ 1-2 hours of Bluetoth), ocassional GPS and Camera use? [closed]

I WILL keep the 3G always switched ON. Also continuous syncing of some services like Gmail, Twitter, Contacts/Calendar/Task apps, WhatsApp, FlipBoard/GoogleCurrents, SimpleNote, Instagram, IM, ...
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Can a normal SIM be modified to work as a nano-SIM?

I just puchased an iPhone5 and want to use my current SIM from my existing phone. Is there a way to convert my existing SIM to nano-SIM?
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Is pinch and zoom functionality not available in iPhone 5 iOS v 6.0.1?

I been using iPhone for almost 2 weeks and i am unable to pinch and zoom in the video camera whereas I am able to use pinch and zoom in camera. Is this multitouch functionality disabled on iPhone 5 ...
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Can I make iPhone 5 screen shots without an iPhone to test with?

Given an html5 application that I have access to, Is there a way to get a screen shot of how it would look on the iPhone 5. I do not have an iPhone 5, so is this possible?
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How can I remove a ding from the edge of the iPhone 5?

I dropped my iPhone 5 and it left a dig on the shiny edge of the phone. I was wondering what they best way to try to remove the ding would be. Should I sand paper it with fine grain? But I'm afraid ...
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Can I get live wallpapers on iPhone5(iOS6)?

Does iOS 6 support Live wallpapers? Are there any apps out there?
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My facebook update does not show “Sent via iPhone”. How can I fix it?

Whenever I update my status or post anything from my iPhone 5 it does not show "Sent via iPhone" whereas my friend's iPhone does that. I even contacted Apple but they said it's related to Facebook and ...
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Why would the “Enable LTE” option be missing in an iPhone 5?

I have a iPhone 5 updated with the latest IOS (6.0.1); when going to the cellular options, there is no "Enable LTE" option. Could this be because my carrier (TIM, Italy) doesn't currently support ...
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When syncing iphone 5, itunes hangs on backup stage

I have a new iPhone 5 (iOS 6.0.1) and successfully configured it with a backup of my old iPhone via iTunes on my Windows 7 PC. This basically transferred all my settings, media and apps. I added some ...
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remove scratch from iPhone 5 front glass

Because I thought the gorilla glass of the iPhone 5 is pretty tuff I decided to omit a screen protection. Unfortunaltey now I have a very thin and subtle but very long (6 cm) scratch on the front ...
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Does choosing “Reset All Settings” on an iPhone 5 cause re-activation that requires a sim card to be present?

I have a badly cut sim that was converted to Nano but it was cut slightly too small and damaged. I subsequently went to the Apple shop and they activated the device for me. If I perform a "Reset All ...
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iOS 6 kills battery life

I live in the Boston area (zip code 02421). Since upgrading to iOS 6, both my iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S are getting really hot and last only 4 hours maximum, even in standby. Also, AT&T notified me ...
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Is there any way to disable the iPhone 5's passcode functionality while connected to Xcode?

It don't know if a solution exists or not but I couldn't find anything on Google or Ask Different, so here goes: I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 6 and when developing and testing I always have to enter a ...
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iPhone 5 alarm—is there an option to have an “increasing melody” for the alarm?

I just made the switch from an Android and I had this option there. Does the iPhone have it as well? And a second question: will the alarm activate when the phone is off?
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exclude certain mailaccounts from sound notifications

In iOS6, on iPhone 5, how can I disable sound and vibration for a specific mail account only? I have one mail accounts that is a bit to highly frequented, which results in a lot of ringing and ...
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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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“Voicemail Unavailable” on iPhone 5

I recently switched from an iPhone 4 to an iPhone 5 (both on AT&T). I keep getting a popup in the phone app that says "Voicemail unavailable. Unable to initiate connection." I am still getting ...
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iPhone 5: Does the Wahoo Key work with the Classic-to-Lightning adapter?

I have a Wahoo Fisica Key I use for sports. It’s is a small dongle that enables sports apps to connect to heart rate monitors, pedometers, etc. It goes into my iPhone 4 classic iPhone ...
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Using a VPN only for a specific mail account or app

On my iPhone, I know I can set up a VPN. But if I understand it correctly, it is a global setting. How can I use a VPN only when checking a specific IMAP account? Alternatively, can it be activated ...
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How can I get explicit versions of songs from iCloud?

I use iCloud / iTunes Match and have just discovered that all my lovely songs with explicit lyrics have been replaced by versions with clean ones. In some instances it's fine, and it doesn't bother ...
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iPhone 5 power button rattles on vibrate

My iPhone 5 has a slightly "loose" power button. Not like its going to fall off or anything, but it visibly wiggles a little bit, and if I stand the phone up and then quickly turn it upside down, or ...
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iPhone 5 screen coating

Does the iPhone 5 have an oleophobic (fingerprint-resistant) coating? I searched but could only find info on the 3GS. This is my first iPhone, and it seems to smudge very easily. I do tend to have ...
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Using an iPhone 5 (Verizon version) in Europe and India?

I am going to try and consolidate all of the questions I have here: Can I use the Verizon iPhone5 with a GSM carrier in Europe (Vodafone) and in India (Airtel or Aircel) with both calling and ...
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iPhone auto brightness

I reset the settings (all settings) on my new iPhone 5 today, to try to troubleshoot some problem. Since doing so, my screen seems dimmer. I never changed the brightness settings to begin with, from ...
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What are real life iPhone 5 battery run-time expectancies?

I got my iPhone 5 this week. While browsing with Safari, on WiFi (which I am using to post this question), my battery life drops at a steady rate of 1% per 5 minutes. I have been timing it from 64% ...
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Which iPhone 5 model sold in the US should I buy for use in Spain?

I am buying an iPhone 5 in the US to use in Spain. Should I go for the AT&T's A1428 GSM model or the Verizon's A1429 CDMA one? Spain does not currently have LTE band, so the only concern is ...
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Plugging iPhone 5 into computer resets USB hub and devices

Recently upgraded an old iPhone 3GS to the iPhone 5. Shortly after plugging in the iPhone to a new Windows laptop (usually under 10 minutes), the entire USB hub will reset, disabling all connected ...
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How to make Apple Maps work for transit directions and finding businesses:

The initial release of Apple Maps is... challenged with regard to business listings, and lacks transit directions. But most of the other apps Tim Cook suggested in his apology fail to solve the ...
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Has anyone solved issues with iPhone 5 and iPad that won't connect to Netgear WiFi routers?

I have two Apple devices which flat out refuse to connect to our company WiFi, an iPhone 5 and a 'new iPad' (3rd gen). Both are running iOS 6. The iPad could connect while it was on iOS 5, but not ...