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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 ...
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Common Charger/Alternate Solution for iPad (new), Macbook Retina, iPhone5

I just recently did an upgrade to all apple products and have a retina Macbook Pro, an iPhone 5, and an iPad. I hate having to carry around 3 different chargers. I was wondering if there is an ...
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Can I purchase an unsubsidized (month-to-month contract) iPhone 5 from Verizon and let my brother use it in Europe?

I have an iPhone 4S with Verizon, and I wanted to know if it would be possible for me to buy an iPhone 5 for the off-contract price and then ship it to my brother in Austria and let him use it there ...
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What is the physical size of the Lightning connector?

The title has it... What is the physical size of the new Lightning connector? That is, what's the size of the tip of the connector that gets plugged into the device? I want to use this information for ...
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How to delete a podcast from new ios6 Podcast app?

The new ios 6 has Podcasts broken out into their own application. I've got a bunch of old podcasts there for some reason. I can figure out how to delete all the episodes, but I can't figure out how ...
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mirror iPhone 5 display to TV without AirPlay

Is there any way I can make anything that is currently shown on the screen of an iPhone 5 to be displayed on a regular TV or projector that has the usual HDMI, composite video, DVI, DSub inputs via a ...
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How to clean old iPhone 4 for selling after buying a new iPhone 5?

I just upgraded to the iPhone 5 and plan on selling my old iPhone 4. However, I want to make sure I don't keep any personal information (photos, emails, contacts) on the device. Since both iPhones are ...
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Which iPhone 5 models are compatible with cellular carriers around the globe?

On this page Apple lists 3 different models of iPhone with different LTE support. My question is, if I buy an iPhone in one area (e.g. Canada), and take it back to another area (e.g. the UK), what ...
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iPhone 5 can't connect to Exchange server

I have ActiveSync enabled on my Exchange 2007 server, and it works just fine with all the other iPhones (4S and below) in the office. However, I have two users who have just gotten iPhone 5s, and ...
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Download 4 apps at a time during restore from iCloud backup?

I noticed that usually when you download multiple apps on iOS 6, it will download 4 at a time. I had to restore my phone from an iCloud backup twice in the past week. The first time it was only ...
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Prepaid carriers compatible with iPhone 5 [closed]

I'm about to get an iPhone 5, but if possible I'd love to ditch a contract and get a prepaid plan (and pay for the entire phone without a subsidy). Are there any prepaid plans which can/should ...
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What are some unique iPhone 5 features in iOS 6? [closed]

Rules: One feature per answer. Check if a feature has been posted already. Only post things you are sure about. The goal is to not have a one line answer or link and also not an essay of 500 words ...