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Audio jack converter for iPhones

I purchased a set of studio headphones from Audio Technica. Turns out, the pin is 3.5 mm and is too big for my iPhone 5. Is there some sort of adapter that I can buy that will convert the pin to the ...
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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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I want to remove all songs from iPhone 5, have unchecked and synced but iTunes still says I have 5GB of audio!

I always thought I knew a fair amount about iPhones/ iTunes etc but this has me stumped!! I have a 16gb iPhone 5 running the latest version of iTunes on a Windows Laptop. I do not have iTunes Match. ...
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Can I buy a used iPhone 5 from eBay and use it as an iPod Touch?

I'm planning on buying a second-hand iPhone 5 from eBay and then using it as an iPod Touch (when the time comes, I'd like to activate it and use it as an iPhone). I'm not sure how activation works, ...
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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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How do I tell if my AT&T iPhone 5 is unlocked?

I requested AT&T to unlock my iPhone 5 at http://att.com/deviceunlock . I got an email saying that my device may be unlocked. According to the instructions in AT&T's email, I need to do an ...
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iPhone won't ring, only vibrates

I have my iPhone5 set on "Vibrate on Ring" and the volume is not on mute, but when someone calls, it only vibrates. I've included it in Notifications Center, but that doesn't seem to do anything. Do ...
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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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Syncing without deleting

I got mt iPhone last september, and I never synced it to a computer. If i do so now will it erase everything on my iPhone or can i just do it? My sister says you can just as long as I havent synced it ...
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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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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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Convert iphone 4 to iphone 5 connector

I need a 30pin (iphone 4) to lightning (iphone 5) with a long cable (1m) between the 2 ends. Does such a thing exist?
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Terms and Conditions to Replace Power Button on iPhone 5

Apple announced a power button replacement program for iPhone 5, after noticing how poorly they've designed the hardware. Being affected, I called Apple Care a while back to request a postal box. ...
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How do I make a contact in Google Contacts show up on my phone?

I have my Google Contacts synched with my phone. I see all my contacts except the one that I need. I can go to https://www.google.com/contacts/#contact/18f963d78b764fd6 and see the contact in my ...
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Unable to send mail in iPhone Mail app

Whenever I try to send any text mail or a mail which contains attachments, they are directly sent to Outbox and stay there as Unsent mail. I have even tried to reconfigure my mailbox but it didn't ...
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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?
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Enabling The Emoji Keyboard in iOS 7?

Emoji emoticons can be be an enhancing feature of a text-based conversation. Whilst having an android smartphone it’s rather easy to add third-party emoji packs (due to the open source nature of ...
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No + sign in Contacts app on iPhone 5 with iOS7. Now I cannot add any contacts at all and all my old contacts were lost, too

I was trying to restore my iPhone 5 because I was running out of space and the other category was taking up too much space, so I decided to restore it. However, I don't know what glitch happened ...
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How long does it take to Erase All Content and Settings on iPhone 5?

Corporate policy at my job requires a lockscreen passcode on iDevices with corporate email on them, even personal. Yesterday, I set my password, then 5 minutes later had to use it. When I entered it, ...
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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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Not receiving Text Messages after upgrade to iOS 7

Upgraded both iphone5s to ios7 approx two weeks back. Suddenly last Thurdays I cannot receive his texts. Phone calls and FaceTime yes. Texts no. He can receive texts from me. Any ideas?
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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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Google Hangouts on iPhone - how to have two accounts

Can I receive notifications from 2 Google Talk/ Hangouts accounts, by installing only one app? Does the official Google Hangouts app support this?
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Is it possible for a new iPhone 5 to have an expired warranty?

So, I am going to buy a new iPhone 5 (not in an authorized apple store, since it's no longer sold there), but when I checked the serial number on the back of the box here, it said that the warranty ...
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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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Old email address [duplicate]

I have changed my iCloud email address and password, however, when I tried to download an app, it still has my really old email address (deleted years ago) and keeps asking for the password- now I ...
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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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lost iphone pictures after uploaded to iphoto

okay so 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 ...
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in terms of battery life for the iphone 5, which battery is better? 3.8v1440mAh or 3.8v1560mAh?

ok so if I have this right milli Amp hour= mAh, Whr = Watt hour, and v = Volt is charge capacity? Where is potential discharge or work capacity and V is the rate at which the "work" is being done?
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iPhone 5 iOS7 no sound only vibrates when ringing?

Here is what I tried... Do Not Disturb is off In Settings -> Sounds, Vibrate on Ring is off and Vibrate on Silent is off The switch on the side is set to silver not red. The music will play over ...
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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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Seeing apps on multiple iPhones

My family has 3 iPhone 5's and we share one iTunes account. We sync on 2 different computers. I do not want all the same apps on my phone. Can I delete them from my phone without it deleting them ...
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Are iphone 5 earphones compatible with iphones 3G and 4s?

Are the earphones that come with an iphone 5 compatible with iphones 3 and 4?
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Rotation lock on a iPhone 5

How can I find the rotation lock switch on a iPhone 5? It is lock and does not rotates the pictures when I rotate the phone.
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iPhone 5: How do I sync contacts with Gmail?

I've updated to an iPhone 5 (from an iPhone 4). Google changed the way it handles free accounts and iOS--namely they don't support the Exchange protocol anymore. To remedy the mail issue, I'm not ...
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I would like to delete all the contents on my Iphone but the LCD and touch sensitivity is gone. What should I do?

I already did a back up before and now I would like to delete all the contents on my iPhone, but the LCD and touch sensitivity accidentally went gone and blacked out. What should I do? Before the ...
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How can i Get Tunes to recognize my Iphone 5

Itunes no longer recognizes my Iphone 5 whether by USB, Bluetooth or WiFi. Although my computer shows the phone to be paired and configured correctly, it does not show up in the Itunes device listing. ...
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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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Does leaving LTE on when LTE service is unavailable drain the battery faster?

The iPhone 5-series phones all support LTE but if I only have a contract for 3G service will my iPhone battery drain faster because it's always trying to find an an LTE-capable signal? Can I stop it ...
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What is Tri-band 2G CDMA (800 (CDMA over ESMR), 850, 1900 MHz) in Iphone 5 CDMA model?

In this page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iphone_5, it said iPhone 5 CDMA model (A1429) support "Tri-band 2G CDMA (800 (CDMA over ESMR), 850, 1900 MHz)." So what does it means? So before iPhone5, ...
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App Store on iOS keeps asking for another user's iTunes credentials

I recently helped a friend activate her iPhone 5. She used to have an iPhone 4S which I helped her do a backup on my Macbook. After backing up her iPhone 4S, I restored her iPhone 5 with the backup. ...
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iPhone 5 and iPad Air calendar Time Zones

My calendar on both my iPhone 5 and iPad Air is beyond screwed up. The most common problem is that an entry moves from the time I set for it. I live in France but I purchased the phone in New York. I ...
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Messages with pictures sent between iPhones are not received

My wife & I both have iPhone 5s. If she sends me pictures via text messaging they they never come through to me. I don't get an x or white box or anything. I wouldn't even know she sent one if she ...
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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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Is it possible to know the last time my iphone was online?

My iphone was stolen about two months ago and the company wants to know the date which I lost it. Is it possible to recover information to the last time it was turned on?
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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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Can the thief erase and clear my iPhone before “Find My iPhone” has a chance to detect its location?

I have lost my iPhone5 and had a sick feeling that the phone has been erased and cleared before Find my IPhone has even had the chance to detect it. Is this possible?
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Phone calls cause apps to delete

Every time my son gets a call on his iPhone all his apps & everything get deleted. Why does ths keep happening? This is his 3rd new phone and it keeps happening. He restores it then someone will ...
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Can you use an iPhone 5 to call if you have internet service, but no cell service?

I have an iPhone 5. The place I'm moving to has a wi-fi network in place, but there's no cell service (it's in the mountains). Is there any way to use my iPhone to make/receive calls over the wi-fi ...