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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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Notification Center stuck in landscape orientation

This screenshot pretty much says it all: Notification Center seems stuck in landscape mode, based on the height and horizontal distance from the edge to the center pulldown arrow. The date and ...
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Can't load contacts from iPhone to iCloud account

I have an iPhone 5S and I cannot seem to get my contacts loaded from my iPhone to my iCloud account. I have reset the iCloud and also deleted the account on my phone and reset etc. but nothing has ...
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Tell if screen is original or replacement on iPhone 5

I recently bought a iPhone 5 on eBay. Now I'm suspicious if the screen is the original one or a replacement. Is there a way I can clarify my concernings? The screen has problems to recognize my ...
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iPhone 4S and 5 freezes after not answering 2 calls

I'm having some issues after receiving 2 calls from anyone. So this is how it happened: (NOTE: This errors happens when my iphone is locked and the screen is turned off) Sometimes people call me ...
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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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What's the best adhesive to use when reattaching an iPhone 5 home button?

I've carried out a couple of repairs on my iPhone 5 over the last fortnight, including replacing the screen. I detached the home button from its mounting in the original screen, and placed it in the ...
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How to restore a stolen iPhone 5 after being found?

My iPhone 5 was stolen and I erased and removed it via iCloud. After three days I found it and want to active it again. What is the procedure for recovering the content and activating it again?
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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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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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Familysharing between iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 very slow

My wife and me use the family sharing function to share some of our pictures between our two iPhones. My wife is using my old iPhone 5 and I'm using the newer iPhone 6. The family sharing works ...
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Can't install any app, App Store asks for money [duplicate]

Now, for every new application, even those free ones,I have to confirm for pay money. And then App Store asks to enter my credit card information. If I disagree and hit "Cancel", installation process ...
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IPhone app to block callers at specific times?

Is there an app or any other way on an iPhone 5 to block a given caller at specified times? Specifically, work keeps calling at all times of the day, every day. Is there a way to send their calls ...
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Annoying shrill outgoing Facetime ring tone

Is there anyway to stop the FaceTime ringtone heard on an outgoing call? I have tried the iPhone mute button and FaceTime mute icon with no success.
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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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Iphone 5 Panic IPS After Changing battery

First I will like to say sorry for my English that it’s not the best In the world. I have a problem with my Iphone 5, its all begin in the moment that I put my phone to charge after that I realize ...
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How can I be notified when my boyfriend tracks my iPhone?

I have nothing to hide, I don't need to fake my position, but I would like to know how often my boyfriend checks where I am. Is it possible to be notified when he checks on me? In the country where I ...
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How to tell if an iPhone is hacked and how to prevent it?

A friend of mine said he thinks his iPhone has been hacked. How do you find out if it has been and more importantly how do you stop it? He called me up because his girlfriend says things during ...
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Should I just snap this metal bit off my iPhone 5?

I'm trying to replace my iPhone 5 battery, but there's this one stupid stripped screw that won't come out of the bottom metal battery cover. Would it be a bad idea to just cut that metal cover off, ...
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Which part of my iPhone 5 screen should I take off?

I'm trying to replace my iPhone 5 battery, but first I have to take my screen off. My screen appears to be glued shut on the right side, but from what I can see of the inside of it, it looks very ...
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iPhone 5 screen appears to be using one screw and glue instead of two screws

My iPhone 5 was used when I got it about a year and a half ago, but it appeared to be in perfect condition. However, today I was trying to take the screen off and at that point I noticed it only has ...
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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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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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I can't add events in my calendar

When I got my iPhone 5, the Add Event button in Calendar was greyed out. I have tried adding events using Siri, and that doesn't work either. Why not?
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How can I disable the iPhone restrictions code?

I have forgotten my restrictions code. Can anyone please tell me if there is anyway I can change it without resetting the phone. I have tried updating it and have contacted technical support and they ...
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How do I restore my lost contacts?

How do I restore the contacts that my kids deleted from their ipods but is connected with my Mac so I lost them too.
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Call Forwarding

my iphone 5 will not let me select a number to forward too. I goes to the screen and I put in a number then it does not have a save button or anything it just has a back button.
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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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Restore a repaired iPhone 5 from backup

I had a ton of problems with my iPhone 5. I backed it up and took it to the Apple Store. I got a loaner while getting it fixed and put the latest iPhone backup on loaner phone. Then I got my iPhone ...
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iphone - is the hotspot isolated (can you see other devices)?

When I turn on the Apple hotspot feature, is it an isolated network, or can I see other devices on it? Can I use it to connect a third device to a Chromecast? As in tablet -> iPhone with hotspot ...
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How can I remove Mutiple folders containing multiple “Local Disk” entry's?

Using mainly Win7, after several IOS updates the internal storage now contains 9 cryptical named folders and each of these folders contains multiple entry's of "Local Disk". I have done several ...
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Unable to browse Image folders through Whatsapp

On opening whatsapp, if I want to send any photos via option 'Choose Existing Photo' to any of my contacts, the only thing I can browse is 'Camera Roll' and 'Favorites'. Apart from these two I have ...
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How can I attach a contact replying an email on Iphone with IOS7

I have not found a way to share a contact with someone that requested it by e-mail, I should be able to reply with an attached contact information, does anyone know how to do this?
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Updating from iOS 6 to 8

I currently have a 16 GB iPhone 5, with about 1.2 GB available storage. It's still on iOS 6 (I know, right?!) and I figured it's about time to update. Under software update, it says iOS 8.4 is 1.2 GB. ...
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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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“sent” items that don't appear on the phone

I use GoDaddy email and all inbox, sent, trash email has been deleted from my email account, but my phone still says there are 370 "sent" messages in the account. When I open "sent" there is nothing ...
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Different UI for same version of YouTube official iOS app

I have the same version (10.22.11614) of the official YouTube app in my iPhone 6 and iPhone 5, but the UI is not same in both of my phones. My iPhone 5 has the new material design and my iPhone 6 ...
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iPhone does not upload photos to iCloud via Wi-Fi

Since I upgraded to 200 GB iCloud storage and started to use the new Photo app I have now been able to backup any from my iPhone via iCloud to my Mac. My iPhone also stopped sharing my iPhone photos ...
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Dictionary not remembering my selected dictionaries

When I select a word and use Define, I have to readd the same dictionaries that I've previously enabled. At first I thought each app had its own preferences, but it forgets every time, regardless of ...
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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 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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Entire folder missing from home screen

A baby, playing with my iphone 5, made a folder disappear. I don't know if she deleted it or not but if I spotlight one of the apps, it is still on the phone and shows the old folder name. However, ...
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How can I remote control music on my computer from my iPhone?

I want to change, play or pause my music using my iPhone while it is playing on my laptop.
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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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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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I bought 200GB of ICloud Storage, iCloud Settings shows 200GB, but the iCloud Storage tab says I have 4GB [closed]

When I try to backup my Iphone it will take more than two hours and still not be halfway completed. My phone is only 32Gb with 6GB of free space. What's the problem with my IPhone?
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How to tell can I tell if my iPhone 5c is 3G or 4G?

I ordered an iPhone5c for 4G usage, however the phone I received displays a 3G on the top left of my screen. Does 3G on the top left mean I'm using 3G? Does this convert to 4G through proper ...
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Unlock iPhone 5 help

I have an iPhone 5 through Virgin Mobile USA. They say cannot unlock it due to "not having the technology", they say they can only unlock iPhone 5c and 5s. They did however give me the code which is ...
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iPhone 5c iCloud reset or delete [duplicate]

My mother passed away and left her phone to my daughter. We had to reset the phone to clear her password. Now it's asking for iCloud activation and password to activate. How do I reset this or ...
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How do I maintain photo filters (e.g. Noir) when transferring from iPhone to iPhoto on MacBook?

I love using my 5c photo filters but when I go to download photos into iPhoto on my MacBook Pro from my iPhone, the filters disappear. All my photos end up in color. How do I maintain the filters?