iPhone is Apple's smartphone line. This tag can include questions about hardware, software and accessories.

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What activities or conditions prevent the screen from shutting in iOS 9?

I have an iPhone SE running iOS 9.3.3. Once in a while, it seems like the screen doesn't turn off when it should, like an app is open (that typically let's the screen lock) and the phone doesn't auto-...
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How can I set a Find My Friends notification that only triggers after midday?

I have set a Find My Friends notification to alert my wife when I arrive at the last train station on my journey home from work so she knows I'll be home soon, but of course the notification triggers ...
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Download Apps on loaned iPhone

Can I download some apps if Apple loans me an iPhone? Apple is repairing my iPhone so they loaned me a device to use while mine is being repaired.
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iPhone - In SMS typing box, shows Text Message then flashes to iMessage.

I noticed that whenever a friend turns off their iPhone, and I try to text them, the typing box shows TEXT MESSAGE. Sometimes it stays as TEXT MESSAGE, sometimes when the SMS is opened to send a ...
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iPhone is not backing up to iCloud

My iPhone 6S on IOS 9.3.2 has been set in iTunes so that it automatically backs up to iCloud. However it only backs up if I manually choose to do so from the iPhone. The phone is charged at night ...
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What should I do after my iPhone was stolen?

My iPhone was stolen, what can I do to protect my data and get the phone back?
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How to install profile in iOS 9.2.1 [closed]

I need to install a profile but I don't how to do it
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Backup iPhone contacts etc to move to new iPhone

I'm going to replace my iPhone 5c with another new one. What should I do to keep my contacts, events, notes, etc. and then restore it on the new iPhone? Should I just backup my phone with iTunes or ...
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Charles Proxy blocking internet sharing when off

I can successfully use Charles proxy for my iPhone device through internet sharing via wifi. I also successfully installed a SSL certificate on my device to decrypt secure traffic. When I activate ...
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Photos descriptions on Mac and iPhone

I added descriptions to all of my pictures within Photos on my Mac. All photos are shared through iCloud and available on all my devices. How do I get those descriptions to transfer to my iPad and ...
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iPhone WiFi connectivity check [on hold]

When an iPhone makes a WiFi connection I believe it tests a certain URL for connectivity such as if it's behind a captive portal. Can someone tell me the domain or URL that is used?
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How do I stop apps from losing their context when I switch to other apps?

I have a couple of apps that I use and when I leave them they always lose context. Eg. I use CityMapper and it AWLAYS refreshes when I go back to the app. I want my apps to behave like they used ...
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Does my phone store the data of an app after restore even if it's no longer available in the store?

I restored my phone, but unfortunately an app (Stash/St@sh) is no longer available in the store. Unfortunately I have important data in that app. After I restored the phone and it could not download ...
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Iphone recorded video not showing on USB

I've recorded two videos. One is 21 seconds long, the other is 1 hour and 5 minutes long. The short one shows up on my computer, but the long one isn't there. From what I can see, there aren't a ...
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Where to find the setting to change side switch functionality in iOS 10 Beta?

Can't find the setting to change the side switch functionality from 'Ringer/Silent' to 'Mute/Orientation lock'. If this functionality has been removed, is there any way to use the side switch to mute ...
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Automatically forward incoming SMS messages to email

How can I set up my iPhone 6 to automatically forward incoming SMS messages to my email address (or addresses)? Is it possible to restrict this automatic forwarding to a particular set of senders, e....
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How to repeat SMS message alerts indefinitely until read?

I would like to enable repeated audible alerts of new SMS messages on an iPhone 6. Specifically, I want the alert to be repeated indefinitely until I read the message. This is because it is ...
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How to change the way to switch between apps

When I double-click on the home button it shows all the opened apps. In the latest version of IOS, the apps are overlaid onto one another. Swiping left or right is so fast that it makes it hard to ...
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Not all photos available for importing from Apple Iphone

I import my iPhone 5s's photos to my Windows 10 HP computer almost every day. However, not all my photos import. For example, I took 15 photos since my last import. When I click "Import photos", my ...
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how to export the SMS, picture, video from iOS device programmatically

I wanted to export the SMS, picture, video from non-jailbroken device using programmatically or using ideviceinstaller. someone kindly help on this to accomplish this task Thanks in advance
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Restoring iPhone backup from iTunes taking too long

I got a new iPhone today to replace my broken one and I am trying to restore the backup from iTunes. I had around 50Gb of content in my old phone. The remaining time to finish the backup started in ...
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Lost storage space on iphone [duplicate]

Last month my iphone 5s 16 Gb (iOS 9.3.2) says that it has no free space. Even after I delete some music, on the next day I can get this message again. When I go to Settings > General > Usage &...
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Can I report stolen iPhone if I just logged out of iCloud on that phone?

I used to have a phone. It used to be password protected and locked. However, I wanted to jailbreak that iphone and the iphone is safely at my house anyway. One day a female friend saw that iPhone ...
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My App Store isn't working

I badly need help. I lost my messenger 4 days ago and I don't know what happened to my phone. One day I was going to update my apps and I noticed that it isn't updating so I uninstalled my messenger ...
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For iPhone 6 with software 9.2 neither profiles or device management is there?

So I downloaded an app off of the Internet and it need permission from the profiles/device management section in the settings and I saw the option and trusted that app. I tried a different app and it ...
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Picture messages won't open

I have an Apple iPhone 6 and am on Verizon and in the last few weeks picture messages from my daughter (AT&T) will come with a box that says "tap to download" and when you do nothing happens. One ...
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Downgrading iOS on iPhone helps Wi-Fi and GPS signal?

I have an iPhone 6 with the iOS 9.3.2, actually I didn't update my iPhone from an older iOS version. Anyway, I realized that I can't connect to any Wi-Fi network unless I am very close to the router. ...
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How to interpret Diagnostics and Data?

I am trying to understand what all this means. This is one of the many different files in Settings > Privacy > Diagnostics & Usage > Diagnostic & Usage Data that I have found on my ...
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My number is associated with iMessage on other phone, how to remove it?

Good day everyone. For only 1 hour (!) I used my relatives iPhone with my sim card and that's it, he keeps receiving all of my iMessages. I tried checking in iTunes all devices associated with my ...
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Is there a way to make a (non-jailbroken) iPhone look battery dead?

I am looking for a way to make my iPhone look 'battery dead' with no practical short-term means of bypassing. Is there a way to make it? Even hardware modifications or putting something into the ...
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The App store doesn't load

My iPhone 5 with iOS v9.2.1 doesn't load. I can only download applications I already purchased and can't load anything else. I reset my phone setting, but I still have the same problem. How do I fix ...
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iPhone restart after long time in foreground

I have an own app (not for App store) that executes some processes, after that it opens an other app which waits for N seconds and than the second-one re-opens the first one. This app is designed like ...
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Does send last location work with location services off?

My question is simple, does send last location work even when location services are off? What are the minimal settings one needs to make it work? Currently this is what I have: Location services ...
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My IPhone 6 deleted all my photos , after he shown me full memory

Please help me get back my photos. I had 3 months full memory , sometimes i deleted a few pictures only. Yesterday i took oné photo, than the iPhone was frozen; after that i went to photo library, and ...
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My iPhone's wi-fi receptor is dead. Is there a way to connect to internet on phone via USB or bluetooth?

My wi-fi connect button seems to have greyed out. Last time this happened the provider replaced the phone with a refurbished phone but it's not an option anymore as the phone is no longer under ...
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Is it fine to update my phone to 9.3.2 iOS if I'm using iPhone 4s [closed]

Is it fine if i go and update my phone to iOS 9.3.2? I am using iPhone 4s. I don't know if it's fine to update it or not. Cause I see lots of people not updating there's
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Downloading apps

I'm trying to update my apps on my phone but it isn't working at all. So I tried to uninstall my messenger 2 days ago and install it again but I can't install it 😞 I don't know why. It always shows ...
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Unable to delete apps from iphone 5s

Unable to delete application in iphone5s. There is no 'x' when the icon jiggles. I was able to delete previously until today (17-Jul-16). There was no apps update failure or IOS update failure. IOS ...
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Are updates available for Maps on the iPhone 6s plus

Maps for my area has not been updated and is missing some major highway additions. I'm currently using Google as a substitute but its not as integrated into iOS.
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Record iPhone's Screen and the audio with Quicktime?

I know that I can record the phone's screen, but I want to record my phone audio too. I prefer for it not to hear the sounds around me (due to my house being loud). I tried soundflower and loopback. ...
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How to identify owner of lost iPhone?

Let's say I lost my phone. If the person that finds that phone wants to return it, how would they be able to locate me? How to display my contact details and/or a custom message on the lock screen? ...
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Why does my iPhone 6 keep repeating songs when I try “shuffle”?

Why does my iPhone keep repeating songs even when I "shuffle all"
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Used 'Erase Phone' through 'Find My iPhone' and lost my photos, can I retrieve them?

I've used Erase phone on 'Find My iPhone' through iCloud's web. Is there a way except iTunes/iCloud backup to retrieve the lost files? (Images) I thought about the program (Can I write program's name ...
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iphone 4s problem swich on

hi I made reset netvork setings on my iphone 4s now for about 30 min nothing happen. I can not turn on my iphone looks like block. just appears and disappears logo apple to my iphone. Thanks
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App Store sometimes can't install apps, iCloud icon appearing instead of INSTALL icon

App Store sometimes can't install apps, iCloud icon appearing instead of INSTALL icon, as in the attached screenshot. If i click iCloud icon it buffers some seconds & come backs to iCloud symbol. ...
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App no longer available in store. Transfer from old iPhone to new iPhone?

I have an app on my iPhone 4S called 7 Second Diet. It is no longer available on the app store. Luckily, it is still available on my iPhone 4S. Two days ago, I bought a iPhone 6S. The transfer ...
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Earpods remote control doesnt work with my iphone

I have an Earpods. It beautifully works with iPad (sound and remote control works perfect) but not with iPhone (only sound is correct, but nothing works with remote control). Anyone know why? iPhone ...
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Does factory unlock or GSM unlock mean I can put it on any service?

I am planning to buy an iphone4 for my son for Christmas and was wondering if GSM unlocked or factory unlocked both mean that I can put the phone on any plan or service I like? Also,what do each ...
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iPhone 5 double texts

My daughter has an iPhone 5. When she sends me a text it is fine , but 7 minutes later I get the exact same text again . It doesn't happen all of the time . I was wondering why .
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Why does email from an iPhone have the wrong time zone in the Date field?

Whenever my daughter sends me email from her iPhone, the email arrives with the wrong timezone in the headers. However, the timezone seems to be set correctly on her phone. Her correct timezone is ...