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Personal Hotspot in Yosemite only shows up after unlocking iPhone

The Personal Hotspot in Yosemite only shows up in my WiFi network list after unlocking the iPhone - is it supposed to be like that? I thought it should be possible to use it "without touching the ...
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Personal Hotspot in Yosemite only shows up after unlocking iPhone [duplicate]

I only see the Personal Hotspot of my iPhone 6 listed in the list of Wi-Fi Networks after unlocking the iPhone - is this the way it should be? I thought it should be possible to use the Hotspot ...
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How do iPhones get carrier locked remotely?

My original iPhone 5 came directly from Virgin Mobile. As such, it's carrier locked. A few months back, I had what seemed like a hardware issue, and in the process of troubleshooting it, Apple ...
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How to make continuity and handoff working [iPhone 5S; iOS 8.1][Macbook pro mid 2012]

How to resovle the issues: As per @bmike's answer http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/151856/52168, I made sure the time in my iPhone and Mac are same. This resolved the issue of not able to receive ...
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Any way to reboot a iDevice that is connected to a USB port via terminal (Mac terminal)?

So, I am making a program to reboot iDevices (if there power buttons are broken), is there any way to induce the iDevice to reboot via the Mac shell? Take you'r time.
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Iphone 6 iCloud account

I can't edit my payment credit card on my iCloud account. I've tried to tap on my expired card info but nothing happens.
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Facebook Crashes When Trying To Display A Map

I have an iPhone 6 plus. Just recently, Facebook crashes every time it tries to display a status, in the news feed, that contains a map of where someone checked in. I've tried a hard reset as well as ...
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Downgrading from iOS 8.1 beta 2 to iOS 8.0.2

I have to use a backup of my iPhone but iTunes says that is not compatible with the beta distribution. So I need to downgrade to iOS 8.0.2 but it seems not possible. Any Idea? Now I'm downloading ...
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Can I use 802.11ac instead of 802.11g for Personal Hotspot when both of my devices support it?

I have an iPhone 6 and the 2013 rMBP. Both support 802.11ac WiFi, yet the iPhone always sets up the hotspot as 802.11g for backwards compatibility (I think). Is there a way to change this? My ...
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how to reactive the lost mode on iPhone 5

I upgraded my phone to iPhone 6 and in the process of erasing data etc on my iPhone 5, i somehow put the lost mode in find my phone. I have since sold my iPhone 5 and now it is still linked to my ...
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Cannot receive emojis from andriod phones

When receiving texts from android users, if an emoji is sent I only receive an empty text bubble. I've never had this problem before. Please advise. Device: iphone 5c ios: 8.0.2
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Stereo mic to iPhone 5S (jack) for recording

I'm looking for the cheapest way to get a stereo mic signal into iPhone 5S A google search shows a lot of expensive mic solutions using the lighting port And some say it can't be done without some ...
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FaceTime not working on my iPhone 6 Plus

I bought my iPhone 6 Plus in Dubai. I am using the phone in Sri Lanka and I cannot use the FaceTime. How can I use FaceTime while in Sri Lanka?
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using find my phone to “track” kid does it send email or other notice to kid?

my son is overseas and I had to send him a new phone...before sending I turned on location services so that I could log onto find my phone on my phone and locate his phone. (his first phone was ...
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Is it possible to downgrade an iPhone from iOS 8 to iOS 7? [duplicate]

iOS 8 in my iPhone 5 drains the battery, I'd like to return to iOS 7 if I can. Is it possible?
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Copy iPod to iPhone

I have an iPod Touch running IOS 6.1.6 (the latest it will support) and am thinking of buying an iPhone 5. The iPod has 32GB but I still have 18GB free and was planning to get a 16GB iPhone. Can I ...
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Burst images will not upload when sharing to iCloud via iPhoto

I took burst photos with my iPhone 6. Plugged into iMac, iPhoto opens, I pull all the images off my phone and into a new iPhoto event, they are no longer on my phone. Now I want to share them using ...
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iPhone 4S iOS 8.0.2 Shuts off when battery is at about 20%

For the past few days, my phone has been shutting off when the battery reaches around 20%. It will not turn back on until I plug it into a power source. When I plug it in, it automatically powers ...
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Can't install Find My iPhone app on iPhone 4 as it requires iOS 8

I reset my iPhone 4 as I gave it to a friend. I am unable to install Find My iPhone as prompt says I need iOS 8 to run this app. What can I do? I know iOS 8 is not available for iPhone 4, but apps ...
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Album and Artist not showing recent download

I pre-ordered an album off iTunes. It became available today. But when I checked my albums on my phone, I saw one song (I had downloaded for free through the bands website) but nothing else was there. ...
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How do I make my BeaconOSX iBeacon signal detection more accurate?

Here's my setup: iMac with BeaconOSX iPhone with Proximitask I am successfully broadcasting a signal and am getting notifications as I come and go to my office. However, the reminders are getting ...
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Someone used “Find my Iphone” to wipe my phone. Can I use the same app to find their location?

This morning someone decided via either a prank or otherwise to log in to my apple id, and use Find my Iphone app to lock and then erase my phone, then leaving me the ominous message "This is what u ...
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Difference between official Facebook app and Built-In Facebook option

I recently started using iOS (iPhone 6) and am confused between official FB app and built-in FB option what is difference between two? built-in FB option is explained here ...
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How do you auto forward text messages to another iPhone (say from private iPhone to work iPhone)?

I can use the call forwarding for my calls, but I want my texts to come through also.
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New phone making me start a new game

Got me a new phone New iPhone 6+ is Making me start a new game but I already have a game I'm level 83 how can I get my game back
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My itunes program says i have more songs than my iphone says I do

According to my iTunes, I am supposed have something like 480 songs on my iPhone, which is correct. However, many songs are missing on my iPhone even though those songs are there under the "on this ...
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Why does Siri swallow the last word in a dictate?

Sonce iOS8 my iPhone 4S's Siri "swallows" the last word in a dictation. This is very reproducible. It jappens when using the voice input in any text area in any app. I see the "live preview" of the ...
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Is it possible to have two phones (one of which an iPhone) on the same number without changing the SIM card?

I have always wondered whether it was possible to use the same phone number on an "emergency phone" in case the main one gets lost.
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Which iPhone model is releasing in India

Airtel, the only telecom in India providing 4g services, supports the LTE band 40 (2300 MHz). And only "Model A1586" supports this band. So is this information made public by Apple yet, about which ...
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how to move a video from photo to icloud

I have very little space on my 16Gb iPhone, however I have a ton of space now in iCloud, how can I move videos from my iPhone to iCloud?
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How to get ripped CD music onto my iPhone? [duplicate]

How do I get music which I have ripped from CDs into iTunes onto my iPhone so I can listen to it? It shows up in my library but I can't get it to sync to my iPhone. I've clicked on the iPhone icon, ...
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iphone Album Covers randomly come up imusic app when trying to play music

I have playlist on my iphone 5c saved in imusic (imported from itunes). Right in the middle of an important presentation, without touching anything, the screen went to a checkerboard of album covers, ...
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Problem synchronizing end of reoccurring task from iPhone

Calendar synchronization between iPhone and iCal works (over iTunes), but when a recurring appointment is ended on the iPhone, this is not synchronized with iCal, as a result reoccuring appointments ...
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What's a calendar + to do list app that will work on both my MacBook Air and iPhone

I've looked all over for such an app, however the ones I find are either calendar apps (e.g. Sunrise Calendar) or to do list apps (e.g. Any.do). I was wondering if anyone knew of an app that had both ...
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Is there a way to test whether an iPhone (5s) is failing to work on certain frequencies?

A few weeks ago my iPhone (5s, T-Mobile) stopped roaming to AT&T "4G" towers. It will still roam to older AT&T towers ("E", edge) and newer AT&T LTE towers. I'm wondering whether there ...
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Can Email Notification of Find my iPhone be disabled?

When I use the Find my iPhone for my daughter's phone she receives and e-mail telling her that someone has been using find my iPhone to locate her phone. Can the email notification be disabled ?
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iMessage on iPad: how do I know when the message is an sms or not?

I've upgraded to iOS8. I have an iPad and an iPhone. I'm chatting with a friend through his phone number with my iPad. I guess the iPad is using the iPhone carrier to send the sms. All works good. ...
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How do I search Recent Calls on iPhone?

I am looking for a phone number in my history. All I know is the area code 808, which will narrow it down immensely, and its having occurred between a month and two months ago. How can I search the ...
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File size per video minute on iPhone 6?

What would be an average file size if recording 1 minute of video on the iPhone 6? Normal speed, no slow motion.
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iPhone 4s is locked after updating to iOS 8

I updated my iPhone 4s to iOS 8. Now my iPhone is locked, showing the iTunes icon and power cord picture. I tried to hold down buttons but it won't unlock. How do I unlock it?
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Add photos to iPhone from Mac

How would I add large amount of photos to the my iPhone (the Collections section)? Using iTunes (Photos tab) seems to enforce replacing all existing content.
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Xcode won't recognize my jailbroken iPhone even though I have a provisioning profile

I have a paid developer account with Apple and my phone has a valid provisioning profile installed on it. I jailbroke my iPhone because in iOS 7 there is no 3G toggle switch; without the toggle my ...
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How to resolve sync session failed to start issue in iOS 8?

When I tried to sync my iPhone 5 in order to switch to iPhone 6, I found the sync failed due to the error: Sync session failed to start in iTunes. However, despite me deleting all the multitasks and ...
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Personal hotspot not working properly

I have turned on personal hotspot on my iPhone 5S (iOS 7.1) and connected my MacBook Pro to it by WiFi (also tried Bluetooth and USB with no effect). I can ping my phone from my laptop, and I can load ...
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how to transfer a app from one ipod to an iphone?

Ok so I want to transfer an app from my IPod to my IPhone. The only problem is that that app got deleted off the App Store so I cant just download it directly to my phone. Is there any way to ...
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Why can't I disable cellular usage for an individual app on iOS 7?

I thought I disabled cellular usage for several games in the past. Going through the list of which applications I've allowed to use cellular data, I noticed there are a few still enabled. I flip them ...
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What could cause an iOS app to have incomplete notifications preferences?

I have installed an app on two iPhone 6s both running iOS 8.0.2. They are essentially identical devices, using the same App Store account, except some minor settings differences and different apps. ...
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iPhone 6 / Sprint / DTMF codes

Traded in my iPhone 5 for a 6. New problem: cannot join conference calls. When I enter my code for the call, it spits out random numbers. For example, I press 1,2,3,4,5,6 and it reads back to me ...
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Adjusting live webcam video saturation, contrast, and brightness in iOS 8

Is there a way to alter the saturation, contrast, and brightness on my camera while I'm in a webcam session in iOS 8? For example, when I'm Skyping or using Google Chat or Facetime?
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Maximizing iPhone Battery Life [closed]

Regard maximizing iPhone Battery Life, just for my curiosity and knowledge, from a software or hardware standpoint why when we use the iPhone to access data, a Wi-Fi connection uses less power than a ...