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

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Apple iphone4s and iPad air

Have been using Apple iPhone 4s for 18 months, receiving messages, using email on phone, all social media etc... Generally running my small business. Storage is an issue so I was glad when I received ...
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Prevent & disable iPhone iOS 9.2 from auto downloading updates?

Prevent & disable iPhone iOS 9.2 from auto downloading updates? iPhone 5 iOS 9.2 - Today morning found it had auto downloaded 9.2.1 update - Around 200-400 MB. I have a data cap with ISP so ...
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What's the purpose of iPhone USB port on the Internet Sharing panel?

On the internet sharing panel, there is an option to share the connection from Thunderbolt Ethernet to iPhone USB. It would be really cool to provide internet access to the iPhone via the USB ...
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Text message vs iMessage on iPhones

iMessage boxes are blue, but I noticed at certain times when I text other iPhone owners the messages are green and show as text messages therefore unable to show the read stamp. I understand that ...
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How to fix calendar alerts in iOS 9.2.1

Since updating my iPhone iOS to 9.2.1, I can't set two different alert times for my Calendar Events. The second entry always defaults to the first entry so they're always both the same. Anyone know ...
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Mac & iPhone auto reinstall software

The day before yesterday, my iPhone just restart, erased and reinstalled iOS by itself. Just one day later, my Mac did the same! Is that a settings problem or maybe a virus?
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Can I turn off IPv6 and just use IPv4 on my iOS device?

I'm trying to use TeamViewer but have a problem when trying to access the network with IPv6 via GSM. Can I somehow turn off IPv6 and use only IPv4? I am using an iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8.3.
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Safari crash on iOS 9.2.1

[Iphone 6s is what I am using] I have already tried everything on this threat and nothing worked. Its the same problem, I open safari and whenever I try to click on the search bar on the top of the ...
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Sync and Erase?

I have many songs on my iPhone that were purchased on this same device. I would like to sync music from my computer onto my iPhone and I would like to know if this action could delete the purchased ...
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iPhone6 - are there night vision or infrared illuminator camera attachments?

I'm looking to use my iPhone to record video in total darkness (sleep study), and am looking for a camera attachment that can do this. So far I found that there are thermal cameras - Flir One and Seek ...
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Does iOS log emergency (911/999/112) calls?

Obviously this isn't something I can't test and confirm myself, and I'm unable to find any confirmation either way elsewhere. My question is simple: After making an emergency call on an iOS device, ...
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Prevent the “Your Message Could Not be Sent” Error Window when Messages Isn't Running

I've just started using Messages in El Capitan (10.11.1) for both iMessages and SMS through my iPhone, which is great. The only major annoyance is that when I'm away from my computer, and Messages is ...
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Is there a way to make offline content of 3rd party music apps on iPhone appear as iPod/Music?

I know this question is a long shot, but I'll try. I just bought a new car that does not have CarPlay support - it was part of my consideration, but I couldn't base the purchase solely on that. ...
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iPhone 5S vibrating constantly when I view a message

My iPhone 5S (iOS 9.2) is having the following problem: it can receive text messages and iMessages as normal, but when I view them my phone vibrates constantly until I stop viewing them, and moreover ...
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Provisioning Profiles are not being deleted

When I remove the provisioning profiles from my iPhone using XCode 7.2, they always reappear whenever I reconnect my device. This is where I'm viewing and deleting it: (the image is merely ...
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Interpretation of com.apple.MobileBackup.plist file

I am looking for some explanations about the file com.apple.mobilebackup.plist that can be found inside iPhone backups. It seems to be related to the backup process but the data I see inside does not ...
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iPhone asks for unknown Apple User ID

I was trying to update my mum's iPhone 6 last night and it wouldn't let me update the apps on her phone as it was asking for someone else's Apple ID. She doesn't have any music, videos or books on ...
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Mail shows 2 unread but there are no emails

Recently my Mail app is giving me the 2 unread badge, but there are no mail messages in the inbox: I do not remember when this started. I am on 9.3 beta but it started on 9.2 before I upgraded ...
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Where are iTunes music files located, if they are not in Music/iTunes/iTunes Media?

I recently rented a MacBook Pro because I needed to take mine in for a hardware recall. Before giving mine up, I transferred the folder ~/Music/iTunes and the file ...
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Brother got my old iPod. How to get new COC account for him?

So I've gotten a hand me down iPhone 5s, and my brother has gotten my old iPod 4, which has also been used by my sister before him. They both have different game centre accounts, and iCloud accounts, ...
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How do I use Handoff in the middle of a call?

I received a call today, and the Handoff box popped up on my screen as usual. I took the call on my phone and the box disappeared. Then, partway through the call, I wanted to "hand off" the call back ...
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How can I retrieve photos from an iPhone 4 without using wifi(probably) or cell data?

So I am blinded by anger at this point. I cannot believe this isn't possible in some way. In short: Iphone 4 has a bad battery, photos filling storage, out of date Ios so no wifi, 3g data available is ...
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iPhone 6 water damage dark screen issue

So yesterday I dropped my iPhone into the toilet, it was literally submerged for less than 15 seconds and after taking it out I left it in my airing cupboard overnight to dry. Today the phone seems to ...
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Downgrading iOS 7.1 to iOS 6 in iPhone 4, only have blob for 5.1

I want to downgrade my iOS 7.1 to iOS 6, but I only have a blob for iOS 5.1. Is it possible to do that or do I have to suffer with this slow and lagging iOS 7.
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Problems with opening Music app on iPhone [duplicate]

I can't anymore open my Music on iPhone (iOS 9.2.1). When pushing on the icon see the following picture (attachment). Any ideas? :) Was trying to go to Settings/iCloud/ but it seems everything fine ...
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How do I change a device name from the iCloud web site?

My family has several iPhones listed under the "Find my iPhone" section of the iCloud web site. Unfortunately, they all have the same name "'s iPhone". Two of the phones are older models and have ...
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Using my Dads music on my iPhone?

When my Dad died last year we put his iphone away in a drawer for safe keeping, because his music was very important to him and obviously we didn't want to lose it. The phone is getting hard to hold ...
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Add to homescreen without safari

For us users that have Safari disabled, is there any way to add a site to our homescreen without safari? Even with jailbreaking can you do this?
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Disabling end call and home screen from FaceTime

I need a specific link to a tutorial or blog that shows step-by-step how to disable the "End call" button during a FaceTime call (and as a bonus, disable the "Home Screen" button as well during the ...
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Use iPhone on external screen with multi-touch

Best thing about the iPhone is that it fits into my pocket which makes it easy to take everywhere. But from time to time, it would be convenient to view content on a bigger, tablet sized screen. ...
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Can I force an iPhone to temporarily use cellular data to update its location on “Find my iPhone”?

My kid disables data to save battery life and data data charges. Can I somehow force the "Find my iPhone" app to connect every 30 mins and update its location and then disable data again?
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Why apps are installed to my iPad and not to my iPhone?

Whenever I press "Get" to download an app in iTunes (either on iOS or Windows OS), apps are installed in my iPad and never to my iPhone. However, after "Get" becomes "Downloaded" and I go to App ...
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Is it still possible to track a stolen iPhone 6s Plus eventhough it has already been restored to its factory settings?

My iPhone 6s plus got stolen from me last Monday evening and I have only started to track it down using Find My iPhone the following night. From then onwards, it only showed that my phone is offline ...
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No Voice Recording for Incoming Video on QuickTime On Mac

I have used Quicktime player on Macbook Air to record a Google Hangout video. I have noticed that it doesn't record the voice but only video. I am wondering if there are any settings that I am missing ...
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Search imessage/text history

How do you search an imessage or text conversation? spotlight search will only search for a conversation, not within the conversation.
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Is it possible to add music to your Music Library on the iPhone?

Possible use cases. Someone emails you a music demo. You find a song you want to download online. You want to download an MP3 from Soundcloud. It is easy to add songs to iTunes and sync it over with ...
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How to quit iPhoto in the middle of importing photos

I plugged my iPhone into my Mac and it started importing photos from iPhone. It's been two days and I need to shut down my Mac. How do I stop importing the photos?
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Can't reset iPhone because iTunes must update the phone at the same time

I have a iPhone 6s at my work. A former colleague have quit and he have set a password to it so we can't login. This is what we've tried so far: DFU mode and tried to reset to factory settings ...
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I can't enable iCloud backup on my phone

My iCloud backup is currently off. So I go into Settings/iCloud/Backup and switch the iCloud backup slider to on. It comes up with warning stating that the phone will no longer back up to my ...
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How to move iMovie projects from iPhone to a computer for storage?

I have a bunch of iMovie projects on my iPhone and they take up quite a bit of space. I'd like to move them to my Windows PC and then get back to them later. In iTunes I tried going to ...
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How to fix the error "iPhone could not be update an unknown error occurred (-1)?

I want to update my iPhone 4s to iOS 9.2.1 and while updating it goes fine around 60% and after that, an error occurs: "iPhone could not updated an unknown error occurred (-1)". How can I save this, ...
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One user has problems syncing contacts from his iPhone to the exchange server

I have a user at work with an iPhone 5. He also has an iPad 2 with the same problem. He has his exchange work mail set up on his phone and has previously had no trouble syncing his contacts between ...
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How to diagnose the cause of accelerated power drain in iPhone 5s / 6s?

I recently upgraded from an iPhone 5s to a 6s. Most days my phone battery lasts the entire seven hour work day easily (my 6s typically lasts about two days). But now and again with the 5s I would ...
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Enable/Disable the list of trusted credentials & certificates on iPhone with iOS 9

On Android, you can see and uncheck a certificate via Security/Trusted credentials. How do you do the same on iOS devices?
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What is a possible non-jailbreak way to trick an iPhone into thinking it is being charged even though nothing is plugged in?

Does anybody know a trick to make an iPhone 5 make that charging sound and have that green battery icon appear, but not actually charge or have anything plugged in? I need it as a demonstration for a ...
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iPhone Security When Showing Pics

Is there a way to keep my iPhone 5 secure when passing it around to show photos? Yes, even in 2016 some people still behave like they did in High School: you pass over your phone so they can see a ...
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Unlocking Sprint Network

I got a phone from a guy, his business bought him a new phone and no longer needed the phone, which i now have. His old plan was with sprint, and i use verizon. I would think his account has been ...
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How can I create a new contact from Messages & add it to a specific Group in Contacts?

When I receive an SMS message, I can create a new contact from the number. Works great, very useful. Lots of business folks must do the same. What I want to do is create the contact in my business ...
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Large PDF's not opening in IOS mail

We have an issue where our users are experiencing problems when opening large PDF's, typically over 2MB in size with iOS Mail. The attachment will download but when opening displays a black screen, ...
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iPhone - prevent automatic hotspot tethering when connecting to computer

How can I turn off automatic personal hotspot activation when connecting an iPhone to a computer (Windows in this case)? I had it plugged in when downloading an iOS update and it downloaded the ...