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

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iphone programming on mac in vmware with more upgraded ram or ssd or Hackintosh? [closed]

I want to Develop iPhone Applications but don't have Mac, So currently i am using VMWare Booted with Mac OS X with Intel i5 with 4GB RAM. And Online 4GB RAM and SSD Have almost same price nothing ...
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Safari crashes after client authentication

I've installed an PKCS12 file on my iPhone and wanted to visit a private website where the server is asking the browser to authenticate. I can choose the installed PKCS12 file but nothing happened. ...
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ipa installed on device but not appearing

My friend has developed an app and send me the .ipa file. He wants me to install it on my phone. So I went into iTunes and drag the ipa into the app section. Then I connected my phone to my computer, ...
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Legality of Apple/iTunes forcibly denying certain IOS installs by removing signing [closed]

What are the legality issues, if any, of Apple using IOS signing as a way to effectively lock users and their devices into a limited range of IOS versions? When I buy my phone off contract, what ...
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Technology behind Home Sharing

I would like to know how exactly does Apple Home Sharing work. Not the steps to use it but the technology behind it in as much detail as possible. I am mainly interested in learning about the ...
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How do I link my sons phone back in Find My iPhone

Son lost his phone so I went to Find My iPhone. I locked his phone then accidentally removed it from Find My iPhone. How can I link it back?
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iOS Music App Repeats Songs When Shuffled

For the past week or so, my Music app has been playing songs at least a couple of times before it gets through every song, which is pretty frustrating. My library is >1000 songs (filled a 64GB ...
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iPhone Outlook app still fetches mail when in Low Power Mode, while the default Mail app doesn't

I'm trying to compare the default Mail app that comes with iOS and Microsoft's Outlook for iOS. The use case I'm particularly interested in is when the Low Power Mode is enabled. From what I ...
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How can I clear my iPhone of all photos and re-sync?

I have iCloud Photo Library which is supposed to optimise its storage on my iPhone. But it doesn't. It's currently taking up about 25 GB of storage. I decided that in order to reset its usage, I'd try ...
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iphones bluetooth sharing possible? [duplicate]

Its heard from century that iphone has bluetooth,but why we cant share anything over bluetooth,but infact we can connect bluetooth speaker and play some music.
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Transferring money on n Apple account from one iPhone to another

I have some money on my Apple account. If I buy a new iphone, can I still use this money to buy things on my new phone, or will I lose the money? Presumably it will still be the same log in details ...
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SMS still sends to group via iMessage after disabling

I recently switched from my iPhone to an Android. Before removing my SIM card, I disabled iMessage in settings. My Macbook Messages app shows it as disabled, and the online service to disable a number ...
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How to add new music to my iPhone without losing my data?

My computer's hard drive broke down and I got it fixed. I now have no pictures, music or documents on my laptop. I had a USB key of several songs that I'd like to add to my iPhone but when I tried to ...
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My Calendar on my iPhone is not synching to iCloud and iPad

So I have been online for three hours looking for solutions and experimenting and been unable to fix this annoying issue: I add an appointment to my iCloud Calendar on my iPhone, but only one of the ...
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one person, two phones, one text thread

Is it possible for "Joe" to have two iphones with two different numbers and text Sally from both numbers, and when Sally receives Joe's texts they appear as one thread? In other words, Sally wouldn't ...
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How do I add VTT subtitles to a MP4 video to view on an iPhone iOS?

I have a .mp4 and .vtt file with the same name. I tried to synch both the files to iTunes by importing them at the same time, but when I play the video, there are no captions. The video plays in the ...
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Is there an iphone app to check if the brightness of your computer monitor is too bright?

I've been looking for an app to check if the brightness of my computer monitor is too high and is straining to my eyes. Does such an app exist that measures brightness of a monitor using the camera ...
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Copy a movie between iPhones

Seems like an idiot question, but I completely failed to copy a movie from one iPhone to another. We tried coupling with bluetooth, failed to send files. Enabling internet sharing (which worked) ...
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kids sharing game center ID causing problem how do i fix [duplicate]

My kids all were logging into their Iphones with my apple ID, and sharing the same game center. They are all playing some of the same games and it is causing problems. One child will lose his things ...
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How can I ask Siri what my current cell phone number is?

I generally buy a new SIM card each time I arrive in a new country, so when I'm traveling, my phone number tends to change. I can find out what my number is by Settings>Phone>My Number, but it'd often ...
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How can I sync a particular music folder to iPhone?

I want to sync the music folder on my system with iPhone. The folder does not contain any sub folders and only contains mp3 files. I want my iPhone music library to get synced with this particular ...
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I'm having trouble downloading an app from the App Store

I have tried downloading Netflix after my son deleted it. It says it's on my iCloud but when I click on it to download, it keeps flashing the iCloud symbol. It never will let me download it again.
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Delete or voice over all text in Dragon Dictation free app for iPhone?

I have an iPhone 6 running ios9 and the free app for Dragon Dictation. Is there a command or sequence of commands (voice or keyboard) to delete everything in the recording and start over? I've just ...
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How to transfer a large video (> 2 GB) from iPhone to a PC?

I have installed iTunes on my PC. However, when I click Photos → Sync Photos, it says You can choose which photos from your computer are copied to your iPhone. It seems that it copies photos ...
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Mail.app for iOS uses 1 GB even with no accounts linked

Last Friday I created an iCloud Email account, but that added a ton of storage used to my iPhone, 1GB to be exact. Even without creating any emails. The account itself added 1GB of storage space on my ...
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If I block and then unblock someone, will I get their SMS sent while that person was blocked?

While using an iPhone 5, iOS 9, if I block someone, wait some time, and then unblock that person, will I receive SMS messages sent to me while that person was blocked?
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Can't restore jailbroken iphone 5 ios 9.0.2

can't restore my jailbroken iphone ios 9.0.2. can't update! alwayes there is logo of itnues and USB cable,i used itunes but there is no way out.i used tiny umbrella too and other apps to exit recovery ...
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Can't add invitation to calendar

My girlfriend sent me an invitation from an Apple device to an alias that sends to both my work and home e-mail addresses. I clicked on the Accept button and it says that I Accepted but I don't see ...
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Mail app crashes on iPhone 6

I am using an iPhone 6. Whenever I try to open the default Mail app on my phone, it crashes within one or two seconds, rendering the app useless. The phone was running iOS 8 this morning when the ...
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iPhone has stopped updating apps automatically

I have to open the App Store and tap Update to keep all of the apps up to date. There is always a big list of apps waiting to be updated, which takes quite a while to complete. This issue seems to ...
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Does deleting my backup on my iPhone give me more space?

I'm running out of space on my iCloud and my storage in general. If I delete my backup, will I gain more space for pictures?
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iPhone vibrates on every Viber text message received

Even when my viber application is open on a specific discussion, it continues to vibrate on every received message part of the current discussion. How can I turn off this very annoying feature for ...
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can't charge iPhone 5s from computer any more

For some reason I can't charge my iPhone 5s on my computer any longer. I used to be able to charge it, but it doesn't work now. I charges okay from the wall outlet using the same USB cable. Maybe ...
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iphone 4 ios 9 wifi connection used

please advise if there is a possibility to view list of wifi connections an Iphone has used in few months time Also advise if any possibility to check deleted call history of calls made through ...
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How do I make my iPad Retina wifi hotspot discoverable (tethering 3G) when off and unplugged like my iPhone 6S?

I can use my Ipad Retina (4th Gen, iOS 9.3.1) when plugged in via USB to tether the 3G connection. After it is plugged into USB, then I can see it shareable via wifi from other devices. (My Mac ...
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Is there a way to automatically detect and remove duplicate Notes? (in iCloud)

I had a lot of problems syncing my notes with gmail IMAP, so eventually made the switch. I was using the notes between my Macbook, my iphone and my iPad. I used the option to transfer from gmail to ...
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Person keeps coming back into group conversation

This person keeps hacking into my iMessage group conversations and it's really starting to get annoying. Every time I remove him from our conversation, he joins back in and is unkickable. I believe he ...
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music downloaded from Itunes to Iphone 6 now won't play

My Iphone 6 has my music library downloaded, I ensure that any music I purchase is downloaded to the phone, I recently purchased some more music. Yesterday I listened to various tracks from my music ...
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Why do non-Apple earbuds make my iPhone act erratically?

I have tried a couple of different brands of earbuds supposedly compatible with the iPhone, but on both, the mic doesn't seem to work and the phone itself will make Siri pop up, shut down or advance ...
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Calls and texts and iPhone appearing on iPad

When somebody rings or texts my iPhone it is now also showing up on iPad when I'm at home. This is happening since we had internet installed at home, so whoever is on the iPad sees all the calls and ...
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Some contacts not displayed when searching for them

I have an iPhone 6 with the newest iOS. Today a friend sent me a text message. After a few hours I went into my contacts and tried searching for him but nothing came up even though I have him in ...
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iMessages sent by me to one friend only go to their MacBook not their iPhone

iMessages sent from me to my friends, but not others, only go to their MacBook, not their iPhone. However, my friend receives iMessages from others to both MacBook and iPhone. Is the problem at my end ...
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Photos count problem iphone

I have an iPhone 6 where in the photos app it shows I have 2300 images. However, whenever I plug the usb to the windows based computer to copy paste it the total of the images is just 1500. Where ...
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song ratings on iPhone

I used to be able to rate a song one star to 5 stars while listening to it on my iPhone. I do not have that option any more. Now, when I tap on the title of the song, it only takes me to the album, ...
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Phone wakes up a few minutes after every text message. Can I make that stop?

I have an iPhone 6S with the latest version of iOS. For a couple of months now whenever I receive a text message and put the phone back down it will wake up again for no apparent reason. Sometimes it ...
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Iphone is slow in picking up the local DNS server on WiFi infrastructure

I have a setup a Wireless infrastructure with local DNS server (DNSmasq) running on a server (Static IP: 192.168.19.2) on the infra. The local DNS server resolves lot of public domains to a local IP ...
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How do i remove the recently added section?

I recently updated my old iPhone 5 to iOS 9. One of the things i don't like about the new music player is that when I start it up after I turned on my iphone, half of the screen is taken up by ...
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Are stereo audio files louder than mono audio files when played on iPhone bottom speaker?

Are stereo audio files with duplicate channels louder than mono audio files when played on iPhone bottom speaker? I know the sound comes out one speaker, just wondering if they add the two channels ...
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Updating my 3GS from iOS 4.1 to 6.1.6

Is there a way i can upgrade my iPhone 3GS from iOS 4.1 to 6.1.6 without using a computer?
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Is there a way to transfer an app from a device to another one (App no longer on the app store)?

I have and use Photosynth regularly on an iPhone 4s. I bought a 5s last week and when i wanted to install the app on it i realised that the app isn't on the app store anymore. Is there a way to ...