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

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iPhone not detected on iTunes (mac)

I have an iPhone 4 and iTunes doesn't detect it (os x yosemite) I've tested it in other PCs but not detected. thanks in advence
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How to type foreign currency symbols on iOS?

Is there a way to type special unicode characters, or more specifically foreign currency sumbols, on an iPhone or iPad? I mean symbols like ¥ (Yen), ฿ (Bitcoin or Thai Baht), ₩ (Korean Won) etc. I'm ...
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Apple ID and password [duplicate]

My relative lost his iPhone 5 around three years back and it has been locked by him in iCloud. Now we got it back somehow. Now I am the fourth owner. My relative is no more now. Therefore the Apple ...
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Does Apple have to provide authorisation for the iPhone NFC to be used as a transport Smart Card?

My understanding is that it is possible to use the iPhone for payments on 'the underground' in London as a replacement for the Oyster card. Also that the NFC chip is used in this. The potential ...
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How to I re-download songs I've purchased but accidentally deleted?

I purchased an album on iTunes back in 2013. When Apple Music came out, I added the deluxe version of the album on my phone to have the extra songs, but then some songs were duplicated and would play ...
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iOS 9.0.2 Safari - Cannot open the page. Protocol error

I'm having an issue where users accessing my website using an iPhone with iOS 9.0.2 and Safari are experiencing an error on one particular page when submitting a form: "Safari cannot open page. The ...
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How do iPhones acquire date and time?

Do iPhones and iPads with cellular network support NITZ or do they only rely on NTP?
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Custom label is now missing

The 'Custom Label' in Contacts is now gone missing on my iPhone 5c, how do I restore this label to my contacts?
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Power off iPhone with broken power button [duplicate]

How do I turn off my iPhone 3G with a broken power button? I have tried holding the power button for 60 seconds and longer to no avail! My phone needs to be charged 24/7 because it will not turn ...
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Video calls are not connecting iPhone 5s

My iPhone 5s is not connecting IMO, Skype, and another video call apps. Please advise me how to connect to them and use.
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Note icon produces nice picture, but no music access. Have to go through iTunes to play songs

When I press the note icon on the bottom of my iphone 5S, I get a nice picture of a girl leaning against a wall. I can't make this go away. Sometimes I see a flicker of the usual GUI but it goes ...
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I have bought a new i phone 4s display phone from a shop that already signed in apple id that i dont know [duplicate]

I have bought new iphone 4s display cell from shop now the problem is somebody already signed inn wit apple id that i don't know now I want t remove that id from phone and log in with my own id what ...
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iPhone 4 with Wi-Fi

I have my old Sprint iPhone 4, which I no longer have connected to cellular data, and i would like to use it with only Wi-Fi which works on my other devises, but even though my iPhone says it is ...
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Does the iPhone GPS work in an airplane cruising between 30000-40000 feet?

I have a very basic question: if I enable GPS in my iPhone when in an airplane cruising at an altitude between 30000-40000 feet (roughly 9-12 km), will the GPS actually give valid data? I read a ...
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Pages File edited on iPhone and synced with iCloud on OS X EL Capitan, Getting dotted cloud icon

I have a file that I uploaded from pages app on my iPhone IOS 9.2.1 and synced with iCloud , but on my mac I see this file with dotted cloud icon and not the latest changes to this file. How can I ...
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iPhone Network lock - Fact or Fiction?

Following a recent conversation with my provider's help-line, the Customer Service Rep stated: CSR: All phones are network-locked. Me: Not ones bought directly from Apple. CSR: Even ones ...
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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 ...