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

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Shuffle by album on iOS-devices?

In iTunes and on iPods (excluding the most recent Nano) there is an option to playback a playlist shuffled by album. This option does not exist in "Music.app" on iOS-devices. However, since you can ...
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How do I delete empty DCIM folders on my iPhone?

I regularly transfer all photos from my iPhone to my Windows PC. However I cannot delete subfolders of DCIM. So I'm getting a little collection of folders that I want to delete, but can't. To be ...
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Still shows 1GB of photos in usage after deleting all

I deleted every single photo from my iPhone (after backing up on computer), including both camera roll and photostream (I disabled photostream afterwards). For some reason it's still showing 1GB of ...
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how do I change servers on a unlocked iPhone 4 [duplicate]

I have a iPhone 4 and I was once unlocked but I haven't used it in over a year what other service can I use with it it was with verizon
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Is it possible to browse my iTunes backup files?

I use to store older backups of my iPad, iPod and iPhone made using iTunes. So, as long as some data (i.e: photos) is stored on one of these backups, I feel free to delete it on the devices. If, in ...
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Can I SSH into my Mac from an iPhone over Wi-Fi LAN with no connection to the internet?

I want to use ssh to get into my mac from an iPhone over Wi-Fi LAN with no connection to the internet. I want to do this to get access to the command line (for playing with programming related stuff) ...
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Stop iPhone from sending iMessages to OS X [duplicate]

I recently got an iMac and I set up that my photos and music from my iMac get downloaded to my iPhone. But now my messages on my iPhone are getting sent to my iMac. I went on my iPhone and clicked ...
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Turning off Find My iPhone

I just got a new iPhone 6. I synced it to my computer through the last backup I had saved from my old phone. Unfortunately, at the time I was using a different Apple ID, and this ID no longer exists. ...
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passbook passes updates on different devices

Theoretically, say I have a pass on passbook that gets updated about once a day or so with new information. If I share this pass with a friend of mine, will he also get the updates I'm getting? Or ...
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Rent movie on iPhone, watch on Apple TV or iPad

I recently rented a movie over my iPhone, which tries to download it but stops and says I don't have enough room. Is there a way to watch it over my iPad, iMac, or AppleTV?
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Unlock iPhone 4 with blank screen to back it up

My iPhone 4 sustained minor water damage and was immediately placed in rice and turned off. The phone still receives calls and texts, however the screen is completely black. I am trying to back the ...
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How do I link clash of clans from my iPod to my iPhone with interference of another iPod?

So my iPod, my iPhone, my mom's iPhone, and my sister's iPod are linked onto the same Apple ID. And I want to link my clash of clans account from my iPod onto my iPhone, but I can't do this because my ...
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iOS Videos app randomly displaying playback controls

I was watching a movie on the Videos app on my iPhone 6 and every so often, for no apparent reason, it would display the playback controls as if I had tapped the screen, when I hadn't touched the ...
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iPhone SMS alert does not working while earphone is plugged in !, How to solve this problem?

iPhone SMS, Whatsapp, viber alerts does not working while earphone is plugged in !, How to solve this problem? is there any way to activate the alert sound while earphone plugged ?
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Instruments Not Able to Launch the iOS 8.1 Simulator Unless it is Pre-Selected Manually

My UI Tests running in Instruments not able to launch the iOS 8.1 Simulator unless the Device is manually selected. For Example, if I have 'iPad 2' as my current selected device, trying to launch ...
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set up iCloud Family Sharing

I am trying to set up iCloud Family Sharing. I have tried on OS X, iPhone and iPad. In Settings/iCloud/Manage Family I click on the "+" button (which is greyed) although a pop up balloon says "Add ...
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Does iOS 8.3 break audio line out over lightning cable?

I have a charger in my car that also has an audio line out (I've used a gsm iPhone 5 with this, currently I use a cdma iPhone 5s ). For the past several years it has worked great. I connect the ...
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Issues with Boom Beach and Clash of Clans

My dad and I share an Apple ID (even though I've asked him time and time again to get his own for this reason). I accidentally clicked on both games my dad's account that is on his iPad and now I ...
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How to recover after iOS update?

Being silly I have agreed to update my iPhone 5c to latest iOS and now my phone looks dead. When boots, it displays the following screen If I connect it to my notebook, iTunes proposes to update ...
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Edits from iPhone not showing up in Photo Stream on Mac

I activated "My Photo Stream" in Photos.app's preferences on Mac OS X 10.10.3. After some waiting, the photos from my iPhone 5S running iOS 8 are all showing up in the "My Photo Stream" album. ...
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Wrong email given when trying to update apps

When trying to update my whatsapp version, the email that is provided when required to input my password is incorrect? I am also unable to change it my correct email??
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How to prevent the Mail app from restoring its previous state?

The Mail app on my iPhone 5s crashes while launching. I assume that it is trying to restore its last state. Unfortunately that last state was what originally crashed it. So restoring that state ...
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My iPhone 5 screen got damaged

My iPhone 5 screen got damaged. It has white lines on the right hand side and I can not access any ot the controls on the right side of the phone. How much will it cost to replace the screen? Or what ...
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Quickly get to the first page of a tabbed app

Is there a way to quickly get to the first page of a tabbed app? For instance, the Home screen is an example of a tabbed "app", with the dots at the bottom. Except, to get to the first page, you of ...
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How to jailbreak my iPhone 5c with iOS 8.3?

I have an iPhone 5c with iOS 8.3 and I have been wanting to jailbreak my phone for a long time but I don't know how. I want to do this because I want to get unlimited gems for free on Clash of Clans ...
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My iPhone 5 is not adding appointments to calendars but does add them to my iPad through wifi

My phone will not accept a new appointment but if I assume it is there, it will sync to my iPad. If I add an appointment to my iPad calendar, it will accept it but it does not show up on my iPhone. ...
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Problem with my iPhone 6 calendar

After doing the last iOS update, I can't enter an event in my calendar. I checked iCloud and calendar is activated.
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iOS app that scans Contacts for birthdays and anniversaries and provide notifications for same

I am looking for an App that reminds me of Birthdays and Anniversaries. If app can remind me of other dates, it would be "icing on cake" (added advantage). I know notifications can be handled by ...
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calendar sync between iPhone and Microsoft exchange

My calendar events sync only one way between my iPhone and Microsoft Exchange If I enter the event in my iPhone, it won't appear in Microsoft Exchange, but the other way around works
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Borrowing an iPhone 4 - I've swapped the sim but can I access my email and iMessages without loosing the owner's?

Can I access my mail and iMessages without wiping the iPhone first? I want to return the phone to its pre-loan state when I'm done borrowing.
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Can I permanently disallow OS upgrades on an iOS device?

Is there a way to prevent OS upgrades on an iOS device, such that the user is unable to remove the restriction (without going into full "kiosk mode")? We will be loaning iPhones or iPads to people, ...
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step counter, how do I add steps to the dashboard?

I closed the step counter by accident and now I can only see floors and miles. I cannot find the page where I can re-open the step counter to add to dashboard.
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iPhone photos app 'syncing' lots and not showing photos in other apps

since updating to iOS 8.3 and probably enabling some new sort of iCloud system, all my photos in the photos app showed a white circular progress indicator in the bottom right the first time I looked ...
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Mute Outlook app on iPhone during holidays

I have an iPhone which I use for work and private. Now I'm on holidays for a week and I don't want to see any notifications or e-mails. Is it possible to mute (or completely turn off) the iPhone ...
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How to disable an email account when the password has changed?

Is there a way to temporarily disable "Mail" for a given account when the password has changed other than deleting the account (see screenshot below)? What cannot be seen on the screenshot is the ...
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How do I stop sharing call history between two iPhones?

My husband and I both just upgraded to iOS 8.3. Now I notice that if I have a missed call it shows up on his notice screen and all my calls show up in his recent call history (and vice versa). Both ...
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How do I sync my iPhone and 2015 MacBook

I don't have a USB-C cable or USB-C adapter. How do I sync my iPhone 5s with my 2015 MacBook? I thought I could do it over WiFi? 2015 MacBook's don't have USB ports I also have a MacBook Pro but I ...
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Use iphone or android as external mic for macbook using bluetooth

Is there a way I can use an iPhone/Android phone as an external microphone for my Mac? Ideally without a cable i.e. bluetooh/wifi. Edit: Since this hasn't been answered yet, I would be okay with ...
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iTunes not deleting old music from iPhone when synced

I recently got a new computer, installed iTunes, and am trying to sync my iPhone 4. To my surprise, iTunes actually synced the new versions of the songs (same files, just copied to my external hard ...
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Retrieve data from iPhone 5 after activating new phone

I recently purchased an iPhone 6. I neglected to remove data from my iPhone 5 before activating my new phone. Now it seems impossible to remove data from my old iPhone 5 as it is not active or ...
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Where can I get a signed iOS 8.2 .ipsw file for iPhone 4S?

Until about a week ago, Apple offered a signed version of iOS 8.2. Now the file is not signed anymore. Is there any place where I can still download the signed version of the file? Does anyone still ...
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Why does my iPhone sometimes start rendering from a third of the way down the screen? [duplicate]

I don't really know the right words to describe this problem, but every once in a while (sporadically, maybe about twice a day), whatever view is displayed on my iPhone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.3) screen will ...
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iPhone 5s is draining battery really fast like 2-3% in a minute

I have taken all the measures which can fix battery life for example turning off location service, disabling push notification etc. My iPhone is updated to latest version i.e 8.3 and i have even done ...
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Which data sources are most accurate for measuring steps and walking distance?

The iOS Health app offers several standard Apple sources for measuring health data (supplemented by any relevant installed third party apps). Specifically, one can choose from The Health app on iOS ...
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Restore back up icloud to mac

How can I restore and retrieve a back up from my iCloud to mac? I do not have the phone anymore, but have the iCloud password and Login ID. It stated a back up of 4.4 GB. So there is data there, but ...
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process to reliably connect Mac Wi-Fi to iPhone personal hotspot?

Is there a recommended process for reliably connecting a Mac to an iPhone Personal Hotspot network via Wi-Fi? Here is the method that I have been trying: turn on WiFi and Personal Hotspot on iPhone ...
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Can I cap data usage on iOS 8 monthly? [duplicate]

On iOS I found the way to check data usage on the period since the last period reset, but I cannot find a way to cap data usage after x MB have been used. This feature has been around in Android for ...
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Configure iPhone to send smaller pictures as e-mail attachment?

A friend has an iPhone whose camera she uses with the default settings of 2592x1936 pixels, which is pretty big when attaching pictures in e-mails. The files are very big and I need to scroll ...
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how to remove a backup of a purchased app

I have a certain app installed on my iPhone 6 Plus device. Due to some technical issues with this app, I need to completely remove it from the device and re-install it. Although it seems like I can ...
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How does Apple Watch backup work?

Does the Apple Watch use the same mechanics of the iPhone in terms of backup data in the cloud? For example, if for any reason, such as password forgot or whatever you need to reset to factory ...