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

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How to assign a global IPv6 address in VPN?

I cannot assign a global IPv6 address on the iPhone ppp0 interface, just only a link-local address (fe80::). How to assign a global IPv6 address on the iPhone? I'am using L2TP/IPSec VPN with radvd. ...
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iPhone 5 New iCloud address, but still have iMessage from previous iCloud

I made a new iCloud address, but when I checked my iMessage, it had messages from my old iCloud. Do I have to manually delete these messages? Also, would my content in my iMessage app then be ...
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How can I fix this iPhone's Apple ID problem? [duplicate]

I found an iPhone 5c a couple days ago, and need to get rid of the original Apple ID on it. I tried to return this phone to the owner, but there was no Find My iPhone or anything. I tried to set it ...
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Remove number from iMessage to use on non iPhone

I had an iPhone and I used iMessage on it. I didn't mind getting some of the messages to my laptop. But recently I switched back to a very old phone I had that is not a smart phone. Now I am receiving ...
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iTunes playlist question

I have altered my iTunes playlist on my PC because I had to get a new computer due to some hacker putting a crypto lock on my hard drive. I never used the iCloud to back up my playlist and thought ...
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Unexpected FaceTime message appeared on laptop

I got a message on my laptop that says: Your phone number is now being used for FaceTime on a new iPhone. However, I do not use FaceTime. I have checked Settings on my iPhone. Have I been ...
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How do I get the photos off my iPhone to my Windows PC without using iCloud?

Used to be I plug in my iPhone and there was a drive under This PC for the iPhone and I use Windows photo synchronization to copy the photos from the phone to the PC. However, now when I plug in the ...
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Image to be shown on one tap on iOS?

I took a photo of my bus timetable, and I want to have that image as an "application" on my iPhone's home screen. Is there an app that, when clicked, goes directly to this one image? Is there another ...
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Why can't I uninstall a Unity game from my iPhone?

Several months ago, I created a simple game using Unity 4.5 on an iMac running OS X Mavericks, and decided to try testing it on my iPhone 5s running iOS 7. I tested the game using the Unity Remote 4 ...
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Can an old photo from Gmail get put into my photo stream?

Is it possible for an old photo from gmail (like 6 years old) to be put into the photo stream after an update? A very old picture appeared in my photo stream and I don't know how it got there.
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iPhone is dead, will not charge

I have an iPhone 4s running on iOS 8.1.3. I've owned it for about 2-3 years now and have taken good care of it physically and hardware wise. But recently my phone had died. I plugged it in to the ...
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iPhone 6 backlight issue, burn-in

I bought an iPhone 6 64GB in Space Gray from 5th avenue NY 14 days ago. I can see a grayish area at the top right corner, near to the charge display. It's hard notice in full brightness, but ...
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Locked iPhone data recovery [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 4s and it is locked. I'm right now unable to use it. I googled and found out that I can restore using previous backup made using iTunes. I have some photos and contacts in my phone ...
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Upgrade and jailbreak 8.1 -> 8.4

Currently: Have iPhone 4s. Currently installed IOS: old 8.1. It isn't jailbroken. the latest working jailbreak is for 8.4. the iTunes offers me the latest IOS for 4s currently: 8.4.1. Question: is ...
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What do I do about a broken screen replacement (flickering while unlocking)?

I got my LCD screen changed a month ago when it broke, but now my phone is flickering when I unlock it. It goes back to normal after a few seconds. How do I fix this?
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Where does iTunes get data to populate “On My Device” Music list?

I have an issue similar to question #142146 "iTunes shows 'ghost' songs on my iPhone that are not there, how do I fix this?" When the conversion to AppleMusic occurred, several hundred songs on my ...
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Apple Maps for iOS App

I'm interested in using Apple Maps for an iOS app, and have a couple of questions about it. Is there any cost associated with using Apple Maps? Is it free, or does it depend on the type of use? Does ...
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App to organize “one photo per day” which keeps the photos separate from the camera roll?

I’m thinking of trying a “one photo per day” project. I would like to keep these photos separate from my other photos, so I was thinking of using a specific app for organizing them. I already tried ...
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Does iPhone battery life last longer using Wi-Fi vs Cellular Network?

Just out of curiosity and for my knowledge, from a software and hardware standpoint prospective, I read: When you use your device (iPhone) to access data, a Wi-Fi connection uses less power than a ...
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iPhone Apple ID compromised

my ex gave me his old iPhone and set up the cloud thing for me. He has changed the password so I can't download apps or anything. Also he got me a good deal with Talktalk. The contract is his but I'm ...
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How do i unlink my iMessages between mac and iPhone?

I just recently bought a new macbook pro, and I've found that my iMessages directly send to my mac whilst I'm using it, which is very helpful. However when I shut down my mac, the replies to my ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 6 running iOS 8.3 will not backup at all

Alright so here's the full deal :P For the first few months everything worked great (pre and post jailbreaking) but I have no idea what triggered this. I can't drag and drop music from my iTunes ...
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Does Facebook's “find friend” algorithm get data from the iOS app?

When I download a Facebook app on my smartphone (e.g. iPhone), what data does Facebook then access? Names? Telephone numbers?
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Where are my iPhone Photos?

My iPhone states that my photo library is 8GB. However, I can only access about 100 photos from the phone or my Windows PC file explorer. I want to clear up space on the phone by moving photos to ...
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How to selectively sync playlists from iCloud to iPhone

I am using Apple Music and all my purchased songs & the playlists are synced to the cloud. However, I don't want every single playlist from showing up on my iPhone when I turn on the iCloud music. ...
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iPhone: How to make the Facebook app play videos in HD by default?

I have an iPhone 6 and it annoys me that I have to click every time on HD when playing a video before it plays in HD. Does anyone know a way of making sure that all video's played in the FB iPhone app ...
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How do I make ringtone for iPhone 6 Plus with compatible iPhone Ringtone Format?

I am kinda tired of the default ringtones and wanna to try some new, but I don't know how to make ringtones for iPhone. I used to use Android Phones, and I can directly download music from the ...
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What happens when someone sends me an iMessage/SMS during a restore?

The restore process can take some time. What happens if someone sends me a message during this time that my phone is unusable? Will I be able to see the message at the end of the whole process? It's ...
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Restoring iPhone 5 fails - error 2001?

I've just moved to the States and a family member kindly passed on an old AT&T iPhone 5. The trouble is that it's stuck in a reset loop. When I go into recovery mode and try to restore the phone, ...
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How can I back up my iphone if my touch screen is broken?

My touch screen capability on my 5c wasn't working, so I had to get a new phone. Before I close out my old phone, I have to back it up (hasn't been backed-up in a LONG time).... Is there any way to ...
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How do I fix my iPhone 5s?

Now first of all, I assure you, there is not a single issue like mine. Let me list the steps taken with corresponding error messages/new problems to each step taken. The problem started when the SIM ...
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Is there a SDK or private framework that can access iMessage contents from an iOS app on a non-jailbroken phone?

(This is not a repeat question to "How is Facebook accessing my iPhone texts in order to recommend friends?", on StackExchange Security, linked below. I wish to know the internal details of how ...
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Volume Randomly Goes to Maximum with Bluetooth Headset

I have tried using two different bluetooth headsets with my iphone 6 and when using the headset and hitting the "call" button on the iphone, the volume will sometimes go to maximum level. Basically ...
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iPhone podcast app for binge listening to large back catalog?

Can anyone help me find an iphone podcast app that has features that allow efficient browsing through podcasts with large back catalogs? Specifically I would like to be able to go through the list of ...
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How can I transfer or link my Clash of Clans account to an Android device, from iOS?

How do I retrieve my Game Center username and password from my iPhone to my Android, so I can restore the progress of my Clash of Clans app?
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In the iOS 8.4 Music app how do I only show downloaded music?

I only keep a small set of music on my phone of my otherwise large iTunes purchase history, and consequently if I picked a random album or song out of my music app there is a high likelihood that it ...
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Explicit Songs in Apple Music are Censored

I've never had this issue when purchasing music from the iTunes Store, but Apple Music is weird. For some songs, after adding the explicit version to my library and downloading for offline play, it ...
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Don't receive email notifications on iOS devices using IMAP folders

While using my iCloud account to receive emails, i've structured it to filter the content down to an organized fashion according to my liking. So lets say I have : Inbox VIP Drafts Sent Archive ...
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How can I restore photos and videos from an iPhone back up?

How can I get my photos and videos that were backed up from my iPhone 5 onto my iPhone 6?
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I can't activate my iPhone 4S [duplicate]

My iPhone 4S is suddenly locked and it asks for Apple ID and Password. When I added them, it says my Apple ID can't activate my phone. I can't see my iPhone listed on Find My Phone page on ...
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How to organize/receive emails on one account while sending from another

I have had a Yahoo account for a number of years and recently got a Gmail account. Since my Yahoo account has all my emails since forever saved into folders that are helpful for me to keep organized, ...
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Getting a text file with list of installed apps on iPhone or iPad?

Is there any simple way to get a list of all of the installed apps on my iPhone or iPad, that I can save to a text file? I'm guessing it needs to be done from iTunes or an external app that manages ...
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Music application starts loading the spinner every time I launch the app!

I recently bought a new Apple iPhone 4s. Whenever I launch the Music app, (after closing it from the background list of running apps), I see a spinner sign to the left side of the battery indicator. ...
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Any risk to using an active SIM card to activate an old iPhone 5?

My boss recently bought an iPhone 5. She does not plan to use any calling/texting features on it, she only wants to use an app called PureAudioPro from the app store on it (essentially she will treat ...
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How to free up Message's “dead space” while preserving some conversations?

There are many reports that the previous versions of the iOS Messages app did not properly free up space when conversations were deleted and every subsequent restore from backup carries this "dead ...
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iPhone 4 Won’t Turn On or Wake Up?

My lock button is broken and i have been using assist to lock my iPhone , but early today i pull my iPhone out of my pocket it I couldn't turn it on. I tried plugging it into the wall charger, ...
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Why everything counts from year 1970?

So I've looked around and couldn't really find an answer to this. I have an iPhone (jailbroke) and I notice in several settings there is a string usually in the .plist files that say something ...
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iPhone 6 replacement screen and iOS 9

My 8 year old cracked a (very good) friend's teenager's iPhone 6. It is only cracked mostly at the bottom around the home button and just barely in front of the actually display so they said not to ...
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iPhone will not connect to corporate WPA2/Enterprise network

Starting today all iPhones on our corporate network are unable to connect to any of the 4 WiFi access points. I had no issues as of yesterday. Android devices and laptops have no issues. IOS ...
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iPhone 6 Blue Screen

I just have a quick question on my iPhone 6 (jailbroken on iOS 8.3) and now every-time it reboots it does a blue screen for less than a second then restarts again and loads up normally. I replaced ...