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

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Cellular data turns on frequently even if i turned it off

I have a problem where my cellular data usage setting turns itself on frequently. When I am in range of WiFi my iPhone uses only WiFi but when I am out of range it turns on my cellular data even if ...
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Unable to sync two specific songs to Apple devices

I usually have no trouble syncing music to my iPhone, and before I got the iPhone, my iPod. But there are two specific songs that never want to sync from iTunes to ANY device - "Close to Me" by The ...
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How can I download the entirety of my Google Drive to my iPhone?

iPhone 5c with the latest iOS and Google Drive app. I see that I can set individual photos to be available offline. This functionality is not available for folders though. Is there a third party app ...
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Sharing a video from Photos, Yosemite

I filmed a video on my iPhone 5, the synced my phone with my computer, and the video was put into my photo library. I want to share this video on Facebook, but whenever I click on share >> Facebook, ...
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Why is my iTunes Music app suddenly skipping every track?

I was listening to music on the way home today, and all of a sudden it wouldn't play the next track. On closer inspection it was skipping through every track, regardless of whether I had pressed play ...
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GPS Speed wrong? [closed]

I use an app to track my routes. The app saves the speed at a specific location. Now yesterday something strange happend. I looked at the kml file with Earth and in a area about 100m the recorded ...
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Does Apple's Out-of-Warranty Replacement cover iPhones regardless of condition?

I have a water-damaged iPhone 6. I took it to a non-Apple repair shop after the plunge (the Apple Store was too far away for urgent service), but it still does not work. It powers on, but the screen ...
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Don't charge iphone when plugged into macbook?

Is it possible to temporarily keep your iPhone from draining the macbook battery? When I'm out and about I sometimes want to connect my [nearly empty] macbook to my [not so empty] iphone so I can ...
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Restore Photos/Videos Back to iPhone Camera Roll

If you connect the iPhone to Windows, it comes up in the Computer as a digital camera and lets you Copy/Move photos/videos easily from there, you don’t need to use Photos on the Mac. If, after ...
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Script iPhone notifications

How can I create notifications on a jailbroken iPhone? I'm hoping for something similar to growlnotify on OS X which lets me send a notification from a shell. (Tagged Cydia because I'm hoping ...
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All music missing on iphone suddenly. But, the music is still in itunes

Just this morning, I noticed that all of my music is gone from my iphone. It is still in itunes and I verified that all 3.29GB is still in my "iTunes Media" folder. However, even after syncing, none ...
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Remove Passbook's “Add credit or debit card” without adding one

I don't want to use Passbook to pay for anything. However, I bought a concert ticket online with a credit card, and I was given the option of downloading the ticket to Passbook. I can see the ticket ...
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iTunes wont sync items to iPhone after Family Sharing set up

I ran into issue where my iTunes on Windows wont sync any data to iPhone 6 after I set up Family Sharing. Any ideas how to fix this? There are no error messages, photos sync just ok but music does ...
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How to turn off iPhone 5 without having to use the screen or buttons

My buttons are broken and my phone is locked how do I turn it off and turn it back on again?
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Why do our iPhones keep asking for passwords of other users?

Our client's employees all have iPhone 6s. They don't share phones, and have never used each others, but strangely, as one user tries to download an app at the App store, it then asks for a completely ...
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Preview does not work on iPhone 5

I have a problem with preview with my iphone 5. My mac is 2012 and running Yosemite. When I go to the "import from iPhone" I get the usual window, but when I drag and drop some photos / videos, it ...
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need help saving my stuff on my laptop

So my iPhone 6 broke completely still turns on but the screen is totally cracked cant see anything and I have a lot of stuff saved on it I tried saving them to my laptop but my phone is locked how can ...
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Prevent Automatic Installation of iOS Update

I know that iOS devices will automatically download the latest version of iOS when it's available. A message then appears, asking if the user wants to install the update later or now. I have 2 ...
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iPhone 4S CDMA updating and activating

I live in Iran and I want to buy a CDMA iPhone 4S.I know that I won't be able to use CDMA network and I have no problem with that.Basically I want to have an iPhone but use it as an iPod because I can ...
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How to ungroup compilations on iPhone Music?

I have several "compilation" albums, or albums with more than one artist, in my music library. On the iTunes app in my computer, I can set "Group Compilations" option off to ungroup the compilations ...
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Yosemite Photos can't delete photos from iPhone

I just updated my mac to the new Photos and I imported some images from my iPhone 6. My question is rather simple. Why I can't delete the imported images in my iPhone from Photos??? I was able to do ...
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i need to activate my iPhone 5s but i dont remember the password. [duplicate]

I need to activate my iPhone 5s but I've forgotten the password. I have tried going to Manage My ID, then changing my primary email to this one but I cant because its owned by Apple ...
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Function to turn text into voice while using skype or similar on iPhone

so ideally I would like to type and turn the text into voice that speaks to the person on the other end of skype, on my iphone, is there something like that? Doesn't have to be skype if there is ...
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How can I shuffle my songs in IOS 8.4? [duplicate]

Just now, I upgraded to IOS level 8.4. Not sure if I'm missing something, but I can't seem to figure out how you shuffle songs. I don't see an icon that says shuffle? Any ideas? Thanks
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iPhone 4S dropped down the toilet

I have dropped my iPhone down the toilet (it was in my back pocket) for some reason my new phone has not registered with iCloud and wouldn't load my old photos from the broken phone and they ...
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Should I just snap this metal bit off my iPhone 5?

I'm trying to replace my iPhone 5 battery, but there's this one stupid stripped screw that won't come out of the bottom metal battery cover. Would it be a bad idea to just cut that metal cover off, ...
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iPhone Exchange email encoding incorrect

We have Exchange emails configured in one user's iPhone 6 but when the user replies from her iPhone in Russian, her email is encoded incorrectly. To solve the problem, we have already configured the ...
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Continuity over Personal Hotspot

I have an iPhone 6 iOS 8.4 and a 2015 Macbook Pro (Yosemite). I have been searching for some information regarding call continuity and personal hotspot configuration. I was wondering if phone call ...
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How can I share Navionics with my iPhone

Hi I have Navionics on the iPad (love it) Can i share it onto my iPhone some how? Cheers Deano
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Which part of my iPhone 5 screen should I take off?

I'm trying to replace my iPhone 5 battery, but first I have to take my screen off. My screen appears to be glued shut on the right side, but from what I can see of the inside of it, it looks very ...
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iPhone 5 screen appears to be using one screw and glue instead of two screws

My iPhone 5 was used when I got it about a year and a half ago, but it appeared to be in perfect condition. However, today I was trying to take the screen off and at that point I noticed it only has ...
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iPhone: Is it possible to rename the extension of a file?

I have an iPhone 5. I am new to this world. Example file: MyFile.zip.jpg ... must be renamed to: MyFile.zip ... or, if not possible or feasible, this file : MyFile.jpg ... must be renamed ...
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Is a person notified when their location is being tracked?

If I log in using someone else's Apple ID and their email address to track their iPhone, will they be notified by email?
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My MacBook Air is receiving messages from my parents' phones. I want it to receive messages from only my phone though!

My whole family has the same Apple ID to prevent confusion. It has worked in the past, however whenever we add a new device we struggle with this problem. And as if that wasn't frustrating enough, ...
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Audio Recording iPhone app using separate microphones

I want to make a 2-element microphone array using my iPhone. I'm looking for an audio recording app (like Voice Memos) that can record through both microphones of the iPhone. Does anybody know an ...
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Can't access App Store - email invalid

I accidentally created my Apple ID with the email address ending ".con" not ".com". I've changed it on My Apple ID and can now log in on iCloud and the computer fine, but can't log in to the App Store ...
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Continuity phone calls working intermittently

I have a MBP-r mid 2015 and an iPhone 6 with iOS 8.4. I have set everything up for call handoff and it works and then it doesn't. Just now, I made a call on the MBP and it went through perfectly. 2 ...
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Voice reminder on iPhone

Can I set any voice reminder on iPhone so that it will remind me using the iOS default voice ? For example, if I missed a call it would remind me with voice or in case of calendar entries, it will say ...
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How to get music from Dropbox to ANY mp3 music type app

I am using an iphone 6, first time with an iphone, not really fond of it unfortunately bought it for the slow-mo video but having a heck of a time getting my music transferred! I don't want to live ...
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Texting iPhone 5 to iPhone 5 (roaming)

I am ready to pull my hair out. My boyfriend and I both have iPhone 5's and live in Canada. When he is here, there is no problem. But when he travels (which is very often) to the States, he is not ...
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Make a “Loved” or favorite podcasts playlist?

I really have been trying to find a way to save my favorite podcast episodes from different channels into one playlist. With the new Love button in iTunes, I made a Smart Playlist using this feature. ...
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Iphone 6 email reverts to 1970 [duplicate]

i have an iPhone 6 on ios 8.4. My problem is that the emails keep getting set back to 1970 and are blank this happens every single day and i have to wait hours for it too fully sync again. i have ...
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iOS 7.0 iPhone photos

I have MANY photos on my photo stream (1000) and camera roll (1800). I think I need to move them to the cloud so I can continue to take photos. I'm currently in Bali ( with no phone service) and have ...
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Iphone 6 email reverts to 1970

i have an iPhone 6 on ios 8.4. My problem is that the emails keep getting set back to 1970 and are blank this happens every single day and i have to wait hours for it too fully sync again. i have ...
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iPhone contacts

When adding a contact, I cannot save their phone number under the catogory of iphone. Only the "mobile" option shows up, where as before I had a "iphone" option. I want the iphone option so I can ...
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Earphone security risk

Can plugging public earphones in our iPhone 5's audio jack pose any security risk? Can our data (pictures, videos) be accessed? How often one can try a unknown earphone into iPhone 5c's audio jack in ...
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Troubleshooting calendar on iphone!

I know this has been asked in the past before. But on my iphone in the calendar the + to add new events is gray. Can someone please help me with this problem? I've tried settings>icloud>calendars and ...
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Why is iCloud Music Library silently deactivating itself?

The most relevant post is this one: iCloud Music Library can't be enabled However in my case, I don't get any error back, it simply disables iCloud Library by itself, seconds after I enable it and ...
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Does iTunes iPhone Restore wipe the encryption key and securely wipe your data?

I know that using Erase all Contents and Settings destroys the encryption key, securely wiping your data, but does simply doing the restore through iTunes then setting it up as a "New iPhone" do the ...
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How does my Selfie Stick take a picture using the *headphone socket*?

I just got a selfie stick, and it connects to my iPhone via the headphone socket. Clicking a button on the stick causes a picture to be taken. I'm wondering how that actually works. If the headphone ...