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iPhone 5 will not sync with iTunes

I've had my iPhone 5 for quite some time now and I have been able to sync with iTunes no problem in that time period. However, lately when I plug my iPhone 5 in, it doesn't even show up in my ...
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looking for an iphone app to grab a camera frame over http

I have an unused iPhone 4 that I'd like to set up for long-term timelapse photography (multiple months). It seems like this is best to do by using the iphone as a remotely operated camera, and have a ...
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Iphone 5S camera roll keeps 'restoring'

My iphone 5S camera roll keeps saying 'restoring' at the bottom. I've tried reboots, hard reset, removing photos, removing icloud, and restoring the phone from a backup. I've checked all my icloud ...
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Suddenly lost all contacts and calendar entries

My iPhone just lost all of my contacts and calendar entries, except for 5 contacts that I haven't used in years and actually deleted a few months ago. It also lost my saved player info for at least ...
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icloud locked iphone 5c [duplicate]

I bought a phone from a friend of a friend and they had already deactivated it an reset it to factory settings for me however i went to verizon an had my number switched to it an thought i was ready ...
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Xcode crashes when creating outlet in OSX Yosemite [closed]

I am currently using Xcode 5 on my Macbook Pro which is running OSX Yosemite. I am trying to create an outlet from a UIWebview to a header file. When I let go of my mouse to create the connection, ...
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Syncing iphone calendar to computer and vice versa

When I sync my phone/computer calendars, the data only syncs from the computer to the phone, not vice versa. How can I get it to sync both ways?
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Can you passlock specific Apps on an iPhone? [duplicate]

I know the easiest way to secure your iPhone is by using a 4-digit-passcode to lock the entire phone. However, I was wondering if there is a way to securely passcode-protect only the Photo and Mail ...
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Extracting Voice Memos from iPhone to iTunes

I am currently doing some coursework for my exams, and part of my IT project is to record some audio, and assess it. I recorded this audio on my iPhone, and I plan on using Audacity to edit it. I am ...
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How can I disable a root certificate in iOS?

I want to disable all root certificates in iOS since I'll be using a proxy to access all HTTPS sites. How do I disable all root certs in iOS?
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When I tether a MacBook Pro to an iPhone/iPad, how can I restrict what apps use it?

I want to prevent Dropbox, Skydrive/OneDrive, and Google drive from syncing (for example) when my laptop is connected to my phone. In other words I'd only like to sync email, use VPN, and permit ...
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Photo thumbnails remain in camera roll after moving photos to computer

I'm exporting my photos to my computer by connecting my iPhone 5S (iOS 7.1.1) to my Ubuntu 14.04 setup and cutting the photos from the DCIM folder and pasting them on my computer. The photos go ...
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Erasing iPhone and backup

I've got iPhone 4S and I wanna sell it...I have backed up contacts on http://icloud.com ...Does contacts remain on http://icloud.com after reseting all iPhone settings?
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How do I restore new iphone settings?

I plugged my new iphone into my computer and it asked if I wanted to restore my old iphone settings. I clicked yes not realizing I would lose everything from the last 8 months since I got the new ...
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iPhone shows wrong location

I recently moved and my iPhone still shows my old address for location services (e.g. in the Maps app and 3rd party applications that use Apple's location services). I assume the source of the problem ...
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iPhone 4 iMessage keeps Sending

My phone keeps trying to send an IM to one of my contacts & I don't know which message it has issues with. I have sent messages since then & it says sending 2 messages. It sends the 2nd ...
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Can I use non-apple headphones with an iPhone?

Is it okay to connect non-Apple headphones to an iPhone (a 5s, in this case) or do I need to use apple branded or authorized headphones for some reason?
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Is there an app that lets me use an iPhone as a mouse?

I'm looking for an app which enables me to physically maneuver my iPhone on the desk to control my Mac's cursor. (I am not looking for a "remote trackpad" app—there are dozens of those.) I did a ...
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Steps after buying a used iPhone

I'm buying a used iPhone. What steps should I take immediately after I receive the iPhone, to make sure that everything is OK, that I got what I paid for, and that I'm not receiving a lemon? For ...
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Songs purchased on iPhone won't sync back to the iPhone from iTunes

I've run into this problem a couple of times: I purchase a song on the iPhone via the iTunes Store app. I re-download the song on iTunes on my Mac. I add the song to an existing playlist in iTunes. ...
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Apple Mail squeezes photographs from one address

Left: How it looked in the email I received. Right: Copied and pasted into a new email This happens with every photo I receive from this one guy, nobody else. The pic will open with a normal aspect ...
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Does leaving LTE on when LTE service is unavailable drain the battery faster?

The iPhone 5-series phones all support LTE but if I only have a contract for 3G service will my iPhone battery drain faster because it's always trying to find an an LTE-capable signal? Can I stop it ...
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iPhone 5C Messages crashing after showing no messages

When I open my iPhone 5C Messages, all that appears is a white screen that is frozen. It will close on it's own in a minute or so and it still appears as being open when you check to see what ...
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What is Tri-band 2G CDMA (800 (CDMA over ESMR), 850, 1900 MHz) in Iphone 5 CDMA model?

In this page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iphone_5, it said iPhone 5 CDMA model (A1429) support "Tri-band 2G CDMA (800 (CDMA over ESMR), 850, 1900 MHz)." So what does it means? So before iPhone5, ...
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my iphone5 is shutting down and has no power to turn on what do i do?

I've had my iPhone 5 for a year now but ever since iv had it it always had battery problems, i tried to replace it with a new battery but it would work for a day and the power off. Now when i try to ...
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If iPhone is being tracked

Can the app "Find my iPhone" tell if the iPhone is being tracked?
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What to do if you forgot your lockscreen password? [duplicate]

How would I go about forgetting my lock-screen password? What can I do to get back in? This is about the iPhone 4, 4S and 5. More of a How-To question, someone I know forgot their password.
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How to backup an iPhone, and restore it, with no side effects?

I need to restore my iPhone in order for my phone's carrier unlock to go through. What is the best method to do this? At the end of the restore process, I want the phone to be exactly the same as it ...
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Blocking- IPHONE 5- Can they see texts I sent if I blocked THEIR number

I had accidentally blocked a number from my phone and had texted them..If I'm the one who blocked them... did they receive the texts I sent when I had their number blocked?
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Clash of Clans account help [duplicate]

I have concern with Clash of Clans, I have a Game Center account on my current Ipod 5 and I will be getting a Iphone 5 in the near future however I don't want my progress to be lost on my Ipod. Will ...
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What might be the problem with the authorization of my laptop while syncing the iPhone?

I tried to sync music onto my iPhone using iTunes. The process was halted by a dialog box that said my computer wasn't authorized to sync the iPhone, so I have to authorize it. I did that and again ...
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how can I protect the private data on my Iphone?

what is the best way to secure data on my iphone? In my opinion I have to protect myself against the following risks: theft fault and phone must be returned I fear for the following data Logins ...
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How many times can a iPhone 5/iPad 2 be charged with Rechargeable Tyre Inflator

I am thinking about buying a Rechargeable Tyre Inflator with built in USB. Many of the devices available state the USB is compatible for Smart phone charging. But none specify what mAH total you can ...
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To what degree should the oldness of my phone affect my tethering speed?

I have an iPhone 4s on Verizon that I am using to tether with Bluetooth. TestMy.net indicated a throughput of about 200kbps, which it suggests is 2% of the typical throughput it sees from Verizon. It ...
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Restored iPhone 5s asks to set up as new iPhone or restore from backup

I'm trying to restore my new iPhone 5s. I connected to iTunes and restored it. I enter the language, country and connected it to my Wi-Fi network. When I hit next it asks me if I want to Set up new ...
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Can't listen to music with iPhone speaker

I am using an iPhone 4 running ios 7.1.1. Recently, I've had a very frustrating problem, and it is not being able to listen to music with speaker. I'm pretty sure the speaker isn't broken because I ...
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When my iPhone is hooked up to iTunes, I can't sort music by Album

iPhone 5s iTunes 11.2.2.3 Windows 7 OS I synch on my Mac Pro at home... When I get to work I have to use a Windows machine. I authorized my iTunes app on my work machine. When I view my iPhone ...
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Connect iPhone to Mac Without Charging

I am developing iOS apps and I hate, that always when I connect my iPhone to my Mac to install and test an app, the iPhone gets charged. Is there any possibility to connect my iPhone to my Mac without ...
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Can't backup iphone to icloud

My iphone hasn't backed up to icloud in over 19 weeks. I have deleted hundreds of pictures, turned off Mail, Reminders, Safari, Notes, and Passbook and still it says there is no room. The only thing ...
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iPhone 4 GSM 3,1 upgrade [duplicate]

I'm using iOS 5.1.1 (9B206). I want to upgrade my iPhone to iOS 6.1.3, but I don't know how to do this. I have tried downloading the IPSW of iOS 6.1.3 to upgrade, but it doesn't make any changes. The ...
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How to disable 'Find My iPhone' without iCloud details in set up mode? [duplicate]

I have recently restored all settings in an iPhone so that the phone is in set up mode, so I can start using the phone from scratch again. Unfortunately, I have used an e-mail and password from ...
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why are iMessages appearing in my iPad Air but not coming through on my phone?

I think i have everything set up correctly but randomly this week i have had a few messages appear on my iPad air and they have never come through on my iphone? so i didnt even know i had a message ...
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Can I develop apps on an iPhone 5 without service?

The company I am working for wants to develop iPhone apps. But we don't want to have to pay for service on the phone. Is is possible to purchase a used phone and use it to develop apps without hooking ...
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“Developer” option is not available under Settings menu. Why?

I am missing a Developer option under Settings menu. What do I need to do to make it appear?
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How do I delete/remove a home screen web link?

I recently created two web links using Safari's "Add to Home Screen" and now it seems to be impossible to remove them. The following has been attempted (from ...
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Sync contacts from iPhone to Gmail

I cannot sync contacts from my iPhone to my Gmail account. I have a standard Google account setup in my Mail, Contacts, Calendars settings (Exchange is not available to me). Also, my Gmail is set as ...
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Picture taken on one iOS device is in Camera Roll of one other device - how to stop?

I have an iPhone 4S, an iPhone 5S, and a retina iPad. All three are running the latest version of iOS7. When I take a picture on the iPad or the 5S it shows up on PhotoStream on all three devices ...
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Restoring selected iOS apps and data to my new iPhone

I made a full backup of my old iPhone 4S (iOS 7.1) with iTunes. I'd like to restore only some of the apps and app data to my new 5s from the iTunes backup. Is this possible? I don't need much of the ...
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I can't turn on iPhone Hotspot with my home WiFi turned on. Why?

I want to share my 4G connection with my laptop since our WiFi connection at home can be slow. However, once I go to the iPhone Settings > Personal Hotspot and enable the hotspot, the iPhone asks me ...
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iPhone not connecting to 3G after losing wifi connection

Everytime I am connected to wifi, then lose the connection (e.g. by leaving the house), the 3G on my iphone 4s refuses to work. I have to turn my phone off and on in order to get 3G again, and then I ...