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

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Playlist folders showing up as smart playlists on my iphone 5

After syncing my iPhone, when I go into music and look at Playlists, it shows the Playlist Folders as Smart Playlists, not as folders. On the computer, it looks like this: [Folder] Keepers ...
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iPhone 3GS stuck in apple logo

My friend owns an old iPhone 3GS(I know it's vintage) that entered a boot loop a couple of days after it was jailbroken. So how I tried tackling the problem was by performing a restore through ...
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iPhone not getting audio alerts from texts and other notification events

I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 9.3.1. I have notifications for messages configured to alert with a sound. Other apps are set to notify with sound as well. I do have Do Not Disturb enabled, but it is ...
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How do I build a simple client -server based iOS app? [closed]

I want to build a simple iOS app, lets say ordering food from a restaurant. So clients will be iOS app users, but how the restaurant people will send a confirmation notification or cancelled ...
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Local Backup Solution for iOS

Is there an enterprise solution for backing up iOS devices locally instead of the cloud and also does not use iTunes? The goal is to have pure backup and restore functionality without allowing users ...
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Read geotagging data from iphone photos exif data

I shoot photos with my iPhone and localization services are active. When I open a photo from my Mac Preview (tools > show inspector > exif) I can't see any geotagging data. BUT, when I open the ...
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Iphone usage awareness

Hi I´m an OT working in a high school in Iceland and we are doing a project on internet usage and how we use it in our lives. I have been looking for a app that lets my kids monitor their app usage ...
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How to disable vibration for Timer alerts?

In iOS Settings / Notifications, I can control whether alerts use vibration or sound or vibration-and-sound for Calendar, FaceTime, Mail, Messages, Phone, and Reminders apps. In Clock App / Alarm / ...
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Sync didn't work Iphone 5s

My mother recently had to restore her Iphone 5s, before we did that we checked when was the last time the device backed up to Icloud, that was supposed to be "yesterday" at that time. So we restored ...
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How do I update/delete this app?

I have an app that looks like it tries to continuously install. It's been like that for weeks. I have free space, like 2GB. When I long press the icon, and try to delete it, it pops up a dialog asking ...
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Is this magnetic connector for iPhone approved by Apple?

One of the problems with iPhone/iPad cables is that they get bent and damaged. There is a smart idea floating around about a magnetic cable similar to the MacBook one. The lightning connected is ...
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Apple Watch Connectivity

I just want to know if it is possible to sync the watch and the iPhone without having an Internet connection; using only bluetooth. I have Internet, but not for the whole day. Thanks in advance.
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Ignoring the “You must change your password within 60 minutes” pop-up

This morning I got the Passcode Requirement You must change your iPhone unlock passcode within 60 minutes. popup covered in this question (although none of the reasons there ring true). I ...
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Transfer songs purchased on iphone 4 to computer [duplicate]

How do I transfer songs purchased from my iphone to itunes on my computer? I only want to transfer purchased music, not apps or other purchases.
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Show caller ID and number on incoming call on iPhone?

I looked around quite a bit for an answer to this question but can't find one, so maybe I'm overlooking something obvious. I recently starting paying my carrier for caller ID. This is great ...
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Reminder triggered when certain person calls?

iPhone reminders have a nice feature where you can remind yourself to do something when arriving or leaving a certain location. Is it possible to do something similar, but replacing the location ...
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How does one get iPhone to recognize wifi network of choice, as first choice?

I am working in an office that has its own wifi network...but there are also cable company hotspots around. Every time I come in the office, leave the office, come back to the office...my phone goes ...
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Broken iPhone 6 can't connect to iTunes

My iPhone broke the other day and the screen is broken so bad it doesn't work anymore. It has typed its own passcode on the lock screen so many times it has disabled the phone so now I can't do ...
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How many MB can I send on iMessage? [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone could tell me how many MB I can send over iMessage? And when and why messages get compressed sometimes seemingly by random. I find it very awkward that Apple made this very ...
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iPhone: Choose which files from iCloud are stored on device

I've got the following problem: I've got 50GB of storage on iCloud, almost 18GB of which are taken up by photos. On the other hand I've only got 16GB of space on my iPhone 5S. I would be happy with ...
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Automatically move read mail messages to a folder

Currently I have a rule for coloring messages that come from a certain news source so I can quickly spot them in my main mailbox. These messages are in my iCloud email so I also get a notification on ...
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Are iPhone replacements for software issues free?

iPhone 6 is not under warranty (no Apple Care+ either), but Apple Support on the phone offered a replacement phone that I pick up at the store (no mention of cost, did not ask) because of an issue ...
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How much difference is made on battery life when keeping mobile data switched on along with WiFi?

What if I turn on Mobile Data whole day along with WiFi? In this way, How much more battery is going to be used up? I have WiFi connection at my home.. But sometimes it stops working.. And it's ...
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iOS Alarm app Labels stored in iTunes Backup?

I can't seem to find any iTunes Backup extraction utility that claims to be able to extract data from the pre-installed iTunes Alarm app (specifically the labels that are in each "alarm"), so cannot ...
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Where can I download my WhatsApp call log on an iPhone? [duplicate]

I urgently need to get a copy of my WhatsApp call log from my iPhone. My fiancee and I do 90% of our communication through this app. We need this for our filing for immigration. I've figured out the ...
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Why for some actions wifi is required (ie. cellular is not enough)?

Synchronizing iCloud photo library and downloading apps over 100 MB both require wifi, ie. they are not permitted when on cellular. Is this limit only for "convenience", so there wouldn't be ...
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How do I unlock an iPhone 6?

I recently bought the phone in Japan because it is way cheaper but then I am unable to use my local SIM card (Indonesia). Please anyone kindly assist and solve this (free method). Thanks in advance!
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Unlocking iPhone 4 in Canada with no SIM card

I've acquired an old iPhone 4 from a friend from California who was using Verizon as their carrier. I would like to unlock this phone from the Verizon carrier and try to use from a new carrier in ...
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Cannot find my phone on “Find My Iphone”

Someone stole my iphone 6s a few days back. It's locked with a passcode though. I immediately accessed "find my iphone" to activate lost mode and play sound. Later in the day, i tried entering the ...
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How to know if iPhone was used “slide to unlock” history log

I need to know if someone has used my iPhone or not. Sometimes I can't recall the last time I used my iPhone and I've tried many things to view the log if that is even possible.
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Find a list of recent iCloud backups

I want to see the list of the recent iCloud backups my phone has made. By going into Settings->iCloud->Backups I can see that my most recent backup was at 1:04am, but I would like to see all of my ...
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Camera Roll Backup and Auto Delete after backup

I have set several ways to backup my iPhone camera roll, but still I have not find a way which I look for. Anyone know how can I set iPhone to automatically upload new photos (screenshot included) ...
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Removing a lost iPhone from find my iphone/apple id

My iPhone was stolen back in february, since than it was on pending lost mode... by now I realized I will not see it again so I removed it from my apple id and from find my iPhone, now I saw that the ...
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Personal hotspot unavailable intermittently, “contact your carrier”

A friend has an iPhone 6 and a plan that includes tethering. A couple of weeks ago, her "personal hotspot" feature started acting up. It tends to be inactive. When you try to activate it, you get a ...
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Why cant I select my iPhone number in the message settings

I am not receiving my iMessages on my iPhone. The messages are going to my iPad. When I go to settings, I am not able to select my iPhone number to receive messages. I see the number but it is grey ...
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iOS 9.3 - Can't Delete App Data [duplicate]

I downloaded this App called High School Story and I played it some. I deleted it and then redownloaded it but, I wanted to start over. It saved the information and I can't figure out how to ...
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GPS not working properly on iPhone: it knows where it is but app can't recognize it

My iPhone 6 GPS sometimes just does not work properly. I might be using Waze or Google Maps, but it just looks like it's lost. It knows where it is, because it can follow my position on the map, but ...
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Do iPhone apps have permission to make calls without user interaction?

I was reading about a missed call scam just now where the user gets charged even if they don't call the number back. It occurred to me that a malicious iPhone app could make calls to premium numbers ...
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Buying an iPhone 6s from a small unauthorised seller. When does the warranty with apple start?

Buying an iPhone 6s from a small unauthorised seller. When does the warranty with apple start? Does it start from the date he purchased/received the phone from phone company as a replacement/purchase ...
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Show contact name that save in outlook app as Caller ID?

I use outlook app on iPhone for work email/calender/contacts. The app is great however iPhone does not recognize incoming number that is matching a saved contact inside outlook app. So the phone only ...
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How to put the email signature at the bottom in replies?

I'm facing a strange problem on my iPhone with the email signature in a reply. Whenever I send a new email, the signature appears at the bottom of the new mail (as it should be): <some mail ...
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What frame rate is used by iPhone in “30fps” mode?

I know in the Settings app, it says 30 fps. But after importing the video files to a computer, QuickTime 7 and X both identify it as 29.98 [sic]. MediaInfo calls it as 29.97. DaVinci Resolve calls ...
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In iOS 9, Messages app no longer finds contacts properly when composing

I only recently upgraded from iOS 8 to iOS 9 on my iPhone, mostly because I hadn't bothered. So far there are a few things I like, a few things I don't, but it's not a big deal either way, except for ...
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iTunes Match - i thought it gave you back all your Music storage?

So I sign up for iTunes Match and expected to see all my music storage- on my phone-go down to zero Gb, so i could use the storage space for other things. Naive i guess. So am I correct that every ...
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When will apple deprecate old method of IAP validation?

I am trying to find the dates when apple will no longer accept the old style IAP receipt validation previous to iOS7 ? I looked at the apple doc's but I could not find it. Thanks in advance
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Can I get iPhone's autocorrect to capitalize a multi-word name?

I live in a town called Port Orchard, and commonly type it out without thinking (that is, if I set a shortcut like "po", I forget to use it). Since both port and orchard are common nouns, autocorrect ...
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IOS App that allows you to takes photos every X seconds and saving it in the camera toll (no time lapse)

community Is there an IOS app that allows you to capture photos every X seconds and automatically saves it in the camera roll (not like a time lapse that puts it in a single video) Thanks a lot! :)
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Iphone 6 and icloud

when setting up new iPhone 6 due to a damaged phone photos appeared on the phone, then prompted to upgrade to icloud, upon selecting that option all photos disappeared, how can I get them back?
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Find my iPhone help

If I lost my iPod and the person who found it connects it to their iTunes will I still be able to track their iTunes email and see what computer they are using?
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Send foto/file via Bluetooth in iOS

I am new to apple, got an iPhone SE. The most basic task: Take a foto, send via Bluetooth -> Laptop (non-MAC but OBEX is an industry standardized Bluetooth protocols for this like). Google search ...