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

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iMessage on iPhone 3

My friend gave me an old iPhone 3. I have an iPod touch 4. I tried to set up iMessage with my current apple ID but it won't work. No messages will send and I won't receive any on the iPhone. In my ...
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I cannot unlock my own iphone, with my own apple ID, after restore upgrade

My iphone 4s is locked, i restored it and upgraded it to latest IOS, and removed it from my Icloud, but now it doesn´t let me activate my own iphone. It tells me my account does not word to unlock ...
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iOS 8 & OS X Yosemite Reading List not syncing

I recently upgraded to a iPhone 6 and OS X Yosemite on my MBP. Safari's reading list was working fine between my 4s and Mavericks, but is no longer syncing between devices. For example, if I add a ...
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New iPhone 6 - hints in Notifications

I have been receiving new iphone 6 hints in my Notifications but when I go to try one out and go back to read it again it is gone. How do I retrieve them and where do they do they come from?
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iphone 5 is disabled and will not shutdown or restart

I cannot shut down iphone 5 after installing iphone software update. I found this iphone and no synced data is available. help!
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Getting unsupported firmware error while trying update iPhone 5S to iOS 8

I am trying to update my GF's phone to iOS8. I do not have a reliable internet connection and iTunes keep disconnecting in middle and never resumes the download. So I downloaded IPSW link mentioned in ...
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Can Siri be set to read characters?

So my iPhone 5 digitizer broke, and since I have an upgrade coming up soon, I'm trying to do without a working phone until i can get the new 6. My problem is, however, that I have some websites I need ...
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How to change iOS app “developed by” name?

I have developed an iOS app using Phonegap technology. I have uploaded it on Apple App Store & it has been approved, is ready for sale & is live on AppStore. The problem is that I want to ...
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How to find iPhone carrier by IMEI?

There is a lot of services online offering the carrier check by IMEI, but I wonder if they are reliable. Is it possible to find iPhone carrier by IMEI number?
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Not all pictures appear in apps

Ever since I enabled iCloud Photo Library, only my most recent photos have been appearing in apps. For example, if I go to upload a picture to Twitter, only the last 70 out of 300 pictures are shown. ...
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Touch Id won't work suddenly, why?

I've an iPhone 5s, and I upgrade it to 8.1 ,now my touch id won't work. when I tap on "Add a fingerprint" immediately shows below image. I try to restore, but the problem not fixed, is it hardware or ...
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Can I use pin 23 of iphone 30 pin connector as a 5V power source?

I googled it and failed to find definitive answers for this. Would you help me plz? I'd like to make a smartphone-powered LED. When I made a system like below, it didn't work. (1) 30 pin to USB ...
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How can i get delivery confirmation for sent sms?

I recently bought an iPhone and can't get the delivery confirmation when i send an sms. I went from reading this thread at Apple forums and have some clarifications. Old phones seems to can, last ...
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Q. Is it possible to stream music from one iPhone to another, merging libraries?

I'm currently researching for my dissertation, and was wondering: Is it possible for an app to allow, say 2 people, to merge their music libraries via wi-fi or bluetooth temporarlliy? For example, ...
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Telephone callback reminder

Yesterday my phone (iPhone 6 / iOS 8.1) alerted me to a reminder to call a phone number. I did not set that reminder. It somehow just appeared in the Reminders app. Curious, I called the number. ...
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How can I check warranty state of my iPhone?

I’m from Maldives and I am buying an iPhone 6 plus from a shop in Male. They say that there is a 1 year Apple warranty but they aren’t providing me with any slips of the warranty. How can I verify ...
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Are all Verizon iPhone 5S are GSM Unlocked globally?

I am getting an iPhone 5S, Verizon version from USA and I plan to use it in India (on a GSM network). I read that Verizon iPhone 5S are GSM unlocked globally and can be used anywhere in the World. Is ...
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iOS 8 will not install on 4s after apparent correct installation

I have two problems here: first is that I need to get the contacts off of one iPhone 4s and onto the new iPhone 5s. The contacts are not uploading to iCloud from the 4s. I have done everything I have ...
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Can I buy and use a New iPhone 6 as an iPod Touch?

In a related question I asked about the functionality of an iPhone 6 as compared to iPod touch 5, The answer indicates there could be a significant difference. The person I am asking on behalf of ...
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MacBook Air Wi-Fi Problem

My 2014 Macbook Air has a problem about Wi-Fi connection between another computer of mine as a hotspot. I use my Asus laptop as a hotspot and create a Wi-Fi connection properly. When I try to connect ...
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iOS backup error

I have problem to backup my iPhone (both to iCloud even to Computer). iTunes only says: 'iTunes could not back up the iPhone because an error occured' and backup is terminated. In iPhone's log I see ...
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Changing GPS location of Apple routers

I have recently moved and have moved all my network gear with me. Have approximately 4 wifi spots that I have re-set up in my new house. To save battery apple devices also use location of known ...
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How do I mass delete photos from my iPhone in Yosemite / iOS 8?

I previously used Image Capture (ie. this solution: How to mass delete your photos in your iPhone?). It seems like the delete functionality was removed in Yosemite. Now what? I have 800+ photos and I ...
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How to adjust the margin of Safari Reading List?

iPhone Safari is wasting a lot of screen space in Reading List mode: Is it possible to adjust the width of left and right margin?
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How might I sign a preexisting app using my own certificate?

I've tried seeing if I can via the "codesign" command in terminal to override the signature but I never got it to work right. Anyone know how I might be able to sign the app with the certificate so I ...
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My friend upgraded to a new phone, but it has less space than the old one

My friend isn't very technology literate, so I backed up his phone to my computer for him. The problem is, his new phone doesn't have as much space, so I can't load up the back up on there. Is there ...
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Path to my background images on IOS8 iphone or How to recover my background's images from my iphone

I made a great picture and place it as background at my iphone , now i cannot find it anymore at my camera roll. I need this picture that is still as my backgroud image. Just give me route or a path ...
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i cant get sync option for sync music from itune to iphone 6 ios 8

i am not able to see the sync option on iTunes and i am not able to sync my music from iTunes to iPhone please suggest a solution this happened after a update before it was working
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IOS 8 get pictures off iphone 5 with windows 8

Is there some trick to get pictures off an iphone 5 with ios 8 on a Windows 8 computer? I can get my pictures off my iphone 5 with ios 8 on my Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP computer but not ...
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Restrict a specific app to run only on MDM provisioned devices

We have a scenario in our current iPhone app development project. We need to restrict our app to run only in our Maas360 MDM provisioned devices. Ours is an in-house app for our certain employees. ...
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iCloud keychain authorisation sends sms to old number

I want to set up iCloud keychain on my apple devices. To do so I went to settings > iCloud > keychain and turned it on and a button 'Approve with security code' appeared. It asked my iCloud security ...
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Will iOS7 apps run fine on iPhone 4?

Some apps like Evernote and Superevent require iOS7, and have been "optimized" for iPhone 5 and above. Will such apps work fine an iPhone 4 that has been upgraded to iOS7.1? On a forum I heard that ...
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iphone 6 without face time wont work in other countries [duplicate]

Im working in Saudi Arabia right now and will be leaving the country in 3 months time. I am planning to buy iphone 6 but i was told to buy the one with facetime because the unit will not work in the ...
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Work and personal calendars

I have an iPhone 5 for work which shows my work calendar. Is it possible to sync my personal google calendar, but omit my google mail, contacts, and notes? When I add my google account to my iPhone, ...
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Iphone ringing when husband receives a call

Why is my phone ringing when someone calls my husbands phone? The number shows up on my phone and says "from your iPhone".
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iOS App Preview videos - are all 3 iPhone resolutions required

I've just completed an App Preview video for my forthcoming universal iOS app. I did it by capturing an iPhone 6 using QuickTime then editing in iMovie. If I only submit my iPhone 6 App Preview ...
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How do you delete a page in Notability for iPhone?

How do you delete a page within a note in (specifically) Notability for iPhone? This information seems to be missing in the app's Help documentation.
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How do I obtain my dead husband's password for his iPhone? [duplicate]

My husband died. I have the death certificate. Also using his iPhone. Don't have his password. Would like to obtain it. How do I do that?
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to iPhone HotSpot and using SSH

I am trying to connect my Raspberry Pi to my iPhone 5 with iOS 8 HotSpot. This works so far without problems, but when I try to connect to it with SSH, the connection always times out. I tried ...
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How to have Siri pick from the list s/he just read to me?

Calling my friend XYZ using voice dial has become as easy as dictating one if his cell numbers to dial. Siri will recite: I have two numbers for XYZ. Which number would you like to call? (abc) ...
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Foolishly left old beta on my iPhone that has now expired, is my only option to restore and lose everything?

I installed an iOS 8 beta on a test iPhone I have back in the summer, and forgot to keep it updated with more recent betas, and now it's not allowing me to get into it due to the beta being expired. ...
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Does restoring a backup to your iphone overwrite all data on the phone?

I got a new iphone and wasn't ready to transfer data from the old one yet (lots of photos I wanted to get off it), so I began using the new phone - taking pics etc. When I got ready to transfer the ...
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Upgraded to Plus from 5. ATT i would like to use iMessage on 5 and get all messages from plus

I have an old sim for iPhone 5. I see my number on old phone but it is greyed. I have the same email selected on Plus and 5. Is it possible to receive iMessages on both devices if the the IPhone 5 is ...
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Download pics not shown in “DCIM” folder to PC

When my Iphone is connected to the PC Itunes shows it contains 301 photos in the storage bar at the bottom of the Window. However when I check the DCIM folder in Windows Explorer, there are only 94 ...
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iPhone: doesn't change views when tilted

When browsing web pages I like to tilt for landscape view. It seems that I can't get it to rotate the image anymore. Is there a setting for this?
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Purchasing an iPhone 6 in the United States - Using it in the United Kingdom

I would like to purchase the new iPhone 6, but as I travel a lot between the US and the UK I have to make sure I buy a model that works well in both places. The idea is to buy an unlocked device so I ...
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Continuity problem: call handoff not working when connected to the phone via personal hotspot

Connecting my Mac (MBA 2013) and iPhone 5S to home wireless network: Handoff features all work fine between the two. Connecting my Mac to the iPhone with personal hotspot: Handoff features all work ...
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iPhone: What is `accountsd` and why is it using 80% CPU?

I just got a new iPhone 6 for my SO and noticed that it is quite toasty to handle with the battery draining quite fast. It has been 24 hours since I first set it up. I plugged it into Instruments ...
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iPhone Mail.app - Showing Disabled Email Accounts

I have lots of emails on my iPhone from an old account that I no longer use. Mail reminds me often that it cannot connect to the account. When I uncheck the account from email preferences, the ...
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SMS Relay – Hardware requirements?

I am unable to activate SMS Relay (aka Text Message Forwarding) between my iPhone 5s running iOS 8.1 and (a) my iMac running Yosemite and (b) my iPad Air running iOS 8.1. Neither the iMac nor the iPad ...