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

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Problem with my iPhone 6 calendar

After doing the last iOS update, I can't enter an event in my calendar. I checked iCloud and calendar is activated.
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iOS app that scans Contacts for birthdays and anniversaries and provide notifications for same

I am looking for an App that reminds me of Birthdays and Anniversaries. If app can remind me of other dates, it would be "icing on cake" (added advantage). I know notifications can be handled by ...
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calendar sync between iPhone and Microsoft exchange

My calendar events sync only one way between my iPhone and Microsoft Exchange If I enter the event in my iPhone, it won't appear in Microsoft Exchange, but the other way around works
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Borrowing an iPhone 4 - I've swapped the sim but can I access my email and iMessages without loosing the owner's?

Can I access my mail and iMessages without wiping the iPhone first? I want to return the phone to its pre-loan state when I'm done borrowing.
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Can I permanently disallow OS upgrades on an iOS device?

Is there a way to prevent OS upgrades on an iOS device, such that the user is unable to remove the restriction (without going into full "kiosk mode")? We will be loaning iPhones or iPads to people, ...
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step counter, how do I add steps to the dashboard?

I closed the step counter by accident and now I can only see floors and miles. I cannot find the page where I can re-open the step counter to add to dashboard.
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iPhone photos app 'syncing' lots and not showing photos in other apps

since updating to iOS 8.3 and probably enabling some new sort of iCloud system, all my photos in the photos app showed a white circular progress indicator in the bottom right the first time I looked ...
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Mute Outlook app on iPhone during holidays

I have an iPhone which I use for work and private. Now I'm on holidays for a week and I don't want to see any notifications or e-mails. Is it possible to mute (or completely turn off) the iPhone ...
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How to disable an email account when the password has changed?

Is there a way to temporarily disable "Mail" for a given account when the password has changed other than deleting the account (see screenshot below)? What cannot be seen on the screenshot is the ...
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How do I stop sharing call history between two iPhones?

My husband and I both just upgraded to iOS 8.3. Now I notice that if I have a missed call it shows up on his notice screen and all my calls show up in his recent call history (and vice versa). Both ...
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How do I sync my iPhone and 2015 MacBook

I don't have a USB-C cable or USB-C adapter. How do I sync my iPhone 5s with my 2015 MacBook? I thought I could do it over WiFi? 2015 MacBook's don't have USB ports I also have a MacBook Pro but I ...
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Use iphone or android as external mic for macbook using bluetooth

Is there a way I can use an iPhone/Android phone as an external microphone for my Mac? Ideally without a cable i.e. bluetooh/wifi. Edit: Since this hasn't been answered yet, I would be okay with ...
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iTunes not deleting old music from iPhone when synced

I recently got a new computer, installed iTunes, and am trying to sync my iPhone 4. To my surprise, iTunes actually synced the new versions of the songs (same files, just copied to my external hard ...
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Retrieve data from iPhone 5 after activating new phone

I recently purchased an iPhone 6. I neglected to remove data from my iPhone 5 before activating my new phone. Now it seems impossible to remove data from my old iPhone 5 as it is not active or ...
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Where can I get a signed iOS 8.2 .ipsw file for iPhone 4S?

Until about a week ago, Apple offered a signed version of iOS 8.2. Now the file is not signed anymore. Is there any place where I can still download the signed version of the file? Does anyone still ...
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Why does my iPhone sometimes start rendering from a third of the way down the screen? [duplicate]

I don't really know the right words to describe this problem, but every once in a while (sporadically, maybe about twice a day), whatever view is displayed on my iPhone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.3) screen will ...
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iPhone 5s is draining battery really fast like 2-3% in a minute

I have taken all the measures which can fix battery life for example turning off location service, disabling push notification etc. My iPhone is updated to latest version i.e 8.3 and i have even done ...
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Which data sources are most accurate for measuring steps and walking distance?

The iOS Health app offers several standard Apple sources for measuring health data (supplemented by any relevant installed third party apps). Specifically, one can choose from The Health app on iOS ...
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Restore back up icloud to mac

How can I restore and retrieve a back up from my iCloud to mac? I do not have the phone anymore, but have the iCloud password and Login ID. It stated a back up of 4.4 GB. So there is data there, but ...
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process to reliably connect Mac Wi-Fi to iPhone personal hotspot?

Is there a recommended process for reliably connecting a Mac to an iPhone Personal Hotspot network via Wi-Fi? Here is the method that I have been trying: turn on WiFi and Personal Hotspot on iPhone ...
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Can I cap data usage on iOS 8 monthly? [duplicate]

On iOS I found the way to check data usage on the period since the last period reset, but I cannot find a way to cap data usage after x MB have been used. This feature has been around in Android for ...
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Configure iPhone to send smaller pictures as e-mail attachment?

A friend has an iPhone whose camera she uses with the default settings of 2592x1936 pixels, which is pretty big when attaching pictures in e-mails. The files are very big and I need to scroll ...
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how to remove a backup of a purchased app

I have a certain app installed on my iPhone 6 Plus device. Due to some technical issues with this app, I need to completely remove it from the device and re-install it. Although it seems like I can ...
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How does Apple Watch backup work?

Does the Apple Watch use the same mechanics of the iPhone in terms of backup data in the cloud? For example, if for any reason, such as password forgot or whatever you need to reset to factory ...
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Don't play iMessage notification sound on Mac if read on iPhone

I'm happily receiving and sending iMessages on my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.10.3) and iPhone 4S (iOS 8.3). When I've read a message on one device it notifies about receival (after 30 seconds or so) on the ...
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Three Apple devices in the same location: Two can connect to a Wi-Fi but iPhone 6 cannot

I am currently having problems with 3 Apple wifi-capable devices in the same location - in a garage outside a main building. All three devices can connect to the wifi network with no issues within ...
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Why is my camera roll not being imported?

I've connected my phone to my PC. The Windows import function pops up and asks me what I want to do with the drive. I've told it to import the pictures. For a large number of pictures this worked ...
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Wi-Fi not working on Xcode iPhone simulator while working on Mac

This is really funny behaviour. The Wi-Fi is working perfectly on by MacBook Pro 2014, hence me writing this question, but it's not working on the iPhone simulator, which I'm using on the same device. ...
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iPhone 6 iCloud Backup is super large

I recently jumped from an iPhone 4s running 8.1.2 to an iPhone 6+ and suddenly there is no more room for iCloud backups. When I go into "manage storage" I can see my old phone at 2.6GB and my iPad at ...
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Uploading pix FROM PC to my iPhone 5

my problem seems to be the reverse of others. I have lots of images on my PC that I need to upload to Instagram on my iPhone5. I have been doing this with no problem on my iPhone4. When I activated my ...
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Issues with Google's apps on iOS over Cellular

I recently got an iPhone 6 (iOS 8.3, Verizon), and I've been having recurring issues with Google's apps not being able to access the network when on LTE or 3G (Gmail, Google, Inbox, Play Music, etc). ...
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Testing an iPhone 5C without a battery or screen

I have a previously broken iPhone 5c that I removed the offending parts from. The screen was shattered beyond repair, and the battery was in pretty bad condition. I'm planning to buy some new parts ...
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Delete iCloud account without removing photos

My boyfriend bought me an iPhone 4 a year ago off a friend of a friend and I have since had a baby, so it is full with 700 odd pics which I want to keep safe of my baby boy on iCloud. Thing is I've ...
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Music not starting from last played position

I use the default Music app of my IPhone to listen to podcasts. I want the podcasts to restart where I left them. Sometimes it does, but sometimes it restart at the beginning of the song, which is ...
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iCloud not syncing all the contacts?

So, I saved my contacts from a .vcf file to my iPhone, then I created an iCloud account to back up my contacts. The iCloud only saved contacts that I had manually created in my iPhone but not the ones ...
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What are iapd crashes?

In my diagnostics & usage file on my iPhone 5, I am getting daily crashes with the "iapd" reference, then the date & time. Can anyone tell me what these are & how to get rid of them?
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Changing Apple ID on iPhone 5

How can I change my Apple ID on my iphone 5 to match the Apple ID on my iPad Air? I have an old email from school that does not exist anymore attached to my iPhone5. I am trying to get the same Apple ...
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How can I use Blackberry emojis on my non-jailbroken iOS device?

Ever since moving from my Blackberry to an iPhone a few years ago, I've been sorely missing the Blackberry emoji set. It was pretty brilliant, and contained some KEY emoji which Apple seems to deem ...
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How to force photo thumbnail download on iOS 8.3

I have 30,000+ photos synced to iCloud and am trying to get their thumbnails to show on the Photos app on iOS 8.3. On the (first) Photos tab, viewing at Years or Collections levels shows lots of grey ...
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Whatsapp calls: where are they logged?

I am using an Iphone with iOS 8, and just installed the latest version of WhatsApp, which allows for voice calls from inside the app. Everything is fine... except that I don't see where are the calls ...
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Reactive my iPhone5

My iPhone 5 was stolen and I erased and removed it via iCloud. After three days I found it and want to active it again. What is the procedure for recovering the content and activating it again? ...
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Can't update apps on iPhone 5S. Keeps prompting for password

Not able to update apps. Keeps prompting for password and despite resetting many times still no luck. I've reset but to no avail. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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How To Display IP Address In Control Center?

I'm looking for a tweak/trick/tip that will display my internal ip in the control center when I pull it up. what options are available? [options for jailbroken devices are fine too] edit: I know ...
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Apps will not download!

I go to the app store on my iPhone 4s, then I access the Updates section. I select Update, on any app. When prompted I enter my correct password, then a circle appears where the "Update" option was. ...
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iPhone 4 volume is really quiet

I have a used iPhone 4 with 16GB of memory in it, running IOS 7.1.2. The problem with this iPhone is that the volume is really quiet whenever i'm playing music or making a call and setting the caller ...
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Losing synchronisation between iPhone and Outlook.com

My family is using outlook.com for their calendars. All events are stored there for all the family members, and everyone has access to everyone else's events (at least for reading, some for writing). ...
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Can't connect to mobile internet on iPhone 4s

The other day I noticed my mobile Internet was not working on my iPhone 4s. I thought I had used it all up. Turns out I have 1 GB of data, so why is it not allowing me to access the Internet? I have ...
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How to get photos back which weren't saved to my iCloud account?

I had to repair my phone and forgot to save all of my photos to my iCloud account. Is there any way I can get them back?
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Pair Apple Watch again without erasing

I have accidentally unpaired my Apple Watch on my iPhone. I need to pair my watch with the same iPhone again. (But I think the same problem can probably be faced if one gets a new iPhone with an ...
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How to analyse an iOS 8.2 Messages misbehaviour?

Bug description In iOS 8.2 I just discovered a misbehaviour of Messages application within the function to delete SMS. When a given discussion is opened, I want to select and delete a set of SMS. To ...