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

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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 ...
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All my music needs to be downloaded again?

I went to play some music on my iPhone (iOS 7) but whenever I tap a track to play it just greys out and a little circle with a stop icon appears next to it (download indicator?). Any idea why this is ...
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Power consumption of a bash command

I want to run a bash script on my jailbroken iPhone whenever it is being charged. Currently my script looks like this: #!/bin/bash ACpower=$(pmset -g | sed -n '2 p' | grep -o '*') if [ "$ACpower" ...
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Mute/unmute iPhone based on location or time

My wife mutes her iPhone 5 at work because she has many landline phone meetings during the day and doesn't want the sound to play over her conference calls. The problem is that she often doesn't ...
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iphone 5c will not send message or receive calls

My iPhone 5c running on 8.1 will not send text messages, and when anyone calls or send a message it says I am unavailable. texts arrive 10-20 mins later. Making calls are no problem. I have checked do ...
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I lost some songs on iphone when changed from 4 to 5s

I lost some songs on my iphone, I changed from iphone 4 to 5s, and then I lost 2 songs in the album, but the other ones still there. I can't find the missing ones. Where are them? I bought it,should ...
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Software to record videos on iphone that doesn't result on video sizes of tremendous sizes

I often record videos with my phone that are 30 to 1hour 30 minutes long. However, the file sizes that result are ridiculously large. I want a way to still be able to record videos of that length and ...
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Is there an app that can transcribe audio memos that are recorded offline?

Can someone help me find an iphone app? It doesn't seem to exist! i want something that is able to transcribe audio memos that are recorded offline Dragon dictation works great, but only if there's ...
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Having small video files from iphone videos, either compressing large ones or recording them so they are small in the first place

tl;dr I want to compress very big video files and start recording them small in the first place. My goal is to have my video files be small enough that they don't take up all the space in my Mac (and ...
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How to keep mute button available during call

I use my iPhone for conference calls regularly, with a Bluetooth headset/microphone. Often I keep my mic muted except for when I speak. It is awkward that when I want to speak, I need to wake-up and ...
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Downloading/Sending video from my iphone to some other device in different ways

I have a very large video on my iphone that is pretty important to me, its over an hour long around 8 gigs big. I usually use image capture or iphoto to download my videos from my phone to my mac. ...
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Backing up when logged into wrong iTunes account

I have just backed up my iphone on my laptop for the first time in a while and updated my handset. After I finished, I then realised that I was logged into my friends iTunes account on my laptop. ...
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Photos not deleting off iPad when deleted from iPhone

When I take a pic on my iPhone it syncs to my iPad as well, but when I delete a pic from my iPhone, it doesn't get deleted off my iPad. iOS 8.1, iPhone 5c, iPad Air The following settings are ...
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Clash of clans same id different iphones

I have one apple id and one game center id, my brother had a new iPhone so I downloaded clash of clans on his iPhone with my apple id and the same game center id, now I like that game and I want to ...
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Syncing iPhone iOS8 with OS X 10.6.8 won't work (button “Sync” stays grey) [duplicate]

Still working with my older Intel Core Duo Mac OS X 10.6.8 (2006), I encounter a problem with my iPhone 5S (previously in iOS 7.1.2, and now on iOS 8.1 it continuous): I can't sync (music, apps, ...
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Is it possible that my MBP (running Yosemite) can remote turn on my iPhone 4S's (running iOS 8.1) personal hotspot?

I heard somewhere (urgh! not a good start to a question) that with Yosemite + iOS 8.1, i can now turn on my iPhone personal hotspot remotely, and then try and connect to it (assuming the iPhone is ...
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How do I prevent iPhone USB “hotspot” from commandeering laptop's Internet connection?

Looking for phone setting preferably. Turning off Hotspot not acceptable option. Is turning off USB network in System Preferences on the laptop the only way?
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Lost clash of clans when upgraded to new phone

I just upgraded to an iPhone 6 plus. I lost my clash of clans and somehow it gave me my son's. No matter what I do, even creating a new Apple ID just to get a new base, it still goes back to my ...
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MBP can't connect to Starbucks Wi-Fi, only restart helps

Tough question to frame ;) .. but I have a situation that plays out often: firing up the laptop (latest MacBook 15") at Starbucks will often never connect unless I restart the entire box. This tells ...
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Contacts sync iCloud/iPhone/Mac after clean OS X install

I have an clean Yosemite installation without any data transfer from an old mac. My iCloud account is synced with my iPhone, and the mac is using the same iCloud account. After a sync some contacts ...
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How do I backup my shattered iPhone that has a passcode?

So over the Halloween weekend.. I shattered the screen to my 5S :( My buddy is lending me their old iPhone 5 for a bit. I planned to backup my 5s and restore it on the 5. Problem is.. I keep getting ...
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How to make a mixtape, iOS only?

I'm in the middle of a cross-country road trip (Boston to Los Angeles). My girlfriend wants to share a mixtape with me. I don't have a computer with iTunes (I have an iPhone and an iPad, with ...
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Is someone remotely accessing my iPhone?

Can someone watch you on face time auto without you knowing it? On my iPhone there are calls I never made and the light turned on by itself saying facetime with a number by it. Is someone watching ...
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Music files showing up on iPhone, but not in iTunes library. How to get rid of them

In iTunes, in "On This iPhone" I have all of my music files deleted, but on my iPhone in the "Music" app it shows a bunch of my old music albums and files, opening an album it has the "Download from ...
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Why can't I hear my texts/notifications?

I have an Iphone 4S and I cannot hear my texts or notifications of any kind when they come through. When I get calls, the phone rings just fine and the volume is turned all the way up too but I can't ...
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iPhone/iMessage question

If I lost my iPhone and suspended the number but iMessage from my laptop, do the iMessages I send from the laptop continue to be sent to my phone? The people I iMessage are getting the messages as ...
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What is this olympic icon in the iPhone status bar?

Today, professional skier Tom Wallisch (at one point on the US Ski team) uploaded a screenshot of his phone: Does the Olympic icon indicate this is an Olympic, or US Olympic, sanctioned iPhone? Are ...
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Stolen Iphone, Does find my iphone stay after icloud change

My phone has recently been stolen, i have been trying to locate it. i have set up the find my iphone app, and i have changed all my icloud and gmail passwords. what i want to know, is that if the ...
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Unlink iMessages between devices

How do I disable imessage sharing between my iPhone and iPad devices? In other words, I do not want messages sent to my phone to display on my iPad and likewise I don't want messages sent to my email ...
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Prevent calls from being made on iPhone

My daughter of 18 months loves to play with my iPhone. I'm okay with her randomly rearranging the home screen, resetting highscores and such, but now she's discovered how to make calls from the ...
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Changing iPhone backup location

When I try to follow the procedure laid out in Backup iPhone to external drive on Mac and run ln -s /Volumes/DriveName/Backup/ ~/Library/Application\ Support/MobileSync/Backup to change the backup ...
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iPhone syncs calendar to Mac but not the other way around. How can I sync both ways?

If I add an event in my calendar in my iPhone, it syncs through iCloud to my Mac in matter of seconds. However, if I add an event on my Mac, it does NOT sync back to my iPhone. Why not and how can ...
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Specificity of Data Usage on iPhone

iPhone rounds cellular data usage reports to the nearest tenth of a Gigabyte (eg, 1.8GB) by default. Presumably the phone knows exactly how much data has been used and rounds the number for my ...
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Why did I receive a text message on my Mac prior to my iPhone?

Since the Yosemite and iOS 8.1 updates, we can now receive our non-iMessages (SMS) messages on our Mac (more info). However, the following strange scenario happened to me: I was using my Mac and my ...
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how to fixed 2 clash of clan game in one apple id game center

Every time I open my clash of clan game with TH 10 on my iPhone, a dialogue box would always prompt me if I want to load my game with TH 2. It always annoy me that I have to press "cancel" every time ...
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Cannot switch FaceTime call to iPhone after initiating it on my Mac

I initiated a call on my MacbookPro (running OS X Yosemite), but I cannot transfer it to my iPhone while it's in progress, as advertised on the Continuity feature. The Apple Support article says: ...
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Game restore achievement

Why when I have new iPhone and install modern command game it start from the beginning And all my achievement remain in my other mobile iPhone and I did all back up it took me year to reach what ...
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iPhone cannot switch from Video to Photo mode

I opened the Camera app, then it told me I could not take anymore time scale photos because I was out of memory. So I swiped the word to the left to get to the video option, and it says I don't have ...
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Scrolling through really long lists on iPhone

Searching through my Sent Mail using mail.app for iPhone, I was simply trying to locate a message I would have sent between 2010 and 2012 using my IMAP gmail configuration. I have encountered two ...
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Issues setting up man in the middle proxy for iPhone

I am trying to set up a proxy on my iPhone, so that I can view web traffic coming in and out of it. I've tried using a few tools such as Charles and Mitmproxy, but every time I set the HTTP Proxy for ...
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Fixing red eye in a movie

I did a video capture with my phone. While viewing the video, some of the frames have a person with the red eye effect. What can I do to edit the video file and remove the red eye from the affected ...
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iPhone 6+ in UAE (Dubai and Abu Dhabi)

Can someone please let me know which model to chose (from the US) for someone who would like to use iPhone 6+ in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for carrier Etisalat or DU. Where can I buy the phone? ...
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“Unchecking” tracks playing music on iPhone

My audio intake from iPhone outweighs that of my Macbook by a double-digit ratio. Sometimes I encounter an audio track on-the-go that I would like to delete, remove from the playlist, or at least ...
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Turn off iPhone lock on home wifi

Is it possible to / is there an app that can turn off your iPhone lock when the device is connected to your home WiFi?
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My iPhone says it's overheating

MY iPhone says it's overheating, but I have felt the back of it and it feels fairly cool. A week ago, I did however drop it in the toilet. I did leave it in rice in the hot press for a day and a bit. ...
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iBooks (iOS) doesn't allow to keep zoom-settings

Say I'm reading a PDF document in iBooks and I change the zoom (via a pinch-guesture), then I cannot change pages. Why? The only way to proceed is to go back to fit-page zoom. Why should I not be able ...