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

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Is running an app all night harmful to the iPhone?

I use some apps that listen to my sleep, such as SnoreLab, to give me details on my sleep quality. These apps need to run all night, the iPhone being unlocked (but the screen is black because it faces ...
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Can I use an iPhone 4 to stream music from my computer, and control that music with my Android device?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 that I'd like to use to play music on my receiver. It would be hooked up 24/7, only serving one purpose. The music would be stored on an HTPC. Ideally I could stream FLAC, ...
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Reinstalling an iOS app with a forgotten PIN code

A user of my app turned on the app PIN code security feature and then forgot her PIN. She deleted the app from her iPad but, when she re-installed it from the App Store, the PIN was still required and ...
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Unlock delay for iPhone 6

So I waste too much time on my phone. Checking Facebook and Twitter, browsing to read unproductive things, etc. I should just stop, but I'm curious if there is a technological deterrent to my habit. ...
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How can I tell if my Iphone has been activated?

I was handed several iPhone's, that I was tasked with updating, restoring, and activating. Yesterday, I had one that didn't wanna activate, updating to the latest iOS went fine, but, activating ...
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How to recover deleted voice memos from iphone 6

How can I get back my voice memos from iphone 6? I hope get your helps! Thank you!
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Confused about network unlocked,carrier unlocked,factory unlocked

I'm new to iPhones,if a phone is stated to be network unlocked,carrier unlocked and factory unlocked will it be able to be used with any carrier? The iPhone is a iPhone 5 Thank you. Loritiana123 ...
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Apple Watch Apps Don't Load

I received my 38mm Apple Watch Sport only a little under a month ago. So far, I love it. It works great... usually. Plenty of people online have complained about slow load times when opening apps, ...
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iPhone turns itself off with lots of charge left

My iPhone turns itself off when it has lots of battery charge left, sometimes 70% then I cant turn it on at all unless I plug it in to a charger....then the apple logo appears and it turns on as ...
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Can I use the iPhone's cellular internet while connected to the Apple TV?

I need to be able to access the internet during presentations involving the Apple TV and the iPhone, using the Apple TV as the AV link from the phone. My experience has been that connecting to a wifi ...
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Options for connecting MHL AV receiver to iPhone

I have a Pioneer receiver at the heart of my entertainment system. One of the HDMI ports is MHL, which I understand means the receiver feeds power, and provides control signals to control the ...
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iPhone 5 backup to iCloud not starting

I have tried to start my back up manually because the automatic back up isn't working for some reason. The last backup was June 3, 2015. I have the icloud backup on and I have plenty of space in my ...
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What information is accessible through iCloud? Can the administrator on my home PC access these files?

Recently my texts were accessed somehow and I'm not exactly sure how this person did it. We share the same PC at home but have separate user accounts with passwords on them. My iCloud and iTunes also ...
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Is it possible to detect which frequency band the iPhone is using

I am currently travelling in a remote area. My iPhone 5S can see my carrier with good signal strength, and I can access 3G data. My wife's iPhone 4 can't even see the network, even for voice calls. ...
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Google Photos Background sync

How can i get the new google photos to sync while the iphone is asleep. I've tried to enable bacckground refresh, but it does not work. The app only uploads images, while the app is open.
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Synced TV Shows Not Appearing in iPhone 'Videos'

I have tried syncing several episodes of a TV show (from a DVD ripped via Handbrake) to my iPhone 6 running iOS 8.3.2. However, when I open "Videos" and look at the TV Shows tab, I do not see them. ...
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How get email account settings from my Macbook Air onto my iPhone 5s?

I need to get the email account settings from my Macbook Air on to my iPhone 5s. It was working perfectly until I got a new iPhone 5s. I backed everything up, but my email account for work is not ...
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Recovering Swiftkey Notes app data after deleting

I somehow deleted the Swiftkey Notes app from my iPhone 5s. It was synced with my iPad Air 2 and it disappeared from there as well. When I tried to download the app from iPad a message appeared ...
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How to Empty the IMAP trash folder

I have an iPhone 5s with iOS 8. There are about 80,000 emails in an IMAP trash folder. How do I get rid of these emails? Perhaps my phone was set up incorrectly but I have no reason to want to keep ...
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How can I get notifications on my iPhone of Twitter hashtag mentions?

I must be missing something simple here. I'm not a big Twitter user, but this seems like something that should be obvious and simple. I can get notifications on my iPhone (iOS 8) whenever certain ...
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Shared iCloud Account and Photo Stream, but no longer want to share iCloud accounts

My husband and I share an iCloud account. With Family sharing now available, we want our own iCloud accounts, but don't want to loose the photo stream we both have of our shared pictures. We also ...
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Vibrate on notification in Silent Mode

When my iPhone is in Silent Mode from the side switch I only ever get vibrations when specific apps receive a notification, such as TweetBot/Facebook, however I'm not getting them from quite a few ...
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Privacy violation with sms and facetime [closed]

This happened today: I got a phone number and sent an sms there the person replied I suddenly had the person's apple id (mail address) I asked the person and she was not aware of it, she just ...
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Share iPhone Personal Hotspot with Mac, then share Internet via ethernet

When I'm travelling I only have Internet via my iPhone, which I can share to my Mac via Personal Hotspot just fine. However, I have a VoIP desk phone which only gets internet via ethernet cabling. I ...
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Other storage category excessive since iOS 8.3 update

I recently upgraded to iOS 8.3 from 8.2 on my iPhone 5s and for a week my memory/capacity remained unaffected. But then one day I checked my available capacity and it dipped to 2.1 GB from 10.6 GB. ...
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Anyone remember the name of this iOS sharing app?

A long time ago, there was an iOS app that was quite innovative for the time. The way it worked was that two iDevices on the same Wi-Fi network that wanted to share data (for instance a picture) would ...
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iDevices and batteries

As you may know, best practices to prolong batteries lifespan include charging battery no more than 80-90%, with a complete full range charge-discharge cycle (5%-100%) once a month. So I'd like to ...
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Is there any limit to the number of users connected via Personal Hotspot?

How many users can be connected to an iPhone's personal hotspot? Does the limit differ from device to device? I want to know the limit of maximum users.
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Messages bug on iOS 8.2, how to clean or restore Messages or iOS?

I have a serious security bug on iOS 8.2 I am able to reproduce. This bug is well known and within Messages. When I start Messages the application displays a white screen for a few seconds and exit ...
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Can receive emails on iPad but not iPhone

I can get my emails on my iPad but I can't on my iPhone. I've tried to restore network settings and I've tried to ensure all the email addresses are the same on both the iPad and the iPhone.
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iPhone 5 contacts app

On my contacts app it says "me" next to my mom's contact but I'm not entirely sure what that means. Does this mean she's using my number on her phone for imessage or is it simply that I am on the same ...
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iPhone 5 says photo library is 7.1 GB but isn't and Storage Full prompt is shown

My iPhone 5 tells me my photo library has 7.1 GB but in actuality it doesn't just 50 pictures. Can someone explain why I'm getting the "storage full" prompt? Apps take up very little room and I ...
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iPhone forgets how to bluetooth, audio app overnight

Overnight, my iPhone forgets how to Bluetooth. It also forgets which audio app I was using. Let's start at 7:30AM when I get in my car, assume everything is working, and go from there. I turn on ...
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Can settings on Exchange server cause iOS to change Default Account for Notes?

Originally, my Default Account for Notes on my iPhone was set to "On My iPhone". At some point, though, the Default Account apparently switched to my Exchange account. As my notes are personal and my ...
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Where are my iPhone photos after importing with iPhoto?

I took photos on my iPhone and I imported them to my Mac. They don't show up in finder. Where are they located on the Mac? I'm pretty sure I used iPhoto.
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Can I scrobble Google Music on iPhone?

Is there an app for iPhone iOS8 which will scrobble Google Music onto Last.fm? I came across this question, but it only applies to Android.
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How do I delete photos just from my iPhone not my iCloud Photo Library

I have iCloud Photo Library enabled on my iPhone and it is set to be optimised on my iPhone. How can I delete photos off my iPhone OR is this optimise feature going to do this for me, to free up ...
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What is the difference between iCloud Photo Library and My Photo Stream

In my iPhone settings I have both set ON. What is the difference if I turn one or the other off?i
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How to detect whether the ios app is pirated or not?

This is my first question here and iOS is something very new for me currently. If we have an app on iTunes and same app on some third party appstore, then does it mean the app is pirated ? How to ...
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iphone 5s wifi not working at home, but does at work; 4 ipads and other same phone work fine on home wifi

Yesterday, when I got home from work, I updated 4 apps on my phone using my home wifi. Shortly therafter, my phone wasn't getting internet. power cycled router, assuming that was the issue. Problem ...
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How can i get itunes to backup my iphone with limited disk. I linked the backup dir to an ext drive with space yet still won't backup?

On OSX yosemite, a machine with limited disk space free. In order to backup my iphone, I've linked the ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup dir to an external drive. iTunes, correctly ...
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Unable to set up gmail on my iphone - with two-step verification enabled [duplicate]

I've followed the instructions to generate an app specific password since I have two-step verification set up. I enter the 16 digit code and then I am immediately asked for my account password ...
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Forgotten restrictions password in an iPhone [duplicate]

I know my lock screen passcode, but I forgot my restrictions passcode which is 4 digit in the settings. Is there any way to reset that? …or maybe bypass that?
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iCloud on a broken device

So two days ago, i dropped my (already cracked) iPhone 6 in water, and it was in there for over a minute. I ran home and in less than 5 minutes, it was in rice. After 24 hours, i tried turning it on, ...
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Have I lost my Moviola video?

I made a Moviola video on my iPhone, then I imported it to Photos for Mac and removed it from iPhone's camera roll then I reimported it in the iPhone from iTunes. (Summary: Shot on the iPhone -> ...
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Songs from iPhone won't transfer to iTunes on my PC

I have bought many songs on my iPhone from the iTunes store, but when I tried to transfer them onto the computer into my iTunes, it won't work. It worked with some, but not all.
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Sharing wifi from mac to iphone [duplicate]

I Googled how to do share my wifi connection from my Mac (new Macbook Pro) to my iPhone (5S) and I tried their way. System Preferences > Sharing > Internet Sharing but then i don't have the same ...
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Access folder in which Photos stores its files

I have photos stored in the Photos app on my iPhone. I have installed the new Photos app on my Mac, and I'm using iCloud to sync pictures between Photos on my iPhone and Photos on my Mac. On my Mac, ...
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The wifi on my iPhone 4S suddenly couldn't detect any networks. How can I troubleshoot this?

I just realized that my wifi doesn't work anymore. I couldn't remember upgrading, installing, or updating anything in the last few days, and I don't think I dropped the phone or anything like that. ...
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Add new number to existing iPhone contact, replace the old number

Today a friend called me from their new cell phone number. After the call, I added the phone number to their existing contact. Afterwards, I could not determine which of the two phone numbers listed ...