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

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iPhone 4S CDMA updating and activating

I live in Iran and I want to buy a CDMA iPhone 4S.I know that I won't be able to use CDMA network and I have no problem with that.Basically I want to have an iPhone but use it as an iPod because I can ...
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How to ungroup compilations on iPhone Music?

I have several "compilation" albums, or albums with more than one artist, in my music library. On the iTunes app in my computer, I can set "Group Compilations" option off to ungroup the compilations ...
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Yosemite Photos can't delete photos from iPhone

I just updated my mac to the new Photos and I imported some images from my iPhone 6. My question is rather simple. Why I can't delete the imported images in my iPhone from Photos??? I was able to do ...
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i need to activate my iPhone 5s but i dont remember the password. [duplicate]

I need to activate my iPhone 5s but I've forgotten the password. I have tried going to Manage My ID, then changing my primary email to this one but I cant because its owned by Apple ...
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Function to turn text into voice while using skype or similar on iPhone

so ideally I would like to type and turn the text into voice that speaks to the person on the other end of skype, on my iphone, is there something like that? Doesn't have to be skype if there is ...
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How can I shuffle my songs in IOS 8.4? [duplicate]

Just now, I upgraded to IOS level 8.4. Not sure if I'm missing something, but I can't seem to figure out how you shuffle songs. I don't see an icon that says shuffle? Any ideas? Thanks
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iPhone 4S dropped down the toilet

I have dropped my iPhone down the toilet (it was in my back pocket) for some reason my new phone has not registered with iCloud and wouldn't load my old photos from the broken phone and they ...
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Should I just snap this metal bit off my iPhone 5?

I'm trying to replace my iPhone 5 battery, but there's this one stupid stripped screw that won't come out of the bottom metal battery cover. Would it be a bad idea to just cut that metal cover off, ...
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iPhone Exchange email encoding incorrect

We have Exchange emails configured in one user's iPhone 6 but when the user replies from her iPhone in Russian, her email is encoded incorrectly. To solve the problem, we have already configured the ...
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Continuity over Personal Hotspot

I have an iPhone 6 iOS 8.4 and a 2015 Macbook Pro (Yosemite). I have been searching for some information regarding call continuity and personal hotspot configuration. I was wondering if phone call ...
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How can I share Navionics with my iPhone

Hi I have Navionics on the iPad (love it) Can i share it onto my iPhone some how? Cheers Deano
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Which part of my iPhone 5 screen should I take off?

I'm trying to replace my iPhone 5 battery, but first I have to take my screen off. My screen appears to be glued shut on the right side, but from what I can see of the inside of it, it looks very ...
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iPhone 5 screen appears to be using one screw and glue instead of two screws

My iPhone 5 was used when I got it about a year and a half ago, but it appeared to be in perfect condition. However, today I was trying to take the screen off and at that point I noticed it only has ...
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iPhone: Is it possible to rename the extension of a file?

I have an iPhone 5. I am new to this world. Example file: MyFile.zip.jpg ... must be renamed to: MyFile.zip ... or, if not possible or feasible, this file : MyFile.jpg ... must be renamed ...
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Is a person notified when their location is being tracked?

If I log in using someone else's Apple ID and their email address to track their iPhone, will they be notified by email?
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My MacBook Air is receiving messages from my parents' phones. I want it to receive messages from only my phone though!

My whole family has the same Apple ID to prevent confusion. It has worked in the past, however whenever we add a new device we struggle with this problem. And as if that wasn't frustrating enough, ...
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Audio Recording iPhone app using separate microphones

I want to make a 2-element microphone array using my iPhone. I'm looking for an audio recording app (like Voice Memos) that can record through both microphones of the iPhone. Does anybody know an ...
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Can't access App Store - email invalid

I accidentally created my Apple ID with the email address ending ".con" not ".com". I've changed it on My Apple ID and can now log in on iCloud and the computer fine, but can't log in to the App Store ...
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Continuity phone calls working intermittently

I have a MBP-r mid 2015 and an iPhone 6 with iOS 8.4. I have set everything up for call handoff and it works and then it doesn't. Just now, I made a call on the MBP and it went through perfectly. 2 ...
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Voice reminder on iPhone

Can I set any voice reminder on iPhone so that it will remind me using the iOS default voice ? For example, if I missed a call it would remind me with voice or in case of calendar entries, it will say ...
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How to get music from Dropbox to ANY mp3 music type app

I am using an iphone 6, first time with an iphone, not really fond of it unfortunately bought it for the slow-mo video but having a heck of a time getting my music transferred! I don't want to live ...
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Texting iPhone 5 to iPhone 5 (roaming)

I am ready to pull my hair out. My boyfriend and I both have iPhone 5's and live in Canada. When he is here, there is no problem. But when he travels (which is very often) to the States, he is not ...
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Make a “Loved” or favorite podcasts playlist?

I really have been trying to find a way to save my favorite podcast episodes from different channels into one playlist. With the new Love button in iTunes, I made a Smart Playlist using this feature. ...
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Iphone 6 email reverts to 1970 [duplicate]

i have an iPhone 6 on ios 8.4. My problem is that the emails keep getting set back to 1970 and are blank this happens every single day and i have to wait hours for it too fully sync again. i have ...
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iOS 7.0 iPhone photos

I have MANY photos on my photo stream (1000) and camera roll (1800). I think I need to move them to the cloud so I can continue to take photos. I'm currently in Bali ( with no phone service) and have ...
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Iphone 6 email reverts to 1970

i have an iPhone 6 on ios 8.4. My problem is that the emails keep getting set back to 1970 and are blank this happens every single day and i have to wait hours for it too fully sync again. i have ...
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iPhone contacts

When adding a contact, I cannot save their phone number under the catogory of iphone. Only the "mobile" option shows up, where as before I had a "iphone" option. I want the iphone option so I can ...
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Earphone security risk

Can plugging public earphones in our iPhone 5's audio jack pose any security risk? Can our data (pictures, videos) be accessed? How often one can try a unknown earphone into iPhone 5c's audio jack in ...
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Troubleshooting calendar on iphone!

I know this has been asked in the past before. But on my iphone in the calendar the + to add new events is gray. Can someone please help me with this problem? I've tried settings>icloud>calendars and ...
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Why is iCloud Music Library silently deactivating itself?

The most relevant post is this one: iCloud Music Library can't be enabled However in my case, I don't get any error back, it simply disables iCloud Library by itself, seconds after I enable it and ...
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Does iTunes iPhone Restore wipe the encryption key and securely wipe your data?

I know that using Erase all Contents and Settings destroys the encryption key, securely wiping your data, but does simply doing the restore through iTunes then setting it up as a "New iPhone" do the ...
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How does my Selfie Stick take a picture using the *headphone socket*?

I just got a selfie stick, and it connects to my iPhone via the headphone socket. Clicking a button on the stick causes a picture to be taken. I'm wondering how that actually works. If the headphone ...
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Open Preview for iPhone and SD card

Is there a way to automatically open Preview whenever I plug my iPhone in my Mac to import the photos? Also want to do this when connecting my Nikon SD card. I just hate this new Photos app, I prefer ...
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Costs of canceling repair?

After cracking my iPhone, I contacted apple support, started a service request, and filled out the ""Send in for Service" option. However, I am now trying to cancel (which apparently is done by simply ...
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Whole album track listing

Before the update to 8.4, when I was listening to a song, there was a button in the upper right where it would bring up the whole album that track was on so you could listen to other songs on that ...
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Samsung Galaxy 6 sets off Apple Pay on iPhone 6

I have to carry two phones - one Samsung Galaxy 6 and one iPhone 6. Unfortunately, something in the Galaxy sets off the Apple Pay on the iPhone when they're in the same pocket, and it constantly shows ...
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WiFi connection problem (iPhone to TP-Link router)

I'm having trouble connecting 2 iPhones 6 and one iPhone 5 to a TP-Link TD-W8901N wireless router. When I click on the Join button on the iPhone it tries to join (upper side of pic) and then it stops ...
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File Sharing section in itunes is missing [duplicate]

I remember that there was a feature in iTunes that allows to show, add and delete data from every single app on a synced apple device (iPhone or iPad) from the PC. I wanted to do it today but the file ...
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Is there any way to connect my iPhone to the internet through my MacBook Pro?

I'm going to be on an aircraft for a long time, but the aircraft offers an ethernet cable, which I can connect to my Macbook through a USB to ethernet cable, however, I would like to get internet ...
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I have reset my iPhone, now many contacts are lost, though I synced them through iCloud. Are they still in an old backup?

I reset my iPhone 4 because it was terribly slow after 3 years of continuous usage. Now it's much faster again, but many of my contacts are lost, although I used to sync them using iCloud and I had ...
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iPhone 5S weird bluetooth issue

I am facing a weird Bluetooth problem lately with my Plantronics M100 and my iPhone 5S. It worked fine before but after some disassemblies of my phone (after switching broken display and battery) I am ...
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iPhone/iPad “Reader” mode distorts presentation of or doesn't show content

http://jsfiddle.net/verbatim/fng4ef4k/ http://jsfiddle.net/verbatim/yg8amddu/ I have a contact us page. It has the usual information: Write, Call, Fax, Email, Web. I am checking my pages with iOS ...
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How to change computer name as it shows up in AirDrop?

I use AirDrop quite often to quickly send pictures that I take on my iPhone, to my Mac. The problem is, I have several Macs (all of them are Mac minis) and when I activate AirDrop on my iPhone, they ...
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Problem loading iPhone on voltage converter (12 V <-> 230 V)

A few days ago I had a very strange problem. First, the iPhone 4S was attached to a car radio and it was loading an hour long, but the battery charge level only increased by one percent! It was hot ...
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Itunes Connect: Where in the submitting process of an app can one control what name appears on the app's App Store page?

In this example , I see one "Agar.io By Miniclip.com" in the first and second lines. I also see "Seller: Miniclip SA" in the information box. My question is, as an aspiring iOS App ...
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App to move files (pictures) from iphone to nas share (samba)

i'm looking for an app able to MOVE (not copy) selected pictures from iphone to a nas share or a windows share. Ios is updated to latest version Requirements: Works on wifi (no usb cable) Use lan ...
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Using iPhone as Remote Video Camera

I am hoping to use my iPhone to record some videos while horse riding. I am hoping there is a way to operate the video recording function remotely so that I can have the iPhone sat on a tripod and ...
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Stuck without icloud password. No security qestions no rescue email [duplicate]

Ok so i have a iphone 5s and i bought a new sim for it and it didnt work so i restored it by putting it in recovery mode coz i forgot my password and coudnt turn find my iphone of. after i restored it ...
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Backup iPhone without iTunes

I recently dropped my iPhone in water and it was working fine right after that, but the next morning I was prompted with an ‘activation required’ screen. I’m afraid ‘activating’ will wipe out ...
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Music and Podcasts restriction keeps resetting to “clean”

Had 8.4, tried 9 public beta 1, I still find out that only music and podcast restriction keeps resetting itself to "clean" with no reason. I tried to disable restrictions with "explicit" on and yet it ...