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

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How do I get my address to appear at the top of contacts?

The scenario is that I've moved six times in the last six years, and can never remember my home number. (Let alone the postcode of my PO Box.) So I have to look it up all the time. In one of the iOS ...
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How to add music from iTunes to my iPhone after enabling iCloud Music Library?

When I enabled iCloud Music Library on my iPhone, I had the option of merging it with my existing music. I did that, and my phone has both music from my iTunes library and music from Apple Music on ...
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What does it mean when iMessage suddenly stops saying “Delivered”?

I was texting my friend and everything was okay until I took a few minutes to reply to her message and my text suddenly does not say "Delivered" under it. I'm under Wi-Fi and she possibly was too so ...
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I dropped my iPhone 5c and it cracked; now the screen is changing colors

Can I just get a new screen and is it not covered under AppleCare?
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How to recover icloud password if its locked?

I created an account for my uncle's iPhone, he used the phone for 4-5 months and asked me the password but I forgot it completely and don't either remember its google password or security answers, he ...
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Car bluetooth Problem

my year 2009 Mercedes C class can pair with my iphone 5 no problem at all the car speaker can receive phone calls and I can talk hands free, also when I am using my iphone in the google map nav mode, ...
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iCloud Device Reappears

I recently deleted an iPhone from my iCloud account and erased the content and settings. But, the device reappeared in my devices online. Why would this happen?
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Error: iPhone 5c Screen apps background gone yellow!

I had purchased an iPhone 5c in January last year, and recently it had an error with apps being updated. Initial error was that some apps being updating were stuck at some point, and when I tried ...
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How does my iPhone know which headphone cable I plug in?

When I plug in my Apple EarPod earphones, my phone sets the volume to whatever it was the last time, but when I plug in the auxiliary cable in my car (just a simple jack, no fancy infotainment system) ...
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Facetime Number

My phone has just notified me that someone is using my number to sign into FaceTime. It gave me the name "Joey's phone", I know no one named Joey (Besides my brother - but he confirmed it wasn't ...
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iPhone turns itself off on startup

So lately I have got my first iPhone 4S and I have had turned it on for two days straight on a start-up screen as I didn't set it up yet (no time), however it turned itself off while having around 80 ...
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AirDrop not working on ALL Wi-Fi networks

I have recently discovered that AirDrop works with the Wi-Fi Networks on my school and office. But not on my Home Wi-Fi network. I previously thought that AirDrop between my MacBook Air and iPhone 5S ...
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iMessages being delivered to both me and my daughter

I'm having some trouble with iTunes We have 4 different devices connected to my iTunes account. I have one daughter's iPod, another daughters iPod, one iPad and I just got one of the girls their ...
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How much of the range can be used when creating audio caff files?

I'm creating some sounds to use on an iPhone app, using 8K samples/s, one channel, signed 16-bit linear. All done programmatically, as in C code to output RAW then using sox to convert to CAF. The ...
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App Store shows notification but no updates available

App Store shows notification but no updates available. Tried closing the App and also restarting phone but no luck.
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Usage problem with my iPad Air

I have an iPad Air and I want to update this game that needs 1.4 GB. I only have 5 apps on my iPad and when I go to Settings to look at my storage it says I have used 11 GB. I added up the usage for ...
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How to have the counter of characters when I am writing a texto (SMS)?

I have my new iPhone 6S, on iOS 9. I would like to have the counter of characters when I am writing a texto (SMS). How can I have that? I have turned on the setting for that. But for some recipients ...
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Screen capture / record iPhone / iPad [duplicate]

Short Question : Is there a mobile app or some desktop software i can use whilst my iphone / ipad is connected to my Macbook Pro that will allow me to record a screen cast / video of the screen ? ...
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Sharing Mac's wifi connection with iPhone, for iOS app development?

How can I share my Mac's wi-fi connection with my iPhone? I am currently travelling (roaming out of country) and I am needing to work on the development of my iOS app, though an internet connection ...
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i cant set up my iphone 5c because its locked with the previous persons apple id how can i do it? [duplicate]

I have just bought a new iPhone 5c from my mothers friend and all I had to do was reset the phone. after re setting it using iTunes on my laptop it set up fine but it then comes up with someones apple ...
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iPhone 5s Battery

Ok here's the breakdown: I just bought an iPhone 5s from a girl on the Internet. It wasn't in perfect condition but nothing was wrong to make it not run good. I was only on the phone for about 20 ...
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iPhone 5s - faulty apps

I have a few apps that just randomly stopped opening. I deleted the app simply by pressing the x in the corner of the app. I then went to the App Store to reinstall it but the phone still thinks that ...
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Can iOS use Wi-Fi to get location even if Wi-Fi is off?

On Android, if the user turns Wi-Fi off, the phone will still scan for nearby Wi-Fi access points to help determine the phone's location (discussed in e.g. this article). Does iOS also have this ...
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Why can't I install an app (says “could not be found”)?

I just got an iPhone SE. I did a backup from my 4, then told iTunes to restore the new phone from the backup. It said there were a bunch of apps it couldn't install because they cannot be found. As ...
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Completely remove some strange iTunes-purchased songs

I do not understand why my iPhone recently gets some strange songs and I would like to delete them, completely. To remove them, I first locate these songs in my iTunes library. But when I try to ...
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some songs removed from my iTunes libary not always automatically removing from iPhone when using Match

When I decide I no longer like one or more songs from my iTunes library I remove it in iTunes (and not just the download). they then disappear out of my iTunes library and computer. All as expected ...
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How to activate lost mode on iCloud for iPhone that cannot be located?

I lost my phone in a taxi just after landing at an airport. My phone was in airplane mode and I cannot locate it with iCloud. On iCloud help pages, it says I can turn on the lost mode. I tried: ...
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iTunes stucking on “installing” when installing .ipa files

i have downloaded an .ipa file (My app). when I trying to install it form iTunes to my device, it is stuck on installing: like below screen and it's installing in my ipad but not installing iphone in ...
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A way for whole Calendar to show after swiping down in Iphone

I want to see the whole calendar after swiping down. The part where the widgets are. Basically, when you swipe down, you can see the current date but when you try to click it, nothing happens. When ...
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How to jailbreak my iPhone 5S with iOS 9.2.1 or iOS 9.3?

After updating to iOS 9.2.1, I could not enter my iPhone because I forgot my iCloud password (not e-mail) and also my security questions to restore it. Are there jailbreak options for iOS 9.2.1 and ...
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Does the weight of iOS devices change based on storage size?

I don't think this is just true of Apple products but the weight advertised for iOS device model of varying storage size is always same. For example the weight of the iPad Pro is 437 grams. Is this ...
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will supervising an iPhone with Configurator 2.2 erase it?

I want to add a profile to my personal iPhone. Some of the restrictions that I want to use require that it be supervised. If I Prepare it and create a new Supervision identity, will the erase the ...
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How to set audiobooks to repeat on iPhone

A while ago Apple moved audiobooks from the music app to iBooks. Now I can't listen to audiobooks on repeat. Is there any way of getting back this functionality?
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Registered my iPhone on my ex's Mac and now I have a ton of overages

When I first got my iPhone 6+, I registered it on my now exhusbands MacBook. Since the divorce and the separation of accounts, I still have horrible "gaming" data overages. I've never played a game on ...
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iPhone Photos storage error

I have an iPhone 6 with 16GB of storage, and it has been saying there isn't enough space on my device (mainly because I had 6,000 photos in my album with was taking up 8GB). So went on my Mac and ...
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Transferring apps from iPhone4 to iPhone5s

Have just had an iPhone 5S my old phone was an iPhone4. I have transferred all data across using iTunes but game apps such as Angry Birds have gone back to level 1 is there a way to get back to the ...
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Specfic epubs downloaded outside the iBooks store not syncing on a particular mac

I have a handful of epubs I downloaded outside of the iBooks Store and read them across two different macs and an iPhone. For reasons I cannot explain some books’ data (highlights, notes, place in ...
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iPhone 6 mail app crashes when trying to unsubscribe from newsletter

The iPhone mail app of my collegue crashes when he tries to unsubscribe from any newsletter. The app completely freezes and needs to be restarted. He has an iPhone 6 plus with iOS 9.3.1 installed. ...
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Is the Lightning connector safe for my children?

Having an Apple Lightning connector cable beside my bed to charge my iPhone 6 at night, I asked myself whether the cable is safe for my three-years-old kids? I.e. having the cable dangling without an ...
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pagestuff command error: Can't map file

I want to use pagestuff command line tool with my iphone application. It's working with Mac application but not with iphone application. used command pagestuff MetalMatrixMultiply.app -a Got ...
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IPhone 6 auto case/pocket lock

I want to auto lock my IPhone 6 when entered to pocket/closed with case Also my IPhone is unjailbroken and I want it to stay like that
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Does find my iPhone still work if I transfer my number to another device?

My phone is currently trapped under a collapsed building. It is showing up on find my iPhone so it's still alive! I ordered a new phone as I don't know when or if they can recover it. If I activate ...
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How to import Live Photos, in full resolution jpg form, from 6s to Windows Computer

I've researched this, but can't find the exact answer I'm looking for. My wife has a IPhone 6s and has taken many pictures that are apparently "Live Photos". I tried importing her pictures in to ...
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What are the iPhone SE size?

I am looking to buy an iPhone SE but this is my first time, I've never used an iPhone and I want to know that the new iPhone is of 4" so what does the 4" mean? The DISPLAY size or the whole BODY ...
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How do I list artist after selecting a genre in the iphone music app

So the old apple music app allowed me to drill down to my desired songs using 3 tiers. Genre -> Artist -> album. I navigate my library exclusively by using this system. I keep my genre and artists ...
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Locked iPhone. What do I do? [closed]

My iPhone 6 is locked. I waited one minute and it still says to wait. It is frozen. How can I fix this problem?
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Itunes Wi-Fi Sync on iPhone showing wrong Computer Name

Iphone 6 Plus : with OS 9.3.1 My Computer used to sync to a Windows 10 computer and then recently i switched to OS X On my OS X i am able to launch > iTunes > and i am able to sync Issue on ...
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Sim free vs Verizon iphone

I'm looking at the new iPhone SE and was wondering if you're going to pay in full for the phone ($499) is the sim free phone different than the Verizon carrier specific one? I read somewhere the sim ...
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iPhone Wi-Fi disconnecting when I watch YouTube

I have an iPhone 4S which works perfectly fine in all aspects… except one. Whenever I'm watching a video on YouTube, especially one with movement (not so much on videos that show one background with a ...
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How can I simulate the process of marking a text (SMS or iMessage) as unread on my iPhone?

As far as I know, there is no way to mark a text message as unread (if there is, please share!). I often receive text messages at inconvenient times, read them quickly, and then forget to reply to ...