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

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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 ...
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Recovering photos after factory reset with old backup

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4. I was walking around Singapore, taking pictures. At some point, I take my iPhone out of my pocket to take another picture and to my big surprise, it didn’t show my ...
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How to transfer messages from one iphone to another [duplicate]

I got a new phone and a new icloud account instead of having the same account my family has but all my messages are on my old iphone so i need to know how to get it on my new phone. i need to transfer ...
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How do I put all of the music in my iTunes library (12.2) onto my iPhone 6?

Really frustrated with iTunes -- How the heck do I add the music in my iTunes library to my iPhone? I'm a power user and I've been using iTunes and iPods since the beginning. I'm going on a road ...
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App updates never finish loading

Whenever I try to download or update an app on my iPhone 5S the button icon starts loading but either nothing happens with the app or it just turns dark like its about to load but it doesn't. I tried ...
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A problem with the Telegram app- online status

I have a problem with my device and it would be great if anyone can help me with this problem. In Telegram Messenger app; when I close the App, either by closing it or by coming out from the app my ...
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Transferring file from Windows to iPhone through iTunes?

A friend has a Windows 8 laptop and needs to copy a text file from the laptop over USB to her iPhone running iOS 7. On the Windows side, I upgraded iTunes to the latest and greatest. When plugging ...
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How do I find my cell tower's Location Area Code (LAC) in Field Test mode?

I think the Field Test mode went through a redesign. There is no longer an "MM Info" menu. Nor do I see "Serving PLMN". Edit: There's a "Tracking Area Code". Is this the same thing?
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Won't let me download apps on the app store help [duplicate]

It says "verification required before you make a purchase you must tap continue to verify your payment" but the apps are free i've tried taking off the card too but that wont work
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Will my old messages appear on a newly synced apple device?

If I sync my icloud to another apple device, such as an iPad - Will the messages that are already on my iPhone appear on the iPad or will it only be newly received or outgoing messages that appear? ...
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Can't open the video that I change media type to TV Show in iPhone

I just updated my iPhone 5 to iOS 8.4. And I'm using the latest version of iTune also. I try to copy my video to iPhone using iTune it works fine but after I change it's media type to TV Show I can't ...
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Dictionary App for Iphone and Mac both

Is there a dictionary app, which will work on both iphone and Mac. I would like to save words I learn and would like those words to be accessible from both iPhone and Mac
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Does iphone have an activity/ diagnostic log

Don't know whats going on ... I am listening to music and all of a sudden it gets paused. The impression is that i got a call without actually getting it. I suspect one application, but have no ...
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Put Backup on Old iPhone

Is it possible, using iTunes, to put a backup of a currently active iPhone onto an older iPhone that has no service? Basically I want to keep all the text conversations on a separate older device. ...
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No one can hear me talking when I call people from my iPhone 5c unless I'm on speaker…

How do I fix this? It was fine up until a couple of days ago and everything was working. Should I bring it into an Apple store?
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Is my dad hacking my phone?

My friend and I both have iphones. My dad has a blackberry. For some reason, my friend and I are getting the same messages from my dad every once in a while always on the same subject. This has ...
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How to sync reading list from iPhone to mac without iCloud

I have lots of links in safari reading list on my iPhone and I want to sync it all with safari on my mac but without using iCloud. How can i do that?
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Spotify Account on Iphone

Can i use my normal (on the website created) Spotify Premium Account on the iPhone or do I have to purchase Premium on iTunes/the Appstore ?
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Does plugging in headphones to iphone Deactivate the internal mic of iphone?

While you are talking on the iphone, if you plug in your headphones (with NO mic), does the iphone internal mic become inactive and you can't talk into it until you take out the headphones? Or does ...
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Can't share internet connection from macbook to iphone

I have my macbook pro (OS X 10.10.4) connected via wifi. Iphone 5s 8.4 is connected via bluetooth to the MCP. But I can't navigate on the internet from my phone. here's the situation: Can ...
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Notifications and quick settings panes stop working on iPhone

After some time the notification slidedown and quick controls slideup(?) suddenly stop working. IOS8, iPhone 6. After reboot they work again and then again don't (after maybe several days). When the ...
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Can iPhone 6 tell if a surface is horizontal?

I can launch the Compass app on my iPhone 4 and it can tell if the surface I'm placing it on is perfectly horizontal, or it's bending to any direction. Given iPhone 6's sticking-out camera, can it ...
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How do I install an older version of an app on an iPhone?

I want to install the Trello App on my iPhone. On the phone I have iOS 7. When I try to install the App, it tells me it needs at least version 8 of iOS. I do not want to upgrade my iOS version, ...
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Iphone 5s ignoring some inbound calls

I have an Iphone 5s that appears to randomly ignore calls from certain numbers. Other numbers appear to be able to connect, but most just ring out as if I just left the phone untouched. If they ...
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AirDrop long video from iPhone 6 to iPhone 5s results in instant failed

I tried to AirDrop a long video (> 10 minutes) from iPhone 6 (iOS 8.3) to iPhone 5s (iOS 8.4). It results the following error message: AirDrop from {device name} failed When I choose another ...
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How do I record my phone conversations on this phone?

How do I record my conversations on this phone?
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How to back up my text messages from iPhone to computer

I have my many precious messages on my iPhone. How can I back up to computer freely without using iTunes?
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iPhone not reacting when connected to electricity

today in the morning when my phone woke me up i couldn't turn off the alarm clock (you just have to swipe to the left and everything is fine). It didn't respond to any touch gesture till i ...
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Port blocking on iPhone 6

I am unable to get email to connect to my IMAP server using an iPhone 6+ with iOS 8.3. The telco (Telstra Australia) loves telling me that they do not block ports. Either the telco is blocking ports ...
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Update Jailbroken Iphone

I jailbroke my iPhone 6 with iOS 8.1.4. If I update to iOS 8.4, will it crash, break the jailbreak, or hurt my iPhone?
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Stop iTunes from launching when iPhone is connected

I know this has been asked many times, but none of the solutions seems to apply to iTunes 12.1. When I plug my iPhone 6 into my Mac, iTunes (12.1) automatically launches. I've already tried: In ...
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Camera App On iPhone 4 Suddenly Deletes The Sound Of 5 Previous Videos And All Future Ones!

I use an iPhone 4 to record videos with the Camera App. Suddenly, the 5 most recent videos got muted sound for no reason at all. The rest of the Camera Roll still has audio. Just those 5 videos got ...