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

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Can I transfer a call from the iPhone to Facetime on the mac?

Using Yosemite, can I transfer a call from the iPhone to Facetime on the mac? I know it is possible to go from FaceTime on the mac to the iPhone. I want to go the other direction.
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Any way to make phone calls with an old iPhone using continuity

I just got an iPhone 6 Plus and I have set up my old iPhone 5 as an iPod. I'm a college student and having an extra screen to display notes or my textbook can come in handy. After setting up the ...
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How can I tell what model iDevice is plugged into my USB via Terminal?

This website has a useful list of the various iDevice models. And the "identifier" column is helpful for any iOS developers, as this is the string you can fetch in your application to determine what ...
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Double-tap Home During Call

I cannot seem to access the list of open applications during a call by double-tapping the Home button. Is this the expected behaviour? Edit: After restart, everything is fine. Recommend deleting ...
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How i recover my icloud username and password

My device is iPhone 4. I forgot my icloud username and password. How can i recover my username and password ? Would you please help me ? Its important as i cant use my device.
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Can I charge my iphone from my macbook pro (late 2013) without turning the laptop on?

I am trying to charge my phone using my laptop but that requires the laptop to be on. On my Lenovo, I can do that without turning the laptop on. Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.
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Will running games like hayday or clash of clans in the background for a very long time consume battery?

I noticed that I often open 4 games at once. Hay day, clash of clans, infinity blade, and boom beach. I wonder if I should terminate those apps when I no longer use it? If i keep it on will it ...
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How to make iPhone turned on after charging

I often charge my iPhone when it ran out of battery. I often postponed charging my iPhone until it really run out of battery. After I charge my iPhone, I usually go to sleep or rest or forget about ...
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get icloud password from activated device [duplicate]

Here is the story .. My friend bought an iphone 5S .. Later he found that it's linked to icloud account and it wasn't verified .. So, he asked me to help him remove the account .. And i couldn't .. ...
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iPhone 6 stops airplay after few seconds

I have a news iPhone 6 and a airplay speaker. When I listen music on the speaker through the iPhone, I lost the music after fews seconds. This for each music. When I do the same things with a mac ...
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Replacement iPhone 5c - photos from iCloud have stopped downloading. How do I get it to start again?

I recently cracked my iPhone screen so I backed up everything on icloud and got a replacement iPhone. Everything I had has come back on my phone apart from all my photos. The photos and videos started ...
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How to play videos in HD on youtube.com in Safari on iPhone 6

I just got my first iPhone. There’s an issue with connecting to the App Store, so I’m watching videos on youtube.com in Safari. I’ve noticed that the videos are low-res. I don’t see the setting to ...
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Keep iPhone images on cloud only

In order to conserve space locally I'd like to delete local versions of my photos and keep them entirely in the cloud (or only keep the latest week or so on my phone).
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How do I transfer a single app with data from one iPhone to another?

I just got a new iPhone, and wanted to start "fresh", that is, only installing the app I actually use - not the full pile of junk that was lying around on my old iPhone. Therefore, I opted not to set ...
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Under Usage my Messages shows 1.1GB Used but I don't see any messages. How can I find and delete them?

Under Usage my Messages shows 1.1GB Used but I don't see any messages. How can I find them and delete all 1.1GB of the messages?
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Iphone 6: how to disable software updates when using mobile data?

Disclaimer: I am asking this question on behalf of a friend. I don't own any apple product. How to turn off software updates? Iphone 6, IOS 8.1.1. Everything seems to be turned off, still ...
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Cannot connect to App Store due to unactivated SIM?

I’ve picked up my new iPhone 6 yesterday. I’ve set up my Apple ID and connected it to my WLAN normally. Internet works, but when I launch the App Store it just says “Cannot connect…”. Could it be due ...
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iPhone 3g battery drops from 60% to 0%

My friend gave me his old iphone 3G, which I've brought to an unlock-service so I can use it using my own simcard. It works, but sometimes the iPhone suddenly stops working while the battery still ...
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How can I stop syncronization between chrome on PC and safari on iPhone?

for the first time i opened icloud on my pc. All of the bookmarks on Chrome are syncronized to safari on my iPhone. I don't want this. And when i delete from safari, i don't want the deletion to sync ...
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iPhone unlock flag location

What actually changes on an iPhone at the moment it becomes unlocked? Is it a software setting? Is there an electric charge stored on some chip somewhere to indicate its locked status? eg, if one ...
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How does Whatsapp recognize grandfathered accounts?

Currently, Whatsapp is free to download on iOS but users need to pay $1 after every year to continue using the app. Also: Fortunately, anyone who has already bought the app in the past on iOS ...
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How to send/receive iPhone messages on iPod touch after having cancelled code confirmation once?

I recently got an iPhone. I already had an iPod touch, and used to use iMessages on it with my Apple ID(email only). Now that I went into iMessage on the iPod today, for the first time after setting ...
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Unwanted photos on My Photo Stream

I'm receiving unwanted photos on my photo stream from another user? What setting needs adjusting? It's an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.1.
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SMS on iPad. Doesn't see popup

I would like to activate SMS on my iPad but when I go on my iPhone, this one tell me to enter a code which appears on the iPad. But I have no popup on my iPad. I have the same iCloud account on both ...
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Why do synced podcast episodes not show up in the podcast app?

iOS 7.1.2, iPhone 4 (some kind of) I have subscribed to several podcasts in iTunes. When I see an e[pisode I like, I sync it to my phone. That used to work well until the introduction of the podcast ...
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Video-only HDMI-out

Given: My TV is not connected to good speakers and I really prefer to use my wireless Bluetooth headphones anyway. Then: Is it possible to connect my iPhone/iPad to the TV using HDMI-out for video ...
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Cannot delete mail from storage in Usage section of IPhone

In the usage section of IPhone 5 it says I have 349MB inn Mail. However, I have deleted ALL inbox, sent, trash etc...there is nothing in the mail. How do I get the Storage in the Usage section to ...
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“The app isn't available, Try again.” on TestFlight

I'm trying to set up Internal Testing for my iOS app. I've submitted the build to the app store, and it is awaiting review happily. I have a group of Technical users in iTunes Connect with Internal ...
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Iphone 6 plus will not default to SMS when other user iphone is not on wifi

My iphone 6 plus will not revert to SMS when another iphone user is off wifi. No problems before when I had an iphone 4s full plan and hubby had iphone 3gs go phone (no data) the imessage app worked ...
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If we run out of battery and then charge iPhone, will it turn back on?

I just called by my lawyers 133 times for some very important message. My iPhone is just 3 meters in front of me being charged. Finally my lawyer come to my apartment and we both saw that the iPhone ...
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how to clean the memory termed as 'others' in iphone 4s [duplicate]

since a couple of days iam facing the problem with internal memory of my apple iphone 4s device so can you help me to find a solution for this. my ios software is 7.1.2 and not the jailbroken piece
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Why iPhone 6 wireless is working on b/g mode

My router is AirPort Time Capsule which supports wireless ac. and my iPhone is iPhone 6 that also supports ac mode. But I was looking at data in AirPort utility and for my phone it was showing it is ...
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FaceTime started a random videocall at waking Mac from sleep

As the title states, my Mac started a FaceTime videocall automatically with a friend. My friend said that he saw me via the iSight camera, but the green LED was not active (and showing me that my ...
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Are wireless speeds on Laptop and iPhone the same?

This might be a network forum question, nor sure but here is my question: My router is AirPort Time Capsule, the new model that has wireless ac. My laptop is Retina Macbook pro and looks like it also ...
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Can I change the time delay length for when I require a password in the App Store (iOS 8)?

I currently have iOS 8.1 running on an iPhone 6 Plus. I just switched back to Apple after being on Android for a year. On the Google Play store, after making a purchase & entering my password, I ...
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SMS remotely deleted

Can an SMS be remotely deleted, or have a Self deleting expiration Time? I recently experienced a situation where an SMS was remotely deleted or disappeared without my knowledge, off my phone. Just ...
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Iphone 3GS not charging

My IPhone was on 20% last night and I immediately plugged it in to the wall, it continuously kept connecting and disconnecting and at times giving "Charging is not supported with this accessory". ...
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iOS8 how can I reduce the amount of system alert dialogs that I'm being asked?

Since upgrading to iOS8 I'm growing increasingly frustrated with the number of system dialogs that iOS randomly asks me. location in background set up family sharing another email address added to ...
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Locate phone with Find My iPhone without locking it

Can you use the Find My iPhone app without it locking the phone your trying to find? I only want the location, not to lock it.
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Is there a definitive list of stores / locations that accept Apple pay?

I've seen ad-hoc lists of stores that accept Apple pay, eg McDonald's, etc, but they mostly seem outdated at this stage. I had a quick look for an app too, but no ones done that yet either it seems. ...
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Deleting then reinstating music library on iphone 5c

If I delete my music library on iPhone 5c can I reinstate selected music via my desktop outlook when I sync? Reason is I cant load ios8 to my phone as I don't have enough space for it. I would also ...
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Iphone 4s wont sync music put on Itunes from a CD

I have music that i put on itunes from CD's i purchased. They used to work just fine on my iphone, but randomly they do not. After the last time I synced my iphone, all the songs that were not ...
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Automatically switching off iPhone after a certain idle period

I've mounted my old iPhone 4 permanently on my car dash to run Spotify and have certain periods where I won't drive for days or even up to a week. I'm wondering whether there is an app or any other ...
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iPhone 5 charging sound keep repeating, why?

I am using my iPhone 5 for iOS development so it is attached to computer via cable and often when I hold it and rotate it to see screen in a different orientation and I accidentally touch the cable at ...
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Sync 2 separate iPhones with same iTunes account, without iCloud?

I have 2 Iphone 5's, one for work, one for personal. I need to keep the contacts and messages separate on both phones, but want to be able to sync the apps. I do not use iCloud, and I never will. ...
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Notification Sounds

My IPhone and IPad have lost the ability to notify by sound. Everything else is working fine but I keep missing my appointments because I can't hear the sounds. They stopped working after the latest ...
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WhatsApp doesn't use contact name on lock screen notifications

Hello Community Members, I am using iOS device (iPhone) with latest iOS version. I am facing an unusual problem with WhatsApp. When I get message from one of my contacts and screen is locked, ...
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Apple Pay with iPhone 6

Does Apple Pay require password unlock protection on the iPhone? I know I am a party of one for feeling this way, but having to use the password unlock routine is just too cumbersome for the ...
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How to delete all photos in the camera roll in iOS 8.x?

I have started using auto backup using OneDrive and it works like a charm. The only problem is that the pictures are left on the phone after being backed up. Is it possible to empty the camera roll ...
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Podcast App with “nice” cloud features

I'm looking for a podcast playing app with the following properties: I can import a bunch of old episodes easily It is possible to keep all of the episodes, either on Dropbox or on an external hard ...