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

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Can't download itunes album purchased on a different computer to Iphone

I purchased an album this morning on my laptop at home. I got on the bus and realized that all of the songs hadn't downloaded. I logged onto itunes at work and the album shows up under purchased ...
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Where is the bluetooth antenna located in iPhones?

I posted this question on the Apple support forum, but no one could give me an answer. I am researching iBeacons for my final year project at University and I'm interested to know the position of the ...
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Can't send text to only 1 contact on iPhone 4S

Can call friend and he can call and text me, but I can't text him. I get the following message on my iphone 4S:+1(1)(216)116-11 8061092 Error Invalid Number. Please re-send using a valid 10 digit ...
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iPhone 5s Verizon

My daughter needs help. She was updating her iPhone through her (MacBook Pro) computer. After hours of updating the update failed and her screen (I think it's her computer screen) says this, "restore ...
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How can I view (not download) iPhone pictures on a Mac screen?

I have an iPhone 5 with various photos. I have a Mac desktop running OS X Yosemite. Is there a way to view a fullscreen slideshow of the photos on the Mac display? I don't want to download the ...
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iPhone 5s with question on calendar

I started a new calendar. Can anyone get in and see my appointments? This is my private calendar to make my appointments. I am starting new job I want to make sure that old boss can't see anything.
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Difference in performance between iOS devices

I'm developing a game for ios and notice surprising results performance-wise between my devices. for example, my iphone 5 will perform better than my ipad mini retina. I really have no point of ...
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Unclear iCloud Photo Library Feature

If I fill up the space on my iPhone with photos, but those photos are synced with iCloud Photo Library, how do I remove those photos from my iPhone without deleting them from iCloud Photo Library. ...
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I have a 3GS with a smashed screen but touch has gone

I dropped my 3GS and the screen is completely wrecked but I need contacts and pictures off it. I hadn't enabled iCloud ( or I don't think so) and I have a passcode on the phone which I can't unlock ...
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iPhone Contact List - Custom Labels recognized as a Mobile Number

When a number is labeled as "mobile" in your contact list, you can click the little "cloud" shortcut to send a text message to that number. If the number is labeled as "Home" or anything else, that ...
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iTunes error: Could not allocate a resource

I'm getting the error "Could not allocate a resource" in iTunes whenever I connect a device. I've seen this as a possible fix: sudo rm -rf /var/db/lockdown/ I've tried that and restarted my machine ...
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Need help in reverting Taig Jailbreak

After installing Taig Jailbreak for iOS 8.1.2 my iPhone 6 plus is not syncing with my iTunes. On my Macbook Pro the iPhone is shown in the iTunes as grayed out icon. But in a windows machine it is ...
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Can I clear my iPhone camera roll without losing any photo?

It seems to me that all photos taken with the iPhone go into: the iPhone Camera Roll the iCloud photo stream iPhoto/Aperture projects (e.g. "Photo stream for Decembre 2014") Can I clear completely ...
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iPhone 4S, Forever recover mode?

I have an iPhone 4S, and it is in recovery Mode, and when I want to restore it, error (1) pop-up. like in photos below I did search on Internet, people say it's an electronic part issue, is it true? ...
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Optimum way of charging apple devices?

I have recently read the article Should you leave your smartphone plugged into the charger overnight? The article listed the following points: You can leave your phone plugged into the charger ...
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iPhone 6 - Activation Lock [duplicate]

I recently purchased a second hand iPhone 6. Using the IMEI number on Apple's Activation Status Lock Tool online I can see that the activation lock is off and the phone can be set up by a new user. ...
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When does it help to restore an iDevice using iTunes, as opposed to “erase all content and settings”?

There are two ways to factory reset an iDevice: On the iDevice, open Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. (Reference) Plug in the device to a computer, open iTunes, and click ...
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Apps on iPhone lockscreen: how to remove them, i.e. Starbucks

Hopefully a simple solution. I installed a recent Starbucks app, and noted it was tracking my location and popping up on the lock screen. I do not want that. At all. Even after setting not to show on ...
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Create a new iOS backup without deleting the previous one

When I go into iTunes and do a manual back up now it deletes the previous backup (as seen in Preferences > Devices > Backups. Is there a way to create a new backup without deleting/over-writing ...
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Lost IPhone - No find my Iphone

I recently checked the devices that had accessed my google account and saw that an IPhone I lost and thought was long gone had been logged into my account yesterday. I never set up find my Iphone but ...
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iPhone calendar “+” button to add events grayed out

In my iPhone calendar, the "+" sign is grayed out and will not allow me to add an event. I have tried going to calendars in iCloud (Settings, iCloud, turn on Calendars) and calendars was on, so I ...
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iPhone 5c switching off if I keep my SIM

My iPhone 5c is factory unlocked. First I used to use some SIM(1) in it, after that I have updated and kept another SIM(2) then within 5 minutes it switched off again, started and again switched off ...
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How to use iPad as iPhone dialler?

I often have the following problem: I'll be listening to music on my iPhone, browsing things on my iPad, when I want to make a phone call. This can be either a number in my contacts or on a web page ...
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Non-iMessage SMS texts hidden and inaccessible in conversation, but accounted for in unread messages badge

I recently traveled abroad with my iPhone 6, and sent and received text messages to another iPhone user while on International Roaming. Since I did not have internet access, the texts were transmitted ...
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Mechanism to sync mail accounts between Mac and iPhone

Is there a way for me to create an account using my Mac's Mail app and have the account sync over to my iPhone or vice versa? I have iCloud setup on both my Mac and iPhone, but I don't see the ...
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iPhone 5s screen separation; what will happen when I take the device to an Apple Store genius?

Today I discovered that my iPhone 5s is coming apart on its own. The front screen is intact, but has lifted by about 1 centimeter at the top left of the device. The screen backlight is separated from ...
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Is it possible to copy and paste iCal events in iPad / iPhone?

Is there any way to copy an event in iCal in iPad or iPhone and paste it to a different day? At times, I want to keep the original calendar entry, but repeat on a different day? I am not looking to ...
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iPhone Calender Getting Event Correct

I used to live in Arizona. I now live in Virginia. When entering an event on the iPhone, I enter the time, say 9:00 AM. My iPhone calender is sync'd with the Outlook calender on my PC. When the ...
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Can't update apps in iOS App Store; can only Open

On my iPhone, the App Store has a badge saying "2". When I open the App Store and go to the Updates page, there are two apps at the top, which for a split-second say "Update" and then immediately ...
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iPhone 5c Reset Not Progressing While Reseting

I recently got my son this 5c, when we went to restore it, the progress bar would not load. At first I thought it was a graphical problem, so I left it run for a few hours but it seems to be stuck. ...
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apple id is associated with a deleted email address

I had to change my email address and my Apple ID is totally confused. I was able to put in an active email address for messages but it is not sending anything to that. (i.e. on iPhone, Settings/iCloud ...
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iPhone keeping “zombie” files memory spaces even after deletion?

I have some issues with an iPhone 5c and I would like to know how it actually stores space in the disk. I will do a very basic example: The problem I try to send a picture through the WhatsApp ...
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Getting duplicate iOS notifications from IFTTT

I use IFTTT to send me iOS notifications for some of my recipes, but for some reason, every time it sends me a notification, it sends it twice. So every notification I get from IFTTT is duplicated. ...
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Empty the camera roll but still consume large storage?

I had no space on my iphone 5 16G ,so i decided to empty My camera roll . I connect the iphone to my pc and delete all my photos exists in (DCIM Folder)except 100 . When i check the size of (DCIM ...
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Facetime audio takes up SSD space

I was just using FaceTime audio and my phone told me I was running out of space. I was curious as to how this was possible as I knew I have about 2GB free yesterday. I kept going back in and ...
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How do I stop my Mac from ringing when I get a phone call on my iPhone?

Yosemite has a new feature where my Mac rings when I get a phone call. Annoyingly, it continues to ring for 30 seconds or so, even after I've answered the iPhone. How can I turn this sound off? I'd ...
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How to resave my contacts from iphone6 plus?

I recently deleted my account associated with contacts, email and notes accidentally by changing my gmail user account. I pressed "Deleted from my IPhone" without recognizing they are my contact list. ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 6 stuck in recovery mode

I selected the "Erase All Content" button in my iPhone today and ever since, it has been stuck on the Apple logo screen with a progress bar under at 0% making no progress. I can't get it to stay in ...
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Can I install iBitterlich forestry app on an iPhone 4S

I would like to get an iPhone 4S to run iBitterlich but don't want to get internet service for the iPhone. If I buy an iPhone 4S somewhere, can I download the app via wifi to my HP Pavillion 6 laptop ...
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iPhone text messages never get delivered

Text messages are disappearing when sent between two iPhones. The issue of iMessage losing messages sent to users who have switched to non-apple devices is well documented, but in this case we're ...
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iPhone calendar doesn't show new entries

My iPhone 5S with iOS 7 has stopped showing new entries. This just happened, so I don't think it has anything to do with iOS 7. It's not the "show/hide" issue that solved the other person's problem. ...
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Restore photos from an erased iPhone? [duplicate]

I own an iPhone 5 which I erased by going to Settings->General->Reset->Erase all content(like described here) before a sale and I now realized that I didn't backup most of the photos (not to Dropbox ...
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Central admin-managed contact list for iPhone

what is the solution to provide a group of iPhone users (personally owned devices with users own AppleIDs) with an group-contact list that is centrally managed by an admin (i.e. the group contact list ...
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How do I sync my iPhone to my new Windows computer?

(My iPhone syncs fine with a bunch of other computers.) iTunes won't run after installation. I Download 64 bit iTunes from https://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ The installation on Windows 7 ...
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When I reply-all on iPhone, how can I ensure it keeps folks on the To and cc lines?

I’m using the latest iPhone OS (I believe 8.1.2). When using an Exchange account, sometimes I get mail with multiple people on the “To:” line, and others on the “CC:” line. When I reply all in the ...
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iPod Touch 5 vs iPhone 5s sound output (Line Out)

I bought an iPod Touch 5 two months back, I love the sound quality of the device. But after 1 month when my brother bought iPhone 5s, I checked the sound output of the device through the same earpods ...
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No one ever receives my Game Center invites

I send Game Center invites but no one ever receives them. Friends also try to send me invites, but I've only gotten three of them. For some reason, most requests never make it to me and none of the ...
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Text message archive?

Occasionally my ex and i will have texting conversations. I would like to be able to save these digitally for my records. Is there a way to save these conversations as a text file? Right now I only ...
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I can no longer set up an Apple ID

I have taken over my daughters iPhone 4s and she has restored it and remove get apple and iCloud id. When I tried to set one up for me it says I can no longer set up a free apple/iCloud id on this ...