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

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Google Talk Client for iOS

is there a Google Talk (gChat) client for iOS that: does not prevent messages showing up in other clients does not alter or send messages, add signatures or other spam?
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My apple account and gmail account are messing up my email

I have a registered apple account ending in @me.com and a gmail account as well. This is causing extremely frustrating email problems as I am not able to view any emails sent to my @me account on my ...
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The volume control on my iPhone 4S is not responding after update to iOS 6.1.2

After downloading music from iTunes, audio suddenly stops and become uncontrollable with volume controls.
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Restoring a new iPhone via iCloud post-setup?

I am trying to restore my new iPhone with the data from my old iPhone via iCloud. I have tried to follow this tutorial, but unfortunately I cannot connect to wifi during the setup process (my wifi ...
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I restored my iPhone but it always says Activation Error, what should I do?

I forgot my passcode so I go on iTunes to restore it, but after the restoration, it says Activation Error after I put in the Wi-Fi Settings. I have tried it many times but it still hasn't worked. I ...
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iPhone 5 Lightning to USB Cable - Is it safe to use replicas? [duplicate]

I need to buy a Lightning to USB cable for my iPhone 5. In eBay you can find replicas for one third of the price. Do you know if these can ruin your phone? If I use an original power adapter, a ...
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I want to buy a game that uses a different currency [closed]

I am trying to buy an app that costs 399¥ , but I use dollars and have no way of getting yen... I live in America . The game isn't sold here and I wasn't allowed to purchase. It said my account wasn't ...
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Are non-Apple lightning cables and power transformers safe to use?

I need to buy an Apple 12W USB Power Adapter for my iPhone 5. In eBay you can find replicas for one third of the price. Do you know if these can ruin your phone? I am more cautious about a third ...
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I tried updating my iPhone, but now it says “SIM is invalid”

I have an iPhone 3GS 32GB. I have just tried updating the phone using iTunes. The phone is second hand, and was unlocked when I bought it. I didn't know that when you try to update it, it loses ...
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How do I re-enable the touchscreen on my iPhone after I've disabled it?

I have mistakenly disabled the touch screen of my iPhone 4S and now I cannot re-enable it. Is there some method I can use to re-enable the touch screen on my device?
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On iPhone, Gmail “new email” notifications keep appearing in lock screen?

On my iPhone, for the Gmail app, I sometimes get "new email" notifications on my lock screen that were from hours ago even when I cleared them (I unlocked the device after they appeared). Even when ...
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Are there any good iPhone camera apps that properly rotate photos?

I have an iPhone 4s. I'm happy with the default Camera app, however every time I import photos to Picasa or email them or use them on a website or something they're improperly rotated. This is because ...
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Factory unlocking an iPhone?

I'm interested in factory unlocking my iPhone 5 so I can use it world wide when I travel. I've found a few websites like: http://www.unlockaniphone.org/ but I'm very cautious of the few blog posts ...
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How to Find My iPhone using my Samsung Admire via MetroPCS?

How do I find my iPhone 4 using my samsung admire Phone via MetroPCS
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How can I restart an iPhone 4S with a broken lock button and frozen springboard?

My springboard has frozen and the lock button is broken (two months out of warranty and it's not classed as a hardware failure). How do I restart the phone given that I can't access any apps or ...
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iPhone default Bluetooth music app

How does my iPhone choose which music app to start when I pair with the Bluetooth unit in my car? I'd like it to automatically start Spotify every time, but sometimes it starts playing from the Music ...
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Does iCloud require any telephone land line infrastructure to send messages?

If all phone lines are down (meaning a local or national phone line outage) and with all cell phone towers being down, is there a way that I could send a iMessage (or an SMS) to other iPhone users by ...
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Synching iPhone with internet calendar (.ics)

Looks like my issue has been around for a while (iOS 5.0.1 (iPhone 4s) unable to synchronize with Internet Calendar File (ics)) — has anyone come up with a fix yet? I am trying to sync my iPhone ...
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Why is my iOS not detecting Bluetooth device names?

I am trying to list of bluetooth devices from my app. My Bluetooth is enabled in settings but doesn't detect device names.
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iPhone always thinks headset is plugged in

My iPhone 3G is growing old -- yesterday I noticed that it didn't make any sounds anymore, and phone calls also muted (I heard nothing, other party didn't hear me either). It turns out that the phone ...
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What is this text message, and how worried should I be?

The following text message popped up on my iPhone, and it doesn't seem to be coming from the Message app or any other apps on the phone. Obviously this is a spam. But which app is showing this ...
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iPhone calendar app for multiple gmail accounts

I have the gmail app which lets me sync my work and personal gmail accounts. I want to be able to sync both google accounts with a calendar app as well. The default calendar only supports one. I ...
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Does the permissions popup for Push Notification in iOS refer to both local and remote (APNs) notifications?

I have been racking my brain trying to understand how Push Notifications and Local Notifications are handled by iOS devices. I have come to understand that Push Notifications refer to those ...
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How can you reset security questions on an Apple ID when you have the password, but the security email is incorrect?

There's a bit of a story, but the nub of the issue is we have forgotten the answers to the security questions on an Apple ID used for purchasing apps and music and can't reset the answers / questions ...
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Restore failed iphone 5 from iPhone 3G

I've just got iphone 5 and I wanted to restore it with my iPhone 3G information (mainly SMS). I try to restore it with iTunes by clicking the backup I had from my iPhone 3G but it says gives me an ...
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Is it possible to connect an iPhone/iPad via WiFi Protected Setup (WPS)?

I was wondering if anyone know if it is possible to connect your iPhone/iPad to a router via WiFi Protected Setup (WPS)? I would like to bypass entering my password on my iOS device and speed pairing ...
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Can I put my iPhone 4 sim card into a new iPhone 4S?

I have an iPhone 4, and want to upgrade to an iPhone 4S. Can I just buy one and switch my sim card? My current iPhone is through my ex's account. I don't want him knowing I'm getting a new one. My ...
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iTunes keeps losing iPhone wireless sync

I'm running iTunes 11 on my Mac with an old iPod touch (iOS 5) serving as a jukebox and an iPhone 4 (iOS 6.1) as my main device. Both are set up for wireless synching. When I start iTunes, it ...
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Music synced with iTunes has a very low volume on iPhone?

I noticed that recently when I sync my music from iTunes to the iPhone, the volume of the music is very very slow. For example, I can barely hear it while biking on the street, or if I'm in noisy ...
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iPhone claiming low battery in cold weather

With the cold weather, a rather odd problem appeared on my iPhone 4S – whenever I use the phone in weather below ~12 °C, it turns itself off and claims to be out of battery. This most often occurs ...
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Syncing iphones with Android phone

We run a small business, and the managers would like to have the calendars on their phones synced with each other so that they know what is going on with the other. Most of them are using iphone and ...
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How do I copy files from the photo library (not the Camera Roll) to a PC

Pretty simple really. I have a bunch of photos not in the Camera Roll and I would like to copy them to a PC. There doesn't seem to be a single useful article on the web that helps with this.
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Small Circle Beside Check Box When Syncing Music To IPod 5th Gen

I have tried to sync about 15 songs to my iPod since I updated my iTunes and every song has just shown up on my iPod's music list on the computer slightly greyed, and a small circle symbol appeared to ...
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Is it possible to have my iPhone 5 on silent except for one specific person?

I want to have the phone on silent (no vibrate) and have it ring only for one or two specific people. Is there any way to do this? I know how to turn the phone on silent (the switch on the left side ...
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Delete photos from iPhone after sync

I accidentally synced my iPhone with my pictures and contacts from my PC. Is there a way to revert this action and delete all my contacts and pictures on my iPhone?
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Can I combine message conversations from one contact's different phone numbers?

My friend recently got a new phone number assigned to the same iPhone she's had for a while, and sent me an iMessage from it to let me know. Since I didn't have the phone number already, it of course ...
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How to backup iPhone without first deleting all data?

So I bought a new iPhone 5 64GB and I enabled iCloud backup. For a while now it has not been able to backup my iPhone, since the 5GB of iCloud storage quickly ran out. I didn't feel like upgrading my ...
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is there an iphone (Cydia) app to forward/back 30s

With SBSettings+Activator one is able to program the physical buttons on the iPhone, to open apps, toggle settings, skip to next/previous song, play/pause musik, open controls, etc. Is there ...
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Can I change the default music player app on my iPhone? If so, how?

I want to change the default music app on my iPhone from Music to Spotify. Is this possible? My first guess is that I would have to jailbreak my phone. Is there anyway to do it without jailbreaking? ...
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How do I sync music on my iPad to my new iPhone?

I have an iPad and recently purchased an iPhone. I'd like to sync music currently on the iPad onto the phone. How can I accomplish this?
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How can I use iCloud with 2 different apple ID's?

My problem is that my dad has an iPad and I have an iPhone. He uses a different apple id for his own iPad and I use my own for my own iPhone. I do have home sharing and have them linked to the same ...
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Where can I find the stock audio files (notifications, ringtones, etc) from iOS 6?

I am working on a prototype/demo of an application and it is necessary for me to play back the iOS 6 audio files on a PC. Supposing I was able to access the file system on my iOS device, what path ...
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How to unlock iPhone 4 if original carrier doesn't provide the service?

I have two iPhone 4 locked by the original carrier. I can't get the factory unlock because this carrier don't provide this service. I try to unlock via software but I can't, because the baseband ...
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Can't adjust volume/play music on iPhone 4

For some reasons I can't adjust the volume on my iPhone 4 anymore. Whenever I press it the popup showing the bell is shown but not the bar indicating the . I can't adjust the volume at all. Also ...
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What iPhone maps app can I use if I don't have a SIM card?

I'm going to be using my iPhone overseas without a SIM card, but I want to use turn-by-turn navigation to walk and drive around. I'm willing to plot my route via wifi before I leave the house, but I ...
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Why is m y iPhone backup so large?

I've already synced my phone to iPhoto and emptied the camera roll. There is no application data category listed that is more than 100 MB or so, and yet it says that the backup is 4.9 GB. There ...
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How can I change calendar/contacts sync setting for iPhone?

I recently upgraded to iTunes 11.0.1.12. When I plug my iPhone 4 (iOS 5.1.1) into the computer, I noticed that under the "Info" tab, "Sync Contacts" and "Sync Calendars" don't have any options ...
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iPhone 3G w/o SIM messaging app

I would like to use our jailbroke iPhone 3G with NO SIM. Is it possible to use the built in messaging app that Apple supplies on this iPhone wit no SIM? Is this possible to do or do I need to use ...
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Recover iPhone backup manually from iCloud

I had the misfortune of a stolen iPhone 4 a few months ago. In the interim I've decided not to get a new iPhone. I can view my iCloud storage page and see there is a 1GB file there. There are random ...
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How to convert my music to ringtones for the Iphone 5 [duplicate]

I am trying to convert some of my favourite music files to ringtones on my iPhone 5. It has been pretty confusing maneuvering iTunes to do so, so I'm looking for a much easier way to do so. I connect ...