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

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Prevent itunes from synching apps

I am looking for a way to prevent iTunes from synching app to the iphone. Current situation: I only back the iphone up with iTunes - icloud backup is not feasible to me - and connect it to iTunes a ...
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Not receiving email from a specific person

I have 3 apple devices: iPhone, iPad, Macbook pro, all receiving emails from the same provider. When one specific friend of mine sends me an email, I receive it on the iPhone and iPad, but not on the ...
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Can I share my iPhone's WiFi connection to my Mac?

I'd like to be able to share my iPhone's WiFi connection to my Mac. I'm NOT asking to share the phone plan (the iPhone is actually being used as an old iPod). My Mac can't connect to a wifi network ...
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Sync iPhone Without Charging

Title says it all. Is there a way to sync an iPhone with iTunes (tethered) without charging it concurrently? An answer below indicated that this was possible by either modifying or purchasing a ...
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Sharing Google Calendar with wife so she can see it on iPhone

So I have two calendars that I share with my wife. One is normal (which she can see all details for) and the other (my counseling calendar) is for my therapy client schedule. I want her to be able to ...
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iPhone 4s overheating and suffering from drained battery

So I have this iPhone 4s, which has a serious problem: when doing absolutely nothing with it (it just sits in standby mode) the battery drains from 100% to 0% in about 12 hours or less. Also, it ...
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Shuffling Voice Memos

I've created a playlist of a selection of Voice Memos. I want to use it as a kind of audio flash card system. However, when I press "Shuffle" on the iPhone playlist, it always plays the same voice ...
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What does the spinning circle next to the network indicators on iOS mean?

I recently got an iPhone and at first I had problems connecting to the wifi. After a while, I got it to work. Now I noticed a small circle next to the wifi icon that spins when I am going down through ...
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My iphone is empty and useless after ios update

I updated my iphone 4 ios today. But now when i on the iphone it shows an empty screen with IPHONE written in bold, when i unlock it, it shows me a list to select language, when i select it shows me ...
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Change the Apple login account for iPhone developer programme

Recently I have registered for the iPhone developer program with an Email ID, but now I want to changer my login ID to some other email ID. Is it possible to change it now?
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How legit is this website in telling if the phone is sim unlocked [closed]

How legit is this website. It says my phone is not sim locked but I'm to scared to update it and ruin the jailbreak unlock. Somebody said they could factory unlock my phone for free so I gave them my ...
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iPhone and Mac “Mail” app emails sync not working…?

I just bought a brand new Macbook Pro 15" and I already have an iPhone 4. I'm using Hotmail (now called Outlook) for email management. Since I'm using a Macbook now, I want to use Mail.app to manage ...
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iPhone calendar error edit?usp=drive_web when opening attachment

When I attempt to open a file attached to an appointment in Calendar on my iPhone it has replaced the file name with and error, "edit?usp=drive_web" and the application crashes when the attachment is ...
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iPhone 5 battery unused for 2 month

I would like to know if there is a risk for my iPhone 5 battery after remaining 2 months unused and uncharged. I'm going to re-use my iPhone, and I wonder if it stills usable for daily uses. Any ...
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Background VoIP/ SIP apps and ongoing Phone.app call

On iOS 6+ specifically iPhone if you are in a call using Phone.app and have Skype.app running in the background should you be notified of any Skype incoming calls and have the option of terminating ...
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Is it possible to track of battery consumption by all installed app on ios device?

I would like to track the battery usage of all insatalled and system applications in iOS devices. I hope it would look like this: Is it possible to do this, if it is possible how to estimate the ...
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Quickly dim the iPod Touch by hitting the power button twice on the lock screen?

I've always wondered if this was a feature or not. When I'm on my iPod Touch's lock screen, then I hit the power button twice, the first hit will sleep the device, the second will wake it again but ...
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Can I configure my iPhone to play audio files through ear speaker instead of the bottom speaker?

My company utilizes a voicemail system which sends audio files as email attachments. These audio files playback via QuickTime in iOS which pushes the audio out via the phone's speaker. Which is great ...
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How do I revoke access to twitter for a single app on iOS 5?

I sometimes let my kid (6 years old) use my IPhone 4s (iOS 6.1.3) to play angry birds. Lately friends have been telling me that I tweet silly angry-bird tweets. It seems that the Angry Birds ...
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why can i add files to my ipod but not my iphone?

I have just bought an album and have imported it to my itunes. I can drag the files onto my ipods but not onto my iphone. any ideas? thanks
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How do I unlock portrait mode in iPhone?

My screen has a lock with an almost full bordering circle around it ending with an arrow. This is located in the top right of my screen. Just inside the battery %. How do I turn this lock off so I can ...
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Syncing iPad with iPhone

I have an iPhone and recently purchased an iPad, and I'd like to sync all the song's I've already got in my iPhone, into my iPad. How can I do this? I have iTunes but cant seem to sync.
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How can I check if an iphone is sim unlocked already? [duplicate]

For the iPhone 4S and 5, is it possible to easily check if they are sim unlocked ? If so how ? I've already seen this question but sounds a bit more complicated than I hoped. What's the simplest ...
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Trouble transferring pictures from an iPhone 3GS to PC

I had dropped my iPhone 3GS and the left bottom corner of the screen had cracked. Now the touch screen nor home button work. I'm able to charge the iPhone with my USB charger but am not able to do ...
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Do apps placed in the background consume resources? [duplicate]

I've heard that leaving open apps on an iPhone, affects the duration of the battery's charge. Is this true and documented, or some of an urban legend? And does it affects other apps' performance?
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Can I change “All Songs” order in iPhone 4s Music app?

My iPhone Music collection has several albums by the same artist. When I select that artist in the Music app I see these albums listed, & "All Songs" at the top. When I select "All Songs" the ...
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What steps can be taken to troubleshoot syncing in iCloud?

OK, I'm extremely frustrated as someone who is not all that technologically astute, and I tried to solve my iCloud syncing problem by looking here, but I truly don't have the first idea how Byword's ...
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How can I change the iOS App Store Country on my iPhone 5? [duplicate]

When I try to download any app on my iPhone 5, I receive the following message: Account not in this store. Your account is not valid for use in the Swiss store. You must switch to the the US ...
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Is it possible to unlock iOS 6.1.3 already?

For a iPhone 3GS with a IOS version 4.1(with cydia) is it possible to upgrate to 6.1.3(or something above 5) and unlock. iTunes gives update for 6.1.3 . While evad3rs have unclocked till version ...
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Updated my jailbroken iPhone 4s to 6.1.3, stuck in Recov. loop

My iPhone 4s was jailbroken, I think at 5.something or 6.0. I wish I remembered. I tried to update it to 6.1.3 via my phone in the settings menu. It restarted and told me to connect to iTunes. I ...
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Restoring iPhone

I need to restore my iPhone (I use iTunes on Windows 7). I backed-up the backup in MobileSync/Backup to an external drive (thankfully). Now I have a long, nonsensically named folder containing the ...
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Can I make my iPhone to show name and number on incoming calls? [duplicate]

When I recieve a call it only shows the name of the contact. Is it possible to shows the number as well? The same applies when I call a contact, it only shows the name, but I'll watch that thread ...
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iPhone wipe out

I have lost and found my iPhone 3Gs. But apparently someone tried to use mine or had some intent to exploit it, and now I am a little paranoid about my iPhone. Fortunately, I have a very recent ...
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Activating unlocked iPhone 4s with SIM but without contract?

I'm in a research lab where we're looking to get an iPhone 4s to use as a speedier iPod touch. We don't want a cell phone contract, and we want to avoid jailbreaking or borrowing a SIM card just for ...
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Is there an iPhone app to control the volume depending on travelling speed or surrounding sounds?

I am searching for an iPhone app that controls the music playback volume depending on travelling speed or surrounding sounds. I want this for optimized listening while travelling in my car. Anybody ...
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The audio jack of my iPhone keeps cutting out

When I'm trying to listen to something on my iPhone, the audio keeps cutting out. I've had this problem quite a bit lately and there seems to be a sweet spot where it doesn't cut out. It also means ...
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Applescript to run when iPhone connects/disconnects

I'm trying to figure out how to run an applescript when I connect and disconnect my iPhone with the USB cable. So far, I think I can run an applescript when it connects by using Image Capture ...
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how do i get my iTunes off 'guest user' & on to another user on same computer?

I accidentally synced my phone for the first time under 'guest user' rather than my intended user?
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How can I find my Linksys wifi network from my iPhone

I have a wireless network that I set up using a Linksys WRT54G router. There I can add MAC addresses of client devices that can access my network. I've added my iPhone's MAC address to this list, but ...
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Other iDevices on wifi-network [closed]

By co-incidence everyone who lives in a particular house has an iphone and often does not know if other people are in the house (in terms of questions like 'is now a good time to play ...
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Who controls the contact picture on iOS in address book?

My son has a inappropriate picture of a girl as her contact photo... When I questioned him about it he said that she had made it her outgoing contact photo and he had no control over it... Is this ...
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Are there any to-do-list-creating apps that allow for persistent task lists in Notification Center? Does Apple's iOS even allow for this?

Apple's iOS Reminders.app has the great functionality that it can list reminders in the Notification Center 24 hours in advance of the actual alert time. This is very useful, since it allows one to ...
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Can you sync only a group of contacts from a Mac to an iPhone?

I'm running iOS 6 on an iPhone 3GS. I see that all my contacts from my computer have appeared in the Contacts app on my phone. Now my contacts database on my computer is, to say the least, messy. It ...
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How do I get rid of my encrypted iPhone backups to start from scratch?

Is there a way I can delete all my encrypted iPhone backups for which I forgot the password, so that I can start backing up from fresh? At the moment I'm stuck in this loop (below) which I can't ...
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How do I sync all my apple devices?

I have a MacBook Pro, an iPhone (4S) and just recently received my iPad mini through the post. I am wondering how I can sync all of my devices so that every contact, app and music are on all three ...
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Sent emails not syncing properly

When I send an email from my iPhone the sent email does not end up in the "sent" box on my Mac, in my mail. It ends up going into a different box, named"sent messages" under "mobile Me. I want it to ...
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Can you import pictures from a locked iPhone with image capture?

My cousin has forgotten his passcode for his phone, and is trying to find ways to get his pictures without resetting the phone and losing them.
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iPhone switches to speakerphone when away from my face

Since this morning I think, when I'm on a call and move my iPhone away from my face a bit, it seems to automatically switch to Speakerphone (the voice can be heard out loud) and it shows the number ...
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Playing music on iTunes on a different computer

My iPhone is synced to my computer at home. I used to be able to play music that's stored on my iPhone through iTunes on my work computer when I connect my iPhone to it. But now it only shows me an ...
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iPhone 5 case for parkour

I am looking for a good iPhone 5 case for parkour. As I often climb up walls and something like this the iPhone should be protected well. I found the Griffin Survivor, which is actually perfekt but ...