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

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IPhone 5c won't connect to the wifi

My iphone won't connect to the wifi, I don't have data so I can't try using it. But every time I try to connect it to the wifi it just shows the loading sign beside my wifi name, and it will not ...
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Why do some pages returned by Google Search app on iPhone fail “Find text on Page”?

Find-text-on-page fails on some pages returned by the Google Search app on the iPhone 6 (possibly others). It does not fail on all such pages but it does fail consistently on some. You can duplicate ...
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8GB model iPhone 4S is only showing 5.4GB capacity (4.2GB available)

It used to say 8GB capacity in the General > About Settings menu. Now it only says 5.4. I've done a "restore as new" but it's still showing the same. Help?
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iOS located photos without Wi-Fi/cell network

Last week I was in another country and had no connection to internet nor to my operator. I had the Airplane mode turned on the whole time and took a lot of photos. Yesterday I came back home and ...
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icloud video transfer

I uploaded a video to a shared icloud file. In my icloud photo sharing on my iphone it appears as a0 an activity and b) as a shared photo stream. It does not appear as a shared photo stream on my ...
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How to unlink an AppleID / iCloud Account from an iPhone that's been used 3 times?

I work at a place where they re-issue iPhones to various employees. One of these iPhones has been re-issued at least 3 times. Which means that there are at least 3 Apple ID/iCloud accounts that have ...
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how to browse photos in mac folder via iPhone

Can one use the iPhone to browse photos and videos that reside in folders on a internet connected mac? I have recently decided to not use library based photo managers - after Apple decided to give up ...
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Can Find My iPhone still locate a device if it is restored with DFU mode?

How does this work? You can restore phones in DFU mode but you're faced with Activation Lock if you have enabled it. Will you still be able to locate it?
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Photo Albums Created On iPhone Are Not Appearing/Syncing to New Photos App in Yosemite

I have an iPhone 5S running iOS 8.3 and a mid-2011 iMac running the latest version of Yosemite. On Phone I have iCloud Photo Library turned on. I have "Optimize iPhone Storage checked I have upload ...
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GPS Tracklog from iPhone

When bushwalking I use my Garmin GPS to record tracklogs, which I can later download. I was wondering if the iPhone5 has a similar capability. This could be handy when travelling. I have searched ...
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The effective power bug made my iMessage not work [duplicate]

I gave a "friend" my number and he sent the effective power code and now my iMessage doesn't work anymore I click on the app for iMessage and the app crashes
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how can i extend my 8gb memory space on iphone 5c

Can i use an external USB (like an OTG for androids) on iphone 5c along with an usb adapter(lightning to micro usb port)? Can iphones read external USB devices?
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Bought song on iTunes on iPhone, sync'd to iTunes computer, now won't play on iPhone?

I bought two albums today on my iPhone, on my Apple ID, downloaded them to the iPhone, I then sync'd the phone this afternoon. Now the albums will not show on my iPhone and it's saying that they're ...
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Unexpected interruption announcing John F. Kennedy's birthday

(May 28, 2015, 0900 USPacific/LosAngeles) I did not configure this alert. Why was I interrupted for John F. Kennedy's upcoming birthday?
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iPhone 5c won't stop blocking a caller

My iPhone 5c keeps blocking a certain caller without my knowledge. I keep having to go in and unblock the caller's number; her name and number appear in the blocked list again and again without my ...
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How to install a previously downloaded IPSW file on iPhone directly without iTunes?

I've downloaded the correct IPSW file for the iPhone 4 using BitTorrent. iPhone3,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw I cannot use the Apple servers because the connection keeps dropping and the download does ...
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Incoming cellular calls ring on all my iOS devices

When I receive an incoming cellular call on my iPhone 5 (iOS 8.3), it is propagated to all my other devices (including a wifi only iPad) connected to the same wifi network. I guess that's an ...
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iPhone 5S, iOS 8.3, glitches when I try to delete text messages

I have an iPhone 5S running iOS 8.3, and the most recent carrier update settings as well. For some reason it doesn't like when I try to delete old messages. I can delete an entire conversation or ...
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Health data duplicates

Why do several apps (example: Runkeeper) generate duplicate data in the Health App? Is this a bug or something I can turn off?
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Why do some Unicode text messages crash the iPhone OS?

Recently a new "glitch" has surfaced over the Internet over the last few weeks where if an iPhone user is sent: effective.  Power لُلُصّبُلُلصّبُررً ॣ ॣh ॣ ॣ 冗 via iMessage it ...
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Creating 'fake' microphone and camera inputs on an iPhone

On my mac, I can use software like CamTwist and SoundSiphon to create 'fake' webcam and microphone inputs. CamTwist lets me pipe custom content (such as images or video) to that webcamera input, and ...
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Lost entries on my iPhone 4 but not on my iPad

I noticed this morning that I have lost all my calendar entries on my iPhone but not my iPad. I can't enter anything new on my iPhone either but am still able to on the ipad. The only calendar entries ...
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IPhone 4s IOS8 Calendar appointments have disappeared

All of a sudden, all of my calendar appointments disappeared and I am unable to add any events. When I hit "Done" nothing appears in the calendar. I have not changed any of my settings and this did ...
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Why does iTunes fail to sync my iPhone?

For the past month or so, I've been unable to backup my iPhone using iTunes. Every time I try, I'm told that the phone is "disconnected": What could be causing this? I've tried different USB cables ...
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iOS App stuck in 'Loading…'

I tried downloading Tumblr yesterday but it never completed. At the moment I have an App icon stuck at 'Loading...'. I have tried restarting the iPhone (holding down both home and side buttons at the ...
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Why does my Google Maps app not send location?

I have Google Maps installed in my iPhone 6, and I have enabled location history in Google location settings page, but my Google location history page doesn't have records. How can I turn it on?
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mobi reader for iphone

I came to know that iBook does not support mobi files. So I was searched for some mobi reader but could not able to recofnize any top mobi reader. I searched for kindle, Moon readers, etc but ...
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Broken iPhone dock connector pins, is this a hazard?

The dock connector on my iPhone 4S had some bent pins, which I scrubbed using a jewelry screwdriver until the pins broke and fell out. The phone still charges, and aside from thinking it's always ...
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iPhone keeps restarting itself at Apple logo

I had upgraded my iPhone5C from iOS8.2 to 8.3 over the weekend because I wanted to do to a restore. So I had to upgrade. After the upgrade and restore, I could use the phone for about a day or so ...
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Touch ID and password at the same time?

Is it possible to require both Touch ID and a password in order to unlock an iPhone?
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How to share something into a Reminders list?

Suppose you are viewing a webpage and need to set a reminder to do something with this page. How might you go about doing this given that 'reminders' does not appear to be in the Share list in iOS 8.1....
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How to recover iMessages sent to main phone number when using a different SIM card overseas?

I am a U.S. AT&T customer with an unlocked iPhone 6 plus, but am currently travelling through Spain and using a pre-paid Vodafone SIM card. One major problem I've run into: After inserting the ...
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Will jailbreaking my iphone 3g allow me to have instagram?

Will jailbreaking my iphone 3g allow me to be able to download instagram ?
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Handling Voice Memo files on phone and computer

I've synched voice memos to my computer. Now, I want to clear from iPhone to save space. How do I do that? And, will they all reappear the next time I sync my iPhone?
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How can I play iTunes U videos on my iPhone?

For the first time, I had synchronized some iTunes U videos between my Mac and my iPhone and I was looking forward to watching them on the train. However, when I opened the "Videos" app on the phone, ...
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Can I compress SMS content to free up storage?

My SMS on my iPhone is growing everyday. According to my iPhone's Usage function, I have about 1.2GB of SMS data. My phone has been running on low storage and any megabytes are precious. Is there ...
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iPhone 4 will not connect to any computer and will not show up in device manager

My iPhone 4 will not connect to my computer or iTunes anymore after I updated to the new iTunes, and I have looked in other threads and posts and no one seems to have the same issue. I see other ...
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Bookmarklets on IOS 8

I can't find anything about this on Google, but it appears Safari on IOS8 no longer supports javascript: bookmarklets. Can anyone confirm this? Is there a workaround? I'm using iPhone 6 plus if for ...
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iPhone 5s goes to airplane mode by itself

How does my iPhone 5s get to airplane mode if I do not go into Settings and change it manually to airplane mode?
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How can I iPhone restore in iTunes without upgrading iOS?

I am trying to restore a set of my iPhone5C backups I made in iTunes to my iPhone4S. My iPhone4S is still running on iOS 7.0.4. I don't want to upgrade it because iOS8 on iPhone4S will almost be ...
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Can I allow text messages from certain contact through when in Do Not Disturb mode?

The iPhone allows you to say that calls from certain contacts can get through when the phone is in Do Not Disturb mode. In my experiments it seems that it's not possible to allow text messages to get ...
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Handoff with different iPhones

Which iPhone will work with handoff in between macs and itself. I'm looking into buying one and I want to make sure I could use handoff.
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Will using the iphone camera flash as a flashlight for long periods harm it in any way?

We have an old iPhone 4 that we use as a music machine in a spare room. Will using the flash as a nightlight overnight cause any damage? My guess is no, but a part of me (maybe thinking of old ...
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How to get old contacts back from Exchange on iPhone?

A user has an iPhone that is using Exchange email. The email password recently changed and the iPhone kept trying to connect using the old password, which kept locking him out of his email on his ...
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iOS podcast app that differentiates between and gives different functionality to long/short presses of the play/pause button on the headphones

Overcast for iOS has a feature that allows you to either skip forward in the track/podcast or move forward in the playlist of tracks/podcasts depending on wether you just do two short clicks on the ...
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How can I transfer contacts between SIM cards?

I've bought a new iPhone 5S and inserted a nano SIM into it by purchasing a nano sim with same number. How can I get contacts from my old sim to new SIM?
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iOS app for marking businesses on a personalized map

I need an app for iPhone (iOS 8) that would: allow me to save places on a map and group them by categories (e.g. restaurants, bars, clubs, ...) be more useful if I could change the name of the ...
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Mongolian Cyrillic for iPhone

How can I type Mongolian Cyrillic on an iPhone? I'm currently on version 7.1.2, and if possible, I'd like to use an Apple-produced solution (eg downloading keyboard info from Apple if that's possible)...
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download iCloud photo to mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3

My phone is iOS 8.3 and my computer is OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 (iPhoto doesn't works anymore, instead there is another application called Photos) I have 3.2G of photos are automatically saved in iCloud ...
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Unlock iPhone from Japan to Kazakhstan

Is there any way I can unlock an iPhone 6 in Japan and use it in Kazakhstan? I heard from reading other forums that it's got to be unlocked, but aside from that how can I be sure it will work back in ...