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

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Recover photos from iPhone with broken screen?

My girlfriend recently dropped her iPhone 4S in water. She let it sit in rice for 2 days, but the screen was still broken. However, the phone was still functional, as she could hear Siri working with ...
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Transferring apps from computer to iPhone 4S

I purchased a couple of apps on my Mac app store and wondered how I then transfer these over to my iPhone 4S to save having to pay for them again? I have synced my phone and Mac iTunes but nothing has ...
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Set up NTP server on iOS device

How can I make an iOS device a NTP server ? The reason for this is, the network of devices I have don't have internet connection but are connected via Wifi. So just want to create a device as a server ...
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iPhone can't access internet/iMessage

My wife's iPhone 5 is exhibiting strange behavior: It isn't receiving iMessages. It can't access the internet. It can send texts, but they come across as plain SMS instead of iMessage. I'm sitting ...
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iPhone 5S gets very hot and drains battery

My iPhone 5S is getting very hot and the battery drains like 5 % in 30 seconds. I've tried it all, restoring and stuff and I've read that the problem is with iCloud. So I've deleted my iCloud account ...
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iOS: Default Battery Percentage Level for individual services to switch off

We all know iOS switches off services one by one when the battery reaches critical level. But is there any fixed battery level to cut down individual services. For example, Bluetooth will be switched ...
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Access IPhone in Finder

Is there a way to access iPhone in Finder, similar to the way Windows can access it in Explorer? Going through some growing pains in doing things the "apple way" ...
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Apple tool to print SMS Messages

I need to print some SMS messages for a legal action. What tool does Apple provide to print SMS messages with their time stamps and other metadata? This is similar to Need to print out iPhone text ...
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Notes disappeared from iPhone

All notes have disappeared from my iphone and cannot be found on my computer or iCloud. Why am I backing up my computer? Are they hidden somewhere? They aren't in Mail, either.
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Possible to charge iPhone through other means?

I am too cheap to purchase a USB charging connector for my iPhone, so I was wondering if there's a way to create a USB cable at home or use some other USB cable and get the job done safely. For ...
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Is there a way to do SMS from the PC with iOS? [closed]

Is there a way to do SMS from my PC, like MightyText does on Android? I know I can do iMessage on the Mac, but I do not own one and would also like to do SMS.
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How to synchronize password with macbook safari and iphone3gs safari?

I would like to use the password generated by my macbook safari while I am using my iPhone 3gs safari... Is that possible somehow?
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What are the ways to solve my iPhone power drainage problem?

I am using iPhone 5s with iOS 7.1.1 I have a problem from 3 days ago. The battery keeps draining and the phone keeps warm in the whole day. I found that mstreamd keeps starting every minute. From ...
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When restoring iPhone backup, asked for *previous* iCloud accounts?

I've been using my username@outlook.com Apple ID on my iPhone for over 2 years. Prior to that I had username@gmail.com and before that I had username@yahoo.com as my prev Apple IDs. When I'm ...
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Using Iphone as bluetooth replacement for mac

I have a late 2011 mac book pro with bluetooth 2.1 which works terribly with my speakers. Is there anyway I can use my Iphone 5s with bluetooth 4.0 as a sort of replacement. Through USB, WIFI or ...
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iTunes doesn't recognize iPhone's remote app

A bit of info about my configuration OS X: Mavericks iOS: 7.1.1 Hardware: iPhone 5s and BacBook Pro (Late 2013) They are both on same Wifi network. Problem iTunes doesn't recognize iPhone's ...
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iPhone 4 reset is taking a very long time

I'm passing my IPhone 4 on to my mother, and I wanted to reset it. So I went into settings -> general -> reset, and I picked the option to reset all settings and remove all the data. Now I'm seeing a ...
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Will I receive all the SMS on my iPhone although it has been disconnected for some time?

After having my iPhone disconnected for some time, will all the text messages people have sent me, arrive to the phone once I reconnect it?
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iPhone 5 will not sync with iTunes

I've had my iPhone 5 for quite some time now and I have been able to sync with iTunes no problem in that time period. However, lately when I plug my iPhone 5 in, it doesn't even show up in my ...
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looking for an iphone app to grab a camera frame over http

I have an unused iPhone 4 that I'd like to set up for long-term timelapse photography (multiple months). It seems like this is best to do by using the iphone as a remotely operated camera, and have a ...
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Iphone 5S camera roll keeps 'restoring'

My iphone 5S camera roll keeps saying 'restoring' at the bottom. I've tried reboots, hard reset, removing photos, removing icloud, and restoring the phone from a backup. I've checked all my icloud ...
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Suddenly lost all contacts and calendar entries

My iPhone just lost all of my contacts and calendar entries, except for 5 contacts that I haven't used in years and actually deleted a few months ago. It also lost my saved player info for at least ...
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Xcode crashes when creating outlet in OSX Yosemite [closed]

I am currently using Xcode 5 on my Macbook Pro which is running OSX Yosemite. I am trying to create an outlet from a UIWebview to a header file. When I let go of my mouse to create the connection, ...
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Can you passlock specific Apps on an iPhone? [duplicate]

I know the easiest way to secure your iPhone is by using a 4-digit-passcode to lock the entire phone. However, I was wondering if there is a way to securely passcode-protect only the Photo and Mail ...
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Extracting Voice Memos from iPhone to iTunes

I am currently doing some coursework for my exams, and part of my IT project is to record some audio, and assess it. I recorded this audio on my iPhone, and I plan on using Audacity to edit it. I am ...
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How can I disable a root certificate in iOS?

I want to disable all root certificates in iOS since I'll be using a proxy to access all HTTPS sites. How do I disable all root certs in iOS?
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When I tether a MacBook Pro to an iPhone/iPad, how can I restrict what apps use it?

I want to prevent Dropbox, Skydrive/OneDrive, and Google drive from syncing (for example) when my laptop is connected to my phone. In other words I'd only like to sync email, use VPN, and permit ...
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Photo thumbnails remain in camera roll after moving photos to computer

I'm exporting my photos to my computer by connecting my iPhone 5S (iOS 7.1.1) to my Ubuntu 14.04 setup and cutting the photos from the DCIM folder and pasting them on my computer. The photos go ...
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Erasing iPhone and backup

I've got iPhone 4S and I wanna sell it...I have backed up contacts on http://icloud.com ...Does contacts remain on http://icloud.com after reseting all iPhone settings?
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How do I restore new iphone settings?

I plugged my new iphone into my computer and it asked if I wanted to restore my old iphone settings. I clicked yes not realizing I would lose everything from the last 8 months since I got the new ...
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iPhone shows wrong location

I recently moved and my iPhone still shows my old address for location services (e.g. in the Maps app and 3rd party applications that use Apple's location services). I assume the source of the problem ...
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Can iPhone wake me up if I completely turn it off?

On the feature phones I used to have, I could set the alarm clock, then turn the phone "off": the alarm clock would trigger at the set time anyway. Can I do this on iPhone? By "off" (in quotes, ...
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iPhone 4 iMessage keeps Sending

My phone keeps trying to send an IM to one of my contacts & I don't know which message it has issues with. I have sent messages since then & it says sending 2 messages. It sends the 2nd ...
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Can I use non-apple headphones with an iPhone?

Is it okay to connect non-Apple headphones to an iPhone (a 5s, in this case) or do I need to use apple branded or authorized headphones for some reason?
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Is there an app that lets me use an iPhone as a mouse?

I'm looking for an app which enables me to physically maneuver my iPhone on the desk to control my Mac's cursor. (I am not looking for a "remote trackpad" app—there are dozens of those.) I did a ...
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Steps after buying a used iPhone

I'm buying a used iPhone. What steps should I take immediately after I receive the iPhone, to make sure that everything is OK, that I got what I paid for, and that I'm not receiving a lemon? For ...
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Songs purchased on iPhone won't sync back to the iPhone from iTunes

I've run into this problem a couple of times: I purchase a song on the iPhone via the iTunes Store app. I re-download the song on iTunes on my Mac. I add the song to an existing playlist in iTunes. ...
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Apple Mail squeezes photographs from one address

Left: How it looked in the email I received. Right: Copied and pasted into a new email This happens with every photo I receive from this one guy, nobody else. The pic will open with a normal aspect ...
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Does leaving LTE on when LTE service is unavailable drain the battery faster?

The iPhone 5-series phones all support LTE but if I only have a contract for 3G service will my iPhone battery drain faster because it's always trying to find an an LTE-capable signal? Can I stop it ...
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iPhone 5C Messages crashing after showing no messages

When I open my iPhone 5C Messages, all that appears is a white screen that is frozen. It will close on it's own in a minute or so and it still appears as being open when you check to see what ...
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What is Tri-band 2G CDMA (800 (CDMA over ESMR), 850, 1900 MHz) in Iphone 5 CDMA model?

In this page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iphone_5, it said iPhone 5 CDMA model (A1429) support "Tri-band 2G CDMA (800 (CDMA over ESMR), 850, 1900 MHz)." So what does it means? So before iPhone5, ...
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my iphone5 is shutting down and has no power to turn on what do i do?

I've had my iPhone 5 for a year now but ever since iv had it it always had battery problems, i tried to replace it with a new battery but it would work for a day and the power off. Now when i try to ...
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If one forgets their iPhone Lockscreen password, how would they go about getting it back?

Someone I know forgot their iPhone lockscreen password. This goes for iPhone 4 to 5. How would they go about getting back into the phone? And if they can't, can they back up data aside from the ...
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What to do if you forgot your lockscreen password? [duplicate]

How would I go about forgetting my lock-screen password? What can I do to get back in? This is about the iPhone 4, 4S and 5. More of a How-To question, someone I know forgot their password.
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How to backup an iPhone, and restore it, with no side effects?

I need to restore my iPhone in order for my phone's carrier unlock to go through. What is the best method to do this? At the end of the restore process, I want the phone to be exactly the same as it ...
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Blocking- IPHONE 5- Can they see texts I sent if I blocked THEIR number

I had accidentally blocked a number from my phone and had texted them..If I'm the one who blocked them... did they receive the texts I sent when I had their number blocked?
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What might be the problem with the authorization of my laptop while syncing the iPhone?

I tried to sync music onto my iPhone using iTunes. The process was halted by a dialog box that said my computer wasn't authorized to sync the iPhone, so I have to authorize it. I did that and again ...
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how can I protect the private data on my Iphone?

what is the best way to secure data on my iphone? In my opinion I have to protect myself against the following risks: theft fault and phone must be returned I fear for the following data Logins ...
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How many times can a iPhone 5/iPad 2 be charged with Rechargeable Tyre Inflator

I am thinking about buying a Rechargeable Tyre Inflator with built in USB. Many of the devices available state the USB is compatible for Smart phone charging. But none specify what mAH total you can ...
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To what degree should the oldness of my phone affect my tethering speed?

I have an iPhone 4s on Verizon that I am using to tether with Bluetooth. TestMy.net indicated a throughput of about 200kbps, which it suggests is 2% of the typical throughput it sees from Verizon. It ...