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

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Why does email from an iPhone have the wrong time zone in the Date field?

Whenever my daughter sends me email from her iPhone, the email arrives with the wrong timezone in the headers. However, the timezone seems to be set correctly on her phone. Her correct timezone is ...
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What is the quickest way to unmute the phone app on a locked iPhone?

I use my iPhone to connect to conference calls at work. Frequently I'll need to speak up, with little notice. But it takes me upwards of three seconds to be able to unmute to speak: Click home ...
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Problem downloading software for the iPhone. Unknown error 1671

I have an iPhone on which I can't log in anymore. Too many failed passcode attempts. Now I want to wipe it with iTunes on my MacBook Pro. But iTunes is failing with There was a problem downloading ...
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iPhone 5 double texts

My daughter has an iPhone 5. When she sends me a text it is fine , but 7 minutes later I get the exact same text again . It doesn't happen all of the time . I was wondering why .
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Pulled too hard when opening iPhone. Did this kill my iPhone 5 screen?

So I bought a replacement home button for my iPhone 5. I tried to gently lift the screen with a suction tool, but when it finally lifted, it yanked something off and now the screen won't work :( I ...
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Battery diagnostic tool at Apple Genius Bars

I have a one-year old iPhone 5 and it's battery performance has dramatically decreased over the last few months. As I could use my iPhone for over 24 hours a year ago, the lifespan has halved by now. ...
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Show caller ID and number on incoming call on iPhone?

I looked around quite a bit for an answer to this question but can't find one, so maybe I'm overlooking something obvious. I recently starting paying my carrier for caller ID. This is great sometimes,...
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Can I block incoming calls using wildcard patterns?

Recently I have been getting a few unwanted telemarketing calls, all coming from the same source. Each number though is different at the end. For instance, if the numbers to be blocked are: 123-...
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What's with the PDP Authentication Failure when connecting iPhone 4 to a cellular network?

I've bought an iPhone 4 and the text and calling work fine, as does wifi. However, when trying to use internet without Wifi I get a "Could not activate cellular data network - PDP authentication ...
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iPhone setting to turn off auto-detection of phone numbers?

In Safari and the Notes app on iPhone, wherever there are strings of numbers they get linked and treated as phone numbers. I'm sure there was a setting to turn this off but I cannot find it. Where is ...
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iPhone sends iMessage, but doesn't show that it was “delivered”, even though it is

So after switching to my new iPhone 6s, I have been sending messages through iMessage. I haven't had any major issues. What has occurred though is that the messages send with the blue bubble (...
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iOS 9.1 - Can't clear “documents & data” and “other” with restore - can it be done?

I am trying to clear the 3+ GB of space occupied by other and documents and data on my iPhone 5S, running the new iOS 9.1 (13B5110e) Usually I would do this by restoring the phone through iTunes and ...
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Changing the Country & Region with Gift Card

You can assume that I am able to change Country & Region. I am trying to change my Country & Region to Germany, though i do not own a German debit Card to do the verification. I am currently ...
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Incoming text message auto filled the “TO” field?

I received an MMS messages this afternoon on my iPhone 6. When I opened it, it was clearly a spam text message. I did not recognize the sender. I went to the link in the email on a spun up virtual ...
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Restoring data from both an iCloud and iTunes backup

I backup my iPhone to iTunes manually about once a week, and backup to iCloud automatically every night, when I charge my iPhone. If I want to restore from an iTunes backup, then I just connect my ...
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All my music needs to be downloaded again?

I went to play some music on my iPhone (iOS 7) but whenever I tap a track to play it just greys out and a little circle with a stop icon appears next to it (download indicator?). Any idea why this is ...
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Why the iPhone doesn't automatically switch 3G off when connected to a wireless network?

This doesn't make any sense to me: why the iPhone doesn't automatically switch 3G off when connected to a wireless network? I always thought iPhone did that since the very beginning and my battery ...
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iPhone cannot be synced because there is not enough free space to hold all of the selected items

I'm trying to clean up some space on my iPhone, for this I need to sync it with a new Mac. The Mac doesn't have the files on the device, so sync will erase everything on the device. So I want to ...
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Unable to download apps again

Recently on my iPhone 5s my storage was backed up because of such little storage on my phone left and I had to delete certain apps. Now I have freed up space on my phone by getting rid of my music and ...
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impossible to delete app after changing folders ( ipad )

My ipad is on iOS 8.1.3 i think, and jailbroken. Recently i got to play with ifile and deleted the .app folder of a game (hearthstone) Well all the data of the game was wiped out, i got to free ...
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How can I get repeat 1 and still skip to next song when clicking next

In previous IOS (7), I could have a playlist, shuffle to play the first song, then hit repeat one track and listen to the same music as long as I wanted. When I want another song, I could just hit ...
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iPhone shuts off when battery is at about 20%

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.0.2. For the past few days, my phone has been shutting off when the battery reaches around 20%. It will not turn back on until I plug it into a power source. When I ...
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My iPhone 5 isn't downloading apps

There are a few apps that I found online that I'm trying to download, but my phone isn't letting me. When I click the link and it brings me to the app store, I click the "get" button, and then the "...
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Schedule text message on iPhone

Is there an iPhone app in the App Store which allows scheduling of text messages? For example, I would like to setup birthday messages, so I don't forget them, or reminder messages. I know of such ...
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how to play music from my Apple iPhone iCloud music on my Windows7 computer

So, I used to have an iTunes backup of my music on my Windows7 desktop, and enjoyed playing music. Then my iTunes on the desktop 'melted down.' So, I now backup all my iTunes music from my iPhone6 to ...
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Photo Library-Photo Stream-Camera Roll , whats the difference between these

Can someone please tell me the difference between Camera Roll, Photo Stream and Photo Library. And why cant I delete anything in Photo Library. If I delete pictures from photo stream , it says it ...
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Why does my iPhone 6 randomly ask me to enter my password with Touch ID enabled? [duplicate]

This happens every few days: I wake up in the morning, try to unlock my phone with Touch ID, and it prompts me for my password. The length and complexity of my password and my drowsiness in the ...
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Apple iPhone 5 doesn't charge attached to a laptop

My Apple iPhone 5 doesn't charge attached to a laptop. It works fine attached to a wall charger. Plugging in the USB cable into laptop doesn't generate an audible feedback. I am running Windows 8.1 ...
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iPhone 4 stuck on black screen after Jailbreaking with Cydia

I have an iPhone 4, jailbroken, and running iOS 7.1.2. I opened the Cydia app, it appeared to be loading something so I waited. Then the screen turned black. I can still hear sounds such as the ...
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How to determine iOS app usage frequency for iPhone or iPad

I have over 200 apps on my iPhone 4 (32GB). No one needs that many apps, right? I want to organize my installed apps based on how frequently I use them, and/or how recently I last used them. I ...
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Can I exchange an iPhone 4 with an iPhone 5 without getting a new SIM?

I understand that for certain iPhone models it is necessary to get a new SIM if I want to exchange them. If I have a 4S and want to exchange it with a user who has just purchased a 5, is this ...
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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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Why Safari is consuming so much battery?

From last 2-3 weeks I started noticing that my iPhone is consuming more battery than usual, around two to three times more. When I looked at battery consumption details I found out that Safari is ...
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Buying items from the app store

I wanted to purchase an item in-game but I downloaded that game in a different account that I seemed to have lost. I now have a new account and I wonder if I can buy from that account instead.
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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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Deleting IPhone6 messages - stuck at last step

I can't delete emails from IPhone6. I have gone through steps in settings to get to "move discarded message into deleted mailbox. It is checked. When I tap on it, nothing happens. Still getting error ...
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Repeated alerts after a missed call on an Iphone

How can I get repeated alerts after a missed call on an iPhone SE? I am looking for some way to blink the LED flash and vibrate, periodically after a call has been missed. This periodic blinking ...
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How do I transfer a single app with data from one iPhone to another?

I just got a new iPhone, and wanted to start "fresh", that is, only installing the app I actually use - not the full pile of junk that was lying around on my old iPhone. Therefore, I opted not to set ...
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How do I export photos from my iPhone 6 to my Western Digital external hard drive for backup copies?

How do I export photos from my iPhone 6 to my Western Digital external hard drive using my Mac? I need to clear up space on my phone already and can't believe how frustrating it is trying to figure ...
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IOS 8 get pictures off iphone 5 with windows 8

Is there some trick to get pictures off an iphone 5 with ios 8 on a Windows 8 computer? I can get my pictures off my iphone 5 with ios 8 on my Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP computer but not ...
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Is it hard to transfer contacts from one iPhone to another iPhone?

I just bought a new iPhone 6s, and want to move all the contacts from the old one to the new one. Can iTunes or iCloud help me do this, or are there any other ways?
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Can't get into my phone after erasing it through iCloud

I forgot my restrictions passcode so I looked at some websites and forums who told me to erase my iPhone from iCloud and to backup my iPhone. I did this but unfortunately, now my iPhone is in lost ...
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iPhone showing reminders, but I have none

My Reminders app is showing 6 reminders, but as far as I know, I have none. I've checked the completed file, checked in iCal on the Mac. Any ideas how to delete these reminders?
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Does iPhone log backup restoration

Does the iPhone log if I take a backup from my iPhone and if yes into which path? If I restore it again it will show the device has been restored? If I use third-party app like PhoneClean to to ...
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I can't download from App Store for my iPhone 5

Before this I already download that apps.One day my son was deleted that apps and I try to download it again. But I can't download it. That apps are free to download. I try to reset all setting.But ...
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AppStore trying to download app that's already downloaded

I restored my phone from a backup and the apps were synced with iTunes, but the App Store says it's trying to download apps that are already installed. It won't go passed the loading wheel and it's ...
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How to sort photos inside a photo album in the Photos app on an iPhone by date [PC]?

By default the photos in user-created albums are sorted by date added, NOT date taken. The user may rearrange the photos one-by-one (tap and hold). I do NOT own a Mac.
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iPhone 6s storage problem [duplicate]

I have a 16 GB iPhone 6s. Just 7 days ago I restored as new because my phone keeps taking up all my storage. When I restored, I had 4 GB available, 5 days went passed and I was forced to restore again ...
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How can I extend the lock screen timeout in iOS?

This question is applicable to both iPads and iPhones: how do I extend the lock screen timeout? By that I mean the time from when I see the "slide to unlock" message to when the screen goes black ...
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Archived Messages Reappear in the Mail App Inbox

I'm using Gmail on my iPhone 6 (IOS 9.1). When I archive some messages (by swiping left on the message in the Mail.app), they disappear from my Inbox, then get added right back a second or two later. ...