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

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Sync books from iBooks on Mac with iBooks on iPhone

This task should be very easy to solve, but still, I can't do it. I have downloaded a epub book, dragged it to iBooks app on Mac. Then I go to iTunes, click on iPhone and go to Books tab. I can see ...
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Run iPhone Apps on MacOs Laptop for free

I have a .ipa file in my laptop and also have a Apple Laptop with MacOS. I do not have any iPhone. I want to run the app in my Laptop. Doing a quick Google Search brought me this., which looks like ...
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Enable 3G button missing on iPhone 4s

I bought a secondhand iPhone 4s recently with iOS 7.0.4 installed. I'm in Indonesia and I am using Telkomsel as my cellular provider. When I am using it, the battery is decreasing fast. So I updated ...
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Music files showing up on iPhone, but not in iTunes library. How to get rid of them

In iTunes, in "On This iPhone" I have all of my music files deleted, but on my iPhone in the "Music" app it shows a bunch of my old music albums and files, opening an album it has the "Download from ...
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Is there anything on iOS that would cause your mail pulls to be set to manual?

I had a user come in where I work, and she said that she didn't get emails on her iPhone 4; she was running iOS7. I have an iPhone 5c, and I failed to receive emails around 8:30 PM today. Her ...
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Google Maps for iPhone: how to disable “My location”?

So, I have Google Maps for iPhone (not the latest 4.0.x version, but the immediately previous one), and there's an arrow on the bottom right which enables "My location". When it's enabled (the arrow ...
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Mirroring iPhone 4 (iOS 7) to Mac without AirPlay Mirroring

As the iPhone 4 does not support AirPlay Display Mirroring, is there any way to mirror the phones display OTA onto a Mac (or even any other computer) without using a non-OTA method such as a VGA/HDMI ...
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How to untangle Multiple iOS devices sharing one Apple ID for iMessage

I pay all our Internet bills and iPhone bills (3)/ just so you know when I ask this q I am not trying to get use off someone else's account. We have a Mac, a Mac mini and MacBook When I recvd my ...
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Can I stream Audible audio books from Airstash or a Seagate Wi-Fi Hard drive?

I made the mistake of buying a 16 GB iPhone 5s and now it is full. Can I put Audible audio books on my AirStash and listen to them?
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How to Permanently Delete Photos from iPhone

I have so many photos on the iPhone. And my iPhone's internal space is not enough now.
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iPhone (iOS) mistakes my router (mifi) as needing a login page

When using my iOS 8 iPhone 6 with a cellular mifi, it sometimes thinks this device has some sort of webpage login page, the way public wifi does (I guess sometimes called a landing page). However, it ...
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Is there a software to reset/flash your iphone to factory without itunes?

i have two "broken" iphones. One of them, is a 3gs. I've changed is battery yesterday and it was ok for 30 min/1hour and then it just started rebooting. I searched online and i saw it was a common ...
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iphone view picture date

Since this took me awhile to find and a few of the apps here are old I thought I would share several iphone date viewing apps. The ones I have tried: Exif Wizard Good app that I have used for ...
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Will my iPhone show me the date stamp of a photo? [duplicate]

I'm I missing something basic or is there no way to see the the date stamp on a pictures taken with or synced to the iPhone?
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iOS apps for sync data via sftp

Please give me advice with iOS apps for data sync via sftp. I've tried using google... But there is no result. I need to sync iOS 8.1 with debian via sftp in live mode.
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how to use iPhone's microphone when handsfree is used?

I have an iPhone 5c (IOS 8.2.1) and use Garage-band and I want to record something on a song , but when I insert hands free , my iPhone uses the hands free's microphone to record my sound (its an ...
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in iOS 7, how can I easily specify an email address to be used for FaceTime?

Something seems to have changed for the worse in iOS 7. Under iOS 6, it used to be possible to select various "identifiers" (email, telephone number) to be used for FaceTime for the same person, and ...
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iPhone won't sync with my iTunes account

I bought an iPhone 4 online and I'm trying to get my mp3s onto it. I downloaded iTunes on my PC and got them on there, but now I can't get the phone to find the music. I click on Music and it just ...
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iPhone stopped streaming

Photo streaming to and from my iPhone 4 (iOS 7) and iPad Mini (iOS 8) was working well, but suddenly photos taken on the iPhone will not stream. Furthermore, in iCloud the phone is no longer listed ...
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Why does my iPhone heat when charged and when in use

My iPhone gets really hot when charging and sometimes when I use it. I thought it might do this because my iPhone is cracked and I've thought about getting the screen fixed but I'm not sure if that's ...
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How do I make sounds interruptions to pause my music instead of overriding it

I like listening to music and audible books. I also use GPS and sometimes want to hear road information but don't want to miss content on the audible books. How do I make the audible book just to be ...
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Very suddenly, only purchased music is showing up on iPhone ( but everything is in iTunes)

So, yesterday at a stoplight, I was scrolling through the music on my iPhone 5 (running OS 7.1) to play a song (one that I had uploaded to iTunes from my own CD and had recently downloaded to the ...
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How to edit 'iTunes Movie' to be visible on iPhone's iMovie

Videos that I've shot with my iPhone and are in my videos folder show up just fine on iMovie for iPhone as "addable media". BUT I recently had a professionally designed short "intro" video for my ...
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Does an iPhone Photo Stream upload store a duplicate of the photo locally?

That is to say, does a photo uploaded to Photo Stream and/or a Shared Photo Space take up twice or thrice the space on my phone, or does each instance point to the same single data store?
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How to stop two phones ringing when one is called? [duplicate]

My husband's and my phones both ring when either one is called. How do we unlink them?
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Iphone ringing when husband receives a call

Why is my phone ringing when someone calls my husbands phone? The number shows up on my phone and says "from your iPhone".
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iOS: Tapping Update in App Store just launches the app

I am trying to update my apps but cannot. When I tap the update button in the App Store it simply launches the app, not triggering the update download. I have a 5c running iOS 7.0 Would anyone know ...
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Is it possible to “restore” an itunes iphone backup to an ipad?

Is it possible to "restore" an iphone backup to an ipad, or an ipod touch? Obviously there are iphone specific apps etc. but can you get most of your data (like passwords f.ex.) into an ipad/ipod ...
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I cannot delete one text message at a time

In iOS 8, I can't delete one single text. I can delete the whole conversation, but not a single text.
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Cannot connect to App Store due to unactivated SIM?

I’ve picked up my new iPhone 6 yesterday. I’ve set up my Apple ID and connected it to my WLAN normally. Internet works, but when I launch the App Store it just says “Cannot connect…”. Could it be due ...
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Apps disappeared after unlocking, backup and restore of my iPhone

I unlocked my iPhone yesterday and backed up and restored my data using iTunes, however my apps did not come back onto my phone when I restored from backup. How do I find them on my computer in my ...
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How can I see the phone number dialed after I initiate a call?

In the Phone app (iPhone 5, iOS 6.1.2), I click on a contact's number, the call is initiated and starts ringing. For a brief moment at this point, the label of the number (home / work / etc…) is ...
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How to get more Apple Loops to iPhone Garageband?

I want more Apple Loops (ready common sounds like nature sounds, galloping, animals and so on) to my iOS. Does Apple sell the Loops or can I get them from the App store somehow without manually ...
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The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library error Message

Whenever I select to manually manage music and videos, I get an error message that says "The iPhone is synced with another iTunes library. Do you want to erase this iPhone and sync with this iTunes ...
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MacBook Air Wi-Fi Problem

My 2014 Macbook Air has a problem about Wi-Fi connection between another computer of mine as a hotspot. I use my Asus laptop as a hotspot and create a Wi-Fi connection properly. When I try to connect ...
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No Wi-Fi on iPhone?

In my iPhone settings where I'm supposed to turn Wi-Fi on or off, it is just grey & says 'No Wi-Fi'. I have reset network settings, restored phone, re-synced everything, but still have this ...
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Will Find My iPhone work if I cancel service from Sprint?

My iPhone 5S was lost / stolen this weekend. I was able to track it to a location in Brooklyn NY, unfortunately in a set of connected brick apartment buildings. The find my iPhone app isn't quite ...
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How can I bypass Activation Lock?

I bought a used iPhone 4. The previous owner re-set the phone, but did not remove the device from their iCloud. It is asking me for their iCloud information when I try to set-up the phone. I don't ...
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iPhone crashes during restore

I have an iPhone 5s, bought 14 months ago (without Apple Care, so out of warranty). Background Information: Since I updated to iOS 8.1.1, my iPhone has been crashing infrequently, in: Blue screen, ...
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iPhone slows down entire home network

Ever since the automatic upgrade to iOS 7, an iPhone that connects to my Linksys WRT54GL router running DD-WRT, slows down all other connections, from any other device. Download speed is reduced by a ...
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How to restore previous iPhone backups (not the latest one)

I messed up with my contacts a bit on iPhone 5 and then did not do the smartest thing — connected it to the computer and it backed up, erasing all previous contacts from the computer too. However, in ...
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Once I've signed in with a previous owner's Apple ID, then set up iCloud with my own Apple ID, is the activation lock transferred to me? [duplicate]

An iPad I have was previously set up with a different Apple ID (see my question and its duplicate). I have since obtained the Apple ID and password for the previous owner, and used those to proceed ...
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I accidently deleted all my messages from my sister on my iPhone but they are still on my iPad. Can I get them back on my iPhone?

I accidently deleted all my messages from my sister on my iPhone but they are still on my iPad. Is there a way to get them back on my iPhone?
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PC as Bluetooth Headset for iPhone

I am trying to set up my computer (running Windows 8.1) as a headset for answering/making calls for my iPhone 4S. I have connected my iPhone through bluetooth, and can listen to music and create ...
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Send audo from my laptop to my iPhone over Bluetooth

I have an iPhone 4, and Philips dock speakers which I use with the phone. The dock doesn't have any aux input, and I would like to use the dock as a speaker for my laptop. I know I can achieve it ...
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iPhone sent photo

So I received a photo from a friend and I have done this with 3 different photos 3 different friends where I saved the photos weeks after they sent them to me and they show up in a photo stream from a ...
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iPhone 5s Keeps Crashing to Safe Mode

My iPhone is jailbroken and it keeps crashing to safe mode randomly. I have two pastebins of crashlogs. Here's crash 1 and here's crash 2. And here is a list of my jailbreak tweaks. Packages 3x4 ...
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iPhone 5s consuming large quantities of cellular data for apparently no reason

I have an iPhone 5s new from the factory March 2015. No Facebook, YouTube or other downloaded apps on the phone. I use Wi-Fi most of the time. Suddenly data usage went from a monthly amount of 2.25 ...
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My iphone 4s's sound settings changed by themselves

I didn't touch my phones settings, and all of a sudden (3 days ago roughly) my phone is making a sound when I get a text message, or login to my phone (entering the password), and receiving text ...
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Trying to get a Symlink but it turns to be an Alias

I'm trying to move my Backup folder from the SSD to another internal HD via symlink using this command: ln -s /MacintoshHD/Backup ~/Library/"Application Support"/MobileSync the problem is, when i ...