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

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If I block and then unblock someone, will I get their SMS sent while that person was blocked?

While using an iPhone 5, iOS 9, if I block someone, wait some time, and then unblock that person, will I receive SMS messages sent to me while that person was blocked?
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Why does my phone only turn on when it's plugged in?

My iPhone 4 doesn't turn on unless it's plugged in. When it is plugged in, it briefly shows the Apple logo and then shows my lock screen. Where it should say Verizon and show how much signal I have, ...
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iPhone/iPad GMail Stopped Sync'ing Properly

I have a couple of GMail accounts which I track on my iMac, iPhone, and iPad. On the iOS devices, both of the accounts are setup as Exchange accounts with Push delivery. I read that this is the ...
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What does the 's' character mean in iPhone 5s and 6s series

I found a similar question for iPhone 3Gs and iPhone 4s here. So what about the 's' character meaning in 5s and 6s series of iPhone?
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iPhone shows Connect to iTunes screen after turning off and back on

I have iPhone4 and I shut it down by using power off button. Now I can't open the device unless I connect it to iTunes. I don't have backup and I don't want to lose my data and restore to factory ...
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Mail.app for iOS uses 1 GB even with no accounts linked

Last Friday I created an iCloud Email account, but that added a ton of storage used to my iPhone, 1GB to be exact. Even without creating any emails. The account itself added 1GB of storage space on my ...
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In the iOS 8.4 Music app how do I only show downloaded music?

I only keep a small set of music on my phone of my otherwise large iTunes purchase history, and consequently if I picked a random album or song out of my music app there is a high likelihood that it ...
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can't charge iPhone 5s from computer any more

For some reason I can't charge my iPhone 5s on my computer any longer. I used to be able to charge it, but it doesn't work now. I charges okay from the wall outlet using the same USB cable. Maybe ...
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How can I sync my photos between my iphone 5s and ipad mini without the laptop?

I have no idea how to sync them WITHOUT the laptop. I have done it with the laptop but is there a way I can do it without setting up to the laptop each time? Surely is should be something easy? PLEASE ...
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Messages showing “Tap to Download” instead of images

Lately when someone sends me a picture via iMessage, I see a box that says "Tap to Download" instead of an image. Most of the time when I try tapping the box, it says "Downloading" but it is stuck at ...
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On iPhone, Gmail “new email” notifications keep appearing in lock screen?

On my iPhone, for the Gmail app, I sometimes get "new email" notifications on my lock screen that were from hours ago even when I cleared them (I unlocked the device after they appeared). Even when ...
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Crazy “System” traffic data - What to do? ios 9 - iphone 6s

I have a very limited data amount (only 1 Gb of 3G / 4G) per month So natrually I took all the steps in order to limit my data drainage: Disable Wi-Fi assist Only five applications have access to ...
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Can't restore jailbroken iphone 5 ios 9.0.2

can't restore my jailbroken iphone ios 9.0.2. can't update! alwayes there is logo of itnues and USB cable,i used itunes but there is no way out.i used tiny umbrella too and other apps to exit recovery ...
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How do I connect to a SOCKS Proxy from an iPhone/iPod Touch?

I like to surf securely and privately via a SOCKS proxy which I created via SSH tunneling, on the Mac. I used the SSH client on my Mac to achieve this. Then I thought, since the iPhone OS is ...
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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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Access iCloud mail via http from iPhone

There are times when you can't use any TCP ports other than 80 (HTTP) or 443 (HTTPS), so you can't use Mail accounts that communicate with iCloud via IMAP/POP3/SMTP. But when you go to iCloud.com, it ...
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How to recover icloud password if its locked?

I created an account for my uncle's iPhone, he used the phone for 4-5 months and asked me the password but I forgot it completely and don't either remember its google password or security answers, he ...
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How to activate lost mode on iCloud for iPhone that cannot be located?

I lost my phone in a taxi just after landing at an airport. My phone was in airplane mode and I cannot locate it with iCloud. On iCloud help pages, it says I can turn on the lost mode. I tried: ...
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Help with troubleshooting location services where one app isn't registering

We have an app which uses Location Services. One of our users is complaining that he can't see the app in the Location Services settings, even though the application reports that Location Services are ...
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Does deleting my backup on my iPhone give me more space?

I'm running out of space on my iCloud and my storage in general. If I delete my backup, will I gain more space for pictures?
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iPhone has stopped updating apps automatically

I have to open the App Store and tap Update to keep all of the apps up to date. There is always a big list of apps waiting to be updated, which takes quite a while to complete. This issue seems to ...
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Recommendations for inter-app audio apps for GarageBand?

I have so far learnt to use Apple loops and thirsty to learn more: more loops, try some inter-app audio apps and so on. Please recommend inter audio apps for GarageBand. Thank you.
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How to add calendar entries in iPhone 6?

I am trying to make entries in the calendar on iPhone 6. I complete everything as on my previous iPhone, but there is no 'done' button. Checked online and it says to press 'add' once complete. I do ...
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How do you set the iPhone to play music/audio while asleep?

Is it possible to set the iPhone to play music/audio while asleep? If so, how do you configure it? EDIT: I don't mean locking the phone or turning the screen off. When I play an audio file (for ...
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iPhone 5 corrupt photos

I have this issue with recently purchased iPhone 5, 16 GB, iOS 7.0.4. The original issue was with the battery dying a way too fast (would go down from a little over 90% to just under 70% while using ...
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iPhone and iPad lock while playing videos over Airplay

It seems like this started happening relatively recently, but I am not sure what changed - when I am playing any kind of video (YouTube, Safari, etc.) over Airplay to my Apple TV, the default screen ...
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Spotlight search customizations

How do I customize the news sources in Spotlight suggestions? I don't want to disable as others have answered. I want to remove certain suggestions that require subscriptions to read the articles. ...
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iPhone vibrates on every Viber text message received

Even when my viber application is open on a specific discussion, it continues to vibrate on every received message part of the current discussion. How can I turn off this very annoying feature for ...
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iphone 4 ios 9 wifi connection used

please advise if there is a possibility to view list of wifi connections an Iphone has used in few months time Also advise if any possibility to check deleted call history of calls made through ...
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I want to use an iPhone5 S bought in the US in India

I bought an iPhone 5S from the US. It is unlocked. In India I am unable to use it with the local (Indian) service provider. When I insert a nano sim card, I am getting an error msg: "activation ...
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How do I make my iPad Retina wifi hotspot discoverable (tethering 3G) when off and unplugged like my iPhone 6S?

I can use my Ipad Retina (4th Gen, iOS 9.3.1) when plugged in via USB to tether the 3G connection. After it is plugged into USB, then I can see it shareable via wifi from other devices. (My Mac ...
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Usage problem with my iPad Air

I have an iPad Air and I want to update this game that needs 1.4 GB. I only have 5 apps on my iPad and when I go to Settings to look at my storage it says I have used 11 GB. I added up the usage for ...
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Is it possible to sync the Do Not Disturb mode between Mac and iPhone?

So when I turn on the Do Not Disturb mode on a mac it would be active also on my iPhone?
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Is it possible to import iPhone photos with corresponding .AAE files to Photos on the Mac?

I'm transitioning to using Photos.app on both iOS and OS X - with the intention to use iCloud Photo Library... Before making this change I had to move a bunch of photos off an iPhone to free up ...
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Is there a way to automatically detect and remove duplicate Notes? (in iCloud)

I had a lot of problems syncing my notes with gmail IMAP, so eventually made the switch. I was using the notes between my Macbook, my iphone and my iPad. I used the option to transfer from gmail to ...
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Text Stuck in Message Field

Using an iPhone 4 and within Messages, a previously sent message text is stuck within the text box! Whenever I open a new message window, the text box shows with the old message text pre-populated ...
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Edit Content of IPSW file to install older baseband firmware

I just got this old iphone4 from my aunt a few days ago and it is locked to AT&T... it has already been updated to the latest version 7.1.2 and has never been jailbroken. I have read that the only ...
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music downloaded from Itunes to Iphone 6 now won't play

My Iphone 6 has my music library downloaded, I ensure that any music I purchase is downloaded to the phone, I recently purchased some more music. Yesterday I listened to various tracks from my music ...
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Calls and texts and iPhone appearing on iPad

When somebody rings or texts my iPhone it is now also showing up on iPad when I'm at home. This is happening since we had internet installed at home, so whoever is on the iPad sees all the calls and ...
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Why do non-Apple earbuds make my iPhone act erratically?

I have tried a couple of different brands of earbuds supposedly compatible with the iPhone, but on both, the mic doesn't seem to work and the phone itself will make Siri pop up, shut down or advance ...
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Some contacts not displayed when searching for them

I have an iPhone 6 with the newest iOS. Today a friend sent me a text message. After a few hours I went into my contacts and tried searching for him but nothing came up even though I have him in ...
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Why can't I install an app (says “could not be found”)?

I just got an iPhone SE. I did a backup from my 4, then told iTunes to restore the new phone from the backup. It said there were a bunch of apps it couldn't install because they cannot be found. As ...
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iMessages sent by me to one friend only go to their MacBook not their iPhone

iMessages sent from me to my friends, but not others, only go to their MacBook, not their iPhone. However, my friend receives iMessages from others to both MacBook and iPhone. Is the problem at my end ...
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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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iOS 9.3 iBooks for iPhone starts with a blank shelf screen

I noticed that since updating to iBooks using iCloud with iOS 9.3, I'm starting to see this "blank screen" page when staring iBooks. The books are still there, searchable by name or visible when ...
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Can you activate your iPhone 5/5s/5c with iOS 8.1 with any nano SIM card?

I just got a new iPhone 5/5s/5c and it comes with a fresh install, or factory reset, of iOS 8.1. I didn't get a SIM card with the phone, and it will not let me activate/use it without one. I am ...
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Photos count problem iphone

I have an iPhone 6 where in the photos app it shows I have 2300 images. However, whenever I plug the usb to the windows based computer to copy paste it the total of the images is just 1500. Where ...
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iPhone with personal hotspot not apperaring as a network interface (USB) in the Network preference pane on OS X

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 7.0.2 and a MacBook Pro running OS X 10.8.5. On the iPhone, I have the tethering option enabled (personal hotspot). I wish to connect via USB, and not over wifi, but ...
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iPhone 4s dropped-now the screen is black

My daughter dropped her iPhone 4s (ios version 6) and now the screen is black (this was only four weeks after I replaced a cracked screen myself on this same unit and everything was working fine). She ...
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Colorware with Apple Products

Could someone who has, or knows someone who has, used Colorware for an Apple product comment on their experiece? I'm thinking about getting an third-generation iPad colored through Colorware, as they ...