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

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iPhone 6s and Live Photos

On my iPhone 6s, I take Live photos and they sync to my computer nicely, jpg and Mov formats are there. On my wife's computer, same setup - Windows 7, iPhone 6s etc., only the JPG files are sync'd... ...
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AppData file recovery

My iPhone 5c created a new backup and now I've lost all my messages, including ones from a deceased friend. The AppData folder has 2 previous backups in it, both from earlier times in the day that the ...
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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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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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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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Meeting Invite Iphone

I would like to be able to send a meeting invite from my iPhone/Calendar - as a text message - rather than to an email address. Can that be done?
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iPhone could not be restored - error number -1

I posted an old iPhone 4 to my sister (I'm in Australia; she's in Thailand) which was working fine both before and after she received it. Recently it has started cutting off while being used - ...
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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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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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hotspot stops being detectable

I have an iPhone 4 and a MacBook Pro. If I turn 'Personal Hotspot' on my iPhone to on, then I can connect with my laptop fine and everything is great. If on the other hand I then disconnect the ...
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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 can I back up my app data?

I have some app data that I'd like to preserve when the time for a new iPhone rolls around. This app does not (seem to) have any cloud-syncing functionality. I regularly sync my iPhone to iTunes via ...
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iPhone 5 doesn’t connect or show up in iTunes

I am using a Dell Inspiron 15 3521. I replace my iPhone 5 with Apple, and my new phone doesn’t show up or connect in iTunes. It doesn’t even show any device as attached. I’ve reinstalled iTunes three ...
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iPhone iOS7 apps stay open in App Store after install

How does one remove a downloaded and installed app from the App Store Purchases page? Deleting and re-installing does not seem to work. There is a very long discussion stream on the Apple forums ...
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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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Hide “This iPhone is managed by your organization” message from the lock screen

I upgraded my iPhone 6S to iOS 9.3 today and now there appears a message on my lock screen This iPhone is managed by your organization. Of course, I already knew that - it's a company phone! I ...
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Iphone unwanted download stopping me from accessing main screen

I plugged in my Iphone 4 into my computer to charge it, and I believe I turned off the Itunes from coming up (not quite sure). Anyway, when I went to take my Iphone off the charger, there is ...
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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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When I text someone, they receive it from 2 numbers

Whenever I text or iMessage someone, they recieve it from both my number from my old phone that I transferred over, and the number on this phone. How do I make sure only 1 number is in use?
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How can I access an iOS Mail password stored in Keychain?

I upgraded my wife's iPhone to a newer model but she can't remember her Yahoo mail password which is stored in Keychain on her old phone. She uses the standard iOS Mail app which successfully fetches ...
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Is it possible to update an iOS device to a version older than the current version?

My question title probably sounds confusing, so allow me to explain... Let's say you have an iPhone 3GS that's still running iOS 5. Is it possible, today, to upgrade that device to iOS 6 (the latest ...
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iOS 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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My iPhone photos disappeared

Not only that, all of my photos (both in the camera roll and moments) suddenly disappeared. However, when I checked my storage space it was still the same as if nothing was erased. Does that mean my ...
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View Keychain from encrypted IOS 8.2 backup?

Is there any way to access the keychain from an Iphone 5 IOS 8.2 backup? Here are the hard facts: encrypted backup where I KNOW the password device is lost So far I could restore all the ...
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iPhone 6 restored from encrypted iPhone 5S backup doesn't retain passwords

I have a new iPhone 6. It is replacing an iPhone 5S. I plug this into my iMac every day via an original Apple Lightning cable, and iTunes automatically creates encrypted backups. I have successfully ...
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“ Item can't be played ” whenever I tap on a song

I'm currently using iPhone 6 with iOS9.3.1. Whenever I try to play music I get an error. After I tap on a song I get the error item can't be played. Also, I have tried restarting my iPhone multiple ...
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Apple Music: Heart ratings (“Loved” tracks) are not supposed to synchronize between devices?

I hearted/Loved dozens of tracks on Apple Music desktop (on Mac), but when I played them on my iPhone, they were not hearted/Loved. Is it normal? I hope not, because it wouldn't make any sense! (Why ...
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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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How can I connect my iPhone 6s Plus to my stereo?

I understand that Apple's iPhone Lightning Dock has a headphone socket that I can use: Connect the dock to powered speakers or a stereo using a 3.5mm cable (sold separately) to play music and ...
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How to keep mute button available during call

I use my iPhone for conference calls regularly, with a Bluetooth headset/microphone. Often I keep my mic muted except for when I speak. It is awkward that when I want to speak, I need to wake-up and ...
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Airdrop Name is Incorrect

I have both an iPhone 6 Plus and a Macbook Pro, and both have Airdrop. On my iPhone, the name of my mac is correct, but on my mac, the name is of one of my contacts. The contact only has a name and a ...
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Can iPhone storage be read without the 4-digit password? Or is it encrypted?

I had a problem with the digitizer connector in my iPhone 5S so I can't use the screen anymore, I couldn't even unlock it to back it up. So I send it to a logic board specialist to replace damaged ...
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How do I transfer voicemails from old iPhone 4S to new iPhone 5S?

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.1.2. I used iTunes to make a backup of the 4S. I just got an iPhone 5S (running iOS 8.1.2), and I restored the 4S backup onto the 5S. None of the voicemails on the ...
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Can't download itunes album purchased on a different computer to Iphone

I purchased an album this morning on my laptop at home. I got on the bus and realized that all of the songs hadn't downloaded. I logged onto itunes at work and the album shows up under purchased ...
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iOS 8.1..camera roll and photostream / deleted pictures

Before the update, photos saved to camera roll would automatically go to photostream, too. You could then delete them from camera roll but they would remain on your photostream. Now, you can still ...
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iPhone text messages never get delivered

Text messages are disappearing when sent between two iPhones. The issue of iMessage losing messages sent to users who have switched to non-apple devices is well documented, but in this case we're ...
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Cannot switch FaceTime call to iPhone after initiating it on my Mac

I initiated a call on my MacbookPro (running OS X Yosemite), but I cannot transfer it to my iPhone while it's in progress, as advertised on the Continuity feature. The Apple Support article says: ...
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Password not working

Today, out of the blue, my iPhone kept poping up a message that said my password was incorrect for my email account. I went to settings and reentered the password (I'm 100% sure this is the correct ...
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Deleted (but not cleared) voicemails not visible on iPhone 5

Background: I have an iPhone 5, iOS 8.3, carrier Verizon, and I currently can't get voicemails because my saved voicemails are filling all the available space. I've found several articles about how ...
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iPhone Accessory warning - without any accessory

I am getting following error: Previously I connected iPhone headphone/handsfree. It was working fine. Now, I disconnected my headphone/handsfree & my iPhone started giving warning as follows. ...
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Local Backup Solution for iOS

Is there an enterprise solution for backing up iOS devices locally instead of the cloud and also does not use iTunes? The goal is to have pure backup and restore functionality without allowing users ...
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Does an iPhone require the users password after being reset via the “search my iPhone” utility?

I wanted to sell my old broken iPhone but was reluctant because of the data stored on it. I couldn't reset it because it wouldn't power on. So the buyer said I could just reset it via the utility so ...
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How to double “iPhone is Disabled” timer?

So, someone showed me a secret with the iPhone that if you enter a certain pin on the lockscreen, the iPhone will be disabled for double the amount of time. I've been searching on Google trying to ...
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Is there a way to read/respond to iPhone text messages on a Windows computer?

I would like to be able to read/respond to my text messages on a computer. I only seem to find a place to do this if you have a Mac. Can this be done on a Windows computer or Chromebooks running ...
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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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Restoring selected iOS apps and data to my new iPhone

I made a full backup of my old iPhone 4S (iOS 7.1) with iTunes. I'd like to restore only some of the apps and app data to my new 5s from the iTunes backup. Is this possible? I don't need much of the ...
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App to stream photos from my Network share to SmartTV via iPhone

I have photos on my network drive. I want to stream them to a SmartTV; something like: On my iPhone Open network share Find folder with pics Stream to DLNA/SmartTV The only app I've found so far ...
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Push photo from MacBook to iPhone via USB

I can drag and drop an image from a folder on my MacBook into Photos. Now I want to push it to the photos on my iPhone. They are connect by USB. I don't want to mess with clouds in the "interweb". ...
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iOS simulator for El Capitan

I am a web developer and I often need to do testing on i devices. I have a macbook around and I don't know what is the best way to test my web applications on iOS devices. I don't have any physical ...