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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
5answers
9k views

iPhone 4S having audio issues - Other side hears his echo during call

My uncle bought a brand new iPhone 4S last week and it is suffering from an annoying problem, side b (not him) hears himself with echo. The error does not occur while using headset or speakerphone, ...
2
votes
2answers
8k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How to upgrade jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 7.0.4?

I bought an iPhone 4 online around a year ago, maybe more, without knowing it was jailbroken (I should have sensed this by the price, indeed too good to be true). When I tried doing the upgrade ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

iCloud contacts not syncing correctly

I have enabled Google CardDAV contact synching some time ago and disabled iCloud (contacts). Now I wanted to reenable iCloud synching too... I see some contacts on iCloud.com and on my Mac - probably ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

How do I set up iCloud when the maximum number of free accounts have been activated? [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 3GS, and I tried to set up iCloud, but it told me: Cannot sign in; the maximum number of free accounts have been activated on this iPhone. So how can I set up iCloud on my ...
0
votes
2answers
43 views

iPhone dropped not responding to touch

Dropped my iPhone 5 now screen comes on but also has horizontal lines on half the screen and won't respond to my touch . Is it fixable?
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Disable carrier “features” on IOS 7

My IPhone 4 has some carrier features I would like to disable: When ever I miss a call this thing opens and I have to close it. If I do not close it(say for ex. a missed call at night) the screen ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

How do I get an old iOS 4.1 iPhone 3GS to sync with my iCloud contacts on my OS X 10.7.5 Mac?

I have an iPhone 3GS that is unlocked and jailbroken. It is running iOS 4.1. I cannot update because that will undo the unlock mechanism. I was originally on an iPhone 4S. It got bricked somehow, so ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to see movie taken from other android device via xender on iphone

I have I phone 5s and I have installed xender for iOS but when I have take movie from android via xender the transfer was complete bUt that file is not working Just saw delete. And send
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Bluetooth on my iPhone 5S works on Face Time but not on calls

I am having a weird problem with my Plantronics M100 Bluetooth lately! It was working without any problem for the past years on my old iPhone 4 and my new iPhone 5S. But now when i am trying a call in ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

Iphone 5S, GPS is not accurate

I have iphone 5s (ios 8.1.3), lately I started using a navigation app and noticed that my GPS signal is not accurate means that the speed is not working and my position is stuck or moves slow. I ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Do users incur any charges for receiving push notifications on iPhones, even if indirectly?

I was always under the impression there is no charge associated with using push notifications but this suggests otherwise: http://mashable.com/2013/07/03/mobile-data-travel/ If a user receives a ...
0
votes
3answers
781 views

How to attach files to emails on iPhone running iOS 8?

Here is my dilemma/situation: I download a PDF (or any other type) file from somewhere (i.e Safari, Email, Google Drive, etc.) into an application that can open it (i.e. Documents by Readdle) I ...
0
votes
1answer
6k views

Does deleting a Facebook account in my iPhone Settings delete the actual Facebook account?

I have a hand-me-down iPhone 4S from my wife running iOS 6.1.3. I have deleted the Facebook app. However other apps (like Instagram) still think my wife's Facebook account is linked to the phone and ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Save a shortcut / redirect link to the Home Screen?

I've got a certain 'system' I'd like to set up, however for convenience I'd like to be able to save a redirect - shortcut (such as a shortened bit.ly URL. However, the only method I know of adding a ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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?
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

iPhone Apple Calendar

How do I remove the factory loaded Apple app known as "Calendar" from my iPhone 5?I have tried to remove this application by placing my finger on the application's icon. All app icons on the iPhone ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

My dad keeps getting all my apps that I download. why?

My dad and I used to have the same Apple id, but recently I made his own (he didn't know how to work his) and I changed it on his phone. I kept mine on a new device. But he still keeps getting any app ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Is it possible to AirPlay music from a Mac to an iPhone?

I want to be able to play music to various 'real' AirPlay speakers, like my Apple TV and AirPort Express, but I'd also like to be able to put my headphones on to my iPhone when I need to go to a part ...
0
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

My microphone doesn't work in iOS 7

Since the iOS 7 update, when I receive calls, the person on the other cannot hear me, although I can still hear them. Also, when I try to give Siri a command, Siri cannot hear me. Has anyone else ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How Do I Uninstall Google Voice Voicemail from an iPhone?

I installed Google Voice Voicemail on my wife's iPhone, thinking she would like it. You know, the thing where you put in the funky long set of numbers and dial somewhere, and kapoof, you now have ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to remove synced iPhone data in iTunes 11?

I didn't have a free outlet to plug my iPhone charger into, so I plugged it into the USB port of my work computer (Macbook Pro) to charge. Anyway, iTunes 11 and iPhoto opened up! I forgot that ...
1
vote
1answer
278 views

How did a calendar icon make it to my Lock Screen?

The other day I looked at my Lock Screen and to my surprise there was a calendar looking icon on the bottom left. I thought it was kind of odd since I've never seen anything in the bottom left. So I ...
0
votes
2answers
73 views

Can't backup broken iPhone 6 without entering pin

I have recently broken the screen on my iPhone 6 and want to back everything up before I take it into apple to be repaired. My problem is when I go to back the phone up in iTunes, it wants my ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

How save e-mail on Mac, while deleting on iPhone?

I need to delete email after reading them on my iPhone, but do not want to delete them on my Mac, so I can file the emails later. How to do this?
-1
votes
1answer
47 views

Can I use Siri to tell me the time without using the Internet?

I only use Siri when I need to know the time. And she can't do it 80 percent of the time. In a scenario: phone is in my pocket, I am listening music through earpod. And I want to know the time ...
5
votes
1answer
129 views

How to have arrows for moving the cursor right and left when writing text on iPad?

On an iPhone, I was writing text. Among the keys, I have seen arrows for moving the cursor right and left. How can I have these keys on iPad ? These would be very useful. Why aren't these keys ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Sync Contacts between iPhones with different Apple IDs

Until recently my wife and I shared one Apple ID to allow us to have synced calendars and contacts. The only thing she used her ID for was the Messages app. When I learned that I could set her phone ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

My iPad unable to view subtitles

My iPad unable to open or view video online with subtitles. But when I open the same website with my lappy, the video and subtitles work well. There have something wrong with the website or my iPad?
1
vote
1answer
138 views

How do you text people from your number and not from your Apple ID email? [duplicate]

I've recently went to an Apple store and the guy reset all my settings. Lately, whenever I text people with iPhones, they tell me that I don't text from my number anymore, but from my Apple ID email. ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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?
4
votes
3answers
2k views

After upgrading to a newer iPhone, how does keeping the old one around for development purposes work?

I have an iPhone 3G and I may be upgrading to an iPhone 4 tonight. I'm on AT&T. Once I get up and running on iPhone development, I'm thinking I want to keep the old phone around to test how apps ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

How to rename Siri [duplicate]

Is there any way to rename Siri on the iPhone? I'm looking for any and all solutions, including Jailbreak tweaks. I love the new "Hey Siri" feature, but my SO and I both use iPhones with this feature, ...
0
votes
1answer
310 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Lost new photos after restoring from old iPhone

I got a new iPhone, and took some pictures. After that I have connected it to iTunes and restored the contents of my previous iPhone. Now I have lost all new photos - how can I get them back?
0
votes
2answers
5k views

Can you update an iPhone 4 on iOS 6.1.2 to 7.0.6 using an IPSW file?

So I have an iPhone 4 that's been happily jailbroken on iOS 6.1.2 for a while now, but I want to upgrade to 7.0.6. I downloaded the IPSW for it and shift-clicked on update, but I get the error 'The ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Left iphone 4 in sun, now I can only see a blue lines on screen…

It's been in the house for over an hour and still no change. Is it totally done or does it just need some time?
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Can't delete apps that are no longer available in App Store

I have four apps that are no longer available in the App Store. They're not installed on my phone (which is fine). Every time I connect my iPhone to I get this message in iTunes: "Some of the apps in ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

(Jailbroken) iOS 7 stock apps missing on springboard

All apps from private/var/stash/Applications.xxxxxx are missing suddenly. I can't exactly say when that happened, don't think it was any specific Cydia tweak. I still can ssh into my iPhone and see ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

iOS Reminders caldav file name

Here's my current setup: Server with radicale installed and configured Mail & reminders iOS account setup connecting to my server With this setup, I'm able to add and sync calendars, ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Changed my Apple ID and now can't download old apps [duplicate]

I changed my apple id some time ago and I am wanting to download an app I used to have on my phone, crunchyroll to be specific. But every time I click the icloud icon to redownload it it shows the ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Copy iOS Calendar to Sunrise Calendar

I use Sunrise Calendar for all my meetings and appointments so it's completely replaced iOS Calendar for me. However there is one feature I find invaluable in iOS Cal and it's the ability to click a ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Unable to create iCloud-Backup

i wanted to create an icloud backup for my iphone. after i started i lost my wifi connection because i left my house. after i came back i found out, that the backup failed. since then i was not able ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

Connected to internet and can browsing but can't play some games

My iPhone is 5s. Just like the title said, whenever my iPhone / iPad connected to wifi I can't connect to some games like Puzzle and Dragon even though I can browse using safari, using fb / twitter / ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Does having Bluetooth enabled draw extra power when no devices are connected?

I generally turn off Bluetooth on my Macs and iOS devices when I'm not actively using a Bluetooth device. My assumption is that this saves battery life, but I realize that I have no fact to back that ...