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

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Problem with reinstalling Facebook app on iPhone

I accidentally deleted my facebook app on my iPhone5. When i tried to download it again it says " Unable to download Facebook at this time." What's wrong? How can this be resolved? I already ...
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My iPhone only shows the Wi-Fi symbol even when I'm using data?

I noticed when I was checking a notification the other day that even when I was using 4G or LTE data, my phone just showed the Wi-Fi symbol, even when I turned Wi-Fi fully off. I am on an iPhone 5.
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I can't find my photos?

I have both an iPad and iPhone, and due to the fact they're not connected I simply just email the photos I want to each device. I did this today without realising I used the wrong email, and I ...
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Will a restore to default factory settings remove the firmware updates from my Iphone?

If I restore my iphone to default factory settings will it remove the ios firmware updates and leave ios in the state it was in when I got the phone?
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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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What happens if you have more than 1 apple id associated with 1 account…?

I have an iPhone with my own Apple ID and my daughter has an iPod Touch with her own Apple ID. Am I able to set iMessages syncing so I get my messages AND all of her messages sent to my iPhone, ...
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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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Iphone 5 blurred screen

I have a iPhone 5 almost 2 years old (out of warranty), and suddenly the screen has been showing blurred duplicates/shadows. Have done a factory-reset in vain. The screen is OK on startup, but a few ...
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How can I get the iPhone to “forget” certain words?

The auto-complete features can be nice, but somewhere along the line my iPhone has learned some questionable language. How can I get the iPhone to "forget" certain words from its auto-complete ...
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IOS: Bluetooth not auto connecting to previously paired device

My IOS devices DO NOT auto-connect (auto-pair) to a bluetooth audio receiver device. However this works as expected on Android and OSX Yosemite. Thus I do not think it is the Bluetooth receiver that ...
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How do I transfer photos from my iPhone to my computer without using iCloud?

How do I transfer photos from my iPhone to my Windows desktop without going through an external network? I used to be able to plug the phone into the computer with a USB cable and it would show up as ...
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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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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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El Capitan - when is the last iPhone backup?

How do I tell when my last iPhone backup was? In previous versions of iTunes there was a info panel available when selecting my mounted iPhone in the left sidebar this panel showed all kinds of ...
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My iPhone 5s is frozen with iTunes symbol and plug in picture with arrow

My phone is stuck with the image of charger and cord, up arrow and iTunes icon - I can't turn iPhone on or off it seems. Will it restart on its own? I tried holding the power button down for the ten ...
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Siri can no longer find my home #

Whenever I wanted to call my land line at home, I would instruct Siri to "call home" (my home number is listed as home in my contact list) She would respond by saying "calling home" and the call would ...
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What is the difference between iPad and iPhone charger?

Both of them output similar voltages. iPhone 6 charger outputs 5v and iPad Air outputs 5.2v. The current on each charger is different - 2.1A for iPad and 1A for iPhone. What do those mean if the ...
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Boot iOS directly into Airplane Mode

My phone is switched off and I want to boot into airplane mode directly, without going online for even a split second (so quickly booting and opening control center and tapping airplane isn't an ...
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What's the best way to sync Chrome bookmarks to iPhone?

I use Google Chrome on my Mac as my browser, and I'd like to be able to have access to my bookmarks on my iPhone. Safari provides bookmark syncing automatically, and Mozilla has an app that provides ...
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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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How to permanently store pictures in iCloud

I only use an iPhone with latest OS and iCloud. I pay Apple for adequate storage in iCloud. I do not have iTunes and never hook the iPhone to a computer. How can I permanently store pictures in ...
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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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How do you disable cellular data use for all apps except for one?

Is there any way to disable all the background applications except Whatsapp for cellular connections. I have whatsapp plan only from my carrier i want to only use whatsapp when i turn on the cellular ...
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Does deleting iCloud photos affect them on devices?

If I delete a photo from my iCloud will it also be removed from my devices that are connected to my account?
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Two iPhones receiving same SMS when sent or received

I have a work iPhone 6 that I just updated the latest software, and didn't realize that entering my personal iCloud information would result in receiving SMS's being sent to both personal iPhone 5S ...
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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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Remove email attachments from iPhone

After having clicked on an attachment in an email to download and see/read it... is there a way to remove it again? I don't want to delete the email or the attachment from the email server, I just don'...
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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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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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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 is my iPhone 6 wireless working on b/g mode?

My router is AirPort Time Capsule which supports wireless ac. My iPhone is an iPhone 6 that also supports ac mode. I was looking at data in AirPort Utility and for my phone it was showing it is on ...
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Connecting two devices to one phone

So I have been trying to connect my microphone to my iPhone 5s while connecting another device(a speaker) simultaneously. Is this possible in anyway? Also can I speak on the mic and hear from the ...
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Cannot connect to Apple and iTunes Store

I own an iPhone 4S with IOS 7.1.1 and started to use iCloud 2 days ago. Today, I couldn't connect to iCloud and the iTunes Store. It appears that I need a wi-fi connection to connect, but I've using ...
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Used Phone & No Apple iCloud Password [duplicate]

I was given an iPhone but I don't have the Apple iCloud password. I don't use as the iPhone as a phone, so no carrier is enabled. I just use it with my home wifi. A message to enter the old users ...
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iPhone 5 (AT&T, ios8.3) Suddenly Can't Text One Number

I've been texting my wife's number from this phone for months. Suddenly today I am getting an error message telling me I need to use a ten digit number. The number the error thinks I'm trying is my ...
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Stop messages to my new iPhone from appearing on my old iPhone

I got a new iPhone, and I gave my old one to my husband. Naturally, I want to disable my Apple account and iMessage on the old phone. How do I do this without affecting my own account? Each time I ...
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Application to Monitor Battery Usage by Application

I want to know what's draining my iPhone battery. Is there an application that can monitor / estimate battery usage by application?
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Any iPhone free app could convert *.wmv file to *.MP4?

I'm using mobile more often than notebook, so would like to have an app converting videos.
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iPhone Videos app only offer a single subtitle track

I rip my Blu-Rays and DVDs, convert to M4V with Handbrake, and create SRT subtitles through OCR, which I then mux into the M4V with Subler (which translates them to "Text 3GPP"). If I ever place more ...
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How to access gmail via pop instead of imap in mail.app in iOS 7.1

In iOS 6.x, my iPad and iPhone were connected with pop to gmail accounts. When I delete a message on the iPad or iPhone, the message is NOT deleted on the gmail server. So the message is still in my ...
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How to know what is preventing Mail from fetching Gmail according to schedule?

iPhone 6s, iOS 9.3.2 On my iPhone, mobile-mail is scheduled to fetch emails from my Gmail account every 15 minutes. I recently noticed that more than 15 minutes can pass - the longest so far was 24 ...
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Viber messenger not working on my ad-hoc wireless network

I have an iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.1) and I installed Viber messenger (version 2.2.2.86) which enables you to make phone calls over the internet. The messenger works perfectly when I use a wireless router to ...
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Maildrop on iOS stopped working after iOS 8

It used to work fine under iOS 8. I do not remember if the problems started with iOS 9.0 or after subsequent updates. I am not able to send (movie) files over 25MB from iPhone 6s, iOS 9.3.2, from ...
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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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Apple's typical device refresh optimal for new college students? [closed]

Long-story-short: When does apple typically update their hardware? As a prospective college student, I'd want to get new devices before college begins, but I'd also prefer to have the most up-to-...
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Ways to find messages from blocked contact info

Is there a way, or ways, to retrieve iMessages or text messages sent to me by a number or email address I have blocked on my iPhone 6?
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iPhone 5 not downloading apps from App Store

My iphone 5 is not downloadig any apps from the App Store. I reset all settings, reset all network settings, changed WiFi DNS, set date and time, reset my phone, and tried to download on WiFi, LTE ...
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Can't download apps on my iPhone

So I have an iPhone 4s and it has the new updates, but the apps stopped working. When I clicked on the app it flashed on the screen but then went back to home screen. I deleted the apps and tried to ...
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iPhone pauses or plays songs when the headphone plug moves

My iPhone 3GS has decided to pause music playing when the headphone plug happens to move a bit or to start playing music without warning for the same reason. Sometimes it also skips to the next song ...
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Trying to download photos from iPhone 5s to Windows 10

I just got a new computer with Windows 10. I have saved my pictures from my iPhone 5s to the computer however there is a block of photos from May 1-24 that it will not detect and therefore will not ...