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

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What could cause two different iphones to incorrectly show my address as their location?

Two different people have come my door today looking for their lost iPhone. Both seem to show the exact same location, the middle of my backyard. Both said they lost an iphone 5, one on tmobile, the ...
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Do iphones require a carrier plan?

I am currently looking to purchase a used iphone4s solely for testing apps. I was wondering if there are any service requirements like "you must have a service plan or the device will not operate". I ...
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How do I retake control of iPhone/iPad reader mode CSS?

I am using iOS emulator to check some site pages. When I click on the Reader mode button, it appears to be restyled somewhat like a "print" mode: simplified layout; hide some elements. But not all the ...
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help: Unused photo stream still taking up storage space? how to delete on iphone 4s

i do not use my photo stream have had it turned off for over a year. SEttings>general>usage> photos & camera > camera roll 1.5gb photo libraray 0.6 kb photo stream 80.3 kb how do i rid the photo ...
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iPhone 5s won't turn on after water damage

I just dropped my iPhone in the toilet bowl but took it out after about 3 seconds. It's now totally off and wont turn back on! Aside from cleaning it and keeping it in rice, is there any other way to ...
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can I splice power for a iPhone 5s into a lightning cable?

Algebra! yay! DJ + iPhone 5S + DJ Controller with 30-Pin (hardwired) + Apple 30-Pin to Lightning Adaper = A bumpin' party minus enough power to keep the controller running and connected to the phone ...
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Deleting all but favorite photos and videos on the iPhone

I'd like to delete the vast majority of the images/videos on my phone. There this previous question about deleting all images on the phone which is what I've done in the past. However I would really ...
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Does the iPhone 5S with iOS 8.4 have a cellular data addiction?

Recently, I've been running out of data each month and it's being bugging me because most of the time my phone is either at home, or at work, where there is WiFi. Surely I can't be using that much ...
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How does iPhone 5 get indoor altitude?

As far as i know, there are only two ways to get altitude, by GPS or by barometer. GPS is not usable in indoor room, And iPhone5 doesn't have a barometer. But iPhone 5 can give a relative accurate ...
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How long is the duration of exposure on an iPhone 6 in iOS 8?

How long is the exposure (not the range) duration on an iPhone 6 camera? I am running iOS 8.
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My iPhone 4s has no apps or photos but still saying memory is full

My iPhone 4s has iOS version 7.1. I have deleted everything thing off of my iPhone and it is still saying I have used 5.6 GB out of my 6 GB total. Is there anyway to fix this? I have tried resetting ...
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Apple Music adds music to playlist which isn't really added to the list

I currently using Apple Music since it's release and I encountered a strange problem. The first times I just thought that I've made something wrong. But now I tested it many times and won't work as ...
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iTunes music sync is not updating play count

I love to use different music and always update my playlists with different music and songs. In order to better organize and maintain I use play count feature in iTunes. After a month if I listened ...
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Why does the iMovie app shrink and remove the top/bottom when exporting video?

I have an iPhone 5S with iOS 8.4. I recorded a video using the built-in Camera app. This is how the built-in Photos app shows the video: Then I opened up the iMovie app (version 2.1.2), created a ...
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Delete Camera Roll Images

What is the best way to delete all images from camera roll. I am selling my phone and don't want to try deleting them one at a time, nor do I want to leave them.
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I have no photos in my album but it still says that it takes 508 MB of space on my iphone

So I have no photos in my phone, but it still says that it takes 508 MB when I look at my usage in settings. There is literally no photos at all, even the recently deleted has been deleted, and I ...
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iMessage: send from new number in ongoing conversations

In iMessage, I'm receiving at 2 numbers (and a couple of emails), but I would like to ensure that all messages sent out are only sent from one of them. As in its name, the setting "Start new ...
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Why does my Iphone charge when its hooked on my computer, but doesn't when hooked to any other bud/outlet?

When I hook my phone up to my computer, it charges fine, but when I tried to hook it to other outlets with different buds, it doesn't charge (it says it does but in reality it doesn't). I would like ...
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iPhone 4s Lock/Power Button Sticky [duplicate]

I am using an old 4S and the Power Button is kind of half stuck down. Are there any hints or tricks out there to un-stuck it?
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How do I turn on HomeSharing without original remote?

Accidentally the Apple TV had its home sharing turned off (device used was the remote app on iPhone). The original remote is lost. Have Apple Mac laptop and HP Laptops also iPad 3rd Gen, and iPhone ...
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How to clear new Music app's cache of streaming music on iOS?

I have the latest iOS on my iPad and iPhone with the new Music app. I speculate the Music app's cache of downloaded streaming songs is taking about 1.5 to 2.0 GB of space, which is causing both of my ...
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Prevent iPhone from connecting to WiFi when activating Personal WiFi Hotspot

Every time I turn on my mobile WiFi hotspot on my iPhone, it works great unless I am in range of a remembered WiFi hotspot that iPhone itself can connect to -- iPhone silently opts to use any WiFi ...
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apps crash on iphone4

I have an iphone4 running the up-to-date version: 7.1.2 since the IOs software is no longer updated for an iphone4. Recently many apps simply crash: such as chrome google maps shazam IMDB I ...
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How do I manually restore whatsapp data? (Where are its files?)

I have an itunes backup from a few days ago and I wan't to restore the whatsapp messages from there. I am able to extract the data from the backup but I'm not sure which files whatsapp cares about. ...
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iOS 8.4 Update - data usage

I have started the update to 8.4 last night, while my phone was charging and connected to the Wi-Fi. This morning it was still working on something (the black off screen with the loading bar and ...
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iPhone 6 charging problem

I am trying to plug my phone in to charge it tonite for the first time and when I plug it in a bell just keeps ringing continuously and won't allow me to charge it. Any ideas
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Can't download song that shows as “purchased”

I recently purchased 6 songs to round out an album. I did this purchase from my phone (iPhone 6, iOS 8.4). Now, one of those six songs is missing from my phone, and I can't figure out how to ...
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Song Ratings (Stars) Missing in iTunes!

I routinely rate songs on my iPhone in the Music app with the 1-5 star system. I just plugged my iPhone into my computer and saw in iTunes (on the "Music" tab under "Devices") ALL OF MY SONG RATINGS ...
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How Can I Block Downloading when WiFi Not Present?

My children carry my wife's phone while they are out (and away from our wifi at home) and before you know it, BOOM my data plan is used up, this month in 6 days into the cycle! How can I set her ...
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I'm having gaming problems [closed]

I have a game on my phone that I want to restart and play from the beginning. How can I Erase the data to start over?
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How to jump to album in iOS 8.4 Music app?

I've updated to iOS 8.4, and on the revamped Music app, I can't jump to artist. In previous versions, I could be playing a shuffle playlist and whenever I'm on some song and I wanted to keep playing ...
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iPhone Personal Hotspot via USB stopped working after OS X 10.10.4 update

I installed OS X 10.10.4 and right at the end of the process, my iPhone (which was plugged in to the Mac via USB with a Personal Hotspot connection) vibrated as if the USB cable had been reconnected, ...
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iOS - how to merge “on my iPad” Notes to iCloud after iCloud already activated?

I keep encountering this problem at friends' and it's always the same thing. They wonder why Notes does not sync up to iCloud. I grab their iPad or iPhone and realize that their notes are written to ...
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iphone4 calendar & reminders wiped clean

I have an iphone4 and in the past week all of my dates & appointments saved in my calendar disappeared. in addition to the calendar being wiped clean, my reminders are also gone. I am now unable ...
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songs list under albums is absent in new ios 8.4 music app

Before update, when i was viewing artists and I'd go inside an artist, I could see an album name followed by all songs under that album and then the next album and so on. Now, in artist view, I just ...
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Can I control audio/vibrate/DND on iOS remotely?

I have 2 iPad minis and an iPhone 6+. Sometimes I like to hear the "ding" of a message or mail, sometimes I dont. Its a pain to go to each device to change the settings. Is it possible to set a ...
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Can you download Xcode on iPhone?

Can you download Xcode on iPhone?
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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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Is there a way to view song ratings on iPhone without extra click?

New iPhone user here. Longtime Nano user. I am a major fan of "rating" songs with Apple's star system. On my trusty iPod Nano (3rd gen), the rating showed by default when the song plays. But on the ...
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Iphone 5s: Can not find apple id

I was wondering whether there is a way to find the appleid of an iphone that is stuck in the activation screen, when connecting it to itunes on a computer that was connected in the past. Thanks a lot ...
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Using Location services abroad without roaming charges

I have an offline maps application (maps.me) on my iPhone 5S GSM. Can I use the location services function abroad without getting charges for roaming when Cellular data is turned off? (Only data is ...
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Stubborn tracks won't disappear from iPhone 5

I have deleted all music on iPhone5, but four tracks still show up--yet they don't show up in iTunes on the PC. When I view contents of phone in iTunes, it shows the music I used to have on the phone ...
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Why is Photo on MacBook Pro automatically importing my photos from iPhone?

I'm not plugging in the USB cable from iPhone to the MacBook. Every time I add new photos on my iPhone, they automatically import to Photos to the MacBook. If I delete them from my MacBook, they also ...
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Where is my 'Wallet' app (ios8.4)

This may be a UK problem, Apple pay was launched in the UK today and it coincided with an update to ios8.4. But I still have Passbook.. Is there a way of turning on wallet or has it simply not been ...
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Disable notifications during a call on iPhone 5 iOS8.3

While I am talking to the phone, often I receive messages on Telegram or Whatsapp or notifications. Nowadays, for me is really rare to receive just one notification... When I am chatting, I receive ...
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New iTunes App installation

After updating my iTunes to the new 12.2.0.145 I can no longer manage the apps on my iPhone 6+ from iTunes. The apps show up and there is the install/uninstall buttons beside them, but they are ...
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Missing songs don't add from iCloud Music

How can I download some staff, that has add link, which don't work properly? I'm trying to redownload, testing on different albums - not help (but not every album has such problem, frequently all ...
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How can Red Browser/WhatsApp work while Safari, Mail, and other apps can't connect

I am currently on vacation in Europe and my family here has wifi thats been working perfectly the last couple days. Last night, however, Safari and several other apps haven't been opening on my iPhone ...
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Difference between unlocked iPhone and carrier iPhone

I want to buy an iPhone 5S and I think it's not directly from apple but it's from a carrier. what I want to know is the difference between the official version and this version, besides the fact that ...
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Apple Music: separate logins & preferences per family member

I have a very old Apple ID (that was set up before you used email addresses) that I use for all my family's iTunes purchases. I enter that in iTunes logins on all our iPhones, Macs and the Apple TV. ...