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

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Iphone lost photos and videos when jailbreak

I need your urgent help. When I opened the photos app and I saw all of my albumns are gone but all the videos and photos are still in my phone. The problem started to happens when I use the jailbreak ...
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Deleting iPhone pics using my Mac?

How do I delete iPhone photographs using my Mac? I have tried using Image Capture and it didn't work.
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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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Apple Game Center - Unlinking games

I have games challenging me that I have not had on my phone for years...Please help me remove them as it drives me crazy!
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Disable iMessage without access to iPad

Is there a way to disable imessages being received on an ipad without physically accessing the ipad? My family shares an apple account. I disabled imessage while I was back home, but it looks like it ...
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Skype on ios7/iPhone4 completely useless

I have an old iPhone4 with iOS7. It does, until now, what I need it to do so I've not upgraded. Unfortunately, the last few versions of Skype are killing the phone. I mean the whole OS is completely ...
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iPhone Spotlight not showing results

A few OS updates ago (maybe as far back at the first 9.x version?), Spotlight search on my iPhone has performed very inconsistently. I can enter the same search string several times, but I'd say no ...
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Having Problems Rotating Display on my iPhone

My iPhone stopped rotating the display. I used to be able to rotate a picture on my iPhone from a message.
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Why all previous SMSs are deleted after receiving a normal SMS on my iPhone4/iOS 7.1.2?

I received a normal SMS (GSM SMS, not iMessage) from my friend on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2. There were lots of messages (more than 10K) in that chat thread before the last message received. When ...
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iPhone won't open Safari - or other - pages [duplicate]

Has anyone found a fix to this yet? I have upgraded to IOS 9.3. I have reset my iPhone. But it still won't open links.
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How to lower iPhone/iPad brightness? [duplicate]

How do I lower the brightness further than the limitations on the iPhone / iPad?
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Suggested links not loading on Safari on my iPhone 6 [duplicate]

I am having a problem with Safari, I can type what I want into the search box and all the suggestions come up. However when I try to click on a link, nothing happens. I have read on here that others ...
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Can I control my iPhone from my Mac?

I want to play mobile games on my Mac. How do I do that? I have been seeing a lot of iPhones controlling Macs. Where is the Mac controlling the iPhone?
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Does the caching server check devices for updates from elsewhere?

I've just installed OS X Server and enabled the caching server and it seems to be working reasonably well, e.g. Since server start: 16.28 GB returned to clients, 14.52 GB stored from Internet, 0 ...
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When will the iPad 4th Gen stop getting iOS updates? [closed]

It appears that iOS updates no longer run on the original iPhone. Apple eventually deprecates products from its iOS update cycle. I wonder if there is a pattern to this. Has anyone worked this out ...
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Reasons for an iPhone not receiving notifications?

We have an iPhone app that uses local notifications. The local notifications are working pretty good on all devices except one iPhone 6 device (Just the one, works on all other iPhone 6 devices). The ...
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Automatic Wi-Fi/LTE switch based on signal strength on iPhone

If Wi-Fi is turned on, then, AFAIK, my iPhone will connect to any available network even if the signal is very weak and inferior to LTE. Is there a way to make the iPhone automatically connect to ...
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How do I save all the stored information on my iPhone 4?

I need to do a factory reset to my iPhone 4, but don't know how to save my stored information such as my Contacts, Pictures, and Purchased apps.
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iMovie iPhone: Why does iMovie shrink and crop off the top/bottom when exporting video on iPhone?

I have an iPhone 6S. I recorded several videos. Then I opened up the iMovie app, created a new project, imported these videos, did not do any editing, and then exported the video using the "Save ...
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How can I move my notes from one folder (gmail) to another (iCloud)?

I use Notes on my iPhone, iPad and Macbook Pro. Of late, the gmail syncing has been unreliable. I want to move all my gmails notes to the iCloud folder. There doesn't seem to be a way to 'move' a ...
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iPhone iCloud question

So when I got a new phone my apps that were downloaded previously still show that they have been downloaded on my previous phone? It's like the little cloud istead of the open. Is that normal?
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Thermal paste for A8 chip

On the iPhone logic board (or at least for the iPhone 6), there is a metal shield (heatsink?) covering the A8 SoC and few other components. There is also black thermal paste between the chip and ...
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sending texts messages to my own cell number and it always dupicates it why

I sometimes send text messages to myself in the form of pictures, and it always sends me them in duplicate. one on the right and on the left hand side of my screen. does anyone know why my phone would ...
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iPhone 5 email addresses in Contacts

I only want phone numbers as my contacts, but for some reason all of my email addresses are listed. Very cumbersome. How can I keep the phone numbers but eliminate the email addresses?
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I deleted the update file for iOS 9.3. Is it possible to reinstall it? [duplicate]

I was having trouble installing the new iOS 9.3 on my iPhone 5 and I got the advice that I should delete the update file and try to reinstall it. The problem is now that I have deleted the file I ...
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Setting up my family sharing : what will happen to the content previously purchased by the children?

I'm currently setting up the family system for me and my two children. We were previously using the account of one of my children for us three, and having the usual problems with messages being ...
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Why does iOS Mail.app not align Junk folder

Why does iOS Mail.app not align Junk folder? It appears there's an additional white space at the start. I'm using an iCloud account.
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Test iPhone 4s hardware without battery. Possible?

So, I have this iPhone 4s, which was broken. So i replaced the screen. While I was replacing it, I accidentally broke the black wire that connects the battery to the motherboard. So I dont know if it ...
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How to remove synced photos from iPhone and I've tried using other ways

There are synced photos on my phone, I've been on iTunes to deselect within the Photos section but on iTunes it doesn't have 'Sync Photos' selected but I have synced photos
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Apple Music tracks that are added on iTunes aren't showing up on iOS devices

Currently I'm using the free trial period of Apple Music. On iTunes, I'm adding the songs that I like to my music. Just adding not downloading. When I'm checking my iPhone and iPad, those added ...
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iPhone differences in different countries or carriers

Is there any difference between software/hardware of iPhone 6 devices in different regions/carriers or all iPhone 6 devices around the world are exactly same from applications perspective ?
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Phone number in someone else's Apple ID, so how to get backup quickly. iCloud back not controlled by me

My iPhone, and iPad are controlled by ex who had control "briefly". I changed back to my original carrier, new number, used my Apple ID (iTunes ). Got iPad later, got iCloud account. Clearly my phone ...
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Problems opening links on internet iphone 5S [duplicate]

When I search something on google and try to click on the returned items/links nothing happens. Please help, do I have to do something in my settings???
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Is it possibile to install iOS 8 and not iOS 9? [duplicate]

So I have a perfectly functioning iPhone 5. I never installed newer iOS release, it is still with iOS 7.0.6. I would like to install iOS 8 and not iOS 9. Is there any way to install iOS 8? How is ...
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How to encrypt existing notes on iOS 9.3?

Now that iOS 9.3 finally supports encrypted notes, the problem's come up as to exactly how I'm supposed to encrypt my 300+ existing notes. Until now I've been storing my notes locally on my phone, ...
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Locked Apple ID

I just updated to IOS 9.3 and I accidentaly locked my Apple ID while logging in. I forgot the yahoo email in order to reset it. I don't know any of my security questions (because I'm an idiot and I ...
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Is there a way to find out which app on an iPhone just made a sound?

My phone is making two sounds, but not providing any other notifications. I have no idea what is causing this. How can I track this down? I have it paired to an Apple Watch, and have Google Inbox ...
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How can I change Apple Store without having a payment method?

I want to change the Apple Store in my iPhone 5, with iOS 8. In this case, back and forth between Argentina and USA (but there are probably many other cases like this). How can I do that without ...
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Is the iPhone SE compatible with iPhone 5 cases?

Are the dimensions and the placements of the ports and buttons identical on the iPhone SE and iPhone 5 (which is physically compatible with the iPhone 5S)?
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Setting up new iPhone 6 issues and major headaches

Old iPhone 5 16Gb all backed up on iCloud. Tried to set up my brand new iPhone 6 but turned out the last (manual) backup attempted on the 5 hadn't fully completed. Reinitiated a new mail backup on my ...
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IOS Upgrade Downloading for every device

I have many apple devices 5 iPhones and 4 iPads to be exact I upgrade by connecting to my Mac and then from iTunes So when upgrading iOS, it's downloading the software every time? I would ...
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Carrier Name Doesn't change (9.2.1)

Unable to change Carrier Name using carrier editor (iOS 9.2.1) My iPhone is not jail broken
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How to present my IPhone screen on Windows

I must present my iPhone screen on a skype meeting, but Skype for business does not appear to have that option. A coworker said me that there is some official app that i could use to share my screen ...
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how do i turn off the sound when sending whatsapp text massage?

I tried as other recommended and turned off all text msg notication but that annoying send tone is still there. I use Iphone 6s Plus, please help!
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iPhone 5 in tough situation(Please read and help)

I purchased an second hand iPhone 5 from a dealer several months ago , its iPhone 5 A149(Global) model 16GB. It's acting weird from the date of purchase , having several issues like 1. Time and Date ...
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What iPhone model is shown in Apple's Recycling video?

In Apple's most recent event, they highlighted their environmentally-friendly products. One of their videos sported a robot named Liam, who would disassemble iPhones once they were in need of ...
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Why would a Wi-Fi network not support Wi-Fi Calling?

Currently my Verizon Wi-Fi Calling on iOS 9.3 works fine at home but not at work (which I control so I can modify it). The two networks have different base stations and routers but I haven't yet found ...
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Hide “This iPhone is managed by your organization” message from the lock screen

I upgraded iPhone 6S to v9.3 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 don't ...
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How to make your iPhone beep every 5 minutes [duplicate]

How to make your iPhone beep every 5 minutes
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Why doesn't my iPhone 5c support Night Shift?

iOS 9.3 was released yesterday to the public and I have installed it on my iPhone 5c. What I'm wondering is, why is Night Shift not available for my phone? Is it the architecture of the processor, ...