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

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If i turn on iCloud photo library after deleting it, how do i cancel the deletion of my photos?

I had accidentally disabled iCloud photo library. I turned it back on and it says to go to iCloud preferences to cancel the deletion of my photos, but I'm not sure exactly how to do it.
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Moved to iPhone from Google - Replace phone app

I was a long time google android user for my phone. On the google phone I could type in numbers that represented letters and it would pull up a contact for instance if I entered 62 on my google phone ...
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iPhone 6 iOS 9.3.2 – How to change date years back?

There are several recommendations to set back the date in order to delete some photos, but I can't find a way to do that.
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Photos sync doesn't work on iPhone (Windows PC)

I am currently on iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9.3.2, and the latest iTunes. This problem appeared a month ago when trying to sync pictures into the iPhone. Previously the pictures from "My Pictures" folder were ...
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Can the “Verification Required” be fixed if “Payment Type = None” doesn’t work, without providing a credit card?

Although similar questions about the Verification Required issue have been answered here and here, the answers provided there don’t work for me: 1. my account’s payment information already has “None” ...
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Is it possible to use Safari Technology Preview for handoff from iPhone?

When I open a page in Safari on my iPhone the handoff icon pops up in the dock on my Mac. However clicking on the icon will open Safari. As I am using Safari Technology Preview as my default browser I ...
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Sync multiple devices to iTunes but only one device for playcounts or ratings

We have several iOS devices in our household (iPod Touches & older iPhones) that all sync through my account. All of them except my iPod Touch are set to manually manage music. However, I'm ...
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How can I get an alphabetized list of Albums in Apple Music on iOS?

In Apple Music on iOS I'm trying to sort the albums in My Music alphabetically. It seems really intent on sorting by Artist and either making the Album name or the Artist's name more prominent on the ...
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ios: restore locally saved contacts

My boss accidentally removed the locally saved contacts from his device. If I login on his account on iCloud, there's nobody in the contacts app. On the icloud website I can try to recover contacts, ...
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Music / iPhone: no access to library, just an image dead end: “girl with headphones” [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 6 running iOS 9.3.1. I just made a synchronization with its host MacBook Pro with no problem and which might not be related in any way to the problem I witness. Upon opening Music ...
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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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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 locked for ransom: how to recover if it's offline?

I'm trying to help a friend who got her iPhone locked for ransom through the "I lost my iPhone" feature. The screen is locked and says "Dlya polucheniya parolya, napishite na e-mail: helpicloud3@gmail....
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iPhone is supposedly connected to Wifi but has no connection to neither internet, nor local network

It has been two days of google-fu and I'm really out of ideas here. I live in Germany, just in case that's important. Current situation For a week now I haven't been able to connect my iPhone 5 (...
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iPhone 6 contacts address no keyboard

When editing a contact I can type info for a number of fields but not the street address field: no keyboard shows up, only the choice to list it as 'home', 'other' or 'work'
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Buying used iPhone5c - need to know about iCloud

I am supposed to buy the phone off someone. She says she does not have the iCloud email, but has the password (she says it was her ex's).. She told me there is something online that I could do to get ...
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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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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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“ 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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Is there an iOS alternative to HTC's Zoe?

I'm considering a switch back to iPhone and iOS from my Android powered HTC One (M7) phone. HTC created a super cool app called Zoe. I'm wondering if there is an equally good alternative to Zoe on iOS....
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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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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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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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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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Can I turn off the feature that makes Phone calls from my iPod touch go over my phone

I'm trying to test an app I am developing on my iPod touch. The app uses the "tel://" url to try to trigger a phone call. I want it to fail on my development iPod touch. Until I set up iCloud on ...
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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 ...
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Transfer the Whatsapp Windows Phone Backup file to Iphone

Is there any way to transfer the backup file from windows phone to Iphone 5S. Iphone whatsapp restore the data from icloud so is there any way to replace that file with the Windows phone whatsapp ...
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iPhone - iMessage not working over VPN

iPhone 6S iOS 9.3.1 We're having a problem with iMessage not working over our VPN/Private APN. We're using an IPSec VPN to push traffic at 3 virtual machines running a VPN agent which allows us to ...
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Does force closing apps have any benefit on iOS devices?

I've gotten mixed answers from various websites and people concerning this question, and I wanted to put it out there for all of you to answer once and for all. The question is, does force closing ...
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Is there any way to find my iPhone

I lost my iPhone. I connected this iPhone to my iCloud, but I can't get this phone. That phone not having GPS on and Data Pack. Is there any way to find this? Is there any possibility to use this ...
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Installed Apps not showing in Cellular Allow Data for section

I have iphone 5s , IOS 9.3.1 All the apps like whatsapp , facebook , twitter , skype etc from IOS Store are installed in my iphone and is available in Background app refresh section But all those ...
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Images deleted but not captured when imported from iPhone with ImageCapture

Importing images with ImageCapture always worked fine. After controlling that they were really imported I imported again and this time allowed that images would be deleted from the iPhone. This time ...
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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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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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iOS Music - How to show both Artists and Compilations on the same view?

I thought that there's something wrong will all my compilations I upload to my phone. On iTunes those albums are correctly listed as compilations and artist is called "Various Artists" but I was ...
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Trying to hide a big scratch on iPhone 6S screen

I've always been a "naked iPhone" kinda guy since I love the design and hate the way cases feel in my pocket. I've managed pretty well for the past 6 or 7 years, and even when I DO get scratches I don'...
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Can't Deactivate Amber Alerts

I always make a habit of turning off Amber alerts when configuring a new iPhone. The following settings are used: This has been consistently effective at blocking these alerts and is in line with ...
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How To Trick WeChat Into to Thinking My iPhone Is An iPad?

so I use a chatting app called WeChat and I have two phones. It only allows me to sign in on one phone at a time. But I can sign in on an iPad and a phone at the same time. It's an universal app, ...
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How come I am missing a couple of months of pictures from my Icloud?

I recently replaced my IPhone 6 with another IPhone 6. My phone was set up to automatically update everything to my Icloud. When I switched to the new phone, I had updated it the night before and ...
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Playlist folders showing up as smart playlists on my iphone 5

After syncing my iPhone, when I go into music and look at Playlists, it shows the Playlist Folders as Smart Playlists, not as folders. On the computer, it looks like this: [Folder] Keepers [...
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iPhone 3GS stuck in apple logo

My friend owns an old iPhone 3GS(I know it's vintage) that entered a boot loop a couple of days after it was jailbroken. So how I tried tackling the problem was by performing a restore through iTunes(...
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iPhone not getting audio alerts from texts and other notification events

I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 9.3.1. I have notifications for messages configured to alert with a sound. Other apps are set to notify with sound as well. I do have Do Not Disturb enabled, but it is ...
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How do I build a simple client -server based iOS app? [closed]

I want to build a simple iOS app, lets say ordering food from a restaurant. So clients will be iOS app users, but how the restaurant people will send a confirmation notification or cancelled ...
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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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Read geotagging data from iphone photos exif data

I shoot photos with my iPhone and localization services are active. When I open a photo from my Mac Preview (tools > show inspector > exif) I can't see any geotagging data. BUT, when I open the ...
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Iphone usage awareness

Hi I´m an OT working in a high school in Iceland and we are doing a project on internet usage and how we use it in our lives. I have been looking for a app that lets my kids monitor their app usage ...
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How to disable vibration for Timer alerts?

In iOS Settings / Notifications, I can control whether alerts use vibration or sound or vibration-and-sound for Calendar, FaceTime, Mail, Messages, Phone, and Reminders apps. In Clock App / Alarm / ...