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

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How do I make my iPad Retina wifi hotspot discoverable (tethering 3G) when off and unplugged like my iPhone 6S?

I can use my Ipad Retina (4th Gen, iOS 9.3.1) when plugged in via USB to tether the 3G connection. After it is plugged into USB, then I can see it shareable via wifi from other devices. (My Mac ...
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Is there a way to automatically detect and remove duplicate Notes? (in iCloud)

I had a lot of problems syncing my notes with gmail IMAP, so eventually made the switch. I was using the notes between my Macbook, my iphone and my iPad. I used the option to transfer from gmail to ...
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Person keeps coming back into group conversation

This person keeps hacking into my iMessage group conversations and it's really starting to get annoying. Every time I remove him from our conversation, he joins back in and is unkickable. I believe he ...
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music downloaded from Itunes to Iphone 6 now won't play

My Iphone 6 has my music library downloaded, I ensure that any music I purchase is downloaded to the phone, I recently purchased some more music. Yesterday I listened to various tracks from my music ...
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Why do non-Apple earbuds make my iPhone act erratically?

I have tried a couple of different brands of earbuds supposedly compatible with the iPhone, but on both, the mic doesn't seem to work and the phone itself will make Siri pop up, shut down or advance ...
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Calls and texts and iPhone appearing on iPad

When somebody rings or texts my iPhone it is now also showing up on iPad when I'm at home. This is happening since we had internet installed at home, so whoever is on the iPad sees all the calls and ...
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Some contacts not displayed when searching for them

I have an iPhone 6 with the newest iOS. Today a friend sent me a text message. After a few hours I went into my contacts and tried searching for him but nothing came up even though I have him in ...
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iMessages sent by me to one friend only go to their MacBook not their iPhone

iMessages sent from me to my friends, but not others, only go to their MacBook, not their iPhone. However, my friend receives iMessages from others to both MacBook and iPhone. Is the problem at my end ...
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Photos count problem iphone

I have an iPhone 6 where in the photos app it shows I have 2300 images. However, whenever I plug the usb to the windows based computer to copy paste it the total of the images is just 1500. Where ...
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song ratings on iPhone

I used to be able to rate a song one star to 5 stars while listening to it on my iPhone. I do not have that option any more. Now, when I tap on the title of the song, it only takes me to the album, ...
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Phone wakes up a few minutes after every text message. Can I make that stop?

I have an iPhone 6S with the latest version of iOS. For a couple of months now whenever I receive a text message and put the phone back down it will wake up again for no apparent reason. Sometimes it ...
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Iphone is slow in picking up the local DNS server on WiFi infrastructure

I have a setup a Wireless infrastructure with local DNS server (DNSmasq) running on a server (Static IP: 192.168.19.2) on the infra. The local DNS server resolves lot of public domains to a local IP ...
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How do i remove the recently added section?

I recently updated my old iPhone 5 to iOS 9. One of the things i don't like about the new music player is that when I start it up after I turned on my iphone, half of the screen is taken up by ...
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Are stereo audio files louder than mono audio files when played on iPhone bottom speaker?

Are stereo audio files with duplicate channels louder than mono audio files when played on iPhone bottom speaker? I know the sound comes out one speaker, just wondering if they add the two channels ...
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Updating my 3GS from iOS 4.1 to 6.1.6

Is there a way i can upgrade my iPhone 3GS from iOS 4.1 to 6.1.6 without using a computer?
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Is there a way to transfer an app from a device to another one (App no longer on the app store)?

I have and use Photosynth regularly on an iPhone 4s. I bought a 5s last week and when i wanted to install the app on it i realised that the app isn't on the app store anymore. Is there a way to ...
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Why does my phone say my photos are like 9Gb out of my phone yet I've deleted thousands of it and I still have no memory left?

Is it because I have 40,000 pics in iCloud? But I still have 1 terabyte of storage. Can someone PLEASE explain to me how iCloud works. My phone will randomly gets rid of a whole photos albumn but then ...
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Iphone 6 plus not syncing on imac

I have an iPhone 6 Plus and I charge it via my Mac, which updated to El Capitan not long ago. When I plug my iPhone in, I get the message "your iPhone cannot be synced as it is no longer authorized on ...
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iPhone 5S not charging after iOS 9.3.1 update

I recently update my iPhone 5s from iOS9.2.1 to iOS 9.3.1. After the update I can't charging. When I connect Cable which comes with iPhone, it displays error message "This cable or accessory is not ...
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iPhone 5s OS 9.3.1 - Touching an address in Note no longer opens a map

Since upgrading to OS 9.3.1 I can no longer enter an address in my notes, touch it and have it open up driving directions in my Maps app even though the address appears as though it is a link. I am ...
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Can't dismiss Twitter for Web's popups in Mobile Safari in iOS 8

I tend to read Twitter from the Web, using Mobile Safari in iOS 8 (for Iphone). A few weeks ago, I stopped being able to dismiss the popups (cookies warning, "Open this on the Twitter app", etc.) that ...
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Can I upgrade from iPhone 4 w/ iOS7 to iPhone SE and iTunes restore?

Can I upgrade from iPhone 4 running old iOS7 to iPhone SE running iOS 9 and use iTunes backup restore functionality so that I don't have to reinstall everything?
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how do i backup my iphone 4 without knowing my passcode ? [duplicate]

i forgot my pass-code and I've never had the change to back it up until now, is there a way to backup without knowing the pass ?
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How do I get my address to appear at the top of contacts?

The scenario is that I've moved six times in the last six years, and can never remember my home number. (Let alone the postcode of my PO Box.) So I have to look it up all the time. In one of the iOS ...
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How to add music from iTunes to my iPhone after enabling iCloud Music Library?

When I enabled iCloud Music Library on my iPhone, I had the option of merging it with my existing music. I did that, and my phone has both music from my iTunes library and music from Apple Music on ...
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What does it mean when iMessage suddenly stops saying “Delivered”?

I was texting my friend and everything was okay until I took a few minutes to reply to her message and my text suddenly does not say "Delivered" under it. I'm under Wi-Fi and she possibly was too so ...
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I dropped my iPhone 5c and it cracked; now the screen is changing colors

Can I just get a new screen and is it not covered under AppleCare?
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How to recover icloud password if its locked?

I created an account for my uncle's iPhone, he used the phone for 4-5 months and asked me the password but I forgot it completely and don't either remember its google password or security answers, he ...
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Car bluetooth Problem

my year 2009 Mercedes C class can pair with my iphone 5 no problem at all the car speaker can receive phone calls and I can talk hands free, also when I am using my iphone in the google map nav mode, ...
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iCloud Device Reappears

I recently deleted an iPhone from my iCloud account and erased the content and settings. But, the device reappeared in my devices online. Why would this happen?
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Error: iPhone 5c Screen apps background gone yellow!

I had purchased an iPhone 5c in January last year, and recently it had an error with apps being updated. Initial error was that some apps being updating were stuck at some point, and when I tried ...
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How does my iPhone know which headphone cable I plug in?

When I plug in my Apple EarPod earphones, my phone sets the volume to whatever it was the last time, but when I plug in the auxiliary cable in my car (just a simple jack, no fancy infotainment system) ...
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Facetime Number

My phone has just notified me that someone is using my number to sign into FaceTime. It gave me the name "Joey's phone", I know no one named Joey (Besides my brother - but he confirmed it wasn't ...
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iPhone turns itself off on startup

So lately I have got my first iPhone 4S and I have had turned it on for two days straight on a start-up screen as I didn't set it up yet (no time), however it turned itself off while having around 80 ...
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AirDrop not working on ALL Wi-Fi networks

I have recently discovered that AirDrop works with the Wi-Fi Networks on my school and office. But not on my Home Wi-Fi network. I previously thought that AirDrop between my MacBook Air and iPhone 5S ...
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iMessages being delivered to both me and my daughter

I'm having some trouble with iTunes We have 4 different devices connected to my iTunes account. I have one daughter's iPod, another daughters iPod, one iPad and I just got one of the girls their ...
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How much of the range can be used when creating audio caff files?

I'm creating some sounds to use on an iPhone app, using 8K samples/s, one channel, signed 16-bit linear. All done programmatically, as in C code to output RAW then using sox to convert to CAF. The ...
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App Store shows notification but no updates available

App Store shows notification but no updates available. Tried closing the App and also restarting phone but no luck.
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Usage problem with my iPad Air

I have an iPad Air and I want to update this game that needs 1.4 GB. I only have 5 apps on my iPad and when I go to Settings to look at my storage it says I have used 11 GB. I added up the usage for ...
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How to have the counter of characters when I am writing a texto (SMS)?

I have my new iPhone 6S, on iOS 9. I would like to have the counter of characters when I am writing a texto (SMS). How can I have that? I have turned on the setting for that. But for some recipients ...
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Screen capture / record iPhone / iPad [duplicate]

Short Question : Is there a mobile app or some desktop software i can use whilst my iphone / ipad is connected to my Macbook Pro that will allow me to record a screen cast / video of the screen ? ...
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Sharing Mac's wifi connection with iPhone, for iOS app development?

How can I share my Mac's wi-fi connection with my iPhone? I am currently travelling (roaming out of country) and I am needing to work on the development of my iOS app, though an internet connection ...
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iPhone 5s Battery

Ok here's the breakdown: I just bought an iPhone 5s from a girl on the Internet. It wasn't in perfect condition but nothing was wrong to make it not run good. I was only on the phone for about 20 ...
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iPhone 5s - faulty apps

I have a few apps that just randomly stopped opening. I deleted the app simply by pressing the x in the corner of the app. I then went to the App Store to reinstall it but the phone still thinks that ...
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Can iOS use Wi-Fi to get location even if Wi-Fi is off?

On Android, if the user turns Wi-Fi off, the phone will still scan for nearby Wi-Fi access points to help determine the phone's location (discussed in e.g. this article). Does iOS also have this ...
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Why can't I install an app (says “could not be found”)?

I just got an iPhone SE. I did a backup from my 4, then told iTunes to restore the new phone from the backup. It said there were a bunch of apps it couldn't install because they cannot be found. As ...
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Completely remove some strange iTunes-purchased songs

I do not understand why my iPhone recently gets some strange songs and I would like to delete them, completely. To remove them, I first locate these songs in my iTunes library. But when I try to ...
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some songs removed from my iTunes libary not always automatically removing from iPhone when using Match

When I decide I no longer like one or more songs from my iTunes library I remove it in iTunes (and not just the download). they then disappear out of my iTunes library and computer. All as expected ...
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How to activate lost mode on iCloud for iPhone that cannot be located?

I lost my phone in a taxi just after landing at an airport. My phone was in airplane mode and I cannot locate it with iCloud. On iCloud help pages, it says I can turn on the lost mode. I tried: ...
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iTunes stucking on “installing” when installing .ipa files

i have downloaded an .ipa file (My app). when I trying to install it form iTunes to my device, it is stuck on installing: like below screen and it's installing in my ipad but not installing iphone in ...