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

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iPod Touch 4: Use as phone/text?

I have an Android phone and an iPod Touch. The camera on the iPod Touch is front-facing and much better than the one on the Android, and with so much communication among my social groups moving ...
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Getting 'iPhone is synced with another iTunes Library although this is the Mac I've used

I recently had a problem with my iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1. I kept getting a dialog box about having to approve new terms of service for iCloud. However, I was never presented with the terms of ...
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How to send and archive emails from iPhone or iPad?

In gmail, I have a button that both sends and archives a message at once. When I send emails from my iPad or iPhone, the messages stay in the inbox. Is there a setting I can use to make the mobile ...
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iPhoto iPhone photo import cache folder?

If I connect an iPhone to my Mac (any iPhone, whether one that is synced with my library or not), iPhoto will open and directly show the photos stored on this iPhone and allows to "Import Selected". ...
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What does “main screen” actually refer to, in battery usage?

On iOS 8, there is the battery usage screen showing an estimate of the battery use, per application. It also has an entry for "Main screen". I assumed it was just displaying the main screen with the ...
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iOS 8.1..camera roll and photostream / deleted pictures

Before the update, photos saved to camera roll would automatically go to photostream, too. You could then delete them from camera roll but they would remain on your photostream. Now, you can still ...
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I can't download some apps from the App Store

I want to download Tumblr but the "Free" button is "un-tap-able" (the colouring has become translucent-a lighter shade). Is there any way that i can download the app?
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I forgot my email apple address and password

My iPhone 5 will not allow me to sign in another Apple account. It tells me that this device has tried a lot of free account and when I went to the Apple Store nearby, they asked me to de-authorize ...
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Stuck on Bootlogo After Upgrading to iOS 8.1 can't enter recover/dfu mode

I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 8.1 with iTunes, after the update my iPhone 5 is stuck at apple boot logo. I tried to enter into the DFU Mode but the screen still stuck on apple logo. I also tried to ...
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iPhone 6 restored from encrypted iPhone 5S backup doesn't retain passwords

I have a new iPhone 6. It is replacing an iPhone 5S. I plug this into my iMac every day via an original Apple Lightning cable, and iTunes automatically creates encrypted backups. I have successfully ...
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i phone 5 screen replacement

Is there a difference between these two replacement parts ? 60 Dollars 55 Dollars 30 Dollars or is there another one you would recommend ? I am starting to repair IPhones and would like some ...
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Hardware differences between iPad, iPhone, iPod models within a single family

For Apple's mobile devices (iPod, iPhone, iPad): Does Apple allow hardware differences among models of a single device family? e.g. Do all iPad 3's have the same technical specs or is the Verizon ...
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iPhone: transfer audio from Whatsapp to Music library

I'm using an iPhone 4 with iOS 7.1. I've been sent some songs(*) via Whatsapp, and I'd like to copy them to my music library in the iPhone, so that I can listen to them, add them to my playlists, ...
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Install Facebook Messenger on iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6

I reset my iPhone 3Gs but am unable to install Facebook Messenger back on my iPhone as it requires iOS 7. How can I install Facebook Messenger on my iPhone 3Gs running iOS 6.1.6?
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iPhone 5 all outgoing calls fail

I have an iPhone 5 which I purchased (from India) in Nov 2012 and now it is out of warranty. I found an old SIM Card, which I purchased from Singapore when I was visiting that country, and put it ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing to iCloud

I have a new iPhone 5S running iOS 8.1, and new contacts created on the phone are not being synced to iCloud. In my contacts / groups section, only iCloud is listed. I've tried pulling down to ...
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Drag-dropping M4R Ringtone to iTunes 12.0.1 to appear in iTunes ringtone folder?

I followed the instructions here for older iTunes but things have apparently changed in iTunes 12.0.1 and iOS 8.1. The drag-dropping and the double-clicking the M4R file do not work anymore. So How ...
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Can I listen to iPhone audio in my PC?

I'm using Windows 7, and have my headset almost always connected to the laptop. However, sometimes I need to hear something from the iPhone, and I need to take off the headset, connect it to the ...
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iPhone 5 does not open after download

iPhone 5 does not "open" after downloading iTunes update. Screen is stuck in iTunes and does not reacts. I tried charging it, but still only shows iTunes and volume bar screen I shut off my ...
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iPhone/iPad lock screen as a digital message board

I use my iPhone/iPad screens as digital message board. A bit like digital message boards you might see in airports, doctors waiting rooms or train stations. My current strategy is to open a photo ...
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Work Iphone and Personal Iphone now the same

My wife was trying to download music from ITunes. I wasn't there when this occurred. She went to my account. She said she updated my account. Now my Work IPhone, which is different from my personal ...
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Transfer Clash of Clans village to another iPhone

I will soon buy a new iPhone. If I log in with my Apple ID in my new phone could I still access my Clash of Clans village without starting from scratch?
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Restore new iPhone from jailbreak backup

In iTunes I have backups of my current jailbroken iPhone (iOS 7). Can I setup new iPhone (from store, iOS 8, not jailbroken) from this backup? I don't care about Cydia and Cydia apps.
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can't record app preview with qt - missing iPhone as an option

I've upgraded to 10.10 on my iMac. I've connected my iPhone6 running 8.1 with a lightning cable. But when I go in to quicktime to record the iPhone screen the iPhone doesn't show as an option. I ...
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How can I share or send a radio program I've recorded from the Tune in radio app on my iPhone 5s?

I recorded an AM radio interview via the Tune In radio app on my iPhone 5S. I would like to share the recorded program by sending the link, if there is one, to someone else by email or text. Is this ...
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Why are Wifi Calling and iPhone Cellular Calls Mutually Exclusive?

I tried enabling "iPhone cellular calls" on my iPhone 5S, and the phone informed me that Wifi calling must be disabled to enable this feature. So it seems that the two features are not compatible with ...
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Should I update my apps on iPhone 4s?

I have an iPhone 4s. I am not updating to IOS 8 as I have read enough warnings not to do this. All my apps now want to be updated, but most of those updates say that they are for IOS 8 compatibility. ...
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Two Clash of Clans account in one Game Center; how to restore the old account?

I've played Clash of Clans both on my iPad and on my iPhone, but with different Clash of Clans accounts. The same Game Center account was in both of the devices. Then I linked the CoC of my iPhone to ...
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iPhone hotspot connection details

Is there any information available regarding connections to iPhone's personal hotspot feature, other than the number of connections? MAC address, medium (bluetooth, wifi, usb), connection time, ...
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Lost iPhone, problem with setting up Whatsapp in new Android phone

I'm sure my problem is not unique but I can't find a solution unique to my problem. I lost my iPhone and now I'm using an android phone with a new sim card and a new number. When I use the "change ...
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How can I view the desktop version of a page on a website with faulty redirects?

The iPhone has a great built-in web browser, and since its first introduction it was touted as being able to run the full web, not the watered down mobile versions many phones use. Unfortunately, ...
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Apple Iphone 4 voice memo

I recorded a voice memo with an Apple Iphone 4 and accidentally deleted it. I have tried to use FoneLab and Tensorshare to try to recover the voice memo with no luck. Does anybody have any ideas on ...
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iPhone 4S before upgrades

I have upgraded my iPhone 4S to the iOS 8.0 version and it has made my phone extremely slow. Can I restore my iPhone 4S to its original state before any upgrades were done?
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Is there any documentation on the (OS X) backups of iOS8 Messages content?

Is there any documentation available – official or deduced – on the structure of the backups that OS X makes of iOS8 Messages content? That is: I want to see and save my SMS messages as text. I can ...
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Obtain Apple ID from son/daughter for tracking app

I have signed up for TeenSafe to monitor the content of my 15 year old's usage of her text/pic messages on her iPhone (I suspect sexting and explicit pictures). In order to establish the link, it ...
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how to install latest possible iTunes without Yosemite upgrade?

My Mac is running OS X Mavericks (1.9.5) and iTunes 11.1. After I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 7 to iOS 8, I get a message saying that I need at least iTunes 11.2 to connect to this iPhone. However, ...
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What happens when a phone runs out of storage and pictures are taken?

I am unsure of which iphone I need-64gb or 128gb. I mainly need storage space for photos and videos and I dont think 64gb would be enough. Someone has said that due to iCloud drive a 64gb would ...
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How to see movie taken from other android device via xender on iphone

I have I phone 5s and I have installed xender for iOS but when I have take movie from android via xender the transfer was complete bUt that file is not working Just saw delete. And send
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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6

From time-to-time I want to transfer only one or a very few photos FROM my PC (Windows 7) to my iPhone (currently an iPhone 6). I can find plenty of advice on how to transfer from the iPhone to the ...
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I do not want my text messages to sync between two iPhones

My text messages are also appearing on my husband's iPhone. How do I get them to not sync?
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An apple genius broke my iPhones screen

Some time ago my headphones' connector recently broke into my iPhone's socket. My phone is out of warranty but I thought I'd consult with Apple regarding the case as I have no sound anymore because ...
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When EarPods with microphone are attached, does iPhone use internal or external mic?

Is the internal or external mic used? Is there a difference in quality between the two mics?
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Music downloading

I recently got a new phone and when I was taking music from my library and putting it on my phone, not entire albums would download. When I would look at my phones music library the songs would be ...
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AirPlay video with audio on iOS device

Is it possible to send video through AirPlay and have the audio on the iOS device? I want to watch a movie on the Apple TV but have the audio in my EarPods connected to my iPhone. The Apple TV can ...
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iPhone battery life continually worsening

I purchased my iPhone 4S on November 8th, 2013, now the iPhone first started having problems in summer, maybe in July. The phone first died at 15%, eventually the problem got even worse. The phone ...
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Headphones makes noise when i touch the jack. (MacBook)

I have a MacBook Pro 13" and have plugged the iphone 5 headphone into it. When I touch the jack they make some noise, I doesn't matter how gentle I touch they always make a noise. They seem to fit ...
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How to rotate pictures in iOS 8?

Updated to iOS 8 some time ago, now I have to rotate a picture and the "rotate" option is gone. Where is the functionality located?
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iPhone OTA update: How to get hidden space back?

I've downloaded iOS8 and updated to each version up to 8.1. However, the disk-space on my iPhone is shrinking and shrinking with this OTA update. Is there any way to get space back without having to ...
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iPhone Music Problem

I have an app which plays music, and before it updated I could play my music once the phone was on the lock screen. Now I cannot. Does anyone know how to downgrade an app or at least try and make it ...
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Why is my iPhone using 4G data when in range of my WiFi?

This month my data usage is very close to my plan limit, so I am trying to limit usage to prevent going over. But every day I notice it is still creeping up, and when I look at the log my provider ...