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

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Former owner receives messages

The former owner of my iPhone gets a notification every time I receive a text message. I did "Reset All Content and Settings" I am signed in under iCloud (and did sign out the previous owner.) Under ...
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iPhone SIM card situation

I have an iPhone 4 and I'm borrowing an old iPhone 5s from a family member. I understand that they have two different types/sizes of SIM cards but would I simply ask my carrier (Verizon) to send me a ...
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IPhone email sends to old SMTP server even when a new one is configured

I have an iPhone that was originally pointed to mail.olddomain.com I have since moved to a different mail server now called email.newdomain.com. I changed the SMTP portion of the account on the iPhone ...
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iPhone 6s camera replacement

I dropped my iPhone and shattered the external lens. The internal one was scratched, too. I got the parts online and followed the iFixit guide to open up my iPhone and replace the camera. Now when I ...
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What makes apple(smartphone) so special? [closed]

Well, i never used an apple phone in my life, i am really curious why people are really crazy for apple phones arent they just like the androids?what's so special?
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Why does the iPhone - only iPhone on my account - keeping asking and rejecting my AppleID password?

One account; no other. Just recently it has gone berserk asking me for my AppleID. I logged in online and with no problem.
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Problem of downloading an app

When i open the app store of my iPhone 4 and then search for an app or game say clash of clans, then the downloading starts in the app store but when i go back to the home screen the game's or the app'...
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Is it possible to turn off the internet when locking the iPhone?

I'd like to automatically turn off the internet (wifi + mobile data) on my iPhone when locking it. I don't really like to get notifications from different apps when the iPhone is locked. However, I ...
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phone notifications turned off by proximity to my computer?

Is there any way that my iphone can register that it's near enough to my mac to shut off notifications? I'd love to be able to get notifications for an email when I'm away from my computer, but just ...
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iOS App not opening in iPhone and iPad

My App was distributed through Appstore and Client having apple server with VPP pushed app to their corporate devices. App got installed but not opening (when tried to open it is going away) in iPad ...
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iPhone 6 screen touch highlights but doesn't activate controls

Often, when I touch an iPhone 6 screen control the control highlights, recognizing that it's been touched, but the control doesn't activate to perform its intended function. Is this an intended ...
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Bought a stolen iPhone - how to find the owner? [duplicate]

Weird and long story short: I am travelling around South America at the moment and am in Bolivia right now. Yesterday a taxi driver suddenly offered me a well working iPhone 6, with the front screen a ...
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How to schedule airplane mode?

I want to schedule Airplane Mode during the night (10PM–6AM) on my iPhone. How can I do that? I used to turn off my previous phone (a non-smartphone). I do that especially to save some battery life.
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iPhone 6 Plus screen is unresponsive

I dropped my iPhone 6 Plus this morning, and though it is protected with a thick Otter Box case, half of my screen now doesn't respond to tapping. I can no longer enter my passcode as some of the ...
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Share music between Macbook and iPhone

I'm trying to figure out how to get some music on my iPhone SE from my Macbook. I have the music on my Macbook drive and I can listen to it in iTunes. How can I sync it with my iPhone and make it ...
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Turn off non-Wifi Internet access on iOS

I want to use internet only via Wifi, and be asked if I want to use the internet via my SIM (3G or so). How can I do that? Is there a setting for it?
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iPhone 6S (iOS 9.3.2) starts switching off whenever battery is low

So I have an iPhone 6S running iOS 9.3.2 and recently, I have observed this very annoying trend. The phone switches off automatically when the battery level is around 15-25% [It always happens in ...
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Voicemails found on iPhone that shouldn't be there

Recently, a friend of mine who borrowed my old iPhone 5 informed the that he was able to listen to all my old as well as new voicemails (so they were updated on the iPhone 5 as well). Before I gave ...
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How do I install ios10 without a developer account?

Apple announced iOS 10 during WWDC 2016. It looks amazing so I wanna install iOS 10 on my iPhone 6s. But I don't have a developer account of Apple.
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What is the “maybe” caller id suggestion in the call log based on?

I got a call from a phone number that is not stored in my address book, and in the call log, under the number, a name was suggested: "Maybe: X" (where X is the guessed name). Where is this guess ...
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iPhone 6 with iOS 9.3.1 stuck restoring

My phone was replaced yesterday, and I've since been trying to restore it from the backup I made just before it was replaced. I have no greyed out apps, and all my photos are back, but it says I can'...
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How can I turn off a frozen IPhone

My IPhone 5 is frozen. I cannot turn it off and when I try to restore it wont let me because it says turn off find my phone.
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Deleting Iphone from iCloud

My phone is backed up daily, so all my pictures...are in my iCloud account. My phones screen completely shattered and part of the body is warped and I am waiting for my replacement phone to get here. ...
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Windows 7 only seeing some Pictures on iPhone

When viewing the Camera Roll in a friends iphone I am able to see many pictures. However when viewing the same folder in Windows Explorer I can only see a small number by comparison. My friend uses ...
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Hide light crack on iPhone 6s screen

I have an iPhone 6s. Recently I found a light scratch across the screen. It isn't very obvious to see but it is visible when the device is on. And it gets very annoying to have a scratch when I am ...
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I get notification in Mac, though App is installed in iPhone [duplicate]

There is one App installed in my iPhone, that is news App. Now, whenever I connect my iPhone to Mac, I get notification also in Mac. What may be the reason ? I want to get rid of this.. EDIT 1 ...
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Preventing Chrome from signing me out from Gmail when browsing in icognito

When using Google Chrome in incognito mode on iOS on iPhone, it signs me out from Gmail after one or tow hours: how can I prevent it?
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My iPhone only shows the Wi-Fi symbol even when I'm using data?

I noticed when I was checking a notification the other day that even when I was using 4G or LTE data, my phone just showed the Wi-Fi symbol, even when I turned Wi-Fi fully off. I am on an iPhone 5.
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I can't sync my music to my new iphone

So I'm trying to move my music from my old iphone 5 (purchased in the US) to my new iPhone 5s (purchased in Canada). My music is backed up to my iCloud account and basically when I got the new phone I ...
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How do I transfer photos from my iPhone to my computer without using iCloud?

How do I transfer photos from my iPhone to my Windows desktop without going through an external network? I used to be able to plug the phone into the computer with a USB cable and it would show up as ...
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Can the Xcode7/iOS9 'sideload' of apps work over wifi, or does it absolutely require a USB connection?

It's nice that Xcode 7 can 'sideload' home-built apps to iOS devices without the prior provision-profile/app-store complexity. But, all guides I've found imply a USB connection is necessary. Is there ...
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El Capitan - when is the last iPhone backup?

How do I tell when my last iPhone backup was? In previous versions of iTunes there was a info panel available when selecting my mounted iPhone in the left sidebar this panel showed all kinds of ...
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What is the difference between iPad and iPhone charger?

Both of them output similar voltages. iPhone 6 charger outputs 5v and iPad Air outputs 5.2v. The current on each charger is different - 2.1A for iPad and 1A for iPhone. What do those mean if the ...
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WhatsApp Web crashes on iPhone

I have an jailbreaked (buh!!) iPhone 5S running (and stuck on) iOS 7.0.4. I also have WhatsApp and the WhatsAppWebEnabler-package installed. WhatsAppWebEnabler does its job quite nicely, however it ...
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How to permanently store pictures in iCloud

I only use an iPhone with latest OS and iCloud. I pay Apple for adequate storage in iCloud. I do not have iTunes and never hook the iPhone to a computer. How can I permanently store pictures in ...
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Boot iOS directly into Airplane Mode

My phone is switched off and I want to boot into airplane mode directly, without going online for even a split second (so quickly booting and opening control center and tapping airplane isn't an ...
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Does deleting iCloud photos affect them on devices?

If I delete a photo from my iCloud will it also be removed from my devices that are connected to my account?
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Two iPhones receiving same SMS when sent or received

I have a work iPhone 6 that I just updated the latest software, and didn't realize that entering my personal iCloud information would result in receiving SMS's being sent to both personal iPhone 5S ...
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Connecting two devices to one phone

So I have been trying to connect my microphone to my iPhone 5s while connecting another device(a speaker) simultaneously. Is this possible in anyway? Also can I speak on the mic and hear from the ...
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Used Phone & No Apple iCloud Password [duplicate]

I was given an iPhone but I don't have the Apple iCloud password. I don't use as the iPhone as a phone, so no carrier is enabled. I just use it with my home wifi. A message to enter the old users ...
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iPhone Videos app only offer a single subtitle track

I rip my Blu-Rays and DVDs, convert to M4V with Handbrake, and create SRT subtitles through OCR, which I then mux into the M4V with Subler (which translates them to "Text 3GPP"). If I ever place more ...
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iPhone cannot update nor activate—method to reset?

Sorry if the question field is too terse. Situation: I arrived where I am living now with an GSM iPhone 5 or 5s. The GPS was working (recording my route to here) and the cell access was working as ...
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Apple's typical device refresh optimal for new college students? [closed]

Long-story-short: When does apple typically update their hardware? As a prospective college student, I'd want to get new devices before college begins, but I'd also prefer to have the most up-to-...
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How to remote control Youtube from an iPhone?

I tried Chrome Remote Desktop but it's very difficult to use, specially because the Windows screen resolution is much higher than the phone's and it has a different orientation. I remember Android ...
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How does the iPhone know it's not using an Apple cable?

Sometimes when I plug a cable in to charge, the iPhone says it may not work with this device. How does it know it's not an Apple cable?
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iMessage synching in Yosemite 10.10.5

Is there a way to prevent iMessage from downloading all the messages and attachments to each of my Apple devices? If I send a video from my iPhone, it goes to my laptop, my iPad, the iPad mini, my ...
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How to know what is preventing Mail from fetching Gmail according to schedule?

iPhone 6s, iOS 9.3.2 On my iPhone, mobile-mail is scheduled to fetch emails from my Gmail account every 15 minutes. I recently noticed that more than 15 minutes can pass - the longest so far was 24 ...
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Any iPhone free app could convert *.wmv file to *.MP4?

I'm using mobile more often than notebook, so would like to have an app converting videos.
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Is there any way to use a USB camera connected to an iPhone?

I've got an iPhone and I've got a USB camera. Is there any way to plug the camera into the iPhone and use it as the source camera for Facebook Live or other camera related items?
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Using ANT+ accessories in the iWorld

I'd like to track my fitness more automatically than I do now, because now it's not automatic, so I don't do it. In particular I'm interested in getting an ANT+ odometer for my bike. I understand ...