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iMessage with shared Apple ID

I was recently notified that my ex boyfriend signed into iMessage on his laptop using my email address. I have since then changed my Apple ID password and was immediately asked to enter my new ...
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How can I update and jailbreak/unlock my iPhone 3Gs from 4.1 to 6.1.3?

I have an iPhone 3Gs running iOS 4.1 (baseband 06.15.00, serial number: 8704244TEDG). I want to update it to iOS 6.1.3 instead of iOS 7. How can I update it, and unlock it using Ultrasn0w after ...
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Playing voice memo from iPhone 4s on docking station

How come my voice memos on iPhone 4s don't play on my docking statuon
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Change carrier settings in iPhone post iOS7, possible?

I recently moved to a new country, and got a new SIM for use over there. The sim came with an old no-name android phone, that works fine (can use data, call, text, all). When I insert the same sim ...
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Purchased music keeps appearing (iPhone 5, iOS 7.1)

I have downloaded music directly from iTunes onto my iPhone from the app. The problem is some of the songs I don't want on my iPhone and I just do not have the space for it, and I would like to add ...
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Viber messenger not working on my ad-hoc wireless network

I have an iPhone 5 (iOS 6.1.1) and I installed Viber messenger (version 2.2.2.86) which enables you to make phone calls over the internet. The messenger works perfectly when I use a wireless router to ...
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My microphone doesn't work in iOS 7

Since the iOS 7 update, when I receive calls, the person on the other cannot hear me, although I can still hear them. Also, when I try to give Siri a command, Siri cannot hear me. Has anyone else ...
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iPhone doesn't sync calendar to iCloud, calendar via iCloud.com still works

I'm having a major headache inducing issue with iCloud sync. My wife and I have shared calendars for a long time and it has helped us a great deal. The problem now is that my wife's iPhone has ...
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Which is faster for syncing iPhone 4 with iTunes — USB or WIFI?

Is USB or WIFI faster when syncing an iPhone 4 with iOS 5 to iTunes? This SuperUser answer suggests that Wireless N might be faster than USB 2: ...
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IPhone 4 won't charge?

When I plug it in, it doesn't charge. But when I turned it off and plugged it in, it turned on, but didn't charge. What's wrong with it? Is it the charger or the phone? UPDATE: the charge is going ...
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How did a photo magically appear in the iphone contacts?

I am not wise to the ways of apple. I've had an iphone for about 6 months, and this is the first time I noticed this occurring. I created a new contact by directly entering it into the Contacts ...
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How to enable faster WiFi Roaming with Mac OS X & Airport base stations

How can I change the way Macbooks roam on the WiFi network? I would like to speedup the roaming of Macs (and maybe other devices). Is there a setting on the Airport base stations or in Mac OS to ...
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iPhone 3GS turning off randomly while being used

While using the phone it randomly shuts down. And when I turn it back on battery drains by about 3 or 4 percent. Could this be a battery problem or a sign to another major problem? So the only way I ...
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How can I restart an iPhone 4S with a broken lock button and frozen springboard?

My springboard has frozen and the lock button is broken (two months out of warranty and it's not classed as a hardware failure). How do I restart the phone given that I can't access any apps or ...
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How can I know if my iPhone had been erased?

My iPhone was lost 3 months ago and I have decided to erase my iPhone since then but until now I don't know if it erased or not. I'm still afraid that the thief may have access to my private stuff. ...
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How to know where and when my iphone was bought?

Is it possible to look up where and when an iPhone was purchased, based only on the serial number or other unique info inside the phone?
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How can I restore deleted contacts from iPhone 4s?

My wife and I both have 4s models and we both downloaded iOS 7 and now we have all contacts (hers and mine) on both phones. I started to delete some of hers on my phone and it deleted the same ...
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Finding the originality of iOS Device

How to find our iOS Devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod are original or fake?
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One message that cannot be deleted on iPhone 4

I have a single message in Mail on my iPhone 4 that just cannot be deleted. I get a popup saying Unable to move message - The message could not be moved to the trash folder. I'm using the latest ...
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How to copy pictures from iPhone to computer?

I have a large number of pictures in my iPhone but the memory of iPhone is almost out of space,I need copy these pictures to computer to free the space. Any advice?
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Which Exchange Email apps for iPhone 5 allow advanced font and layout controls?

What I need in my Microsoft Exchange 2010 mail client: send e-mails in the text font I want send e-mails with my HTML signature reply to e-mails without unformatting the e-mail being replied to ...
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What are the screen dimensions of the iPhone 4s and iPhone 5s?

What are the dimensions of the screen on the iPhone 4s and 5s? I mean the length and width of the actual display, preferably in mm. I tried searching for it online but all the sites I looked just ...
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Backup iPhone to external drive on Mac

What is the best technique for changing the backup location of one's iPhone to an external drive. It would seem that with small SSD's (256GB) and very large iOS devices (128GB) that Apple would easily ...
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How can I get all photos in PhotoStream on my iPhone?

I recently had to completely reset my iPhone, and now the only photos present in PhotoStream on my phone are the ones that have been added to my PhotoStream account after the reset. How can I force my ...
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What are the disadvantages of jailbreaking iPhone 4 even if it's legal?

What are the disadvantages of jailbreaking the iPhone 4 even if it's legal? I'm interested in disadvantages in any and all terms, but especially about the warranty, future updates of iOS, and ...
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What is an apple id connected to?

If you download an app with your apple id, does apple somehow link your device's serial number or something to it? If it does, what exactly do they connect from your device to the account (udid, some ...
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Do iTunes Connect sales chart show updates as well as new downloads?

Just curious, does the sales chart in iTunes Connect combine the stats from updates and new downloads?
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Iphone bluetooth keyboard custom layout

In Finland we have two more letters than English has. All bluetooth keyboards are however with US layout. Can I somehow change layout so buttons in corresponding places would act as these characters. ...
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How to upgrade jailbroken iPhone 4 with iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 7.0.4?

I bought an iPhone 4 online around a year ago, maybe more, without knowing it was jailbroken (I should have sensed this by the price, indeed too good to be true). When I tried doing the upgrade ...
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iPhone 5s slow on wifi

I have an iPhone 5s that was bought several months ago. For some reason, it is quite slow on the wifi in my house - noticeably slower than 4g/LTE speed - and has been this way from the beginning. ...
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Syncing someone else's iphone to my itunes

Can I sync someone else's iphone to my iTunes and put my songs on their phone without losing their imformation such as contacts
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How can I remove duplicate photos in Camera Roll?

I got a new phone and they transferred all my photos over. The machine they used to transfer from the iphone 4s to iphone 5s died right as it was finishing so we started all over. Now I have ...
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How to recover data from iPhone backup files WITHOUT the info.plist, status.plist, manifest.plist, manifest.mbdb, and manifest.mbdx files?

I have iTunes 10.5 and Mac OS X version 10.6.8. I would like to restore my iPhone from backup. iTunes detects all my backups EXCEPT one, which happens to be the backup I want.  I looked in the ...
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How do I restore my lost Address Book entries on my iPhone?

My mom just got a new iPhone 4S today, so she wanted me to transfer the contacts on her old iPhone 3G to the 4S. However, I screwed up. And I don't have a single backup, so now, all I have is a copy ...
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Does apple associate apple ids with the device?

I made 2 different accounts with my ipad, one for my son and one for my daughter. Does apple somehow associate those accounts with some sort of serial number unique to each device (my ipad in this ...
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IPhone storage doesn't add up?

When I look at the storage section of my phone, the various categories add up to about 2.5 GB of storage, but it says that 11.4 GB is being used. Is there any way to figure out what else is taking up ...
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How can I recover my lost photos from iPhone? [duplicate]

I'm really upset that I deleted all my photos on my iPhone by accident and what's worse I don't have a backup file. Is it possible to restore deleted photos from my iPhone without backup file ?
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MBA camera or iPhone camera for analysing tennis shots in slow motion?

I want to practise tennis shots and see how I am doing. I want to use the MBA camera in my laptop or iPhone for this. How can I do it? Some apps for this purpose? Please keep the focus on Apple ...
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How do I debug Airport Extreme (5th gen) + iPhone 5 wifi performance problems?

Right around when I bought iPhone 5s for my wife and me I also moved in to a new, larger house. I was finding that wifi performance on our fancy new phones was terrible: I have a 35mbps internet ...
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How to turn off “Your SIM played a tone” message on iPhone 4?

Each time when I get the message "Your SIM played a tone" if I don't respond instantly and close the option it gets stuck and my entire iOS 7 doesn't respond. I have had this issue some ten times. How ...
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Does an iPhone Photo Stream upload store a duplicate of the photo locally?

That is to say, does a photo uploaded to Photo Stream and/or a Shared Photo Space take up twice or thrice the space on my phone, or does each instance point to the same single data store?
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How do I get a notification sound on my iPhone 5?

For apps like Instagram or Snapchat, when my screen is on the lock screen and a notification shows up, there is no sound. Can I enable notification sounds for Instagram or Snapchat?
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iphone status bar activity indicator spins forever

Can someone point me why this activity indicator is spinning? All apps are closed. It's starts to spin right after I'm activating wifi. Wifi turned off - activity indicator disappearing.
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Jailbroken iphone 4S stuck in recovery mode after iOS update from settings

Jailbroken iphone 4S I started an iOS update from Settings and now the iphone is stuck in recovery mode. Itunes just wants to Restore. But if i do this i will loose all my data and i dont have a ...
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iPhone movies don't show thumbnail

I downloaded some youtube movies using YouTube Downloader on a windows PC. The movies have thumbnails on Windows. I drag & drop the movies on iTunes and they get copied onto my iPhone 5s, as ...
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Are replacement iPhone 5's unlocked?

I got a free replacement for my damaged iPhone 5 at my local Apple Store. I watched the clerk take a SIM card out of the old iPhone and pop it into the new one, which surprised me because I thought ...
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Restoring iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.4 [duplicate]

I'm trying to Downgrade my iPhone 5s from iOS 7.1 to iOS 7.0.4. I have been looking at tutorials, and found this one Downgrading iOS 7.1 with iTunes It worked up until the last step. My iPhone ...
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Why doesn't Macbook Pro continuously search for wifi like the iPhone does?

Here's a scenario: I'm at home with my router turned off. Neither my Macbook Pro nor my iPhone are connected to the wifi (obviously), though both search for a wifi connection upon being turned ...
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No speaker sound in ios7 on iPhone 4s

Recently I received a refurbished iPhone 4s running ios 7. The speaker sound does not work in some applications. For example videos from the Photos app play no sound. However, the ringtone works. ...
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iphone jailbreak - its asking for active sim card

i'm in china and need to jailbreak/unlock my iphone to use it here with chinese sim card. I followed the instructions online about how to do this using a program called snowbreeze. It worked and i ...