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

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Can I use non-apple headphones with an iPhone?

Is it okay to connect non-Apple headphones to an iPhone (a 5s, in this case) or do I need to use apple branded or authorized headphones for some reason?
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iPhone slows down entire home network

Ever since the automatic upgrade to iOS 7, an iPhone that connects to my Linksys WRT54GL router running DD-WRT, slows down all other connections, from any other device. Download speed is reduced by a ...
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iTunes 12 fails to sync on my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.2) and also other apps

In order to fix this bug I've been trying everything I could find on the internet. Basically whenever I try to sync music or videos from iTunes to my iPhone (they have both the latest version) and ...
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how to add slider menu bar in child(sub)view controller in iOS [on hold]

I am working on slider. my first view controller contains 4 button options.but from only one button i get slider menu bar.how i get same menu option for all button and i use sub view controller but ...
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How do I delete all Music off my iPhone library so nothing appears?

I’m having problems deleting all my music off my iPhone. I have deleted the music through iTunes and tried to delete it on on my iPhone but it still shows the track and just has the download symbol ...
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iPhone 5 stuck on “your iPhone is being restored”

I got an iPhone 5 and restored it from the iCloud backup of my iPhone 4. Now when I look at the iCloud backup settings for the iPhone 5, it says "Backup options will be available when your iPhone is ...
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Music files showing up on iPhone, but not in iTunes library. How to get rid of them

In iTunes, in "On This iPhone" I have all of my music files deleted, but on my iPhone in the "Music" app it shows a bunch of my old music albums and files, opening an album it has the "Download from ...
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Edit Content of IPSW file to install older baseband firmware

I just got this old iphone4 from my aunt a few days ago and it is locked to AT&T... it has already been updated to the latest version 7.1.2 and has never been jailbroken. I have read that the only ...
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How do I clear cookies from the Twitter app internal browser on iPhone?

Just to clarify, I've tried cleaning the Safari cookies with no success.
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My iPhone 4 won't send text messages!

My iPhone is not sending text messages through. It will take a long time to send (progressing the little bar at top very slowly), then it says "Message not Delivered". Why and how can I resolve this?
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Phantom photos stuck on my iPhone that I can't delete?

According to iTunes: According to my phone: But also: What's going on? :-/ I look into my DCIM folder on my iPhone through Windows Explorer and it's empty, too. Update: I have no photo ...
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Why isn't my iPhone 4S charging (apparently) only in some places?

I charge the phone at home using the Apple wall adapter that came with the phone and an Amazon basics 30-pin-to-USB cable. I have been doing so for over a year (i.e. since I purchased the cable). I ...
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External mic with iphone and bluetooth output

I need some way to control an Android mobile phone or iphone 5 to allow me use a external microphone in the headphone 3,5mm socket and output my voice (in real time) to an external bluetooth speaker ...
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Missing contacts on iPhone 4s

I have notice that some, not all, of my contacts are missing on my iPhone 4s. I have done no upgrading, or downloading, or anything. I'm thinking of deleting contacts from the device to see if ...
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How to restore jailbroken iPhone stuck in recovery mode without iTunes?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 running on iOS 7.1.1. I checked Cydia and updated a few tweaks and since that update, my tweak called "f.lux" wasn't working so I deleted it. After deleting it, I would ...
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iPhone app that records audio during specific time

I was looking for an app that records audio during specific time. For example: I want talk for 1 minute and this app should record just 1 minute. The audio recording should be stopped after this time ...
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Moving vast distances and keeping app store purchases

It looks like I will be moving shortly (From Australia to America) and I am wondering if it is possible for me to keep my app store purchases when I get a new phone in the USA. I currently have a ...
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iOS 7: iCloud backup fails silently

Like so many other people, I have an iOS 7 device that fails to backup to iCloud. Automatic backups don't occur, and I periodically get the "your iPhone has not been backed up in n weeks" message. ...
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iPhone 5s calendar won't delete all events of the repeated event

I added one of my classes to my phone calendar and repeated it to every week. For some reason I think it synced with my iCloud or uni site or something so all the details such as what room the ...
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Apple iOS 8.0.2 cannot open jpeg files. Only opens winmail.dat

As soon as I downloaded IOS 8.0.2 I'm no longer able to read emails correctly… My staff send me email and I'm receiving pictures as winmail.dat and they're jpeg.
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ios8 specific alerts for specific contacts

I'm currently using a blackberry 9900. I use it for work and personal. I have different ring/notification profiles setup. When at work I have it on vibrate or silent but if I receive a text or email ...
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What is the current state of syncing Google Tasks and iOS Reminders?

Right now Siri says "You don't have any reminders," whew. But then Google Tasks tells me I have at least 9 things to do today. Whoops. Yes, I know this question has been asked before, but the answer ...
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why is the touch screen on my iphone 4s not working correctly?

when I am typing a text message some of the letters wont work,if I am scrolling through or down something its very slow or goes on to something I never clicked on?
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Album covers from songs bought in iTunes won't show album cover on iPhone

I restored my iPhone 5 from an iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak to iOS 7.1. I restored to a backup. During the syncing of songs from the backup to my iPhone it accidentally got unplugged. I plugged it back in and ...
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Photo Library-Photo Stream-Camera Roll , whats the difference between these

Can someone please tell me the difference between Camera Roll, Photo Stream and Photo Library. And why cant I delete anything in Photo Library. If I delete pictures from photo stream , it says it ...
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Projects between iMovie iPhone and iMovie OS X synchronised?

I am trying to address the question here about transferring the videos between OS X and iOS from the iMovie perspective. Because iMovie is Apple product, I hope there is some easy synchronisation. ...
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iPhone black-and-white pictures appear as color when uploaded to Mac OS X - how to fix?

My black-and-white-captured iPhone 6 iOS 8.1.1 Camera photos uploaded (via Dropbox Camera Uploads) to my Mac OS 10.9.5 MacBook Air all appear in color in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Preview.app. All ...
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OS X - How do I remove photos from my iPhone using the Photos app after import?

OS: OS X 10.10.3 (Yosemite) Machine: Macbook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) iPhone: 5s on 8.2 (12D508) So I import all photos/videos off of my iPhone to Photos on a daily basis after upgrading from iPhoto ...
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if both data and wi-fi are enabled, will iPhone use both?

I was using my iPhone with both data enabled, 3G enabled and inside my hose, where I was connected to wi-fi. I just saw that I exceeded my monthly limit and I was billed $10. So when data is enabled, ...
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Is there a way to change the iOS low battery warning to pop up at 25%?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 running 7.1.2., I tried using the cydia tweak lowpowerbanner but I don't think it worked. So if you could suggest another tweak that'd be great.
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Contact picture becomes enlarged after setting it in iPhone.

I've noticed that after setting up a contact picture inside the circle template, the picture after some seconds becomes enlarged. The problem with this is that if your contact's picture is mostly ...
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How can I transfer music from one iphone to another if it has NOT BEEN purchased from iTunes (ie., songs that were put on there from cd's I own etc.)

Is there a way to transfer songs from one iphone to a new iphone that were NOT purchased from iTunes? I am talking about songs that were from cd's that I or my son own. They are on my old phone but ...
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Is there a software to reset/flash your iphone to factory without itunes?

i have two "broken" iphones. One of them, is a 3gs. I've changed is battery yesterday and it was ok for 30 min/1hour and then it just started rebooting. I searched online and i saw it was a common ...
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iOS got a very long repeating Settings list

The application list in Settings is becoming very long. I can hardly scroll to the bottom. The list might have repeated for more than 40 times. I don't know how this happened (suddenly or one by ...
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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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Sprint factory iphone 5 unlocking

I want to factory unlock my iphone 5 from Sprint operator. Can it be done for free or have I use any of internet services (like this one) ? Thanks for helping:)
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Silencing ringing with volume buttons in iOS 8.1

I used to be able to silence the ringtone while my phone was ringing by hitting a volume button. It appears that this is broken after updating to iOS 8.1. Does anyone know if this is deliberate, or ...
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Disconnect BT device on iOS 7

How can I disconnect one single Bluetooth device from iOS? Background: I usually use my BT headphones with my iPhone, but sometimes I'd like to use the headphones with my computer. I have BT turned ...
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SSH from different Wifi network?

I'm currently at college (living away from home) and my iPod Touch is at home. Its jailbroken and has OpenSSH installed through Saurik's Cydia repo. Is there any way I can SSH to get a theme file that ...
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Iphone 4S 8.1.1 Battery Problem

What else can I do to make my iPhone 4S work for as long as possible? I have done all the "standard" battery saving techniques recommended on most sites, like: turn off background app refresh, ...
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Connect to guest WiFi automatically

In the place where I work, there is excellent wireless coverage, but it is a "guest" network...that means you can connect to the wifi hotspots (they all have the same name), but before you can begin ...
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On iphone sync, can I skip transfer of purchases from iphone to computer?

I really hate syncing my phone these days because whenever I do I have to wait for all the apps I've downloaded since last sync to transfer to the computer. I download a lot of apps so this process ...
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What is the iPhone SMS database called in ios6?

I need to migrate SMSs from an iPhone to an android, and I'd like to use solutions suggested here, but I can't find the SMS db file (reportedly named 3d0d7e5fb2ce288813306e4d4636395e047a3d28) in my ...
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How can I bypass Activation Lock?

I bought a used iPhone 4. The previous owner re-set the phone, but did not remove the device from their iCloud. It is asking me for their iCloud information when I try to set-up the phone. I don't ...
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How to restore my iPhone when iTunes keeps returning an error 2001?

My iPhone 5 won't boot anymore and when I plug it in my MacBook, it goes to recovery mode (cable logo => iTunes logo). So I tried to restore it using iTunes but I keep getting this error Any idea ...
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iPhone shows Connect to iTunes screen after turning off and back on

I have iPhone4 and I shut it down by using power off button. Now I can't open the device unless I connect it to iTunes. I don't have backup and I don't want to lose my data and restore to factory ...
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Can't update apps in iOS App Store; can only Open

On my iPhone, the App Store has a badge saying "2". When I open the App Store and go to the Updates page, there are two apps at the top, which for a split-second say "Update" and then immediately ...
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Multiple Wi-Fi APs: Use same or different SSID?

I have multiple Wi-Fi access points in my house. What's the best practice, should I use the same or different SSIDs? I currently have different SSIDs because I like to know which AP I'm logged in to. ...
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How can I hide spam emails in my inbox of OSX Apple Mail app?

I label my emails as spam or better "Junk email" in my iPhone and MacBook Air but the emails continue to stay in my inbox. I want to get rid of them without removing them so I can later improve my ...
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Incoming call is not registered on iPhone if iPhone turns of before I pick up

The situation: iPhone is low on battery I receive incoming call I try to pick up and phone turns of during that moment In this situation incoming phone number is not registered on the recent call ...