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

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Restored/Wiped- Automatically enables Location Services like in LOST MODE?

iPhone 4s with iOS 7. Like in LOST MODE where the Location Services is automatically turned on eventhough it was OFF before you lost your iPhone, it will give it's location once the device connects ...
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On iPhone, Gmail “new email” notifications keep appearing in lock screen?

On my iPhone, for the Gmail app, I sometimes get "new email" notifications on my lock screen that were from hours ago even when I cleared them (I unlocked the device after they appeared). Even when ...
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How can I sync my photos between my iphone 5s and ipad mini without the laptop?

I have no idea how to sync them WITHOUT the laptop. I have done it with the laptop but is there a way I can do it without setting up to the laptop each time? Surely is should be something easy? PLEASE ...
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How to find out which photos were made by my iPhone and which were sent via WhatsApp?

After a nice holiday I've often taken around 200 photos and 80% was made by myself, 10% was incoming WhatsApp pictures and 10% was some other pictures that ended up on my iPhone. I don't even want ...
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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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Forgotten my iPhone restriction code

How do I restore iPhone with out iTunes or backup from computer an if forgotten iTunes login an password
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Send audo from my laptop to my iPhone over Bluetooth

I have an iPhone 4, and Philips dock speakers which I use with the phone. The dock doesn't have any aux input, and I would like to use the dock as a speaker for my laptop. I know I can achieve it ...
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Can I view iMessage history from an iPhone set up as a new device?

I set up a new iPhone as a new device (not from a backup) but using my same Apple ID for iCloud and so on. Can I view my old iMessages on this phone? If I restore from backup, the messages appear. I ...
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How can you reset security questions on an Apple ID when you have the password, but the security email is incorrect?

There's a bit of a story, but the nub of the issue is we have forgotten the answers to the security questions on an Apple ID used for purchasing apps and music and can't reset the answers / questions ...
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Iphone 5 keeps saying unlock button

My iphone 5 will notgo past the screen saver, it keeps telling me the screen is locked but slide the unlock just tells me its an unlock button and goes no further.
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Missing a year of iMessages. How to recover without necessarily doing a restore?

I noticed that anything before near the beginning of this month all the way to the end of June last year is just gone. There are plenty of messages before all that, but the parts of conversations ...
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How do I turn on my iPhone 4 if the home or power button doesn't work and connecting to a power source doesn't either?

I've got an iPhone 4 and the lock (power) button and the home button doesn't work. My phone won't turn on and I've tried plugging it in to a power source but it still hasn't done anything. Can anyone ...
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Erasing iPhone and backup

I've got iPhone 4S and I wanna sell it...I have backed up contacts on http://icloud.com ...Does contacts remain on http://icloud.com after reseting all iPhone settings?
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Deleting iMessages on iPad

My iPhone is synced with my daughter's iPad. My iMessage texts are appearing on her iPad. We thought we had deleted them from the iPad but they appear to be still there in some sort of "history" ...
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Cannot view Outlook invitations in Gmail web on my iPhone

I have email through Google Apps that I access from my iPhone via the web. I can view all emails and do everything I need to do except view invites sent from others using Outlook. I see the message ...
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iPhone 5s locked and erased by third person [on hold]

My son's iPhone 5s was locked and erased by someone he shared a cloud with during a work project. This phone was never on this man's account. I have a receipt as proof of ownership. I also have the ...
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How can I find the owner of an obstinate iPhone?

So, I have this iphone that my parents found. I need some advice on how to find the owner. It's a puzzler though. It was dead and I'm an android user so I couldn't power it up to find the owners ...
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How do I record my iPhone's screen and sound whilst recording my mic

I have my iPhone plugged into my computer via USB, I have QuickTime Player open and am previewing my iPhone screen as well as the iPhone's audio, but how would I go about recording my audio from my ...
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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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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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How do I retrieve lost photos and messages?

I have just connected my iPhone 6 to my MacBook Air and I went onto iTunes. It somehow deleted all of my memory that had been added since February. I've lost all my photo's, messages, everything ...
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Apple Iphone 5s Activation issue…! [duplicate]

I got an Apple 5s as a gift from one of my cousin ..from abroad..Its been 3-4 months..and now when I try to use my phone..I couldn't... I,in person went to the apple store and enquired,..They said ...
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What are the recommended steps to take before selling an iPhone? [duplicate]

I "lost" my iPhone at work, could not find it anywhere. I reported it lost, and got another through the insurance. A month later, I found it hiding in a file in one my desk drawers. The phone is just ...
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How can I get an iPhone to play songs in order

I'm trying to listen to an album on my iPhone. The play plays the songs randomly. I would like to hear the album in sequence. I also have playlists that I'd like to listen to in sequence. When I ...
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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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My iPhone 4s has no apps or photos but still saying memory is full

My iPhone 4s has iOS version 7.1. I have deleted everything thing off of my iPhone and it is still saying I have used 5.6 GB out of my 6 GB total. Is there anyway to fix this? I have tried resetting ...
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How to clear new Music app's cache of streaming music on iOS?

I have the latest iOS on my iPad and iPhone with the new Music app. I speculate the Music app's cache of downloaded streaming songs is taking about 1.5 to 2.0 GB of space, which is causing both of my ...
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How to perform custom action for custom profile in address book in ios

How to implement a functionality like if we add a contact in address book in iPhone and also added a custom social profile. Now I want to perform an action on that profile. Right now when I click on ...
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How would I unlock an iPhone while out of the country?

I gave an iPhone 3G to a friend who lives in Dubai. At the time, it was carrier locked to at&t. I have since submitted a request here in the U.S. to unlock it, and the request was approved by ...
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iPhone wifi is half the speed of Mac when using an Airport Express

My internet account with Comcast is 75 Mbps down and 10 Mbps up. To verify my internet speeds, I used SpeedOf.Me in Safari on my 2011 iMac and 2014 Macbook Pro which gave me 75-80 Mbps down and 10-15 ...
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How to remove synced iPhone data in iTunes 11?

I didn't have a free outlet to plug my iPhone charger into, so I plugged it into the USB port of my work computer (Macbook Pro) to charge. Anyway, iTunes 11 and iPhoto opened up! I forgot that ...
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Screenshots for iPhone 4/5/6/6+/iPad

I must attend to edit screenshots for an application, available on iPhone and iPad in 14 different languages. Each screenshot contains a text explaining the screen in all 14 languages. As each iPhone ...
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iPhone showing reminders, but I have none

My Reminders app is showing 6 reminders, but as far as I know, I have none. I've checked the completed file, checked in iCal on the Mac. Any ideas how to delete these reminders?
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Vertical colored lines on broken screen — is it just my screen?

I cracked my iPhone 5S screen on pavement. It's currently not covered under AppleCare. I'm wondering, though, if it's worth it to take this to one of those companies that replace broken screens. From ...
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Headphone Jack Issues

Alright, so at first I noticed the clicker on my headphones stopped working, but i thought it was a problem with the clicker. Turns out, it's actually just my phone. Somewhere down the line, the jack ...
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Cannot connect to Apple and iTunes Store

I own an iPhone 4S with IOS 7.1.1 and started to use iCloud 2 days ago. Today, I couldn't connect to iCloud and the iTunes Store. It appears that I need a wi-fi connection to connect, but I've using ...
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Play music on multiple iPhones synced through wifi, on several bluetooth speakers

So a mate and I have each our Bluetooth speaker. (Incidentally the same speakers, but this shouldn't matter.) We would like to sync our iPhones to play music on both speakers simultaneously, either ...
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Frequent location data extraction

How to extract frequent location data from an iOS backup? I'd like to use it to generate GPX (location+time) output and use it to tag my photos. Does anyone tried to adress this issue?
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Jailbroken iPhone 4 cannot reset, stuck at the loading spinner page

Recently jailbroke my iPhone 4 (iOS 7.1.2), and due to the fact that apps keep crashing, I decided to reset the phone. However, after selecting the full reset option, the phone is now stuck on a ...
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Videos taken on the iPhone will not sync to the iPad

I have several hundred pictures and a hundred or so videos that have been taken with my iPhone 4 and 5s. (90%/10% split roughly). These are all in iPhoto and have imported fine. Everything can be ...
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Air Play to “iPhone Speaker” (iOS 7)

So I upgraded to iOS 7 this morning. I checked Control Center a bit later and saw an Airplay icon going to "iPhone Speaker". I have no idea why (we don't have any air play devices, let alone with that ...
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Is there any way to use iphone as an offline hotspot or a router without 3G?

I have a iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8.3 installed and its not jailbroken. I want to use it as a router for connecting my other devices i.e. my Windows installed laptop and my linux RPi. Anybody know any ...
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How to prevent keychain passwords being seen with iPhone passcode?

Via Settings/Safari/Saved Passwords/ it is possible to view all saved passwords by simply entering the 4 digit passcode on ones iPhone. Is it possible to still be able to use Keychain passwords and ...
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How do I turn off email alerts for find my iPhone

I would like to stop receiving alerts every time I sign into find my iPhone. How do I turn off email alerts for find my iPhone?
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How to jump to album in iOS 8.4 Music app?

I've updated to iOS 8.4, and on the revamped Music app, I can't jump to artist. In previous versions, I could be playing a shuffle playlist and whenever I'm on some song and I wanted to keep playing ...
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Mac Air iMessage problems

I recently plugged my iPhone to my Mac. Ever since I did that, every time that I text on my iPhone it shows an icon pop up on the Mac screen, however I am not set up through messaging on my Mac. I am ...
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How do I turn off the text tone swoosh when sending text messages?

I can turn off all phone sounds, but is there any way I can specifically just turn off the send message sound?
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Blank temperature in iOS 8 Weather app (showing just underscores)

Since upgrading to iOS 8 on iPhone, the Weather app will occasionally show a "blank" temperature (using an underscore: _ for each empty digit, so two underscores: __). The blank temperature also ...
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How to ungroup compilations on iPhone Music?

I have several "compilation" albums, or albums with more than one artist, in my music library. On the iTunes app in my computer, I can set "Group Compilations" option off to ungroup the compilations ...
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How can i get delivery confirmation for sent sms?

I recently bought an iPhone and can't get the delivery confirmation when i send an sms. I went from reading this thread at Apple forums and have some clarifications. Old phones seems to can, last ...