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Does the iPhone 5S with iOS 8.4 have a cellular data addiction?

Recently, I've been running out of data each month and it's being bugging me because most of the time my phone is either at home, or at work, where there is WiFi. Surely I can't be using that much ...
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Touch ID doesn't work first thing in the morning?

Here's a weird one. I have an iPhone 6 Plus, and the last phone I had was the iPhone 5 so this is the first device I've had with Touch ID. I'm using Apple's leather case and no screen protectors or ...
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iMessage: send from new number in ongoing conversations

In iMessage, I'm receiving at 2 numbers (and a couple of emails), but I would like to ensure that all messages sent out are only sent from one of them. As in its name, the setting "Start new ...
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What's with all the random folders in the DCIM directory for iPhone?

My photos are spread across 17 seemingly randomly named folders in my iPhone 5's DCIM directory. I can't make any sense of this and it is quite painful looking through all of these directories to ...
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Don't play iMessage notification sound on Mac if read on iPhone

I'm happily receiving and sending iMessages on my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.10.3) and iPhone 4S (iOS 8.3). When I've read a message on one device it notifies about receival (after 30 seconds or so) on the ...
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How does iPhone 5 get indoor altitude?

As far as i know, there are only two ways to get altitude, by GPS or by barometer. GPS is not usable in indoor room. But iPhone 5 can give a relative accurate altitude without barometer. How could it ...
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iOS 8.4 Update - data usage

I have started the update to 8.4 last night, while my phone was charging and connected to the Wi-Fi. This morning it was still working on something (the black off screen with the loading bar and ...
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iMessage hacking

I recently found a rather romantic exchange on my boyfriend's iPad. He insists that he does not have any record of this exchange on his iPhone (which is linked to his iPad) nor does he know the phone ...
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songs list under albums is absent in new ios 8.4 music app

Before update, when i was viewing artists and I'd go inside an artist, I could see an album name followed by all songs under that album and then the next album and so on. Now, in artist view, I just ...
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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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How long is the duration of exposure on an iPhone 6 in iOS 8?

How long is the exposure (not the range) duration on an iPhone 6 camera? I am running iOS 8.
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How do I save music to My google Drive or Dropbox? [on hold]

I've tried tons of apps and I'm pooped. I just need a simple straight foward answer with instructions on how to save music from DropBox or Google Drive to my files in evermusic
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New unknown contacts added on iphone [on hold]

A friend of mine had the following strange experience with iphone 6. All his contacts were deleted and replaced with some strange ones (Ayunda, Call Center, Cek Bonus, Cek Pulsa, Dana Kerti, Data ...
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Why do I get my own text message sent back to me in a group message on iphone 5S?

I just got an iphone 5s. I was sent a group text message from a friend. When I responded, it showed my response in the group message, but then chimed and showed a new text from myself which was the ...
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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 do I change the iCloud ID on iPhone 5?

I lent my iPhone to someone who logged into iCloud with their apple ID. Now I want to change the iCloud account to my own, which can only be done by deleting the currently logged-in iCloud account. To ...
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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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Apple Music adds music to playlist which isn't really added to the list

I currently using Apple Music since it's release and I encountered a strange problem. The first times I just thought that I've made something wrong. But now I tested it many times and won't work as ...
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How to make iCloud 3.0 on Windows sync bookmarks with Safari

Since updating to iCloud 3.0 on Windows 7, I've noticed that my Windows installation of Safari is no longer syncing my iPad bookmarks. Looking at the settings in iCloud, Safari is no longer included: ...
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Can you activate your iPhone 5/5s/5c with iOS 8.1 with any nano SIM card?

I just got a new iPhone 5/5s/5c and it comes with a fresh install, or factory reset, of iOS 8.1. I didn't get a SIM card with the phone, and it will not let me activate/use it without one. I am ...
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How can I use iCloud with 2 different apple ID's?

My problem is that my dad has an iPad and I have an iPhone. He uses a different apple id for his own iPad and I use my own for my own iPhone. I do have home sharing and have them linked to the same ...
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Which carriers will my unlocked AT&T iPhone 4s work with?

I purchased a subsidized AT&T iPhone 4s in October 2011 (model MC922LL/A). I just unlocked the phone through AT&T's unlock website and received an email confirmation. I have backed up and ...
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iTunes music sync is not updating play count

I love to use different music and always update my playlists with different music and songs. In order to better organize and maintain I use play count feature in iTunes. After a month if I listened ...
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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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iPhone 5 storage issue [on hold]

I have a 16g iPhone 5. Settings on the iPhone itself show 2.6 gigs used on camera and photos. Itunes shows only 550 megs. Where are the 2 gigs?
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Why does the iMovie app shrink and remove the top/bottom when exporting video?

I have an iPhone 5S with iOS 8.4. I recorded a video using the built-in Camera app. This is how the built-in Photos app shows the video: Then I opened up the iMovie app (version 2.1.2), created a ...
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How can I delete contact relationships in Siri?

Today something really stupid happened to me. To show the new iPhone I gave it to a friend at work. He activated Siri and said: "Call my father" Siri said : "Who is your father?" My friend said his ...
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Delete Camera Roll Images

What is the best way to delete all images from camera roll. I am selling my phone and don't want to try deleting them one at a time, nor do I want to leave them.
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iPhone with broken home button is stuck on black screen after jailbreaking

I have an iPhone 3Gs and recently noticed that the home button doesn't work anymore. I used AssistiveTouch. Now I want to jailbreak my iPhone, but it's gone wrong: the device is stuck on a black ...
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Apple Watch Apps Don't Load

I received my 38mm Apple Watch Sport only a little under a month ago. So far, I love it. It works great... usually. Plenty of people online have complained about slow load times when opening apps, ...
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I have no photos in my album but it still says that it takes 508 MB of space on my iphone

So I have no photos in my phone, but it still says that it takes 508 MB when I look at my usage in settings. There is literally no photos at all, even the recently deleted has been deleted, and I ...
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Remove email attachments from iPhone

After having clicked on an attachment in an email to download and see/read it... is there a way to remove it again? I don't want to delete the email or the attachment from the email server, I just ...
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Uninstalled apps consume Mobile data

I am asking this question on behalf of a friend. I don't own any Apple product. iPhone 6, iOS 8.1.1 My friend was so angry and he wanted to show me this picture. Two things made me laugh out loud, ...
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iPhone 4s Lock/Power Button Sticky [duplicate]

I am using an old 4S and the Power Button is kind of half stuck down. Are there any hints or tricks out there to un-stuck it?
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iPhone 4 stuck on black screen after Jailbreaking with Cydia

I have an iPhone 4, jailbroken, and running iOS 7.1.2. I opened the Cydia app, it appeared to be loading something so I waited. Then the screen turned black. I can still hear sounds such as the ...
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How to view movie taken on Android Lenovo Tab device via Xender on iPhone

I have an iPhone 4s, and have installed xender for iOS. When I record a movie in mkv and flv video from android via xender, the transfer to the iPhone completes but the movie cannot be viewed.
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Transferring text messages with upgrade from iPhone 4 to iPhone 5

My text messages did not transfer. Is there a way to get them yet? They are still on the old phone.
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Sync Contacts between iPhones with different Apple IDs

Until recently my wife and I shared one Apple ID to allow us to have synced calendars and contacts. The only thing she used her ID for was the Messages app. When I learned that I could set her phone ...
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Why does my Iphone charge when its hooked on my computer, but doesn't when hooked to any other bud/outlet?

When I hook my phone up to my computer, it charges fine, but when I tried to hook it to other outlets with different buds, it doesn't charge (it says it does but in reality it doesn't). I would like ...
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How does the Apple Watch get the temperature?

The Apple Watch shows the temperature on the clock face. When my Apple Watch is disconnected from my iPhone, the temperature display becomes disabled, but the time still shows. That leads me to ...
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How can I browse the hard disk attached to my Airport Extreme from my iPhone?

I have a gen 5 AEBS which has a total of 3 HFS+ partitions across 2 USB hard drives (USB hub in the middle). On my Macbook Pro Retina, I can see all 3 HFS+ partition in the Finder. Finder shows the ...
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How do I turn on HomeSharing without original remote?

Accidentally the Apple TV had its home sharing turned off (device used was the remote app on iPhone). The original remote is lost. Have Apple Mac laptop and HP Laptops also iPad 3rd Gen, and iPhone ...
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Emoticon keyboard on iphone, not emoji

How to have a keyboard that presents shortcuts for common ascii emoticons? I specifically do NOT want anything that uses the emoji unicode symbols. But instead a keyboard that provides shortcuts for ...
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Syncing Apple Music between iPhone and iPad

How do you sync playlists, favorites, etc between devices in the new Apple Music app?
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Prevent iPhone from connecting to WiFi when activating Personal WiFi Hotspot

Every time I turn on my mobile WiFi hotspot on my iPhone, it works great unless I am in range of a remembered WiFi hotspot that iPhone itself can connect to -- iPhone silently opts to use any WiFi ...
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apps crash on iphone4

I have an iphone4 running the up-to-date version: 7.1.2 since the IOs software is no longer updated for an iphone4. Recently many apps simply crash: such as chrome google maps shazam IMDB I ...
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YouTube upload from iPhone going to wrong YouTube account

I have linked YouTube accounts. One is my personal Google+ account: here and the other is my normal YouTube page that I use for business videos, etc. here. Since I "merged" those accounts, it seems ...
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Why is my iPhone 5S battery draining overnight and very quickly?

A few days ago I was charging my phone in my car and it stopped charging, and I noticed that the cord had a little hole and smoke was coming out of there. I was buying some food from a local shop, and ...
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How do I manually restore whatsapp data? (Where are its files?)

I have an itunes backup from a few days ago and I wan't to restore the whatsapp messages from there. I am able to extract the data from the backup but I'm not sure which files whatsapp cares about. ...